Articles from the Applause section archive

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The Artside: Sometimes paintings tell more than what's obvious

When a painting comes into a museum's collection, more often than not there's a story behind it - a story involving the subject, the artist or the donor. In the case of a painting on temporary ...
By Keith Claussen

Wine Time: Montes Alpha Syrah 2012, Chile

The extended drought in California and other parts of the world has some wine drinkers worried about what might happen to their favorite wines. But in some cases the drought has had a positive effect.
By Dennis Sodomka

Singer finds own voice through role in Celtic Woman

Susan McFadden was no stranger to the stage when she joined Celtic Woman three years ago. But her role forced her to do something she had rarely done in front of an audience - be herself.
By Alan Sculley

Friday, April 24, 2015

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church to fight cancer with music

Concerts at Christmas and Easter led pastor Patrick Darnell to open the doors of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church for a concert for skin cancer awareness.
By Lisa Kaylor

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Wine Time: Frank Family Chardonnay 2013, Carneros

Drinking Chardonnay as the weather starts to warm up is a no-brainer. The real trick is finding the style of Chardonnay you like and pairing it with the right food.
By Dennis Sodomka

Dine & Dish: De Novo is hidden gem

De Novo in North Augusta offers fresh and local American cuisine and stunning desserts in a modern atmosphere.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Pop Rocks: Make time for 'Possibilities'

Eloquent, elegant and written with the sort of honest voice few writers have the skill - or courage - to sustain, Augusta writer Turner Simkins' book "Possibilities," out now, functions as ...
By Steven Uhles

See flora, fauna and get tips at Sacred Heart Garden Festival

The Sacred Heart Garden Festival runs April 24-26 with another incredible selection of vendors, landscape designs, speakers, the tour of beautiful gardens and a couple of new events.
By Sandy Hodson

Horszowski Piano Trio to perform

Harry Jacobs Chamber Music Society presents The Horszowski Piano Trio and a 25th anniversary gala reception on April 24.

Friday, April 17, 2015

Block party to honor James Brown

The inaugural James Brown Block Party Tribute will bring together musical acts and fans of the legendary late soul singer for a festival to mark his birthday.
By Meg Mirshak

A Joyful Noise: Ugandan children's choir and Sacred Harp Singing

The Mwangaza Children's Choir will perform Ugandan songs and dance at 7:30 p.m. April 24 at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 3131 Walton Way.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Night at the Movies

New this week: Monkey Kingdom, Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2; True Story, Unfriended, While We're Young

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Colonial Times moves to new weekend

The Living History Park in North Augusta will be open this weekend for its annual Under the Crown event and Colonial Trades Fair.

'499 Seats' is farce on theater

499 Seats is a play within a play and so much more. The cast includes about 40 students from both East Georgia State and GRU and will be presented April 18-19.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

GreenJackets home season now open

A robust promotional schedule and more community involvement highlight the 27th consecutive season of minor league baseball in Augusta this year.
By David Lee

The Artside: Hear artists explain work, bid on art at week's events

The calendar square for Thursday, April 16, is packed with arts events, giving us an early start to a busy weekend.
By Keith Claussen

Cher in the City: Experience with Rodney brings me out of my shell

I am an animal lover. I can't remember ever not loving them. However, there is certainly a breed that I have not been able to bond with.
By Cher Best

Music by Turner: Keep the music coming

Let's take a peek at some of the shows in the next few weeks within easy driving distance of Augusta.
By Ed Turner

Ramblin' Rhodes: Duane Allen of Oak Ridge Boys remains a good ol' boy

Duane Allen, lead vocalist of The Oak Ridge Boys, likes to unwind from his crazy public schedule by getting away to his farm outside of Nashville, Tenn., just 10 minutes from his home.
By Don Rhodes

Wine Time: Backsberg Chenin Blanc 2012, South Africa

To celebrate Earth Day next Wednesday I thought I would look at something from a winery that takes conservation seriously.
By Dennis Sodomka
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