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Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016

Dine & Dish: Edgar's Grille brunch worth return visit

Edgar's, you had me at chicken and waffles. I had an idea we were in for something special when we visited the new Sunday brunch at Edgar's Grille, at 3165 Washington Road, and spotted the dish on ...
By Danielle Wong Moores

Pop Rocks: Even with changes to local arts community, future looks bright

Change often happens quietly. We don't realize the future has arrived because we are always looking forward - or something like that. Take, for instance, the arts community in Augusta.
By Steven Uhles

Thursday, Aug 18, 2016

Night at the Movies

New this week: Ben-Hur, Kubo and the Two Strings, War Dogs

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016

Le Chat brings back Black Cat Picture Show

Film artists from Australia, Italy, the Netherlands as well as cities all across the United States will be in attendance for the second annual Black Cat Picture Show at Le Chat Noir planned for ...
By Diana Renee Williams

Music By Turner: With break in local concerts, it's time for some road trips

Whew! What a great season it has been for major music acts that have recently come to Augusta.
By Ed Turner

Ramblin' Rhodes: 'Miss Daisy' brings attention to Waynesboro show series

It's hard to believe that the good folks down in Waynesboro, Ga., are opening their 37th season with actually a pre-season production of the play Driving Miss Daisy.
By Don Rhodes

The Artside: Head to downtown (Augusta and Aiken) for taste of art

There's a new art club meeting in downtown Augusta. It started earlier this month, and artists plan to meet weekly. The Augusta Art Club gathers from 2 to 6 p.m. on Saturdays.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Wine Time: Dierberg Pinot Noir 2013

The best wines are a perfect expression of the place in which they are grown. Soil and climate conditions come together under the hands of an expert winemaker to produce wines over which people gush.
By Dennis Sodomka

Monday, Aug 15, 2016

'Miss Sharon Jones!' to be shown at Imperial during Westobou

The Augusta Chronicle has learned that the widely-acclaimed documentary film Miss Sharon Jones! about the world-wide rhythm and blues star and Augusta native will be shown at Imperial Theatre in ...
By Don Rhodes

Thursday, Aug 11, 2016

Ed Turner, Number 9 fans keep sell-out streak alive

Ed Turner and Number 9 sell out every show and it appears they will do it again for this weekend's 10th anniversary Rock and Soul Revue to be held Aug. 12-13 at the Imperial Theatre.
By Diana Renee Williams

Night at the Movies

New this week: Florence Foster Jenkins, Operation Chromite, Pete's Dragon and Sausage Party

Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016

On Stage: Broadway series to feature 'Cinderella' and Riverdance

The lineup for the 2016-17 Taylor BMW Broadway in Augusta series at Bell Auditorium has been announced and includes six shows, including a performance of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella.
By Lisa Pham

Things to do: 5th annual Augusta Outdoor Expo

The 5th annual Augusta Outdoor Expo is this Saturday, Aug. 13, at James Brown Arena.

Pop Rocks: Ron Colton's effect on Augusta is immeasurable

One of my journalism professors once told me that numbers tell the story. I believe there are exceptions to that rule. How for instance, does one quantify a life like that of Ron Colton, the ...
By Steven Uhles

Ramblin' Rhodes: Lowe presents positive messages in 'Different Colors'

Susanna Lowe's recently released album "Different Colors, Different Names" is full of positive messages about treating your fellow human beings with kindness and believing in yourself.
By Don Rhodes

Dine & Dish: Something good awaits at Buona Caffe

"Would you like some figs?" offered Pat Curry, one of the owners of Buona Caffe. The tree behind the coffee shop on Central Avenue was bursting with fruit, and Curry was handing them out by the ...
By Danielle Wong Moores

Wine Time: Benziger Sauvignon Blanc 2013, North Coast

Pairing the right food with wine is important, but sometimes I also try to pair wine with an occasion. Often it's a stretch, but this time I found the perfect wine for the opening ceremonies of ...
By Dennis Sodomka

Saturday, Aug 6, 2016

August movie releases still offering potential for blockbuster status

I don't think I've ever seen a summer movie season come to a screeching halt so fast.
By Andrew Shearer

Friday, Aug 5, 2016

A Joyful Noise: Thomas Pandolfi

A graduate of The Juilliard School, pianist Thomas Pandofi is returning to St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church for a second performance on Aug. 15.

Wednesday, Aug 3, 2016

Ramblin' Rhodes: Real-life Eve of 'Three Faces of Eve' honored at funeral

It's been almost 59 years since the black-and-white movie "The Three Faces of Eve" about a woman with multiple mental personalities had its world premiere at Augusta's Miller Theater. On Aug. 1, ...
By Don Rhodes
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