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Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014

Night at the Movies

New this week: Big Eyes, The Gambler, The Imitztion Game, Into the Woods, Unbroken

Garden City Jazz soirees help to fill a musical void

The fourth Saturday of each month is time for Garden City Jazz's jazz and wine soiree, but this Satur­day, after all, follows a major holiday - a quieter time for live performance.
By Jeremy Craig

Ramblin' Rhodes: Interviews touched on numerous topics

In keeping with tradition, my last column of 2014 is devoted to my favorite quotes obtained through my interviews during the year.
By Don Rhodes

The Artside: Mellencamp brings his art, then his music to Augusta

There's another side to rock 'n' roll legend John Mellencamp. Best known for such musical hits as Jack & Diane, Hurts So Good and Pink Houses, he is also a well-trained artist.
By Keith Claussen

Wine Time: Perticaia Montefalco Rosso 2011, Italy

It's nice to have several bottles of versatile wine on hand during the holidays because you never know what visitors might like when they drop in. I have several go-to wines, and the Perticaia ...
By Dennis Sodomka

Music by Turner: 40 years ago, listeners tuned in to 'Mad Music Asylum'

Forty very long years ago I was asked by a buddy of mine if I would like to do a "free-form style" radio show.
By Ed Turner

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014

Ramblin' Rhodes: Mark your calendars now, later

The calendar not only turns another page in a few days but also begins a new year with lots of great country, bluegrass and classic rock shows scheduled for your enjoyment.
By Don Rhodes

Night at the Movies

New this week: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies; Annie 2014; Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb; Wild, Chaar Sahibzaade

Third Day joins Joy and Worship tour

Augusta is one of only three cities to not only host the Steven Curtis Chapman Christmas tour, but to get a bonus - the addition of Christian group Third Day as a co-headliner on the bill Dec. 19.
By Alan Sculley

Wine Time: Collazzi Libertá 2012, Toscana

Balance usually is the key to any good wine, especially a blend. That is what you will find in the Collazzi Libertá, a delightful Tuscan blend.
By Dennis Sodomka

Dine & Dish: 'What's the best restaurant in Augusta?' Here's a start …

As my Christmas gift to you, here's a list of my (roughly) top 20 foods. These are the dishes I hunger for when I'm happy or blue, when I'm out with friends or dining as a couple - and that I ...
By Danielle Wong Moores

Pop Rocks: Debt of Nature's 'Departure' was totally worth the wait

It is said that rock 'n' roll is territory for the young, that the need and desire to make something large and loud and slightly unhinged lessens in the face of families and careers and all the ...
By Steven Uhles

Friday, Dec. 12, 2014

Steven Curtis Chapman, Third Day to perform in Augusta

It has been a while since Steven Curtis Chapman has done a Christmas tour - nine years, to be exact - but this year's Joy and Worship tour will be at James Brown Arena on Dec. 19.
By Lisa Kaylor

Parade, other events to mark Hanukkah

Hanukkah, the eight-day Jewish Festival of Lights, will begin at sundown Tuesday.
By Lisa Kaylor

A Joyful Noise: Christmas performances

Marco Panuccio presents O Holy Night: An Evening of Holiday Song at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 19 at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 3131 Walton Way.

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014

Displays light up holiday for area residents

Decorating is a huge part of many people's Christmas traditions. While some may only trim a tree, others trim their yards, and a few take some extra steps by adding motion and music.
By Charmain Brackett

2014 Holiday Events

From Christmas tours to holiday lights and music, the season has plenty to offer.

Night at the Movies

New this week: Exodus: Gods and Kings, Top Five

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014

Four concerts over four days to focus on holidays

If you have a taste for Christmas music, there are several concerts on the schedule over the next few days.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

A 'Christmas Carol' is tradition on, off stage

Traditions are important to many during the holiday season, and Brandon Brune thinks Augustans may have found another one.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Night at the Movies

New this week: Mortdecai, The Boy Next Door, Strange Magic

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