R5 reveals true self on 'Sometime Last Night' tour

R5's second full-length album, Sometime Last Night, arrived last July. A new album is notable, but the bigger news is that the group came close to releasing an entirely different album as its second full-length effort. R5 brings its Sometime Last Night Tour to Bell Auditorium at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16.
By Alan Sculley

Dine & Dish: PI Bar and Grill proves a sweet treat

We never need an excuse for a little romance, so on a random Wednesday night we enjoyed a quiet dinner for two at the Partridge Inn's PI Bar and Grill.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Wine Time: Le Volte dell'Ornellaia 2013

The Le Volte dell'Ornellaia 2013 is a nice blend of merlot's softness, cabernet's structure and depth and sangiovese's lively personality.
By Dennis Sodomka

Pop Rocks: 12th Rock Fore! Dough will bring more rock this year

Brace yourselves. It's time, once again, for what has become an annual rite of spring. I'm not talking about the tournament or stocking up on Allegra. I mean the inevitable Rock Fore! Dough backlash.
By Steven Uhles

74-year-old to make stage debut in 'Dangerous Liaisons'

Pat Hall's bucket list doesn't consist of places she'd like to visit, but of things she'd like to accomplish. On Feb. 12, she'll get to check off one of those things - perform in a play.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Willie Nelson and Family, Old Crow Medicine Show to play 7th Banjo-B-Que Music Festival

Weekend passes are on sale now for the seventh annual Papa Joe's Banjo-B-Que Music Festival on Memorial Day weekend.

Opera returns to Augusta with 'Marriage of Figaro'

Considered one of Mozart's most popular operas, The Marriage of Figaro - a comic tale of love, infidelity and reconciliation - will be staged on Valentine's weekend.
By Diana Renee Williams

Music by Turner: Need a vacation? Consider cruisin' with fave musicians

These days, if you are a big-time music fan, a cruise featuring your favorite types of music or musicians has never been more popular.
By Ed Turner

Travis Tritt to perform at Imperial Theatre in March

The March 19 perfomance will include personal stories and anecdotes about Travis Tritt's life and musical influences as well as some of his biggest hits.
By From Staff Reports

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Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016

Yoga at craft breweries is pulling in new crowds

MIAMI - Call it detox and retox: Around the country, yogis are jumping up from savasana and hopping onto a barstool as yoga classes are making their way into breweries.
By Kelli Kennedy

Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016

TV judge keynote speaker at USC Aiken MLK celebration

The event, featuring Judge Glenda Hatchett as the keynote speaker, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the USC Aiken Convocation Center, 375 Robert M. Bell Parkway. The event is free and open to ...
By Doug Stutsman

Night at the Movies

New this week: The Boy, Dirty Grandpa, The Fifth Wave

Things to Do: Augusta Futurity and Wrangler Family Fun Fest

Face painting, balloon animals and more are in store at the Wrangler Family Fun Fest this Saturday.

Glenn Miller Orchestra, Turtle Island Quartet to perform in Evans

Two well-known and varied musical acts will perform in Evans this weekend.
By Valerie Rowell

Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016

Lip sync contest benefits domestic violence victims

SafeHomes of Augusta is hosting its inaugural lip sync challenge Friday with hopes of raising $50,000 for area victims of domestic violence.
By Doug Stutsman

Music by Turner: Cool concerts will help us get through winter months

Last year was chock-full of fine shows both locally and regionally, and the first two months of this year are no exception.
By Ed Turner

Ramblin' Rhodes: Aside from Futurity expo, Bell holds history of music

This week, Bell Auditorium next to James Brown Arena will be a fairly quiet place with the Western Expo taking place inside the building during The Augusta Futurity. The Expo is open through ...
By Don Rhodes

Wine Time: Willamette Valley Vineyards Whole Cluster Pinot Noir 2014, Oregon

Oregon pinot noirs have been among the most talked about wines in the last 20 years, and they are only getting better as the vines mature. The Willamette Valley Vineyards Whole Cluster Pinot Noir ...
By Dennis Sodomka

Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016

Alabama, Charlie Daniels to perform

County music performers Alabama and the Charlie Daniels Band will be coming to Augusta in June.

Friday, Jan. 15, 2016

Sammy Rosenbaum Trio to perform

The Sammy Rosenbaum Trio will perform at Congregation Children of Israel on Jan. 23.

Couple's focus fuels Tedeschi Trucks' success

When blues rock guitarist Derek Trucks ranked in the top 20 greatest guitarists by Rolling Stone magazine, he did something most musicians would never dream of doing: he wrote a letter to the ...
By Diana Renee Williams

Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016

Food Network show seeks volunteers

According to the Food Network's Web site, 'Restaurant: Impossible' tasks Chef Robert Irvine with turning around a failing restaurant in two days with a $10,000 budget.
By Travis Highfield

CBS will unveil new technology for Super Bowl 50 broadcast

PASADENA, Calif. - The Super Bowl is turning 50, although the game played next month on America's informal national holiday will hardly be showing its age because of new gadgetry CBS Sports is ...
By Beth Harris

Ramblin' Rhodes: Futurity adds event for truck lovers

If you have a truck of any kind and want to take part in one of the most unique events held in this area, all you have to do is show up at The Hippodrome in North Augusta about 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 17.
By Don Rhodes

Stink Bamboo offers a taste of TEDxAugusta

Stink Bamboo is among the break performers for TEDxAugusta, set for Jan. 29. Get a sneak peek at their act from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15, at The Book Tavern.

Augusta Mini Theatre to stage 'The Me I Like' to kick off 41st year

Augusta Mini Theatre, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this season, and will stage The Me I Like Jan. 15-18, Jan. 23-24 and Feb. 20-21.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016

Palmetto Pipeline documentary shown tonight

An Augusta filmmaker on Wednesday will debut a documentary on Kinder Morgan's proposed Palmetto Pipeline and the industry at large.
By Travis Highfield

Dine & Dish: Yo Pizza has taste for every palate

Located in Daniel Village across from Daniel Field airport, Yo Pizza opened in 1998 and has been known from the start for its variety of pizzas and inventive toppings.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Wine Time: Anaba Turbine Red 2013, Sonoma Valley

It's not often that you can indulge yourself and support the environmental movement at the same time. Well, you can do that when you drink Anaba wines.
By Dennis Sodomka

2015 Arts Preview

Our 2015 Arts Preview includes everything from dance and music to theater and art.

Night at the Movies

New this week: Zoolander 2, How To Be Single, Deadpool

12th Rock Fore! Dough to feature Rucker, Kelley, Brothers Osborne

Darius Rucker is headed back for the 12th annual Drive for Show, Rock Fore! Dough concert set for Tuesday, April 5. 

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