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Wednesday, Aug 3, 2016

Music by Turner: 9 memorable songs by Boston

With Boston playing at Bell Auditorium this weekend, here's a look at nine of their memorable songs.
By Ed Turner

Persistence paid off for founder of Boston

Forty years ago, Tom Scholz saw his life and career path get turned upside down - in the best way - when he got a record deal, released his first album as the musical genius behind the band Boston ...
By Alan Sculley

Wine Time: Francis Coppola Director's Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Sonoma County

I know people who are so hung up on cabernet sauvignon from Napa Valley they forget about the other California regions. That's too bad, because Sonoma County produces some wonderful wines as well. ...
By Dennis Sodomka

The Artside: Downtown businesses invite patrons to find Waldo

Before you head to First Friday on Aug. 5, be on the lookout for Waldo. You know, the guy with the red-and-white-striped shirt, hat and jeans. He's hiding in 24 downtown Augusta businesses, and if ...
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016

Maxwell again front, center with 'blackSUMMER'Snight'

blackSUMMER'Snight, the second album in a trilogy by soul artist Maxwell has arrived a mere seven years after the first album in the series, BLACKsummer'snight. The artist himself will arrive at ...
By Alan Sculley

Monday, Aug 1, 2016

Westobou announces lineup

Westobou has announced part of the lineup for this year's festival being held Sept. 28 through Oct. 2.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Friday, July 29, 2016

Jason Crabb, Point of Grace to perform concert in North Augusta

Grammy winner Jason Crabb and Grammy-nominated Point of Grace will bring The Road Home Tour to First Baptist Church of North Augusta on Thursday, Aug. 11.
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Arts in the Heart festival badges now for sale online

If you're planning to attend this year's 35th annual Arts in the Heart of Augusta festival Sept. 16-18, you don't have to wait to buy your badge at the gate. For the first time, the Greater ...
By From Staff Reports

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Pop Rocks: What Augusta musical act would you like to see again?

Augusta, to those who pay even a little attention, is considered a music city. With that in mind, I'd like to hear what people think would be the ultimate reunion show.
By Steven Uhles

Performances will highlight first opera summer institute

The inaugural musical theater and opera summer institute at Augusta University culminates in three performances July 29-31.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Ramblin' Rhodes: Men remembered for contributions to culture, music

The good deeds of Native American Chipa Wolfe of Jasper, Ga., still are being remembered by those who knew him through his life-work as a musician, festival promoter and educator.
By Don Rhodes

Dine & Dish: Guiseppe's menu full of tasty choices

Guiseppe's Pizza and Italian Specialties on Wheeler Road has been family owned since 1993, offering its famous lunch buffet and its homemade sauces and fresh pizza dough.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Wine Time: Amalaya Blanco 2015, Argentina

With Amalaya wines you won't find anything close to their soil and climate. They are grown in a remote place with extreme conditions. Luckily for us wine drinkers the wines are real bargains.
By Dennis Sodomka

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Chris Robinson Brotherhood welcomes improvisation, change in music

Sometimes, a musician is unmoved by fame, egoism, and commercial success. Chris Robinson, former front man of Atlanta-based band the Black Crowes, is one such guy. On Friday, July 22, Chris ...
By Diana Renee Williams

Wine Time: Stoller Chardonnay 2015 and Stoller Chardonnay Reserve 2014, Dundee Hills, Oregon

Stoller Family Estate has been producing first-rate chardonnay and pinot noir for more than 20 years.
By Dennis Sodomka

The Artside: Augusta artist  'happy'  with response to documentary

A few months ago, artist Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman worked on a mural in downtown Augusta with a simple message - "Augusta, I love you." On July 16, Augusta returned the love when more than 750 ...
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Ramblin' Rhodes: Seasons will feature tribute artists, bluegrass groups

It's that time of the year when artistic groups are formulating and announcing their new season lineups, and both Augusta Amusements Inc. and the Morris Museum of Art each have some great offerings.
By Don Rhodes

Music by Turner: Here they come … two of The Monkees … to Augusta

"Here they come … Walking down Augusta's streets?" Yes, they are! The Monkees 50th Anniversary Tour invades Augusta's Bell Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 24.
By Ed Turner

Monday, July 18, 2016

Music by Turner: Don't miss Steve Miller's 1st stop here

Steve Miller celebrates a half-century of touring as he and his band visit Augusta's Bell Auditorium on Tuesday, July 19. Miller, a member of the Class of 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, will be ...
By Ed Turner

Thursday, July 14, 2016

'Happy' is graceful film about healing, choosing happiness

Initially, Happy, a documentary about Augusta artist Leonard 'Porkchop' Zimmerman, was intended to be a much smaller film. The initial brief, in fact, was to produce a short feature focused on ...
By Steven Uhles

CSRA College Night 2016 planned for Sept. 15

CSRA College Night provides an opportunity for students, parents and guidance counselors to learn about education opportunities.

GreenJackets return with excitement

The Augusta GreenJackets return to Lake Olmstead Stadium for another season, this time featuring one of their more talented rosters and a schedule packed with promotions.
By David Lee

Ramblin' Rhodes: Seasons will feature tribute artists, bluegrass groups

It's that time of the year when artistic groups are formulating and announcing their new season lineups, and both Augusta Amusements Inc. and the Morris Museum of Art each have some great offerings.
By Don Rhodes

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