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Thursday, March 5, 2015

14 to compete in bee

Fourteen contestants from across Georgia and South Carolina will attend the Scripps National Regional Spelling Bee at the Augusta Chronicle Morris Auditorium Saturday morning, competing to earn ...
By Sean Gruber

Kitchen tour to raise money for symphony

Augusta Symphony Guild's Sixth Annual Kitchen tour will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, March 14.
By Charmain Brackett

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Cher in the City: Thanks for all the phrases that reflect my life

"Ain't life grand!" (meaning things are going well). I'm sure you have heard that phase before along with others like "The apple doesn't fall far from the tree."
By Cher Best

Ramblin' Rhodes: Entertainers turn out for talk on music legends

"You've got to write about this!" said singer Flo Carter after my presentation last Thursday night about black entertainers who either came from North Augusta or performed in North Augusta.
By Don Rhodes

The Artside: Gala, Springfest usher in arts exhibits for the season

While winter may not have retreated completely, Augusta's arts community is heading confidently into spring with the first weekend in March full of events ranging from the Morris Museum's gala to ...
By Keith Claussen

Music by Turner: Here's your chance to see, hear legend - Elton John

Elton John's March 10 date in Augusta begins at 8 p.m. Surprisingly, tickets are still available and are $39, $79 and $139 from georgialinatix.com.
By Ed Turner

High-energy Blind Boys of Alabama to sing in Evans

Five-time Grammy Award winners, the Blind Boys of Alabama, will be in concert at the Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 13, as one of the last performances of ...
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Wine Time: Casillero del Diablo Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, Legendary Collection, Chile

I have long loved Concha y Toro's many wines, especially their Casillero del Diablo line, but this version, labeled "Legendary Collection" really is something special.
By Dennis Sodomka

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Night at the Movies

New this week: Chappie, The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Unfinished Business

Globetrotters to play in Aiken, then Augusta

Basketball greats to play two dates in area.

Monday, March 2, 2015

Jay Leno, John Fogerty coming to Bell Auditorium

Big names are coming to the Bell Auditorium this summer. First up will be John Fogerty, who will bring his 1969 Tour to Augusta on May 12. Jay Leno will bring his chin and his humor to ...

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015

Country rapper to play Masters Week event

In 2008, Ford released his debut album, Ride Through the Country, which included the singles "No Trash in My Trailer" and "Cold Beer."
By Susan McCord

Augustans write new books

Augustan will have signing for new book Under the pen name J.A. Stone, Augustan JoAnn Appleton has written what has been called a "thinking woman's beach book" titled Life Unexpected.

Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015

Ramblin' Rhodes: Pioneer in Augusta broadcasting still making music

Today there are many women broadcasters, black and white, in radio and television locally. But in the 1960s you could count those pioneer women broadcasters on one hand with one of the earliest ...
By Don Rhodes

Night at the Movies

New this week: Focus, The Lazarus Effect, Still Alice, Whiplash

Pianist Kaeshammer to play encore in Evans

Pianist Michael Kaeshammer returns to the J.S. Hardin Performing Arts Center in Evans on March 7.

Bill Cosby to perform at Bell on Saturday

The Taylor BMW Broadway In Augusta series presents Bill Cosby at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at Bell Auditorium.

Pop Rocks: Fans finally get date with Edison Project

Now I had heard rumors, but last week, the rumored became official. The Edison Project put up a Facebook page. You can't get more official than that. They've also booked a gig.
By Steven Uhles

Juilliard in Aiken marks 7th year

Although one of the founders of Juilliard in Aiken died last April, his legacy continues.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Dine & Dish: Sandwich City serves crowd more than sandwiches

Sandwich City serves more than just sandwiches? That was my surprised thought as I surveyed the diner's interior, warm with the scents of fried chicken, mac and cheese, and Southern veggies.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Night at the Movies

New this week: Home, Get Hard, The Breakfast Club: 30th Anniversary

Jay Leno, John Fogerty coming to Bell Auditorium

Big names are coming to the Bell Auditorium this summer. First up will be John Fogerty, who will bring his 1969 Tour to Augusta on May 12. Jay Leno will bring his chin and his humor to the stage June 4.

Morris Museum added to free admission programs

Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders can now enjoy the more than 5,000 works of southern art housed at the Morris Museum of Art free of charge.
By Lisa Kaylor

Country rapper to play Masters Week event

In 2008, Ford released his debut album, Ride Through the Country, which included the singles "No Trash in My Trailer" and "Cold Beer."
By Susan McCord

Oak Ridge Boys to perform in Newberry, Aiken

The Oak Ridge Boys are making three area appearances in the coming weeks. They will perform at 3 and 8 p.m. Friday, March 27, at the Newberry (S.C.) Opera House. Tickets are $42 from (803) 276-6264 or newberryoperahouse.com.

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