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Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

Bringing local history back to life

Historic Augusta's Walk with the Spirits continues Sunday at St. Paul's Church.
By Mike Adams

Friday, Oct. 10, 2014

Here come the fall festivals

Many churches offer members and the community an opportunity to fellowship while participating in outdoor activities ranging from bonfires to hayrides to movies on the lawn.
By Lisa Kaylor

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014

Cher in the City: Part of Halloween fun is making plans

Halloween is just around the corner. I remember how much fun it used to be to, pick out my costume, get dressed up and go trick-or-treating with my mom when I was little.
By Cher Best

Shine for Scott benefit to feature more than a dozen bands

Talk About the Dark Side of the Moon! - the fifth annual Shine for Scott Benefit Concert - is set for 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at Sky City, 1157 Broad St. Doors open at 6 p.m. Donations will be ...

Experience Hispanic and Greek cultures this weekend

Two different cultures will be highlighted downtown this weekend; The annual Greek Festival and the annual Hispanic Festival.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Lightwire Theater will give life and light to dinosaur tale

A dinosaur, created out of glowing, green wires, moving in the dark, will perform a show for all ages when Lightwire Theater performs Dino Light!
By Jeremy Craig

Ramblin' Rhodes: Fate plays role in success of Robin and Linda Williams

Fate has changed the lives of Robin and Linda Williams more than once including affecting their chosen business careers and personal relationships. They will perform at Imperial Theatre on Oct. 10 ...
By Don Rhodes

Wine Time: Bolla Prosecco NV, Italy

There are so many good Proseccos on the market it's fun to try different brands, but the Bolla Prosecco is one of the best I've had.
By Dennis Sodomka

Pop Rocks: Westobou is well worth watching

Though the Westobou Festival is an event with intentionally few traditions, there is one that, for better or worse, seems to have become something of an administrative standard. Every few years ...
By Steven Uhles

Night at the Movies

New this week: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day; Dracula Untold; The Judge; Addicted

Monday, Oct. 6, 2014

Haunted attractions open for scaring

Need a frightful experience? Visit Plantation Blood, the House of Terror or the Graystone Ranch Haunted Forest.

Dine & Dish: Tasty chicken and waffle is best of Bees Knees menu

Bee's Knees, the funky downtown Augusta tapas bar, has a cool, artistic vibe, and is exactly the kind of restaurant you'd expect to have a secret menu item.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014

Amos Lee concert moved to James Brown Arena

Because of the threat of bad weather Friday night, the five-act bill has been moved indoors.

Plan ahead to enjoy fall's leaf show in Georgia

Here are the top 15 Georgia state parks for viewing fall color.

Time for annual changing of the leaves

The best leaf years come along only about once a decade, and this year isn't one of them, a Georgia expert says. But don't worry, he adds, it won't disappoint either. And there are always places ...
By Rob Pavey

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014

Westobou Festival celebrates fine, performing arts

This year's celebration of the fine and performing arts kicked off Wednesday with an evening with film master Peter Bogdanovich, but there's still a lot of world class shows and exhibitions on ...
By Steven Uhles

The Artside: October is month to experience fine art, fine wines

Fine art and fine wines top the October calendar at the Aiken Center for the Arts. The events begin Thursday, Oct. 2, with a gallery reception to open the exhibits that constitute the "art" part ...
By Keith Claussen

Ramblin' Rhodes: Daughter's book reveals private life of James Brown

The legendary life of James Brown continues to grow. To me, one of the best books to emerge since his death in 2006 is the recently released Cold Sweat: My Father James Brown and Me by his ...
By Don Rhodes

Westobou Festival art exhibits incorporate location

Contemporary art can be experienced in multiple permutations at this year's Westobou Festival.
By Keith Claussen

Oliver Hardy Festival is Saturday

Head to Harlem, Ga., from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, for the 26th annual Oliver Hardy Festival.
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2014 Arts Preview

Our 2014 Arts Preview includes everything from dance and music to theater and art.

Shack Band will play Surrey Tavern

Richmond, Va.,-based group is promoting their first full-length CD "America."

Western Carolina State Fair opens Oct. 16

The Western Carolina State Fair returns for 10 days to the Aiken Fairgrounds, 561 May Royal Drive, from Oct. 16-25.

Georgia-Carolina State Fair opens Oct. 17

The Georgia-Carolina State Fair, at the Augusta Exchange Club Fairgrounds, 308 Hale St., is open for 10 days from Oct. 17-26.

Storyland Theatre back for 27th season on new stage

After nine years at the Imperial Theatre, Storyland is returning to the Georgia Regents University Maxwell Performing Arts Theater, where the group spent 17 years.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

The Artside: Thomason's oil paintings offer view of Appalachia

At the Morris Museum of Art, an exhibition features 26 of Eugene Thomason's oil paintings including a series depicting a fictional mountain clan he called the Hankinses, as well as portraits, landscapes and scenes of everyday life in Appalachia.
By Keith Claussen

Night at the Movies

New this week: 23 Blast, John Wick, Oqija, St. Vincent and Dear White People

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