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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Wine Time: Backsberg Chenin Blanc 2012, South Africa

To celebrate Earth Day next Wednesday I thought I would look at something from a winery that takes conservation seriously.
By Dennis Sodomka

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Rucker hoping for hip-hop collaboration

NEW YORK - Nelly and Florida Georgia Line. Ludacris and Jason Aldean. Darius Rucker and Jay Z? The Hootie & the Blowfish frontman-turned-country singer says he's hoping to jump on a song with ...
By Mesfin Fekadu

Augusta has its share of celebs

Larry Mize is still the only native Augustan to win the Masters Tournament held in his own hometown. But he is far from being the only native Augustan or former resident to achieve worldwide fame.
By Don Rhodes

Friday, April 10, 2015

Cosmic driving range adds glow light fun to sport

Those not quite ready to leave golf behind as night falls on the Masters green can try their hand at "night golf" at Frist Tee of Augusta's Cosmic Driving Range this weekend.
By Sean Gruber

Meet golf artist Linda Hartough today

The internatonally known golf artist will be at the Morris Museum of Art on April 10.

See the beauty of Augusta, Aiken today

If you're in town to see the beauty of Augusta National Golf Club, you might not need this list. But, if you don't have tickets for the Masters Tournament today, you might want to enjoy the ...

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Dine & Dish: Pay attention because the menu options have changed

What a difference a year makes. 2014-15 has seen an explosion of restaurants opening in the Augusta area, from fine dining to fast food.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Wine Time: Justin Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, Paso Robles

During Masters Week - the most special week of the year in Augusta - it seems appropriate to drink special wine.
By Dennis Sodomka

Night at the Movies

New this week: The Longest Ride, Danny Collins, It Follows, Woman In Gold

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Par 3 Partee returns Wednesday with Swingin' Medallions

City organizers will bring back the Par 3 Partee on Wednesday, April 8, from 4 to 10 p.m. at a new venue, the Julian Smith Casino, 2200 Broad St.
By Staff Reports

Monday, April 6, 2015

Mayors' Masters Reception is today

The longtime Masters Week event returns after taking last year off. The renamed and revamped Mayors Masters Reception will honor longtime Ben Crenshaw caddie and Augusta native Carl Jackson, ...

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Wayne Player to speak at Masters Week Prayer Breakfast

Wayne Player will share stories of growing up as Gary Player's son, along with his own testimony of faith at this year's Masters Week Prayer Breakfast.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, April 3, 2015

Enthusiasm for Egg Drop can't be contained

Hundreds of children charged the Augusta Commons green with the battle cry of "drop those eggs" during the city's "Easter Egg Drop" Friday, dashing onto the green to fill their baskets with as ...
By Sean Gruber

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Experience Augusta

Get to know 1 city in 4 ways - its golf tradition, history, museums and connection to pop culture through James Brown.
By Bianca Cain Johnson and Tracey McManus

Night at the Movies

New this week: Furious 7

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Comedy troupe thrills with eXtreme experience

Schrodinger's Cat improv troupe performs on first and fourth Fridays at Le Chat Noir.
By Diana Renee Williams

The Artside: Hear Hartough speak about golf art

Golf fans and art patrons will have the opportunity to meet Linda Hartough, internationally known golf artist, when she presents a talk about her work Thursday, April 2, at 6 p.m. at the Morris ...
By Keith Claussen

Wine Time: Benziger Chardonnay 2013, Sonoma County

This Chardonnay is a beautiful example of how to make superb wine that reflects where it was grown. 
By Dennis Sodomka

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Night at the Movies

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

Ramblin' Rhodes: Country star Jackson's come a long way in 25 years

Alan Jackson is bringing his 25th anniversary Keepin' It Country tour to James Brown Arena on March 27, with opening acts Jon Pardi and Brandy Clark.
By Don Rhodes

2015 Summer Camps Guide

From Augusta to Aiken, you can find camps focused on art and music, math and reading, or any sport.

Night at the Movies

New this week: Mad Max: Fury Road; Pitch Perfect 2; Where Hope Grows

Artists invited to design cover in 4th annual contest

The Augusta Chronicle and Applause invite readers to join us in celebrating the arts in our community by entering our fourth annual Applaud the Artist Cover Contest.

The Artside: It's another art-filled week in Augusta

We have another Artful Thursday on the calendar for May 14 with four exhibits opening in three places within three hours.
By Keith Claussen

Music by Turner: Musicians find harmony performing downtown

For many musicians downtown Augusta is the place where they primarily make their living. This was not always the case, as it wasn't that long ago when being a full-time musician in our city was a rarity.
By Ed Turner

Aiken concert series starts in May

The Hopelands Summer Concert Series at Aiken's Hopelands Gardens begins May 4 with a performance by the Southern Thunder Cloggers.

GreenJackets home season now open

A robust promotional schedule and more community involvement highlight the 27th consecutive season of minor league baseball in Augusta this year.
By David Lee

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