Fourth of July celebrations

Independence Day events include music, festivals, and of course, fireworks

Ramblin' Rhodes: 7th season brings in big band, country, rock, more

Mike Deas, the president of Augusta Amusements Inc., once again has lined up some diverse and interesting acts for his seventh season.
By Don Rhodes

Dine & Dish: DeShawn's rings bell for happy diners

The menu at DeShawn's Seafood & Chicken is huge, but none of the guys even needed take a look - it was all-you-can-eat crab legs all the way, which are offered nightly.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Wine Time: Giesen Pinot Gris 2014, New Zealand

I think pinot gris is a largely underappreciated wine. It is a major grape in the Alsace region of France, but in many other countries it is almost an afterthought, despite the outstanding wines it produces.
By Dennis Sodomka

'Be My Baby' is tale told in many places on one stage

For most Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre performances, Steve Walpert is the mastermind behind the show, instructing actors and crew on how to bring to life his vision, but every few years, Walpert hands over the directorial reins and takes center stage to act in a show.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Pop Rocks: T. Hardy Morris finds latest incarnation

Musically speaking, authenticity should sound easy but is never as easy as it sounds. It is, in fact, something of a quest, a long road developing a truthful voice as both a writer and performer. It's a road the Evans-bred and Athens-based musician T. Hardy Morris has been traveling for some time.
By Steven Uhles

The Artside: Arts Council honors individuals

The Greater Augusta Arts Council honored several individuals for their commitment to arts in the Augusta area on June 18 at a reception at 600 Broad.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Dine & Dish: Eateries offer a fine front-porch experience

During sunny days and and firefly-lit dusks, Augusta-area diners can enjoy a wide variety of restaurants serving up their unique version of a front porch experience.
By Danielle Wong Moores

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.

2015 Swim Guide: Here's where to cool off this summer

It's hot and getting hotter! So don't wait until you're dripping with sweat - make a plan to chill out this summer at one of these cool places.

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: Terminator Genisys, Faith of Our Fathers, Magic Mike XXL, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl and Fare Thee Well

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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