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Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014

Fort Gordon's Oktoberfest this weekend

Oktoberfest is Oct. 2-5 at Fort Gordon's Barton Field with entertainment, shopping, food and drink, a carnival, car show and more.

Night at the Movies

New this week: Annabelle, Gone Girl and Left Behind

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014

Westobou Festival opens

When U-Haul trucks of artwork rolled up at the Old Academy of Richmond County, Westobou Festival Director Kristi Jilson could hardly contain her excitement.
By Travis Highfield

Music by Turner: Vannelli to make local stop

Gino Vannelli, best known for hits such as "Living Inside Myself," "People Gotta Move," and the Grammy-nominated "I Just Wanna Stop," is performing at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, at the Columbia ...
By Ed Turner

Wine Time: 365 Chianti 2011, Italy

With Whole Foods opening in Augusta last week I thought I'd check out their wine offerings. I was impressed.
 There are plenty of high-end wines, but they also have many good wines at the low end ...
By Dennis Sodomka

Friday, Sept. 26, 2014

David Crowder will perform in at Millbrook Baptist in Aiken on Oct. 15

Crowder will bring his Neon Steeple Tour to Millbrook Baptist Church in Aiken Oct. 15.
By Lisa Kaylor

Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014

Night at the Movies

New this week: The Boxtrolls, The Drop and The Equalizer

Road Trip: 13th annual Heritage Jubilee, Edgefield

The 13th annual Heritage Jubilee will kick off the area's fall festivals this Saturday, Sept. 27, in downtown Edgefield, beginning at 9 a.m.
By Anne Waits

Pick your spot to cheer on Ironman athletes

About 3,600 participants are expected for another edition of the sixth annual intermedix Ironman 70.3 Augusta. The popular half-Ironman event begins at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 28.
By Chris Gay

Cher in the City: Best entertainment can be real life

This weekend, I came across a series of YouTube videos called "Kids Say The Darndest Things" and boy did they.
By Cher Best

Symphony to open season with anniversary tribute

Composer John Hennecken wrote "Everything Beautiful In Its Time" to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Augusta's sister city agreement with Takarazuka, Japan. 
By Charmain Z. Brackett

'Addams Family' is musical tale families can relate to

They're creepy and they're kooky, and they're back in a musical. The Augusta Players will bring a 21st century The Addams Family to the Imperial Theatre stage Sept. 26-28.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Ramblin' Rhodes: 'Grand Ole Opry' music star Hamilton was a class act

The Grand Ole Opry lost another of its legendary singers with the death of George Hamilton IV on Sept. 17 at age 77 of a heart attack.
By Don Rhodes

Dine & Dish: Metro Market a fresh idea for anytime

Modeled after Dean & Deluca and other upscale markets, the Metro Market in downtown Augusta features gourmet and high-end grab-and-go items, as well as freshly made meals for breakfast, lunch ...
By Danielle Wong Moores

Wine Time: Avignonesi Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 2010, Tuscany

During a recent two-week vacation in Italy, including a week in Tuscany, I tried many great Italian wines. Today's wine, Avignonesi Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 2010, is one of the better ones I ...
By Dennis Sodomka

Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014

Pop Rocks: As arts festival grows, so does need for better flow

Arts In the Heart is clearly an event where more is, in fact, more. I think what needs to be addressed is a question of flow.
By Steven Uhles

Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014

Coriander Blue wins 2014 AMPED Music Contest

Coriander Blue, a duo that's been performing together for a mere four months, won The Augusta Chronicle's AMPED Music Contest on Saturday with its song Carolina at the Arts in the Heart of Augusta ...
By Mary Frances Hendrix

Festival announces contest winners

On Saturday, two panels of judges announced their picks for the most impressive ethnic associations and artists.

Friday, Sept. 19, 2014

2014 AMPED Music Contest finals Saturday

This year's AMPED Music Contest finalists range in age from a young diva not yet able to apply for a driver's license to a drummer who chooses to spend his retirement rocking.
By Steven Uhles

Meet the 2014 AMPED Finalists: Hound of Goshen

Built on the idea that there's creative capital to be found in discomfort, Hound of Goshen features four veteran musicians who decided to start a band that placed them in unfamiliar territory.
By Steven Uhles
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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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