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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Kayakers eager to share love of paddling

Augusta Canal, Savannah River, Lake Olmstead, other spots are destinations for local kayakers.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Ramblin' Rhodes: Waldon offers new voice singing about small towns

Kelsey Waldon's new independently-produced CD The Gold Mine is filled with revealing songs about her life as a child and an adult living in small towns in the Bluegrass State.
By Don Rhodes

Road Trips: Ridge Peach Festival

The folks of Trenton, S.C., are gearing up for the Ridge Peach Festival this weekend in Trenton Town Park, an annual event that celebrates the harvesting of peaches, the fruit that made the Ridge ...
By Anne Waits

Night at the Movies

New this week: Jersey Boys, Think Like a Man Too, Rover

Wine Time: Santa Rita Medalla Real Cabernet Sauvignon 2009, Chile

With all the great wine coming out of Chile, it's hard to pick a favorite, so I rely on several when I need a go-to wine. The Medalla Real Cabernet Sauvignon from Santa Rita certainly is one of those.
By Dennis Sodomka

Dine & Dish: Pauley's worth a visit for the steaks

With the quality of the steaks, Pauley's Steakhouse in downtown Augusta should be filled with customers.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Pop Rocks: Lake Olmstead Stadium can be great as concert venue

Lake Olmstead Stadium will never be the most convenient venue, but that's not the point. The point is it's cool.
By Steven Uhles

Friday, June 13, 2014

Powerfest tickets on sale now

The 13th annual Powerfest has been rescheduled for June 21, the event promoter announced Friday.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Florida Georgia Line fans will be shuttled from GRU campus

Augusta GreenJackets General Manager Tom Denlinger confirmed Thursday that parking passes have sold out for Friday's Florida Georgia Line concert at Lake Olmstead Stadium.
By Doug Stutsman

Keen show brings Brotherton home

One of Augusta's favorite acts, Texas country rocker Robert Earl Keen, returns for a performance at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 18, at Imperial Theatre.
By Don Rhodes

Night at the Movies

New this week: How to Train Your Dragon 2, 22 Jump Street

Monday, June 9, 2014

Loretta Lynn, Kevin James to perform

Two high profile acts - one a legendary county music singer and the other a popular actor/comedian - have scheduled performances at Bell Auditorium.
By Sean Gruber

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Wine Time: Piccini Memoro Bianco NV, Italy

The Piccini Memoro Bianco is a lively white wine, full of flavor and depth. It's a wine you can sip by itself, but it really opens up when you pair it with food.
By Dennis Sodomka

The Artside: Exhibits feature solo artists, works collected by artists

While most Augusta art patrons are familiar with Jonathan Green's vibrant paintings of Gullah life and culture in the Lowcountry, what's not so well known is the artist's extensive collection of ...
By Keith Claussen

Ramblin' Rhodes: Florida Georgia Line is up front about how they roll

Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard, known internationally as the duo Florida Georgia Line, are bringing their This Is How We Roll Summer Series 2014 tour to Lake Olmstead Stadium on June 13.
By Don Rhodes

Music by Turner: Led Zeppelin album reissues worth a 'Whole Lotta Love'

Oh, the humanity! The first three Led Zeppelin albums have just been reissued and the results will leave you amazingly dazed but certainly not confused.
By Ed Turner

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Morris Museum film series to show 'Of Mice and Men'

Friday film series offers free admission, conversation to classic films of 1939.

Ramblin' Rhodes: 'Poppy Lady' started tradition of red paper memorials

Moina Belle Michael is a perfect example of how one person can start a movement that can change the world.
By Don Rhodes

Pop Rocks: Fine arts charter school not suited for all, great for some

I'm happy to go on record as being supportive of the proposed fine arts charter school in Columbia County.
By Steven Uhles

Wear shaggin' shoes for Summer Beach Blast

Columbia County's Summer Beach Blast kicks off summer on Friday, June 6.
By Valerie Rowell

AMPED Music Contest voting opens July 10

An inspiring field of former finalists and new faces, this year's AMPED Music Contest is shaping up to be the most competitive in years.
By Steven Uhles

Share talent in third annual Applause cover contest

Celebrate the arts in our community by entering our third annual Applaud the Artist Cover Contest. The winning entry will be featured on the Sept. 4 Applause fall arts preview edition.
By Mary Frances Hendrix

Night at the Movies

New this week: Lucy, Hercules, And So It Goes

2014 Swim Guide: Find a cool spot

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

2014 Summer Camps Guide

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

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