For this Winter Jam, For King & Country is a co-headline act

This year's Winter Jam tour could be considered a symbol of just how quickly For King & Country has risen through the ranks of the Christian music scene.
By Alan Sculley

Music by Turner: Need a vacation? Consider cruisin' with fave musicians

These days, if you are a big-time music fan, a cruise featuring your favorite types of music or musicians has never been more popular.
By Ed Turner

The Artside: Dance Theatre of Harlem draws largest ballet crowd

Augustans turned out in force for ballet on Jan. 30 as the Dance Theatre of Harlem took the Bell Auditorium stage.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

12th Rock Fore! Dough to feature Rucker, Kelley, Brothers Osborne

Darius Rucker is headed back for the 12th annual Drive for Show, Rock Fore! Dough concert set for Tuesday, April 5. 

Ramblin' Rhodes: Country legend Flo Carter to unveil first music video

Nearly 60 years ago, you could find "Florence Carter" and her band, The Rockets, playing nightly in the Oglethorpe Room of the then-fashionable Bon Air Hotel in Augusta.
By Don Rhodes

Wine Time: Robert Mondavi Private Selection Chardonnay 2014, California

Sometimes when you haven't had a particular wine in a while, you forget how good it is. It's like that with the Robert Mondavi Private Selection wines, especially their chardonnay.
By Dennis Sodomka

Travis Tritt to perform at Imperial Theatre in March

The March 19 perfomance will include personal stories and anecdotes about Travis Tritt's life and musical influences as well as some of his biggest hits.
By From Staff Reports

Ramblin' Rhodes: Kit & The Kats brings 'goldie oldies' to stage in Aiken

Dancing to and singing along with late 1950s and early '60s hits simply are just pure fun whether you grew up in that era or not. And one person who knows that for sure is California singer Laura Ellis, who has toured the nation with several musical shows including Kit & The Kats - Remember When?
By Don Rhodes

Dine & Dish: New Bodega Ultima full of surprises

It's not often that I'm surprised by a new restaurant, but Bodega Ultima in Surrey Center did just that.
By Danielle Wong Moores

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Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015

Dine & Dish: Start year trying food trends of 2015

If you're like my family, you always usher in the New Year with food (preferably collards and black-eyed peas!). So for my last column of the old year, it seems fitting to welcome in the new with ...
By Danielle Wong Moores

Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015

Wine Time: Raptor Ridge Estate Pinot Noir 2012, Oregon

One thing most pinot noir lovers agree on is that Oregon makes some of the finest pinot on the planet. The Raptor Ridge Estate Pinot Noir is a great example of that state's expertise.
By Dennis Sodomka

Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015

Night at the Movies

New this week: Joy, The Big Short, Concussion, Daddy's Home, Point Break

2015 Holiday Events: Concerts, church services and more

Lights displays are shining for a few more days and holiday concerts are still ahead, including a Jan. 3 performance by Fantasia.

A Joyful Noise: New Year's Eve gospel concert

Gospel artists Claude Deuce and Big Al will perform a holiday concert on New Year's Eve.

Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015

Dream role as Annie comes true for North Augusta girl

Heidi Coughenour was only 3 when she saw the film, Annie, for the first time. "I watched it a lot. I just loved Annie. I listened to the soundtrack, and I'd sing all the songs," said the ...
By Charmain Z. Brackett

The Artside: Gallery on the Row closing

One of Artists' Row's longtime galleries will close on Dec. 23.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Ramblin' Rhodes: Augusta celebrates a history of outstanding people

One of the buildings at 1467 Broad St. stands to the memory of a remarkable Augusta woman named Louisa Mustin.
By Don Rhodes

Friday, Dec. 18, 2015

Christian comedian Akintunde to perform Dec. 19

Christian comedian Akintunde will peform at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, at Beulah Grove Baptist Church.

Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015

Night at the Movies

New this week: Star Wars: The Force Awakens; Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip; Sisters

Review: 'Force Awakens' blends old, new in satisfying way for fans

Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens to the American public Thursday evening. And it is good. Not great. But far better than "not bad." Solidly, confidently good.
By Michael Phillips

Theater will get permit in time for 'Star Wars' premiere

Richmond County license and inspection officials confirmed Wednesday evening that the new Riverwatch Cinemas will receive its certificate of occupancy in time to open Thursday - just in time for ...
By Damon Cline

Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015

2015 Holiday Events: Lights displays, concerts, church services and more

The holiday events continue in North Augusta, Augusta, Aiken and beyond.

Pop Rocks: Big movie event for Augusta isn't latest 'Star Wars' movie

If all goes according to plan, and I have no reason to believe it won't, by the end of the week Augusta will celebrate a significant cinematic moment - and it's not the one you're thinking of. ...
By Steven Uhles

Ramblin' Rhodes: This isn't Kelley's first time around

Many newspapers and online and print music magazines are referring to Charles Kelley's new single release The Driver as his first "solo" single in advance of his first "solo" album to be released ...
By Don Rhodes

Dine & Dish: Augustino's offers enjoyable dinner

I'm very familiar with the Augustino's lunch pasta bar, but not so much with dinner. At night, the restaurant offers a variety of Italian-inspired foods.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015

2015 Holiday Events: See lighted displays, parades, concerts and more

The holiday festivities continue in North Augusta, Augusta, Aiken and beyond.

Night at the Movies

New this week: In the Heart of the Sea

Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015

Augusta Players to present 'A Christmas Carol'

The Augusta Players will present 'A Christmas Carol' at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13, at the Imperial Theatre.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Opera tenor Panuccio returns for holiday concert

Through music, Marco Panuccio formed a strong bond with the Augusta community, and on Dec. 17, the lyric tenor returns to the area to perform his signature holiday concert.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

2015 Arts Preview

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Night at the Movies

New this week: The Boy, Dirty Grandpa, The Fifth Wave

Night at the Movies

New this week: The Choice; Hail, Caesar!; Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

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