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Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Live music: Cody Webb

Cody Webb is making a stop at The Country Club this Friday, June 10. 

Friday, June 3, 2016

Comedian Chonda Pierce talks about happily ever after

Comedian Chonda Pierce talks about trying to live happily ever after when life offers sadness.
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Daylily Society announces show

The Daylily Society of Greater Augusta will hold its annual show on Saturday, June 4, starting at 1 p.m. at Lake Park Baptist Church, 211 Milledge Road, which is near the intersection of Broad ...

Wine Time: Santa Carolina Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva de Familia 2012, Chile

With grilling season in full swing, it is always nice to have a hearty red wine on hand for beef dishes. This cabernet sauvignon from Santa Carolina is ideal for grilling but versatile enough to ...
By Dennis Sodomka

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Night at the Movies

New this week: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, Love & Friendship, Me Before You, Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping

Southern Drawl Tour features Alabama, Charlie Daniels Band

The Southern Drawl Tour - with country music legends Alabama, above, and special guest Charlie Daniels Band - is headed for James Brown Arena at 7 p.m. Friday, June 3. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Things to Do: Summer Beach Blast

Play in the sand, have a fruity beverage and hear beach music at the Summer Beach Blast on June 3 in Evans.

Things to Do: Mudbugabeaux N-Brew

Crawfish - or mudbugs - await you as does craft beer and more the this annual festival set for Augusta Common on June 4.

On Stage: Hit the beach, tune in for hip hop or pause at garden

Columbia County is bringing the beach inland with its Summer Beach Blast event. Cool off with island-style drinks, choose from various food vendors, and have fun in the sun with a sandy shore.
By Lisa Pham

Dine & Dish: Texas Roadhouse offers fun setting for steak dinner

Sometimes a girl's just gotta have some steak. I had a craving a few weeks ago, and it was the perfect opportunity to check out a restaurant that's been on my radar for a while: Texas Roadhouse.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Pop Rocks: It took a decade of positivity, but stolen art has turned up

While not quite the crime of the century, the disappearance of a matched set of paintings by Augusta-area artist Billy S. did have elements of a great heist story.
By Steven Uhles

Teacher, students reunited for  'One Man, Two Guvnors'

Betty Walpert is directing a few of her former acting students in Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre's upcoming production of One Man, Two Guvnors.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Ramblin' Rhodes: Band director to join Fabulous Equinox Orchestra full time

After 11 years of teaching band music in public schools, Tommy Brinson is "taking the A Train," so to speak, and going full time on the road with The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra.
By Don Rhodes

Friday, May 27, 2016

Wine Time: Purple Heart Red Wine 2013, Napa Valley

It's not every day you can honor a veteran by drinking your favorite beverage, but thanks to a new wine just released you can do that this Memorial Day weekend.
By Dennis Sodomka

A Joyful Noise: Kirk Franklin to perform at Bell on June 3

Kirk Franklin combines hip-hop, pop, R&B and gospel into his own unique sound that raised him to the top of the Gospel and Christian charts.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Night at the Movies

New this week: Alice Through the Looking Glass, A Bigger Splash, X-Men: Apocalypse

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Blitzen Trapper will bring its variety of sounds to Banjo-B-Que crowd

Eric Earley, the main songwriter in Blitzen Trapper, feels he's always written the kind of album he's wanted at whatever time it was during the band's 12-year, eight-album history. The band is ...
By Alan Sculley

Old Crow Medicine Show stays true to roots as it touts new work

A decade and a half ago, Old Crow Medicine Show got its first big break from one of the band's biggest musical heroes, Doc Watson. The group will perform during the seventh annual Papa Joe's ...
By Alan Sculley

Ramblin' Rhodes: Hear songs from Jarosz's most intimate album at Banjo-B-Que

Just five days after turning 25 on May 23, bluegrass and Americana artist Sarah Jarosz will be performing on Saturday, May 28, at the Papa Joe's Banjo-B-Que Music Festival in Evans, Ga. Admission ...
By Don Rhodes

The Artside: Local art creation could be on mural

The Greater Augusta Arts Council is issuing a call for mural artists for the newest Kroger in Grovetown. Plans are to have a 12.5-foot by 5-foot mural in the new store's cafe.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

2016 Summer Camps Guide

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

Artists invited to design cover in 5th annual Applaud the Artist contest

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

GreenJackets return with excitement

The Augusta GreenJackets return to Lake Olmstead Stadium for another season, this time featuring one of their more talented rosters and a schedule packed with promotions.
By David Lee

Summer box office set for sequels, superheroes

Ah, summer! The time of year when the days are long, the kids are out of school and cinemas are packed with original, artful films unlike any you've seen before. OK, that last part isn't really true. Sequels, remakes and superheroes are a year-round business for the movie industry, but they're particularly abundant during the summer month. Here is a list of movies heading our way.
By Rene Rodriguez

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Steve Miller Band to perform in Augusta on July 19

Tickets for Steve Miller Band's show in Augusta go on sale March 18.
By From Staff Reports