Augusta Pride puts focus on life for annual events

Augusta Pride will celebrate love and community during this weekend's Pride events as the nation continues to heal after the mass shooting at an Orlando gay nightclub.
By Wayne Staats

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Ramblin' Rhodes: Aiken Bluegrass Festival faves returning, bringing friends

The 12th annual Aiken Bluegrass Festival this weekend promises to be the best yet, according to organizer Christian Schaumann. "We are not only having several of the best bands touring today," he ...
By Don Rhodes

Wine Time: Two wines from Biltmore Estate

Spring is one of my favorite times to visit the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, N.C., so I thought it would be a good time to look at a couple of Biltmore wines.
By Dennis Sodomka

Actors must overcome inhibitions for 'The Full Monty'

Before Ernie Williamson accepted the role of Malcolm in Le Chat Noir's upcoming production of The Full Monty, he did some self-examination.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

The Artside: Arts in focus at annual Art in the Park

Artists, performers and crafters will take part in the annual Columbia County Art in the Park on Saturday, May 14.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Couples can blend homes, decor, experts say

For couples setting up a new home together, it's a challenge: how to merge two sets of stuff and two decorating styles into one space they both can love.
By Melissa Rayworth

Friday, May 6, 2016

Night at the Movies

New this week: Captain America: Civil War

Punk rock-Americana sound means The Devil Makes Three

The Riverwalk Revival, hosted by Friends with Benefits Fund, will give people a chance to hear The Devil Makes Three when it opens for Trampled By Turtles on May 8 at Jessye Norman Amphitheater.
By Diana Renee Williams

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Hulu will sell Internet TV package that includes live programming

NEW YORK - Hulu is expanding its Internet TV programming with a subscription service offering a mix of live cable and broadcast options that will include news and sports.
By Mae Anderson and Michael Liedtke

Cast embodies life into 'Mary Poppins'

Stern and in control yet spontaneous and tender. These are qualities Mary Diesch sees in Mary Poppins. She will be portraying the title role in The Augusta Players' upcoming production.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Thunder Over Evans set for May 21

The free event at Evans Towne Center Park includes displays from Fort Gordon and the Georgia National Guard as well as helicopters, a playground for children, exhibitions by lumberjacks, ...
By Walter C. Jones

Ramblin' Rhodes: Bluegrass, gospel fans should head to Lewis Family's

Lovers of great bluegrass and Southern gospel music will want to be at the eighth annual Jeff & Sheri Easter Homecoming Mother's Day Weekend Festival.
By Don Rhodes

Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival is back this Saturday

On May 7, the 23rd edition of the Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival, which honors the blues legend and Georgia Music Hall of Famer, takes place.
By Don Rhodes

On Stage: Head outside to encounter arts

May is here with plenty of outdoor events to enjoy with friends and family. Bring chairs or blankets for the concerts, and don't forget the sunscreen!
By Lisa Pham

Dine & Dish: Chicken Salad Chick has unending salad offerings

Who knew there could be so many varieties of chicken salad in one place? Definitely not me!
By Danielle Wong Moores

Pop Rocks: Latest book about James Brown is one-sided

Although beautifully written, often insightful and, when the subject turns to the subtle mechanics of music and how it is created, written with real skill and talent, Kill 'Em and Leave, James ...
By Steven Uhles

Wine Time: FEL Pinor Noir 2014 and FEL Chardonnay 2014, Anderson Valley

Great chardonnay and pinot noir often come from neighboring blocks in vineyards because both grapes thrive in the same cool-climate environment. It's not unusual to see one winemaker produce great ...
By Dennis Sodomka

Monday, May 2, 2016

Jones, stars from James Brown's band to perform May 3

On Tuesday, May 3, the James Brown Birthday Bash will return to mark what would have been Brown's 83rd birthday. George Claussen and the Friends with Benefits Fund, along with the city of Augusta ...
By Diana Renee Williams

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Summer Camps 2016: DAY CAMPS

Need some fun this summer? Camps offer a variety of activities for every interest.
By Mary Frances Hendrix

Summer Camps 2016: CREATIVITY CAMPS

Find the artist or musician in you this summer. Camps are being offering for art, music, dance, theater and more.
By Mary Frances Hendrix

Summer Camps 2016: SPORTS CAMPS

Local sports camps feature everything from basketball and football to archery and tennis.
By Mary Frances Hendrix

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

Night at the Movies

New this week: Free State of Jones, Independence Day: Resurgence, The Neon Demon and The Shallows

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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