Power 107 bash brings in artists K. Michelle, Future

On Saturday, Aug. 1, Power 107 will bring the outdoor hip-hop festival previously known as Powerfest inside James Brown Arena. The Power 107 Birthday Bash will feature K. Michelle and Future.
By Diana Renee Williams

Avett Brothers returning to Augusta

The Avett Brothers, a Grammy Award nominated folk-rock band, is coming to Augusta's Bell Auditorium on Oct. 16.
By Meg Mirshak

Pop Rocks: Film festival could fill out fun

Recently, based on a column I had written regarding music festivals, I was asked about ideas I might have for staging similar events here.
By Steven Uhles

Ramblin' Rhodes: Latest book on Ty Cobb is well-researched account

The new biography, "Ty Cobb: A Terrible Beauty" by Charles Leerhsen, goes a long way in setting the record straight about the baseball legend.
By Don Rhodes

Dine & Dish: Sole Augusta is newest sushi hot spot

While Sole Augusta's Monday night sushi deal has already caught on along with BOGO sushi on Wednesday nights, it's not just Japanese-inspired dining either.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Wine Time: Martinelli Bella Vigna Chardonnay 2011, Sonoma County

When chardonnay is well made it is one of the best white wines you can find. Martinelli has been making beautiful chardonnays for a long time, and they know what they are doing.
By Dennis Sodomka

Ben Folds performing with Augusta symphony

Multi-platinum singer-songwriter Ben Folds will perform at Riverwalk Augusta's Jessye Norman Amphitheater with Symphony Orchestra Augusta.
By Meg Mirshak

The Artside: Arts offerings include exhibits, history, shows, contests

From a birthday bash at the Arts and Heritage Center to shows at local theaters, art is among us.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Broadway in Augusta series to bring in 'Jersey Boys'

The Tony Award-winning musical, Jersey Boys, will play five nights in December at Bell Auditorium.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Music by Turner: 'Ain't no drag' recording with James Brown

"Ain't no drag, papa's got a brand new bag." Sure, most everyone knows James Brown's classic slice of funky pop soul that opened up his career to an entirely different and much larger audience. However, few are aware that longtime Augusta radio and media legend Charles Andrews was there in the studio in Charlotte, N.C., on the day it was recorded.
By Ed Turner

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Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Ramblin' Rhodes: Martell was the first black woman to appear on 'Opry'

Want to see a real music legend up close and personal? Then don't miss the rare appearance of Linda Martell at the Nancy Carson Library in North Augusta on June 20.
By Don Rhodes

Wine Time: Priest Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 and Coachgun 2009, Napa Valley

Because there is so much good California Cabernet Sauvignon available at all price points, some people wonder why you would spend more than $25 on one. The Priest Ranch Cab is a good answer to ...
By Dennis Sodomka

Cher in the City: Giving spirit can warm your own heart

Several weekends ago, I was having the kind of weekend that I'd looked forward to all week. You know, the kind where you stay in bed later than you normally do and get up only to eat, brush your ...
By Cher Best

10 facts about John Mellencamp

For more than 35 years, John Mellencamp has been bucking expectations, ducking artistic stagnation and not-so-quietly making his mark on American rock 'n' roll. The legendary artist performs ...
By Steven Uhles

Pop Rocks: Bonnaroo begs questions for Augusta

Location, location, location. For years I've been going to music festivals - both large and small - looking for the secrets of success and yes, occasional failure. My thinking was, could the ...
By Steven Uhles

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Night at the Movies

New this week: Jurassic World, Love & Mercy

Six Flags Over Georgia debuts new rides

Gotham City got a little more crowded at Six Flags Over Georgia with the addition of two new park rides. The Joker Chaos Coaster and Harley Quinn Spinsanity joins a twist on Batman: The Ride this ...
By Charmain Brackett

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

The Artside: Local artists create on the box, out of the coffee mug

The art continues this weekend with an unusual exhibit at Buona Caffe on Central Avenue.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Music by Turner: Stones didn't start off well in Georgia

Gee, what a difference one-half century makes … On Tuesday, June 9, The Rolling Stones celebrated over 50 years as a band with an indescribable evening of rock 'n' roll at Grant Field in Atlanta ...
By Ed Turner

Ramblin' Rhodes: Bufford brings big city cabaret show to Evans crowd

Carole J. Bufford will perform her one-woman show for the first time in the Augusta area on June 12 in Evans.
By Don Rhodes

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

'Deathtrap' is comedy and thriller of 'devilish cleverness'

Edgefield will experience its second thriller, beginning this weekend, when the Edgefield County Theatre Company presents Deathtrap.
By Anne Waits

Hart heads back to Augusta to ask, 'What now?'

Standing at 5-foot-4, Philadelphia funny man Kevin Hart may be small in stature but seems to know how to use his comedic muscle to roll with the punches and stay on top.
By Diana Renee Williams

Wine Time: Sutter Home White Zinfandel, California

Many of the wines I used to drink 40 years ago are difficult or impossible to find, mostly because of changing tastes of wine drinkers. But this classic White Zinfandel is still going strong.
By Dennis Sodomka

Monday, June 8, 2015

Beach Blast concert to kick off summer

People can enjoy a taste of the beach without the travel on Friday, June 12, when the annual Summer Beach Blast concert will be held at Evans Towne Center Park.
By Valerie Rowell

Friday, June 5, 2015

Night at the Movies

New this week: Beyond the Mask, Entourage, Spy, Insidious: Chapter 3

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Society will show off love for daylilies

Anyone who has struggled with rose bushes know that the best flowers are low maintenance, and perhaps the very best flower is the daylily.
By Sandy Hodson

2015 Swim Guide: Here's where to cool off this summer

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

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Ramblin' Rhodes: Elvis tribute artist to play where 'The King' did in 1956

Arkansas-native Cody Ray Slaughter this time next year in June 2016 will be doing something no previous Elvis Presley tribute artist has ever done.
By Don Rhodes

Pop Rocks: 'Bull Mountain' is first novel worth keeping on bookshelf

Augusta-bred writer Brian Panowich's debut novel "Bull Mountain" is that rare piece of work that manages to entertain without sacrificing its elevated tone and tread on familiar tropes while ...
By Steven Uhles

'Steel Magnolias' is classic story with a few changes

The North Augusta Cultural Arts Council's production of Steel Magnolias will tell a familiar story with a few changes.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Artists invited to design cover in 4th annual contest

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

2015 Swim Guide: Here's where to cool off this summer

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

2015 Summer Camps Guide

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

Night at the Movies

New this week: Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation; Vacation

Ramblin' Rhodes: Seldom Scene act will kick off Soul & Song music series

Recently the Morris Museum of Art announced its 2015-2016 lineup for the Budweiser True Music Southern Soul & Song series with museum executive director Kevin Grogan once again coming up with some outstanding acts.
By Don Rhodes

Ramblin' Rhodes: 7th season brings in big band, country, rock, more

Mike Deas, the president of Augusta Amusements Inc., once again has lined up some diverse and interesting acts for his seventh season.
By Don Rhodes

GreenJackets home season now open

A robust promotional schedule and more community involvement highlight the 27th consecutive season of minor league baseball in Augusta this year.
By David Lee

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