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Friday, Jan. 16, 2015

A Joyful Noise: The Warlaw Brothers

The Wardlaw Brothers will give a free performance at 4 p.m. Jan. 25 at Good Hope Baptist Church, 710 Cedar St.

Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015

Concert will raise money for police trauma seminar

County duo Maddie & Tae will perform at The Country Club. Proceeds from the Rock 4 Cops concert will benefit the Georgia Post Critical Incident Seminar.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Ramblin' Rhodes: Paths crossed with stars now gone

The deaths this month of Little Jimmy Dickens, Donna Douglas and Andraé Crouch brought back warm memories of crossing paths with all three entertainers.
By Don Rhodes

Dine & Dish: Calvert's sunset dinner whets appetite

Calvert's is definitely a special occasion kind of place, but many may not know that the restaurant offers a prix fixe menu from 5 to 6:30 p.m. that makes it easy for discriminating diners with ...
By Danielle Wong Moores

Wine Time: Robert Mondavi Fumé Blanc 2013, Napa Valley

It's easy to take for granted a wine you have enjoyed many times. The Robert Mondavi Fumé Blanc is like that. I have enjoyed it for more than 30 years.
By Dennis Sodomka

Night at the Movies

New this week: "The Wedding Ringer," "American Sniper," "Blackhat," and "Paddington"

Pop Rocks: Tune in to see local's 'American Idol' audition

How crazy would it be if Miranda Pokrzyminski became a household name? It could. She's auditioning on an upcoming "American Idol."
By Steven Uhles

Cher in the City: 'Selma' leaves me inspired

Although there have been many movies that have included Martin Luther King characters in the background, there has never been a film about him. "Selma" gets it right.
By Cher Best

Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015

Seinfeld to perform at Bell

Entertainment icon Jerry Seinfeld brings his standup routine to Bell Auditorium on Jan. 16.

Wine Time: Fable Mountain Vineyards Jackal Bird 2012, South Africa

Now I have found a Rhone-style white blend that delivers fresh fruit flavor with a lot of complexity and structure - the Fable Mountain Vineyards Jackal Bird.
By Dennis Sodomka

The Artside: Exhibits to feature local artists, musician Mellencamp

The 2015 season in the visual arts launches this week with three consecutive opening receptions on the calendar.
By Keith Claussen

Ramblin' Rhodes: Singer-songwriter Jarosz gains inspiration from change

Three-time Grammy-nominated artist Sarah Jarosz kicks off her 2015 touring year with a performance Jan. 9 at the Imperial Theatre.
By Don Rhodes

Edgefield, Aiken start off year with dramas

The year is starting off with lots of drama. On Jan. 9, "Doubt" will open on the Edgefield Theatre Company's stage, and the Aiken Community Playhouse will present "All My Sons."
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Music by Turner: Time teaches us to be appreciative

It's a new year, and the change of just one digit always makes me reflect and appreciate those who taught, mentored, coached, and encouraged me through the years.
By Ed Turner

Night at the Movies

New this week: Selma, Taken 3

Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014

Maze and Frankie Beverly find fans across generations

For nigh on four decades, Maze featuring Frankie Beverly have been at the music game, playing the deep-from-the-heart, engaging soul that generations have fallen in love with. See them in concert ...
By Jeremy Craig

Wine Time: Paul Hobbs Chardonnay 2012, Russian River Valley

When you begin a new year, it's always nice to start off on the right foot, with lofty goals and high expectations. With that in mind, I thought I would review a wine that is about as close to ...
By Dennis Sodomka

Poison Peach Film Festival extends reach

In its seventh year, the Poison Peach Film Festival is becoming more well-known, receiving entries from regional and international filmmakers.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Pop Rocks: And the best albums are …

Before 2014 fades in our rearview, there's a bit of Pop Rocks housekeeping that requires attention - the annual 10 Best Albums of the Year list.
By Steven Uhles

Cher in the City: This is the year for some life changes

2014 was nothing at all like 2013 to me. By the end of 2013, although I was happy to have another year behind me, I was even more happy to see it go. And then a new year came and things changed.
By Cher Best

The Artside: Artists partner with animals to create 'Sheltered' exhibit

Art created on behalf of shelter animals is among several new exhibits opening Thursday, Feb. 19, at Aiken Center for the Arts.
By Keith Claussen

Music by Turner: Local concert calendar is full of hits

Here they come … to Augusta! As a 40-year veteran of the local concert scene, I have never seen such a flurry of great musical acts coming to our area.
By Ed Turner

Night at the Movies

New this week: Focus, The Lazarus Effect, Still Alice, Whiplash

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