Dine & Dish: PI Bar and Grill proves a sweet treat

We never need an excuse for a little romance, so on a random Wednesday night we enjoyed a quiet dinner for two at the Partridge Inn's PI Bar and Grill.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Wine Time: Le Volte dell'Ornellaia 2013

The Le Volte dell'Ornellaia 2013 is a nice blend of merlot's softness, cabernet's structure and depth and sangiovese's lively personality.
By Dennis Sodomka

Pop Rocks: 12th Rock Fore! Dough will bring more rock this year

Brace yourselves. It's time, once again, for what has become an annual rite of spring. I'm not talking about the tournament or stocking up on Allegra. I mean the inevitable Rock Fore! Dough backlash.
By Steven Uhles

74-year-old to make stage debut in 'Dangerous Liaisons'

Pat Hall's bucket list doesn't consist of places she'd like to visit, but of things she'd like to accomplish. On Feb. 12, she'll get to check off one of those things - perform in a play.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Willie Nelson and Family, Old Crow Medicine Show to play 7th Banjo-B-Que Music Festival

Weekend passes are on sale now for the seventh annual Papa Joe's Banjo-B-Que Music Festival on Memorial Day weekend.

Opera returns to Augusta with 'Marriage of Figaro'

Considered one of Mozart's most popular operas, The Marriage of Figaro - a comic tale of love, infidelity and reconciliation - will be staged on Valentine's weekend.
By Diana Renee Williams

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

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.
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Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016

Number 9, symphony join forces for music outreach

Next up, Ed Turner and Number 9 will perform with Symphony Orchestra Augusta on Saturday, Jan. 9, at Bell Auditorium. The concert will benefit the symphony's Education & Community Outreach ...
By Diana Renee Williams

Ramblin' Rhodes: New year offers nice spread of country music events

Augusta Amusements Inc. resumes its series with its Live From Nashville country music show at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 8, in Evans, Ga.
By Don Rhodes

Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016

The Artside: Artist's feelings are central to exhibit

It's been six years since Carrie Brooks has had an art exhibit with as many pieces in it as the one that will open with a reception Jan. 14 at the Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Poison Peach Film Festival returns for eighth year

A variety of new films will debut at Augusta's eighth annual Poison Peach Film Festival, which showcases local and regional independent filmmakers.

Wine Time: Coppola Director's Cut Zinfandel 2013, Dry Creek Valley

The Coppola Director's Cut Zinfandel is a beautiful deep garnet in the glass, with powerful aromas of blackberries, cherries, cloves and black pepper.
By Dennis Sodomka

Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016

Brown Bag History Lecture Series begins this month

The monthly lectures presented by the Augusta Museum of History attract downtown professionals, retirees and students during their lunch hours. The first of the year will be held Jan. 13.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Ramblin' Rhodes: It's a good time to play back the year's notable quotes

In keeping with tradition, this last column of the year is devoted to some favorite quotes obtained from 2015 interviews.
By Don Rhodes

Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015

Night at the Movies

New this week: The Hateful Eight

Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015

Ring in 2016 with these New Year's events

Find a party, a concert or church service to celebrate the new year.

Pop Rocks: Artists offering rest of us a way to create art

Situated somewhere between the traditional art lesson and party magicians, local artists Jay Jacobs and Shishir Chokshi have found interesting ways to demonstrate to art patrons what it feels like ...
By Steven Uhles

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

2015 Arts Preview

Our 2015 Arts Preview includes everything from dance and music to theater and art.

Night at the Movies

New this week: Zoolander 2, How To Be Single, Deadpool

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. 

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