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Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Ramblin' Rhodes: Ann Landers show reminder of her trip to Augusta

Seeing that the Newberry (S.C.) Opera House next week is presenting the touring play Ann Landers: Lady With All The Answers made me think about when the real advice columnist came to Augusta in 1975.
By Don Rhodes

James peppers comic act with humor of life

Kevin James might be known best by many as a beloved television comedian. After all, in nearly every American city, The King of Queens is on the air, living on in reruns. But Wednesday, Oct. 29, ...
By Jeremy Craig

Wine Time: CoCo Wine & Culinary Festival to be at new location

The Ninth Annual CoCo Wine & Culinary Festival set for Saturday, Oct. 25, will be bigger and better than ever.
By Dennis Sodomka

Pop Rocks: Yonder Mountain concert exception to venue's rules

This week, Yonder Mountain String Band will, I hope with minimal difficulty, load in at Jessye Norman Amphitheater to headline an impressive lineup of bluegrass-inspired acts. It should be a ...
By Steven Uhles

Night at the Movies

New this week: 23 Blast, John Wick, Oqija, St. Vincent and Dear White People

Shack Band will play Surrey Tavern

Richmond, Va.,-based group is promoting their first full-length CD "America."

Aiken Fall Steeplechase is Oct. 25

Watch equine competitors in five races at the 23rd running of the Aiken Fall Steeplechase on Saturday, Oct. 25.

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Fall fair fun

By Jon-Michael Sullivan

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

Local playwrights stage works

Most of the works performed in Augusta are imported, but there are a few playwrights and musicians living in the area who have had their works on local stagesand in other cities with good success.
By Charmain Brackett

Sharon Jones to headline benefit show

Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings will headline the Heart Song Concert in February at Bell Auditorium, the University Health Care Foundation said.

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

Many area activities this weekend

From historical tours to awareness walks to a river cleanup, Augusta-area residents have plenty to choose from this weekend.
By Travis Highfield

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

Western Carolina State Fair opens Oct. 16

The Western Carolina State Fair returns for 10 days to the Aiken Fairgrounds, 561 May Royal Drive, from Oct. 16-25.

Georgia-Carolina State Fair opens Oct. 17

The Georgia-Carolina State Fair, at the Augusta Exchange Club Fairgrounds, 308 Hale St., is open for 10 days from Oct. 17-26.

Music by Turner: Now we'll rush home to memories

As a fifth-grader in 1965 at William Robinson Elementary, I (as well as most of my friends) had stopped hanging around the school after the final bell rang in order to get home as quickly as ...
By Ed Turner

Wine Time: Galerie Equitem Sauvignon Blanc, Knights Valley, 2013

More winemakers are paying attention to what goes on in the vineyards and not tinkering too much after picking the grapes. Galerie wines are all about the terroir.
By Dennis Sodomka

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

Augusta Choral Society has changes in store for season

The Augusta Choral Society's season opener marks a few firsts. Multimedia, as well as an atypical soloist, will be part of The Armed Man: A Mass For Peace, which kicks off the 64th season at 7:30 ...
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Shine Night winners to go to Nashville

A talent contest in Augusta for singers and songwriters will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, at 1102 Downtown Bar and Grill on Broad Street.

Ramblin' Rhodes: Sounds at Riverwalk will be from Yonder Mountain

The Colorado-based Yonder Mountain String Band will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, at the Jessye Norman Amphitheater on the Riverwalk with the Larry Keel Experience bluegrass music group.
By Don Rhodes

Storyland Theatre back for 27th season on new stage

After nine years at the Imperial Theatre, Storyland is returning to the Georgia Regents University Maxwell Performing Arts Theater, where the group spent 17 years.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

The Artside: Thomason's oil paintings offer view of Appalachia

At the Morris Museum of Art, an exhibition features 26 of Eugene Thomason's oil paintings including a series depicting a fictional mountain clan he called the Hankinses, as well as portraits, ...
By Keith Claussen
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2014 Arts Preview

Our 2014 Arts Preview includes everything from dance and music to theater and art.

Night at the Movies

New this week: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

The Artside: Exhibits present Civil War from different perspectives

Two new exhibits at the Morris Museum of Art look back 150 years, presenting images of the Civil War era from very different visual perspectives.
By Keith Claussen

Pop Rocks: 12 Bands holiday CD includes 9 gems

Sometimes less is more. In the interest of full disclosure, let me go on the record and admit that when I discovered Instant Christmas Classics Vol.
By Steven Uhles

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