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Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

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

Mary Wilson to kick off Pops! at the Bell Series

Symphony Orchestra Augusta performance with Supremes co-founder is Oct. 16.

Living History Park to recreate colonial life this weekend

Travel back in time this weekend during A Day to Remember at the Living History Park in North Augusta.

Halloween happenings

Holiday events include haunted attractions, festivals and more

Night at the Movies

New this week: Fury, The Best of Me, The Book of Life
Applause

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

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Galleries

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