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...Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 By Meg Mirshak | Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014 By Meg Mirshak | Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014 By Don Rhodes | Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 By Timothy Cox | Saturday, Aug 23, 2014 By Meg Mirshak | Monday, Aug 18, 2014...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Lambert's Pink Guitars tour is showcase for women

For many decades, female country singers were relegated to only being the opening acts for male country music stars. Not so any more.

Ramblin' Rhodes: Newberry Opera House has another season of hits

There is good news and bad news connected with the Newberry (S.C.) Opera House which has a wealth of show offerings for its 2015-2016 season.

Ramblin' Rhodes: Arts council festival began in 1971, still going strong

The Greater Augusta Arts Council's organization of an annual arts festival began in 1971 when the Augusta Civic Ballet was named the host company for the annual Southeastern Regional Ballet Festival.

Ramblin' Rhodes: Seldom Scene kicks off Southern Soul & Song concerts

Fans of bluegrass music are excited to have another opportunity to see the world famous band Seldom Scene back in Georgia opening the 2015-16 Morris Museum of Art's Budweiser True Music Southern Soul & Song season on Friday, Sept. 11.

Ramblin' Rhodes: Doc Severinsen is bringing 'Big Band' for Evans show

It's been a long, long time since Doc Severinsen, formerly bandleader on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson TV program, performed locally. Specifically, it was April of 1974 at Bell Auditorium. So it is especially interesting that Severinsen, 41 years later at age 88, will launch the seventh season of the Augusta Amusements series on Sept. 12 in Evans.

Ramblin' Rhodes: It's a busy time for playwright, actor and musician Cook

About the only time that Jonathan Cook truly sets aside time just for himself are the pre-dawn hours when he is working out at Gold's Gym.

Don Rhodes' new book pictures notable Augustans

Don Rhodes has been writing about Augusta celebrities for years.Now he's got pictures. About 200 of them, I think.His new book Legendary...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Evenings overflowing with music, stories

When you are at a soul music concert along with James Brown's daughter, Otis Redding's son and JB's cape man, Danny Ray, you know that it's a special one.

Ramblin' Rhodes: Anderson remembered for talent with music, horses

One of my favorite memories of Lynn Anderson is not of her singing on a concert stage or appearing on TV as a regular member of The Lawrence Welk Show.