James Brown | The Augusta Chronicle

...Brown Arena in September 2006, the renaming of 9th Street to James Brown Boulevard in 1993, and a life-size statue of the singer installed on Broad Street in May 2005. Citing a danger to the credibility of the office, the South Carolina Attorney General...


Opens Friday, May 23, 2014 Synopsis: Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore reunite with their Wedding Singer director, Frank Coraci, for this Warner Bros. romantic comedy regarding a terrible blind date that segues into a nightmare family vacation. Joel McHale co-stars. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Joel McHale Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

X-Men: Days of Future Past

Opens Friday, May 23, 2014 Synopsis: X-Men and X-Men 2 director Bryan Singer returns to the reigns of Marvel Entertainment's popular comic-book film franchise with this time-traveling installment that finds the Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) and the rest of the mutants working alongside younger versions of themselves to alter the course of the future by reshaping a crucial historical event. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Hugh Jackman Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

One Chance

Opens Friday, Aug 29, 2014 Synopsis: Director David Frankel (The Devil Wears Prada, Marley & Me) teams with screenwriter Justin Zackham (The Bucket List) to tell the story of amateur opera singer Paul Potts (James Corden), who went from meek shop clerk to international superstar after his stunning performance on Britain's Got Talent became a viral video phenomenon. Julie Walters, Colm Meaney, and Mackenzie Crook co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: James Corden, Mackenzie Crook, Julie Walters, Colm Meaney, Jemima Rooper, Alexandra Roach Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Zooey Deschanel talks fashion, Prince and 'New Girl'

...beamed. "It's almost like I got a whole new closet full of clothes!"The 34-year-old actress talked about working with singer Prince and what the future holds for New Girl couple Nick and Jess:Q: There are 16 dresses in your new collection. Will...

Paine College to host Purple on the Green Day Party this Saturday

...Complex at 1255 Druid Park Ave.The event, presented by BET and Centric, will feature music from Brick, quietSTORM with singer TuTu D'Vyne and DJ Greg Nyce. It begins at noon and is scheduled to run until 6 p.m. Emceeing the event will be Kiss FM's...

Kurt Cobaine: Remembering a legend

...McCartney. And Beck thinks he owes a debt of gratitude to the singer-guitarist for opening the world's ears to a thriving, but...and understands some of what Cobain was experiencing.The singer-songwriter was so moved by Cobain's death, he recorded...

Expect variety from Umphrey's McGee at Major Rager

...is about, according to keyboardist/singer Joel Cummins."With this one we were...that lead vocal thing going on."So (singer/guitarist) Brendan (Bayliss) sings lead on nine of them and (guitarist/singer) Jake (Cinninger) sings lead on two...

Augusta bluegrass musician, mentor, Ed Hurt, remembered

...would not be the same if not for Ed Hurt. Many of the mandolin tunes I play are ones that he taught me."Legendary local singer Flo Carter, who knew Hurt for 60 years, said of him, "We did so many shows together over the years including at the Morris...

You're welcome

...founding of Georgia's second-oldest city as well as see more contemporary historical exhibits. Did we mention legendary soul singer James Brown called Augusta home?Venture to south Augusta and experience the rustic beauty of Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, an...