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Downtown Development Authority approves transforming traffic boxes into art

...paint a James Brown mural on one of the boxes. The Augusta native already painted the late singer in work hanging in the Soul Bar downtown as well as Mellow Mushroom in Evans."What better person to put downtown than James Brown?" he said. "James...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-14/downtown-de
New Safety Management and Response Team Unit making a presence in downtown Augusta

...environment downtown."I think it's good," said Co co Rubio, who owns two downtown music venues, Sky City and The Soul Bar. "It's something we needed down here and should have had down here."In the unit's first month, it issued 44...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-12/new-safety-management-
Soul Bar shrugs off fire for rebirth

Many of the Soul Bar's hallmarks - the memorabilia, mirror...and some salvaged - adorn the walls. Soul Bar owner Coco Rubio credits the phoenixlike...accept the idea of Broad Street without a Soul Bar. "That was really cool," he said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/28/ent_373815.shtml
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Cubists, Soul Bar are among winners of Stevies

...Nice. BEST SPOT TO KICK OUT THE JAMS: Disco Hell at the Soul Bar Now officially an Augusta institution, Coco Rubio, er, DJ Zapatista's super-funky Soul Bar nights are enough to urge even the most committed wallflowers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/31/art_448913.shtml
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Liquid Life: The Soul Bar

The Soul Bar ADDRESS: 984 Broad St. MOST POPULAR DRINK: Crown Royal and Coke. The...Although Joe's Underground was open at Eighth and Broad streets when Soul Bar opened 10 years ago, it was the first bar on the upper end of Broad Street...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/27/ent_16289.shtml
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Pop Rocks

...mill churning. Contrary to the wild tales circulating, Soul Bar has not seen its last '80s Night. There was a miscue...but there's something about sweating to the oldies at Soul Bar that just seems proper. LOCAL JAMS Although now a resident...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/15/uhl_507665.shtml
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Artist spotlight: James Price and Jeroam Manley

...a documentary about Augusta's Soul Bar BEING SCREENED AT: The Morris Museum...months SUBJECT MATTER: "We saw the Soul Bar story as being about more than just a bar," Mr. Price said. "The Soul Bar story pretty much embodied the story...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/14/art_431185.shtml
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Pop Rocks

...fans of the former Rubio venture Soul Bar were assured that while Sky City was...opened with live music in mind, the Soul Bar stage would not be going dark. I...have been a (very) few shows at Soul Bar, for the most part the Broad Street...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/10/09/mus_478718.shtml
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Pop Rocks

SOUL BAR BIRTHDAY The Soul Bar , the epicenter of downtown music and an awfully cool place for a...Cakes -worthy confection in the shape of a turntable. At 13, is Soul Bar entering its awkward adolescent years, or do bars age like dogs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/10/30/mus_481366.shtml
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Club calendar

...Italian-American dish, plays The Soul Bar tonight with a band that's definitely...Their name is Venice Is Sinking. The Soul Bar is at 984 Broad St., 724-8880...Shelly Watkins Wednesday; 860-0698. Soul bar: 984 Broad St.; Venice Is Sinking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/13/ent_11825.shtml
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