Upcoming Events

Beyond Basics: Taking Family History to the Next Step: 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 20, Augusta-Richmond County Public Library; Tina Rae Floyd teaching what resources are at your fingertips for genealogical research; learn how to mine documents for every clue; bring laptops to begin utilizing the tips and tricks; free; (706) 826-1511, arcpls.org

The Artside: Arts offerings include exhibits, history, shows, contests

From a birthday bash at the Arts and Heritage Center to shows at local theaters, art is among us.

Artists invited to design cover in 4th annual contest

The Augusta Chronicle and Applause invite readers to join us in celebrating the arts in our community by entering our fourth annual Applaud the Artist Cover Contest.

Pop Rocks: As arts festival grows, so does need for better flow

Arts In the Heart is clearly an event where more is, in fact, more. I think what needs to be addressed is a question of flow.

Coriander Blue wins 2014 AMPED Music Contest

Coriander Blue, a duo that's been performing together for a mere four months, won The Augusta Chronicle's AMPED Music Contest on Saturday with its song Carolina at the Arts in the Heart of Augusta festival.

Ironman pumps money into downtown Augusta businesses

Revenue pumped into downtown businesses from next weekend's Ironman triathlon has already started to cycle in.

Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival announces food, art contest winners

On Saturday, two panels of judges announced their picks for the most impressive ethnic associations and artists.

2014 AMPED Music Contest finals Saturday

This year's AMPED Music Contest finalists range in age from a young diva not yet able to apply for a driver's license to a drummer who chooses to spend his retirement rocking.

2014 Arts in the Heart - Sunday

Hear gospel, see "Seussical the Musical" and more

Dine & Dish: Don't miss the treats at Arts in the Heart

The international food offering for the 2014 Arts in the Heart festival sees the return of Germany, says goodbye to Bulgaria and Pakistan, and welcomes Cyprus, Sweden, Lebanon and Indonesia-Micronesia.