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'Nutcracker' fans have four chances at ballet

The tale of a young girl entranced by a nutcracker and her magical journey into the Land of the Sweets has been a Christmas tradition for many, and in the Augusta area, there are four different incarnations of this holiday ballet.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-11-25/nutcracker-fans-have-
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How do you cultivate good, 'un-rotten' apples in the teaching profession?

Too much blame is placed on the teacher for the poor ratings in educational advancement, as compared to other industrialized nations.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-11-09/how-do-you-culti
Music by Turner: 'Inside Your Eyes' work of local talents

As a musician and a columnist, I never cease to be amazed at just how much astounding talent there is in our part of the world. You can now add Aiken's Lauren Meccia. Her new album, "Inside Your Eyes," is chock full of great musicianship and singing.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/aiken/2014-10-29/music-turner-inside-your-eyes
Burwell Lackey

"Dick" MARTINEZ, Ga. - Entered into rest Monday, October 20, 2014 after a brave fight with cancer, Burwell Carl "Dick" Lackey, 72, the much loved husband and partner of 30 years to Dianne McIntosh Lackey. Mr. Lackey was born in November of 1941 in

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As Georgia colleges ban tobacco, some schools still considering options

As 31 Georgia universities adopt a ban on all tobacco products colleges in and near Augusta enthusiastically support the measure, but some students unsure the bans will really stop smoking on school grounds.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-10-02/georgia-colleges-ban-toba
Gospel Warriors mime conference in fourth year

About 200 participants in three age groups - youth, teen and adult - learned the basics of mime, how to apply makeup, choreography, and facial expressions, all for the purpose of praising God.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-09-26/gospel-warriors-mime-con
Foster multiculturalism

Honoring multiple cultures and preserving freedom of speech and of religion always have been the hallmarks of American ideals.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-09-25/foster-multiculturalism
2014 Arts Preview: Dance

The 2014-15 arts season includes dance performances by Columbia County Ballet, Dance Augusta, Aiken Civic Ballet and more.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-09-04/2014-arts-preview-dan
2014 Arts Preview: Music

From classical to country and opera, there are many music opportunities during the 2014-15 arts season.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-09-04/2014-arts-preview-mus