Valerie Emerick



Sacred and secular highlight Christmas Eve program

Sacred and secular highlight Christmas Eve program

On Christmas Eve at 10:30 p.m., St. John United Methodist Church will present their annual “Christmas Eve Concert and Lessons and Carols” as part of the Concerts with a Cause series. Concerts with a Cause began in 2003 when the church got a new organ and wanted an excuse to share it with the community. […]

ACS tradition gains popularity every year

ACS tradition gains popularity every year

The Augusta Choral Society will perform its annual Christmas concert Saturday December 14, at Saint Paul’s Church. The “Messiah and More” performance will feature highlights from Handel’s “Messiah,” as well as other Christmas favorites. The concert will be in two parts, said Carolyn Dolen, the executive director for the Augusta Choral Society. The first half […]

Crises of faith brings characters together in “100 Saints”

Crises of faith brings characters together in “100 Saints”

“100 Saints You Should Know,” written by Kate Fodor and directed by Mickey Lay, opens at Le Chat Noir Friday, December 13. The play deals with five characters who are struggling over religious faith, which seems to be an appropriate choice subject matter for this time of year, albeit coincidental, said Mickey Lay, the play’s […]

Holiday Cheer

Holiday Cheer

M.A.D. Studios in downtown Augusta is giving a little something back to the community this holiday season. Starting December 7 and wrapping up on December 21, they will show free holiday movie matinees on Saturday afternoons. Each weekend will have a different theme, but one thing all the movies have in common is that they […]

New and Old

New and Old

Calling all local artists, both known and not so known. Sky City is doing something different to showcase local art during the month of December, beginning on First Friday. The music venue usually kicks off First Friday by hosting a different artist every month, but in December Coco Rubio, one of the bar’s owners, has […]

Earnestly Yours

Earnestly Yours

Georgia Regents University Theatre presents Oscar Wilde’s classic Victorian satire, “The Importance of Being Earnest,” this weekend, October 7-10. As implied in the play’s full title, “The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People” it is part satire, part comedy of manners, part intellectual farce and it serves as an outlet to […]

He’s Back!

He’s Back!

Andrew Benjamin (aka, Andrew Hellblinki) is performing a solo Hellblinki show this Saturday night, November 2, at Le Chat Noir in conjunction with the monthly Goth event, Atmosphere. This is Hellblinki’s first Augusta show in two years. Benjamin, the mastermind behind Hellblinki, has spent the past year focusing on the upcoming album “Multitudes,” which he […]

ABCs for Adults

ABCs for Adults

Local playwright Jonathan Cook has a new project. He has written and directed a short film that is currently part of a competition for inclusion in a film anthology titled “The ABCs of Death 2.” In addition to being included in the film, the winner will be awarded $5,000. The original film, “The ABCs of […]

Rock and Ha

A fall road trip is in order to see some of these great shows Summer is over and the holidays are just around the corner, which makes autumn the perfect time to skip town for a day or two before having to deal with buying holiday gifts, hosting family and eating yourself senseless on all […]