“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug”

“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug”

When Peter Jackson set about adapting the J.R.R. Tolkien children’s novel “The Hobbit” as a sprawling trilogy of eight running hours, we felt we could expect certain things. One would be the best special effects money could buy; after the rake on Jackson’s “Lord of the Rings” flicks, we know the Kiwi auteur is resting […]

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 […]