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TWIA (This Week In Augusta) Week of 12/05/16 | Ho! Ho! Ho! Holiday celebrations of light and music and more...

(Event date: Tue 12/06)   You’re invited to help brighten the holiday season at the annual Holiday Tree Lighting on AU’s Summerville Campus Tuesday at 6pm. Augusta University and the Summerville Neighborhood Association present this joyful event each December featuring caroling, crafts, and photos with Santa. The celebration takes place on the History Walk beside the Maxwell Theatre. More details online at

TWIA (This Week In Augusta) Week of 11/28/16 | Holiday events happening around our area

(Event Date: Wed 11/30)   The Augusta Public Library Headquarters on 823 Telfair Street offers “Tech Help for Tablets and E-Readers” this Wednesday from 6pm-7pm. The Library staff is set to provide free assistance. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the latest technology.  More information is available on Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System’s website

TWIA (This Week In Augusta) Week of 11/21/16 | Wind Ensemble, Jazz Noir, The Nutcracker...

(Event Date: Tue 11/22)   The city of Augusta presents a “Senior Adult Thanksgiving Luncheon” tomorrow from 11:00 AM-1:00 PM. Senior Adults ages 55 and over are welcome. It's taking place at the Julian Smith Casino, 2200 Broad Street. You can receive more info by visiting the calendar tab at  

TWIA (This Week In Augusta) Week of 11/14/16 | Cultural Arts all over the CSRA

(Event Date: Tue 11/15)   This week in Augusta, a Lunch-&-Learn with Author Tom Mack. Tuesday from Noon til 1, Mack is set to share tales from his book, Hidden History of Aiken County. It takes place at The North Augusta Arts and Heritage Center, 100 Georgia Avenue in North Augusta.  Additional information is available at .

Wait 'Til You Hear This Guy Play! Pianist/Composer John Bucchino in concert Nov. 19th on GPB

Piano is arguably one of the most challenging instruments to master. 88 Keys. Countless combinations of chords, notes and scales. Most who claim some degree of expertise share a story arc that started at a very young age, often sitting on the knee of an older relative who infused a love of music into their youthful charge.

Award-winning pianist/composer John Bucchino’s story shares those elements. During his pre-school years, he spent many a day next door at his grandmother’s house. She happened to own a piano and, for as long as he can remember, it was his favorite toy.

TWIA (This Week In Augusta) Week of 11/07/16 | Tuesdays Music Live, Hollywood Pops!, Southern Soul & Song, More!

(Event date: Tue 11/08)   Tuesday at noon, Tuesdays Music Live—America’s largest luncheon concert series—continues its 29th season with a FREE concert by the Cecilia Ensemble. Based in Augusta, the ensemble has performed their historically informed sacred choral music around the world to wide acclaim. The hour-long concert takes place at Augusta’s St. Paul’s Church located at Reynolds and 7th Streets. More info, including post-performance lunch reservations, can be found online at

TWIA (This Week In Augusta) Week of 10/31/16 | Park Festival, Peter Pan, Painting Spirit Animals, More!

(Event Date: Tue 11/01)   Need help with your electronic devices? Diamond Lakes Branch Library, on Diamond Lakes Way in Hephzibah,  is offering a “Tech Help” event Tuesday from 2 to 3pm. The Library staff will be on hand to provide free assistance. For additional information, you can visit the Diamond Lakes event calendar tab at ARCPLS.Org 

TWIA (This Week In Augusta) Week of 10/24/16 | Hard Rock, Hip Hop, Hackathon, Silent (Horror) Movies. WooOOOOooo!

(Tue 10/25)   Storyland Theatre presents "The Princess and the Pea" running tomorrow through Friday at Maxwell Theatre on Augusta University's Summerville Campus. You can bring your little ones to enjoy this live performance of the classic fairy tale of love, 20 mattresses, a charming prince, and a small vegetable. For showtimes and tickets, please visit

TWIA (This Week In Augusta) Week of 10/17/16 | Augusta Photo Fest, Pow Wow, HOWL-o-Ween Dog Party, More!

(Mon 10/17)   The Continuo Collective of the South ensemble performs Monday night at Augusta’s St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church as part of the Vola Jacobs Memorial Series, The program begins at 7pm and includes compositions by multiple members of the Bach family featuring flute, violin, cello and harpsichord. The address is 1420 Monte Sano Avenue. More info is available online at

Straight A Jazz Season Kickoff at Augusta University | 9/24/16 | In pictures!

The kickoff concert for Straight A Jazz in photos. Great performances. Awesome evening!

The inaugural season of "Straight A Jazz" got underway on a warm September night at The D. Douglas Barnard Amphitheatre on Augusta University's Summerville Campus.