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Jozie Konczal was born and raised in Fountain Inn, South Carolina. She graduated from the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities, where she studied Creative Writing, in 2013. She is currently a Freshman at the College of Charleston in Charleston, SC where she enjoys the city and the people but is confused by the weather and the smells. Her interests include poetry, pizza, and music that’s played with real instruments.

Take Back The Night At Charleston’s Marion Square Sponsored By People Against Rape

The event is sponsored by the People Against Rape, whose familiar billboards can be seen throughout the lowcountry. (PHOTO CREDIT: peopleagainstrape.org)

On a Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Charleston’s Marion Square, people will come together to support the prevention of sexual assault. This annual event, Take Back the Night, attempts to continue its legacy of spurring action over silence. This event is sponsored by People Against Rape, an organization that encourages men and women who […]

Recap: George Gallery Hosts Reception For Tim Hussey And Melinda Mead Scharstein In Charleston

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(Photo Credit: Leigh Sabisch)

Anne Elkins, the owner of the up and coming George Gallery on Bocard Street, told Charleston City Paper that Tim Hussey was “on the top of her dream list of artists.” On Friday, February 28, 2014, one of Elkins’ dreams came true. The George Gallery held a large reception […]

Masterpieces For Autism To Benefit Autism Speaks

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Nothing is sure to bring Charlestonians together like art except when the art also benefits a charity such as Autism Speaks, the leading autism research and science organization. This organization works toward treatments and a cure, as well as raising awareness about the effects and varieties of autism. The Masterpieces […]

Recap: Groundhog Day Concert In Charleston To Benefit The Halsey Institute

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Nothing like a line-up of great Charleston musicians to bring in the Spring of 2014. The host of the Groundhog Day Benefit Concert, Charles Carmody, called the event a “communal celebration of artistic expression.” I don’t think a member of Saturday’s audience would be able to disagree with him. In celebration of the Halsey […]

2014 South Atlantic Bank Oyster Roast And Chilli Cook-Off To Benefit Florence Crittenton


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The 2014 South Atlantic Bank Oyster Roast & Chilli Cook-Off will be held on Sunday, February 23 on Goldbug Island. One hundred percent of the event proceeds will go toward the Florence Crittenton Programs of South Carolina, a local organization that provides a safe place for pregnant teens and young […]

Recap: Charleston MLK Walk And Rally

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The marchers began with songs. Songs of faith such as “We Came to This by Faith” and “My Faith is Built”. Martin Luther King Jr. supporters of varying ages, races and backgrounds came together on Wednesday, January 22 for a peace walk in memory of MLK. The walk began […]

Charleston MLK Walk And Rally Preview

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America remembers Martin Luther King, Jr. as a man who valued humanity. Despite the hatred he saw in the world, he aimed to alter the unfairness. Rather than through further violence, MLK called for a peaceful resistance of prejudice, and instilled hope in the souls of the worn down through […]