The year is 1977: Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Gian Carlo Menotti, Christopher Keene and others set out to craft an American counterpart to the annual Festival of Two Worlds in Spoleto, Italy. Finding a city that could match the charm and intimacy of such a festival in such a place as well as provide an [...]
Summer Peacher Photo Credit: Haik Katsikian
Thousands of miles couldn’t stop Summer Peacher and husband Brian from establishing one of the town’s most culturally stimulating events of the year. The Charleston International Film Festival, a non-profit organization known as CIFF, began as a dream for a California girl with a Southern draw. Literally. [...]
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Wine and Design Mount Pleasant hosts Paint It Forward every month with fun evening painting workshops featuring adoptable animals to benefit the Pet Helpers Animal Shelter. This month’s session will take place on July 19, 2012 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. This class requires preregistration [...]
Charleston's Redux Contemporary Art Center painted exterior is currently painted by local artist, Colin Quashie, in a plantation monopoly art theme.
On Monday, July 9, Redux Contemporary Art Center will hold a benefit event to celebrate the closing of New York based experimental sculptor Jason Hackenwerth’s exhibition The Tempest.
Come for an informative [...]
In a city where the traditional painting medium reigns supreme and Rainbow Row is the commercial artist’s subject matter of choice, the City Gallery at Waterfront Park presents “A Long Time Ago”, a refreshing change of artistic pace. Curated by local artist Hirona Matsuda and featuring nine local artists, the exhibition features works centered [...]
Poster courtesy: Josh Smoak
Operation Home announces the 2nd Annual Gimme Shelter presented by Home Team BBQ and Fat & Juicy on Saturday, May 12th at 6pm at the Navy Yard at Noisette, 10 Storehouse Row. The Big Easy comes to the Lowcountry with lively entertainment, funky music from Dikki Du and the [...]
Photo courtesy: Middleton Place
Easter weekend activities at Middleton Place have expanded beginning with Easter Eggstravaganza, an eco-friendly holiday celebration on Saturday, April 7th from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Among other activities, the event includes egg hunts and colonial games with hand-crafted clay eggs made by the Stableyards potter [...]
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The Folly Beach Sea & Sand Festival will be held on Saturday, March 24 and Sunday, March 25. Saturday starts with the Sea & Sand Island Scavenger Hunt at 9am. Then the street party kicks off at 10:30am and features live music at 11:30am on 2 stages by [...]