Re-Entering Orbit

Re-Entering Orbit

Former Wormbelly members form The Lost Cosmonauts, play first gig at Tin Roof on Saturday, Sept. 7 by Lorne Chambers | Editor Two decades ago, the band Wormbelly broke onto the local music scene with a unique style of genre-bending rock ‘n’ roll and fiery live shows...

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MORE A&E

A discussion with artist, teacher, milliner Meyriel J. Edge Favorite tool: Pencil Finest of all the colors: Blue, but I rarely use it. Travel wish list: Bruges, Belgium. I went to Provence and enjoyed drawing there, I would go back. Artists of admiration: Vermeer,...

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Let’s Get Together and Feel All Right

Sixth annual S.C. Reggae Jerk Festival returns to West Ashley on Aug. 25 from Staff Reports Come on out and celebrate all things Jamaican at the Sixth Annual South Carolina Reggae Jerk Festival. You can feast on the scrumptious jerk-seasoned foods and dance to Reggae...

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Art Matters — Olivia Bergen

A conversation with Ashley River Creative Arts Elementary School Art Teacher Olivia Bergan Describe your art: Clay. I had a concentration in ceramics in college. Teapots were my favorite. Indispensable tool: Potter’s Wheel. I wish I had a kiln. Finest of all the...

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Broadway Rewind

Brand new Cultural Arts Center Charleston officially debuts with show that highlights some of the best of Broadway by Lorne Chambers | Editor When the Cultural Arts Center Charleston (formerly Charleston Performing Arts Center) moved from James Island to its new space...

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Standup Being Counted

West Ashley’s comedy scene continues to grow by Bill Davis | News Editor The only thing that’s migrated over from the peninsula to West Ashley that’s been welcomed has been comedy. Thank God (or Richard Pryor, your choice). Not traffic or gentrification or development...

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Art Matters

Why Does Art Matter? Eight local artists were asked this question, this is what they said Henry Wolfe | Expressionist Painter There has to be a medium on the earth to show creativeness, what I do with my hands matters. It blurs the lines. Kristi Ryba | Painter...

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Gore in 60 Seconds

A group of local filmmakers present the 60-Second Horror Challenge at Frothy Beard by Lorne Chambers | Editor   * originally scheduled to be held at Craft Conundrum, the event has moved because of closure of that business. It will now be held at Frothy Beard...

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Shear Madness Provides Sheer Fun

Charleston Stage’s interactive whodunit Shear Madness takes the stage at The Pearl this month by Lorne Chambers | Editor Charleston Stage officially debuts “The Pearl” theatre this month with its first full-length production when it stages the popular interactive...

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Art Matters — Kurtis Lamkin

Kurtis Lamkin Musician, singer, songwriter, poet, storyteller, activist, teacher Kurtis plays the 21 stringed harp-like lute from Africa called the kora. His poems have been broadcast, animated, choreographed and recorded. He was Poet in Residence at the New School...

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Where Art Thou?

Piccolo Spoleto picks up where Spoleto left  off in West Ashley with a handful of events by Bill Davis | News Editor Ever since Spoleto Festival USA pulled its annual finale from Middleton Place after the 2017 performance, it’s been up to Piccolo Festival to pick up...

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