Art Matters — Catherine Lamkin

Art Matters — Catherine Lamkin

Describe your art: Pictorial. Portraits, that tell stories of the African Diaspora. My people, my life, and how the world touches me. The joy in our lives, and the injustices, what would I see through the magnifying glass of my sewing needle. What makes your work...

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Art Matters — Fiber Artist Kristy Bishop

Art Matters — Fiber Artist Kristy Bishop

Describe your art: Tapestry and wall hangings made with wool, silk, cotton, and linen. I use warm colors with blacks and golds, lots of hot pink. I mix bright natural elements with super shiny gaudy glitzy metallics and mix patterns with tassels. The process is...

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Tuffy Tiger Comes  To Town

Tuffy Tiger Comes To Town

Halloween Spooktakular at Frothy Beard Brewery welcomes local mascots for a Halloween fundraiser from Staff Reports Hosted by Frothy Beard and Zombie Bob’s Pizza in the Ashley Landing Shopping center, the Halloween Spooktakular community event will have free arts and...

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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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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

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

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

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

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

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

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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