Art Matters

Art Matters

Courtney Trevino West Ashley Vinyl Shop Owner, teacher, DIY crafter Describe what you do: I use a special printer type cutting machine that allows for shapes and text to be cut out of paper, vinyl, fabric, or heat transfer materials for fashion, home goods, and...

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The Road Less Traveled

Western North Carolina’s Sezessionville Road plays Home Team BBQ’s Live Wire Wednesday Special to West Of Free Press Sezessionville Road is an expandable two-piece Americana/Alt Indie/Rock Band from the mountains of Western North Carolina. Their music has tight and...

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All West Ashley’s A Stage

“The Pearl,” Charleston Stage’s new education center and rehearsal space opens in Ashley Landing shopping center this month by Bill Davis | News Editor Starting this month, Charleston Stage will open its new education center and rehearsal space in the Ashley Landing...

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Hooked on Screenprinting

Kyle Brown displays freshwater fishing inspired screenprints at The Schoolhouse Local visual artist Kyle Brown wasn’t always known for his eye-catching modern fishing art. He spent 5 years as a relief worker in war zones and refugee camps in Africa and Latin America,...

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Dobro Blues

Mississippi John Doude plays Home Team BBQ Mississippi John Doude is a singer-songwriter who often performs as a one-man-band.  Most commonly recognized for his dobro playing, and signature story songs, Doude is a bit of an an underground folk icon. His music...

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Painting with Passion

Local artist Patrick Prickett’s presence can be felt throughout Avondale Patrick Prickett is finally hitting his stride. After spending several years painting soul-sucking images of boats and bridges, the local painter has quit making “tourist art” and is following...

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From Music City to the Holy City

Nashville recording artist Matt Vrba plays Live Wire Wednesday at Home Team BBQ Perhaps the only working musician in the world whose resume includes walking 3,200 miles across America, Nashville-based artist Matt Vrba strolls into West Ashley on Wednesday, Aug. 15 as...

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Oh, For Art’s Sake

West Ashley Public Schools Have A Glaring DeficitIn Visual Art Teachers Local parents and art lovers are fed up with the tiny visual arts offerings at West Ashley High School. The school currently has no visual arts teachers on staff and is advertising for only a...

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A Life-Long Legacy

Portrait unveiling celebrates the life and legacy of Cynthia Graham Hurd On the evening of June 17, 2015, a 21-year-old white supremacist walked into the  “Mother” Emanuel A.M.E. Church in downtown Charleston and murdered nine African-Americans. He claimed he did it...

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The Little Action Movie That Could

After a decade, locally-filmed movie Cold soldiers is finally completed Ten years is a long time to wait. For anything. But a handful of moviemakers and actors with West Ashley roots and addresses have waited long enough. Cold Soldiers, an action film that tells the...

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