Art Matters — A Conversation with  Gale Ray

Art Matters — A Conversation with  Gale Ray

Artist actively painting, retired weaver and faux finish painter Describe your work I capture passages and pathways, both manmade and in nature by painting landscapes and sculpting and making paintings of shells. Current project Making pottery based on shells that I...

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Rockin’ The Woodlands

Rockin’ The Woodlands

Umphrey’s McGee headlines the first-ever Woodlands Fall Music & Arts Festival by Lorne Chambers | Editor The Charleston Woodlands Nature Reserve is quickly becoming the go-to venue for festivals in Charleston. Not only is it now the home of the Charleston...

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A Spoonful of Sugar

A Spoonful of Sugar

Cultural Arts Center Charleston stages a Junior Apprentice performance of beloved classic Mary Poppins by Lorne Chambers | Editor The endless treasure that is Mary Poppins continues to inspire and motivate us all to use our imaginations. And this month, West Ashley’s...

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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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