The City Magazine Since 1975

November 2011

Assemblage artist Hirona Matsuda pieces together her past
Exploring the natural wonders of Botany Bay Plantation
You’ll never miss a beat with these tech-savvy headphones
“I love hearing the crowd cheer when a kid makes it to home base. And I still get teary-eyed when they receive their trophies and medals at the end of a season.”
“I can’t personally write a check big enough to pay for such an event, but I can give my ideas and energy to create it.”
“Through pro bono service, I’ve been able to do substantive work in several areas of law. The most surprising thing is just how many people’s lives you can positively impact simply by doing what you love.”
The general manager of Charleston Grill—recently named one of America’s top five maître d’s—and founder of Charleston Chefs Feed the Need talks love, ice cream, and good grooming
“He is truly a visionary. He has always been passionate about all children having the same standard and quality of care.”
Watch out Nashville, Charleston’s reputation as a music-making town is on the rise. Alongside the ever-growing scene of musicians are producers and engineers working in an impressive array of studios, where tracks can be recorded and dreams made reality.
Jay Clifford and Josh Kaler welcome fellow musicians to the laid-back indie recording haven they’ve created in a downtown home
An organic community of live music showcases, a sustainable recording studio, and connections among artists blossoms in the countryside
Veteran studio founder and engineer Jeff Hodges takes a high-tech, high-dollar approach to developing and producing local and international acts
Spicy, succulent tapas selections ignite the appetite with fire and flavor at Barsa Tapas, Lounge, & Bar, the uptown eatery conceived by restaurateur Drazen Romic, the owner and manager of Lana Restaurant and Bar.
Local musicians deliver Holy City history during The Sound of Charleston
A revised version of Porgy and Bess stirs controversy as leading lady Audra McDonald visits Charleston
John Mellencamp comes to town this month, bringing an innovative documentary-plus-concert concept
Jeremiah Bacon, chef of Oak and The Macintosh, falls for the season with an autumnal feast
Two Boroughs Larder Meet & Eat brings epicurean treats to Coming Street
This holiday season, be grateful for all-American wines perfect for pairing with your turkey dinner
Mercato executive chef Ben Ellsworth shares a healthier holiday sweet
The answer is, “everywhere.” Charleston is dolling out burgers faster than you can say, “Hold the pickles, please.”