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November 2011

Arts Profile

Assemblage artist Hirona Matsuda pieces together her past

Lowcountry Ramblings

Exploring the natural wonders of Botany Bay Plantation

Style File

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 Charleston Profile

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.”

Local Music

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.

Local Music

Jay Clifford and Josh Kaler welcome fellow musicians to the laid-back indie recording haven they’ve created in a downtown home

Local Music
Local Music

An organic community of live music showcases, a sustainable recording studio, and connections among artists blossoms in the countryside

Local Music

Veteran studio founder and engineer Jeff Hodges takes a high-tech, high-dollar approach to developing and producing local and international acts

Local Music
Local Music
The Review

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 Music

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

Local Music

John Mellencamp comes to town this month, bringing an innovative documentary-plus-concert concept

Chef's Table

Jeremiah Bacon, chef of Oak and The Macintosh, falls for the season with an autumnal feast

Quick Bite

Two Boroughs Larder Meet & Eat brings epicurean treats to Coming Street

Quick Bite

This holiday season, be grateful for all-American wines perfect for pairing with your turkey dinner

Quick Bite

Mercato executive chef Ben Ellsworth shares a healthier holiday sweet

Quick Bite

The answer is, “everywhere.” Charleston is dolling out burgers faster than you can say, “Hold the pickles, please.”