The City Magazine Since 1975

May 2014

William Halsey, Jasper Johns, and Shepard Fairey: three South Carolina artists from three generations, whose insistence, integrity, and influence make a strong statement about the state of contemporary art in Charleston for the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art’s 30th anniversary  
May 30-June 1, TD Arena,  301 Meeting St., Friday, 7:30 p.m., Saturday, 2 p.m., Sunday, 1 p.m., $30-$75  
May 23-June 8, Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church St., Friday, May 23, 1 p.m., then daily, 11 a.m., & 1 p.m., Prices vary.  
June 3-4, 6-8, Robinson Theatre, 54 St. Philip St., Tues, 8 p.m.; Wed, 3 & 8 p.m.; Fri, 8:30 p.m., Sat & Sun, noon, $25-$50
June 1, TD Arena, 301 Meeting St., Sunday, 7:30 p.m., $30-$85
May 22-24, 26, 28-30 & June 1-3, 5-6, 8, Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church St., Days & times vary. $35-$105  
May 25, 27, 31, & June 4, 7, Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church St., Days & times vary. $25-$85,
May 31 & June 1-3, 5-8,  Memminger Auditorium, 56 Beaufain St. Days & times vary. $25-$65
May 26, TD Arena, 301 Meeting St., Monday, 7 p.m., $45-$65
May 29, College of Charleston Cistern Yard, George St., Thursday, 9 p.m. $30-$50
Renowned Charleston milliner Leigh Magar follows South Carolina’s textile history to Columbia’s Olympia Mill Village and finds inspiration for her new line of hand-dyed and -sewn dresses
1035 Johnnie Dodds Blvd., B-9, Mount Pleasant (843) 388-8001 www.kanpai7777.wix.com/kanpairestaurant  
Our taste & tell guide to the latest F&B openings in Charleston
David Boatwright paints the town in good taste  
Pastry chef Emily Cookson serves up sweet ideas for strawberries
Meet Lily Lei, the Lee Lee’s Hot Kitchen co-owner who splits her time between President Street’s new Chinese restaurant and her other life in Seattle, Washington
The latest iteration of Avondale Wine & Cheese is a hip, after-hours hot spot
Want spaghetti as bellissimo as the stuff turned out by Rio Bertolini’s Fresh Pasta Co.? Brian Bertolini schools you in eight simple steps
Jason Parrish, general manager of Wild Olive and wine director at new Sullivan’s Island eatery The Obstinate Daughter, shares light Italian reds that—surprise!—suit summertime perfectly
The renovation of her 1960s tri-level leads artist Sally Bennett, and her family, down a new path  
Create an edible container garden with a delicious trio of herbs
Dead 27s’ debut EP captures the soul of Southern rock  
Tiffany Reed Silverman leads an artistic renaissance as director of The Citadel’s fledging fine arts program
Sin City, celebs, and gold cigars: the scoop on one hot local company
Kindling high-tech creativity
The clip-clop of horse hooves is as much a part of the Holy City’s ambiance as the sounding of St. Michael’s church bells.
Nationally lauded poet Richard Garcia celebrates his new book’s debut at Piccolo Spoleto
Ebony City Soccer Club has cultivated 33 years of team players
All black for spring? When it’s as sheer and breezy as this roberto cavalli-inspired ensemble—headlined by a skirt swinging with full-length fringe—why not?
Put a spring 2014 spin on the classic hairstyle
Summer-ready clothing and accessories