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September 2017
Charleston Stage set designer Nicole Bianco brings stories to life with her three-dimensional creations

May 2017
Alicia Rhett returned to her home on Tradd Street after filming to focus on her artwork, particularly portrait...

Wilma Maiers is ready to decorate her walking cane and don her Christmas tree hat to make the Holy City holidays all...

If the Holy City could count its blessings this month, the iconic public building at the corner of Church Street and...

May 2016
Not sure how to choose among all the Spoleto 2016 offerings? Here, leaders of area arts organizations, plus a couple of...

September 2015
A marquee mansion overlooking White Point Garden had been long neglected. Not any more. The Hammond family has rescued...

August 2015
Travel back to the Summer of 1975 as six local writers reflect on what life was like from Charleston to East Cooper to...

August 2015
To commemorate Charleston’s 40th anniversary, we honor 40 influential people and groups whose vision, passion, focus,...

May 2015
Passion, lust, and revenge heat up the modern-day premiere of a Baroque opera last performed in the early 1650s

November 2014
As he heads down the homestretch, Mayor Riley seems to be gaining steam. He may need it

August 2014
Margaret and Dirty take the stage

May 2014
Nationally lauded poet Richard Garcia celebrates his new book’s debut at Piccolo Spoleto

May 2013
Carl Palazzolo’s annual sojourn to a Charleston garden inspires watercolor works

May 2013
They nurture and try to guide us from the moment we’re born—whether or not we heed their advice is another story.... In...

January 2013
Things Every Local Must Experience Whether your bloodline dates back generations or you just moved to town, check out...

November 2012
Tracing the Charleston Symphony Orchestra back to its early 20th-century roots

October 2012
From a kid-friendly myrtle maze to a fright-tastic haunted house, here are our picks for Halloween happenings around...

September 2012
For 35 years, Bill and Elaine Simpson have cast themselves as vital theater patrons

May 2012
Radical thinking with composer Philip Glass

September 2011
An exclusive new club brings top musical acts to Charleston

May 2011
Family or theater troupe? How about both? Meet three families who make their lives together on stage and off

March 2011
Artist and actress Alicia Rhett ventured from the Holy City to Hollywood and back again

December 2010
Local theater companies play nice this holiday season with a lineup of naughty Christmas characters guaranteed to bring...

May 2010
Be a part of history at America’s first theater

May 2010
Meet Geoff Nuttall, the exuberant new artistic director for chamber music

May 2010
A Q&A with costume designer Peter O’Brien

May 2010
Bolstered by reinvigorated venues, a surge of artists and creative entrepreneurs, and a strengthening reputation as a...

May 2009
From the start of Spoleto in 1977, Charlestonians have opened their homes, and hearts, to the festival

February 2009
Defining moments that shaped our city