In mid-century Charleston, The Book Basement served equally as shop, salon, and safe space
The Lost Queen remembers a woman history forgot—and the man behind “Merlin”
From a laugh-out-loud memoir to historical fiction by a best-selling author, local—and locally connected—writers have...
Free Verse Festival hails poetry all month long
A two-wheeled, well-hydrated roll through fall’s crisp splendor, or—in other words—leaf-peeping turns into leaf-...
Activism, art, and a flood of urgency inform and awaken the work of Mary Edna Fraser
Time heals, or so they say. But is a year long enough to begin to close deep wounds exposed by the Mother Emanuel...
School’s out, but that doesn’t mean you can’t develop new hobbies, take your skills to the next level, or get involved...
Ahead of its premiere June 4, Carrie Mae Weems discusses her Spoleto Festival USA production
Speaking with poet, teacher, and Holy City Youth Slam founder Matthew Foley
For prolific artist Richard ''Duke'' Hagerty, a four-decade retrospective of his wild surrealist paintings is just...
A celebration of the local arts scene takes a final bow
In his new multimedia poetry book, Mantra, Marcus Amaker explores his own “truths,” inviting readers to follow suit
Our contributing editor gets déjà vu when trying to wade through the June tragedy at Mother Emanuel AME
Filmmaker Julie Dash, celebrated for elevating African-American heritage on the silver screen, is chronicling the...
The business waking up Summerville
William Baldwin’s new 18th-century action tale
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...
Nationally lauded poet Richard Garcia celebrates his new book’s debut at Piccolo Spoleto
With a new Emmy and clear focus, John Barnhardt's latest adventure is rolling
Dorothea Benton Frank takes on brutal truths in her new novel with her signature humor and storytelling prowess
Singer-songwriter Steven Fiore proves his musical chops in his debut full-length album
The trailblazing Dart family turned the page on education and literacy for local Afican-Americans
A pair of antiques importers keep their cool in an early-1900s beach cottage filled with sturdy European finds
A revered family, a renowned plantation, and a reclaimed legacy are the ties that bind at the Middleton family reunion
Throughout Charleston, the nuance and pull of history is palpable, like a sixth sense, a fifth dimension. It drapes...
Local musician, promoter, writer, and scholar Jack McCray illuminates the Charleston music scene
Assemblage artist Hirona Matsuda pieces together her past