Conifers’ Fragrant Pull On Memory

  December 20, 2023
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   I read that fragrances stimulate recall more so than any other sense. I knew from experience that it had to be true. You and I, we’re…

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The screening of Nimona by ND Stevenson

  December 19, 2023

Last night, we attended a showing of the movie, Nimona, at a packed Nickelodeon theatre on Main Street. Nimona is a 2023 American animated science fantasy, comedy, drama film based…

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There’s Just Something About A Barn

  December 8, 2023
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   On Highway 378 between Lincolnton and Washington, Georgia, stands a barn. I say a barn. It’s a home built to look like a barn. Or maybe…

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Christmas card syndrome

  December 7, 2023

By Jeff Becraft   This was actually first put out there in 2020… but I have come across several people who are really down, discouraged and lonely… so I would like…

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Your Special Tree

  December 6, 2023
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   The Work Behind It When I was a boy, come Thanksgiving, we observed a tradition that’s decidedly different today. Dad would mix some two-cycle gas, sharpen…

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Columbia Museum of Art ~ January 2024 program calendar

  December 6, 2023

Columbia Museum of Art January 2024 Calendar EXHIBITIONS Lee Alexander McQueen & Ann Ray: Rendez-Vous On view through January 21, 2024 Rendez-Vous offers a rare glimpse into the life and…

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Turnout ‘Great’ for Lander Ceramics Sale

  December 3, 2023

Lander University’s annual ceramics sale is a popular event, and this year’s sale was no different. “We’ve had a great turnout,” said Professor of Art Sandy Shore. “It’s been steady…

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My Father’s Razor

  November 29, 2023
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   November 15 my father will have been gone twenty years. Twenty years. Seems like yesterday when he lay in a bed at MUSC in Charleston. Seems…

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Entrepreneur Minute – Zandrina Dunning, The ZD Experience

  November 28, 2023

The Who’s on the Move, Entrepreneur Minute is an interview in support of the undeniable impact that entrepreneurs have on our communities. We will be highlighting 20 entrepreneurs in each of…

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S.C. Arts Commission debuts new brand, websites

  November 28, 2023

The South Carolina Arts Commission is excited to announce a striking new brand, along with a new website, that better represents the agency’s work and the South Carolina creatives it…

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Two More Music Concerts for the Semester at Lander University

  November 19, 2023

Lander University invites the community tojoin the Department of Music for two final opportunities to see student musicians in concert. The University Singers and the Old Main Singers will give…

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Jazz Orchestra with humble beginnings celebrates milestone

  November 16, 2023

Charleston Jazz Orchestra Announces Season 16  Founded in 2008, the Charleston Jazz Orchestra has become one of the nation’s leading jazz ensembles. Under the direction of Robert Lewis, the Orchestra has brought a level of…

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South Carolina Children’s Theatre welcomes two new Board Members

  November 14, 2023

South Carolina Children’s Theatre (SCCT) announced the addition of two dynamic individuals, Karen Dudley-Culbreath and Andrew Shull, to its esteemed Board of Directors. Their extensive experience and commitment to community…

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Redemption: An Unforgettable Musical Journey

  November 7, 2023

In an upcoming concert named “Redemption,” the Presbyterian College Wind Ensemble and Chamber Winds, conducted by Dr. Giovani Briguente, will lead the audience on a remarkable musical journey. The concert…

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Journey into 19th Century Italian Guitar with Dr. James Buckland

  November 6, 2023

Classical music enthusiasts and history lovers don’t miss an extraordinary evening at Presbyterian College on Thursday, November 9th at 7:30 pm. Dr. James Buckland, an internationally renowned guitarist, researcher, and…

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CMA Chamber Music on Main’s upcoming season is one for the books

  October 31, 2023

Artistic director Andrew Armstrong welcomes all-star lineup for concert series The critically acclaimed, intimate concert series CMA Chamber Music on Main marks its 22nd year with an extraordinary 2023–2024 season.…

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Spoleto Festival USA announces new Director of Chamber Music

  October 31, 2023

Spoleto Festival USA announced that cellist and composer Paul Wiancko will become the next Charles E. and Andrea L. Volpe Director of Chamber Music and will debut in the role during the 2024 season (May…

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Catching Up With Lou Miller

  October 26, 2023
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   No. 87 lay on Buddy Bufford Field as still as a stone. Louis Miller, senior end, had broken ribs, but better days lay ahead. The undefeated…

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SCAC artist grant supports arts-based entrepreneurship

  October 26, 2023

The arts-based business initiatives of two South Carolina artists (#SCartists) are getting FY24 support from a South Carolina Arts Commission grant and program designed to develop artists’ knowledge and skills…

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