Celebrate poetry with us!

  March 30, 2022

Come celebrate poetry with us! Kershaw County high school students are invited to take part in a poetry competition! All participants will be invited to recite their poems at a…

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T.A.G. The Art Group of Clinton, S.C.

  March 28, 2022

TAG is a community of talented local artists who offer a variety of styles & subjects to customers looking for paintings, jewelry, Indigo textiles, and unique hand-crafted gifts for themselves…

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The Riviera announces upcoming concert with The Wallflowers

  March 28, 2022

Grammy Award-winning American rock band coming to downtown theater this April  The Riviera, Charleston’s 1930s Art Deco theater, is excited to announce its upcoming concert next month with The Wallflowers…

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Wild Horses

  March 24, 2022
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   When I hear some determined soul say “wild horses couldn’t pull me away” thoughts race through my mind. First, I think of Muscle Shoals, Alabama. You’d…

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Quest for Quasi!

  March 16, 2022

Youth Production Opens at the Arts Center of Kershaw County The Arts Center of Kershaw County and the Kershaw County Theatre Guild will present the youth production of Quest for Quasi! written…

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The Best Drink Of Water

  March 16, 2022
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland Seems to me, as the old folks would say, an aluminum dipper delivered the best drink of water. You’d sink that dipper into a wooden bucket. And…

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Bright Star at Town Theatre

  March 15, 2022

March 18 through April 3 From Grammy, Emmy, and Academy Award-winning Steve Martin and Grammy Award-winning Edie Brickell, Broadway’s Bright Star comes to Town Theatre. Be transformed by a sweeping…

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Read The Fine Print

  March 10, 2022
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   Note: For Non-Offended Eyes Only Some say we are what we eat and that what we eat these days is killing us. Down in Australia, some…

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Greenville student repeats as S.C. Poetry Out Loud champ

  March 9, 2022

Upstate students sweep honors A Greenville high school student is now two-for-two against her statewide Poetry Out Loud peers after repeating as South Carolina champion over the weekend in the…

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Four South Carolina Cultural Districts earn recertification

  March 8, 2022

Congaree Vista, Lancaster, Rock Hill and Spartanburg Downtown The first four South Carolina Cultural Districts designated in 2015 after the program’s launch earned recertification based on FY2020 data gathered by…

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Winter In Wambaw Bay

  March 3, 2022
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   The orchestra is quiet, as winter holds the conductor’s baton. Still, a song comes to mind. “California Dreamin” where much is brown and gray—every shade of…

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Ingevity invests $500,000 in International African American Museum

  March 1, 2022

The International African American Museum has received a $500,000 pledge from Ingevity, the North Charleston, South Carolina-based specialty chemicals, high-performance activated carbon and engineered polymers company with a mission of…

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Artist Minute – Chris Kelly, Photographer

  February 23, 2022

The Who’s on the Move, UpstateBizSC, Artist Minute is a quick, two-minute interview in support of the undeniable impact that the arts and local artists have on our communities. One…

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The Emperor’s Hem

  February 23, 2022
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   In the late 1990s, a time that seems ancient, I touched the emperor’s hem. That is I corresponded with a writer whose words revealed a style…

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Noble Ruin of the South

  February 17, 2022
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   When man abandoned it, the traffic diverted west, and the forest began to claim it. Today, sycamores, cedars, and oaks console it, and wind and water…

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Spoleto Festival USA announces a robust 46th season

  February 16, 2022

International performers return to Charleston for a program exploring themes of faith, migration, intertwining histories, and reclamations of the past Spoleto Festival USA General Director Mena Mark Hanna announced today…

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Congaree Vista Guild installs new sculpture

  February 14, 2022

The Congaree Vista Guild has announced the installation of Motherhood, a new sculpture by Nora Valdez, on the corner of Lady and Gadsden Streets in the heart of the Congaree…

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MicroWedding Expo Press Release

  February 14, 2022

Prime & Prim Studio of The Arts, is excited to announce next year’s Micro Wedding Expo at the newly renovated historic Hampton Preston Mansion on March 27, 2022. The Micro…

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Miss Lucy, Childhood Legend

  February 10, 2022
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland “Perhaps you recall a person from childhood whom everyone kept their distance from. Enjoy this glimpse of small-town life in the 1960s.” Small towns have that one…

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2022 Southeastern Film & Photo Conference begins Feb. 24

  February 7, 2022

The Southeastern Film & Photo Conference is coming to Charleston, February 24–26 Photographers, YouTubers, filmmakers, TikTokers and students will want to attend this three-day conference. Hosted by ASMP South Carolina,…

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Local Author from Book to the Big Screen

  February 4, 2022

A local author has turned her book, Seven Shots into a movie. Not only is the author local but the movie is as well! It was filmed right here in…

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SC Philharmonic coming to Irmo Craft and Draft (Irmo)

  February 2, 2022

The South Carolina Philharmonic presents the inaugural performance of its new Chamber Crawl Series on February 16, 2022, 7:30 PM at Craft and Draft (7583 St Andrews Rd, Irmo, SC 29063). The concert…

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Bitters, A History In Life And Literature

  February 2, 2022
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland Among the dusty bottles and vase stand three alcoholic potions. I bought the matador-like bottle in Madrid when I traveled by train through hard, brown Spain. Next…

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Charleston students reach S.C. Poetry Out Loud finals

  February 1, 2022

From among statewide submissions, judges selected eight finalists who now have a chance to represent South Carolina this spring in the national finals of Poetry Out Loud—an annual, nationwide recitation…

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