In the spirit of (free) creative ways to keep y’all occupied in these days of social distancing, this week’s edition of Charleston Scene is all about coloring pages.
During a time when a shared artistic experience can't be had in a gallery, a virtual pledge has given artists and art lovers a way to connect.
The Alley's design is part of the "Foot the Bill" program, which is a Vans initiative that aims to assist creative communities during this difficult time
There were so many thoughtful and creative submissions from Charleston Scene readers that we opted to offer one more collection, ranging from poetry to paintings to jewelry.
If you're looking for some new activities to escape the escalating boredom of your newfound free time, I've got some ideas.
Poetry is bringing the Charleston community together during the coronavirus crisis.
Almost 70 of our Charleston Scene readers submitted "quarantine creations," projects they've crafted since the coronavirus came to South Carolina and inspired a whole new era of social distancing.
Charleston-based artist Morgan Kinne has been named the 2020 Griffith-Reyburn Lowcountry Artist of the Year by the Coastal Community Foundation, which administers the award.
S.C. Poet Laureate Marjory Wentworth has collected 17 poems from notable South Carolina writers for a special issue of Charleston Scene devoted to “poetry in the time of crisis,” and she has contributed one herself.
The logistical challenges of undoing a major entertainment event are significant. So are the financial impacts.
"I laughed at one of my middle school boys I teach the other day when, after we both logged onto a Zoom meeting, he said, 'I’m just so glad to see and talk to someone that’s not my parents,'" Frier said.
Since the coronavirus has spurred a statewide stay-at-home order, the market has gone virtual.
"This has not been an easy decision to make and we understand that these cancellations will come as a great disappointment to our patrons as it does to the whole Symphony team," the CSO said in a statement.
In these trying times, here's a little something to lift your spirits.
It's a strange time to be alive, especially for the extroverts who are grappling with how to stay entertained during the coronavirus crisis.
It's a weird time for us all, but hopefully the creative juices have been flowing now that you've had a little more time to sit at home and reflect on the state of the world.
In the wake of the coronavirus, several attractions are shifting to provide online entertainment. The Charleston County Public Library is one of them.
Following is an ongoing list of arts and cultural organizations to support to help lessen the impact of the spread of coronavirus.
The coronavirus has effectively canceled these local events.
Some organizers call off events; others keep doors open. Here's what we know so far.
A seasonal theme arises with this year's three signature programs in April, June and September.
Quashie said these important historical figures need not replace the image of Thomas Jefferson with which the $2 bill currently is decorated; they can simply be used on alternative versions of the bill. His suggestion is to print new versions every five years. The project would help diversify U.S. currency, so far dominated by Founding Fathers and presidents.
Maya Kulenovic was born in Sarajevo, Herzegovina, and began studying art at age 17 in Istanbul.
For the self-taught surrealist artist, painting "The Way of the Cross" is an integral part of his lifelong quest for enlightenment.
A celebration of art across various disciplines, it embraces not just film, but also multimedia projects, music, performance and more.
From rock and roll to shrimp-and-grits, Gullah has long infused American culture. Now, contemporary artists in Charleston and beyond are ensuring that it claims its central spot.
Even the most dedicated Deadheads have nothing on Jay Blakesberg, a photographer who has been documenting the Grateful Dead experience for 42 years.
When Tako was a senior in high school, he gave up art completely. He had encountered a fork in his career path.
A television personality and pop culture expert who started out on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" as "Ross the Intern" is now traveling to cities across America on a book tour.
The show features works by nine local female artists.
The opera "Omar," by Rhiannon Giddens and Michael Abels, premieres in May at Spoleto Festival.
Trained as a painter, Tschinkel first tried to embrace the dominant visual aesthetic of the time, abstract expressionism, before turning to video in the early 1970s.
The Chinese Association in Greater Charleston has announced the cancellation of this year’s Spring Festival celebration of the Lunar New Year. The event was scheduled to take place on Sunday, Jan. 26, at Burke High School.
Fantuzzo dwells in the margins and implies transformation with her expressive work.
Start 2020 off right by engaging with the local arts scene across mediums.
A newly commissioned opera, "Omar," makes its premiere this year, reopening the renovated Sottile Theatre.
Chapter & Verse is the fitting name of a new book club started by a Charleston hip-hop artist to encourage "radical" reading.
"His works demonstrate a powerful vision, as he is at the forefront of southern contemporary art," said Angela Mack, executive director of the Gibbes Museum.
Two local printmakers have teamed up to start an on-the-go art studio in a 1984 Winnebago RV.
Inspiration is part of the game with Charleston artists. From custom portraits to wearable art, they have plenty to up your holiday gift-giving game.
The S.C. Indian Affairs Commission has focused on women’s issues and women-led advocacy this year, something which they’ve said is overdue.
A global beer company and a King Street retailer are teaming up for an art exhibit.
A local organization supporting a 15th century art form was established in 2015 to bring more awareness to an old and often overlooked medium.
The construction of I-26 and the Crosstown tore through neighborhoods, accelerating urban decay.
The Nappi family travels to Charleston from Greenville annually to assemble a holiday train display in the lobby of the Charleston Place Hotel.
Derek Berry, longtime Charleston poet, bookstore employee and co-founder of the Unspoken Word, is raising money to release a new collection of poems and go on a spoken word tour.
The "Lights of Magnolia" installation would include Chinese figures, including dragons and foo dogs, but also figures that represented the flora and fauna of Magnolia Plantation, such as peacocks and camellias.
What makes the objects upstairs worthy of display but not these in the basement? Who decides what we see? Fred Wilson scrutinizes museum narratives to reveal blind spots.
Grady Hendrix, a Charleston native who is based in New York, is sending viral shivers around the world and throughout the Twitter-sphere with a terrifying story from his childhood in Charleston.
An organization co-founded by a Charleston woman is setting out to create 100 jobs in post-conflict Uganda.
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