With their distinct incorporation of traditional Gullah music, Ranky Tanky have established a unique sound for themselves within the realm of jazz music. The members of the band clearly know jazz, but how well do you know the great American genre? We’ll find out with this week’s jazz themed …
A Charleston duo got to sing to NASA astronauts.
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"One thing we’re really proud of is that no matter where we go, just about everybody who has been to our concerts, even abroad, is able to connect," Singleton says. "The music sort of touches everybody."
For the second annual shindig, there will be three full days of live DIY music.
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The 15th annual Sweetgrass Festival brought in dozens of locals and tourists on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at the Mt. Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park. The festival featured local sweetgrass basket makers, artists and crafters in promotion of the contributions of the Gullah-Geechee culture.
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The U.S. National Women's Team just brought home the 2019 FIFA World Cup and both Wimbledon and the WNBA season are in full swing. This is the time of year when female athletes take center stage, so for this week’s Head2Head Trivia, the spotlight is on women in sports.
One instrument you don't typically see at a contemporary pop concert is the flute. Yet that's the instrument that Erin Burchfield plays on stage as Pip the Pansy.
Two area arts organizations have joined creative forces for a collaborative art display that is seeking to build unity between generations.
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It's called the Freedom Festival.
Just repeat to yourself, "It's just a show, I should really just relax."
Soccer fans watched the Women's Soccer World Cup final between the U.S. and Netherlands on Sunday, July 7, 2019 at the Three Lion's Pub on Daniel Island. The U.S. won 2-0 against the Netherlands, marking their fourth World Cup Title.
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McKevlin’s Surf Shop hosted Gromfest, a surfing event for young surfers, at The Washout on Folly Beach.
"Midsommar " is a waking nightmare and I mean that in the best possible way.
D.J. McKevlin's Gromfest is a surf contest at The Washout on Folly Beach that celebrates youth surfing.
4th of July Festival on Wednesday at Riverfront Park in North Charleston.
The city of North Charleston put on a real blast Thursday night for its annual Fourth of July Festival at Riverfront Park.
Peter Parker might be forgiven for craving a vacation as "Spider-Man: Far From Home" begins. After an emotional and strenuous last few movies with the Avengers, a break sounds nice. "I didn't think I had to save the world this summer," he complains.
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A HBO comedy series featured a segue shot of what appeared to be an altered image of a Charleston County court building the day of Dylann Roof's bond hearing.
Soccer fans, this one's for you.
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Artists turn plastic waste retrieved from the oceans into works that draw attention to pressing problem.
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What a spell for sentient toys. A week after the child-crafted plaything Forky found life in "Toy Story 4" and Chucky was reborn in "Child's Play," the evil vintage doll of the "Conjuring" spinoff series "Annabelle" is back, too, in "Annabelle Comes Home." Surely, a tea party must be in the offing.
One year ago this month, the Charleston community was stunned to learn that longtime local radio personality Richard "Box" Bachschmidt died.
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