Prayer should express exactly what we are thinking. If you’re mad at God, I encourage you to stand up and shake your fist at him. Tell him to his face, not behind his back. That’s right, God overhears your complaints to friends about him not taking your calls.

Prayer should express exactly what we are thinking. If you’re mad at God, I encourage you to stand up and shake your fist at him. Tell him to his face, not behind his back. That’s right, God overhears your complaints to friends about him not taking your calls.

Every June 1, the official start of hurricane season, I cannot help think about my Floyd experience. I know the entire event would have gone smoother had we been prepared. For all who have experienced it, you know how stressful these storm threats are. Being prepared is the best way to reduce this stress.

This week's topic was critters. There were so many good photos, and we loved the way you went into the wild, that we chose a collage of photos. There was everything from the bug on the gorgeous yellow flower to the ibis fluffing its wings. And, of course, no group of critters would be comple…

Cool vibe! Walking into the Memminger Auditorium, Bjork’s “Bachelorette” was playing. The stage is set for a concert. Then playwright Cora Bissett tells the story of her early rock 'n' roll career and the fallout that ensued. A really entertaining evening of theater. Music, performances, lig…

Q: I have a 14-month-old golden retriever who is in need of being spayed. I have read that there are some health benefits to waiting until a dog is over a year old before spaying. However, now the surgery seems like a much bigger deal than it would have been if she were only a 20- to 25-poun…

During their childhood, sisters Emily Grace Miller and Lacy Miller — better known as Gracie and Lacy — developed a profound appreciation for Golden Age movie musicals after being introduced to them by their grandmother.

From the 2013 TV drama “Reign” to Saoirse Ronan’s memorable performance in the 2018 film “Mary Queen of Scots,” the dramatic life of the 16th century Scottish monarch doesn’t seem to lose intrigue. On Saturday, The King’s Counterpoint, conducted by co-founder David Acres, presented its music…

A perfectly paired duo got to the heart of the matter in a space fit for their music. Tenor saxophonist Mark Turner and pianist Ethan Iverson took the stage of the intimate Simons Center Recital Hall on Wednesday evening for the first performance of their residency at this year’s Spoleto Fes…

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The stage, completely barren, is encased in fog. This starkness, which remains throughout the performance, contrasts with the intense physicality of Circa’s “What Will Have Been,” an intimate show the Australia-based physical theater troupe has brought to Spoleto Festival USA this year.

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Opera is integral to Spoleto Festival USA. Festival founder Gian Carlo Menotti was an opera composer. And for most of its 42 seasons, Spoleto Festival has offered at least two productions, sometimes familiar works, sometimes obscure ones.

600 Highwaymen’s "The Fever," brought to the Woolfe Street Playhouse by Spoleto Festival USA, is so effective because it's so unexpected. I fear that qualifying it, explaining it, will rob it of some of its power, its mystique. Just go see it. Go ahead, I’ll wait right here. The review will …

Performing artists generally are a durable lot, muscling through appearances (sometimes many in quick succession) no matter their physical or emotional condition. They get into the zone one way or another, and the best among them deliver consistently. They embody their characters on stage, t…