Was it easy for the Columbia Museum of Art to mount a major exhibition centered on 12 works by Vincent van Gogh? Not at all.
Copenhagen has an integrated public transportation network that prioritizes bicycles. Can Charleston embrace something like it?
The city of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department is seeking artists in music, theater, dance, visual art, media art and literature to participate in the 2020 North Charleston Arts Fest, scheduled for April 29-May 3 at various venues throughout North Charleston.
In so many ways, “Osceola’s Muse” demonstrated that joining risk and inspiration is well worth the effort, hiccups and foibles and all.
The funding of the Gaillard Center raised the profile of arts philanthropy in Charleston. What is the city's current state of arts philanthropy?
Mary Whyte crisscrossed the United States in search of veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces. The artist had in mind something big.
Charleston writer R.G. Bruneau has published "The Craftsman's Crucible," an autobiographical novel about a young boy's coming-of-age journey in a family with a domineering father and emotionally detached mother. It intertwines memories of the past with current circumstances, expressing a mes…
While the local mainstays of sweeping Lowcountry vistas and transporting feats of plein air are still in lovely abundance, they are now joined by relatively recent arrivals displaying fresh perspectives.
Charleston-based choral ensemble The King's Counterpoint specializes in early music and sacred music.
With equal parts talent and grit, Charleston stars are beating a path to Broadway. Here, they share the secret to their success.
In the words of her publisher: "I will miss the hurricane named Dottie. And I will remember her whenever I see a Palmetto tree bend at the mercy of the wind. Or a woman wearing three strands of pearls."
Playwright Tracy Letts, creator of "August: Osage County," trains his masterful dramatic skills on the life and times of one woman, as portrayed by six performers.
Charleston Symphony launched its season this past weekend with its Masterworks program, "Mozart in the Lowcountry."
Famed poet, activist and educator Nikki Giovanni will be the keynote speaker at the Black Ink book festival slated for 2 p.m. Oct. 5.
The new “Porgy and Bess" opened at the Metropolitan Opera. While the opera famously focuses on an African American community surrounding a Catfish Row in Charleston, it was written by a trio of white men.
BEN ROBERTSON: South Carolina Journalist and Author. By Jodie M. Peeler. University of South Carolina Press. 224 pages. $30.
The Taylor Festival Choir, led by its founder Rob Taylor, will open its 2019-20 season with a concert titled "Oktoberfest in Song: Bach and Brahms, Beer and Brats."
ArtFields, the region’s largest art competition and exhibition, is inviting artists in 12 Southeastern states to submit work for the 2020 event, scheduled for April 24-May 2 in Lake City.
By the end of the evening, my laugh muscles appreciated the brisk workout, and I left there feeling utterly sated by a rollicking evening of theater.
This review examines "Influence and Inspiration: The Art of Jill Hooper, Ben Long and Frank Mason," which is up through Jan. 5 at the Gibbes Museum of Art.
"One of my missions is to let people outside of Charleston know what a really great orchestra we have," said Ken Lam. "What can be more Charleston than having a Charleston composer write works for Charleston Symphony?"
A collection of audio tapes and other material includes speeches by Martin Luther King, Ralph Abernathy and Ku Klux Klan Grand Dragon Robert Scoggin.
Photographer Callie Shell has released her photo book, “Hope, Never Fear: A Personal Portrait of the Obamas.”
Whether they were informed by it, like the Charleston-based Corrie McCallum, or were responding to it, like artist Robert Rauschenberg when creating work in Charleston, the results of their approaches were a far cry from the ubiquitous renderings of steeples, street vendors and single houses.
"I want to create opportunities for kids' lives to be changed by music like mine was," Kellen Gray said.
Last Spoleto, there were numerous interruptions. There was the insistent ring during a seminal leap in a dance. There was the dog bark ringtone ruining a reflective experimental jazz piece. A rock 'n' blare sounded during a solo at a chamber music concert.
The photographic record is rich. It includes images made after the Great Fire of 1861, which destroyed many important structures, including S.C. Institute Hall, the Pinckney Mansion and St. Andrew’s Hall.
Hurricanes and other tempests have captured the imagination of artists spanning centuries and artistic disciplines. Here are a few to mull while facing the storm.
Paul Sanchez' International Piano Series at the College of Charleston this season features four recitals at the Emmett Robinson Theatre.
Evacuations. Flooding. Road closures. A hurricane tends to divert attention. And that can leave arts organizations is a pickle.
The beloved author left us this week, but her humor-inflected love of the Lowcountry remains, hurricanes and all.
The arts feed their souls, but other work buys their groceries. Members of the Charleston arts community supplement their professional passion with all manner of jobs.