Carl Ware’s recently published memoir, “Portrait of an American Businessman,” chronicles lifelong commitment to education and service.
Picking up “Tell Me a Story,” Cassandra King Conroy’s memoir of her life with Pat Conroy, we know that we are in good company: we loved him, too, and he left us too early.
An MLK concert is set for Monday on James Island, and CofC Opera will offer works by Poulenc and Puccini.
The Gibbes Museum of Art's new exhibition features works by Southern women artists, many of whom have been underrepresented in the national arts world.
More than 25 shows are on tap at Theatre 99, Woolfe Street Playhouse, Threshold Rep Theatre, Forte Jazz Lounge, South of Broadway and The Commodore.
Narrated entirely from the viewpoint of the eponymous cheffe's adoring former apprentice, the book offers the narrator’s memories of his intense but ultimately unfulfilled relationship with a well-known female cook.
The Post and Courier has teamed with Julie Cooke, owner of the Sandpiper and Edward Dare galleries, to transform the lobby of the newspaper building into a small public art gallery with rotating exhibitions.
A newly commissioned opera, "Omar," makes its premiere this year, reopening the renovated Sottile Theatre.
Borick, a pianist, is one of 21 student finalists in his category, and one of 686 teenage finalists in multiple disciplines from across the nation.
ALL THE POWERS OF THE EARTH: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln, 1856-1860. By Sidney Blumenthal. Simon and Schuster. 758 pages. $25.
This year's program features cellist Phoebe Carrai, Juilliard School of Music faculty member and director of the Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra. Bach Society of Charleston Artistic Director Ricard Bordas, a countertenor, and harpsichordist Daniel Sansone also will perform.
With each vigorous pull, one of the bells will swing on its wooden frame pendulum-style until the force of its own momentum pushes it to almost 360 degrees as clapper meets cast iron to ring clear, loud and proud.
The Post and Courier looks back at some of the big feature stories of the year, invites our readers to revisit them and to consider the road ahead.
Textile artists 18 and older from across the nation are invited to apply to participate in the exhibition titled “Sankofa,” curated by quilter Torreah “Cookie” Washington.
At least 129 enslaved people worked for the Calhoun and Clemson families at the Fort Hill Plantation as domestics, field hands, valets, gatekeepers, gardeners, blacksmiths, carpenters, carriage drivers and weavers, according to research.
Music programs at senior care facilities throughout Charleston prompt long-term memory and present-day smiles.
"Germans understood themselves to be perpetrators, and a moral responsibility followed from that knowledge. White Southerners, however, chose to avoid such a reckoning by inventing a different story altogether."
Green's painting "Breath of Freedom" commemorates the Briggs v. Elliott case and Judge J. Waties Waring's famous dissent. "Segregation is per se inequality" and therefore unconstitutional, Waring declared.
In "All Is Calm," the Village Rep at Woolfe Street Playhouse gathers a group of male vocalists to reimagine the Christmas Truce of 1914, when soldiers on both sides of WWI laid down arms in exchange for carols and camaraderie.
THINK, WRITE, SPEAK: Uncollected Essays, Reviews, Interviews, and Letters to the Editor. By Vladimir Nabokov. Edited by Brian Boyd and Anastasia Tolstoy. Knopf. 517 pages. $30.
Steve Palmer of The Indigo Road Restaurant Group (The Macintosh, Indaco) will sign copies of his new memoir, "Say Grace: How the Restaurant Business Saved My Life," 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, at Blue Bicycle Books 420 King St.
"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.
Charleston Stage gets in the holiday spirit with a colorful, toe-tapping musical "Elf" at Dock Street Theatre that puts the accent on fun. The critic's daughter agrees.
Paul Brown, owner of Charleston’s Terrace Theater on James Island, and others discuss how Amazon and Netflix have ushered in big changes.
What makes Kauai less alluring to tourists looking for perfect weather, crowded beaches and urban buzz is precisely what draws travelers repulsed by the crowds and wretched traffic of Honolulu.
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.
Disney's 'The Lion King' comes in with a roar in a touring production at the Performing Arts Center. Does it live up to its mane?
It’s almost impossible to sand down Susan Sontag or even to come up with a consistent through-line for her life. She is always so completely alive on the page: feisty, vulnerable, brilliant, contradictory.
The vice president of research at the Medical University says that medical professionals are now better trained to address the crisis.