Spoleto Festival USA announced a set of pre-festival "salons," or informal discussions with participants about what goes on behind the scenes.
A short series of documentary films about Gullah-Geechee culture will be presented 2-4 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at Johns Island Regional Library, 3531 Maybank Hwy.
The Lowcountry Land Trust will hold its annual fundraiser at a privately owned plantation property along the Combahee River that's rarely open to the public.
Redux and Make It Right have teamed up for a multidisciplinary art event series calling for the removal of the Calhoun monument in Marion Square.
Reviewer Howell Raines is a former executive editor of the New York Times, a political commentator on MSNBC and the author of "My Soul Is Rested," an oral history of the Southern civil rights movement.
After four well-received novels about LAPD homicide cop Elouise “Lou” Norton, Rachel Howzell Hall confidently delivers a highly entertaining stand-alone that pays homage to Agatha Christie while finding its own individual approach.
Charles Jenkins has left his time in the CIA far behind and now lives with his family on a farm on a remote island in Washington state. His wife is expecting their second child, and he runs a security consulting business to pay the bills. When financial issues force him to contemplate how to…
What do we call people with certain physical or mental challenges? The old word, now considered disparaging, was “handicapped.” A more recent, and generally more acceptable, word is “disabled.” But that’s not necessarily accurate. It’s a negative word, one that refers to a shortcoming or lim…
At Lee Correctional Institution, South Carolina’s largest maximum-security prison, 37 inmates sing of love and loneliness, family and regret.
EVERYTHING IN ITS PLACE: First Loves and Last Tales. By Oliver Sacks. Knopf. 275 pages. $26.95.
The induction ceremony is held annually to recognize South Carolina’s distinguished writers, living and dead, and acknowledge their work by naming them to the state’s literary hall of fame.
Library groups present screening of ‘The Public’
Students of the College of Charleston film studies program and college Film Club are joining film students from Trident Technical College to present a Spring Film Festival showcasing student-made movies.
Thousands pour into the Charleston area to participate in the Cooper River Bridge Run. But there's lots to do here besides run 10 kilometers. Why not take in some culture?
THE LADY FROM THE BLACK LAGOON: Hollywood Monsters and the Lost Legacy of Milicent Patrick. By Mallory O’Meara. Hanover Square. 330 pages. $26.99.
We had but four days in a sprawling cityscape, which merely allowed us to make a few deep scratches in the surface of Chicago. But it was enough to appease our urban cravings.
Adam Tate’s new book “Catholics’ Lost Cause” is a welcome addition to the scholarship on the history of religion in the South. Tate explores the efforts of three antebellum Catholic bishops, John England, Ignatius Reynolds and Patrick Lynch, to convince Southerners, and South Carolinians in particular, that Catholics were good Americans as well as good Southerners.
Author Patrick K. O'Donnell's "Band of Brothers"-style chronicle details the exploits of various aggregates of Maryland's citizen soldiers, not only the 400 men who saved the army from annihilation at the Battle of Brooklyn, but those who turned the tide in many a critical battle, becoming the first elite unit of the Continental army. Fighting in both North and South, these “Immortals” proved to be Gen. George Washington's most trusted force.
Isaac Mizrahi, 57, has a new memoir, "I.M." Here, in warm, witty and conversational prose, the designer shares the trials of growing up in a Syrian-Jewish community in Midwood, Brooklyn, and shows us how he forged his way out to become a widely known name in the world of fashion.
When he wasn't composing operas or incidental music, the great Baroque-era composer George Frideric Handel wrote oratorios. These were unstaged opera-like works that featured big choruses, typically relied on narratives from the Old Testament and could be performed in churches and cathedrals.
For years, artists and dealers who have worked with local broker Rebekah Jacob have struggled to recover inventory and money owed from the sale of their works. They have complained about stonewalling and lack of communication, and many ultimately filed lawsuits.
LOS ANGELES — Hal Blaine, the Hall of Fame session drummer and virtual one-man soundtrack of the 1960s and ’70s who played on the songs of Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley and the Beach Boys and laid down one of music’s most memorable opening riffs on the Ronettes’ “Be My Baby,” died Monday.
A Charleston native has been named one of five finalists for the 2019 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, a prestigious peer-juried prize now in its 39th year.
This year's Symphony Designer Showhouse is an elegant 1903 high-style Queen Anne Victorian at 16 Rutledge Ave., just south of Colonial Lake. Its three levels renovated by local interior designers will open to the public March 14.
After he died in January 2017, his parents knew what they had to do. They had to help finish the film. Rob Stewart, a conservationist and activist filmmaker, had generated 400 hours of footage for his movie “Sharkwater Extinction,” a follow-up to his 2006 groundbreaking documentary “Sharkwater.”