What's up with the local uptick in opera fans in one Charleston opera company? For two renowned stars who call Charleston home, it could be the HALO effect.
Detective Sergeant Harbinder Kaur and three unlikely amateur detectives are swept up into an investigation fit for any murder mystery fan in “The Postscript Murders” by Elly Griffiths.
Army veterans Joseph F. Tallon and Matthew Tallon, father and son, have co-authored the wartime memoir “100 Days in Vietnam: A Memoir of Love, War, and Survival.” The memoir, published by Koehler Books on June 15, is available as a $29.95 hardcover, $19.95 paperback and $7.99 ebook.
Six years after the church shooting that left nine people dead, the son of one of the victims has found a way to harness his grief.
For profiles of South Carolina's 12 Black Leaders to Know, feature stories about Black history and the civil rights movement, and previous video interviews, go to postandcourier.com/blackhistory.
A project spearheaded by Clemson University's Warren Lasch Conservation Center, located on the former Charleston Naval Base, will ensure the fragile canoe can be preserved. The conservation team is seeking guidance from representatives of South Carolina's many Native tribes.
Perched on the second floor of the Grand Strand Brewing Company in the downtown's revamped Nance Plaza sits the newest and dryest seats of this year's Carolina Country Music Festival.
Mezzo-soprano Alicia Hall Moran of "Two Wings: The Music of Black American in Migration" never stopped during the pandemic. Here's what kept her going.
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The Wood Brothers are on set for two Spoleto Festival USA 2021 concerts at the College of Charleston's Cistern Yard. Here, Jano Rix talks about the pandemic emergence and finding the joy.
Charleston native Haywood Robinson has published a memoir titled "Chasing Pleasure with Pain," which chronicles her struggles with mental illness.
The festivals aren't the only ones in full swing. Galleries and museums boast new exhibitions that offer non-ticketed, local arts immersion.
Performing for the first time in 15 months, the Steep Canyon Rangers played through the rain in Cistern Yard at their Spoleto Festival USA debut.
The group members will lead public programs in their respective communities in the year ahead. Each will receive $50,000. The Academy also will provide more than $100,000 to 14 local nonprofits that have agreed to support the fellows’ proposed projects.
Pop-up concerts are resounding with homegrown talent. Local artists are mounting far-reaching flights of imagination. Open-air markets are overflowing with regional food and goods. Enjoy the weekend!
The Cistern Yard was awash in pulsating rhythms and wails of jubilation to announce the opening of the 45th annual Spoleto Festival USA. The Preservation Hall Jazz Band kicked off the Wells Fargo Jazz series May 28, followed by "A New Orleans Jazz Celebration" tribute to the life and music of Danny Barker on May 29.
The long-running hit from London's West End has made it stateside, with a serendipitous, chill-inducing stop at Spoleto Festival USA 2021.
Nurse-turned-consulting detective Joanna Blalock continues her late father’s legacy as London’s most famous crimefighter, solving impossible mysteries with her husband and chronicler Dr. John Watson Jr., assisted by the senior Dr. Watson and Joanna’s teenaged son Johnny.
Caleb Teicher & Company is the first of three dance productions on offer during Spoleto Festival 2021. The "woo's" rang through Rivers Green.
Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Sarah Jarosz brings her acclaimed Americana-rooted artistry to Spoleto Festival USA for two performances at Cistern Yard on opening weekend.
Don't let those poised expressions in the lobby fool you. The team at Spoleto has plenty of calamitous stories that threatened to upend a production, or at very least their nerves.
On a custom-built stage over the College of Charleston's Rivers Green, a New York dance company is raring to Lindy, bop and swing.
A touring exhibition of immense, life-size photographic images of the Sistine Chapel will land in downtown Charleston in July and August.
Whether you're looking to indulge in a late-morning sipper or happy hour aperitif, here are drinks to match each chamber music showcase.
How do you measure 35-plus years of artistic vision? The breadth and depth of Nigel Redden's legacy, and its role in elevating both artists and Charleston, bears out in countless stories. Here are a few.
You can take some kids out to the ballgame. You can swing by a fabulous downtown Charleston home. You can even, surprisingly, swing to the likes of Beethoven.
Estee Perlmutter was born and raised in Charleston. She attended Academic Magnet High School, then left for college out of state, before returning to MUSC where she received her license as a nurse practitioner.
Kick off your shoes at an outdoor concert. Up your lawn party style with an inspiring exhibition. Prefer to dodge the dirt? There are indoor offerings as well to sow seeds of thought.
Whether on the beach or patio, it's the season to luxuriate in a book. Here are some with South Carolina connections for your reading pleasure.
There's a promising forecast for Mother's Day gatherings. And there's the continued and long-anticipated easing of some of the past year's challenges.