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…

Two couples — Jennifer and Al Cook and Tanya and Brian McGraw — had never before attempted to mold sand into art until they hit Front Beach on the Isle of Palms on Saturday morning to participate in Piccolo Spoleto Festival’s 31st annual Sand Sculpting Contest.

Everyone, especially those working in customer service, need a good laugh in the middle of the busy festival season if we hope to keep our jobs and our heads. Pure Theatre took on the challenge of providing this laugh with Andy Livengood’s one-man show “Butcher Stories,” a departure from Pur…

“Ray Bradbury Live (Forever)” is an exercise in rediscovering one’s love of dinosaurs, rocket ships and all the things that capture children’s hearts and minds before they lose their sense of wonder. Written and performed by Emmy-winner Bill Oberst Jr., the show is just as much a description…

In 2008, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Toni Morrison installed the “Bench by the Road” on Sullivan’s Island near Fort Moultrie along the Intracoastal Waterway. The bench commemorates enslaved Africans — those lost during the Middle Passage and those who became the property of white planter…

What was supposed to be a celebratory getaway to Costa Rica for local improv comedian Greg Tavares and his wife quickly turned dark when Tavares decided to take on “monster-sized waves” on his stand-up paddleboard.

For the organizers of Piccolo Spoleto Festival, the goal is accessibility. They want lots of local and regional artists to join the lineup, and they want lots of local and regional patrons to enjoy all that’s offered.