IN THE MIX Returns with Quentin Baxter, Arabella String Quartet

“IN THE MIX: An Evening with the Arabella String Quartet” will feature a conversation with host Quentin Baxter and internationally recognized classical music ensemble, the Arabella String Quartet, about recording, touring, and management.  The Fall 2019 installment of IN THE MIX, the College of Charleston Arts Management Program’s music industry series, will be held on Monday, October 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the Recital…

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Power:Ed Awards First Grant to the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities

Power:Ed has awarded their inaugural grant to the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU), a 501c3 non-profit with the mission of promoting independent higher education in South Carolina. The $50,000 grant will help SCICU provide scholarships to rising juniors and seniors in college who are at risk of dropping out of college due to financial hardships. Almost 15%…

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Nominations now being accepted for inaugural Local First Awards

Lowcountry Local First is accepting nominations through November 4, 2019 for its inaugural Local First Awards. These annual awards will celebrate the Lowcountry’s local-independent businesses and organizations whose legacy of work and choices support the local community and envision business as a force for good. Community members may submit multiple nominations and are encouraged to…

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Black Boys Need Black Fathers

By Barney Blakeney I often get frustrated about some of the stuff I see among young Black men – not just the crime and violence, but also some of the passive stuff that is required to take boys to men. As a cop reporter I get the incident reports about shootings, confiscation of drugs and…

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