Arts & Entertainment

Season Three of OWN’s Hit Megachurch Drama ‘Greenleaf’ Releases this Fall

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced this week that the third season of its hit megachurch drama “Greenleaf,” from global content leader Lionsgate, award-winning writer/producer Craig Wright (“Lost,” “Six Feet Under”) and executive producers Clement Virgo (“The Book of Negros”), Kriss Turner Towner (“The Romanoffs,” “The Soul Man”) and Oprah Winfrey will premiere on Tuesday, August…

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Deep Mourning Over Passing of Nigerian Reggae Legend

Acclaimed reggae star Ras Kimono will be remembered for his contribution to the elevation of reggae in Nigeria. Ras Kimono, known for the hit singles ‘Under Pressure’ and ‘We No Want’, was scheduled to travel to the United States on Saturday night, but complained of not feeling well. Born Ukeleke Elumelu Onwubuya, Ras Kimono, alongside…

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The Charlton Singleton Quintet To Kick Off Charleston Jazz Dinner + Show Series

Charleston Jazz introduces its first Dinner + Show Series featuring the Charlton Singleton Quintet at Dockery’s on Daniel Island. Celebrated as one of Charleston’s most accomplished musicians, Charlton leads his all-star group through a night of originals and popular jazz standards. The band draws on many styles of music, but always brings their Lowcountry flavor…

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Coastal Carolina University alumna snags breakout role in “Queen Sugar” on Oprah Winfrey Network

Coastal Carolina University May 2018 alumna Nikko Austen Smith plays the role of Asha on the Oprah Winfrey Network’s “Queen Sugar,” a series directed by Academy Award-nominated producer/director Ava DuVernay (“A Wrinkle in Time”) and cultural icon Oprah Winfrey. The show airs Wednesdays at 10 p.m. through August. “Queen Sugar,” now in its third season, tells…

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City of North Charleston Seeking New Artist-in-Residence

Each fiscal year the City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department contracts a professional visual artist to serve as the City’s Artist-in-Residence (AIR). The department is currently seeking to fill the position for fiscal year 2018/19. The City’s Artist-in-Residence serves as a key resource for the department’s outreach programs, especially in the area of art…

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