Arts & Entertainment

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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Film Gems Screen at 2019 New York Film Festival

The lineup at the 2019 New York Film Festival included art films that will likely be remembered more for their beauty than their content. Yet there were gems among the programming that will win awards, play in art film houses, thrive on streaming services and be remembered favorably. American Trial: The Eric Garner Story (***1/2) If…

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Charleston Music Hall to Host World Premiere of Hot New Musical “Love & Southern D!scomfort”

  Patton Daye Slater Productions and South Of Broadway Theatre Company are proud to present the WORLD PREMIERE of the captivating new musical “Love & Southern D!scomfort”. Music, mystery, and good old-fashioned family drama collide on January 11th and 12th at The Charleston Music Hall, as Tony Award Nominee Felicia P. Fields from The Color Purple and Dreamgirls, surrounded by Charleston’s finest actors, take the…

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The City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs presents We The People: Portraits of Veterans in America

The City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs presents We The People: Portraits of Veterans in America, on view October 26 through December 22, 2019. In 2010, internationally renowned artist Mary Whyte set out on an inspirational seven-year mission to paint fifty large scale watercolor portraits of current day American veterans.  WE THE PEOPLE: Portraits of Veterans in…

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Film Review: Little Monsters

You couldn’t guess from her dramatic Oscar-winning performance in 12 Years A Slave or her kinetic warrior/spy role in Black Panther that Lupita Nyong’o has a gift for romantic comedy. But she does.  In fact, this rom/com/horror movie hybrid is the perfect vehicle for her frothy comic expression. Her ingenuity, a cast of adorable kids, a smarmy children’s TV host and an army…

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Motown Founder Berry Gordy Retires

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia From the Miracles, Supremes, Marvin Gaye, Lionel Richie, and the shaping of the original Little Steven, to being the genius behind the launch of the man that would become known as “the King of Pop,” Berry Gordy long ago indelibly cemented his place as one of the…

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