Arts & Entertainment

North Charleston Seeking Teaching Artists for Elementary After School Arts Enrichment Program

The City of North Charleston has been committed to providing after school programs in public elementary schools within city limits since 2008. One component of these programs is to provide arts enrichment classes through the City’s Cultural Arts Department. The department provides a multi-disciplined roster of artists to teach these classes and is currently seeking…

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Film Review: BlacKkKlansman

By Dwight Brown You just can’t make this stuff up! A black detective infiltrates the white racist Ku Klux Klan. When? Where? Why? How? If you want to know the details and want to be entertained while you catch up on this bit of Americana history, just set aside 2h 14min and watch this screen…

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The Absolutes to perform at the Gibbes Museum August 15

The Gibbes Museum and Charleston Jazz present their third concert in the 2018 summer music series with original compositions inspired by artwork on view at the Gibbes. The ticket price includes a creative jazz concert, admission to the museum, and a complimentary cocktail from 5Church Charleston. The Absolutes jazz quartet is led by pianist Maxx…

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Josephine Baker Documentary Headlines African Diaspora Film Festival

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Contributor “Streetlight Harmonies,” by Brent Wilson and the documentary “Josephine Baker: Black Diva in a White Man’s World,” count among the highlights of the 12th annual African Diaspora International Film Festival which opens on Friday, August 17 at the Marvin Center at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. The…

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Allstate and Tom Joyner Celebrate Family, Fun and Fellowship Labor Day Weekend at the 16th Annual Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion

Tom Joyner, host of the nationally syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Show, and Allstate Insurance Company are celebrating the importance of family fun for every generation at the 2018 Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion. The prominent event, now in its 16th year, will be held at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee, FL this Labor…

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Walter Brown Headlining First-Ever Extra Chill Fest

Charleston hip-hop artist Walter Brown is the headlining artist for Extra Chill Fest at the Purple Buffalo on Saturday, September 8. Brown will headline alongside Human Resources and Whitehall. Also on the lineup are Daddy’s Beemer, Niecy Blues, Tape Waves, Tom Angst, Sunny Malin, Dakota O, Alarm Drum, Abstract and Chris Wilcox. Walter Brown’s album…

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