Art & Literature

Richard Samuel Roberts photography brought to life in Harlem South

The Columbia Museum of Art announces the Southeastern premiere of Harlem South: A View Through the Lens, a jazz and theatrical performance of historical fiction chronicling the dynamics of African American life in Columbia, South Carolina, between 1920 and 1936 through the photography of Richard Samuel Roberts. With performances on October 18, 19, and 20, Harlem South features…

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Visual artist LaToya Ruby Frazier to deliver Wofford College’s annual Chapman Lecture in the Humanities

Internationally renowned visual artist LaToya Ruby Frazier will deliver Wofford College’s annual Chapman Lecture in the Humanities at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, in the Jerome Johnson Richardson Theatre in the Rosalind Sallenger Richardson Center for the Arts. The talk, “Art as Transformation: Using Photography for Social Change,” is free and open to the public.…

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Indie Author Project Expands Library eBook Distribution With “Portable Black Magic: Tales of the Afro Strange”

Portable Black Magic: Tales of the Afro Strange will be available as an eBook exclusively in public libraries for the first three months after its release and will be included as part of the initial Indie Author Project (IAP) Select eBook collection. The collection will be available to public libraries in early October. IAP Select will…

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Charleston County Public Library to host three panel discussions during 2019 Black Ink Festival

Are you an aspiring author, or just interested in learning more about what goes into writing and publishing a book? Join CCPL, in partnership with the Black Ink Festival, this October for a series of panel discussions. The Charleston African-American Book Festival is the first and only annual celebration of African-American literature in the Charleston…

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North Charleston now accepting applications for North Charleston City Gallery 2020-21 exhibitions

Established and emerging professional visual artists creating two-dimensional or wall-hung three-dimensional works are invited to apply individually or with a group to exhibit at the North Charleston City Gallery. The gallery features artwork by national, regional, and local artists in a variety of subjects and media. The City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department manages…

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Exhibit Exploring the Anti-Slavery Collective Resistance Comes to Historic Charleston Church

The Voice of Hope Church and Worship Center’s African Redemptive Struggle (ARS) Museum is the first museum to fully explore the anti-slavery collective resistance waged by self liberated Africans from 1526 to 1868 featuring paintings by Gullah interpretive realism painter Brother Nizar. This exhibition opened September 7 at 249 Saint Philip Street in the historic IAME (Independent…

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