Art & Literature

Fine Craft Artists Invited To Enter 17th Annual South Carolina Palmetto Hands Juried Fine Craft Competition & Exhibition

Fine craft artists from across the state are invited to participate in the 17th annual South Carolina Palmetto Hands Juried Fine Craft Competition and Exhibition.  As the state’s only dedicated fine craft competition and exhibition, objects juried into the show may compete for cash prizes totaling up to $6500. The exhibition is presented as a…

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Charleston’s Poet Laureate Marcus Amaker reveals ternary project, ’empath’

‏Marcus Amaker, Charleston’s first Poet Laureate, has unleashed his latest project to the public. empath is a 185-page poetry book, a custom journal and a poetry and jazz album with Grammy-nominated local musician/producer Quentin E. Baxter. ‏“empath is a project about connection and conversation. It’s about the empathy I feel for others on a small and…

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Ill Vibe The Tribe announces Art Binge III weekend celebration

On Saturday, December 16, 2017 at The Royal American, local master curators Ill Vibe the Tribe is closing the year with their third installation of their quarterly art market, #ArtBinge! The weekend-long takeover will include the December 15 Ill Vibe and DJ SCrib collaboration “SCrib & Friends”at The Purple Buffalo and #TheRecoveryBrunch, set for December 17 at Dellz On The…

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“That Holiday Book Sale” is set for December 1-2 in Mt. Pleasant

Looking for some extra stocking stuffers this Christmas?  Shopping for Kwanzaa or a New Year’s Party?  Come shop at the Charleston Friends of the Library Holiday Book Sale, and support your library system for the holidays.  ‘That Holiday Book Sale’ is set for Friday, December 1st from 9:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m and Saturday, December 2nd from 9:00…

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Forget Me Not, an Award-Winning Stage Play on Alzheimer’s Disease, to be Presented at Royal Missionary Baptist Church

Saturday, November 11, AfricanAmericansAgainstAlzheimer’s, an UsAgainstAlzheimer’s network, will present the national award-winning play, Forget Me Not, at the Royal Missionary Baptist Church (1807 Pearson Street) from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm.  The play, directed by Garrett Davis of the Forget Me Not Project, takes the audience into the life of a family facing Alzheimer’s disease and shows the disease’s impact on relationships…

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African American Fiber Artists Sought For 2018 Exhibition

African American fiber artists from across the nation are invited to participate in the 12th Annual African American Fiber Art Exhibition: I’m NOT Every Woman, I’m a PHENOMENAL Woman!, a component of the 2018 North Charleston Arts Fest. The challenge for this year’s special exhibit is for artists to create a fiber work, such as…

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REWIND: Rainbow Rowed deserves an encore

By Natalie Prioleau Just two Sundays ago, some of Charleston’s best and brightest in politics, education, music and poetry collaborated at PURE Theatre in the original production “Rainbow Rowed: A Civic Engagement.” Set up as a panel discussion which was led by a “clueless mediator” (KJ Kearney of Charleston Sticks Together), the production provided an…

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November 2-5 Declared Charleston to Charleston Literary Festival Weekend

City of Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg has officially proclaimed November 2 – 5, 2017 as Charleston to Charleston Literary Festival Weekend. The Charleston Library Society, in its 269th year of existence has partnered with the Charleston Trust in Sussex, U.K., to bring a new literary festival to Charleston, S.C. The inaugural Charleston to Charleston Literary Festival…

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