Art & Literature

North Charleston City Gallery to exhibit works by Quintin Chaplin and Richard Amble

The City of North Charleston’s Cultural Arts Department have announced that paintings by the current City of North Charleston Artist-in-Residence Quintin Chaplin, as well as photographs by local artist Richard Amble will be on exhibit at the North Charleston City Gallery from December 6, 2018, through January 31, 2019. The artists will host a free public…

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Charleston County Public Library and government officials break ground on St. Paul’s Hollywood Library

Construction of the new St. Paul’s Hollywood Library branch is underway. Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) and Charleston County Government officials kicked off the construction of the new facility during a groundbreaking ceremony on Oct. 30. The 15,000-square foot facility will be located on Highway 165 next to the new Hollywood Town Hall. The new library…

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Spiritual Wayfarers: New Lowcountry Digital History Initiative Exhibit Spotlights Lowcountry African Muslims

By Vincent Fraley The oft-overlooked experiences of the Lowcountry’s African Muslims are the subject of a new digital exhibit now freely available online. The exhibit—formally styled Enslaved and Freed African Muslims: Spiritual Wayfarers in the South and Lowcountry—documents more than three centuries of West African Muslims, from those forcibly brought to the Americas before the War…

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The South Carolina Writers’ Association – Pawleys Island Writers’ Conference Receives Grant From the South Carolina Humanities

Writers from all over South Carolina are attending the Pawleys Island Writer’s Conference hosted by the South Carolina Writers’ Association (SCWA). Thanks, in part, to a $1,000 grant from South Carolina Humanities, writers will learn from some of the best authors and teachers in the industry. SCWA board President, Carol-Ann Rudy says, “We are very…

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