Art & Literature

New Book Gives Women ‘A Chance to Believe’

  For every woman dealing with the burdens of her past, she can begin to move forward with “A Chance to Believe” by Jaquay Washington. This is a new book for women seeking mental peace while confidently dealing with their past. In “A Chance to Believe,” readers will be introduced to Jasmine—a broken woman who is…

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byLOVEJONES CREATIVE selected celebrated Black Artist, Charly Palmer to reimagine the cast of Noah’s Arc as an ally to the Black LGBTQIA+ community

Rodney LoveJones, Founder of byLOVEJONES CREATIVE and Global Sales Representative for world renowned visual artist Charly Palmer announces he will lead a silent auction of an original piece of artwork titled “NOAH’S ARC: BLACK TOGETHER.” Palmer, an LGBTQ ally created the piece as part of a celebration of black gay visibility within the arts. The virtual…

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Virtual Art Auction to Benefit Animals at Charleston Animal Society

Nationally and internationally known artists are donating artwork for Charleston Animal Society’s virtual art auction August 1 – 7. “We are so thankful to have these incredible artists rally around our community animals during such a difficult time,” said Charleston Animal Society Board Chairwoman Laurel Greer.  Using the hashtag #ArtistsSavingLives, the auction will be promoted on…

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That SUMMER Book Sale set for July 24 & 25

Looking for your next summer read and a way to support your local library? With the cancellations of two book sales due to COVID-19, the Charleston Friends of the Library have lost nearly $20,000 and need your help in being able to continue supporting Charleston County Public Library and its programming needs. Shop great books…

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An Invitation To A Unique Virtual Summer Camp Experience Celebrating The 100th Anniversary Of The Harlem Renaissance Through The Artistry Of The Artists That Shaped The Period

The historic community of Harlem is in the midst of the Centennial Celebration of the Harlem Renaissance, and the Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) through its [email protected] platform, has tapped into this prolific epoch to create a unique summer experience for young people ages 5 – 18, that captures and brings to life the…

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The Traveling Tailor Makes Debut as Author

David President, Jr., also known as the Traveling Tailor, just made his debut as an author. He has released his first self-published book, titled “The Power of a Suit.” In it, President shares personal testimonies and tips on how to enhance your confidence and gain respect—while having the professional etiquette to match. “When you wear…

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Colour of Music Festival Poster Becomes A Symbol of Solidarity

In the Fall of 2017 The Colour of Music Festival announced and released the official Colour of Music Festival poster, collaboratively designed by Charleston-based artist Colin Quashie and graphic designer Gil Schuler. The bold statement of the all-black classical musicians festival was a good fit for Quashie nationally known for his audacious art. The Festival has decided to re-release the poster…

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Sir Henry Fraser leads the 2020 Carifest Virtual Summit in Celebration of Caribbean American Heritage Month

In celebration of Caribbean American Heritage Month, Charleston Carifest explores the birth of Charleston and its 350 year link to the Caribbean via the Barbados Carolina Connection. The Carifest Virtual Summit, co-authored by Professor Emeritus Sir Henry Fraser, is Thursday, June 18, at 7:00 PM on Facebook Live at https://Facebook.com/NiteCapMedia     https://Facebook.com/CharlestonCarifest.     Fraser, retired…

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