Lifestyle, Society, & Fashion

Atlantic Beach Bikefest In Decline, But Rolling On

By Barney Blakeney Even with scattered rains the annual Memorial Day Weekend, Black Bikefest wasn’t a complete washout. But the event continued in steady decline. According to one estimate, only about 25,000 attendees showed up for the 38-year-old annual event that in the past has drawn about 300,000. And revenues to the town of Atlantic…

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Beach Safety Reminders Just in Time for Summer

Summertime is finally here which means our beaches will become popular destinations for some fun in the sun! The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) operates Folly Beach County Park (FBCP), Isle of Palms County Park (IOPCP), Folly Beach Commercial District (3rd St. West to 2nd St. East) and Kiawah Beachwalker Park (KBP) which…

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James Island County Park to host Salute the Solstice Charleston Yoga Fest June 21

The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) and the Charleston yoga community proudly present an event called Salute the Solstice Charleston Yoga Fest at James Island County Park. The festival will be held on this year’s summer solstice, on Thursday, June 21. Throughout history, solstices and equinoxes have been sacred points of time to…

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2018 Piccolo Spoleto Arts Festival Production: “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf”

Art Forms & Theatre Concepts, Inc., the premiere African-American theatre company of the Low Country, is preparing for its 2018 Piccolo Spoleto Arts Festival offering, “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf”. This colorful choreopoem by the internationally recognized Ntozake Shange tells of some of the compelling and dramatic challenges women…

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Charleston Cosmetology Students Offer Free Beauty Services for Cancer Survivors June 5

Students from V’s Student Cosmetology Services at Virginia College in Charleston are finding ways to use their gifts and talents to make a difference in honor of those affected by cancer. As a part of national Cancer Survivor Beauty and Support Day™ (CSBSD™), the Cosmetology students at the campus will offer complimentary manicures, haircuts and hair curling…

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