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Don’t Call Him Gaga: Taylor Mac is his own Woman

Have you ever been compared to someone?  Sometimes is a huge compliment, sometimes a backhanded one.  To Taylor Mac, when someone said 'Wow, you must have been influenced by Lady Gaga,' it was not a compliment.  "I'm a little bit older than her..." Mac says, and he's been donning sparkly ...
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Corella Ballet: The evolution of ballet

[slideshow] The Corella Ballet had a short but brilliant run at Spoleto Festival USA.  With just three performances, they were in and out over opening weekend.  However, it was a spectacular show. Angel Corella created this company only three years ago, and it is the only classical ballet company in Spain.  Corella ...
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Lee Barbour Rocks Jazz at McCrady’s

Honestly a lot of the events that I attend are to support a friend.  In this case, friend and writer Vikki Matsis.  Lee Barbour is her other half, and I've always wanted to hear him play.  When most of the people I talked to about the Jazz Series told me ...
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Spoleto Opening Ceremonies Video

http://youtu.be/YjNtD4Pwy1M Mayor Joe Riley welcomes all to Spoleto Festival USA!  We particularly love the canon of confetti.
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Spoleto Is Here. Benvenuti!

[slideshow] So the Spoleto Festival season has begun in earnest for me.  Last night the SCENEsters attended the final dress rehearsal of The Magic Flute.  It was pretty impressive, but as this operatic masterpiece of Mozart's boasts a three hour engagement, we left at intermission.  I'll report back on ...
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We love to LEAF town!

http://youtu.be/wSRebymbDyY This weekend is the semi-annual Lake Eden Arts Festival, better known as LEAF, an arts-centric, family friendly, rollicking good time in the mountains of North Carolina.  You can camp out, take a yoga class at sunrise, learn to contra dance, listen to music from cultures that span the globe, all ...
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SEWE Announces 2012 Featured Artists!

[slideshow] It seems like the 2011 Southeastern Wildlife Expo was just yesterday, but it's already time to announce the Featured Artists for the 2012 SEWE! Meet them: Dustin Van Wechel left his advertising job in 2002 to devote all his attentions to his art work.  Dustin was named the 2011 SEWE ...
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Check out the Reinert LePrince Fine Art Grand Opening during Art Walk Tonight!

[slideshow] Rick Reinert and Kevin LePrince will have a ribbon cutting ceremony tonight at 5pm with the man himself, Mayor Joe Riley, during the French Quarter Gallery Association's Art Walk.  Make your way to their gallery Reinert LePrince Fine Art at 179 King Street. In other exciting Art Walk events for the ...
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I need a little time to brag…about Olivia

Most of you who read Art Mag know that Olivia Pool is the Publisher and Editor, Creator and Empress of Art Mag, and I couldn't be more excited or luckier than to work with her.  Today we are going to honor her achievements and accomplishments in business at ...
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Peter Pan Flies Us Back to Neverland

[slideshow] Saturday night we strolled over to the Dock Street Theatre to see The Original Peter Pan, produced by Charleston Stage.  Keeping very close to J.M. Barrie's novel, The Original Peter Pan was a fun and funny evening of theatre with some touching moments. People sometimes mistake "children's theatre" as ...
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