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Paula Lonneman Likes It Hot

We're going to start a new feature to the weekly lineup, and the title is still in the works, but you're definitely going to like it.  We'll check out a different artist's work each week and report back to you here...so you can take a little walkabout inside the brain ...
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Art Mag Summer 2011 Issue is here!

IT'S HERE! The Summer 2011 issue of Art Mag has hit the streets and there are tons of great articles to check out. visual art--explore Tivoli Studios and Gardens, read artists profiles on Tammy Papa, Karin Olah, Michelle Dunaway, Martha Sharp, ...
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A Show of Strength is up!

[slideshow] This is going to be one bad ass exhibit. Art Mag has gotten together a stellar lineup of artists for A Show of Strength: a benefit to kick cancer's ass.  Join us Friday from 6 - 9 pm at the Real Estate Studio (214 King Street) while we raise ...
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It’s Officially SUMMER!

[slideshow] I'm not going to show you yet, but just in time for the official first day of Summer, the Summer 2011 issue of Art Mag has arrived!! It's pretty awesome issue, with a lot of the fun and useful features you've come to expect like profiles on artists and ...
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Circa: Contemporary Circus Comes to Charleston/Sayonara Cirque du Soleil!

  This spring I saw my first Cirque du Soleil performance, and it was incredible. Last night I saw Circa, the Australian contemporary circus performing at Spoleto Festival USA.  It was so much better than anything contrived under elaborate costumes and masks. It was a simpler everything--costumes were leotards for the ...
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She’s Got An Angry Inch, and You Need to Know About It!

[slideshow] If you've never seen Hedwig and The Angry Inch, in film or on stage, you owe it to yourself to get over to the American Theatre for the last two shows tonight and tomorrow, 8 pm. What If? Productions brings back their opening show for Piccolo Spoleto ...
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I Fekkin’ LOVED The Cripple of Inishmaan

[slideshow] There are hardly words to describe how much I adored the Druid Theatre's production of The Cripple of Inishmaan, part of Spoleto Festival USA.  Performed in the historic Dock Street Theatre on Church Street, the setting felt oh so right for the play set in 1934, ...
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Have You Met Miss Suarez?

Jazz has a friend in Leah Suarez. The daughter of a Mexican and American, Suarez has strong ties to her Latin American roots, and it shines through in her music.  Suarez sings in both English and Spanish, jazz standards and Brazilian bossa nova, with equal ease.  She can take ...
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Holy City Homecomin’: The Art of the Song

Jazz is making a mark in Charleston.  With the founding of the Charleston Jazz Initiative and the Jazz Artists of Charleston and people like Jack McCray, Leah Suarez, Dr. Karen Chandler and Erin Fornadel toiling away, jazz is growing stronger every day. Last night was the Holy City Homecomin' ...
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The Red Shoes: Kneehigh Theatre returns with another reinvented tale

[slideshow] Two years ago, Kneehigh Theatre came to Spoleto with Don John, their re-imagined tale of the ultimate lover.  It was sexy and provocative, boundary pushing (crossing?) and really well done.  The soundtrack was amazing.  Naturally, expectations were super high when Spoleto announced Kneehigh would return with ...
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