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Key Lime Spritzers, Apricot Mousse, and Creativity: A Good Lunch

The Art Institute of Charleston 24 North Market 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM Wednesday through Friday Walk-ins and Reservations 24 North Market Street 843.727.3500 24Northmarket@aii.edu At the invitation of President Rick Jerue, Art Mag attended lunch in the student-run dining room of the
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Spoleto Review: Feng Yi Ting Chinese Opera

Spoleto Review: Feng Yi Ting Chinese Opera

My typical, and perhaps uncultured, thoughts about operas often consist of images that are along the lines of a busty Italian matriarch belting out glass-shattering sounds that just make my heart want to leap out of my own chest. I love operas. They usually move me to tears. The beautiful tragedies ...
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Review: Kirsten Moran, Artist on Fire, Animals and Children Took to the Streets, A Charleston Love Letter, the Royal Tinfoil

Review: Kirsten Moran, Artist on Fire, Animals and Children Took to the Streets, A Charleston Love Letter, the Royal Tinfoil

Whew - opening weekend of Spoleto! Main thought going through my brain - I need a clone. Here's a quick review of some of the things my one single self was able to get to this past weekend. My ...
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One Stage Door Closes and Another Opens

One Stage Door Closes and Another Opens

In a whirlwind weekend of shows Art Mag witnessed both the beginning and the end of two runs to grace the Charleston theater scene this spring. At the Village Playhouse, Yasmina Reza's God of Carnage ...
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Spoleto Review: Cecile McLorin Salvant

Spoleto Review: Cecile McLorin Salvant

The young French-American singer Cecile McLorin Salvant, first place winner of the recent Thelonious Monk Vocal Jazz Competition, wowed concert-goers at the Cistern Yard last night.  Her two night Spoleto stint, is over, and that is unfortunate for you if you missed it. Besides a late start, ...
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Mayor Riley: Moustache Man

Mayor Riley: Moustache Man

Our dear friend Jason Baxley stopped by the Art Mag office yesterday to fill us in on some exciting Charleston news: Mayor Joe Riley has declared May 26 officially Beard and Moustache Appreciation Day! Baxley and the Holy City Beard & Moustache Society met with Mayor ...
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Yupo: Helen K. Beacham at Bernie Horton Gallery

Yupo: Helen K. Beacham at Bernie Horton Gallery

Local artist Helen K. Beacham recently joined forces with the Bernie Horton Gallery on Broad Street's Gallery Row in downtown Charleston, where she will soon hold two ...
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Call to Writers! Creative Inspiration

Call to Writers! Creative Inspiration

    Attention all those who enjoy creative writing! Art Mag has an assignment for you. Take a look at this amazing image by artist John Crum, brought to you by Michael Mitchell Gallery. Now, in 150 words, ...
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Call to Artists: Audition for The Black Fedora Comedy Mystery Theatre

The Black Fedora, a new theatre opening in Charleston in July, is on the hunt for actors, needed immediately for their year round Comedy Mystery Show. They are offering actors $80.00 per four-hour show in addition to a rehearsal stipend. Once they g
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Piccolo Spoleto Outdoor Art Exhibit

Piccolo Spoleto Outdoor Art Exhibit

Spoleto is almost upon us! As we prepare for the 17 days of theatre, dance, film screenings, literary readings, and fine arts exhibits, we can’t help but be excited to see some favorite Art Mag friends at the Piccolo Spoleto Outdoor Art Exhibition. Each day of the festival, Marion ...
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