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Piccolo Preview: Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson

Piccolo Preview: Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson

Come check out "Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson" presented by the Village Repertory Co. for a refreshing change to the bold and bodacious during Piccolo Spoleto.  Snag a ticket to take a break from the peaceful perusing of beautiful paintings and find yourself faced with edgy comedy, ...
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Helen Duckworth Exhibit at the Ellis-Nicholson Gallery

Helen Duckworth Exhibit at the Ellis-Nicholson Gallery

Looking for a refreshing take on expressions of peace in painting? Look no further than Helen Duckworth's new exhibit, "Whispers & Song." Duckworth has carefully selected these pieces to represent an overall feeling of peace, for instance "the baby in its mother's arms, the lovers in ...
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Spoleto Review: Punch Brothers

Spoleto Review: Punch Brothers

I think the other members of the audience will join me in a rousing, “Ahoy!!” in welcoming the Punch Brothers back to Charleston and the Spoleto Festival!  The progressive bluegrass quintet regaled us with traditional bluegrass tunes and their own virtuoso sound last night at the ...
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Spoleto Review: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Spoleto Review: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

"Though she be but little, she is fierce" "The course of true love never did run smooth" "The lunatic, lover, and poet are of imagination all compact" “Lord, what fools these mortals be!” Chances are you've heard these quotes before. They are from this ...
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Cone 10 Studios Presents the Pandora’s Box Exhibition

Cone 10 Studios Presents the Pandora’s Box Exhibition

Did you know Pandora's box was actually a jar? This is the question posed to regional clay artists for the Pandora's Box Exhibition presented by Cone 10 Studios. Artists were asked to create clay pieces in response to this question and the myth of Pandora's Box as a ...
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Spoleto Review: Mese Mariano + Le Villi

Spoleto Review: Mese Mariano + Le Villi

Last night I went to the opera for the first time. I saw Mese Mariano + Le Villi at the Sotille Theatre, as a part of the Spoleto Festival. Although both of these tragic stories were told beautifully by soprano Jennifer Rowley, but I left quite unsure if opera is ...
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Spoleto Review: Le Grand C

Spoleto Review: Le Grand C

After partaking in the opening ceremonies this afternoon, Olivia and I headed to Memminger Auditorium this evening to catch our first performance of the Spoleto festival, Le Grand C.  With seventeen acrobats, Le Grand C was a beautiful and exciting interpretation of life through the body ensemble- an interpretation of ...
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We Can’t Wait for “Dawn and Dusk” this Friday!

We Can’t Wait for “Dawn and Dusk” this Friday!

This Friday, at The Real Estate Studio on King Street, four of some of our favorite ladies are coming together for their group interpretation of Dawn and Dusk. Come join Marty Biernbaum,
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“Sweet!” An Exhibit Presented by Artist on Fire

“Sweet!” An Exhibit Presented by Artist on Fire

When artist Alex Radin and his wife Sara were brainstorming ideas for the theme of this year’s Piccolo Spoleto art exhibit, they asked themselves the question: what does the city of Charleston need to hear?  They thought about the pressures of the economy and the stress that ...
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I’m in love with TED and his “x” in Charleston

I’m in love with TED and his “x” in Charleston

"The miracle of your mind is that you can see the world as it isn't."   - Kathryn Schulz Before reading any more, watch this. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zn-szLwhzWs "We can change the world, if we defy the impossible. We have the tools. We have the passion. ...
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