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Recap: Charleston Pour House Raises over $30,000 for Mother Emanuel Hope Fund

Recap: Charleston Pour House Raises over $30,000 for Mother Emanuel Hope Fund

On June 17th the city of Charleston suffered an unimaginable tragedy when a lone-shooter took the lives of nine individuals inside the Mother Emanuel AME Church. Despite the horrors of the attack, the Charleston community immediately banded together and organized numerous events in an effort to gather money as well as ...
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Recap Charleston Music Hall Film Series: Buzzard

Recap Charleston Music Hall Film Series: Buzzard

The Charleston Music Hall is the ideal spot to watch movies this summer. With the closest theatre in the suburbs (not to mention expensive), this is the perfect way and atmosphere to watch a variety of films. And ...
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Review: Guster with Michael Flynn

Review: Guster with Michael Flynn

One of the best local musicians, Michael Flynn, opened for Guster last night at the Charleston Music Hall. Flynn admitted to calling into TRL once and only once, however many years ago, to try and get Guster's "Fa Fa" ...
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Recap: Arts Matter Mayoral Summit

Recap: Arts Matter Mayoral Summit

This morning, the Charleston Regional Alliance of the Arts, Woolfe Street Playhouse, If You Were Mayor, and Charleston Magazine hosted the six declared mayoral candidates in a panel answering questions about the arts. Keely Enright, Village Repertory Producing Director, and John Silverman, ...
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Spoleto 2015 Review: Knee Deep

Spoleto 2015 Review: Knee Deep

Art Mag’s Exclusive Spoleto Festival Coverage Don’t crack. Several cartons of eggs line the floor of the dark empty stage, as the performance begins with cast member Kali Retallack taking delicate steps on top of the eggs as if walking on a fragile balance beam. Not a single egg is broken. Eggs ...
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Spoleto 2015 Review: Shen Wei Dance Arts

Spoleto 2015 Review: Shen Wei Dance Arts

Art Mag's Exclusive Spoleto Festival Coverage Shen Wei Dance Arts returned to Charleston for Spoleto Festival USA with a world premiere performance and a revisited masterpiece to share with us. I missed this modern master of contemporary dance the last time Spoleto featured them, so I could not let history repeat ...
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Piccolo Spoleto Review: Threshold Rep’s Twilight: Los Angeles 1992

Piccolo Spoleto Review: Threshold Rep’s Twilight: Los Angeles 1992

Twilight: Los Angeles 1992 is a docu-drama written by Anna Deavere Smith in 1994, following the race riots of Los Angeles in the wake of the Rodney King police brutality case and the shooting of a black teenager by a Korean ...
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Recap: Billie Fountain’s EP Release Show

Recap: Billie Fountain’s EP Release Show

Billie Fountain let his inner demon free last night with the release of his new EP at Redux Contemporary Art Center. His Blacklight Masquerade brought a sea of neon in both the crowd and on stage. Masks decorated ...
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Spoleto 2015 Review: When it Rains

Spoleto 2015 Review: When it Rains

Art Mag's Exclusive Spoleto Festival Coverage When it rains, it pours. When it Rains follows the relationships of a brother and sister and their spouses when their lives go of off the deep end at the same time. Alan and Anna ...
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Spoleto 2015 Review: Veremonda

Spoleto 2015 Review: Veremonda

Art Mag's Exclusive Spoleto Festival Coverage A lost opera by Francesco Cavalli has been recovered 350 years after its last performance, and it comes to Charleston, commissioned by Spoleto Festival USA for the American Premiere. Opera is not my jam, now matter how many times I've tried, but how could ...
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