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Review: A Poetry Reading by Tarfia Faizullah

Review: A Poetry Reading by Tarfia Faizullah

By Matt Dobie This past Thursday, I was lucky enough to attend a poetry reading by award-winning author Tarfia Faizullah. Her evocative imagery and heart-breaking insights blend into wordage of aesthetic beauty. Much of the work from her first book, Seam, focuses on atrocities committed during the Liberation War of 1971, ...
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Call for Artists: 2016 North Charleston Arts Festival

Call for Artists: 2016 North Charleston Arts Festival

The City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department is seeking applications from artists in music, theatre, dance, visual art, crafts, photography, media arts and literature for participation in the 2016 North Charleston Arts Festival to be held April 29-May 7. National, ...
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TEDxCharleston Announces Call for Speakers and Performers for 2015 Event

Event Theme: “Embrace Chaos”  Focus on How to Use Chaos as a Construct for Change TEDxCharleston organizers announced on August 27th that they are accepting speaker and performer applications now through October 14 for the 2015 event, which will take place in the spring timeframe. With a theme of Embrace Chaos, ...
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Review: Word Perfect at The Charleston Music Hall

Review: Word Perfect at The Charleston Music Hall

Summer Harvest at The Charleston Music Hall has finally arrived and with three nights of local talent ripe for the picking, we have decided to set up camp.  Word Perfect celebrates the release of local poet Marcus Amaker and jazz musician, Quentin Baxter’s newest creative collaboration, A ...
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Review: Jazz Artists of Charleston Day

Review: Jazz Artists of Charleston Day

We all have that go-to relaxation fantasy. A hot bath, some meditation, our bones at rest, our minds at peace, and some sexy jazz music in the background. April is Jazz Appreciation month, and this week is Jazz ...
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Review: Robert Edsel and The Monuments Men

Review: Robert Edsel and The Monuments Men

http://youtu.be/sC7gaMPlkhg If you have never heard of The Monuments Men, you are in a rapidly shrinking demographic, thanks to the tireless research and writings of Robert Edsel. The author is a foremost expert on the efforts of The Monuments Men, a group of intellectuals who entered military service during ...
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Preview: Jail Break 2014 Optical Delusions

Preview: Jail Break 2014 Optical Delusions

Roll up your striped sleeves and wield your hammers high, because JAIL BREAK is returning to demolish the dull walls once again! JAIL BREAK is back on Saturday, April 26th with its 7th installation centered around the ...
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AtomaCon 2013: Review

AtomaCon 2013: Review

AtomaCon, a media arts convention dedicated to enlightening the world with science, science fiction and fantasy, made its debut in Charleston this weekend. The InnPlace was filled with spectacular costumes and fascinating people who have ...
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2014 North Charleston Arts Festival Seeks Artist Submissions

2014 North Charleston Arts Festival Seeks Artist Submissions

Calling all visual and media artists, photographers, writers, actors, and dancers! The City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department is seeking applications for participation in the 2014 North Charleston Arts Festival. Both individuals and ...
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Book Review: Joy of Zentangle: Drawing your Way to Increased Creativity, Focus and Well-Being

Book Review: Joy of Zentangle: Drawing your Way to Increased Creativity, Focus and Well-Being

Now, thanks to Zentangle, I know how the Buddha probably spent his childhood. Zentangle is a zen art garden where paper replaces the sandbox. On each page of the book The Joy of Zentangle: Drawing Your Way to Increased Creativity, ...
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