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The Arts

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Justin Giunta

Justin Giunta

"In my work, I am always drawing parallels between art history and modern design to explore themes of fine art and commercial design. The only difference between the two seems to be ...
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Leon Bronstein

Leon Bronstein

Israeli sculptor Leon Bronstein savors making possible what often appears to be impossible. He is an ingenious individual, who through his creations in bronze, clearly demonstrates that he perceives society from a unique angle. Strolling near his first studio, between the Mediterranean and the sea walls of the village ...
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Nathan Durfee

Nathan Durfee

The Joy of Drifting. Anyone whose profession is in a creative field would likely agree: The creative process is sometimes best served by drifting, casually observing and absorbing the events, people, and places around them. Being constantly engaged, always being “on” is draining; sometimes we need to simply ...
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Collectors: Marion & Brandon Blount

Collectors: Marion & Brandon Blount

Building a Life Surrounded by Art Marion and Brandon Blount sit relaxed in their living room, reminiscing over how they got here. ‘Here’ being their Charleston single house in downtown’s Elliotborough neighborhood, surrounded by art and the things that make them happy. Before the Blounts bought the house in 2012, ...
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Charleston Supported Art

Charleston Supported Art

  Based on the structure of community supported agriculture, Charleston Supported Arts (CSA) offers three seasonal shares of works produced by local artists. This is a wonderful opportunity for art enthusiasts to connect with local artists who work around the clock creating beautiful pieces of art. Following a competitive ...
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Carolina Makers

Carolina Makers

“This show could have been 10 times bigger than it is,” says chief curator Paul Matheny. “The number of craftsmen and makers is growing in South Carolina, because people appreciate living with handmade objects,” he says, likening it to a renaissance or a revival of interest and appreciation for handcrafted objects, ...
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Jason Scott Luck

Jason Scott Luck

– Sixth Generation Potter – As the fire roars on, two generations of Luck potters stare into their wood-burning salt kiln. As generations before them, they carry on the family craft and trade of creating functional earthenware by hand. Luck represents the sixth generation of potters from ...
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Allison and Daniel Nadeau

Allison and Daniel Nadeau

“Life is Best Shared.” Allison and Daniel Nadeau’s philosophy is simple; it keeps them grounded in their business, and happy in their endeavors. This incredible couple met in high school, and celebrates their 12th year of ...
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Joseph & Katie Thompson

Joseph & Katie Thompson

It’s a magical thing when two of the nicest people you know happen to be husband and wife (with baby on the way, set to make his debut about the same time your Thanksgiving ...
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Chef Daniel Doyle

Chef Daniel Doyle

  Think you know Poogan’s Porch? Think again. Since his arrival in 2007, Chef Daniel Doyle and his team have been quietly revolutionizing this Queen Street institution. Poogan’s Porch will celebrate its 40th anniversary in 2016, and they have calculated that by that time they will have made over ...
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Buttermilk Biscuits

Buttermilk Biscuits

from CHEF DANIEL DOYLE of POOGAN'S PORCH Ingredients: 1 cup sifted self-rising flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tbsp. sugar 1⁄4 cup shortening 4 oz. buttermilk (room temperature)
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John Lewis of Lewis Barbecue

John Lewis of Lewis Barbecue

When someone describes the new barbecue in town as “life-changing brisket,” in a city full of hard-to-impress foodies, you pay attention. It was an Instagram post that drew us to Revelry Brewing on the Upper Peninsula one summer Saturday. Another food writer was posting photos of surreally long lines ...
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Joshua Vogel

Joshua Vogel

– Uncommonly Good Functional Objects – The concept of the ‘maker’ is integral to the fabric of Joshua Vogel and Blackcreek Mercantile & Trading Co. Getting closer to the materials and crafting quality products ...
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Your New Gaillard Center

Your New Gaillard Center

“THE GAILLARD,” AS IT’S AFFECTIONATELY KNOWN, HAS BEEN A STAPLE OF THE CHARLESTON PERFORMING ARTS SCENE SINCE 1968, AND THIS FALL THE GAILLARD MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM WILL FINALLY MAKE ITS LONG-AWAITED DEBUT AS THE NEWLY RENOVATED CHARLESTON GAILLARD CENTER. As a center for performing arts, the outdated Gaillard was a ...
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Jason Isbell

Jason Isbell

Chasing the Song: My (Failed, One-Sided) Journey with Jason Isbell by Stacy Huggins One of the major perks of this job is getting to interview artists that one admires. Through years of covering the arts in this incredible city, I’ve ...
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Troubadour & Brian Coleman

Troubadour & Brian Coleman

Textile + Art Collaboration — When Lindsey Carter designs a new season of clothing for her line Troubadour, she often draws inspiration from the arts, and from cultural eras or movements. Carter’s own home is filled with original artwork, so it’s only natural that visual art bleeds into her ...
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Erik Holmberg of J. Stark

Erik Holmberg of J. Stark

– Handmade To Last – Immediately upon entering Erik Holmberg’s lower King Street studio, you can sense the creativity resonating throughout the workspace, located on the top floor of the historic Tellis Pharmacy building. Holmberg is the owner and founder of J. Stark, a Charleston-based luxury dry goods ...
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Gift Guide

Gift Guide

  HALSEY LOGO REINTERPRETED TOTE BAG by Helen Rice Design Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art | halsey.cofc.edu   FILL-IN INVITATIONS
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Is My Business Facebook Page Dead?

  Reach. This is the golden word in Facebook marketing that has business owners concerned. If you’re paying attention to your page analytics, you’ll see this term associated with each post you share. So, what does it mean? In Facebook marketing terms,“reach” refers to how many people have seen your Facebook post on ...
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Coney Island, 1917

Coney Island, 1917

Geogia O’Keeffe, with Alfred Stieglitz Two-thousand miles from Texas, this is less an island than Brooklyn dipping a prim toe into the grime of Gravesend Bay. It is Decoration Day: bunting and ticker tape, black-suited bathers creaking the boardwalk. Inland, we stroll the midway, where grease ...
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Destination: Cuba

Destination: Cuba

  Charleston artist Shannon Runquist recently visited Cuba, and through her eyes, we are pleased to share a glimpse into the sumptuous arts and culture of a country we thought we might never get to see. “Hope that conscience, culture, and art will lead our species to a better future.”—Fidel Castro   Cuba ...
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Fall’s Major Museum Shows

Fall’s Major Museum Shows

COLUMBIA MUSEUM OF ART 1515 Main Street, Columbia SC | columbiamuseum.org Georgia O’Keefe: Her Carolina Story October, 9 2015 – January 10, 2016 Independent Spirits: Women Artists of South Carolina October, 9 2015 – January ...
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