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The Arts

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8 Artists Bringing The Heat This Summer

8 Artists Bringing The Heat This Summer

by Sarah Miller       One summer Chris Dotson went night diving in the Virgin Islands. “I felt like I ...
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So You Bought A Piece Of Art

So You Bought A Piece Of Art

NOW WHAT? by Michele Seekings We sat down with Michele Seekings, an avid art collector, an active board member of the Gibbes Museum of Art, and owner of SPIRE Art Services, and asked her to create a ...
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Summer Wine Bouquet

Summer Wine Bouquet

A CULINARY & VISUAL ARTS MASHUP by Katie Kerns Geer If your interests involve good food, good music, fine wine, fine art — or all of the above — you’re in luck: Charleston Gallery Association (CGA) is hosting its inaugural Summer Wine Bouquet on ...
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Sommelier Matt Tunstall of Stems & Skins

Sommelier Matt Tunstall of Stems & Skins

FIGHTING PRETENSION AT EVERY TURN by Hunter Gardner | images by Paul Cheney I’m a back of the room kind of guy. So is my friend standing next to me. Together we watch patrons exit a downtown venue with the buzz of post-show chatter. A moment passes, and – as if reading ...
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Summer of Bill Film Series

Summer of Bill Film Series

THE SUMMER OF BILL by Matt Mill Bill Murray, the talented actor who calls Charleston home, has certainly added his personality to a city already filled with unique characters. “We love the way Bill Murray has inspired playfulness in our community, and we are excited to pay homage to this amazing artist,” ...
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OVO by Cirque du Soleil

OVO by Cirque du Soleil

IN A PERFORMANCE, WHO ARE THE REAL STORYTELLERS? by Emily Reyna You will never see a Cirque du Soleil costume on the runway. Even if you did, it was never meant to be presented – it was created for performance. This is the difference ...
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Workstead

Workstead

DEFINING THE SOUTHERN MODERNIST IDEA by Matt Dobie You’ve seen the bumper sticker: Gut Fish, Not Houses. Well, with Charleston’s booming housing market in recent years, not everyone follows this adage. Then there’s the architecture and design studio Workstead, who believes maintaining the historical integrity ...
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Danielle Mason Hosker

Danielle Mason Hosker

BRINGING HER BACKGROUND IN THE ARTS TO THE CREATION OF HER DESIGNS by Emily Reyna | images by Danica Mrozinsky of Lecca Danielle Mason Hosker grew up as a ballet dancer. When most girls were playing dress-up, this self-proclaimed “bun head” was in the ...
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Is Your Instagram Reach Down?

Is Your Instagram Reach Down?

YOU COULD BE SHADOWBANNED by Ashley T. Caldwell | CEO @ The Modern Connection If you utilize and depend on Instagram to showcase your work and business, chances are you keep a pretty close eye on your follower count and analytics. With the introduction ...
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