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July 2020
The North Charleston native on his biggest role yet

March 2020
Meet Minh Nguyen, the man behind the impeccably maintained Nathaniel Russell House, and learn about his acting debut in...

May 2019
Meet Joel Watson, 23 years-old and ready for the spotlight

October 2018
Meet the longest-acting employee of Charleston’s famous Fort Sumter 

November 2017
Pounce Cat Café + Wine Bar’s success shows in the stats: it’s found homes for some 500 felines in just 11 months

July 2017
The image was taken by Morton Brailsford Paine, a local photographer during the ’30s and ’40s, and the young girl...

March 2017
Mega-selling author Bernard Cornwell proves the pen is at least as mighty as the sword

January 2016
Acclaimed Southern actress Samille Basler has spent two decades in Charleston theaters

August 2015
Travel back to the Summer of 1975 as six local writers reflect on what life was like from Charleston to East Cooper to...

May 2015
In Wraggborough, an archetypical Charleston single is respectfully updated for modern living  

May 2015
This month, musical theater sweetheart Mary Fishburne takes the stage in not one, but three local productions

January 2015

November 2014
Khi-Khi Milk Company’s cold coffee

August 2014
PURE Theatre’s Sharon Graci preps for another season of pushing the envelope

May 2014
May 22-24, 26, 28-30 & June 1-3, 5-6, 8, Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church St., Days & times vary. $35-$105  

May 2013
Only four years out of college, Michael Smallwood has already found the role he was born to play

January 2014
Discoveries, innovation, exploration

January 2014
Giving young women hope and opportunity for a brighter future

November 2013
How’d you like to share a holiday potluck with some of the town’s best chefs? Join hosts Mickey and Ellen Bakst for a...

August 2013
Joy Vandervort-Cobb lights up local stages with her powerful presence and punchy wit

May 2013
They nurture and try to guide us from the moment we’re born—whether or not we heed their advice is another story.... In...

January 2013
Things Every Local Must Experience Whether your bloodline dates back generations or you just moved to town, check out...

September 2012
For 35 years, Bill and Elaine Simpson have cast themselves as vital theater patrons

May 2012
Performer Tobias Wegner of Circle of Eleven Theatre Company brings his topsy-turvy one-man show

March 2012
Famed interior designer David Easton addresses Charleston International Antiques Show guests

Exploring the natural wonders of Botany Bay Plantation

June 2011
Whether you’re looking for laughs or award-winning drama, the final days of Piccolo Spoleto have plenty of stellar...

May 2011
Family or theater troupe? How about both? Meet three families who make their lives together on stage and off

December 2010
J. Henry Fair examines environmental destruction through art