Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment

Top Chefs Draw Inspiration from Art for Gibbes Museum’s Annual Street Party

CHARLESTON, S.C., March 27, 2017 – After a two-year, multi-million dollar renovation, the Gibbes Museum of Art will host its Annual Street Party in celebration of its newly restored 112-year-old stately Beaux Arts home. This year, chefs from Charleston’s top restaurants will be challenged to create a dish inspired by one or more works from…
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2017 Piccolo Spoleto Festival Juried Art Exhibition Call for Submissions

The 2017 Piccolo Spoleto Juried Art Exhibition is sponsored by the City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs and is open to all South Carolina residents. Awards for the Exhibition include  Best Photography, Best Printmaking, Best Sculpture, Best Painting, Best Drawing, and Best in Show. [caption id="attachment_23428" align="alignleft" width="400"] Matt Wilson, Posted, Reclaimed utensils, wood,…
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Charleston County Student Wins State Poetry Out Loud Championship

[caption id="attachment_23351" align="alignleft" width="1200"] Janae Claxton (pictured above with her teacher, Robin Gramling), a junior at First Baptist School in Charleston, has been named the 2017 South Carolina Poetry Out Loud state champion. Claxton now advances to the national finals April 24-26 in Washington, D.C., where she competes for a $20,000 scholarship.[/caption] COLUMBIA, S.C., March…
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