Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment

West Fraser, Gibbes Museum sponsor scavenger hunt for painting

West Fraser’s, Painting a Southern Coast collection is currently on display until April 30 at the Gibbes Museum of Art. Fraser, a leading American artist in the representational and plein air tradition, built his career on richly painted, atmospheric vistas of cities, coasts and the landscape throughout the U.S. and internationally — from the pristine…
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Charleston artist, lifelong theater supporters to be honored with Aston Honors

[caption id="attachment_22545" align="alignleft" width="225"] Sam and Nancy Stafford[/caption] Renowned Charleston artist Jonathan Green and lifelong supporters of The Footlight Players Sam and Nancy Stafford will be honored on Thursday, May 11 at the second annual Anthony Aston Honors Gala. The Footlight Players handed out the first Anthony Aston Honors award last year to former Charleston…
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College of Charleston’s Halsey Institute of Art receives $1 million gift

[caption id="attachment_22490" align="alignleft" width="400"] (L-R) College of Charleston President Glenn F. McConnell, Jennifer A. Chalsty, Deborah Chalsty, Mark Sloan, Director and Chief Curator, Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art.[/caption] This fall, the College of Charleston received a $1 million endowment in support of The Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, announced Mark Sloan, the Halsey’s director and…
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A. Roger Ekirch to discuss history book at Charleston Author Series

Join us Wednesday, March 1 at noon for Blue Bicycle Books Charleston Author Series luncheon at High Cotton, with renowned Professor of History, A. Roger Ekirch discussing his latest book, American Sanctuary: Mutiny, Martyrdom, and National Identity in the Age of Revolution. Ekirch is an award-winning author, a former Guggenheim Fellow and a Professor of…
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