The City Magazine Since 1975

November 2012

Ben Bridwell—front man of Grammy-nominated rock group Band of Horses—on anticipating the release of a fourth album, finding the space for songwriting, touring the world, and coming home again
Horses, hounds, wine, and bridges on a winter weekend in Carolina hunt country  
Daily life in the I’On community beams with the generous personality and comforting food of Robert Carter, the highly acclaimed chef whose classic Southern cuisine has delighted Charlestonians for years.  
Shovels & Rope plays its way into the national spotlight
Charleston’s rich with musicians—so filthy rich that choosing just eight favorite songs by Lowcountry-based artists was quite a challenge for music editor Stanfield Gray. Use his picks to start your own all-local playlist
YALLFest engages young adult readers on November 10
Two basketball tournaments weave missions of doing good into the on-court competition
Karen Weihs turns Carolina landscapes into vibrant abstracts
St. James-Santee Episcopal’s “Brick Church” sits on a lonely stretch of the Old King’s Highway
Tracing the Charleston Symphony Orchestra back to its early 20th-century roots
Guys, take your look up a notch with handsome belts and buckles
The Singapore-born classical violinist and Charleston Music Festival co-founder shares notes on her most treasured possessions
A Lowcountry outdoorsman recalls the glory of his first official bird hunt
The Music to Your Mouth festival pairs Southern food with creative fêtes at Palmetto Bluff
Giving thanks for Turkey-Day holiday vintages to cover every pocketbook
Warm up with Two Boroughs Larder's rustic one-pot rabbit dish
Muse’s apéritivo is the perfect prescription for hearty holiday meals
Forget slaving over a hot stove this Thanksgiving. Instead, pick up a delicious dish—from Lowcountry oyster dressing to pimiento cheese corn pudding—from local eateries that offer holiday menus