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Spoleto Festival USA

November 2017
Meet a pair of philanthropists making a big impact in their adopted home city

May 2017
What’s happening this month?

May 2017
Charles Gaines’s mathematically based grids reject the idea that art must be a function of personal expression

April 2017
On April 7 and 8, Old Towne Creek County Park blooms into a gardener’s paradise: the 16th annual Plantasia, organized...

November 2016
A new album, a new baby, and a new take on some old-as-the-hillbillies rock ’n’ roll truths keep Charleston’s favorite...

June 2016
Ahead of its premiere June 4, Carrie Mae Weems discusses her Spoleto Festival USA production  

May 2016
Listened to a Spoleto Festival USA concert in the last two decades? It’s likely that John Kennedy had a hand in its...

May 2016
Ninety years after the untimely death of Edmund Thornton Jenkins, Spoleto Festival USA premieres his unfinished...

May 2016
Artist Jonathan Green brings a colorful dose of African cultural authenticity to the Spoleto stage

November 2015
A Charleston native reflects on the evolution of local philanthropy

September 2015
How do you define “luxury”? Perhaps it’s an occasional indulgence, or a unique experience, or even something...

August 2015
To commemorate Charleston’s 40th anniversary, we honor 40 influential people and groups whose vision, passion, focus,...

May 2014
May 23-June 8, Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church St., Friday, May 23, 1 p.m., then daily, 11 a.m.,...

May 2013
Julianna Gaillard takes dance to new heights

December 2013
Celebrating the lives of six remarkable Charleston citizens who left us this year after helping to shape the city we...

November 2013
Putting heart, soul, and a whole lot of can-do spirit into local giving

May 2013
Meet Scott Watson, the new leader of the Office of Cultural Affairs, and learn what the regime change means for banking...

New ideas to meet your match

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

June 2012
“Orchestra Uncaged” pairs works by two of the past century’s most radical composers

May 2012
Radical thinking with composer Philip Glass

May 2012
Tuning in with conductor Anne Manson

May 2011
Experts from the College of Charleston weigh in on their picks for 2011 Spoleto

July 2010
Ten icons of life in the Lowcountry during the past 35 years

May 2010
A Q&A with music director Emmanuel Villaume

May 2010
Bolstered by reinvigorated venues, a surge of artists and creative entrepreneurs, and a strengthening reputation as a...

May 2010
Caterer Caroline Bevon opens the lid on festival-inspired picnic fare

February 2010
Esther and Jim Ferguson’s historic home hosts their collection of masterpieces

Spreading the word for the greater good

September 2009
Spreading the word for the greater good