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Porgy and Bess

May 2016
Not sure how to choose among all the Spoleto 2016 offerings? Here, leaders of area arts organizations, plus a couple of...

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

October 2014
Colour of Music festival founder Lee Pringle works to awaken the nation to black classical music

May 2014

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

January 2013
From the Lowcountry’s Pour House to Tokyo’s Orchard Hall, Wando High and College of Charleston grad Cameron Handel is...

November 2011
A revised version of Porgy and Bess stirs controversy as leading lady Audra McDonald visits Charleston

The dynamic talents of jazz singer Ann Caldwell

July 2010
Seventy-five years ago, DuBose Heyward and the Gershwin brothers took a chance on Broadway with Porgy and Bess

February 2010
Read the romantic sagas of three legendary local couples— the Dawsons, the Heywards, and the Warings— whose shared...

July 2009
Frolicking with free spirits on the Edge of America.

March 2009
For painter and printmaker Mary Walker, life on the canvas continuously evolves