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You may recall that “Art Central” left its Short Central location in July when an opportunity came to move to a more spacious venue. The business is now at 420 Nexton Square Dr. in Summerville with a Grand Opening/Ribbon cutting set for 11 a.m. on Dec. 7. I dropped by the day before Thanksgi…

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You may recall that “Art Central” left its Short Central location in July when an opportunity came to move to a more spacious venue. The business is now at 420 Nexton Square Dr. in Summerville with a Grand Opening/Ribbon cutting set for 11 a.m. on Dec. 7. I dropped by the day before Thanksgi…

I think I met Dan Riley at the Second Saturday Porch Jam over at the Knightsville General Store and Coffee House which he hosts. Dan has written more than 100 original songs since he was a teen — wow.

BUMMERVILLE AMPHITHEATRE, behind Guerin’s Pharmacy.

With November as National Adoption Awareness Month, a Summerville novelist’s adoption story is ready for Hollywood to make her incredible narrative into a feature length film, made-for-T.V. movie or documentary.

The Dorchester County Archives & History Center and the Summerville-Dorchester Museum will present Howard Burnham, noted English writer and performer of literary and historical dramatic monologues, in a moving portrayal of Lord Cornwallis in full costume.

I stopped by the Summerville Farmer’s Market on Oct. 26 as it had been some time since I had done so. There I met Nate Parr at his own arts table. I immediately got a real kick out of the expressive wooden carved characters lined up on his table. His talent is readily apparent and so I thoug…

The Third Sunday at 3:00 concert series will present Patricia Hannemann and Patrick Boyle in an afternoon of duo piano repertoire concert on Sunday.

CHARLESTON SPORTS PUB, 9730 Dorchester Road, Summerville, 843-900-0393. Nov. 15, 9 p.m. to midnight, David Grunstra. COASTAL COFFEE ROASTERS, 108 E. 3rd No. St., Summerville, 843-376-4559. Nov. 14, 6-9 p.m., Open Mic. Nov. 15, 7-9 p.m., Eldritch Root. Nov.16, 7-9 p.m., Cat Strickland. CUPPA …

{child_kicker}Live calendar for Nov. 6-12{/child_kicker}

As Veterans Day is upon us, I wanted to profile author Terri Barnes, whom I had met soon after moving to Summerville. She is married to an Air Force veteran and wrote the “Spouse Calls” column for Stars and Stripes, the only daily newspaper for military members and families serving around th…

With Halloween fast approaching, it was timely to do a story on The Flowertown Players/Underground Series production of Ghost Quartet with music and lyrics by Tony Award-nominated composer and lyricist Dave Malloy, I interviewed local Director Hanna Cole and Musical Director John Daniel.

CHARLESTON SPORTS PUB, 9730 Dorchester Road, Summerville, 843-900-0393.

BETHANY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 118 W. 3rd No. St., Summerville, 843-873-1230.

Lemmings are those Artic rodents that jump off cliffs as part of their migration. People who are lemming-like do what someone else does, even if unwise and dangerous. Lemming-like behavior happens when people do not think.

I wrote about comedy in February on comedian Joshua Bates who has been the host/producer of the “Is This Art?” (Part I, II and III) Stand Up Comedy Shows at Flowertown Players. They will again be there this Friday and Saturday nights for Is This Art? Presents Comedian Jon Reep.

CASTILLO’S RISTORANTE, 975 Bacons Bridge Road, Summerville, Host/Sandra Baden at 843-224-4250.

{child_kicker}Live calendar for Sept. 25 through Oct. 1{/child_kicker} Live Arts Scene CHARLESTON SPORTS PUB, 9730 Dorchester Road, Summerville, 843-900-0393.

BANDSTANDS, downtown by Summerville D.R.E.A.M., 843-821-7260, Ext. 702.

CHARLESTON SPORTS PUB, 9730 Dorchester Road, Summerville, 843-900-0393

I discovered Sherrikka Myers via another freelance publicist friend of mine and learned about her children’s book, “Herbie’s New Home.” Sherikka’s a busy woman and her non-profit is called Every 1 Voice Matters.

CASTILLO’S RISTORANTE, 975 Bacons Bridge Road, Summerville, Host Sandra Baden at 843-224-4250

When trying to find a mime to write about, I had a hard time. However, a staff member at the College of Charleston’s Theatre & Drama department told me about Summerville native Timmy Young — a professional puppeteer. Young attended Pinewood Preparatory School, then went on to the world o…

CHARLESTON SPORTS PUB, 9730 Dorchester Road, Summerville, 843-900-0393

CHARLESTON SPORTS PUB, 9730 Dorchester Road, Summerville, 843-900-0393

CHARLESTON SPORTS PUB, 9730 Dorchester Road, Summerville, 843-900-0393.

If you drive into Downtown Summerville, go past Hutchinson square, continue past the gas station next to the Flowertown Players Theatre, and go into the alley behind it, although you might not realize it, you’ve made it to the Flowertown Player’s Back Alley Studio — a small white building th…

CHARLESTON SPORTS PUB, 9730 Dorchester Road, Summerville, 843-900-0393

Looking at theatrical scripts of plays and musicals and working with everyone connected with Summerville theater is what readers and others know of Courtney Bates, the executive director of the Flowertown Players. Recently, I found out that she is also a writer. Bates recently released her f…

I met fine arts artist Christine Crosby a year ago in Marion Square at the juried outdoor art exhibition of the annual Piccolo Spoleto festival and am now finally profiling her work.

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