In the third issue of "Meta Mag," local artists and poets explore the theme of spirituality.

Art is meditation, and vice versa, for artist John Duckworth. In his riveting show Awake, he implores viewers to do much more than "view." Do yourself a favor: show up.

What to do on (another!) soggy day? Head to the Halsey for Spoleto's last splash, where hundreds of books, mags, & catalogues have been sculpted, sawed, stacked, whacked, carved, glued... transformed

That is, what's your frame of reference for sizing folks up? Are you willing to look past an imperfect exterior to see the light within, or does anything less than surface perfection turn you off?