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The Grammy nominated singer-songwriter discusses her inspiration, her upbringing, and one crazy bat.

Concerts get intimate with enough money

In the lead up to the debut of Ballet Evolution's newest show, Carnival of the Animals, I sat down with Artistic Director Jonathan Tabbert to discuss his vision, inspiration and unique venture into the collaborative unknown.

After finding mega-success in the 80s with Men At Work, singer-songwriter Colin Hay found further success as a solo artist. Devin Grant caught up with the artist to tap about life as an 80s rock star, his new album, and his upcoming show at the Charleston Music Hall.

Throughout our lives, we acquire through experiences the understanding that some ideas are universal and key to the continuation of our existence. Love overcomes hate, good wins over evil, and in the case of adult relationships, intimacy is vital to survival.

You've put your summer wardrobe way, and now it’s time to get out the good stuff. But if you’re like me, you’re ready for some new stuff. Also if you’re like me, I heard money doesn’t grow on trees, so I like to stay within a (major) budget. In Charleston, fall and winter is all about layering. I’m not asking you to buy your perfect fitting jeans and classic white tee-shirt at goodwill, but rather novelty pieces that can be used to mixing, matching, and layering. Here are some tips for your trip to the thrift store!

On November 3rd, 2015, the people of Charleston will do something that has not been done since 1975: go vote in a mayoral race that won’t have Joseph P. Riley, Jr. on the ballot. For this historical election, I decided to research the candidates to discover more about them, and determine who were my top choices and who I felt needed one more four year term before winning the hottest seat in town.

How, in a city that is heavily stratified by race, income, and history, can one man remain in power so long and remain so beloved? We say thank you to Mayor Joe Riley for forty years of service.

Langhorne Slim & The Law to bring their raw live performance to The Pour House this month.

Grit has gotten 6 fresh new voices over the past few weeks. Meet them all here!

Internationally trained and renowned cosmetic artist Andrew C. Petersen sits down with Lisa Thomas to talk beauty, the beauty business, and her new venture, Ooh! Beautiful.

Latin music + dance fitness + barre fitness + yoga

Get Hitched! Charleston, the first annual LGBT wedding showcase in South Carolina

From April 28 to May 2, our hustlin’ and bustlin’ city was home to Dig South 2015, hosted by Cinebarre.

Keller Williams, a multi-talented artist from Washington, D.C., played solo sets two nights in a row at the Pour House on Thursday and Friday of last week. I got to make it to Friday nigh,t and I wasn’t expecting to see one of the most interesting shows I’ve been to in a while.

Dancefx Charleston's executive director discusses upcoming Edgar Allan Poe–inspired dance concert

Oh no she didn't! After an Atlanta blog editor took Charleston to task for defending the city's honor, Devin Grant wrote a few words in reply.

HOGS at Crabpot Players is a dark and unexpected mind-bender that will make you think twice about what you thought you knew. In other words, the customer might not always be right.