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Read the new novel, Rush, by southerner Lisa Patton before she stops in Charleston to talk about her book.

What's new on College of Charleston's campus this year? Get a sneak peek into an interview with a new student and a junior!

The album opens with the indistinguishable voice of a child as Hall reflects on life’s mountainous ups and downs. The struggle is universal, no man woman or child escapes its grasp. It is a struggle, hardship, pain that makes you who you are.

Your weekly breakdown of the most dramatic season ever.

Why are the 90's coming back?

The American-Cuban relationship is beginning to heat up for the first time in half a century, as a result everyone is abuzz with the prospect of Cuban cigars and rum soaked Cuban vacations. But – you may have to put those Cuban dreams on hold – if you read the fine print, it could take years until full trade is established between the estranged nations and you still need special permits for travel. There is good news though, the fine folks over at The Victor Social Club have the scratch for your Cuban itch.

Lion King's got nothing on this Uber driver!

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.

T. Hardy Morris and the Hardknocks will be at The Royal American December 18th at 9 pm. Ten dollars gets you in to what is sure to be a raucous time. “It’s a fun show” says Hardy “the band has a lot of energy, I’m looking forward to getting back on the road with them. It’s different than anything else you’ll see this year, that’s for sure.”

Why dance is the ultimate therapy

Charleston City Paper reported that protesters described as "an offshoot" of Black Lives Matter Charleston would be shutting down the Ravenel Bridge at 4pm. However, for unknown reasons, the protest has been called off.

Already in its sixth year, Brewvival has quickly evolved into one of the premier craft beer events in the Lowcountry, if not the entire state. Organized by COAST Brewing Co.'s David Merritt and Jaime Tenny and entrepreneurs Scott Shor and Rich Carley (of the Charleston Beer Exchange, Edmund's Oast), the event on Feb. 28 boasted nearly 200 beers from 50 microbreweries on this year's official beer list.

8 simples steps for looking fresh faced and fabulous on your big day

After two tours in Iraq as a Marine, and suffering from debilitating PTSD due to the horrors of war, Sgt. Andy Manzi found healing through surfing. The story of his healing is now influencing the way the VA deals with veterans suffering from PTSD.

Melissa Moore, executive director of We Are Family, opens up about coming out, empowering Charleston's LBGTQ youth, and fighting the good fight.

Jack's Cafe: From Georgetown to George Street

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.

Does too much holiday cheer make you want to run for cover? Me, too. Here's a quick-and-easy yoga fix for the overwhelm that often comes with the territory during the holiday season.

No, we're not talking about basketball. In a world of radical politicians, Shep Rose wonders when we might come to a center, a mutually beneficial meeting place.