My Life as a Tennis Ball

By Peter Ingle
My Life as a Tennis Ball

MOST OF US HAVE NO IDEA where we came from. We don’t know when or where we were conceived or what makes us alive in the first place. We can’t even remember being in that cylinder before a blast of air welcomed us into the world. I was luckier than most. I could have... Read »

The Kurious Mister Kyrgios

By Peter Ingle
The Kurious Mister Kyrgios

PERHAPS NEVER BEFORE has the game of tennis seen this degree of contradiction between prodigious talent and perplexing behavior. That statement may bring to mind the likes of Jimmy Connors and John McEnroe who displayed their own versions of electrifying play and... Read »

Space, Time, and the Art of Steph Curry

By Peter Ingle
Space, Time, and the Art of Steph Curry

JUST WHEN IT SEEMED that no one could or ever would assume the mantle worn by Michael Jordan, along came a boyish, brittle-boned phenom named Wardell Stephen Curry II. Talk about spicing things up, Curry has single-handedly ushered in... Read »

STEM versus the Arts — YES

By Peter Ingle
STEM versus the Arts — YES

As published in The Post & Courier March 28, 2017 MUCH IS MADE ABOUT science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) and for good reason. Throughout history their ingenuity has propelled us to continuous new heights. Think nuclear power, computers,... Read »

Mark Your Calendar for This Catesby Exhibit

By ChasToday
Mark Your Calendar for This Catesby Exhibit

THE GIBBES MUSEUM OF ART will present a special exhibition of works by Mark Catesby titled Artist, Scientist, Explorer: Mark Catesby in the Carolinas. The exhibition will run from May 12 – September 24 and will feature 44 watercolors by English artist, scientist, and explorer... Read »

Pianist Soyen Kate Lee at IPS

By William Furtwangler
Pianist Soyen Kate Lee at IPS

THIS YEAR’S International Piano Series at College of Charleston ended with a splendid concert by Korean-American pianist, Soyen Kate Lee, who displayed remarkable insight and technique, coupled with a model of programming. For the first part of her performance, Lee stuck to... Read »

“THE DAYPORCH” Comes to Threshold Rep

By ChasToday
“THE DAYPORCH” Comes to Threshold Rep

FOR SOME, the past comes with mixed emotions. However, the folks at award-winning Actor’s Theatre of South Carolina are thrilled with their revival of the comedy/thriller, The Dayporch, which is playing through May 7. They chose it to celebrate twenty... Read »

Joan Baez Triumphs at the Music Hall

By Carol Furtwangler
Joan Baez Triumphs at the Music Hall

TO HAVE THE CHANCE to see and hear a live performance by Joan Baez, whose music-making and dedication to righting wrongs have spanned over 55 years, and who started her stellar career at about the same time as many... Read »

The Splendor of “NY City Ballet Moves”

By Eliza Ingle
The Splendor of “NY City Ballet Moves”

WHEN YOU SEE the New York City Ballet for the first time in a long time, or even for the first time, you are immediately aware of the excellence these dancers have attained through impeccable training, which has honed every... Read »

Pianist Robert McDonald Performs at CofC IPS

By William Furtwangler
Pianist Robert McDonald Performs at CofC IPS

THE INTERNATIONAL PIANO SERIES of the College of Charleston Department of Music continued last Tuesday night with another of its remarkably talented guest performers: Robert McDonald, an artistically astute pianist and inspiring teacher. McDonald is on the piano faculty at... Read »

Judy Collins at Charleston Music Hall

By Carol Furtwangler
Judy Collins at Charleston Music Hall

CHARLESTON MUSIC HALL is a wonderful venue for virtually any production, but seems particularly well-suited to the likes of Judy Collins who performed there live in concert on Tuesday evening. The sold-out crowd comprised plenty of folks of the same... Read »

ARTISTS will always be born, but whether there will also be art depends to no small extent on ourselves, their public. By our indifference or our interest, by our prejudice or our understanding, we may yet decide the issue.
~ E. H. Gombrich


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