Also, don't forget about Fire & Earth Fine Pottery off of Ashley River Road. Absolutely beautiful pottery hand-crafted by local potter, Kris Neal.
Don't forget about Sawdust Wood Co. Gorgeous handmade hardwood cuttingboards made in Park Circle
Connelly, thanks for your write-up on the 2016 TED X Charleston event. I could not have described the event better myself. TED X Charleston 2016 was inspirational, a real eye opener that challenged me to drink in life with eyes wide open to opportunities for sharing my God-given gifts in new, unexplored way. One action I have already committed to is participating as a TED X Charleston volunteer for 2017. Another is volunteering twice a week with Reading Partners South Carolina to help a struggling student learn to read with better understanding and proficiency.
Little known to the public are the ways that TED X Charleston gets involved before, during with after the day of the event. TED's commitment of "inclusion" extends beyond socio-economic and racial diversity to include geography, gender, and industry. Some of the events attended by TED X volunteers and friends this year included a "Women in Technology" meeting, as well as a resource/job fair hosted by the Housing Authority. All 10 Title One schools in the area were invited to the TED X Charleston Dress Rehearsal. Nine schools accepted the invitation. Two other area schools asked if they could attend. I am happy to report that a total of 11 schools participated and between 415-450 students attended.
Ted Talks do a great job of preaching to the choir about how we need social revolution. What good have any of them actually done? This is another mostly white middle-to-upper class circle jerk where so-called progressives get to feel good about themselves and pat themselves on the back despite not actually doing anything to make the world better. "At $65 a pop" the cost of admission doesn't really speak to the inclusiveness that these people pretend they care about.
Great perspective, Connelly! Thank you for your words.
Do you think that station will start early in playing Kwanzaa music?
Is this another battle in the War on Christmas?!
ALL so-called "reality shows" are like that. The dialogue might not be pre-scripted but the scenes and set-ups are all pre-planned.
Those guys came to my friends place. The meeting was pre-arranged and producers came by first to see what he had. It's basically fake. They pulled into his driveway like they just happen to find it.
Southern Charm Spreads to Savannah....like Herpes.
I have a lot of stuff you can see and I have a few good friends here with big collections 843-303-1060 thanks mailman Chuck
we are big fans of your show. I just can't believe you all haven't came to our area yet. there is so much of what you all buy... it's crazy. GENEVA, INDIANA/ BERNE, INDIANA. Just laying around EVERYWHERE
Overcrowded and rusted you say? I've got some Charleston infrastructure they may be interested in.
I'm calling you guys! Seriously! I've been "collecting" for years. Come see my rusty treasures!
Mary Lou Scott, Yes I can do cats!
Do you do cats also?
Link to more information for readers who might want to attend?
I have her unicorn on my wall:-)
Wonderful show and article! Glad this show got some recognition it deserves and it is a refreshing change in Charleston art.
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