Where to workout on the cheap
Where to workout on the cheap #Fitspo

A big part of any college student's life is staying healthy. Whether you want to get "swole" or just counteract all that dining hall cereal you've been eating (for every…


Best places to study off campus
Best places to study off campus Out of the Stacks

A certain sense of fear starts to creep in about three weeks before finals, and suddenly, all 12,000 CofC students hit the books hard. It's great to see everyone being…


Where to buy clothes on the cheap
Where to buy clothes on the cheap Look fly on a budget

It's sometimes intimidating how fashionable Charlestonians are, even during the end of times. To make matters worse, it's not easy to keep up with trends or buy duds from high-fashion…


Enough college survival tips to block out the sun
Enough college survival tips to block out the sun Apoc-eclipse Now

Ahh, the first few weeks of college. We remember them fondly. What we don't remember, though, is a sign of the end times happening on the same day as our…


Actually cool Charleston historical landmarks
Actually cool Charleston historical landmarks Charlestowne tales

Courthouse — originally the state capitol building (state), city hall (city), and St. Michael's Episcopal Church (religious). If you head west on Broad you'll pass the John Rutledge House Hotel,…


  • Aquarium After Hours
    Aquarium After Hours
    Thu., Aug. 17, 5 p.m. | S.C. Aquarium

    Wishing these hot, lazy days and breezy, summer nights would never end? Ring out the summer with a sizzle at the Aquarium's last After Hours of the season. It's not summer in South Carolina without a plate of delicious barbecue in one hand and an ice-cold, boozy drink in the other. Food and drinks for purchase are provided by Swig & Swine, Wich Cream?, and Spike Bar Service. 21+ encouraged.


  • I Got You Babe
    I Got You Babe
    Tuesdays, 7 p.m., Thursdays-Saturdays, 8 p.m., Sun., Aug. 20, 3 p.m. and Sun., Sept. 3, 3 p.m. Continues through Sept. 3 | 34 West Theater Co.

    This all-new groovy musical is Big Bang Theory meets Mad Men. Champagne cocktails, wine, craft beer, soda and savory snacks available to purchase. No children under six.


  • Swayze Fest
    Swayze Fest
    Fri., Aug. 18, 6:30-11 p.m. | Charleston Music Hall

    The Charleston Music Hall is thrilled to pay homage to one of the greats, Patrick Swayze, by celebrating this iconic American actor’s birthday on August 18th with Swayze Fest – a double feature of Dirty Dancing and Road House. The actor would have been 65 this August. Dirty Dancing starts at 7. Come prepared to dance in the aisles. Road House starts at 9. Do not fight in the aisles.


  • Shadows of the Gullah Geechee
    Shadows of the Gullah Geechee
    Sun., Aug. 20, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | McLeod Plantation

    The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) is proud to host a one-day pop-up photography exhibit at McLeod Plantation Historic Site. Award winning photographer Pete Marovich will show selections from his exhibit entitled Shadows of the Gullah Geechee at the historic site on James Island. Marovich’s photographs explore the lives and culture of the Gullah Geechee people in communities from Hog Hammock on Sapelo Island, Ga. to Mosquito Beach on Sol Legare Island, SC. His work captures everyday moments of work, play, worship and resilience to increasing pressures from real estate developments for the ever-expanding population growth in the Lowcountry.


  • Angels in America Pt. 1 & 2
    Angels in America Pt. 1 & 2
    Mondays, Sundays, 7 p.m. Continues through Aug. 28 | 34 West Theater Co.

    Award winning two-part play featuring Nathan Lane and Andrew Garfield. National Theatre of London Broadcast, snack and drinks provided.


  • Poetry Slams: The Unspoken Word
    Poetry Slams: The Unspoken Word
    Fourth Tuesday of every month, 7:30 p.m. | PURE Theatre

    Join the Unspoken Word for poetry slams with featured poets and an open mic.


  • Vulture Restaurant
    Vulture Restaurant
    Fri., Aug. 18 and Thu., Aug. 24 | Center for Birds of Prey

    Watch vultures feed at the Center for Birds of Prey's Vulture Restaurant. There will be a special viewing area where the audience can sit and ask questions as they watch wild vultures involved in social scavenging. This is an excellent way to encourage conversation about issues that wild birds face. Prepare to be mesmerized by vultures in action.


  • Unveiling McLeod Plantation Historic Site
    Unveiling McLeod Plantation Historic Site
    Sat., Aug. 19, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. and Sat., Aug. 26, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. | McLeod Plantation

    This tour delves deeply into history and reflects recent research, revealing new understandings of the people who lived here throughout history. In addition, participants are often allowed access to places typically not available to the public. Ages 8 and up. A registered and paid chaperone is required for participants ages 15 and under.


  • Night Climbing
    Night Climbing
    Thu., Aug. 17, 5-10 p.m., Thu., Aug. 24, 5-10 p.m. and Thu., Aug. 31, 5-10 p.m. | James Island County Park

    Enjoy an evening under the stars at The Climbing Wall! Try your favorite route from a different perspective. Equipment is not included in climbing fee. Bring your own headlamp/flashlight. Registration is not necessary.


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