Weekend Roundup: Rain or shine, it's party time
Weekend Roundup: Rain or shine, it's party time Events for the weekend of May 18-20

Rain rain ... gives us an excuse to get a bit more creative with our weekend time. Our roundup this week will list all the events (in and out) that…


Tips on how to remain calm in traffic from six Charleston yoga teachers
Tips on how to remain calm in traffic from six Charleston yoga teachers Take a breath or two, Charleston

I asked local yoga teachers to fill me in on how they stay calm during frustrating situations, namely, traffic. Utilize these seated stretches, breathing techniques, and moments of mindfulness to…


Ride hot air balloons at this year's Victory Cup polo match
Ride hot air balloons at this year's Victory Cup polo match Up, up, and away

On Sat. Oct. 13, head to the Victory Cup for the Charleston Hot Air Balloon Festival. We're not blowing smoke up your butts — Charleston is really getting its own…


Virginia College Cosmetology students offer free services to cancer survivors on Tues. June 5
Virginia College Cosmetology students offer free services to cancer survivors on Tues. June 5 Giving back

As part of the national initiative, Cancer Survivor Beauty and Support, students of V's Student Cosmetology Services at Virginia College will offer complimentary manicures, haircuts, and hair curling from 10…


A Montauk-based magazine dedicated an issue to Bill Murray — and wants you to come to the release party at The Joe
A Montauk-based magazine dedicated an issue to Bill Murray — and wants you to come to the release party at The Joe Give me a B!

Did somebody say ... Bill Murray? Everyone's favorite local celeb isn't just a favorite around town; Whalebone Magazine, a national publication based in Montauk + NYC, hosts a release party…


  • Holy City Beard & Moustache Championships
    Holy City Beard & Moustache Championships
    Sat., May 26, 6 p.m. | Music Farm

    The Holy City Beard and Moustache Society presents the aptly titled ninth annual Southeastern Beard and Moustache championships featuring all kinds of mustaches and beards. It's gonna get hairy, y'all.


  • Atlantic Cup
    Atlantic Cup
    Through May 26 and Sat., May 26, 12 p.m. | Charleston Maritime Center

    The Atlantic Cup starts in Charleston, featuring 11 teams representing nine countries. Teams will be docked at the Charleston City Marina from May 22-26. On May 24, 550 local school children visit the Atlantic Cup boats to learn about sustainability and meet the sailing teams. Later that evening, at 7 p.m., the public is invited to a kick off party at Tbonz Gill & Grill. Head back to the Maritime Center on May 26 at noon for the race kickoff. Wave au revoir as the boats set sail for their next stop, New Jersey.


  • Charleston Magic Parlor
    Charleston Magic Parlor
    Last Saturday of every month, 7:30 p.m. | Henry's House

    Illusionist Howard Blackwell performs. Cocktails start at 6:30p.m.


  • Pecha Kucha 30
    Pecha Kucha 30
    Wed., May 30, 7-10 p.m. | Charleston Music Hall

    The Charleston Music Hall is thrilled to be teaming up with Charleston Arts Festival to present Pecha Kucha 30 on Wednesday, May 30th at 7:00 PM. Featuring: Cara Leepson, Camela Guevara, Herb Kowalski, Kevan Hoertdoerfer, Ivan Lima, Mark Stetler, Tiffany Silverman, & Emcee, Professor Ping-DJ. PechaKucha, Japanese for “chit chat,” is a presentation style in which 20 slides are shown for 20 seconds each keeping presentation concise, fast-paced, and powerful. Charleston Music Hall is proud to be the official venue and producer of PechaKucha Charleston.


  • Astronomy in the Park
    Astronomy in the Park
    Wednesdays, 5-9 p.m. | Brittlebank Park

    Stop by after work or before dinner to stargaze with local experts and ask them questions. Telescopes will be set up at the north end of the park., weather permitting.


  • Cat Yoga
    Cat Yoga
    Every other Wednesday, 5:45-7:15 p.m. | Pounce Cat Cafe

    A session of cat yoga taught by Dakota Flynn every other Wednesday. Admission includes one hour of yoga with cats, 30 min. of relaxation after yoga, and coffee, tea, or a glass of wine. The class is taught in a vinyasa style and is open to all levels. Please bring your own yoga mat and water bottle.


  • The Carolina Girl Yacht Cruises
    The Carolina Girl Yacht Cruises
    Every other Wednesday, 6:30-8 p.m. | St. Johns Yacht Harbor

    The Carolina Girl is open for public cruises every other Wednesday.


  • Spoleto Artist Pop-Up at Jahde Made
    Spoleto Artist Pop-Up at Jahde Made
    Through June 10, 12-4 p.m. | 68 Queen Street

    From May 25th to June 10th, Jahde Leather Atelier is offering pro-bono gallery space in their Queen Street studio to one emerging artist. Kick off the festival and meet local painter and visual artist, Alexandria Searles, also known as MorowaMosai. Light refreshments, live painting, and a ton of creative inspiration await.


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