Abstract painter Sussan Sanavandi draws from Iranian poetry


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‘Invisible’ shines light on country music’s queer history

Michael Smallwood

Charleston-native Beth Mevers got an up-close look at hidden forces that influence the sounds from of Music City as the executive director of a new documentary, Invisible. Directed by T.J. Parsell, Invisible is a feature-length film about the gay women who have excelled in country music as singers/songwriters. The film follows the individual and collective […]

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Crane Count 9/20: 22 cranes spotted on the Charleston peninsula

Twelve work sites on the peninsula have 23 cranes during the week of Aug. 30. The City Paper will feature this crane count weekly.  # cranes2 LocationsU.S. Highway 17 at West Ashley bridge ProjectStormwater management 3 Cumberland and Concord streets Hotel 2 East Bay and Society streets Residential 2 Washington and Laurens streets Residential 2 Morrison and […]

Monday headlines: Climate change becoming hot topic in Lowcountry, across the globe

In a Sunday package on climate change, The Post and Courier reported that so much of Greenland’s ice melted in one week you could flood the state of South Carolina with two feet of water. The ice sheet normally melts in the summer, but it’s melting faster now than it has in 12,000 years. Meanwhile, […]

Alliance for Full Acceptance announces new leader

North Charleston-based LGBTQ+ advocacy group Alliance for Full Acceptance (AFFA) announced Monday it has hired Holly Whitfield as its new executive director. She comes to the Charleston area from Charlotte, with hopes of further expanding AFFA’s impact statewide.

The ‘Murdaugh Murders’: Everything you need to know in 2 minutes

The convoluted stories surrounding the Murdaughs, a prominent South Carolina family, have taken strange twists and turns involving homicide, a fatal boating accident and a botched suicide attempt — all since early June.