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Best Artistic Homecoming

Shepard Fairey Scouting Mural Locations

Best Play of 2008 (Non-Spoleto)

Measure for Measure

Best Movie Theater

Terrace Theatre

Best Local Actor

Rodney Lee Rogers

Best Local Comic

Timmy Finch

Best Music Concert of 2008

The Dave Matthews Band

Best Local Band

The Plainfield Project

Best Jazz Band

Quentin Baxter Trio

Best Female Musician

Cary Ann Hearst

Best Female Vocalist

Cary Ann Hearst

Best New Musical Theater Company

Little City Musical Theatre Company

Best Organically Grown Blues Club

A Dough Re Mi Pizzeria

Best Imaginary Set

Cloud Tectonics

Best Bathroom Makeover

The Music Farm

Best New Low-Budget Indie ‘Zine

Come Inside and Close the Door

Best Post-Debate After-Party

Google After-Party

Best New Event for Fashionistas

Charleston Fashion Week

Best Indefatigable Local Band

Lindsay Holler & The Dirty Kids

Best Art Show on Wheels

Transit Antenna

Best Horn Player

Kevin Hackler

Best Black Comedy

Colder than Here

Best Art Parade

Redux's Balloon Parade

Best Keys-Centric Album

Slowrunner's Shiv

Best Author of an 11-Volume Epic Whom We Lost Last Year

James Oliver Rigney, aka Robert Jordan

Best Local Holiday Album by a Bunch of Metalheads

98X's A Very Merry Local X-Mas, Volume Deuce

Best Open Mic Night

Art's Bar & Grill

Best Local Punk Album

Steve Hit Mikes' I Got So Hammered

Best Non-Piccolo or Spoleto Play

Hobo the Musical: A Fight for Survival

Best Karaoke Night

Metal Monday

Best Male Musician

Quentin Baxter

Best Male Vocalist

Mike Thompson

Best Movie Theatre

Palmetto Grande 16

Best Club DJ

DJ Moo Moo

Best Local Actress

Sharon Graci

Best House Band

Joy Ride

Best Museum

Gibbes Museum of Art

Best Art Gallery Show

Force of Nature

Best Local Author

Dorothea Benton Frank

Best Local Visual Artist

Debra Sorenson

Best Art Gallery

Redux Contemporary Art Center

Best Cover Band

Plane Jane

Best Jazz & Blues Club

Fiery Ron's Home Team BBQ

Best Music Concert of 2006

Hootie and the Blowfish

Best Cultural Event

Spoleto Festival USA

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MUSC Septima P. Clark Poetry Contest now accepting submissions

Heath Ellison

The third annual MUSC Septima P. Clark Poetry Contest is now accepting submissions through March 15.


MUSC Septima P. Clark Poetry Contest now accepting submissions

The third annual MUSC Septima P. Clark Poetry Contest is now accepting submissions through March 15.

SC nears 6,000 deaths from COVID-19, McMaster backs off vaccine order

South Carolina will likely pass the 6,000-death mark this week, as COVID-19 deaths and cases continue adding up. The state Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 3,450 cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, with 60 new deaths from the coronavirus-caused disease. The total number of of deaths due to COVID-19 in South Carolina reached 5,915 […]

1/24 COVID-19 update: 3,450 cases; 23.7% positive; 60 deaths

COVID-19 updates: South Carolina health officials reported 3,450 new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday, with 60 additional confirmed deaths. As of 3:20 p.m. Jan. 24, via S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control: With 13,560 tests reported Sunday, 25.4% were positive. Confirmed cases in S.C.: 376,987 (+3,450)Total positive cases in Charleston County: 30,997 (+182)Total positive cases in Berkeley County: 11,943 (+66)Total […]

How South Carolina’s prison population dropped 30% in 11 years

When S.C. Department of Corrections Director Bryan Stirling arrived on the job in 2013, his first order of business was to find out how prisoners who had done their time were released back into society. He was in for an eye-opening experience.  Typically around the end of the month, prisoners who had done their time […]