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‘Salome’ has fun with death and feminism in a strong opening performance

Heath Ellison

Salome made its point immediately last night. The band halted their pre-show tuning, the audience silenced in response — and “Another One Bites the Dust” started playing over the speakers as the curtain rose to reveal a geometrically uneven stage. One character does a line of coke and the orchestra begins performing Richard Strauss’ classic […]

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SC ranks 10th nationally in percentage of vaccines administered, study says

South Carolina has administered 61% of the vaccine doses its received, study says.

Pounce Cat Cafe reports record January adoptions after busy 2020

January is the busiest month for adoptions at Pounce Cat Cafe every year. “It’s always a crazy month, even for our Savannah location,” said co-owner Ashley Brooks. Since opening in 2016, Pounce has noticed the January spike, but the reason for it is unclear. The staff believes it may have to do with the holidays […]

1/27 COVID-19 update: 2,621 cases; 25.0% positive; 88 deaths

COVID-19 updates: South Carolina health officials reported 2,621 new cases of the coronavirus on Wednesday, with 88 additional confirmed deaths. As of 3:42 p.m. Jan. 27, via S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control: With 10,470 tests reported Wednesday, 25.0% were positive. Confirmed cases in S.C.: 384,556 (+2,621)Total positive cases in Charleston County: 31,520 (+232)Total positive cases in Berkeley County: 12,203 (+124)Total […]

Whitehall crashes a moped, makes vegetable soup in new video

Whitehall’s latest music video, “Capsize,” is a series of vignettes that feature a moped accident and light cannibalism. It’s a pretty chilled-out song despite that last sentence.