The Sugar Plum fairy comes to town
By: Katy Roberts
The Sugar Plum Fairy from the Nutcracker sparks the holiday spirit as she dances her way through Charleston, South Carolina.
Featured dancer: Sara Michelle Murawski
Film dedicated to John R. Kuhn of Charleston and Janka Majerova of Slovakia
Aerial footage by @ Chad. Licensed through Adobe.
Katy Roberts is a freelance filmmaker and fellow Charlestonian who studied journalism at the University of Georgia. She counts among her accomplishments time spent as a reporter for The Arizona Republic. Visit katyrobertsmedia.com for her latest work on film.
By Robin Gibson
If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world. -- J. R. R. Tolkien
One thing is certain, Williams Sonoma must have understood what Tolkien meant at their Chefs' Collective Pop-Up held recently on King Street in Charleston. The event which happened during the 2017 Charleston Wine and Food Festival did not disappoint anyone in attendance. What do you get when you add a DJ to a retail space and mix it with chefs, bartenders, and guests? A party and we're glad they did. Cheers!
We love a good party especially in a retail store. When's the last time you partied somewhere unexpected?
Tell us! We'd love to hear your adventures.
By Robin Gibson
As we mark the passage of time by welcoming yet another year, it is important to remember that life is meant to be lived as long we're breathing. The new Adidas commercial going viral is poignant for many reasons. First, it was directed by a student showing us all that brilliance and creativity sometimes rests in the young. And, second, the protagonist is a senior who feels his spirit slipping through his fingers until his former love of running is fueled by a pair of old running shoes. The lesson is this: never let your circumstance, to the extent you have control, limit your potential. Resolve in this brand new year to live life to the fullest regardless of age. Do everything in your power to live Life Out Loud in 2017. The Lowcountry is a wonderful place to be this time of year as we welcome sunsine and mild temps to our region. Wishing everyone peace, love and prosperity. And may we all discover the best is yet to come. Happy New Year, everyone!
By Robin Gibson
The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper. -- William Butler Yeats
Kellar O'Neil, aka "The Southern Charmer" and "Mystifier of the Finest Affairs", is a magician and storyteller who has perfected the art of illusion with a devilish grin. Recently, he invited us to check out his show at The Palmetto Crescent Parlour, and we were delighted to take him up on the offer. Tucked away in a corner of Charleston, he performs in an intimate setting thus ensuring audience engagement. Our pictures offer a glimpse of the evening, and what one can expect from a magical night on the town.
Folks looking for a fun evening out should consider The Palmetto Crescent Parlour. This family-friendly show (minimum age 10) is unlike anything else in Charleston. Each performance lasts 75 minutes with a reception of light snacks and non-alcoholic beverages beginning 15 minutes prior. Group packages and private events are available.
Purchase tickets online or by calling 855-285-6463. Limited seating; advance tickets recomended.
49 Archdale St, Suite 1F, across from Le Farfalle and In the Kitchen with Chef Bob Waggoner.