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March 2013

Time Magazine has called Angelique Kidjo “Africa’s premier diva.” The BBC has included her in its list of the continent’s 50 most iconic figures. In 2011 The Guardian listed her as one of their Top 100 Most Inspiring Women in the World. She was the […]

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You’d never know it from the chilly temperatures, but there is one sure sign that spring has arrived in Charleston: the opening of the Spoleto Festival USA Box Office. This year the Box Office is located at the Charleston Visitor Center at 375 Meeting Street, […]

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The Bank of America Chamber Music Series has always been about experiencing wonderful music in a magnificent venue, but with Geoff Nuttall at the helm, each concert is a carefully crafted concoction of familiar classics and modern masterpieces, providing stark contrasts and unexpected connections—programs that […]

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Rosanne Cash talks about the motivation and meaning behind her recent recording, The List. “I went on the road with my dad when I eighteen…and we started talking about songs. He mentioned a song and I said, ‘I don’t know that one.’ He mentioned another one, […]

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“I have had a most rare vision. I have had a dream, past the wit of man to say what dream it was.” —William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Bristol Old Vic, in association with Handspring Puppet Company, will present the American premiere of their […]

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