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“The Living Canvas: Art and the Body” Coming to Patriot Hall Gallery

Body decoration has a long and interesting history, dating from ancient times in Asia and Africa.  Captain James Cook brought a form of the word “tattoo” with him in his journals of a 1771 voyage to East Asia and the … Continue reading

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Bursting into Fall 2013…Almost Too Much to Hold!

Too much information, that is.  But now that school has started, it seems that the number of fall activities is hitting high gear—even while it’s still steaming outside (although to be fair, this year it really isn’t the heat; it’s … Continue reading

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Three to Get Ready

Although summer is far from over, now is the time to start taking action for participation in some of the Sumter community’s upcoming fall events.  For example, if you plan to participate in the Third Annual TriSumter Triathlon (October 19), … Continue reading

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Not-So-Trivial Pursuits

Ah, July.  This is the month when we can usually count on plenty of pool-worthy days (although not in 2013, unfortunately, with all this rain we’ve had!), family reunions and gatherings, and the start of preparations for the new school … Continue reading

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The Doctor Is In: Cultural Commission Welcomes New Leader

Sometimes, a sea change is just what the doctor ordered—although it is kind of unusual when the doctor orders it for herself.  However, this is precisely the case with Dr. Carmela P. Bryan, who came on board April 29 of … Continue reading

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What a Weekend!

Sometimes it’s hard to know how to take a compliment.  Really—what are you supposed to say when someone shakes your hand and says warmly, “You’re a wonderful cow”?  Now, let me back up for a minute and explain.  As a … Continue reading

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A Vanishing World

Within our growing city, there are few areas that have not been touched by renovation, demolition or other factors involved in community revitalization.  But out in the further reaches of the county, it’s still possible to see decaying farmhouses, eerie … Continue reading

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