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Track Your Adventure Number Four: Fall for the Arts—This Summer!

In today’s environmentally conscious world, the concept of “re-purposing” buildings is part of doing business as usual. Gone are the days of tearing down structures and building something new and trendy atop what might have been an interesting historic site. … Continue reading

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Frame and Frequency: Challenging New Exhibit Coming to Gallery 135

In the midst of end-of-school/beginning-of-summer/oh-gosh-it’s-getting-hot, and everything else that accompanies this time of year—well, here’s something a bit different. A lot different, actually. In 1963, former commercial illustrator Andy Warhol began pointing his 16mm film camera at whomever walked in … Continue reading

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“Through Their Eyes”

 “It is necessary to love peace and sacrifice for it.” ~ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Let us pause for a moment to remember John McCosh.  Although largely forgotten except by historians, he created a profession that to some, may … Continue reading

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TransFORMations: Opening November 15 at Gallery 135

In a previous life, my artistically-inclined friends and I used to spend hours at a time talking and dreaming about life when we entered the real world, which we figured was waiting to be stunned by our collective talent.  A … Continue reading

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A “Specially Sumter” Weekend!

It seems just about impossible that fall is here already–2013 really has gone like the wind!  But indeed, it is.  As I drove to the office this morning, I noticed that the spider lilies are blooming along Swan Walk here at 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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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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