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Nibbles and Sips: Southern Living Coming to Columbia

FT Roundup: Haley Still Leading Sheheen in Polls

Arts Beat: Finally, Columbia Gets Its 500-Seat Performance Hall

Cover Story: The Kid with the Camera Eye

Cover Story: South Carolina’s Countdown to Same-Sex Marriage

Special Sections

Free Times Family Fall 2014


Arts Beat: Portnoy, Orchestra Perform to Perfection on American Classics

The Playlist: Caroline Guitar Company Donates Pedal Proceeds to Injured Musician

Photo Gallery / Music: Music at the 2014 South Carolina State Fair

Local and State News: South Carolina 2014 Elections

Arts Beat: Parker Quartet Wows Audience in New Johnson Performance Hall

Photo Gallery: Jam Room Music Festival 2014

Photo Gallery: Whiskey Fair 2014

FT Roundup: Unemployment Rate Up Statewide, Down Locally

Editor's Picks

Local and State News: Local Leaders Take On Domestic Violence Issues

Theater Review: Fast Pace, Excellent Performances Mark SC Shakespeare’s King Lear

Local and State News: The Criminalization of Poverty


Legends of Hip Hop Tour Brings Slick Rick, Big Daddy Kane

EPMD, whose early songs “rarely varied from two themes: dissing sucker MCs and recounting sexual exploits,” according to, comes to Columbia as part of the Legends of Hip Hop tour.

News + Opinion

Who Wants to Be Lieutenant Governor, Anyway?

The lieutenant governor’s race in South Carolina is a study in contrast.
Local and State News: South Carolina 2014 Elections

Music + Nightlife

In An EDM World, We Could Do Worse Than Skrillex

Yes, Skrillex and others got famous by converting fans who couldn’t tell you the difference between dubstep and dub, but the energy of Moore’s music is impressive, nonetheless.

Food + Dining

Home Canning, Pickling and Freezing Once Again Popular

The last tomatoes are about to come off of the vines, and the temperature is starting to remind us that winter is coming whether we like it or not.
Drink of the Week: Valar Morghulis
Chew on This!: Feast on Korean Food

Arts + Lifestyle

Paul Taylor Dance Company Returns to Koger Stage

The Paul Taylor Dance Company returns to Columbia on Wednesday, Oct. 22, to present three popular masterworks from the Taylor repertoire.

On The Cover

The Kid with the Camera Eye

Unusual Exhibition Traces Norman Rockwell’s Works from Camera to Canvas
Will South steps through the glass doors of the Columbia Museum of Art’s downstairs gallery and stops in front of the monolithic wall that announces entrance into its newest exhibition, dedicated to the artist Norman Rockwell.
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