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Music Feature: At the South Carolina Elvis Festival, Tribute Artists Perpetuate His Legacy

Club Life: Bill Skipper at Capital Club

Arts Beat: Ryan Gosling in Town? No, That Was Joey Thompson

FT Roundup: Mark Sanford Retakes the Spotlight

The Playlist: After Delays, Columbia’s New Music Farm Will Open on Tuesday

Special Sections

The Side Line: USC vs Georgia


FT Roundup: Richland County Deputy Tases Handcuffed Suspect

The Side Line: Attitude Swing Leads Gamecocks to Victory Over Bulldogs

Nibbles and Sips: Greek Festival Races Back to Columbia

Tales from the Script: Elba Schools Henson in the Meaning of Old Adage “No Good Deed”...

Arts Beat: New Public Art to be Unveiled Sept. 17 on Main Street

FT Roundup: Mark Sanford Retakes the Spotlight

FT Happenings: SC Pride; Fall Festival and Pickin’ Party; Rosewood Arts Festival

Tales from the Script: Too Many Zombies, Not Enough Time in “Z Nation”

Tales from the Script: Hardy gets a Puppy, Bids Farewell to Gandolfini in “The Drop”

Editor's Picks

The Playlist: After Delays, Columbia’s New Music Farm Will Open on Tuesday

Cover Story: Lessons from Ferguson

Music Feature: With Help From His Friends, Aaron Graves Battles His Cancer

Best of Columbia: Best of Columbia 2014 Index (Including Video)


Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike Play Trustus Theatre

What is Vanya and Sonya and Masha and Spike? Besides being a mouthful, it’s a Tony-winning Christopher Durang play that’s opening the 30th season at Trustus Theatre.

News + Opinion

S.C. Hemp Farming Law Needs Fixes

It’s now legal to grow hemp in South Carolina. But it’s unclear how a person would go about doing so.

Music + Nightlife

With Help From His Friends, Aaron Graves Battles His Cancer

Aaron Graves is distracted. Chatting on local cantina El Burrito’s front patio, he hears Rupert Holmes’ “Escape (The Piña Colada Song)” and laughs about the song’s subversive message.

Food + Dining

Highland Brewing’s Clawhammer

September is time for Munich’s great beer festival, Oktoberfest, and fun-loving people around the world enjoy the beer style made famous by this festival.
Bite of the Week: Gulf Redfish at Saluda’s

Arts + Lifestyle

Marcelo Novo, Eric Miller Return to Columbia with Reflective Work

There seems to be a theme of the prodigal artist running through Columbia’s galleries this season.


Openings in Columbia SC: Dolphin Tale 2, No Good Deed, The Drop

One of James Gandolfini’s last performances came in this gritty and ambitious crime saga.

On The Cover

Who is Skip Holbrook?

Columbia’s New Police Chief Takes on Tough Job
Columbia Police Chief William “Skip” Holbrook’s office at 1 Justice Square is a lot like the chief himself: neat, orderly, unassuming, everything in its place.
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