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How the City’s Most Compelling Local Record Labels Make It Work
10 Foot Woody Records, a new local label co-founded by Greg Slattery and Zac Thomas, went through at least three test-pressings of their first release before they approved it.

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Indictment of Former Sen. Ford Doesn’t Follow Harrell Script

Whoever gets paid for transcribing indictments against South Carolina’s political elite might be settling in for a pretty good year.
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Music + Nightlife

Concerts in Columbia: Nov 28-Dec 3

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While Washington still lives in the shadow of his more well-known former band All Get Out, the music he’s made under his own name has been stellar.

Food + Dining

Old Fashioned Shrimp Salad Sandwich

Spotted Salamander has earned a reputation for its fresh, high quality, Southern-inflected catering.
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Arts + Lifestyle

Gala of the Royal Horses at Colonial Life Arena

The Gala of the Royal Horses was created by riding master Rene Gasser, recreating pageantry previously seen only at exclusive riding schools in Vienna and Spain, as the beautiful horses jump in time with music.
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