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Cover Story: The Wreck of The Christine

Local and State News: Jackson Seriously Considered Not Running This Year

FT Roundup: SC Asst. Principal Puts Student In Chokehold While Breaking Up Fight

City Watch: Lindsey Graham: Establishment Tool, Establishment Fool

On The Cover

The Wreck of The Christine

What’s Next for Iconic Columbia Apartments?
It’s not very big — just 16 apartments and a handful of office spaces. But the clean, retro lines of the Christine make it one of Columbia’s iconic buildings.

Events in Columbia

8 Days - Square Piano Unveiling; First Thursday; Rosewood Crawfish Festival

If you didn’t know — and 8 Days doesn’t blame you if you didn’t — a square piano is a piano that has horizontal strings placed diagonally across the rectangular case resting above the hammers...
Kashmir: A Led Zeppelin Tribute
Richard Burnside: Who is King?
Lejeuen & Goldberg
DiverCity — A Latino Art Exhibition
Soulfood Mondays Poetry Open Mic

Music + Nightlife

Concerts in Columbia: May 5-11

It is very conceivable that, from the late ’90s to 2000, of the many moms being treated to this Jam Fest 2K16 Mother’s Day Edition concert...
Club Life: Lauren Wiley at Jake’s
Music Feature: Author & Punisher’s Tristan Shone Conjures Industrial Doom With His Own Handmade Tools
Music Feature: This Year’s Rosewood Crawfish Festival Embraces Change Without Forsaking Its ’90s Rock Roots

Food + Dining

Honeysuckle Saison, Passion Fruit Wheat and More Tastes of Summer

Summer seasonal beers, i.e., beers designed to be especially refreshing in warmer weather, are arriving in Columbia and I have searched the shelves of local retailers looking for the most interesting offerings.
Drink of the Week: Bauer Zweigelt Rosé
On Tap: Margarita It Up, or Don’t
Chew on This!: Eat All the Crawfish

News + Opinion

Jackson Seriously Considered Not Running This Year

Longtime state Sen. Darrell Jackson says he seriously considered not seeking re-election this year.
Local and State News: Proposed Budget Includes More Cash for Animal Shelter
City Watch: Lindsey Graham: Establishment Tool, Establishment Fool
Local and State News: County Plays Defense as State Threatens to Withhold Penny Funds


Openings in Columbia SC: Captain America: Civil War, The Family Fang, Midnight Special

The latest big budget entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Some new pals are dropping by this time, namely Spider-Man and Black Panther.
Tales from the Script: Key & Peele’s Rapport and Surprise Guest Star Rescue Keanu
Tales from the Script: The Jungle Book Remake Wants to Be a Man-Cub, Too
Movie Times: Movie Theaters and Showtimes in Columbia, SC
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