Watch/Listen: Trailer for ‘Visual Album’ Exit 8 and the First Single from the Movie’s Soundtrack

By David Travis Bland | Friday, July 15, 3:48 pm
The mood of the trailer disconcerting — Hitchcock-sque, with rural scenery and long road stretches that haunt this story glimpse in the vein of True Detective’s first season, a sort of sweat and bone madness that the images create.

West Columbia Cracks Down on Burlesque (Sort of)

By Jordan Lawrence | Thursday, July 14, 4:02 pm
The city’s Director of Planning & Zoning Wayne Shuler informed New Brookland Tavern co-owner Mike Lyons yesterday that a Saturday tour stop by The Savannah Sweet Tease Burlesque Revue would violate Zoning Ordinance 809, governing the practices of “sexually oriented business.”
8 Days a Week

8 Days - Absolutely Fabulous; Five After Five; Senate’s End Summer Festival

By Free Times | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Yes, Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie is based on the similarly named British television show that follows a pair of charmingly addicted, fad-chasing women.
Theater Review

Trustus Balances the Scales Between Rock Performance and Stage Play With Green Day’s American Idiot

Through July 30 at Trustus Theatre
By August Krickel | Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Green Day’s American Idiot is a faithful recreation of the play based on Green Day’s 2004 album, a rock opera that won a Grammy for Best Rock Album in 2005 and sold over 15 million copies...
Arts Feature

Jasper’s Annual Literary Anthology Highlights Local Talent

Thursday at Tapp's Arts Center
By Rodney Welch | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Cynthia Boiter still remembers the first time someone read a story she had written and said yes.
Arts Feature

Columbia Museum of Art and Columbia Baroque Team Up to Weave Visual Art and Classical Music Together

Friday at the Columbia Museum of Art
By Kyle Petersen | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Giovanni Antonio Canal, or Canaletto, is one of the venerable Venetian Old Master painters, a group of artists who can be largely credited for the Western world’s grand romanticization of the scenic, lagoon-centered city...
Arts Feature

Why Art Gose Loves Digging Up Bottles

Buried Treasure
By Eva Moore | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Art Gose is standing in a 13-foot hole dug straight down into a turn-of-the-century town dump somewhere in South Carolina; he’s asked Free Times not to say exactly where it is.
Extra Butter

Ep. 25 - Dawn of Justice

Extra Butter

Ep. 24 - Dirty Butter

Americans Love to Shoot Each Other in The Purge: Election Year

By James Scott | Thursday, July 21, 3:15 pm
Once you try to justify a mythological concept, it can't help but lose some of its impact.

Plenty of Spirit, Not So Much Soul, in Rebooted Ghostbusters

By James Scott | Thursday, July 21, 12:00 pm
There's a single factor I believe is largely responsible for Ghostbusters' longevity, and it's not proton packs.
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