The ABC’s of Titles for Tiny Tales
Author: Mary Lee
The Columbia author’s third children’s book is intended to encourage children to write as well as read. She uses quirky titles from A to Z and vibrant illustration to inspire young readers to write their own stories in the book. Lee, a retired Air Force master sergeant, won awards for her previous books, My Air Force Mom and When Grandma’s False Teeth Fly. She will be signing her books at 2nd & Charles, 275 Harbison Blvd., from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 6.
Daily Inspurrations … To Help You Always Land on Your Feet
Author: Romana Gould
Publisher: Blue Mountain Arts
The author, a first grade teacher at Dutch Fork Elementary School, says that cats “provide the ideal inspiration to slow down, savor life and appreciate each moment.” Her book — just released this week — contains photos she took of cats and inspirational messages. A portion of the proceeds from the book will go to support local animal rescue efforts.
Tallyho in the Squat
Author: Asa Ingram
Publisher: Asa Ingram
Smuggling shipments of wild rabbits from Kentucky to South Carolina doesn’t sound like the crime of the century, but the author uses it as the core of this Southern comedy. Along the way, Bill Gulledge, the unemployed-college-graduate-turned smuggler, falls in love with Rye Cotton, the country-grown daughter of the rabbit supplier. Ingram lives in the Charleston area. This is his first novel.
South Carolina essays: Editor Aida Rogers and contributors Cindi Boiter, Dianne Johnson and John Cely will sign State of the Heart: South Carolina Writers on the Places They Love (University of South Carolina Press) at Nest at Main and Hampton on Thursday, Sept. 4. First Thursday activities on Main Street begin at 6 p.m.
The Other Place at Trustus Theatre
Juliana Smithton is a successful neurologist whose life seems to be coming unhinged. A mystery unfolds as fact blurs with fiction, past collides with present and the elusive truth of Juliana’s mental health boils to the surface in The Other Place, running at Trustus Theatre October 17th through November 1st. There will be a talk-back following the matinee on October 19th. Tickets can be purchased here or by calling the box office at 803-254-9732.
3LAU on Sunday, October 26th and the Unofficial Skrillex Mothership Tour After-Party on the 27th. More information and tickets for both can be found here. VIP tables available.
$10 Spa Specials!
Join us for 60-minute facials, microdermabrasion, bikini waxing, and more for only $10! 823 Gervais Street, Suite 120. Text your appointment request to 803-468-4643.
King Lear in Finlay Park
October 16th-18th and 22nd-25th, the South Carolina Shakespeare Company presents William Shakespeare’s King Lear. All performances held at the Finlay Park Ampitheatre at 7:30 PM. For tickets and more information, click here or call 803-665-2000.
Veteran Vapors now open!
Veteran-owned and operated, Veteran Vapors is located at 2308 Airport Blvd. in West Columbia. This month, 10% of all juice sales will be donated to Save the Ta-Tas. Special discounts available to veterans, military and public safety officials.
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