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Spoleto Festival

Watch Out, Lorde and Ed Sheeran: Johnnyswim Are the Real Stars of VH1's 'You Oughta Know'

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Kristi York Wooten

So, who are Johnnyswim? Great songwriters, for one. Their EP's title track and "Home" are sweetly intense his-and-hers stories set to grooves which are not easily pigeonholed.

Spoleto Serves Up a Sweet (and Spicy) Summer Serenade

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 08.06.2013 | Arts
Kristi York Wooten

Everything about Charleston's Spoleto Festival spells summer to a born-and-bred South Carolinian like me: Seersucker. Symphonies. Sopranos. Sweat!

Greek Tragedies And Graphic Novels

AP | BRUCE SMITH | Posted 02.08.2013 | Arts

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The new season of the Spoleto Festival USA will feature one of its largest and most varied program lineups in recent years, w...

Italian Opera, North Carolina Style

AP | BRUCE SMITH | Posted 07.25.2012 | Home

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- The 36th edition of the Spoleto Festival USA is open in Charleston. The festival got under way at noon Friday with a peal of chu...

The Premiere Of Philip Glass' Astronomy Opera

AP | BRUCE SMITH | Posted 07.20.2012 | Home

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Spoleto Festival USA opens its 36th season Friday and among the planned performances is an opera by American composer Phi...

Bourbon And Books In Charleston, South Carolina

Fathom | Posted 07.15.2012 | Travel
Fathom

If you were writing a math equation, the coastal city of Charleston would sit on the other side of the equality sign from the culture, food, festival and history of the Lowcountry.