Aimee Crouch

Annie Leibovitz--Surprising Answer from Lisa Marie About Graceland

By Aimee Crouch

LeibovitzFamed celebrity photographer Annie Leibovitz has captured portraits of many famous people throughout her career. Leibovitz sat down with us to talk about her life, her career, and her latest exhibit. Pilgrimage is now showing at The Columbia Museum of Art through January 2014. In this video, Leibovitz talks about asking Lisa Marie Presley what she should shoot at Graceland. Elvis’ daughter surprised Leibovitz with her suggestion. Watch the full Annie Leibovitz interview on Palmetto Scene .

Mentors Making a Difference

By Aimee Crouch

MentorPresident and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Columbia area, Heidi Johnson, tells Palmetto Scene how they match a Big Brother/Sister with a Little Brother/Sister and the impact the right relationship can have. The Greater Columbia affiliate is one of several affiliates in South Carolina. For more information on how you can volunteer or enroll a child in your area, click here .

Annie Leibovitz Talks About Touring with The Rolling Stones

By Aimee Crouch

LeibovitzFamed celebrity photographer Annie Leibovitz has captured portraits of many famous people throughout her career. On the latest episode of Palmetto Scene, she sits down with us to talk about her life, her career, and her exhibit, Pilgrimage, that is now showing at The Columbia Museum of Art through January. In this clip, Leibovitz reminisces about her time touring with The Rolling Stones.

Nationally Renowned Chef Matt Lee Makes Loquat Liqueur

By Aimee Crouch

Lee BrosCharleston's amazing history and outstanding food is a haven for visitors. Two brothers who grew up in Charleston are now offering a “taste” of the coastal town in a new cookbook, The Lee Brothers Charleston Kitchen . According to NPR, "In addition to highlighting Charleston's current food culture, Matt and Ted Lee also looked to Charleston's history to find old recipes that might have been forgotten. Cookbooks from the 19th century were particularly inspiring, Ted says. "They tell a story so diverse and varied about the different types of vegetables that were grown in the Lowcountry, some of...

Could South Carolina Turn Into a Blue State?

By Aimee Crouch

Blue StateToday, the South is considered a Republican stronghold when it comes to presidential elections. So, what are the chances South Carolina could turn into a blue state? Winthrop Political Science Professor Scott Huffmon says, “It’s a mistake to think that the past twenty years will define the future forever. Remember, we were once part of the solidly democratic south.” What are your thoughts? Will we see a Democrat or a Republican win the next Governor’s election in 2014? Democrat Republican Leave a comment below and we may feature it on Twitter. Follow us at @PalmettoScene .

Technology Helping Parents Combat Health Issues in South Carolina

By Aimee Crouch

Text4BabySouth Carolina has one of the highest infant mortality rate in the country. Text4Baby is trying to address the issue. Text4baby is the first mobile information service designed to promote maternal and child health through text messaging. This program is a tool that expectant and new mothers can use to become better informed parents. Dr. Greg Barabell says, “What Text 4 Baby does is it gives small snippets of information, things I call "twitter for your critter," that help to prepare the mom for what is the unexpected--having a child enter your life--and it’s an amazing way to get moms...

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