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Park Circle Creamery | Backroad Bites

October 20, 2020 - Posted in Culture by Leslie Leonard
Park Circle Creamery | Backroad Bites

Located off the banks of the Cooper River in North Charleston, Park Circle Creamery is all about serving “spoonfuls of smiles.” On this episode of Backroad Bites: Take-Out Edition , we discover what it takes to make handcrafted ice cream and how small businesses have come...

Meet Charleston's Poet Laureate, Marcus Amaker

October 15, 2020 - Posted in Culture by Holly Bounds Jackson
Host Holly Bounds Jackson with poet laureate Marcus Amaker

Marcus Amaker is the Poet Laureate of Charleston, South Carolina, and an 8-time published author. During Amaker’s interview on By The River , we learned many things about what makes his work so powerful. Amaker posits the flexibility of poetry, poetry’s constant changing...

A Peace of Soul Vegan Kitchen | Backroad Bites

October 12, 2020 - Posted in Culture by Leslie Leonard
A Peace of Soul Vegan Kitchen | Backroad Bites

A brisk 11-block walk down Main Street from South Carolina’s State House, nestled in the Bellevue Historic District, is a beloved family-owned vegan eatery that anchored the district long before the recent flourish of businesses. On this episode of Backroad Bites: Take-Out...

McConkey's Jungle Shack | Backroad Bites

October 6, 2020 - Posted in Culture by Leslie Leonard
McConkey's Jungle Shack | Backroad Bites

Hop on Highway 174, roll down the windows to feel the salty air, as we drive to the end of the road to Edisto Beach on the eastern edge of South Carolina’s coastline. On this episode of Backroad Bites: Take-Out Edition , we turned our watches to island time, while at...

Country Music

October 5, 2020 - Posted in Culture by Alfred Turner
Dwight Yoakam plays a Martin D-28 guitar. Yoakam is among the 76 of the 101 country music artists interviewed for the series who signed two Martin D-28 guitars.

Since its first publication in 1968, Bill C. Malone’s Country Music USA has won universal acclaim as the definitive history of American country music. Starting with the music’s folk roots in the rural South, it traces country music from the early days of radio into the...

Wanda Lloyd, author of 'Coming Full Circle: From Jim Crow To Journalism'

September 29, 2020 - Posted in Culture by Holly Bounds Jackson
Wanda Lloyd

This week, Wanda Lloyd, author of "Coming Full Circle: From Jim Crow To Journalism," sat down with us to talk about her memoir. After retiring from being a news editor, Lloyd worked as a department chair and professor at Savannah State University, in her hometown of...

SCETV and SCPRT produce travel video series

September 29, 2020 - Posted in Culture
Go For It

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) and the Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism (SCPRT) collaborated to develop a video series that, not only educates the public about each region of South Carolina, but also adds another dimension to tourism – trying...

South Carolina ETV to premiere hour-long 'Gullah Roots' documentary October 1

September 24, 2020 - Posted in Culture
Gullah Roots

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) will be premiering a new hour-long documentary film October 1 entitled Gullah Roots . Following leaders of the South Carolina and Georgia Gullah Geechee community as they experience a homecoming in Sierra Leone, the project will...

New exhibit at SC State Museum honors 100th anniversary of 19th Amendment

September 15, 2020 - Posted in Culture by Leslie Leonard
New exhibit at SC State Museum honors 100th anniversary of 19th Amendment

A Voice of Her Own: South Carolina Women in Politics is a new exhibit at the South Carolina State Museum celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment passing, which gave women the right to vote. "One of the things we all wanted people to take away from this...

Upcountry Provisions | Backroad Bites

September 7, 2020 - Posted in Culture by Leslie Leonard
Upcountry Provisions | Backroad Bites

At the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains is the town of Travelers Rest, named aptly, as it served as a stopover for past travelers. Upcountry Provisions is a modern refuge for visitors off the hustle and bustle of Main Street. On this episode of Backroad Bites: Take-Out...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, September 2020

August 31, 2020 - Posted in Culture
Agency photo

For many across South Carolina, 2020 has been anything but smooth. From the spread of COVID-19 to the ongoing fight for racial justice, we are living in challenging, uncertain times. Throughout all of this adversity, however, one thing has remained constant – SCETV’s...

The Glories of Grits

August 31, 2020 - Posted in Culture by Alfred Turner
The Glories of Grits

Grits. If you grew up in the South, you have likely eaten them. If you buy yours from the grocery store, though, you may never have really tasted the goodness of stone ground grits. This week, Walter Edgar talks grits with Greg Johnsman, of Geechee Boy Mills on Edisto...

South Carolina ETV digital series 'Backroad Bites' to return with new episodes in September

August 27, 2020 - Posted in Culture
Backroad Bites

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced the premiere of a new season of its digital series, “Backroad Bites.” Featuring five, three to five-minute episodes, the new season will spotlight five local eateries in South Carolina. Each episode will premiere...

COVID Inspires Lowcountry Chefs to Get Personal

August 25, 2020 - Posted in Culture by Tut Underwood
File photo of chef's hands cutting green onions

COVID-19 has caused many a business to adapt to changing circumstances in order to survive. Such is the condition of many chefs in the Charleston area. Since the advent of COVID has shut or slowed many restaurants, some chefs in the Lowcountry - and elsewhere - have found...

T. Lilly Little Water | Women Vision SC Podcast

August 24, 2020 - Posted in Culture by Linda O'Bryon
T. Lilly Little Water

T. Lilly Little Water began her life's passion of advocating for Indigenous People at age seventeen. “It’s something intangible and inexplicable that drives me. It feels like there are also a 1000 ancestors in my heart that are constantly giving me a nudge in this way or...

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