Lynn Cornfoot

Historic Hangar Gets New Life

By Lynn Cornfoot

Curtiss Wright hangar

When it comes to preserving a building on the National Register of Historic Places, time, money and effort are always part of the challenge.  If restoration is possible, then history can teach, inspire and help to revitalize a local community.

Traditions in the New Year

By Lynn Cornfoot

fireworks

Earlier this year we learned about certain superstitions many of us have. As we get ready to ring in a new year, a look at some more traditions celebrated during this time of year.

Obey and Slay: Interview with Shepard Fairey (2002)

By Lynn Cornfoot

Obey

In 2002, Beryl Dakers interviewed artist Shepard Fairey for the series BEAT! (Aired Dec 18, 2002) when he did his Obey and Slay show at the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, College of Charleston. Obey was Fairey's exhibit. Slay was an exhibit by Anthony Dominguez.

Hulu just released a new documentary entitled OBEY GIANT about the art of Shepard Fairey. 

The History of Halloween

By Lynn Cornfoot

pumpkins

Costumes, candy, haunted houses, and ghost stories...everything we think of when it comes to Halloween, but it wasn’t always this way. We take a look at how this spooky holiday has transformed over the centuries.

Snakes!

By Lynn Cornfoot

snake

As we transition to warmer temperatures in S.C. , we begin to see nature blossoming all around us. Trees and flowers start to bloom, animals begin to mate and bring forth new life, and snakes begin to wake from their hibernation. Not all snakes are to be feared. It is important to know which snakes are harmless and which ones to watch out for.

 

Meals on Wheels

By Lynn Cornfoot

meals on wheels

South Carolina ranks fourth worst in the nation for senior hunger. Palmetto Scene takes a trip with Meals on Wheels and we learn the importance of this volunteer-driven program.

Turning Recycled Metal Into Art

By Lynn Cornfoot

welding

Art can come in all forms – music, dance, visual…and trash? One Columbia man found his creative ability in making sculptures from metal scraps. Once complete, a new metamorphosis begins.

Catholic Sisters Help South Carolina Town

By Lynn Cornfoot

Felician sister

South Carolina ranks in the top ten nationally for its high poverty levels, and during the holiday season, many people like to give to those less fortunate. In the town of Kingstree, a group of Catholic Sisters aims to help those in need and teach the value of giving back, not just at Christmas, but all year long.
 

Conserving Art for the Future

By Lynn Cornfoot

artist

Not all artwork can withstand the test of time; luckily, a local art conservator has the skill and knowledge to help preserve these historical items for generations to come.

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