Culture

Comedian Ian Aber

By Lynn Cornfoot

Stand up

Through comedy, entertainer Ian Aber is bringing all audiences together in a fun and entertaining environment.

Rose-breasted Grosbeak

By Alfred Turner

An immature, male Rose-breasted Grosbeak.

A listener sees an immature, male Rose-breasted Grosbeak and is a bit confused by its colors.

Central to Their Lives: Southern Women Artists in the Johnson Collection

By Alfred Turner

Detail from Art Studio, by Thereas Pollak.

Spanning the decades between the late 1890s and early 1960s, The Johnson Collection’s new exhibition and its companion book, Central to Their Lives: Southern Women Artists in the Johnson Collection, examine the particularly complex challenges Southern women artists confronted in a traditionally conservative region during a period in which women’s social, cultural, and political roles were

Author John Warley To Appear on By The River

By Holly Bounds Jackson

John Warley

What exactly makes "a Southern girl"? Depending on where you grew up, the answer will likely differ. John Warley's book A Southern Girl is about the international adoption of his only daughter and the revelation of "subtle racism and exclusionary activities" that had played such a big role in his traditional southern upbringing. In his interview on By The River, Warley shares how his beloved late wife championed an idea of adopting a daughter from Korea.

SC Lede: Choose Your Own Adventure - The 2018 Midterms LIVE From Greenville

By Sean Birch

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On this special edition of South Carolina Lede, recorded live at the Growler Haus in the Village of West Greenville, host Gavin Jackson is joined by Associated Press South Carolina Reporter Meg Kinnard and Post and Courier Statehouse Reporter Jamie Lovegrove to recap last week's lieutenant gubernatorial debate and preview this week's midterm elections.

South Carolina Public Radio's own Statehouse Reporter Russ McKinney also drops by to quiz Gavin and the audience about Upstate history.

Childhood Leukemia and CAR-T Cell Therapy

By Bobbi Conner

Dr. Michele Hudspeth

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Michele Hudspeth about CAR-T Cell immunotherapy as a treatment for one type of leukemia in children.  Dr. Hudspeth is the Division Chief of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and she is the Director of the Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant program at MUSC. 

Violinist Benjamin Beilman Brings Brahms on Return Visit to South Carolina

By Bradley Fuller

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For violinist Benjamin Beilman, the music of Johannes Brahms has timeless appeal. Striking what he considers a “perfect balance” between the personal and the objective, works like the German Romantic composer’s Violin Concerto in D major, op. 77, still have the power to move performer and listener alike.

Charleston School Helps Women Sail the Seas of Life

By Victoria Hansen

Families welcome home Ashley Hall students in Charleston who have been at sea a week.

Just leaving their cell phones behind for a week might seem tough enough, but 17 teenagers from Ashley Hall in Charleston, a private school for girls, spent a week at sea hoisting sails and navigating by stars aboard the tall ship, “Liberty Clipper”. Most had never sailed before. The trip is part of the school’s annual Offshore Leadership Program. This is the 11th year students have sailed.

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