The Story Behind the Strut

In 1973 Gene McKay’s rich and robust radio voice rode the airwaves around…
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More Than Just the Music

Terence Young started playing music young. He took up the guitar at age…
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Easel Cathedral

Like many of those who enjoy Saturday mornings at Columbia’s Soda City Market,…
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Sell the Glow, not the Gas

Thank you for participating in the neon course at the South Carolina Institute…
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Marrying Music with the Church

It is hard to imagine a wedding procession in a historic, venerable church…
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Pedal Pushers

If you slip back into the sanctuary after the conclusion of your next…
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A Study in Duality

Having a successful career, what we might refer to as a “day job,”…
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For Auld Lang Syne

Ask most South Carolinians what first comes to mind with the mention of…
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Et Cetera: Christmas Trends by Decade

Each decade comes with its own delightful holiday trends. Looking back over the…
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Mike Drop

Mike Goodwin remained steadfastly confident. Never mind that 40-plus other acts were waiting…
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Modeling Beauty

Maybe no one should be surprised that Jean O’Reilly Barlow created sculptures in…
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Made in Cola Town

Columbia’s patriarch of jazz, Dick Goodwin, says that at age 13, saxophone prodigy…
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