Summertime in the Midlands means time on Lake Murray. Whether you're sunning, boating or camping, dining options known and loved by lake residents offer the opportunity to grab some grub, enjoy a beverage or sit down for a relaxing dinner--all with a great view.
Spoleto, Charleston’s premier performing arts festival, begins Friday, May 27. In its 40th season, the 17-day festival features over 150 performances and events held in 13 venues. Performances include dance, theater, opera, concerts, symphonies and art talks.
Executive chef Todd Woods from The Oak Table, sous chef Charles Stricklin from The Oak Table, executive chef Frank Bradley from Bourbon, owner/chef Kristian Niemi from Bourbon and Phil Blair, the owner of The Whig, will be preparing the meal.
What do the Amur Leopard, the Javan Rhinoceros, the Cross River Gorilla, the Hawksbill Turtle, the South China Tiger, the Sumatran Elephant and the Saola, which resembles an antelope, have in common? According to the World Wildlife Fund, each of these species is considered critically endangered. In other words, there’s a very good chance that these animals, and others, face an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild. Add African penguins, cheetahs, sharks, whooping cranes, the Western Pond Turtle and the porpoise-like Vaquita, focus species of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ Saving Animals From Extinction program, and you’ve got an ark-worth of animals that need our help.
What do CDs, memos and remote controls have in common? They’ve all been replaced by your smartphone. “App 4 That,” a new exhibit at the S.C. State Museum is an ode such old tech. Columbia start-ups, on the other hand, are working hard to build the newest apps and devices, which a local tech futurists predicts will one day be embedded in our bodies.