Jeanet Dreskin and four former students featured in ‘Teacher/ Student’ exhibit

Dreskin spent years teaching at the University of South Carolina, the S.C. Governor’s School for the Arts & Humanities, and the Greenville County Museum’s Art School. It’s the latter endeavor that the Hampton III Gallery is celebrating with their new exhibit, “Teacher/Student.” In the exhibit, works by four of Dreskin’s students, Jim Campbell, Carrie Burns Brown, Jo Carol Mitchell-Rogers, and Alice Schlein, stand alongside her own paintings.

Historian Carolyn Day explores one of the strangest fashion trends in history

While pursuing her postgraduate history degree, Dr. Carolyn A. Day kept finding references to tuberculosis as “an easy and beautiful way to die,” which was not in keeping with her understanding of the disease from a medical perspective. 

Old Crow Medicine Show puts a new spin on Bob Dylan’s ‘Blonde on Blonde’

Old Crow Medicine Show, the Virginia sextet that has been blending bluegrass, acoustic country, folk, and old-time music for almost 20 years, has always had a connection with Bob Dylan in one way or another.

Narcotic Wasteland’s Dallas Toler-Wade returns to earlier metal roots in latest album

When we last spoke with Greenville’s Dallas Toler-Wade, he had just left Nile, a popular Upstate death metal band that has charted albums all over the world.

Greenville’s public art collection is expanding

Tsuzuki’s Butterfly Project has installed hundreds of butterflies on buildings, light posts, and downtown parking garages.

YA author Kwame Alexander finds the poetry in sports

Alexander will present the closing keynote address at Read Up, Greenville, a daylong festival that celebrates middle-grade and young adult books, authors, and readers.

Furman comedy troupe Idiom Savant reforms … for one night only

When they step onstage at The Velo Fellow next Saturday, the members of comedy/improv troupe Idiom Savant will have not performed in 25 years.

J. Roddy Walston’s arena-ready new LP

Played back to back, the two most recent albums by the Baltimore quartet J. Roddy Walston & The Business don’t even sound like the same band made them.

The Greenville Little Theatre receives an extraordinary gift

Allen McCalla, GLT’s executive artistic director, said the gift would benefit the theater for generations to come.

A Bygone Era: Youth Code channels the dark, abrasive vibe of vintage industrial music

“Dark, foreboding, menacingly mechanical”: Industrial music duo, Youth Code, is helping bring metallic chaos to Greenville’s Radio Room.

Marcus King Band announces new EP, ‘Due North’

“The ‘Due North’ EP is a love note from the band of words we didn’t get to say,” King said in a press release. “These are songs that are a big part of our live repertoire that we would like to share with everyone.”