Greenville designer Sarah Johnson unleashes her looks at Fashion Week

Sarah Johnson made a splash designing her own dress for the J. L Mann prom – a ’50s vintage style with layers of baby blue chiffon. Four years later, she’s making much bigger waves in the fashion industry, showing her looks at Fashion Week in New York City and Paris as one of seven finalists in the Supima Design Competition.

Joseph Bradley finds inspiration in everyday observation

When Joseph Bradley enrolled at Bob Jones University in 1995, he contemplated majoring in art but ultimately chose business. It wasn’t until Bradley was held up in a bank robbery during his junior year that he decided to pursue a career in painting.

John Mark McMillan explores ‘crisis of faith’ as he moves on from Christian genre

The key word when talking about singer/songwriter John Mark McMillan’s new album, “Mercury & Lightning,” is big, as in big sounds, big topics, and big stakes.

Centre Stage’s ‘Ghost the Musical’ goes beyond replicating its source material

“We aren’t trying to mimic the iconic characters of Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore,” says Glenda ManWaring. “We’re letting the actors tell their story in their way.”

Piedmont native Ashland Craft advances to knockout round of ‘The Voice’

Coming off a stellar performance of “You Are My Sunshine” in the blind audition round, the 21-year-old Craft seemed to dig into “Good Hearted Woman” immediately, mentioning in the rehearsal interview that she’d grown up listening to several generations of her family singing it.

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.

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.

Fall for Greenville 2017 highlights announced

Get ready for free parking, bike valet, seven stages with free concerts, 47 food vendors offering 250 menu items, and six interactive mobile tours, including the Duke’s Mayonnaise 100th Anniversary Taste Tour.

Lake City’s ArtFields competition accepting submissions

Seventeen artists from Greenville were represented in the 2017 festival.

An exploration of gentrification in ‘Clybourne Park’ hits close to home in Greenville

Greenville’s unprecedented growth has sparked debate regarding affordable housing and gentrification, and the Warehouse Theatre is preparing to tackle the latter issue head-on in its production of Bruce Norris’ “Clybourne Park.”

Clemson grad Dan Leach dishes on debut short story collection

The collection has garnered praise from Southern fiction writer George Singleton, who described “Floods and Fires” as “beautifully written” and “soul-shaking.” Other reviewers have favorably compared Leach’s writing to that of Ron Rash and the late Larry Brown.

Mill Town Players expand to Younts Center

For their fourth season, the Mill Town Players will hold performances — both musicals and plays — at the Historic Pelzer Auditorium and the Younts Center.

Future Chord Fest set for Aug. 12

This year’s edition of the festival is set for Aug. 12 at The Spinning Jenny, and Future Chord founder Jeremy Theall has been announcing the full lineup in small doses he calls “Waves.”

‘The Gatekeeper’ sheds new light on the most powerful woman in FDR’s White House

For most, Marguerite “Missy” LeHand isn’t a well-recognized name from American history.