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Art and nature collide at the Public Art Exhibition on Hilton Head Island

Get out and explore the island’s creative side this holiday season at the biennial Public Art Exhibition presented by the Community Foundation of the Lowcountry taking place through December 31st only on the grounds of the Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn. For the third time in six years, this free exhibition features 19 larger-than-life […]

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“Mary Poppins” Soars on the stage at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina

The astonishing, amazing, astounding, really,  “Mary Poppins,” which opened Friday night at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina will absolutely charm and entertain you… in the most delightful way!  The incredible production,  directed by Casey Colgan, with choreography by Nic Thompson, and further seen to by the huge production staff which worked in perfect concert […]

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An Orchestra of Voices Coming to Hilton Head Island

It’s not every day that a Grammy Award-winning group performs in the Lowcountry. That’s right. This time you don’t have to travel to Charlotte, Atlanta or even Savannah to catch one of Billboard Magazine’s top selling classical choral groups. The Hilton Head Choral Society is presenting the world renowned vocal ensemble, Chanticleer at 8 p.m. […]

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Lowcountry Reads for the Holidays

Lowcountry Reads for the Holidays

  Lowcountry Reads for the Holidays   The Island’s exemplary literary scene will be on display at Heritage Library’s inaugural Book Fair. Much has been made of the Lowcountry’s rich arts scene (and rightfully so), and you only need ears to realize that our music scene is one of the best. But what often goes […]

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Mitchelville to Recreate First Self Governed Freedman’s Village

On Saturday, June 20th, the Mitchelville Preservation Project is going to hold a 150th anniversary Juneteenth Celebration at Fish Haul Park on Beach City Road. Juneteenth is also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day and it commemorates the issuance and first reading of General Order Number 3 by Union Major General Gordon Granger on […]

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Vacation Refresh: Step outside the box with these shows and exhibits

Spring is the perfect time to be on Hilton Head, and there’s plenty to do without ever picking up a golf club setting foot on the beach! You can do that too, of course, but here are some ways to inject a refreshing mix of arts and culture into your island vacation routine. We’ve rounded […]

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Discover South Carolina + Gullah Traditions

The Gullah story began in the Southeastern US as the struggle for freedom by the enslaved peoples of West African descent, and developed into the vibrant and tradition-rich Gullah/Geechee culture. Through an intersection of political, social, and historical circumstances the Gullah people created their culturally fertile way of life within their language, foods, music, skills, […]

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A Backstage “Production”

Behind The Scenes of Singing In The Rain at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina What happens when you take 150 costumes, 23 umbrellas and 7 dance numbers, combine them with 14 crew members, 23 actors, an orchestra, amazing scenery and then mix it all together with 250 gallons of water-every night for 4 weeks? […]

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Experience our area’s Gullah culture and heritage this February

The African-American freedom experience is deeply rooted in the history of Hilton Head Island and Beaufort County. Come join us this February as we celebrate our area’s unique place in American history and culture through the Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration. The Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration is held throughout the month of February each […]

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The People on Hilton Head During the Civil War

The Heritage Library, Hilton Head Island’s research center for historic documents, ancestry and history of Hilton Head just completed  a project that took volunteers years to accomplish. “The People on Hilton Head Island During the Civil War”  is a project that encompasses years of island history, including an index of individuals who were treated at […]

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