Lee Snelgrove

June recognized as Columbia Music Month with events across the city

Columbia’s City Council declared June as Columbia Music Month during Tuesday’s council meeting. The proclamation by City Council recognizes the contributions of music to the culture of the Midlands as well as its ability to stimulate the local economy and tourism. Make Music Columbia is encouraging people to come out June 21 to create music at designated places across the…

New literary event Deckle Edge to pick up where S.C. Book Festival left off

The South Carolina Book Festival is no more, but book lovers can rejoice as a group of Columbia literary aficionados have a new event in the works to promote the city’s writing community. The collective, coordinated by local writer Darien Cavanaugh and Annie Boiter-Jolley of Jasper Magazine, will launch Deckle Edge, South Carolina’s Literary Festival early next year. University of…