Join us for a community discussion held on the Common Ground with Commonhouse Aleworks as part of our event series Brewing on Books: A Community Book Club. This series focuses on local topics of interest for community members. For Park Circle's annual Gay Pride Festival, we're hosting author Harlan Greene for a discussion of Charleston's little-known LGBTQ history from the author's new book, The Real Rainbow Row. Along with the author's books, we'll have further LGBTQ+ titles from our curated shelves available at the event. Cheers! Books are available from Itinerant Literate: The Real Rainbow Row: tinyurl.com… Why We Never Danced the Charleston: bit.ly… About the Book Though Charleston has a reputation for holding onto the past longer than most other places, it could not avoid the shock of change. Much has been written of the city’s history of civil rights, and its rich African American, women’s, ethnic, and religious past. One of the minority groups long left out of the club has been Charleston’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, and other sexual minorities community. It’s not that they haven’t been here all along, making history, contributing greatly to the creation of one of America’s most distinctive cities. But, even now, with so many people out and acknowledged, marching in the streets, being elected to public office, and marrying, there are still discrepancies. There are no statues to LGBTQ people (while some discriminatory statutes linger), and very few official mentions anywhere. While other pasts blaze brightly, there is just a flickering of knowledge about local LGBTQ history. About the Author Harlan Greene is author of the novels Why We Never Danced the Charleston, What the Dead Remember and The German Officer's Boy. His non-fiction works include Charleston: City of Memory (with photographs by N. Jane Iseley), Mr. Skylark: John Bennett and the Charleston Renaissance and Slave Badges and the Slave-Hire System in Charleston, South Carolina, 1783-1865 (with Harry S. Hutchins Jr. and Brian E. Hutchins). With James Hutchisson, he co-edited Renaissance in Charleston: Art and Life in the Carolina Lowcountry, 1900-1940. The Real Rainbow Row is his latest release.
Creative Flow: Yoga in the Gallery - This weekly, donation-based yoga class is held in the main gallery at Redux Contemporary Art Center. Join us for a creative approach to Vinyasa yoga practice surrounded by artwork in our light-filled space. As Redux is committed to cultivating our creative community, this class will always remain donation based. . $15 members/ $20 non-members suggested donation. (Donate with Cash or Venmo in-class) Bring your own mat! What to bring Bring your own mat and mask/face covering.
Join us for a Five Course Beer Dinner with pairings from Holy City Brewing. Dinner will be led by Glowfisch Hospitality Director of Culinary, Stephen Harman.Please note this is a ticketed event and tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets are sold by the table and include a five course meal plus beer pairings for each guest. Tickets are not inclusive of gratuity.MENU1st Course: Holy City Pilsner Korean Soy Braised Pork with Daikon Radish Slaw 2nd Course: Washout WheatSmoked Gouda Stuffed Soft Pretzel with Beer Mustard 3rd Course: Folly Time Pale Ale Steak Diane Slider with Rosemary Whipped Potatoes Interlude: Sparkly Princess Mango Ceviche Crostini 5th Course: Madam Basil Grilled Shrimp/ Basil Pesto Risotto 6th Course: Pluff Mud Porter Smoked Vanilla Ice Cream/ Graham Cracker Crust/ Fried Sesame Burgers & Beer 675 Johnnie Dodds Blvd Mount Pleasant, SC 29464 Share This Event
June 9th Motown Throwdown - The Party at the Point happy hour concert series is back for the 2023 season. This family-friendly event is hosted on the beachfront of Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina and features live music, food, and drinks. Free parking is available along the road leading into the Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina.
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