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    Review – Jack Frost

    “Jack Frost” – Melissa Swick Ellington reviews the world premiere of the new show at Columbia Children’s Theatre Columbia Children’s Theatre presents Jack Frost, a world premiere musical with book and lyrics by Crystal Aldamuy and music by Paul Lindley II, through Sunday, December 14. Here in Columbia, SC, we have plenty of reasons to [...]

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    Spotlight on Bohumila Augustinova

    By Annie Brooks If a literal spotlight were to fall on Bohumila Augustinova she would shine like one of her copper wire sculptural pieces. Her brilliant red hair and bold glasses command attention. Native Czech Republican, artist, buyer and manager for the Columbia Museum of Art Store, Bohumila is quite the individual. She has lived [...]

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    Fall Lines – Call for Submissions

    Fall Lines 2015 a literary convergence Fall Lines – a literary convergence is a literary journal based in Columbia, SC and presented by Jasper Magazine in partnership with the University of South Carolina Press, Muddy Ford Press, Richland Library and One Columbia. With a single, annual publication, Fall Lines is distributed in lieu of Jasper [...]

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    Art and Censorship

    When I was a freshman in college, a professor gave us a hypothetical (which, unfortunately, isn’t always a hypothetical in this part of the country): A local parade is about to be held. The KKK has decided to march. Should they be allowed to?

    Being the idealistic 18 and 19 years olds we were, most of us emphatically agreed that, no, they should not be allowed to march. It would just be too offensive. They’re a hate group—why should they have a platform?

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    On Galway Kinnell

    ON GALWAY KINNELL by Marjory Wentworth

    The poet’s job to figure out the connection between the self and the world, and to get it down in words that have a certain shape, that have a chance of lasting… Morality makes everything worth more to us.—Galway Kinnell

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    Art from the Ashes: Columbia Artists Respond to the 150th Aniversary of the Burning of Their City

    Jasper and Muddy Ford Press are pleased to announce the artist roster for a new project being conducted in conjunction with One Columbia and Historic Columbia’s commemoration of the sesquicentennial of the burning of the city. Read more on Read more on the Jasper Blog.

  • Jasper is pleased to announce that Fall Lines — a literary convergence is on the streets after two exciting celebrations of its release.

    Jasper Celebrates Fall Lines Release

    Read more about Fall Lines on What Jasper Said

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    Cindi Boiter Receives Individual 2014 Elizabeth O’Neill Verner Award

    Writer, editor, publisher, donor, patron, organizer and arts advocate, Cynthia Boiter has had a remarkable and continuing impact on the arts community in South Carolina. A widely published writer, Boiter is a six-time author for the South Carolina Fiction Project, a three-time winner of the Piccolo Fiction Open, and a recipient of fellowships in fiction [...]

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Review – Jack Frost

“Jack Frost” – Melissa Swick Ellington reviews the world premiere of the new show at Columbia Children’s Theatre Columbia Children’s Theatre presents Jack Frost, a world premiere musical with book and lyrics by Crystal Aldamuy and music by Paul Lindley II, through Sunday, December 14. Here in Columbia, SC, we have plenty of reasons to [...]

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Spotlight on Bohumila Augustinova

By Annie Brooks If a literal spotlight were to fall on Bohumila Augustinova she would shine like one of her copper wire sculptural pieces. Her brilliant red hair and bold glasses command attention. Native Czech Republican, artist, buyer and manager for the Columbia Museum of Art Store, Bohumila is quite the individual. She has lived [...]

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Fall Lines – Call for Submissions

Fall Lines 2015 a literary convergence Fall Lines – a literary convergence is a literary journal based in Columbia, SC and presented by Jasper Magazine in partnership with the University of South Carolina Press, Muddy Ford Press, Richland Library and One Columbia. With a single, annual publication, Fall Lines is distributed in lieu of Jasper [...]