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About Jasper

What Jasper Said is the blogging arm of Jasper – The Word on Columbia Arts, a new written-word oriented arts magazine that serves artists and arts lovers in the Columbia, SC area and its environs in four ways: Via Print Media – Jasper is a bi-monthly magazine, releasing in print six times per year in September, November, January, March, May & July, on the 15th of each month. Jasper covers the latest in theatre and dance, visual arts, literary arts, music, and film as well as arts events and happenings; Via Website – Jasper is an interactive website complete with a visual arts gallery, messages from Jasper, an arts events calendar that is updated several times daily, bite-sized stories on arts events, guest editorials, local music, dance & theatre videos, community surveys, and more; Via Blog – What Jasper Said -- you're reading this now -- is a daily blog featuring a rotating schedule of bloggers from the Jasper staff as well as guest bloggers from throughout the arts community; Via Twitter – Jasper Advises is a method of updating the arts community on arts events, as they happen, with more than a half dozen active tweeters who live, work, and play inside the arts community everyday ~ Jasper Advises keeps the arts community abreast of what not to miss, what is happening when it is happening, and where to be to experience it first hand.

Two Minutes Too Many: Support STSM at Conundrum Music Hall Tonight By Haley Sprankle

  One in six. One in six women are estimated victims of rape. One in 33 men are estimated victims of rape. Every two minutes someone is victimized by sexual assault. These crimes are often perpetrated by non-strangers (73%), friends … Continue reading

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Taking an American Gun to the Confederate Flag: Todd Mathis Releases Protest Tune “Fuel the Flag”

By: Michael Spawn In a world of uncertainties, it’s comforting to know we can always count on Todd Mathis for a good protest song. In 2013, the American Gun frontman, along with members of Whiskey Tango Revue, released “NRA,” three … Continue reading

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