FestivALL presses on and continues to support local art, music, theater and dance | Features/Entertainment

CHARLESTON — FestivALL returns to Charleston on Sunday, June 13, bringing with it 10 days of art, music, theater and dance.

Following the pandemic, FestivALL is still scaled back from previous years, but does feature a mix of virtual and live events.

Here are a few highlights:

June 13

Sunrise Carriage Trail Walk with Music, Art & Dance: 1 to 4 p.m. Stroll the trail to the former Sunrise Museum and enjoy performances along the way by area artists and JADCO Contemporary Dance Company. Free. Walkers are advised to park downtown and walk across the South Side Bridge to the

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FestivALL presses on and continues to support local art, music, theater and dance | Arts & Entertainment

FestivALL returns to Charleston June 13, bringing with it 10 days of art, music, theater and dance.

Following the pandemic, FestivALL is still scaled back from previous years, but does feature a mix of virtual and live events.

Here are a few highlights:

June 13

The Sunrise Carriage Trail Walk with Music, Art & Dance

Stroll the trail to the former Sunrise Museum and enjoy performances along the way by area artists and JADCO Contemporary Dance Company.

Walkers are advised to park downtown and walk across the South Side Bridge to the trail or park at the top of the

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Watch now: Cheese returns to State Street as the business district continues to reopen | Business News

Resor said he never considered a suburban community for the business because he wants the studio to meld into the Downtown, with clients coming in for a workout, taking a shower and then heading out to a restaurant, bar or a show.

“That’s what drove us to this area,” Resor said. “We’re not ever thinking about the suburbs. The Downtown is the ideal spot.”






Owners Tom Resor, right, and his fiancee, Jaime Reichlen, work the front desk before Reichlen instructs a cycling class at Turnstyle on West Johnson Street. The business was founded in Boston, where there are five locations.

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Art education continues in Cumberland County amid COVID-19 pandemic

Students who have been using computers to attend classes during the COVID-19 pandemic have continued to learn about the arts, but some aspects have been modified.

Jane Fields serves as the assistant superintendent for secondary curriculum and instruction services in Cumberland County Schools. She said that elementary school students have continued to get instruction in art, music and physical education while taking part in remote learning. Those in middle school and high school also have kept learning about music and how to be better singers and musicians, she said.

Students in middle and high schools are still taking visual arts

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Lansdowne’s Charlotte Blake Alston continues to host learning concerts for pre-schoolers | Weekend

The Philadelphia Orchestra’s s “Sound All Around” series introduces classical music to unlikely audience members – pre-schoolers. The family-friendly programs have been popular ever since l994.

One important aspect of the success is the role of award-winning storyteller Charlotte Blake Alston of Lansdowne, who captivates the young audiences with her dynamic style and creativity.

Each concert focuses on a particular instrument. The current program, streaming through June, features the flute, with Philadelphia Orchestra flutist Olivia Staton as guest artist. Accompanying her on the piano will be Hugh Sung, a longtime participant in these concerts. 

This season, the orchestra’s program is

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