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Music, All Shook Down Drive-By Truckers' Patterson Hood Tackles Hateful Flags and Southern Heritage in <i>New York Times </i>Essay

Drive-By Truckers' Patterson Hood Tackles Hateful Flags and Southern Heritage in New York Times Essay

In 2001, I was commissioned by Simon & Schuster to write a book on the music and culture of the South. Beginning just after the desegregation of public schools in the late 1960s, Dixie Lullaby: A Story of Music, Race,…
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Music, Hear This Nile: Show Preview

Nile: Show Preview

If you're interested in being schooled in ancient Egyptian mythology and death metal, Nile offers an articulate lecture on both this week. Hailing from Greenville, S.C., the band blends pummeling drums with mathematical rhythms for an assault that quickly transitions…
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News, The Snitch "Hiding in Plain Sight": S.C. Officer's 2009 Photos of Wilfredo Reyes

"Hiding in Plain Sight": S.C. Officer's 2009 Photos of Wilfredo Reyes

This week's feature story, "Hiding in Plain Sight," explores how Wilfredo "Flaco" Reyes, the second suspect in the June 2008 murder of Anthony Bologna and two of his sons, was able to evade the San Francisco Police Department for four…
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Music, BeatBox Toro Y Moi: Show Preview

Toro Y Moi: Show Preview

Chaz Bundick's February release as Toro Y Moi surprised indie-electronic pop listeners who thought the genre sounded basically like the Notwist, the Books, or the Postal Service. The South Carolinian imbued his bedroom opus, Causers of This, with rich shoegazey…
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News, The Snitch USC Owns 'SC' Logo: Supreme Court

USC Owns 'SC' Logo: Supreme Court

A 13-year-legal battle over a pair of letters from the alphabet ended today when the Supreme Court declined to hear a case between USC and USC determining which school owns the right to market paraphernalia emblazoned with the "SC" logo.…
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News, Sucka Free City

Cross-country cyclist gets a rude welcome from S.F. bike thieves

After cycling for six months and covering 6,255 miles in a 14-state cross-country trip from Florida to California to spread awareness about global hunger, Andrew Marinelli finally arrived in sunny San Francisco earlier this month only to be greeted with…
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Music, Pretty Ponies

Pretty Ponies

When you first encounter the Band of Horses song "The Funeral," it seems innocuous enough. The group's blog-ubiquitous single opens with two pristine finger-picked guitar lines — one an octave higher than the other, both wringing wet with the kind…
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Culture, Stage

Crowns

In TheatreWorks' jubilant production of Regina Taylor's musical play, a Brooklyn teenager sent to live with her grandmother in South Carolina following the death of her brother learns that a hat isn't just something you wear on your head; it's…
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