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4:45 pm on Sunday September 30, 2012

Coming soon: Music documentary 'The Ballad of Shovels and Rope' (Update: New clip released)

Updates are at the bottom. The Moving Picture Boys of Nashville, Tennessee have been shooting a documentary on Shovels and Rope, the Charleston-based band comprised of the insanely talented Cary Ann Hearst and Michael Trent. According to The Moving...
8:37 am on Tuesday December 8, 2009

Bells of St. John's go berserk, ring for an hour at 5 a.m. (updated)

Image by Flickr user hankjames215 Update December 9: Live 5 News has a few more details, but still a mystery. I find in urban environments a pair of earplugs can prove worthwhile. Update December 8: The Post and Courier has a bit more info on...
8:26 am on Friday September 4, 2009

Custom bell business is booming on Johns Island

Image by Flickr user kreg.steppeImage by 20090904-bell.jpg The Christoph Paccard Bellfoundries on Johns Island has seen a 700 percent growth in just a year and a half, prompting the custom bell makers to move to a grander space. The French bronze...