Category Archives: Showcase

The Lost Art of the Whittler

Southport’s landmark and iconic Whittler’s Bench, a vintage hub of the past. STORY BY: KASS FINCHER PHOTOS COURTESY OF SOUTHPORT HISTORICAL SOCIETY Undoubtedly anyone who has walked along Southport’s waterfront has passed by the Whittler’s Bench. Local legend has it

Copper By George

                  Unique sculptures WOW and delight beach-goers STORY AND PHOTOS BY: CARLA EDSTROM It’s summer! And once again, our little slice of North Carolina brings us the heat. And there is no

Up Close & Personal Art

                  Up Close and Personal Art Rachel Archer shows us her “Hard Edge” style Story and Photos by: Carla Edstrom My dad’s parents were farmers when they immigrated to Illinois from Sweden,

Art Out of the Box – Meet Spencer Hayden!

Art Out of the Box Meet Spencer Hayden & his unique sculptures story and Photos by: Carla Edstrom It’s that time of year where nature wakes up from her deep sleep, and we have cleaned off the yellow pollen of

The Hot Musical of the Summer – Smokey Joe’s Cafe!

Smokey Joe’s Cafe! Brunswick Little Theatre is on fire with Smokey Joe’s Cafe, the hot musical of the Summer Story by: lisa stites Good rhythms, beautiful harmonies and familiar songs we love to hear — it’s all part of Brunswick

Sea Notes & Band Team Up

Sea Notes & Band Team Up It’s a first with Brunswick Band and Local Choral Society BY Lisa Stites This year’s 4th of July Festival includes a combined concert of the Sea Notes Choral Society and the Brunswick Concert Band.

2017 Songwriters’ Festival

Call for Sponsors! S2F returns June 14-18, 2017, featuring over 50 regional and national songwriters, with afternoon and evening events plus a full lineup on Father’s Day. The festival benefits ScreenDoor year long programs using songwriting to aid veterans and

Getting My Hands Dirty through Art

A potter’s artistic story STORY BY: CARLA EDSTROM Carla Edstrom, a local Boiling Spring Lakes artist, will be joining the Southport Magazine family with a new monthly Art feature focusing on local artists from Southport, Oak Island, and the surrounding

Nashville Roadshow Rolls into Town

Down home country tunes that span the test of time STORY BY: JEFF STITES Do you miss the days when country and western music wasn’t just pop sung by a guy or gal with a twang? Would you love to

Everything’s Coming Up Roses!

Spring and Sweet Sounds are in the air! This impressive 150-member community chorus has performed an array of styles of music for over 40 years. The Sea Notes Choral Society Presents – Everything’s Coming Up Roses! This year’s concert focuses

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