Local student performs at Piccolo Spoleto: At the Piccolo Spoleto Festival in Charleston, Beaufort native Richard Gray performed as part of the L’Organo Recital Series on Tuesday, June 3. Richard is a rising senior at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music in Oberlin, Ohio, where he is pursuing a Bachelor of Music degree. He played music by Sweelinck, Buxtehude, Dan Locklair and Bach, and the concert was at the Cathedral of St. Luke and St. Paul.
Nature Writing offered at TCL: “Nature Writing: Starting a Nature Journal” will be held at the Technical College of the Lowcountry, Bluffton Campus on Saturday June 21 from 9 a.m. to noon. Cost is $69. Nature writing is born out of respect, awe and love for the natural world. With its water, wildlife and wide skies, the Lowcountry is a treasure for nature lovers. This class, taught by Katherine Tandy Brown, will discuss well-known nature writers, what exactly nature writing entails, and the process of creating a nature journal. Then, using a method of writing practice from writing workshop guru Natalie Goldberg’s book “Writing Down the Bones,” students can try their hand at nature writing. To register, call TCL at 843-525-8205.