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8:26 am on Saturday July 26, 2014

Sauteed shrimp and okra

Gullah-Geechee cuisine chef BJ Dennis shares his recipe for sauteed shrimp and okra, and explains his love of the vegetable.
7:52 pm on Wednesday March 12, 2014

Gullah Kinfolk and Aunt Pearlie Sue at CCU Friday, April 4

Coastal Carolina University’s Cultural Arts Program and the Office of Mulitcultural Student Services will present Aunt Pearlie Sue and The Gullah Kinfolk in their new show “Wax Museum” in Wheelwright Auditorium on Friday, April 4, at 7:30 p.m....
6:32 am on Friday May 24, 2013

27th annual Gullah Festival is here

The Gullah Festival will mark its 27th annual celebration of the Lowcountry's Gullah people and their traditions. The three-day cultural event includes storytelling, African dance, drumming and music, as well as workshops, fashion shows, and boat...
2:00 am on Saturday December 1, 2012

The culture that surrounds the marsh tacky horse, and the debate

Flickr user VKKV (Updates at the bottom.) After the controversy that followed the Marsh Tacky Run over who decides what horse is a marsh tacky and which is not, The Island Packet's Allison Stice has followed up with a profile about who controls the...
12:19 am on Sunday November 25, 2012

Hilton Head Marsh Tacky Run called off

Flickr user VKKV The Marsh Tacky Run was due to return February 2013, but has been called off after internal debate and, for official reasons of liability and safety.  I'll point you to Tom Barton's report at The Island Packet; read it here. The...
12:47 am on Tuesday October 16, 2012

Penn Center Heritage Days Celebration

An annual festival that recognizes the Gullah heritage and its ties to West and Central Africa as well as the Lowcountry, the the Penn Center Heritage Days Celebration occurs this year from November 8 to 10 on St. Helena Island. The three-day event...
4:14 pm on Saturday September 1, 2012

Annual Lands End Woodland River Festival is back (Update: Photos)

Update: Eat Sleep Play Beaufort stopped by the festival and offers up 20 shots of food, fun, but no sleeping; check 'em out here. The Island Packet also offers a couple of photos and written report. First reporting: With music, a fish fry, and...
10:02 am on Friday June 1, 2012

Annual Sweetgrass Festival celebrates Gullah Geechee culture

Image by Flickr user ConcubineThe Sweetgrass Festival, being held this Saturday at Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park, will celebrate the rich Gullah Geechee cultural heritage and provides the most extensive showcase of sweetgrass baskets in...
4:34 am on Monday April 30, 2012

Chef BJ Dennis serves up another soulful Sunday supper

Image by Amanda ClickButcher & Bee shares its love of locally sourced food as well as its kitchen space with a handful of guest chefs every month. On special Sundays, chef BJ Dennis, a Charleston native with Geechee/Gullah roots has been cooking...
5:54 am on Saturday March 24, 2012

Back-to-back pop up dinners at Butcher & Bee

Image by Amanda Click / TheDigitelButcher & Bee has been consistently wowing diners with their food as well as consistently keeping it fresh by hosting pop-up dinners. This Sunday and Monday they'll be hosting two different guests who will...