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1:33 pm on Monday March 31, 2014

Jail Break music, arts festival returns at the Old City Jail

This year’s edition has been dubbed “Optical Delusions!” and will feature local artists, artisans, dancers, musicians, comedians, food trucks, and more. The Old City Jail will be transformed into an insane funhouse that was inspired by the minds of...
7:25 am on Tuesday March 12, 2013

Local artists, designers and musicians take over Old City Jail for JailBreak 5

Image by JailBreakThe fifth installment of JailBreak, a local arts and music festival held at the Old City Jail, is set for Saturday, April 27 from 4 – 11 p.m. Jailbreak has much more than just art and live music. This time around, the event will...
7:36 am on Monday November 12, 2012

Local artist showcase, Jail Break 4, set for November 17

Image by Jail Break CharlestonOn Saturday, November 17 local artists from all different trades will take over the Old City Jail to bring you Jail Break 4. The fourth installment of this local arts festival will take place from 4 to 11 p.m. and will...
9:25 am on Wednesday September 12, 2012

SyFy's Ghost Hunters airs episode filmed in Old City Jail (Update: Watch it)

Image by SyFY Update: Watch the full episode at the bottom. SyFy channel's paranormal investigation show "Ghost Hunters" aired an episode on Wednesday, September 5, featuring a visit to Charleston's Old City Jail. The investigation, which team...
6:20 am on Saturday December 17, 2011

'Ghost Adventures' season finale shot inside the Old City Jail (updated with video)

Image by Flickr user javaczuk Updates are at the bottom If you have an interest in Charleston's paranormal activity, be sure you tune in to tonight's episode of "Ghost Adventures"  which features downtown's Old City Jail. Hosts Zak, Nick and Aaron...
11:16 am on Tuesday November 15, 2011

Jail Break 2: An all encompassing arts festival at the Old City Jail (Updated)

Update November 15: The Charleston City Paper offers up photos and a report from the event. Get it here. — Update by Ken Hawkins. First reporting: Entropy Arts and the American College of Building Arts are proud to present Jail Break 2 on Saturday...
10:30 am on Monday October 31, 2011

Jail Break 2: An all encompassing arts festival at the Old City Jail

Entropy Arts and the American College of Building Arts are proud to present Jail Break 2 on Saturday, November 12th, from noon until 11 p.m. An all encompassing arts festival established to provide an outlet for local artists to present their work,...
4:55 am on Wednesday October 26, 2011

More Charleston hauntings than you can shake a stick at

Image by Flickr user slworking2 Philadelphia Alley, also known as Dueler's Alley, is a staple of Charleston ghost lore.The Halloween season has neared its totality in Charleston — and there's few better places to be this time of year than in one of...
8:00 am on Tuesday October 25, 2011

The Red Party returns this Thursday as a vintage soiree

Preparations are currently underway for the third annual Red Party on Thursday, October 27 at the Old City Jail. Charleston-based interior designer Cortney Bishop will convert the historic grounds into a 1920’s vintage circus extravaganza. Each year...
3:33 am on Wednesday August 17, 2011

What happened to the paddy wagon at Charleston's Old City Jail

Last week, reader "carnellm" sounded a distress call after the paddy wagon at the Old City Jail (pictured) was cut up and hauled off by The American College of Building Arts. And he had some harsh words about it, "supposedly taking care of and...

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