Jasper Magazine - The Word on Columbia Arts

Jasper Magazine - The Word on Columbia Arts

1644 Main St, Columbia (SC), 29201, United States

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Jasper Columbia - The Word on Columbia Arts is a new written word-oriented arts magazine serving artists and arts lovers in Columbia, SC and its environs

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Mission Jasper is

enthusiastic – idealistic – community oriented – discerning – clever – open – complex
new – surprising – nonjudgmental – brave – optimistic – enamored – wistful – tough – helpful
selective – welcoming – erudite – kindly – bizarre – passionate – intelligent – encouraging – an old soul
deep – dependable – wordy – worldly – wired – goofy – grateful – hungry – enlightened – local
inventive – penetrating – honest – free – fresh – profound – resourceful – creative – astute – insightful original – provocative – savvy – observant – on time – up-to-the-minute – up to snuff
articulate – sophisticated – humble – involved
occasionally naughty, but usually nice

Jasper is not

caustic – elitist – judgmental – mean spirited – snooty – ordinary – dull – superficial – rich
shiny – formulaic – highbrow – salacious – delicate – naïve – calculating – dry – egotistic
ostentatious – shallow – stilted – preachy – patronizing – pretentious – thin skinned – boring
self-serving – boorish – haughty – flakey – farmed out – afraid – in anyone’s pocket – selfish – insincere angry – out-of-it – outdated – out to get anyone – expensive – run-of-the-mill – jaded
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Jasper – The Word on Columbia Arts
is a home-grown, artists-operated arts magazine that serves artists and arts lovers
in the Columbia, SC area and its environs in four ways:

Via Print Media – Jasper is a bi-monthly magazine, releasing six times per year
September, November, January, March, May & July, on the 15th of each month,
covering the latest in

Dance – Jasper moves
Theatre – Jasper applauds
Music – Jasper listens
Visual arts – Jasper gazes
Literary arts – Jasper reads
Film – Jasper sees

Via Website – Jasper is an interactive website complete with a visual arts gallery, messages from Jasper, an arts events calendar that is updated several times daily, bite-sized stories on arts events, guest editorials, local music, dance & theatre videos, community surveys, and more

Via Blog – What Jasper Said is a daily blog featuring a rotating schedule of bloggers from the Jasper staff as well as guest bloggers from the arts community

Via Twitter – Jasper Advises is a method of updating the arts community on arts events, as they happen, with more than a half dozen active tweeters who live, work, and play inside the arts community everyday ~ Jasper Advises keeps the arts community abreast of what not to miss, what is happening when it is happening, and where to be to experience it first hand

Founded July 2011
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