Time travel a reality in Charleston

Charleston stands as a doorway to a time and a way of life worthy of reflection.

Civil War Charleston

[Written by one of the Charleston area’s foremost feature writers, Patra Taylor, the article was first published in 2001, at the turn of the 21st century to help encourage tourist from around  the world to visit the Holy City.]

Photo of cannon at Fort Sumter.A prominent Charleston attorney often recounts the story about the time he was talking to a woman in Boston. As she clicked away on her keyboard, finalizing hotel arrangements for his upcoming business trip, she casually asked him if Charleston was in the same time zone as Boston.  He replied, “Yes, same time zone, but different century.” Continue reading “Time travel a reality in Charleston”

Actor/director Terry Serpico enjoys success in the South

When “Army Wives” wrapped in 2013, the production office locked its doors and the actors and crew moved on to other projects. But Serpico stayed.

About Terry Serpico

The Southeast Film Guide is a resource guide featuring articles, location information, bios and support services specifically written for film industry professionals. In the article, Actor/Director Terry Serpico Enjoys Success in the South by one of the Charleston area’s freelance feature writers, Patra Taylor, readers learn how the actor discovered Charleston SC while filming the seven seasons of Army Wives, an American drama television series that followed the lives of four army wives, one army husband, and their families. Serpico played Lt. Col. Frank Sherwood in the popular series that was filmed on location in and around Charleston, the nation’s top tourist destination. Continue reading “Actor/director Terry Serpico enjoys success in the South”

Should we stay or should we go?

The answer to that gajillion-dollar question came in the closing days of December in the form of a presidential tweet.

Op ed columnist Patra Taylor weighs in on…

Leaving Syria

As the clock struck midnight on December 31, many Americans tooted horns and tossed confetti as they wished family and friends a Happy New Year. Being of a certain age, I wiped the sleep from my eyes just long enough to pull the curtain back on 2019 for a little peek at what’s in store for our nation in the coming year. “What fresh hell is this?” Continue reading “Should we stay or should we go?”