Tuesday night, Cumberland’s was closed for its Christmas party, where the employees got a chance to relax with friends and celebrate the holidays.

Wednesday evening, New Music Collective director Nathan Koci met participants of “Unsilent Night” outside the City Gallery at Waterfront Park. Created by New York City composer/artist

Phil Kline

, the “Boombox Symphony” features people carrying a portable sound source playing prerecorded music on tape, CD, or mp3. Check out the video below.

Later Wednesday evening,

Marius Valdes

Zoo Valdes took over the lobby of Theatre 99 with over 50 of his new animal paintings for sale just in time for the holidays. Portions of the sale went to Theatre 99, home of

The Have Nots!

Last but not least, Marion Square has been the home of Mr. and Mrs. Claus for the past month. They finished up their visit to Charleston on December 23, in time to make it back to the North Pole before Christmas.

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