Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment

The Hamptons come to Hampton Street at this fun summer fundraiser

Columbia, S.C. – The Columbia Museum of Art announces The Hamptons on Hampton, a unique Hamptons-style fundraiser to kick off summer, on Friday, June 29, from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. Guests are invited to dress in stylish all-white and cut loose in the newly renovated CMA Loft. “The Hamptons on Hampton is the perfect way to celebrate summer,” says…
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9th Annual Tasty Tomato Festival: Presented by Sustainable Midlands

COLUMBIA, S.C. (June 8, 2018) – On Saturday, August 11th, 2018, Sustainable Midlands will be hosting the 9th Annual Tasty Tomato Festival. The Midlands community is invited to come together to celebrate local food and the champion of the garden: the heirloom tomato! The annual festival is a celebration of locally grown food, the people…
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FatRat Da Czar serves as artist-in-residence at Southeast Middle School

COLUMBIA, SC – May 31, 2018 – While the final days of school before summer break are often spent watching in-class movies and cleaning out lockers, the sixth graders at Southeast Middle School in Hopkins, SC are actively engaged and excited about learning. For the past two weeks, South Carolina hip-hop artist FatRat Da Czar…
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Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center Saturday August 11 and Sunday August 12, 2018

Tickets on sale now at www.brickuniverse.com/columbia BrickUniverse LEGO Fan Convention is set the make its spectacular return to the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center in downtown Columbia for two days: August 11-12, 2018. The event is building on LEGO's amazing popularity and ingenuity with awesome attractions all centered around everybody's favorite plastic building blocks. The 2018 convention will…
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CMA Global Sunday series celebrates world perspectives

[caption id="attachment_15262" align="alignnone" width="960"] Latin Caravan. Photo courtesy of Latin Caravan.[/caption] Columbia, S.C. – The Columbia Museum of Art presents the third edition of CMA Global Sunday, a day of free activities focused on global art and music, on Sunday, June 10, 2018. In this program with a unique world perspective, visitors of all ages…
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Historic Columbia Announces June 2018 Events

 COLUMBIA, S.C., Thursday, May 24, 2018 – Summer is officially upon us, and Historic Columbia has a full line up of exciting programs in June for guests of all ages. Programs range from walking tours of Heathwood and Waverly neighborhoods, to a Storytime in the Gardens,  to a special Happy Hour Yoga in the Gardens, to the return of Historic Columbia’s popular Summer Camp. The…
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4th Annual Midlands Family Expo in Columbia!

COLUMBIA, SC - The Midlands Family Expo returns to Columbia on June 23rd and we’re so excited! Stop by the Jamil Temple from 10:00-3:00 pm to enjoy a fun-filled day for the whole family. In its fourth year, Absolute Total Care presents this free community event featuring over 70 vendors sharing their local products, services, and resources for families. This event is loaded…
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A Play That Leaves No Controversial Stone Unturned

HIR Opens at Trustus Theatre This June COLUMBIA, S.C. – More than a dark comedy about gender, HIR is set to make its debut on Trustus Theatre’s Main Stage this June as the theatre continues to bring thought-provoking, conversation-starting pieces to their Season 33, “Eyes Open.” This play will open in Trustus Theatre’s Side Door…
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