Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment

“Charlie’s Place” wins Emmy award

Program is part of SCETV's "Carolina Stories" series COLUMBIA, S.C. – The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Southeast chapter on Saturday held the 45th Annual Southeast Emmy Awards ceremony in Buckhead, Ga. At the event, South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) received an Emmy award for Best Historical/Cultural – Program for “Charlie’s Place.” Part…
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Wax poetic with professional writers at the Columbia Museum of Art

Columbia, S.C. – Writers Adam Vines and Ray McManus join forces at the Columbia Museum of Art to lead Stretching the Frame: Unconventional Ekphrastic Poetry Writing Workshop, the latest offering in the museum’s literary programs initiative, on Wednesday, June 26, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Registration includes one copy of Vines’ book of ekphrastic poetry…
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Treat Yourself to Self-Care Sunday at the Columbia Museum of Art

Columbia, S.C. – The Columbia Museum of Art presents Self-Care Sunday, a relaxing and restorative free event for all ages at the CMA and on Boyd Plaza, on Sunday, June 30, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Though wellness and well-being have long been throughlines in the museum’s work and mission, this is its first…
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State Museum Presents Summer Edition of Friday Night Laser Lights

COLUMBIA, S.C., June 18, 2019 – The State Museum is excited to announce the return of its popular Friday Night Laser Lights summer series starting, Friday, June 28. This newly expanded rockin’ summer tradition will now include live music, specialty cocktails and themed nights. Friday Night Laser Lights feature lasers and CGI visuals choreographed to…
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“Beyond Barbados” documentary to premiere on SCETV June 20

COLUMBIA, S.C. – “Beyond Barbados: The Carolina Connection,” a new, one-hour documentary film exploring the history and cultural connections between Barbados and South Carolina, will premiere Thursday, June 20 at 8 p.m. on South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV). Part of the network’s “Carolina Stories” series, “Beyond Barbados: The Carolina Connection” traces the extensive ties between…
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Chaye Alexander presents Live at Boyd Plaza grooves on with Latin rhythms

Second concert in new outdoor series features saxophonist Luis Alas Columbia, S.C. – The Columbia Museum of Art announces the second concert in a new, dynamic, free outdoor concert series on the beautifully renovated Boyd Plaza. Chaye Alexander presents Live at Boyd Plaza returns Sunday, June 23, with saxophonist Luis Alas and the Afro-Cuban Connection.…
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City’s Teen Program to Feature Dive-in Movie

Featured Movie: Aquaman The Columbia Parks & Recreation Department will host a free dive-in movie at Maxcy Gregg Pool on Friday, June 28 to kick off the city’s annual summer teen program. Prime Time in the Parks is a free teen program that provides a fun and safe environment for youth ages 13-17 years old.…
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Columbia Museum of Art July 2019 Calendar

Mimi Kato: Ordinary Sagas On view June 14 through September 8, 2019 Mimi Kato draws on the rich history and visual traditions of Japanese culture as well as the absurd everyday elements of contemporary life and merges them in imaginary landscapes. In her lengthy artistic process, Kato photographs herself as a range of costumed characters—from…
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