Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment

Five After Five: July Concert Details

COLUMBIA, S.C. (June 14, 2017) – The Five Points Association welcomes the community to the fourth concert of this season’s Five After Five, a free and family friendly outdoor concert series in the heart of Five Points, at the fountain.  Throughout the 19thseason of this free event, patrons can expect to enjoy five evenings of great…
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ZZ TOP will rock out at 2017 S.C. State Fair

COLUMBIA – June 12, 2017 – Rock group ZZ TOP will entertain visitors at the 2017 South Carolina State Fair Oct. 18. The band is one of six musical acts slated to perform in the Pepsi Grandstand during the fair’s 12-day run in Columbia. “Our Pepsi Grandstand shows have remained one of the hallmarks of…
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The CMA Reduces Admission Prices During Renovations

Columbia, S.C. – The Columbia Museum of Art announces specially reduced admission pricing for the duration of building renovations, scheduled for completion in the fall of 2018. Museumgoers gain entry for half the regular amount: Adults are now $6, seniors and military $5, and students $2.50. Children six years old and under remain free. This…
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S.C. State Fair/WLTX to hold Total Eclipse Tailgate

COLUMBIA – June 6, 2017 – The South Carolina State Fair and WLTX will be offering a “totally” awesome tailgating experience during Columbia’s historic eclipse Aug. 21. Total Eclipse Tailgate at the South Carolina State Fair with WLTX will provide one of the city’s most unobstructed views of the eclipse and will feature parking, entertainment,…
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Historic Columbia Hosts Total Solar Eclipse Viewing Event

Witness the once-in-a-lifetime Total Solar Eclipse of 2017 on the grounds of the Robert Mills House & Gardens at Historic Eclipse in the Gardens COLUMBIA, S.C., Tuesday, June 6, 2017 – Be part of history and witness the Total Solar Eclipse of 2017 with Historic Columbia at Historic Eclipse in the Gardens on Monday, Aug.…
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Rock Of Ages Musical Comes To Trustus Theatre

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Trustus Theatre brings the hit musical Rock of Ages by Chris D’Arienzo to the Thigpen Main Stage this summer. Showing from June 2 – July 1, 2017, this show brings chart-topping 1980s hair-band tunes together for a musical where the audience will be singing along all evening. Tickets may be purchased at…
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Soda City Story Slam: Retooled Hits the Midlands

[caption id="attachment_9689" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Storyteller Nancy Marine participating in a previous story slam. Photo credit: Mister Christer Photography.[/caption] Lovers of a good tale convene at the CMA on Thursday, June 15 Columbia, S.C. – Back by popular demand, the second annual Soda City Story Slam will be held at the Columbia Museum of Art on…
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Spirit Communications Park to Host First Bridal Show

Columbia’s newest wedding venue to welcome brides-to-be for a preview event COLUMBIA, S.C. — Spirit Communications Park is hosting its first Bridal Show on Friday, June 16 from 6-9 p.m. Engagement season is in full swing and all brides-to-be are invited out to visit with vendors and wedding experts to help begin planning their special…
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Mayor Benjamin to Host Annual Father’s Day Cookout

Celebrate Father’s Day with Mayor Steve Benjamin at the second annual Father’s Day Cookout on Sunday, June 18from 3-7 p.m. at Pinehurst Park, 2300 Pinehurst Road. The event will feature a grilling competition, a family 3-on-3 basketball tournament and skills challenge, a chess/checkers tournament, inflatables, games and more! The Father’s Day Cookout is free and…
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