Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment

State Museum Seeks Artists for 30th Anniversary Juried Exhibition

The South Carolina Museum is now accepting entries from South Carolina artists for its 30th Anniversary Juried Exhibition opening Saturday, Nov. 3. Artists working in any medium from across the state will have the opportunity to be selected to exhibit their work at the museum and win cash prizes up to $1,500. This juried exhibition…
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World Premiere Of Boy About Ten At Trustus Theatre

Trustus Theatre’s third original work of Season 33 debuts this August COLUMBIA, S.C. – Trustus Theatre is bringing the latest work of South Carolina playwright, Jon Tuttle, to their Main Stage this summer. Boy About Ten, commissioned by the Trustus Playwrights’ Festival, is a savage farce about what happens to the kids when the parents…
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Sustainable Midlands to Host 9th Annual Tasty Tomato Festival

COLUMBIA, S.C. (August 3, 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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Historic Columbia’s Fourth Annual Water Balloon Battle Returns on Aug. 25

  Cool off with more than 3,600 water balloons and recreate epic battles history on Aug. 25 COLUMBIA, S.C., Aug. 1, 2018— Looking for a fun way to beat the heat in Columbia? Join Historic Columbia for their fourth annual Historic Water Balloon Battle, presented by The Art of Real Estate, from 5:30 – 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 24 on the grounds…
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Columbia to Show Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther” for Back to School Movie

Kick off the new school year with a trip to Wakanda! The Columbia Parks & Recreation Department will host a free showing of Marvel Studios’ blockbuster hit, “Black Panther,” on Saturday, August 18 at Earlewood Park, 1111 Recreation Drive. The event will feature live entertainment, music and games. Food vendors will be available. Guests are…
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Riverbanks Plans Gender Reveal for Infant Gorilla

Plus, Another Zoo Baby is on the Way... [Columbia, SC] – Riverbanks Zoo and Garden will reveal the gender of its infant gorilla – and details of another anticipated arrival – during a special presentation at Gorilla Base Camp on Thursday, August 2, at 1:30pm. The sex of the infant gorilla will be revealed using dyed coconuts…
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Historic Columbia Announces August 2018 Events

COLUMBIA, S.C., Monday, July 23, 2018 – Historic Columbia is excited to announce a full month of programming and events for August 2018. Guests are invited to explore Main Street’s next hot spot during an exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Tour of 1649 Main Street, take a Cemetery Tour of the historic Elmwood Cemetery, compete in an Historic Water Balloon Battle and much more! Below…
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