Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment

City of Columbia, Richland County, Richland One and Ynotu2, Inc. to host First Day Festival at Spirit Communications Park

COLUMBIA, S.C. (July 7, 2017) – Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin, Richland County Council Chairwoman Joyce Dickerson, Richland School District One Chair Cheryl Harris and the City of Columbia will host the First Day Festival in collaboration with Ynotu2, Inc. from 2-5 p.m. on August 6 at Spirit Communications Park. “The beginning of the school year can be a hectic…
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Aflac to sponsor sold-out S.C. Phil ‘Musiclipse’ concert

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Philharmonic welcomes Aflac as the sponsor of Star Wars Musiclipse, its sold out special concert on Sunday afternoon, Aug. 20 at the Koger Center for the Arts. Aflac’s $5,000 gift will allow the 3:30 p.m. concert to be live-streamed via closed circuit video to patient rooms at the Richland,…
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Chapin prepares to host 38th Annual Chapin Labor Day Festival & Parade

 Chapin, SC (July 17, 2017) – Volunteers and staff have been working behind the scenes for months to prepare for the 38th Annual Chapin Labor Day Festival and Parade, which is scheduled for Monday, September 4, 2017. Organizers got so much positive response to last year’s theme “Chapin – The Heart of Lake Murray,” that they are…
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TobyMac joins 2017 S.C. State Fair musical lineup

COLUMBIA – July 10, 2017 – Christian hip hop artist TobyMac will entertain visitors at the 2017 South Carolina State Fair Oct. 20. The Grammy and multiple GMA Dove award winner is among six musical acts slated to perform in the Pepsi Grandstand during the fair’s 12-day run in Columbia. “TobyMac brings another level of musical diversity…
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Heart ‘n Soul Dance at Lourie Center

On Friday August 4, 2017 from 7-10:30 pm, the Lourie Center presents the “Beach Ball”, a summer dance and concert featuring R&B band Heart ‘n Soul.   This event is open to the public for adults of all ages.  Bring your friends, put on your dancing shoes and get ready to shag, swing and rock to the…
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Five Points to Host Fourth Concert of 19th Season

COLUMBIA, S.C. (June 28, 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 19th season of this free event, patrons can expect to enjoy five evenings of great…
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Til Death Do Us Part – Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre set for July 21

You are invited to a wedding reception at Saluda Shoals’ River Center July 21 The Friends of the Irmo Branch Library expand their annual murder mystery dinner fundraiser this year by partnering with The Saluda Shoals Foundation and three local writers to present “Till Death Do Us Part,” an audience participatory evening of fun, live…
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Call for Artists for Rosewood Art & Music Festival

June 27, 2017 – Columbia, S.C. - The Rosewood Art & Music Festival is now accepting submissions for the 2017 Rosewood Art & Music Festival to be held on September 30, 2017 in Columbia, S.C. The core of the day is the exhibition and sale of original works by artists and authors. There will also be performances…
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