Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment

Columbia Museum of Art August 2018 Calendar

MAJOR EXHIBITIONS Something’s Happening: The Big Art of Katie Pell On view August 17 – October 28, 2018 Katie Pell embraces the beauty in imperfection and the humor in insecurities, welcoming the downtrodden and enveloping them affectionately in oversized art. She engages an eclectic supporting cast to tell her story, including fallen rock angel Peter…
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S.C. Philharmonic to Celebrate Halloween at Hogwarts

A special Sunday matinee performance inspired by the world of Harry Potter Columbia, S.C.: On Sunday October 28 at 3:30 p.m., the S.C. Philharmonic will transform the Koger Center into the wondrous world of Harry Potter. Tickets are currently on sale at the Koger Center box office and online here. “We love the opportunity to reach beyond our traditional repertoire…
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Heart ‘n Soul Dance at Lourie Center

On Friday August 3, 2018 from 7-10:30 pm, the Lourie Center presents a summer dance 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 classic hits of…
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Nelly to Headline United Music Fest at Spirit Communications Park

Ludacris, Flo Rida and the Ying Yang Twins to join Nelly for inaugural concert at the park COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies, in conjunction with Alpha Media and Victory Promotions, today announced the full slate of talent to perform at the ballpark’s first concert. United Music Fest is scheduled for Friday, September 7th at…
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Discover Something New During Learn Freely Fest

Master the Art of Learning at Richland Library  WHAT:    Learn Freely Fest WHEN:    10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Saturday, July 14 WHERE:   Richland Library Main 1431 Assembly St.,                 Columbia, SC 29201 WHO:      Free & open to the public What better way to spend a summer day than learning, creating…
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‘Memphis’ Musical Comes To Trustus Theatre

Fall in love with the intoxicating rhythm of the rock ‘n’ roll of the ‘50s COLUMBIA, S.C. – Trustus Theatre brings the Tony Award-winning hit musical, Memphis by Joe Dipietro and David Bryan, to the Thigpen Main Stage this summer. Showing from June 29 – July 28, 2018, this show brings two unlikely characters together…
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Heart ‘n Soul Dance at Lourie Center

On Friday August 3, 2018 from 7-10:30 pm, the Lourie Center will present a summer dance 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 classic…
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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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