Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment

South Carolina State Fair ticket sales begin Sept. 6

September 6, 2017 (Columbia, SC) – Admission tickets, ride vouchers and concert tickets for this year’s South Carolina State Fair are on sale. Discount admission tickets and ride vouchers are available through Oct. 10. at scstatefair.org and statewide Walgreen stores. Advance admission tickets are $7 ($10 during the fair), and advance ride vouchers are $25…
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Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars to Play on Boyd Plaza

WHAT: Program: Ziggy Stardust on Boyd Plaza On closing day of That ’70s Show: Cool Art from the Collection, the Columbia Museum of Art is excited to offer a screening on Boyd Plaza of the 1973 film Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars, showcasing David Bowie’s final performance in the titular role. Like the exhibition, the legendary rockumentary…
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Vista Guild Announces Lineup for Vista After 5

Vista Guild Announces Lineup for Vista After 5 Music Farm, Tin Roof and Congaree Vista Guild Announce Five Shows as Part of Free Fall Concert Series.  COLUMBIA, S.C. (August 29, 2017) – The Congaree Vista Guild, a non-profit, membership-based organization comprised of a wide variety of restaurateurs, shop, business, gallery owners and homeowners in the…
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Historic Columbia Announces September 2017 Events

COLUMBIA, S.C., Wednesday, August 30, 2017 – September is full of exciting events that offer something for guests of all ages. During the month of September, Historic Columbia kicks of its Homeschool Friday program at Olympia Mill, opens registration for the Scarecrows in the Garden outdoor exhibit, hosts the 39th annual Jubilee: Festival of Black History & Culture, presents Storytime in…
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Indie Grits Labs Announces New Project: Two Cities

COLUMBIA, S.C. (August 30, 2017)—Indie Grits Labs, created by Columbia Film Society (CFS) in early 2017 to consolidate the creation of its Indie Grits festival, media education programs and new media artwork announces that its newest project is Two Cities. The art works born from the research, discussion and creation through Two Cities will premiere at the annual Indie Grits…
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JerryFest in Five Points: A Celebration of the Life and Art of Jerry Garcia

COLUMBIA, S.C. (August 29, 2017) – For over a decade, local musicians have organized JerryFest to commemorate rock guitarist and music industry icon, Jerry Garcia.  The Five Points Association, in conjunction with alternative clothing store Loose Lucy’s, will be hosting this year’s JerryFest.  JerryFest is a free, family and pet friendly outdoor concert to celebrate the…
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Robert O’hara’s Barbecue Comes To Trustus Theatre

Familial stereotypes collide with hard realities in this comedy COLUMBIA, S.C. – Trustus Theatre kicks off Season 33: EYES OPEN with Robert O’Hara’s Barbecue on the Thigpen Main Stage this September. Leading off with an intervention, not-so-skillfully masquerading as a family get together in the local park, Barbecue brings together a family, each with their…
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9th Annual Long’s Bar Stool Classic in Five Points

COLUMBIA, S.C. (August 25, 2017) - The Five Points Association and the Babcock Center Foundation will be hosting the 9th Annual Long’s Bar Stool Classic throughout Five Points bars and restaurants, starting at 5 p.m. on September 8th, 2017. The Long’s Bar Stool Classic is an 8 hole putt-putt bar crawl with proceeds benefiting the…
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Historic Columbia Presents the 39th Annual Jubilee: Festival of Black History & Culture on Sept. 16

Headlining performance from international recording artist Cheri Maree COLUMBIA, S.C., Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 — Join Historic Columbia at Jubilee: Festival of Black History & Culture from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16. Now in its 39th year, this free outdoor festival brings musician, artisans, dancers and storytellers together to celebrate South Carolina’s black history and culture on the grounds…
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S.C. State Fair sets concert performance times

COLUMBIA – Aug. 14, 2017 – The South Carolina State Fair has set the performance times for this year’s Pepsi Grandstand series. Six musical acts are slated to perform during the fair’s 12-day run in Columbia Oct. 11-22. “Our Pepsi Grandstand shows have remained a highlight of the fair, and we are pleased to offer a…
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