Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment

Columbia Art Center Offers Spring Break Art Camp

The Columbia Art Center is hosting a 4-day multimedia visual art camp to keep children engaged during the Spring Break. The Spring Break Art Camp will be held on March 28-31 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.  at the Art Center, 1928 Calhoun Street. Youth ages 6-12 can participate. The camp will cover lessons on…
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Columbia Design League Now Accepting Entries for Runaway Runway 2016

Columbia, SC (February, 22, 2016) — The Columbia Design League is now accepting entries for the annual Runaway Runway design competition and recycled fashion show. The design competition, in which designers re-imagine post-consumer trash into ultra-creative wearables, is wrapped in an entertaining fashion show that will take place on Saturday, April 2 at the Columbia…
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Tom Poland Presents New Book at the Lourie Center

As part of its Lunchtime Lecture program, the Lourie Center will host local author Tom Poland on Thursday March 10, 11:30 am–12:30 pm. Mr. Poland will speak about his newest book Georgialina- A Southland as We Knew It. Georgialina-A Southland as We Knew It brings to life once more the fading and often-forgotten unfiltered character…
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South Carolina State Museum Wins Governor’s Cup Award

COLUMBIA, S.C., February 18, 2016 – The South Carolina State Museum was awarded the prestigious Governor’s Cup Award, South Carolina’s top award for travel and tourism. The award ceremony was held on Wednesday, February 17, at the annual South Carolina Governor’s Conference on Tourism and Travel in Charleston, South Carolina, held Monday, February 15 through…
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Negin Farsad Brings ‘Social Justice Comedy’ to Harbison Theatre

[caption id="attachment_1434" align="alignleft" width="300"] Negin Farsad[/caption] Comedy and social issues don’t always blend well – unless you’re “social justice” comedian Negin Farsad. In the engaging talk “Fighting Islamophobia, Bigotry, and What Have You with Comedy,” this TED Senior Fellow and Comedy Central writer will explore how she approaches race, religion and culture through comedy —…
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Columbia Classical Ballet Set to Perform ‘Cinderella’

Who: Columbia Classical Ballet What: Columbia Classical Ballet’s second performance of 2016 will be the vintage classic and always stunning “Cinderella”. When: February 26th, 2016 @ 7:30 p.m.; Educational Outreach, February 25 & 26, 2016 @ 10:00 a.m. Where: Kroger Center for the Arts – 1051 Greene Street, Columbia, SC 29201 For more information and…
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Benedict College events to celebrate Black History Month

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24 BOOK DISCUSSION (Read and discuss African American History) A discussion of popular African American contemporary novels as well as non-fiction historical works will be covered.  A description of each book, questions, discussion topics, and author biographies will assist the group in having a stimulating and interesting discussion.  For more information, please call…
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Historic Columbia Announces New Lunch and Learn Series in March

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Feb. 18, 2016)—Historic Columbia announces a new a lunchtime Lunch and Learn series on Wednesdays, March 2, 9, and 16, at the Robert Mills Carriage House from noon to 1:00 p.m. This month looks at the history behind tourist homes in Columbia, the Robert Mills House as a seminary, and Arthur and Moore’s…
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Big Freedia Headlines Indie Grits Concert at the River

COLUMBIA, S.C. (February 18, 2016)—Indie Grits Film Festival, the Southeast’s premier film and culture festival in Columbia, S.C. for DIY media-makers announces that Big Freedia will headline the Indie Grits Concert at the River, on Saturday, April 16. In celebration of the 10th annual Indie Grits (April 14-17, 2016), the River Concert, and all other…
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