Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment

Maria Howell to perform Friday at Jazz on Main

Friday, January 22 at Columbia Museum of Art | Happy Hour 7:00 p.m. | Concert 7:30 p.m. General admission tickets and premier tables available Best known for her role as the choir soloist in the 1985 Oscar-nominated film The Color Purple, Maria Howell is a captivating, dynamic performer. Howell is joined by the Noel Freidline…
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State Museum Welcomes New Public Relations Manager Jared Glover

COLUMBIA, S.C., Monday, November 30, 2015 — The South Carolina State Museum is proud to announce that Jared Glover has been selected as the museum’s new public relations manager. As the spokesperson for the State Museum, Jared will promote all the great exhibits and events that the museum hosts, handle all public affairs and media…
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State Museum Debuts Special Collections at Columbia City Hall

COLUMBIA, S.C., Wednesday, January 7, 2016 – Experience the South Carolina State Museum at a special exhibit in the Gallery at City Hall, located at 1737 Main Street. Selections from the Palmetto Hands Fine Craft Competition & Exhibition, will be on display along with work from the Palmetto Portrait Project.  Both exhibits showcase, photographers, fine…
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Upcoming events at Harbison Theatre

National Theatre Live Screening: Treasure Island at Harbison Theatre, Jan. 17 Sunday, January 17, 2016, 2 p.m. | $15 It’s a dark, stormy night. Jim, the inn-keeper’s granddaughter, opens the door to a terrifying stranger with a huge sea-chest full of secrets, and her dangerous voyage begins. Adapted from the classic by Robert Louis Stevenson, multiple generations…
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Lourie Center Offers African Dance Class

The Lourie Center is offering Funga, an African Dance class, on Saturdays January 16- March 19, 11 am -12 pm.  Funga is a welcome dance from Liberia, West Africa. This is a low-impact class with gentle stretching and rhythmic movements.  Classes are taught with live drumming. Free and open to adults of all ages. Please…
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