Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment

Columbia Museum of Art Receives Grant in Support of STEAM Programming

[caption id="attachment_9382" align="alignleft" width="194"] Dominion External Affairs Representative Kristen M. Beckham presents a check to CMA Interim Director Lynn Robertson[/caption] Columbia, S.C. – The Columbia Museum of Art is honored to receive a grant from the Dominion Foundation in support of its LEAF (Linking Ecology and Art of Floodplains) program created in partnership with the…
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Pop-Up Summer Drive-In Movie Series Lineup Announced by What’s Next Midlands

COLUMBIA, S.C. (May 10, 2017) - What’s Next Midlands’ newest project, a pop-up drive-in movie theater, will feature a new movie every month between May and August 2017. The Summer Drive-In Movie Series, presented by What’s Next Midlands, was inspired by an idea submitted to WhatsNextMidlands.com and is being brought to life by the Historic…
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There’s a Bear on the Cayce Riverwalk! Well, Sort of.

CAYCE, SC – There’s a Bear on the Riverwalk!  Well, not a live one, but a bear nonetheless. Thanks to Mr. Wade Geddings, a local artist known to many as the ‘Chainsaw Carver in the Carolinas,’ and the Cayce Beautification Foundation, there are several new and unique pieces of public art on the Cayce Riverwalk. These…
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ReTooled Exhibition Crafts Beautiful New Narrative for Utilitarian Objects

Columbia, S.C. – The Columbia Museum of Art announces the summer exhibitionReTooled: Highlights from the Hechinger Collection, an engaging and thought-provoking look at the unexpected subject of tools, on view from June 2 through August 27, 2017. From the collection of American hardware-store tycoon John Hechinger, ReTooledfeatures more than 40 paintings, sculptures, works on paper,…
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New museum exhibit chronicles Fort Jackson’s 100-year history

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Last month our nation commemorated its entry into the First World War, so there is no better time for a new Fort Jackson exhibit at the South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum. Camp Jackson, as it was originally called, started training soldiers to send “Over There” in September 1917. The…
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City’s Summer Movies Series at Finlay Park

The City of Columbia’s Summer Movies Series will kick off on Friday, June 2 at Finlay Park, 930 Laurel Street. Movies will be shown on Friday nights from June 2 through July 28. The following movies are free and open to the public: June 2: “Star Wars: Rogue One” June 9: “Moana” June 16: “Angry…
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Dick Goodwin brings that swing to Blue Moon Ballroom on May 9th

[caption id="attachment_9051" align="alignleft" width="300"] Dick Goodwin[/caption] Contact: Jim Williamson, jimdance6461@gmail.com Mark Rapp, markrappmusic@gmail.com COLUMBIA, SC: Swing and sway the evening away with Dick Goodwin and friends on Tuesday, May 9th, at Blue Moon Ballroom, Columbia’s newest, truest listening room and dance space. Settle back for the group’s great music or get out on the dance…
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Final Days of Dalí Exhibition Pack a Punch with Programs

Columbia, S.C. – In the closing days of the major exhibition Salvador Dalí’s Fantastical Fairy Tales, the Columbia Museum of Art offers a variety of programs to engage and entertain the community. Each program offers its own unique way to experience the exhibition, which showcases the iconic artist’s signature playfulness, inventiveness, and fine draftsmanship through…
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Introducing Tapp’s New Artist in Residence: Flavia Lovatelli

Tapp’s is thrilled to announce that it’s next Artist in Residence will be up-cycling the art center in May! Over the next three month’s local artist Flavia Lovatelli will be organizing and facilitating an exhibition and public event series as Tapp’s Arts Center’s Artist in Residence. Having worked extensively in the Columbia BedRoll Project and…
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