Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment

Congaree Riverkeeper Announces 2016 River Rocks Music Festival

March 3, 2016 - Columbia, S.C. – Today, Congaree Riverkeeper announced a venue change and the musician lineup for its sixth annual River Rocks Music Festival to be held on Saturday, April 9, 2016 at the Esplanade at Canalside in Columbia, S.C. “After the October Flooding in Columbia, we were not sure we were going…
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Irish Music group ‘Cherish the Ladies’ to play March 10 at Harbison Theatre

[caption id="attachment_1567" align="alignleft" width="300"] Cherish the Ladies[/caption] For fans of traditional Irish music, it is big news that Cherish the Ladies, the all-female Celtic music supergroup, has chosen Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College as the only S.C. stop on their U.S. tour. This GRAMMY-nominated Irish music and dance ensemble has been blending folk instrumentals,…
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St. Patrick’s Day Kickoff party March 4 in Five Points

It's time for Official St. Patrick's Day Kickoff! Friday, March 4   |   5 - 7pm   |   Five Points Fountain The Five Points community and the Fountain Division of W.P. Law invite you to join us as we welcome the green and Gaelic season with our FREE event, Official Kickoff featuring the Rince…
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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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