Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment

Painter Salvador Dali focus of annual Solomon Tenenbaum lecture

Salvador Dali is best remembered for his highly imaginative dream-like paintings. But it will be a series of lithographs created by the 20th-century painter to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the State of Israel that will be the focus of the University of South Carolina’s annual Solomon Tenenbaum Lectureship in Jewish Studies on Thursday, Jan.…
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State Museum Presents Winter Edition of Museum Roadshow on Saturday

The Museum Roadshow: Winter Edition, one of the South Carolina State Museum’s most popular events, is back Saturday, January 23, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Guests will have the opportunity to learn about the stories and value of their heirlooms and artifacts from experts in a variety of fields who will be onsite offering…
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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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