Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment

Carrie Underwood concert tickets on sale April 8

Columbia, SC – (March 31, 2016) – Seven-time Grammy winner and ACM Female Vocalist of the Year nominee Carrie Underwood has just announced The Storyteller Tour- Stories in the Round will extend through the fall including stops at the Colonial Life Arena. Tickets go on sale Friday, April 8 at 10 AM. “I always love…
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Famously Hot New Year Celebration Drew 35,000 Guests from 36 States, 10 Countries

[caption id="attachment_2092" align="alignleft" width="450"] Famously Hot New Year by Jeff Blake[/caption] March 25, 2016 (COLUMBIA, S.C.) – Famously Hot New Year (FHNY), South Carolina’s biggest free New Year’s Eve celebration, drew an estimated 35,000 people to downtown Columbia, S.C., on Dec. 31, 2015. Economic impact on local hotels and restaurants increased by 20% to total…
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Columbia Open Studios is returning for its 6th year

Art lovers – unite! The annual Columbia Open Studios tour, presented by 701 Center for Contemporary Art, is returning for its sixth year on the weekend of April 2-3, 2016. This year, we are excited to welcome 70 artists – a 70% increase from last year – to the free, self-guided tour. Your neighbors, from…
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70 Local Creative Enterprises Open Doors for Free Columbia Open Studios Tour April 2-3

[caption id="attachment_2097" align="alignleft" width="300"] J Spencer Schull at Columbia Open Studios 2015 by Gordon Humphries[/caption] Mar. 28, 2016 (COLUMBIA, S.C.) — Seventy local artists will open their working studios for the public during Columbia Open Studios, a signature event presented by 701 Center for Contemporary Art (701 CCA), on Saturday, April 2, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.…
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Tickets on sale for Benedict College production of “A Raisin in the Sun”

Columbia, SC---March 22, 2016--Tickets are now on sale for The Benedict College Theatre Ensemble’s production of “A Raisin in the Sun,” written by Lorraine Hansberry and directed by Mr. Charles David Brooks, III, Professor of Theatre and Director of the Theatre Ensemble at Benedict College. The production will be held in the Henry Ponder Fine…
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Allen University to host 2nd Annual Hip Hop Studies Conference April 8-10

Allen University will be hosting its 2nd Annual Hip Hop Studies Conference on the weekend of April 8-10, 2016. Please see the attached draft of the conference schedule and promotional flyer. The keynote speaker for Friday's conference will be Daddy-O of pioneering hip-hop group Stetsasonic. On Saturday, April 9, there is a free hip hop festival on…
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CMA Jazz on Main: An Evening with Saxophonist Nelson Rangell

Friday, March 25 Happy Hour 7:00 p.m. | Concert 7:30 p.m. Premier Table Seating from $200 Individual Tickets from $28 Student Tickets for $5 CMA Jazz on Main is excited for a return performance by jazz saxophonist and flutist Nelson Rangell. Rangell is one of the most exciting and diverse performers in the genre, equally…
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