Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment

On Stage Productions Presents a Musical Fit for “The King”

West Columbia, SC- On Stage Productions starts off the new year with the musical Miracle in Memphis. Opening night is Friday, February 12, 2016 and performances continue through February 21, 2016. Evening performances are Fridays and Saturdays, with an additional performance on Thursday, February 18 at 7:30 p.m. Matinees are at 2:30 p.m. on Sundays.…
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Pearl Jam to perform at Colonial Life Arena on April 21

COLUMBIA, SC – Pearl Jam announced today that they will perform a series of North American concert dates between April and August of 2016.  The announcement includes a stop at Colonial Life Arena on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 8:00 PM. Tickets priced at $71.00 go on sale Friday, January 29 at 12:00 PM. Tickets…
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The South Carolina State Museum Presents “That’s Amore Ya’ll!”

The South Carolina State Museum will kick-off Valentine’s Day weekend with “That’s Amore Ya’ll”, on Friday, February 12, from 6 – 9 p.m. Guests will be able to take tours through the museum galleries and explore notable romantic relationships through our state’s history. Guests can experience a special Valentine’s planetarium show, try inside-out chocolate strawberries,…
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34th Annual St. Pat’s in Five Points: Line-Up Announcement Party

COLUMBIA, SC (January 14, 2016) – On Thursday, January 21, 2016, the St. Pat’s in Five Points Planning Committee invites the community to Delaney’s Music Pub for the reveal of this year’s music line-up, festival highlights, and changes. Featuring true Irish-themed entertainment to include the Rince N’ah Eireann dancers, bagpipers, and the Ancient Order of…
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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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