Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment

Historic Columbia Rolls Out the Family Fun in October

Columbia, S.C. (October 7, 2019) — History is alive this October as Historic Columbia celebrates the season with its popular autumn events, including the free Scarecrows in the Garden Exhibit, which runs all month, the Spirits Alive! cemetery tour on Oct. 10, and the popular, free Trunk or Treat event on Tuesday, Oct. 29. Throughout…
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Experience Why Loud Is the New Quiet at Richland Library

Loud is the new quiet! Join Richland Library for Overdue: Curated for the Creative from 7 - 11 p.m., Friday, October 18 at our Main location (1431 Assembly Street). Be sure to dress in costume for this after-hours program, which is free and geared toward adults who are 18 and older. Get inspired by some…
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Michele Reese and Curtis Derrick wax poetic at the Columbia Museum of Art

[caption id="attachment_24611" align="alignleft" width="1050"] Curtis Derrick (left) and Michele Reese (right). Photos provided.[/caption] The Write Around Series mixes poetry with art in the galleries Columbia, S.C. – The Columbia Museum of Art announces The Write Around Series with Michele Reese and Curtis Derrick, the latest installment of the literary series featuring poetry and prose inspired…
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German Artists Return to Columbia for a Collaborative Symposium with Local Artists

COLUMBIA, S.C. —Between September 30 – October 11, four German artists from Kaiserslautern and six Columbia artists will create a permanent public Gesamtkunstwerk, a collaborative work of art, on and for the grounds of Columbia’s Stormwater Studios. The artwork is one component of an elaborate program under the moniker Heimat/Home that commemorates both the 30th…
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Announcing the SC Philharmonic 2019-2020 Season and Opening Concert

Beethoven 250 Celebration – Our 2019/2020 Masterworks Series Announced Celebrate one of the great classical composers with a special offer for new subscribers! Columbia, S.C.: Wrapping up a milestone 55th season with the South Carolina Philharmonic, the orchestra is proud to announce in celebration of the 250th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven’s birth in 2020,…
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Design & Style the Perfect Costume with Richland Library’s Artist-in-Residence

A local artist, known for her true Renaissance personality, is sharing her talents with Richland Library and the community this fall. We're excited to welcome Margaret "Markie" Gaddis as our next artist-in-residence, starting September 16. [caption id="attachment_24396" align="alignleft" width="300"] Margaret "Markie" Gaddis[/caption] A South Carolina native, Markie is an artist, maker and costume designer. She…
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Jubilee: Festival of Black History and Culture in Columbia, Sat., Sept. 21

Multiple Grammy-nominated recording artist, Dwele, to headline free festival COLUMBIA, S.C. — Join Historic Columbia at Jubilee: Festival of Black History & Culture from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21. Now in its 41st year, this free outdoor festival brings musicians, artisans, dancers and storytellers together to celebrate South Carolina’s black history…
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