Drowning The Past

  October 27, 2022
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   What We’ve Lost I spent a lot of time on Clarks Hill Lake (Strom Thurmond Lake), during my teenage and college years. I camped, boated, and…

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Teamwork – effective and fun!

  October 27, 2022

By Jeff Becraft   One of the most epic moments in my life happened in a grocery store. It was on an alumni trip back in the Youth Corps days. There…

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Old Island Haunts

  October 20, 2022
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   Add Hazel’s Café to the List Old island haunts. The fever to develop islands didn’t destroy all of them. In a few instances, someone decided, “Not…

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Craig Morgan coming to the Midlands

  October 19, 2022

Award winning, TV personality, chart-topping, country music singer-songwriter, Craig Morgan, is bringing the party to Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College ([email protected] MTC). In town for one night only, put…

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701 CCA announces new Executive Director

  October 17, 2022

701 Center for Contemporary Art announced that Caitlin Bright has been appointed as its new Executive Director. “We are pleased that Caitlin will be joining us as we enter into…

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The Feared Invader

  October 13, 2022
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland Let’s talk invasive species. One will bite you. You can bite the other. You can eat it, but given time it will entomb all you possess. Fire…

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Solid gold: 50 years of the S.C. Arts Foundation

  October 9, 2022

October is National Arts and Humanities month, and this commemoration of the arts’ importance to our nation is an opportunity to recognize a milestone that the South Carolina Arts Foundation…

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Elizabeth Catlett survey coming to the Columbia Museum of Art

  October 6, 2022

Exhibition on iconic 20th-century artist opens October 14 The Columbia Museum of Art announces featured fall exhibition The Art of Elizabeth Catlett: From the Collection of Samella Lewis, on view…

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Picnic in the Park with Forest Acres & Town Theatre

  October 6, 2022

There’s nothing better than great music and great company – in the BEST neighborhood around! Town Theatre will present the third series of concerts by some fantastic performers that have…

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The CCC

  October 6, 2022
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   FDR’s Tree Army If my mother didn’t like something, she’d tell you. If she liked something, you knew that too, and she liked the Civilian Conservation…

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The Pull Of The Macon Music Scene

  September 29, 2022
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   I find my mind drifting back to Macon, and then I find myself driving kudzu-bordered roads. Macon, Georgia sits in the middle of Georgia. It’s not…

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The Rocky Horror Show returns to Trustus Theatre

  September 27, 2022

Let’s do the Time Warp again. The Rocky Horror Show returns to the Thigpen Main Stage just in time for Halloween. Running September 30th through October 29th, this spooky, sensual…

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Columbia Museum of Art traveling exhibition to make hometown stop

  September 23, 2022

European Splendors: Highlights from the Kress Collection opens October 1 The Columbia Museum of Art announces featured fall exhibition European Splendors: Highlights from the Kress Collection, on view Saturday, October…

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Book Event Season Is Upon Us

  September 21, 2022
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   She asked, and I told her. “What’s the writing life like?” “It’s a sentence to solitary confinement. You work in isolation for long periods, and that’s…

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The Power Of Moonlit Imagery

  September 15, 2022
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   Herman Melville created Moby Dick, the great white sperm whale that bit off Ahab’s leg. James Dickey had a 12-point white buck that swam from island…

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Columbia Museum of Art’s Binder podcast wins gold

  September 15, 2022

Southeastern Museums Conference technology award received in recognition of innovative use of media production The Columbia Museum of Art is pleased to announce it is a recipient of the 2022…

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Original Fine Art Print Fair at GCCA on Oct 14-15

  September 15, 2022

Original Fine Arts Print Fair at Greenville Center for Creative Arts on October 14-15, 2022 Don’t miss the Printmaking Fair where you can chat with artists, watch printmakers demonstrate making…

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The Music Man Comes to Town – September 9-25

  September 13, 2022

When a con man tries to swindle an entire town out of their money to start a boys’ band, it leads to an old-fashioned love story. It’s Meredith Willson’s The…

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Peace Center announces two new music venues and more

  September 13, 2022

Major renovations underway for live music club, listening room, and more! The Peace Center announced a major renovation project designed to diversify Greenville’s live music scene like never before. Dubbed…

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5th Annual ColaJazz Fest, Mark Rapp

  September 13, 2022

Mark Rapp, the Executive Director of the ColaJazz Foundation, talks about the upcoming ColaJazz Fest – September 24, 25. Saturday night’s gala features two intimate concerts inside the main lobby…

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SOJazzy to perform on Third Thursday during Sweetest Week

  September 9, 2022

The jazz will be sweet as ever in Summerville on Thursday, Sept. 15, when Summerville Orchestra’s (S.O.) jazz ensemble, SOJazzy, performs a free concert during the “Sweetest Week Ever” in…

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The National Park Nearest You

  September 8, 2022
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   Here in the classic South, we have two choices when it comes to national parks. We have the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee and…

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Nominate S.C.’s best artists, advocates for arts awards now!

  September 6, 2022

Nominate S.C.’s best artists, advocates for arts awards now! • Governor’s Awards for the Arts and Folk Heritage Awards recognize arts achievement, influence, and support • Nomination window closes Sunday,…

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Botanical Beauty—For Women Only

  August 31, 2022
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   What’s behind a name? Lots most of the time. Sometimes it’s obvious, sometimes it’s a mystery, but often it’s botanical. I’ve not met a woman named…

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S.C. Arts Commission expands team of arts professionals

  August 26, 2022

The South Carolina Arts Commission is announcing that four skilled professionals joined its team so far in 2022, creating two departments, expanding another, and providing critical support for a growing…

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The Gospel. Sunday Piano Memories

  August 25, 2022
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   The old book and instrument of wood and ivory need each other. In fact, they share what biologists call a symbiotic relationship. In my recall of…

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