Barriers and Distortions

  June 30, 2021

By Tammy Davis    2020-2021. A school year like no other. Plexiglass and masks put literal barriers between us all, making it harder than ever to connect. We had stickers…

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Posted in: midlandsbiz   Category: education, life, the-arts

Hemp & Kudzu, A Good Summer Combo

  June 30, 2021
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   It was like stepping back into the 1960s, sitting in that cool, refreshing gazebo up North Carolina way. Its vines and emerald green leaves, translucent and…

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Fireworks with the Phil – July 3

  June 29, 2021

The SC Philharmonic and the Columbia Fireflies are partnering to bring the Midlands a full orchestral patriotic concert with a fireworks finale to Segra Park on Saturday, July 3 at…

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Artist Minute – Cat Galan, Musician

  June 29, 2021

The Who’s on the Move Artist Minute is a quick, two-minute interview in support of the undeniable impact that the arts and local artists have on our communities. One of…

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Years Lost To Time, The Silent Thief

  June 24, 2021
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   Growing up I could hear the tick of my church’s old Regulator wall clock. I can’t hear it today, but my hearing’s good. All that keeping…

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S.C. Arts Commission announces FY2022 fellows

  June 22, 2021

South Carolina artists exhibiting hard work and exceptional ability in visual art, craft, and media production and screenwriting are recipients of fiscal year 2022 South Carolina Arts Commission fellowships. The…

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A Space to Heal (ASH) – July 10

  June 19, 2021

A Space to Heal Lowcountry July 10, 2021 @ 10:00AM — 2:00PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) A day of dialogue, advocacy, and movement created for Black, Indigenous, and People…

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Columbia City of Women unveils Architecture of Strength

  June 17, 2021

Architecture of Strength, new monument at corner of Main and Gervais Streets in Columbia, will celebrate the city’s legacy of remarkable women. At a press conference at the northwest corner…

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The Peace Center announces 2021-2022 Peace Broadway Series

  June 14, 2021

The 2021-2022 Peace Broadway Season at the Peace Center, sponsored by Gibbs Cancer Center, features Tony Award®-winners, fan favorites, theatrical takes on beloved films and reimagined revivals, representing the best…

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The Ironic Curtain brings Soviet nonconformist art to the CMA

  June 14, 2021

The Columbia Museum of Art announces its featured summer exhibition, The Ironic Curtain: Art from the Soviet Underground, an exclusive, CMA-organized show on view Saturday, July 3, through Sunday, September 12,…

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History Surrounds You

  June 10, 2021
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   History really does surround you. You just have to slow down a tad and open your eyes. It will help if you turn off the TV…

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The Gibbes Museum of Art announces new hires

  June 8, 2021

The Gibbes Museum of Art is proud to announce several new hires and promotions made over the past year. Please see below for the new additions to the team bringing…

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Lullabies~An Evening of Music for Cello and Organ

  June 8, 2021

  Westminster Presbyterian Church is pleased to present our next concert, “Lullabies, a Concert of Music with Organ and Cello” in our sanctuary on Saturday, June 26, at 7:00 pm.…

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Artist Minute – Taylor Faulkner, Visual Artist

  June 7, 2021

The Who’s on the Move, Artist Minute is a quick, two-minute interview in support of the undeniable impact that the arts and local artists have on our communities. One of the…

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Every State Needs A John Mulhouse

  June 3, 2021
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   Every state needs someone to record what it’s lost. Every state needs a John Mulhouse. I’ve never met John but we’re in touch and we share…

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Artist Minute – Katrina Garvin, Actor

  June 2, 2021

The Who’s on the Move Artist Minute is a quick, two-minute interview in support of the undeniable impact that the arts and local artists have on our communities. One of…

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Art Contest Plants Seeds of Appreciation for Healthy Forests

  May 27, 2021

Twenty-two students will receive awards in this year’s Youth Conservation Poster Contest sponsored by the Richland Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD). By illustrating the topic “Healthy Forests = Healthy…

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Artist Minute – Sherard Duvall, Filmmaker

  May 27, 2021

The Who’s on the Move Artist Minute is a quick, two-minute interview in support of the undeniable impact that the arts and local artists have on our communities. One of…

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Compelled To Pick Up Rocks

  May 26, 2021
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   Do you pick up rocks? I do. I feel compelled to pick up rocks. And so do others. Many people take rocks home and create a…

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Trustus Theatre reopens Lady Day

  May 25, 2021

Trustus Company Member Katrina Garvin takes star turn as Billie Holiday in new production Trustus Theatre is re-opening “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill” for a three-week run in…

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Lowe announces grand opening of The Gallery at Sweetgrass

  May 24, 2021

Lowe announced the grand opening of The Gallery at Sweetgrass, an art gallery showcasing 15 artists in a collection of Lowcountry-inspired artwork, as well as the launch of the gallery’s…

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Nickelodeon reopens its doors

  May 24, 2021

The Nickelodeon Theatre is excited to reopen its doors starting May 27th for screenings of the best indie films! The theatre will be open Thursdays through Sundays, showcasing the diversity,…

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Lacey Hennessey: New Look, New Art

  May 18, 2021

Artist Debuts @Lacey_Does with Launch of New Collection Lacey Hennessey, a Greenville artist and muralist, recently debuted a new name, @Lacey_Does, with the launch of her new art collection. Previously…

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Screening at 701CCA: Meltdown In Dixie

  May 17, 2021

Join us at 701CCA on Thursday, June 3, 7:30pm for a special screening of the documentary Meltdown In Dixie, an original documentary from Emily Harrold and Topic Original Documentaries Emily Harrold is a…

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The Allure Of Copper

  May 13, 2021
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   The hills were red. Barren, like some alien landscape. Nothing green. Could have been Mars. I was just ten or so when Dad drove us through…

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An Evening of Rachel Lynett Short Plays

  May 11, 2021

Proud Mary Theatre Company continues our groundbreaking play series featuring playwrights of color with An Evening of Rachel Lynett Short Plays streaming free May 20-23. This double-feature of short plays – In Transit and Choosing…

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Breaking The Cult of Difficulty

  May 6, 2021
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   Many tell me how difficult they find writing to be. Well, they speak the truth. It’s difficult to write at a high level, and that’s why…

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