One Columbia announces Artist Emergency Fund

 

Funds provided by Knight Foundation to support Columbia-area artists One Columbia for Arts and Culture is privileged to announce an Artist Emergency Fund of $100,000 to provide emergency relief for…

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Love in the Time of Corona, Fishing and First Dates

 

  By Tammy Davis   Part Six of a Very Long Series, The Corona Chronicles Part Five here Part Four here Part Three here Part Two here Part One here   Courting in the midst…

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Had Harry Sat Here

 
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   Rain, rain, and more rain. It hasn’t been a biblical forty days and forty nights but sure seems like it. A record sopping-wet winter has creeks…

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Buddy bear.

 

By Cathy Rigg Monetti   There are a thousand reasons, I suppose, we are obsessed with the bear. He’s beautiful, for one. Big, and healthy, with a full shiny coat…

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S.C. Arts Commission to provide arts emergency relief grants

 

Applications to be accepted April 29 through May 15, 2020 The South Carolina Arts Commission (SCAC) is announcing emergency relief for South Carolina arts organizations and individual artists who can…

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The Toilet Paper Caper

 

By Tammy Davis Part Five of the Corona Chronicles Part Four here Part Three here Part Two here Part One here   I just finished the Toilet Paper Caper, a virtual 5K. Thank goodness…

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Kidcreate Art Studio

 

Previously a management professional, Andrea wanted a business with fun and flexibility after recently becoming a stay at home mom. She and her husband Anthea decided they wanted a business…

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The Artist Minute – Amos Hoffman, Jazz Guitarist

 

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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High As A Georgia Pine

 
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   The South and its vernacular, love it and never lose it. Seems to me, we have the finest, most colorful expressions. Yes, Southerners have a flair…

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The Things I Miss

 

By Tammy Davis     Part Four of the Corona Chronicles Part One here Part Two here Part Three here   I’m following the governor’s orders, but I still had church and…

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Be well.

 

By Cathy Rigg Monetti   YESTERDAY WE AWOKE to a strange and beautiful scene. It was 5:55 a.m., and through our east window we saw that slight but gorgeous glow…

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House Arrest Haircuts

 
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   Nancy’s eyes betrayed frustration and fear. “I can’t cut your hair right now. I’ve got to close.” Early April 2020, the year of perfect vision, what…

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Virtual Education or Virtual Nightmare?

 

By Tammy Davis     Part Three of the Corona Chronicles Part One here Part Two here Parents are stressed out. Virtual education is a virtual nightmare for some. Here are…

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The Scouted Studio announces emerging artist virtual pop-up show

 

The Scouted Studio, a locally based arts management company, has officially announced its first emerging artist virtual pop-up show, featuring works from 24 artists from across the United States and…

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Stronger Than We Think

 

  By Tammy Davis   Part Two of the Corona Chronicles Part One here Sometimes hard things are good for us.  Struggle and suffering can make us stronger.  It’s true…

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This Silent Strange Spring

 
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   Spring’s springing. I put my hummingbird feeders up for soon the feathered jets will arrive. My azaleas burst into living color as Disney phrased it, and…

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Peace Center announces 2020-2021 Peace Broadway Season

 

The 2020-2021 Peace Broadway Season at the Peace Center, sponsored by Gibbs Cancer Center, features Tony Award®-winners, fan favorites, reimagined revivals and the hottest shows straight from New York City.…

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Artist Minute – Connor Lock, S E V E N {a visual craftsman}

 

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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Hauling Up Water

 
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   The cold water hurt my teeth, and it didn’t come from a cooler. Nor a faucet. There was no faucet. My grandparents cranked a windlass, lowering…

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Viruses and Virtual Classrooms

 

By Tammy Davis Part One of the Corona Chronicles Part Two here Part Three here Corona went viral so my school went virtual. We had about a week of Zoom training…

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Spoleto Festival USA announces unprecedented cancellation of its 2020 season

 

In compliance with civil authorities and guidelines for health and safety to stop the spread of COVID-19, the annual performing arts festival will not take place. For 43 years, Spoleto…

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ColaJazz launches online tip jar

 

A new virtual tipping website for artists has launched. Since most of us can’t go out to our favorite jazz venue and more and more musicians are turning to streaming their…

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The Artist Minute – Kirkland Smith, Visual Artist

 

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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The Wonder Of Woods And Waters

 
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   Remembering & Thanking Harry Hampton Fall 1980, a St. Andrews Columbia office park known as Dutch Plaza teems with activity. We’re packing up files, desks, cameras,…

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All SC Philharmonic concerts and events are postponed through April 30, 2020 to reduce the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19)

 

The South Carolina Philharmonic is committed to the health and safety of our audience and musicians at our concerts. In coordination with The Koger Center for the Arts, Historic Camden,…

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South Carolina ETV reimagines mission-driven partnership with S.C. Department of Education in response to COVID-19

 

Network to modify programming three days each week beginning March 24 South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced a plan in partnership with the S.C. Department of Education (SCDE) to broadcast…

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Main Street District – Here’s How You Can Help

 

From the City Center Partnership: Dear Friends, The safety and health of Main Street District workers, residents, and patrons is very important to us at City Center Partnership. We encourage everyone…

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S.C. Arts Awards postponed because of COVID-19 concerns

 

Official statement from the South Carolina Arts Commission: COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Arts Awards scheduled for May 6, 2020 are being postponed until further notice. With the ongoing uncertainty…

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The South Carolina Philharmonic: A statement in advance of Saturday, March 14 concert – Phenoms & Schumann

 

Public Health Update: The South Carolina Philharmonic The South Carolina Philharmonic is committed to the health and safety of our audience and musicians at our concerts and events. We are…

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Five Points Association to Postpone St. Pat’s in Five Points

 

  Statement from Kelsey Hennighan, Executive Director, Five Points Association:   It is with a profound sense of disappointment that the Five Points Association has agreed to postpone the 38th annual…

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A Genuine Barber Shop

 
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   My great uncle cut my hair when I was growing up in Lincolnton, Georgia. That would be Waymon Walker, Granddad’s brother. Walker’s Barbershop of white concrete…

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Roll With the Changes – A Night with REO Speedwagon

 

By Tammy Davis   Sometimes you’re a rock star. Sometimes you are a 68-year-old man with the flu. Recently at Columbia’s Township Auditorium, REO Speedwagon lead singer Kevin Cronin was…

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Families can experience free ballet performance at Richland Library

 

Richland Library is once again partnering with the Columbia City Ballet for a family-friendly performance. Join us for Beauty and the Beast from 3 – 4:30 p.m., Sunday, March 15…

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Chemo Mondays

 

By Tammy Davis   My friend’s cancer is back.  Stage 4. He has a three-day treatment every other week.  He gets the chemo on Monday, wears a pump and tubes…

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The Dignity Found In Abandonment

 
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   As you drive from here to there in a rush, how many times have you turned around to stop at an abandoned store? I do that…

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Explore Facing Race Together exhibit at Richland Library

 

A new exhibit explores the meaning of inclusion and racial equity in our community through the eyes of local artists. Facing Race Together goes on display Thursday, March 5 in…

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The Hartsville Museum celebrates National Youth Art Month

 

The Hartsville Museum will showcase student artworks from the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) March 5- March 31, 2020 in conjunction with National Youth Art Month.…

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Columbia Museum of Art April 2020 Calendar

 

    EXHIBITIONS Notes from the Underground: Poster Design from the Hippie Era On view through April 26, 2020 Each of these ephemeral objects represents an event — a musical…

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Artist Minute – Miranda Barnett, Actor

 

The Who’s on the Move, UpstateBizSC, 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…

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Charleston Symphony announces 2020-2021 line-up, dedicates upcoming season to Beethoven in honor of his 250th Birthday

 

Next season the Charleston Symphony will join orchestras around the world in celebrating the works of composer Ludwig van Beethoven, in honor of the 250th anniversary of his birth later this…

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Non Profit Minute – David Platts, South Carolina Arts Commission

 

The Who’s on the Move, BizSC, Non Profit Minute is a quick, two-minute interview in support of the amazing impact that local non profits have on our communities. We would…

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Busted Fences and Broken Hearts

 

By Tammy Davis   The storm came up fast. The bad ones usually do. A strong wind took out one of my trees and slammed it onto my fence. On…

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Doodling In the Dust

 
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   Homes perch on rock piers in a forgotten land called Abandonment, but as that old Elton John song goes, they’re still standing. Now modern homes with…

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Celebrate South Carolina Rivers during Art Day

 

Celebration will feature art demonstrations, crafts and gallery tours, March 7 The South Carolina State Museum will celebrate art in South Carolina during Art Day, Saturday, March 7, from 10…

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Curtis R. Harley Art Gallery presents “BURD BRAIN” by Marius Valdes

 

Curtis R. Harley Art Gallery, sponsored by the University of South Carolina Upstate,  announce s“Burd Brain”,  an exhibiton of paintings, garphics and illustrations by Marius Valdes. The exhibition opens on Feb.…

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The Joys of Practice

 

By Reba Hull Campbell   “Practice makes perfect.” Surely a mantra we all heard as children. Well-intentioned grown-ups who were just trying to help us learn echoed this standard line…

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701 Center for Contemporary Art presents Kent Ambler: Into the Wood

 

701 Center for Contemporary Art: 701 Whaley St., 2nd Floor, Columbia, SC 29201 Opening Reception: Thursday, March 12, 7 – 8:30 pm Artist Talk: Thursday, March 12, 6:30 pm Exhibition: March…

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