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Embrace the 2019/2020 season with Ballet Spartanburg

 

“We always feel that each season is extraordinary, full of new ballets, choreography, collaborations. This year is no exception. From a FROZEN land to the magic and silliness of Shakespeare’s   A Midsummer Night’s Dream, this is truly a season for all to embrace.  I do think it is important to note that Ballet Spartanburg is…

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What Can You Access with a Library Card?

 

It’s one, small step that children, teens and adults can take to save hundreds of dollars on educational resources and services. During Library Card Sign-Up Month, which runs through September, Richland Library stresses the importance of having a card. Library cards are free for residents and property owners of Richland County, and they’re $65 for…

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Furman Theatre announces 2019-20 season

 

Furman University Department of Theatre Arts has announced its 2019-2020 season. A part of the university’s history for nearly a century, Furman Theatre brings to the stage a musical and three plays for the season. The season opens Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 7:30 p.m. with the musical “Pippin.” Tickets for the musical are $20 for…

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Furman’s Michael Brodeur opens 2019-20 exhibitions in Thompson Gallery – through September 26

 

Furman University Associate Professor of Art Michael Brodeur opens the university’s 2019-2020 exhibitions with a show of paintings and other works through Thursday, Sept. 26, in Thompson Gallery, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday. A reception with the artist is set for Wednesday, Sept. 25, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. in Thompson Gallery of the Roe Art Building. Brodeur’s…

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2019 One Book, One Community selection is in

 

One Book, One Community, a beloved initiative that encourages local residents to read the same book at the same time, returns this November, and Richland Library is excited to announce Min Jin Lee’s “Pachinko” as the 2019 selection. Known as a popular pick among book clubs nationwide, “Pachinko” is a prior National Book Award finalist…

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Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island hosting the 6th Annual “Bob Masteller’s Jazz For All Ages” Jazz Festival on October 30th and 31st

 

Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island is hosting the 6th Annual “Bob Masteller’s Jazz For All Ages” jazz festival on Wednesday, October 30th, and Thursday, October 31st, 2019. Sponsored by The Junior Jazz Foundation, its affiliate The Jazz Corner, and Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island, the festival will benefit The Junior Jazz Foundation, which is focused…

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Dragonflies, Nature’s Fighter Jets

 

By Tom Poland   My grandmother called them snake doctors. Whatever name dragonflies go by, they’re deceptive creatures. I say deceptive because of what a woman told me. “I love dragonflies and think of them as beautiful, gentle, loving creatures.” Nothing could be further from the truth. The next time you see a dragonfly, like…

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Second show added: Mannheim Steamroller Christmas on Nov. 23

 

Chip Davis, founder and creator of Mannheim Steamroller, celebrates the 35th anniversary of his annual Christmas concert tour, making it the longest-running consecutive concert tour in the entertainment industry. The tour comes to the Peace Center on Saturday, Nov. 23, at 8 p.m. Due to popular demand, a second show has been added at 4 p.m. Davis…

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My Man Post Malone

 

By Tammy Davis   Radio Versions, Concert Versions, T-shirts, and Sharpie Markers I didn’t know there were radio versions of songs and concert versions of songs.  That’s my story, and I’m sticking to it.  For those of you who share my ignorance, the radio version is clean.  The concert version is not. I didn’t understand…

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David Ocasio promoted to Marketing and Communications Director

 

Chapman Cultural Center announces the promotion of David Ocasio to Marketing and Communications Director. David has served the organization as Digital Marketing Coordinator since February 2017 and has advanced the awareness of Chapman Cultural Center’s brand and increased engagement of our community and tourists in all sectors of our cultural community. David has developed and…

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