Artist Minute – Nick Burns aka Ninja Picasso

  January 25, 2024

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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More Than Rhythm: A Black Music Series returns February 2

  January 18, 2024

Dr. Tammy Kernodle opens season 3 with performance of “She Sang Freedom” The Columbia Museum of Art presents More Than Rhythm: A Black Music Series Featuring Tammy Kernodle, the season…

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Ageratum, Wood, & Water

  January 17, 2024
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland On a Sunday walk I spotted a splash of blue. Blue wildflowers. They say blue flowers are sometimes difficult to grow in gardens. “They say.” That was…

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Audition for Something Rotten at Town Theatre

  January 11, 2024

Welcome to the Renaissance and the outrageous, crowd-pleasing musical farce, Something Rotten. Set in the 1590s, brothers Nick and Nigel Bottom are desperate to write a hit play but are…

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Moon Over Buffalo at Town Theatre

  January 11, 2024

It’s 1953 in Buffalo where actors, George and Charlotte Hay, are fading faster than a New York minute. Their struggle to keep their name in lights has them performing Cyrano…

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Workplace Friends Best Come Naturally

  January 10, 2024
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   I stumbled across an old magazine feature of mine and it made me recall stops I’d made along that long, winding road called “Career.” Some memories…

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USC faculty release collaborative collection of music

  January 8, 2024

University of South Carolina School of Music faculty David Kirkland Garner and Greg Stuart are pleased to announce the release of “Short Stories, vol. 1.” The collection is a tapestry…

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Like A Scene From An Old Western

  January 3, 2024
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   It was 1985 when I spent three days in Reno. I didn’t shoot a man just to watch him die, Johnny, but I conjured up images…

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Improv and Idols at Harbison Theatre this January

  January 2, 2024

Improv and Idols at Harbison Theatre This January: Rumours are stirring that you won’t want to miss this! We’re kicking off the new year with some iconic performances headed to…

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Conifers’ Fragrant Pull On Memory

  December 20, 2023
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   I read that fragrances stimulate recall more so than any other sense. I knew from experience that it had to be true. You and I, we’re…

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The screening of Nimona by ND Stevenson

  December 19, 2023

Last night, we attended a showing of the movie, Nimona, at a packed Nickelodeon theatre on Main Street. Nimona is a 2023 American animated science fantasy, comedy, drama film based…

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There’s Just Something About A Barn

  December 8, 2023
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   On Highway 378 between Lincolnton and Washington, Georgia, stands a barn. I say a barn. It’s a home built to look like a barn. Or maybe…

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Christmas card syndrome

  December 7, 2023

By Jeff Becraft   This was actually first put out there in 2020… but I have come across several people who are really down, discouraged and lonely… so I would like…

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Your Special Tree

  December 6, 2023
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   The Work Behind It When I was a boy, come Thanksgiving, we observed a tradition that’s decidedly different today. Dad would mix some two-cycle gas, sharpen…

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Columbia Museum of Art ~ January 2024 program calendar

  December 6, 2023

Columbia Museum of Art January 2024 Calendar EXHIBITIONS Lee Alexander McQueen & Ann Ray: Rendez-Vous On view through January 21, 2024 Rendez-Vous offers a rare glimpse into the life and…

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Turnout ‘Great’ for Lander Ceramics Sale

  December 3, 2023

Lander University’s annual ceramics sale is a popular event, and this year’s sale was no different. “We’ve had a great turnout,” said Professor of Art Sandy Shore. “It’s been steady…

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My Father’s Razor

  November 29, 2023
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   November 15 my father will have been gone twenty years. Twenty years. Seems like yesterday when he lay in a bed at MUSC in Charleston. Seems…

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Entrepreneur Minute – Zandrina Dunning, The ZD Experience

  November 28, 2023

The Who’s on the Move, Entrepreneur Minute is an interview in support of the undeniable impact that entrepreneurs have on our communities. We will be highlighting 20 entrepreneurs in each of…

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S.C. Arts Commission debuts new brand, websites

  November 28, 2023

The South Carolina Arts Commission is excited to announce a striking new brand, along with a new website, that better represents the agency’s work and the South Carolina creatives it…

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Two More Music Concerts for the Semester at Lander University

  November 19, 2023

Lander University invites the community tojoin the Department of Music for two final opportunities to see student musicians in concert. The University Singers and the Old Main Singers will give…

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Jazz Orchestra with humble beginnings celebrates milestone

  November 16, 2023

Charleston Jazz Orchestra Announces Season 16  Founded in 2008, the Charleston Jazz Orchestra has become one of the nation’s leading jazz ensembles. Under the direction of Robert Lewis, the Orchestra has brought a level of…

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South Carolina Children’s Theatre welcomes two new Board Members

  November 14, 2023

South Carolina Children’s Theatre (SCCT) announced the addition of two dynamic individuals, Karen Dudley-Culbreath and Andrew Shull, to its esteemed Board of Directors. Their extensive experience and commitment to community…

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