An Honest To Goodness Fly Swatter

  January 15, 2015

By Tom Poland    My Grandmothers’ Weapon Of Choice The New Oxford American Dictionary defines “fly swatter” as “an implement used for swatting insects, typically a square of plastic mesh…

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Wordless News

  January 15, 2015

By Maria Fabrizio The story here:   For S.C.’s Poet Laureate, An Inauguration Poem Without An Inaugural Audience Read Poet Laureate Marjory Wentworth’s poem here.   . .   Wordless News is a…

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Local Musician Generates Buzz with New Album

  January 8, 2015

Album Set to Release on January 17, 2015   COLUMBIA, SC – Columbia, South Carolina based singer-songwriter Dave Britt, formerly of The Rival Brothers, has set the release date of his…

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Columbia Museum of Art February 2015 Calendar

  January 7, 2015

Charles Courtney Curran: Seeking the Ideal On View in the Lipscomb Family Galleries Friday, February 20, through Sunday, May 17, 2015 The CMA presents Charles Courtney Curran: Seeking the Ideal, the first-ever museum…

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Artisphere Seeks Arts Group Volunteers for Festival Weekend

  January 7, 2015

Annual event’s Arts Partner Program supports local arts community GREENVILLE, SC – Artisphere, Greenville’s Arts Weekend, is currently accepting group volunteer applications for its Arts Partner Program. A unique element of…

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Nickelodeon Theatre Hosts Talkbacks with Selma Screenings

  January 6, 2015

COLUMBIA, SC – The Nickelodeon Theatre, South Carolina’s only non-profit art house film theater, will showSelma, the anticipated film based on true stories of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil…

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Sing-Along Messiah set for Dec. 22

  December 12, 2014

December 22 | at 7 p.m. in the historic sanctuary of the Washington Street United Methodist Church   Columbia churches and choral groups are inviting the public to join them Dec.…

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Area opera update

  December 11, 2014

By Temple Ligon   If you move it, you can still make it to New York City this weekend and sit down in front orchestra center seats Saturday night for…

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S.C. Philharmonic Music Director Signed Through 2019

  December 8, 2014

Four more years: Nakahara signs contract extension COLUMBIA, SC – South Carolina Philharmonic Music Director Morihiko Nakahara signed a four-year contract extension after negotiations with the orchestra’s board of directors, keeping him…

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Clint Black at the Newberry Opera House

  November 28, 2014

December 6th at 8 pm at the Newberry Opera House   Come share an intimate evening with the legendary CLINT BLACK Saturday, December 6th at 8 pm at the Newberry…

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New Art Exhibits at Columbia Metropolitan Airport

  November 12, 2014

WEST COLUMBIA, SC – Continuing with our rotating arts program featuring local artists, Columbia Metropolitan Airport is pleased to announce the installation of two new art exhibits. Curran Stone’s exhibit, “Make…

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Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder

  November 12, 2014

Sunday, November 16th at 3&8pm   Ricky Skaggs a 14-time Grammy Award winner whose name has become synonymous with both bluegrass and country music. Will be at the Newberry Opera House…

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Jekyll & Hyde

  November 10, 2014

Wednesday, November 19th , 3 & 8pm   Broadway is coming to Newberry! The Newberry Opera House proudly presents Jekyll & Hyde a gothic musical thriller on Wednesday, November 19th,…

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Student Artwork Showcased at TD Convention Center

  November 5, 2014

GREENVILLE, SC – The TD Convention Center recently debuted a unique art installation sponsored by the Greenville Youth Commission. The paintings depict Greenville landmarks, and were created by art students from…

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