Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment

Augusta Road Moves Summer Festivities to June

The Fifth Annual Summer on Augusta Celebration Greenville, SC - Augusta Road Business Association (ARBA) announces the 2017 Summer on Augusta Festival, which will take place June 15 to 18, and is presented by Virginia Hayes of Coldwell Banker Caine. This four day celebration has always been held in July but due to the high…
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The Centre Dance Studio Announces New Ownership and Direction

EASLEY, SC, USA April 12, 2017 – The Centre for Performing Arts, a dance studio, announced today that Jordan Chastain has purchased the company. The studio will continue operation under the brand “The Centre” with Chastain serving as director. Chastain has over 15 years of intensive dance experience, learning under industry veterans across the United…
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Conductor, Performer, Director of Bands Dan Turner Inducted Into American Bandmasters Association

[caption id="attachment_13299" align="alignleft" width="2048"] Dr. Daniel Turner[/caption] Greenville, South Carolina – March 30, 2017 Dr. Daniel Turner, professor and Director of Bands at Bob Jones University, was inducted into the American Bandmasters Association at the annual convention in Lexington, Kentucky, March 8-11, 2017. Founded in 1929 with John Philip Sousa as honorary life president, the…
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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Of “Evicted” Matt Desmond To Speak April 19

[caption id="attachment_13236" align="alignleft" width="888"] Desmond is author of Pulitzer Prize-winning "Evicted"[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—Harvard University Social Sciences Professor Matthew Desmond, whose book "Evicted" was just awarded the Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction, will speak on the Furman University campus Wednesday, April 19 at 7 p.m. in Watkins Room of the Trone Student Center. Desmond’s talk is…
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Artists of the Upstate Juried Exhibition Celebrates 10 Years at 2017 Artisphere

[Greenville, SC] The thirteenth annual Artisphere presented by TD Bank, Greenville’s signature visual, performing, and culinary arts celebration, will be held May 12-14 and is shaping up to be the most spectacular yet. 2017 marks the 10th anniversary of the Greenville Health System and Greenville Journal Artists of the Upstate Juried Exhibition.  The exhibit, which…
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Thomas Creek Brewery to roll out Gallabrae Scottish Ale for 2017

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Thomas Creek will hold its brewery release of Gallabrae Scottish Ale Friday, March 24, 2017 starting at 4 p.m. The evening includes the 2017 tapping of Gallabrae, music by Greenville Pipe and Drums and deliciously paired food by Cluck, Squeal and Friends Food Truck. Fête magazine’s FGTV will also be recording its…
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Sheffield Wood Gallery presents Selected Works by Valerie Zimany

[caption id="attachment_12516" align="alignleft" width="400"] Valerie Zimany[/caption] The Sheffield Wood Gallery presents Selected Works by Valerie Zimany, beginning February 10 and ending March 24, 2017. Valerie Zimany is an Associate Professor of Art, Ceramics, at Clemson University.  After receiving her MFA at Kanazawa College of Art and her BFA from University of the Arts, Philadelphia, she was awarded a three-year residency at…
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BANDWAGON brings flavor to tailgate bracket challenge

GREENVILLE, S.C. – As March Madness takes over the Upstate, BANDWAGON is taking the madness into the kitchen through a bracket challenge of a different kind, one that pits favorite gametime snacks against each other to determine the ultimate tailgate food champion. BANDWAGON is a sports technology and ticketing company that aims to enhance the…
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TEDxGreenville Announces Conference to Impact Greenville

"IMPRINT" Theme Highlights the Power of Presenting Ideas to Make Greenville Think and Act Boldly GREENVILLE, SC - TEDxGreenville organizers announced today the theme and the presenter line up for TEDxGreenville 2017 on April 7, 2017 at the Peace Center’s Gunter Theatre in Downtown Greenville. The event engages attendees in moving stories, jaw-dropping performances, and…
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