Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment

Furman Symphony Orchestra in concert with soprano Alison Trainer Oct. 26

The Furman Symphony Orchestra (FSO) will present a concert Friday, Oct. 26, at 8 p.m. in McAlister Auditorium on campus. The Sound Quality Series concert, “American Classics,” is open to the public. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors 60 and up, and $5 for students. FSO opens the large ensemble series with masterworks…
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Contemporary Print Collective to host Print Fair next weekend

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Upstate’s largest collection of printmakers will be in one place next weekend. The Contemporary Print Collective’s Annual Print Fair, a showcase of fine art prints, will be held October 26 through 28 at the Greenville Center for Creative Arts, 101 Abney Street, in the Village of West Greenville. This annual celebration…
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Nosferatu: A Dark Brew kicks off Espresso series

SPARTANBURG, SC— Spartanburg Philharmonic kicks off its 2018-2019 Espresso chamber concert series Friday, October 26, with silent horror film, Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horrors. Tickets are $25 each and can be purchased by telephone — (864) 542-2787 — or in person at Chapman’s box office Monday-Friday afternoons. Tickets are also available anytime online at SpartanburgPhilharmonic.org/espresso.…
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Open Doors

Spartanburg Art Co-op to Host All-Member Show with Tours West Main Artists Co-op will host its annual all-member art exhibition: “Open Doors” Nov. 15–Dec. 29. The exhibition will showcase new work created by 48 local visual artists who are members of West Main Artists Co-op. The exhibit opens with an evening of open studio tours…
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Proud Mary Theatre Company Presents The Boys in the Band

SPARTANBURG, SC – The award-winning Proud Mary Theatre Company, the Upstate’s alternative theatre, kicks off its second season with the 50th anniversary production of THE BOYS IN THE BAND by Mart Crowley October 26 – November 3 in Spartanburg and Greenville. This event will be the Deep South premiere of the new, updated version of…
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Chapman Cultural Center Expands Downtown Street Programming

Spartanburg, SC - September 17, 2018 -- Chapman Cultural Center is expanding its street music programming downtown to now include all of the performing arts! “Our street music programming has been a huge success booking 241 gigs over 21 weeks and showcasing 10 different genres of music on the sidewalk of Main Street.” said Jennifer…
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Sins & Virtues

West Main Artists Co-op in Spartanburg, SC will host this October what will undoubtedly be one its most extensive and thought-provoking exhibits in its history, the creations of two members, who based their 3-D and 2-D artwork on the Seven Deadly Sins and the corresponding Seven Virtues. Co-op members Annette Giaco and Beth Regula will…
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Furman University Theatre presents “Lobby Hero” by Kenneth Lonergan

[caption id="attachment_26057" align="alignnone" width="1140"] Furman's Jay Oney directs "Lobby Hero" by Kenneth Lonergan.[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.--Furman University Theatre will present Kenneth Lonergan’s “Lobby Hero” Oct. 10-13 and Oct. 18-20 at 8 p.m., with Sunday matinee showings Oct. 14 and Oct. 21 at 3 p.m. All performances take place in The Playhouse on the Furman campus. Directed…
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Furman University Department of Art presents the works of Tom Flowers and family

[caption id="attachment_25931" align="alignnone" width="1140"] Acrylic paintings by Tom Flowers, Professor Emeritus of Art at Furman, will be on display as part of "Lineage."[/caption] Art by Tom Flowers, Professor Emeritus of Art at Furman University, and family will be on display Oct. 5-Nov. 2 in Thompson Gallery of the Roe Art Building on campus. Regular Thompson…
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