Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment

Furman seniors display works of art through May 11 in Thompson Gallery

[caption id="attachment_31834" align="alignnone" width="1140"] Finley Buchanan is among the 12 seniors showing work at the exhibition.[/caption] Art by 12 Furman University graduating seniors will be on display through May 11 in Thompson Gallery of the Roe Art Building on the Furman campus. Thompson Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Presented by the…
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Furman Symphony Orchestra and Oratorio Chorus present concert April 26

[caption id="attachment_31874" align="alignnone" width="1140"] Hugh Ferguson Floyd leads the Furman Symphony Orchestra and Oratorio Chorus in a concert Friday, April 26, at 8 p.m. in McAlister Auditorium.[/caption] The Furman Symphony Orchestra (FSO) and Oratorio Chorus will present a concert Friday, April 26, at 8 p.m. in McAlister Auditorium on campus. The spring Oratorio, “Fauré Requiem,…
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Furman Theatre collaborates with New York-based The Farm Theater to stage ‘John Proctor is the Villain’ April 9-14

[caption id="attachment_31651" align="alignleft" width="194"] Furman will stage "John Proctor is the Villain" April 9-13 at 8 p.m. in The Playhouse. Matinees are April 13 and 14 at 3 p.m. Tickets: $10-$18.[/caption] Furman University Theatre will present “John Proctor is the Villain,” a new play by Kimberly Belflower in collaboration with The Farm Theater (New York),…
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Furman Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combos present concert April 5

[caption id="attachment_31657" align="alignnone" width="1140"] The Furman Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combos will present their spring concert Friday, April 5, at 8 p.m. in Daniel Recital Hall. Tickets are $5 at the door.[/caption] The Furman University Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combos will present their spring concert Friday, April 5, at 8 p.m. in Daniel Recital Hall…
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Furman Percussion Ensemble Concert April 6 honors retiring professor John S. Beckford

[caption id="attachment_31622" align="alignnone" width="1140"] John Beckford joined the Furman faculty in 1976. He led percussion studies and served as vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculty.[/caption] The Furman Percussion Ensemble will present a concert honoring the career of Furman Music Professor John Beckford Saturday, April 6, at 8 p.m. in Daniel Recital Hall…
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New Novel Explores Fair Housing & Municipal Government

Dear Upstate readers, Please accept this notice of publication for the following adult literary fiction novel: Lack of Appeal by Nick Valenzuela Lack of Appeal, the barely-fictionalized autobiographical account of two as-they-happen days in the life of a municipal government civil rights complaint investigator, has debuted on Amazon in the US, Canada, Spain, & Japan;…
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Piano Concert Scheduled For Limestone College On March 19

[caption id="attachment_31087" align="alignleft" width="3936"] Ryan Smith[/caption] Pianist Ryan F. Smith will perform in concert at Limestone College on Tuesday, March 19, at 7:30 p.m. inside Fullerton Auditorium. Smith is a native of Union, and his 95-year-old grandmother graduated from Limestone in the Class of 1924. He is a Fellow of Music at New Saint Andrews…
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Calling All Artists to an ‘Underground Arts Festival’

Spartanburg Fringe Festival is seeking artists to perform and showcase in this inaugural summer festival that will celebrate and promote performances and other art forms that are normally considered outside of the mainstream of creativity. The festival will be held June 1-29, 2019 at West Main Artists Co-op and other venues in Spartanburg. The deadline…
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Furman Symphonic Winds in concert March 15

[caption id="attachment_30905" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Furman's Les Hicken conducts the Symphonic Winds in concert March 15.[/caption] Furman Symphonic Winds will present a concert Friday, March 15, at 8 p.m. in McAlister Auditorium on the Furman University campus. Presented by the Furman Department of Music, the event is open to the public. Admission is $5 at the…
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