Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment

Furman University Associate Professor of Art Ross McClain delivers L.D. Johnson Lecture, “What Really Matters?”

[caption id="attachment_27163" align="alignnone" width="1140"] Furman Associate Professor of Art and Department Chair Ross McClain[/caption] Furman Associate Professor of Art Ross McClain will speak Thursday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. in Daniel Memorial Chapel on campus. A reception in the Bryan Garden Room follows his address. McClain will deliver the L.D. Johnson Memorial Lecture, “What Really…
Read more

Inman Riverdale Foundation announced as 2018 Cultural Champion

Spartanburg, SC - November 7, 2018 -- Chapman Cultural Center recognized the Inman Riverdale Foundation as its 2018 Cultural Champion at their annual business luncheon on Thursday, October 25th. Each year, Chapman Cultural Center honors its corporate donors with a business luncheon at which the Cultural Champion is announced. Over 100 companies doing business in…
Read more

Furman Symphony Orchestra and Oratorio Chorus present Haydn’s “The Creation” Nov. 30

[caption id="attachment_27202" align="alignnone" width="1140"] Retiring Professor of Music William Thomas conducts Haydn's masterwork in Thomas' final appearance with the FSO and Oratorio Chorus.[/caption] The Furman Symphony Orchestra (FSO) and Oratorio Chorus will present Haydn’s “The Creation” Friday, Nov. 30, at 8 p.m. in McAlister Auditorium on the Furman University campus. The event is open to…
Read more

Furman Symphonic Winds in concert Nov. 16

[caption id="attachment_27149" align="alignnone" width="1140"] Conducted by Furman's Les Hicken, the concert features classic wind band literature from composers Gustav Holst, Vincent Persichetti and Henry Fillmore.[/caption] The Furman Symphonic Winds will present its annual fall concert Friday, Nov. 16, at 8 p.m. in McAlister Auditorium on the Furman University campus. The concert, “Fall Classics,” is open…
Read more

Leso, Cudd To Be Featured At Tuba Recital on November 6

On Tuesday, Nov. 6, senior Thomas Leso and junior Colby Cudd will present a joint tuba recital at 7:30 p.m. in Fullerton Auditorium. Leso, who has studied the tuba for over a decade, is a second-year member of the 208th Army Band. For his final recital at Limestone College, the music education major will perform…
Read more

Upstate Water & Wildlife Day, Keowee Toxaway State Park

On Saturday, Nov. 10, join NPS , the Friends of Jocassee and others for a work morning at Keowee Toxaway State Park, 9:00am to Noon. We will be doing trail maintenance, Adopt a Highway roadside clean-up, installing plants for a pollinator garden, and upkeep of a rain garden. Bring gloves and garden tools. Meet at…
Read more

2018 Greer Christmas Parade Registration DUE 11/21

Join us for "Classic Christmas Stories" in Greer! This year's parade is Sunday December 9, 2018 at 2:30 PM; parade line up starts at 1:15 pm. This year's theme is "Classic Christmas Stories." Decorate your entries to reflect your vision during the holiday season! The Greer Christmas Parade route is 1.1 miles; beginning at Poinsett…
Read more

Charlie Brown and The Peanuts Gang Bringing Holiday Spirit To Upcountry History Museum

Greenville, S.C. – It wouldn’t be the holidays without Charlie Brown, and the Upcountry History Museum-Furman University, a Smithsonian Affiliate, is kicking off the season with the latest traveling exhibition from the Charles M. Schulz Museum titled “Merry Christmas, Charlie Brown!” opening Saturday, November 3, 2018 and on display through February 10, 2019. Debuting in…
Read more

Heroes and Villains: Music from Hollywood Films

SPARTANBURG, SC (Oct 31, 2018) –On November 10th, the Spartanburg Philharmonic continues its 90th season with Pops concert, Heroes and Villains: Music from Hollywood Films. Tickets range from $35-$55 with teacher and youth under 22 prices at 50% off. Classical Conversations returns at 6pm and the concert will begin at 7pm at Twichell Auditorium at…
Read more

Upstate Seed Collecting Field Trip

November 4 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Sunday, November 4, 10:00am to 4:00pm± Field Trip: Seed Collection in Oconee Co. Leader: Bill Stringer Meet at 10:00am at the Ingles parking lot in Westminister (intersection of E. Main, US 123, and Oak St.) We will carpool to Long Creek, stopping along the way at the Sharpton…
Read more