Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment

West Main Co-op Participates In SC Ag + Art Tour

As one of the newest participants in the South Carolina Ag + Art Tour, West Main Artists Co-op will welcome guests on Saturday, June 23, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. with several members demonstrating how they create art and the agency sponsoring a pop-up art market. Now in its seventh year, this free self-guided farm-and-art tour educates…
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Spartanburg Co-op to Exhibit Retrospective Mac Boggs

West Main Artists Co-op to Exhibit Retrospective Work of Spartanburg’s Most Celebrated Artist A lifetime of work by one of Spartanburg’s most celebrated artists -- the late Mayo “Mac” Boggs -- will be retrospectively exhibited at West Main Artists Co-op May 1-June 16, celebrating 43 years of international recognition and acclaim. This extensive collection of…
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Anderson Arts Center Announces New Executive Director

ANDERSON, SC, April 11, 2018 – The Anderson Arts Center proudly announces Leslie Lee has been hired as the new Executive Director. A search committee appointed by the Arts Center Board of Directors selected Lee from a broad slate of qualified candidates following a national search that began in late 2017. “The Anderson Arts Center…
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“Hop-In” obtains a new twist for Thursday afternoons

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Locally Epic and Stories of The Upstate Podcast have banded together to announce a new type of ride experience starting Thursday, May 17 called, “Hop-In Unplugged.” Locals and visitors of Greenville will get to enjoy live music this summer while riding downtown in the “Hop-In” electric vehicle cars. The new addition to…
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Furman University presents art by U.S. Army combat veteran Brad Carraway who shines light on mental health, PTSD

[caption id="attachment_22243" align="alignleft" width="284"] 3-D work by South Carolina's Brad Carraway, U.S. Army combat veteran[/caption] Art by South Carolina native son and U.S. Army combat veteran Brad Carraway will be on display through June 15 in Thompson Gallery of the Roe Art Building on the campus of Furman University. Regular Thompson Gallery hours are Monday-Friday,…
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Chapman Cultural Center Announces Return of Street Music Series!

[caption id="attachment_21611" align="alignnone" width="800"] Artist: Chelsea Perry | Photo by: David Ocasio[/caption] SPARTANBURG, SC - March 26th, 2018 - Chapman Cultural Center is excited to announce that the street music series will be returning to the Spartanburg Downtown Cultural District the first week of April! The City of Spartanburg, with the help of Chapman Cultural…
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Shalom Fest ’18

What: ShalomFest’18 — Greenville's only Jewish food, culture, and history festival is a FREE community event highlighted by great food, entertaining presentations, and family fun! When: April 15th from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (rain or shine) Where: Temple of Israel’s campus (400 Spring Forest Drive, off Haywood Road) More information: http://www.templeofisrael.org/shalomfest
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Spartanburg Philharmonic launches new name, new logo and new Maestro

SPARTANBURG, SC (March 20, 2018) –On Monday, March 19, 2018, the Spartanburg Philharmonic celebrated the highly anticipated season closer of Project Maestro: The Search for a new Conductor with Project Maestro: The Reveal at the Rosalind Sallenger Richardson Center for the Arts at Wofford College. The Reveal was attended by almost 200 guests eager to…
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