Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment

Ballet Spartanburg Presents So You Think You Can Dance, Spartanburg!

March 29, 7:30PM Chapman Cultural Center Ballet Spartanburg is bringing back So You Think You Can Dance, Spartanburg! March 29th at the Chapman Cultural Center. So You Think You Can Dance, Spartanburg! is a friend and fund-raiser for 10 community groups who want to not only raise funds but awareness of their missions. “This event…
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Chapman Cultural Center Announces Date for the 2018 Spartanburg Soaring! Festival

SPARTANBURG, SC - February 26th, 2018 - Chapman Cultural Center has set the date for its fifth annual Spartanburg Soaring! International Kite Festival presented by Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport. The fun happens on Saturday, April 21, 2018, from 11 am - 5 pm. This free and family-friendly festival has quickly become a much-anticipated event for people…
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Adam Ward To Present Organ Recital As Part Of “Reformation Reflections” Series

Renowned organist Adam Ward will present a special recital on Tuesday, March 20, at 7:30 p.m. in Fullerton Auditorium as part of Limestone College’s “Reformation Reflections” series. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend. Ward, the Director of Music Ministries at Providence United Methodist Church in Charlotte, will play pieces from composers…
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Shoestring Players Shed Light with ‘Post-Electric’ Play

Spartanburg, S.C. – The University of South Carolina Upstate’s Shoestring Players will present “Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play” from March 1-4 in the Humanities and Performing Arts Center at 170 Gramling Drive on campus. The play by Anne Washburn centers on a post-apocalyptic future in which a group of survivors, missing the comfort of electronic…
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Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Rita Dove to kick off Governor’s School for the Arts’ new guest artist series

[gallery link="file" columns="2" size="medium" ids="20628,20627"] GREENVILLE, S.C.—The South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities has announced a new program that will bring world-renowned artists to Greenville for free public events and educational opportunities. This spring, the Governor's School's 2018 Presidential Guest Artist Series includes a reading by former U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer…
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Curious about Cuba

Curious about Cuba? Love the culture already? Help Upstate International celebrate the vibrant colors, tastes, and sounds of Cuba on March 1st with Caliente Cuba; A Night of Hot Art and Cool Culture. I am looking for a sponsor to present this Upstate International Month opening night event-- putting their company's logo on beautiful media…
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Valentine’s done right

SPARTANBURG, SC (February 5, 2018) -- SPARTANBURG, SC— Spartanburg Philharmonic Orchestra celebrates Valentine’s Day with Daft Punk, The Beatles and Debussy. The Philharmonic’s “Espresso” chamber concert series continues on Friday, February 16 with Café D’amour. Doors open at 5:30 for a happy hour followed by the one-hour concert at 6:30pm. Tickets are $26 each and…
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Twelve South Carolina students recognized in national arts competition

GREENVILLE, S.C.—Each year the National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) holds one of the largest student art competitions highlighting promising young artists in the literary, visual, design and performing arts from around the country. This year, over 7,500 students auditioned from 47 states, and 12 students from South Carolina, including six finalists, placed among the 757 winners—the…
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