Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment

Local pianist to play free concert at Chapman

[caption id="attachment_1984" align="alignnone" width="640"] Steve Nadeau[/caption] Spartanburg-based pianist Steven Nadeau will be the musical guest artist this Sunday, Feb. 21, at Chapman Cultural Center’s weekly Sundays Unplugged program. From 2 until 4 p.m. he will play the piano near the entrance of the West Wing building, near the Artists’ Guild of Spartanburg Gallery. The public…
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Jazz Ensemble wraps up Winter Jazz Series 2016

The third and last concert of Chapman Cultural Center’s Winter Jazz Series 2016 will be Friday, Feb. 19, starting at 7:30 p.m. and featuring the Spartanburg Jazz Ensemble. “This is has been a great jazz series for Spartanburg,” Marketing Director Steve Wong said. “We started off with the Greenville Jazz Collective playing Big Band-style music.…
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ArtWalk slated for Feb. 18 in Spartanburg

Spartanburg’s monthly ArtWalk will be Thursday, Feb. 18, 5-9 p.m., and many of the local galleries and museums will have new or continuing exhibits for the public to see. ArtWalk, the self-guided tour of Spartanburg’s downtown arts community, is the third Thursday of every month when many of the art galleries and museums stay open…
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Daniel Z to celebrate Sound Healing Day with concert on Valentine’s Day

Daniel Z, Spartanburg-based musician and composer, will present a special and free Valentine’s Day concert Sunday, Feb. 14, 2-4 p.m. as part of Chapman Cultural Center’s weekly Sundays’ Unplugged program. In addition to his signature mellow jazz on the vibraphone (similar to a xylophone), Daniel Z will perform music he composed especially for World Sound…
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Pulitzer Prize winner to headline 2016 Clemson Literary Festival

[caption id="attachment_1655" align="alignnone" width="604"] Charles Simic will headline the Clemson Literary Festival in April. (Photo/Provided)[/caption] CLEMSON — A reading by U.S. Poet Laureate Charles Simic is the featured event of the ninth annual Clemson Literary Festival April 6-8. Simic is considered one of America’s most prominent poets writing today. He has won a Pulitzer Prize…
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Spartanburg Philharmonic Orchestra returns Feb. 13

[caption id="attachment_1652" align="alignnone" width="604"] Jens Lindemann returns with the Spartanburg Philharmonic Orchestra Feb. 13. (Photo/Provided)[/caption] SPARTANBURG, SC— Grammy award nominee, Jens Lindemann will return to the stage with Sarah Ioannides and the Spartanburg Philharmonic Orchestra on Saturday, February 13 at 8:00pm in Twichell Auditorium.  Back by popular demand, this amazing performer will be joined by…
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Junie B. Jones The Musical opens Feb. 12 in Spartanburg

SPARTANBURG, S.C. –  Junie B. Jones is starting first grade, and everything is changing! Join us, as Junie B. navigates new waters, and bravely faces challenges relating to everything from discovering she needs glasses, to her friendships with classmates. Packed with fun-filled songs, a kickball tournament and of course - Junie B.’s famous “Top-Secret Personal…
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New video series called ‘On the Table’ launched as public policy series

CLEMSON — Clemson University has launched a new video series that puts experts on your screen when and where you want them. “On the Table,” a public policy series from ClemsonTV, tackles such tough subjects as concussions in sports, the role of technology in our lives and health screening disparities, providing in-depth discussion from leading researchers and…
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Walnut Grove on the March to make up for cancelled FestiFall

Spartanburg, SC —  If you were among those disappointed that Festifall 2015 had to be cancelled due to an historic weather event, take heart!  The annual “Walnut Grove on the March” weekend is being expanded to include many of the events scheduled for Festifall. There will be more than 100 re-enactors, storytellers, and artisans transforming the 1767…
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