Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment

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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Chapman schedules cultural events for February

SPARTANBURG, SC – Chapman Cultural Center and its partner organizations will present dozens of cultural events and classes in dance, history, music, science, and the visual arts during February 2016. For general information about any event, call (864) 542-ARTS or visit ChapmanCulturalCenter.org. Textiles: A History in Innovation and Community exhibition Spartanburg Regional History Museum presents an…
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Woodruff musician to play free at Chapman

Woodruff-based musician Jeremy Willis will play live and in concert this Sunday, Feb. 7, 2-4 p.m. as the guest artist for Sundays Unplugged, a weekly program that invites the public to enjoy music, history, science, and the visual arts for free in a stress-free environment. Willis started out in church performing at 8 years old.…
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Greenville Symphony presents ‘Mediterranean Cuisine’

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Greenville Symphony Orchestra (GSO), conducted by Maestro Edvard Tchivzhel, presents its third Chamber Orchestra Series concert, “Mediterranean Cuisine” on Friday, February 26, 2016 at 8:00 pm, Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 8:00 pm, andSunday, February 28, 2016 at 3:00 pm in The Gunter Theatre as part of The Greenville News Chamber…
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