Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment

Ballet Spartanburg presents Studio Series: Up Close and Personal

SPARTANBURG, S.C. —Ballet Spartanburg will present its third ballet performance of the 2015-2016 season, Studio Series: Love Inspired on Feb. 12 and 13 in its studios at Chapman Cultural Center, rather than on the main stage. "While we are presenting this ballet in our studios, it is not unusual to have a studio series,” Executive Director…
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Woodruff native to perform at Chapman Jan. 31

[caption id="attachment_1301" align="alignnone" width="604"] Travis Smith[/caption] Woodruff native Travis Smith will perform live and in concert Sunday, Jan. 31, 2-4 p.m. at Chapman Cultural Center as part of the venue’s weekly Sundays Unplugged program, which features free music and art and history exhibits. Smith’s music style is rhythm and blues that has been greatly influenced…
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Greenville Zoo to close for annual maintenance

Greenville SC - The Greenville Zoo will be closed to the general public from Monday, February 1 through Friday, February 12 for routine maintenance. Greenville Zoo staff, other City departments and community volunteers will use the annual two-week timeframe to clean, paint and make necessary repairs to areas within the 14-acre zoo. The zoo will reopen…
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Monster Jam coming to Bon Secours Wellness Arena Jan. 29-30

(Greenville, SC) – Monster Jam is roaring into the Bon Secours Wellness Arena for performances on Friday, January 29 at 7:30pm and Saturday, January 30th at 2:00pm & 7:30 pm. The event will feature Grave Digger (Randy Brown), Scooby Doo (Linsey Read), Strait Jacket (Kevin King), Predator (Allen Pezo), Prowler, Wild Thang Doug Charles), Big Kahuna (Shane England) &…
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Tickets on sale for College Baseball Series at Fluor Field

Greenville, SC – With the calendar officially turned to 2016, baseball is coming back to Downtown Greenville in short order, as the Greenville Drive have placed tickets on sale for the College Baseball Series at Fluor Field, bringing a unique brand of excitement to baseball fans in the Upstate and beyond. Fluor Field’s college baseball…
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Greenville Symphony Orchestra presents ‘Meet the Heroes’

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Greenville Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Edvard Tchivzhel will present the fourth concert in the Masterworks Series, “Meet the Heroes,” featuring award-winning violinist Benjamin Beilman on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. in The Peace Center Concert Hall. Mr. Beilman and the…
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Youth Theatre spring classes scheduled

Spartanburg Youth Theatre (SYT) will offer several classes and workshops this spring for students (K4-12), beginning the week of February 15.  Highlights include a musical theatre class focused on the Broadway hit Matilda the Musical, a six-week dance intensive covering several styles of musical theatre dance, and a create-your-own science fiction theatre class. Parents can register…
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New Orleans-style street band comes to Chapman

A new Upstate band – The Mill Town Brass Band – will make its debut performance at Chapman Cultural Center Sunday, Jan. 31, at 3 p.m. as the second concert of 2016 in the venue’s annual Winter Jazz Series. The Mill Town Brass Band is a nine-piece ensemble of some of the finest musicians in…
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