Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment

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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Greenville Little Theatre to present ‘And Then There Were None’

The Greenville Little Theatre (GLT) is thrilled to present And Then There Were None, February 19 - March 6. This Agatha Christie play, based on her own best-selling mystery novel, is sure to leave audiences guessing whodunit in this thriller. Ten guests arrive on remote Soldier Island to find their host and hostess missing. A mysterious…
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Greenville Drive announce 2016 coaching staff

Greenville, SC – The Boston Red Sox have announced their minor league coaching staffs for the upcoming season, and there will be familiar faces on board as the Drive begin their second decade in Downtown Greenville and aim for a South Atlantic League championship in 2016. Darren Fenster returns as the Drive’s manager for the…
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Classic opera gets a twist at Converse College

SPARTANBURG, SC – Converse Opera Theatre and the Spartanburg Repertory Company are giving classic opera The Merry Widow a new twist, setting the comedy that originally took place in a pretend Slavic country at the turn of the 20th century in an extravagant future much like The Capitol in the popular Hunger Games series. This…
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Arts Partnership awards community grants

The Arts Partnership of Greater Spartanburg has selected Anna Abhau Elliott, Vivianne Lee Carey, Johnny Thomas Fowler, The Music Foundation of Spartanburg, and Spartanburg County Historical Association, as the third quarter recipients of Chapman Cultural Center’s 2015-2016 Community Grant Program. The community grants awarded to these professional artists and nonprofit organizations will provide financial support…
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Red Sox GM Hazen to headline Drive Hot Stove event Jan. 26

Greenville, SC – The Greenville Drive are quickly gearing up for another terrific season of baseball at Fluor Field at the West End, and the 2016 campaign will commence with the Drive’s annual Hot Stove Event on Tuesday, January 26th.  Headlining the evening will be new Boston Red Sox General Manager Mike Hazen and current…
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Anderson Symphony presents ‘Remarkable Recitals’

Anderson, SC---- The Anderson Symphony Orchestra (ASO) under the direction of  R. Alexander Spainhour, III will present Remarkable Recitals onSunday, January 24, 2016 at 3:00pm in Daniel Recital Hall at Anderson University. Featuring an afternoon of performances by the winners of the ASO’s 2016 Concerto & Aria Competition, this delightful program will showcase seven outstanding…
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Chapman Cultural Center seeks woodworking artist

Chapman Cultural Center is looking for a professional South Carolina artist/craftsperson with experience in producing functional and large-scale wood sculptures. That person will lead a design team that will make four performance stages — Artlets — as part of Spartanburg’s redevelopment of its Northside neighborhood. The lead artist will be paid $15,000, with additional funds…
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Morgan’s Victory March coming Jan. 16-17

Join us this Saturday and Sunday, January 16-17, 2016 as we retrace the route of Daniel Morgan and his Flying Army on a two-day 25 mile walk that will begin at Grindal Shoals, near Pacolet, and end at the Cowpens National Battlefield. This will be the 10th Anniversary of the March and held in Memory…
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The Old Cigar Warehouse wins WeddingWire Couple’s Choice Award

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Old Cigar Warehouse has received a WeddingWire Couple’s Choice Award 2016 for Ceremony and Reception Space in South Carolina. The esteemed annual awards program recognizes the top five percent of wedding professionals in the WeddingWire Network who demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness, value and flexibility. “We were able to be…
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