Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment

High Spirits Events hosts the first Greenville Venue Crawl

GREENVILLE, S.C. – On February 9th, engaged couples and event planners are invited to experience some of Greenville’s most charming spaces in an event setting. The Greenville Venue Crawl, organized by High Spirits Events, is designed to make event planning simple, personal and enjoyable. Unlike traditional wedding shows, the Greenville Venue Crawl will invent an…
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Famously Hot New Year Draws Tens of Thousands to “Push It” into 2020

[caption id="attachment_39383" align="alignnone" width="800"] Photo by Jeff Blake[/caption] January 1, 2020 (Columbia, S.C.) — Tens of thousands of locals and out-of-towners danced in the streets at Famously Hot New Year in downtown Columbia, S.C. on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019. The free celebration featured a concert by Salt-N-Pepa — the first female rap act to receive…
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BOGARI Holiday Open House

WHO: BOGARI Furniture WHAT: Holiday Open House with a featured Artist Gretta McCall, who is hosting an Art Show within the store throughout the month beginning November 19 through December 16. WHEN: Saturday, December 7th, 2019 from 10-2 WHERE: 66 Carolina Point Parkway Greenville SC, 29607 WHY: BOGARI will have many specials and sales going…
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Furman Theatre presents ‘Ding Dong Merrily on High’ Nov. 19-24

[caption id="attachment_38310" align="alignnone" width="1140"] Furman Theatre presents "Ding Dong Merrily on High" Nov. 19-24[/caption] “Ding Dong Merrily on High” by guest artist-in-residence Randall David Cook| From the creator of “Pomp & Circumstance” (2013) and “Kappa Kappa Scream” (2017), “Ding Dong Merrily on High” by Furman alumnus Randall David Cook ’91 is a must-see world premiere.…
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Furman Theatre presents a retelling of ‘Romeo and Juliet’

[caption id="attachment_38364" align="alignnone" width="1140"] A scene from Furman Lyric Theatre's 2018 production of "Hansel and Gretel." Students will present a remix of "Romeo and Juliet" Nov. 19.[/caption] Furman Professor of Voice and Director of Lyric Theatre Grant Knox will stage a retelling of “Romeo and Juliet” Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 8 p.m. in Daniel Recital…
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Mauldin Cultural Auditorium hosts Grand Re-opening ahead of Frozen

[caption id="attachment_37997" align="alignnone" width="604"] Mayor Raines speaks to the guests.[/caption] MAULDIN, SC – The Mauldin Cultural Center’s auditorium is back open for business, after nearly two years’ anticipation and several months of construction. A grand re-opening was held in late October for those who have donated, supported, worked on or otherwise been involved with the…
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Greer Heritage Museum Receives Lasting Memorial

Greer Heritage Museum has been gifted a model replica of the Greer High School, as it was during 1967, built by Dr. Raymond Meyers of Greenville, SC. With permission from the Greenville County School Superintendent, the Greer High School Class of 1967 acquired copies of blueprints and gave them to Dr. Meyers, who constructed the…
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Guitarist Marina Alexandra presents recital Oct. 16

[caption id="attachment_37431" align="alignleft" width="960"] Furman Professors of Music, guitarist presents concert Oct. 16[/caption] Furman Professor of Music Marina Alexandra will present a recital of guitar music Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 7:30 p.m. in Daniel Recital Hall on campus. The concert, which is free and open to the public, is presented by the Furman Department of…
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West Main Artists Co-op Announce the Winners of its First Regional Juried Show

The first-place winner in West Main Artists Co-op’s first four-state juried art exhibit -- WMAC 2019 -- is Cindy Shute of Lockhart, SC, for her oil-on-linen painting Peacemaker: Hrair Balian. She receives a cash prize of $2,500 that was given in memory of Frank P. Cyrill, Jr. [caption id="attachment_37341" align="alignleft" width="400"] Peacemaker: Hrair Balian by…
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Proud Mary Theatre Company Presents the Off-Broadway Classic

SPARTANBURG, SC –Just in time for Halloween and in celebration of the 35th anniversary of the campy, vampy drag classic, Spartanburg’s award-winning Proud Mary Theatre Company presents the Upstate premiere of Vampire Lesbians of Sodom October 25 – November 2 at the West Main Artists Co-Operative. One of the longest-running Off-Broadway plays ever, Vampire Lesbians…
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