Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment

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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Pianist Mac McClure presents Spanish music concert Oct. 8

Mac McClure, associate professor of piano at National University in Bogotá, Colombia, will present a concert of Spanish music Tuesday, Oct. 8, at 8 p.m. in Daniel Recital Hall. The concert, presented by the Furman Department of Music, is free and open to the public. [caption id="attachment_37254" align="alignleft" width="300"] Associate Professor of Piano Mac McClure,…
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Furman Department of Music announces Sound Quality Concert Series

[caption id="attachment_37080" align="alignleft" width="1140"] A scene from a Furman Symphony Orchestra concert.[/caption] The Furman Department of Music has announced its 2019-20 Sound Quality Concert Series. Open to the public, the 11 featured events include performances by the Furman Symphony Orchestra under the baton of two esteemed guest conductors; the Furman Symphonic Band conducted by Director…
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Artisphere Board of Directors welcomes new community leaders, arts advocates

Greenville, SC- September 2019- The 16th annual Artisphere presented by TD Bank is being planned with the help of several new board members. The Artisphere Board of Directors is responsible for establishing the direction of Greenville’s nationally ranked fine arts show and raising the revenue needed to execute the three-day, free community event. 2020 Board…
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Joe’s Place hosting debut fall fashion show

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Joe’s Place Bookstore will be partnering with Samantha Grace to debut outfits from their Fall 2019 line. On October 5th, from 11a.m. to 1p.m., Sonja Miller, the owner of Samantha Grace, will be introducing 12-18 outfits from various designers as well as accessories. Of course, no fashion show is complete without mimosas…
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Local Vendors Partner with El Thrifty for Flea Market Series

GREENVILLE, SC - Greenville's favorite Mexican-inspired cantina and experience-driven entertainment destination, El Thrifty Social Club, is ringing in the start of the new season with their second Trailside Mercadillo on Sunday, October 6 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Partnering with over 25 vendors, the flea market series features local vintage collectors, makers, crafters and…
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Chapman Lecture in Humanities set for Oct. 3 at Wofford

[caption id="attachment_37050" align="alignleft" width="960"] LaToya Ruby Frazier[/caption] SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Internationally renowned visual artist LaToya Ruby Frazier will deliver Wofford College’s annual Chapman Lecture in the Humanities at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, in the Jerome Johnson Richardson Theatre in the Rosalind Sallenger Richardson Center for the Arts. The talk, “Art as Transformation: Using Photography…
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Mauldin to host SOOIE, the 9th Annual BBQ Festival

MAULDIN, SC – Produced by the City of Mauldin, SOOIE., Mauldin’s 9th Annual BBQ Festival showcases the heritage of the community through food and music. Hosted at the Mauldin Cultural Center’s Outdoor Amphitheater, the festival features more than 25 Cookers from all over the Southeast competing in a BBQ Cook-off judged by the South Carolina…
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