Culture

Thirsty for Some Homegrown SC Goodness? There's an App for That

March 28, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by K. Blackwell
Milk from S.C. farms is featured on the new list of places to drink around S.C.

With summer right around the corner, the S.C. Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism wants to get people out, tasting the best drinks the state has to offer. The new campaign is sporting the slogan “Satisfy Your Thirst” and is costing the agency about $65,000. The hope...

Sparkle City Mini Putt

March 22, 2016 - Posted in Student Multimedia Program by C. Lowe and B. Simmons
Sparkle City Mini Putt

HUB BUB is a group located in Spartanburg, known for creating fun and exciting things for the people of Spartanburg to do. Through their Artists-in-Residence (AiRs) program, they were able bring a mini-putt course to downtown Spartanburg called Sparkle City Mini Putt. Robin...

Calhoun County Museum and Cultural Center

March 21, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Calhoun County Museum and Cultural Center

The Calhoun County Museum and Cultural Center is a 20,000 square foot facility full of archives, memoribillia and the personal histories of the people of Calhoun County. Admission to the museum is free.

US INPUT Producer Fellowships Awarded and US Programs at INPUT

March 21, 2016 - Posted in ETV by Amy Shumaker
delegates in screening session

A limited number of US INPUT Producer Fellowships were awarded on a competitive basis to US based pubilc media producers to attend INPUT 2016 in Calgary on May 8 - 12th. Congratulations to the following producers: US INPUT FELLOWS 2016 Alexis Aggrey Independent Producer –...

“Life Pod” Offers Options for Affordable Housing

March 10, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Life Pod

Michael Weekes lives at the intersection of engineering and art. At those crossroads, he created the Life Pod, a 115 square foot tiny home of the future. In today’s mentality of doing less with more, Weekes has grown a greater sense of the earth. “In the last six months...

Homeless Artists Perform at Columbia "Silent Voices"

March 10, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Marina Ziehe
Homeless artists performing on stage

Homeless Helping Homeless is a nonprofit organization formed in Columbia in May 2010. Their mission is to help remove the negative stereotypes associated with homelessness, and to present the homeless as employable, respectable, responsible and productive citizens. Last...

Drivin' n' Cryin's Rock Finds Roots in the South

March 9, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Park
Poster for concert with Drivin n Cryin

The words southern rock can evoke a myriad of emotions, reflections and sounds, depending on whom you speak to. Swells of wailing guitars at a concert, dulcet tones and harmonies from the radio on an afternoon drive, or even just a feeling you get; access to a memory when...

The Many Hats of Edith Childs

March 9, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by P.A. Bennett
Edith Childs in hat

Greenwood's Edith Childs is the lady who gave President Barack Obama his "Fired Up, Ready to Go" campaign chant. She's a big fan of the President and she has a great love for hats, too. In fact, she has a hat to match every outfit.

Pat Conroy

March 5, 2016 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame by Betsy Newman
Pat Conroy

The South Carolina Hall of Fame profiles author Pat Conroy.

Understanding Pat Conroy, Spotlight on Author Pat Conroy

March 5, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene
 Best-selling author Pat Conroy

Author Pat Conroy and his biographer Catherine Seltzer speak about her book, Understanding Pat Conroy , an in-depth study of the best-selling author and his works.

Extended Interview on Politics and Social Media

March 4, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by K. Blackwell
Social media plays a big part in politics.

Palmetto Scene sat down with Dr. Brent Nelsen and several students at Furman University to talk about the impact of social media on politics and how politicians are using it to their advantage.

Branchville Railroad Shrine and Museum

March 4, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Branchville

The Branchville Railroad Shrine and Museum is the site of the world's first railroad junction. The museum features lots of antiques that were once used by the railway, such as a velocipede, old lanterns, maps and telegraph machinery.

Facial Hair Club Raises Money for a Good Cause

March 1, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Midlands Whisker Society

It’s not just a monthly fad of “no-shave November” anymore. According to Jerimi Miller, President of the Midlands Whisker Society, the acceptability of facial hair in society today is here, and it’s here to stay for a while. The Midlands Whisker Society is a social club...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, March 2016

March 1, 2016 - Posted in ETV
The Chuck Wagon Gang

Dear Viewers and Listeners: This spring, SCETV’s Festival offers exceptional, thought-provoking programming from March 5–20. New specials such as The Chuck Wagon Gang, Celtic Woman: Destiny, and The Patient’s Playbook with Dr. Leslie Michelson join favorites including...

Georgia O’Keeffe: A Woman on Paper

February 26, 2016 - Posted in ETV by Glenn Rawls
American artist Georgia O’Keeffe

American artist Georgia O’Keeffe (1887-1986) has been called the “Mother of American Modernism,” well-known for her flowing, colorful works of flowers and plants as well as Southwestern landscapes. In November 2014, her painting Jimson Weed, White Flower No. 1 was auctioned...

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