Culture

“Daufuskie Memories” Displayed at Columbia Museum of Art

June 24, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Sarah Stone
Daufuskie Island

The Columbia Museum of Art is hosting the exhibit “Daufuskie Memories” through August 7. “Daufuskie Memories” is a photography exhibit that tells the story of Gullah culture on Daufuskie Island, South Carolina . The collection of more than 60 photographs, which were taken...

LIVE AT THE CHARLESTON MUSIC HALL on ETV

June 24, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
Edwin McCain, Live at the Charleston Music Hall

After an audio premiere on South Carolina Public Radio, LIVE AT THE CHARLESTON MUSIC HALL moves to South Carolina ETV for two Thursday nights beginning June 30th. Hosted by Mark Bryan of Hootie and the Blowfish, LIVE AT THE CHARLESTON MUSIC HALL showcases two artists in two...

New Exhibit at SC State Museum Explores Race

June 22, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaisha Young
Photo of Race Exhibit Poster

Last June, the Charleston A.M.E. shootings sent a shockwave through South Carolina. The tragedy shed light on the fact that race is unfortunately still an issue in this state. In response, the South Carolina State Museum has recently opened a new exhibit that hopes to...

Lancaster and York Counties Host the Ag + Art Tour This Weekend

June 9, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Sarah Stone
AG + Art Tour graphic

Lancaster and York counties will host the Ag + Art Tour this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The Ag + Art Tour aims to showcase rural South Carolina culture. Each stop on the self-guided tour showcases local farms and local artists. Visitors...

Friday's at Bill's

June 3, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Bill's Old Time Music Hall

"Friday At Bill's" is a story about music and it's also a story about a small business in transition. Bill Wells, founder of Bill's Music Shop and Pickin' Parlor, died in November 2011, and his son, Willie Wells, stepped up to run the family business, a musical institution...

A History to Remember: Penn Center Campus Proposed a National Monument

June 2, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kristina Rackley
Penn Center

The historic Penn Center of St. Helena’s Island has been a center of African American education, cultural preservation, and social justice for over 150 years. Founded in 1862, the Penn Center, then called Penn School, was one of the first institutions in the South that...

Dream Job | Endowment Intern Kristina

June 1, 2016 - Posted in SCETV Summer Interns by Kristina Rackley
Endowment Intern Kristina

Four weeks into this internship, and I’m still blown away by how lucky I was to be chosen to work here. I’ve only been here for a month, but I’ve already written nine articles and have gone on three shoots. I got to interview someone at the Riverbanks Zoo on Facebook live,...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, June 2016

May 30, 2016 - Posted in SCETV
Expeditions

Dear Viewers and Listeners: Expeditions with Patrick McMillan begins a new national season this month. Presented in partnership with Clemson University, this series travels the globe, as biologist and educator Patrick McMillan, PhD, introduces viewers to the wide variety of...

Columbia Pays Homage to Growing Diverse Culture Through Festival

May 26, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Sydney Hankinson
CCCF

According to the 2010 United States Census , those from Latin America and the Caribbean make up between 50 and 64.9 percent of South Carolina’s foreign-born population. With this in mind, area thought leaders are kicking off the third annual Carolina Caribbean Festival in...

Pawley's Island House of Worship Shows Resilience Through the Years

May 24, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Sarah Stone
House of Worship

Coastal towns are a testament to resilience. The ocean, the sand and the wind work slowly to corrode infrastructure. Storms and hurricanes bring a more sudden form of destruction. Yet residents continue to return, rebuild and restore their towns. In Southern communities,...

ORIGINAL SC | Conductor Morihiko Nakahara

May 23, 2016 - Posted in Original SC by Tabitha Safdi
Morihiko Nakahara

Since 1964, the South Carolina Philharmonic has been performing and promoting high-quality, professional symphonic music for the community. Morihiko Nakahara is known for his charismatic presence on and off the podium. He’s the music director and conductor. A native of...

Getting the Experience | Endowment Intern Sydney

May 20, 2016 - Posted in SCETV Summer Interns by Sydney Hankinson
Intern Week One

So, my first week as a 2016 SCETV Endowment Intern is just about over. What a week it has been! I went in a bit nervous and not knowing what to expect, but I feel like I’m starting to get the hang of it now. I’m not a morning person at all, so waking up early has been...

A Glimpse into Belly Dancing in Spartanburg

May 13, 2016 - Posted in Student Multimedia Program by C. Lowe and B. Simmons
Bellydancing

Georgia Burnett has been belly dancing since 2005. She now has her own studio, Bella Dance Studio in Spartanburg, where she offers a wide range of belly dancing classes. Burnett spoke with us on the benefits, styles, and history of belly dancing. It is believed belly...

SC Philharmonic Music Director and Conductor Talks about the Piece of Music that Inspired Him

May 12, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
SC Philharmonic

Morihiko Nakahara has served as music director of the South Carolina Philharmonic since 2008. He's known for his charismatic presence on and off the podium. In this clip, he talks about the piece of music that captured his attention as a young boy in Japan. To learn more...

The Southern Campaign of the American Revolution

May 12, 2016 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by William Richardson
The Southern Campaign of the American Revolution

The National Park Service celebrates its centennial this year, and South Carolina ETV and the Sons of the American Revolution are collaborating with them to tell the stories of the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution. Eight five-minute video segments will anchor an...

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