Palmetto Scene

Another Way of Speaking (Spoleto 2007)

June 9, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene
Another Way of Speaking

Jazz singer Rene Marie sound checks at The Cistern at the College of Charleston. Spoleto Festival USA 2017 is May 26 – June 11 in Charleston, SC. Visit the website for more information. Watch some of our favorite performances on this edition of Palmetto Scene .

What is a Century Plant?

June 8, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Park
century plant with text

Many Columbians will recognize the large plant that seems to spill over onto Rosewood Drive. But the plant has seen more buzz recently, due to the fact that it currently resembles something out of a Dr. Seuss story. A giant stalk has started growing from the plant to the...

The Club of the Unloved (Spoleto 2006)

June 8, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene
The Club of the Unloved

Cornwall's Kneehigh Theatre present the Cornish legend of Tristan and Yseult as a theater art piece to an American audience. Spoleto Festival USA 2017 is May 26 – June 11 in Charleston, SC. Visit the website for more information. Watch some of our favorite performances on...

StoryfestSC: The Kick-off to Summer Reading in South Carolina

June 7, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
StoryfestSC

School may be out for the summer but the learning hasn’t stopped for young readers in South Carolina. Summer reading was officially kicked off with the event StoryfestSC. This was the 7th year the popular event was held by the South Carolina State Library. The event was...

Emio Greco is Dead (Spoleto 2005)

June 7, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene
EMIO GRECO IS DEAD

Italian choreographer, Emio Greco jumps the boundary between classical and tribal dance to create a physical dialogue between mind and body. Spoleto Festival USA 2017 is May 26 – June 11 in Charleston, SC. Visit the website for more information. Watch some of our favorite...

The More You Give The More You Get (Spoleto 2002)

June 6, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene
THE MORE YOU GET THE MORE YOU GIVE

The Dance Theater of Harlem is world-renowned for it's visually stunning performances of classical ballet. Co-founder Arthur Mitchell explains his approach to production and the need to challenge the stereotypes of the ballet world. Spoleto Festival USA 2017 is May 26 –...

Where Things Come From (Piccolo Spoleto 2008)

June 5, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene
WHERE THINGS COME FROM

Filmmaker and Artist Sam Fleischner creates an installation that serves as a theater for his film 10 Trees, which documents the cutting and manufacturing process of the plywood material used in it's construction. Spoleto Festival USA 2017 is May 26 – June 11 in Charleston,...

People Are People (Spoleto 2003)

June 2, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene
PEOPLE ARE PEOPLE

Mezzo-Soprano Sarah Castle is transformed into a Prince for Handel's Tamerlano. Spoleto Festival USA 2017 is May 26 – June 11 in Charleston, SC. Visit the website for more information. Watch some of our favorite performances on this edition of Palmetto Scene .

Rain Forest (Spoleto 2004)

June 1, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene
 John Kennedy, director of Spoleto's Music in Time concert series,

John Kennedy, director of Spoleto's Music in Time concert series, talks about the origins and influences of the festivals more avante-garde musical offerings. Spoleto Festival USA 2017 is May 26 – June 11 in Charleston, SC. Visit the website for more information. Watch some...

Furman Student's Experience with Greenville's BlueCross BlueShield Internship

May 31, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Imani King
Meg Demaar on her first day at BCBSSC

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina is the only South Carolina-owned and operated health insurance carrier. They have been offering security to Palmetto State citizens for more than 65 years and is one of South Carolina's largest employers. In addition to their service...

Charleston Harbor Receives Fund for Deepening

May 30, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
Charleston Port

The Charleston Harbor Deepening Project has received $17.5 million in construction funding as part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 2017 Fiscal Year Work Plan. An additional $16.1 million is dedicated to the project for operations and maintenance, which includes dredging...

Richland County Library Wins National Award

May 16, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by John Underwood
RCPL Main Branch

The Richland County Library in Columbia was recently honored by The Institute of Museum and Library Services as a recipient of the 2017 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. The award is the highest honor that is given to museums and libraries, and Richland County’...

Chester County Farm Raises All-Natural Products

May 15, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Cannon
Thames Farm in Fort Lawn, SC.

“I love meeting people of the community and having them come back and tell me, ‘I loved your pork chops, I love your sausages…we get so satisfied when we eat it, your chicken seems to go further than what I get from the grocery store…I love your eggs, my cakes are better.’...

How Do You Paint a Dream: Dalí at the CMA

May 4, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Park
Dalí's Sandman

"We continue to love Dali, but the question is why?" Palmetto Scene spoke with Chief Curator Will South of the Columbia Museum of Art about the whimsy and wonder of Salvador Dalí, the man who captured our dreams. Yet many Dalí enthusiasts are unaware that the surrealist...

Lee Correctional Facility Making Music

May 3, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
Drums

For the last four years, a chamber music ensemble from Carnegie Hall in New York City comes to Bishopville to spend a week as part of a program through the S.C. Department of Corrections. The group, Decodas, works with inmates at the Lee Correctional Facility to compose...

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