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The Playlist: Interview: Widespread Panic

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Sound Bites: Concerts in Columbia: Feb. 11-17

On The Cover

Valentine’s Day Survival Guide

For some of you, Valentine’s Day is a time to snuggle with your sweetie and stare into each other’s eyes over a romantic dinner or a deliciously decadent dessert.

Events in Columbia

8 Days - Valentine’s Weekend Guitar Gala, Breaking Boundaries, Artists for Africa

The University of South Carolina Dance Department presents Breaking Boundaries, a program of contemporary dance choreographed in part by Arturo Fernandez of San Francisco’s Alonzo King LINES Ballet.
Laura Spong Panel Discussion
Valentine's Tour and Tasting
Boy Meets Girl: Daniel Rodriguez & Marla Kavanaugh
WOW Valentine's Dinner Improv Theatre
Donation Based Fitness Classes

Music + Nightlife

Concerts in Columbia: Feb. 11-17

Acoustic guitar-based hip-hop suffers from a dearth of respect in the more insular corners of rock and rap.
Where It's At: Columbia SC Club Calendar: Feb. 10-17
Club Life: Taylor Glazier at The Whig
Music Feature: Yonder Mountain String Band Lost a Core Member And Kept Right on Moving

Food + Dining

Samuel Adams Nitro

This is a big West Coast-style hop bomb carbonated by nitrogen.
On Tap: Drink Your Valentine’s Day Away
Chew on This!: Fancy Waffles Go With Beer
Bite of the Week: Chocolate French Fries

News + Opinion

Baddourah Wants a Swift End To Water-Sewer Transfer

Could the City of Columbia’s long-controversial practice of annually transferring millions of dollars out of the water and sewer fund into the general fund finally be coming to an end?
Local and State News: “At Rest” Law Would Require Unloading of Booze in S.C.
City Watch: Pavlovich Keeps Proving It: Ballet Is Not for Sissies
Local and State News: Bill Clinton Stumps to Fortify Hillary’s Standing in SC

Arts + Lifestyle

Comedian David Mann Headlines Rebirth of Comedy Tour

David Mann was working the crowd at one of his stand-up shows when he came across a woman with a mane of such distinction that the comedian in him couldn’t resist pointing it out.
S.C. Authors, S.C. Books: Lives Intersect in This Year’s “One Book” Selection
Arts Feature: Columbia College Celebrates Artistic Couples
8 Days a Week: 8 Days - Valentine’s Weekend Guitar Gala, Breaking Boundaries, Artists for Africa