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My Turn: Living on Main

Food Feature: Inside Copper Horse


The Side Line: USC vs East Carolina

Cultural Season 2014-15

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Music Feature: A Look at the First Week of Programming at Columbia’s New Music Farm

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FT Politics: Ervin to Host Numerous Town Hall Meetings

This Just In: Commission Says Benjamin Did Not Violate Ethics Law

Learning: Windows to New Worlds

City Watch: I Still Can’t Believe Spurrier Came Here


if ART Gallery Features The Technology of Bricks

Inside this week’s edition of Free Times is our annual Cultural Season insert; in it, you’ll find the most comprehensive local arts calendar in the city, with hundreds of listings for upcoming arts-related events.

News + Opinion

Benjamin Cleared by Ethics Commission

The South Carolina Ethics Commission ruled Aug. 27 that Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin did not have to disclose to the public the 2010 trip.

Music + Nightlife

A Look at the First Week of Programming at Columbia’s New Music Farm

After months of anticipation, Columbia’s Music Farm — sister to the Charleston club of the same name — opens its doors this Wednesday, providing the city the 1,000-capacity venue it has lacked since Headliners closed back in 2009.

Arts + Lifestyle

The Pounding Heart of Woodrow Wilson

Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer A. Scott Berg had at least one thing in common with his latest subject, Woodrow Wilson: Both grew up with very unusual role models.

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Southern Ambition

Local Band The Restoration Takes Songs to Stage and Screen
For years, the role of Reverend Samuel Harper was played exclusively by Adam Corbett.
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