Need a Workout? Try Playing Chamber Music

By Greg Barnes | Friday, December 12, 12:39 pm
A review of the Chamber on Main concert held Dec. 11 at the Columbia Museum of Art

Record Number of Entries for ArtFields

By Amanda Ladymon | Thursday, December 11, 12:20 pm
More than 1,000 artists from the Southeast applied to take part in ArtFields 2015 in Lake City, S.C.

Anonymous Donor Pays Off City Ballet Debt

By Dan Cook | Wednesday, December 10, 12:01 am
A couple of weeks ago, Jason Cobb, company manager of the Columbia City Ballet, headed down to the bank to make a monthly payment on the company’s $148,000 debt.

Four More Years of Morihiko

By Dan Cook | Monday, December 8, 11:20 am
The South Carolina Philharmonic has signed a contract renewal with the popular conductor that will keep him on as music director through the 2018-19 season.
8 Days a Week

Chris Brown Breezes Through the Colonia Life Arena

By Free Times | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
R&B singer Chris Brown will forever be known as the guy who assaulted his then-girlfriend, Rihanna, back in 2009. But that’s not the only thing he’s famous for.
Arts Feature

Abstract Artist Returns to Columbia as Up-And-Coming New Yorker

Talent Beneath Our Noses
By Shani Gilchrist | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
There was a bit of “Who’s On First?” happening last Thursday when it came to the opening reception for Watch Paint with Osamu Kobayashi at Gallery 80808.
Arts Feature

Candlelight Tours Offer Window Into Columbia’s History

Ghosts of Christmas Past
By David Travis Bland | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
With the onset of cold and darker days, December covers typically sun-touched Columbia with an introspective temper.
Art Review

Exhibition Captures Norman Rockwell’s Use of the Camera’s Eye

Camera to Canvas
By Tom Mack | Wednesday, December 10, 2014
In a controversial text on the subject, contemporary British artist David Hockney contends that as far back as the 16th century, painters have utilized optical devices — including the camera obscura and camera lucida — to reproduce a fleeting image.
S.C. Authors, S.C. Books

The Lace House Murder, Legacy of Mist and Shadow, kNOWn

By Charlie Nutt | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
This is the first of a new series of suspense novels by Gilmore, who previously published five novels in the political Levels of Power series
Cultural Season

Cultural Season 2014-15

Comprehensive Calendar of the Arts in Columbia
Columbia has long been home to a vibrant local arts community, and it’s only getting more active.

Tales From the Script

“Exodus: Gods and Kings” Parts the Red Sea with Better Effects, Less Conviction

By James Scott | Saturday, December 13, 6:24 pm
No movie is going to be 100% accurate, and 3,000 years ago, who knows what really happened?

Dawson Steals Film, Won’t Give It Back in “Top Five”

By James Scott | Saturday, December 13, 9:41 am
I typically hate movies about show business, but "Top Five" joins "Birdman" in that rare class that I can enjoy.
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