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SCETV Launches Palmetto Scene Series

Also: Arts Fellowship Deadline Nov. 1; Philharmonic's Collaborative Efforts Recognized
By Amanda Ladymon
Sunday, October 27, 2013 |

SCETV is hosting a new program this fall, which airs new episodes on Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m. Palmetto Scene takes a unique and intellectual look at a range of topics important to South Carolina, including history, music, agriculture and football. The Oct. 31 program will cover Ghosts and Legends in South Carolina, along with artists and more. Repeat episodes air on Sundays at 1 and 4 p.m., and on Tuesdays at 5 p.m. You can also view full episodes on

Arts Fellowship Deadline Coming Nov. 1

Applications are now being accepted for the newest round of Annual Individual Artist Fellowships from the South Carolina Arts Commission. This $5,000 fellowship awarded in 2015 is open to S.C. Artists working in prose, poetry, acting, and playwriting. This highly competitive award is judged by an anonymous panel of professionals seeking artists that represent excellence in their area of expertise, wishing for employment opportunities and other resources that could come available with this funding. Deadline is Nov. 1. Visit for application and details.

Philharmonic Receives Arts Collaboration Award

The South Carolina Philharmonic was presented with an award from the Cultural Council of Richland and Lexington Counties recently at the Arts & Humanities Awards event for their efforts in collaborative projects with communities and organizations. Their impressive calendar of upcoming collaborations include a performance at the Columbia Museum of Art’s Art Deco Japan exhibit coming in 2014 and multiple performances with Trustus Theatre’s production Every Good Boy Deserves Favour.  The Philharmonic also received praise for its “Music for a Cause” program, which partners them with diverse non-arts nonprofit groups in Richland and Lexington counties. For more information, visit

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