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 www.palmettoscene.org.
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 www.scartshub.com 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 www.scphilharmonic.com.
Columbia’s Largest Sidewalk Sale
Shop local this tax free weekend! Devine Street and Five Points are teaming up for a massive sidewalk sale featuring great in-store specials from all your favorite retailers and a Saturday art stroll. Read more hereand here!
New Downtown Dessert and Coffee Bar!
Tony’s Italian Eatery has teamed up with Southern Charm Sweets to bring you the highest quality dessert selection in the downtown area. 1120 Washington St., Suite 2. Find us on Facebook!
Relaxation, Pain Management, and Stress Relief
Licensed massage therapist Allison Morris of AMR Massage is offering 50% off your first session and every 5th session free of charge. Click here for location, hours, and more information.
Tax-Free Weekend at Best Mattress
With big savings from July 31st-August 2nd, you can afford handcrafted quality. Free bed frame and pillows on any Full, Queen, or King set $599 and above! Click for locations and hours.
A Healthy Happy Hour
4-7 p.m at Good Life Cafe on Main St. Try our $4 local draft beers, $4 organic wine, 1/2 off select bottles of house wine and $5 handcrafted house cocktails with juices cold pressed and made daily. Click here for more info.
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Real Estate Spotlight
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ST. ANDREWS COMMONS APARTMENTS 1 & 2 BR’s available with many amenities. Close to everywhere YOU WANT TO BE! 1200 St. Andrews Rd., Columbia, SC. Click here for more info.
GABLE HILL APARTMENTS 1, 2 & 3 BR’s available with many amenities. Surround yourself with Southern comforts at Gable Hill Apartments! Bring in our ad in Free Times for $50 off your application fee. 310 Ross Rd, Columbia, SC. Click here for more info.
WATERFORD APARTMENTS 1 & 2 BR’s available with many amenities. Prime location, and plenty of space. Live large at Waterford Apartments. Bring in our ad in Free Times for $50 off your application fee. 1340 Longcreek Dr., Columbia, SC. Click here for more info.
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