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.
New Year’s Eve at Social
Don’t miss this Black and White Affair featuring Kap Slap. Tickets available online!
Great Gifts for the Whole Family
Don’t miss Half Moon Outfitters’ holiday sale! Up to 30% off Prana, Patagonia, The North Face, and other great brands. Location and hours here.
Relaxation, Pain Management, and Stress Relief
Licensed massage therapist Allison Morris of AMR Massage offers 50% off your first session and every 5th session free of charge. Click here for location, hours, and more information.
A Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve Carnival
From 6-11 PM on December 31st on Main Street, enjoy rides, games, karaoke, food, drinks and more! More information here.
Going someplace cool this weekend?
Let The Backpacker help you go lightweight, comfortable and in style! Patagonia, Prana, Merrell, The North Face and more! Click for location, hours and more info.
Ice Skate on Main Street
Columbia’s famously hot skating rink is now open! Additional information and discounts can be found here.
SEARCH FREE TIMES
Holiday Wish ListWhere to shop for gift ideas in Columbia this season:
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Real Estate Spotlight
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