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.
$7 Special Summer Menu at Tony’s Downtown
Stop in and try our special $7 summer menu (tax and drink included!) at Tony’s Pizza & Italian Eatery, downtown Columbia. 1120 Washington St., Suite 2.
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.
The Castle Summer Camps
Clown Camp: Ages 7-12. Week of July 28 • Zombie Camp: Ages 10-15. Week of August 4. $125 per camp, discounts for siblings! 2076 Hwy Church Rd. 803-309-5586. TheEventCastle@yahoo.com
Trustus Theatre Presents Evil Dead, The Musical
This musical version of Sam Raimi’s cult classic films promises to serve up more humor than horror. You can read more and purchase your tickets here.
Make your own beer and wine!
Come get started on your “liquid hobby” and help us celebrate our 46th year in the Columbia area. Bet Mar Liquid Hobby Shop, 736 St. Andrews Road. Click to find out how!
Happy Hour and Sushi Specials All Week
Red Bowl in Lexington now has great early bird and late night sushi specials 7 days a week, as well as 99-cent kids meals on Saturdays! Click here for special information and hours.
SEARCH FREE TIMES
Local restaurants serving locally grown food during Palmetto Tasty Tomato Restaurant Feast, July 11-18: