Time to say goodbye to Spittoono

All good things must come to an end, and the annual Spittoono Festival is no exception.

YA authors examine unexpected loss, self-harm in latest novels

As part of Read Up Greenville’s yearlong program to celebrate young adult and middle-grade literature, two authors will be in conversation on Saturday to discuss their latest novels and answer questions.

BB&T Fall for Greenville announces 2017 musical lineup

Will Hoge, J. Roddy Walston, Stop Light Obvervations top this year’s schedule.

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Time to say goodbye to Spittoono

All good things must come to an end, and the annual Spittoono Festival is no exception.

BB&T Fall for Greenville announces 2017 musical lineup

Will Hoge, J. Roddy Walston, Stop Light Obvervations top this year’s schedule.

Future Chord, Rock the Ranch music festivals return for second year

There are two daylong music festivals in the Upstate this Saturday.

Keys to Success: Pianist Dan Overly wraps up his second summer as a Tanglewood Fellow

As a child, Dan Overly told his father he wanted to be a professional trombonist just like his dad. The problem was Overly wasn’t quite old enough to play the instrument, so his father told him to take piano lessons first. That turned out to be great advice. Overly, a pianist from Greenville, is spending his second summer as a Fellow at the Tanglewood Music Center, the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s summer academy for advanced musical study.

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The team behind the fright flick ‘Risers’ turns to the service industry for help

Jeff Martell sees a parallel between creating a successful restaurant and making a movie. “You have to build a crew and do a lot of prep work, and you need a lot of money to do it.”

Pastor’s homeless ministry expands to documentary film

Jeff Akers’ “Homeless in the South” takes an in-depth view into the lives of the homeless and the efforts to help them in Greenville as well as cities in Alabama, Georgia, and North Carolina.

Award-winning film about Syrian refugees coming to Greenville March 26

“Salam Neighbor” follows the lives of Syrian children and others in the Za’atari Refugee Camp in Jordan. “Salam” means “peace” in Arabic and is a common greeting, like saying “Hello.”

And the Winner Is…

All of this year’s Oscar-nominated live action, animation, and documentary shorts will be screened Feb. 17–19 at the Peace Center.

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These Millennials Will Rock You

The two-hour musical review features songs from the Bee Gees, Carole King, Elton John, Fleetwood Mac, Stevie Wonder, Three Dog Night, Queen, Marvin Gaye, Prince, and many others. Singing along is encouraged.

Mill Town Players expand to Younts Center

For their fourth season, the Mill Town Players will hold performances — both musicals and plays — at the Historic Pelzer Auditorium and the Younts Center.

For Billy Harrigan Tighe, landing a role in ‘Finding Neverland’ helped him remember why he became an actor

When Billy Harrigan Tighe took on the role of Peter Pan creator J.M. Barrie in the touring Broadway production of “Finding Neverland,” it spoke to the actor in a way he didn’t anticipate.

County Council to consider final approval of lease with Children’s Theatre

Greenville County Council is scheduled to give final approval to leasing the former SHARE building on Pendleton Street to the South Carolina Children’s Theatre for a temporary home while the theater’s new multi-million campus is built.

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2017 Indie Craft Parade artists and makers announced

After receiving a record number of applications for the eighth annual festival, the field was juried down to 80 accepted applicants, with 32 of them new to the weekend-long celebration of handmade arts in the South.

New artwork coming to Main Street’s recycling bins

Last weekend, 87 artists participated in the Metropolitan Art Council’s “Flat Out Under Pressure,” a 24-hour two-dimensional art competition whose winners have their work reproduced on recycling bins.

GCCA celebrates the past, looks to the future

Three years ago, Carrie Burns Brown and Randy Armstrong were among Greenville’s visual arts orphans.

Stone Mural Project’s fourth mural takes shape at 223 W. Stone Ave.

The fourth mural in as many years, this year’s butterfly-themed addition to what the organizers hope will become a public art corridor was designed by printmaker Sunny Mullarkey McGowan.

GSP International Airport’s ‘Waterfall of Light’ sculpture is now on display

“People from different places travel all over the world but airports are where they meet. This art piece is a reflection of that.”

Daniel Bare’s travels to China and Japan influence his ceramic works

On an afternoon at ceramicist Daniel Bare’s home studio in Central, an assortment of plates, bowls, jars, cups, and mugs in various stages of completion is spread across multiple tables.

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YA authors examine unexpected loss, self-harm in latest novels

As part of Read Up Greenville’s yearlong program to celebrate young adult and middle-grade literature, two authors will be in conversation on Saturday to discuss their latest novels and answer questions.

Murder, She Wrote (Again)

Journalist turned preacher and homeless advocate Deb Richardson-Moore writes the second book in her mystery series.

‘The Gatekeeper’ sheds new light on the most powerful woman in FDR’s White House

For most, Marguerite “Missy” LeHand isn’t a well-recognized name from American history.

Emrys launches 2017 journal and looks ahead to reaching young and new writers

The writers’ group Emrys will launch its 34th literary journal, featuring poetry and prose from 12 different states and two countries. The journal’s outreach is wide and long, and now the writing group wants to expand its reach within Greenville — seeking young writers and writers in underserved communities. Emrys editors and judges read 236 submissions from […]

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