Metropolitan Arts Council has record year

If Greenville’s Metropolitan Arts Council were a singer, reviewers would have noted that the nonprofit hit all the high notes in 2016.

Must see shows this week: Toby Mac, Cedryl Ballou & The Zydeco Trendsetters and Faces Unturned

Toby Mac, Cedryl Ballou & The Zydeco Trendsetters and Faces Unturned

Paul Taylor’s ‘Book of Beasts’ playfully toys with the audience’s expectations

The music for “Book of Beasts” is a compilation of classical orchestral works transcribed for electric harpsichord — such as Saint-Saëns “The Dying Swan” and selections from Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker.”

Passport to Dance benefits International Ballet

In its second year as a fundraiser, the evening features a signature cocktail and internationally inspired foods along with pop-up performances of dances representing five different countries.

City seeking requests for new West End sculpture to replace Shoeless Joe

The City of Greenville’s Public Art Committee is soliciting request for qualifications (RFQ) for designs of a 3D sculpture that will replace the Shoeless Joe Jackson statue previously located at the corner of South Main and Augusta and River streets.

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.”

Must See Shows This Week: Flower$ feat. $amson, The Mantras and Calvin Get Down

Flower$ feat. $amson, The Mantras and Calvin Get Down

Comedian Krish Mohan is a social vigilante

Krish Mohan tackles issues that others steer clear of, hot-button topics like race, gun control, and homophobia.

Metropolitan Arts Council honors contributions to the arts

The Metropolitan Arts Council on Monday honored several individuals and businesses for their support of the arts.

Artisphere announces musical lineup

This year’s lineup includes over 30 bands, ranging in style from funk to rock to Dixieland jazz to acoustic folk, with many of the performers falling in-between genres.

Clemson gets bluegrass class

This fall, Ryan Wilson is returning to his alma mater of Clemson University to be in charge of the school’s first-ever bluegrass ensemble class.

Albino Skunk unveils 14-band lineup for spring fest

Asking Glynn Ziegler to name the bands he’s looking forward to the most at the spring edition of the Albino Skunk Music Festival is like asking him to pick his favorite child.