Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment

Charleston Jazz Orchestra concert to feature songs of Duke Ellington

The Charleston Jazz Orchestra (CJO) will kick off SEASON 9 with a concert entitled 'SINGIN' ELLINGTON: The Duke and His Vocalists," featuring American Idol Season 2 winner, Ruben Studdard, on February 18 at the Charleston Music Hall. Ruben will join CJO Music Director, Charlton Singleton, as they recreate the famous collaboration between Frank Sinatra and…
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Footlight Players bring ‘Love, Sex & the I.R.S.’ to stage in March

Just in time for tax season, The Footlight Players brings the classic farce “Love, Sex & the I.R.S.” to its historic Charleston theatre from March 3-19. A cross between “I Love Lucy” and “Some Like it Hot!” is set in 1978 New York City. Jon Trachtman and Leslie Arthur are out-of-work musicians who room together…
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Charleston Symphony Orchestra introduces CSOgo Club

CHARLESTON, S.C.  – The Charleston Symphony Orchestra (CSO) debuted CSOgo, a new club designed to help young or on-the-go music lovers experience the symphony in a variety of ways through one low monthly fee. Sponsored by Firefly, CSOgo is limited to 100 memberships and provides many benefits, including: unlimited concerts with the best seat available,…
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Sculptor Thomas Schomberg to speak at Gibbes Museum

Thomas Schomberg's world-renowned sculptures are exhibited and collected internationally. One of his most iconic works is the famed statue of "Rocky" that stands on the grounds of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, inspired by the movie Rocky III. Schomberg is currently working with Brookgreen Gardens - an award winning sculpture garden and wildlife preserve, located…
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