LOS ANGELES — Yes, 2020 may seem like a complete fail with all the constant bad news and tragic moments. It’s been filled with gloom and doom(scrolling), but some celebrities and those inspired by them have tried to brighten a bleak year.
From her early training days at the Burt Reynolds Institute, part of the Burt Reynolds Jupiter Theatre in Jupiter, Florida, to directing, producing and starring in productions in theaters throughout the Lakelands, Myra Greene has made the theater her life.
With a cheerful smile and ebullient energy, Louise Robinson brightens up any room. She has brought enthusiasm, creativity and a sense of fun to her role as activity and intake coordinator, as well as the head of the electronic documentation system at the Burton Center for Disabilities and Sp…
3 p.m. and 8 p.m., Friday, Newberry Opera House: Jimmy Mazz: Tribute to the Music of 3 Dog Night. Tickets: $65. Purchase tickets at: newberryoperahouse.com or 803-276-6264. Reduced capacity seating. Fees apply at checkout. All sales final.
Anne Craig has been at the helm of the Arts Council since 1997, and helped guide the organization into establishing the Arts Center at the Federal Building in Uptown Greenwood, the crown jewel of the Emerald Triangle Arts District. It opened in 2006, and has become one of the finest arts fac…
Five potters share studio space at pARTners in Clay at Wyatt Farms in Greenwood: Beverly Burton, Hannah Poe, Linda Neely, Phyllis Collins and Helen Yonts.
South Carolina Children’s Theatre Co-Artistic Directors Betsy Bisson and Matt Giles knew “Annie” would be the perfect show to open the 2020-21 Main Stage season. The 2020-21 season will be the first to be produced in its entirety at the theater’s new Theatre Arts and Education Center for Chi…
Dates and listings are subject to change. Some venues and performers might cancel or reschedule events in the coming days as a precaution against the spread of COVID-19. Please check for updates with the venue or at indexjournal.com.
Concert organist and organ builder Doug Marshall, one half of the Marshall and Ogletree digital organ-building duo, was scheduled to give a free recital on one of the pair’s newest digital organ installations March 22 at the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection in Greenwood, but the event ha…
High schooler Noah Bunting said one of the biggest challenges he is facing bringing the Beast to life in Cambridge Academy’s production of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” Jr. is getting the character’s low, gravely voice down pat.
Be forewarned: at least one act in the April 4 Lip Sync Battle fundraiser for Beyond Abuse at Piedmont Technical College’s Medford Center includes copious amounts of glitter on stage and platform boots.
Although the Birmingham, Alabama-based band Act of Congress might look strictly bluegrass, the group has an infectiously pop-infused sensibility with multi-part harmonies.
The Downtown Abbeville Merchants’ Association invites the public to the 2020 Abbeville Beer Walk, from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Check-in is at the Greater Abbeville Chamber of Commerce, 107 Court Square.
Renowned visual artist Janine Antoni is coming to Greenwood March 19 and 20. Her purpose is twofold: to give a free, public talk about her own art, at 7:30 p.m. at Sundance Gallery on Maxwell Avenue, and to meet one-on-one with soon-to-be bachelors of fine arts graduates at Lander University.
Festiva, the cultural arts outreach of First Presbyterian Church, is bringing the SC Bach Choir to First Presbyterian Church of Greenwood at 4 p.m. March 8, showcasing vocal and instrumental music during Bach’s time in Leipzig, Germany. At 3:30 p.m., before the concert, there will be a lectu…
Greenwood native Sandy McCord is the Greenwood Artist Guild artist of the month at Howard’s on Main this March. An opening reception for her solo show, “Spring is Here” is at 6 p.m. March 12.
From a beloved Broadway musical to a quick trip through all of William Shakespeare’s histories, comedies and tragedies to a comedic mystery based on a Hasbro board game, Centre Stage’s 2020-21 season has something for everyone.
From Tennessee football anthem classics like “Rocky Top” to Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven” the band Iron Horse Bluegrass has masterful musicianship that wows everyone from Appalachian traditionalists to metal-heads.
Greenwood Festival Chorale is presenting medleys from hit musicals in concert at 7:30 p.m. March 3 at First Presbyterian Church of Greenwood. Included in the program are songs from “Les Miserables,” “West Side Story,” “Ragtime” and favorite tunes from Irving Berlin.
When Patrick Dunn took over as Jean Valjean in the national tour of the Broadway hit “Les Miserables” in December, he became the latest in a list of musical theater actors to play the iconic character.
Columbia-based artist Susan Lenz said her exhibition “Anonymous Ancestors” often prompts her to ask others what they are doing to share their family stories and to inquire of young people whether they are asking about their own families’ stories.