June 16, 2024


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To-Do Record: Socially distanced Columbia arts and leisure picks (Feb. 3-10) | Arts


WE DID THAT! Sundance in SC Producer’s Panel

The screenings that Columbia scored as a satellite host for this year’s Sundance Film Competition are carried out, and now it is time for the men and women who served convey it listed here to choose a deserved bow, and convey to us a little little bit about how they did it. In this virtual dialogue, Curtis Caesar John, government director of the Sundance-internet hosting Luminal Theater, will appear along with other stakeholders in the Columbia festivities, with writer, rapper, DJ and frequent Free of charge Periods contributor Preach Jacobs playing host. The no cost celebration goes from 7 to 8 p.m. on Feb. 3. Go to luminaltheater.org/sundance to discover out a lot more. JORDAN LAWRENCE


South Carolina Philharmonic: Mozart’s Jupiter Symphony

Completed in 1788, Mozart’s “Symphony No. 41 in C Major” is the maestro’s longest and past symphony. In simple fact, it’s uncertain if the piece was done in Mozart’s lifetime. Exuberant and humorous, the piece attained comparisons to the grandiose king of the Roman gods, and was as a result dubbed the “Jupiter Symphony.” The South Carolina Philharmonic appends this royal function with pieces by Ravel and Boulogne, performing for a are living viewers (with minimal attendance, distanced seating and a lot more COVID-19 protocols) on Feb. 6 at 6 and 8 p.m., and featuring a virtual presentation of the 8 p.m. live performance for individuals who prefer to watch from household. Selling prices selection from $15 to $55 for single-effectiveness tickets. Come across out extra details at scphilharmonic.com. PAT MORAN

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Purchasing/Food items

Valentine’s Sector

Really don’t get caught without having a Valentine’s gift. Curiosity Espresso Bar has you protected with this current market on Feb. 10 from 5 to 8 p.m. It looks to be an expanded version of the outside marketplaces the coffee and group spot in Cottontown hosted as a result of the vacations, with suppliers spanning candles, vegetation, artwork, screen-print T-shirts and much more location up to market their wares, and Queen’s Kitchen area (slinging jerk rooster cheesesteaks, fried frog legs, comfortable shell crab sandwiches, gator nuggets and far more) providing the meals. For more info, head to fb.com/curiositycoffeebar. JORDAN LAWRENCE


Telescope Livestream

Established your sights on the stars, but preserve your eyes on your computer display screen. The South Carolina State Museum proceeds to provide a collection of telescope streams on Fb Are living this 7 days, with team guiding viewers and discussing several particulars about what you can see when you amplify the night’s sky. This week’s observation targets are the Orion Nebula, Betelgeuse and Rigel, and the discussion subject areas are “how stars sort,” “different forms of stars” and “binary stars.” Accessibility the free of charge dwell-stream on Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. by way of facebook.com/scstatemuseum. JORDAN LAWRENCE


Sweet Sweet

Jeremy Dunham and Kerrine Gifford determined to connect with their duo Sweet Sweet to mirror the comforting blend of Dunham’s acoustic guitar and Gifford’s cello. Acoustic Americana groups aren’t something new, but these two have found a sweet location blending head-spinning vocal harmonies, ragged foot percussion and no-frills instrumental interplay. There is a kind of mournful relaxed in the duo’s new music. It’s not unhappy, per se, it is just contemplative, austere and quietly beautiful. Their Feb. 5 clearly show at Metal Fingers Brewing (planned to choose location outdoors) commences at 6 p.m., and it’s totally free. Head to facebook.com/steelhandsbrewing to discover out additional. VINCENT HARRIS

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“Deep in Vogue”

Popularized by Madonna’s 1990 strike “Vogue,” voguing is a stylized dance type that originated in Black and Latinx gay lifestyle in the late 1980s. “Deep in Vogue” celebrates the movement’s most up-to-date iteration — the colorful, queer and political environment of Northern Vogue in the U.K. With interviews and performances, filmmakers Dennis Keighron-Foster and Amy Watson document the rivalry involving 4 “houses,” or dance troupes, which serve as family members for the performers, and provide them a perception of belonging and self-like. The movie is displaying as a result of Feb. 4 through the Nickelodeon Theatre’s Digital Screening Place. Access expenses $12. Obtain out far more at nickelodeon.org. PAT MORAN

Loved ones

Richland Library Storytime

Young ones like remaining told stories. For assist satisfying this perennial need of our youthful kinds, transform to Richland Library, which features regular only storytimes. In the coming times, you can (on Feb. 6 at 10:30 a.m.) permit Columbia and Richland firefighters treat your young children to textbooks and songs, and (on Feb. 8 at 6:30 p.m.) you can look at in for a Pajamarama Storytime, which is quite a great deal the very same detail except for the deficiency of firefighters and the encouragement to tune in although snuggled in your jammies. Equally are totally free to look at and can be accessed by means of fb.com/RichlandLibrary. JORDAN LAWRENCE



On its area, Shakespeare’s darkest, most brooding tragedy is a condemnation of the most cancers of jealousy. But that interpretation robs the performs of its insidious subtlety. The noble Moor Othello, tricked by his lieutenant Iago into murdering a wife he thinks to be unfaithful, is no mere pawn. Othello’s egotism tends to make him commonly susceptible to Iago’s poisoned text. To paraphrase a further get the job done of English literature, “Pride goeth before a drop.” Capture a free filmed output of the perennial get the job done for free of charge from Canada’s Shakespeare-centered Stratford Competition concerning Feb. 4 and 6 at youtube.com/c/stratfordfestival. PAT MORAN

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