As Thanksgiving passes, families start bringing out their decorations, listening to Christmas music and getting into the holiday spirit. No doubt, the holidays bring about a sense of cheer, and along with that comes festive ways to celebrate the season. Check out some of these fun ways to spend the holidays in Columbia this season.
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It’s that time of year again — you know, the time where you can stuff your face with a ton of food and not feel bad about it at all. It’s also the time of giving thanks to friends, family and those in the community for all that they do. Thanksgiving is a pretty special time of year, and whether you spend it in your hometown or here in Columbia, there’s always something to do. Below are some festive activities you can do to celebrate this holiday season.
Before I begin discussing the confusion Starbucks' Christmas cups are causing this year, let us take it back to the holly jolly seasons of fall and winter in 2015. Once Halloween was over and Nov. 1 arrived, some began playing Christmas music and getting prepped for the holidays. Then the famous Starbucks red cups came out.
Halloween is less than a week away, and soon pictures of people in their costumes will be popping up all over social media. As a student with a busy schedule, it can be hard trying to get a costume together in time for Halloween. If you're stuck scrambling for a costume idea this year, below are some unique Halloween costumes that are simple and easy to throw together.
Release Date: Sept. 16
Have you ever heard the phrase, “What colors are in this season?” If you are not into fashion, it might not be something you hear regularly, but in the world of fashion, each new season is associated with new color schemes. According to Pantone, the color scheme of fall 2016 showcases “a unity of strength, confidence and complexity.” Take a look at the speculated fall color scheme and be on the lookout for these colors when you’re updating your wardrobe.
Fall break is approaching, and already some students are packing their bags and getting ready for long trips home and vacations with friends and family. However, others might not have anything special planned for break. If you feel left with nothing to do this fall break, check out some of these different ideas to make for a memorable fall vacation.
There is something about fall that brings about a whole new range of activities to do with family and friends. It may be early in the season, but there are already pumpkins, fall colors and seasonal activities popping up around Columbia. Below are some fun ideas for you and your friends to “fall” for this season.
The Columbia Greek Festival celebrated its 30th year of Greek food, art and culture while raising money for church and charity this weekend. Over the years, the four-day festival held at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral has donated over $400,000 to charity. From live music and traditional dances to church tours and cultural exhibits, Greek culture was thriving throughout the festival.
The Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour came to the Nickelodeon Theatrein Columbia Wednesday evening. The tour is a showcase of eight of the 8,000 independent films submitted to the Sundance Film Festival from filmmakers all over the world. The films ranged from documentary to animation, with all genres in between. Here are the eight short films selected for this year's Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour.
With Autumn quickly approaching, retail stores are already bringing out their jackets, jeans and fall styles. I’m no fashion guru, but I do work in retail, so it’s easy to see the trends in the “world of fashion.” Just as history repeats itself, so do fashion trends and styles. With that being said, here’s a list of the top five fashion trends to look out for this fall.
Album: How to Be a Human Being
Release Date: Aug. 12
Whether going out to eat with friends, to a coffee shop to study or out with a date for some desserts, Columbia is home to a variety of unique and delicious restaurants, cafes and coffee shops. With a very diverse food scene, there is a place in Columbia for every taste bud.
USC has thousands of alumni, and many go on to become very successful in the workplace. One of those successful alumni is Nick Bradley. Bradley graduated in 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in international business and marketing and minors in Chinese language studies and Spanish. After graduating, he moved to LA and built a swimwear line called PANGEA.
The much-anticipated “The Conjuring 2," which hit theaters on Friday, will not disappoint thrill-seeking audiences all across the nation.
Looking for great Mediterranean food in Columbia? Look no further than Arabesque Lebanese Cuisine, a casual yet fine-dining restaurant serving Mediterranean and Middle Eastern meals.
Summer is in full swing, and all over Columbia, there are great activities going on to check out with family, friends and pets.
Stop Light Observations, a band of South Carolina musicians, has gained traction since their first gig in 2012. Based out of Charleston, their talents have expanded from performances at Music Farm and local gigs to music festivals such as Bonnaroo. Stop Light Observations will make their way to Columbia this Thursday, April 21. Doors at Music Farm will open at 8 p.m. and the show starts at 9 p.m.
“Hello, My Name is Doris,” starring Sally Field, hit theaters March 11. Directed by Michael Showalter, this romantic comedy/drama tells a love story not often seen on screen — the love story of an older woman and her hopes to pursue her much younger co-worker.