Protagonist-turns-villainous in their search for peace and respect in a city full of crime, poverty and arrogance: It's a frequent — and rather genius – plot device used by many screenwriters in films such as Martin Scorsese’s "Taxi Driver," Jordan Peele’s "Us" and, more recently, Todd Phillips’ "Joker."
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On Wednesday night, Leslie David Baker came to USC to talk about his life, his career and, of course, his time on "The Office."
Although it might seem like South Carolina is only home to subtropical beaches and historic locations, today it is also home to a valuable and ever-growing music scene. The Charleston area music scene has become a catalyst for both talent and opportunity. Such is the case with the up-and-coming band, Jump Castle Riot, a born and bred Charleston band who will be performing in Columbia on Oct. 26 at The White Mule.
The Bruch Chamber Orchestra will hold its third concert, "Mystery and Joy," Friday night in the W.W. Hootie Johnson Hall at the Darla Moore School of Business.
While it is common to read Shakespeare at some point in school, students don't often see his work adapted through a modern lens. USC theater is shaking up the Shakespearean comedy "Much Ado About Nothing" in order to appeal to a 21st century audience.
Scared of not having plans for Halloween? Here’s a guide to creepin’ it real in Columbia this spooky season.
Movie: "In the Tall Grass"
Kanye West is a very divisive figure both within the music world and within the eyes of the public. His music throughout the years has gained him acclaim and ridicule, but not as much as his own actions. Starting all the way back with the infamous stage rushing of Taylor Swift and moving through 2018 with his controversial statements and actions coming hot and fast, Kanye landed himself on the unfavorable side of both the public and his own fans.
In its 150th milestone year, the South Carolina State Fair offered College Day Monday with free admission to all with a valid college ID.
The seventh annual Arkhaios Film Festival gave guests the opportunity to explore multiple cultural and historical topics through different documentaries.
Show: ‘The Politician’
This Halloween season, there is more to watch than just “Hocus Pocus” and “Halloweentown” on repeat. On October 19, “Vampyr! The Opera” will be performing at Irmo Center for the Arts at 7:30 p.m.
Game: "Astral Chain"
Oktoberfest might conjure up images of beer and party-goers to many, but Columbia’s Oktoberfest shows that the story of the festival goes beyond its stereotypical reputation. Incarnation Lutheran Church is looking forward to hosting its ninth Oktoberfest Columbia this weekend from Oct. 11 to 13.
The South Carolina State Fair has been a staple of Columbia and the surrounding area for many years – 150, to be exact. For this year's milestone anniversary, the fair is unveiling a number of new features to share with South Carolina.
As a freshman, Andre Calderon struggled to make friends. He was born and raised in Cancún, Mexico and decided to come to the United States to attend college at USC, but said he didn't feel at home in South Carolina right away.
"It takes two to make a thing go right,” Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock pointed out to listeners back in 1988. The music industry is full of talent and is thus a breeding ground for competition. That is why when talented forces work together to create something they couldn’t create on their own, it should be celebrated.
Trustus Theatre is celebrating 35 years in Columbia, and what better way to celebrate than adapting one of the most lauded musicals of the '70s?
Believe it or not, a world of food lies beyond the Chick-fil-A in Russell House or the Cook Out in Five Points. If French fries are the extent of your foreign culinary exposure, perhaps it's time to try something new.
The Koger Center for the Arts will host a musical production that will blend the performance of classical Latin American music with a display of vibrant photographs of Mexico this Saturday.