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USC dance students will have the opportunity to perform alongside some of the world's most talented dancers Friday at the 11th annual "Ballet Stars of New York" Gala Performance. The special event will feature seven New York City Ballet principal dancers: Columbia native Sara Mearns, Jared Angle, Tyler Angle, Chase Finlay, Gonzalo Garcia, Rebecca Krohn and Megan Fairchild.
When a general audience watches a dance performance, the long, grueling hours the dancers spent practicing are usually not the first thing on their minds, but the dancers' talent and dedication will take centerstage at the Student Choreography Showcase on Thursday.
Project Condom, a “fashion-meets-education show" created to foster open communication and awareness about healthy sex, is expanding into a full event this year with the theme "Netflix: Chat Before You Chill." Carolina Productions is partnering with Campus Wellness to host the ninth annual event.
SpringFest will bring attention to student performers at USC and provide lighthearted fun in the middle of the week. The festival will take place on Greene Street and will have live music, games, inflatables and food from noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
The Nickelodeon theater hosted scientist Marco Valtorta and screened the film "Short Circuit" on Tuesday as a kick-off of the theater's participation in the nationwide Science on Screen series.
The hard work and dedication of student designers, artists and models in the Student Designer Showcase will be overflowing 701 Whaley on Wednesday.
World Night transported members of the USC and Columbia community to different countries around the world through traditional dance and song on Thursday. Upon entering the Russell House Ballroom, World Night attendees were greeted with samples of international candy and drinks. A box of vegetarian delicacies from around the world, such as falafels from Carolina Catering, vegetable spring rolls from Miyo’s, salsa and chips from Tios Mexican Cafe and samosas from Delhi Palace were given to the guests before they were seated.
On Saturday, March 19 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., 40,000 people are expected to travel to a Five Points shrouded in green. The Midlands' largest annual street festival is not only one of the biggest St. Patrick's Day celebrations in the Southeast, but also is a tradition that has been tied to Five Points for 34 years.
The Columbia chapter of Homeless Helping Homeless held its Silent Voices Benefit on Thursday at the Tapp’s Art Center on Main Street. The evening was filled with inspirational, raw and gut-wrenching testimonies, songs, dances, musical performances and comedic acts. Each performance was exquisitely unique, showcasing the hardships and talents that each individual possesses or has conquered.
Guest violinist Vadim Gluzman performed in the USC Symphony Orchestra's All-Beethoven Concert on Tuesday at the Koger Center for the Arts.
Molly Barker, creator of Girls on the Run, has kickstarted a national phenomenon with the empowering organization — a program that encourages girls to step out of their “girl box" and live bigger than the set of neatly packaged social implications associated with being a girl. Now in its 20th year, the program has assisted hundreds of thousands of girls in achieving a personal goal of finishing a 5K run and “preparing girls for a lifetime of respect and healthy living.”
For some, college is a natural breaking point in relationships. The distance and the potential of a whole new pool of fish to investigate is often too great of a lure. But what about the couples that choose to stick it out in a long-distance relationship?
The play begins, the lights dim and the gentle roar of cicadas fills the Trustus Theatre. Artificial moonlight illuminates the stage, shining on an old living room with antique furniture cluttered with dusty debris — a room that is reminiscent of a relative’s home.
The Just Keep Shagging event held at Shandon Baptist Ministries'upstairs venue at 631 Harden Street this past Thursday was a successful alternative to "shag nights" at recently closed Jillian’s. Although not a permanent substitute, the event seemed to meet the ravenous demand for shagging held by USC students.
Across from the Food Lion in Five Points sits a quaint restaurant, complete with outdoor seating adorned with blue umbrellas. A case of mouthwatering pastries greets one upon entering, and a cheery staff is eager to help one select a meal from a walled menu of teal and orange script.
With a solid three-and-a-half weeks off for winter break,most students are excited to rid themselves of books and homework. However, usually a week or two into the break, students become restless and — dare I say — bored.
Nestled between two new restaurants, The Wired Goat Cafe resides in a recently renovated warehouse on Gervais Street in the Vista. High ceilings, exposed brick, recently finished wood and intricate lighting make the coffee shop arguably one of the most visually appealing locations in Columbia.
As the Boil Water Advisory lifted from Columbia, the South Carolina State Fair opened to the public. A longstanding tradition in South Carolina, the fair is the largest event in the state. Despite operating for 176 years, no one could have predicted floodwaters quite as treacherous as the ones from the fall.
Despite the torrential downpours in Columbia in the fall, Drip in Five Points refused to dry up. While other coffee shops decided to close their doors given the boil water advisory, Drip remained as busy as ever.
Update: Citing inclement weather, the Italian Festival, set to run Oct. 3, was canceled and will not occur in 2015, according to WLTX. The next event will occur in 2016.