The Carolina Foothills Artisan Center is organized and shall operate exclusively as a nonprofit corporation to develop the educational, artistic, cultural and economic growth of the Upstate by providing means for North and South Carolina artists to demonstrate the creative process and to showcase the products of their talents to a wide variety of citizens and by providing a place for citizens to learn about and purchase the work of Carolina artisans.
This widely respected center offers everything from classical music to Broadway shows. The Brooks Center for the Performing Arts merges professional with educational programming and allows the University and all its students access to every level of arts participation.
The Pendleton Playhouse and adjoining Cox Hall serve as the home of The Clemson Little Theatre and Clemson Area Youth Theatre (CAYT). Classes and workshops are offered in addition to performance opportunities.
Spartanburg’s grand old lady, the Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium, reopened after an extensive $10.5 million renovation, and is a great venue for entertainment. The new renovations include a new lobby, complete with custom carpeting, a specialty coffee bar, copper chandeliers, and arched skylights. The concession stand has rich oak cabinets behind the counter, and just around the corner is a new souvenir booth. Call (800) 745-3000 to order tickets.
From its beginning in 1995, Hub City’s emphasis has been place-based literature that encourages readers to form a deeper connection with their home territory. Over the years, Hub City has published in a variety of genres, including fiction, personal essay, poetry, non-fiction, biography, humor, nature writing, children’s literature, and historical.
Flat Rock, NC
Flat Rock Playhouse is the state theatre of North Carolina and one of the finest local playhouses in the United States. Highly acclaimed throughout the theater world, the theatre is home to the Vagabond School of the Drama. Check their web site for ticketing information and a schedule of performances.
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