June 20, 2024


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To-Do List: Socially distanced Columbia arts and entertainment picks (Jan. 20-27) | Arts


Duo Cortona

Mezzo-soprano Rachel Calloway and violinist Ari Streisfeld are partner-and-spouse crew Duo Cortona. The ensemble’s digital live performance, recorded in the Columbia Museum of Art’s collection galleries, is centered on the work of lyric poet Sappho, at first sung and accompanied by lyre. Every single age has devised its have variation of the muse of Lesbos. The historic Greeks revered her the Victorians claimed she wasn’t gay. These days, we figure out her humanity and celebration of the divine feminine. The cost-free presentation on Jan. 22 begins at 7 p.m. Find out far more and obtain it by means of columbiamuseum.org. PAT MORAN


Rex Darling

Although Rex Darling started out as a lot more of an acoustic addresses act, the group rapidly settled easily into its very own brand name of lushly theatrical indie pop. Its contribution to Ease and comfort Monk’s “Gratitude, Vol. II” sampler, “Invisible Ink,” is a highly effective showcase for each direct singer Catherine Hunsinger’s substantial vocal chops and guitarist John Vail’s capacity to gradually build chiming guitars into legitimate rock catharsis. Rex Darling is clearly a band to view. See the group perform Steel Fingers Brewing on Jan. 21 from 6 to 10 p.m. Head to fb.com/steelhandsbrewing for far more data. KYLE PETERSEN

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Trustus Theatre's first in-person production since COVID-19 to open for one night this week

Food AND Drink

Bierkeller Rauchbier Abend

Roving German lager experts Bierkeller Columbia is holding a Bamberg-fashion celebration on Saturday with pours of Rauchbier, a smokey amber-coloured lager, and helpings of bamberger zwiebel, a dish of sweet onions stuffed with minced pork and beef, accompanied with bacon and smoked beer gravy. There is mashed potatoes and sauerkraut to spherical it out. Meat isn’t your point? There’ll be vegetarian solutions and other treats. VIP tickets $25 for reserved seat, two biers, a food and dessert. Crowlers for $5 and fresh pours, also. The Jan. 23 function goes from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Swamp Cabbage Brewing Corporation. Obtain far more facts at facebook.com/bierkellercolumbia. DAVID CLAREY


Meeting Avenue Artisan Sector

Need to have additional incentive to hit a neighborhood sector than acquiring outdoors on a Saturday and supporting community artists? Properly, this month at the Assembly Street Artisan Industry (behind Terra, New Brookland Tavern, etc. in West Columbia), get 15 p.c off your overall buy. The suppliers are area out to assistance with social distancing, and masks are essential. Arts and crafts, contemporary foods and develop, and foods vehicles are aspect of the enjoyment. The Saturday market place operates from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Uncover extra facts at westcolumbiasc.gov/conference-road-artisan-sector. JORDAN LAWRENCE


Ronnie Hopkins

Do you locate you missing the jovial energy of walking into a local bar and listening to a practiced, passionate acoustic guitarist enjoying familiar covers? Well, you can discover Ronnie Hopkins undertaking the matter outside on the patio at the Carolina Ale Home in Harbison, permitting a taste of this typical nightlife hallmark for individuals not comfortable hanging out inside a bar proper now.

Assisted by pre-recorded backing tracks, Hopkins normally takes on music by the likes of Tom Petty and the Allman Brothers are nicely played and reverent, honed by enjoying numerous these gigs in the past. He plays from 6 to 10 p.m. on Jan. 22. Find out extra at facebook.com/CAHHarbison. JORDAN LAWRENCE


7Sunday Frames & Sneaker 2 Yr Anniversary

Columbia-primarily based new music showcase 7Sunday celebrates two many years of celebrating community expertise almost thanks to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but that does not signify you won’t get a fantastic present. Two of the area’s most spectacular feminine vocalists — TiffanyJ and Brittany Turnipseed — direct an R&B-leaning lineup that also incorporates Boogie Brown, Steve Ray, and Travis Douglas, along with self-proclaimed “alternative acoustic pop” artist Jon Rooks. The Jan. 24 celebration starts off at 7 p.m. and fees $14 to accessibility. Locate out extra data through fb.com/7Sundaylive. JORDAN LAWRENCE

Exhibition at Columbia’s 701 Center for Contemporary Art explores food’s role in society


Pink Shoe Operate

This year’s Purple Shoe Run, a 5k/10k to profit the Ronald McDonald Residence Charities on Jan. 23, is obviously not gonna get the job done as an in-person occasion, what with the pandemic and all. So it’s heading digital, allowing runners to sign up and operate at a place of their choosing — your community, your favorite park and your treadmill are all correctly satisfactory. Runners will write-up their periods when the party is in excess of, so no fudging your figures, buddy this is primarily based on the honor procedure. To sign up and get a lot more data, stop by.strictlyrunning.com. VINCENT HARRIS

Television set


There is not genuinely a great deal to spoil about the 1st two episodes of “WandaVision.” And still, I anxiety describing much too a lot about the working experience for all those who have not watched them, as leaping in not exactly recognizing what to count on was aspect of my pleasure (over and above the comforting normalcy of looking at the Marvel Studios symbol participate in at the leading of some thing new and enjoyable). Of course, it is playing around with tropes from Tv set sitcoms earlier. And indeed, there is a little something incredibly unusual and disturbing lingering beneath that pleasantly nostalgic area. And of course, it’s normally extremely funny — with Paul Bethany’s Vision stepping out as a specially satisfying comedic shock. Over and above that, suffice it to say that the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s first go at a Television set show on Disney+ is so significantly heading incredibly properly. The initial two episodes are accessible to enjoy now. The third comes on Jan. 22. JORDAN LAWRENCE