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To-Do List: Socially distanced Columbia arts and leisure picks (Feb. 3-10) | Arts


WE DID THAT! Sundance in SC Producer’s Panel

The screenings that Columbia scored as a satellite host for this year’s Sundance Movie Competition are done, and now it’s time for the individuals who helped deliver it right here to take a deserved bow, and inform us a very little little bit about how they did it. In this digital dialogue, Curtis Caesar John, government director of the Sundance-web hosting Luminal Theater, will appear alongside other stakeholders in the Columbia festivities, with writer, rapper, DJ and recurrent No cost Periods contributor Preach Jacobs playing host. The free of charge event goes from 7 to 8 p.m. on Feb. 3. Go to to locate out more. JORDAN LAWRENCE


South Carolina Philharmonic: Mozart’s Jupiter Symphony

Concluded in 1788, Mozart’s “Symphony No. 41 in C Major” is the maestro’s longest and past symphony. In truth, it is uncertain if the piece was executed in Mozart’s lifetime. Exuberant and humorous, the piece earned comparisons to the grandiose king of the Roman gods, and was hence dubbed the “Jupiter Symphony.” The South Carolina Philharmonic appends this royal function with parts by Ravel and Boulogne, executing for a are living audience (with minimal attendance, distanced seating and additional COVID-19 protocols) on Feb. 6 at 6 and 8 p.m., and offering a virtual presentation of the 8 p.m. concert for those who favor to observe from dwelling. Price ranges array from $15 to $55 for single-performance tickets. Locate out far more information at PAT MORAN

Columbia Museum of Art highlights M.C. Escher’s enduring influence


Valentine’s Industry

Never get caught without a Valentine’s reward. Curiosity Espresso Bar has you protected with this industry on Feb. 10 from 5 to 8 p.m. It looks to be an expanded version of the out of doors markets the espresso and community location in Cottontown hosted through the holiday seasons, with sellers spanning candles, crops, art, display screen-print T-shirts and more setting up to provide their wares, and Queen’s Kitchen (slinging jerk rooster cheesesteaks, fried frog legs, smooth shell crab sandwiches, gator nuggets and far more) offering the foodstuff. For additional info, head to JORDAN LAWRENCE

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Telescope Livestream

Set your sights on the stars, but keep your eyes on your laptop monitor. The South Carolina State Museum carries on to present a sequence of telescope streams on Facebook Are living this 7 days, with workers guiding viewers and discussing various particulars about what you can see when you amplify the night’s sky. This week’s observation targets are the Orion Nebula, Betelgeuse and Rigel, and the discussion subject areas are “how stars kind,” “different varieties of stars” and “binary stars.” Access the totally free dwell-stream on Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. by way of JORDAN LAWRENCE


Sweet Sweet

Jeremy Dunham and Kerrine Gifford made the decision to get in touch with their duo Sweet Sweet to replicate the soothing blend of Dunham’s acoustic guitar and Gifford’s cello. Acoustic Americana teams aren’t nearly anything new, but these two have uncovered a sweet spot mixing head-spinning vocal harmonies, ragged foot percussion and no-frills instrumental interplay. There’s a type of mournful calm in the duo’s music. It’s not unhappy, for every se, it’s just contemplative, austere and quietly lovely. Their Feb. 5 display at Metal Arms Brewing (prepared to consider area outdoors) starts at 6 p.m., and it’s cost-free. Head to to find out a lot more. VINCENT HARRIS

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“Deep in Vogue”

Popularized by Madonna’s 1990 strike “Vogue,” voguing is a stylized dance variety that originated in Black and Latinx gay culture in the late 1980s. “Deep in Vogue” celebrates the movement’s latest iteration — the colourful, queer and political globe of Northern Vogue in the U.K. With interviews and performances, filmmakers Dennis Keighron-Foster and Amy Watson doc the rivalry involving four “houses,” or dance troupes, which provide as people for the performers, and deliver them a perception of belonging and self-appreciate. The film is displaying through Feb. 4 via the Nickelodeon Theatre’s Virtual Screening Room. Access prices $12. Uncover out far more at PAT MORAN

Spouse and children

Richland Library Storytime

Young children like currently being informed stories. For assistance satisfying this perennial need of our young types, flip to Richland Library, which presents regular only storytimes. In the coming days, you can (on Feb. 6 at 10:30 a.m.) allow Columbia and Richland firefighters deal with your small children to publications and tracks, and (on Feb. 8 at 6:30 p.m.) you can test in for a Pajamarama Storytime, which is pretty considerably the exact point other than for the lack of firefighters and the encouragement to tune in even though snuggled in your jammies. Both are totally free to view and can be accessed by using JORDAN LAWRENCE



On its surface area, Shakespeare’s darkest, most brooding tragedy is a condemnation of the cancer of jealousy. But that interpretation robs the performs of its insidious subtlety. The noble Moor Othello, tricked by his lieutenant Iago into murdering a spouse he believes to be unfaithful, is no mere pawn. Othello’s egotism would make him commonly susceptible to Iago’s poisoned terms. To paraphrase an additional operate of English literature, “Pride goeth ahead of a fall.” Catch a totally free filmed production of the perennial get the job done for absolutely free from Canada’s Shakespeare-centered Stratford Competition in between Feb. 4 and 6 at PAT MORAN

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