Elite Ballroom Academy is holding two dance events. Their regular date night dance on February 11 at 7:30 pm will be a special edition. There will be champagne and chocolates – special handmade chocolates from Mery’s Kitchen – and a 45 min dance lesson. Bouquets are available for buy alsoContinue Reading

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden will open the Darnall W. and Susan F. Boyd Aquarium & Reptile Conservation Center March 2. Thanks to the support of The Boyd Foundation, the multi-million-dollar renovations will transform the heart of the Zoo into a state-of-the-art animal care facility — providing guests with an experienceContinue Reading

Chair Volleyball is a fun physical activity for players with all abilities and activity levels, wheelchair bound to the regularly active. Regular participation in this activity can increase flexibility and stamina. The Ballentine Community Center is looking for participants to form teams. If this sounds like something you would beContinue Reading

A Vietnam War Biography by Col. William P. Collier Jr., U.S. Army (Retired) BOOK REVIEW by W. Thomas Smith Jr. THERE ARE MEN WHO ARE SAID TO BE GREAT, though most of those “said to be great” are only penultimately exceptional. Then there are truly great men in the purestContinue Reading

New concert program creates accessible event for persons with sensory sensitivities and their families The South Carolina Philharmonic presents Sensory Friendly Family Concert Sunday, February 19, 2023 at 3:00 PM at the Koger Center for the Arts. This concert event is designed especially for persons with sensory sensitivities and theirContinue Reading

The Inaugural Soda City Jazz Festival will take place at the Koger Center for the Arts November 27 at 7:30 pm, with doors opening at 6:30 pm. Jazz musicians Boney James and Norman Brown headline the concert, and the event features special guests Terence Young, Sam “Bassman” Jenkins, and DanteContinue Reading

Lake Murray Symphony Orchestra will present Norse Notes this Sunday, November 20 at 3:30pm in the Harbison Theatre at 7300 College Street, Irmo. It will be a musical journey through the Scandinavian countries of Norway, Sweden, and Finland.Highlighting composers Halvorsen, Sibelius, and Jarnefelt with overtures, marches. dances, and Grieg’s PeerContinue Reading