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April 2013

This morning, Festival friends and staff joined King Street retailers and members of the local media at Bob Ellis Shoes, where General Director Nigel Redden unveiled the official 2013 Festival poster, featuring “Angled Ring” by New York-based artist Robert Mangold. Mangold’s work frequently includes direct […]

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Highly acclaimed English actor, playwright, author and director Steven Berkoff continues to set the benchmark in stunning, intense performances on both stage and screen. Steven Berkoff was born in Stepney, London. After studying drama and mime in London and Paris, he entered a series of […]

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“Gregory Porter has most of what you would want in a male jazz singer, and maybe a thing or two you didn’t know you wanted.” – The New York Times Jazz/soul vocalist Gregory Porter was born in Los Angeles, raised in Bakersfield, California, and now lives […]

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Tickets. Info. News. Social. Yep, there’s an app for that. Stay connected to Spoleto Festival USA anytime, anywhere—all from the convenience of your favorite mobile device. EASY ACCESS TO THE MOST IMPORTANT INFORMATION Our mobile home page has quick links to the season schedule, show […]

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Born in Lyon, France, choreographer Mourad Merzouki is the artistic director of Compagnie Käfig, which he founded in 1996. Merzouki started learning martial and circus arts when he was seven years old. As a teenager, his discovery of hip-hop culture led him toward the dance […]

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