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May 2017

Spol·et·i·quette (noun) the customary code of polite behavior in a Festival environment/setting or among Festival-goers 1. Show up early. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before showtime to give yourself time to park, find your seat, and settle in—scrambling over patrons who showed up on time to get to that […]

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Festival Friday Radio is a weekly blog series showcasing Spoleto Festival USA’s 2017 visiting artists. Each Friday, tune in for these hand-selected playlists that highlight a musician’s top 10 tracks—or get exclusive, artist-curated lists that reflect their own listening perspectives.   What happens when you […]

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Festival Friday Radio is a new weekly blog series in which we share playlists for your listening pleasure. While you wait for the 2017 Festival to begin, tune in every Friday to hear these hand-selected lists that include top 10 songs by 2017 Spoleto Festival USA musicians, or an exclusive […]

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Often in the mood for a pre-show beverage? How about a post-performance nightcap? Spoleto Festival USA has partnered with several top bars and restaurants in Charleston in order to quench your thirst and celebrate the Festival with Spoleto-inspired cocktails. Better yet? The locales are all within […]

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Your mother has been with you since day one—as you took your first steps and dabbled in your new-found hobbies—remember those clarinet and dance lessons? To thank her for all she has done and continues to do, why not treat her to a performing arts experience […]

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