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It can be anyone’s guess what Geoff Nuttall has in store for concert-goers during the 33 Bank of America Chamber Music series concerts. That’s because Nuttall, The Charles E. and Andrea L. Volpe Director of Chamber Music, thinks outside of the box when planning the 11 […]

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As we eagerly count down the days until Spoleto Festival USA’s 42nd season, we reach another Charleston staple event: the Cooper River Bridge Run. Whether you’re slipping on your sneakers for this Saturday’s 10K, or just out for a fun run in your neighborhood, here’s […]

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Just over 30 years ago, Carlo Colla and Sons Marionette Company made its Spoleto Festival USA debut. It was the start of a long relationship: The Italian troupe, unmatched in its ability to bring wooden puppets to life onstage, makes its seventh Spoleto appearance in […]

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Find yourself chanting “USA! USA! USA!” even more than usual these days? You’re not alone—we’ve got Olympic fever around here, too. We can’t get enough of the spectacle, the drama, the successes, the tears, the world-class performers—err, athletes. In fact, when we started thinking about […]

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Every year, the Wells Fargo Festival Finale serves as the bittersweet climax of the Festival—marking the end of another season but doing so in a celebratory blaze of glory. Friends and families pack picnics and spread blankets on the grounds of Middleton Place for a full […]

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