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Delve deeper into the stories that make up the fabric of the Festival.

May 2013

Back by popular demand, twelve tips that will make you the most popular person at this year’s Festival. Tips Four — Six: Read other articles in this series: Chapter One: Tips One — Three

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Michael Grofsorean—Michael G. to Festival insiders—has been programming Spoleto jazz since 1980. We sat down with him recently to pick his brain—about music, about artists, about his approach to programming, and about Charleston: SFUSA: How do you select the artists for each season? Michael: I […]

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Locals have one last chance to save on Festival tickets. Spoleto Festival USA will be back with special ticket offers and waived fees during this weekend’s Second Sunday on King Street. Stop by the Festival’s tent, located at the corner of King and George Streets, […]

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Back by popular demand, twelve tips that will make you the most popular person at this year’s Festival. Tips One — Three:   Read other articles in this series: Chapter Two: Tips Four — Six

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Focus on Charleston

If you’ve seen the last several season’s worth of Spoleto Festival USA ticket brochures, you’ve seen photographer Doug Hickok’s distinctive, color-saturated images of Charleston. We asked Doug to talk to us about the challenges and rewards of capturing unique images of one of the most […]

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