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Festival News

Cheers to 2017!

Today, Spoleto Festival USA is pleased to announce the programming for its 41st season, spanning May 26 to June 11 in Charleston, South Carolina. There are more than 160 ticketed events in 12 venues throughout the Holy City, and more dance and theater productions than […]

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When combing through the list of nominees for The 58th GRAMMYs, you will find NINE Spoleto Festival USA artists/ensembles (past and present) in EIGHT different categories. FOUR of those nine artists/ensembles are nominated in more than one category. Congratulations to all nominees listed below! The GRAMMYs air on Monday, February […]

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Take part in our donor pre-sale! The full program for the 40th season of Spoleto Festival USA will be announced on Sunday, January 3. This exciting announcement will be followed by a 9-day pre-sale for Festival donors (please see below for ticket availability based on contribution […]

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There’s no denying that Charleston is home to excellent food. For locals and visitors alike, it’s an ideal destination to experience a sampling of the Lowcountry’s finest or a taste of international cuisine; the selection is diverse and the quality is unparalleled. We reached out to […]

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There are a variety of Festival performances sure to delight audiences of all ages! Golden Dragon Water Puppet Theatre One of Vietnam’s cultural treasures, these traditional water puppets perform with live music in a specially constructed pool at the College of Charleston Stern Student Center Garden. Tuesday, […]

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