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What you should know

Celebrated choreographer Reggie Wilson and the Fist and Heel Performance Group conjures some surprising truths in his “post-African/neo-HooDoo modern dance” performance POWER set to take on the College of Charleston Sottile Theatre on May 28 and 29. Here is what you should know: With a […]

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One of the two world premiere operas at this year’s Festival is Unholy Wars and you are not going to want to miss Grammy Award-winning tenor Karim Sulayman debut this intimate new work. Here is what you should know: Over the course of 70 minutes, a […]

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Kicking-off our 46th season is the Festival Feast dinner on the evening of May 26 and here is what you should know: A cultural and culinary synthesis unlike any before, we will follow the story of Omar and the culinary traditions originating in Senegal and […]

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Spoleto is known for its diverse programming—across genres, across continents, and across familiarities, and while seeing a classic like Puccini’s La bohème listed on the schedule may have you thinking otherwise, you may want to look a little deeper.  A Little More… Known for his […]

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Nothing can quite prepare listeners for the visceral intensity and genre-obliterating virtuosity of an evening with Cécile McLorin Salvant. Marking her third Spoleto Festival USA appearance on the heels of a MacArthur Fellowship and two Grammy wins since her last visit, the jazz vocalist arrives […]

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