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The 41st season may be coming to a close but there are still plenty of chances to experience the magic of the Festival during closing weekend. Don’t miss your chance to see these world-class performances in the Holy City through June 11. Hailed as “comedic brilliance” […]

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There are a myriad of characteristics that make Spoleto Festival USA a truly unique festival. One of those special attributes is the close proximity of our venues which makes show hopping during the Festival a breeze. Get to know the nooks and crannies of Charleston […]

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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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