Welcome to the Spoleto Festival USA journal.

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

DANCE FOR YOUR EARS

You go to dance performances to delight your sense of sight, right? Well, yes, but Spoleto Festival USA dance programs are also a treat for your ears. Two phenomenal dance companies debut this weekend, both with enticing soundtracks coupled with scintillating choreography, sure to please […]

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Brochures have been mailed, the website has been launched, and tickets to the 2014 season of Spoleto Festival USA are officially ON SALE! With so many fantastic performances, knowing where to start can be tricky. Our suggestion? Just go for it! And just in case […]

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The Spoleto Festival USA offices are buzzing as preparations for the upcoming season are well underway. (Where did the summer go?) We can’t divulge much quite yet, but rest assured the program will feature the perfect mix of world-class opera, theater, music, and dance. Be […]

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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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“Gregory Porter has most of what you would want in a male jazz singer, and maybe a thing or two you didn’t know you wanted.” – The New York Times Jazz/soul vocalist Gregory Porter was born in Los Angeles, raised in Bakersfield, California, and now lives […]

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