SCE&G Columbia Museum of Art present Solar Exploration Station PDF Print E-mail
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Saturday, 20 September 2014 00:00

Today representatives from SCE&G and the Columbia Museum of Art along with a group of first through third grade students from Logan Elementary School gathered in the Museum’s atrium to unveil a new, interactive solar display.  The Solar Exploration Station allows visitors to take the power of the sun into their hands and learn more about solar energy and the Museum’s rooftop solar panels in a fun and creative way.

Since 2011 the Columbia Museum of Art has harnessed renewable power from 177 solar panels positioned on top of its roof. Working with SCE&G, the South Carolina Energy Office and Sunstore Solar, the museum secured a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to implement the renewable energy project.

Last Updated on Friday, 19 September 2014 23:12
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Disney Live! Presents Mickey’s Magic PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 19 September 2014 22:29

In a captivating combination, Master Magician Mickey Mouse and the always-dazzling Minnie Mouse join forces with professional illusionist Zach Williams for a magical production on stage.  Disney Live! presents Mickey’s Magic Show Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt features grand illusions and favorite Disney characters, including Donald Duck and Goofy; Cinderella and her Fairy Godmother; Alice in Wonderland and the Mad Hatter; and beloved Disney princesses Jasmine, Belle and Snow White.

Disney Live! Presents Mickey’s Magic Show visits Columbia on February 20, 2015 for one performance at Colonial Life Arena at 7p.m.

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Our Most Electrifying Poet Has Gone to Sleep PDF Print E-mail
Written by Molefi Kete Asante   
Thursday, 16 January 2014 09:12

Amiri Baraka, a brilliant light that shined brightest when in the middle of battling for his people's rights, has taken the eternal sleep. His manifest destiny was to make racial criminals and political thugs angry and uncomfortable. This is why the poems he wrote agitated the establishment and made him a righteous defender of human freedom. He was a free man and in that freedom he was free to be bold, to be wrong, to be strong and to be adventurous, and to be right. Always capable of self-correction, Baraka's ability to take the dagger of his words and strike the blow for truth as he saw it was uncanny and a part of his genius. We will miss him and his poems and plays and essays that provoked a generation. Nothing anti-African passed him without a comment and nothing was so close to him as his battle with his own intellect.

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Young Africans Choir Coming to Columbia PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 16 January 2014 08:32

Hosted by: Brookland Baptist Church
Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 6:00 PM
Brookland Foundation
1066 Sunset Blvd
Columbia, SC 29202
Tel: (803) 744-7914

The Young Africans are a gifted group of singers, musicians and dancers who were all once a part of the world-renowned African Children’s Choir.

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Jonathan Green: Artist, Activist, Historian PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 09 September 2013 09:44

Jonathan Green is considered by many art critics and reviewers to be one of the most important painters of the Southern experience. Green’s work, which has been exhibited at major national and international venues, reflects a deep sense of history and place.

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