June 18, 2024


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To-Do Listing: Socially distanced Columbia arts and leisure picks (Jan. 20-27) | Arts

Contemporary CLASSICAL

Duo Cortona

Mezzo-soprano Rachel Calloway and violinist Ari Streisfeld are partner-and-wife crew Duo Cortona. The ensemble’s digital live performance, recorded in the Columbia Museum of Art’s collection galleries, is centered on the operate of lyric poet Sappho, at first sung and accompanied by lyre. Each and every age has devised its very own variation of the muse of Lesbos. The historic Greeks revered her the Victorians claimed she wasn’t gay. These days, we figure out her humanity and celebration of the divine feminine. The cost-free presentation on Jan. 22 begins at 7 p.m. Uncover out extra and access it by using columbiamuseum.org. PAT MORAN


Rex Darling

When Rex Darling started out out as additional of an acoustic covers act, the group speedily settled comfortably into its possess brand name of lushly theatrical indie pop. Its contribution to Comfort and ease Monk’s “Gratitude, Vol. II” sampler, “Invisible Ink,” is a highly effective showcase for both equally direct singer Catherine Hunsinger’s appreciable vocal chops and guitarist John Vail’s means to slowly but surely build chiming guitars into authentic rock catharsis. Rex Darling is evidently a band to view. See the group participate in Steel Hands Brewing on Jan. 21 from 6 to 10 p.m. Head to facebook.com/steelhandsbrewing for additional data. KYLE PETERSEN

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Trustus Theatre's first in-person production since COVID-19 to open for one night this week

Foods AND Drink

Bierkeller Rauchbier Abend

Roving German lager authorities Bierkeller Columbia is keeping a Bamberg-type celebration on Saturday with pours of Rauchbier, a smokey amber-colored lager, and helpings of bamberger zwiebel, a dish of sweet onions stuffed with minced pork and beef, accompanied with bacon and smoked beer gravy. There’s mashed potatoes and sauerkraut to round it out. Meat is not your detail? There’ll be vegetarian selections and other treats. VIP tickets $25 for reserved seat, two biers, a meal and dessert. Crowlers for $5 and fresh pours, much too. The Jan. 23 event goes from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Swamp Cabbage Brewing Firm. Find more information at fb.com/bierkellercolumbia. DAVID CLAREY


Conference Road Artisan Sector

Want far more incentive to hit a area marketplace than having exterior on a Saturday and supporting nearby artists? Well, this thirty day period at the Meeting Street Artisan Industry (behind Terra, New Brookland Tavern, and so on. in West Columbia), get 15 per cent off your whole invest in. The sellers are area out to assist with social distancing, and masks are required. Arts and crafts, contemporary meals and deliver, and food vans are part of the enjoyment. The Saturday sector runs from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Uncover extra facts at westcolumbiasc.gov/assembly-street-artisan-market place. JORDAN LAWRENCE


Ronnie Hopkins

Do you find yourself missing the jovial strength of walking into a area bar and hearing a practiced, passionate acoustic guitarist actively playing familiar handles? Well, you can find Ronnie Hopkins executing the detail outside on the patio at the Carolina Ale Dwelling in Harbison, making it possible for a flavor of this ordinary nightlife hallmark for people awkward hanging out inside of a bar correct now.

Assisted by pre-recorded backing tracks, Hopkins usually takes on tracks by the likes of Tom Petty and the Allman Brothers are effectively played and reverent, honed by taking part in numerous these gigs in the past. He performs from 6 to 10 p.m. on Jan. 22. Discover out much more at fb.com/CAHHarbison. JORDAN LAWRENCE


7Sunday Frames & Sneaker 2 Yr Anniversary

Columbia-primarily based audio showcase 7Sunday celebrates two a long time of celebrating regional expertise nearly due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but that doesn’t mean you will not get a excellent show. Two of the area’s most remarkable feminine vocalists — TiffanyJ and Brittany Turnipseed — direct an R&B-leaning lineup that also contains Boogie Brown, Steve Ray, and Travis Douglas, alongside with self-proclaimed “alternative acoustic pop” artist Jon Rooks. The Jan. 24 celebration commences at 7 p.m. and costs $14 to entry. Come across out extra data via fb.com/7Sundaylive. JORDAN LAWRENCE

Exhibition at Columbia’s 701 Center for Contemporary Art explores food’s role in society


Pink Shoe Run

This year’s Crimson Shoe Operate, a 5k/10k to gain the Ronald McDonald Dwelling Charities on Jan. 23, is naturally not gonna get the job done as an in-man or woman function, what with the pandemic and all. So it’s heading digital, making it possible for runners to sign up and run at a place of their selecting — your community, your favored park and your treadmill are all beautifully suitable. Runners will article their times at the time the function is above, so no fudging your figures, buddy this is centered on the honor technique. To sign up and get much more information, go to.strictlyrunning.com. VINCENT HARRIS

Television set


There isn’t really much to spoil about the initially two episodes of “WandaVision.” And however, I worry describing also significantly about the encounter for individuals who have not watched them, as jumping in not specifically recognizing what to expect was element of my joy (outside of the comforting normalcy of viewing the Marvel Studios symbol perform at the prime of something new and remarkable). Of course, it’s actively playing all around with tropes from Tv sitcoms earlier. And sure, there is something incredibly strange and disturbing lingering less than that pleasantly nostalgic surface area. And yes, it’s usually incredibly amusing — with Paul Bethany’s Vision stepping out as a specifically fulfilling comedic surprise. Beyond that, suffice it to say that the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s 1st go at a Television present on Disney+ is so much likely incredibly properly. The 1st two episodes are readily available to watch now. The 3rd arrives on Jan. 22. JORDAN LAWRENCE