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November 2017

Beginner’s Hoop Dance at the M.A.C.

November 8 @ 8:00 pm - December 20 @ 10:00 pm
$60

This is a 6-weeks series. The dates are as follows: Wednesdays 8:15pm Nov. 8 Nov. 15 Nov. 24 Dec. 6 Dec. 13 Dec. 20 ***REGISTER HERE**** Learn how to Hula hoop for fitness and fun! Join Glitterhoopz by Lori (Jacobsen) for a 6 weeks introductory series, where you'll learn fundamental hula hoop movements: Waist hooping -in both directions. Hooping on other parts of the body (neck, arms, shoulders, chest and legs). Dancing with the hoop. Tricks and transitions: lift off,…

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December 2017

Time for Art

December 7 @ 6:00 pm - December 30 @ 6:00 pm
Tapp’s Arts Center, 1644 Main Street
Columbia, 29201
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FREE
Exhibition

Time For Art celebrates the area's arts, nonprofit, and business communities through a unique silent art auction occurring on December 9, where volunteer hours (not dollars) are the currency of  the night! The show will be on preview on December 7th during First Thursday on Main - including works from dozens of local artists!! Multiple works not up for auction will be for sale on First Thursday. And as a special treat, be sure to come see Cedric Umoja in…

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Downstairs Spotlight presents: 6ixx and the Ugly Truth

December 7, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - January 26, 2018 @ 6:00 pm

My name is Demetrius "6ixx" similien. I am a Haitian American artists and a graduate of Benedict college Columbia, SC, where I earned degree in political science. I work primarily in video collaging and performance art. This process began as an educative tool for workshops and speaking events, then grew into independent immersive environments incorporating performance, poetry, music, and collaged video narratives.   Using video installation and performance is a way for me to simplify and entertain people on complicated…

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Laser Tag

The Artist’s Guide To The Galaxy: A Fun Laser Fundraiser!

December 14 @ 7:00 pm - December 15 @ 12:00 am

JOIN US on December 14th for a journey through the Tapp's Arts Center Galaxy. As we transform the Skyline Room into a laser tag arena and dance the night away in the gallery, we will celebrate this amazing year of projects, concerts, exhibitions, workshops, and experiences created by and for the greater Columbia community! The artist Bruce Nauman once stated, 'The True Artist helps the world by revealing mystic truths.' Tapp's wants to celebrate this fact by hosting a year-end…

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Sink or Swim “Not Set List” Comedy Show

December 15 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
$5 - $8
comedy

Soda City Stand Up and Tapp's Arts Center's Friday Night Comedy present Sink or Swim "No Set List" Comedy Show. That's right, NO set list, NO prepared material. Come join us for a one of a kind show. Comedians are given a random list of topics on the spot. They then have to riff on that topic and make it funny for you. It's Comedy on the Fly. Come see how fast these comics can think on their feet. Doors…

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Ginevra Hardin’s A Year in Style

December 21 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fountain Room, 1644 Main Street (Tapp's Arts Center)
Columbia, 29201
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$5

Ginevra Hardin is a Fashion Stylist based out of Columbia, South Carolina. A Graduate of Benedict College, Ginevra works with Photographers and Models to create Editorials and Fashion Films.   Join us December 21st for a night of fashion photography, music and performance art as Tapp's presents the visual experience of the style artist, Ginevra Hardin.  Music Guests sponsored by @SAGE            

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January 2018

Through the Eyes of Salvador: Afro-Cuban Public Art

January 4, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - January 26, 2018 @ 6:00 pm

Tapp's Arts Center and Palmetto Luna Arts are pleased to present: Through The Eyes of Salvador: Afro-Cuban Public Art. Salvador– as he is affectionately known in the Cuban art world – is best known for his public art works which have transformed  the Callejón de Hamel, an area located in the working-class Havana neighborhood of Cayo Hueso, into an explosion of color, story-telling, community pride, and inclusivity. Salvador began this work in 1990 when he created a living temple to the Orishas of Yoruba tradition. Significantly, this was two…

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Hip-Hop and Heels with Brittney (@ the M.A.C.)

January 6, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$15
dance

Love to dance? Want to meet new people? Or do you just need a nice workout? Join me for a class full of dance , sassiness , and sensuality! This class is all about the ladies as we will touch base with our feminine side while including hip-hop and jazz techniques . * You do not have to be experienced * 18 and up please! Only $15 for two hours of dance!   "Come join me for a night of…

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Sexy Hip Hop Dance with Pret (@ the M.A.C.)

January 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
$15

Sexy hip hop consists of popular hip hop movement with a sensual flare to tone your body, have fun and feel SEXY! Beginners are welcome and will be lead by instructor, Pret, who brings great energy and infectious confidence. ***Registration is now LIVE**** Two opportunities to learn on Saturday, January 13th: 10am-12pm & 1pm- 3pm $15/ class         ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The M.A.C. (Movement Arts Co-Op), Columbia, SCs first movement arts co-op, provides work space for movement artists and…

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Yoga and Mindfulness with Heather Parsons (@ the M.A.C.)

January 16, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - February 6, 2018 @ 7:00 pm

A short series to help kick off your healthy New Year! Join Heather Parsons for 4 weeks of yoga and mindfulness studies Tuesday evenings at 6pm from January 16 - February 6. Only $40 for the whole series. All levels are welcome. Bring your own mat (though we will have some loner mats available in the studio). **Stay tuned for registration links** Heather recently returned to Columbia after six years in California, where she studied yoga and wellness at the…

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