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About Jasper

What Jasper Said is the blogging arm of Jasper – The Word on Columbia Arts, a new written-word oriented arts magazine that serves artists and arts lovers in the Columbia, SC area and its environs in four ways: Via Print Media – Jasper is a bi-monthly magazine, releasing in print six times per year in September, November, January, March, May & July, on the 15th of each month. Jasper covers the latest in theatre and dance, visual arts, literary arts, music, and film as well as arts events and happenings; Via Website – Jasper is an interactive website complete with a visual arts gallery, messages from Jasper, an arts events calendar that is updated several times daily, bite-sized stories on arts events, guest editorials, local music, dance & theatre videos, community surveys, and more; Via Blog – What Jasper Said -- you're reading this now -- is a daily blog featuring a rotating schedule of bloggers from the Jasper staff as well as guest bloggers from throughout the arts community; Via Twitter – Jasper Advises is a method of updating the arts community on arts events, as they happen, with more than a half dozen active tweeters who live, work, and play inside the arts community everyday ~ Jasper Advises keeps the arts community abreast of what not to miss, what is happening when it is happening, and where to be to experience it first hand.

REVIEW: SC Phil’s Beloved Broadway by Rosalind Graverson

I love any excuse to get dressed up, so going to the South Carolina Philharmonic’s Beloved Broadway concert sounded like the perfect way to spend my Saturday night. This was the first of three concerts that the Philharmonic will be … Continue reading

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The USC Symphony Orchestra presents music by American masters Bernstein, Gershwin, and Ellington

As American as apple pie, Maestro Portnoy and the USC Symphony Orchestra offer a delightful slice of American classics, bringing you the music of Leonard Bernstein, George Gershwin and Duke Ellington. Best-loved music of America’s great composers takes place Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Wine Down and Meander Around: Mixed Media Art by Jessica Ream to Mix Up Your Thursday by Kirby Knowlton

  Come see Jessica Ream’s new art exhibition Meanderings at Wine Down on Main on First Thursday, October 2nd.  A trademark of Ream’s, the show will feature mixed media pieces including and inspired by her family photos.  “Photographs are a … Continue reading

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