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February

History

Opening Day | Courage: The Vision to End Segregation and the Guts to Fight for It

SC State Museum

2/28 @ 10:00 am

History

Guided Tours of the Congaree Creek Battlefield Site

2/28 @ 2:00 pm

Visual Art

Artist Salon: Columbia Now

2/27 @ 12:00 pm

Literature

Lee Smith and the Good ‘ol Girls | One Book, One Community Finale Event

One Book, One Community

2/26 @ 7:00 pm

Visual Art

Tatara Fire | A Discussion with Henry Mandell

2/24 @ 6:00 pm

History

Jasper’s Book Club

One Columbia for Arts & History, Jasper Magazine

2/22 @ 3:00 pm

Music

The Palladium Society Chili Cook-Off Presented by Music Farm Columbia

2/21 @ 5:00 pm

History

Guided Tours of the Congaree Creek Battlefield Site

2/21 @ 2:00 pm

History

Sherman’s Army at Doko

2/20 @ 7:00 pm

History

News from Hell before Breakfast: Old General Sherman Gives a Commencement Address

One Book, One Community

2/19 @ 7:00 pm

Music

Cleaning Up the Dirty South

2/17 @ 8:00 pm

Literature

Art from the Ashes Reading

Jasper Magazine

2/17 @ 7:00 pm

History

Columbia Burning: A Sesquicentennial Reappraisal

2/17 @ 9:00 am

Dance

Columbia Commemorates the 150th Anniversary of the Burning of Columbia

2/17 @ 5:00 pm

History

Burning of Columbia Historical Marker Unveiling

2/17 @ 4:00 pm

Theater/Film

Gone With the Wind REDUX

2/16 @ 5:30 pm

History

Guided Tours of the Congaree Creek Battlefield Site

2/16 @ 10:00 am

History

Confederate Home State Historical Marker Unveiling

SC Department of Archives & History, Richland County Conservation Commission

2/15 @ 2:00 pm

Theater/Film

Gone With the Wind

2/15 @ 1:00 pm

History

Sunday Roll: Bus Tour of Civil War Sites

Historic Columbia

2/15 @ 2:00 pm

History

Guided Tours of the Congaree Creek Battlefield Site

2/15 @ 10:00 am

History

Fire at Washington Street | Service of Remembrance

2/15 @ 11:00 am

History

Re-enactment of Firing on the State House

2/14 @ 12:00 pm

History

Guided Tours of the Congaree Creek Battlefield Site

2/14 @ 10:00 am

History

History Day

2/14 @ 10:00 am

History

Lunch & Learn Series

2/13 @ 12:00 pm

History

Congaree Creek Earthworks Historical Marker Unveiling

2/13 @ 2:00 pm

History

Guided Tours of the Congaree Creek Battlefield Site

2/13 @ 10:00 am

History

Tom Elmore Presents: The Burning of Columbia

2/12 @ 6 pm

Theater/Film

On Agate Hill | Theatrical Performance

2/12 @ 6:30 pm

Dance

Opening reception | Crafting Civil (War) Conversations

2/12 @ 5:30 pm

History

Sherman’s March through Lexington County

2/11 @ 6:30 pm

History

The Civil War in Lexington County with JR Fennell

2/10 @ 6:30 pm

History

Walter Edgar’s Conversations on the Civil War

2/10 @ 5:30 pm

Theater/Film

Sherman’s March

2/9 @ 5:30 pm

History

Crossings: An Art Performance Event | Participant Meetings

2/9 @ 6:00 pm

History

Civil War Lecture Series | Atlanta and Columbia Remember Sherman: Monuments and Ruins

Historic Columbia

2/8 @ 3:00 pm

History

Guided Tours of the Congaree Creek Battlefield Site

2/8 @ 10:00 am

History

Guided Tours of the Congaree Creek Battlefield Site

2/7 @ 10:00 am

History

Columbia Time Machine | Civil War Coin Trail Kick-Off

2/7 @ 11:00 am

History

Lunch & Learn Series

2/6 @ 12:00 pm

History

Homeschool Friday | Columbia in the Civil War

2/6 @ 10:00 am

history

Walking in the Past Lane | The Burning of Columbia: The March from Columbia to Cheraw

Richland Library

2/5 @ 6:00 pm

Literature

Art from the Ashes | Panel Presentation

2/5 @ 7:00 pm

History

Opening Reception | Impressions of Chimneyville

Historic Columbia

2/5 @ 6:00 pm

History

Walter Edgar’s Conversations on the Civil War

2/3 @ 5:30 pm

Literature

Sherman’s Psychological War on Civilians and the Burning of Columbia

2/3 @ 7:00 pm

Theater/Film

The Searchers

2/2 @ 5:30 pm

History

Civil War Lecture Series: By the Red Glare Discussion and Book Signing

2/1 @ 3:00 pm

History

Guided Tours of the Congaree Creek Battlefield Site

2/1 @ 2:00 pm

Theater/Film

The Battle of Bull Run

2/1 @ 3:00 pm

Literature

Art from the Ashes | Book Launch and Art Exhibit Opening

2/1 @ 5:00 pm

January

History

Guided Tours of the Congaree Creek Battlefield Site

1/31 @ 1:00 pm

History

Lunch & Learn Series

1/30 @ 12:00 pm

History

Guided Tours of the Congaree Creek Battlefield Site

City of Cayce, The River Alliance

1/30 @ 1:00 pm

History

Through the Fire

1/29 @ 7:00 pm

History

Walter Edgar’s Conversations on the Civil War

1/27 @ 5:30 pm

Theater/Film

CSA: The Confederate States of America

1/26 @ 5:30 pm

History

Civil War Lecture Series: Prisoner of War Camps in the Midlands, Chester DePratter

1/25 @ 3:00 pm

History

Lunch & Learn Series

1/23 @ 12:00 pm

History

What did Jews think about slavery at the start of the Civil War?

1/20 @ 6:30 pm

History

Walter Edgar’s Conversations on the Civil War

1/20 @ 5:30 pm

Theater/Film

Rebirth of a Nation

1/19 @ 7:00 pm

History

Civil War Lecture Series: Rattled Yankees & Inconsolable Civilians in the Wake of the Burning of Columbia

SC Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum

1/18 @ 3:00 pm

History

Museum Road Show: Civil War Edition

1/17 @ 9:30 am

History

Jasper Magazine: January Issue Launch Party and One Book Announcement

Jasper Magazine

1/15 @ 6:00 pm

History

Walter Edgar’s Conversations on the Civil War

1/13 @ 5:30 pm

history

Sherman’s Flame & Blame Campaign: A Book Discussion with Patricia McNeely

1/11 @ 3:00 pm

History

Second Sunday Roll: Bus Tour of Civil War Sites

Historic Columbia

1/11 @ 2:00 pm

history

Walking in the Past Lane | The Burning of Columbia: The March along the Old State Road

Richland Library

1/8 @ 6:00 pm

Crossings: An Art Performance Event | Participant Meetings

Event Details

February 9

6:00 pm

+ Add To My Calendar 09-02-2015 18:00:00 09-02-2015 5:45:55 15 Crossings: An Art Performance Event | Participant Meetings The Big Apple One Columbia & Historic Columbia candiceivy@gmail.com DD/MM/YYYY

The Big Apple

1000 Hampton Street
Columbia, SC 29201
803-252-7742 x 17

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Organizer

One Columbia & Historic Columbia

Organizer Email

candiceivy@gmail.com

Ticket Info

FREE to participate, but registration is required. Participants are asked to commit to attending the meetings on Feb. 9 and 16, as well as participating in the outdoor performance on the evening of Feb. 17.

Midlands residents are invited to be a part of a new art performance event to be created for the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Burning of Columbia. Created and facilitated by South Carolina artist Candice Ivy, Crossings will be held on Columbia’s Main Street on the evening of Tuesday, Feb. 17, closing the official commemoration ceremony for the 150th anniversary of the Burning of Columbia.

The mission of the performance is to express the collective voice of participants through action and sound, symbolically recalling our inter-connected past with our present experience of local history. During the performance, participants will collaborate with the artist to work symbolically with sound, cloth, water and ash sourced from the remains of two historic homes. The goal will be to collectively create and hold a respectful space that reflects an acknowledgement of history’s continual presence within people, place and culture.

Anyone, regardless of background who would like to share their personal story may volunteer to participate. This performance is largely dependent upon the collective and diverse voices of the community to be successful. Narratives can be open in content, but should speak to each individual’s personal experience related to the traces of the Civil War in the South, not excluding stories connected to the range of complexities, sensitivities and divides connected to this shared history.

In preparation for the event, volunteers are invited to participate in several activities as a means to share their stories, connect with the artist, and each other. In part one of these preparatory meetings, participants are asked to bring any small object that connects them to their story. This performance pays reverential acknowledgement to our collective experiences. All potential participants are asked to bring their stories with openness and respect.

Meetings will take place at The Big Apple, located at 1000 Hampton Street in downtown Columbia, S.C., and will be held at 6 pm on Feb. 9, 11, 13 and 16. Participants are required to attend both the first and last meetings, as well as the outdoor performance on Feb. 17. For more information, email candiceivy@gmail.com.