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The Etherredge Center

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340 Scholar Loop
Aiken, SC 29803 United States
803-641-3305 https://etherredge.usca.edu/

August 2022

Voices & Votes: Civil Rights Symposium

August 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Etherredge Center, 340 Scholar Loop
Aiken, SC 29803 United States
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As part of Voices and Votes: Democracy in America, this panel of advocates and thought leaders will discuss the history of, and the present enforcement of, voter suppression and disenfranchisement tactics and policies in South Carolina and throughout the Southern United States. Panelists will discuss voting rights from their respective roles, guided by our moderator. Part of the Voices and Votes: Democracy in America traveling exhibit of the Smithsonian Institution, on display at the Aiken County Historical Museum from July…

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Suffrage Symposium: The Big Debate

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Etherredge Center, 340 Scholar Loop
Aiken, SC 29803 United States
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Suffrage Symposium: The Big Debate With the national premiere of an original playlet, The Big Debate, this event brings to life the fraught friendship and the competition for recognition between voting rights stalwarts Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony. The 15th Amendment, passed in 1869, states the right to vote "shall not be denied or abridged ... on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude." The 19th Amendment, passed in 1919, states the right to vote "shall not…

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September 2022

The Etherredge Center Carolina Series – LeRhonda S. Manigault-Bryant: Talking to the Dead

September 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Etherredge Center, 340 Scholar Loop
Aiken, SC 29803 United States
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Talking to the Dead is an ethnography of seven Gullah/Geechee women from the South Carolina lowcountry. These women communicate with their ancestors through dreams, prayer, and visions and traditional crafts and customs, such as storytelling, basket making, and ecstatic singing in their churches. Like other Gullah/Geechee women of the South Carolina and Georgia coasts, these women, through their active communication with the deceased, make choices and receive guidance about how to live out their faith and engage with the living.…

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Aiken Symphony Orchestra Masterworks Series

September 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Etherredge Center, 340 Scholar Loop
Aiken, SC 29803 United States
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The Aiken Symphony Orchestra Masterworks Series presents: 'Pictures at an Exhibition' Soloist: Pianist Nathan Lee Rossini - La Gazza Ladra Overture Gershwin - Piano Concerto in F Mussorgsky/Ravel - Pictures at an Exhibition

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Pictures at an Exhibition

September 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Etherredge Center, 340 Scholar Loop
Aiken, SC 29803 United States
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Soloist: Pianist Nathan Lee Saturday, September 10 7:30pm Etherredge Center Rossini – La Gazza Ladra Overture Gershwin – Piano Concerto in F Mussorgsky/Ravel – Pictures at an Exhibition

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The Indigo Girls Presented with The Aiken Symphony Orchestra

September 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Etherredge Center, 340 Scholar Loop
Aiken, SC 29803 United States
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The Etherredge Center and Aiken Symphony Orchestra present The Indigo Girls with The Aiken Symphony Orchestra. Known for their folk-rock music, Amy Ray and Emily Saliers, the two halves of the Indigo Girls are set to wow CSRA audiences as they appear for the first time in Aiken, with the Aiken Symphony Orchestra. Celebrating their successful four-decade-long career, the program features Indigo Girls' popular hits like "Galileo", "Kid Fears", "Closer to Fine" and "Making Promises" accompanied by the Aiken Symphony…

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Heart Show Encore

September 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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The Etherredge Center, 340 Scholar Loop
Aiken, SC 29803 United States
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Music/Theatre Program The Etherredge Center Tuesday, Sep 20, 2022 at 7:30 PM (ET) to Tuesday, Sep 20, 2022 at 11:00 PM (ET) General Public tickets on sale July 25 Performance will be 90 minutes The Encore Show for 2022 will be the music from the Heart Show of 2020 which was the Knights of the Heart Table.  Some of the songs include: Will the Circle be Unbroken Here's to Us Happy Rhythm Show Me the Way The Sound of Silence…

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Center for Lifelong Learning Book Fair

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Etherredge Center, 340 Scholar Loop
Aiken, SC 29803 United States
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The Center for Lifelong Learning's Book Fair 2022 will be held Saturday, Sept. 24, from 10am to 3pm at the USCA Etherredge Center, lower and upper lobbies. Attendees will meet with local and regional authors, learn about their work, get tips on the business of writing and browse a selection of books, including selections set in or around Aiken, as well as tales from faraway places. No admission charge / Voluntary donations are welcome.

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October 2022

CAROLINA Series – Dr. Marlena Smalls & the Hallelujah Singers

October 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Etherredge Center, 340 Scholar Loop
Aiken, SC 29803 United States
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Carolina Series The Etherredge Center Tuesday, Oct 11, 2022 at 7:30 PM (ET) Single tickets on sale August 1 Anyone interested in purchasing a Carolina Series season subscription for all 3 events may contact the Box Office at 803-641-3305 Dr. Marlena Smalls is the founder and director of the internationally known group The Hallelujah Singers. Smalls, a vocalist and historian began her singing career in Ohio and went to Central State University. A sacred music vocalist, Marlena also ventures into…

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Mendelssohn’s Scottish

October 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Etherredge Center, 340 Scholar Loop
Aiken, SC 29803 United States
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Soloist: Violinist SooBeen Lee Mendelssohn’s Scottish Saturday, October 15 7:30pm Etherredge Center Mendelssohn – Hebrides Overture Saint-Saens – Violin Concerto No. 3 Mendelssohn – Symphony No. 3 “Scottish”

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Cultural Series – Vocal Trash

October 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Etherredge Center, 340 Scholar Loop
Aiken, SC 29803 United States
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Cultural Series The Etherredge Center Sunday, Oct 23, 2022 at 2:00 PM (ET) Single tickets on sale August 1 Anyone interested in purchasing a Cultural Series season subscription for all 5 events may contact the Box Office at 803-641-3305 Described as, “Glee Meets Stomp”, Vocal Trash asks you to recycle your imagination as their urban themed Broadway style show energizes audiences From New York to Seattle, Las Vegas to Beijing. With their first class singing, industrial style drumming and award winning…

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November 2022

Cultural Series – Preservation Hall Jazz Band

November 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Etherredge Center, 340 Scholar Loop
Aiken, SC 29803 United States
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Cultural Series The Etherredge Center Tuesday, Nov 15, 2022 at 7:30 PM (ET) Single tickets on sale August 1 Anyone interested in purchasing a Cultural Series season subscription for all 5 events may contact the Box Office at 803-641-3305 At a moment when musical streams are crossing with unprecedented frequency, it’s crucial to remember that throughout its history, New Orleans has been the point at which sounds and cultures from around the world converge, mingle, and resurface, transformed by the…

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December 2022

Joye to the World Holiday Concert

December 9 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Etherredge Center, 340 Scholar Loop
Aiken, SC 29803 United States
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Joye in Aiken presents "Joye to the World Holiday Concert" U of SC Aiken Etherredge Center 471 University Pkwy, Aiken December 9th 8:00pm Purchase your tickets now

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Home for the Holidays

December 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Etherredge Center, 340 Scholar Loop
Aiken, SC 29803 United States
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Sunday, December 11 3:00pm Etherredge Center Featuring the Aiken Civic Ballet dancing to selections from the Nutcracker as well as many holiday favorites.

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January 2023

Cultural Series – Aquila Theatre’s Julius Caesar

January 14, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Etherredge Center, 340 Scholar Loop
Aiken, SC 29803 United States
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Cultural Series  The Etherredge Center  Saturday, Jan 14, 2023 at 7:30 PM (ET) Single tickets on sale August 1 Anyone interested in purchasing a Cultural Series season subscription for all 5 events may contact the Box Office at 803-641-3305 Beware the Ides of March...In Aquila Theatre's striking new production, Shakespeare's tense political thriller bursts into life with complex characters and powerful contemporary parallels. Artistic director Desiree Sanchez brings her signature visual style to the fall and rise of Rome’s ruling…

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February 2023

CAROLINA Series – Lisa Gilyard-Rivers Exhibit

February 10, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Etherredge Center, 340 Scholar Loop
Aiken, SC 29803 United States
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Carolina Series  The Etherredge Center Friday, Feb 10, 2023 at 6:00 PM (ET) Single tickets on sale August 1 Anyone interested in purchasing a Carolina Series season subscription for all 3 events may contact the Box Office at 803-641-3305 Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “Every artist was once an amateur.” Beaufort-based artist Lisa Gilyard-Rivers seems to defy this sentiment. When art enthusiasts gaze upon her paintings, stroked with emotions of love and pain, stories of yesterday and today.Although her career…

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Romantic Masterpieces

February 12, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Etherredge Center, 340 Scholar Loop
Aiken, SC 29803 United States
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Soloist: Cellist Jonathan Swensen Sunday, February 12 3:00pm Etherredge Center Weber – Oberon Overture Lalo – Cello Concerto Brahms – Symphony No. 2

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Cultural Series – Empire Wild

February 17, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Etherredge Center, 340 Scholar Loop
Aiken, SC 29803 United States
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Cultural Series The Etherredge Center Friday, Feb 17, 2023 at 7:30 PM (ET) Single tickets on sale August 1 Anyone interested in purchasing a Cultural Series season subscription for all 5 events may contact the Box Office at 803-641-3305 Empire Wild is a genre-bending, crossover trio founded by Ken Kubota, Brandon Ilaw, and Mitch Lyon. Ken and Mitch bring all the cello has to offer - bowed, plucked, chopped and more. Brandon can be found singing and playing any-thing he…

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March 2023

Cultural Series – African Soul International

March 30, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Etherredge Center, 340 Scholar Loop
Aiken, SC 29803 United States
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Cultural Series  The Etherredge Center Thursday, Mar 30, 2023 at 7:30 PM (ET) Single tickets on sale August 1 Anyone interested in purchasing a Cultural Series season subscription for all 5 events may contact the Box Office at 803-641-3305 African Soul International was established in 1998 by Sista Jewel, now Dr. Jewel, an artist who wanted to make a difference in her community. Through presentations, workshops, residencies, and performances, they have touched over 100,000 lives, empowering, educating, and bringing the…

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April 2023

Heroic Beethoven

April 22, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Etherredge Center, 340 Scholar Loop
Aiken, SC 29803 United States
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Soloist: Pianist Phillip Bush Heroic Beethoven Saturday, April 22 7:30pm Etherredge Center Beethoven – Piano Concerto No. 4 Beethoven – Symphony No. 3 “Eroica”

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May 2023

Aiken Symphony Orchestra

May 14, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Etherredge Center, 340 Scholar Loop
Aiken, SC 29803 United States

POPS Concert – How High the Moon. Soloist: Aisha de Haas

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How High the Moon

May 14, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Etherredge Center, 340 Scholar Loop
Aiken, SC 29803 United States
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Soloist: Aisha de Haas Sunday, May 14 3:00pm Etherredge Center Music from “The Great American Song Book” – Gershwin, Harold Arlen, Duke Ellington, Richard Rogers, & Lerner & Loewe

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