USC Upstate News

Artists Co-Op to Host Holiday Retail Blitz on ArtWalk

December 15, 2016 at 6:03 pm

West Main Artists Co-Op is currently hosting its annual All Members Exhibition, and from Thursday, Dec. 15, through Dec. 24, a selection of the locally produced artwork will be discounted for the organization non-profit’s Holiday Retail Blitz. The Co-Op will […]

1BlueStringHubCity Singer/Songwriter Competition Registration Opens Jan. 1, 2017

December 15, 2016 at 5:51 pm

1BlueStringHubCity is an exciting new singer/songwriter competition for Spartanburg and surrounding areas. This competition, open to individuals, duets, or groups, seeks original and creative songs focused on this year’s theme of HOPE. Online registration opens January 1, 2017 and closes […]

A Rich Swiss Blend

December 5, 2016 at 10:19 am

A free clarinet and piano concert featuring two local musicians will be Sunday, Dec. 11, at 3 p.m. at Landrum Presbyterian Church. “Cappucino: A Rich Swiss Blend of Clarinet & Piano” will be sponsored by The Music Foundation of Western […]

Dickens of A Christmas Moved to Thursday, Dec. 1

November 28, 2016 at 1:07 pm

Due to inclement weather, the City of Spartanburg has moved A Dickens of A Christmas to Thursday, December 1. Tree lighting is at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, visit  

Auction For a Cause Set for Friday, November 4

November 1, 2016 at 9:10 am

The Uptown Sertoma Club of Spartanburg will hold their 23nd annual Auction for A Cause, sponsored by our signature sponsor, JM Smith Corporation, to benefit six local non-profit organizations. The participating agencies are the Bethlehem Center, The Haven, SAFE Homes-Rape […]

Hub City Empty Bowls Soup Day Slated for Oct. 15

October 7, 2016 at 10:14 am

Hub City Empty Bowls’s annual Soup Day — a grassroots fundraiser to help feed local hungry people — will be Saturday, Oct. 15, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Chapman Cultural Center. The public is invited to select handmade pottery bowls and enjoy a […]

Donate Socks for the Homeless During Socktoberfest

October 3, 2016 at 2:21 pm

Join the Americorps VISTA in a sock drive benefiting our local community partners, Greer Relief and TOTAL Ministries. Donations can be dropped off in Sansbury Campus Life Center, Room 202. For more information, contact Charlie Lafer at or (864) […]

Transatlantic Exhibition of Art on Display Saturday, Oct. 1

September 27, 2016 at 4:45 pm

The N.C. Zeitgeist Foundation presents TEASE – Transatlantic Exhibition of Art in the Southeast from 6 – 8 p.m. at the George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics at USC Upstate. Artists exhibiting include Regine Bechtler from the […]

Public Art Project Debuts Tuesday, Oct. 4 in Spartanburg

August 5, 2016 at 8:15 am

Spartanburg received a $1 million grant for the Bloomberg Philanthropies Public Art Challenge to support temporary public art projects that celebrate creativity, enhance urban identity, encourage public-private partnerships, and drive economic development. “Seeing Spartanburg in a New Light” will bring […]

Hub City Color Run Set for Saturday, Sept. 24

August 24, 2016 at 12:14 pm

Register now for the 3rd annual Hub City Color Run sponsored by Jesse Boyd Elementary School Saturday, Sept. 24 at Milliken Research Park. The color run promotes physical activity in Jesse Boyd Elementary students and serves a fundraiser for the […]