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The Arts Captivate Charleston

By Linda Tancs

Internationally recognized as America’s premier performing arts festival, Spoleto Festival is the American counterpart to Spoleto, Italy’s Festival of Two Worlds.  Set in Charleston, South Carolina, the event was founded in the United States in 1977 by Spoleto’s organizers in Italy, among them Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Gian Carlo Menotti.  50 more words


"Veremonda" worldpremiere

Raffaele is about to do his US operatic debut at the 39th edition of the Spoleto Festival USA. He will interpret the lead male role of Delio… 94 more words

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Essentials for visiting Charleston

By Bruce Smith

CHARLESTON, S.C. — In decades past, Charleston was largely unknown to visitors from the wider world. But this city of pastel buildings, quiet alleys and picturesque gardens has been discovered. 814 more words