Oct
23

Black Violin’s ‘Classical Boom’ coming to the FMU PAC

The FMU Performing Arts Center will present an entertaining and stunning collision of musical worlds this spring when Black Violin brings its innovative mix of hip-hop and classic sound to the PAC’s main stage.

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Oct
18

FMU’s Kassab Gallery to host abstract painting and ceramic galleries

Two of South Carolina’s most laudable artists will display their works through Nov. 9 at the FMU Adele Kassab Gallery.

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Oct
17

Parris Island Marine Band to perform at FMU PAC

The Parris Island Marine Band, one of America’s oldest and most well known military concert bands, will bring its legendary performance to the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center on Friday, Oct. 27.

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Oct
10

Legendary singer-songwriter Graham Nash to take center stage at FMU PAC

Grammy Award-winner Graham Nashwill bring his iconic songbook to the FMU PAC on Saturday, March 3 at 7:30 pm.

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Sep
14

Grammy Award-winning Steep Canyon Rangers to take the stage at FMU PAC

The Grammy Award-winning group will turn the Pee Dee’s green grass blue on Saturday, Nov. 18 at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center.

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Sep
06

Pulitzer Prize winner headlines Fiction and Poetry Festival

Poet Gregory Pardlo, whose collection of works Digest won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, is the headliner for the 11th annual Pee Dee Fiction and Poetry Festival at FMU.

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Aug
24

FMU’s Hyman Fine Arts Center hosts North and South Carolinian’s exhibits

Artists from North and South Carolina will exhibit their works throughout August and September at the FMU’s Art Gallery Series.

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May
29

“Pee Dee Sampler” to highlight area artists at FMU

Some of the Pee Dee’s most renowned artists will have their works on display throughout the summer at the Francis Marion University Art Gallery Series. The Pee Dee Sampler will include artists such as ceramicists Jane Crossman, Douglas Gray and Sasha Federer; painters Anna Coe, Matt Cook, Lynda English, John Lehum and Jackie Wukela; photographers […]

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Apr
22

Summer of Southern Rock coming to the PAC

Summertime is almost here and the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center is ready to rock with a series of concerts featuring rock and country artists with a southern twist. The PAC’s “Summer of Southern Rock” will bring South Carolina’s own McCain, country rockers Shenandoah and the wild and wooly Kentucky Headhunters to the PAC’s [...]

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Mar
28

FMU Artists Series brings international performers to PAC

Two world-renowned musicians are making their way to the Francis Marion University’s Performing Arts Center over the next week as a part of the FMU Artist Series. On Thursday at 7:30 p.m., violinist Francisco Cabán will take the stage in the Black Box Theater, blending his brilliant technique, masterful virtuosity into memorable interpretations of Vivaldi, [...]

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Feb
11

S.C. Chamber Music Festival returns for fifth season

The South Carolina Chamber Music Festival, produced by Francis Marion University’s Dr. Paolo Gualdi, will make its way to Florence and Lake City for its fifth season and a full week of classical chamber music beginning on Monday, Feb. 20. The festival will once again feature music by world-class musicians from Ukraine, Latvia, Brazil, Bulgaria, [...]

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Dec
16

It’s world tour time for FMU’s piano master

Hitting the road for a concert is nothing new for FMU Professor of Music Dr. Paolo Gualdi. The award-winning pianist regularly piles up the miles, both in the United States and Europe, playing recitals and teaching master classes. But Gualdi’s schedule during the upcoming Winter Break is extreme, even for him. During a 25-day stretch [...]

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