Culture

Join All Good Books as the Official Seller for Open Book 2024, Hosted by Elise Blackwell and Sponsored by USC’s College of Arts and Sciences. Explore free author events at USC’s Capstone Building.
We want to know: Where is the best BBQ in Cola? Vote for your favorite to help determine a champion.
This extra day is added to the calendar every four years to keep it synchronized with the Earth’s revolutions around the sun, so what do you plan to do with your extra time this Leap Day?
The sixth annual Cottontown Art Crawl returns on Saturday, March 9 from 4 to 10 p.m., and is set to showcase 200 artists.
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We sat down with the Columbia Museum of Art’s executive director to learn everything we could about the 2024 installment of Art Blossoms, the limited-time exhibition fundraiser making the move to March in its fourth year.
Help us put our city on the map by submitting your love stories.
Dig into Columbia’s must-try pizza shops including local legends, fancier fare, cross-country crusts, and more.
With the Super Bowl kicking off on Sun., Feb. 11, we want to make sure your nails won’t be the only thing you’re biting as the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers duke it out on the field.
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The exhibition “Sergio Hudson: Focused on the Fit” celebrates an SC-born fashion designer whose clientele now includes Keke Palmer, Michelle Obama, Serena Williams, Rihanna, Issa Rae, and more (like... Beyoncé).
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Winner: “Columbia’s Skyline at Night” by Timothy M.
City authorities are investigating the theft of “The Gong,” an art sculpture celebrating late PR executive Marvin Chernoff, known for his contributions to The Vista District.
The semifinalists for the 2024 James Beard Awards were announced on Jan. 24. City Limits Barbeque, Kiki’s Chicken and Waffles, and Lula Drake Wine Parlour from Columbia were named to the list.
Shop Valentine’s Day chocolates, couple’s games, cookware, candles, and fuzzy socks to spread the love.
Explore a symphony of non-alcoholic mocktails around Columbia from seven restaurants that were recommended by our followers.
Columbia’s largest St. Pat’s in Five Points festival returns with live music, featuring several regional performances, on Saturday, March 16.
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The EdVenture Market, one of many Worlds of Work exhibits, recently underwent a refresh that brings a new and improved shopping experience to the children’s museum.
We’re commemorating 2023 the best way we know how — highlighting local photos through our COLAtoday Picture of the Year contest.
Whether you’re looking for athletic classes, art classes, or cooking classes we’ve got recommendations for how to keep learning in Columbia.
Peer into the future and use your knowledge of our city to predict what will happen in 2024.
Sure you can stay somewhere overnight, but is it a Golden Girls-themed Airbnb? Take a look inside this eclectic bnb and book it next time you’re looking to stay in Five Points
2023’s Google Year in Search is out — check out what Soda Citizens were searching most this year (it might surprise you).
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Here’s everything you need to know about attending your first concert (hint: there’s no need to be intimidated).
We want to see those socks sag after being filled to the brim with local stocking stuffer gifsts from around Columbia.
The holidays are over and you may be wondering how to recycle your Christmas tree around Columbia. We’re giving you several ideas on how to dispose of your holiday tree, including local drop-offs or providing nutrients to your gardens.
We asked and you answered. Our readers brainstormed locations + plots for a potential future movie filmed in the festive Soda City. We present — the Hallmark movie set in Columbia that was written by you.
Columbia hasn’t been the filming location for a Hallmark holiday movie — yet. We’re asking our readers to brainstorm locations + plots for a potential future movie filmed in the festive Soda City.
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