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Upstate (SC) Information Hub/WSPA-TV calendar app

Ten at the Top’s Upstate Information Hub has partnered with WSPA-TV on this mobile app. It’s available on Google Play as well as the iTunes store

Be sure to upload your event to the OurUpstateSC.info web calendar by using this link. The website calendar is the primary source for e-newsletter event highlights as well as the mobile app. You can also submit photos using the link in the footer section.

Which events are eligible? Take a look at the following driver areas and counties. 

The five driver areas are Community Vibrancy, Economic & Entrepreneurial Vitality, Sustainable Growth, Human Potential and Natural Beauty & Resources. 

The counties in the Ten at the Top region are: Abbeville, Anderson, Cherokee, Greenwood, Greenville, Laurens, Oconee, Pickens, Spartanburg, and Union. 

Be sure to register for the first Ten at the Top (TATT) forum of 2013:
Destination 2030: Thinking BIG and BOLD About the Future of the Upstate
Forum 1 Focus Area: Workforce and Skill Development

The forum will take place on January 31st at the BMW Zentrum in Greer from 3pm to 5pm with a networking event to follow. The event is free but advance registration is needed for reception planning. 

For more information about Ten at the Top, please visit the website or contact its Executive Director, Dean Hybl


Congrats to Spartanburg friend and Converse College professor, Andrew Blanchard, for making this list!! He was one of five South Carolina artists to be honored in this 41 - 100 online list. The top 40 artists will be listed in the print issue that was scheduled to hit the newsstands on March 1st. 
Artwork caption: “All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight” (2011) by Andrew Blanchard. Screen-print with wood inlay on mounted found-wood panel, 35 x 47 inches. Courtesy of The Janet Turner Print Museum.
See also —- 
Jonathan Yoerger of Charleston: http://www.jonathanyoerger.com/ Ben Gately Williams of Charleston: http://gatelywilliams.comReynier Llanes of Charleston: http://www.reynierllanes.com/ Eliot Dudik of Columbia: http://eliotdudik.com/ 
(via 100 Under 100: The New Superstars of Southern Art Continued :: Oxford American - The Southern Magazine of Good Writing)

Congrats to Spartanburg friend and Converse College professor, Andrew Blanchard, for making this list!! He was one of five South Carolina artists to be honored in this 41 - 100 online list. The top 40 artists will be listed in the print issue that was scheduled to hit the newsstands on March 1st. 

Artwork caption: “All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight” (2011) by Andrew Blanchard. Screen-print with wood inlay on mounted found-wood panel, 35 x 47 inches. Courtesy of The Janet Turner Print Museum.

See also —- 

Jonathan Yoerger of Charleston: http://www.jonathanyoerger.com/ 

Ben Gately Williams of Charleston: http://gatelywilliams.com

Reynier Llanes of Charleston: http://www.reynierllanes.com/ 

Eliot Dudik of Columbia: http://eliotdudik.com/ 

(via 100 Under 100: The New Superstars of Southern Art Continued :: Oxford American - The Southern Magazine of Good Writing)

JoeysBrainWork: Hub-bub has brought happiness to my life.


joeysbrainwork:

About a month ago I received a fundraising letter from Hub-bub: Spartanburg’s cultural epicenter. I put the flyer and letter in a stack of other mail that I planned to look over eventually. What I should have done was pull out my checkbook right then.

I moved to Spartanburg in 2003 and it…

Home for the Holidays: A Victorian Christmas

The Hampton Heights Neighborhood Association is hosting “Home for the Holidays: A Victorian Christmas”  December 1, 2011 from 5:00pm to 8:30pm at the Arthur Irwin home, 269 West Hampton Avenue, in Spartanburg’s Hampton Heights Historic District. The Irwin home went up in flames on June 18, 2010 and destroyed the roof, attics and tower. I didn’t know the owners, Jim Newcome and Vivian B. Fisher, but they are part of my extended network of friends. I recall watching the WSPA-TV footage and witnessed the anguish expressed by their close friends and neighbors on Facebook.

Join the Association tonight and celebrate the restoral of the neighborhood’s flagship residence! Tickets are $25 per person and include a tour of the home, hors d’oeuvres and wine. For tickets visit www.hamptonheights.org or visit Upstate Forever at 100 East Main Street Spartanburg, SC.

LOOK at this Spartanburg Herald-Journal article, Association photos and WSPA footage: 

http://www.goupstate.com/article/20111127/ARTICLES/111271021/1083/ARTICLES?Title=Tour-historic-home-that-rose-from-ashes

BEFORE

AFTER

Take a look at the WSPA-TV news video and you’ll appreciate both the loss and the excitement in having this historical home restored to its original grandeur.

What's Up Y'all: Jazz on the Square, FestiFall, Fall in the Park, International Festival, Textile Celebration, Ghost Tours, Art Exhibits and...


whatsupyall:

Jazz on the Square featuring 5th and York
September 30th
Morgan Square
http://www.cityofspartanburg.org/
The hugely popular Charlotte, North Carolina band 5th and York is stirring up the urban smooth jazz landscape with their newly released CD called Nascentum. The group’s saxophonist…

What's Up Y'all: "Eyewitnesses to 9/11" exhibit and more


whatsupyall:

Must see exhibit – do not miss
WSPA: Gaffney Native Turned NYC Priest Shares 9/11 Story http://ow.ly/6d9Hl

Eyewitnesses to 9/11: From Tragedy to Transformation
Cherokee County History and Arts Museum
August 26 – September 17
Museum Admission: $5 Adults; $3 under 12

What's Up Y'all: What's Up Y'all: Customer Appreciation Celebration, Movies and Kayaking


whatsupyall:

Customer Appreciation Celebration 1st Anniversary Party
Hub City Bookshop, Little River Coffee Bar, Cakehead Bakeshop
Masonic Temple in Spartanburg’s Grain District
http://hubcity.org/bookshop/events/customer-appreciation-celebration/
August 19th
Let’s celebrate the 1st anniversary of…


Habitat for Humanity in Spartanburg, South Carolina kicked off their Cleveland Park Women Build project on July 9, 2011. 

What's Up Y'all: 4th of July events and much more


Another busy weekend in Upstate South Carolina and western North Carolina!

whatsupyall:

Check out the NEW Spartanburg Culture calendar! http://spartanburgculture.com/

Habitat for Humanity of Spartanburg Women Build

http://habitatspartanburg.org/


Amy’s #Inside7 Women Build July 9th Tweetup: I am encouraging all our LIVE CHATTERS on Facebook and #Inside7 Twitter buddies…


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