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Posted By Heather Lord @ May 10th 2010 2:45pm In: General

Charleston SC Prepares for Spoleto Festival USA 2010

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A truly unique aspect of living in downtown Charleston SC is the proximity to the very best cultural experiences the Low Country has to offer. And the pinnacle of cultural experiences is set to begin May 28th and run through June 13th – namely the Spoleto Festival. Hailed as “One of the Best Arts Festivals in the Country” by The Washington Post; Spoleto Festival USA arrives to delight the senses and kick off summer in Charleston. Average temperatures during the day will reach 85 degrees F but inside venues will be air conditioned so plan accordingly.

Ticket Information

You can purchase tickets anyway you choose:

Online: Please visit the office website at

Phone: You may call the box office at 843 -579-3100

In Person: You may visit the Box Office in person at 77 Calhoun Street

Even by Mail: Spoleto Festival USA, Attention: BoxOffice, 14 George St., Charleston, SC 29401-1524

 Spoleto USA: A World of Culture in Historic Charleston SC

Over 30 years ago, Spoleto USA began as the American counterpart to the Festival of Two Worlds held in Spoleto, Italy. Since then, the annual, 17-day festival has grown into a truly major cultural event, hosting over 100 world premieres and 93 American premieres.

Today, Charleston's Spoleto Festival USA continues to bring the world of culture to the Low Country, and there's something for almost every taste, including:  Opera, Classical Music, Choral, Jazz, Dance, Theater and Visual Arts.

There’s an Artistic Buzz in the Air

The impact on Charleston and the Low Country is tremendous. Throughout the festival, restaurants, hotels and tourist attractions are crowded with visitors. The energy and excitement up and down Charleston's narrow streets is unlike any other time of the year.

For some, it's an inconvenience. For others, however, it's a time to put their Charleston pride on display! Each May/June, downtown residents have become accustomed to sharing their quiet southern town with the world. It's a time of entertaining, garden parties and home tours.  This is when you truly see that culture is not only an event, but a lifestyle!

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So whether you live in a Charleston Single in the French Quarter, a Federal along the Battery, a Victorian-era home  in Ansonborough, or a loft condo on East Bay, take time to appreciate the smorgasbord of cultural opportunities that Charleston has to offer-during Spoleto, and all year long! You can even view Charleston SC Homes online specific to the neighborhood that interests you! If you have ever considered a second home or have thoughts of possibly retiring in Charleston SC please contact me, Heather Lord;  “ It would be my distinct pleasure to discuss life in  Charleston, current real estate trends and answer any other real estate related questions.”

Please be sure to visit the Spoleto Festival USA website at


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Entropy Ensemble Show June 10th says...
on 05/24/10

Entropy Ensemble is playing at Circular Congregational Church on 150 Meeting St. The show is June 10th at 8:00. Entropy Ensemble plays instrumental arrangements of Radiohead. Tickets are $10 advance, $12 at the door, and $10 for students. Come check out Radiohead songs like you never heard them before.

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