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Creative Industries

Jun 24, 2021

The curtain opens on a long-awaited theater season

After a year of empty theaters and closed curtains, Broadway is back with a vengeance.

Jun 23, 2021

On the Menu: Upstate brand spotlighted on Food Network

Bobby's All-Purpose Seasoning, the house dry rub from the husband-and-wife team behind Bobby's BBQ in Fountain Inn, was featured in a Food Network roundup of Black-owned food brands earlier this June.

Jun 11, 2021

Salt Life, Coast owner acquires Dallas company for $8M

Delta Apparel Inc., a Greenville clothing provider of athletic and lifestyle apparel brands such as Salt Life, Coast and Soffe, has purchased a Dallas technology company to further leverage its product workflow.

Jun 7, 2021

Former Laurens Nazi HQ turned civil rights museum begins renovation

Echo Theater began life almost 100 years ago as a segregated theater. Things only got worse after segregation was banned. The Laurens County venue's planned renovation into a racial reconciliation center has inspired films and funding.

May 7, 2021

Greenville business launches Shop Small Upstate campaign

A Greenville graphics company is launching a “Shop Small Upstate” campaign in solidarity with Upstate mom and pop enterprises during National Small Business Week.

Apr 30, 2021

Daso painting mural on Joyner Commercial building

Joyner Commercial, the commercial division of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices C. Dan Joyner Realtors, selected artist John Gregory, also known as Daso, to complete a 1,960-square-foot mural on the outside wall of the company's office.

Apr 8, 2021

Upstate Weekend, April 8

WYFF 4 will air the one-hour Hearst Television special “Project CommUNITY: History & Hope” at 8 p.m. Friday to tune into a compilation of 30 interviews with Black seniors on the history of race relations and reconciliatio

Apr 5, 2021

Greenville Theatre prepares to reopen doors with new director

After a three-year national hunt for a successor to artistic directors Allen and Suzanne McCalla, the Greenville Theatre has selected former Broadway director Max Quinlan for the role.

Mar 31, 2021

Entercom Communications takes on new name

Entercom Communications Corp. this week changed its name to Audacy with plans to change its stock market ticker symbol from ETM to AUD on April 9.

Mar 29, 2021

6AM City to double size, featured as top tech startup

The Tech Tribune recognized four Greenville companies in its lineup of 2021 Best Tech Startups in South Carolina with telehealth titan Chartspan and data service provider Green Cloud Defense seizing the first and second respective spots but with close competition from two rising Upstate stars. Katana Safety and 6AM City, both founded in 2016, were […]

Mar 25, 2021

Upstate Weekend: Hard rock frontman comes to Abbeville

Abbeville’s primary entertainment venue may be an opera house in name, but that’s not stopping the lead singer of Winger, Kip Winger, from rattling the walls with classic hard rock anthems from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday

Mar 18, 2021

Spartanburg’s TechStyles launches two new textile brands

TechStyles, a division of Spartanburg-based AFF, is responding to the textile industry’s rising costs and longer lead times with two new product lines.