Palmetto Scene: Arts & Culture

Watch selected Arts & Culture stories from South Carolina ETV's public affairs program, Palmetto Scene.

Hanukkah: Lighting the Darkness | Palmetto Scene
Hanukkah: Lighting the Darkness | Palmetto Scene

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Rabbi Hesh Epstein of the Chabad of South Carolina explains Hanukkah and why this festival of lights is so important to the Jewish faith. Hanukkah is a Jewish holiday that lasts for eight nights and...
Pearl Fryar's Topiary Garden | Palmetto Scene
Pearl Fryar's Topiary Garden | Palmetto Scene

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The small town of Bishopville, SC is home to some traditional vacation stops like museums and parks, but also a few quirkier spots like Pearl Fryar’s Topiary Garden. Pearl is happy to speak with his...
UFO Welcome Center | Palmetto Scene
UFO Welcome Center | Palmetto Scene

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Bowman, S.C. is home to the UFO Welcome Center. Jody, the creator, is full of interesting ideas and stories that he is happy to share with guests who stop by to say hello. By walking through his...
Catawba Pottery Tradition  | Palmetto Scene
Catawba Pottery Tradition | Palmetto Scene

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“Catawba Pottery is the oldest Native pottery tradition east of the Mississippi River that’s been produced continuously throughout time,” Catawba Potter Keith “Little Bear” Brown explains. Catawba...
How Do You Paint a Dream: Dalí at the CMA
How Do You Paint a Dream: Dalí at the CMA

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"We continue to love Dali, but the question is why?" Palmetto Scene spoke with Chief Curator Will South of the Columbia Museum of Art about the whimsy and wonder of Salvador Dalí, the man who captured...
Meet the Freedom Walkway Artists
Meet the Freedom Walkway Artists

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On January 31, 1961, civil rights history was made in South Carolina. African American students from Friendship Junior College walked a mile to stage a sit-in at a segregated lunch counter on Main...
Shannon Johnson, Olympics Basketball Player
Shannon Johnson, Olympics Basketball Player

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Shannon Johnson's titles include University of South Carolina All-American,WNBA All-Star, Olympic gold medalist, and Head Coach of the Coker College women’s basketball team. Produced by Sarah Stone...
New Exhibit at SC State Museum Explores Race
New Exhibit at SC State Museum Explores Race

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Last June, the Charleston A.M.E. shootings sent a shockwave through South Carolina. The tragedy shed light on the fact that race is unfortunately still an issue in this state. In response, the South...