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Twisted Tales from Shakespeare
Feb 14, 2018 - Feb 17, 2018
8:00pm-10:30pm
Oscar Nominated Short Films
Feb 16, 2018 - Feb 18, 2018
All Day
Easley Post 52 Baseball Golf Classic
Feb 17, 2018
1:00pm-5:00pm
6th Annual Furman TEDx Event
Feb 17, 2018
1:00pm-4:30pm
Project Best of Me Public Launch Party
Feb 17, 2018
4:00pm-7:00pm
American Heart Association Heart Ball
Feb 17, 2018
6:00pm-11:30pm
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February
14
Beginning
Feb 14th 8:00pm
Ending
Feb 17th 10:30pm

Twisted Tales from Shakespeare

Where
The Playhouse, Furman University, 3300 Poinsett Hwy, Greenville, SC 29613 [ Map ]
Description
by Richard Armour
theatricalization by Rhett Bryson
directed by Rhett Bryson

"Shakespeare's best-known plays are presented in a new light, the old light having blown a fuse!"

Single tickets go on sale January 29.
Age Group
Family Friendly
February
16
Beginning
Feb 16th 12:00am
Ending
Feb 18th 12:00am

Oscar Nominated Short Films

Where
Gunter Theater at the Peace Center, 300 S. Main Street, Greenville [ Map ]
Description
By popular demand, the Oscar® Nominated Short Films return to the Peace Center February 16-18. From amazing animated shorts to live-action narratives to groundbreaking documentaries, the weekend will feature all the short films reaching for Oscar gold this year!

Animation
Feb 16 at 6 PM • Feb 17 at 10 AM & 4:30 PM • Feb 18 at 3:30 PM
Films to be added soon.

Live Action
Feb 16 at 8:30 PM • Feb 17 at 1 PM • Feb 18 at 12 PM
Films to be added soon.

Documentary
Feb 17 at 7 PM • Feb 18 at 6 PM
Films to be added soon.
Age Group
Family Friendly
February
17
Beginning
Feb 17th 1:00pm
Ending
Feb 17th 5:00pm

Easley Post 52 Baseball Golf Classic

Where
Pickens County Country Club, 1018 State Rd S-39-204, Pickens, SC 29671 [ Map ]
Description
Four man captain's choice, benefiting American Legion Baseball. See website for fees and sponsorship information.
Age Group
18+
February
17
Beginning
Feb 17th 1:00pm
Ending
Feb 17th 4:30pm

6th Annual Furman TEDx Event

Where
Younts Conference Center, Furman University Campus, 3300 Poinsett Hwy, Greenville, SC 29613 [ Map ]
Description
TEDxFurmanU2018 is open to the public. Tickets are $5 with a valid Furman ID and $15 (plus a small processing fee) for the general public.

TEDxFurmanU is a student-run, independently-organized TED event affiliated with student organization Furman Creative Collaborative. This year, TEDxFurmanU2018 features a diverse slate of speakers who question key assumptions about climate change, criminal justice, health care, religion and addiction.

Speakers for TEDxFurmanU2018 include:

John Lanier, executive director of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, Atlanta, Ga., "Watch Your Language!"
Alexis Myers, Furman student, "Will America Ever Embrace Racial Ambiguity?"
Aaron Simmons, Furman professor, Department of Philosophy, "The Failure of Success"
Sam Fowler, Furman student, "Wasted: Exposing the Family Effects of Addiction"
Judy Stuart, Furman professor, Department of Education, "Four-Letter Words"
Adnan Sultan, staff attorney, Innocence Project, New York, N.Y., "Why Innocent People Plead Guilty"
Dr. Shane Purcell, Anderson, S.C., vice chair, Direct Primary Care Member Interest Group, American Academy of Family Physicians, "Direct Primary Care: Remaking the Health Care System"
Quincy Mix, Furman student, "Choosing Humility in a Self-Centered Age"
David Moffett, Furman professor, Department of Physics, "The 2017 Total Solar Eclipse"
Noelle Warner, Furman student, "Video Games: The Future of Storytelling"
Matthew Morris, Furman graduate, trade and investment associate, Department for International Trade, United Kingdom, "Identity and Autonomy: The Future of Autonomous Transportation"
Jennifer Thompson, founder and president of Healing Justice, Washington, D.C., "The Butterfly Effect: Do I Matter?"
Age Group
Family Friendly
February
17
Beginning
Feb 17th 4:00pm
Ending
Feb 17th 7:00pm

Project Best of Me Public Launch Party

Where
West End Hall 201 S Fifth Street Easley, South Carolina [ Map ]
Description
Project Best of Me is a Nonprofit Organization that was founded to service the Easley and the Upstate area. At Project Best of Me, we believe in bringing to surface the BEST version of YOU that you can possibly be. Planting seeds through offering FREE programs, community events, and much, much more. We encourage you to join us to learn more about this organization. Opportunity to win some great Raffle prizes, tickets $10 each. RSVP must be done in advance
Age Group
18+
February
17
Beginning
Feb 17th 6:00pm
Ending
Feb 17th 11:30pm

American Heart Association Heart Ball

Where
TD Convention Center [ Map ]
Description
A premier society event in the Upstate, the Heart Ball is an elegant, black-tie celebration of the life-saving work of the American Heart Association. The event brings together more than 900 of the region's most prominent medical, corporate, and community leaders. The evening includes heart and stroke survivor celebrations, dinner, dancing, live band and exceptional live and silent auctions.
Age Group
Family Friendly