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Upstate Weekend: Feb. 7-10


Upstate Weekend is a listing of events published each Thursday in GSA Morning Blend and on www.gsabusiness.com. Submit an item here for inclusion in the weekly listing. Include description, date, time, location, cost and contact information.

Brothers: Non-Blood Kin Exhibition
What: Artists Brent Skidmore, Dustin Farnsworth and Timothy Maddox will present their exhibition.
When:
Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where:
Converse College, Milliken Art Gallery, 580 E. Main St., Spartanburg.
Cost:
Free.

Mary Ellen Suitt: In Retrospect
What: The Spartanburg Art Museum hosts Mary Ellen Suitt, a native South Carolina artist that uses both opaque and transparent paints and bold colors.
When: Thursday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m.
Where:
Spartanburg Art Museum, 200 E. St. John St., Spartanburg.
Cost:
Free.

Romantic Nights
What: Edvard Tchivzhel will conduct three pieces.
When: Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m.
Where: The Peace Center, 300 S. Main St., Greenville.
Cost: Prices vary. Buy tickets.

James Gregory performs
What: Comedian James Gregory performs.
When:
Saturday, 7:30 p.m.
Where:
The Handlebar, 304 E. Stone Ave., Greenville.
Cost:
Prices vary. Buy tickets.

Artists’ Guild Member Awards Show
What:
The Artists’ Guild of Spartanburg will host the first annual Artists’ Guild Member Awards Show. This is the guild’s first non-juried competition, allowing all members to submit a piece in the showcase. The public will vote for its favorite pieces of art. The winners will be announced Feb. 28.
When: Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m.
Where: Chapman Cultural Center, 200 E. St. John St., Spartanburg.
Cost: Free.

Friday Starry Nights
What: The Roper Mountain Science Center hosts shows at the Daniel Observatory to observe the stars and planets seen through the eighth largest telescope of its kind in the nation.
When: Friday, 7 or 8:15 p.m.
Where: Roper Mountain Science Center, 402 Roper Mountain Road, Greenville.
Cost: $5 for adults; $4 for children, ages 5 to 12, and for senior citizens, age 60 and older.

Alchemy Improv Comedy
What: Alchemy Improv Comedy entertains audiences every Friday night with a different guest storyteller each week. It’s fully improvised. The early show will feature the cast of Alchemy Comedy.
When: Friday, 8 and 9:30 p.m.
Where: Coffee Underground, 1 E. Coffee St., Greenville.
Cost: $5 per person for the 8 p.m. show and $8 per person for the 9:30 p.m. show. Get tickets at the door.

Coffee and Poetry at Coffee Underground
What: Bring your own poems to read or perform. Beginners welcome. All poetry styles welcome.
When: Sunday, 7:30 to 10 p.m.
Where: Coffee Underground, 1 E. Coffee St., Greenville.
Cost: Free.


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