Center for the Arts

USCB's Center for the Arts encourages cultural and economic development within the City and County of Beaufort by hosting art exhibits, theatrical events, concerts, and other performances. It is also home to the USCB Festival Series hosted by Ed Arron.



JAZZ NOTES – A Jazz Concert featuring Marlena Smalls 
February 26 and 27

Jazz Notes

Legendary vocalist Marlena Smalls and the Lavon Stephens Band will be performing at USCB’s Center for the Arts on February 26 at 8 PM and February 27 at 5 PM.  Ms. Small’s voice will take you on a musical journey celebrating Jazz and blues greatest performers such as:  Sarah Vaugh, Etta James, and Big Mama Thorton. Another Lowcountry favorite, Vic Varner and Friends, will be opening the show. They will feature a Bossa Nova set with some early swing thrown in.

“Jazz Notes” is part of a series of performances to raise funding to bring national, regional and international performing artists to the Center for the Arts.  Performances such as:  the Columbia City Ballet’s Nutcracker, Golden Dragon Acrobats, Beatle Mania- tribute band, and much more. 

Tickets are on sale now!  Call the USCB Center for the Arts Box office at 843-521-4145 to reserve yours today.  
Adults $22, Seniors/ Military $18 and Students $15. All Seats $25 the day of the show. Special Reserved Seats, Wine and Desserts with the Artists - Saturday Evening only $30!

The Met: Live in HD - “Iphigénie en Tauride”

Saturday, February 26 at 1:00 pm

Expected Running time:  2 hours, 45 minutes

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Susan Graham and Plácido Domingo reprise their starring roles in Gluck’s nuanced and elegant interpretation of this primal Greek myth. Tenor Paul Groves also returns to Stephen Wadsworth’s insightful production, first seen in 2007. Patrick Summers conducts.

Patrick Summers; Susan Graham, Plácido Domingo, Paul Groves, Gordon Hawkins

Cast Sheet and Synopsis

Call 843-521-4145 for tickets.


Center for the Arts seating chart 

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