Six musicians slated to perform at festival

Veronica Wilson, Editor-in-Chief
February 13, 2013

The first annual South Carolina Chamber Music Festival will take place Feb. 25 to March 1 in the Black Box at the Performing Arts Center (PAC) featuring six guest musicians. During this festival, the musicians will play classical music, jazz and tango. The festival will feature musicians from all over... Read more »

“Fiddler on the Roof” comes to PAC

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Veronica Stark, Editor-in-Chief
November 13, 2012

“Fiddler on the Roof” brings diversity to FMU and Florence community at the Performing Arts Center (PAC) on Monday, Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. The main message of the “Fiddler on the Roof” shows how traditions can change over time. The main conflict in the plot talks about a poor Jewish family who... Read more »

Greater Habitat for Humanity to hold fundraising event at the FMU PAC

Rachel Baggett, Staff Writer
September 18, 2012

The FMU Performing Arts Center (PAC) will be the location of the Greater Habitat of Humanity’s “Raise the Roof” fundraising event on Thursday, Oct. 4 at 6:30 p.m. The annual fundraiser will be held outdoors at the PAC’s BB&T Amphitheater.  Tickets for the event cost $50 and include live... Read more »

Opening Gala weekend marks first of many events at PAC

Pratik Patel, Staff Writer
September 28, 2011

The new Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center (PAC) held its Opening Gala weekend from Friday, Sept. 9 to Monday, Sept. 12. Events included a formal concert by Roberta Flack, the inaugural performance of the Florence Symphony Orchestra, a performance by the Charleston Symphony Spiritual Ensemble,... Read more »

Roberta Flack entertains at PAC

Christopher McKagen, Staff Writer
September 28, 2011

The Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center (PAC)  in downtown Florence officially opened its doors on Friday, Sept. 9, hosting an inaugural concert featuring Roberta Flack. Flack, a 4-time Grammy award-winner and 13-time nominee, performed for nearly two hours on the main stage. The facility’s... Read more »

Performing Arts Center now holding classes

Aaron Gotter, Head Photographer
August 21, 2011

The Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center (PAC) in downtown Florence nears completion as it is prepared for the gala opening weekend Friday, Sept. 9 through Monday, Sept. 12. The gala will kick off on Sept. 9 at 8 p.m. with “A Formal Evening with Roberta Flack.” The event will be black-tie... Read more »

Performing Arts Center reaches final stages

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Hunter Deas, Copy Editor
January 26, 2011

The Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center is nearing completion, according to Director Laura Sims, who began working with the project in 2007. The initial date for completion, set when she began, was for 2009. Planning and construction documents, however, took longer than expected and have... Read more »

Performing Arts Center nears completion

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Aaron Gotter, Head Photographer
August 23, 2010

The FMU Performing Arts Center that is currently being built should be ready for its grand gala at some point between late August and early September. The construction has brought with it some special challenges that were made worse by the weather. Mike Ritchey, the Director of Facilities Engineering... Read more »