Artisphere launches two new events.

As Artisphereramps up for its 18th year on Greenville's Main Street on May 6-8, the festival is adding a few new acts to the typical lineup.

The festival will stretch from the intersection of Main and Court streets to the intersection of Wardlaw and Main, and feature 135 visual artists working in 17 different mediums.

At the intersection of East Broad, Truist Arts and Drafts will have 14 beers from Brewery 85, Hi Wire, Columbia Craft, Wicked Weed, Bold Rock, New Belgium, Steel Hands, Catawba Brewing and the Palmetto Brewing Co. on tap, while three regional artists transform blank canvases into "live art."

"Every year, Artisphere brings a wonderful variety of art, artists and entertainment to downtown Greenville," Chris Fincher, regional vice president for TD Bank, said in a news release. "TD Bank is happy to play a part in helping Artisphere continue its great success, and we look forward to another exciting festival this year along our beautiful Main Street."

Artists will include Ninja Picasso of Greenville, Asheville muralist Gus Cutty and Atlanta muralist Cloud Cruiser.

A new exhibit sponsored by Bon Secours St. Francis Health System will pair the work of teachers and their students from the Fine Arts Center. Each of the center's six teachers will showcase a piece of artwork, paired with three to five pieces from their students.

Returning exhibits include Spinx Kidsphere and Legacy Early College...

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