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The Russell House is a multi-purpose meeting area, offering endless opportunities for you to rest, study and play. Join some of our planned activities or start something new!

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Gamecock Entertainment

Gamecock Entertainment is UofSC’s source for FREE and FUN things to do both on and off campus! Our office is home to Carolina Productions, Homecoming, Dance Marathon, Thursday After Dark, and Gamecock Picture Show and numerous other events and programs throughout the year! Check out our organizations and line up of events.

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Carolina Productions

Carolina Productions is your primary source for student entertainment at UofSC! Whether you want to attend or help behind the scenes at awesome events like concerts, comedy shows, foam parties, or weekend movies, this organization is for you! We are all about entertainment for students – by students!

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Thursday After Dark

Thursday After Dark (TAD) is a student's go-to for late night entertainment every Thursday night of the semester. Whether on or off campus, this night of fun is always free.

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Gamecock Picture Show

In addition to offering movies in the Carolina Theatre, you can find Gamecock Entertainment displaying specialty showings on our outdoor mobile movie theater! We take advantage of the nice weather here in South Carolina with showings of your favorite films in locations such as Davis Field next to the Russell House or on the pool deck at The Strom Thurmond Wellness & Fitness Center!

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Homecoming

The tradition continues! Homecoming is a week of fun events, giveaways, team competitions, Cockstock- our annual concert, and more as Gamecocks celebrate all that is Carolina! This fall, Homecoming is calling all superheroes as we celebrate The Power of Garnet!

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Tiger Burn

One of Carolina's oldest traditions as we celebrate our rivalry week with Clemson at the annual Tiger Burn. Alumni, students, faculty and staff are invited to attend.

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Dance Marathon

Dance Marathon is the largest student-run philanthropic organization on USC’s campus. Each year UofSC’s students raise money and awareness for the patients in the Prisma Health Children’s Hospital- Midlands, right here in Columbia! In 2019, we raised our highest total to date of $1,038,156 For The Kids! 

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Upcoming Events

Carolina Productions Presents Defying Gravity

Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020

Location: Greene Street Middle

Cost: Free to all students, faculty, and staff with a valid Carolina Card.

Carolina Productions Interest Meetings

Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020

Location: See event description for more details.

Dance Marathon FTK Day

Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020

Location: RHUU Greene Street Space 01, RHUU Greene Street Space 02, RHUU Greene Street Space 03, RHUU Pickens Street Bridge Space 01, RHUU Davis Circle Space 01, RHUU Davis Circle Space 02

Dance Marathon FTK Day

Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020

Location: Russell House Ballroom A

Week of Wicked Tabling

Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020

Location: RHUU Greene Street Space 03

Cost: $0

Thursday After Dark: Wicked

Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020

Location: See event description for more details.

Gamecock Gaming Series: Battle in the Basement featuring Madden 2020

Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020

Location: Russell House University Union 009 Golden Spur Game Room

Carolina Productions Presents "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood"

Friday, Jan. 31, 2020

Location: Russell House Theater

Carolina Productions Presents "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood"

Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020

Location: Russell House Theater

Carolina Productions Presents Sunday Scaries: "Dr. Sleep"

Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020

Location: Russell House Theater

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