Sign of Spoleto Festival: Time to unveil poster

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - With the Spoleto Festival USA approaching, the South Carolina festival is ready to reveal the poster illustrating the event.

Festival officials gather at Spoleto headquarters in Charleston on Tuesday for the unveiling.

The poster is traditionally displayed throughout the city during the festival's annual 17-day run.

This year's festival opens on May 28 and closes with the traditional fireworks display at Middleton Place Plantation on June 13.

That display usually follows an orchestral concert, but the closing act this year is the Carolina Chocolate Drops performing bluegrass music.

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