It's showtime for Spoleto

A view looking up from the floor beneath Jascha Boyce of the Australian acrobatic team, Gravity & Other Myths, as she performs a handstand. The troupe will perform their show, A Simple Space, at the Emmett Robinson Theatre at College of Charleston during Spoleto Festival USA.

Spoleto Festival USA gets underway Friday - as well as its companion the Piccolo Spoleto Festival - and you can read the Post and Courier's complete coverage of this international celebration of the arts at and on social media, or @spoletochas on Twitter.

Today's features include:

Gravity and Other Myths: Acrobatic ensemble challenges physical boundaries

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago: 4 works by 4 choreographers

Mystery's place in history: Gate Theatre presents 'My Cousin Rachel'

The festival runs through June 8.