Free Times Power List: 30 people who shape Columbia’s Culture


Free Times may have changed in the last year, but the power of the city’s culture remains.

And the people who work to make the city’s arts, music and food scenes what they are still deserve recognition.

So we present this complement to The Post and Courier Columbia list of important political, government, business and university leaders.

Jordan Lawrence and David Clarey, the team that plans, writes and edits Free Times each week, got together and debated, and settled on this list of 30 important influencers on the cultural landscape of the Soda City. Navigating the pandemic was a major consideration throughout, but each person included contributes to Columbia in a variety of other ways.

Check this article out written by Jordan Lawrence and David Clarey.