'Dance at the Big Apple' by Tyrone Geter is #19 on Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center's self-guided art tour. What inspired the painting? In the 1930s, Columbia's African-American community started the Big Apple dance at the Big Apple Night Club. The dance became popular outside of South Carolina, even reaching New York City.
Travel Tuesday Trivia: Did you know The Big Apple wasn't always a night club? Be the first to tell us the building's original purpose for a 'famously hot' prize. Leave your answer in a comment below.