Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Jan. 19

January 18, 2013 

See African drumming

Samuel Yeboah of Ghana and The Djole Group of youth from Charleston will perform African drumming concerts. Also, call 448-1508 or email andyowingsmusic@aol.com to sign up for a drumming workshop, free at 1:30 p.m. in Andy Owings School of Music & Performing Arts Center. More details at 839-1505 or www.andyowingsmusic.com.

Details | noon and 3 p.m. in Coastal Grand mall common area, in Myrtle Beach, for free.

Trifecta in art events

Three special art shows are on tap:

• “Wow! Is That Colored Pencil?” exhibit opens with a reception 1-4 p.m., continuing through Jan. 31, at Art & Soul Gallery, 5001 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. Details at 839-2727, www.artandsoulmyrtlebeach.com and www.cpsa124.org.

• “Home” by Bruce Chandler opens with a reception 2-4 p.m., continuing through March 9, at The Rice Museum Prevost Gallery, 633 Front St., Georgetown. 546-7423 or www.ricemuseum.org.

• “2012 Grand Strand Artist of the Year” event, celebrating all 12 local Grand Strand Artists of the Month, in two parts: Grand Strand Arts Crawl 4-7 p.m. several merchants at Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach, and awards dinner at 7:30 p.m. at House of Blues. www.grandstrandarts.com.

Bluegrass concert

The Rivertown Bluegrass Society welcomes the Subject To Change Band, and Ken Scoggins & Millers Creek, in concert. Also, preshow jams at 3 p.m. for any acoustic player; no electric instruments except bass. Details at 457-2854 or www.rivertownbluegrasssociety.com.

Details | 5 p.m. at Horry-Georgetown Technical College Burroughs & Chapin Auditorium, off U.S. 501 in Conway, for $10 members, otherwise $12.

UFOs subject of debate

At a “UFOs: Are They Out There?” debate, see images of asserted sightings on a dome ceiling and learn about the science of distant space travel and its effects on equipment and the human body. Details at 910-575-0033 or www.museumplanetarium.org.

Details | 7 p.m. at Ingram Planetarium, 7625 High Market St., Sunset Beach, N.C., for $8 adults, $6 ages 60 and older, and students; and $4 ages 3-4.

Magic show at theater

Various acts will fill the fourth annual “Champions of Magic” show, part of the “Magic at the Beach” magicians’ convention. Details from the theater at 913-1422, 866-865-7454 or www.thecarolinaopry.com, and show coordinators at 626-8191, www.championsofmagicshow.com or www.magicatthebeach.org.

Details | 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Calvin Gilmore Theatre, home of “The Carolina Opry,” on U.S. 17 Business, at northern junction of U.S. Bypass in Myrtle Beach, for $30 or $40 ages 17 and older, and $20 ages 3-16.

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