Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Feb. 6

February 5, 2013 

War vet signs books

George Graves, a Vietnam War veteran, will sign copies of his book “A Soldier’s Journey” on two days through Thursday. Details at 237-9929, or reach the cafe at 232-8387.

Details | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Mash’s Veterans Cafe & Grille, 1144 Shine Ave., Myrtle Beach, near The Market Common.

Art sale aids elephants

An art show, sale and silent auction opens for the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust of London, which helps orphaned African elephants in a sanctuary in Nairobi, Kenya before shifting Thursday to the misc. Everything Murrells Inlet gallery. Details at 839-1278 or www.studiobgalleries.com.

Details | noon-10 p.m. at Studio B Art Gallery, 2922 Howard Ave., Unit D, Myrtle Beach, with reception 7-10 p.m.

Special movie showings

Two classic films play on screens:

• “Saturday Night Fever,” from 1977 and full of Bee Gees hits such as “More Than A Woman,” “Night Fever” and “Staying Alive,” at 2 and 7 p.m. at Cinemark at Coastal Grand mall in Myrtle Beach, each at regular prices: matinees $6 adults,$5.75 senior/child, and evenings $8 adult, $7 local/student/military, and $5.75 senior/child. on the silver screen. Details at 839-3225.

• “Say Amen, Somebody,” a documentary from 1982 about the U.S. gospel scene, concluding the Black History Month Film Festival, 7 p.m. at Strand Theater, 710 Front St., Georgetown, for $5 for ages 13 and older, otherwise $3. 527-2924 or www.strandcinema.org, and 520-0744 or www.culturalcouncil.info.

‘Pippin’ play at CCU

The Coastal Carolina University’s Department of Theatre opens “Pippin,” with shows nightly through Saturday. This show includes the numbers “Magic to Do” and “Morning Glow.” Details at 349-2787 or www.coastal.edu/culturalarts.

Details | 7:30 p.m. in CCU’s Wheelwright Auditorium, off U.S. 501 in Conway; $15 adults; $10 CCU and Horry-Georgetown Technical College faculty and staff, and ages 65 and older, and Osher Lifelong Learning Institute members; $5 CCU and HGTC students and ages 17 and younger.

Shaun Jones at Cabana

Shaun Jones, who has appeared on such TV shows as NBC's “Later” andBET's “Teen Summit” and “Comic View,” will perform nightly through Saturday, with Cooter Douglas opening. Details at 449-4242 or www.comedycabana.com.

Details | 8 p.m. at Comedy Cabana, 9588 N. Kings Highway, just north of Myrtle Beach, for $15

For a complete list of upcoming events, festivals and shows visit MyrtleBeach

Online.com/kicks-online.

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