FRIDAYS-SUNDAYS | Through 10.13
‘The 39 Steps’ on stage
The Brunswick Little Theatre will perform “The 39 Steps” the next two weekends in the Amuzu Theatre, 111 N. Howe St., Southport, N.C., the troupe’s first time in that historic site.
This show, based on an Alfred Hitchcock spy film from 1935 and with only four cast members on stage, is geared to ages 12 and older. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 13. Tickets are $17 for adults, otherwise $12.
Details at 910-278-6581 or www.brunswicklittletheatre.com. Reach the venue at 910-523-2552.
Also, closer to Myrtle Beach, Theatre of the Republic will stage “The 39 Steps” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18-19, 24-26 and 31, and Nov. 1-2; and 3 p.m. Oct. 20, 26-27 and Nov. 2-3 at the Main Street Theatre, 335 Main St. Conway. Tickets are $21. Details at 488-0821 or www.theatreoftherepublic.com.
THURSDAY-MONDAY | 10.03-10.07
‘Art Animates’ exhibition
More than 60 students and several Horry County Schools art teachers took part in Coastal Carolina University’s Summer Arts Academy, and their works are on display Oct. 3-7 in “Art Animates” at Seacoast Artists Gallery in Myrtle Beach.
Youth from local middle and high schools attended four workshops covering such details as concept design, and human figure drawing and painting. Many students’ tuition was paid through scholarships from local businesses and organizations, including two from the Seacoast Artists Guild.
Also, meet the students and teachers in a reception 6-8 p.m. Oct. 5 at the host site, the Seacoast Artists Gallery, 3032 Nevers St., Myrtle Beach, in The Market Common. The gallery’s open noon-8 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, and noon-6 p.m. Sundays. Details at 232-7009 or www.seacoastartistguild.com, and www.coastal.edu/outreach/academies/index.html.
FRIDAY, TUESDAY, NEXT THURSDAY | 10.04, 10.08, 10.10
Concert, play, art at CCU
Coastal Carolina University’s loaded fall semester of entertainment and art continues with:
• Dave Douglas Quintet, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4 in Wheelwright Auditorium, covering his latest two albums, “Be Still” and “Time Travel.” $15 or 20 general, $10 or $15 CCU/Horry-Georgetown Technical College alumni, as well as Osher Lifelong Learning Institute members, seniors and teens; $10 CCU/HGTC faculty and staff; and $5 CCU/HGTC students and students.
• Fall Choral Concert, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8 in Wheelwright Auditorium,, with CCU Concert and Chamber choirs and Loris Lion Singers and Blue Pride Voices. $5 general; $3 CCU/HGTC students, faculty and staff; and free for children.
• “The Shape of Things” play, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10-12 and 16-18, and 3 p.m. Oct. 12 and 19, in Edwards Theatre. $15 general; $10 CCU/HGTC faculty, staff, alumni, OLLI members, seniors and teens; and $5 CCU/HGTC students and children.
Details at 349-2787 or www.coastal.edu/culturalarts.
Also, CCU’s Rebecca Randall Bryan Art Gallery, in the Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts, opens a new exhibit, “Young Blood: Michigan’s Urban Youth” by Daniel Farnum, Oct. 10- Nov. 22, with an artist reception 4:30 p.m. Oct. 10. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, with free admission. 349-6454 or www.coastal.edu/bryanartgallery.
TUESDAYS-SUNDAYS | Through 12.29
‘Sea Glass’ photos at museum
In “Celia Pearson: Glass Transformed, A Photographer Explores Sea Glass,” see how Mother Nature has worked as a master recycler of glass objects discarded into the oceans worldwide. The exhibit, at the Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, continues through Dec. 29.
Pearson’s pictures, as large as 30 inches, showcase 150 of the 30,000 pieces Richard and Nancy LaMotte of Maryland have collected.
The exhibit runs through Dec. 29 with gallery hours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays. A reception will be held on Oct. 16 at 2 p.m. with the artist as special guest to give a talk followed by a book signing. Seating is limited, and reservations are required.
Also at the museum, 3100 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, take in:
• “Passionate Collectors and 25 Years of Jonathan Green,” through Dec. 29.
• “The Opulent Object: Tapestries by Jon Riis with Sculpture by Richard Mafong and Mike Harrison,” Oct. 3-Jan. 5.
Admission is free, but donations are appreciated. Details at 238-2510 or visit www.myrtlebeachartmuseum.org.
THURSDAYS-SATURDAY | Through 10.26
Museum, planetarium plan month
Two sister entities in coastal North Carolina have outlined their October schedules, generally open Thursdays-Saturdays.
The Museum of Coastal Carolina, 21 E. Second St., Ocean Isle Beach (910-579-1016), has special programs at 11 a.m. Saturdays: “Raptors!’ on Oct. 5, a guided bird walk Oct. 12, “Snakes Alive!” Oct. 19, and “Masked!” craft project Oct. 26. Also, help feed touch-tank residents at 11 a.m. Fridays, and see a special lecture at 6 p.m. Oct. 8 by world record sailor Reid Stowe, whose art exhibit lasts through Jan. 4.
During Oyster Fest Oct. 19-20, the museum will be open 10 a.m.-2 p.m., and “Spooky Night at the Museum” trick-or-treating is 5:30-8 p.m. Oct. 24, each for $5 admission.
Ingram Planetarium, 7625 High Market St., Sunset Beach (910-575-0033), continues its fall slate of Sky Theater Thursdays-Saturdays: “Legends of the Night Sky” at 11 a.m., “Zula Patrol” (through Nov. 23) at noon, “Undiscovered Worlds” 1 p.m., “Astronaut” 2 p.m., “Dynamic Earth” 3 p.m., and “Seven Wonders” 4 p.m. – and laser shows 5-8 p.m. Oct. 17-19. Also, celebrate Observe the Moon Night, 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 12.
Museum admission and each planetarium show/event is $8 adults, $6 ages 60 and older, and students; and $4 ages 3-4. Two specials are buy a ticket for “Legends” then see “Zula Patrol” for free, and half-price for all shows Oct. 5, during “Sunset at Sunset.”
Complete details at www.museumplanetarium.org.