Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Feb. 20

February 19, 2014 

Meet Cokie Roberts

Cokie Roberts, a longtime analyst for ABC News, will sign copies of her latest children’s book, “Founding Mothers: Remembering the Ladies,” which was illustrated by Diane Goode. Details at 546-8212.

Details | 5-7 p.m. at Clock Tower (formerly Harborwalk) Books, 105 Screven St., Georgetown.

Three events at CCU

Coastal Carolina University has three special events. Details at 349-2787 or www.coastal.edu/culturalarts:

• Fiction Reading by Kyle Minor, author of “In the Devil’s Territory” and “Praying Drunk,” 4:30 p.m. in Edwards Recital Hall, on main campus in Conway, for free.

• Steve Roberts, national political analyst, presenting “How Washington Works –or Doesn’t,” 7 p.m. in Edwards Recital Hall, on Conway campus, for free.

• Opening of play “Crimes of the Heart,” with shows at 7:30 p.m. daily through Saturday and Feb. 26-28, and March 1; and 3 p.m. March 1 in 79th Avenue Theatre, in CCU’s Myrtle Beach Education Center, at U.S. 17 Bypass. Tickets $15 general; $10 CCU/Horry-Georgetown Technical College faculty, staff, alumni, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute members, seniors and teens; and $5 CCU/HGTC students and children.

Library gets bluesy

Join “The Blues and Gospel Music,” a discussion and screening of “Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: Episode 2, Syncopated City (1919-1933).” Details at 915-5282 or www.hcml.org.

Details | 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Horry County Memorial Library Carolina Forest branch 2250 Carolina Forest Blvd., east of U.S. 501, for free.

Daise in game show

Ronald Daise, vice president for creative education at Brookgreen Gardens, will present “Gullah Geechee ‘Tinkabouts,’ ” an interactive, cultural game show, in Pawleys Island Child Development Center’s fourth annual Black History Month celebration. Reservations requested at 237-4765.

Details | 7 p.m. at Holy Cross Faith Memorial Episcopal Church, 113 Baskerville Drive, Litchfield Beach, west of U.S. 17, for free.

Steve Ford at HGTC

See actor Steve Ford – the third of four children of the nation’s 38th president, the late Gerald R. Ford, and wife Betty Ford – and whose roles include parts in “When Harry Met Sally” and “Black Hawk Down,” talk about his life. Details at 349-5378, or email casey.king@hgtc.edu.

Details | 7 p.m. in Horry-Georgetown Technical College Burroughs & Chapin Auditorium, off U.S. 501 in Conway, for free.

Show goes ‘Barefoot’

Catch Neil Simon’s “Barefoot in the Park” for three weekends through March 9: 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 3 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays. Details at 232-0339 or www.stagelefttheatremb.com.

Details | at Stage Left Theatre Company, 3064 DeVille St., Myrtle Beach, in The Market Common, Myrtle Beach, between Nevers and Lewis streets, for $15 advance, $18 at door.

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