Two exhibits open
Two art exhibits premiere, both for free:
• “Portfolio II: Studio Art,” by graduating Coastal Carolina University art majors, through May 11, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in CCU’s Rebecca Randall Bryan Art Gallery, in Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts, in Conway. Also, reception and lecture are at 6:30 p.m. May 10. Details at 349-6454 orwww.coastal.edu/bryanartgallery
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• 15th annual Waccamaw Arts & Crafts Guild Juried Exhibition, through May 23, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., with a reception 5:30-7:30 p.m. and awards at 6 p.m., at Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, 3100 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach. 238-2510 orwww.myrtlebeachartmuseum.org
Music historian speaks
Howie Thompson will discuss his new book, “And the Bands Played On” in the “Coffee With the Authors” series. Details at www. sunsetrivermarketplace.com.
Details | 10-11 a.m. at Sunset River Marketplace, 10283 Beach Drive S.W, Calabash, N.C., for free, but reservations required – call 910-575-5999 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Two plays continue
Two theaters continue plays this weekend:
• Atlantic Stage’s “Child’s Play,” a production for mature audiences, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays through May 12 at Coastal Carolina University’s Myrtle Beach Education Center, at 79th Avenue North and U.S. 17 Bypass; $27.50 general admission, $22.50 seniors (ages 55 and older)/educators/military, and $17.50 students. Details at 877-287-8587 orwww.atlanticstage.com
• Theatre of the Republic’s “The Color Purple,” 8 p.m. daily through Saturday and 3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. 488-0821 orwww.theatreoftherepublic.com
‘Wait, Wait’ cinecast
See a live staging of “Wait, Wait ... Don’t Tell Me!” on the silver screen. Details at 839-3225.
Details | 7:30 p.m. at Cinemark at Coastal Grand mall, off Seaboard Street in Myrtle Beach, for $22 adults, $21 seniors/students and $20 children.
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