July 17, 2013

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The cheerleaders for the Carolina Panthers, the TopCats, will get some extra practice for the upcoming NFL season at a block party 6-8 p.m. July 20 at The Market Common in Myrtle Beach.

SATURDAY | 07.20

TopCats meet-and-greet

The cheerleaders for the Carolina Panthers, the TopCats, will get some extra practice for the upcoming NFL season at a block party 6-8 p.m. July 20 at The Market Common in Myrtle Beach.

They’re in town to help Dolce Lusso Salon and Day Spa, 3050 Howard Ave., celebrate its expansion with a block party on DeVille Street, behind the building, between Hackler and Nevers streets. Besides a meet-and-greet to give autographs and pose for photos, the TopCats will dance in several performances, and other neighboring merchants will take part in the party.

Admission is free; details at 839-2655, www.dolcelusso.com and www.panthers.com/cheerleaders/index.html.

FRIDAY | 07.19

Museum’s ‘Family Fun Night’

The Children’s Museum of South Carolina continues celebrating summer with expanded hours and Family Fun Nights.

These evenings, 5-7 p.m. on the third Friday monthly through September, families are invited to celebrate with a different theme. For July 19, take in a fiesta with special games and activities, and admission is $1 per individual.

Through August, the museum, 2501 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, also accessible from Oak Street; is open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Admission is $8 for ages 2 and older, otherwise free.

Looking ahead, the annual Flip Flop Ball museum benefit is booked for 7-11 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Hammerhead Grill, 700 N. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach. Tickets are $90 single or $150 couple. More details at www.mbflipflopball.com.

For museum information, call 946-9469 or visit www.cmsckids.org.

FRIDAY | 07.19

Rock concerts lined up

Two places will rock for the evening July 19:

• Death of Paris, a pop/rock/electro quintet from Columbia, will make the first of three Myrtle Beach summer stops with a concert at 8:30 p.m. at Fresh Brewed Coffee House, 933 Broadway St., sharing the bill with Sleeping Policeman and Reine and the Reckless. Cover charge is $5. Reach the venue at 251-8282 or www.freshbrewedcoffeehouse.com.

Other local dates for Death of Paris, both free, are: 8 p.m. July 28, opening for Mona at House of Blues’ The Deck, at Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach (272-3000 or www.hob.com/myrtlebeach); and 5 p.m. Aug. 4, with Weaving the Fate, in the “Sunday Funday Outdoor Concert Series,” at The Boathouse Waterway Bar & Grill, 201 Fantasy Harbor Blvd., along the Intracoastal Waterway (903-2628 or www.boathousemb.com/summer-concert-series). More band details at http://deathofparis.bandcamp.com.

Also, in the Southern Revival Concert Series begun June 14, check out Hogjaw and Sour Diesel Trainwreck, at 7 p.m. at SBB, 3393 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet. Tickets are $12 and available at Scotchman convenience stores. More information from “The Outlaw” radio station: http://939theoutlaw.com/listen-live/.

FRIDAY | 07.19

Angelus sextet to sing

A nationally touring ensemble of six female singers from Mount Vernon Senior High School Fine Arts Academy in Illinois will lift their voices on a visit to Litchfield Beach on July 19. Angelus will perform at 7 p.m. Holy Cross Faith Memorial Episcopal Church, 113 Baskerville Drive, west of U.S. 17 and north of Martin Luther King Road, for free.

Their repertoire ranges from medieval chant and polyphony to sacred harp tradition as well as contemporary American and Irish works. The sextet also has performed in cathedrals and churches in such places as Chicago, Cincinnati, Dallas, New York, San Francisco and St. Louis, and been spotlighted on “Celtic Connections” on National Public Radio and in Holland on “Song from Ireland.” Details at 237­3459.


‘Just Art’ at Rice Museum

A museum is more than a walk back through history. “Just Art,” a judged exhibition of paintings and photographs, continues through Sept. 14 in the Rice Museum’s Prevost Gallery. Find the gallery at 633 Front St., Georgetown, where admission is always free. It’s open during museum hours – 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, and 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sundays. Museum admission is $7 for ages 22-59, $5 ages 60 and older, $3 ages 6-21, and free ages 5 and younger. Details at 546-7423 or www.ricemuseum.org.

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