CCU EVENTS | Almost daily
Arts cover university
Coastal Carolina University, at its main campus in Conway, has a slew of arts events to sail into spring, of which the first day is March 20 (349-2787 or www.coastal.edu/culturalarts):
Each $15 general; $10 CCU/HGTC faculty, staff, alumni, OLLI members, seniors and teens; and $5 CCU/HGTC students and children:
In CCU’s Rebecca Randall Bryan Art Gallery, in Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts, open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, with free admission (349-6454 or www.coastal.edu/bryanartgallery):
OPENS SATURDAY | 02.01-02.28
Art fetes Black History Month
The Cultural Council of Georgetown County will celebrate Black History Month with an art exhibit all month at its office, 922 Front St. Georgetown, with an opening reception 6-8 p.m. Saturday.
Featured artists are Lillian Cotton, Alan Dennison, Rachel Jones, Darien Greene, Alexis Washington and Zenobia Washington, Also, local writer Steven Williams will read some of his original poetry. The council office is open 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Other events planned by the organization for February include a series of concerts and workshops featuring De’Sean Jones, a young jazz saxophonist from Detroit, and family movie nights across Georgetown County. Tickets also are available for “An Evening of Elegant Jazz” Feb. 21 with Jones and other area musicians at the S.C. Maritime Museum, 729 Front St., Georgetown. Details at 520-0744 or visit www.culturalcouncil.info.
CONCERTS GALORE | Including weekly ‘Blues-A-Palooza’
HOB loads up dates
House of Blues, in Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach, has loaded up its calendar this winter (272-3000 or www.hob.com/myrtlebeach):www.murdermysteryproductions.com
LOCAL GROUPS | Tunes take over stages
Local groups present musicwww.tracygrammer.com www.caroinamasterchorale.com
TWO FRIDAYS MONTHLY | Through 03.28
‘Friday Nights at the Movies’ classic film fest
The annual “Friday Night at the Movies” classic film festival, with host David Zinman – who winters in Conway from Jamestown, N.Y. – and Friends of Waccamaw Library – continues with screenings at 7 p.m. on select Fridays at Georgetown County Library Waccamaw Neck branch, 24 Commerce Lane, Pawleys Island, west of U.S. 17, behind Pastaria 811. Each film is preceded by a lecture and followed up with an audience discussion. Admission is free:
Details from the library at 545-3623. Zinman, author of the film book “50 Classic Motion Pictures,” also coordinates a classic film program every summer at Chautauqua Institution.
RESUMING NEXT THURSDAY | 02.06
‘One the Show’ at Alabama Theatre
The Alabama Theatre, at Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach, will premiere its signature house show, “One the Show,” on Feb. 6, with performances 7:30 p.m. Feb. 6-8, 11-14, 16, 18-22 and 24-28; and March 2-8, 10-15, 17-21, 23-28 and 30-31 – for, plus tax, $31.90, $38.25 or $43.75 for ages 17 and older, and $16.40 ages 16 and younger (also for March-April, free admission for as many as two children, 16 or younger, with a paid adult ticket), as well as a series of guest concerts, all at 7 p.m., at these respective prices, including tax:
Details at 272-1111, 800-342-2262 or www.alabama-theatre.com.
OTHER BIG SHOWS | Several nights weekly
Handful of house shows
The 28th year of “The Carolina Opry” has opened, and various other house shows have lined up their new year:CALVIN GILMORE THEATER www.thecarolinaopry.com LEGENDS IN CONCERT www.legendsinconcert.com MEDIEVAL TIMES DINNER & TOURNAMENT www.medievaltimes.com/myrtlebeach.aspx PALACE THEATRE www.palacemb.com “PIRATES VOYAGE DINNER ATTRACTION,” www.piratesvoyage.com
LOCAL THEATERS | ‘Spamalot’ opens 02.28
Local theaters light up stageATLANTIC STAGE www.atlanticstage.com BRUNSWICK COMMUNITY COLLEGE www.bccowa.com BRUNSWICK LITTLE THEATRE www.brunswicklittletheatre.com “THE CEMETERY CLUB” STAGE LEFT THEATRE COMPANY www.stagelefttheatremb.com SWAMP FOX PLAYERS, www.swampfoxplayers.com THEATRE OF THE REPUBLIC www.theatreoftherepublic.com
WEEKENDS | Including Fridays-Saturdays
Trio of comedy outlets
Choose from three places where laughing out loud never gets old or overdone:CAROLINA IMPROV COMPANY www.carolinaimprov.com CAROLINA COMEDY CLUB www.carolinacomedyclub.com COMEDY CABANA
THURSDAYS | Through 03.13
‘Myrtle Manor’ viewing parties
Join viewing parties 9-11 p.m. Thursdays through March 13 for TLC’s “Trailer Park: Welcome to Myrtle Manor,” in its second season on television. Meet at Bourbon Street Bar & Grill, 5307 N. Kings Parkway, Myrtle Beach. Cast members and Tangulls Salon’s Gina and Roy, affiliated with the series, also will be on hand. Details from the host site at 712-1083, and for the show, with new episodes premiering 10-11 p.m. weekly, www.tlc.com/tv-shows/welcome-to-myrtle-manor.
SPECIAL EVENTS | Including Polar Plunge 02.01
Outings spread across area
Some special celebrations include:“SNOWBIRD FEST,” www.snowbirdfgest.com “MYRTLE BEACH POLAR PLUNGE,” “CONWAY CHOCOLATE WALK,” 10TH ANNUAL FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL www.strandcinema.org SIXTH ANNUAL “CHOCOLATE & CHAMPAGNE FOR THE CREATURES,” www.sc-cares.org 22ND ANNUAL MYRTLE BEACH STAMP SHOW http://sites.google.com/site/myrtlebeachstampclub/ “WE LOVE OUR SNOWBIRDS” RECEPTION www.mymallmyrtlebeach.com FOURTH ANNUAL “TASTE OF PASSION,” www.carolinamasterchorale.com LA BELLE AMIE FESTIVALS www.labelleamie.com “BAREFOOT LADIES’ NIGHT” BENEFITS www.bflanding.com AMERICAN RED CROSS COASTAL S.C. CHAPTER www.redcross.org/sc/myrtle-beach firstname.lastname@example.org FOURTH ANNUAL “WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE & CELEBRATION OF INSPIRING WOMEN,” www.wiplconference.com 11TH ANNUAL PALMETTO REGIONAL FIRST ((FOR INSPIRATION AND RECOGNITION OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY) ROBOTICS COMPETITION, www.firstroboticsmyrtlebeach.com JEWISH GRAND STRAND 2014 “COMMUNITY READS” EVENT SECOND ANNUAL MURRELLS INLET “DADDY-DAUGHTER DANCE,” www.belinumc.org 26TH ANNUAL ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE AND FESTIVAL www.stpatsnmb.com DOWNTOWN MYRTLE BEACH ST. PATRICK’S DAY CELEBRATION www.mbdowntownstpats.com THIRD ANNUAL “SALUTE TO WOMEN OF THE MILITARY, PAST AND PRESENT,” email@example.com
ARRAY OF ART EXHIBITS | Including Brunswick County, N.C.
Choose from many exhibitswww.sheldrickwildlifetrust.org www.seacoastartistsguild.com www.sunsetrivermarketplace.com www.collectorscafeandgallery.com www.franklinsquaregallery.com www.silvercoastwinery.com
MYRTLE BEACH STATE PARK | 02.14, 03.01
Valentine’s event, Challenge Race
Myrtle Beach State Park, on U.S. 17 Business, just south of the Myrtle Beach city line, has two special events in store:
The park is open 6 a.m.-8 p.m. daily through February, then until 10 p.m. as of March, with regular admission of $5 ages 16 and older, $3.25 S.C. seniors, $3 ages 6-15. Details at 238-0874 or www.myrtlebeachsp.com.