FRIDAY-SATURDAY | 02.07-02.08
French Film Festival
Five productions will fill the 10th annual French Film Festival, Feb. 7-8 at the Strand Theater, 710 Front St., Georgetown.
“La Bande A Picasso (Picasso’s Gang),” from 2013 and set in 1911 – when Pablo Picasso and a friend were questioned by police about the “Mona Lisa” theft from the Louvre – will make its S.C. premiere. It’s one of two films, along with “Renoir” (2012), set on the French Riviera in summer 1915 – when the 74-year-old Pierre-Auguste Renoir meets the woman who would be his last painting model – to share an experience from the life of a world famous painter.
The schedule, with matinees both days, comprises:
Feb. 7 – “Bienvenue Parmi Nous (Welcome Aboard),” from 2012 at 2 p.m., and “Renoir,” 4 p.m., both rated R.
All the films have English subtitles, and each is $6, or $4 for Strand Cinema and Coastal Carolina University Osher Lifelong Learning Institute members. Details at 527-2924 or www.strandcinema.org.
SATURDAY | 02.08
‘Year of the Horse’ celebration
The Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum is all saddled up for its annual “Free Family Day” celebration of Chinese New Year – The Year of the Horse, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 8.
At the museum, 3100 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, across from Midway Par 3 and Springmaid Beach Resort, scheduled activities include children’s art workshops to create masks, chopstick scrolls and lanterns; kites (weather permitting); Chinese literature for children; face painting with “Big Bird in China” video; mah jong, dominoes and Chinese checkers; Chinese opera and Guonian films; tea and fortune cookies; a Chinese market; chopstick lessons; paper folding and Chinese calligraphy; Chinese New Year cake samples; and performances by the Little Lotus Dance Troupe from Charlotte.
Scheduled events include:
For “Chinese Tea Time” at 11:15 a.m., registration is required at 238-2510.
The museum is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, and 1-4 p.m. Sundays, for free, with these exhibits:
More details at www.myrtlebeachartmuseum.org.
SATURDAY-SUNDAY | 02.08-02.09
Stamp Show at Fantasy Harbour
The Myrtle Beach Stamp Club will have its 22nd annual Myrtle Beach Stamp Show, this year with a theme celebrating 100th anniversary of the Panama Canal’s opening.
Show times are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 8 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 9 at Clarion Hotel & Conference Center, 101 Fantasy Harbour Blvd., off U.S. 501 and George Bishop Parkway, just west of Myrtle Beach and along Intracoastal Waterway. Free admission and appraisals. 347-0087 or http://sites.google.com/site/myrtlebeachstampclub/.
The club meets at 7 p.m. on the first Tuesday monthly, at the Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach., and memberships are available. Details at 347-0087, sites.google.com/site/myrtlebeachstampclub or email email@example.com.
FRIDAY-SUNDAY, NEXT THURSDAY | 02.07-02.09, 02.13
Many concerts and events, including Legends in Concert
Two house shows get back into gear after a post-Christmas break:www.legendsinconcert.com www.palacemb.com
Also, check this menu of other special events in the next week:firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com www.ripleysaquarium.com www.cfhsshows.com
Sixth annual “Chocolate & Champagne for the Creatures,” benefiting SC Coastal Animal Rescue & Educational Sanctuary (SC-CARES) of Georgetown County, 5-9 p.m. Feb. 8 at The Cooper House, 6011 Dick Pond Road, Socastee, for $30 individual, or $50 couple. 546-7893 or www.sc-cares.org.www.theatreoftherepublic.com www.georgetowncountymuseum.com www.fpcconcerts.com
ALMOST DAILY | Including ‘Into the Woods’
Shows splashed across CCU
Coastal Carolina University, at its main campus in Conway, has various entertainment options in the next week:
“Into the Woods,” 7:30 p.m. Feb. 6-8 and 12-15, and 3 p.m. Feb. 15, in Wheelwright Auditorium, for $15 general; $10 CCU/Horry-Georgetown Technical College faculty, staff, alumni, OLLI members, seniors and teens; and $5 CCU/HGTC students and children.
Details at 349-2787 or www.coastal.edu/culturalarts.