Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Jan. 19

01/18/2013 12:00 AM

01/18/2013 12:17 PM

See African drumming

Samuel Yeboah of Ghana and The Djole Group of youth from Charleston will perform African drumming concerts. Also, call 448-1508 or email to sign up for a drumming workshop, free at 1:30 p.m. in Andy Owings School of Music & Performing Arts Center. More details at 839-1505 or

Details | noon and 3 p.m. in Coastal Grand mall common area, in Myrtle Beach, for free.

Trifecta in art events

Three special art shows are on tap:

• “Wow! Is That Colored Pencil?” exhibit opens with a reception 1-4 p.m., continuing through Jan. 31, at Art & Soul Gallery, 5001 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. Details at 839-2727, and
• “Home” by Bruce Chandler opens with a reception 2-4 p.m., continuing through March 9, at The Rice Museum Prevost Gallery, 633 Front St., Georgetown. 546-7423 or
• “2012 Grand Strand Artist of the Year” event, celebrating all 12 local Grand Strand Artists of the Month, in two parts: Grand Strand Arts Crawl 4-7 p.m. several merchants at Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach, and awards dinner at 7:30 p.m. at House of Blues.

Bluegrass concert

The Rivertown Bluegrass Society welcomes the Subject To Change Band, and Ken Scoggins & Millers Creek, in concert. Also, preshow jams at 3 p.m. for any acoustic player; no electric instruments except bass. Details at 457-2854 or

Details | 5 p.m. at Horry-Georgetown Technical College Burroughs & Chapin Auditorium, off U.S. 501 in Conway, for $10 members, otherwise $12.

UFOs subject of debate

At a “UFOs: Are They Out There?” debate, see images of asserted sightings on a dome ceiling and learn about the science of distant space travel and its effects on equipment and the human body. Details at 910-575-0033 or

Details | 7 p.m. at Ingram Planetarium, 7625 High Market St., Sunset Beach, N.C., for $8 adults, $6 ages 60 and older, and students; and $4 ages 3-4.

Magic show at theater

Various acts will fill the fourth annual “Champions of Magic” show, part of the “Magic at the Beach” magicians’ convention. Details from the theater at 913-1422, 866-865-7454 or, and show coordinators at 626-8191, or

Details | 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Calvin Gilmore Theatre, home of “The Carolina Opry,” on U.S. 17 Business, at northern junction of U.S. Bypass in Myrtle Beach, for $30 or $40 ages 17 and older, and $20 ages 3-16.

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