Arts & culture calendar for Myrtle Beach area

ALABAMA THEATRE, 4750 U.S. 17, Myrtle Beach. "One: The Show" returns Feb. 3, and guest concerts such as "A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline starring Gail Bliss" today-Saturday, "Eddie Miles: A Salute to Elvis & Country Legends" Jan. 22, and "Ricky Mokel Comedy Special starring Grant Turner" Jan. 29. 272-1111 or 800-342-2262, or www.alabama-theatre.com.

ART & SOUL, AN ARTISAN GALLERY INC., 5001 N. Kings Highway, Suite 105, Myrtle Beach, in the Rainbow Harbor plaza. 839-2727.

ATLANTIC STAGE , "Dinner with Friends" Jan. 27-Feb. 13 at 79th Avenue Theatre in Coastal Carolina University Myrtle Beach Education Center, at U.S. 17 Bypass. Individuals $25, $20 ages 55 and older, and $15 students, including Osher Lifelong Learning Institute members. Also: "Moonlight and Magnolias" April 28-May 15. 877-287-8587 or www.atlanticstage.com.

BROOKGREEN GARDENS , U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach. Open 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily. Special exhibit "Bunce Island: A British Slave Castle in Sierra Leone," noon-4:30 p.m. through Feb. 28 in Wall Lowcountry Center, free with admission, which lasts seven days: $12 ages 13-64, $10 ages 65 and older, and $6 ages 4-12. Also: "Mad Hatters" luncheon and tea parties 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday and Jan. 22 and 29; reserve at 235-6016; $35 includes garden admission. 235-6000 or www.brookgreen.org.

THE CAROLINA OPRY , Myrtle Beach. "The Carolina Opry" show returns Jan. 26, "Good Vibrations!" Feb. 1. 913-4000 or 800-843-6779, or www.thecarolinaopry.com.

CAROLINA MASTER CHORALE, "Hearts of Passion II: Sing Me a Love Song" at 8 p.m. Feb. 11 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Conway, and 4 p.m. Feb. 12-13 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Myrtle Beach; and "A Time to Dance, A Time for Peace," 4 p.m. May 15 at Horry County Schools' Academy for the Arts, Science and Technology, west of Myrtle Beach. Each $15 advance, $20 at door, $5 students with ID. 444-5774 or www.carolinamasterchorale.com.

C.B. BERRY COMMUNITY CENTER , S.C. 179, Little River, "Three O'Clock Thursdays" featuring the National Wildlife Federation Video Series at 3 p.m. Thursdays. Free popcorn and soda. 249-4157.

CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF SOUTH CAROLINA , 2501 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. "Adventures with Clifford the Big Red Dog," through May 6. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays (and special day Monday). $8 ages 2 and older. 946-9469 or www.cmsckids.org.

COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY , Conway. Various programs, including "Project 35" exhibit through March 4 in Rebecca Randall Bryan Art Gallery; 349-2040 or www.coastal.edu/culturalarts.

COLLECTOR'S CAFE, 7740 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. Winter Art Show through May, with 25 artists and more than 150 works. 449-9370.

CULTURAL COUNCIL OF GEORGETOWN COUNTY , "Third Tuesday Treasures" concert series, 7 p.m. Tuesday at Holy Cross Faith Memorial Church, Pawleys Island, with Amy Hardison Tully, principal flutist for the Long Bay Symphony and flute professor at Coastal Carolina University, with several of her students and Young Treasures scholarship winners. Free, but donations accepted at door. 237-3035 or www.culturalcouncil.info.

DANCELINK USA. Weekly dances: shag lessons on Tuesdays, beginnner 6:30 p.m., intermediate, for $10 at DanceLinkUSA studio, 109 Cedar Ave., North Myrtle Beach; and country couples on Wednesdays, beginnner 6:30, intermediate 7, for $7 at Surfside Bowling Center Brick House Lounge, 415 U.S. 17 Business 17 N., Surfside Beach. Also, first Saturday monthly: ballroom dance 7-10 p.m. for $7 at Brick House Lounge, including waltz, fox trot, cha-cha, tango, swing and rhumba. 281-1102.

"DINO'S TV VARIETY SHOW" tribute-artist performances resume Feb. 3, in 2001 Entertainment Complex's Next Level Club, north of Myrtle Beach. $29 for show, $39-49 for dinner-show package. Dinner at 5 p.m., show 7. 458-1119 or 234-2229, or www.dinostvvarietyshow.com.

EBB AND FLOW ART CO-OP , 4763 U.S. 17 Bypass, Murrells Inlet. Live music 7-9 p.m. Thursdays. 651-2386 or www.ebbandflowartco-op.com.

FESTIVE BRASS OF MYRTLE BEACH. Rehearsals at 7 p.m. Mondays at First United Methodist Church, 904 65th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. New members with some brass experience welcome. 293-6162 or www .festivebrassofmyrtlebeach .org .

FPC CONCERTS' "PROMENADES 2011," 25th season, all in First Presbyterian Church, 1300 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, at 1 p.m.: Tuesday with cellist Friedrich Kleinhapl and pianist Andreas Woyke playing Beethoven, Feb. 3 with Metropolitan Opera soprano Angela Brown, Feb. 18 with The Claremont Trio, March 3 with "Broadway to Opera with Love!" Season ticket $20, or $7 per show at door. 448-4496 or www.myrtlebeachpresbyterianchurch.org/m-concert-and-events.cfm.

FRANKLIN G. BURROUGHS-SIMEON B. CHAPIN ART MUSEUM , 3100 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach. "Serendipity: Raku" pottery by Steven Forbes-deSoule, through March 20; and "Robert Courtright: Collages, Collage Construction, and Masks, 1953-2008," Sunday-April 28, with both opening receptions 1-3 p.m. Sunday. Museum open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays. 238-2510 or www.myrtlebeachartmuseum.org.

FREEWOODS FARM , Freewoods Road, off Bay Road from S.C. 707 in the Burgess community. 650-9139. www.freewoodsfarm.com.

FRIDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES CLASSIC FILM FESTIVAL , 7 p.m. select Fridays at Georgetown County Library Waccamaw Neck branch in Pawleys Island, all free. "The Lady Vanishes" today, "Summertime" Jan. 21, "The Third Man" Feb. 4, "The Ladykillers" Feb. 18, "Kings Row" March 4, and "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" March 18. 545-3623.

GRAND STRAND BEACH BALLROOM SOCIAL DANCERS, next dance, "Aloha Snowbirds," 7-10 p.m. Saturday at Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach; $7; bring snacks for your table only. Other scheduled dances: Feb. 19, March 19 and April 16. 903-3765.

GRAND STRAND BLUES SOCIETY, music jam/open mike night for area musicians at 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays at The Hideaway, 1021 Second Ave. N., North Myrtle Beach; free admission. 492-6930.

HORRY COUNTY MUSEUM, Main Street, Conway, continuous exhibits of American Indians, wildlife, birds of prey, turpentine history, the Waccamaw River, Influential Women of Conway, the logging industry and more. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. Also, L.W. Paul Living History Farm, 2279 Harris Shortcut Road, off U.S. 701, north of Conway, open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays; 915-5320 or -365-3596. or www.horrycountymuseum.org.

IMAX 3D MYRTLE BEACH, Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach. Movies vary. 448-4629 or www.imax3dmb.com.

INGRAM PLANETARIUM , 7625 High Market St., Sunset Beach, N.C. Sky Theater programs, winter-spring schedule with shows on Fridays and Saturdays through May 28: "Two Pieces of Glass" at 1 p.m., "Astronaut Experience" at 2, "Seven Wonders" at 3, and "IBEX: Interstellar Boundary Explorer" at 4 (best for ages 9 and older). Also, rock 'n' roll laser shows at 5 and 6 p.m. on the third Friday and Saturday monthly. Per show: $8 ages 17 and older, $6 for seniors and ages 3-16. 910-575-0033 or www.ingramplanetarium.com.

ISLAND ART GALLERY , on U.S. 17 in Litchfield Beach, workshop with Jane Woodward in palette knife, Jan. 24-26, "Color Theory" oil workshop with Betsy Jones McDonald Feb. 7, 9 and 11, and open-studio watercolor, pastel and oil classes with Kelly Atkinson 455-0336 or 455-9007, or www.pawleysislandart.com.

JEFFCOAT POTTERY , 284B Koolabrew Drive, Calabash, N.C. 910-579-2400 or www.jeffcoatpottery.com.

KAMINSKI HOUSE MUSEUM , 1003 Front St., Georgetown. Free. 546-7706 or www.kaminskihousemuseum.org.

LEGENDS IN CONCERT plans to reopen in March at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach. 800-960-7469 or www.legends in concert .com .

THE LOFT AT THE HOWARD GALLERY , 532 W. Broadway St., Myrtle Beach, paintings by Carol Belcher, Elaine Bigelow, Sue Coley, Judy O'Brien and Jan Wurst, with collage, origami and ceramics by Millie Doud, photos by Suzanne Gaff, and photos and jewelry by Kelly Mezzapelle. 626-3118 or www .myrtlebeach-art.com or www.thehowardgalley.com.

LONG BAY SYMPHONY Symphony Series: "Music for the Soul: A Celebration of Spirituals, Gospel and the Orchestra" with New Arts Six at 4 p.m. Jan. 31, and "The World of the Orchestra" with The Carolina Master Chorale on March 13. $35-$45 (seniors $30-$40). 448-8379 or www.longbaysymphony.com.

LOW COUNTRY PLAYERS OF THE GRAND STRAND SENIOR CENTER presents Ivan Menchell's "The Cemetery Club," about three widows who are longtime friends. 8 p.m. Jan. 28-29 and Feb. 4-5 and 11-12; and 3 p.m. Jan. 30 and Feb. 5-6 and 12-13; at the senior center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach: $12. 626-3991.

MEDIEVAL TIMES DINNER & TOURNAMENT , 2904 Fantasy Way, just west of Myrtle Beach. $50.95 ages 13 and older, $30.95 ages 12 and younger. 236-8080 or www.medievaltimes.com.

"METROPOLITAN OPERA 2010-11 LIVE IN HD," Adams' "Nixon in China" 1 p.m. Feb. 12 at Cinemark at Coastal Grand Mall in Myrtle Beach. $24 adults, $22 seniors, $16 children. Also: Gluck's "Iphigenie en Tauride" Feb. 26. (Encore of Puccini's "La Fanciulla del West" - 6:30 p.m. Jan. 26; $22, $20 and $15, respectively.) 839-3225, or www.cinemark.com/metropolitan_opera.asp or www.fathomevents.com.

MOTHERDUCK ART , nonjuried, co-op gallery for artists of all ages and styles with changing exhibits; meeting and potluck 7 p.m. Thursdays in Barefoot Resort in North Myrtle Beach. Free. 568-1747.

MURRELLS INLET COMMUNITY THEATRE , 4450 Murrells Inlet Road, south of Bellamy Avenue and the U.S. Post Office. "Shirley Valentine" one-woman play (in place of "The Early Miracle"), starring Holli Heart, Jan. 21-Feb. 6; and "The Price" March 25-April 3. $10 each. 651-4152 or www.mictheatre.com.

"MUSIC AND DANCE THROUGH THE AGES" annual dinner and silent auction benefit, presented by Temple Emanu-El Sisterhood of Myrtle Beach. 5-9 p.m. Jan. 23 at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church Event Hall, 3301 33rd Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, at U.S. 17 Bypass. Scheduled performers include the Carolina Forest High School Show Choir; Charles Jones Evans, Erin Althoff and members of the Long Bay Symphony Youth Orchestra; Tim and JoNell Koch; Jeff and Debbie Jones; Lisa Jennings; Don Edwards; Donna and Tom Llewelyn; and Juan Gonzalez and staff from Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Myrtle Beach. Reservations $40 by Jan. 15, otherwise $50. 213-0340 or 446-4169.

PALACE THEATRE, Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach: "The Magical Spirit of Ireland" reopens Feb. 14, Broadway series opener "Always Patsy Cline" Feb. 16-March 19, and "Hooray for Hollywood" opens Feb. 21. 448-0588 or www.palacemb.com.

"PIRATE'S VOYAGE FUN, FEAST & ADVENTURE" opens in June at the former Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede Dinner Attraction. 497-9700 or 800-433-4401, or www.piratesvoyage.com.

RICE MUSEUM, 633 Front St., Georgetown. Winyah Bay Heritage Festival Judged Art Exhibition opens with reception and awards presentation 2-4 p.m. Saturday in Prevost Gallery, with show continuing through Feb. 5. 546-7423 or www.ricemuseum.org.

RIVERTOWN BLUEGRASS SOCIETY, concert with Southern Junction and Movin on Bluegrass at 5 p.m. at Horry-Georgetown Technical College Burroughs & Chapin Auditorium in Conway. $10 members, otherwise $12. Also, preshow jams at 3 p.m. for any acoustic player; no electric instruments except bass. 457-2854 or www.rivertownbluegrasssociety.com.

SEACOAST ART GUILD , gallery open 6 a.m.-2 p.m. daily at Applewood Pancake House, Ocean Highway, Litchfield Beach. 357-2626 or www.seacoastartistguild .com .

SILVER COAST WINERY , 6680 Barbeque Road, Ocean Isle Beach, N.C., painting exhibit Saturday through March 15 by Harald Josef Graffinger, a native Austrian who also lived in lived in Germany, Switzerland, France and Britain before emigrating to the United States. 910-287-2800 or www.silvercoastwinery.com.

SOUTH BY SOUTHEAST , presents Johnny Mac & the Booty Ranch on Saturday, with dinner at 6 p.m. and concert at 7:30, at the Myrtle Beach Train Depot, 851 Broadway St.; proceeds benefit local music programs. $20 members, otherwise $25, which includes a potluck dinner and beverages. E-mail reservations to info@southbysoutheast.org or southxsoutheast@aol.com. Also: The Randall Bramblett Band on March 5. More details at 222-7573 or 455-6499.

SUNSET RIVER MARKETPLACE , 10283 Beach Drive S.W. (N.C. 179), Calabash, N.C. 910-575-5999 or www.sunsetrivermarketplace.com.

SURFSIDE BEACH CIVIC CENTER , Surfside Beach, has beginning line dancing classes 10:30 a.m.-noon Thursdays and high beginner/easy intermediate line dancing 6-9 p.m. Mondays. $3. 651-4603.

THEATRE OF THE REPUBLIC, at Main Street Theatre in Conway. "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" Feb. 9-27. $18 advance, $20 at door. Other shows: "Titanic" April 6-24, and "Miss Saigon'" June 8-26. 488-0821 or www.theatreoftherepublic.com.

TROPICAL/LATIN DANCE PARTY , 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m. second and fourth Saturday monthly, with such styles as merengue, salsa and bachata, at Surfside Bowling Center's Brick House Lounge, 510 U.S. 17 Business, Surfside Beach. $10; Latin dance workshop 7-8:30 p.m. ($5 extra) and beginner lesson 8:30-9:30. Also: ballroom dances 8-11 p.m. Mondays ($5, or with beginner's lesson 7-8 p.m., $10) and 7-10 p.m. Fridays ($5). 808-1634 or www .letsdancemyrtlebeach.com .

UPTOWN THEATER/CAROLINA IMPROV COMPANY . Shows and various classes. 272-4242, www.carolinaimprov.com and www.uptownmb.com.

USA DANCE GRAND STRAND CHAPTER 6024 , ballroom dance classes Wednesdays at the Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave N, Myrtle Beach: intermediate at 7 p.m. with American and Latin dances, and beginners at 8. 283-0007 or 602-7197. Next social ballroom dances, 7-10 p.m. Jan. 29 and Feb. 11, both at Myrtle Beach's Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, near The Market Common; $7 members, otherwise $10. 238-1261 or 449-3399, or www.usadancegrandstrand.org.