Arts & culture calendar for Myrtle Beach area

ALABAMA THEATRE, at Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach. "One the Show," several nights weekly, and guest concerts, all at 7 p.m., such as Daniel O'Donnell and Mary Duff on Monday, Eddie Miles' "A Salute to Elvis & Country Legends" March 6, Engelbert Humperdinck March 19 and the Oak Ridge Boys March 26. 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, "Moonlight and Magnolias" April 28-May 15 at 79th Avenue Theatre in Coastal Carolina University Myrtle Beach Education Center, at U.S. 17 Bypass. $25 general, $20 ages 55 and older, and $15 students, including Osher Lifelong Learning Institute members. 877-287-8587 or www.atlanticstage.com.

DEBORAH BROAD STUDIO/GALLERY, 671 Jamestown Drive, Garden City Beach. Painting and silversmithing classses available. Open 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. 333-5364.

BROOKGREEN GARDENS, U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach. Open 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Special exhibit "Bunce Island: A British Slave Castle in Sierra Leone," noon-4:30 p.m. through Monday in Wall Lowcountry Center, and sculpture exhibits "Cold-Blooded Art: Reptiles, Amphibians, Fish, and Insects" and "Out of the Wild: Animals in Sculpture," through April 24 in galleries, all free with admission, which lasts seven days: $12 ages 13-64, $10 ages 65 and older, and $6 ages 4-12. Also: Winter Teas 3:30 and 4 p.m. Saturdays in February; reserve at 235-6016; $27 includes garden admission. 235-6000 or www.brookgreen.org.

BRUNSWICK LITTLE THEATRE, Stagestruck Players presents "Mr. Toad's Mad Adventures" 7:30 p.m. today-Saturday and March 4-5, and 3 p.m. Sunday and March 6 at Virginia Williamson Events Center in Odell Williamson Auditorium, Brunswick Community College in Supply, N.C. $6 through age 12, $10 students with ID and $15 adults. 910-755-7416, or 800-754-1050, ext. 7416, or www.bccowa.com or www.brunswicklittletheatre.com. Also: Auditions for adult singers at 3 p.m. March 13 in college Building F for "Songs from the Great American Songbook," which is 8 p.m. May 20-22 and 27-29 at Franklin Square Park in Southport; e-mail director Katie Jacewicz at bltauditions@gmail.com.

THE CAROLINA OPRY, Gilmore Auditorium, Myrtle Beach. "The Carolina Opry," "Light" and "Good Vibrations!" 913-4000 or 800-843-6779, or www.thecarolinaopry.com.

CAROLINA MASTER CHORALE, "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. $15 advance, $20 at door, $5 students age 22 and younger with ID. 444-5774 or www.carolinamasterchorale.com.

CAROLINA FOREST HIGH SCHOOL FINE ARTS DEPARTMENT, "The Drowsy Chaperone" 7:30 p.m. March 24-27 and 3 p.m. March 26-27 at the school, 700 Gardner Lacy Road, east of U.S. 501. $12. 236-7997 or www.cfhsshows.com.

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

CELEBRATION MUSIC THEATRE, 301 S. Kings Highway, Surfside Beach, south of Surfside Drive/Glenns Bay Road. Grand opening 8 p.m. Monday with "SuperStarz! Live." Other shows include "Greater Tuna" March 11-April 3, the "Minnie Pearl Gospel Hour" April 10, and "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" April 22-May 22. 839-5483 or www.celebrationmb.com.

CHERYL NEWBY GALLERY, 11096 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island, in The Shops at Oak Lea. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. 979-0149 or www.cherylnewbygallery.com.

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. $8 ages 2 and older. 946-9469 or www.cmsckids.org.

COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY, Conway. Various concerts and programs, including a second concert by bassists Steve Bailey and Victor Wooten, 6 p.m. Thursday (8 p.m. sold out); $20 general; $15 for CCU and Horry-Georgetown Technical College students, staff and alumni, as well as senior citizens, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute members, and ages 17 and younger. 349-2502. Also: "Project 35" exhibit through March 4 in Rebecca Randall Bryan Art Gallery, free. 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.

COMEDY CABANA, 9588 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. Several shows weekly. 449-4242 or www.comedycabana.com.

COMMUNITY KITCHEN OF MYRTLE BEACH, social ballroom dance fundraisers 7-10 p.m. Saturday and March 5 and April 30 with live music by Jack B and She at Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach; $7.50 each. 449-3399 or 712-2499, or www.usadancegrandstrand.org.

CONWAY GLASS CENTER, 2416 Main St., Conway, glass-blowing demonstrations 11 a.m.-4 p.m. March 5 and April 2. Free. 248-3558 or www.popsglass.com.

CULTURAL COUNCIL OF GEORGETOWN COUNTY, "Third Tuesday Treasures." third Tuesday monthly at Holy Cross Faith Memorial Episcopal Church, Pawleys Island. Free. 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 p.m., intermediate 7 p.m., for $7 at Surfside Bowling Center Brick House Lounge, 415 U.S. 17 Business 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", 1960s tribute-artist performances in 2001 Entertainment Complex's StarLight Room Supper Club, just north of Myrtle Beach. Dinner at 5 p.m., show at 7 p.m. $29 for show, $39-49 for dinner-show package. 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.

"EVENING OF HOLLYWOOD CLASSICS", benefitting local and international charities through the Myrtle Beach Rotary Club. 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Myrtle Beach High School Peforming Arts Center, with Long Bay Symphony joined by two Broadway veterans: Doug LaBrecque, whose works include "Phantom of the Opera, " and Jodi Benson, the voice of Ariel in the movie "The Little Mermaid." $35, $40 and $45. 448-8379.

FESTIVE BRASS OF MYRTLE BEACH. Rehearsals 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", conclusion of 25th season at 1 p.m. Thursday in First Presbyterian Church, 1300 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, with "Broadway to Opera with Love!" $7 each. 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; "Robert Courtright: Collages, Collage Construction, and Masks, 1953-2008," through April 28; "Preserving a Cultural Heritage: The Coffee Paintings of Reynier Llanes," Sunday-April 23; 10th annual Horry/Georgetown High Schools Juried Art Exhibition, opening reception 1-3 p.m. March 27 and continuing through April 23. Museum open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays; free. 238-2510 or www.myrtlebeachartmuseum.org.

FRANKLIN SQUARE GALLERY, 130 E. West St., Southport, N.C. Reopens Monday with annual Spring Art Show - paintings and pottery by regional artists and the Associated Artists of Southport - through March 27, with awards reception 5-7 p.m. March 5. Gallery hours will be 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. 910-278-7560 or www.franklinsquaregallery.com.

FREEWOOD FARMS, 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 for free. "Kings Row" March 4, and "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" March 18. Free. 545-3623.

GEORGETOWN COUNTY MUSEUM, 632 Prince St., Georgetown, at Screven Street. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays. $4 ages 18-64, $3 ages 65 and older, $2 ages 7-17. 545-7020 or www.georgetowncountymuseum.com. Also: Women's History Month Celebration luncheon, by Georgetown County Historical Society and SC Women's Connection, noon-1:30 p.m. March 10 at DeBordieu Colony Clubhouse. Anne Blythe will discuss "Elizabeth Allston Pringle: Her Life and Times." $25; reservations due March 3 to bstedma@clemson.edu or call 546-4481.

GRAND STRAND BEACH BALLROOM SOCIAL DANCERS, dances 7-10 p.m. March 19 and April 16 at Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach; $7; bring snacks for your table only. 903-3765 or 445-7604.

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.

GRAND STRAND OPERA WORKSHOP presents a DVD showing the second Monday monthly, at HTC Auditorium, 3990 River Oaks Drive, Carolina Forest, at Carolina Forest Boulevard. Annual dues $30; first meeting free for guests. Group gathers on the second Monday monthly through June. 385-3963 or www.gsow.net.

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; free. 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. Various programs available, including Open Studio 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays with Kelly Atkinson, Palette Knife in Io 9 a.m.-2 p.m. March 10-12 with Jane Woodward, Pastel Workshop 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 28-30 with Greg Barne, and Color Theory Workshop 9 a.m.-2 p.m. June 13, 15 and 17 with Betsy McDonald; fees vary. 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.

LA BELLE AMIE VINEYARD, 1120 St. Joseph Road, Little River, at St. Joseph Road, just west of North Myrtle Beach Middle School. "Bonfire at the Vineyard" noon-5 p.m. Saturday, including Big Bam Boom in concert noon-4 p.m. Free admission. 399-9463 or www.labelleamie.com.

LEGENDS IN CONCERT reopens in mid-March at U.S. 17 Bypass and 29th Avenue North, at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach. Opening lineup: the Blues Brothers, Michael Jackson, Jay Leno, Dolly Parton, Little Richard and Elvis Presley. $37.95-$42.95 ages 17 and older, $14.95-$19.95 ages 3-16. 800-960-7469 or www.legendsinconcert.com.

THE LOFT AT THE HOWARD GALLERY, 532 W. Broadway St., Myrtle Beach. 626-3118 or www.myrtlebeach-art.com or www.thehowardgalley.com.

LONG BAY SYMPHONY Symphony Series: "The World of the Orchestra" with The Carolina Master Chorale 4 p.m. March 13 at Myrtle Beach High School Music & Arts Center. $35-$45 (seniors $30-$40). Also, Youth Orchestra spring concert 7:30 p.m. April 14, free at high school. 448-8379 or www.longbaysymphony.com.

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", Gluck's "Iphigénie en Tauride" Saturday at Cinemark at Coastal Grand mall in Myrtle Beach. $24 adults, $22 seniors, $16 children. Also: and Donizetti's "Lucia di Lammermoor" 1-5 p.m. March 19 and Donizetti's "Lucia di Lammermoor" 1-4 p.m. April 9. (Encore of Adams' "Nixon in China" - 6:30 p.m. March 2; $22, $20 and $15, respectively.) 839-3225, or www.cinemark.com/metropolitan_opera.asp or www.fathomevents.com.

MOONSTONE BEADS, 640-H U.S. 17 Business S., Surfside Beach, Trunk Show with Crescent City Beads 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. today-Saturday. 839-3535 or e-mail shop@moonstonebeads.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. "The Price" March 25-April 3. $10. 651-4152 or www.mictheatre.com.

PALACE THEATRE, Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach: "The Magical Spirit of Ireland," through Dec. 30, Broadway series opener "Always Patsy Cline" through April 16, and "Hooray for Hollywood" through May 21and Sept. 9-Oct. 22. 448-0588 or 888-841-2787, or www.palacemb.com.

"PIRATES VOYAGE FUN, FEAST & ADVENTURE" opens June 1 at the former Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede Dinner Attraction. 497-9700 or 800-433-4401, or www.piratesvoyage.com.

RENAISSANCE ART GALLERY, 207 Chartwell Court, Socastee, off S.C. 544, behind BB&T Bank. 997-0177.

RICE MUSEUM, 633 Front St., Georgetown. "Georgetown Scrapbook," an exhibition of new paintings by Bruce Chandler, through March 12 in Prevost Gallery. Museum open 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and noon-4 p.m. Sundays. 546-7423 or www.ricemuseum.org.

RIVERTOWN BLUEGRASS SOCIETY, concerts 5 p.m. third Saturday monthly 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 instuments except bass. 457-2854 or www.rivertownbluegrasssociety.com.

ST. JAMES HIGH SCHOOL, "Hello Dolly" 7 p.m. Thursday-March 5 in school auditorium, 10800 S.C. 707, Murrells Inlet. 650-5600 or 907-4110.

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 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.

STAND-UP CAROLINA COMEDY CLUB, 3140-D U.S. 17 Business, Garden City Beach, north of Inlet Square. Several shows weekly. 651-7819 or www.standupcarolina.com.

SOUTH BY SOUTHEAST, presents The Randall Bramblett Band on March 5, 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 pot-luck dinner and beverages. E-mail reservations to info@southbysoutheast.org or southxsoutheast@aol.com.

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.

SWAMP FOX PLAYERS, at Strand Theater, 710 Front St., Georgetown. 2011 opener, "Oklahoma!" at 8 p.m. today-Saturday, and March 3-5, 10-12 and 18-19; and 2:30 p.m. March 6; $18. Also: "The Dixie Swim Club" May 6-7, 12-15 and 19-22; "Always ... Patsy Cline" Sept. 9-10, 15-18 and 22-24; "Love Boat, The Musical" Nov. 4-5, 10-13 and 18-20. 527-2924 or www.swampfoxplayers.com.

THEATRE OF THE REPUBLIC, at Main Street Theatre in Conway. "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" 8 p.m. today-Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. $18 advance, $20 at door. Coming: "Titanic" April 6-24, and "Miss Saigon'" June 8-26. 488-0821 or www.theatreoftherepublic.com. Also: Tiddely Pom Children's Theatre "Peter Pan" play and workshop 10 a.m. Saturday; $8 show, $10 workshop, or $15 both. www.over-the-moon-productions.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, based at Myrtle Beach mall near Briarcliffe Acres. Shows such as "Whose Beach Is It Anyway?" at 7:30 p.m. today-Saturday, and March 4-5, 11, 18-19 and 25-26; and various classes, some with Stand-Up Carolina Comedy Club in Garden City Beach. 272-4242, www.carolinaimprov.com and www.uptownmb.com.

USA DANCE GRAND STRAND CHAPTER 6024, ballroom dance classes Wednesdays at Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach: intermediate at 7 p.m., and beginners at 8. $7 members, otherwise $9. Details at 283-0007 or 602-7197. Next social ballroom dance is 7-10 p.m. March 11, 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.