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 the Oak Ridge Boys March 26; Glenn Miller Orchestra April 2; The Coasters, Herb Reed and the Platters and Bill Pinkney's Original Drifters on April 9; and James Gregory April 10. 272-1111 or 800-342-2262, or www.alabama-theatre.com.

ART IN THE PARK, by the Waccamaw Arts & Crafts Guild, in 39th year, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 16-17, June 18-19, Oct. 8-9 and Nov. 5-6 in Myrtle Beach's Chapin Park, 1400 N. Kings Highway; and April 23-24 and Nov. 12-13 in Myrtle Beach's Valor Memorial Garden, on Farrow Parkway at The Market Common. Free admission. 446-7471 or www.artsyparksy.com.

DEBORAH BROAD STUDIO/GALLERY, 671 Jamestown Drive, Garden City Beach. Painting and silversmithing classes 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. Sculpture exhibits "Cold-Blooded Art: Reptiles, Amphibians, Fish, and Insects" and "Out of the Wild: Animals in Sculpture," through April 24 in galleries, both free with admission, which lasts seven days: $12 ages 13-64, $10 ages 65 and older, and $6 ages 4-12. 235-6000 or www.brookgreen.org.

BRUNSWICK LITTLE THEATRE, based at Odell Williamson Auditorium, Brunswick Community College in Supply, N.C. "2005 Doubt: A Parable" at Playhouse 211, 4320-100 Southport-Supply Road (N.C. 211), between Supply and Southport. 8 p.m. April 1-2 and 8-9, and 3 p.m. April 3 and 10. $15 or $17 adults, $10 students with ID. 910-200-7785 or www.playhouse211.com. Also: Auditions for adult singers at 3 p.m. Sunday 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.

BRYAN HOUSE, 606 Main St., Conway. Hourlong tours by the Horry County Historical Society, begin April 5: 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, and 3 p.m. by appointment. 488-1966. Tickets $5 from Conway Visitor Center, 903 Third Ave., 248-1700 or 488-1966, or www.hchsonline.org.

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 FOREST HIGH SCHOOL FINE ARTS DEPARTMENT, "The Drowsy Chaperone" 7:30 p.m. Thursday-March 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 Thursdays" - 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. "SuperStarz! Live" several times a week with tribute artists to Garth Brooks, Liza Minnelli, Elvis Presley, Barbra Streisand, Tina Turner and the Bluegrass Brothers. Other shows include "Greater Tuna" through March 27, the "Minnie Pearl Gospel Hour" April 10, "A Broadway Celebration" April 28-May 8, and "Rocktastics!" opening June 15. 839-5483 or www.celebrationmb.com.

CHERYL NEWBY GALLERY, 11096 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island, in The Shops at Oak Lea. Exhibit "Welcome Spring - Floral Still-life and Garden Paintings," including paintings by Ellen Buselli, Joseph Cave and Ray Ellis, April 9-30. 979-0149 or www.cheryl newby gallery.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 "Fire and Earth: The Works of Warner Hyde and Jane Nodine," through April 8 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.

COMMUNITY KITCHEN OF MYRTLE BEACH, social ballroom dance fundraiser 7-10 p.m. April 30 with live music by Jack B and She at Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach; $7.50 each. Informal dress; singles welcome. Bring your own snacks; beverages supplied. 449-3399 or 712-2499, or www.usa dance grand strand.org .

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

CULTURAL COUNCIL OF GEORGETOWN COUNTY, 7 p.m. on the third Tuesday monthly at Holy Cross Faith Memorial Episcopal Church in Litchfield Beach. Free. 237-3035 or www. cultural council.info .

DANCELINK USA. Weekly dances: Tuesdays, beginners 5:30 p.m., and shag beginners 6:30 and intermediate, each $10 at DanceLinkUSA studio, 109 Cedar Ave., North Myrtle Beach; and country couples on Wednesdays, beginner 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.

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 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.festive brassof myrtle beach.org .

FRANKLIN G. BURROUGHS-SIMEON B. CHAPIN ART MUSEUM, 3100 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach. "Serendipity: Raku" pottery by Steven Forbes-deSoule, through Sunday; "Robert Courtright: Collages, Collage Construction, and Masks, 1953-2008," through April 28; "Preserving a Cultural Heritage: The Coffee Paintings of Reynier Llanes," through 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.myrtlebeachart museum.org .

FRANKLIN SQUARE GALLERY, 130 E. West St., Southport, N.C. Annual Spring Art Show - paintings and pottery by regional artists and the Associated Artists of Southport - through March 26. Pottery by Dory Hemingway and watercolors by Nancy Schulte, both March 28-May 7. Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. 910-278-7560 or www.franklinsquare gallery.com .

"FRIDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES" CLASSIC FILM FESTIVAL, closes with "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" at 7 p.m. today at Georgetown County Library Waccamaw Neck branch in Pawleys Island; free. 545-3623.

GRAND STRAND BEACH BALLROOM SOCIAL DANCERS, next dance "Stompin' at the Strand" 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 dance: April 16. 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 at 5:45 p.m. on 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.

IMAX 3D MYRTLE BEACH, Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach. Movies in 3-D include "Tron Legacy" and "Arabia." 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, 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.

KAMINSKI HOUSE MUSEUM, 1003 Front St., Georgetown. $10 to tour both houses. 546-7706 or www.kaminski house museum.org .

LA BELLE AMIE VINEYARD, 1120 St. Joseph Road, Little River, at St. Joseph Road, just west of North Myrtle Beach Middle School. Spring Swing/Big Band Fest on Saturday. 399-9463 or www.labelleamie.com.

THE LOFT AT THE HOWARD GALLERY, 532 W. Broadway St., Myrtle Beach, welcomes artists Sally Felker with ceramics, and Emmy Stanton with batiks. 626-3118 or www.myrtlebeach-art.com or www. the howard gallery .com .

LONG BAY SYMPHONY Youth Orchestra spring concert 7:30 p.m. April 14, free at high school. 448-8379 or www.longbaysymphony.com.

"METROPOLITAN OPERA 2010-11 LIVE IN HD," at Cinemark at Coastal Grand mall in Myrtle Beach. Rossini's "Le Comte Ory" 1-4 p.m. April 9 and Strauss' "Capriccio" 1-4 p.m. April 23. Each $24 adults, $22 seniors, $16 children. Also: (Encore of Donizetti's "Lucia di Lammermoor" 6:30 p.m. April 6; $22, $20 and $15, respectively.) 839-3225, or www.cinemark.com/metropolitan_opera.asp or www.fathom events.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" 8 p.m. Thursday-March 26 and March 31-April 2; and 2 p.m. March 27 and 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 21 and 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.

RICE MUSEUM, 633 Front St., Georgetown. "So Much to Paint, So Little Time," exhibit by Judy McGinn, Kathy Tice Phillips, and Judy Meyler, all of Greensboro, N.C., in Prevost Gallery, with opening reception 2-4 p.m. Saturday, and show through April 30. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and noon-4 p.m. Sundays. Free. 546-7423 or www.ricemuseum.org.

RIVERTOWN BLUEGRASS SOCIETY, concert 2-10 p.m. Saturday in Conway High School Auditorium, with two sets each by The Wilson Family, The Lonesome River Band, and Grasstown, in benefit for the Shriners Hospital for Children. General admission $27, reserved $32, with $2 discount for members. 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. Eighth annual spring show and sale opens with reception and awards reception 6-8 p.m. Saturday, continuing through March 30, in center court of Inlet Square in Murrells Inlet. 357-2626 or www.seacoast artist guild.com .

SERENDIPITY STUDIOS & BOUTIQUE, grand opening 1-9 p.m. Saturday at 1451 U.S. 17 S., Suite A, North Myrtle Beach. 663-4739 or e-mail serendipityatthebeach@gmail.com.

SILVER COAST WINERY, 6680 Barbeque Road, Ocean Isle Beach, N.C., exhibit by Frank Capasso, in acrylics, oils, mixed media, block prints, "drip paintings," digital art, and embossed prints - "mixography" - Saturday-June 15. 910-287-2800 or www.silvercoastwinery.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; $18. 527-2924 or www.swampfoxplayers.com.

THEATRE OF THE REPUBLIC, at Main Street Theatre in Conway. "Titanic" April 6-24, and "Miss Saigon'" June 8-26. Each $18 advance, $20 at door. 488-0821 or www.theatreoftherepublic.com. Also: Tiddely Pom Children's Theatre; 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 and various classes. 272-4242, www.carolinaimprov.com and www.uptown mb.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. 283-0007 or 602-7197 or www.usadancegrandstrand.org.