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

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.

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.

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. 2011-12 season includes "Oliver" July 29-Aug. 7, "The Fabulous Fable Factory" Nov. 11-20, "Double Door" Feb. 10-19, and "Nunsense 2: The Second Coming" April 20-29, 2012. 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. 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. Hour-long 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 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. today-Sunday and 3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday 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 .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 "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.

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 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 dancegrandstrand.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, 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.

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.

"DINO'S TV VARIETY SHOW", 1960s tribute-artist performances in 2001 Entertainment Complex's StarLight Room Supper Club, just north of Myrtle Beach. Usually Tuesdays and Thursdays: Dinner at 5 or 6 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.

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

FRANKLIN G. BURROUGHS-SIMEON B. CHAPIN ART MUSEUM, 3100 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach "Preserving a Cultural Heritage: The Coffee Paintings of Reynier Llanes," through April 23; "Robert Courtright: Collages, Collage Construction, and Masks, 1953-2008," through April 28; and 10th annual Horry/Georgetown High Schools Juried Art Exhibition, opening reception 1-3 p.m. Sunday 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. 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 Monday-May 7. Open 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 or www.freewoodsfarm.com.

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.georgetown countymuseum.com .

GRAND STRAND BEACH BALLROOM SOCIAL DANCERS, next dance 7-10 p.m. 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 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.

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, 365-3596 or www.horrycountymuseum.org.

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. Monday-Wednesday 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. $10 to tour both houses. 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. "Music and BonFire at The Vineyard," noon-5 p.m. Saturday, including the Down Home Swing Band noon-4 p.m. Free. 399-9463 or www.labelleamie.com.

LEGENDS IN CONCERT, U.S. 17 Bypass and 29th Avenue North, at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach. Several shows weekly, with tribute artists to the Blues Brothers, Michael Jackson, Jay Leno, Dolly Parton, Little Richard and Elvis Presley. 800-960-7469 or www .legendsinconcert.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, www.myrtlebeach-art.com or www.thehowardgalley .com .

LONG BAY SYMPHONY 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," 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.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. "The Price" 8 p.m. today-Saturday and Thursday-April 2; 2 p.m. Sunday 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 21and Sept. 9-Oct. 22. 448-0588 or 888-841-2787, or www .palacemb.com.

"PIRATES VOYAGE FUN, FEAST & ADVENTURE" opens June 3 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. "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, 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, concerts 5 p.m. third Saturday monthly concerts 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.

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 through Wednesday in center court of Inlet Square in Murrells Inlet. 357-2626 or www .seacoastartistguild.com .

SERENDIPITY STUDIOS & BOUTIQUE, 1451 U.S. 17 S., Suite A, North Myrtle Beach. 663-4739 or serendipityatthe beach@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" - through June 15. 910-287-2800 or www.silver coastwinery.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.standup carolina.com .

BRETT STOUT "ANTI-CONDO ART SHOW", 7-10 p.m. April 1 at Studio B, 2922 D. Howard Ave, Myrtle Beach, in The Market Common, including oil and acrylic paintings, collages, photography, and sculpture. Free. 839-1278.

SUNSET RIVER MARKETPLACE, 10283 Beach Drive S.W. (N.C. 179), Calabash, N.C. 910-575-5999 or www.suns etrivermarket place.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. "The Dixie Swim Club" May 6-7, 12-15 and 19-22; "Always ... Patsy Cline" Sept. 9-10, 15-18 and 22-24; and "Love Boat, The Musical" Nov. 4-5, 10-13 and 18-20. 527-2924 or www.swampfox players.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 such as "Whose Beach Is It Anyway?" 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. 283-0007 or 602-7197. Next social ballroom dance 7-10 p.m. April 9 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.usa dancegrandstrand.org .