International film fest rolls into weekend
The 11th annual Myrtle Beach International Film Festival continues through Saturday, with this lineup for the day (foreign productions, and all movie lengths parenthesized). Details at 843-497-0220 or www.myrtlebeachfilmfestival.com:
▪ Noon-2 p.m. – “Rebel Child” (5), “Driven” (Switzerland, 9), “Shabu-Shabu Spirit” (Japan, 11), and “Since the Bombing of Pan Am Flight 103” (USA/UK, 82).
▪ 2:30-4:30 p.m. – “Coffee Date” (11), “Phil’s Camino” (USA/Spain, 27), “Frontman” (18), “The King’s Guitar” (27), and “Die Postgetter” (Austria, 35).
▪ 5-7 p.m. – “ADDicted” (101), with question-and-answer session afterward with Dr. Dalal Akoury of Myrtle Beach.
▪ 7-8 p.m. – Complimentary food, in lobby, from Little Pigs Bar-B-Q and beer tasting from New South Brewery Co., both of Myrtle Beach.
▪ 8-10 p.m. – “Courier-X” (137).
Details: At Carmike Cinemas’ Broadway 17, at Broadway at the Beach, off Robert Grissom Parkway, between 21st and 29th avenues North in Myrtle Beach. $10 per two-hour block of films, or $50 for all-access pass.
Free movies for adults at two sites
▪ “Steve Jobs,” starring Michael Fassbender and Kate Winslet, and rated R, 1:30 p.m., for adults, in Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Ave. N., at Kings Highway. Details at 843-918-1281 or www.chapinlibrary.org.
▪ “A Brilliant Young Mind,” starring Asa Butterfield and Rafe Spall, and rated PG-13, 3 p.m., at Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, near Farrow Parkway and The Market Common. 843-918-2380.
Dinner benefits special ops personnel
A wild game dinner and auction will benefit Special Operations Wounded Warriors. Details at sowwwildgame.auction-bid.org/micro2.php.
Details: 5:30-10:30 p.m. at Crown Reef Beach Resort, 2913 S Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach. $75.
‘Singing in the Sun’ shines two more days
The 17th annual “Singing in the Sun” series of daily gospel concerts and speakers – on this evening with Ivan Parker, the McKameys, Talleys, Taylors, and Tribute Quartet – continues through Saturday. Details at 888-238-6858 or www.abrahamproductions.net
Details: 6:30 p.m. in Myrtle Beach Convention Center, at Oak Street and 21st Avenue North, $20.50 general admission and $25.50-$28.50 reserved.
Community seder at Dunes Golf Club
Join a Passover Community Seder, by Temple Emanu-El, a Conservative Jewish congregation in Myrtle Beach. Details at 843-448-5552 or www.mbsynagogue.org.
Details: 6:30 p.m. at Dunes Golf and Beach Club, 9000 N. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, with reservations requested: $55 ages 13 and older, $30 ages 4-12.
Carolina Improv serves up two shows
The Carolina Improv Company has two shows,both at 7:30 p.m. Details at 843-272-4242 or www.carolinaimprov.com:
▪ “A Few Good Men,” for adults, Friday, for $13.75 advance online, or $15 at door
▪ “Whose Beach Is It Anyway,” family friendly, Saturday, for $15 ages 12 and older, and $13 ages 4-11.
Details: At Uptown Theater, by Bass Pro Shops in Myrtle Beach mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres.
Escape for ‘Madea on the Run’ on stage
Fans of Tyler Perry’s work might like an easy escape for his stage show of “Madea on the Run,” with Tyler Perry’s “Madea on the Run,” also starting Cassi Davis. Details at 843-679-4525 or www.florenceciviccenter.com. Buy tickets at 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.
Details: 8 p.m. at Florence Civic Center, 3300 W. Radio Drive, at Interstates 95 and 20. $50, $60 or $70.
Davis gives free concert at Boathouse
Take in a free weekly concert series of up-and-coming country artists, next with Jacob Davis. Details at 843-903-2628 or www.boathousemb.com.
Details: 9 p.m. at The Boathouse Waterway Bar & Grill, 201 Fantasy Harbor Blvd., along the Intracoastal Waterway, just west of Myrtle Beach, off U.S. 501, next to Clarion Hotel.