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TODAY-SATURDAY | 02.18-02.19

'Broadway Bound'

The Carolina Forest High School Panther Choir will perform "Broadway Bound," a benefit to help the choir prepare for competition in New York. Show times are 7 p.m. today and Saturday at the school, on Gardner Lacy Road, east of U.S. 501.

The repertoire includes music from shows such as "Phantom of the Opera," "Les Miserables" and a special guest appearance by Tyrone Aiken, the voice of the plant from Broadway's "Little Shop of Horrors."

Tickets are $10. Call 236-7997.

TODAY | 02.18

Classic-film night

The fourth annual "Friday Night at the Movies Classic Film Festival" continues at 7 tonight with a showing of "The Ladykillers" at the Georgetown County Library's Waccamaw Neck branch, 24 Commerce Lane, Pawleys Island.

The comedy from 1955 stars Alec Guinness with Katie Johnson, who plays a sweet landlady who unwittingly foils a perfect crime by a gang of bank robbers who meet at her rooming house. She won the best-actress award from the British Film Academy for this role. Other co-stars are a young Peter Sellers and Herbert Lom.

Before the 97-minute production, David Zinman will share some background, then afterward, lead a discussion among the audience.

Admission is free. Details at 545-3623.

SATURDAY | 02.19

Rivertown Bluegrass

The Rivertown Bluegrass Society presents Ken Scoggins & Miller's Creek, and the Slope Valley Bluegrass & Gospel Band, as part of its monthly concert series, at 5 p.m. Saturday at Horry-Georgetown Technical College's Burroughs & Chapin Auditorium in Conway.

Also, preshow jams start at 3 p.m. for any acoustic player, with no electric instruments except bass, and an open pre-show is at 4:30 for any musician without a band or any band that has never played on stage.

Admission is $12 for members, otherwise $12.

Details at 457-2854 or www.rivertownbluegrasssociety.com.

SATURDAY | 02.19

KidzTime Festival

Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach will have its 10th annual KidzTime Festival 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday under a tent by the visitors center

Activities will include games, live performances by the Socastee High School Choir, interactive activities, martial arts demonstrations by Karate World and Christian Tae Kwon Do, mascot appearances, and two visitors from Bikini Bottom: Nickelodeon's SpongeBob SquarePants and his best friend, Patrick. Admission is free.

Also, the rock band from Dino Capone's School of Rock, the Broken Strings, will perform two sets. (Details at 222-7155 or www.dinocaponesschoolofrock.com.)

For festival information, call 444-3200 or visit www.broadwayatthebeach.com.

SATURDAY | 02.19

The Healing Force

In observance of Black History Month, Brookgreen Gardens will present a performance 1-2 p.m. Saturday by The Healing Force (www.thehealingforceonline.com), a four-member troupe from Winston-Salem, N.C., celebrating African culture with stories, songs, dances and audience participation.

The concert is free with admission, which lasts seven days: $12 ages 13-64, $10 ages 65 and older, and $6 ages 4-12.

Also, the exhibit "Bunce Island: A British Slave Castle in Sierra Leone" remains on display through Feb. 28, and two sculpture exhibits continue through April 24: "Cold-Blooded Art: Reptiles, Amphibians, Fish, and Insects" and "Out of the Wild: Animals in Sculpture."

The gardens, open 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, are on U.S. 17 between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach, across from Huntington Beach State Park.

Details at 235-6000 or www.brookgreen.org.

OPENS TUESDAY | 02.22

'Hooray for Hollywood'

The Palace Theatre, at Broadway at the Beach, adds a third show to its rotation, "Hooray for Hollywood," on Tuesday, with a run through May 21, and another, Sept. 9-Oct. 22.

The production pays tribute to famous song and dance moments from the past 50 years of movie history, with music from an eight-piece live band.

Highlights include scenes from "Singing in the Rain" and Disney's "The Lion King."

Tickets are $34.95, $39.95 and $44.95.

The Palace's other shows, which opened earlier this week, are "The Magical Spirit of Ireland" and the 2011 Broadway series opener "Always ... Patsy Cline.

Details at 448-0588 or www.palacemb.com.

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