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‘Director’s Circle’ at Rice Museum

A special “Director’s Circle” exhibit continues through July 28 in The Rice Museum’s Prevost Gallery.

This show contains works by painters Felix M. Baizabal and Dian Hammett, both of Georgetown, and Mary Margaret Brigman of Mount Pleasant; as well as S.C. tobacco twine dolls and antique quilt dolls by Polly Jo Hanna of Myrtle Beach; framed silk batiks and silk batik scarves by Ann Taylor of Myrtle Beach; and quilts by Kathy Weiss of Miami.

Admission is free for the art gallery, at the museum, 633 Front St., Georgetown, open 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays.

Details at 546-7423 or

FRIDAY-SUNDAY | 07.13-07.15

‘GRITS’ in Georgetown

Catch “Girls Raised in the South – GRITS: The Musical” this weekend at the Winyah Auditorium, 1200 Highmarket St., Georgetown.

The play has 16 songs inspired by work of best-selling author Deborah Ford, based on her book, “Friends are Forevah!” a montage of stories about Southern women and culture. The adaptation, music and lyrics are by Erica McGee of North Carolina, with songs including “Sweet Tea,” “Crossin’ the Line,” “I Hope Dolly Parton Lives Forever” and a gospel hymn finale.

Show times are 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $18 in advance or $20 at the door.

Details from Debby Summey, director, at 446-4777, or email her at

FRIDAY-SATURDAY | 07.13, 07.14

‘Rocky Horror,” wrestling

The X Sports Complex, 568 George Bishop Parkway, just west of Myrtle Beach, between U.S. 501 and U.S. 17 Bypass, has two special events this weekend:

“The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” the 1975 British classic movie with a cast including Meat Loaf, Barry Bostwick and Susan Sarandon, at midnight Friday, presented by Plan B, with doors opening at 11 p.m. for fun and games. Tickets are $5 in advance or $7 at the door. Details from Studio B art gallery of Myrtle Beach at 839-1278.

C4W Explosive Pro Wrestling, 8 p.m. Saturday, Tickets are $5 in advance, $8 general admission, $10 front row and $15 VIP seating. Details from Charlie Nash, promoter, at 241-1216.

SATURDAY | 07.14

Torry Awards

Theatre of the Republic of Conway will celebrate its just-concluded 2011-12 season with its ninth annual Torry Awards Celebration.

At 8 p.m. Saturday in the Main Street Theatre, 335 Main St., the public can see who takes whom such honors as Best Actor and Best Actress and which play claims the Torry gold. Also, see a preview of the 2012-13 season, which begins Aug. 17-Sept. 2 with “Damn Yankees.”

Tickets are $15, which include an after-party with food, a cash bar, a disc jockey and dancing on the stage. Formal dress is requested.

Details at 488-0821 or

OPENS MONDAY | 07.13-08.25

Lifetime Members Show

The Franklin Square Gallery in Southport, N.C., will honor its founding artists and those who have contributed to its growth since 1979 by opening “The Lifetime Members Show” on Monday, continuing through Aug. 25.

Participating artists are June G. Brown, Patt Carney, Wanda Cornelius, Tollie Davis, Sue Ernest, Jean Fairley, Patsy Geneovese, Joyce Grazetti, Rusty Hughes, Bill James, Bette B. Leggett, Susan Mauney, Miriam Pinkerton, Phyllis Riley, Ortrud Tyler and Sunny Young.

Brown and Leggett were the first inductees into the circle, in 1992.

The gallery, at 130 E. West St., is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. Also, a reception will be 5-7 p.m. Aug. 3, during downtown Southport’s First Friday Gallery Walk.

Details at 910-278-7560 or