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"John Westmark; Narratives" & "Beyond the Darkroom: Photography in the 21st Century"
04/04/2014 - 10:00am to 07/13/2014 - 5:00pm"John Westmark; Narratives" & "Beyond the Darkroom: Photography in the 21st Century"
The Gibbes Museum debuts two spectacular new exhibits this month, examining the creative processes of painting and photography in contemporary Southern art and showcasing the great artistic talent of our region today. Contemporary artist John Westmark’s works incorporate fabrics and sewing patterns weaved into large-scale paintings and spark a sense of nostalgia through their narratives. The photography exhibit featuring works by Carrie Mae Weems and Stephen Marc, on the other hand, propels visitors into the here and now, examining the ways in which the industry has become digitized.
Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-5pm; Sunday, 1-5pm. $9; $7 student/senior/military; $5 ages six -12; free for child under six. (843)722-2706, gibbesmuseum.org
April 4, 2014 - 10:00am to July 13, 2014 - 5:00pm
Gibbes Museum of Art
North Charleston City Gallery Exhibit: Works by Amiri Gueka Farris
05/01/2014 - 9:00am to 05/31/2014 - 5:00pmNorth Charleston City Gallery Exhibit: Works by Amiri Gueka Farris
Amiri Gueka Farris, winner of the 2014 North Charleston Arts Festival Design Competition, will display a variety of mixed media works, including his
May 1, 2014 - 9:00am to May 31, 2014 - 5:00pm
Sunset Tour to Fort Sumter
05/02/2014 - 5:00pm to 10/31/2014 - 5:00pmSunset Tour to Fort Sumter
Friday evenings, climb aboard the ship to witness the setting sun as it creates a colorful backdrop for the historic mansions of Charleston's Battery. Upon arriving at Fort Sumter, a National Park Ranger narrates a historical account of the site that you are invited to explore during your one-hour visit. On the return trip, enjoy a cash bar and complimentary Southern hors d'oeuvres. Liberty Square, Concord St. Friday, 5pm. $42; $40 senior; $30 child age four-11. (843)722-2628, www.fortsumtertours.com
May 2, 2014 - 5:00pm to October 31, 2014 - 5:00pm
Monty Python's Spamalot
05/02/2014 - 7:00pm to 05/24/2014 - 7:00pmMonty Python's Spamalot
Join King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table search for the Holy Grail on their well-known excursion. Laugh along with this Tony Award-winner as the group takes a side-trip to the fair city of Charleston before continuing their quest. Woolfe Street Playhouse, 34 Woolfe St. Wednesday-Sunday, times vary. $35-$30. (843)856-1579, www.woolfestreetplayhouse.com
May 2, 2014 - 7:00pm to May 24, 2014 - 7:00pm
Woolfe Street Playhouse
05/02/2014 - 8:00pm to 05/18/2014 - 3:00pmTwentieth Century
Failing Broadway director Oscar Jaffe will do anything to get his career back on track in this comedy set on the Twentieth Century Limited train between Chicago and New York. To do that, he has just 20 hours to persuade his former prodigy-turned-movie star, Lily Garland, to come back into his life. Does he have what it takes to convince the resistant starlet to return? The Footlight Players Theater, 20 Queen St. Thursday-Saturday, 8pm; Sunday, 3pm. $15-$10. (843)722-4487, www.footlightplayers.net
May 2, 2014 - 8:00pm to May 18, 2014 - 3:00pm
The Footlight Players Theater
05/13/2014 - 7:00pm
Colorbox trigger: Peninsula Mobility Forum
More people are flocking to downtown Charleston as it booms with growth, development, and tourism. With everyone interested in the Holy City, transportation has begun to experience a strain, sparking a debate on what needs to be fixed. Historic Charleston Foundation hosts experts from other areas who have successfully dealt with the same traffic, parking, and mobility issues to discuss progressive approaches, followed by a panel discussion with an open invitation to audience members. Charleston Music Hall, 37 John St. Tuesday, 7pm. (843)722-3405, www.historiccharleston.org
May 13, 2014 - 7:00pm
Charleston Music Hall, 37 John St.