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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

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Crowell A. Pate IV
08/23/2016 - 10:00am to 04/27/2017 - 10:00am
Crowell A. Pate IV

Crowell A. Pate IV

Visiting artist Crowell A. Pate IV, an Alabama native, invites viewers to access the hidden depths of the subconscious with his Gibbes Museum of Art exhibit. The sculptor works intuitively, allowing his responses to specific materials—including wood, leather, twine, metal, and even grass—to guide his creative process. Pate is in town to discuss his work during the opening days of the exhibit. Gibbes Museum of Art, 135 Meeting St. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, & Saturday, 10am-5pm; Wednesday, 10am-8pm; Sunday, 1-5pm. $12; $10 senior/college student/military; $6 ages four-17; free for child under four. (843)722-2706, www.gibbesmuseum.org

August 23, 2016 - 10:00am to April 27, 2017 - 10:00am
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Lions & Tigers & Bears
10/20/2016 - 10:00am to 04/30/2017 - 12:00pm
Lions & Tigers & Bears

Lions & Tigers & Bears

Follow the yellow brick road to this animal-themed exhibit co-curated by Robert Lange Studios and The Vendue’s art director, Emily Rigsby. The exhibition focuses on surreal and nontraditional art forms, highlighting work by a diverse range of more than 30 international artists, including Kevin Taylor, Karen Hollingsworth, and Elicia Edijanto. Come out to the opening reception, Thursday, October 20, from 6 to 8 p.m., featuring live music, cocktails, and hors d’oeuvres. The Vendue Hotel, 19 Vendue Range. Open daily, 24 hours. Free. (843)577-2525, www.thevendue.com

October 20, 2016 - 10:00am to April 30, 2017 - 12:00pm
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Vendue Hotel
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Painting a Nation: Hudson River School Landscapes from the Higdon Collection
12/02/2016 - 10:00am to 04/23/2017 - 1:00pm
Painting a Nation: Hudson River School Landscapes from the Higdon Collection

Painting a Nation: Hudson River School Landscapes from the Higdon Collection

From about 1825 to 1870, the Hudson River School artists vividly captured rural American landscapes, primarily in the Northeast. These oil-on-canvas scenes present an idyllic view of man and nature living in harmony (seeAutumn Afternoon, Greenwood Lake above). Former College of Charleston president Lee Higdon and his wife, Ann, share pieces from their spectacular collection with the Gibbes. Gibbes Museum of Art, 135 Meeting St. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, & Saturday, 10am-5pm; Wednesday, 10am-8pm; Sunday, 1-5pm. $12; $10 student/senior/military; $6 ages four-17; free for child under four. (843)722-2706, www.gibbesmuseum.org

December 2, 2016 - 10:00am to April 23, 2017 - 1:00pm
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”Alice Ravenel Huger Smith: Sharing Her Legacy”
01/02/2017 - 1:00pm to 06/17/2017 - 10:00am
”Alice Ravenel Huger Smith: Sharing Her Legacy”

”Alice Ravenel Huger Smith: Sharing Her Legacy”

An author, illustrator, printmaker, painter, teacher, and historian, Alice Ravenel Huger Smith played a vital role in what is now recognized as the Charleston Renaissance, the period of cultural revival that took place in the 1920s and ’30s. The Edmonston-Alston House Museum and the Middleton Place House Museum present a selection of her art and poetry from private family collections, never before available to the public. Edmonston-Alston House: 21 East Battery. Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-4:30pm; Sunday & Monday, 1-4:30pm. $10; $8 student/ages six-13. (843)722-717, www.edmondstonalston.com. Middleton Place House Museum: 4300 Ashley River Rd. Monday, noon-4pm; Tuesday-Sunday, 10am-4pm. $15 plus price of admission. (843)556-6020, www.middletonplace.org

January 2, 2017 - 1:00pm to June 17, 2017 - 10:00am
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”History, Labor, Life: The Prints of Jacob Lawrence”
02/01/2017 - 10:00am to 04/30/2017 - 1:00pm
”History, Labor, Life: The Prints of Jacob Lawrence”

”History, Labor, Life: The Prints of Jacob Lawrence”

Wake up your winter with a visit to this exhibit featuring a series of vibrant Jacob Lawrence prints produced from 1963 to 2000. Employing repeated motifs, shapes, and color palettes, Lawrence explores themes of African-American community life, work, struggle, and emancipation. Gibbes Museum of Art, 135 Meeting St. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, & Saturday, 10am-5pm; Wednesday, 10am-8pm; Sunday, 1-5pm. $12; $10 student/senior/military; $6 ages four-17; free for child under four. (843) 722-2706, www.gibbesmuseum.org

February 1, 2017 - 10:00am to April 30, 2017 - 1:00pm
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“Painting the Southern Coast: The Art of West Fraser”
02/01/2017 - 10:00am to 04/30/2017 - 1:00pm
“Painting the Southern Coast: The Art of West Fraser”

“Painting the Southern Coast: The Art of West Fraser”

Representational and plein air artist West Fraser has captured the wild beauty of varied landscapes throughout the United States and internationally, but he is always lured back to the Georgia and South Carolina coast. It’s these waterfront landscapes that are celebrated in this exhibit, featuring approximately 25 Fraser paintings. Gibbes Museum of Art, 135 Meeting St. Tuesday & Thursday-Saturday, 10am-5pm; Wednesday, 10am-8pm; Sunday, 1-5pm. $12; $10 senior/college student; $6 ages four-17; free for child under four. (843) 722-2706, www.gibbesmuseum.org

February 1, 2017 - 10:00am to April 30, 2017 - 1:00pm
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”Feathers & Flocks: Waterfowling in South Carolina”
02/15/2017 - 9:00am to 05/08/2017 - 9:00am
”Feathers & Flocks: Waterfowling in South Carolina”

”Feathers & Flocks: Waterfowling in South Carolina”

With their meat gracing dining tables and their plumage adorning fashionable garments, ducks and other local waterfowl have long been staples of Lowcountry living. Hunting these ”little brown ducks,” as naturalist Mark Catesby referred to them during his 18th-century studies, has become an art in and of itself. The Charleston Museum and the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition team up to present a comprehensive overview of waterfowling via artistic works and artifacts associated with it. The Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting St. Monday-Saturday, 9am-5pm; Sunday, noon-5pm. $12; $10 ages 13-17; $5 ages three-12; free for child under three. (843)722-2996, www.charlestonmuseum.org

February 15, 2017 - 9:00am to May 8, 2017 - 9:00am
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Free Personal Finance Seminar
03/01/2017 - 6:00pm to 04/26/2017 - 6:00pm
Free Personal Finance Seminar

Free Personal Finance Seminar

The School of Business Microfinance Club at the College of Charleston is offering a Free Personal Finance Seminar Series. The seminar will cover topics such as budgeting, retirement planning, establishing or improving credit, stock market investing and more. Tate Center, 5 Liberty St. Rm. 132. Wednesdays, 6:00pm. Free. (843) 953-6405. 

 

March 1, 2017 - 6:00pm to April 26, 2017 - 6:00pm
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Tate Center
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Charleston Symphony Orchestra League, Inc. Designer Showhouse
03/16/2017 - 10:00am to 04/16/2017 - 10:00am
Charleston Symphony Orchestra League, Inc. Designer Showhouse

Charleston Symphony Orchestra League, Inc. Designer Showhouse

The Charleston Symphony Orchestra League, Inc. (CSOL) teams up with area designers to unveil this year‘s Designer Showhouse during a month of tours benefitting the symphony orchestra and CSOL educational programs.

Check out the circa-1840 Greek Revival style home with its decorative ceilings, authentic moldings and fireplaces, and spacious double piazzas. Guests can peruse the rooms— exquisitely decorated by area designers—shop in the exclusive boutique, or dine at the café. Get an early glimpse at the property during the preview party on March 16, from 6-9 p.m. Henry Street House, 36 Society St. Monday-Saturday, 10am-4pm. $25; $20 advance. (843)577-7983, www.csolink.org

March 16, 2017 - 10:00am to April 16, 2017 - 10:00am
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"Young Contemporaries"
03/31/2017 - 11:00am to 04/29/2017 - 11:00am
"Young Contemporaries"

"Young Contemporaries"

The Halsey’s annual “Young Contemporaries” exhibit displays the finest work from promising students in the College of Charleston’s School of the Arts. Visiting artist Josephine Halvorson—a senior critic in the Painting and Printmaking department of the Yale School of Art—selected the pieces to be included in this year‘s show. Featuring a variety of media from photographs to sculptures, the exhibit never fails to impress. The “Salon des Refusés“ exhibit in The Marion and Wayland H. Cato Jr. Center for the Arts is held in conjunction with this event. Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, 161 Calhoun St. Monday-Saturday, 11am-4pm. Free. (843)953-4422, www.halsey.cofc.edu

March 31, 2017 - 11:00am to April 29, 2017 - 11:00am
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Weeki Wachee Mermaids
03/31/2017 - 6:00pm to 04/15/2017 - 6:00pm
Weeki Wachee Mermaids

Weeki Wachee Mermaids

The Weeki Wachee Mermaids from Florida are making a splash at the South Carolina Aquarium. At the top of each hour, aquarium guests of all ages can enjoy choreographed routines by underwater performers, as well as a series of mermaid-themed activities and interactive education stations focused on ocean conservation and sustainability efforts. Stick around after the show for the opportunity to take a photo with the mermaids. The aquarium also hosts a Mermaids & Me dinner event on April 6, with participants viewing three exclusive dives while dining on delicious food and drinks. South Carolina Aquarium, 100 Aquarium Wharf. Friday-Sunday, times vary. Free with aquarium admission; $40 dinner. (843)577-3474, www.scaquarium.org

March 31, 2017 - 6:00pm to April 15, 2017 - 6:00pm
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Volvo Car Open
04/01/2017 - 9:00am to 04/09/2017 - 9:00am
Volvo Car Open

Volvo Car Open

Some of the biggest names in women’s tennis hit the courts at Volvo Car Stadium once again this year—Madison Keys, Venus Williams, Johanna Konta, and on. Every day brings exciting extras, including Saturday and Sunday’s Family Weekend, featuring kids’ activities galore, as well as Tuesday’s Lisette L Montréal Ladies Day (think giveaways, shopping, and wine and cheese tastings). Volvo Car Stadium, 161 Seven Farms Dr., Daniel Island. Days, times, & prices vary. (843) 856-7900, www.volvocaropen.com

April 1, 2017 - 9:00am to April 9, 2017 - 9:00am
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Morning History Walks
04/01/2017 - 9:15am to 04/22/2017 - 9:15am
Morning History Walks

Morning History Walks

Travel through history as a local tour guide leads you around Charleston’s Historic District. On this two-hour tour, witness the beauty of some of Charleston’s most famous buildings and homes while learning the stories behind the district‘s prominent locations. Historic Charleston Foundation, 108 Meeting St. Days vary, 9:15am. $25; $10 ages six-12; free for child under six. (843)723-1623, www.historiccharleston.org

April 1, 2017 - 9:15am to April 22, 2017 - 9:15am
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Festival of Houses & Gardens
04/01/2017 - 2:00pm to 04/23/2017 - 2:00pm
Festival of Houses & Gardens

Festival of Houses & Gardens

Raise funds for Historic Charleston Foundation while enjoying a peek inside grand downtown homes and their inspiring green spaces during this 70th annual event. See Legare Street, where some of the city‘s first mansions were built; South Battery, with its stunning 20th-century waterfront residences; Church Street, adorned with historic churches and Colonial- and Georgian-period buildings; and other gorgeous locales. Locations, times, & prices vary. (843)722-3405, www.historiccharleston.org

April 1, 2017 - 2:00pm to April 23, 2017 - 2:00pm
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Stayin' Alive
04/01/2017 - 8:00pm to 05/28/2017 - 3:00pm
Stayin' Alive

Stayin' Alive

Journey back to the ‘70s with 34 West Theatre Company‘s newest musical comedy, Stayin’ Alive. Described by the troupe as a cross between Mamma Mia! and Anchorman, the show features popular music by the likes of Donna Summer; Creedence Clearwater; and Earth, Wind & Fire. Do the hustle down to 34 West and boogie all night with this story of love and disco. 34 West Theatre Co., 200 Meeting St. Thursday-Saturday, 8pm; Sunday, 3pm. $30. (843)901-9343, 34west.org

April 1, 2017 - 8:00pm to May 28, 2017 - 3:00pm
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04/05/2017 - 6:00pm
Colorbox trigger: Rosé Wine Social

Rosé Wine Social

Enjoy a little Rosé on a Wednesday with The Indigo Road's Vonda Freeman. Freeman will lead a tasting of four different Rosé wines, with locales ranging from Oregon to Spain and France: Bodegas Ercavio Rosado, Le Paradou, Chateau Pesquie "Terrasses," and Elk Cove. Compliment your wine with small bites prepared by Mercantile and Mash's Tim Morton.  Mercantile and Mash, 701 East Bay St. Wednesday, 6-7pm. $25. (843)793-2636, https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rose-wine-social-at-mercantile-and-mash-tickets-33061634238 

 

April 5, 2017 - 6:00pm
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Mercantile and Mash
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04/05/2017 - 6:00pm
Colorbox trigger: Walk + Bike BCD: Unveiling of Regional Master Plan

Walk + Bike BCD: Unveiling of Regional Master Plan

Walk Bike BCD has been working for just shy of a year on a plan to create a connected active transportation network across Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester Counties. The program guides short and long-term transportation, and land use planning decisions, to address walking and biking access in the BCD (Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester) region. Join them on April 5 for the unveiling of their regional master plan. The presentation begins at 6 p.m., but community members are welcome to drop in any time from 3 to 8 p.m. Activities are provided for kids. Felix Davis Community Center, 4800 Park Circle, North Charleston. Wednesday, 3-8pm; presentation 6pm. Free. walkbikebcd.weebly.com

April 5, 2017 - 6:00pm
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Felix Davis Community Center
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