Theater, music, gallery openings and literary events in Beaufort County

calendar@islandpacket.comFebruary 12, 2014 

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"Centennial of Woody," with Arlo Guthrie and Friends: 8 p.m. Feb. 17, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $65. 843-842-2787. www.artshhi.com

CAMILLE WEBER — KRT

Theater

  • "Don't Dress for Dinner," presented by the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina: through Feb. 23, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $45 for adults; $31 for children. 843-842-2787. www.artshhi.com

  • "Frederick Douglass, Making of a Man": 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14-15, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $17; $12 students; $7 children younger than 12. 843-379-2787. www.beaufortcountyarts.com

  • "Dixie Swim Club," presented by May River Theatre Company: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m Sundays, Feb. 14-March 2, Ulmer Auditorium, Bluffton Town Hall. $25. 843-815-5581

  • "Same Time Next Year": 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21-22; 3 p.m. Feb. 23, University of South Carolina Beaufort, 805 Carteret St., Beaufort. $22 for adults; $20 for seniors; $15 for students. 843-521-4145. www.uscbcenterforthearts.com

  • "Godspell," presented by Hilton Head Preparatory School: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20-22; 2 p.m. Feb. 23, Seahawk Cultural Center, Hilton Head Island High School. $20 adults; $15 seniors 60 and older; $10 students. 843-341-9182. www.hhprep.org

  • "Phantom of the Opera," presented by May River Theatre Company and featuring Cris Groenendaal: 8 p.m. March 13-14 and 3 p.m. March 15, Ulmer Auditorium, Bluffton Town Hall. $35. 843-815-5581

  • "South Pathetic," presented by South Carolina Repertory Company: 8 p.m. March 17-22, 25-29; 2 p.m. March 23 and 30; $32 for adults, $30 for seniors; $16 for active military and students, South Carolina Repertory Company, 136 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-342-2057. www.hiltonheadtheatre.com

  • "The Outgoing Tide," presented by South Carolina Repertory Company: April 28-May 11, South Carolina Repertory Company, 136 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-342-2057. www.hiltonheadtheatre.com

  • Auditions

  • "Man of La Mancha," presented by May River Theater Company: 7-9 p.m. Feb. 24-25, Ulmer Auditorium, Bluffton Town Hall. Those auditioning should be prepared to sing any selection from the show or a song that indicates their voice range. Some reading from the script will also be required. Roles include two male leads, one female lead, one female dancer and many chorus roles. 843-815-5581. www.mayrivertheatre.com

  • Dance

  • Shag Club dance lessons: 5:45 p.m. Tuesdays beginning Feb. 14, Rip Tides, 33 Office Park Road, Hilton Head Island. $25 for membership. 843-689-3771

  • Hilton Head Island Carolina Shag Lesson: 5:45 p.m. Feb. 25, Rip Tides, 33 Office Park Road, Hilton Head Island. $25. 843-689-3771

  • Music

  • Music at Noon featuring Dr. Steven Young: noon Feb. 14, St. Luke's Church, 50 Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-422-0490

  • Peter and Will Anderson, Jazz Just Across the River, presented by Coastal Jazz Association: 5 p.m. Feb. 16, Savannah Westin Resort, 1 Resort Drive, Savannah. Free for members; $20 for nonmembers. 912-201-2000

  • "Centennial of Woody," with Arlo Guthrie and Friends: 8 p.m. Feb. 17, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $65. 843-842-2787. www.artshhi.com

  • Jubilee Boys and Girls Choir from Wangsung Church in Seoul, South Korea: Feb. 19-23, Providence Presbyterian Church, 171 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-5673

  • "Lowcountry Celebration," presented by Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra: 4 p.m. Feb. 23; 8 p.m. Feb. 24, First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-2055. www.hhso.org

  • Yoonie Han, Steinway artist, sponsored by Fripp Island Friends of Music: 5 p.m. Feb. 23, Fripp Island Community Centre, 205 Tarpon Blvd, Fripp Island. $25; $10 for students. 843-838-6655. www.islc.net/friendsofmusic

  • Beaufort Symphony Orchestra's Beethoven Bash -- Beethoven Violin Concerto, Beethoven's "Pastoral" Symphony No. 6: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27; 3 p.m. March 2, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $37.50. 800-595-4849. www.beaufortorchestra.org

  • The Met Live in HD "Borodin's Prince Igor": 12:55 p.m. March 1, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $22. 843-521-4145. www.uscbcenterforthearts.com

  • "Ease on Down the Road," presented by Hilton Head Shore Notes: A portion of the proceeds will benefit Main Street Youth theatre. 7 p.m. March 1, Hilton Head High School, 70 Wilborn Road, Hilton Head Island. $20. 843-689-4800

  • Mickve Israel Concert Series with Velvet Caravan: 3:30 p.m. March 2, Congregation Mickve Israel Synagogue, 20 E Gordon St., Savannah. $15 in advance; $20 at door. 912-233-1547

  • Stardust Orchestra, sponsored by Sun City/Okatie Lion's Club: 7-9 p.m. March 7, Magnolia Hall, Sun City Hilton Head. 843-705-7157

  • "Porgy and Bess," presented by The Opera Lovers of Hilton Head: 1 p.m. March 12, The Seabrook, 300 Woodhaven Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-715-2610

  • The Met Live in HD "Massenet's Werther": 12:55 p.m. March 15, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $22. 843-521-4145. www.uscbcenterforthearts.com

  • Hilton Head Choral Society's Music from the Stage -- Choral Classics Concert: 8 p.m. March 21, First Presbyterian Church of Hilton Head, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $25 general admission; $30 preferred seating. 843-341-3818. www.hiltonheadchoralsociety.org

  • The Met Live in HD "Puccini's La Boheme": 12:55 p.m. April 5, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $22. 843-521-4145. www.uscbcenterforthearts.com

  • "Rigoletto," presented by The Opera Lovers of Hilton Head: 1 p.m. April 9, The Seabrook, 300 Woodhaven Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-715-2610

  • Live performance by Emily Grundstad-Hall, assistant professor of Music at Armstrong: 7 p.m. April 24, Armstrong's Fine Arts Auditorium, 11935 Abercorn St., Savannah. Free. www.armstrong.edu

  • The Met Live in HD "Mozart's Cosi fan tutte": 12:55 p.m. April 26, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $22. 843-521-4145. www.uscbcenterforthearts.com

  • Beaufort Symphony Orchestra's "Amour, Amour ...": 7:30 p.m. May 1; 3 p.m. May 4, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $37.50. 800-595-4849. www.beaufortorchestra.org

  • The Met Live in HD "Rossini's La Cenerentola": 12:55 p.m. May 10, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $22. 843-521-4145. www.uscbcenterforthearts.com

  • "Quartet," presented by The Opera Lovers of Hilton Head: 1 p.m. May 14, The Seabrook, 300 Woodhaven Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-715-2610

  • Rehearsals

  • Hilton Head Barbershop Chorus: Guests and prospective members welcome. 4-6 p.m. Mondays, Country Club of Hilton Head in Hilton Head Plantation, 70 Skull Creek Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-290-9517; 843-682-8250. www.hhibarbershoppers.org

  • Beaufort Belles Women's Chorus: New members welcome. 4:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays, Sea Island Presbyterian Church choir room, 81 Lady's Island Drive, Lady's Island. 843-838-2643

  • Beaufort Harbormasters: 6:45 p.m. Mondays, Sea Island Presbyterian Church, 81 Lady's Island Drive, Beaufort. www.beaufortharbormasters.org

  • The Shore Notes (Sweet Adelines): Guests and prospective members welcome. 6:45 p.m. Mondays, Island Lutheran Church, 4400 Main St., Hilton Head Island. 843-705-6852. www.hiltonheadshorenotes.com

  • Sun Tones women's chorus: New members welcome. 3-5 p.m. Tuesdays, backstage at Magnolia Hall, Sun City Hilton Head. 843-705-7904

  • New River Harmony -- The Sun City Barbershoppers: Accepting new singers. Rehearsals take place 3-5 p.m. Fridays in Magnolia Hall backroom. 843-705-3488, 843-705-6632

  • Sun City Singers: New members are welcome. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Mondays, Lake House Ballroom, Sun City Hilton Head. 843-707-7099

  • Visual arts and exhibits

  • "A Gullah Celebration," featuring Doug Corkern, Amiri Farris and Judy Mooney: through Feb. 14, Four Corners Gallery, 1263 May River Road, Bluffton. Free. 843-757-8185. www.fourcornersgallerybluffton.com

  • "Naive," featuring the work of Neil Jansen: through Feb. 15, Beaufort Art Association, 913 Bay St., Beaufort. www.beaufortartassociation.com

  • "Island Vibes" quilt exhibition: through Feb. 28, The Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767, ext. 224

  • "The Rains Came Down" exhibit of art depicting the story of Noah and the Ark: through Feb. 28, First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-681-3696. www.fpchhi.org

  • Promising Picassos 2014 Student Art Exhibition: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. through Feb. 28, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, Bank of America Community Room, second floor, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-368-8486. www.isca-online.org

  • "Everyday Moments," original pastel and oil paintings by local artist Shirley Good Bacher: through March 1, Society of Bluffton Artists Gallery, Church and Calhoun streets, Bluffton. 843-757-6586. www.sobagallery.com

  • "Warhol/JFK: Nov. 22, 1963, A Selection of Andy Warhol Prints from the Herbert Brito Collection": through March 9, Telfair Museum, 207 W. York St., Savannah. $20. 912-790-8802. www.telfair.org

  • "Spanish Sojourns -- Robert Henri and the Spirit of Spain": through March 9, Jepson Center, 207 W. York St., Savannah. 912-790-8802. www.telfair.org

  • All Saints Garden Tour's Exhibit of Floral Art: 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. through March 22, Hilton Head Hospital, 25 Hospital Center Blvd., Hilton Head Island. Artists' reception is 5-7 p.m. March 22. Free. 843-342-9727

  • "Finding Freedom's Home: Archaeology at Mitchelville" exhibition: through March 31, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767. www.coastaldiscovery.org

  • Bluffton Arts District Winter Art Walk: 3-7 p.m. Feb. 14, Old Town Bluffton. www.oldtownbluffton.com

  • Society of Bluffton Artists Center for Creative Arts ribbon-cutting ceremony and reception: 5 p.m. Feb. 17, Center for Creative Arts, Calhoun and Church St., Bluffton. 843-247-2868. www.sobagallery.com

  • "Under the Spell of the Low Country," presented by Beaufort Art Association: Feb. 17-March 29, Beaufort Art Association Gallery, 913 Bay St., Beaufort. Opening reception is 5:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 21. 843-838-2838

  • Chris Kirk Lowcountry Photography: Feb. 20-April 1, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. 843-521-4145. www.uscbcenterforthearts.com

  • Artscapade: 6-8:30 p.m. Feb. 20, ARTworks Gallery, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

  • "My Photo Memories" photo exhibition by Juergen Thiessen: March 1-31, First Presbyterian Church Hilton Head Island, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-681-3696. www.fpchhi.org

  • "The Artful Three," featuring the work of Jo Dye, Donna Ireton and Art Cornell: Opening reception 5-7 p.m. March 5, Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. Exhibit runs March 4-29. 843-681-2399

  • Picture This Gallery Southern Champagne Brunch and Gullah Tour: 10 a.m. April 5, Picture This Gallery, 78D Arrow Road, Hilton Head Island. $35. 843-842-5299

  • 2014 ANNUAL A.R.T. -- Art Recycled from Trash -- show: 6-8 p.m. April 18, Picture This Gallery, 78 D Arrow Road, Cypress Square, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-5299

  • 11th annual Juried Fine Art and Craft Show: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 26; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. April 27, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767, ext. 224

  • Open studios and classes

  • Camera Club of Hilton Head Island Course -- Photography 101: 7 p.m. Thursdays, Feb. 13-March 13; The Lens, Pineland Station, Hilton Head Island. $50 for members; $75 for nonmembers. 734-274-1796. www.cchhi.net

  • Sweetgrass Basket Making Classes: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturdays, March 1-29; April 5, 12; and Saturdays, May 3-31, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $65. 843-689-6767, ext. 223

  • "Wood Bead and Leather Bracelet (ages 10 and older)," with Linda Raih: 9-11:30 a.m. March 8, Art League of Hilton Head's Art Academy, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $25 for members; $30 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. www.artleaguehhi.org

  • Call for artists

  • Life Drawing models needed: ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. 843-379-2787

  • 2014 ANNUAL A.R.T. -- Art Recycled from Trash -- show: Deadline for entries is March 24. Awards reception is 6-8 p.m. April 18, Picture This Gallery, 78 D Arrow Road, Cypress Square, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-5299

  • Film

  • Eighth annual Beaufort International Film Festival: through Feb. 16. www.beaufortfilmfestival.com

  • "The Oscar Nominated Documentary Shorts": 7 p.m. Feb. 17, University of South Carolina Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $7 for adults; $6 for seniors; $5 for students. 843-521-4145. www.uscbcenterforthearts.com

  • "Summer in February": 7 p.m. Feb. 24, University of South Carolina Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $7 for adults; $6 for seniors; $5 for students. 843-521-4145. www.uscbcenterforthearts.com

  • Literary

  • University of South Carolina Beaufort Lunch with Author Series, featuring Nancy Horan, author of "Loving Frank": noon Feb. 17, Champions Ballroom at Sea Pines Conference Center, 11 Lighthouse Lane, Hilton Head Island. $42. 843-521-4147. www.uscb.edu/lunchwithauthor

  • Books Sandwiches in Series -- Steve Murray presents "Freedom's Forge," by Arthur Herman: noon Feb. 17, University of South Carolina Beaufort Performing Arts Center, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. Free. 843-694-2864. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

  • Hilton Head Island library's Book Break, featuring "David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits and the Art of Battling Giants," by Malcolm Gladwell and reviewed by Rabbi Brad Bloom of Congregation Beth Yam: noon Feb. 19, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-255-6500

  • Inspirational Book Club: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Feb. 22, St. Helena Island library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena Island. Free. 843-255-6487. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

  • Books Sandwiched in Series -- Alice Moss presents "Serena," by Ron Rash: noon Feb. 24, University of South Carolina Beaufort Performing Arts Center, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. Free. 843-694-2864. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

  • Poison Pen Mystery Book Club: 6-7 p.m. Feb. 24, St. Helena Island library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena Island. Free. 843-255-6487. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

  • Hilton Head Island library's Book Break, featuring "Life of a Double Agent," by Kenneth Kerr and reviewed by writer Kathy Wall: noon Feb. 26, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-255-6500

  • Books Sandwiched in Series -- Debbi Covington presents "Celebrate Everything," by Debbi Covington: 5:30 p.m. March 3, University of South Carolina Beaufort Performing Arts Center, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. Free. 843-694-2864. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

  • University of South Carolina Beaufort Lunch with Author Series, featuring Beverly Donofrio, author of "Riding in Cars with Boys," and Corban Addison, author of "A Walk Across the Sun": noon March 6, Hampton Hall Clubhouse, 170 Hampton Hall Blvd., Bluffton. $42. 843-521-4147. www.uscb.edu/lunchwithauthor

  • "Nurturing the Call to Write": 10 a.m.-3 p.m. March 15, Central Church, 975 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $97. www.do-the-write-thing.com

  • University of South Carolina Beaufort Lunch with Author Series, featuring Mary Alice Monroe, author of "The Summer Girls": noon April 30, Sea Pines Country Club, 30 Governors Road, Hilton Head Island. $42 or $270 for the whole series of seven luncheons. 843-521-4147. www.uscb.edu/lunchwithauthor

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