Wed 7/30, Puccini's "La Rondine" will be presented in HD at the USCB Center for the Arts in downtown Beaufort. The screening begins at 1 pm and runs approximately 2 hours. For more information, call 521-4145.
Mon 8/4, "We Are The Best!" is the Monday Night Movie at the USCB Center for the Arts in Beaufort. Based on the graphic novel about three young misfits growing up in early '80s Stolckholm. Screening starts at 7 pm. Adults $7, Senior/Military $6, Students $5. Call 521-4145 for more information.
Mon 8/11, "Night Moves" is the Monday Night Movie at the USCB Center for the Arts. The fifth feature film from acclaimed filmmaker Kelly Reichardt is the story of three radical environmentalists coming together to execute the most intense protest of their lives. Screening starts at 7 pm. Adults $7, Senior/Military $6, Students $5. Call 521-4145 for more information.
Mon 8/18, "Obvious Child" is the Monday Night Movie at the USCB Center for the Arts. Anchored by a breakout performance from Jenny Slate, this film about an aspiring comedian who finds herself with an unwanted pregnancy is packed tight with raw, energetic comedy and moments of poignant human honesty. Screening starts at 7 pm. Adults $7, Senior/Military $6, Students $5. Call 521-4145 for more information.
Now - 8/2, "Seas and Trees, Paintings by Tom VanSteenbergh," at the Beaufort Art Association Gallery located at 813 Bay Street, downtown Beaufort. For more information, call 521-4444 or visit www.beaufortartassociation.com
Now - 8/2, "East of Suez," a collection of very special paintings by Betty Hintz, will be on display at the SOBA Gallery. A reception to meet the artist will be held on July 13 from 3 - 5 pm at the gallery on the corner of Church and Calhoun streets in Old Town Bluffton. Call 757-6586 or visit sobagallery.com for more information.
Now - 8/22, "Mary & Mary! Splash!" an exhibit of water media works by Mary Kelly and Mary Sullivan, is on exhibit at the Hilton Head Public Library on Beach City Rd, off Hwy 278. On Sat. 7/26, the artists will demonstrate and discuss some of their techniques from 1-3 pm.
8/4 -8/30, "Watercolor Memories, Here and There," a collection of paintings by award-winning artist Don Theodore, will be on display at the SOBA Gallery. A reception to meet the artist will be held on Sun, August 10 from 3 - 5 pm at the gallery on the corner of Church and Calhoun streets in Old Town Bluffton. Call 757-6586 or visit sobagallery.com for more info.
8/4 - 9/13, "Diversity," an exhibit of work by Dennis Wilkins, will be featured at the Beaufort Art Association Gallery. The public is invited to an opening reception on Fri, August 8 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm, with light refreshments. The BAA Gallery is located at 913 Bay Street in downtown Beaufort.
Sat 8/9, "The Genius of Creativity" is the theme for the Red Piano Too Gallery's 2014 Summer Show. The featured artists are Missionary Proctor and Ernest Lee (aka "Chicken Man"). Meet other gallery regulars as well! From 10 am - 4 pm at 870 Sea Island Parkway. For more info contact the gallery at 838-2241 or visit www.RedPianotoo.com.
Last Wednesday, Popcorn & a Video. The Beaufort Art Assoc. shows art instruction videos by nationally known instructors. The screenings are at the BAA Gallery, 913 Bay St., Beaufort, 11am-1pm. The public is welcome. We furnish the popcorn and the video, you bring a friend, something to drink, and a pad and pencil. Videos vary in length and a $5 donation is suggested. Video schedule is posted at www.beaufortartassociation.com
Music Sat 8/2, Songwriters in the Round, featuring "Big Frank" Waddell and friends. Raised in the upstate and now a Lowcountry resident, "Big Frank" has played the guitar and written songs for over 40 years. He performs a repertoire that he describes as "Americana Folk and comedy." Joining Frank onstage will be Tim Styles and David Owens, both from the Charleston area. At ARTworks in Beaufort Town Center, the concert starts at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $17 per person online at www.beaufortcountyarts.com or by calling 379-2787. Discounts are available for students, groups of 10 or more, and chidren under 12.
Thur 8/28, "Jazz for All Ages," presented by The Junior Jazz Foundation. An Evening Supporting Jazz Preservation & Education. Featuring Bob Masteller's Jazz Corner Quintet, the Noel Freidline Quartet, and more. At the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina. 5:30 - 10 pm. For more info, call 575-2298.
Last Wednesday, “Read a Movie” Club meets on the last Wednesday of each month. Watch a movie based on book. A short discussion will follow for those interested. Attend just the film screening or both. At 12:00 p.m in the SC Room at the Beaufort Branch Library on Scott Street. March’s selection is Life of Pi. Free! Everyone is welcome! beaufortcountylibrary.org
Other Events Tuesdays, Historic Sites of Hilton Head Island. The Heritage Library History & Genealogy Center is offering a presentation on Hilton Head Island's historic sites to acquaint visitors with our rich history and encourage them to explore on their own - on foot, by bicycle or by car. The talk is from 10:30am - 11:30am. A $5 donation is requested. Call the library at 686-6560 to reserve your space.
Downtown Beaufort Farmers Market Wednesdays 2–7pm Waterfront Park Pavilion Call 843-525-6644 for information www.downtownbeaufort.com