Arts and EntertainmentNashville Indie Folk-Rock Duo to perform at K Rae’s in Murrells Inlet

  • Friday, May 9, 2014

After uprooting from their Nashville home and full-time jobs in June of 2012, the husband and wife duo You Knew Me When set plans to tour the nation for a full year…however, they never stopped.

Since that time they have been serving up their craft brewed compositions coast to coast throughout the USA and into Canada, released their first studio album “You, Me, and the Rest of the World”, and have done so as a fully independent entity. On May 29 and 30, at 6 p.m. both days, the duo will continue their ongoing tour as they perform in Murrells Inlet at K Rae’s. There is no cover for either show.

Physical and digital copies of “You, Me, and the Rest of the World” are available at www.youknewmewhen.com www.youknewmewhen.com. The album is also available on iTunes, Amazon, and other online retailers. Listen to You Knew Me When online via Pandora, Spotify, iTunes Radio, and other online radio sources.

For more information on You Knew Me When, please visit www.youknewmewhen.com.

Andrews High to host Music Extravaganza

Andrews High will host a Music Extravaganza on Friday, May 23, at 7 p.m.

There will be 25 acts ranging from soloists, guitarists, drummer, Teacher’s 80’s rock tribute band, local church choirs, AHS Show Choir, AHS Concert Choir, AHS Jazz Band, and the AHS Drumline.

Tickets are $3 in advance, or $5 at the door. They will go on sale May 9, and can be purchased at a location in town or the front office of the school.

Symphony concert

Myrtle Beach — The Long Bay Symphony Chamber Orchestra presents “Going for Baroque” featuring violin soloists William Terwilliger, LBS Concertmaster and Erin Althoff along with Ashley Solis, organ.

Concerts will be on Saturday, May 17, at p.m. at Trinity Church in Myrtle Beach and Sunday, May 18, at 4 p.m. at Winyah Auditorium in Georgetown.

An exploration of the Baroque period, with favorite masterpieces by Bach, Handel, Vivaldi and more. Program:

Handel — Water Music Suite No. 1

Handel — Organ Concerto in F, Op. 4 No. 4

Vivaldi — Concerto for Two Violins in A minor, Op. 3, No. 8

Bach — Brandenburg Concerto No. 1

Tickets are on sale now. Purchase Going for Baroque tickets by phone at (843) 448-8379 or online at www.longbaysymphony.com/tickets.

Admission is $20 for adults, and $10 for students under 22 with ID.

For more about The Long Bay Symphony, visit www.longbaysymphony.com.

Art gallery exhibit

Myrtle Beach — Over 50 artists from around the region vied for top honors and over $2000 in cash prizes in the 17th Annual Waccamaw Arts & Crafts Guild Juried Exhibition, on exhibit through May 22 at the Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum.

Over 70 two-dimensional and three-dimensional works were selected for jurying. Works selected for display include oil, watercolor, and mixed media paintings; photographs; clay sculpture; blown glass and craft items such as fiber arts.

With creations from artists throughout the Carolinas, the show is a perennially popular event with locals and visitors.

A large percentage of the works on display are also available for purchase.

Judge and juror for this year’s competition is Terry Jarrar-Dimond.

Awards given included the $800 Rebecca R. Bryan Best in Show Award, won by Michael Craig Smith for his oil painting No Wake Zone, as well as First, Second and Third Place awards of $500, $275 and $100 respectively. These awards were won by Kate Lagaly for To The Point, Elaine Goodman for Cyber Date and Karen Wiled for When A Woman Dreams.

An additional nine works were also selected for Honorable Mentions; Suzanne Gaff for Lazy Afternoon At T he Lily Pond, Pat Mariano for Winding Ways Revisited, Maurita Adler for Melrose Avenue, Kathy Aparicio for Southwest N.Y. Beauty, Cindy Blanchard for For Your Eyes Only, Patricia Givens for Soft Shell Crab Season, Dian Hammett for Treasure Map and Sharon P. Turner for Preparation.

Visitors to the Museum may also view Track of the Rainbow Serpent:Australian Aboriginal Paintings of the Wolfe Creek Crater , which is on display through September 14.

Admission to the Museum is free but donations are welcome.

For further information, call 843-238-2510 or visit www.myrtlebeachartmuseum.org.

CCU art exhibit

Artist Michael Dickins will display his “PreOccupied” art exhibit in the Rebecca Randall Bryan Art Gallery in the Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts from Monday, May 19, through Saturday, June 28.

This event is free and open to the public.

Dickins joined the USC Upstate faculty in the summer of 2011 as the manager of the Performing Arts Center Box Office and the Curtis R. Harley Art Gallery.

“PreOccupied” refocuses attention on ongoing conflicts and uprisings around the world through a series of interactive videos and drawings. Dickins critiques how American mass media fails to cover ongoing civil strife in Greece, Libya, Syria, Egypt, Bahrain and New York.

Dickins is an interdisciplinary artist whose work is created with a variety of media including photography, printmaking, drawing, installation, sound and video. He balances both digital and material processes, allowing him to create pieces that are both expressive and engaging.

The Rebecca Randall Bryan Art Gallery is in room 129 in the Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts at 133 Chanticleer Drive E. on the Conway campus. The gallery is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

For additional information, call James Arendt, gallery director, at 843-349-6409.

‘Boeing’ at Strand

The Swamp Fox Players will present “Boeing Boeing” at the Strand Theater in Georgetown.

Performance dates are May 9 and 10 at 8 p.m. and May 11 at 2:30 p.m.

Bernard, an American in Paris, has the setup of the decade. He has three girlfriends who all believe he will marry them.

They are all flight attendants working for three different airlines on three different schedules, so nothing can happen for any of them to ever meet.

It’s perfect. Then, they all get put on faster airplanes, and you can well imagine what happens.

Add his friend Robert, who wants to get in on the action, and the housekeeper who has to keep things straight, and you will be in for an evening of laughter.

All tickets are $15.

Call 527-2924 ext 1# for reservations.

The Strand Theater is located at 710 Front St.

CCU design showcase

Nineteen Coastal Carolina University graduating seniors with degrees in graphic design will present their work in “Portfoliios II” in the Rebecca Randall Bryan Art Gallery now through Saturday, May 10, with a closing reception on Friday, May 9, at 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The public is invited; no ticket is required.

The portfolio exhibition is a capstone course for studio art and design majors. Showcased works, based on each student’s course of study, include printmaking, painting, sculpture and photography, ceramics, puppetry, installation works and other forms of mixed media.

One of the exhibiting students is Corina Cudebec from Pawleys Island.

The Rebecca Randall Bryan Art Gallery is located on the CCU campus in the Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts.

The gallery is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, as well as noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 10, following commencement.

For more information, contact, James Arendt, gallery director, at 843-349-6409.

Moveable Feast

The Moveable Feast offers literary luncheons with exciting authors at area restaurants.

Since 1998, this popular series of literary luncheons, each featuring an established or debuting author, is held on Fridays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at a variety of Waccamaw Neck restaurants.

Founded and managed by CLASS, The Moveable Feast showcases authors selected by Litchfield Books.

Books may be purchased from them in advance or at the Feast with a 10-percent discount. After each Moveable Feast, the author adjourns to the bookstore at 2 p.m. to sign for those unable to attend the luncheon. Paid reservations for the Moveable Feast are requested by the Wednesday prior to the event.

Most Feasts are $25.

Reservations may be made onsite at Art Works inside the Chocolate and Coffee House at the Litchfield Exchange, online at www.ClassAtPawleys.com, or by phone, 235-9600.

May 13 ~ Rep. James Clyburn

(Blessed Remembrances) at Pawleys Plantation

In his memoir, the Democrat from South Carolina candidly discusses strained political relationships, showing how the small gestures – a discordant statement, an exclusion from negotiations, a tinkering of a law – also cause damage. However, Clyburn’s book is by no means about his relationship with the Obama administration. The vast majority of it is devoted to his own story: The college student who was jailed during protests, the classroom teacher who fought to get college scholarships for needy students, the organizer who helped with hospital and garbage worker strikes, the political operative and, ultimately, the politician himself.

May 16 ~ Jane Spillane

(My Life with Mickey) at Capt. Dave’s Dockside

A collection of stories about the late crime novelist Mickey Spillane by Jane Spillane, his wife of 23 years who lives in the Murrells Inlet home they shared together. The writer died in 2006. Each chapter of the book is paired with photographs of Spillane memorabilia and items around the Spillane household, including the writer’s most signature and prized possessions. Spillane created the legendary pulp fiction character Mike Hammer, who appeared in many of his best-selling novels. But the writer, Jane Spillane says, “wasn’t at all like the books he wrote and the characters he created.” She describes him as both a disciplined writer and a fun-loving husband.

Strand Cinema

Strand Cinema at the Strand Theater, 710 Front Street , Georgetown. (843-527-2924). Tickets only available at the door. More information is available at www.strandcinema.org.

Friday, May 16

— 2:30 p.m., “The Past” (2013)

— 7:00 p.m., “Unfinished Song” (2012)

Saturday, May 17

— 2:30 p.m., “A Royal Affair” (2012)

— 7:00 p.m., “August Osage County” (2013)

Friday, May 23

— 2:30 p.m., “August Osage County” (2013)

— 7:00 p.m., “A Royal Affair” (2012)

Saturday, May 24

— 2:30 p.m., “Unfinished Song” (2012)

— 7:00 p.m., “The Past” (2013)

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