Monthly Archives: September 2016

Carolina Master Chorale Announces New Season

The Carolina Master Chorale is pleased to announce its 34th season, Songs for a Better World. The Carolina Master Chorale joins with guest artists and speakers from the Boys & Girls Club of the Grand Strand, performing music of Hope, Peace and Joy, to benefit the BGCGS. We sincerely hope that you will join with us as we continue our long tradition of excellence in choral performance.   2016-2017 Season Songs for a Better World   TICKETS  SEASON INDIVIDUAL Adult: $70 $20 Senior Citizen: $50 $15 Veterans: (with ID) $50 $15 Students up to 22 (with ID) $15 $5 Season […]

Awesome video of Cordis concert coming to CCU Oct. 2

Cordis has been fusing an original combination of custom-made and traditional ethnic instruments to create its signature sound since 2007. This sparkling distortion of progressive chamber music is defined by the talents of electric cimbalomist (and founder/composer) Richard Grimes, multi-percussionist Andrew Beall, electro-acoustic cellist Jeremy Harman and pianist/keyboardist Dan Padgett. The group crafts its sound by weaving the unlikely timbre of electric mbiras, modified typewriters, pitched wind tubes, 19th-century talking machines and the world’s longest-playing cylinder-driven music box into the mix. The Boston-based group borders on a gritty rock/punk aesthetic, but because the members are classically trained and steeped in […]

Interview with Celia Pearson at the Opening of her exhibit at the Art Museum of MB

Over more than three decades, photographer Celia Pearson has achieved national recognition for her images of architectural spaces and her fine art photographs of the natural world.  Two recent trips to Southeast Asia inspired her to create a series of works in a new and distinctly fluid style, using silk and rice paper in addition to cotton rag paper as the media for her interpretations of the ancient cultures she encountered.  A collection of these works, titled Celia Pearson’s Layerings: A Glimpse of Southeast Asia, is on exhibit at the Franklin G. Burroughs – Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum beginning […]

Scenes from the Plein Air competition at PIFMA

1st place was Johnnie Cowan, 2nd Barbara Yongue, 3rd Kellie Jacobs and Honorable Mention Colleen Parker. Kellie Jacobs of Charleston, 2 time previous winner, her work can be seen at The Lowcountry Art Gallery on East Bay Street, Charleston, SC Dianne Munkittrick, also of Charleston Ruth Cox’s entry

Stage Left beginning acting classes 2

It’s not too late to sign up for our Level 1 Acting Class!  This five week course will provide an introductory, yet in depth, look at acting techniques and get you started in the theatre!  We will be studying techniques introduced by Stanislavski and Uta Hagan.  This is the perfect class for High school age or adults.  First Class is next Wednesday at5:00 at the theatre. Cost: $125 for a 5 week course.

Interview with Tom Pardue the artist who is creating the mural at Nance Plaza to be unveiled at festival Sept. 24

The mural is of an iconic picture of Myrtle Beach shot by legendary local photographer Jack Thompson.  It will be unveiled this Saturday, Sept. 24 at a street fair on Nance Plaza from 9 to 4 celebrating the revitalization plans for the surrounding 5 Points neighborhood.   Known as the Plaza City Market project, the family friendly fair will have many vendors, childrens activities and entertainment.

Artspace 506 features Easton Selby, Chair of CCU Art Dept. in “Conjure” interviewed by former student Ashley Arakas

Artspace 506, Easton Selby, “Conjure”   Artspace 506, in North Myrtle Beach, SC is pleased to announce the opening of  “Conjure” a solo show of works by Talbot Easton Selby. The exhibition opens Thursday, September 15 and continues through Saturday, November 12, 2016. With “Conjure” Selby has created a photographic, sculptural, mystical experience for the gallery visitor. The first floor gallery is an immersive engagement that psychologically prepares the viewer for works that will be presented in the second floor galleries. In the installation Selby takes the viewer into a zone somewhere in the deep south of the United States, […]

Very large sculpture coming downtown

The Goddess of the Sea is coming to Plyler Park in another month or so.  A 12-foot-tall sculpture of a mermaid and two leaping dolphins will soon become a centerpiece in Plyler Park.  Fabrication of the bronze sculpture by artist Kristin Visbal is underway this summer.  Once cast, the full-sized piece will be installed at the park, likely in October.  The photos shown here are from a 24-inch version of the Goddess of the Sea, also cast in bronze.  Enjoy!  

Jim Dyson, Swamp Fox Gallery, Murrells Inlet, on going classes 2

Be taught the right way, by award winning Low Country master artist, Jim Dyson. Small class sizes for individual attention. Basic Art for Beginners Beginning Oil Painting (No Experience Necessary!) The Secrets to Successful Acrylic Painting The Principles of Oil Portraiture (Painting experience required & necessary) All other courses offered are 30 hours, and $175 per course. Minimum of 5 students required for class Call for more information. Sign up at the Gallery front desk and we will notify you as course dates become available! 5200 HIGHWAY 17 MURRELL’S INLET, SC 29576 843-651-2866

All About Shana Tucker performing at PIFMA Friday, Sept. 29

Pawleys Island Festival Music & Art, 7pm, Reserve Club, Litchfield, tickets 843-626-8911 From the singularly distinctive Spivey Hall to the Smith Center’s Jazz Cabaret, or to the center of a groove at Cliff Bell’s in Detroit or the Velvet Note in Atlanta, cellist/singer-songwriter SHANA TUCKER delivers a unique voice through her self-described genre of ChamberSoul™. With a deep respect for lyrical storytelling, Shana’s melodies weave strong hints of jazz, classical, soulful folk, acoustic pop and a touch of R&B into a distinctive rhythmic tapestry. After having balanced performances in theatres, clubs and festivals with her role as featured cellist/vocalist in Cirque […]

Final Week! Stories in Glass

  Featuring the works of Ed and Barbara Streeter   Stories in Glass  continues through Saturday, September 10, 2016 This is the final week!  Be sure to see this show before it ends – it is stunning! Gallery Hours are Wednesday – Saturday 11 a.m. til 6 p.m. ARTSPACE 506 506 37th Avenue, South North Myrtle Beach, SC  29582 843-385-7339

Atlantic Stage Announces Season 7 Shows and Auditions

Atlantic Stage Announces Season 7 Shows and Auditions Atlantic Stage is ready to bring horror, classics, doubt, and laughter to the Grand Strand as it prepares to open its seventh season at 79th Avenue Theatre in Myrtle Beach. The season opens with two classical inspired tales; Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Jeffrey Hatcher presents a darker version of the Robert Louis Stevenson story just in time for Halloween and is followed by an adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol by Kevin D. Ferguson in time for your holiday enjoyment. The season continues with John Patrick Shanley’s powerful drama […]