Local arts in brief

Brennen Reeves in his one-man show “Breathe.”

Ohm Radio, now celebrating its one-year anniversary, will present a live variety show at the Charleston Music Hall featuring music, comedy, puppetry and more.

The show is 6 p.m. today. Regular tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door; students pay $8.

Among those scheduled to take the stage are Jordan Igoe, a band led by jazz drummer Ron Wiltrout, Alan Fame, Mr. Bonetangles and the Trubbanauts and Mayor John Tecklenburg. The show is hosted by Nameless Numberhead.

“On Air: The Ohm Radio Variety Show” is meant to help sustain the community’s first nonprofit, noncommercial radio station. All proceeds will go to Ohm Radio. This event is sponsored by Objectivity Squared.

WOHM 96.3FM, which launched August 1, 2015, is a project of the nonprofit Media Reform SC. During its first year of operation, more than 40 local DJs have contributed weekly original content.

“Breathe: A True Story” is a one-man play featuring local actor Brennen Reeves, an advocate for people with cystic fibrosis. Reeves created the show with his College of Charleston teacher-director David Lee Nelson, then previewed “Breathe” at Theatre 99 in 2014 and performed it at the 2015 Piccolo Spoleto Festival.

The autobiographical show recounts with wit and humor Reeves’ own health challenges.

He will present it again at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Theatre 220 in the Simons Center for the Arts, 54 St. Philip St.

Go to brennenreeves.com for more information.

Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival, now in its 10th year, will feature Italian director and screenwriter Massimo Gaudioso, director of the comedy “Un paese quasi perfetto,” to be screened at the Sottile Theatre during the festival’s Oct. 6-9 run.

Gaudioso, a Neapolitan, is known for his work on the TV series “Gomorrah,” and the films “Reality” and “Tale of Tales” (which stars Salma Hayek).

The four-day festival celebrates contemporary Italian cinema and culture with film screenings, conversations with directors and special events. A full schedule will be released in August.

“Charleston is well known for its many festivals. It can be hard to start them and hard to keep them going,” said Giovanna De Luca, the festival’s artistic director and a professor of Italian at the College of Charleston. “I’m very proud that Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival has not only survived but thrived. And now we’ve reached our 10th anniversary. We have built an excellent reputation and major Italian directors and actors have taken notice, accepting our invitations to visit Charleston and participate in our festival. The movies are great. The lectures are great. The after-parties are great.”

Tickets are $8 each and will be available in September via College of Charleston online Marketplace, or at the Sottile Theatre box office one hour before each film screening. To learn more, go to www.nuovocinemaitaliano.com.

Greenville-based Lingo Films and post-production company Skyline Post have partnered with Foretress Films for the upcoming feature-length film “Submission.” Greenville native Justin Berrios will direct the film, written by U.S. Marine Corps Veteran Scott Pryor. Randall Owens of Skyline Post is executive producer. The project is expected to begin filming in Greenville this fall.

“Submission” tells the story of two Marines who have returned home after an ISIS interrogation. One struggles to survive while the other fights his way back into the mixed martial arts world he left behind years ago.

The filmmakers originally planned to shoot their next project in Atlanta, their home base and the actual setting of “Submission,” but after seeing what Greenville had to offer and the facilities at Lingo Films and Skyline Post, the decision was made to move the production out of its home state to South Carolina.

The film will mark the third feature shot in Greenville by Lingo Films, following last year’s “Only God Can” starring Lisa Sheridan and Donna D’Errico.

Casting details and audition dates will be announced soon via social media. For more information, visit the film’s website www.submissionthefilm.com and check out the Facebook page @SubmissiontheFilm.

Adam Parker