Things to Do Friday, April 10, 2015

File/Wade Spees/Staff The King's Counterpoint Ensemble will perform tonight.

What: Professor Kyle Sinisi of The Citadel History Department discusses “A Little Known Conflict: The Civil War West of the Mississippi River.” Call 762-9555 to register.

When: 10 a.m.

Where: Lowcountry Senior Center, 865 Riverland Drive, James Island

Price: Free for members, $10 for non-members

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What: In this presentation, Melissa Cooper will examine the intellectual and cultural forces that inspired black and white scholars, researchers, and writers to explore the cultural world of African Americans in the Lowcountry region during 1920s and 1930s. From Julia Peterkin’s novels and stage productions like “Porgy and Bess,” to studies commissioned by the Federal Writers’ Project, Cooper will grapple with the way that evolving ideas about race and region shaped interest in the Gullah people.

When: noon-1:15 p.m.

Where: Avery Research Center, 125 Bull St., Charleston

Price: Free

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What: Kiawah Art and House Tour will feature five distinctive homes on tour. The tour will showcase the work of the homeowners, their architects, builders, designers,and crafts people.

When: 1 p.m.

Where: Kiawah Island

Price: $55

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What: Eeryone will receive free admission from 4-7 p.m. and a coupon for another free visit. The first 250 families will receive a free children's book. No pre-registration required.

When: 4-7 p.m.

Where: Children's Museum of the Lowcountry, 25 Ann St., Charleston, SC 29413

Price: Free

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What: Flutist Paula Robison and pianist Irina Pevzner will play a recital entitled “American Treasures” to kick-off the Society’s Spring Flute Festival.

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Recital Hall, Simons Center for the Arts, 54 St. Philip St., Charleston

Price: $25 adults; $15 students

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What: The French film “Les Combattants” (“Love at First Fight”) will be shown with English subtitles. Arnaud, facing an uncertain future and a dearth of choices in a small French coastal town, meets and falls for the apocalyptic-minded Madeleine, who joins an army boot camp to learn military and survival skills to prepare for the upcoming environmental collapse.

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Room 100, MUSC Basic Science Building, 173 Ashley Ave., Charleston

Price: $5 general admission; $3 for Alliance Francaise members and students younger than 25

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What: A modern interpretation of Shakespeare’s classic comedy , “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” featuring same-sex couples.,

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Emmett Robinson Theatre, Simons Center, 54 St. Philip St., Charleston

Price: $10 for senior citizens, CofC students and employees; $15 general admission

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What: The King’s Counterpoint will celebrate Charleston with a concert featuring music composed during the city’s first 100 years. It will feature vocal selections by both well-known and less often-heard composers such as Babcock, Bai, Billings, Durante, Greene, Lotti, Phile and Vivaldi.

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Cathedral Church of St. Luke and St. Paul, 126 Coming St., Charleston

Price: $15 general admission; $15 reserved seating; $10 students and seniors; $10 for children under 13

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