Things to Do Friday, January 16, 2015

File/ Staff Photo Expand your food horizons. Learn to make classic Vietnamese dishes today at Southern Season.

What: Opening reception for “Eclectic Minds,” a gathering of artists with completely different styles in a unique venue. The show will feature Phillip Hyman and five other artists.

When: 5-7 p.m. opening reception

Where: Law Office of Raymond W. Smith Esq., Suite 4, 874 Orleans Road, Charleston

Price: Free

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What: The Rush Hour Mini Concerts are free and are geared toward the after school and work crowd. This week’s concert will feature Irina Pevzner on piano.

When: 5:30-6:15 p.m.

Where: Charleston Academy of Music, 189 Rutledge Ave., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

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What: Learn to make some favorite Vietnamese dishes that are all about balance and fresh flavor.

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Southern Season, 730 Coleman Blvd., Mount Pleasant

Price: $35

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What: The Summerville Orchestra presents this blues and jazz concert featuring music of Duke Ellington, Frank Sinatra and William Grant Still’s “Afro-American Symphony”

When: 6:30 p.m. pre-concert talk; 7:30 p.m. performance

Where: Summerville Baptist Church, 417 Central Ave., Summerville

Price: $10-$15

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What: Contra dance to live music in a community centered atmosphere. No prior experience or partner needed.

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Felix Davis Community Center, 4800 Park Circle, North Charleston

Price: $8

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What: South of Broadway Theatre Company presents the world premiere of Erin Danly’s “It’s Time to Bring Back Charlie.” The play follows a writer who is called back from the dead to guide the production of his most popular theatrical work before it careens into chaos.

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: South of Broadway Theatre Company, 1080 E. Montague Ave., North Charleston

Price: $20

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What: Charleston Restaurant Week begins this week and participating restaurants will offer a separate fixed price dinner menu, which will showcase their best dishes at discounted prices. Several restaurants will offer lunch options. Smart phone apps are also available.

When: Restaurants’ hours of operation

Where: Over 100 restaurants in all areas of town, including downtown Charleston, Folly Beach, Goose Creek, Isle of Palms, James Island, Johns Island, Kiawah, Mount Pleasant, North Charleston, Seabrook, Sullivan’s Island, Summerville and West Ashley

Price: Fixed price menu, at restaurant’s discretion; general range is $20-$40

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What: Local indie rockers Great Yankee, The High Divers and James Frolio will perform at King Dusko.

When: 8 p.m.

Where: King Dusko, 541 King St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

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