Things to Do Thursday, February 5, 2015

File/AP Photo It is said that in its early days, Charles Towne had 1 pub for every 5 men. Discover the spirits of historical Charleston on a tavern tour.

What: Celebrate Black History Month at Middleton Place with daily Beyond The Fields Walking Tours and view Eliza’s House where an exhibit focusing on the daily lives of slaves and their work “beyond the fields” is on display.

When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. through Feb. 28

Where: Middleton Place, 4300 Ashley River Road, Charleston

Price: $28 general admission

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What: The walking tour will explore capture in Africa, the Middle Passage, processing and sale at the docks in Charleston and the domestic trade up to 1865.

When: 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays through Feb. 28

Where: Old Walled City Walking Tours, 151 Meeting St., Charleston

Price: $12 children ages 12 and under; $20 adults

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What: This presentation features a screening of “Why We Laugh: Great Black Comedians,” followed by a performance and Q&A with author, comedian and executive producer Darryl Littleton. “Why We Laugh” tracks the way black comedy has evolved from minstrels in blackface to the politically tinged humor of Dick Gregory; and from the television success of “Good Times” and “The Jeffersons” to the big-screen accomplishments of stars such as Eddie Murphy and Whoopi Goldberg.

When: 6 p.m.

Where: McKinley Washington Auditorium, Avery Research Center, 125 Bull St., Charleston

Price: Free

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What: Stroll the historic district with pirates and colonial rogues, visit Charleston’s favorite tavern and hear the history of Charleston that you won’t hear on other tours.

When: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Washington Square Park, 74 Broad St., downtown Charleston

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What: Next Stage Series presents “Oleanna” by Davide Mamet. “Oleanna” explores the struggle between two people, a teacher and student, a man and woman, a success and a failure, and the way that the quest for power can define a relationship.

When: 8 p.m.

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

Price: $20

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What: “Fever” is an original dance musical by The Charleston Performing Arts Center that focuses on nine decades of women whose impact on sexual expression has made history in the music industry.

When: 8 p.m.

Where: Charleston Performing Arts Center, 873 Folly Road, James Island

Price: $25-$45

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