Things To Do Thursday, May 28, 2015

Jazz artist Madeleine Peyroux will perform at 9 p.m. tonight in the Cistern Yard at the College of Charleston as part of this year’s Spoleto Festival USA.

What: Climb aboard the Carolina Queen Riverboat for this Blues and BBQ Cruise series event, featuring Lowcountry blues quartet Shrimp City Slim and a buffet from Fiery Ron’s Home Team BBQ.

When: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Charleston Harbor Tours at the City Marina, 17 Lockwood Drive, downtown Charleston

Price: $42.95

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What: Agape Senior will host the Sandlapper Senior Walk for all local seniors and in addition to the one-mile walk, there will be educational opportunities on medication safety, free blood pressure checks, advice on avoiding senior scams and more, as well as giveaways and coupons.

When: 9 a.m.-noon

Where: Center Court, Citadel Mall, 2070 Sam Rittenberg, Charleston

More Info: 696-6987

What: Yoga professionals lead participants along short walking loops, stopping intermittently to stretch, relax and practice restorative yoga to build strength, flexibility and balance.

When: 9:30 a.m. (James Island); 10 a.m. (Caw Caw)

Where: James Island County Park, 871 Riverland Drive; Caw Caw Interpretive Center, 5200 Savannah Highway, Ravenel

Price: $10

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What: The Daniel Island Farmers Market will feature regional farmers and vendors with a variety of fresh produce, seafood and prepared foods, as well as artisan vendors with jewelry, crafts and more, live music from Vince Rivers and children’s activities. This week’s food truck will be from Lowcountry Creole.

When: 3:30-6:30 p.m.

Where: Family Circle Cup Tennis Center, 161 Seven Farms Drive, Daniel Island

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What: Enjoy an evening under the stars at The Climbing Wall and try your favorite route from a different perspective. Equipment is not included in climbing fee - bring your own headlamp/flashlight. Registration not necessary.

When: 5-10 p.m.

Where: James Island County Park, 871 Riverland Drive

Price: $14

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What: Pianist Rita Marcotulli and accordionist Luciano Biondini access their Italian roots, as well as new influences and possibilities for an inspired sound from the European jazz scene.

When: 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Where: Simons Center Recital Hall, 54 St. Philip St., downtown Charleston

Price: Tickets start at $30

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What: The James Island Artist Market rotates local artists and crafters, with live music and food and drinks available for purchase. Leashed dogs allowed.

When: 6-10 p.m.

Where: Brick House Kitchen, 1575 Folly Road, James Island

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What: New York Times’ bestselling author Karen White will talk about her ninth and newest novel, “The Sound of Glass,” and will sign copies. White is revered for her Southern women’s fiction novels, and has won several awards including the National Readers Choice Award and the Southeastern Booksellers Alliance Fiction Book of the Year award.

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Barnes & Noble, 1716 Towne Centre Way, Mount Pleasant

Price: Free

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What: In conjunction with Piccolo Spoleto and Awendaw Green, Charleston Music Hall will present a bluegrass series, Grass in the Hall. Tonight’s featured bands will be Cane Creek String Band, Dallas Baker & Friends and The Blue Stone Ramblers.

When: 6:30 p.m. doors, 7:30 p.m. show

Where: Charleston Music Hall, 37 John St., downtown Charleston

Price: $25 orchestra, $20 gallery, $15 student

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What: The story depicts the essence of Charlestonians and tells the story behind the world’s most infamous dance, the Charleston, ending in lavish dance productions in the 1920s style. Tonight is family night and will include an onsite dinner option from Boogie’s Barbecue Food Truck.

When: 7 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. show

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

Price: $29.75-$40

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What: Through distinctive renditions of old classics and modern tunes by the likes of Leonard Cohen and The Beatles, Madeleine Peyroux has gone from busking on the streets of Paris to mainstream recognition. She continues to evolve and explore new ground showing that, like jazz itself, she is willing to take new chances.

When: 9 p.m.

Where: Cistern Yard at the College of Charleston, 66 George St., downtown Charleston

Price: $30

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What: This event will be the grand finale and official after-party of The Avondale chARTarama Festival, in conjunction with Piccolo Spoleto, and will feature DJ Rehab, Kitty Hoops Hula Hoop Girls, black light body painting and more. Costumes are encouraged.

When: 9 p.m.-until

Where: Voodoo Tiki Bar & Lounge, 15 Magnolia Road, Charleston

Price: $3

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