Things To Do Tuesday, May 12, 2015

FILE PHOTO/PROVIDED Lagbaja, a “Nigerian afropop superband,” will perform at 9 p.m. tonight at the Music Farm.

What: It’s time to get your Mediterranean on and learn how to create a gyro and pronounce it too. Chef Bryan will present Greek flavor profiles and easy ways to make a time-tested favorite dessert, baklava. Other menu items include: couscous and shrimp with citrus vanilla dressing and onion and crispy capers.

When: Noon

Where: Coastal Cupboard, 644 Long Point Road, Mount Pleasant

Price: $30

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What: Explore the world of ancient art history with Dr. Michael Haga, assistant dean with College of Charleston, School of the Arts.

When: 4 p.m.

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

Price: Free for members; $5 for non-members

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What: Bask in the sights and sounds of the beach during this sunset yoga series complete with live acoustic music. Open to all fitness levels.

When: 5:45 p.m.

Where: Isle of Palms County Park, 1 14th Ave., Isle of Palms

Price: $8-$10

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What: The Cocktail Club will host Tequila Ambassador Maria Lehman for a Montelobos and Ancho Reyes. Samples will be served and specialty cocktails will be available for purchase featuring the spirits.

When: 6-8 p.m. May 12

Where: Cocktail Club, 479 King St., # 200, downtown Charleston

Price: $10

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What: Open gym for community and recreational basketball play. A chaperone is required for ages 12 years and under. Check-in required. Program designed for children ages 9 years and older.

When: 6:30 p.m. May 12

Where: St. James-Santee Elementary School, 8900 N. Highway 17, McClellanville

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What: In 1950s Minnesota, a young widow finds a job, and a little more, in a big city department store, but can a bashful businessman save her home and heart? Winner of the 2010 Overall Excellence in Playwriting award at the N.Y. International Fringe Festival.

When: 7 p.m.

Where: 34 West Theater Co., 200 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: $25

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What: Lagbaja, billed as a “Nigerian afropop superband,” will play during the group’s first United States tour in nine years. The band, influenced by traditional African rhythms as well as jazz, calypso and hip-hop, draws its name from the frontman, a saxophone player who wears a mask on stage. “Lagbaja” is a Yoruba word for “the masked one” or an expression to describe somebody, nobody, anybody or everybody. “The omnipresent mask and the name symbolize the faceless, the voiceless in the society, particularly in Africa,” according to a statement from the group.

When: 8 p.m. doors, 9 p.m. show

Where: Charleston Pour House, 1977 Maybank Highway, James Island

Price: $20 day-of-show

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What: The Karpeles Manuscript Museum’s new exhibit consists of two dozen original documents relating to the end of Imperial Russia and the onset of the Soviet period.

When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: Karpeles Manuscript Museum, 68 Spring St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free and open to the public

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