What: This exhibit showcases more than 50 of the Lowcountry’s finest garments and accessories from the 1770s to the 1970s.
When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. through Nov. 4
Where: Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting St.
Price: Free with general admission
More Info: 722-2996 or www.charlestonmuseum.org/exhibits-charleston-couture
What: Coordinated by the South Carolina State Museum, this exhibit was curated by Dr. Helen Boulware Moore with research done by Dr. W. Marvin Dulaney.
When: On view through June 19 Where: Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting St.
Price: Museum admission varies More Info: 722-2996 or www.charlestonmuseum.org/exhibits-upcoming
What: An impressive collection by artist legend Peter Max’s exquisite paintings will be on exhibition and available for acquisition at the Karis Art & Design Gallery in Charleston. Max will appear at the gallery noon-3 p.m. April 29. RSVPs are requested.
Where: Karis Art & Design Gallery, 76 Wentworth St.
Price: Free More info: 888-513-8385 or www.roadshowcompany.com
What: The program will in- clude chamber music highlights from the Spotlight Concert Series and the Piccolo Spoleto Jazz Series, presented by the city of Charleston’s Office of Cultural Affairs and the Kiawah Island Arts Council.
When: 4 p.m. April 29 Where: Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 3871 Betsy Kerrison Parkway, Johns Island.
Price: Free and open to the public.
More Info: 768-9166
What: An award-winning powerhouse that smashed all box office records in New York City, “God of Carnage” is the story of two married couples who meet to sort out a playground fight between their two sons.
When: 5 p.m. April 29, 8 p.m. May 3-5
Where: The Village Playhouse, 730 Coleman Blvd.
Price: $27 for adults, $25 for seniors $20 for students
More Info: 856-1579 or www. villageplayhouse.com
What: The Ashley Hall Faculty, Family and Friends Chamber Music Concert will be held. Seating limit-ed.
When: 7:30 p.m. April 30 Where: Ashley Hall Recital Hall, 172 Rutledge Ave.
Price: $20 More Info: 722-4088 or www.ashleyhall.org/store
What: Two to three acts of improv comedy. Arrive by 7:30 p.m. for tickets.
When: 8-10 p.m. Wednesdays through Dec. 26
Where: Theatre 99, 280 Meeting St.
Price: $5 More Info: 853-6687 or www.theatre99.com
What: Cinebarre will kick things off with an all-day marathon of Marvel movies. Vintage toys and comics will be for sale, video gam-ing booths will be set up, there will be food and drink specials all day and all are encouraged to dress up as a favorite Marvel hero or villain.
When: 10 a.m. May 3 Where: 963 Houston Northcutt Blvd., Mount Pleasant
Price: $40 More Info: 216-2690 or www.cinebarre.com
What: The Spoleto USA lunch is led by acclaimed theater director Sam Helfrich, who directs Philip Glass’ new opera, “Kepler,” at the festival this year.
When: 12:30 p.m. May 3 Where: Charleston Library Society, 164 King St.
Price: $20-$25 More Info: 888-718-4253 or www.wideanglelunches.org
What: Experience the music of Charleston’s past, from gospel to Gershwin, Civil War and light clas-sics.
When: 7 p.m. May 3 Where: Circular Congregational Church, 150 Meeting St.
Price: Adults $28, seniors $25, students $16, children 12 and under free
More Info: 270-4903 or www.soundofcharleston.com
What: Outrageous, hilarious and poignant, this is a story of four friends and their lives as married couples.
When: 7:30 p.m. May 3-5, 10-12, 17-19; 2:30 p.m. May 13, 20
Where: Threshold Repertory Theatre, 84 Society St.
Price: $20/$15/$10 adult/senior/student
More Info: 704-996-7037 or www.thresholdrep.org
What: Annual event highlights national, regional and local artists/performers in dance, theater, music, film, and visual and the literary arts.
When: 9 a.m.-11 p.m. May 4; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. May 5 and 12; 2-8 p.m. May 6; 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m. May 7 and 8; 10 a.m.- 8 p.m. May 9; noon-9 p.m. May 10; and 9:30 a.m.-10 p.m. May 11
Where: The Charleston Area Convention Center complex, 5001 Coliseum Drive, North Charleston.
Price: There are free and ticketed events
More Info: 740-5854 or www.northcharlestonartsfest.com
What: A range of pieces, which include paintings, prints, sculpture, fine crafts, jewelry, fiber art and much more will be available for sale.
When: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, through May 26
Where: The Meeting Place, 1077 E. Montague Ave.
Price: Free admission and free parking
More Info: 740-5854 or bit.ly/culturalarts
What: First Friday on Broad on Gallery Row will showcase the new oil paintings of artist Ronald Parry.
When: 5-8 p.m. May 4 Where: COCO VIVO Fine Art & Design, 25 Broad St.
More Info: 720-4027 or www.cocovivofineart.com/COCO_ VIVO_Fine_Art.html
What: The Concert Singers will perform the “Dyson Magnificat” and “Nunc Dimittis” in D, Paul Spicer’s “Preces and Responses” and “Beati quorum via” in preparation for their week’s residency in June at Canterbury Cathedral in Eng- land.
When: 5:30 p.m. May 4 Where: St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, 142 Church St.
Price: Donations will be accept- ed
More Info: 863-7966 or visit online at www.charlestonsouthern.edu
What: “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” one of Broadway’s greatest farces, is fast-paced, witty, irreverent and among the funniest musicals ever written.
When: 8 p.m. May 4-5, 10-12, 17-19, 3 p.m. May 6, 13, 20
Where: The Footlight Players, 20 Queen St.
Price: Adults $30, seniors $25, students $20
More Info: 722-4487 or www.footlightplayers.net
What: Charley and Jack love Amy and Kitty. Amy is about to go away, and Charley thinks he may miss his opportunity to ask for her hand.
When: 8 p.m. May 4-5, 11-12, 18-19; 2 p.m. May 6, 13, 20
Where: The Flowertown Players, 133 S. Main St.
Price: $20 adults, $17 seniors/military, $15 students
More Info: 875-9251 or www.flowertownplayers.org/charleys aunt
What: Wine and Design in Mount Pleasant will “paint it forward” as they host a Cinco de Mayo artistic fundraiser that will benefit the MUSC Children’s Hospital.
When: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. May 5 Where: Irvin-House Vineyards, 6775 Bears Bluff Road, Wadmalaw Island.
Price: $50 More Info: 388-7857 or www.wineanddesignsc.com
What: The Taylor Festival Choir will perform. The concert “All Creatures” will feature songs about animals great and small. A portion of the proceeds will benefit animal societies in the Greater Charleston area.
When: 4 p.m. May 5 Where: I’On Amphitheater, I’On Village
Price: Suggested $15 donation More Info: 740-502-7326 or www.taylormusicgroup.org