What: Inspired by the folklore and visual history of African water divinities and explorations of this subject by scholars, the exhibition will feature African-American fiber artists from across the nation interpreting stories and depictions of water spirits through cloth.

When: On view through June 10 Where: North Charleston City Hall, 2500 City Hall Lane.

Price: Free More Info: 740-5854 or www.northcharlestonartsfest.com

What: North Charleston Arts Festival Design Competition winner, Elena Barna, will display works in acrylic and oil, including her winning piece, “My Muse.”

When: On view through May 31 Where: North Charleston City Gallery (w/in Charleston Area Convention Center), 5001 Coliseum Drive.

Price: Free More Info: 740-5854 or http://bit.ly/culturalarts

What: The Charleston Museum hosts the traveling exhibit “The Life and Times of Congressman Robert Smalls.”

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: Renowned Charleston watercolorist Mary Whyte captures the essence of vanishing blue-collar professions in the South.

When: On view through Sept. 9 Where: Gibbes Museum of Art, 135 Meeting St.

Price: Museum admission is $9 for adults; $7 for seniors, students and military; $5 for children 6-12; free for members and children under 6.

More Info: 722-2706 or www. gibbesmuseum.org/explore

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. He discovers his aunt is coming for lunch. Now the aunt can chaperon while the boys ask the girls to marry them.

When: 2 p.m. May 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/ charleysaunt

What: “Dinner With Friends” is a 2000 Pulitzer Prize winner directed by Lon Bumgardner. This is a story of four friends and their lives as married couples.

When: 2:30 p.m. May 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: This Broadway farce is fast-paced, witty, irreverent. Situations from the time-tested, 2,000-year-old comedies of Roman playwright Plautus are combined with the infectious energy of classic vaudeville.

When: 3 p.m. May 20 Where: The Footlight Players, 20 Queen St.

Price: Adults $30, seniors $25, students $20

More Info: 722-4487 or www.footlightplayers.net

What: Holy City Shakespeare, in collaboration with Pure Theatre, will present two reading performances of Shakespeare’s romantic and gender-bending comedy “Twelfth Night, or What You Will.”

When: 3:30 p.m. May 20 Where: Pure Theatre, 477 King St.

Price: $20, includes one drink and light refreshments

More Info: 754-7267 or www.holycityshakespeare.org

What: The Charleston Men’s Chorus rehearses weekly. New members are welcome and should call prior to schedule an audition.

When: 5:30-7 p.m. Mondays Where: St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, 142 Church St.

More Info: 720-8505 or www.cmchorus.com

What: Two to three acts of improv comedy for $5. 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: Titled “Return to the Sea: Saltworks by Motoi Yamamato,” the centerpiece of the exhibition will be a site-specific installation created entirely out of salt by the artist during his three-week residency at the Halsey Institute.

When: Opening reception 5-7 p.m. May 24

Where: Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, 161 Calhoun St.

Price: Free More Info: 953-4422 or www.halsey.cofc.edu

What: Experience music of Charleston’s past, from gospel to Gershwin, Civil War and light classics.

When: 7 p.m. May 24; 3 p.m. May 26, June 2, 9

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: A fish-out-of-water comedy about what happens when a college freshman from Kansas moves in with a dysfunctional Italian family from Queens.

When: 8 p.m. May 25, 31, June 2; 3 p.m. May 26, June 3; 5 p.m. May 28

Where: The Footlight Players, 20 Queen St.

Price: $26 for Adults, $21 for Students/Seniors

More Info: 866-811-4111 or www.piccolospoleto.com

What: An award-winning powerhouse that smashed all box office records in NYC, “God of Carnage” is the story of two married couples who meet to sort out a playground fight between their two sons. At first niceties are observed but as the evening progresses and the rum flows,the gloves come off and the night becomes a side-splitting free for all.

When: 8 p.m. May 25-26 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: A young woman can’t pay her rent. Menaced by a cruel landlord, her only hope lies with a dashing young suitor she believes will ride to her rescue and with a helpful older friend who offers her wisdom and advice along the way.

When: 7 p.m May 26; 3 p.m. May 27, June 9; 8 p.m. June 1, 8; 2 p.m. June 2

Where: The Footlight Players, 20 Queen St.

Price: $26 adults, $21 students/seniors

More Info: 866-811-4111 or www.piccolospoleto.com

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