Charleston International Film Festival is opening night!

For more info, see Page 28.


See Jazz at the Charleston Center for Photography, 654-D King St. The event is a benefit for the Jazz Artists of Charleston and will run from 8-11 p.m.


Game Night at Here Be Books. On the first Saturday of every month, Here Be Books & Games hosts Game Night, which brings people together to "laugh and have fun playing board games and card games, making new friends and socializing," according to the store.

Games start at 6 p.m. Suitable for ages 15 and up. Here Be Books is at 4650 Ladson Rd. Suite I in Summerville. 695-1498


AFFA (The Alliance For Full Acceptance) is hosting an oyster roast 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Bowen's Island. Tickets are available for $20 at, or $25 at the door. Tickets get you oysters; beer, soda & water; non-oyster fare, including award-winning chili (meat and veggie available) and more. All donations are tax-deductible. To purchase, visit

Monday, 4/12

Youth Taekwon-Do class 6-7 p.m. at Art for Fitness, 3545 Mary Ader Ave., downtown. Call 556-4391.

Tuesday, 4/13

Head on over to Redux Contemporary Art Center and visit its We Pictured You Reading This exhibit.

It's an exhibition organized by the Brooklyn-based contemporary art journal Paper Monument.

The show will run through May 1. Redux is at 136 St. Philip St. downtown. Call 722-0697

Wednesday, 4/14

Festival of Houses and Gardens at 2 p.m.

Set amid the historic ambience of Charleston's Old & Historic District, this series of award-winning heritage tours showcases the city's distinctive architecture, history, gardens and culture. 40 East Bay Street.

Thursday, 4/15

Re: Nude art show for Planned Parenthood.

For more info, see Page 48.