The College of Charleston School of the Arts has scheduled the following events. Unless otherwise indicated, call 953-6306 or visit http://sota.cofc.edu/newsevents/calendar for more information.

Special events

Oct. 2: To Broadway and Back: A Party for the Arts. 6-10 p.m., Emmett Robinson Theatre in the Simons Center for the Arts, 54 St. Philip St. Grab your playbill and sit back while Broadway veterans and School of the Arts alumni Mel Marvin ('62) and Margaret Anne Florence ('01) join with other creative talent to bring the best in show business; food from exclusive, local chefs; live and silent auctions. $200 admission to benefit College of Charleston School of the Arts. $2,500 and $1,000 sponsorships available. Call 953-5348. Gala information will be updated at www.sota.cofc.edu/2010gala.

Nov. 3 and 5: Entropy Ensemble presents "Between the Lines" at 8 p.m., Sottile Theatre, 44 George St. The concert features a special guest appearance by Christopher O'Riley and is produced in coordination with the Arts Management Fundraising Event Creation class. Admission and details TBA.

Theatre and dance

Aug. 12-15 and 26-31: "Shakespeare's R & J" by Joe Calarco, directed by Katie Huard. 8 p.m., except Sundays at 3 p.m. only; Chapel Theatre, 172 Calhoun St. $15 general; $10 C of C faculty/staff/students/seniors. Box office: 953-5604.

Aug. 19-22 and Sept. 2-7: "Cymbeline" by William Shakespeare, directed by Todd McNerney. 8 p.m., except Sundays at 3 p.m. only; Emmett Robinson Theatre in the Simons Center for the Arts, 54 St. Philip St. $15 general; $10 C of C faculty/staff/students/seniors. Box office: 953-5604.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1 and Oct. 3-6: "Tintypes" by Mary Kyte, Mel Marvin (C of C alumnus) and Gary Pearle; directed by Robert Ivey. 8 p.m., except Sunday at 3 p.m. only; Emmett Robinson Theatre in the Simons Center for the Arts, 54 St. Philip St. $15 general; $10 C of C faculty/staff/students/seniors. Box office: 953-5604.

Nov. 11-16: "The Beggar's Opera" by John Gay, directed by Mark Landis. 8 p.m., except Sunday at 3 p.m. only; Emmett Robinson Theatre in the Simons Center for the Arts, 54 St. Philip St. $15 general; $10 C of C faculty/staff/students/seniors. Box office: 953-5604.

Music

Aug. 30: The Drifting Troubadour: Roger Bellow. College of Charleston Monday Night Concert Series. 8 p.m., Recital Hall in the Simons Center for the Arts, 54 St. Philip St. $10 at the door; free for C of C students. Call 953-5927.

Sept. 6: David Templeton, baritone. College of Charleston Monday Night Concert Series. 8 p.m., Recital Hall in the Simons Center for the Arts, 54 St. Philip St. $10 at the door; free for C of C students. Call 953-5927.

Sept. 13: Faculty Jazz Ensemble. College of Charleston Monday Night Concert Series. 8 p.m., Recital Hall in the Simons Center for the Arts, 54 St. Philip St. $10 at the door; free for C of C students.

Sept. 14: Charleston Virtuosi, string quartet. St. Luke's Recital Series. Noon, St. Luke's Chapel at MUSC, 181 Ashley Ave.; free.

Sept. 20: Joe Galambos, guitar. College of Charleston Monday Night Concert Series. 8 p.m., Recital Hall in the Simons Center for the Arts, 54 St. Philip St. $10 at the door; free for C of C students.

Sept. 21: Lee Kohlenberg, organ. St. Luke's Recital Series. Noon, St. Luke's Chapel at MUSC, 181 Ashley Ave.; free.

Sept. 23: Frank Duvall Jazz. 8 p.m., Recital Hall in the Simons Center for the Arts, 54 St. Philip St. $10 at the door; free for students.

Sept. 27: Rodrick Dixon, tenor. College of Charleston Monday Night Concert Series. 8 p.m., Recital Hall in the Simons Center for the Arts, 54 St. Philip St. $10 at the door; free for C of C students.

Sept. 28: La Belle Musique: Baroque Music featuring women composers. St. Luke's Recital

Series. Noon, St. Luke's Chapel at MUSC, 181 Ashley Ave.; free.

Oct. 1: Jazz at Night. Part of Fall Family Weekend. 8 p.m., Recital Hall in the Simons Center for the Arts, 54 St. Philip St. $10 at the door; free for C of C students. Call 953-6084 or check www.cofc.edu/welcomeweek/.

Oct. 4: Wei Wei Le, violin, and Yin Zheng, piano. College of Charleston Monday Night Concert Series. 8 p.m., Recital Hall in the Simons Center for the Arts, 54 St. Philip St. $10 at the door; free for C of C students.

Oct. 5: Loretta Haskell, mezzo soprano, and George Hubbard, organ. St. Luke's Recital Series. Noon, St. Luke's Chapel at MUSC, 181 Ashley Ave.; free.

Oct. 12: Julia Harlow and William Gudger, organ and harpsichord duets and duos. St. Luke's Recital Series. Noon, St. Luke's Chapel at MUSC, 181 Ashley Ave.; free.

Oct. 18: Douglas Ashley, piano. College of Charleston Monday Night Concert Series. 8 p.m., Recital Hall in the Simons Center for the Arts, 54 St. Philip St. $10 at the door; free for C of C students.

Art history

Sept. 23: Synagogues as Design for the Divine: Jewish Cultural Identity and Constructions of Sacred Space in the Ancient Mediterranean World. By Karen Stern, Brooklyn College, CUNY. Archaeological Institute of America lecture series. 7 p.m., Room 309 in the Simons Center for the Arts, 54 St. Philip St. Free.