Instant Gratification

Redux will hold a reception for "Instant Gratification," a group exhibition of contemporary photography, 6-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23. Redux/Provided

Today

Arts Facility Open House

What: Tua Lingua will hold an open house at its new 4,750-square-foot Park Circle facility. The event will feature an Artists & Craftsmen pop-up shop, live mural painting, and studio artist meet-and-greet.

When: Noon-4 p.m. Feb. 18

Where: Tua Lingua, 1813 Reynolds Ave., North Charleston

More Info: facebook.com/tualingua

'Company'

What: Sondheim's classic musical comedy "Company" follows main character Bobby through short vignettes connected by the celebration of his 35th birthday. The musical deals with Bobby's failure to commit to a steady relationship, and centers around his friendship with five married couples and his relationships with three women.

When: 3 p.m. Feb. 18, 7:30 p.m. Feb. Feb. 22-24

Where: Midtown Theater, 2816 Azalea Drive, North Charleston

Price: $20-$29

More Info: 843-557-1163, midtownproductions.org

'Helium'

What: "Helium" by Julian Wiles follows the fanciful imagination of former chemistry teacher and aging mother Mrs. Kingsley, who flits back in time to memories of her youth with the help of some colorful balloons while daughter Alice struggles to keep her grounded in the present.

When: 3 p.m. Feb. 18, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22-24

Where: Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church St., downtown Charleston

More Info: 843-577-5967, charlestonstage.com

Jazz Pianist

What: The John Colianni Trio will perform a concert of piano jazz this Sunday at Circular Church.

When: 3 p.m. Feb. 18

Where: Circular Congregational Church, 150 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: $25

More Info: circularchurch.org

Tuesday

Art Lecture

What: Dr. Matthew Pettway will lead a lecture titled "Race and the Afterlife of Slavery," presented by the Halsey Institute and in conjunction with the exhibition "Roberto Diago: La historia recordada."

When: 6 p.m. Feb. 20

Where: Halsey Institute, The Cato Center, 161 Calhoun St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 843-953-4422, halsey.cofc.edu

Get Lit Book + Wine Club

What: The Get Lit Book and Wine club will discuss Celeste Ng's "Little Fires Everywhere" over a three-course meal and wine pairings inspired by the novel.

When: 6-9 p.m. Feb. 20

Where: The Junction Kitchen & Provisions, 4438 Spruill Ave., North Charleston

Price: $40

More Info: facebook.com/thejunctionkitchenandprovisions

Celebrate Black Poets

What: The Unspoken Word will celebrate black poets with an open mic and featured reading from poet and activist Glenis Redmond. Open mic participants are asked to read one poem from a black poet they admire.

When: 7:30-10 p.m. Feb. 20

Where: PURE Theatre, 477 King St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: facebook.com/UnspokenWordsmiths

Wednesday

CSO Rush Hour

What: Rush hour concerts from the Charleston Symphony Orchestra offer a peaceful reprieve from the day with 30-minute chamber music performances.

When: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Feb. 21

Where: Gibbes Museum of Art, 135 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: $6-$12

More Info: 843-722-2706, gibbesmuseum.org

Artist's Choice Tour

What: Artist Susan Klein will lead a personalized tour of the Gibbes Museum of Art.

When: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Feb. 21

Where: Gibbes Museum of Art, 135 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: $6-$13

More Info: 843-722-2706, gibbesmuseum.org

Beginning Darkroom Technique

What: No prior knowledge is required in this six-week course in darkroom fundamentals. Students are required to bring a film camera and several rolls of black and white film.

When: 6-8:30 p.m. Feb. 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21 and 28

Where: Redux Studios, 1056 King St., downtown Charleston

Price: $250-$315

More Info: 843-722-0697, reduxstudios.org

Showcase of Creative Works

What: Charleston Fine and Performing Arts Foundation members will present "Swirl," a modern piece by Annex Dance Company's artistic director Kristin Alexander.

When: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 21

Where: Charleston Music Hall, 37 John St., downtown Charleston

Price: $10

More Info: 843-853-2252, charlestonmusichall.com

Thursday

Camera Works Café

What: Camera Works Café is a monthly lecture, critique and open discussion series blending art and photography.

When: 6-8 p.m. Feb. 22

Where: Redux Studios, 1056 King St., downtown Charleston

Price Free

More Info: 843-722-0697, reduxstudios.org

Celtic Violin

What: Buxton Books will host Celtic violinist Haley Richardson for an intimate concert of traditional Irish fiddle pieces.

When: 6-7:30 p.m. Feb. 22

Where: Buxton Books, 2 Cumberland St., downtown Charleston

Price: $15

More Info: buxtonbooks.com

'La Dolce Vita'

What: The Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival and the Charleston Symphony Orchestra present a fundraising concert for the festival, featuring a program of classic Italian film scores while clips from the films are screened behind the performers.

When: 7 p.m. Feb. 22

Where: Charleston Music Hall, 37 John St., downtown Charleston

Price: $30-$55

More Info: 843-853-2252, charlestonmusichall.com

'An Enemy of the People'

What: The College of Charleston presents Ibsen's "An Enemy of the People." 

When: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22-26, 2 p.m. Feb. 25

Where: Emmett Robinson Theatre, Simons Center for the Arts, 54 St. Philip St., downtown Charleston

Price: $15-$20

More Info: theatre.cofc.edu

'Stay'

What: Radio reporter Mark and his eye surgeon wife Leeanne's 20-year marriage is falling apart, but Leeanne is willing to take drastic measures to convince Mark he needs her. Playwright Sheila Cowley will attend a meet-and-greet following Friday night's performance.

When: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22-24

Where: South of Broadway Theatre, 1080 E. Montague Ave., North Charleston

Price: $25

More Info: 843-745-0317, southofbroadway.com

Friday

Author Luncheon

What: Journalist Peter Zheutlin will join Blue Bicycle Books' author luncheon series for a discussion of his book on rescue dogs, "Rescued." Ticket price includes a three-course luncheon and the option of a signed copy of "Rescued."

When: Noon Feb. 23

Where: Halls Signature Events, 5 Faber St., downtown Charleston

Price: $31-$47

More Info: bluebicyclebooks.com

'Instant Gratification'

What: Redux presents a group exhibition of instant film photography curated by Savannah-based art collective Ain't—Bad and Ashley Jones.

When: 6-8 p.m. Feb. 23

Where: Redux Studios, 1056 King St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 843-722-0697, reduxstudios.org

'I Got You Babe'

What: A small-town girl lands a job in a big-city department store in this original musical.

When: 8 p.m. Feb. 23

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

Price: $30

More Info: 843-901-9343, 34west.org

'Rocket Man'

What: Columbia rock quarter Tokyo Joe present a tribute to Sir Elton John.

When: 8 p.m. Feb. 23

Where: Charleston Music Hall, 37 John St., downtown Charleston

Price: $15-$25

More Info: 843-853-2252, charlestonmusichall.com

Saturday

Silent Art Auction

What: Nearly 100 artists will participate in the James Island Arts committee’s silent art auction, which will benefit local art classrooms.

When: 5-7 p.m. Feb. 24

Where: James Island Town Hall, 1238 Camp Road

Price: Free

More Info: jamesislandarts.org

'Singin' Ella'

What: The Charleston Jazz Orchestra presents "Singin' Ella," a tribute to the celebrated jazz vocalist, featuring Carmen Bradford.

When: 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Feb. 24

Where: Charleston Music Hall, 37 John St., downtown Charleston

Price: $25-$60

More Info: charlestonjazz.com

Air Supply

What: Australian rock duo Air Supply in performance at the Charleston Gaillard Center.

When: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24

Where: Charleston Gaillard Center, 95 Calhoun St., downtown Charleston

Price: $43-$159

More Info: 843-724-5212, gaillardcenter.org

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