Redux's Hello My Name Is

Redux's executive director will give a tour of its new exhibition entitled "Hello My Name Is." 


“Howard Johnson”

What: Matinee performance of the love-triangle murder-comedy production “Murder at the Howard Johnson’s,” a Valentine’s Day twist.

When: 3 p.m. Feb.17

Where: Threshold Repertory Theatre, 84-1/2 Society St., downtown Charleston

Price: $15-$25

More Info: 843-277-2172,

Southern Authors

What: The Timrod Library in Summerville will sponsor its 22nd annual southern author series with Gothic fiction writer Nicole Seitz, featuring a meet-and-greet and presentation.

When: 2-5 p.m. Feb. 17

Where: Bethany united Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 118 West 3rd St. South, Summerville

Price: $20-$25

More Info: 843-871-4600,


Jake Shimabukuro

What: Performance from ukulele virtuoso and composer Jake Shimabukuro, rescheduled from Sept. 12.

When: 8 p.m. Feb. 18

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

Price: $30-$50

More Info: 843-853-2252,


‘In Darkest South Carolina’

What: Author and Post and Courier columnist Brian Hicks will discuss his book “In Darkest South Carolina, The Story of Judge J. Waties Waring” about the judge’s secret plan that sparked a civil rights movement.

When: 2 p.m. Feb. 19

Where: Lowcountry Senior Center, 865 Riverland Drive, Charleston

Price: $5

More Info: 843-990-5555,

S. Bear Bergman

What: An evening with transgender author and activist S. Bear Bergman for a presentation entitled “Life, Liberty and The Pursuit of Gender,” sponsored by the Alliance for Full Acceptance and nonprofit We Are Family. There will be an ASL interpreter on site.

When: 7 p.m. Feb. 19

Where: The Schoolhouse, 720 Magnolia Road, Ste. 22, Charleston

Price: Free

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Open Mic

What: Ohm Radio and Awendaw Green will team up to bring open mics at Workshop every Tuesday through March 26.

When: 6-8 p.m. Feb. 19

Where: Workshop, 1503 King St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

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Exhibition Tour

What: Redux Contemporary Art Center’s executive director Cara Leepson will give a personal tour of new exhibition “Hello My Name Is.”

When: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 20

Where: Redux Contemporary Art Center, 1056 King St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 843-722-0697,


Curator-led Tour

What: Join curator and C of C faculty member Mark Long for a guided tour of “Southbound: Photographs of and about the New South” to learn more about the curatorial process and behind-the-scenes decisions involved in the making of the exhibition.

When: 6-7:30 p.m. Feb. 21

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

Price: Free

More Info: 843-953-5652,

Dinner Theater

What: A dinner theater entitled “Maestro Memoirs,” presented by Remnant Productions, features musical tributes to Marvin Gaye, Otis Redding, Aretha Franklin, Sam Cooke and more. Tickets include dinner.

When: 7 p.m. Feb. 21

Where: Montague Terrace at North Charleston Coliseum, 5001 Coliseum Drive

Price: $36-$40

More Info: 843-740-5854,

Venus in Fur

What: Opening night for Flowertown Player’s production of “Venus in Fur,” a play about a struggling playwright, his search for the perfect actor and the power dynamics behind relationships. The play will run through March 2.

When: 8 p.m. Feb. 21

Where: James F. Dean Theatre, 133 South Main St., Summerville

Price: $15

More Info: 843-875-9251,


‘Prop Master’

What: Featuring a selection of works by African-American artists acquired by the Gibbes for its permanent collection over the last 10 years, this exhibition reflects on the Gibbes collecting efforts since the opening of “Prop Master: An Installation by Juan Logan and Susan Harbage Page” in 2009. The exhibition will run through June 16.

When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 22

Where: The Gibbes Museum, 135 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: $6-$15

More Info: 843-722-2706,

Dramatic Reading

What: A dramatic reading of “Moon Lake” by Eudora Welty Scholars, adapted and directed by Brenda Currin.

When: 6:15 p.m. Feb. 22

Where: EHHP Alumni Hall at C of C, 86 Wentworth St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

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'Daddy Long Legs'

What: A play in the spirit of Jane Austin, The Bronte Sisters and “Downton Abbey,” based on the classic novel that inspired the 1955 movie starring Fred Astair. The production will run through March 9.

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

Where: Woolfe Street Playhouse, 34 Woolfe St., downtown Charleston

Price: $25-$35

More Info: 843-856-1579,


Literary Brunch

What: A brunch, book signing, talk and silent auction with award-winning romance novelist Beverly Jenkins.

When: 11 a.m. Feb. 23

Where: Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church, 7396 Rivers Ave., North Charleston

Price: $50

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Songs of Love

What: The Charleston Jazz Orchestra and Grammy award-winning vocalist Diane Schuur will present two back-to-back concerts of love songs by Cole Porter, Billie Holiday, Nat King Cole and more.

When: 5, 8 p.m. Feb. 23

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

Price: $25-$60

More Info: 843-641-0011,

A Fragile Tomorrow

What: Indie-rock group A Fragile Tomorrow will celebrate its new album “Generation Loss” with a performance with supporting acts Nancy Druid and Finnegan Bell. Proceeds will benefit the Sarcoma Alliance.

When: 6-10 p.m. Feb. 23

Where: Queen Street Playhouse, 20 Queen St., downtown Charleston

Price: $12-15

More Info: 843-722-4487,

Harry Potter Concert 

What: The Charleston Symphony Orchestra will team up with a local choir to present a screening of "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" while they perform the score over it.

When: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23

Where: North Charleston Preforming Arts Center, 5001 Coliseum Drive

Price: $40-$80

More Info: 843-529-5000,

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