USCB Center For The Arts showing Licorice Pizza 

Licorice Pizza will be showing at 3 and 7 p.m., Monday, May 23 at the USC Beaufort Center For The Arts as part of its Occasional Monday Movies series. Seats are $8. 

The film is a coming-of-age comedy-drama written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. The ensemble cats includes Alana Haim, Cooper Hoffman, Sean Penn, Tom Waits, Bradley Cooper and Bennie Safdie. 

Licorice Pizza was nominated for Best Picture, Best Director and Best Original Screenplay at the 2022 Academy Awards. 

Tickets are available at https://www.uscbcent e r forthearts.com/monday-night-movies. 

Episode of By The River gets Emmy nod 

One of four Southeast Regional Emmy nominations for South Carolina ETV (SCETV) programs announced recently by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) was an episode of By The River, a weekly, half-hour literature-focused series filmed at ETV Lowcountry in Beaufort. 

The episode, No. 2 of Season 4, called “Natasha Trethewey,” is nominated in the Interview/Discussion, Long Form Content category. It includes a discussion with the 19th U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize Winner Natasha Trethewey. 

Trethewey discusses her book “Memorial Drive: A Daughter’s Memoir,” sharing the story of her mother’s death and how poetry helps her to deal with it. Originally airing on Sept. 16, 2021, this episode of By The River was hosted by Holly Bounds Jackson and produced by Caroline E. Sawyer. 

Conroy Center hosting William Walsh 

The Conroy Center (601 Bladen Street) will host an evening with William Walsh, author of the debut novel “Lakewood,” at 6 p.m., Monday, May 23. 

This event is free and open to the public. Books will be available for sale and signing. Seating is limited; please call 843-379-7025 to reserve your spot. The author conversation will also be live-streamed on the Conroy Center Facebook page. 

Conroy Center hosting ‘Carolina Moonset’ launch event 

Set in Beaufort, “Carolina Moonset,” the new novel from New York Times bestselling author and Emmy-winning writer Matt Goldman, will be published on Tuesday, May 31. The Conroy Center is hosting a launch event at 5 p.m. that evening at Beaufort Bookstore (2127 Boundary Street, Suite 15). Goldman will be interviewed by Conroy Center executive director Jonathan Haupt. Books will be available for sale and signing. Please contact the bookstore at 843-525-1066 to reserve your seat for this free event. 

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