Book signing: Elizabeth Bishop Later and her father, Sonny Bishop, have written a book called “A Place Called Home.” It is a collection of pictures and stories about the Yard Farm on St. Helena which was part of the original Fuller Plantation. The signing will be held at McIntosh Book Shoppe on Bay Street in downtown Beaufort from 1 to 4 p.m. on Friday, May 30. For more information, call 843-524-1119.
The Lowcountry Community Concert Band performs: On Sunday, May 26, at 3 p.m., there will be a Memorial Day Concert. The Lowcountry Community Concert Band, which is supported by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at USCB, is partnering with St. John’s Lutheran Church, 157 Lady’s Island Drive, Beaufort SC 29907, to perform.
USCB professor to teach printmaking workshop: Digital intaglio printing is a revolutionary process and is gaining popularity in the printmaking world. With support from USCB and the city of Beaufort, Professor Jon Goebel will be leading USCB’s first nationally promoted printmaking workshop this July. The workshop, called DIGITAGLIO! will combine the traditional intaglio printmaking process with digital color production. Registration is still open and will continue until May 31. For more information about DIGITAGLIO!, please visit uscb.edu/art.
“The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)” at ARTworks May 30-June 2: Four shows only, back by popular demand, all 37 Plays in 97 Minutes! “The Complete Works…” is an irreverent, fast-paced romp through the Bard’s plays, starring Heather Denardo, Matthew Donnelly & Michael Kane, produced by Palmetto Theater Xperiment and directed by J.W. Rone, written by Adam Long, Daniel Singer & Jess Winfield. “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)” was born when three comics, having honed their pass-the-hat act at Renaissance fairs, premiered their preposterous masterwork at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 1987. Featured are all 37 of Shakespeare’s plays, meant to be performed in 97 minutes, by three actors. Fast paced, witty, and physical, it’s full of laughter for Shakespeare lovers and haters alike. In the black box theater at ARTworks in Beaufort Town Center, May 30-June 2, 2013, at 7:30pm and 3 p.m. on Sunday. $17 per person, $12 for students (13+), $7 for children (12 and under) and $12 for groups of 10 or more. Thursdays are Pay What You Can ($5 minimum.) 843-379-2787, www.artworksinbeaufort.org, 2127 Boundary Street 29902.
Art/Story marketing workshop: Wednesday, June 5, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at ARTworks. $30; $20 for ARTworks resident artists The know-how you need to simplify and strengthen your arts marketing plan: learn more about strategies through examples and discussion with ARTworks’ transmedia publicity leader Lisa Annelouise Rentz. She has 14 years experience in promoting the arts in South Carolina. Art is a wonderful subject, let’s keep people talking about it: 843-525-6911.