Arts Events

Let Me Be Spiritual: The St. Paul Baptist Church Education Committee Presents The St. Paul Baptist Church Adult Choir in “Let Me Be Spiritual” (the musical) under the direction of Brother Scott Allen Gibbs. This scholarship fundraiser event will be Saturday, Nov. 9 at 6 p.m. at St. Paul Baptist Church, 22 St. Paul Church Road, Beaufort. Free and open to the public. For more information, please call 843-812-4573 or 843-910-8177.

Pat Conroy book signing: Pat Conroy will be signing copies of his latest book “The Death of Santini” on Sunday, Nov. 10 from 1 to 4 p.m. at The Beaufort Bookstore, 2127 Boundary Street, Beaufort Town Center. Call 843-525-1066.

Art History: An Ongoing Pursuit with Cindy Male at ARTworks: Wednesday, November 13 from 6:30-8 p.m., and Saturday, November 16, 4:30-6 p.m. Come talk Art! Artist and art educator Cindy Male will present an opportunity for artists and curious enthusiasts to view the history of art through film, visuals, discussion, and hands on investigation. In this new monthly series, conversation will include art informed by local inspiration: an investigation of the natural and social aspects of the Lowcountry; the interpretation and preservation of Gullah art referring to Africa and the Caribbean, and African American artists of the 20th and 21st Centuries. The introductory class features “Mona Lisa Descending the Staircase,” a short animated film by Joan Gratz that won an Academy Award in 1992. Cindy Male is a resident artist at ARTworks who work was juried into the Moja Arts Festival in Charleston: Celebrating African-American and Caribbean Culture. The fee is $5 per session and the location at ARTworks in Beaufort Town Center: clmale@yahoo.com. For more details, 843-379-2787 and artworksinbeaufort.org.

Felted Ornaments with Laurie Lovell at ARTworks: Saturday, November 16, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Learn techniques: felting wool fleece, blending color, forming images and shapes. 6-8 participants in Laurie’s studio. $40. Register with ARTworks: 843-379-2787; artworksinbeaufort.org, 2127 Boundary Street 29902.

ETA3 Encore Performance at Fripp: Fripp Island Friends of Music presents an encore chamber music performance by New York City based ETA3.  ETA3 is a woodwind trio comprising award winning musicians American Flutist- Chelsea Knox, Japanese Pianist- Tomoko Nakayama and Russian Clarinetist- Alexey Gorokholinsky. Sunday, Nov. 17 at 5 p.m. at the Fripp Island Community Center 205 Tarpon Blvd, Fripp Island. Tickets at the door: Adults $25 per person/$10 for students. All attendees receive an entry pass at the Fripp Gate and are invited to a catered event following the performance. Call 843-838-6655 or visit www.islc.net/friendsofmusic.

‘The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley Jr.’: The beloved 1964 children’s book series “Flat Stanley,” written by Jeff Brown, has become a pop cultural phenomenon. The Beaufort Children’s Theatre will bring this story to life in its upcoming production of “The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley Jr.” on Friday, November 15 and Saturday, November 16 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, November 17 at 3 p.m. at the University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts. Tickets are available online at www.uscbcenterforthearts.com where audience members can select specific theater seats ranging from $15-$25 for adults and $10-$15 for children.  Tickets may also be purchased by calling the USCB Center for the Arts Box Office at 843-521-4145. The performance will be at the USCB Center for the Arts at 805 Carteret Street in downtown Beaufort.

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