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Follypalooza 2010 My moon shines the brightest during the Halloween season. I was born on Oct. 29 and always made a note to celebrate Halloween and my birthday to the fullest. Which brings me to Skinful Halloween. Without question, it is one of the best parties I’ve ever been to. It’s wild, funny, crazy and exciting. My first Skinful was two years ago and I’ll never forget it. It seemed like a thousand people were partying with me. I know friends who were planning their outfits months in advance, and it showed. If you want to take a walk on the wild side of Charleston, then join me for this year’s Skinful on Saturday. And bring birthday gifts. I’m kidding.

“Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story”

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7:45 P.M. SUNDAY // THE SOTTILE THEATRE, 44 GEORGE ST. 2010 marks the inaugural year for the Jewish Film Festival created by the Charleston Jewish Experience. “A Night of Jewish Film” will kick off with a screening of a documentary titled “Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story.” This iconic film about the contributions of Jewish major leaguers and the special meaning that baseball has had in the lives of American Jews since the 1860s will light up the screen of the Sottile Theatre at 7:45 p.m. Sunday. Prior to the movie screening, the organizers will host a dessert & champagne reception and present the Melvin and Judith Solomon Humanitarian Award for the Arts to Judith Solomon. The Sottile is at 44 George St. The dessert and champagne reception starts at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $50 for the film and reception, and $20 for the film only. To purchase tickets, visit www.CharlestonJewishExperience.com. To view the movie trailer, visit www.jewsandbaseball.com/trailer.html.

Today Shop locally from 5-8 p.m. today during the Upper King Street Design Walk. O N E boutique will be hosting local artists and designers, creative cocktails will be provided, and 10 percent of all sales from the evening will be donated to “Invest in Children Africa.” Learn more about this charity at www. investinchildrenafrica.org.

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The Tams will be playing at the event Shaggin On The

Point from 6-10 p.m. at The Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina. There is a cover charge of $10 and food and drinks will be provided. It is being produced by Ear For Music & The Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina.

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Skinful Halloween! See Page 24.

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11 A.M.-6 P.M. SATURDAY // FOLLY BEACH Follypalooza 2010 is a cancer benefit on the Edge of America, Folly Beach, entering its third year. The festival is 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday. A portion of Center Street will be closed for the event, featuring carnival games, jump castle, art vendors, food vendors, dunk tank, silent auction and live music from Hank Marley, Kevin Church, Fat Alice, Calhoun’s Calling, Headrush, Jon Bonner, Po’ Ridge, and the headliner, blues legend Big Bill Morganfield (Muddy Waters’ son)! This will be a great afternoon of family friendly fun and music, and raising money for local cancer patients at the same time.

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p.m. at Chai’s, 462 King St. There will be Bacardi limon drinks and specials, a raffle for a free pair of Sucker jeans, and a chance to win tickets to the Jack Daniels Studio 7 event at the Music Farm on Nov. 15 with featured artist Lucero.

7 P.M. SATURDAY // CHARLESTON MUSIC HALL, 37 JOHN ST. The Charleston Jazz Orchestra is changing the pace for the fifth show in its 2010 concert season. At 7 p.m. Saturday, the 20-piece aggregation will take the stage at the Charleston Music Hall under the hand of conductor and artistic director Charlton Singleton. Fred Wesley, leader of the JB’s, soul singer James Brown’s famous band of the 1960s and ’70s, will be on hand. It’s billed as “Pops!” and will offer a repertoire of gems, mostly from the 1970s and ’80s. Advance tickets for “Pops” are $30 adults, $25 seniors, $20 students. They go up $10 in each category the day of the show. Call 641-0011, visit www.thejac.org or go by 185-B St. Philip St., Suite B, at Cannon and St. Philip streets. The performance is at 7 p.m. Saturday at Charleston Music Hall, 37 John St.

etry Book Prize. Those who want to read at the open mike following the performance must sign up before the feature starts.

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Improv Music Night, with guest curator Ron Wiltrout, will take place 8-11 p.m. at Eye Level Art on 103 Spring Monday Night Poetry and Street. The musicians will Music will start at 8 p.m. at be hand-picked by the Eye the East Bay Meeting House, Level Art music staff, and the 160 East Bay St. Monday’s format of the evening will be featured poet is Susan Meymodeled after the regular ers, the winner of many after-hours jam sessions at awards, including the S.C. Po- Minton’s Playhouse in New

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York City during World War II. The music will not be limited to jazz. Donations between $1 and $10 are suggested.

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Las Olas will present Hydration 2011 at 7 p.m.-2:30 a.m. at the American Theater, 446 King St. The event features the world premier of the surf film “Who is J.O.B.” featuring Red Bull team rider Jamie O’Brien. Immediately after the film, the fashion show Hydration 2011 featuring Electric Friends will begin. Admission is free.

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Next Thursday Antwan “Big Boi” Patton of Outkast and danceelectronic duo MSTRKRFT will be playing for the first time in Charleston at the Yorktown Throwdown. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Boys and Girls club of Charleston. It all happens from 7-11 p.m. at the Yorktown Aircraft Carrier lot at 40 Patriots Point Road in Mount Pleasant. Tickets are $40. For more information, visit www.brightsoundlive. com. See Page 14.

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Makers of music, art share much play notes in a sequence sensible to them. Artists pattern their images in the way they want to speak to you. World renowned Lowcountry artist Jonathan Green is an excellent example of what I’m talking about. He is not only a music fan, its characteristics inform his art. azz and visual art meet “I hear music when I easily. paint,” he has told me nuBoth processes have a lot merous times. in common. Something, The resonance of his work some energy, resides in the attests to that. You cannot maker of the art that ties view one of his paintings him to the external world, and not be moved on some the source material for his level, whether it’s meaning craft, in a way that allows him to express what he does. of content, style or sheer, simple visual delight. I’ve known many musiHe’s a devotee of the music cians and painters over the of Nina Simone, a consumyears and they seem akin mate jazz musician. Last in their approach to their work, especially modernists, year, he finished a painting of her that was commis20th century on. sioned to join a traveling For both of them, it’s exhibition of works by other rhythmic. The jazz musiartists around the world. cian’s playing has a pulse. Green is not alone as a The artist’s brush strokes Lowcountry artist influhave flow. enced by jazz. It’s harmonic. Jazz musiThere’s John Carroll cians bend harmonies to Doyle, a wonderful tradibring life to their voicings. tional painter whose paintArtists blend light in a way ings of blues and jazz musithat enlivens their images. cians as well as local wildlife It’s melodic. Musicians

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belong to private and public collections internationally. Doyle and I go back to the 1960s-era Market Street nightclub Myskyns, a bohemian refuge that featured his art and bands from around the country. Contemporary artist John Duckworth, who has a successful work-in-progress project with jazz drummer Quentin Baxter called “Art Moves Jazz,” uses digital photography in his craft. He bends shades of light captured along the South Carolina coast like Baxter plays the ebbs and flows of rhythms. Nathan Durfee, a self-described grown-up doodler, practices painting on the arc between the abstract and the real. For him, process supersedes content. The creative journey is more important than the destination. Just like a jazz musician. Jazz is a verb, not a noun. It’s an energy field. You never know where the spark of inspiration will come from for jazz-and-art synergy. For instance, at the Charleston Jazz Orchestra’s Latin Night a few weeks ago,

Jonathan Green’s “Quentin and Kevin” can be seen at Gallery Chuma.

a young protege of Green’s became moved to paint what he heard. Reynier Llanes, a Cuban, was smitten by the music that night of Cuban-American pianist Fernando Rivas, the featured performer/composer. Cuba is one of the hottest beds of music on the planet. Llanes e-mailed me the next day, asking to be introduced to Rivas. It wouldn’t surprise me if a painting were to come out of their getting acquainted. His mentor, Green, has started to reveal to the world some of what he calls his jazz series. Images of some of them were first shown in a slide show at the Charleston Jazz Initiative’s Legends Festival in June. Some are included in an exhibition now at Gallery Chuma, 43 John St., downtown. It’s called “Gullah Memories” and will be on display until Nov. 20. The group of new works are acrylics on paper. (By the way, owner Chuma Nwokike hosts an occasional live music series called John Street Jazz). Green’s artistry is not the

only thing at play in his jazz paintings. These works are thoroughly rooted in local culture. Green, who lives and works on Daniel Island, was born in Gardens Corner, just this side of Beaufort. What he’s doing that’s so important is that he’s including his impressions of local players in some of the paintings. His vast knowledge of the world of the arts makes him know that doing that is the only true way to represent your home on the world’s stage. One of the paintings at Chuma’s is titled “Quentin and Kevin.” The musicians in the painting are Quentin Baxter and bassist Kevin Hamilton. Green can be seen around town at all sorts of events, especially music shows. His favorite haunt is the Charleston Grill, where Baxter, Hamilton and others offer some of the best live jazz in town. The Grill was home for many years to some of his work. He contributed mightily to the famed venue’s identity. Green’s art enhanced the nightly music and vice versa.

He understands Charleston’s place in American history and he is vitally interested in properly preserving it’s authentic culture: demystifying it, interpreting it through indigenous eyes and sharing it with the rest of the world. He’s planning some projects soon to be launched; and art and jazz are at the heart of them. He’s on other people’s list of possibilities, too. Jazz Artists of Charleston, for example, is considering another “visual” jazz exhibition. In April, it mounted “See Jazz,” a photo display at the Center for Photography of local musicians at work. Some of the pieces have been in the windows of the WALK Gallery at King and Calhoun streets for the last few months. I think Green’s work would fit nicely in anybody’s plan to bring truth and beauty to the world by way of the Lowcountry. Jack McCray, author of “Charleston Jazz,” can be reached at jackjmccray@aol. com.

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“Forever” song, but I can’t watch the original “Wedding Dance” or the iral videos, those quick YouTube clips clip from last season’s “Office” without smiling. that you just have to eIn recent months, a coumail, Facebook share, ple smash videos have inTwitter post or quote from later on in the week, cluded the spoof of “Bed Intruder Song,” “Marcel are awesome. the Shell” and “Best Cry They’re great if you need a quick pick-me-up Ever.” “The Bed Intruder or if you’re just looking Song” is an auto-tune rap for an easy way to proremix of an interview crastinate. Antoine Dodson gave an And lately they’re even Alabama news station crossing over from YouTube and onto TV shows about the attempted rape of his sister. and iTunes. While Dodson apLast season’s “The Ofproved and supports the fice” wedding episode, video, which has had for example, hilariously re-enacted the “Wedding more than 30 million views on YouTube, it does Dance” YouTube video. sort of mock the seriousThe video shows a reallife wedding party break- ness of the original interview. ing into goofy dance “The Bed Intruder” was moves as they walk down the aisle, all to the tune of such a viral video this Chris Brown’s “Forever.” year (more than 90,000 people have bought it on I don’t even like the

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iTunes) that Dodson even performed it at the BET Hip-Hop Awards last week. For the past month, I’ve been obsessed with quoting from and making people watch “Marcel the Shell with Shoes On,” a three-minute animation clip with half a million YouTube hits and almost a million watches on video sharing site Vimeo. It’s a little shell named Marcel randomly rambling about his life. While I’m never sure if it’s weird or sweet, every time I’ve watched the video, I’m instantly happier. And “Best Cry Ever,” a clip from A&E show “Intervention,” is a quick clip of a guy who breaks into an unusual sounding cry, to say the least. The original version has more than 9 million hits, and the auto-tuned hip-

hop remix has a million and a half. Older favorites include “Charlie Bit My Finger,” “David after Dentist” and “Serious Baby.” “Charlie Bit my Finger” has raked in more than 238 million hits on YouTube in the past three years. I’m not sure why it’s so popular as it’s just a minute-long video of a baby named Charlie biting his big brother’s finger. The kids are funny and have cute British accents, but the video doesn’t do it for me. I’d rather watch “Serious Baby,” which is a home video of an adorable baby alternating between laughing and giving “the evil eye.” That baby gets me every time. “David After Dentist,” a 2009 video with more than 70 million views, shows a young boy named David, who, after having a tooth removed, asking questions such as “Is this real life?” The video even has its own website (www.davidafterdentist.com) and marketing campaign.

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George Hincapie, a 14-time Tour de France veteran, takes his position at the start of last year’s Jerry Zucker Ride for Hope, a cancer charity bike ride. Hincapie is returning for this year’s ride, as well.

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merican cycler George Hincapie returns to Charleston on Sunday for the third annual Jerry Zucker Ride for Hope, a metric and half-metric century cancercharity bike ride that will be departing from a new venue this year. Hincapie, who rode with Lance Armstrong during his seven Tour de France victories, calls Greenville home and rode in last year’s event, which drew 200 riders and raised $140,000 for local cancer charities. One reason for that is that riders are expected to raise or donate a minimum of $500 to participate. Dawson Cherry, founder

of the ride, hopes for similar numbers this year. While the ride has been based out of Blackbaud Stadium on Daniel Island the previous two years, this year’s event will be based near the Park West Recreation Center track in Mount Pleasant. Safety concerns on Clement’s Ferry Road prompted the change. Late registration and packet pick-up for the ride will be 1-3 p.m. Saturday at the Charleston Bicycle Company and Running Shop on East Bay Street or 6:30-8 a.m. Sunday at the Park West facility.

6th ECOthon

In Charleston’s longest running adventure race, the sixth annual Barrier Island ECOthon will be Sunday. It features a 5-mile kayak from George Garris Boat Landing in Awendaw to Capers Island, a 10-mile combined run/trek on Capers and Dewees islands, a combine 0.6-mile swim in Capers and Dewees inlets, and finishes with a 20-mile bike on Isle of

Palms and Sullivan’s Island. For more details, contact Brett Carlsen at 530-0843.

Bessinger’s, is a nonprofit, day-care center that serves children from age 6 weeks to 10 years old who have developmental disabilities and Kayak for the Kure special needs. The fourth annual Kayak A post-race party will be for the Kure, which benefits held at Triangle Char and the fight against multiple sclerosis, features three-mile Bar with live music and all inclusive food and drinks. kayak tours departing at More at www.avondale5k. various times from Nature com. Adventure Outfitters on In Goose Creek, Crowfield Shem Creek on Saturday. Cost is $40 for ages 13 and Plantation is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a 5K up and $25 for ages 12 and run and walk starting at under. Middleton Park. Registration starts at 9:30 Participants will wind a.m. with the first launch at their way through this 10 a.m. More at www.kayUSATF-certified 5K course akcharlestonsc.com. along Crowfield’s paved trail system. Saturday 5Ks Proceeds from the race Two new 5Ks will be held will be used for beautificaSaturday, one in West Ashley and one in Goose Creek. tion projects throughout Crowfield Plantation, as well The inaugural Avondale as preservation projects of 5K starts at 8 a.m. on the corner of Savannah Highway the Crowfield Ruins. More and Magnolia Road in front at www.crowfield5k.com. of Triangle Char and Bar. The cost is $30. Proceeds of See David Quick’s Running the race benefit the Charles Charleston blog at www. Webb Center. The center, on postandcourier.com/blogs/ Savannah Highway behind running_blog

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Retailers honor breast cancer awareness month

Urban Outfitters is selling the Young Survivor T-Shirt in honor of Kristen Martinez, a long-time employee of the company. After a fiveyear battle with breast cancer, she died at the age of 36. The T-shirt is $24, and all proceeds will be donated to the Young Survival Coalition, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing ince October is Breast support and education for Cancer Awareness REBEKAH BRADFORD young women living with Month, it seems appropriate breast cancer. Nancy’s, 342 King St., has created a to devote this week’s column Two local retailers are dohead wrap that is available through to the cause. ing something a little bit the store with part of the proceeds This year marks the 25th different to promote Breast going to the American Cancer Society. anniversary of shining a Cancer Awareness Month. Call 722-1272 for more information. spotlight on the disease that As an incentive to schedule is the most common form of elry collection. The charm about the disease by holding research for finding a cure. a mammogram, the lingerie cancer for women and secbracelet incorporates the Retailers, also, are doing charity events throughout store Bits of Lace on King ond only to lung cancer for pink ribbon that is symbolic Street is offering a 20 pertheir part. the country, including the cancer-related deaths. of the cause. Seventy percent cent discount this month Ann Taylor has a breast Organizations such as Su- race that took place on Danof full-priced merchandise cancer bracelet and other iel Island last weekend. on all bras with proof of an san G. Komen for the Cure sales will be donated to To date, millions of dollars jewelry pieces that are OB/GYN exam or mamhave served as a catalyst in breast cancer research. have been raised to continue part of the Ann Cares Jewmogram. efforts to educate women

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Club Pantheon’s Blume shines; weather perfect for India Festival BY CAROLINE MILLARD AND KAREN BRIGGS Special to The Post and Courier

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Indian Festival at Marion Square Sunday afternoon at Marion Square in downtown Charleston played the perfect scene for the second annual Indian festival hosted by the India Association of Greater Charleston. The free event pulled a strong crowd from the community, as guests meandered through bazaar-style tents. Vendors set booths full of traditional Indian wares, while

guests happily explored a myriad of exotic dresses, jewelry and more. The food at the festival hit a particular high note around lunch time, as long lines snaked from each of the food tents. West Ashley restaurant Taste of India was one of the participating venues and had a line of festivalgoers waiting for the traditional Indian culinary fare. A favorite of the afternoon was eyebrow threading by Charleston resident Rupal Kotecha. While easily confused as a form of torture, eyebrow threading yields better results than both plucking and waxing. Just remember to bring a tissue. Usually a luxury left mostly for larger cities, Kotecha has threaded eye brows quietly in the Holy City for nearly 10 years. Guests hesitantly waited in line, and happily emerged with perfect eyebrows each time.

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ast Thursday’s Blume show adopted “Time” as its theme as a nod to “Receiver,” the timebased media fest for which all proceeds were donated. Charleston’s up-and-coming art set blazed into Club Pantheon on a shock of rainbow-colored bikes, which were watched over by the Holy City Bike Co-op. Guests took turns posing for “Bed Time” an ’80s, boudoir inspired Polaroid photo tent. Volunteer photographers manned the set, complete with bed, multicolored stuffed animals and an old television from that era. Inside, works by Nick Jenkins, Allison Evans and others graced the walls of the upper lounge. Anson Cyr and Amanda

Downey painted live while Karin Olah screen printed goodies for attendees to take home. The real story was the dance floor, which got raw after an early night hiccup: no one dancing. Once Nikki Click hit the stage with her mix of glam rock ferociousness, however, all was right again.

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hen you are bouncing with excitement, it’s rather hard to type. “What in the world is so exciting?” you may ask. Well, the world, actually, and all the amazing people that strive to make it a better place every day … people like the Dalai Lama. Here’s an interesting little story about manifesting your desires. I recently swooshed into Artist and Craftsmen with the abrupt notion that I had a lot I wanted to express and needed a new journal immediately. I woke up and thought to myself, “I should listen to ‘The Art of Happiness’ (a book by the Dalai Lama) audio recording on my jog today.” Before going, I checked my Facebook account and found out that the Dalai Lama happened to be lecturing at Emory University this week. Not only that, but he was giving a talk on “The Creative Journey” (among other topics). Hmm. Exactly what I had been looking for, an amazing teacher who would shed light on merging creativity and spirituality in the arts. Of course, it was sold out. But when you really need something to happen, the universe will usually accommodate. Voila. Tickets appeared. Ridiculous squeals of joy and happy dances took place. “The Creative Journey” event consisted of Golden Globe-winning actor and humanitarian Richard Gere

Cupcake. Expect to see work by Lisa Shimko, Nick Jenkins, Scott Debus, Julio Cotto, John Pundt, Dorothy Netherland, Hirona Matsuda, Trever Webster, Phillip Hyman, Spike, Shannon Di, Angela Chvarak, Joanna Jackson, Conrad Guevara, Tim Showers, Christina Bailey, Seth Corts and Lisa Abernathy. 1331 Ashley River Road (Hwy 61), 8133083. Free

Charleston Artist Collective show A new group is making a name for itself in the city’s art community: The Charleston Artist Collective. This is usually an online gallery, but a physical show is open to the public to come and see. Their first opening reception, titled “Soundscapes,” will take place 5-9 p.m. today at the Balzac Brothers building at 11 Fulton St., downtown. The Artist Collective is a group of local artists that call themselves lifelong creators and perpetual “Dancers” by Everett White is a part of the students, always looking Charleston Artist Collective show, 5-9 p.m. today to master and fine-tune at the Balzac Brothers building at 11 Fulton St. their craft. Susie Callahan, Lynne Hamontree, Mary and Pulitzer Prize-winning tive of a particular group. Hoffman, Ann Keane, author Alice Walker chatAnne Darby Parker, Dee Textile artist Lisa Abting with the Dalai Lama on ernathy and pen and ink Schenck Rhodes and Everthe symbiotic relationship ett White are part of The illustrator Seth Corts are between spirituality and the launching a new series of Collective. arts. Each month, they donate art shows titled “ShibboI believe that when you leth” with affordably priced to a local nonprofit, and are truly entranced in the this month a portion of the art that ranges from fine creative process, and allow oil paintings to graffiti and sales will go to Carolina your uncensored essence folk art. Corts explains that Studios, whose mission to shine through, it is your the purpose of this show is is to provide children the own personal divine spiriopportunity to be in a selfto support local artists by tuality manifesting itself contained, safe after-school “bringing people together through your art. and summer environment to create a sense of comMeditate on that. that promotes productive munity.” There will be an use of time through music opening reception for this technology and other meshib·bo·leth inaugural event on Friday dia arts to enhance creative, Shibboleth is defined as evening at Muddy Waters educational and career-fo(1) a catchword or slogan, in West Ashley. Attendees cused initiatives. 11 Fulton (2) a widely held belief or can purchase coffee, beer St., 513-2893. www.charlestruism and (3) a custom or and wine, and enjoy comtonartistcollective.org. usage regarded as distincplimentary treats from

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The folks behind the West Ashley Mellow Mushroom gave the public a sneak peek at the new restaurant. It is set to open in early 2011 at 19 Magnolia Road, in the Avondale area. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/MellowMushroomAvondale. Photos by Alexis Candela.

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From the Speakerboxxx Big Boi on solo success, Outkast and the state of hip-hop

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ometimes, it’s the small insignificant things that make you smile. Nothing gives a hipTelepath hop nerd a sliver of pseudo cred more than being born Thursday at The Pour House in one of the legendary Philadelphia trio Telepath is a band that seems to exist in birthplaces of rap music. a warp-speed tunnel of progression and creativity, one of So, you can imagine my those bands that never seems to tire of bettering itself or elation when, in 1993, Outruns out of ideas. kast celebrated its Atlanta Originally formed in 2006 in Asheville, Telepath reloroots on the first album cated to Philadelphia shortly after forming. While there, it “Southernplayalisticadallacbegan building a dedicated fan base largely through its live muzik” and gave a specific performances. shout to my hometown of Consisting of keyboards, drums and bass, Telepath uses Decatur. self-produced samples and loops to add a more dimensionThe esoteric lyrics of Anal sound to its live shows. dre 3000 and the raw wordWith a third album, “The Remixes,” released in May and play of Big Boi created a a fourth effort, “Crush,” expected this fall, Telepath proves perfect blend that could only that it is still operating at warp-speed. be compared to the time Telepath will perform tonight at The Pour House, 1977 peanut butter and chocolate Maybank Hwy., with Brother’s Past. Doors open at 9 p.m., bumped into each other to show is set to begin at 10 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance; create Reese’s Cups. $15 the day of the show and are available at the door or onWith hits such as “Hey Ya,” line at www.etix.com. “Ms. Jackson” and “Way You Visit www.charlestonpourhouse.com or call 571-4343for Move,” Outkast cemented more information. its place in pop music history before members took a little time apart to explore Ryan Bonner and The Dearly Beloved their own solo ventures Now Oct. 28 is fast apFriday at The Tin Roof proaching, which means Charleston native Ryan Bonner and his band The Dearly half of the dynamic duo, Big Boi, will be stopping by the Beloved are exactly what you envision a working singer/ songwriter and company to be. Threadbare and passionate, Yorktown to perform some Bonner and his band seem to put their music ahead of busi- of the Outkast hits as well ness and allow the songs that drive them to drive their fans. as tracks from his impresBonner’s thick, throat-powered voice is gravelly but in an sive solo album, “Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico honest way. In a way that’s capable of grabbing the listener Dusty.” and carrying them off for a few minutes, often with little New York Daily News more help than a guitar and a piano. After recording his debut EP, “Monsters In The Hallway,” said the album “has all the with Danny Kadar (The Avett Brothers, My Morning Jack- smarts, hook savvy and et) in 2008, it became clear that Bonner was more than just groove appeal of OutKast’s another Townes Van Zandt wannabe tracing his songs with best. It both honors Southern rap’s party vibe and an alt-country template. avoids its most cynical beats There’s something a little more to this up-and-coming and lowest pole-dancing songsmith. Ryan Bonner and The Dearly Beloved will perform at the odes.” In the middle of all the Tin Roof, 1117 Magnolia Road, Friday with Do it to Julia and Emily Lynch. Visit www.myspace.com/westashleytin- wackiness that accompanies a nationwide tour (including roof or call 571-0775 for more information. BY MATTHEW GODBEY

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Big Boi is one half of the multi-platinum, award-winning group Outkast. His solo album, “Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty” was released this year.

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Asheville for Moogfest), the Georgia native paused for a moment to chat. Q: Outkast came about just as sampling was being used less and less. What is your take on sampling’s dwindling presence in modern rap? A: I think there is still a presence today of sampling, but its good for an artist to go out and create their own beats so people can sample that down the line as well. Q: As time has gone on, do you find yourself listening to hip-hop still or have you moved away from it? A: I listen to a lot of different types of music. Yes, of course I still listen to hiphop, but some of my other favorites are Kate Nash, Neil

Young, Eric Clapton and, of course, Bob Marley. Q: What’s your take on the ever-changing rules of rap music, namely hiphop artists covering other hip-hop artists when it was once considered a cardinal sin in the rap world? A: Things change and evolve and it doesn’t always mean they are bad changes. I make my own rules. Q: You’ve been pretty vocal regarding your relationship with Jive, a label that was once known more for BDP, Too $hort and Schoolly D, than Britney Spears and ’N Sync. What are your thoughts on the major label business model in the face of the free rein that the Internet seems to

give artists of all genres and notoriety? A: Well, I think it’s important for the label to let the artist have creative rein and not be so boxed up because then they are letting everyone know who they are as an artist and not having too many cooks in the kitchen sort of approach. Q: Before the LaFace groups blew up, there didn’t seem to be many hiphop acts that represented the Georgia scene as much. How does it feel to have taken part in bringing attention to the scene? A: Georgia is my home. There’s so many talented artists in the South, and especially Georgia, so I’m happy to have played a part in putting it on the map. Q: What was the first song that you ever felt growing up and what was it about that particular song that connected with you so much? Please see BIG, Page 17E

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Sister Hazel’s ‘Highway’ leads to the Music Farm BY HARRIS COHEN

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hile they recently held the fifth annual Hazelnut Hang fan fest at the Windjammer in early June, Charleston favorite Sister Hazel plays downtown for the first time in a couple of years at the Music farm Friday night. Fans should have no fear of deja vu, however, as the band will be performing songs from its new album released last week. “Heartland Highway,” the eighth studio album, quickly follows last year’s “Release,” which reached the band’s highest spot ever on the Billboard album charts, including the platinum “Somewhere More Familiar” CD. “Heartland Highway” continues Sister Hazel’s ongoing evolution of gradually breaking new stylistic ground. “We wanted to make a different Sister Hazel album but while still expressing our essence,” said Bass player Jett Beres of last year’s CD. “The result was a cohesive collection of tight songs.” For the new album, each band member brought two or three ideas for songs and the band as a whole worked them up. The song’s author still steered and controlled the process. The result this time is a more loose sound and a group of more diverse songs. “We individually branched out in the songwriting function and experimented,” said lead guitarist Ryan Newell. “This CD shows the widely varying tastes in music among the band members.” Read more online at www.charlestonscene.com

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WHO: Sister Hazel WHEN: 9 p.m. Friday WHERE: Music Farm, 32 Ann Street COST: $17 in advance, $20 at the door HEAR THE ARTIST’S MUSIC: www.myspace.com/sisterhazel INFORMATION: www.musicfarm.com, 577-6989 TICKETS: www.etix.com

Local music producer Majeed Fick pushes the right buttons BY VIKKI MATSIS

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“Silence is the canvas. It all starts with nothing,” recording engineer and producer MJ Fick said at his new studio in downtown Charleston. Antebellum Recording has been recently renovated and custom-built. Each piece of equipment was handpicked to provide the highest quality of sound to musicians and singers, Fick said. Having recently moved from Miami, Fick has worked with artists such as Lenny Kravitz, Mariah Carey, Madonna, KRS-ONE, Chris Cornell, Cat Power, Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake. “If there is one thing the world should know about me, it’s that I love making records,” he said. “First,

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Fick is working on an album with jazz artist Lee Barbour. there is the rush of hearing a song come together in the first moments of inspiration, the musical energy captured when laying a track down and the steady build and experimentation of overdubs. “Then, there is the refining process of editing and comping, the courage of creating and committing to a mix, then the joy and relief of hearing the whole thing

evolve into a record. It’s like catching lightning in a bottle,” he said. Having worked with some of the biggest names in the industry, Fick is now interested in helping musicians who have passion and talent make their way to the top. He is now working with the production company L IV, Rayko, a hip-hop artist from Florida, and engineer-

ing the new album for local jazz artist Lee Barbour. In addition to producing music, Fick is a musician himself, making his mark on the industry as a singer/ songwriter. His song, “Cry My Eyes” won ninth place in the International Songwriting Competition. WEBSITE: www.mjfick.com, www.theantebellum.com. CONTACT INFO: audiowizkid@mac.com. BIRTH DATE AND PLACE: April 1983, Toledo, Ohio. EDUCATION: BA in Recording Arts from SAE Institute. Five years on the engineering staff of various studios. Pro Tools and Logic Certification. CAREER: Recording Engineer, Producer, Songwriter. PRICE RANGE: $40 an hour; day rates available. Album prices vary.

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ub Island Soundsystem started playing for the scantily clad in 2003. Skinful was just a house party then, and the guys played in a sunken living room. They were some of the first to experience what was then called the “Naked Halloween Party.” Manager and band member David Brisacher says, “It’s a crazy sensation. Skinful has grown from that house party to a major production and event.” Just like the Halloween production itself, the group has grown from three guys

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A: It wasn’t the very first, but there’s one memory that still sticks out in my mind. Run-DMC was my all-time favorite. I remember like it was yesterday. My dad came home from the service on break one time and he had just bought a Camaro IROC. The first time I was in the car alone with him, he let me sit on his lap and he was

deejaying to The Dubplates. There are seven vocalists, a drummer, bassist, keys, two guitarists and a full percussion and horn section. The band is integral to the Skinful process. This week, The Dubplates were putting up fencing at the old warehouse on Folly Road. The rhythm section was cutting bamboo. “We’ve been blessed to be a regular staple of Skinful

for so many years. People have gotten to watch how our group has progressed through all the Skinfuls from 2003 to 2010,” Brisacher says. On Saturday, they will take to the main stage and start the party. “Reggae is the best vibe for people to make sure they have a good safe time,” he says. “Rarely will you see a fight break out at a

reggae concert. The music sets the stage for good time. Puts out good vibrations and love for your neighbor. A positive message gets the party started on the right track.” Papa Robbie, Daddy Brady, Big Hair, Rudiments, Dub Denizen and Shawn Legare have all performed with Dub Island Soundsystem since 2002, but look forward to the Skinful crowd yearly. “Teachers, doctors, parents use Skinful as the one time of year to let their freak out,” Brisacher says. “Makes it fun as performers. There is no better crowd than the Skinful crowd.”

singing “Rock Box.” It’s one of those memories you can never ever get out of your head. My father, God bless him, passed away two years ago and that’s one of the fondest memories I ever have of him. I was like “OK, my dad is Superman.” That’s why the new album is an ode to him. Q: You said once a while back, “Right now, we’re putting beats together for the OutKast album. ...

When Dre finishes, we’ll commence and record.” On behalf of all hard-headed Outkast fanatics, how close is Dre to finishing that album? A: You would have to ask him that question, but the new OutKast album is in the works and will be coming in the very near future. Q: Are you going to take part in any more projects like “big”? A: “Big” was a powerful

piece. It had great energy, a lot of people came out to experience something new. So, yeah, I’m definitely open to any future opportunities that may arise. Q: How do you separate your persona from your private life? A: My family knows it’s business. Balancing work and private life is not always easy but you just have to make it work. If I’m not traveling, my kids get to see

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The Avett Brothers LIVE, VOLUME 3 (Columbia/American)

Back in August 2009, a little over a month before the release of the album “I and Love and You,” the North Carolina band The Avett Brothers played a show at Charlotte’s Bojangles Coliseum. Already a popular underground band, “I and Love and You” would be the band’s major label debut, and would go on to be on more than a few critics’ Top 10 lists by the end of that year. On that August night, though, with the success of that soon-tobe-released album still uncertain, The Avett Brothers were out to do what they always do live onstage; entertain their audience. Long known as an electrifying live act, The Avetts didn’t disappoint at their hometown show (the Avett Brothers hail from Concord, just outside Charlotte). Kicking off with “Pretty Girl from Matthews,” the band quickly settled into its signature down home yet forward-thinking musical style. While there are live performances of songs from the new album, including the title track and “Kick Drum Heart,” the excellent live recording finds the band drawing from a decade’s worth of music. Standout performances include “Talk on Indolence,” “When I Drink,” and “Distraction #74” demonstrate why the rest of the world is discovering what music lovers all over the Southeast already knew; that The Avett Brothers is one of the most talented bands out there at this moment. If you missed them when they played the North Charleston Performing Arts Center earlier this year, then listen to “Live, Volume 3” to see what you missed. KEY TRACKS: “Talk on Indolence,” “I and Love and You,” “Head Full of Doubt/Road Full of Promise”

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The Rolling Stones LADIES & GENTLEMEN THE ROLLING STONES (Eagle Rock)

Fans of the Rolling Stones are probably already salivating at the prospect of finally owning an official version of this concert film. Recorded at a series of shows in Texas in 1972, “Ladies & Gentlemen The Rolling Stones” captures the legendary rock ’n’ roll band back when it was still dangerous. Touring in support of its album “Exile on Main Street,” The Stones were in the middle of making the transition from ’60s superstars to hopefully still being relevant in a new decade with new musical ideas. Happily for fans, both the album and the subsequent tour solidified The Stones’ reputation as one of the world’s biggest rock acts. The film was released to a limited number of theaters in 1974, and aside from bootlegs, it has not really been available for viewing since. The film shows Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, Bill Wyman and Mick Taylor at one of the band’s highest career peaks. Jagger, who has always had a tremendous amount of swagger onstage, is absolutely on fire here. The songs are all classics, including “Brown Sugar,” “Tumbling Dice” and “You Can’t Always Get What You Want.” The DVD extras include rehearsal footage shot in Switzerland, footage from the TV show “The Old Grey Whistle Test” and interviews with Jagger from both 1972 and 2010. While the quality of the video could be better, this is nonetheless an exciting release for fans of The Rolling Stones. KEY TRACKS: “Brown Sugar,” “Tumbling Dice,” “Love in Vain”

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John Lennon POWER TO THE PEOPLE: THE HITS (Capitol)

When one talks about the best songwriters of the last century, the names John Lennon and Paul McCartney eventually come up. While McCartney tended to write in a more pop-oriented style, Lennon’s songs were often more philosophical and, especially later, political. After the breakup of The Beatles, John enjoyed a robust solo career. At the time of his murder in 1980, he had just begun a comeback effort after dropping almost completely out of public sight to raise his son, Sean. There have been several compilations of John Lennon’s music released since the former Beatle’s death. I doubt that this latest collection, “Power to the People: The Hits,” will be the last. The big reason for releasing this best of CD is that Lennon would have been 70 years old this month. While the man is gone, his music shines on. If you don’t already have an earlier collection of Lennon’s music, or if you cannot afford the 11-CD “John Lennon Signature Box” that was released this month, then the remastered versions of his most popular songs sounds great here. Among the 15 tunes included on the CD are gems such as “Instant Karma! (We All Shine On),” “Imagine,” “Watching the Wheels” and “Give Peace a Chance.” There are some notable omissions, particularly “Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy)” and “Nobody Told Me.” Still, there’s a lot to love on this latest collection from one of the 20th century’s greatest songwriters. KEY TRACKS: “Instant Karma (We All Shine On),” “Imagine,” “Watching the Wheels”

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Joe Diffie HOMECOMING: THE BLUEGRASS ALBUM (Rounder)

While every musical style conveys a range of emotions in one way or another, it seems that bluegrass does so particularly well. Whether it is the high lonesome sound of a bluegrass singer pining for a lost love, or a quintet going to town on their instruments in a joyous show of musical talent, there is no mistaking the sentiment that is coming from the music. Before he was known for contemporary country music hits such as “Third Rock from the Sun” and “Pickup Man,” Joe Diffie played bluegrass music. Now, after a recording career that began in 1990, Diffie has come back to bluegrass, recording “Homecoming: The Bluegrass Album.” Co-produced by Diffie and Luke Wooten, Diffie spared no expense in making the album, recruiting musicians such as Rob Ickes, Aubrey Haynie, Paul Compton, Bryan Sutton, Mark Fain and Charlie Cushman. Diffie also called in favors from artists such as The Grascals and Rhonda Vincent. The result is a superbly satisfying bluegrass album that will appeal to bluegrass aficionados and won’t alienate his fans on the contemporary country music side of the fence. Standout tracks include “Tall Cornstalk,” “I Know How It Feels,” and a great bluegrass reworking of Otis Redding’s “Hard To Handle.” Here’s hoping that it doesn’t take so long for Diffie to return to his bluegrass roots next time. KEY TRACKS: “Tall Cornstalk,” “I Know How It Feels,” “Hard To Handle”

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ALLUETTE’S JAZZ CAFE: 137 Calhoun St. 737-0090. Tonight-Sat: Oscar River Trio, 9:30 p.m.; Mon-Fri: Calvin Taylor, 11:30 a.m.; Wed and Sun: Abe White. AROMAS: 50 N. Market St. 723-9588. Fri-Sat: Cotton Blue, 7 p.m. ART’S BAR AND GRILL: 413 Coleman Blvd., Mt. Pleasant. 849-3040. Mon: Open mic w/ Everett Bigbee. ATLANTICVILLE RESTAURANT AND WINES: 2063 Middle St., Sullivan’s Island. 883-9452. Fri: Live Jazz; Sun: Spanish and Flamenco Guitar w/Dori Chitayat; Tues: Annie Boxell and Jim Algar. AWENDAW GREEN: 4879 Hwy 17 North, Awendaw. 452-1642. Wed: Mac Leaphart, Paul Catlado, Jeanne Jolly, Angela Easterling, Senator and the New Republic. BLU RESTAURANT & BAR: 1 Center St., Folly Beach. 588-6658. Fri: Category 6 Duo; Sat: Calvin Taylor; Sun: Nikolai Svishev; Wed: Elise Testone Duo; Thurs: 2 Three Ways. BIG JIM’S DIAMONDBACK SALOON: 5991 Rivers Ave. 744-2501. Tonight: Karaoke; Fri-Sat: Live music. BLUE’S HOUSE OF WINGS: 1039 Anna Knapp Blvd., Mount Pleasant. 8811858. Fri: Chris Sordelete, 7:30 p.m.; Sat: Karaoke w/Big Al, 9 p.m.; Tues: Trivia, 7 p.m.; Wed: Live Music. BOWEN’S ISLAND RESTAURANT: 1870 Bowen’s Island Rd. Folly Beach. 795-2757. Fri: Open Jam w/Smoky and Steve and Co., 7 p.m. BUDDY ROES SHRIMP SHACK: 1528 Ben Sawyer Blvd. 388-5270. TonightSat: Ronnie Johnson w/ Chris Clifton; Sun: Scott Kirby and Dave Edmisten, 7 p.m.; Wed: The Fairy God Muthas, 9 p.m. BUFFALO SOUTH: 1409 Folly Rd. 406-0888. Tonight: Trivia, 6 p.m. CHARLESTON GRILL: 224 King St. 577-4522. Tonight-Sat: Quentin Baxter Ensemble followed by Late Night Jazz, 8 p.m.; Sun: Bob Williams Duo, 7 p.m.; Mon-Wed: Quentin Baxter Ensemble, 7 p.m. CITY LIGHTS COFFEE SHOP: 141 Market St. 853-7067. Wed: The Amazing Mittens, 6:30 p.m. THE CLUB AT MEYERS RD: 216 Meyers Rd., Summerville. 875-4215. Tonight: Shag Night. CLUB H2O: 8484 Dorchester Rd. 7671426. Tonight: Country Dance Party, 9 p.m.; Fri-Sat: DJ Mike Mendoza, 9 p.m. CRAB SHACK: 26 Center St. 588-3080. Mon: Open mic w/ Dave Grunstra. CRAZY D’S FOOD AND SPIRITS: 224 Redbank Rd., Goose Creek. 572-2658. Fri: Karaoke, 9 p.m.; Tues: Trivia and Karaoke, 7:30 p.m.

The deadline for Night Life items is Tuesday at noon the week before the event or concert takes place. Items should be faxed to the newsroom at 937-5579 or e-mailed to clubs@postandcourier.com. Items submitted after the deadline will not be printed. For more information, call 937-5582. THE CRESCENT CONNECTION: 1910 E. Montague Ave. 528-0777. Fri-Sat: Abe White, 6 p.m.; Sun: Sunday Jazz Brunch, noon. CUOCO PAZZO: 1035 Johnnie Dodds Blvd., Mt. Pleasant. 971-9034. Wed and Fri-Sat: Riccardo sings Opera and Italian songs, 7 p.m. DORCHESTER LANES: 10015 Dorchester Rd., Summerville. 3762200. Fri-Sat: Control Freak; Sun: Team Trivia w/Bad Joke Tom; Mon: Karaoke w/Rocky; Tues: 61 Daze; Wed: Karaoke w/Rocky. EAST BAY MEETING HOUSE: 159 East Bay St. 723-3446. Mon: Monday Night Poetry and Open Mic, 8 p.m. EVO PIZZERIA: 1075 E. Montague Ave. 225-1796. Tonight: The Pulse Trio, 6:30 p.m. EYE LEVEL ART: 103 Spring St. 278 2374. Tues: Improv Music Night. FIERY RON’S SULLIVAN’S ISLAND: 2209 Middle St., Sullivan’s Island. 8833131. Tonight: Hit or Miss, 9 p.m.; Fri: Big Daddy Love, $5, 10 p.m.; Sat: Thriftstore Cowboys, $5, 10 p.m.; Wed: Wednesday Night Ramble, $9, 8:30 p.m. FIERY RON’S WEST ASHLEY: 1205 Ashley River Rd. 225-2278. Tonight: Blue Plantation, free, 9:30 p.m.; Fri: 3 Foot Swagger, $5, 10 p.m.; Sat: Momma and The Redemptions, $5, 10 p.m.; Mon: Open Mic, 8 p.m.; Tues: Weigh Station, 9 p.m.; Wed: Lowcountry Blues Club, 7 p.m.; Thurs: River Boy, free, 9 p.m. FIREWATER GRILLE: 109 Holiday Drive, Summerville. 261-2121. Fri: Comedy w/Just June; Wed: Team Trivia, 8-10 p.m. FISH RESTAURANT: 442 King St. 7223474. Tonight: Elise Testone, 7 p.m.; Fri: DJ Jaz, 10 p.m.; Sat: DJ Todd Cadley, 10 p.m. FOLLY BEACH BREWING COMPANY: 34 Center St. 588-0095. Fri: Danielle Howle w/Cris Williams, 9 p.m. GENNARO’S RESTAURANT: 8500 Dorchester Rd. 760-9875. Tonight: Gennaro’s Jazz Ensemble, 8:30 p.m. GILLIGAN’S: 582 Dock Rd., Moncks Corner. Fri: Keith Bruce, 6 p.m. HALLS CHOPHOUSE: 434 King St. 797-0090. Fri-Sat: Anthony Owens, 7 p.m.; Sun-Wed: Anthony Owens, 6:30 p.m. HALLIGAN’S RESTAURANT AND BAR: 3025 Ashley Towne Center, Suite 201. 225-4347. Tonight: Weekly Comedy Challenge; Fri: Hip Hop Dance Party w/ DJ Sean Cronin, free. IACOFANO’s: 629 Coleman Blvd., Mt. Pleasant. 881-2313. Wed: Keith Bruce, 6:30 p.m. JIMBO’S ROCK LOUNGE: 1662 Savannah Hwy. 225-2200. Fri: Swyrl; Sat: On the Hunt; Sun: Go-Devils, Transylva-

nia Transport Co., P-47 Bombers. Read more: http://www.myspace.com/jimbo srocklounge#ixzz10AkaB5zb. JIMMY’S SPORTS BAR AND GRILL: 431 St. James Ave., Goose Creek. 5538766. Tonight: Team Trivia; Fri-Sat: DJ/ Karaoke, free; Tues: Chris Sullivan, free, 8-11 p.m.; Wed: DJ/Karaoke, free. J’PAULZ: 1739 Maybank Hwy., James Island. 795-6995. Wed: Plane Jane. KICKIN’ CHICKEN: 337 King St. 8055020. Wed: Trivia; Thurs: Live music. KICKIN’ CHICKEN: 1175 Folly Rd., James Island. 225-6996. Wed: Trivia, 9 p.m.; Thurs: Live music. KICKIN’ CHICKEN: 1119 Johnnie Dodds Blvd., Mt. Pleasant. 881-8734. Tues: Theme trivia, 9 p.m.; Wed: Trivia, 9 p.m.; Thurs: Live music. KICKIN’ CHICKEN: 800 N. Main St., Summerville. 875-6998. Wed: Trivia, 9 p.m.; Thurs: Live music. KICKIN’ CHICKEN: 1179 Sam Rittenberg Blvd., West Ashley 766-5292. Wed: Trivia, 9 p.m. Thurs: Live music. KUDU COFFEE AND CRAFT BEER: 4 Vanderhorst St. 853-7186. Tonight: Moonlight Ale, 9 p.m.; Sat: Do It To Julia, 9 p.m.; Thurs: Paul Cataldo, 9 p.m. LALO’S MEXICAN RESTAURANT: 1585 Central Ave., Summerville. 8739988. Tonight: North by South, 9 p.m.; Sat: DJ or Live Band, 8 p.m.; Thurs: Haley on Guitar, 7 p.m. LOCALS BAR: 1150 Queensborough Blvd., Unit B. 388-5114. Mon: Keith Bruce, 6-9 p.m. LOCO JOE’S FOOD & SPIRITS: 1115 Miles Rd., Summerville. 821-2946. Wed: Karaoke, 8 p.m. LUCY’S RED SKY GRILL: 1001 Landfall Way, Johns Island. 768-8118. Sun: Sunday Jazz w/Ann Caldwell, 5:30-9 p.m. MAD RIVER BAR & GRILLE: 32 N. Market St. 723-0032. Fri: Live Music, 6-9; Sun: Beverly Guitar Watkins; Mon: Live Music; Tues: Trivia. MANNY’S NEIGHBORHOOD GRILLE: 1608 Old Towne Rd. 763-3908. Sat: Coastal Carolina Karaoke, 9:30 p.m. MERCATO RESTAURANT: 102 N. Market St. 722-6393. Tonight-Thurs: Live jazz. MERLY’S PUB: 1217 Red Bank Rd., Goose Creek Fri: Karaoke, 9 p.m. THE MILL LOUNGE: 1026 E. Montague Ave. 225-2650. Fri: Go For Launch w/Elonzo, 9 p.m. MOJO’S CLUB AND CIGAR BAR: 945 Bacons Bridge Rd. 875-5099. Mon: Shag. MORGAN CREEK GRILL: 80 41st Ave. IOP. 886-8980. Fri: Doug Jones, 6:30 p.m.; Sat: Sweetgrass Band, 4-8 p.m. MUSIC FARM: 32 Ann St. 577-6989. Tonight: Grace Potter and the Noctur-

nals w/Mac Leaphart and His Ragged Company, $15; Fri: Sister Hazel, $17-20; Sat: Perpetual Groove, $12-15. OASIS BAR AND GRILL: 778 Folly Rd., James Island. Sat: Acoustic Night w/ John Coffey, Phillip Scott, Kayla Thorpe, Hope and Union and Tyler Boone, $6-8, 8 p.m. O’MALLEY’S: 549 King St. 805-5000. Tonight-Sat: Live Music; Mon: Live Music; Tue: Trivia, followed by Karaoke, 7 p.m.; Wed: DJ. OSCAR’S RESTAURANT: 207 W. 5th North St., Summerville. 871-3800. Tonight: Trivia, 7 p.m. PATRICK’S PUB: 1377 Ashley River Rd. 571-3435. Tonight: Karaoke, 9 p.m.; Sat: Drag Show. PELICAN’S NEST: 3772 Seabrook Island Rd., Seabrook Island. 768-2500. Fri-Sat: Live music. PENACHIOS FINE DINING & LOUNGE: 2447 Ashley River Rd. 4029640. Thurs: Debbie Prine, 9 p.m. THE POUR HOUSE: 1977 Maybank Hwy. 571-4343. Tonight: Telepath w/ Brothers Past, $12-15, 10 p.m.; Fri: Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band w/The Congress, $11-13, 10 p.m.; Sat: 40 oz. to Freedom: Sublime Tribute, $8-10; 10:30 p.m.; Mon: The Congress, free, 10 p.m.; Tues: Wisebird, $5, 10 p.m.; Wed: Fowlers Mustache Album Release Party, $5, 10 p.m.; Thurs: Futurebirds and American Aquarium, $10, 9:45 p.m. RED DRUM GASTROPUB: 803 Coleman Blvd., Mt. Pleasant. 849-0313. WedThurs: Live music. RITA’S: 2 Center St., Folly Beach. 5882525. Tonight: Beatles on the Beach w/Frank Royster; Fri: Joel and Ward; Sat: Jessie Pritchard; Tues: Diesel Brothers. SAFFRON CAFE AND BAKERY: Fri: Duda Lucena; Sat: Chris Hiott. SALTY MIKE’S BAR: 17 Lockwood Dr. 937-0208. Wed: Bluegrass w/David and Ivy, 8-10 p.m. SAND DOLLAR: 7 Center St., Folly Beach. 588-9498. Fri-Sat: Nu Attitude. SEEL’S ON SULLIVAN’S: 2213 Middle St., Sullivan’s Island, 883-5030. Fri and Sat: DJ C-Nile, 10 p.m.; Wed: The Bushels, 7 p.m. SOUTHEND BREWERY AND SMOKEHOUSE: 161 East Bay St. 8534677. Tonight: Salsa Night, 10 p.m.; FriSat: Live music. SUNFIRE GRILL & BISTRO: 1090 Sam Rittenberg Blvd. 766-0223. Tonight: Allyson Taylor, 6-9 p.m.; Fri: Chris Tidestrom, 6-9 p.m.; Mon: Singer and Songwriter Night; Tues: Ted Mckee on piano, 6-9 p.m. THE SWAMP FOX AT THE FRANCIS MARION HOTEL: 387 King St. 724-8888. Fri-Sat: Pianist Bill Howland 6 p.m..

THE TATTOOED MOOSE: 1137 Morrison Dr. 277-2990. Mon: The Royal Tinfoil. Tues: Live Music. THIRSTY TURTLE II: 1158 College Park Rd., Summerville. 851-9828. Fri-Sat: Karaoke, 9 p.m.; Sun: Mike Peifer or Jefferson Coker; Mon and Wed: Karaoke, 9 p.m.; Tues: Mike Peifer or Jefferson Coker. THROUGHBRED CLUB AT CHARLESTON PLACE: 224 King St. 722-4900. Tonight-Sat: Live music, 1-11 p.m.; Sun: Live music, 5-10 p.m.; Mon-Thurs: Live music, 1-11 p.m. TIN ROOF: 1117 Magnolia Rd. 5710775. Tonight: Today the Moon, Tomorrow the Sun; Fri: Ryan Bonner and the Dearly Beloved, Do It to Julia and Emily Lynch; Sat: The Bohannons w/Cary Ann Hearst. TOAST: 155 Meeting St. 534-0043. Tonight: Abe White; Fri: Live Music; Sat: Annie Boxell, 6 p.m. TOMMY CONDON’S: 160 Church St. 577-3818. Tonight-Sat: Steve Carroll and the Bograts; Wed, Sun: Fried Rainbow Trout. TRAYCE’S TOO NEIGHBORHOOD GRILLE & PUB: 2578 Ashley River Rd. 556-2378. Tonight: Trivia; Mon: Open mic; Tues: Karaoke. TRIANGLE CHAR & BAR: 828 Savannah Hwy. 377-1300. Fri: Green Levels; Sat: Howard and Sara.WET WILLIE’S: 209 East Bay St. 853-5650. Mon: Metal Mondays; Wed: Jerry Cooper; Sat: Jamisun. WILD WING DOWNTOWN: 6 N. Market St. 722-9464. Tonight: DJ Dance Party and Karaoke; Fri: Cool Kid Collective; Sat: DJ Dance Party; Sun: Plane Jane; Mon: Rotie Acoustic, 9 p.m.; Tue: Team Trivia w/David and Skipper; Wed: The Diesel Brothers. WILD WING MT. PLEASANT: 664 Coleman Blvd., Mt. Pleasant. 971-9464. Tonight: Plane Jane; Fri: Eddie Bush and the Mayhem; Sat: TrickKnee Duo; Sun: Patio Party w/David Dunning; Tue: Trivia Night w/DJ SLK T; Wed: Homegrown Music Series. WILD WING N. CHARLESTON: 7618 Rivers Ave. 818-9464. Tonight: Ed Millers Karaoke; Fri: Plane Jane; Sat: Birthday Bash w/Appetite for Destruction; Sun: R and R Late Night w/Matt and Fred; Mon: Team Trivia; Tues: The Piedmont Boys; Wed: DJ Dance Party and Bingo. THE WINDJAMMER: 1008 Ocean Blvd., IOP. 886-8596. Fri: Dave Mason, Kal David and The Real Deal, $20-25, 7:30 p.m.; Sat: Jesse and the Trippers, $5. WOLFTRACK BAR AND GRILL: 1807 Parsonage Rd. 768-0853. Tonight: Open Mic w/Everett; Fri: Cherry Bomb; Sat: Numb 909.

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Phish played two shows last week at the North Charleston Coliseum. Devin Grant was there and took photos. To read a review of the Friday show, go to www.charlestonscene.com.

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Downtown ‘Zombie Walk’ to Benefit MUSC BY DENISE K. JAMES

Special to The Post and Courier

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hen I was a kid, I had an obsession with writing scary tales. I would call them things like “The Grave Where No One Lies,” or “The Person with No Face.” Inevitably, a lot of them would be based on or around Halloween. If you’re craving the same sort of supernatural experience, try the Zombie Walk this weekend. It’s guaranteed to be a site of flesh-dripping grotesqueness but the best part is, it’s for charity. What better way to feel good and evil at the same time? Cassandra White, the organizer of the Zombie Walk, attributes the inspiration to her best friend, Kristopher Bristow, who passed away in 2009 after battling pulmonary hypertension. This year’s Zombie Walk, Charleston’s first ever, will benefit the MUSC Pulmonary Hypertension program. “I decided to do this because there is barely any awareness about this particu-

Stephen Gabriel is Dr. Frank-N-Furter in CBT’s “Rocky Horror” production. RICK DEAN PHOTOGRAPHY

lar disease,” White says. “I’m doing it for Kris, but also for all the people who have lost loved ones to this illness.” White is known around town as a “hooper,” that is, someone who takes the art of hula hooping to the next level. She credits Bristow for introducing her to the art form. “I hoop because of Kris,” she says. “He was a friend who literally changed my life. He pushed me and encouraged me to be a better person.” If you find yourself wondering how, exactly, pulmonary hypertension and zombies go together, White has a simple answer. “Kris really loved to costume,” she explains. “He also loved a good zombie walk. He would be first in line for this event if he were still here. Also, I’m a big fan of zombie walks myself. They happen all the time in other cities.” The walk begins at 5:30 p.m. Sunday in Marion Square. It costs $5 to participate, and all proceeds will benefit the program. “We’ll walk down King

Street from Marion Square, then take a left at Market Street, then another left on Meeting Street until we get back to the square,” says White. “Usually a zombie walk is longer than that, but we’ll keep it simple since this is our first walk! “ After the walk, participants can enjoy each other’s company and the feel-good vibes during a dinner at Mellow Mushroom on King Street. There’s also an after-party, beginning at 9 p.m., at the Market Street Saloon. “It’s free to get into the after-party if you participated in the walk, but if you just come to the party, it costs $5,” says White. “The money from the after-party also benefits the program. Plus, there will be an auction.” White hopes to have the event become annual, but she says everyone will have to behave. “Let’s just make sure we don’t jump on people’s cars or harass bystanders,” she laughs. “I think Charleston could use a yearly zombie walk.”

if you go WHAT: Zombie Walk. WHEN: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Marion Square. COST: $5. PROCEEDS: Benefits MUSC Pulmonary Hypertension program. AFTER-PARTY: Mellow Mushroom, 309 King St.

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Rocky Horror returns to Charleston Ballet Theatre Staff Reports

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harleston Ballet Theatre is bringing back its ballet production of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” It opens Friday and will be performed for two weeks. Stephen Gabriel will once again play the lead role. Much like the popular “shadow casts” that famously act out the action in front of the screen, the CBT dance company takes on the iconic roles in front of the screen as well, adding only the element of dance to the show’s festivities. “Rocky Horror” enthusiasts are encourage to attend in full costume regalia and can

expect all the bells and whistles that accompany a standard cult screening. As has been the tradition since its first midnight showing at the famed Waverly Theatre in New York City in 1976, audiences are expected to shout responses to the characters’ statements on the screen, including melodramatic abuse of the characters or actors, puns and pop culture references. CBT’s “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” is performed at the Black Box Theatre on 477 King St. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and Oct. 29 and 30. Tickets are $1532. Visit Charlestonballet.org or call the box office at 723-7334.

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DEADication photo show debuts at Imaging Arts

Steven Hyatt’s haunted works

“DEADication,” a Halloween-themed photography show features Steven Hyatt and other local photoghers. The showwill debut at Imaging Arts at 5 p.m. Friday. Here are some of the images:

BY VIKKI MATSIS

Special to The Post and Courier

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teven Hyatt said that everything he has done artistically has happened by chance. About a year ago, he was walking down the street when he came across a dead bird. The skull was picked bare, but the body was still as beautiful and intact as it has been when the bird was alive. Hyatt had never seen anything like it and has since been inspired to photograph dead animals and bones in a way that highlights their beauty. This Friday at Imaging Arts Gallery, Hyatt and eight other artists will be featuring their work at “DEADication,” an art show with startling and fearsome images honoring the dark side. Hyatt is the gallery coordinator at Imaging Arts and is well-known for his photographs of the churches of Charleston. He also creates abstract Polaroid manipulations where he interrupts the developing process and creates colorful, surreal imprints of the original image. “The process of creating inspires me,” Hyatt says. “I make art to get things inside of me out, and other times to take something in. “I fell in love with art because of the freedom in

DIANA DEAVER

Steven Hyatt is the gallery coordinator at Imaging Arts, 175 King St. churchesofcharleston.com CONTACT INFO: hyatts3@ gmail.com BIRTH DATE AND PLACE: March 17, Spartanburg RESIDENCE: Charleston, about 7 years FAMILY: Mother, Eydie; father, Steve; brothers, Kendall, Charlie and Mathew; sister, Katie; son, Edan. EDUCATION: Studied philosophy and religion at College of Charleston and Winthrop University. CAREER: Fine art printer and gallery coordinator at Imaging Arts, photographer DIANA DEAVER GOALS: To turn my Churches and costumes are encourit and the idea that its posof Charleston Project into a sibilities are as endless as the aged. book, and to be happy. mind of the creator.” NEXT EVENT: “DEADication”: INFLUENCES: The time I Meet Hyatt at 5-8 p.m. Fri- Opening 5-8 p.m. Friday at spend in churches. I am influday at the gallery, 175 King Imaging Arts Gallery, 175 enced and motivated by creSt. King St. Free. ating in general and seeing The gallery will be transWEBSITE: www.stevenhyatt- things created by others. formed into a haunted space photography.com, www. PRICE RANGE: $150-$1,500

ZOOM PHOTOGRAPHY

JOSHUA HOFFINE

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James Island gets the biggest party of the year BY SAMANTHA TEST

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if you go WHAT: Skinful Halloween WHERE: Brick House Kitchen, 1575 Folly Road WHEN: 8 p.m.-until Saturday TICKETS: $50, at skinfulhalloween.com/tickets.html. CHARITY: A portion of the proceeds benefit Roper St. Francis Ryan White Program and The Surfer’s Healing Organization. TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING: Shuttles will run 6:30 p.m.-4:30 a.m. from James Island Lowe’s, Gold’s Gym and Buffalo South. No parking onsite will be allowed. MORE INFO: http://skinfulhalloween.com SKINFUL?: Sorry nudists, but costumes are required.

follow the madness on twitter There’s no way we could miss this party. On Saturday night, Follow Charleston scene on twitter twitter.com/chasscene - to see live updates and pictures from Skinful. Also, read some funny quotes from Skinful organizers David Brisacher and Dr. Brian King online at www.charlestonscene.com

photos provided by Big Hair Productions

ust when you thought it couldn’t possibly get any bigger, better or freakier, Skinful Halloween has done just that. Saturday night’s 10th anniversary howling good party will take over the old dairy plant at 1575 Folly Road and the 12 acres of land behind it and Brick House Kitchen on James Island. In what promises to be the most sinful of the Skinfuls, the party goes 8 p.m.until, and includes the best of years past, plus more. “It’s like Disney World, but for freaks,” said event organizer David Brisacher of Big Hair Productions. Between the warehouse and various outdoor tents, domes and areas, featured performers include Charleston High Rollers, Bizzaro Burlesque, Inner Cirkus, a pole-dancing troupe on 25foot-high poles, aerialists, break dancers, a mechanical bull, jump castles, zip line and a glass-eating African chief (seriously). Hay rides will take you through trails that have been carved out of the woods as well as the all-inclusive, two-story VIP area and lounge. Brick House Kitchen will provide the grub and Ice Box will run the bar. The lineup for the main stage starts with Dub Island & The Dubplates, continues with Third World and then presents Mini Kiss (you’ve seen them on the Dr. Pepper commercials). While Mini Kiss wraps up, Rebirth Brass Band will do what they do best. The well-known, heavy funk brass band from HBO’s “Treme” will begin its processional that will twist through the trails, end at the main stage and play until around 1 a.m. Pimps of Joytime will end the night. Bands on the break-out stages will include Sol Driven Train, Key of Q, Gaslight Street with Rusty Trombone, Torture Town, Mission Hill, Son of a Bad Man, M.O. Theory and Son of Cane. “If you’re into electronic, if you’re into rock or funk or whatever, you can literally walk around the party and get some of every vibe,” said Brisacher.

It’s like this release for people where they’re able to dress up in a costume and just let their freak out with 2,000 of their closest friends. It’s great. We’re blessed because everybody that comes out is such a respectable crowd.” – David Brisacher, event organizer

The Spaced Invaders will light up the wall outside the warehouse with projections and beats. Other DJs spread throughout will include Jude, James Belk, Trail Mix, Jake B and Rocky Horror. Art and set designs are all done by local artists from Scott Debus to Ishmael, and even include lasers shooting out of artwork. “It’s going to be a spectacle. Hopefully, people will come and be completely wowed,” said Brisacher. “We’re definitely trying to make a couple of people’s heads explode.” He warns that with so much going on, you might miss more than you actually see. However, you won’t have to guard your alcohol supply. New this year will be the cooler check. If you decide to BYOB, just check it in for a $5 fee, get a number and come back as many times as you like. Tip for the night: Use the full cash bar early, as it must shut down at normal bar hours. Then use your own stuff that’s been chilling in the cooler check. ATMs will be on site for water, food and random souvenirs. All proceeds from the cooler check will go to the Roper St. Francis Ryan White Program and The Surfer’s Healing Organization. Skinful event founder and party master, Dr. Brian King, makes contributions every year to charities, whether the event makes money or not. Profits aren’t the point for him. “It’s fun to dress up and this party has

never been about nudity,” King said. “It’s always been about individual creativity and artistic expression and dressing up and then just letting loose for one night.” King started the legendary Halloween party almost 14 years ago when it was just a haunted house he ran for neighborhood children with a follow-up party for adults. Sick of friends not dressing up for the party, he jokingly started putting “Costume or Naked” on the invites. Most got the hint and starting wearing costumes. One year, though, a pregnant friend came out completely nude. She ran off most of the party-goers, but the next year, the idea caught on. The revelry became an any-way-you-wantto-come party and slowly evolved into Skinful as hundreds more flocked to the event, outgrowing King’s house. These days, costumes are required. “We do it more for the art of it, the music and the pleasure, the love of it,” said Brisacher. “Skinful is for the people that have come to it regularly and have been coming for years and years. They look forward to it like people look forward to Christmas. It’s like this release for people where they’re able to dress up in a costume and just let their freak out with 2,000 of their closest friends. It’s great. “We’re blessed because everybody that comes out is such a respectable crowd,” he continued. “There’s normally nothing but love going on, and that’s normally the only thing that security has to break up,” he laughed. Safety is at the forefront of both King and Brisacher’s priorities. An EMT will be on hand as well as the fire department and security. Responsibility is encouraged. No parking is available on site, but 50passenger buses will shuttle party-goers continuously from Lowe’s, Gold’s Gym and Buffalo South, all on James Island. Several taxi services are involved as well. “We’ve prided ourselves — knock on wood — that we haven’t had any issues. We’ve gone above and beyond and taken most measures as far as safety,” said King. “We want it to be safe. We want everyone to be comfortable.” “It’s not a party for the faint of heart, that’s for sure!”

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Luke ‘n Ollie’s Pizzeria CUISINE: Pizzeria and sandwiches CATEGORY: Neighborhood Favorite PHONE: 242-8121 LOCATION: 1101-C Ocean Blvd., Isle of Palms FOOD: ★★★ ATMOSPHERE: ★★ SERVICE: ★★½ PRICE: $ COSTS: Appetizers $3.95-$9, salads $7-$9, pizza $9.50$18, slice $2.75, toppings 50 centes-$3, wraps $7.50-$8; subs $8-$9.50, burgers $7-$8.95, toppings 75 cents; sandwiches $4.50-$8.95, baskets $7.95-$11.95, daily specials, soups, entrees market price. WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE: Yes. VEGETARIAN OPTIONS: Yes. BAR: Yes, specialty Oasis frozen drinks, $2.50 domestic beers, $3 imports. HOURS: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. daily. (check hours as they could change with the seasons). DECIBEL LEVEL: Moderate; live music on the patio. PARKING: Rear lot, metered street parking; now through May, all the parking meters are free. OTHER: www.lukenollies.com, facebook, lukenollies@ yahoo.com. Delivery to Isle of Palms, Sullivan’s Island, Seaside Farms. Catering, take-out. After-school student specials Monday-Friday 3-5 p.m. $4 slice and a soda; $6 slice and a smoothie. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday $8.99 large pizza, Happy Hour, beer and a slice $5. Special discounts and secret “words” revealed on facebook page. Gift certificates awarded for Steak Bomb Challenge.

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who have who have polished off the Steak Bomb Challenge ($18) and owner Jonathan Swartz’s 15 seconds of fame with Drew Carey of uke ‘n Ollie’s Pizzeria “The Price Is Right.” opened this spring in The owner also is a Michithe promenade of shops that gan State University grad line Ocean Boulevard on the Isle of Palms. They have and game days take on a big green wave that rivals maintained the “barefoot print” of the Barefoot Bistro a certain football team in that was the previous tenant. Dorchester County. Swartz had previous expeThe narrow hallway that rience with the Grand Pawas once tight with tables now houses a counter over- vilion Cafe and Bar at Wild Dunes Resort that translates looking the exterior patio. easily into the running of a High-tops line the wall casual, coastal restaurant. perpendicular to the bar Since the spring opening, and tables are distributed between the interior and ex- Swartz and his team have terior dining areas. There is tweaked the menu, toyed with breakfast pizzas and a full service bar with seatteased with “zepp-ollies,” a ing for six. take on fried Italian dough, The place is beach casual aka donuts. and the decor eclectic. The Soups are making their walls are being “decorated” way onto the menu as the with sports memorabilia, the Wall of Winners’ photo- weather cools down. Chickgraphs bear witness to those en and eggplant parmesans BY DEIDRE SCHIPANI

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can be had as subs or as entrees topping pastas with sides of garlic bread. Lasagna comes fully loaded, oozing cheese and chunky red sauce. Like Chef Brett McKee (17 North, 15 North), Swartz has used his social media position on FaceBook to determine his customers likes. The stoneground honey wheat pizza dough now on the menu is a result of this dialogue. Luke ‘n Ollie’s features fresh pizza dough made to their specs and out-sourced to a local bakery. Their sub buns will give Amoroso’s (the roll that made the Philly cheesesteak famous) a run for the money. This is a pizza place, after all, and the dough scraps that accompany the hummus ($6.50) dip are none other than toasted pizza “chips.” The garlic oil is made in-house as is the bal-

samic vinaigrette and coleslaw. The bread “bowls” are formed from that trinity of bread, water and yeast, aka dough. Pizza places seem to be the cash crop of our current economy. Swartz takes the ingredients up a notch and with his attention to freshness and willingness to test the waters of the appetites of his customers is on to winning combinations. The pizza is available oldschool, by the slice ($2.75), and can be topped by a variety of ingredients from anchovies to ricotta (50 cents to 75 cents). Whole pies are 10 inches and 16 inches and can be ordered from a menu of pizzas or customized to your taste. We found the “spicy Italian sausage” to be on the mild side; the mushrooms fresh Please see REVIEW, Page 27E

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sundaes and dessert pizzas will satisfy your sweet tooth. The dessert menu availability changes, so check in first if you are hankering for a taste of that Twinkie-misu! Servers were friendly, outgoing and well-schooled about the menu. But they can easily get distracted as the restaurant traffic builds and they make their way between indoor and outdoor seating areas. Whether it was lunch hour, tourists en masse, or busy carry-out orders, the staff struggled to maintain timely service. These problems are easy to solve. LNO stretches the best of a pizzeria over a menu that incorporates Southern Italian favorites, adds a dash of local specialties, and delivers them with quality ingredients. Luke and Ollie are cats and the menu slogan “where the cool cats eat!” will have you purring for pizza, pleased “wid” your cheesesteak and licking your chops after dessert.

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peppers and mushrooms all topped with ¼ pound and the crust thin and crisp. of mozzarella cheese and A sturdy bottom supported a heaping portion of fries. the toppings and the sauce Finish it under an hour and and the cheese formed that make the Wall of Winners culinary amalgam of dairy and you could be in contenand sauce that only pizza tion for a $100 gift certificate. can. The red sauce is on the Tempted by the bomb but sweet side, to my taste. not the heartburn? Try the Salads ($3-$9) feature a mini steak bomb ($9.95), a nice assortment of greens smaller version of the “chaland can be topped with lenger.” grilled chicken ($2.50). All All-beef burgers are handthe sandwiches are served formed and the PB3 ($8.95) with a side of French fries or is not pimiento cheese (as I slaw and a side salad can be thought) but peanut butter, added for $.99. bacon and tomato. The Philly cheesesteak sub The fried green tomato ($9.50) comes with caramel- BLT ($8.50) gets a spicy ized onions, mushrooms mantle of remoulade sauce and green peppers. The and the same tomatoes apcheese is mozzarella but pear in the caprese salad they will gladly substitute ($9). cheddar or Swiss. It was Save room for dessert one of the better versions in and the featured “Twinkietown: Loaded with meat and misu.” This dessert was in a roll that did it justice. made popular at Disney’s The steak bomb challenge Pop Century Resort. It is ($18) layers 10 ounces of not so far-fetched to sub a chipped steak meat onto an Twinkie for a lady finger. 18-inch-long roll, 8 ounces The restaurant sells out, so of hamburger, 4 ounces of be aware. Italian red sauce, onions, Ice cream sandwiches,

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Upper King Street Fall Design Walk going on today

Get your camo ready

The annual SEWE Fall Soiree hosted by the East Cooper chapter of Ducks Unlimited will take place 711 p.m. Friday at the Visitor Center, 375 Meeting St. Tickets are $40 through Thursday (723-1748 or sewe. com), or $50 at the door, and include oysters, barbecue and more, open bar, live/silent auctions and music by Palmetto Soul. Virginia’s on King also will be offering brunch on Saturday and Sunday featuring “wild” specials. Virginia’s on King is at 412 King St., 735-5800.

Vino tasting at Bocci’s

Bocci’s Italian Restaurant and Danni Baird from Ben Arnold Wine Distributors are sponsoring a complimentary wine tasting from 5-7 p.m. today. Guests will be offered four distinct samples of wines from Italy and California, including Prosecco and a California Malbec. Featured appetizers and more than 20 other wines by the glass will be available. Bocci’s is at 158 Church St. To reserve, call 720-2121 or click www.boccis.com.

A taste of Eire

Molly Darcy has now opened in the former Meritage space. On the menu? The foods and brews of Ireland. Expect to find classics such as black and white pudding, bangers and mash along with burgers and salads. Molly Darcy has another location in Myrtle Beach. Click www.mollydarcy.com or call 737-4085.

Or, meet Bourdain and be part of a VIP Reception following the show sponsored by Maverick Southern Kitchens and Firefly Distillery. The reception will feature a meet and greet, book signing, food and drinks.

Brunch at the BBQ

Home Team BBQ on Sullivan’s Island is now serving Sunday brunch from 11 Spanish wine a.m.-2 p.m. dinner On the menu? Barbecued shrimp and grits, brisket, The Old Village Post House welcomes Enate Win- migas wraps and steak and eggs. ery for a Spanish wine dinDo try banana pudding ner at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 28. French toast! Bottomless Executive chef Frank Lee Mimosas and Bloody Marys and chef de cuisine Jim are $10. Walker have created a sixHome Team BBQ is at course menu with pairings by wine and beverage direc- 2209 Middle St., Sullivan’s Island. 883-3131. tor Patrick Emerson. The full menu is available online. The cost is $66 plus Raising the bar tax and gratuity. menu Reservations are required; call 388-8935. The Old VilChef Craig Deihl has relage Post House is at 101 Pitt vamped the bar menu for St., Mount Pleasant. fall at Cypress, A Lowcountry Grille. Bourdain to be in Menu items are priced at $5-$15 and include a bristown ket chili dog, a patty melt on brioche, trotter tots and Television celebrity chef house-made charcuterie and Anthony Bourdain will speak about his experiences pickles. as a chef and a world traveler Cypress is at 167 East Bay Street. 727-0111 or visit and answering questions www.magnolias-blossomfrom the audience at “No cypress.com. Reservations: An Evening with Anthony Bourdain” Host with the on Nov. 12 at the North Charleston Performing Arts most Center. Mickey Bakst of CharlesMaverick Southern Kitchton Grill at Charleston Place ens is giving away a pair of tickets at each of its proper- has been honored by Executive Travel as one of the top ties. maitre d’s in the business. Enter to win when you Bakst also was selected this dine at Slightly North of year by the Critics Picks DinBroad, Old Village Post ner for the BB&T Charleston House or High Cotton or Wine and Food by the city’s when you take a class at restaurant critics. Charleston Cooks. Winners will be selected Please see CHEW, Page 29E the week of Nov. 8.

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Craig Deihl of Cypress has revamped the restaurant’s bar menu. For more information, call 727-0111. Cypress is at 167 East Bay St.

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harleston Mayor Joe Riley will officially open the Upper King Street Fall Design Walk today. Businesses from Calhoun to Spring streets will remain open late and the food and beverage industry along the route will offer events after 8 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Visit www.upperkingstreetdesigndistrict.com or call 303-1113. There will be event parking at the Visitor Center Garage on Ann Street for $2.

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Sweets for the cure Tristan Restaurant and chef Nate Whiting and pastry chef Amanee Neirouz are featuring a special dessert during October to benefit the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. The dessert is a prickly pear creamsicle with honey almond sponge and orange blossom mascarpone ($8). For each dessert purchased, Tristan will donate $2 to the foundation. Tristan is at 10 Linguard St.

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Daze of the dead Now open Dress up as your best “Taco Boy” and win a taco truck party for 30 of your closest friends. Be in the best overall costume and win $1,000 at Taco Boy’s downtown Halloween event Oct. 30 at 217 Huger St. This adult-only event (age 21 up) begins at 8 p.m. Cost is $10. All Day of the Dead fans can celebrate at Taco Boy’s Folly Beach location (15 Center St.) and downtown spot until 6 p.m. Families and children are welcome

Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers in Towne Centre, Mount Pleasant. www.raisingcanes.com.

New look

Saffron Bakery and Cafe now features an outdoor patio, hookah bar, mini kabob menu and new lunch buffet. The restaurant is at 333 East Bay St. 722-5588.

Roasted

“Roast the Coast” will be held on the deck at Blu Restaurant and Bar beginning

at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 28. Cost is $19.95 per person. For details, www.blufollybeach.com or call 588-6658.

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King. 1A Cannon St., 2247566. ◗ Pit Stop Deli at 84 Society St. 793-3623, orders@thepitstopdeli.com. ◗ Five Boroughs Deli, delivery only. www.fiveboroughsdeli.com or 720-4900, no delivery charge, no minimum, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. ◗ Black Bean Co. 116 Spring St., 277-0990, www.blackbeanco.com,

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buy tickets knowing only the featured chef, the type of cuisine, and the date of the dinner. Twenty-four hours before the event, the buyer receives an e-mail announcing the location. Tickets are limited and cost $100. Check out www.guerillacuisine.com for details.

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Steve Palmer, managing partner for the Indigo Road restaurant group, traveled to New York to receive this Cruel Seas honor on behalf of the rescocktail taurant and its chef, Sean Take homemade Bloody Park. Mary mix add Absolut PepO-Ku is at 463 King St. par, pickled South Carolina 737-0112 or visit www.o-kushrimp, horseradish spiked sushi.com. “dilly beans” and rim the O-Ku serves dinner only, glass with Cyprus black seven days a week. lava sea salt and you have First for James a dark and stormy on steroids. Island This chilling cocktail can Guerilla Cuisine, Charlesbe yours but only through ton’s underground supper Nov. 30 at Peninsula Grill. club, is featuring Starfish O-Ku gets Grille chef Tomas Lopez, in a dinner scheduled Sunday. a big OK It is the first time a chef Esquire magazine has hon- from James Island has been ored O-Ku Sushi Restaurant featured by Guerilla Cuias one of the Best New Res- sine, a collaborative dining taurants of 2010. project that brings together John Mariani, restaurant chefs, artists, performers reporter, author and colum- and farmers. nist, compiled the list for the The dinner is announced magazine. electronically, and diners CHEW From Page 28E

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7 Cafe impressive new West Ashley bar, restaurant

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rom the exterior, 7 Cafe cuts an unusual profile: dark-tinted windows and a single, neon “Open” sign near the doorway. If the aim is to arouse curiosity, then 7 succeeds. Because inside, the splashy, new bar and restaurant is an impressive find. Charleston businessman Jerome Heyward owns the cafe. It took him 63 days, he says, to strip the effects belonging to the location’s previous inhabitant, Tootie’s Sidewalk Cafe and Ice Cream Parlor, including walls dressed in tropical pastels along with a mascot named Tootie the Toucan. As for 7, it’s emerged a much different venue, the design entirely Heyward’s. The bar can claim stake as the cafe’s centerpiece.

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if you go WHAT: 7 Cafe ADDRESS: 2026 Savannah Highway PHONE: 556-0006 HOURS: 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri.; 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sat.; 5 p.m.-until Mon.-Sun.

The countertop is cast in low, yellow lighting and the drinks are reasonably priced: $3 for beers and $5 for liquor drinks. One section is cordoned off by purple velvet ropes, sort of a curious sight during the day, but perhaps not out of place come evenings. Just beyond that, a lengthy banquette runs down a portion of one of the walls. Lunch calls for a menu of Southern favorites: smothered and fried pork chops, baked turkey wings, fried fish and chicken wings, ox tail and ribs. The pork chops are nicely breaded, the chicken wings

fried crisp, but 7’s starches and veggies earn special mention. The macaroni and cheese is baked crunchy, the green beans are nicely salted and the cabbage comes cooked with bacon. It’s all affordable, too: $7.95 for a meat-and-two plate. On Saturday mornings, 7 Cafe celebrates with a shrimp-and-grits breakfast, and a three-piece, live jazz band. And in the evenings, the restaurant serves a quartet of small plates as entrees: grilled salmon with jasmine rice, grilled shrimp, blackened chicken pasta and shrimp and grits.

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O-Ku’s Sean Park talks about restaurant’s recent nod in Esquire

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upheaval? Special to The Post and A: Nothing has changed. My focus since I got on Courier board with this restaurant efore joining O-Ku in has been on the menu from March, chef Sean Park its concept design to finalwas responsible for helping ization. As executive chef, I to open a very popular sushi focus on the execution of my bar in New Jersey, as well as food and plan on being at consulting on menus and O-Ku for a long time. designs for numerous other Q: You were just named restaurants. one of Esquire Magazine’s He learned the art of Japa- 20 Best New Restaurants nese cuisine studying under in 2010, which is a huge Sekigami Chiro in New honor. Did this come as a York City. surprise to you? Most recently Park’s O-Ku A: Yes. The whole O-Ku was named as one of Esquire team has been passionate Magazine’s 20 Best New about our concept since the Restaurants in 2010. beginning and we’re so exQ: You have been at O-Ku cited that it has been recoga while now. What has sur- nized. Every member of the prised you in your first year staff here really was integral in a new restaurant? in gaining such prestigious A: The people in Charlesrecognition, bar staff, hostton have surprised me the esses, servers, and all my most with how receptive kitchen staff. and supportive they have Q: How are you dealing been of the restaurant and with this new level of recogthe kind of food I make. I’m nition? so pleasantly surprised that A: I am a bit nervous! I’m they have embraced me. very motivated to continue Charleston is really a small to produce high-quality city with big city tastes. food. I’m also eager to take Q: What changes are the food to the next level. Q: What is your favorite you planning or hoping to make in your second year? item on the menu right now? A: I’ve seen that CharlesA: On the current menu, ton is ready for high-end contemporary Japanese cui- I really love the Miso Marisine and I’m confident that I nated Chilean Seabass, but am able to continue to raise there will be some great dishes on the fall menu that the quality and standards I’m really excited about ofof my cuisine. I’m ready to fering, dishes with oysters, offer more aggressive and challenging Japanese cuisine wagyu beef and some more exotic chef’s specialties. along with traditional and Q: What is your “guilty familiar Japanese dishes. Q: There has been quite a pleasure” food? A: Pork belly and kimchee bit of change at O-Ku and stew. My wife makes it for The Indigo Road recently. How have you handled the me at least once a week!

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here’s just something special about a small batch beer that your typical domestic can’t provide. The Coleman Public House is a pleasant addition to bars east of the Cooper. With several craft beers and a chic, yet relaxing atmosphere, it’s a good pit stop for a Sunday afternoon brunch or a Friday night extravaganza. Bartender Nick Gormand could talk booze all day long. Q: How long have you been open? A: About four and a half months now. Q: How’s the vibe? A: It’s a good, laid-back vibe, and very friendly. It’s a great restaurant with a decent taproom. Q: How’s the beer, speaking of taprooms? A: We have 16 taps, and they change a lot. We have a

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lot of European beers — Belgian, German — and a lot of American craft beers. We also try to educate everyone on the beers we offer. Q: What’s your favorite? A: I’d recommend the Bells Two-Hearted ale, and the Weihenstephaner, which is from the oldest brewery in the world. Q: What kind of specials do you offer? A: We have flights, which is four of the four-ounce glasses for $8. We also do a happy hour, and team trivia on Tuesdays with a dollar off draft and liquor specials. Q: Speaking of liquor, how

are the cocktails? A: We do a classic cocktails list. We have Pim’s Cup, which is the oldest cocktail in the United States. Q: What’s your own favorite shot to pour? A: Isn’t it obvious? Grand Marnier. Q: Tell me about the food options. A: We really pride ourselves on our flatbreads and burgers. The mini lamb burgers are great. We also do brunch on Saturdays and Sundays. We do dinner features as well. My favorite dinner is the braised short rib. Q: Where else do you like to go in Charleston? A: I’ve got a 15-month-old, so anywhere is a treat. My fiancee and I do like to eat at Cypress, and have drinks at the Pavilion pool bar. Q: What are the plans for Halloween? A: I’m getting married on Oct. 30, so that’s what is going on as far as I’m concerned!

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Film Unfinished” may not be the strangest making-of documentary you’ve ever seen. It may, however, be the most affecting. The film that Israeli director Yael Hersonski takes as her subject is also a documentary, of sorts. It’s an hour-long rough cut of a silent Nazi propaganda film, shot over 30 days in May 1942 inside Warsaw’s Jewish ghetto and titled simply “The Ghetto.” “A Film Unfinished” doesn’t so much finish “The Ghetto” as it does place the earlier movie in its proper context, incorporating longmissing outtakes that reveal staging of scenes that were once thought to be authentic by many historians. There’s no real surprise there. The fact that Nazis might have set up a scene of well-dressed Jews ignoring Jewish beggars as they stride into a shop, as a way to prove that Jews don’t care about those in need, is disgusting, but is it really news? Of course the Nazi film tries to portray Germans in the best possible light. “Look how well we take care of our Jews,” it seems to say. Butchered geese, meant to show abundance of the ghetto, would be brought in when scenes were shot at the Warsaw market. (Though the film also shows residents of the ghetto buying horse meat as well. Not many, of course, could afford even that.) But revealing the secrets hidden in the raw footage is not Hersonski’s most powerful weapon. The film doesn’t hit you over the head, but in its own way, it is quietly devastating.

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Yael Hersonski’s documentary “A Film Unfinished” looks at “The Ghetto,” a Nazi-produced movie about the Warsaw Ghetto. The unfinished film, discovered after the war, had no soundtrack. Since the end of WWII, one copy of a 60-minute propaganda film, shot by the Nazis in May 1942, sat undisturbed in an East German archive.

movie review ★★★★★ (of 5)

DIRECTOR: Yael Hersonski, RATED: R for disturbing images and Holocaust atrocities, including graphic nudity, RUN TIME: 1 hr. 28 min.

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Author and Holocaust scholar Ted Rosengarten, along with filmmaker Paul Brown, will lead a discussion after today’s 7 p.m. showing of “A Film Unfinished” at the Terrace Theater, 1956 D Maybank Highway. A portion of the evening’s proceeds will benefit the Charleston Jewish Federation’s REMEMBER Program for Holocaust and Genocide Education. To learn more about the program, visit www.charlestonremembers.org. Admission is $10, $5 for student tickets (with an ID). Tickets are $18 for patron tickets, which includes guaranteed premium seating. Advance tickets are available at the Terrace Theater or Charleston JCC. Call 571-6565 or visit www.jewishcharleston.org.

Like the filmmakers behind “The Ghetto,” she, too, uses staging, in this case filming an actor in the role of Willy Wist, the only cameraman who worked on “The Ghetto” to have been identified by name. In the end, “A Film Unfinished” doesn’t really need to

add anything to “The Ghetto” to put the final touches to it. The eyes of those whom Wist and his crew filmed — alternately hollow, haunted and horrified at being made complicit in their own character assassination — speak most loudly of all.

ere’s a stumper for authors Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner, the geniuses behind the 2005 best-seller “Freakonomics,” which mined strange correspondences and uncanny connections out of the most seemingly unrelated things (more widely available abortion and the falling crime rate, for instance): Even if you’ve never read the book, why does the new documentary based on it feel so ... familiar? Maybe it’s because of all those cocktail-party conversations the book inspired. At this point, who in Washington doesn’t feel like they’ve read it? Or maybe it was all those New York Times Sunday magazine articles the authors penned under the “Freakonomics” banner. They certainly helped make the term, which describes a new way of looking at the world and the sometimes unexpected way things work, a household word. Maybe, just maybe, it’s because the movie isn’t freaky enough. It certainly comes with a pedigree. The omnibus documentary is a compendium of four “chapters,” each based on a section of the book and each directed by a different hotshot documentarian. In “A Roshanda by Any Other Name,” Morgan Spurlock (“Super Size Me”) looks at the economic impact of “black” vs. “white” names. In “Pure Corruption,” Alex Gibney (“Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room”) examines cheating in the world of Japanese sumo wrestling. In “It’s Not Always a Wonderful Life,” Eugene Jarecki (“Why We Fight”) plumbs the aforementioned connection between abortion and crime. And finally, in “Can a Ninth Grader Be Bribed to

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“Freakonomics” director Morgan Spurlock arrives at the New York premiere of the film last month.

movie review ★★ (of 5)

DIRECTORS: Morgan Spurlock, Rachel Grady, Heidi Ewing RATED: PG-13 for elements of violence, sexuality/nudity, drugs, and brief strong language RUN TIME: 1 hr. 25 min.

Succeed?” Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing (“Jesus Camp”) ask whether, well, the title of that last one is kind of selfexplanatory. That could be part of the problem. There’s a certain obviousness to the movie that blunts some points made by Levitt and Dubner, who appear between segments in lively interviews. Take, for example, the revelation, in Spurlock’s generally bouncy installment, that the same resume, sent out once under the name Tyrone and again under another stereotypically white-sounding name would generate fewer callbacks. The fact that such prejudice still exists, even in this supposedly post-racial age, is disturbing but hardly a bombshell. Nor is cheating among sumo athletes, at least to American ears, which have become inured to hearing about such sporting scandals. The most interesting thing about that segment,

which plays like an episode of “60 Minutes” or “20/20,” is the statistical analysis that led to the conclusion that cheating among Japanese wrestlers was rampant. But perhaps the freakiest of the chapters is the one drawing a link between the legalization of abortion in America and the attendant drop in crime. It’s controversial, which makes it most deserving of the movie’s title, whether you agree with the premise or not. Yet in the movie at least, the hypothesis that fewer unwanted children naturally equates to fewer criminals seems hardly as “unimpeached” as Jarecki’s segment calls it. In the end, we see Levitt — an economist, Dubner a journalist — wondering aloud whether the experiment might work better if they started the carrot-andstick approach earlier, say, in elementary school. Yeah, maybe. Get back to us when you find out.

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Saga of making ‘The Hobbit’ continues BY BEN FRITZ AND CLAUDIA ELLER

Los Angeles Times

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ollowing a multitude of delays, Warner Bros. and co-financing partner Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. have agreed to start production in February on the two films that serve as a prequel to the blockbuster “Lord of the Rings” trilogy, people familiar with the situation said. Only one hitch remains, however, and it may not necessarily be a small one. The studios are waiting to announce the greenlight because a labor dispute between director Peter Jackson and the Screen Actors Guild and other performers unions is not yet resolved. The unions have advised members not to work on “The Hobbit” because they claim it’s a nonunion production. The parties are hopeful that a resolution is imminent, which would pave the way for the movies to be shot in Jackson’s home country of New Zealand, where “Lord of the Rings” was made and preproduction for the new films is under way. The first “Hobbit” movie is scheduled to be released in December 2012 and the second the following holiday season, both in 3-D. Production on “The Hobbit” had also been held up because of the financial problems of MGM, which owns international distribution rights to the pictures and is obligated to cover half of the budget, which is expected to approach $500 million. Although MGM is still not financially able to foot its part of the bill, it had to commit to the production before filming could start. MGM is expected to talk to potential funding sources,

Director Clint Eastwood talks with Cecile de France on the set of “Hereafter.” Read a review of the film on www.charlestonscene.com. KEN REGAN/WARNER BROS./MCT

Eastwood ponders mortality with new film BY DAVID GERMAIN

AP Movie Writer

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lint Eastwood, who turned 80 this year, recalls how his longtime production designer Henry Bumstead once answered a question about growing old. Bumstead, who kept working until his death four years ago at 91, replied: “Oh, to be 80 again.” MARK J. TERRILL/AP “I thought, yeah, that’s it,” Eastwood said in an interDirector Peter Jackson is shown accepting the view at the Warner Bros. Oscar for best director for his work on “The Lord office he has occupied since of the Rings: The Return of the King” in 2004. 1976. “When I’m 80, I’ll be After many delays and conflicts, Jackson is set to saying, ‘Oh, to be 70 again,’ begin work on “The Hobbit,” the prequel to the or something like that.” popular “Lord of The Rings” trilogy. The prolific director, who entered a career peak in his including other studios that Home Entertainment Group 70s with such films as “Million Dollar Baby” and “Myscould handle foreign disPresident Kevin Tsujihara, tribution on its behalf. As a and Spyglass Entertainment tic River,” said he aims to keep working as long as he’s backup plan, Warner Bros. chiefs Gary Barber and able and gives little thought has agreed to loan MGM the Roger Birnbaum, who will to mortality, the subject of money in exchange for adtake over MGM’s manageditional rights to the picture ment if a proposed prepack- his new drama “Hereafter,” which follows three characbeyond the domestic distri- aged bankruptcy plan gets ters searching for answers bution it already controls. approved by the studio’s about life after death. The production will be creditors. Now that he is 80, how old overseen by Warner Bros.’ Another major sticking does he feel? “Eighteen,” New Line Cinema label, point in recent weeks has Eastwood jokes, before diswhich made the “Lord of the been finalizing terms of a missing the age issue with a Rings” trilogy before it was deal with Jackson, who coshrug. folded into its sibling studio wrote the script and is also “I don’t think too much by parent company Time a producer on the movies. about it. I don’t feel any Warner Inc. He has been preparing the Negotiations between the production for the past two different than I did at 70,” Eastwood said. “Whatever two sides have been led by years and in the spring he I feel internally, now is the New Line President Toby replaced Guillermo Del best age for me, because I Emmerich, Warner Bros. Toro as director.

feel better now, I guess because I’ve lived a lot of life. I’ve been able to accomplish a certain amount of things, and I haven’t beaten anybody up doing it. So I’m OK about it. “Physically, I don’t know if can run as hard as I could at 60 or 70. But I probably could. I probably could get close.” Eastwood thinks back to shooting 2004’s “Million Dollar Baby,” which followed 1992’s “Unforgiven” as his second Academy Award winner for best picture and director, and how each day he and collaborators would do dips on the parallel bars on the set of the boxing drama. Eastwood said he could do more dips than colleagues 40 or 45 years younger. That’s not a boast from the soft-spoken Eastwood, who rose to fame on TV’s “Rawhide,” became a bigscreen star with “A Fistful of Dollars” and “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” and was an icon of vigilante justice with his “Dirty Harry” movies. He’s simply acknowledging the discipline he knows he possesses to work hard and efficiently. That’s part of the secret of his decades-long affiliation with Warner Bros., where executives have signed off

on story angles that don’t scream box office — euthanasia in “Million Dollar Baby,” child molestation in 2003 best-picture nominee “Mystic River” — knowing that Eastwood would bring them an interesting film at a reasonable price, often under budget and ahead of schedule. Though Eastwood’s collaborators say he will shoot 10 takes of a scene when needed, he’s often content doing a couple of takes and moving on. Eastwood was attracted to “Hereafter” because it deals with the afterlife in a spiritual manner without turning religious. He attended a variety of churches, mostly Protestant, as a boy but gave up on it early on, disliking the wrathful tone that was preached. “I couldn’t believe that God would be a great sadist in the sky, getting pleasure out of, ‘If you screw up, I’m going to bust you, boy,’ ” Eastwood said. “That’s a way of keeping people in line, I guess.” He does find Buddhism attractive, “because they don’t seem to be as mean-spirited, and their idea of God is sort of a heavyset guy who’s got a smile on his face, and I thought, hey, that’s nice,” Eastwood said.

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‘Conviction’ is a good ride BY MICHAEL PHILLIPS Chicago Tribune

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‘Red’ is leaden caper for Willis and pals

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ritics often gripe about the blink-and-you’vemissed-it frenzy of action sequences in today’s Hollywood thrillers. The spy caper “Red” admirably rejects the trend, slowing things down to a digestible pace appropriate for vintage-borderingon-geriatric heroes Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, John Malkovich and Helen Mirren. Yet despite the impressive cast, which includes MaryLouise Parker, Richard Dreyfuss and Ernest Borgnine, this latest adaptation of a hip graphic novel fails to fill in the spaces between the action with anything terribly interesting. Director Robert Schwentke (‘‘Flightplan,” “The Time Traveler’s Wife”) aims for a mix of action and comedy but never quite delivers on either. The action is OK, though nothing you haven’t seen done better a hundred times before. Some of the gunplay becomes interminable, the filmmakers turning buildings and vehicles into Swiss cheese as characters fire off endless rounds of ammo. The laughs are slight and

movie review ★★★ (of 5)

DIRECTOR: Robert Schwentke. STARRING: Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, Helen Mirren, Mary-Louise Parker, John Malkovich, Karl Urban. RATED: PG-13 for intense sequences of action violence and brief strong language. RUN TIME: 1 hour, 51 minutes. WHAT DID YOU THINK?: Find this review at www.charlestonscene.com and offer your opinion of the film.

sporadic, sibling screenwriters Jon and Erich Hoeber unable to generate enough clever interplay among the story’s band of ex-CIA operatives targeted for elimination. It’s a huge missed opportunity, given Willis’ coolunder-fire comic charms and the brilliant co-stars off whom he could have been bouncing better wisecracks. Willis’ Frank Moses is a former black-ops maestro put out to pasture, living quietly in retirement when a hit squad shows up at his suburban house to snuff him out. Escaping his assailants, Frank reasons whoever’s behind the plot will go after the people he cares about, so he rushes off to protect Sarah (Parker), a federal pension-benefits worker he’s

been awkwardly courting by phone. With her gift for playing wily and ditzy at the same time, Parker is the best thing about “Red” as her wide-eyed, innocent Sarah, longing to escape her office cubicle and have some adventures, becomes Frank’s gung-ho confederate on a zigzagging trek around the country. Willis does a decent variation on his “Die Hard” act, playing a supremely capable hand in gunfights or car chases but a gawky schoolboy when it comes to romantic relations. Still, there’s just not enough “Yippee-ki-yay” to “Red.” The heroes may be retirees, but that doesn’t mean they can’t go about the spy game with a little more youthful abandon.

he opening minutes of “Conviction” mislead you into expecting a bland, bythe-numbers drama. The sensitive piano theme and a close-up of a Bible conspire to exonerate the convicted murderer (played by Sam Rockwell) even before the story gets going. Then, little by little, performance by performance, director Tony Goldwyn’s factbased rouser develops into something fresh and fully inhabited. This is an inspirational true story worried less about turning dramatic screws than earning its feeling through character. Top-billed Hilary Swank, who signed on as executive producer after reading Pamela Gray’s script, is almost too right for the role of Betty Anne Waters, the valiant working-class heroine of the

movie review ★★★½ (of 5)

DIRECTOR: Tony Goldwyn. STARRING: Hilary Swank, Sam Rockwell, Minnie Driver, Melissa Leo, Peter Gallagher, Juliette Lewis and Ari Graynor. RATED: R for language and some violent images. RUN TIME: 1 hour, 46 minutes.

piece. A high school dropout and single mother of two, Waters spent her childhood in various foster homes, often apart from her brother, Kenny. The grisly, wordless opening credits take us to 1980, by which time the Waters siblings are adults. Gray’s script covers several decades of the Waters’ rough lives with ease. Which brings us back to Swank. There are times, in some of her inferior films, when the two-time Oscarwinner’s toothsome, whole-

hearted sincerity becomes a single note plunked over and over. Not here. Her character’s determination is a given, but Swank finds her way into the role easily, without calculation. Rockwell has the flashier part, but Kenny’s situation behind bars, stuck, rotting, brings a depth of emotion out of Rockwell’s considerable technique. In their scenes together, Rockwell and Swank capture a lifelong, well-tested sibling relationship beautifully.

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ALPHA AND OMEGA 3D ★★ PG

Two young wolves must work together to find their way back home. Citadel 16: Today-Thurs, Oct. 28: 11:45, 1:45, 3:45, 5:45 Hwy 21: Today: 7:30 Palmetto Grande: Today: 1:45, 4, 6:45, 9:10

A FILM UNFINISHED ★★★★★ NR

I WANT YOUR MONEY N/A PG

This documentary exposes the cinematic manipulation of the Nazis in their production of the Warsaw Ghetto film.

This political documentary contrasts the views of Obama and Reagan and explores the growing role of the federal government in peoples’ lives.

Terrace: Today: 7 Fri-Thurs, Oct. 28: 2:15, 7:05

FREAKONOMICS ★★ PG-13

BURIED ★★★★ R

Citadel 16: Today: 12:40, 2:50, 5, 7:30, 9:35 Fri-Thurs, Oct. 28: 9:40 James Island 8: Today: 4:30, 7, 9:20 Regal 18: Today: 1:25, 3:55, 7:15, 9:45

JACKA** 3D ★½ R

Six documentary filmmakers examine incentives-based thinking.

A U.S. contractor working in Iraq finds himself buried alive after an attack by a group of Iraqis.

Citadel 16: Today: 12:30, 2:40, 4:50, 7:10, 9:20 Fri-Thurs, Oct. 28: 2:25, 9:55

CASE 39 ★½ R

Terrace: Fri-Thurs, Oct. 28: 4, 8:45

HEARTBREAKER ★★½ NR

Stunts and pranks are performed by the characters from the MTV television series.

Azalea: Today: 1, 1:40, 3:15, 3:55, 5:30, 6:10, 7:50, 8:30, 10:05, 10:45 FriWed: 1, 1:40, 2:10, 3:15, 3:55, 5:30, 6:10, 7:25, 7:50, 8:30, 10:05, 10:45 Cinebarre: Today: 4:35, 7:35, 10 Fri-Sun: 1:40, 4:40, 7:35, 10:15 MonThurs, Oct. 28: 4:25, 7:20, 9:55 Citadel 16: Today-Thurs, Oct. 28: 12:10, 2:15, 4:35, 7, 7:45, 9:10, 10 Hwy 21: Today: 7:30 Fri-Sun and Thurs, Oct. 28: 9:10 James Island 8: Today: 5:30, 7:45, 10 Palmetto Grande: Today: 1:30, 2, 2:30, 4:30, 5, 5:30, 7:10, 7:40, 8:10, 9:30, 10, 10:30 Regal 18: Today: 12:30, 1, 2:50, 3:45, 5:10, 6:45, 7:45, 9:10, 10:05 Fri-Thurs, Oct. 28: 12:30, 1, 1:30, 2:50, 3:55, 5:10, 6:45, 7:15, 7:45, 9:10, 10:05

A sister and brother make a living breaking up couples.

Citadel: Fri-Thurs, Oct. 28: 12:40, 2:50, 5, 7:30

Social worker Emily Jenkins encounters dark forces when she takes custody of a child and tries to find a foster family for her.

Azalea: Today-Fri and Sun-Thurs, Oct. 28: 2, 4:55, 7:25, 9:55 Sat: 7:25, 9:55 Cinebarre: Today: 4:10, 7:10, 9:50 Fri-Sun: 1:30, 4:30, 7:45, 10:40 MonThurs, Oct. 28: 4:30, 7:45, 10:40 Citadel 16: Today: 5:10, 7:40, 9:50 Hwy 21: Today: 9:10 James Island 8: Fri and Mon-Thurs, Oct. 28: 4:15, 7:30, 9:50 Sat-Sun: 2, 4:15, 7:30, 9:50 Regal 18: Today: 12:50, 3:25, 6:35, 9:25 Fri-Thurs, Oct. 28: 12:50, 3:25, 6:25, 9:25

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Matt Damon stars in “Hereafter.”

DEVIL ★★ PG-13 A group of people trapped in an elevator soon discover one of them is not who he or she appears to be.

Palmetto Grande: Today: 2:50, 5:15, 7:45 Regal 18: Today-Thurs, Oct. 28: 1:35, 4:40, 7:40, 9:50

Young owls must enlist the help of the owls of Ga’Hoole to save their homeland.

*HEREAFTER ★★★★ PG-13

Azalea: Today-Fri and Sun-Tues: 12:15, 2:40, 5, 7:15, 9:35 Sat: 12:15, 2:40, 5 Wed-Thurs, Oct. 28: 12:15, 2:40 Citadel 16 IMAX: Today-Thurs, Oct. 28: 12:45, 2:55, 5:05, 7:20, 9:40 Hwy 21: Fri-Sun and Thurs, Oct. 28: 7:30 Palmetto Grande: Today: 2:15, 4:35, 7:25, 9:45 Regal 18: Today-Thurs, Oct. 28: 1:10, 3:40, 7:25, 9:55

Directed by Clint Eastwood, this film follows three people in their search for answers about the afterlife.

Azalea: Fri-Thurs, Oct. 28: 1, 4, 7, 10 Cinebarre: Fri-Sun: 12:55, 3:55, 7:10, 10:20 Mon-Thurs, Oct. 28: 3:55, 7:10, 10:20 Citadel 16: Fri-Thurs, Oct. 28: 11:50, 2:20, 4:45, 7:10, 9:45 James Island 8: Fri and Mon-Thurs, Oct. 28: 4, 7, 9:55 Sat-Sun: 1, 4, 7, 9:55 Regal 18: Today: 12:01 a.m. Fri-Thurs, Oct. 28: 1:05, 4, 7:10, 10:20

EASY A ★★★ PG-13

A student uses her high school rumor mill to advance her social life.

Cinebarre: Today: 4:25, 7:50, 10:15 Citadel 16: Today: 12:20, 2:30, 7:15 Hwy 21: Today: 9:20 James Island 8: Today-Fri and Mon-Thurs, Oct. 28: 4:20, 7:05, 9:30 SatSun: 1:45, 4:20, 7:05, 9:30 Palmetto Grande: Today: 1:35, 4:25, 6:50, 9:20

THEATERS

LEGEND OF THE GUARDIANS: THE OWLS OF GA’HOOLE ★★½ PG

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LET ME IN ★★★½ R A boy who is bullied at school finds help from a female vampire.

IT’S KIND OF A FUNNY STORY ★★★★ PG-13

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A teenager checks himself into an adult psychiatric hospital.

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LIFE AS WE KNOW IT ★★½ PG-13

*PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 2 ★★★ R

Two single professionals must struggle to find common ground when they suddenly become caretakers of an orphaned girl.

After a series of supposed “break-ins,” a family sets up security cameras, which reveal more than they expected.

Azalea: Today: 1:45, 4:25, 7:05, 9:45 Fri-Thurs, Oct. 28: 1:45, 4:25, 7:05, 9:55 Cinebarre: Today: 4:30, 7:20, 10:10 Fri-Sun: 1:10, 4:20, 7:15, 10:10 MonThurs, Oct. 28: 4:20, 7:15, 10:10 Citadel 16: Today-Thurs, Oct. 28: 11:55, 2:20, 4:45, 7:10, 9:35 James Island 8: Today and Mon-Thurs, Oct. 28: 4:10, 7:05, 9:45 Sat-Sun: 1:30, 4:10, 7:05, 9:45 Palmetto Grande: Today: 1:20, 4:15, 7:15, 10:05 Regal 18: Today: 12:35, 3:20, 6:35, 9:15 Fri-Thurs, Oct. 28: 12:35, 3:15, 6:35, 9:15

MAO’S LAST DANCER ★★★½ PG

Azalea: Fri-Thurs, Oct. 28: 12:45, 1:15, 3, 3:30, 5:15, 5:45, 7:30, 8, 9:45, 10:15 Cinebarre: Fri-Sun: 1:35, 4:35, 7:30, 10 Mon-Thurs, Oct. 28: 4:35, 7:30, 10 Citadel 16 IMAX: Fri-Thurs, Oct. 28: 11:45, 1:45, 3:45, 5:45, 7:45, 9:45 Citadel 16: Fri-Thurs, Oct. 28: 12:30, 2:30, 4:30, 7, 9 Hwy 21: Fri-Sun and Thurs, Oct. 28: 7:30 James Island 8: Fri and Mon-Thurs, Oct. 28: 4:40, 7:15, 9:40 Sat-Sun: 1:50, 4:40, 7:15, 9:40 Palmetto Grande: Today: 10 Regal 18: Today: 10 p.m., 12:01 a.m. Fri-Thurs, Oct. 28: 12:30, 1, 2:55, 3:20, 5:15, 6:55, 7:30, 9:15, 9:45

TAKERS ★★ PG-13 Bank robbers’ plans are foiled by a detective.

Azalea: Today: 7:55, 10:30 Regal 18: Today-Thurs, Oct. 28: 1:45, 4:20, 7:50, 10:25

THE TOWN ★★★½ R

RED ★★½ PG-13

A film based on the autobiography of dancer Li Cunxin.

Citadel 16: Fri-Thurs, Oct. 28: 2:25, 4:50

MY SOUL TO TAKE ★ R

A bank robber develops feelings for a victim and wards off a determined FBI agent.

Azalea: Today: 1:50, 4:35, 7:20, 10:15 Fri-Thurs, Oct. 28: 1:50, 4:35, 7:20, 10:25 Cinebarre: Today: 4:20, 7:25, 10:30 Fri-Sun: 1, 4, 7:25, 10:30 Mon-Thurs, Oct. 28: 4, 7:25, 10:30 Citadel 16: Today-Thurs, Oct. 28: 12:50, 3:45, 7, 9:40 James Island 8: Today-Fri and Mon-Thurs, Oct. 28: 4:15, 7:10, 10:05 SatSun: 1:20, 4:15, 7:10, 10:05 Palmetto Grande: Today: 2:20, 5:20, 8:20 Regal 18: Today-Thurs, Oct. 28: 12:55, 3:50, 6:40, 9:40

Four former CIA agents become targets for assassination.

A serial killer goes after children who all have the same birthday.

Azalea: Today: 12:45, 3:20, 5:45, 8:10, 10:35 Fri-Thurs, Oct. 28: 5:05, 10:35 Cinebarre: Today: 4:15, 7:15, 9:55 Citadel 16: Today-Thurs, Oct. 28: 12:20, 2:30, 4:55, 7:30, 9:45 James Island 8: Today-Fri and Mon-Thurs, Oct. 28: 4:20, 7, 9:30 Sat-Sun: 1:45, 4:20, 7, 9:30 Palmetto Grande: Today: 2:40, 5:10, 7:50, 10:20 Regal 18: Today: 1:40, 4:30, 7:10, 9:45 Fri-Thurs, Oct. 28: 4:30, 9:35

NEVER LET ME GO ★★★½ R

Three sheltered young adults in an English boarding school make the discovery that they are clones created for organ harvesting.

Terrace: Today: 1:45, 4:15, 7:20, 9:20 Fri-Thurs, Oct. 28: 1:45, 4:15, 7:10, 9:20

N-SECURE N/A R

Azalea: Today: noon, 12:30, 2:35, 3:05, 5:10, 5:35, 7:45, 8:15, 10:20, 10:50 Fri and Sun: noon, 12:30, 2:35, 3:05, 5:10, 5:35, 7:45, 8:15, 10:30, 10:50 Sat: noon, 12:30, 2:35, 3:05, 5:35, 7:45, 8:15, 10:30, 10:50 Mon-Thurs, Oct. 28: noon, 2:35, 5:10, 7:45, 10:30 Cinebarre: Today: 4:05, 7, 9:40 Fri-Sun: 1:20, 4:10, 7, 9:40 Mon-Thurs, Oct. 28: 4:10, 7, 9:40 Citadel 16: Today-Thurs, Oct. 28: noon, 2:25, 4:45, 7:10, 9:40 Hippodrome: Today: 7:10, 9:25 Fri: 7:30, 9:35 Sat: 4:45, 7:30, 9:35 Sun: 2:30, 4:45, 7:30 Mon-Thurs, Oct. 28: 7:30 James Island 8: Today-Fri and Mon-Thurs, Oct. 28: 4:25, 7:10, 9:50 SatSun: 1:20, 4:25, 7:10, 9:50 Palmetto Grande: Today: 1:40, 4:40, 7:30, 10:10 Regal 18: Today: 12:30, 1:30, 3:35, 4:15, 6:50, 7:30, 9:30, 10:10 Fri-Thurs, Oct. 28: 12:40, 1:40, 3:35, 4:15, 6:50, 7:35, 9:30, 10:10

THE OTHER GUYS ★★★ PG-13

THE SOCIAL NETWORK ★★★★½ PG-13

Two mismatched detectives seize an opportunity to step up like the city’s top cops whom they idolize.

A computer programming genius encounters problems as he creates a revolutionary global social network.

Regal 18: Today: 1:55, 4:50, 7:35, 10:20

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This sequel to the 1987 movie follows a young stock trader (Shia LeBoeuf) who partners with the disgraced Gordon Gecko (Michael Douglas).

Azalea: Today: 1:25, 4:20 Cinebarre: Today: 3:55, 7:40, 10:45 Fri-Sun: 12:50, 3:50, 7:05, 10:25 MonThurs, Oct. 28: 3:50, 7:05, 10:25 Citadel 16: Today: 11:50, 2:25, 4:50, 7:20, 9:55 Fri-Thurs, Oct. 28: 11:50, 4:50, 7:20 Palmetto Grande: Today: 1:50, 4:50, 8 Regal 18: Today: 12:40, 4, 7:05, 10

Housewife and mother Penny Chenery takes over her parents’ stable, enters the male-dominated horse racing business, and eventually fosters a Triple Crown winner.

Azalea: Today-Thurs, Oct. 28: 12:40, 3:10, 5:40, 8:05, 10:40 Regal 18: Today: 1:50, 4:25, 7, 9:35 Fri-Thurs, Oct. 28: 1:50, 4:25, 7, 10

Prosperous, affluent urban professionals deal with insecurity, success, betrayal and murder.

WALL STREET: MONEY NEVER SLEEPS ★★★ PG-13

SECRETARIAT ★★ PG Azalea: Today: 1:15, 4:05, 7, 9:50 Fri-Thurs, Oct. 28: 1:10, 4:05, 6:55, 9:50 Cinebarre: Today: 4, 7:30, 10:25 Fri-Sun: 1:05, 4:05, 6:55, 9:50 Mon-Thurs, Oct. 28: 4:05, 6:55, 9:50 Citadel 16: Today-Thurs, Oct. 28: 11:45, 2:15, 4:45, 7:15, 9:40 Palmetto Grande: Today: 1:10, 4:10, 7, 9:50 Regal 18: Today-Thurs, Oct. 28: 12:45, 3:30, 6:30, 9:20

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Cinebarre: Today: 3:50, 7:05, 10:05 Fri-Sun: 1:15, 4:15, 7:40, 10:35 MonThurs, Oct. 28: 4:15, 7:40, 10:35 Citadel 16: Today-Thurs, Oct. 28: noon, 1, 2:30, 3:30, 5, 6, 7:30, 8:30, 9:55 Palmetto Grande: Today: 1, 4:20, 7:20, 10:15 Regal 18: Today: 4:05, 10:15 Fri-Thurs, Oct. 28: 1:15, 4:05, 7:20, 10:15 Terrace: Today: 2, 4:30, 7:10, 9:25 Fri-Thurs, Oct. 28: 2, 4:30, 7:20, 9:25

YOU AGAIN ★ PG When a woman discovers her brother is engaged to her high school archrival, she sets out to expose her true colors.

Azalea: Today: 1:35, 4 Cinebarre: Today: 4:40, 7:45, 10:20 Fri-Sun: 1:25, 4:25, 7:20, 9:55 Hwy 21: Today: 7:30 James Island 8: Today: 4:15, 7, 9:35 Palmetto Grande: Today: 1:25, 4:05, 7:05, 9:40

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he Charleston Oktoberfest will return to Blackbaud Stadium on Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. This year’s headline Oompah band is the Roger Gootman Sauerkraut Band; in addition to live Oompah music there will be authentic German dancers, a wide selection of German beers and a variety of delicious Oktoberfest food options. The first 1000 festival attendees will receive a free commemorative beer stein. Blackbaud Stadium will once again be transformed into a Bavarian-style beer hall with big tents along the South concourse for the stage and beer trestle tables. The main beer vendors will also be arranged on the concourse. Once again Charleston Oktoberfest will benefit a local charity, with a portion of the proceeds going to Live 5 News’ Debi’s Kids and The Salvation Army Angel Tree. Oktoberfesters are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn-chairs. Oktoberfest will also include a Corn Hole tournament for teams of two. To register a team for $20 ($25 day of event) contact the Battery Office. Children’s events during the afternoon include minisoccer games on the stadium field, a Mountain Slide, an inflatable combination game, a Hot-Shot Power-Kick game and a jump castle. The 2010 Oktoberfest Corporate Challenge, the German Cup, will run during the Oktoberfest festivities with local teams competing in a variety of fun events including tug-o-war, barrel races, three-legged races and bratwurst eating competitions. Charleston Oktoberfest is

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presented by The Charleston Battery with additional support from 95 SX, The Wolf 96.9, WTMA 1250, and Live 5 News Tickets to Charleston Oktoberfest 2010 are only $5 in advance ($7 day of event) and can be purchased at the

Blackbaud Stadium box office or by calling (843) 9714625 tickets are also available online at www.charlestonbattery.com. There is no charge for parking; for more information, call Blackbaud Stadium at 971-4625 or visit www.charlestonbattery.com.

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“HALLOWEEN MONSTER MASHUP”: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 21. Taco Boy Downtown, 217 Huger St. Free. Step Ahead Inc. and Mashable.com will host a Halloween-themed social media event. Participants are encouraged to dress in orange and black or wear a social media-based costume and prizes will be awarded to the Foursquare mayor of Taco Boy, best costume, best “Monster Mash” dance and best social media promoting. 919-621-0500 or 991-1689. HAUNTED HARBOR TOURS: 6:30-10 p.m. Oct. 21. Leaves from the Charleston Maritime Center, 10 Wharfside St. $35 adults, $25 kids 6-12, free to kids 5 and under. Families will enjoy games, storytelling, face painting, a costume contest, fortune telling, trivia, music, dancing, dinner, a cash bar and more while cruising around Charleston harbor on the Carolina Belle. Proceeds will benefit Charleston Habitat for Humanity. www.charlestonhabitat.org. HALLOWEEN IN THE SWAMP: 7:30-10:30 p.m. Oct. 21-23. Cypress Gardens, 3030 Cypress Gardens Road, Moncks Corner. $5-$15. In addition to the Haunted Swamp Experience, Cypress Gardens will offer marshmallow roasts, storytelling, a pumpkin trail and more. 553-0515 or www. cypressgardens.info. HALLOWEEN EXTRAVAGANZA: 6 p.m. Friday-Saturday. St. Paul’s Academy, 5139 Gibson Road, Hollywood. $5-$23. St. Paul’s Academy presents its 30th annual Halloween Extravaganza, which will feature a Haunted Hayride, the House of Horrors, games, paintball, karaoke, con-

cessions and more. 889-2702 or www.stpaulsacademy.org. SKINFUL HALLOWEEN: 7 p.m.4 a.m. Oct. 23. Brick House Kitchen property, 1575 Folly Road. $50 general admission, $100 VIP. The 10th annual Skinful Halloween will feature at least 14 bands, including the Rebirth Brass Band and Mini KISS, five DJs, burlesque dancers, roller derby ladies, circus acts, a mechanical bull, hayrides, jump castles, Capoeira and break dancers and more. Guests should bring their own beer, and donations will be accepted for a cooler charge. VIP guests will have access to a lounge and open bar. Costumes are required. There will be no on-site parking. Shuttles will run from the James Island Lowe’s, Buffalo South and Gold’s Gym. Cooler donations will benefit Surfer’s Healing and the Roper St. Francis Ryan White Program. www.skinfulhalloween.com. HALLOWEEN IN THE OLD VILLAGE: Noon-2 p.m. Oct. 26. G.M. Darby Building, 302 Pitt St., Mount Pleasant. Free. Children ages 2-5 are invited to spend the afternoon trick-or-treating and enjoying a jump castle and magic show, pony rides, face-painting and more. 849-2061 or www. townofmountpleasant.com. HALLOWEEN FUNDRAISER: 8 p.m.-2 a.m. B and H Banquet Hall, 1505 W. North St., Summerville. $10. Tamika and Friends, a cervical cancer advocacy organization, will host a Halloween party and costume contest to raise money for its annual cancer event, “Walk to Beat the Clock Summerville.” 724-967-4956 or 412-1115. TACO BOY HALLOWEEN PARTY: Families welcome until 6 p.m.; 21 and up after 8 p.m. Oct. 30. Taco Boy Downtown, 217 Huger St. $10. Enjoy drink and food specials, live music by Dub Island and the Dubplates and costume contests awarding $1,000 to best costume and a private taco truck party for best Taco Boy costume. 789-3333 or www.tacoboy.net. HALLOWEEN STORY TIME: 2:30 p.m. Oct. 30. Village Branch Library, 430 Whilden St., Mount Pleasant. Children are welcome to wear costumes and enjoy a clown and storytelling. 884-9741. FALL FUN HOUSE: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 30. Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry, 25 Ann St. $3 in

advance, $5 at door. CML’s Fall Fun House will feature a mystery touch tank, carnival games, arts and crafts, trick-or-treating, a firetruck, hotdogs, face painting and much more. Participants are encouraged to dress in costumes. 853-8962 or www.explorecml. org. COSTUMES ON THE COOPER: 7 p.m. Oct. 30. Mount Pleasant Pier, 71 Hallman Blvd. $8 Charleston County residents, $10 nonresidents. Put on a costume and enjoy an evening of dancing and live music by Super Deluxe. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. 795-4FUN or www. ccprc.com. MOUNT PLEASANT CORN MAZE AND PUMPKIN PATCH: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays; noon-6 p.m. through Oct. 31. Boone Hall Plantation, 1235 Long Point Road, Mount Pleasant. $8$10. This year’s corn maze will lead participants through the town of Mount Pleasant’s new logo. Other attractions will include games, hay rides, children’s activities and more. 216-1032 or www. boonehallplantation.com.

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BOOK SALE: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. through Saturday. Shoppes at Seaside Farms at Rifle Range Road and the Isle of Palms connector, Mount Pleasant. The Knights of Columbus will hold its annual book sale. All books will be priced at 99 cents. 971-8622. TOURS OF HOMES: 7-10 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 2-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. $45 per tour or $120 weekend pass. The Preservation Society presents its 34th annual Fall Tours of Homes and Gardens, which will take place every weekend through Oct. 24. These self-guided tours will focus on a different area of downtown Charleston each weekend. Call 722-4630 or visit www.preservationsociety.org.

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CHARLESTON FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. Marion Square. Local vendors offer produce, plants, baked goods and more. 724-7309. COOSAW POINTE FARMERS MARKET: 2-6 p.m. Wednesdays through Nov. 24. Ball field behind Publix, 8409 Dorchester Road,

North Charleston. www.coosawpointe.com. FRESHFIELDS VILLAGE FARMERS AND ART MARKET: 4-8 p.m. Mondays. Freshfields Village at the crossroads of Kiawah and Seabrook islands. Purchase local produce, honey, gourmet items, barbecue and live music. www.freshfieldsvillage.com. MARKET AT ROSEBANK FARMS: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Rosebank Farms, 4455 Betsy Kerrison Parkway, Johns Island. The farm will offer local produce, seafood, baked goods, flowers and more. 768-0508 or www.rosebankfarms.com. NORTH CHARLESTON FARMERS MARKET: Noon-7 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 28. Felix C. Davis Community Center, 4800 Park Place E., North Charleston. Live music, local produce, arts and crafts, food and more. 7405854 or www.northcharleston. org. SUMMERVILLE FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays through Nov. 20. 218 S. Main St. Purchase fresh produce, organic meat, baked goods and more. 871-6000. ALTERNATIVE ENERGY FORUM: 7-8 p.m. third Wednesday of each month. C of C Hollings Science Center, Room 112, 58 Coming St. Free. Network at Mellow Mushroom afterward. www. gogreencharleston.org. ASTRONOMY CLUB: 7-9 p.m. First Thursday of each month. Atlantic Aviation, 6060 Aviation Ave., North Charleston. The Lowcountry Stargazers Astronomy Club meets each month. www. lowcountrystargazers.org. ART DISCOVERY WALKING TOURS: 10:30 a.m. Saturdays. Gibbes Museum of Art, 135 Meeting St. $20. 90-minute tour highlights historic sites that have inspired artists for centuries. www.charlestonwalks.com or 729-3420. “ART IN THE EVENING”: 7:30 p.m. Fridays. Charleston Market. An art show and sale accompanied by live music. 937-0920. ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOWS: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. First Saturday of each month through October. Tea Farm Cottage, 808 N. Cedar St., Summerville. Free. Monthly shows feature merchandise from 30-50 vendors as well as food and music. 871-1113. BALLROOM DANCE CLASSES: 7-8 p.m. Thursdays. Ballroom Dance Club of Charleston, 1632

Ashley Hall Road. $30 per month. Taught by Steven Duane. 5577690. BALLROOM DANCE PARTIES: Every weekend (except holidays). Creative Spark Center for the Arts, 757 Long Point Road, Mount Pleasant. $10 (may increase for theme or dinner parties). Adult ballroom dance party with group lessons beforehand. 881-3780. BEGINNER SHAG LESSONS: 8:15 p.m. Mondays. Arthur Murray Dance Studio, 1706 Old Towne Road. $10 per class. 571-2183 or www.arthurmurraychs.com. BLUES AND BBQ HARBOR CRUISE: Oct. 28. Cruise boards at 6:30 p.m. Charleston Maritime Center, 10 Wharfside St. $39.50 plus tax. Views of the harbor while listening to live blues by Shrimp City Slim and chowing down on barbecue from Home Team BBQ. A cash bar will be available. 722-1112 or 800-9793370. BRIDGE LESSONS: 3-5 p.m. or 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays. Bridge Center, 1740 Ashley River Road. $135 for 11 beginner sessions. 556-4145. BOOK LOVERS GROUP: 7-9 p.m. third Friday of every month. Dreamalot Books, 123-B S. Goose Creek Blvd. Come with a book and a snack. 572-4188. CANOE AND KAYAK TOURS: 9 a.m.-noon. Saturdays. Francis Beidler Forest, 336 Sanctuary Road, Harleyville. $30 adults, $15 children 6-12. Paddle through virgin swamp while a naturalist points out plants and animals. 462-2150 or www.beidlerforest. com. CAROLINA SHAG WORKSHOPS: Saturdays. Trudy’s School of Dance, 830 Folly Road, James Island. $25 for two-hour lessons. For students at any level. Registration required. 795-8250. CELTIC FIDDLE CLASSES: 5:306:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Na Fidleiri and the Taylor Music Group will conduct preparatory classes. 819-6961. CHARLESTON CIVIL WAR ROUND TABLE: 7 p.m. Second Tuesday of each month. Ryan’s restaurant, 829 St. Andrews Blvd. jeannescla@aol.com. CHARLESTON MUSIC CLUB: Free music programs through May. 795-7842 or www.charlestonmusicclub.org. CHARLESTON POETRY SERIES: 7 p.m. Fourth Tuesday of each month. Circular Congregational Church, 150 Meeting St.

577-6400. CHOPSTICKS: 3-5 p.m. Fridays. Charleston County Main Library, 68 Calhoun St. All ages. Light classical music and favorite children’s songs while kids color with friends. 805-6930. CHORUS REHEARSALS: 3:30-5 p.m. Tuesdays. Franke at Seaside, 1885 Rifle Range Road, Mount Pleasant. The Franke Chorus invites men and women to join. 654-5973, 881-1158 or 881-9691. CHRISTOPHER’S READING ROOM: 4-4:30 p.m. Thursdays. Johns Island Library, 3531 Maybank Highway. Grades 6-12. Earn one Johns Island Library dollar for each session. 559-1945. “COMMON GROUND-SOLID GROUND”: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays. Marion Square. Join the Grassroots Call to Action Group for nonpartisan open discussion. 810-0088 or www.grassrootschange.ning.com. CYPRESS SWAMP TOURS: 1-4 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Middleton Place Outdoor Center, 4300 Ashley River Road. $55-$65. 266-7492 or www. middletonplace.org. DANGEROUS BOOK CLUB: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Charleston County Main Library, 68 Calhoun St. Explore something new every week from “The Dangerous Book for Boys.” 805-6930. DANGEROUS BOYS CLUB: 7:30 p.m. first Friday of each month. Barnes & Noble, 1716 Towne Centre Way, Mount Pleasant. Community leaders will host meetings based on activities from “The Dangerous Book for Boys.” 2169756. EARLY MORNING BIRD WALKS: 8:30 a.m.-noon. Wednesdays and Saturdays. Caw Caw Interpretive Center, 5200 Savannah Highway, Ravenel. $5; Gold Pass members free. Preregistration encouraged, but walk-ins welcome. 795-4386 or www.ccprc.com. EAST COOPER COFFEE CLUB: 10 a.m. Fourth Wednesday of each month. Franke at Seaside, 1885 Rifle Range Road, Mount Pleasant. Bring a mug and see presentations by different speakers. Refreshments will be provided. 856-2166. EDISTO ISLAND MUSEUM: 1-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays through Dec. 31. Edisto Island Museum, 8123 Chisolm Plantation Road. An art exhibit by Bruce Nellsmith. 869-1954.

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“FACE LIFT”: Through Dec. 5. Gibbes Museum of Art, 135 Meeting St. The museum presents a collection of American portraiture from the 1700s to present day. 722-2706 or www.gibbesmuseum.org. “FAVELAS” EXHIBIT: Oct. 21Nov. 23. City Gallery at Waterfront Park, 34 Prioleau St. Pedro Lobo, artist in residence at the Art Institute of Charleston, presents “Favelas: Architecture of Survival,” a collection of photographs of Rio de Janeiro’s squatter settlements. An opening reception will be held 6-8 p.m. on Oct. 21 and an artist lecture will take place at 2 p.m. on Oct. 23. 958-6484. FOLLY BEACH BLUEGRASS SOCIETY: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays. The Kitchen, 11 Center St. Bring an instrument and participate in an open jam. 345-1678. FREE SHAG LESSONS: 7:30 p.m. Mondays. Mojo’s, 975 Bacons Bridge Road, Summerville. 214-0242. “FREUD AND PSYCHOANALYSIS”: Through mid-December. Karpeles Manuscript Museum, 68 Spring St. Free. The museum will host an exhibit consisting of about two dozen of Sigmund Freud’s original manuscripts. 853-4651. THE GATHERING BOOK GROUP: 7 p.m. Last Thursday of each month. Barnes & Noble, 1716 Towne Centre Way, Mount Pleasant. 216-9756. GRASSROOTS CALL TO ACTION: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays. Fort Johnson Cafe and Coffee, 1014 Fort Johnson Road, James Island. 810-0088 or grassrootscalltoaction@gmail.com. “ICE STORM”: Through Oct. 30. Redux Contemporary Art Center, 136 St. Philip St. The center presents “Ice Storm,” an exhibit by Carson Fox that features resin sculptures of snowflakes, icicles and snowdrifts. 722-0697 or www.reduxstudios.org. “IMAGO”: Through Oct. 30. SCOOP Studios, 57½ Broad St. The gallery presents a new show by Ben Timpson that showcases pieces he creates by using found and recycled materials. 577-3292 or www.scoopcontemporary. com. “LET’S DISCUSS IT” BOOK GROUP: 10 a.m. Third Friday of each month. Mount Pleasant Regional Library, 1133 Mathis Ferry Road. New members welcome.

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South of Broadway Theatre’s “Dirty Blonde,” a comedy by Claudia Shear about legendary bad girl, Mae West (pictured), will be shown at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the theatre, 1080 East Montague in North Charleston. Directors Mary Gould and Kristen Kos hope the show brings audiences back in time to the days of vaudeville. The cast includes Sarah Coe as Mae West, Mark Gorman as Charlie and Mark Poremba as Joe Frisco. Tickets are $15. Refreshments (beer and wine) available in support of South of Broadway. For tickets, call 814-4451. shgalos@juno.com. LOWCOUNTRY BACKPACKERS CLUB: 7-8:30 p.m. second Thursday of each month. Collins Park Clubhouse, 4115 Fellowship Road, North Charleston. MODEL SHIP BUILDING: 68:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Nov. 16. West Ashley High School, 1776 William Kennerty Drive. $100. Learn the ins and outs of model shipbuilding from William Thomas-Moore. 762-6280 or www.shipshapesgallery.blogspot.com. OPEN STUDIO: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Last Tuesday of each month. The Meeting Place, 1077 E. Montague Ave., North Charleston. $5. Each class will be taught by professional artists. 740-5854. PARENT/CHILD BALLROOM CLASSES: 6:30-7 p.m. Thursdays. G.M. Darby Building, 302 Pitt St., Mount Pleasant. $30 residents, $37 nonresidents. Parents and youths ages 5-9 will learn basic dance steps. 849-2061 or www. townofmountpleasant.com.

POSTPARTUM SUPPORT GROUP: 6:30-8 p.m. First and third Thursday of each month. Church of the Holy Cross, 299 Seven Farms Drive, Daniel Island. Psychologist Risa Mason-Cohen leads a support group. 769-0444. POWDER MAGAZINE LUNCH AND LECTURE SERIES: Noon-1 p.m. Wednesdays through Nov. 24. The Powder Magazine, 79 Cumberland St. $16 per lecture or $116 for series. Each week will feature a different speaker as well as deli-style lunches from various local restaurants. 722-9350 or www.powdermag.org. PRESERVATION TECH TOURS: 8:30-10:30 a.m. First Saturday of each month. Drayton Hall, 3380 Ashley River Road. $20 members, $25 nonmembers. Tours will showcase the technical aspects of the plantation’s preservation efforts, design, architecture and more. 769-2638 or www.draytonhall.org. SALSA DANCE LESSONS: 6:45

and 7:30 p.m. Mondays. Arthur Murray Dance Studio, 1706 Old Towne Road. $10 per class. Beginner and advanced lessons. 5712183 or www.arthurmurraychs. com. SALSA NIGHT AT SOUTHEND BREWERY: 10 p.m. Thursdays at Southend Brewery, 161 East Bay St. $4 cover. DJ Luigi mixes live. 853-4677. SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE LESSONS: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays. Felix C. Davis Community Center, 4800 Park Circle, North Charleston. Free. No partner needed. 810-7797. “SEA-RENITY YOGA”: 5:30-7 p.m. First and third Mondays through December. S.C. Aquarium, 100 Aquarium Wharf. $10-$15 per class, $35-$55 for four classes, $70-$110 for eight classes. Tej Thompson will lead Kundalini Yoga classes next to the Great Ocean Tank. 577-FISH or www. scaquarium.org. SEA TURTLE HOSPITAL TOURS: 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays-Sundays. S.C. Aquarium, 100 Aquarium Wharf. $8 ages 2-11, $16 adults, $14 ages 62 and older. Reservations recommended. 577-3474. SQUARE DANCE CLASS: 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Felix C. Davis Community Center, 4800 Park Circle, North Charleston. 552-3630. SUMMERVILLE 9-12 GROUP: Every third Thursday of the month. Holiday Inn Express, 120 Holiday Drive, Summerville. The Summerville 9-12 Project holds monthly meetings. www.summerville912project.com. SUMMERVILLE WRITERS GUILD: 6:30 p.m. Last Monday of each month. Perkins Restaurant, 1700 Old Trolley Road, Summerville. 871-7824. SUMMER WINE STROLLS: 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesdays. Middleton Place, 4300 Ashley River Road. $10. Wine in the plantation’s gardens. 266-7477 or www.middletonplace.org. TANGO LESSONS: 7:30-8:30 p.m. beginner class; 8:30-9:30 p.m. practice. Tuesdays, MUSC Wellness Center, 45 Courtenay Drive. Free. 345-4930. “UNEARTHED”: Through Nov. 1. Rick Rhodes Photography and Imaging, 1842 Belgrade Ave. The gallery will host the work of Kristy Bishop, Sarah Frierson, Nina Garner and Hirona Matsuda. 766RICK or www.rickrhodesphotography.com.

WEST ASHLEY DEMOCRATS MEETINGS: 6:30-8 p.m. second Monday of each month, Bluerose Cafe, 652 St. Andrews Blvd.; 89:30 a.m. third Saturday of each month, Ryan’s restaurant, 829 St. Andrews Blvd. 576-4543. WINE TASTINGS: 6-8 p.m. Fridays. Whole Foods Market, 923 Houston Northcutt Blvd., Mount Pleasant. Until the 2011 Charleston Wine + Food Festival, Whole Foods will host weekly wine tastings to showcase the festival’s winemakers. 971-7240. ZEN MEDITATION: 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays. Cheri Huber will lead the class, which will focus on meditation and discussion. Call 224-2468.

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CAC ART SHOW: 5-9 p.m. Balzac Brothers Building, 11 Fulton St. The Charleston Artist Collective presents “Soundscapes,” a celebration of local art. www. charlestonartistcollective.org. FALL DESIGN WALK: 5-8 p.m. Upper King Street. The Upper King Design District will hold a Fall Design Walk, during which time stores will remain open later and will offer special events and refreshments. www.upperkingdesigndistrict.com. FREE WINE TASTING: 5-7 p.m. Bocci’s Italian Restaurant, 158 Church St. Enjoy samples of four wines from Ben Arnold Wine Distributors. 720-2121 or www. boccis.com. SUMMERVILLE THIRD THURSDAY: 5-8 p.m. Downtown Summerville. An art walk, live jazz, car show, music by 26 East, previews of the upcoming Flowertown Players production and Pinewood Prep’s high school musical, live jazz and more. 821-7260 or www.summervilledream.org. OPEN MUSIC CLASS: 5:30 p.m. Charleston Academy of Music, 189 Rutledge Ave. The academy introduces its new Open Class with an evening of free cello, guitar and voice “sample” lessons. Refreshments will be provided. 805-7794 or www.charlestonmusic.org. CAREER AND IMAGE SEMINAR: 6 p.m. Wingate by Wyndham Hotel, 9280 University Blvd., North Charleston. Free. Andy Thomas Productions will team up with Miller-Motte Technical College to host a career and image makeover seminar. Andy Thomas will present “The Job I Need, Needs Me,” which will teach par-

ticipants how to land jobs they deserve. Free haircuts will be available. 412-4894 or www.andythomasproductions.com. TRUFFLE-MAKING CLASS: 6-8 p.m. WildFlour Pastry, 73 Spring St. $20 members, $40 non-members. The Center for Women presents this workshop led by WildFlour Pastry owner Lauren Mitterer. Participants will learn how to make truffles and other sweets. 763-7333 or www. c4women.org. FILM PREMIERE: 7 p.m. Terrace Theatre, 1956-D Maybank Hwy., James Island. $10, $5 students. The Terrace will screen “A Film Unfinished,” a Nazi film from 1942 that shows the conditions of the Warsaw Ghetto as well as fictional scenes of Jews enjoying “the good life.” A discussion led by Holocaust historian Ted Rosengarten. Proceeds will benefit the Charleston Jewish Federation’s REMEMBER Program. 762-9494 or www.terracetheater.com.

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“TOURING THE TOMBSTONES”: 10 a.m. St. Michael’s Church, 71 Broad St. $20. Ruth Miller will lead a tour that offers participants a glimpse of history. Reservations required. 766-0802 or www.lowcountryinc.com/ touringtombstones.htm. HOME AND GARDEN SHOW PREVIEW: 6-8 p.m. Omar Shrine Temple, 176 Patriots Point Road, Mount Pleasant. $15. Get a sneak peek at the upcoming Mount Pleasant Home and Garden Show and support the Red Cross. 7642323 or www.lowcountryredcross.org. “SHAGGIN’ ON THE POINT”: 6-10 p.m. Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina, 20 Patriots Point Road, Mount Pleasant. $10. Enjoy dancing to music by The Tams as well as food and drinks. 888-8560028. SEWE FALL SOIREE: 7-11 p.m. Charleston Visitor Center Bus Shed, 375 Meeting St. $40 in advance, $50 at door. The Southeastern Wildlife Exposition will host its annual Fall Soiree, featuring a dinner of oysters, barbecue and other delicacies, as well as an open bar. Guests also may enjoy music by Palmetto Soul, an art auction, raffles and door prizes. 224-5142, 723-1748 or www.sewe.com or www. sc.ducks.org.

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5K RUN AND WALK: 8 a.m. Begins at Triangle Char and Bar, 828 Savannah Hwy. $30 early registration. Register before Oct. 20. Lowcountry residents are encouraged to participate in the first Avondale 5K Run and Walk, which will begin and end at Triangle Char and Bar. Awards will be given to top three male and female finishers. 577-5271, ext. 14, or register at www.active.com. NATIVE PLANT SALE: 9 a.m.noon. Charles Towne Landing parking lot, 1500 Old Towne Road. Free admission to sale. Find ferns, trees, shrubs, perennials and other Lowcountry plants. 937-8807, ext. 15, or www.scnps.org. FOLLYPALOOZA: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Center St., Folly Beach. The third annual Follypalooza benefit will raise money for local cancer patients. During the event, a part of Center Street will be closed to cars. The festival will feature carnival games, a jump castle, facepainting, a dunk tank, art and food vendors, live music by Big Bill Morganfield, Po’ Ridge, Hank Marley and more. www.cityoffollybeach.com. HARVEST MOON PADDLE: 6 p.m. Meet at Buck Hall Recreation Area in the Francis Marion National Forest. Call for directions. $35 adults, $25 ages 12 and under. A naturalist-guided canoe and kayak paddle to see the Harvest Moon rise. 568-3222 or www.natureadventuresoutfitters.com. PARK CIRCLE FILM SOCIETY: 7 p.m. Olde North Charleston Picture House, 4820 Jenkins Ave., North Charleston. $2 members, $5 nonmembers. Watch “Corn Dog Man.” 628-5534 or www. parkcirclefilms.org. “POPS!”: 7 p.m. Charleston Music Hall, 37 John St. $20-$40. The Charleston Jazz Orchestra presents “Pops!” featuring Fred Wesley on trombone and Amanda Hudson performing vocals. www. jazzartistsofcharleston.org.

sunday

OYSTER ROAST: 4-7 p.m. Bowen’s Island Restaurant, 1870 Bowen’s Island Road, Folly Beach. $30 adults, $20 students, $10 ages under 12. Lowcountry Environmental Education Programs will host a Zero Waste Oyster Roast that will feature biodegradable plates and utensils and will re-

cycle all oyster shells. In addition to oysters, chili and hot dogs will be available, and live music will be provided by Lime and the Coconuts and The Folly Beach Rhythm Orchestra. 725-9254 or www.scleep.org.

monday

CMC RECITAL: 7:30 p.m. Franke at Seaside, 1885 Rifle Range Road, Mount Pleasant. The Charleston Music Club will host a piano recital by College of Charleston students. 795-7842.

tuesday

CREATIVE RETIREMENT LECTURES: 1 and 2:30 p.m. St. Joseph’s Family Center, 1695 Raoul Wallenberg Blvd. The Center for Creative Retirement presents two lectures. The first will be given by Dr. Scott Poole from the College of Charleston and will examine “Satan in America: The Devil We Know.” The second will be presented by the Post and Courier’s Adam Parker, who will discuss “Reporting Voodoo Beliefs and Folk Religion.” 953-5488.

wednesday

OYSTER REEF LECTURE: 2-4 p.m. Fort Johnson Marine Center, Fort Johnson Road, James Island. Part of the SCDNR Coastal Exploration Series, this event will allow participants to learn about the importance of oyster reef preservation and will give them the opportunity to help create oyster reefs. 953-9354. AWENDAW GREEN BARN JAM: 6:30-11 p.m. Awendaw Green, 4879 U.S. Hwy. 17. Free. Music by Mac Leaphart, Paul Cataldo, Jeanne Jolly, Angela Easterling and Senator and the New Republic. Barbecue and drinks will be sold. 452-1642 or www.awendawgreen.com. FILM AND FASHION SHOW: 7 p.m.-midnight. American Theatre, 446 King St. Free. Las Olas presents the new surfing film “Who is J.O.B.”, which will feature professional surfer Jamie O’Brien. The film will be followed by HYDRATION 2011, a fashion show accompanied by music from Electric Friends. An after-party will follow at Hall’s Chophouse. 7370488 or www.lasolasom.com. “HOLY CITY HAUNTING” FILM SERIES: 8 p.m. Eye Level Art, 103 Spring St. $5. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy “Night of the Living Dead.” www.eyelevelart. com.

oct. 28 SPANISH WINE DINNER: 6:30 p.m. Old Village Post House, 101 Pitt St., Mount Pleasant. $66 per person. Enjoy a six-course menu paired with wines from Enate Winery. 388-8935. “SUGAR AND SPICE SOIREE”: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Alhambra Hall, 31 Middle St. $75 individuals, $125 couples. Support the Florence Crittenton Programs of South Carolina and enjoy an evening of hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, dancing and more. www.florencecrittentonsc.org.

oct. 29

“MONTHLY VARIATIONS”: 8-10 p.m. Gullah Cuisine, 1717 Hwy. 17 N., Mount Pleasant. $10. Revisit the ‘80s during this installment of “Monthly Variations.” Performances will center around the decade and the evening will feature a Michael Jackson tribute as well as ‘80s trivia. 853-8969.

lywed couple who come upon the castle of Dr. Frank-N-Furter and his Transylvanian Convention. Attendees are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite character. The traditional objects associated with the viewing of the film will be provided. 7237334 or www.charlestonballet. org. “SHORT ATTN SPAN THTR”: 8 p.m. Oct. 28-31; 11 p.m. Oct. 30. The Charleston Acting Studio, 915-E Folly Road, James Island. $10. Enjoy short plays, sketches, films and scenes during this alternative form of theatre. 795-2223 or www.midtownproductions. org.

call for entries

CALL FOR ARTISTS: The Receiver Time-Based Media Festival is looking for artists who work in time-based media to submit their work. The festival will take place at various

oct. 31

REGGAE ON THE RIVER: 4-8 p.m. Bowens Island Restaurant, Bowen’s Island Road, Folly Beach. $10. Enjoy music by Da Gullah Rootz and Jah Creation as well as food, crafts and a full bar. 795-2757 or www.bowensislandrestaurant.com.

theater/dance

“VISITING MR. GREEN”: 8 p.m. today-Saturday. $10-$17. The Charleston Acting Studio, 915 Folly Road, James Island. The story of a chance auto collision that brings together a young corporate executive and an elderly Jewish widower. 795-2223. “RUMPELSTILTSKIN”: 7 p.m. Friday and Oct. 29; 1 p.m. Saturday and Oct. 30; 3 p.m. Sunday and Oct. 31. $10-$12. Sprouts Children’s Theatre will bring the classic fairy tale to life. 881-3780 or www.creativespark.org. “DIRTY BLONDE”: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday. South of Broadway Theatre Company, 1080 E. Montague Ave., North Charleston. $15. This comedy by Claudia Shear follows the life of “bad girl” Mae West. 814-4451 or www.southofbroadway.com. “THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW”: 7:30 p.m. FridaySaturday or Oct. 29-30. Black Box Theatre, 477 King St. $15-$32. The Charleston Ballet Theatre presents the cult classic about a new-

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volunteers

CITY OF CHARLESTON GREENHOUSE: Volunteers are needed to help produce the fall crop. 958-6434. PRESERVATION SOCIETY OF CHARLESTON: Volunteers for many positions are needed to help with the Fall Tour of Homes and Gardens. 722-4630 or cbenton@preservationsociety.org. SOUTHERNCARE HOSPICE: Volunteers are needed. Call Carolyn at 569-0870. TRICOUNTY FAMILY MINISTRIES: The organization is in need of experienced cooks and men’s, women’s and children’s clothing. 747-1788 or www.tricountyfamilyministries.org.

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ACE’S ON BRIDGE By BOBBY WOLFF

As a big, if not especially bad, Wolff, I’ve always had a remarkablysoftspotforthetormentorof the three little pigs. Let’s look at them in action here, where each oneofthemdeclaressixheartson thechallengingtrumplead.Little piggynumberonewinsthetrump in dummy, leads to his diamond ace, ruffs a diamond, and crosses totheclubacetoruffaseconddiamond, then leads a second club. He is more hurt than surprised when East ruffs in and cashes his spade ace for down one. Little piggy number two exerts a trifle more diligence. He wins the trump lead, takes his diamond ace, ruffs a diamond and crosses back to hand with a top clubtoruffaseconddiamond.So far so good, but now, after cashing dummy’s top trump, he leads a low spade from the board, and East steels himself to duck the trick. West wins his spade eight andreturnsaclub.Eastruffs,and there is no joy in Pigville. The third little piggy is made of sterner stuff. Again, play starts with a trump lead won in dummy. Declarer cashes both top diamonds, ruffs a diamond low, then crosses to hand with a club to ruff a second diamond. If diamondshadnotsplit,hemight needtoriskcomingbacktohand with a club to draw the trumps. Asitis,henowexitsfromdummy by leading the spade king! This prevents the club ruff, unless one defender has the spade ace and five clubs, when declarer was doomed anyway.

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DOONESBURY By Garry Trudeau

B.C. By Mastroianni & Hart

SALLY FORTH By Francesco Marciuliano & Craig Macintosh

PEANUTS By Charles Schulz

JUMP START By Robb Armstrong

BLONDIE By Dean Young

DUSTIN By Steve Kelley & Jeff Parker

CURTIS By Ray Billingsley

GARFIELD By Jim Davis

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NON SEQUITUR By Wiley Miller

BEETLE BAILEY By Mort, Greg & Brian Walker

MALLARD FILLMORE By Bruce Tinsley

JUDGE PARKER By Woody Wilson & Mike Manley

FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE By Lynn Johnston

ROSE IS ROSE By Pat Brady & Don Wimmer

MARY WORTH By Joe Giella & Karen Moy

PEARLS BEFORE SWINE By Stephan Pastis

HI AND LOIS By Brian & Greg Walker & Chris Browne

LUANN By Greg Evans

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THE WIZARD OF ID By Brant Parker

BABY BLUES By Jerry Scott & Rick Kirkman

DILBERT By Scott Adams

ANDY CAPP By Reg Smythe

HAGAR THE HORRIBLE By Chris Browne GET FUZZY By Darby Conley

ZITS By Jerry Scott & Jim Borgman

GRAND AVENUE By Steve Breen

TODAY’S HOROSCOPE ARIES (March 21-April 19): Let go of relationships that are not a benefit. Moving on will allow you to befriend someone new with something to offer or share with you.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Don’t give in to someone who is bossy or standing in the way of your personal progress. Love issues may surface due to jealousy or possessiveness.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Take heed of what’s being said and make sure you do things by the book. Stand tall and speak your mind. Don’t be afraid to put pressure on someone.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Take the lead position in whatever event, project or activity you are participating in and you will make new friends and get credit for your contribution.

GEMINI (May 21June 20): You may think opportunity is knocking but, at the same time, you can expect a tailspin that will leave you confused.

LIBRA (SEPT. 23OCT. 22): Don’t underestimate what a partner or competitor will do in order to come out on top. Protect your assets as well as your well-being.

AQUARIUS (JAN. 20-FEB. 18): Don’t get mixed up with the wrong crowd. Get serious about something that can help you earn more money or improve your living arrangements.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): There is a time and place for everything and, although you will be a little emotional, take advantage of any possibility.

SCORPIO (OCT. 23NOV. 21): Take action, make changes and concentrate on your goals. Take advantage of any opportunity to network.

PISCES (FEB. 19MARCH 20): Being passionate about what you do or how you handle a situation will lead to financial freedom.

SAGITTARIUS (NOV. 22DEC. 21): Give some thought to the people who have supported you. You may want to do something nice to show your appreciation. CAPRICORN (DEC. 22-JAN. 19): Use your will power and you will accomplish all you set out to do. Don’t let someone burden you with something that is not your problem.

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1. Where did John Lennon grow up? 2. What was the name of his band before The Beatles? 3. Name the first instrument Lennon learned to play as a boy. 4. What was the first single by The Beatles that Lennon co-wrote with Paul McCartney? 5. On the cover of “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,” what instrument is Lennon holding? 6. What year did he quit The Beatles? 7. Finish the sentence, “I don’t believe in Beatles, I just believe in ...” 8. Lennon was featured on the premiere issue of what wellknown magazine? 9. Name one of the two cities where John and Yoko staged their “Bed-in.” 10. What was the name of his last album that was released three weeks before he was killed?

DEAR ABBY a tsunami of responses to my question, “Does height really matter?” Here’s another one: DEAR ABBY: My husband and I are both 5 feet 6 inches. In the past, I was concerned that we didn’t fit the stereotype of the man being taller than the woman, but it has actually worked out great. I never have to stand on my toes! “Kal” eventually will find a woman who appreciates him for the breadth of his heart and not the length of his body. — SEEING EYE TO EYE IN ILLINOIS

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SYLVIA’S ANSWERS 1. Liverpool. 2. I’m not sure I’ve ever known this. 3. Tambourine. 4. “Paperback Writer.” 5. Trumpet. 6. 1970, I think. 7. (Humming the song) Me? 8. I’m gonna say Rolling Stone. 9. Paris? 10. “Imagine.”

CONCLUSION

KEN’S ANSWERS 1. Liverpool. 2. No idea. 3. Acoustic guitar. 4. “Help.” 5. A sitar. 6. 1968. 7. God. 8. Rolling Stone. 9. New York. 10. John and Yoko.

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CORRECT ANSWERS your opponent. Lewis had one more correct answer than Nichols, which was enough. She’ll compete next week against the returning Gutharz.

1. Liverpool 2. The Quarrymen 3. Harmonica 4. “Love Me Do” 5. French horn 6. 1969

7. Me 8. Rolling Stone 9. Amsterdam and Toronto 10. “Double Fantasy”

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It quickly became apparent that neither contestant knew that much about John Lennon or The Beatles. But in Head2Head, it’s not how much you know so much as knowing more than

EAR ABBY: Regarding the letter from “Lost in the Land of Aloha” and whether short men are less desirable, height is relative. I am 5 feet 3 inches and dated taller men because those were the guys who just were around and seemed to be attracted to me. Then I met my husband. He’s 5 feet 6 inches and absolutely wonderful. He’s kind, loving, showers me with affection, offers me understanding and is a fantastic father. He cooks, washes dishes, does laundry and actually picks things up off the floor instead of vacuuming around them. I am the luckiest woman on this planet. Never pass up a short guy. They’re not short, they’re fun-sized! — VERY, VERY HAPPY WIFE IN TEXAS DEAR WIFE: I received

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