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COVER STORY: Billed as the “ultimate singer-songwriter music festival,” catch performances by artists such as Sarah Miles, “The Voice” finalist Tony Lucca, Ingram Hill and more as they participate in the three-day Hotel Carolina at The Windjammer on Isle of Palms. Pages 20-21

what’s inside 5 | dollar days

17 | arts

check out dollar days, written by charleston scene editor allison nugent

a look at upcoming events

6 | get out

david Quick previews outdoor fitness options

7-10 | movies

“dredd,” “trouble with the curve,” “end of watch”

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summerville celebrates sweet tea with new festival


hird Thursday in summerville, a monthly mainstay, kicks things up a notch by debuting a new event: the summerville sweet tea festival. The festival, which is being put on by the newly formed summerville restaurant association, will feature 11 local restaurants set up in tents on hutchinson square offering tastes of their versions of sweet tea, as well as tastes of their menu specialties for $1-$3 each. purchase a commemorative mug for $5 and you can try all the restaurants’ sweet tea drinks for free and vote for your favorite. The festival is the first of a planned annual salute to the “official drink of summerville” and the first of “many more” events coming from the new restaurant association.

while the summerville sweet tea festival will certainly be a highlight, Third Thursday has so much more to offer. attendees can enjoy the cooler weather as they stroll around historic downtown from 5-8 p.m. There will be musical entertainment on hutchinson square performed by aged 2 perfection, a local band that plays oldies. in addition, there will be classical music on short


The Drum Circle was held at last month’s Third Thursday in Summerville. The event returns this month. central performed by douglas hughes and his violin and string instrument students, which will set the mood for the art walk. today also marks the return of the drum circle, which was very popular last month. The drum circle will be on east richardson near sarah’s View, and any-

one can participate. for more information, call 821-7260 or go to www.

yappy hour

while i’m sure you are enjoying the cooler temps, i have no doubt that your pets are appreciating them even more.

after work today, pick up your pooch and head over to the James island county park dog park for a fall frolic at the second-to-last yappy hour. enjoy an adult beverage or two (they will be available for purchase) and listen to the musical offerings from charleston-based blues-rock trio taco donkey while your dog runs around with his (or her) four-legged friends. The event is free for you and your pup with the general $1 park admission or with the charleston county parks gold pass. The fun starts at 4 p.m. and goes until sunset. outside alcohol is prohibited. dogs must be on a leash when outside James island county park’s offleash area. for more information, call 795-4386 or go to www.

moonlight mixer

This is your last chance this year to take part in charleston county park and recrecation’s Moonlight Mixer. held 7-11 p.m. friday, enjoy the breeze right off the beach and the music in the air. grab your dance shoes and shag the night away as Jim Bowers of 1340 The Boardwalk spins oldies and beach music. when your feet need a breather, grab a beverage onsite or a snack at Locklear’s Beach city grill and the gangplank gift & tackle shop at the entrance to the folly Beach fishing pier. an id is required to purchase alcohol. tickets are $10, $8 for charleston county residents. only 600 tickets will be sold, so get them while you can. for more info, go to www. or call 795-4386.

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hile the Lowcountry is known for its gorgeous spring, my favorite time of year is early autumn. it’s still warm but not hot, and tourism has eased up a bit, and yet there’s plenty to do. and this first weekend of autumn is jam-packed with healthy, wholesome fun stuff to do outside.

run for the coast

new this fall is the run for the coast, a 10K “eco run” at 8 a.m. saturday on folly Beach. The event, organized by Jeremy wasko, benefits one of my favorite local groups, the charleston chapter of the surfrider foundation. “i created run for the coast this past spring because of my love for running, an active lifestyle and my support for sustainability and environmental initiatives, which is why i chose surfrider foundation as the beneficiary,” wasko said. “i want everyone to really appreciate nature and the outdoors, and not just help protect it but embrace it.” wasko said efforts being taken to make the race “green” include recycling and composting at the race; recycled race bibs from; eliminating water bottles and plastic by providing water in jugs; utilizing organic and recyclable race materials for t-shirts, race bags, cups and advertisements; and having a beach sweep following the race to pick up any garbage/ items that may have been left on the course.


Enjoy a run along Folly Beach in Saturday’s Run for the Coast, a 10K “eco run.” Jewish women and the Mount pleasant police department Victim services children’s charity are organizing the amanda The ninth annual carolina Jo Kalman 5K run/walk children’s charity 8K run and family fun day 1and 2-Mile fun walk will 4 p.m. sunday at Mount be at 8:30 a.m. saturday pleasant Memorial waterstarting at the hanahan front park. The race starts recreation center, 3100 Ma- at 1 p.m. The event is named beline road. The event raises after Kalman, a young woman killed in her west money to help Lowcountry ashley home a year ago. children with birth defects for more, go to www.ncjw and diseases. for more, go to www. find out more at www.

alzheimer’s walk

Meanwhile, another organization is holding a walk in Mount pleasant. The alzheimer’s association is holding the walk to end alzheimer’s at 9 a.m. saturday at the charleston harbor resort and Marina in Mount pleasant. alzheimer’s disease is a growing epidemic and is now the nation’s sixthleading cause of death. “There has never been a greater need for the citizens of charleston to join in the fight against alzheimer’s disease by participating in walk to end alzheimer’s,” said Kim almstedt of the alzheimer’s association, south carolina chapter. go to for more information.

domestic violence walk

another walk will take place in the same vicinity on sunday. The national council of

the open water

coming off her spectacular Molokai channel swim, charleston city councilwoman Kathleen wilson is continuing her efforts to promote long-distance, open-water swimming in charleston with the second annual swim around charleston on sunday. granted, if you haven’t been training for a 12-mile swim, you probably better opt out of the individual swim. however, fit swimmers can sign-up as part of a two-person or four-person relay team. for those of you tooling around on foot or boat, be aware that there will be a few dozen swimmers challenging themselves in the waters between remley’s point in Mount pleasant and the interstate 526 bridge on the ashley river in charleston. check out www.swim for more.

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Home& actor gives us an urban Garden Sundays in take on Judge dredd By roger Moore MCT


he British comic book “Judge dredd” made its debut in the mid1970s, starring a helmeted lawman who was judge, jury and executioner in a nearly lawless anarchy of the future. coming out in the recessionwracked ’70s, when civil unrest was common in the u.K., u.s. and other corners of the west, one might have seen it as a celebration of a kind of “dirty harry” justice: simple, bloody solutions to sociocriminal ills. or maybe it was “a satirical response to Thatcherism,” said actor Karl urban, who stars as the judge in a new 3-d movie, “dredd 3d,” in theaters friday. (Margaret Thatcher wasn’t prime minister of Britain until 1979, but she was a well-known figure in mid-’70s Britain, already the head of the conservative party there.) and what about dredd today? “dredd is perfectly placed in our times,” said urban, best-known for playing dr. Leonard “Bones” Mccoy in the new big screen “star trek” franchise. “our film is the perfect representation of the character that (author) John wagner created back in ’75. in our movie, i see dredd as a response to social unrest that’s erupted globally, and to society’s response to that unrest. dredd is set in a world where the justice system has been given absolute power, the power to summarily execute a perp on the spot. “since the creation of dredd, one can argue that there’s been a continual escalation of Big Brother, watching over all of us, a steady erosion of civil rights,” he said. “unfortunately, incidents like 9/11 have given us laws like The patriot act, a necessity for this day and age. “Thematically, dredd was

Karl urban stars as Judge Dredd in “Dredd 3D.” ahead of his time.” The 40-year-old new Zealander endured months in a gym and weeks in a south african boot camp to get in shape to play the judge. after all, he’s following sylvester stallone, the character’s previous big screen alter-ego. The bigger challenge, urban said, was acting behind a helmet and mask. “it’s a challenge to communicate with the audience without the use of my eyes,” he said. “i had to use every other tool i have available to me. obviously, the voice takes on heightened significance. as does the physicality, the way the character carries himself. it was important to me to know what humanized dredd. he’s just a man. he’s not a robot, not a superhero. he has no special powers. Just gadgets. it was important to me to know where his sense of humor lay, what angers him, what amuses him and what he does when he’s tired, or when he’s pumped up.” The film is earning early praise from comic book fan websites, and even the trade publication Variety noted that it “reinstates the somber


brutality missing from the u.K. comic book icon’s previous screen outing.” urban hopes “we’ve made an instant cult classic. But let’s be honest, movies like this that open in september don’t do nearly the box office that summer films do. so while i would be delighted to play the character again, if it’s just a one-off experience, i’m still proud of it.” Besides, urban already has two franchises, maybe three, to which he has obligations. he returns as Mccoy in the next “star trek” film, “star trek into darkness,” in 2013. he’s a part of the Vin diesel “chronicles of riddick” series. he may even reprise his secret agent role in the sequel to “red,” the Bruce willis/helen Mirren action comedy. But it’s Mccoy where his long-term plans lay, a character he lobbied hard for the chance to play, and a role he relishes. “Think about it,” he said. “They’re action films, with heroes. and Mccoy isn’t really heroic. he’s got this comic humanity that makes him stand out in that universe. who wouldn’t love playing that?”

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‘trouble with the curve’


Old pro scores with another hit up the middle

By todd Mccarthy The Hollywood Reporter

movie review

workaholic could imagine is accompanying her dad 1/2 (out of five stars) through southern backwalint eastwood’s first director: robert lorenz ters on what could be his fifilm as an actor for a cast: clint eastwood, amy nal swing. But her old man’s director other than adams, Justin timberlake, pal (John goodman) talks himself since “in the Line John goodman her into it, suggesting that of fire” in 1993, “trouble rated: pg-13 for lanit could be a last chance to with the curve” is a corny, guage, sexual references, patch things up. conventional and quite ensome thematic material and first-time screenwriter joyable father-daughter rec- smoking randy Brown comes onciliation story set mostly running time: 1 hour, through with what feels in the minor league baseball 50 minutes like a solid hit through the world of the south. what did you think?: infield that scores a couple playing a sort of pg-13find this review at of runs. when Mickey joins rated version of his ornery charlestonscene. her dad in north carolina, coot in “gran torino,” eastcom and offer your their nearly every exchange wood is vastly entertaining as opinion. almost immediately turns an old-fashioned scout who into an argument that ends disdains computers and stawith her stomping out and discovering some major stars him telling her to go home. tistical charts in favor of his in his day, gus is one of the own time-tested instincts. But good sense and interMaking his directorial last of the cigar-chompers, esting developments keep debut, eastwood’s longa guy who relies on what he her around: a former recruit time producer, rob Lorenz, sees, hears and intuits, but of gus’, Johnny flanagan knows just how to pitch the with just three months left on (Justin timberlake), who story to take advantage of his contract with the atlanta made it to the bigs, then the humorous side of his Braves, “may be ready for threw his arm out and is a star’s obstinate crankiness, pasture.” red sox scout, starts houndand amy adams makes a his only kid, conspicudogging Mickey. she has good match as the careerously named Mickey (amy great baseball sense herself driven daughter with fester- adams), is a high-powered and, alongside gus, evaluing resentments. young atlanta lawyer on the ates the season’s top prosas in “gran torino” four verge of becoming a partner pect, Bo gentry (Joe Massyears ago, eastwood does at her firm. still stewing ingill), a beefy slugger who not hesitate to spotlight the over having been palmed hits it out nearly every time debilitations of old age, as his off on relatives when her he comes up to the plate. gus Lobel struggles with vi- mother died young so gus filming in a charming old sion problems and stumbles could continue to troll the minor league park and pepinto a coffee table at his minors for talent, Mickey pering the stands with vetmodest home. a legendary has commitment issues with eran baseball guys provides baseball scout responsible for men, and the last thing this nice echoes of the game the


way it used to be. and it feels good when director Lorenz also brings his star back to the sort of working class settings — southern honkytonks, pool halls, cheap motels, cut-rate sports facilities — where his characters used to spend a good deal of time. in a modest, appealing way, “trouble with the curve” is another last-standof-the-old-timers movie, which might include “gran torino,” “space cowboys” and “in the Line of fire,” with eastwood as actor and sometimes director, in which experience, intuition and character get to carry the day against technology, numbers and other newfangled developments. even though he’s still in the minors, the outsized gentry amusingly carries on as if he already knows he’s the new century’s Babe ruth, refusing to low-five his third-base coach when he hits homers and boasting of glories to come. But despite his deteriorating vision, gus has suspicions, as suggested by the film’s title, that gentry has a fatal weakness. it’s a conviction he shares with Mickey, who contributes to her father’s cause in a surprising, if somewhat farfetched, way. having begun with east-


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Amy Adams and Clint Eastwood star in “Trouble With the Curve.” wood as a second assistant director on “The Bridges of Madison county” in 1995 and working as a producer or executive producer on his films since 2002, Lorenz knows well his collaborator’s strengths as an actor and doesn’t stray far from the style and tone customary at Malpaso, eastwood’s production company. This is a handsomely directed film; there’s a nice crispness to the pacing and images, as Lorenz keeps things moving briskly. adams scores as the career woman who’s a tomboy at heart and discovers some new horizons by breaking with her routine. timberlake is energetic but too puppy-doggish as her

eager suitor; given Johnny’s background as a failed would-be baseball player, some shades of regret and disappointment would have deepened the character. distinctive character actors such as goodman; Matthew Lillard, playing a Braves scouting executive contemptuous of gus’ antiquated ways; and robert patrick, as the team’s hardnosed gM, are hardly tested but lend weight to the supporting cast. But, of course, the show belongs to eastwood. still physically fit enough to pitch to his daughter for fun, gus may be an anachronism, but like the actor who plays him, he remains a force to contend with.

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it’s one curveball after another for maverick eastwood

“i didn’t want to do the usual teleprompter thing. ... i didn’t know what ... i was goileage and misading to do,” the genial star said venture leave their of his spur-of-the-moment marks, but we don’t decision to use an empty always notice the damage chair as a prop representing right away. for instance, president Barack obama. clint eastwood recently had “if i had more time, i would a realization that stopped have organized more. Maybe, him in his tracks just outside but i don’t know.” his bungalow on the warner as eastwood related his Bros. lot. tales of tampa, he nodded “son of a gun,” the 82-year- to the couch cushion next to old muttered as he leaned him for effect even though over his beloved 1992 gMc it wasn’t empty, it was octyphoon and dragged an cupied by robert Lorenz, the index finger over the mysteri- director and co-producer of ous inch-long scratch mar“trouble with the curve.” ring the forest-green paint The two have worked tojust above the grill. gether since 1994, and when a little later, sitting among eastwood said the republithe brown-leather shadows of can leadership “probably had his office, eastwood seemed a little apoplexy” during the considerably less concerned speech, a winking Lorenz about any dents in his said he could feel their pain. reputation after his eccentric, “That kind of sums up what meandering speech at the re- it’s like to direct clint eastpublican national convenwood,” Lorenz deadpanned. tion late last month. “you never know what’s go-

By geoff Boucher Los Angeles Times


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Clint Eastwood (left) and Justin Timberlake in a scene from “Trouble With the Curve.” ing to come out. But at least you have an advantage of having an editor afterwards.” The two laughed, but during the interview, there were moments when Lorenz’s tight grin looked suspiciously like the silver-medalist smiles you see at the olympics. if that was indeed the case, it would be understandable. eastwood’s speech might be a strike against “trouble with

the curve” before the movie even gets up to bat. opening friday, the movie stars eastwood as the cantankerous gus Lobel, a baseball scout who may be in the last inning of his storied career as his eyesight goes out. eastwood last appeared onscreen in 2008 in “gran torino” as walt Kowalski, another man staring into the twilight with a scowl

and clenched fists. “get off my lawn,” Kowalski snarled, adding a surprise late-career entry to the eastwood catchphrase collection. “There are certain things people enjoy seeing clint do on the screen,” Lorenz said. “you can make the characters different, and they are different, but there is a quality to the character that people enjoy seeing up on the screen, of course, so you don’t want to run from that.” eastwood punctuated Lorenz’s thought: “They enjoy my unpleasantness.” he might be on to something with that. “gran torino,” directed by eastwood, had a production budget of $33 million and went on to gross $270 million worldwide. But the longtime box office hero isn’t motivated by commercial imperatives, and most people (himself included) expected it would be his last screen appearance con-

sidering the recent career emphasis and vigor he’s found in directing. with “curve,” he’s acted in five films since 2000, but in that same window he’s directed 11 feature films with several gaining serious critical accolades and major trophy attention. was Lorenz distressed later about the possible effects eastwood’s appearance at the rnc might have on his film? Lorenz hesitated, and eastwood filled the space. “he was thinking maybe we shouldn’t release this movie,” the actor deadpanned. The response came from the not-empty seat next to him on the couch. “i’ve learned from clint over the years that there really isn’t any such thing as bad publicity and he’s going to do what he does and go out there and be himself. clint people love clint, and that’s not changing. and so it’ll all be fine.”

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rising tension in ‘end of watch’ makes you worry for characters By roger Moore MCT


he writer of “training day” and “harsh times” brings us more cop movie grit with “end of watch,” a vivid series of impressionistic sketches of a year in the lives of two Los angeles police officers. These aren’t the corrupt cops writer-director david ayer built his name on. They’re just patrolmen, in a family of officers — sometimes heroic, often cocky, occasionally miscalculating. and in telling their stories episodically with a rhythm that builds suspense slowly, ayer gets at the level of trust they have to have for one another and the meaning of that old cop movie cliche: “he took a bullet for me.” Brian taylor (Jake gyllenhaal) and Mike Zavala (Michael pena) may be young, but they’ve been partners so long they’re like an old married couple, comically bickering, teasing, picking at each other’s sore spots. Brian is the single one, the ambitious one. he wants to make detective. he’s willing to take a shortcut or two to get there. Mike is more blue collar: happily married, a father, happy to be where he is in the force. But the uniform hasn’t taken the chip off his shoulder. call him the wrong name when he’s arresting you and it’s “go time.” over the course of a year, we see the shifting fortunes of their lives, shootings that have to be justified by their department and a steadily escalating violence that spills over the border from Mexico, whose ruthless drug cartels deal in “dope, money and guns — all the major food groups.” Mike and Brian find themselves stumbling into more and more cartel business as their year passes them by. gyllenhaal brings a swash-

Michael Pena (left) and Jake Gyllenhaal star as police offers in “End of Watch,” a story of family, friendship, love, honor and courage. buckling bravado to Brian, a guy who is something of a player when it comes to the ladies. he’s not above hooking up with groupies (“Badge Bunnies”), but might be tempted when somebody special (like anna Kendrick) comes along. Mike has matured in different ways, clinging to juvenile neighborhood notions of “respect” but adult enough to know love when he sees it. ayer’s film begins with a long lull: 45 minutes of procedure, depiction of the cop community (america ferrara and cody horn are fellow officers) and light touches. The police are bilingual by necessity, aware of where they can make a difference and when they need to walk away. The calls they answer range from fires to missing children, loud parties to “shots fired — officer down.” The banter between our two heroes is easy, informal,

movie review 1/2 (out of five stars) director: david ayer cast: Jake gyllenhaal, michael pena, anna kendrick, america ferrera, natalie martinez, cody horn rated: r for strong violence, some disturbing images, pervasive language including sexual references and some drug use running time: 1 hour, 49 minutes what did you think?: find this review at charlestonscene. com and offer your opinion. with goofy moments of the sort of race-baiting that only two close friends could get away with. it’s all underlined with “i love you, man.” They can joke about pulling a guy over and confiscating a gold-plated assault rifle (“it’s Liberace’s aK-47!”). But we can sense what’s

coming, even if they can’t. Their guns are out of their holsters more, the threat of violence gathers like clouds over the city. ayer resorts to that favorite crutch of current filmmakers: the hand-held video recorder (Brian is doing a video project for his night school class.), but is so inconsistent with it that he abandons that point of view in midscene. what he manages most masterfully here is the dripdrip-drip of rising tension, a build-up that leaves you with a sense of dread even as you watch characters enjoy the off-duty joys of life: a quinceanera party, a medal ceremony. and pena and gyllenhaal so fully inhabit these wellrounded characters that you worry for them, worry about what they’ll do on this day or night when they climb into their cruiser and what will become of them by the end of this watch.

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score: Out of 5 stars g: General Audiences pg: Parental Guidance pg-13: Parents strongly cautioned, some content unsuitable for children under 13 nr: Not Rated r: Restricted Note: Dates and times are subject to change. Call the theater to make sure times are correct.

Opening Dredd r

the ultimate cop uses his role as judge, jury and executioner to fight a dangerous drug epidemic.

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End of Watch 1/2 r

after a routine traffic stop, two young lapd cops become targets of a notorious drug cartel.

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House at the End of the Street r

a mother and daughter relocate to what they think is their dream town, but the house next door holds some chilling secrets. cinebarre: fri: 1:10, 4:10, 7:40, 10:10; sat-sun: 10:45, 1:10, 4:10, 7:40, 10:10; mon- sept. 27: 1:10, 4:10, 7:40, 10:10 citadel: fri- sept. 27: 12:45, 3, 5:15, 7:30, 9:45 James island: fri: 4:10, 6:45, 9:10; sat-sun: 1:45, 4:10, 6:45, 9:10; mon- sept. 27: 4:10, 6:45, 9:10 northwoods: fri- sept. 27: 1:15, 4:05, 7:10, 9:40

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Playing 2016: Obama’s America 1/2 pg

a look at president barack obama’s past and at how it could shape and define his future.

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Arbitrage  r

a hedge-fund magnate struggles to sell his empire before his fraudulent activities are discovered.

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The Bourne Legacy 1/2 pg-13

a black ops field agent, aaron cross, escapes the cia’s attempts to execute him and sets out to expose their crimes. cinebarre: today: 12:45, 3:45, 7:20, 10:15; fri: 12:45, 3:45, 7:05, 9:55; sat-sun: 9:45, 12:45, 3:45, 7:05, 9:55; mon- sept. 27: 12:45, 3:45, 7:05, 9:55 citadel: today: 12:40, 3:45, 7, 9:45; fri- sept. 27: 3:55, 9:30 hwy 21: fri-sun: 8 James island: today: 4:05, 7:05, 10; fri- sept. 27: 4:10, 9:40 northwoods: today: 9:30 palmetto grande: today: 12:30, 3:50, 7:10, 10:15 regal 18: today: 1:35, 4:40, 7:45

Trouble With the Curve The Campaign 1/2




an aging baseball scout begrudgingly allows his daughter to join him on a recruiting trip.

will ferrell and zach galifianakis play rivals in a mud-slinging, backstabbing race for congressman.

cinebarre: fri: 12:50, 3:50, 7:25, 10; sat-sun: 10:15, 12:50, 3:50, 7:25, 10; mon- sept. 27: 12:50, 3:50, 7:25, 10


cinebarre: today: 1, 4, 7:40, 10:05; fri: 1:15, 4:15, 7:45, 10:15; sat-sun: 10:50, 1:15, 4:15, 7:45, 10:15; mon-

sept. 27: 1:15, 4:15, 7:45, 10:15 citadel: today- sept. 27: 7:10, 9:40 James island: today-fri: 4, 6:50, 9:40; sat-sun: 1:35, 4, 6:50, 9:40; mon- sept. 27: 4, 6:50, 9:40 northwoods: today: 7:10, 9:40; fri- sept. 27: 1:30, 4, 7:10, 9:40 palmetto grande: today: 2:10, 5:20, 8:10, 10:25 regal 18: today: 1:15, 6:55

The Cold Light of Day 

terrace: today: 12:30, 2:35, 4:30, 7:10; fri: 2:30, 4:45; sat: 4:45; sunsept. 27: 2:30, 4:45

Odd Life of Timothy Green

Resident Evil: Retribution



Killer Joe

a couple’s hopes for a child seem all but lost when young timothy green appears.

alice continues her fight against the umbrella corporation and the undead.

ship between a quadriplegic millionaire and his ex-con caretaker.

 nc-17

a young drug dealer hires a hitman to kill his much-hated mother for the insurance money.


citadel: today: 1:10, 3:55, 7, 9:30; fri- sept. 27: 1:10, 7 northwoods: today- sept. 27: 1:10, 3:55, 7:05, 9:25 palmetto grande: today: 12:50, 3:45, 6:45, 9:35 regal 18: today: 1:05


terrace: today: 5:45, 9:15; fri: 9; sat: 10; sun- sept. 27: 9

a trip goes bad when a man’s family is kidnapped and he must go on the run from cia agents.

Last Ounce of Courage ParaNorman pg

cinebarre: today: 1:20, 4:20, 7:10, 9:30 citadel: today: 1:20, 4:20, 7:20, 9:35 hwy 21: fri-sun: 8 northwoods: today: 1:10, 4, 7:20, 9:35 palmetto grande: today: 10:30 regal 18: today: 7:35, 9:50

The Expendables 2 1/2 r

action superstars are back in this mercenaries’ revenge sequel. cinebarre: today: 12:55, 3:55, 7:50, 10:20 citadel: today: 3:30, 9:50 northwoods: today- sept. 27: 1:10, 4:10, 7:10, 9:45 regal 18: today: 1:25, 3:45, 6:45, 9:25

Finding Nemo 3D 1/2 g

marlin and dory search the great barrier reef for nemo, who was captured and put in a tank.

cinebarre: today: 1:05, 4:05, 7:15, 9:50; fri: 1, 4, 7, 9:30; sat-sun: 10:35, 1, 4, 7, 9:30; mon- sept. 27: 1, 4, 7, 9:30 citadel: today: 3:50, 6:55, 9:15; fri- sept. 27: 1, 3:50, 6:55, 9:15 citadel 2-d: today: 1 James island: today-fri: 4, 6:30, 9; sat-sun: 1:30, 4, 6:30, 9; monsept. 27: 4, 6:30, 9 northwoods: today: 3:55, 6:55, 9:15; fri- sept. 27: 1:15, 3:55, 6:55, 9:15 northwoods 2-d: today: 1:15 palmetto grande: today: 1:50, 2:20, 4:30, 5:10, 7:20, 7:50, 10:05 regal 18: today: 1, 2, 3:25, 4:45, 7:10, 9:35

The Intouchables  r

the story of the unlikely friend-

a grieving father is inspired by his grandson to stand up for faith, family and freedom.

citadel: today- sept. 27: 1:15, 3:55, 7:10, 9:30 James island: today: 4:15, 6:45, 9:15; fri: 7:10; sat-sun: 1:45, 7:10; mon- sept. 27: 7:10 northwoods: today: 1:30, 4:10, 7:15, 9:35; fri- sept. 27: 7:15, 9:35 palmetto grande: 1:30, 4:50, 7:40, 10:10 regal 18: 1:50, 4:15, 7:50, 10:10

Lawless  r

the true story of the bondurant brothers, a prohibition-era bootlegging gang in virginia. cinebarre: today: 12:50, 3:50, 7:35, 10:15; fri: 12:55, 3:55, 7:15, 9:50; sat-sun: 10:10, 12:55, 3:55, 7:15, 9:50; mon- sept. 27: 12:55, 3:55, 7:15, 9:50 citadel: today- sept. 27: 1:15, 4:10, 6:50, 9:30 hwy 21: fri-sun: 10:20 James island: today-fri: 4:05, 6:55, 9:35; sat-sun: 1:20, 4:05, 6:55, 9:35; mon- sept. 27: 4:05, 6:55, 9:35 northwoods: today- sept. 27: 1:25, 4:10, 7:10, 9:40 palmetto grande: today: 1:40, 4:40, 7:25, 10:10 regal 18: today: 2:10, 4:55, 8:05

The Master  r

post-wwii, an unsettled young navy veteran becomes fascinated with the charismatic leader of a faith-based organization.

citadel: fri- sept. 27: 1, 3:50, 6:50, 9:40 terrace: fri- sept. 27: 12:30, 1:30, 3:15, 4:20, 6, 7:15, 8:35, 9:35

1/2 pg

animated tale of a young ghoulwhisperer who takes on witches, zombies and grown-ups.

cinebarre 3d: today: 1:30, 4:30 citadel: today- sept. 27: 12:40, 2:50, 5 James island: today-fri: 6:15; satsun: 1, 6:15; mon- sept. 27: 6:15 James island 3d: today-fri: 8:45; sat-sun: 3:30, 8:45; mon- sept. 27: 8:45 northwoods: today- sept. 27: 12:35, 2:50, 5 palmetto grande: today: 12:35, 7:35, 9:55 regal 18: today: 1:45, 6:50 regal 18 3d: today: 4, 9:20

The Possession 


an antique box contains an evil spirit that curses a young girl.

cinebarre: today: 1:25, 4:25, 7:45, 10; fri: 1:35, 4:35, 7:50, 10:20; sat-sun: 11:15, 1:35, 4:35, 7:50, 10:20; mon- sept. 27: 1:35, 4:35, 7:50, 10:20 citadel: today- sept. 27: 12:35, 2:45, 4:55, 7:15, 9:35 northwoods: today- sept. 27: 12:40, 2:50, 5, 7:15, 9:30 palmetto grande: today: 2:30, 5:05, 7:55, 10:20 regal 18: today: 2:15, 4:25, 7:15, 10

Premium Rush 1/2 pg-13

a routine pickup turns into a lifeor-death chase for a manhattan bike messenger.

hwy 21: fri-sun: 9:40 northwoods: today- sept. 27: 1, 3:10, 5:20, 7:30, 9:40 palmetto grande: today: 9:50 regal 18: today: 3:35


cinebarre: today: 7, 9:25; fri: 4:25, 9:45; sat-sun: 11, 4:25, 9:45; mon- sept. 27: 4:25, 9:45 cinebarre 3d: today: 1:15, 4:15, 7:30, 9:55; fri- sept. 27: 1:25, 7:20 citadel: today- sept. 27: 1, 4, 7 citadel 3d: today- sept. 27: 9:15 citadel imaX 3d: today: 12:30, 2:45, 5, 7:25, 9:45; fri- sept. 27: 12:30, 2:45, 5, 7:25, 9:45 northwoods: today- sept. 27: 12:40, 2:55, 5:10, 7:25 northwoods 3d: today- sept. 27: 9:40 palmetto grande: today: 1, 7:30, 10 palmetto grande 3d: today: 2, 5, 8, 10:30 regal 18: today: 1:10, 3:30, 7, 8, 9:15 regal 18 3d: today: 1:40, 4:05, 4:35, 7:30, 9:45, 10:15

Robot & Frank  pg-13

a retired cat burglar is given a robot caretaker, but he uses him in a heist to win over a librarian. terrace: today: 12:35, 2:20, 4:05, 7:30, 9:15; fri: 12:30; sat- sept. 27: 12:30, 7:10

Sleepwalk With Me 1/2 nr

an aspiring comedian stresses over his girlfriend, his career and his sleepwalking disorder.

citadel: today- sept. 27: 1:25, 4:10, 7:10, 9:30

The Words  pg-13

a young writer achieves success with a new novel but is haunted by the fact that he didn’t write it.

cinebarre: today: 1:10, 4:10, 7:25, 9:45; fri: 1:20, 4:30, 7:10, 9:35; sat-sun: 11, 1:20, 4:30, 7:10, 9:35; mon- sept. 27: 1:20, 4:30, 7:10, 9:35 citadel: today: 1:10, 4:10, 7, 9:35 James island: today: 4:15, 7, 9:30 northwoods: today: 1, 4:10, 7, 9:40 palmetto grande: today: 1:25, 3:55, 7:45, 10:20 regal 18:today:2:05,4:20,7:25,9:40

azalea square, 215 Azalea Square Blvd., Summerville, 821-8000 | cinebarre, 963 Houston-Northcutt Blvd., Mount Pleasant, 884-7885 | citadel mall stadium 16 with imaX, 2072 Sam Rittenberg Blvd., 556-4629 | highway 21 drive in, Beaufort, 846-4500 | James island 8, Folly and Central Park Rd., 795-9499 | hippodrome, 360 Concord St., Suite 100, 724-9132 | cinemark movies 8, 4488 Ladson Rd., Summerville, 800-326-3264 (dial 1415#) | palmetto grande, U.S. 17 North, Mount Pleasant, 216-TOWN | park circle films, 4820 Jenkins Ave., Park Circle, North Charleston, 628-5534 | regal cinemas 18, 2401 Mall Drive, North Charleston, 529-1946 | terrace, 1956-D Maybank Hwy., 762-9494 | ivanhoe cinema 4, Walterboro, 549-6400 | northwoods stadium cinemas, 2181 Northwoods Blvd., North Charleston, 518-6000

E12: Thursday, september 20, 2012

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italian film festival

Event brings 13 films and four directors to town

By Jennifer Berry hawes


visual treat awaits lovers of italian cinema and culture, and it involves mozzarella cheese and a chance to meet four of italy’s most innovative contemporary film directors. The sixth annual nuovo cinema italiano film festival will feature 13 films shown at the sottile Theatre. students and the general public are invited to view the mix of feature and short films. The festival, which runs today-sunday, has become increasingly popular and able to attract more cinematic talent each year, said giovanna de Luca, festival director and professor of italian and cinema at the college of charleston. at this year’s festival, four italian directors will present and discuss their works: edoardo de angelis (“Mozzarella stories”), paola randi (“into paradiso”), tonino Zangardi (“sandrine in the rain”) and nico cirasola (“bell’epoker”), who is making his second festival appearance. students and film enthusiasts can meet all four directors 1-2 p.m. friday at the A scene from “We Have a Pope!” sottile Theatre. “to have all of these directors together for the first time in charleston makes for a very good occasion to understand what is happening in what: nuovo cinema italy and to ask some questions about how things work italiano film festival there,” de Luca said. when: today-sunday she points to the young and where: sottile theatre, creative de angelis, whose 44 george st. 2011 film, “Mozzarella stoprice: suggested ries,” has garnered much atdonation of $6, $15 tention in italy because of its for three-film bundles, offbeat fusion of comedy, noir $25 for a weekend pass, and mafia genres. The film free with a college of portrays italian and chinese charleston id for more info: please see italian, page 13 A scene from “We Have a Pope!”


if you go


A scene from “Mozzarella Stories.”


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schedule Today

6 p.m.: opening reception 7 p.m.: short “the wholly family” and feature film “mozzarella stories”; meet director edoardo de angelis


2 p.m.: “a Quiet life” 4 p.m.: special screening of “three days of anarchy” 6 p.m.: “black pasta” 7:15 p.m.: short “oro verde” and feature film “into paradiso”; meet director paola randi


1 p.m.: “heavenly body” 3 p.m.: “easy! — scialla” 5 p.m.: “shun li and the poet” 7:30 p.m.: short “rosso e blu” and feature film “sandrine in the rain”; meet director tonino zangardi



A scene from “Mozzarella Stories.” italian from page 12

a unique chance to new italian cinema directors to meet charleston audiences,” director randi said. “it is going to be my first visit to charleston, and i am looking forward to enjoying the legendary warmth of south carolina hospitality. also, as i am a big ‘gone with the wind’ fan, i couldn’t resist to come to the city where rhett Butler belongs!”

mozzarella producers who battle for market share via mafia tactics and discounted cheese. “i’m very curious to meet him,” de Luca said. “i want to know more about his background and his interesting movie, which is visually very powerful.”

Italian connection

de Luca added that she is thrilled to welcome all four directors, who are accustomed to such international film festivals as cannes and tribeca. “This is something very important to charleston,” de Luca said. “it’s unusual for a regional festival in the united states to attract such talent and is a testament to charleston’s artistic and cultural allure.” That is partly because charleston enjoys a bond


The poster for “Gallimard Hotel.” with italian arts and culture thanks to spoleto festival usa, founded more than three decades ago by composer gian carlo Menotti and others who wanted to create an american sister to the festival of two worlds in spoleto, italy. “This film festival is a great initiative that gives

What to expect

Three films will make their american premieres at the festival: “Mozzarella stories,” “sandrine in the rain” and Venice film festival winner “shun Li and the poet.” “for me, it is an honor and a pleasure to present ‘Mozzarella stories’ for the first time in north america just in charleston,” de angelis said. “The invitation received from the charleston college is a great opportuni-

ty because it is important to know and study how italian cinema today speaks with strength, vitality and anger. “our language has changed from that of the authors of our great tradition, but that tradition is a treasure chest of gold and precious stones from which to draw,” he said. in addition, films will be introduced and discussed by anthony fragola, a documentary filmmaker and professor of cinema at the university of north carolina-greensboro. new this year is a largeformat screen, digital and 35 mm projectors, and a high-quality sound system. nuovo cinema italiano is presented by the italian studies program at the college of charleston and Mediterranea film-Bari. The films are presented in the original italian and subtitled in english.

1 p.m.: “kryptonite!” 3 p.m.: “18 years later” 5 p.m.: “we have a pope!” 7:15 p.m.: short “gallimard hotel” and feature film “bell’epoker”; meet director nico cirasola

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photographs by rob young

The wiener schintzel sandwich from Mueller’s Pub.

german offerings slim but delicious at mueller’s By roB young Special to The Post and Courier


ust about every day, alex Mueller offers up a seat at the stammtisch at his eponymously titled establishment, Mueller’s pub, situated near the piggly wiggly on skylark drive in west ashley. The stammtisch represents a traditional german table of honor for family, friends and regulars, which could mean about anyone to the affable and german-born Mueller. Though the bar once housed an actual circular stammtisch, it grew too large and cumbersome to bear. so instead, Mueller’s itself acts as a symbolic stammtisch, a welcoming place for all comers. formerly known as the ten seventeen pub under the same owner, it’s still colored by Mueller’s affections: soccer, the Michigan state spartans and germany. his family owned and operated a hotel-restaurantcafe in germany’s Black forest mountain range, and Mueller has adapted a few

Bratwurst from Mueller’s Pub.

if you go what: mueller’s pub where: 630 skylark drive, charleston hours: noon-2 a.m. monday-sunday for more info: 2256302 of his family recipes to fit america. The bar manages to offer a pair of german mainstays: slow-cooked, beer-soaked bratwurst with sauerkraut ($6) and wiener schnitzel, which is elongated, battered, compacted and served with Jaeger sauce ($5.99). alas, there’s really just those two. no currywurst. no noo-

dles or potatoes entries. no sour roast. But that’s likely because the audience for BLts and italian hoagies is greater than the demand for wiener schnitzel, which is why Mueller’s makes do with typical bar trappings: hot wings, bacon and cheddar fries, jalapeno poppers and mozzarella sticks. other items include fried chicken and chef salads, roast beef sandwiches and popular chicken salad sandwiches. sure, the majority may not be of german extract, but one can always grab a seat at the bar, a st. pauli girl or Beck’s beer, watch a bit of soccer and pretend otherwise.

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By deidre schipani Special to The Post and Courier

’cesca, noisy oyster, tsunami, Jim ’n nick’s, a.w. shucks, tommy condons, sermet’s downtown, eli’s restaurant, toast!, tabbuli, hyman’s seafood, southend Brewery, fulton five and Basil

partner at poogan’s

Managing partner Brad Ball of poogan’s porch has announced that chef daniel doyle has been made a partner at the restaurant. doyle has transitioned poogan’s Lowcountry cuisine to modern interpretations with his innovative twist on dishes. he has led poogan’s into its most successful years and was integral in the restaurant’s invitation to cook at the prestigious James Beard house. doyle has been with them for five years. poogan’s porch opened in 1976 at 72 Queen st. go to www.poogansporch. com or call 577-2337.

z Mount Pleasant: 17 north roadside Kitchen, graze, Zeus grill and seafood, Langdon’s, opal restaurant and Bar, eurasia, Mosaic cafe, next door Bistro, red drum, Basil, gullah cuisine, finz Bar & grill, fuji sushi Bar and grill, Bricco Bracco and carter’s Kitchen z West Ashley: Lucky’s southern grill and al di La z North Charleston and Summerville: palm tree grill at embassy suites, noisy oyster, cork neighborhood Bistro and firewater grille

new at delish!

delish! Bakery and Bistro at 272-B Meeting st. has added chef travis Mitchell to its staff. They also have introduced their new fall menu, which includes specialties such as pumpkin and cinnamon apple french toast, a fall harvest sandwich and pumpkin muffins. check out DelishBakeryBistro for more.

bringing home bacon

ted’s Butcherblock will hold its seventh anniversary Block party celebration noon-5 p.m. oct. 13. This year’s event will be a “Bacon extravaganza,” complete with bacon tastings, a “bacon explosion,” special bacon-themed menu items and more. There will be craft beer on tap, a special anniversary lunch menu, wine tastings, gourmet samples, giveaways and live music from The Bushels. ted’s is at 334 east Bay st. call 577-0094 or go to www.

avondale restaurants

avondale restaurant week continues until sunday. check out the three courses for $20 offerings at triangle char + Bar, pearlz Little oyster Bar, The roost, Mellow Mushroom and al di La. complimentary valet parking is being offered during the evening. call holly clayson at 412-4894 or Michael Lotz 377-1300.

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Poogan’s Porch executive chef Daniel Doyle, who participated in the BB&T Charleston Wine + Food Festival Ticket Launch Party last month, has been made a partner in the restaurant. by calling 937-4012, ext. 229. orders will be available at cypress, 167 east Bay st., for pickup beginning oct. 10. The artisan Meat share features products that come from pastureraised animals that are hormone- and antibiotic-free and raised by those employing traditional farming methods and animal husbandry.

local flavors on menu

taste: sweet & southern on shem creek, sponsored by restaurant solutions inc., will take place 6-11 p.m. sept. 29 at the Lighthouse on shem creek, 100 church st., Mount pleasant. The event will feature performances by singer-songwriter rob crosby. attendees also may enjoy Lowcountry cuisine served by a variety of local caterers as well as moonlit harbor cruises. tickets are available at charlestonrestaurant for $50 or at the door the night of the event for $60.

good eats

taste: charleston dine around, sponsored by sysco, will be held at two-time James Beard awardparticipating restaurants throughout nominated chef craig deihl of cythe charleston area sept. 28 and 29 as press is offering selections from his part of the southern Living taste of community supported agriculture- charleston event. like concept, the artisan Meat share, The dine around will feature a threethis fall. The package will feature a course menu paired with a specialty/ selection from deihl’s 80 types of craft beer. participating restaurants charcuterie and cured meats. include a limited amount of gift packs are z Downtown: 82 Queen, Lowcounavailable for $50 and can be preordered try Bistro, tristan, halls chophouse,

sharing in charcuterie

z Isle of Palms and Sullivan’s Island: huck’s Lowcountry table, sea island grill at wild dunes and station 22 restaurant & Bar z Johns Island: gilligan’s z Kiawah Island: The ocean room and Jasmine porch no tickets are required to attend this event, but reservations are recommended. find out more www.

happy hour launch

tristan, 10 Linguard st. downtown, has launched a new happy hour 57 p.m. Look for “big name” domestics and imports for $2 and $3 as well as $2 off all glasses of wine. go to www. or call 534-2155.

taking flight

wingstop has opened at 7250 rivers ave. in north charleston. John hanekamp is the owner. wingstop is open 11 a.m.-midnight daily.

cosmic conversion

Jack’s cosmic dogs at 817 st. andrews Blvd. in west ashley is converting to Mex 1, Baja cantina. The transition will take place this fall when an alcohol license is received. Jack’s cosmic dogs’ other locations at 1531 folly road on James island and 2805 u.s. highway 17 in Mount pleasant will remain open.

eggs and then some

eggs up grill is open at 2664 u.s. highway 17 in Mount pleasant. hours are 7 a.m.-2 p.m. daily. on the menu: eggs, pancakes, french toast, salads, sandwiches and burgers. call 3883654.

E16: Thursday, september 20, 2012

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big gun pulls trigger on burger appetites

By deidre schipani Brussels sprouts ($6) seared Special to the Post and Courier to a caramelized crust and blanketed with hot sauce ustin Kirkland, chef riveted with puffed wild and owner of Big gun rice grains, smoky collards Burger shop, tapped ($3) slowly braised to earthy into our appetites for craft toothsomeness and macabeer and freshly ground roni and cheese fritters ($5), burgers when he set up shop served with a side of green in the former alluette’s Jazz tomato jam. Bar on calhoun street. your grandmother’s yelThis Johnson & wales low squash casserole is there graduate is grinding the ($3), as well as a simple tomeats for the burgers and mato pie ($4) with tomatoes, making pickles in-house, as mayonnaise and cheddar well as crackers, chow-chow, cheese. These southern conbarbecue sauce and chili. jurers of comfort resonate The narrow space is the with the young and no-soright size for a neighboryoung, those from off and hood bar, and the eclectic those from away and walkdecor assures to comfort ins who can’t help but notice all. churchgoers can take a two-fisted burger eating. seat in a pew that serves as a appetizers and sides cozy banquette. up well to a bar menu of edison bulbs, subway classic cocktails, craft beers lights, faux-crystal chanand old-timey sodas whose deliers and votive lights flavors we still crave: nehi illuminate the space across grape, sprecher’s cream multiple tastes in lifestyles. soda and cheerwine. a little heavy metal is dished The burger-centric menu out in a propeller blade ceil- also sports options other ing fan and the bar itself is than beef such as spanish studded with hubcaps. seasoned ground pork ($12) singapore sling ($6), pink sharing the flavor profile of Lady ($7) and grasshopper chorizo, a type of sausage. cocktails ($7) will quench Kirkland holds true to some thirsts while geary’s origin, topping it with Manimperial ipa ($5.75) brings chego cheese and romesco a new caliber of ammo to sauce. a catfish po’boy ($9) drinking craft-brewed beers. with creole mustard and in the spot where jazz crystal remoulade will musicians tightly gathered soothe your noLa soul. during the short run of ala vegetable bean patty ($9) luette’s Jazz club is a small with eggplant-tomato jam staging area, a few tables and and fried kale garnish ratchbooths providing a bit more ets up the pedestrian bean seating in this condensed burger patty. space of a burger bar. all the burgers include a Kirkland has decked out side of fries and house-made his menu with southern pickles. The beef burgers staples such as chicken bog are ground in-house, hand ($7.50), deviled eggs ($4), packed and can be had house-made pimiento cheese “pink” or “not pink” accordand crackers ($5), tomato ing to our friendly server. pie ($4) and squash casserole That, unfortunately, was not ($3). the case and all the burgers his appetizers share an were overcooked. equal sense of place along a tribute to their meat with a dalliance in the quality, they still mainBayou: crystal hot sauce, tained flavor, but how much etouffee, fried gator tail ($8) better they would have and frogs legs ($6.50), eclips- tasted if a rosy ruddiness ing the usual fried stuff that had remained. is called appetizers on many The southern hospitalmenus about town. ity ($11) with fried green he has made eating vegeta- tomato, pimiento cheese, bables fun with a menu of fried con and chow-chow stacked


Big Gun Burger Shop is at 137 Calhoun St. a variety of textures that would have benefited from a more robust pimiento cheese and a bit more generosity with the toppings. The habanero bacon on the Meatbanger’s Ball of the week burger ($10) had a similar fate. The fiery habanero checked its heat in the kitchen, but the caramelized onions and tangy barbecue sauce jolted the burger to another taste dimension. a neighboring group of six hungry guys had a similar experience with their burgers not cooked “pink” but everyone cleaned their plates nevertheless. traffic was steady and regulars popped in to check out the scene. and through it all, one server tended bar, bussed the tables, pulled the beers, took and served orders, answered

the phone, replenished glassware, condiments and napkins and kept mixing those drinks and switching out a beer tap. she had the temperament any restaurant owner would love to be able to test for: kind, patient, not easily frustrated and with enough common sense that when the tap went dry to go to the table of thirsty couples, explain what was going on and asked if they wanted to change their order. she is a server with hospitality dna. if you decide to check out how on target the Big gun Burger shop is, bring your patience, as “fast food” and “short order” do not apply. But keep it in your sights for the economy of satisfaction that eating a burger brings to the table.

tyrone walker/staff

big gun burger shop cuisine: burgers/american/southern category: neighborhood favorite location: 137 calhoun st. phone: 789-3821 hours: daily 11 a.m.-2 a.m., sunday brunch 11 a.m.3 p.m. food served until 1 a.m. food: 1/2 service:  atmosphere:  price: $ costs: appetizers $5-$8; beef burgers $8-$11, burgers other than beef $9-$12; sides $3-$4; salads $6.50-$7; dessert $5-$6. sunday brunch $8-$12. vegetarian options: yes bar: full-service bar decibel level: varies wheelchair access: yes parking: street, garages other: sunday-funday, special drink prices; monday, karaoke; tuesday, “stoopid specials”; wednesday, open mic; friday-saturday, live music. facebook, twitter, delivery (; “meatbanger’s ball” burger of the week; happy hour 4-6 p.m. monday-thursday halfpriced burgers and special drink prices. www.biggun

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gibbes gets rocking with iconic artists exhibit


pening friday, the gibbes Museum of art, 135 Meeting st., will have two special exhibitions. first up, “sound and Vision: Monumental rock and roll photography.” This exhibition will feature a collection of photographs of iconic rock ’n’ roll, blues and hip-hop musicians taken by famous contemporary photographers in the past five decades. “This exhibition presents 40 stunning large-scale prints of many of the most notable musicians, songwriters and performers of the last half of the 20th century,” said Marla Loftus, director of communications. “taken by 20 of the most accomplished photographers of the genre, these photographs in many ways define the way we look at the musical artists who created rock ’n’ roll. “starting with photographs of influential blues musicians and early innovators such as elvis presley, through the British invasion, protest music and the psychedelic ’60s, soul music, metal, glam rock, reggae, punk, grunge and ending with hip-hop recording artists such as tupac shakur and Jay-Z, ‘sound and Vision: Monumental rock and roll photography’ explores the dynamic connection between the power of music and photography.” These works will be in the Main gallery. in the rotunda gallery, there will be a collection of works by willard hirsch, who has been dubbed as “charleston’s premier sculptor of the 20th century.”

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“The Rolling Stones, Primrose Hill, London, 1967,” shot by Gered Mankowitz.

There will be numerous accompanying lectures and various other events associated with both of these exhibits over the next couple of months. contact the gibbes Sprouts Musical Theatre’s Yasmine and Aladdin. at 722-2706 or www.gibbes dozen original adaptations com or call hyman at 345transitions art show 3670. of classic stories. phillip hyman is at it again The performance of with his eyeball art shows, ‘aladdin’ “aladdin” is just under one we all know the story of the next of which will be at hour, and tickets are $10 in the magic lamp, the genie 8 p.m. sunday at The Meetadvance, $12 at the door. ing space on east Montague and, of course, aladdin and purchase tickets by calling avenue in north charleston. yasmine. 881-3780 or online at www. watch as this delightful The show will feature children’s story comes to life, artwork from tony prete, show times are 7 p.m. chrystal King, nina regro, performed by the sprouts friday, 1 p.m. saturday and “Cassique of Kiawah” by Meta sapient, christina re- Musical Theatre team at cre- sept. 29, 3 p.m. sunday and Willard Hirsch. ative spark starting friday. gro and hyman. sept. 30, and 6 p.m. sept. 28. you’ve likely seen his sprouts Musical Theatre is There will also be jazz fucreative spark is at 757 works throughout charlesan international and award- Long point road in Mount sion music from wawona ton without even knowing and circus Mcgurkis, turk- winning troupe that origipleasant. they were created by him. nated in Boston in the ’80s. ish dance by Karen inella, he has some bronze sculpThey are adults who present ‘the 39 steps’ medieval music by James “devious spies ... fast trains tures in washington square, carrier and geoffrey corm- high-quality productions of ... deadly screams ... sheep? white point garden, the children’s stories and fairy ier, and wayang Modern “if you’re familiar with gibbes Museum garden and shadow puppet Theatre. tales. since its inception, the 1935 alfred hitchcock charles towne Landing. they’ve grown to over two email eyeballart@yahoo. The exhibit will include more than 50 years of work by this charleston native and world war ii vet. “during the exhibition, the gibbes will distribute a guide of hirsch’s sculptures on view throughout charleston. an accompanying cellphone audio tour will also be produced so that art lovers can tour hirsch’s work inside and outside of the museum,” Loftus said.

film ‘The 39 steps,’ you will recognize the characters, the plot and even the dialogue in the flowertown players stage production,” said Kathy Keber of the flowertown players. if you’re not familiar and see the name hitchcock, don’t assume that this is a scary piece, as it’s more humorous than anything else. Keber gives us a brief snapshot of the plot: “The show begins with a company of actors assembling the set with anything and everything left on the stage of an old theater house. as the plot unfolds, we meet our young and handsome hero, richard hannay, who becomes entangled in a devious plot to smuggle vital British military secrets out of the country. after being falsely accused of murder, hannay goes on the run across europe to protect the safety of this secret from an espionage organization called ‘The 39 steps.’ ” The show will be performed at the historic James f. dean Theatre at 133 s. Main street in summerville at 8 p.m. today-saturday with matinee shows at 2 p.m. saturday and sunday. The show again will be performed at 8 p.m. sept. 27-29 with matinee shows at 2 p.m. sept. 29-30. tickets are $25. purchase in person, by calling 8759251 or online at www.

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MYCharLesTONWeeKeND zombie party

zombies will be taking over club pantheon tonight. resident drag queen santina dayzee is holding this party to raise funds for her bid to win miss south carolina pride. enjoy an evening of zombie fun that includes a costume contest (winner gets $50) and performance by savannah dayzee, desiree valentino (also running for miss south carolina pride), imani valentino (empress of charleston pride), amythyst rose and santina dayzee herself. doors at club pantheon, 28 ann st., open at 10 p.m.; the show is slated to begin at 11:45 p.m. tickets are $5, $10 for those under 21. call 577-2582 for more info.

magic mike is coming to charleston! ... ok, it’s not channing tatum, but it’s pretty close. the world-famous gents of chippendales will be breaking out their bow ties friday at the music farm, 32 ann st. be prepared to get an eyeful at the 9 p.m. show; doors open at 7:30 p.m. tickets are $10 in advance, $15 in advance for reserved seating, $20 at the door. find out more at


chili-cook off the tin roof will hold its inaugural chili-cook off at 5 p.m. sunday. while a cook-off is somewhat selfexplanatory, here’s the gist: those who have entered the competition will be vying for votes from a panel of judges, but crowd votes will be a big factor, so head over to 1117 magnolia road and vote for your favorite. cash prizes and other perks will be awarded to the winner. call 571-0775 for more info.

swagger fashion show

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Tourists check out the Confederate Museum at the Market Hall. Ancient Roman temples influenced the architecture of the hall in downtown Charleston.

Museum Mile Weekend

wet: a vegas style pool party if you’re looking for a good time sunday, head out to st. Johns yacht harbor, 2408 maybank highway on Johns island, for this exclusive pool party. this sin city-style event with a ’70s hollywood fashion flair is all about fun and testing the market for a vegas-style pool bar. starting at 12:30 p.m., enjoy a fashion show of vintage-inspired swimwear by local designer cavortress, a tapas bar, cocktails and more. and not to fear guys, nfl red zone will be streaming. tickets are $20 in advance, $25 with shuttle service from marion square and $30 at the door. attendees are asked to dress to impress. find out more at edit?eid=4336869694.

unchained tour

park circle films has partnered with the charleston film festival and terrace theater to hold a two-day “shortsfest.” the event will feature three blocks of local, regional, national and international shorts friday (7 p.m.) and saturday (2 and 8:30 p.m.). a jury will select and award a cash prize for best short film as well as a regional spotlight award. held at the terrace theater, 1956 maybank highway, admission for each block is $7, $5 for film society members; red carpet members get free admission. go to for more info.

this group of storytelling writers are making their way through georgia, tennessee, north carolina and south carolina to celebrate independent bookstores and to spread the message that storytelling should be the heart of every community. featuring best-selling author neil gaiman, along with savannah-born playwright edgar oliver and multitalented artist peter aguero, the group will perform with musical accompaniment from charleston’s own mechanical river. set for 8 p.m. friday at charleston music hall, 37 John st., this event is being held in collaboration with blue bicycle books. tickets are $20 and can be purchased at blue bicycle, 420 king st., or online at call 722-2666 for more info.

taste of the town festival

men of chippendales

tonight, memminger auditorium will host this fashion show benefit for kids’ chance of south carolina, a local nonprofit that awards college scholarships to dependants of state workers injured or killed on the job. swagger will highlight local businesses, including mary mojo boutique, paisley of daniel island and bashful boutique, on the runway. the event will be hosted by kelly g. from 95sX’s two girls and a guy. dance performances, music by dJ bliss, food and a cash bar will round out the evening. swagger starts at 7 p.m. at 56 beaufain st. tickets are $20 in advance, $30 at the door. find out more at or by calling 3882868.

lowcountry indie shorts

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The Joseph Manigault House is a National Historic Landmark.

be a tourist is your own town this weekend as you explore five museums, seven historic buildings and one powder magazine, all for $25 ($10 for kids 12 and under). if you just happened to be visiting this weekend, you’re a lucky dog. along and around the one-mile section of meeting street, explore the old exchange and provost dungeon, powder magazine, charleston museum, children’s museum of the lowcountry, old slave mart museum, confederate museum, gibbes museum of art, aiken-rhett house, edmondston-alston house, heyward-washington house, Joseph manigault house, nathaniel russell house and south carolina historical society. the sites are open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. friday-sunday, and many will be offering special programs. for more information, go to www.charlestonsmuseummile. org or call 722-2996, ext. 235.

party for the parks this third annual street-festival style event is all about having a good time for a good cause. the evening will open at 6 p.m. with music from folk/rock band coffee. before sunset, aerialist lila will dance in her silks to the reggae rhythm of the dubplates. as night falls, dJ Jerry tiller and a laser show will electrify the dance floor, and homespun hoops will do a lakeside fire performance. all the while, guests will enjoy an open bar and food from the likes of amen street fish and raw bar, la fourchette, muse, nick’s bar-b-Q, oak steakhouse, osteria la bottiglia, the charleston cookie company, cupcake, glazed gourmet doughnuts and paolo’s gelato italiano. a silent auction will be 6-8:30 p.m. and the live auction starts at 8:45 p.m. tickets are $55 in advance, $75 at the door; vip tickets are $150 and include private lakeside lounging and bar with food by magnolias, blossom and cypress. party for the parks, which will be held saturday on ashley avenue overlooking colonial lake, benefits the charleston parks conservancy, which works in more than 25 city parks and green spaces. call 724-5003 or go to for more.

this event offers up a family-friendly atmosphere and includes food, arts and crafts vendors, jump castles, games, line-dancing, zumba, a water slide, a heart and stroke survivor parade, and more. set for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. saturday at old santee canal park, 900 stony landing road, moncks corner, admission is free; food samples cost $1-$3. proceeds will benefit the american heart association. for more, call 8995200.

comedy on the creek presented by lighthouse on the creek and theatre 99, give your funny bone a workout at this free comedy show. starting at 8 p.m. today, mark szlachetka, also known as “the funny guy in the tie,” will be hosting theatre 99 comedians shon kennedy, Jason groce and dusty slay. there will be a cash bar. doors at 100 church st. open at 7 p.m. the show is for ages 21 and over. for more information, go to www.shem or call 881-7384.

charleston auto expo & car show this second annual expo and car show will offer something for the car, truck and/or motorcycle lover in your family. held at blackbaud stadium, 1990 daniel island drive, the auto expo will feature specialists in their respective fields giving demonstrations on things such as wheel repair, upholstery repair, paintless dent repair, car audio, detailing, paint touch-up and more. while you’re there, buy products and merchandise, check out the vehicles on display, and enjoy live music, giveaways and jump castles for the kids. held 11 a.m.-5 p.m. sunday, admission is $5 and includes a goody bag and automatic entry into the drawing for products worth thousands of dollars. for more, check out

Jammin’ for Jammer ii this second annual fundraiser in support of the sea turtle hospital at the south carolina aquarium will be 7-10 p.m. tuesday at the windjammer, 1008 ocean blvd., isle of palms. the event will celebrate Jammer, an injured sea turtle found near the windjammer and released this spring after rehabilitation, as well as all the other sea turtles helped by the aquarium. featuring three local bands, food provided by isle of palms and sullivan’s island restaurants, a silent auction and more, attendees are sure to have a great time. a $15 donation is requested, and all proceeds will go to the sea turtle hospital at the south carolina aquarium. call 886-8596 or go to www.the-wind for more. find out more about the sea turtle hospital at scaquarium. org.

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hotel carolina

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singer-songwriter music fest brings a bit of the west coast to the east coast

By harris cohen Special to The Post and Courier


n most parts of the country, when Labor day ushers in fall, the festival concert season ends. But the Lowcountry, with its beautiful weather that usually continues into october (november if we’re lucky), pushes the festival season to the limits. hotel carolina, the “ultimate singersongwriter music festival,” takes place tonight through saturday at The windjammer. in its fourth year, the event brings the audience up close and personal with the musicians. “our initial intention was to take the singer-songwriter theme and the intimacy of Los angeles’ hotel cafe and bring it east,” said Jason spiewak, president of rock ridge Music. Lucca emulating sister hazel’s annual hazelnut hang fanfest, there will be events during the day in which fans can interact and form bonds with the performers. performances include a lineup of shows outside during the afternoons and inside at night.

Mouseketeer with a ‘Voice’

headlining friday’s lineup will be tony Lucca, a name that may sound familiar. although he had an existing fan base, the former Mousketeer desired to break through the ceiling he felt his career had hit, so he auditioned for the television singing competition “The Voice.” coached by please see Hotel, page 21

if you go what: hotel carolina when: today-saturday where: the windjammer, 1008 ocean blvd., isle of palms price: $124.99 for a package that includes admission to the three evening shows, admission to afternoon acoustic performances and jam session, and the ability to participate in camp carolina events throughout the weekend for more info: 886-8948, or www.welcometothe


Brendan James

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Hotel from page 20

Sam Grow

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the lineup z bracher brown z todd carey z matt duke z riley etheridge Jr. z Jerad finck z sam grow z ernie halter z caleb hawley z brendan James z tony lucca z Jared mccloud z sarah miles z John milstead z andrea nardello z curtis peoples z ken yates z honor by august photographs provided

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Maroon 5’s adam Levine, Lucca made it to the finals, finishing third. “The experience showed me how and when to take calculated risks,” Lucca said. he added that Levine told him if what he was doing did not make him a little uncomfortable then it was not worth doing. to push him out of his safe place on the show, Lucca sang “Baby one More time” from fellow Mouseketeer Britney spears and a rousing rendition of Jay Z’s “99 problems,” sales of which propelled Lucca to the no. 3 spot on itunes overall singles sales chart and no. 1 on itunes rock singles chart. in addition to Lucca’s success with “99 problems,” his duet of “yesterday” by The Beatles with Levine landed in the top 5 on itunes overall and pop singles sales charts. Lucca stated that he is in the process of locking up a record deal and is accumulating songs. “i wrote seven songs in four days, which is historically very high for me. it was fun,” Lucca laughed. he said his upcoming album will be edgier but added, “Though it might be challenging for my current fans, i’m cognizant of not turning them off by completely jumping ship.”

A little bit country

headlining saturday’s program are ingram hill and Brendan James. ingram hill released its latest album last month. The eponymous-titled effort veers more toward the country genre than those prior. “we self-produced the songs, so i guess our tennessee roots just came out naturally. it’s as much us as anything we’ve done, and we didn’t want to make the same record as before,” said lead singer Justin Moore. still, being quite different than 2010’s critically acclaimed and more rockfocused “Look your Best,” the band is a little nervous about its acceptance from the existing fan-base. “it is a good apprehension. some may not like it, but we want everyone to give it a

chance,” Moore added. Moore said that the first single, a southern anthem titled “good ol’ dixie,” has received an enthusiastic response on the few dates the band has played this year. “Those Three words” highlights the band’s clever melodic hooks accompanied with straight-ahead and never-contrived lyrics, while a steel guitar adds a country texture.

In transition

Brendan James’ summer release, “hope in transition,” reflects his current professional and personal life status. Burned out by the major label trial of fighting for attention and funds, and the grind of constant touring, James and his decca label mutually terminated their contract. “it’s a little scary not having that security, but it’s also nice to escape the gears of the pop-music machinery,” James said. James gained worldwide exposure during the summer olympics when the u.s. women’s soccer team adopted “The Lucky ones” as its pre-match anthem. when told by player heather o’reilly, James, who was in the middle of his move from california to charleston, pulled over in amarillo, texas, and filmed a live version of the song with his ipad at a music store. “i was overwhelmed, super honored, flattered and surprised,” James exclaimed. he recently moved to charleston with his wife and has been focusing on family life. “These changes in my life and just settling down have opened the floodgates in my creativity,” James said. even with the recent album release, he said he’s already 90 percent finished writing his next effort. “i was touring so much, i felt i lost touch. This album will have songs that are accessible and catchy but on my own terms,” James said, adding, “i didn’t like being told to write a single.” he will perform one or two of the new songs this weekend but prefers they not end up prematurely on youtube.

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Judas priest

Screaming for Vengeance Special 30th Anniversary Edition/Columbia/Legacy


in 1982, when the British heavy metal band Judas priest released its eighth studio album, “screaming for Vengeance,” it was one of the biggest acts in metal. Thirty years later, the music on that classic metal album still stands up. part of the reason lead singer rob halford’s voice screaming over the dual lead guitar onslaught of the band still causes the hair on the arms of metal fans to stand up is because Judas priest did things its way. The band could have taught a college class on how to look and sound like a metal band.

from the studded leather costumes and stacks of Marshall amplifiers to song titles such as “The hellion” and “you’ve got another Thing coming,” this was no halfbaked rock outfit. i could tell you to pick up the new 30th anniversary edition of “screaming for Vengeance” because the remastered album sounds incredible, or that the live bonus tracks are a treat to hear. The real reason for metal maniacs to grab this two-disc set is for the included dVd that features Judas priest’s afternoon set from the 1983 us festival in california.

rocking out in front of a crowd estimated at the time to be about 300,000, halford and the rest of the band crank through priest classics such as “Metal gods,” “Breaking the Law” and “Living after Midnight.” The concert is a truly sweet treat on top of getting to hear one of the most beloved albums in metal history shined up like a new penny.

Back in the mid-’90s here in charleston, it was virtually impossible to not know about Ben folds five if you were a rock fan. The chapel hill, n.c., trio (yes, there were, and still are, only three members of the band) played charleston frequently at the Music farm and even one year at wavefest, the annual all-day rock concert thrown by the now-defunct radio station 96 wave. consisting of Ben folds on piano and vocals, robert sledge on bass and darren Jessee on drums, the band released three studio albums of well-received music before calling it quits in 2000. happily, the band is back together; they played at the north charleston perform-

ing arts center on wednesday. The new studio album, “The sound of the Life of the Mind,” owes more to the band’s last release, 1999‘s “The unauthorized Biography of reinhold Messner,” than the band’s earlier material. Many of the songs are more serious and introspective than anything on “forever and ever amen,” but there are points where folds’ twisted sense of humor shines through. This is especially evident on tracks such as “Michael praytor, five years Later” and “draw a crowd.” The latter selection features what might be one of the funniest folds lyrics ever: “i only wanted to be stevie wonder/i got to settle for this

Vanilla Thunder.” also good is the title track, co-written by author nick hornby (with whom folds collaborated on a music project a few years back), as well as “hold That Thought,” which deserves radio airplay. overall, “The sound of the Life of the Mind” is an uneven recording, but the truth is that even at only 50 percent power, Ben folds five still runs circles around many of today’s younger bands when it comes to songwriting skills.

key moment: halford riding his motorcycle on stage to perform the encore of “hell bent for leather” on the dvd footage of the concert.

ben folds five

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key tracks: “michael praytor, five years later,” “draw a crowd,” “hold that thought”

bob tobin

The Other Side of the Horizon/ Independent


as proof that you’re never too old to follow your dream, may i present Bob tobin. at the ripe old age of 71, tobin has released a new collection of songs. although you may have seen tobin playing around town at various venues, for the most part, his singing and songwriting have been more of a hobby than anything else. now that he’s retired from his day job, tobin has taken the next step, recording 14 of his original tunes with Bruce roberts at the local arp studios.

Listening to the material on “The other side of the horizon,” one has to marvel at the fact that tobin waited this long to record his material. tobin has a great songwriting style, similar to those of Jimmy Buffett and the late hoyt axton. tobin’s singing voice might remind you a bit of axton, with a little Burl ives thrown in. from the catchy “Listen to Momma” and the Buffett-inspired title track,to later notable tracks such as “distance” and “Lillie La rue,” there’s actually a lot to like here if

you’re a fan of mellow blues and light rock. i’m not sure what tobin did for a living prior to retirement, but it is readily evident from the quality of the songwriting here that he’s doing the right thing by following his dream. key tracks: “listen to momma,” “the other side of the horizon,” “distance” — by devin grant

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By Matthew godBey

By the time “Bringing down the horse” was released in 1996, The wallflowers was an experienced and grateful working band, versed in the trials and tribulations of the unforgiving music business as much as any band, whether led by an heir to music royalty or not. while The wallflowers have never quite duplicated the success from its breakthrough singles, the band has maintained a large following and critical praise throughout its succeeding four albums. The band’s latest album, “glad all over,” is set to be released in october after a seven-year hiatus. The wallflowers will perform tuesday at the Music farm, 32 ann st. tickets are $25 in advance, $30 the day of the show and are available online at or at the door. doors open at 7 p.m. go to or call 5776989 for more information.

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charleston Jazz

for the past four years, the charleston Jazz orchestra has worked tirelessly to cultivate the progress of local jazz culture while also preserving its rich and far-reaching history. cJo artistic director charlton singleton and a devoted staff host regular events year-round to educate others about the role jazz has played in charleston’s development as well as entertain audiences with some of the most respected jazz musicians, not only in the Lowcountry but from around the world. The cJo and Jazz artists of charleston will host the ever-popular Latin night on saturday at the charleston Music hall, 37 John st., with worldrenowned trumpeter and percussionist etienne charles serving as this year’s special guest. Born in trinidad to a musical family, charles’ abilities earned him a place in the summer performance program at the Berklee college of Music in Boston at 16. he later graduated from florida state university as the college of Music Brautlecht scholar just before placing second at the 2005 international trumpet guild Jazz competition in Thailand. The following year, charles took first place in the national trumpet competition in fairfax, Va. he eventually earned a full ride to pursue his master’s degree at the Juilliard school of Music in new york. to date, charles has performed with some of the most respected musicians of his time, including roberta flack, wynton Marsalis and the count Basie orchestra among others. charles will perform two separate 90-minute sets at the charleston Music hall saturday night. The first set will begin at 7 p.m., while the second set will begin at 10 p.m. adult tickets are $30-$40; senior and student tickets are $25-$35. students qualify with valid school id while seniors qualify at age 65. Jac and Lowcountry Local first are offering a buy-one, get-one-free ticket promotion for the second set only. all student and special promotional tickets much be purchased in-person. for more, go to www.jazzartistsof, call 641-0011 or visit the charleston Jazz house at 185 st. philip st. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-friday. while in town, charles also will participate in the first Jac(K) talk, along with singleton, Quentin Baxter, herb frazier and more. Jac(K) talk is a panel discussion with


Etienne Charles topics that include the connection between african and afro-caribbean influence to the Lowcountry’s gullah culture and a behind-the-scenes look at the commissioned work by charles slated for its world premiere at Latin night. Jac(K) talk, which is free and open to the public, will be held 4-7 p.m. today at Barsa tapas Lounge & Bar, 630 King st. find out more at

the wallflowers

when the sleepy-eyed pop-rock band The wallflowers crept into mainstream consciousness in 1996 with the hits “one headlight” and “6th avenue heartache,” few might have guessed that the band was actually approaching its seven-year anniversary. when it was learned that front man Jakob dylan was the son of music icon Bob dylan, many wondered why there had been such a delay in bringing The wallflowers to major radio play, while others doubted the band’s validity altogether. The truth was that the junior dylan hid his lineage in an effort to blaze his own trail in the business. Like most bands, The wallflowers played in bars, small clubs and restaurants, scrounging to build a following in the highly competitive Los angeles music scene. The band was even dropped by its first label, Virgin records, after its 1992 selftitle debut sold less than 40,000 copies after its initial push.

ben sollee

Ben sollee has spent the past six years building a reputation as an inventive cellist, composer and songwriter teeming with inspired creations that explore the categorical limits of jazz, classical, folk and rock genres. a pupil of r&B music from an early age, sollee drifted to the study of classical music after taking up the cello in elementary school, a transition that gave soul and rasp to sollee’s classical reproductions. By the time he was 22, sollee joined with Bela fleck, abigail washington and casey driessen to form the group The sparrow Quartet. sollee’s work with the group made its way to Jim James, front man for My Morning Jacket, who would go on to produce sollee’s full-length sophomore album, “dear companion.” sollee has made news for his frequent touring by bicycle. in 2009, the musician biked 330 miles with his equipment to perform at Bonnaroo. The trek was made to raise awareness of coal mining by way of mountaintop removal taking place around the appalachian Mountains. Ben sollee will celebrate the release of his newest album, “half-Made Man,” out tuesday, with a wednesday performance at The pour house, 1977 Maybank highway. Luke reynolds will open the night. tickets are $12 in advance, $15 the day of the show and are available at the door or online at go to or call 571-4343.

E24: Thursday, september 20, 2012

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march of dimes signature chefs auction photographs by marie rodriguez

this black-tie-optional charity event had a major food focus, as some of the area’s finest chefs were serving up their signature dishes. participating restaurants included 82 Queen, bambu, blu, cru cafe and catering, halls chophouse, hamby’s catering and events, iacofano’s italian bistro, laura alberts tasteful options, lowcountry eats, poogan’s porch, relish distinctive catering, rita’s seaside grille, saffire, smokesouth, tristan and virginia’s on king. the thursday event at the marriott crystal ballroom on lockwood drive kicked off with a cocktail hour that included a silent auction. the highlight of the evening was the live auction, though, which was headed up by hgtv “designed to sell” star terry haas. funds raised go to research into the causes and preventions of premature birth, which affects half a million babies and their families every year, including 184 babies in south carolina in an average week. for more photos from the event, go to charleston

Livy Conner and the Gravy Train perform.

Jay and Dr. Kate White

Ben and Laura Grandy

Saffire executive chef Chad Horvath adds barbecue sauce to his Carolina BBq short rib.

Callie Smith, Benny Firestone and Missy Firestone

Michael and Sarah Chauvin

Bambu executive chef Sean Park and Vicente Cruz

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more photos from signature chefs auction

Yakisha Simmons and Chajuanna Johnson

Nathan and Kara Delpino with Halina and Andy Miller

Andy Hewitt and Anna Heyward-Smith

Alissa Baker, Melissa Barton and Stacy Bruder

Chris MacDougal of Laura Alberts Tasteful Options plates beer-braised beef short ribs with beef jus, saffroninfused farro and fire-roasted beet root.

Avery Smith and Cindy Philbeck

Penny and Dr. Grant Patton

Hall’s Chophouse executive chef Matthew Neissner shows off his slicing skills.

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Cocktail Harbor Cruise

what: camp happy days and the carolina girl special events yacht are aiming to raise $20,000. tickets include a two-hour harbor cruise with a full bar, hors d’oeuvres, music, dancing and champagne. proceeds benefit the camp. when: 6:30 p.m. sept. 20 where: ripley marina, 56 ashley point drive price: $100 more info: 571-4336 or www.

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Jennifer J. Daly

what: local photographer Jennifer J. daly will display a collection of current color photographs featuring a variety of subjects in her exhibit, “orange.” when: through oct. 31 where: the meeting place, 1077 e. montague ave. price: free more info: 740-5854 or http://

City Gallery Exhibit

what: friends with brushes, a group of painters based in mount pleasant, will exhibit works in oil featuring a variety of subjects. members include roberta byron, sandra wrenn, denise avera, kathy clark, Janie schloss, martina yearwood and phyllis leventis. when: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through sept. 30 where: north charleston city gallery, 5001 coliseum drive price: free more info: 740-5854 or http://

BBq Birthday Lunch

what: celebrate sticky fingers

downtown’s 20th birthday, and their award-winning barbecue, all while helping to provide meals for needy seniors through meals on wheels of charleston. all-youcan-eat barbecue pork, smoked chicken, and all the fixings. when: noon-2 p.m. sept. 20 where: sticky fingersdowntown, 235 meeting st. price: $10 more info: 722-4127, traceye@ or

Sound of Charleston

what: experience the sounds that define charleston and its unique southern charm — jazz, gospel, gershwin, gullah, spirituals, civil war songs — coming to life in sacred and historic spaces during a 75-minute live concert. for more than three centuries, charleston’s musical heritage has been as diverse as the people who’ve lived here. when: 7 p.m. sept. 20 where: circular congregational church, 150 meeting st. price: $28 adults, $25 seniors, $16 students, children 12 and

under free more info: 270-4903 or www.

‘Legally Blonde’

what: sorority sweetheart and homecoming queen elle woods doesn’t take no for an answer. when her boyfriend dumps her for someone “serious” and heads off to harvard, elle sets out to prove him wrong by enrolling at harvard law school herself. when: 7:30-9:30 p.m. sept. 20, 21, 22, 3-5 p.m. sept. 23 where: dock street theatre, 135 church st. price: $38.50-$52.50 for adults, $36.50-$52.50 for seniors (60+), and $22.50-$52.50 for students (25 and under) more info: 577-7183 or www.

Murder Mystery

what: live comic mystery whodunit! against a redneck butler, gold-digging maid, and tie-dyed dude, can inspector noclue hope to deduce whodunit before whodoesit again? professional actors, volunteer audience roles, video

short, a la carte beer/wine and desserts. when: 7:30-9:30 p.m. sept. 20 where: the black fedora comedy mystery theatre, 164 church st. price: $24 (thursday: half-price with student id; sunday: $20 seniors/military)

‘Tell Me on a Sunday’

what: midtown productions will present andrew lloyd webber’s one-woman musical about an ordinary, young british designer who follows her musician boyfriend to new york, optimistic for love and success but also discovers disappointment, hollywood and more. when: 8 p.m. sept. 20-22, 27-29; oct. 4-6, 11-13; 3 p.m. sept. 30, oct. 7 where: charleston acting studio, 915 folly road price: $25 adults, $20 seniors, $18 students more info: 795-2223 or www.

series runs as a complement to the exhibition “sound and vision: monumental rock and roll photography” and a wine and cheese reception will follow. today will feature govinda gallery director christopher murray and donovan, recent rock and roll hall of fame inductee. when: 6 p.m. sept. 21 where: gibbes museum of art, 135 meeting st. price: $20 museum members, $30 nonmembers for individual lecture; $50 museum members, $80 non-members for series more info: 722-2706 or www.

Cocktail Party


what: celebrate the “sound and vision: monumental rock & roll photography” exhibition with guest curator chris murray and rock and roll hall of fame inductee donovan with an evening of drinks, hors d’oeuvres, music and photography. this society 1858 cocktail party will be in a

‘Art and Fame’ Lecture

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what: this three-part lecture

the deadline for items is friday at 5 p.m. the week before the event or concert takes place. items should be submitted online at items submitted after the deadline will not be printed. for more information, call 937-5582.

Today Rusty Hook Ramblers

what: self-described “lowcountry ramblin” old time and traditional and bluegrass band. when: 5 p.m. doors sept. 20 where: the pour house, 1977 maybank highway price: free more info: 571-4343 or www.

Shrimp City Slim

what: lowcountry blues quartet does blues & bbQ harbor cruise with a buffet from fiery ron’s home team bbQ. when: 5:30 p.m. boarding. where: carolina belle, 10 wharfside st. price: $39.95 more info: 722-1112 or www.

Frank Duvall Trio

what: live jazz. when: 6-10 p.m. where: high cotton, 199 east bay st. price: free more info: 724-3815 or www. highcotton/charleston/news

Jefferson Coker

what: americana/blues/roots rock/country. when: 6 p.m. sept. 20 where: o’lacy’s pub, 139 central ave.

Graham Whorley

what: rock and funk guitar. when: 6:30-9:30 p.m. thursdays where: Juanita greenberg’s nacho royale, 410 w. coleman blvd., mount pleasant

Island Duo

what: calypso music. when: 7-10 p.m. thursdays where: folly beach crab shack, 24 center st., folly beach

F&B Night

what: 3 for 1 well drinks, $4 fireball shots and pool tournament. when: 7 p.m. thursdays where: the oasis bar & grill, 778 folly road price: no cover.

Steve Carroll & The Bograts

what: traditional irish folk tunes and tavern favorites. when: 8:30 p.m. every thursday, friday and saturday where: tommy condon’s irish pub, 160 church st.

2 Cool

what: acoustic and electric favorites. when: 8-11 p.m. sept. 20 where: southside 17 bar & grill, 3632 savannah highway

James Justin & Co.

what: americana/folk/roots rock band will have its cd release party, with special guests mac leaphart and howard dlugasch.

when: 8 p.m. doors sept. 20 where: the pour house, 1977 maybank highway price: $10 advance, $12 day-ofshow (includes copy of cd)

Tonte’s Open Mic

what: comedy, poetry, singers and musicians. when: 8 p.m. thursdays where: huger’s, 587 king st. price: free before 9 p.m. more info: 471-8035 or 6703055

Patrick Blake

what: blues/electronica/fusion from the vocalist/guitarist of whiskey diablo. when: 9 p.m.-midnight sept. 20 where: fiery ron’s home team bbQ, 1205 ashley river road price: no cover. more info: 225-7427

Fairy God Muthas

what: local punk/rock/soul band will have their cd release party. when: sept. 20 where: tin roof, 1117 magnolia road price: $5

Hit or Miss

what: roots/rock and more from Joel and ward of sol driven train. when: sept. 20 where: rita’s seaside grille, 2 center st., folly beach

Soul Fish Duo

what: morgan and rotie take rock and pop requests.

when: 9 p.m. where: trayce’s too neighborhood grille and pub, 2578 ashley river road price: no cover. more info: 556-2378

market st. more info: 722-9464

Big B & The Stingers

what: rock cover band. when: sept. 20 where: wild wing cafe, 7618 rivers ave.

what: acoustic singer/guitarist on the creekside stage. when: 4-7 p.m. where: morgan creek grill, 80 41st ave., isle of palms price: free

Plane Jane

Two 3 Ways

Friday Rene Russell

what: seven-piece party band covers hip-hop, funk, shag and disco songs and rock ’n’ roll favorites from every era. when: thursdays where: wild wing cafe, 644 coleman blvd., mount pleasant more info: 971-9464

what: acoustic/funk/pop band will play this week’s chucktown after 5 event. when: 5-9 p.m. sept. 21 where: the charleston hippodrome, 360 concord st. price: $5 buy one, get one free.

Swamp Gypsies

what: rock/southern rock/country/pop in front of the palmetto grande theatre. when: 6-8 p.m. sept. 21 where: mount pleasant towne centre, 1600 palmetto grande drive price: free more info: 774-452-9477 or

what: self-described “southern, gypsy, swamp-rock.” when: 10 p.m. where: planet follywood, 32 center st., folly beach

Karaoke & Dance w/ DJ E

when: 10 p.m.-1 a.m. sept. 20 where: banana cabana, 1130 ocean blvd., isle of palms more info: 532-6221

Dave Landeo

what: alternative rock. when: thursdays where: wild wing cafe, 36 n.

Eddie Bush

Dr. Jerry P. Galloway

what: live music. when: 6-9 p.m. sept. 21 where: blackbeard’s cove family fun park, 3255 u.s. highway 17, mount pleasant

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private downtown home and will follow the lecture at the gibbes museum. when: 8-10 p.m. sept. 21 where: gibbes museum of art, 135 meeting st. price: $45 members, $65 nonmembers more info: 722-2706 or www.

takes your audience suggestions and spins them into hilarious scenes. you never know what’s going to happen, but you can be assured that it will make you laugh. when: 8 p.m. sept. 21 where: theatre 99, 280 meeting st. price: $10 more info: 853-6687 or www.

Neil Gaiman

Comedy Festival

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what: best-selling author neil gaiman will perform at the charleston music hall as part of the unchained tour, a group of storytelling writers. this event will be a collaboration with blue bicycle books. the tour also will feature savannah-born playwright edgar oliver and multi-talented artist peter aguero. musical accompaniment will be provided by charleston’s own mechanical river. when: 8 p.m. sept. 21 where: charleston music hall, 37 John st. price: $20 more info: 722-2666 or www., www.

what: there are four exciting prelim rounds this fall for the charleston comedy festival stand up competition. each prelim will featuring 14 stand ups performing five minute sets each. the audience will vote with ballots for their top four favorites and they will move on to the next round. when: 10 p.m. sept. 21 where: theatre 99, 280 meeting st. price: $5 more info: 853-6687 or www.

street saloon with wing buffet, live music and prizes. proceeds to american foundation for suicide prevention. when: 11 a.m. sept. 22 where: low country harleydavidson, 4707 dorchester road price: $15/rider more info: keith at 513-7013 or www.!/afspcharity motorcycleride

Geechee One events

what: the geechee one awards will be presented. pre-awards and rep carpet 6-7 p.m. with the ceremony to follow. the after-party starts at 11 p.m. at plan b. church service at 11 a.m. sept. 23 at royal baptist church. cookout at 4 p.m. at location to be announced. when: 6 p.m. sept. 22 where: sterett hall, 7th street price: call for prices more info: 879-8352 or http://

Latin Night

Improv Jam

what: scenic motorcycle ride with five stops. kickstands up at 11:30 a.m. after-party at market

what: the charleston Jazz orchestra continues its fourth season with special guest artist etienne charles, trumpeter and percussionist from trinidad. this local big band is led by artistic director and conductor charlton singleton.

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Ann Caldwell, Larry Ford

when: sept. 21 where: wild wing cafe, 644 coleman blvd., mount pleasant

what: this fast-paced show

saturday Charity Ride

what: acoustic trio plays music from the ’60s to today. when: 6-9 p.m. sept. 21 where: castaways grille, 1291 folly road

what: live jazz. when: 7-10 p.m. fridays where: gaslight art & wine, 1715 hollydale court price: free more info: 559-8877 or www.

Jefferson Coker

Comedy Show

The Gin House Boys

what: americana/blues/roots rock/country. when: 7 p.m. sept. 21 where: iacofano deli, 10 windermere blvd.

James Slater Trio

what: live jazz. when: 7-11 p.m. fridays where: high cotton, 199 east bay st. price: free more info: 724-3815 or www.mavericksouthernkitchens. com/highcotton/charleston/ news

Tristina Miller

what: headlining act changes each week. when: 8:30 p.m. fridays and saturdays where: firewater grille, 109 holiday drive, summerville price: free more info: 261-2121 or www.


what: rock covers. when: 9:30 p.m. sept. 21 and sept. 22 where: sand dollar social club, 7 center st., folly beach

Royal Tinfoil

Jeff Buchannan

what: live music. when: sept. 21 where: rita’s seaside grille, 2 center st., folly beach

Dub Island Soundsystem

sunday Nick Collins Benefit


what: presented by awendaw green and suncoast promotions, this monthly series will feature local and regional up-and-coming acts in americana music. food and drinks will be available for purchase. sept. 22: angel snow. when: 7 p.m. doors, 8 p.m. music sept. 22 where: circular congregational church, 150 meeting st. price: $12 advance, $15 door

Theatre 99

what: shows at theatre 99 are improv parties. when: 8 p.m. sept. 22 where: theatre 99, 280 meeting st. price: $10 more info: 853-6687 or www.

Carnival Revival

what: your favorite hometown carnies will be putting on their where: wasabi, 61 state st.

Control Freak Band

what: self-described “high energy heavy rock.” when: 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. sept. 21 and 22 where: the strike zone at dorchester lanes, 10015 dorchester road price: free

Soul Fish Band

Calhoun’s Calling

Dead Pedals

what: Jam/alternative/folk rock party band. when: 9 p.m.-midnight fridays where: folly beach crab shack, 24 center st. what: acoustic singer-guitarist. when: sept. 21 where: coosaw creek crab shack, 8486 dorchester road more info: 552-7171

what: live music. when: sept. 21 where: tru blues, 1039 Johnnie dodds blvd.

The Cool

Bil Krauss

Baby D & The Stitches

what: acoustic rock/country out of augusta.

Living Room Series

ment-victim’s services, all proceeds will directly benefit victims of domestic violence. when: 1-4 p.m. sept. 23 where: mount pleasant memorial waterfront park, harry m. hallman boulevard price: race fee $20 for adults, $15 for under 18 years old, family fun activities are free

what: four-piece party rock band. when: 9:30 p.m. sept. 21 where: trayce’s too neighborhood grille and pub, 2578 ashley river road price: no cover. more info: 556-2378

what: americana/folk rock/ punk. when: sept. 21 where: fiery ron’s home team bbQ, 1205 ashley river road price: $5 more info: 225-7427

Good Times Duo

spectacular show full of enchanting and exotic ladies, mysterious feats and displays of the impossible. when: 9 p.m. sept. 22 where: the sparrow, 1078 e. montague ave. price: $10

what: reggae-infused dancehall music with a progressive electronic edge. when: 9 p.m.-midnight sept. 21 where: blu restaurant and bar, 1 center st., folly beach price: free more info: 588-6658 or www.

what: acoustic pop singersongwriter. when: 7 p.m. where: single smile cafe, 100-a south main st., summerville price: free more info: 875-7745 or www. smilecafe what: music and jokes on the upper deck. when: 7-10:30 p.m. where: morgan creek grill, 80 41st ave., isle of palms price: free

when: 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. sept. 22 where: charleston music hall, 37 John st. price: $30-$40 adult; $25-35 senior and student more info: 641-0011 or www.

Mark Shuler

what: pop, rock, dance and party covers. when: 9:30 p.m. sept. 21 where: moonshine saloon, 216 myers road

Trivia & Dance w/ DJ E when: 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m. sept. 21

what: cd release for alt-country/ rock/southern rock band out of columbia when: 10 p.m. sept.21 where: fiery ron’s home team bbQ, 2209 middle st., sullivan’s island price: $5 more info: 883-3131


what: Jazz/funk band. when: 10 p.m. fridays where: Juanita greenberg’s nacho royale, 410 w. coleman blvd., mount pleasant

Jefferson Coker Band

what: americana/blues/roots rock/country. when: 10 p.m. sept. 21 where: montreux bar and grill, 127 w. richardson ave.

what: a fundraiser for the nick a. collins iii medical expense trust will feature sol driven train, fowler’s mustache, acousticmuffin, the reckoning, ten toes up, danielle howle w/ firework show, killer whales, stained glass wall, sara cole and the hawkes, a fragile tomorrow, rik cribb and the problems, gracious day, the afterenglish and the hibachi heroes. when: noon-10 p.m. sept. 23 where: sewee outpost, 4853 u.s. highway 17 price: $15 advance

Kalman 5k Run/Walk

what: this is a usatf certified open-road race and family fun day. games, races, food trucks, crossfit competition, live music. sponsored by the national council of Jewish women and the mount pleasant police depart-

The Louie D. Project

what: four-piece post-modern funk band featuring louie d. on sax and lead vocals. when: 10 p.m. sept. 21 where: snapper Jack’s, 10 center st. more info:


what: local roots rock band. when: sept. 21 where: wild wing cafe, 36 n. market st.


what: self-described “improvisational southern rock, blues, funk and soul.” when: 10 p.m. sept. 21 where: planet follywood, 32 center st.

Plane Jane

what: seven-piece party band covers hip-hop, funk, shag and disco songs and rock-’n’-roll favorites from every era. when: fridays where: wild wing cafe, 7618 rivers ave. more info: 818-9464

saturday The Louie D. Project

what: four-piece post-modern funk band featuring louie d. on sax and lead vocals. when: 6-9 p.m. sept. 22 where: vendue inn rooftop bar, 23 vendue range st. more info: www.louied. com

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Laugh for a Lincoln

what: two to three acts of improv comedy for $5. arrive by 7:30 p.m. for tickets. when: 8-10 p.m. wednesdays, through dec. 26 where: theatre 99, 280 meeting st. price: $5 more info: 853-6687 or www.

Thursday, sept. 27 Death by Chocolate

what: Join girl scouts of eastern south carolina in celebrating 100 years of girl scouting with an adult event that features the best in chocolate treats and lots of bubbly. death by chocolate features local chefs offering

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events from page e27 creations made with chocolate as an ingredient. all proceeds go to benefit girl scouts of eastern south carolina. when: 6-9 p.m. sept. 27 where: the westin hilton head island resort & spa, 2 grasslawn ave. price: $40 more info: 342-6932 or www. details/24-death-by-chocolatea-champagne-and-chocolateaffair.html

‘Clips of Faith’

what: new belgium brewing co. will host the third annual amateur film screening to benefit charleston moves. craft beer will be served throughout the screening of three films: “the canning Queen of the desert: classie

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Jeff Liberty

what: blues and classic rock tunes on the upper deck. when: 6:30-10:30 p.m. sept. 22 where: morgan creek grill, 80 41st ave., isle of palms price: free

North Mississippi Allstars

what: southern rock/blues. when: 8 p.m. doors sept. 22 where: the music farm, 32 ann st. price: $22 advance, $25 day-ofshow

Sadler Vaden, Mike Farris

what: this event in the charleston listening room series from awendaw green will feature sadler vaden, guitarist of drivin’ n cryin’ and americana, blues and funk from mike farris. when: 7 p.m. doors, 8 p.m. show sept. 22 where: circular congregational church, 150 meeting st. price: $12 advance, $15 door

Frank Duvall Trio

what: live jazz. when: 7 p.m. saturdays where: high cotton, 199 east bay st. price: free more info: 724-3815 or www. highcotton/charleston/news

Cotton Blue

what: gator rob and detroit debbie play blues and variety. when: 7 p.m. where: gas light art and wine, 1715 hollydale court

Shrimp City Slim

what: lowcountry blues band. when: saturday where: brick house kitchen, 1575 folly road

The post and courier parker,” “damnation and “foxy shazam: unstoppable.” when: 7 p.m. sept. 27 where: marion square, calhoun and king streets price: free more info: 303-433-7020 or 720-244-4268 or

Independent Film

what: the featured film this month is “age of champions,” a documentary that follows five athletes in the national senior olympics. when: 7 p.m. sept. 27 where: halsey institute of contemporary art at the college of charleston, 54 st. philip st. price: free

Introducing Fish Taco

ing fish taco, returns to the stage with a new musical. come see dan hanf and charles carmody single-handedly bring your favorite breakfast cereal mascots to life and weave a tale of epic proportions involving the downfall of the cereal gods, and one man’s destiny being fulfilled whether he likes it or not. a smooth and creamy blend of sketch, improv and music. when: 8 p.m. sept. 27 where: theatre 99, 280 meeting st. price: $10 more info: 853-6687 or www.

Friday, sept. 28 BBq Cook-off

what: charleston’s premier (by default) comedy band, introduc-

what: this event, sponsored by the moncks corner and st. stephens lions clubs, will include

Michael Viljac

Todd Carey

what: country, oldies. new members welcome. when: 8-11 p.m. sept. 22 where: vfw post 3142, 3555 dorchester road price: $ 5

David Higgins Band

what: rock/pop covers. when: sept. 22 where: wild wing cafe, 7618 rivers ave.

Minimum Wage

what: r&b/rock/roots music. when: 9 p.m. sept. 22 where: blind tiger pub, 38 broad st. price: free

Jess Strickland

what: rock/reggae. when: sept. 22 where: folly beach crab shack, 24 center st., folly beach

The Cool

what: pop, rock, dance and party covers. when: 9 p.m. sept. 22 where: wings, 2110 greenridge road

Champagne With Friends

what: funk/reggae/pop/rock. when: 9 p.m. sept. 22 where: planet follywood, 32 center st., folly beach

Archnemesis, Greenhouse Lounge, Futexture

what: “electronica/ghetto-tech/ electro-crunk” from archnemesis, electronic/fusion from greenhouse lounge and “futurebass/ idm/techstep/house/downtempo” from futexture. when: 9 p.m. doors sept. 22 where: the pour house, 1977 maybank highway price: $15 more info: 571-4343 or www.

food vendors (more than barbecue), jump castles for the kids, live music and will take place in the berkeley museum parking lot. when: 6 p.m. sept. 28 where: old santee canal park, 900 stony landing road price: $3 adults, free under 12 more info: 899-5200 or www.

2012 Bubbly & Brew

what: the fourth annual bubbly & brew will benefit my sister’s house. guests will dine on tasty food selections and as well as sip on champagne, wine, and beers from local brewers. additionally, there will be a silent auction and live music from party band love butter. when: 7-11 p.m. sept. 28 where: harborside east, bridgeside boulevard price: $60 in advance or $75 at the door

Dori Chitayat

what: acoustic/pop/rock musician out of chicago will perform during the hotel carolina singersongwriter festival. when: 9:30 p.m. saturday where: the windjammer, 1008 ocean blvd., isle of palms price: $25 for 6 performers.

what: live spanish/flamenco guitar during brunch. when: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. sundays where: atlanticville restaurant, 2063 middle st., sullivan’s island more info: 883-9452 or www.


what: fundraiser for the nick a. collins iii medical expense trust will feature sol driven train, fowler’s mustache, acousticmuffin, the reckoning, ten toes up, danielle howle w/ firework show, killer whales, stained glass wall, sara cole and the hawkes, a fragile tomorrow, rik cribb and the problems, gracious day, the afterenglish and the hibachi heroes. when: noon-10 p.m. sept. 23 where: sewee outpost, 4853

what: rock/classic rock. when: 9:30 p.m. sept. 22 where: sand dollar social club, 7 center st., folly beach

Larry David Project

what: acoustic duo plays classic and contemporary rock covers. when: 10 p.m. sept. 22 where: wild wing cafe, 644 coleman blvd., mount pleasant more info: 971-9464

Nick Collins Benefit

Dave Landeo Band

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Jefferson Coker Band


what: alternative rock. when: sept. 22 where: wild wing cafe, 36 n. market st. what: americana/blues/roots rock/country. when: 10 p.m. sept. 22 where: wet willies, 209 east bay st.

The Louie D. Project

what: four-piece post-modern funk band featuring louie d. on sax and lead vocals. when: 10:30 p.m. sept. 22 where: brick, 213 east bay st. more info:

sunday New South Jazzmen

what: live jazz during brunch. when: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. sundays where: high cotton, 199 east bay st. price: free more info: 724-3815 or www. highcotton/charleston/news

more games at games.

ace’s on bridge

Reaching six no-trump from the North seat would be too hard for most of us. After you (South) open two clubs and rebid two no-trump to show a good 2224 points, you have failed the “test.” Incidentally, North might have explored for a minor-suit fit, the easiest way being to jump to five no-trump to offer a choice of slams. Of course, West leads a heart. Resignedly,youcallfordummy’s heart queen, not in the least surprised when this loses to East’s king. How will you play the contract when East returns a second round of hearts, removing your safe entry to dummy at an inconvenient moment? Five diamond tricks and four club tricks will bring the total

to 12. You will need to find East with the club king, of course, but you must also solve the blockage problem in diamonds. The best line is to lead the club queen from dummy. If East follows with a low club, you must unblock the club 10 from your hand. When the finesse wins, as you must hope, you continue with a low club to your jack. If East began with a doubleton or tripleton club king, you will be able to pick up the clubs. Then youcanunblockthethreetopdiamondhonorsandfinallyreturnto dummy by overtaking the club five with dummy’s six. Dummy’s two remaining diamonds, plus the top spades in your hand, will allow you to claim the slam.

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Acoustic Open Mic

The Bill Show

what: acoustic rock/alternative. when: 3-6 p.m. sundays where: folly beach crab shack, 24 center st., folly beach

Buddhist Prodigies

what: phish cover band. when: 5 p.m. doors sept. 23 where: the pour house, 1977 maybank highway price: free more info: 571-4343 or www.

Whiskey Diablo

what: rock/blues/rockabilly/ country/jazz. when: 6-10 p.m. sundays where: high cotton, 199 east bay st. price: free more info: 724-3815 or www.mavericksouthernkitchens. com/highcotton/charleston/ news

Carroll Brown

what: acoustic/country/folk. when: 8 p.m. sept. 23 where: dunleavy’s pub, 2213 middle st.

Acoustic Tiger w/ Jess what: live music. when: 9 p.m. sundays where: planet follywood, 32 center st., folly beach

Plane Jane

what: seven-piece party band covers hip-hop, funk, shag and disco songs and rock ’n’ roll favorites from every era. when: sundays where: wild wing cafe, 36 n. market st. more info: 722-9464


what: acoustic/lounge/rock. when: sundays where: wild wing cafe, 7618 rivers ave. more info: 818-9464

Monday Shrimp City Slim

what: enjoy live music with a dessert, craft beer or specialty coffee. when: 5:30 p.m. tuesdays where: bakehouse charleston, 160 east bay st. price: free more info: 577-2180 or www.

James Slater Trio

what: live jazz. when: 6-10 p.m. tuesdays where: high cotton, 199 east bay st. price: free more info: 724-3815 or www. highcotton/charleston/news

The Reckoning Duo

what: acoustic grateful dead tunes. when: 6:30-9:30 p.m. tuesdays where: Juanita greenberg’s nacho royale, 410 w. coleman blvd., mount pleasant

The Algar Rhythms

what: live music on the deck from Jim and whit algar and thai specials on the menu. when: 7-10 p.m. tuesdays where: atlanticville restaurant, 2063 middle st., sullivan’s island more info: 883-9452 or www.

Matt Jordan

what: live music from the lead singer of trickknee. when: 8 p.m. where: trayce’s too neighborhood grille and pub, 2578 ashley river road price: no cover. more info: 556-2378

Garage Cuban Band

what: “garage/latin/soul” with special guests from the onebeat international music exchange. when: 8:30 p.m. doors sept. 25 where: the pour house, 1977 maybank highway price: $5 more info: 571-4343 or www.

Fire and Ice Karaoke

what: lowcountry blues pianist/ singer. when: 7-10 p.m. mondays where: med bistro, 90 folly road blvd. price: free

what: karaoke with dJ wild bill. when: 9 p.m. tuesdays where: wet willies, 209 east bay st. price: no cover. more info: 826-2193 or www.

Songwriter’s Night

Taco Donkey

what: local performer susie summers hosts open mic night for singer-songwriters. when: mondays where: fiery ron’s home team bbQ, 1205 ashley river road more info: 225-7427

what: self-described “original genre rock” band. when: 9 p.m.-midnight sept. 25 where: fiery ron’s home team bbQ, 1205 ashley river road price: free more info: 225-7427 or www.

Open Mic


when: 9:30 p.m. mondays where: folly beach crab shack, 24 center st., folly beach

what: live blues. when: 9 p.m. tuesdays where: the oasis bar &grill,

778 folly road price: free

Mac Calhoun

what: acoustic singer-songwriter/guitarist. when: 9 p.m.-midnight tuesdays where: folly beach crab shack, 24 center st., folly beach

Wednesday Anne Caldwell, Larry Ford Trio

what: Jazz piano and saxophone. when: 6-10 p.m. wednesdays where: high cotton, 199 east bay st. price: free more info: 724-3815 or www. highcotton/charleston/news

Awendaw Green

what: music by the afterenglish, farmer in the trees and cope. when: 6 p.m. sept. 26 where: sewee outpost, 4853 u.s. highway 17 price: $5 requested donation.

Noodle & Friends

what: noodle mcdoodle, ukulele guru from the v-tones. when: 6:30-8 p.m. wednesdays where: city lights coffee, 141 market st.

Carroll Brown

what: acoustic/country/folk. when: 8 p.m. wednesdays where: tommy condon’s irish pub, 160 church st.

Ben Sollee

what: acoustic/alternative/folk/ soul out of louisville, ky. when: 8 p.m. doors sept. 26 where: the pour house, 1977 maybank highway price: $12 advance, $15 day-ofshow more info: 571-4343 or www.

Lowcountry Blues Club

what: local blues musicians rotate. when: 8 p.m.-midnight wednesdays where: fiery ron’s home team bbQ, 1205 ashley river road more info: 225-7427

Henri Gates

what: live music from the lead guitarist of southwood. when: 8 p.m. where: trayce’s too neighborhood grille and pub, 2578 ashley river road price: no cover. more info: 556-2378

Jeff Houts

what: acoustic/classic rock/ reggae. when: 9 p.m.-midnight wednesdays where: folly beach crab shack, 24 center st., folly beach

E30: Thursday, september 20, 2012

DOONESBuRY By Garry Trudeau

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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


word game yesterday’s word: nullifying

null nullify uglify average mark 17 ugly words time limit 40 minutes unify unifying can you find 28 lily or more words in ling overeXert? lining the list will be published tomorrow. lung lying – united feature syndicate 9/20 illy

today’s word: overeXert

inly filing fill filling filly fining finny fling flung flying full fully

funnily funny gill gulf gull gully gunny

the rules -words must be four

or more letters. -words which acquire four letters by the addition of “s,” such as “bats,” are not used. -only one form of a verb is used. for example, either “pose” or “posed,” not both. -no proper nouns or slang words are used.

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thursday, september 20, 2012: E31

DENNIS THE MENACE By Hank Ketcham THE LOCKHORNS By Bunny Hoest & John Reiner

MARMADuKE By Brad & Paul Anderson

BIZARRO By Dan Piraro

Yesterday’s Solution

ZIGGY By Tom Wilson

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NON SEquITuR By Wiley Miller

BEETLE BAILEY By Mort, Greg & Brian Walker


JuDGE PARKER By Woody Wilson & Mike Manley


ROSE IS ROSE By Pat Brady & Don Wimmer

MARY WORTH By Joe Giella & Karen Moy


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): take what belongs to you. show your strengths and indulge in the activities and events you know will lead to advancement.

leo (July 23-aug. 22): it will be difficult to get things done. personal interference can be expected. discuss your plans openly and face opposition head-on.

taurus (april 20-may 20): don’t get angry if you need to resolve a pending problem. diplomacy and practicality will be the answer to taking care of business.

virgo (aug. 23-sept. 22): take on whatever challenge comes your way and you will surprise whoever tries to tackle you. believe in your abilities, but don’t boast.

gemini (may 21-June 20): make positive changes at home. give a concise rundown of what you want to do or see happen and how you feel others can contribute. cancer (June 21-July 22): engage in an activity, event or project you enjoy. the more creative you are allowed to be, the better the outcome.

libra (sept. 23oct. 22): slow down and deal with an individual or situation cautiously. an unpredictable set of circumstances must be met with insight. scorpio (oct. 23-nov. 21): enjoy the moment. indulge in creative projects or pastimes. focus on you and your personal goals. embrace and enhance your relationships with others.

sagittarius (nov. 22dec. 21): be responsible for your position and lot in life, and do whatever it takes to make changes that will send you in a positive direction. capricorn (dec. 22-Jan. 19): you will be attracted to organizations that offer clout or help reaching your goals. hands-on help will help seal a deal. aQuarius (Jan. 20-feb. 18): caution will be required while communicating or disagreeing with anyone in a position of authority. focus on money. pisces (feb. 19-march 20): money matters should be your prime concern. don’t allow someone who is unpredictable or excessive to alter your plans.

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thursday, september 20, 2012: E35

Texts from school help mom at home

southerners shouldn’t be stumped on this one


By reBeKah Bradford Special to The Post and Courier


his week’s trivia is all about the south, except completely random. and consider yourself warned, some of the questions are slightly odd. new head2head champ Meg Lawrence is taking on day care worker Katy Miller.


The Appalachian Trail runs from Georgia to Maine. Do you know which Georgia mountain it starts on?


1. what city was named for an elizabethan explorer despite the failure of his sponsored settlement of roanoke colony? 2. whose 1948 presidential campaign had the slogan “vote dixiecrat?” 3. the appalachian trail starts on what georgia mountain? 4. how many states border tennessee? 5. in what southern state is it illegal to remarry the same man four times? 6. which southern state is known as the “birthplace of a nation?” 7. where was elvis presley born? 8. what is the oldest state university in the united states? 9. what year did south carolina become a state? 10. what southern state has a monument to the boll weevil?

meg’s answers

1. it’s raleigh, and i only know this because i was recently there. 2. could’ve been strom thurmond. 3. i think it’s springer. 4. let’s see, i’m trying to visualize them in my head. seven ... no, eight. 5. none? ha ha. Just joking. 6. virginia 7. it’s either memphis or tupelo, but i don’t think he was born in the same place as graceland so my answer is the second one. 8. usc 9. i should know this, having lived here most of my life. is it 1786? 10. oh, i’m going to go with mississippi on this one.

conclusion meg holds on to the head2head title for the second week in a row. she’ll return next week to attempt a third win.

katy’s answers

1. raleigh 2. mccarthy 3. mount mitchell 4. eight 5. west virginia 6. virginia 7. birmingham 8. is it virginia again? 9. 1789 10. arkansas

correct answers 1. raleigh, named for sir walter raleigh 2. strom thurmond 3. springer mountain 4. 8 (alabama, arkansas, georgia, kentucky, mississippi, missouri, north carolina and virginia)

5. kentucky 6. virginia 7. tupelo, miss. 8. university of north carolina 9. 1788, becoming the eighth state 10. alabama

ear aBBy: i have to respond to your reply to “tammi’s Mom in n.J.,” whose daughter won’t answer her texts at college. our daughter, “Jill,” attended college 12 hours from home. she would text me almost every day: short, sweet messages always ending with “Luv u, XoXo.” i looked forward to those texts because they were a lifeline to my daughter. tammi’s Mom is coping with empty-nest syndrome, which no child can understand until she experiences it herself one day. Thankfully, Jill knew how much her texts meant to me. They got me through four long years without her. i hope tammi sees this and appreciates that she has a mom who isn’t smothering her, but who loves and cares about her. — reMeMBering in Johnstown, pa. DEAR REMEMBERING: Thank you for sharing. I stressed to Tammi’s Mom that her daughter is growing up and trying to establish independence. However, readers were quick to point out that Tammi still owes her mother the courtesy of keeping in touch: dear aBBy: when i was away at college, many students expected their parents to pay their tuition and living expenses but stay out of their lives. tammi’s Mom said she’d be happy with a call or text every two or three days. i don’t think that is unreasonable. i have lived several hundred miles away from my family for 10 years now. i enjoy a great deal of independence, but i know it worries my parents to have me so far away. i call them every day or two. These quick phone calls (usually only five minutes) help them see that i’m safe and happy, and also allow me to remain emotionally close to my family even though i’m not geographically close. abby, asking for a quick text, which takes only a few

dear abby moments, is not “helicopter parenting.” — independent girL in ariZona dear aBBy: to tammi’s Mom, i say, it’s time to get a life! do things now that you’ve always wanted to do. if you’re married, find things in common again. sometimes when we raise our kids, we can become consumed with their wants and needs, and our marriages suffer. take up a new hobby and let your baby bird spread her wings. she’ll thank you for it and will want to call you when you stop calling or texting every day. if you get yourself busy, you’ll spend less time sitting by the phone. — Knows froM eXperience dear aBBy: until recently, i had two children in college, one close to home, the other several hours away. unfortunately, there is so much violence everywhere today and kids are vulnerable to it, especially around many colleges and universities. Kids send hundreds of text messages a day to their friends. i don’t think it’s too much to ask for an occasional text from your child to make sure he or she is indeed safe. — BiLL in BLooMsBury, n.J. dear aBBy: while i was away at college, my dad was like tammi’s Mom, and it drove me nuts. so we compromised. every sunday morning at 9, dad and i would talk on the phone. That way he could catch up on my week and know i was oK. Mom needs to give her daughter space. — coLLege grad in iLLinois write dear abby at or p.o. box 69440, los angeles, ca 90069.

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