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I call Upper King Street my home now. As a full-time bicyclist, people often ask me how I get by without a car. It’s easy, actually. Everything I need is around me because I’ve come to realize the importance of shopping local. There’s a sense of community, love and support I feel whenever I explore what local businesses have to offer. Local business owners are people who have invested in our city and are following their dreams. That’s admirable.

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City Gallery at Waterfront Park.

EDITOR’S PICKS Bottega Brandina & Suite 33 Trunk Show

4-8 P.M. TODAY // BOTTEGA BRANDINA CHARLESTON, 318 KING ST. Brandina is an authentic lifestyle brand that captures the essence of the Italian Riviera. The vibrant colors used in the bags and accessories cater to beachgoers. To celebrate its recent opening, the store will have a trunk show alongside Suite 33’s Summer/Swim Line designed by Emily Papuga. There will be complimentary wine and refreshments. To find out more information, visit www.brandinatheoriginal.us/home.php.

WHAT’S INSIDE

Artist lectures by Conrad Guevara and Melinda Mead

5-6:30 P.M. SATURDAY // CITY GALLERY AT WATERFRONT PARK, 34 PRIOLEAU ST. Conrad Guevara is a visual artist working in Charleston who received a B.A. from the College of Charleston in studio art in 2008. This fall, Guevara will attend the San Francisco Art Institute for an MFA in painting. His recent exhibitions include “Flavor Cutz” at 10 Storehouse Row, a solo show presented by the North Charleston Cultural Arts Department and “ReOrientation IV” at Redux Contemporary Art Center. He is the artist in residence at the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry. Summerville native Melinda Mead came to photography while grieving the death of her mother. She studied at the Center for Photography, College of Charleston and Trident Technical College, and she has exhibited work at Outer Space as well as in Re:Nude and Blume art shows.

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Remedy Market hosts art and music event

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Edward Westbrook fills a sample glass of his White Thai beer at the official opening of his Westbrook Brewing Co. in Mount Pleasant. The brewery has a sampling room in addition to the brew room.

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Art and music

Tonight from 6-9 p.m., The Remedy Market at 162 Spring St. will host Watersign Art and Music. Admission is free. The event will highlight work by local visual artists, including Andrew Dyck, Howard Hyde, Andrew Anderson and Kirsten Coleman. Local singer-songwriter Stephanie Schecter will provide musical accompaniment. In addition, refreshments will be provided, and bottles of wine will be half off the regular price. Call The Remedy Market at 793-3003 or visit www. TheRemedyMarket.com.

buying local? Head over to Westbrook Brewing Co., a new craft brewery in Mount Pleasant. Each Thursday and Friday from 4-7 p.m. and Saturday from noon-4 p.m., Westbrook offers tours of the brewery and tastings of the final product. Learn how the beer is made and enjoy sampling craft brews such as Westbrook’s White Thai. Each 4-ounce tasting costs $1; there is a limit of four samples. Westbrook Brewing is at 510 Ridge Road. Visit www. westbrookbrewing.com.

Drink local

Fun at Blackbeard’s

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great deal going on each Friday night at Blackbeard’s Cove, 3255 U.S. Highway 17, Mount Pleasant. Fridays after 4 p.m. are Family Nights, offering families of four the opportunity to take advantage of a $19.95 Mutiny Pass. This might sound like a lot of money, but for roughly $5 a person, you’ll have two hours of unlimited putt-putt and go-kart rides, as well as access to the indoor playground, climbing wall and Jump Land. And since all this activity is sure to work up an appetite, WADE SPEES/STAFF the Mutiny Pass includes a 16-inch pizza and four Meghan McKay and Gordon Jaynes visit The Remedy Market, which sells local food drinks. and products. Call Blackbeard’s Cove at 971-1223 or visit www.blackFrancis. James Francis, an Oklabeardscove.net. The art will be for sale, with Be sure to “like” my new homa-based artist, will be 15 percent of the proceeds in town to premiere his Facebook page at www. being donated to the Red ‘Fr3sh’ pop-up gallery new collection of artwork, Facebook.com/PaigeHin“FURY: A Study in Storm.” Cross in order to help the Experience a new type of son85. I’ll be updating it with victims of recent natural di- events and deals that don’t art show when the Fr3shArt The pieces are inspired by sasters. the raw power of nature. Pop Up Gallery appears at make it into the column. Call Bennett Goodman at The show is 7-11 p.m. Sat71 Poplar St., Apartment B, Also, you can let me know if urday and will include a live 813-0800 or the artist at 580- you find out about a good to present a free, one-night917-2110. painting demonstration by only exhibit. deal in town!


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Paddleboarders hit Shem Creek for ‘shootout’

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f you were anywhere near the water in Charleston last weekend, you likely saw someone paddleboarding. The popular activity involves standing on a board, which is longer and heftier than most longboards, and paddling. Paddleboarding combines adventure with a great cardiovascular and core workout and is surprisingly easy to pick up if conditions are calm. For many enthusiasts, the activity has turned into a competitive sport. Besides regularly scheduled competitions and organized paddles, the Cooper River Bridge Run of stand-up paddleboarding in Charleston arrives this weekend with the second annual Shem Creek SUP Shootout in Mount Pleasant. The three-day event is being held by one of the biggest local promoters of paddleboarding, Charleston Watersport Outfitters, since the sport fledged in the area a half dozen years ago. The event kicks off Friday with a stand-up paddleboard demo 4:30-7 p.m. at one of the launching hubs of the sport: the beach at Station 30 on Sullivan’s Island. A registration party will be 6-9 p.m. Friday at the unofficial paddleboarding pub, Red’s Ice House on Shem Creek, where participants can register ($50), pick up bibs and general information.

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adjacent to Red’s. Again, nonracers are invited for a small donation to Wounded Warrior. The Shootout wraps up with more demos and instruction 9 a.m.-noon Sunday at the beach at Station 30. Visit www.active.com/ surfing/mt-pleasant-sc/2ndannual-shem-creek-supshootout-2011 or email info@charlestonwatersport. com.

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Dean Johnson of locally based Dean Watersports won last year’s elite division at the inaugural Shem Creek SUP Shootout. Spectators — and this is very spectator-friendly — can join the fun for a small donation to the event’s charity, The Wounded Warrior Project. The main event is Saturday morning. Races start

from Shem Creek at 9 a.m. with an 8.5-mile elite race that goes to Patriots Point, past Crab Bank to the Pitt Street Bridge and back to the creek. See the map of the route at http://deanwatersports.blogspot.com.

A 3.5-mile recreational race follows at 9:15 a.m. and a youth race begins at 9:25 a.m. Awards will be presented at post-race party at 11 a.m. at The Cottage (formerly The Big Game Club)

or $15 per race. The cost is a bit more for those wanting a T-shirt. For more, go to www.theextramileinc.com.

A special run

Want more 5K action? Check out the second annual SOAR (Special Olympics Annual Run) 5K at 8 a.m. Saturday on Folly Beach. Fees for this family-friendly beach run, starting from the pier, are $30 for adults and $20 for kids. Standing the heat Visit www.active.com/runRunners in Charleston like ning/folly-beach-sc/soar-onto complain about the heat, folly-5k-2011. but they don’t let the three Which trail to take? H’s (heat, humidity and haze) stop them from doing When you think of North their thing. Charleston, you may not One of the most popular think of trails, but the 5K series, which has been Charleston County Park held for more than a decade, and Recreation Commission is the Daniel Island Twilight and the Charleston Bicycle Fun Run Series, a four-race Company is trying to help 5K series at 6:30 p.m. Thurs- change that with a really fun days in the hottest part of trail run concept at 6 p.m. the Lowcountry summer. Wednesday at Wannamaker Temperatures at the start County Park. often are still in the upper The Chance Run features 80s, if not 90s. But it’s after a split in the course that work and is paired well, afforces runners to choose one ter a thorough toweling off, of two routes. Those who with a post-race beer at one choose the wrong path will of one of the island’s estabfind themselves on a slightly lishments. longer course than those The series starts today who select the right course. at Bishop England High Sounds a lot like life, doesn’t School. Other races will be it? July 21, Aug. 4 and Aug. 18. Visit www.ccprc.com or The cost is $40 for the series call 795-4386.


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Charlie Day steps into limelight with ‘Horrible Bosses’

of the romantic comedy “Going the Distance.” His unabashed character gleeharlie Day can’t say fully spouted sex talk on no to a good scheme. the street and instituted On “It’s Always an “open door” bathroom Sunny in Philadelphia,” policy at home. the FX series Day stars in, “Horrible Bosses” is Day’s writes and produces with biggest movie part yet. For Rob McElhenney and Glenn many of his scenes, he’s Howerton, his character’s paired with Jennifer Anisexploits have included tryton, who plays his boss, a ing to sell barrels of gas to sexually abusive dentist. capitalize on high prices At the sprawling press junat the pump, saving up for ket for “Horrible Bosses” at retirement with Garbage New York’s Waldorf Astoria, Pail Kids cards and attempt- Day appeared as though he ing to resolve a real estate had been loaned out to the squabble with a flaming bag land of glitzy moviemaking of poop. from the merrily depraved In the new comedy film world of “It’s Always Sunny.” “Horrible Bosses,” opening He has an exceptionally easy Friday, Day stars alongside manner, and a warm glint in Jason Bateman and Jason his eye for every fan of “SunSudeikis as a trio of friends ny” that approaches him. who plot to murder their What’s remarkable is how variously oppressive manag- seamlessly Day has transiers. tioned from the fringe to the While Day’s characters mainstream. seldom lack enthusiasm for “People are like, ‘Charlie’s their exploits, their rate of becoming a movie star!’ I’m success is, thankfully, close like, ‘It’s about time,’” says to nil. McElhenney. “I feel like “Schemes are funny bethis should have happened cause character’s motivayears ago. Charlie’s just the tions are very clear,” Day kind of guy that you can said in a recent interview. write any scene, any line of “You really have to underdialogue, and you know he’s stand why a person is moti- going to find a way to make vated to do a terrible thing. it funny.” You’re watching a character McElhenney first met Day try and do something that years ago on a cross-country they really should not be flight while they were both doing, and enjoying watch- struggling actors auditioning them fail at it. Because ing for the same part in a sitif they got away with it, it’s com pilot. When McElhen‘Hannibal’ or something.” ney created “Sunny,” it beIn the six seasons of gan as a cheaply made home “Sunny,” Day has been a fan movie and he just turned to favorite for his lovably dehis friends, including Day. ranged behavior. His charIn a rye bit of casting, acter, also named Charlie, is Day’s wife, actress Mary illiterate, addicted to sniffElizabeth Ellis, plays Charing glue and extremely fond lie’s unrequited love interest, of cats. known only as “The WaitDay’s performance on the ress.” cult hit, about three self“It was definitely actor first obsessed friends running a and foremost,” Day, a Rhode Philadelphia bar, eventually Island native, says of his caught the attention of Hol- aspirations before “Sunny.” lywood. “I never saw myself as a Last year, he was genercomedian. I saw myself as a ally considered the best part guy who can act funny. Still, BY JAKE COYLE

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HORRIBLE BOSSES (R): We’ve all had them. We’ve all had to suffer their indignities, or else just quit our jobs. But three friends (Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis and Charlie Day) come up with an alternative to dealing with their monstrous bosses (Kevin Spacey, Colin Farrell and Jennifer Aniston) with the help of an ex-con (Jamie Foxx). ZOOKEEPER (PG): When an animal-loving caretaker (Kevin James) realizes he’s more comfortable in the company of a lion than that of a woman, he decides he must make a career change and quits his beloved job. But the animals at the zoo (voiced by Cher, Adam Sandler, Nick Nolte and Sylvester Stallone) try to get him to change his mind by teaching him the ways of courtship, jungle style.

uneducated, because Day is a graduate of Merrimack College, studied acting with Massachusetts’ Williamstown Theater Festival, and his parents, a professor and a music teacher, both have Ph.D.s in musicology. “Perhaps a lot of that comes out of my own fear and insecurities of my own CHARLES SYKES/AP intelligence,” says Day. “BeCharlie Day stars in the new comedy “Horrible Bosses” ing in such a well-educated family, perhaps I was always alongside Jason Bateman and Jason Sudeikis as a nervous about that. So it was trio of friends who plot to murder their variously good to make light of that in oppressive managers. the show.” He waits a beat, and then adds: “I can read.” Day bears some of his parents’ musical talent, which he’s occasionally exploited by writing songs on “Sunny,” such as the beloved “Nightman,” a nonsensical tune that sparked an actual touring theater show in 2009 called “The Nightman Cometh.” As “Sunny” has grown and continued (it recently wrapped its seventh season, to premiere this fall) the fortunes of its three principals have grown, but none more JOHN P. JOHNSON/WARNER BROS. PICTURES/MCT so than Day. Director Guillermo Del Toro has recently Bateman (from left), Day and Sudeikis in a scene from expressed interest in cast“Horrible Bosses.” ing him in his film “Pacific Rim.” by playing the worst sides when I go on talk shows or But going from the intiwhatever, I worry that I have of themselves, and impromate set of “Sunny” to large vised characteristics (like to live up to some kind of Charlie’s inability to read) as studio productions has been comedic persona.” an adjustment. Day says he, Howerton and they went along. It’s ironic “It’s a real challenge,” says that he plays someone so McElhenney began simply

Day. “Rob, Glenn and myself are probably three of the most opinionated men you’ll ever meet on the set. We’re not phoning it in when it comes to that show. Whether it’s a script or a prop or whatever it is, we have opinions and we really believe in affecting the production as a whole. So it’s very difficult to then hand all that over to other people.” He adds: “Once I really let go, it was relaxing.” Sudeikis also co-starred with Day in “Going the Distance” and made a guest appearance on last season’s “Sunny.” He’s gotten to see up close Day’s propensity to get riled up in high-pitched, rapid-fire fury. Sudeikis calls his humor “hilarious hostility.” “He’s already got a funny take on the world and when you give him an emotion to ride out, he cracks me up,” says Sudeikis. “He’s very genuine as a person and therefore as an actor.” That earnestness is one reason why audiences tend to root for Day, however despicable his schemes. “I don’t think the characters in ‘Sunny’ would ever go as far as to actually attempt to have someone murdered, even though they might seem more extreme,” says Day. “They’d come up with something more clever.”


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McGregor, Plummer delight in funny, moving ‘Beginners’

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the passing of his wife of 45 Associated Press years, he finally feels ready to come out of the closet and reveal his true nature. Cutesy little gimmicks and Mills based the story on devices are plentiful in “Behis own life: His father came ginners.” out at age 75 and was thrilled A Jack Russell terrier at the prospect of starting speaks in subtitled English, a new life. But “Beginners” for example. A man and a never feels self-indulgent. woman on a giddy date skate Plummer embodies that out of a roller rink and back sense of wonderment, an to the carpeted hallways of openness to whatever new a downtown Los Angeles adventures may be in store, hotel. AP from a much younger boyAnd fast-paced, narrated Christopher Plummer (left) and Ewan McGregor in friend (a sweet Goran Visnphoto montages help illusjic) to movie nights with his trate a childhood, a marriage “Beginners.” new pals to the thumping and a life. graphic artist who’s remem- beats of house music. ting to know each other, On paper, it all could have bering his father in flashHe breaks your heart with been too cloying or self-con- truly, toward the end of the backs at the film’s start. father’s life. his willingness to make himscious, but writer-director Plummer, as Hal, has just Melanie Laurent shows an self so vulnerable later in life, Mike Mills finds just the died of cancer. And yes, this and Plummer never lets the effortless gift for comedy right tone every time. is a comedy, because at the as the young woman who character devolve into some He also draws lovely, teaches McGregor’s character same time that he announces promiscuous, flamboyant natural performances from he’s suffering from the termi- stereotype. Hal can be both how to fall in love, for once, Christopher Plummer and nal disease, he also declares as a grown-up. randy and dignified, and he Ewan McGregor as a father McGregor stars as Oliver, a that he’s gay, and that with always feels fully formed. and son who are finally get-

DIRECTOR: Mike Mills. STARRING: Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer, Melanie Laurent. RATED: R for language and some sexual content. RUN TIME: 1 hour, 45 minutes. WHAT DID YOU THINK?: Find this review at www.charlestonscene.com and offer your opinion of the film.

A few months after Hal’s death, Oliver meets Laurent’s Anna, a French actress who’s in and out of town for work. Their meeting is the cutests: They’re at a costume party where he’s dressed as Sigmund Freud and she’s dressed as a vagabond, only she has laryngitis, so she has to answer all his questions by scribbling notes on a tiny pad. Mills moves seamlessly between past and present, as Oliver allows memories of his father’s newfound happiness and love to influence his own relationship. He beautifully conveys the way the past comes back in snippets, in etched images and pieces of conversation. This is especially true of Oliver’s recollections of his mother, a cool, playful woman with an offbeat sense

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of humor played memorably, in just a few scenes, by Mary Page Keller. Her performance is surprisingly observant, dryly funny and tinged with melancholy, just like the movie itself.

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Jason Bateman (left) and Kevin Spacey star in New Line Cinema’s comedy, “Horrible Bosses.”

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Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis and Charlie Day star as three friends who plot to kill their bosses.

Cinebarre: Fri-Sat: 1, 4, 7:30, 10 Citadel: Fri-Thurs, July 14: 12:20, 2:30, 4:40, 7:15, 9:45 Northwoods: Fri-Thurs, July 14: 12:20, 2:30, 4:40, 7:30, 9:40 Regal 18: Today: 12:01 Fri: 12:30, 3:30, 7, 9:25

BAD TEACHER ★★ R

5:15, 8, 9:05

Cinebarre: Today: 1:25, 4:25, 7:20, 9:45 Citadel: Today-Thurs, July 14: 12:15, 2:25, 4:50, 7:25, 9:45 James Island: Today: 1:30, 4, 7:10, 9:30 Palmetto Grande: Today: 11:35, 12:30, 2, 2:45, 5:20, 7:25, 8, 10:25 Northwoods: Today-Thurs, July 14: 12:20, 2:40, 5, 7:20, 9:50 Regal 18: Today: 11:30, 1:45, 4:05, 7:10, 9:30

The 1968 musical about a man who invents a flying car. Terrace: 11 a.m.

Cameron Diaz stars in this comedy about a foul-mouthed junior high teacher.

BEGINNERS ★★★★ R

A comedy/drama about learning to love. See review on Page 9E.

Terrace: Fri-Thurs, July 14: 1:40, 4:30, 7:15, 9:10

BRIDESMAIDS ★★★ R

A maid of honor plans her best friend’s wedding while her own life falls apart.

Cinebarre: Today: 1:05, 7:40 Citadel: Today-Thurs, July 14: 7:25, 9:55 James Island 8: Today: 4, 9:40 Northwoods: Today: 1:35, 7:10 Regal 18: Today: 12:05, 2:55, 7:20, 10:05

CARS 2 ★★ G

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Ken Jeong (from left), Kevin James and Rosario Dawson star in “Zookeeper.”

ZOOKEEPER PG

Griffin Keyes (Kevin James) takes lessons from zoo animals on how to find a mate.

Cinebarre: Fri-Sat: 1:05, 4:05, 7, 9:35 Citadel: Fri-Thurs, July 14: 11:30, 12:30, 1:40, 2:40, 3:50, 4:50, 6:45, 7:35, 9, 9:45 Northwoods: Fri-Thurs, July 14: 11:50, 1, 2, 3:10, 4:10, 5:20, 7, 7:45, 9:10, 9:50 Regal 18: Today: 12:01 Fri: noon, 2:30, 6:45, 9:15

THEATERS

Lightning McQueen and Mater compete in the World Grand Prix. Cinebarre: Today: 12:45, 3:45, 7, 9:45 Cinebarre 3D: Today: 1:15, 4:15, 7:30, 10:15 Citadel: Today: 11:35, 1, 2, 3:20, 4:20, 6:45, 9 Fri-Thurs, July 14: 11:35, 2, 4:20, 6:45, 9 Citadel 3D: Today-Thurs, July 14: 12:10, 2:30, 4:50, 7:15, 9:40 Hwy 21: Today: 8:45 James Island 3D: Today: 11, 1:35, 4:10, 6:45, 9:15 Northwoods: Today-Thurs, July 14: 1, 3:20, 5:40, 8 Northwoods 3D: Today-Thurs, July 14: noon, 2:20, 4:40, 7:10, 9:35 Palmetto Grande: Today: 11:50, 1:10, 2:30, 4, 6:45, 7:45 Palmetto Grande 3D: Today: 1:45, 4:30, 5:10, 7:10, 10:30 Regal 18: Today: 12:20, 12:50, 2, 3:05, 4:45, 5:45, 6:15, 7:35, 10:20 Regal 18 3D: Today: 11:45, 2:30, 3:30,

CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG ★★★ G

GREEN LANTERN ★ PG-13

This film is based on a comic book superhero who is given a powerful ring.

Cinebarre: Today: 1, 4, 7:50, 10:25 Citadel 3D: Today-Thurs, July 14: 11:50, 2:15, 4:40, 7:10, 9:45 Hwy. 21: Today: 10:45 James Island 8 3D: Today:1:20,4,7,9:45 Northwoods 3D: Today-Thurs, July 14: noon, 2:25, 4:50, 7:15, 9:45 Palmetto Grande: Today: 2:05, 7:35 Palmetto Grande 3D: Today: 4:45, 10:15 Regal 18: Today: 12:30, 6:45 Regal 18 3D: Today: 3:15, 9:20

PETER MOUNTAIN/DISNEY

Johnny Depp portrays Captain Jack Sparrow in a scene from, “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.” Palmetto Grande: Today: 12:25, 2:50, 5:25, 7:50, 10:25 Northwoods: Today-Thurs, July 14: 12:15, 2:30, 4:45, 7, 9:30 Regal 18: Today: 12:10, 3:10, 5:25, 7:40, 10 Terrace: Today-Thurs, July 14: 1:20, 3:20, 5:20, 7:20, 9:20

THE HANGOVER 2 ★★ R

MIDNIGHT IN PARIS ★★★★ PG-13

Cinebarre: Today: 4:05, 10:35 Citadel: Today: 9:45 James Island 8: Today: 1:15, 7:10 Northwoods: Today: 4:15, 9:40 Fri-Thurs, July 14: 7, 9:40 Regal 18: Today: 1:40, 7:05

Citadel: Today-Thurs, July 14: 12:30, 2:45, 5, 7:15, 9:35 Palmetto Grande: Today: 12:05, 2:35, 5:05, 7:40, 10:10 Terrace: Today-Thurs, July 14: 1:05, 3, 5, 7, 8:45

JUMPING THE BROOM ★★ PG-13

MR. POPPER’S PENGUINS ★★★★ PG

Regal 18: Today: 4:20, 9:35

Cinebarre: Today: 1:20, 4:20, 7:05, 9:30 Citadel: Today: 11:45, 1:50, 3:55, 7, 9:35 Fri-Thurs, July 14: 11:45, 1:50, 3:55 James Island 8: Today: 1:40, 4:10, 6:50, 9:10 Northwoods: Today: 12:10, 2:15, 4:25, 7, 9:20 Fri-Thurs, July 14: 12:10, 2:15, 4:25 Palmetto Grande: Today: 1:15, 3:50, 7:15, 9:40 Regal 18: Today: 1:35, 4, 6:55, 9:25

The gang travels to Thailand for Stu’s wed- A romantic comedy about a family’s experiences in Paris. ding and plans once again go awry.

Two families are forced to get along with each other because of a wedding.

KUNG FU PANDA 2 ★★ PG

Jack Black and Angelina Jolie lend their voices to this animated flick about a martial arts-savvy panda. Citadel: Today: noon, 2, 4

LARRY CROWNE ★★ PG-13

A man loses his job and decides to start a new life for himself.

Cinebarre: Today: 1:10, 4:10, 7:25, 10 Citadel: Today-Thurs, July 14: 12:15, 2:30, 4:45, 7:10, 9:30

Jim Carrey stars as a business man who inherits half a dozen penguins.

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PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES ★★ PG-13

Johnny Depp returns as Captain Jack Sparrow.

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SUPER 8 ★★★ PG-13

Friends witness an “accidental” train crash.

Cinebarre: Today: 12:50, 3:50, 7:45, 10:30 Citadel: Today-Thurs, July 14: 1, 3:30, 6:50, 9:10 Hwy 21: Today: 10:45 Northwoods: Today: noon, 2:25, 4:50, 7:15, 9:40 Palmetto Grande: Today: 11:45, 2:20, 5, 7:40, 10:30 Regal 18: Today: 12:35, 3:20, 7:45 Terrace: Today: 1:30, 4:10, 7:05, 9:40

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THE TREE OF LIFE ★★★ PG-13

A family seeks answers about the origins and meaning of life.

Terrace: Today: 1:40, 4:25, 7:10, 9:40 FriThurs, July 14: 1:30, 4:15, 7:05, 9:35

MONTE CARLO ★★ PG

X-MEN: FIRST CLASS TRANSFORMERS: ★★★ DARK OF THE MOON PG-13 ★★ Charles Xavier (James McAvoy) founds a school for mutants with his best friend PG-13

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A girl is mistaken for British royalty.

The Autobots and Decepticons discover a Cybertronian spacecraft on the moon.

Erik Lensherr (Michael Fassbender).

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Mellow Mushroom

Avondale expansion offers well-priced meals, knowledgeable staff and impressive atmosphere

prelude to a pizza. So we did not. Try the portobello mushroom ($7.50) layered with artichoke n 1974, a band of three college hearts, feta cheese, sun-dried tomastudents created the Mellow toes, spinach and garlic butter, all Mushroom near Georgia Tech topped with mozzarella cheese and in Atlanta. served on a bed of spring mix with Today, 100 Mellow Mushrooms an herbed vinaigrette and balsamic can be found in 15 states. They are glaze. all locally owned and tweaked to The sun-dried tomatoes may be some extent to represent the audibetter after rehydrating them in ence they serve. warm olive oil. And the herbed Ten years ago In Charleston, anvinaigrette was too fragile for the other band of three college students, vivid flavors of the cap, but it was a Johnny Hudgins, Michael Shem-Tov good dish. and Joshua Broome, established the Salad selections ($3-$8.50) are first local Mellow Mushroom franamped up and nicely sized and chise. priced. Most “‘lil” are $3-$4. The This winter, as the Mellow on greens are clean and dried; the seKing Street celebrated its 10th anlection of vegetables and toppings niversary, a second location opened are fresh and varied. Dressings in the former Ashley Theater, included a simple oil and vinegar. which was once home to Consign- the house Esperanza and sweet ing Women. balsamic. The sandwiches are served on Going green bread worthy of the hoagie nomenclature. They had generous fillings Seiber Design of Atlanta was in a cheese steak ($5.50, $10); a hired to manage the fit-out and meatball sub ($4.50, $9); avocado renovation, and their efforts have ($4.50, $9) and even tempeh ($5.50, transformed 19 Magnolia into a $9.50) and tofu ($4, $7.75). work of art. Repurposed oak has been crafted The main event into table tops. The napkins and The crusty, crunchy, chewy to-go boxes are made from recycled bread-like crusts included ham and paper and the inks are soy. pineapple; BBQ chicken and sauce, The demolition revealed a barrel satays and cucumbers. vault ceiling that has been painsPurists might quibble with the takingly exposed and trussed. The “more is more” topping concept but cinder block walls are swirled in if you get beyond Margherita VPN, black-and-white and are used as canvas. The red of the booths is re- classic New York style or deep dish Chicago, you will find in Mellow peated in a painted red staircase. The mezzanine now functions as Mushroom the pizza of the South. A muscular crust, a gentle crumb, a community space where private a butter glaze and a grated cheese functions can be held or overflow garnish set the stage for the debut of crowds can find a seat. pizza under your direction. Pretzels and salads Desserts were limited to key lime pie and cinnamon dusted pretzels, The menu holds close to what has made the Mellow Mushroom flourish: but our server informed us that a new culinary school grad would the staples of pizza and beer. The appetizers are an odd lot for a soon be creating a sweet finish for the restaurant. menu vested in pizza, hoagies and Our server was a jewel. Equally calzone. It is hard to balance bruschetta ($6), flatbread ($8.50), cheese informed about ingredients and preparations, she made our visit a bread ($4.50), garlic bread ($3.50) trip. and pretzels ($4.50, $7.50) as your

restaurant review

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Special to The Post and Courier

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A view from the upper floor of the new Mellow Mushroom restaurant in Avondale Point includes the 25-seat bar (directly below) and the 200-seat dining area.

CUISINE: Pizza, Sandwiches, Salads CATEGORY: Neighborhood Favorite LOCATION: 19 Magnolia Road, Avondale PHONE: 747-4992 (74PIZZA) HOURS: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. with food served until midnight FOOD: ★★★ ATMOSPHERE: ★★★★ SERVICE: ★★★★ PRICE: $-$$$ COSTS: Appetizers $3.50$8.50; soups $4-$8; salads $3-$9; build-your-own salad $3.75 bases; additions $.75-$3 each ; pizzas $7.25- $25.50; slices $2; slice ingredients $.85; calzones $7.25-$9.90; hoagies $4$10; 57 ingredients to have it your way; desserts. VEGETARIAN OPTIONS: Yes, including Daiya-vegan cheese HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE: Yes BAR: Full service bar; specialty cocktails; bottled beers; 25 beers on draught; 8 seasonal and special draughts taps. All subject to change based on availability. PARKING: Street parking; lot; neighborhood valet system OTHER: Take-out, Beer Club, gift cards, gear for sale, 200 seats, 25 seat bar; mezzanine, “opera box”, Happy Hour, office lunch catering; limited delivery. Projection screen, special events, Facebook, Twitter. www.mellowmushroom. com/avondale


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North Charleston spot has good food, indeed

BY ROB YOUNG

Special to The Post and Courier

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wned by husband and wife, Nigel and Louise Drayton, Nigel’s Good Food aims to offer “just what your soul needs.” Set in the former La Nortena on Ashley Phosphate Road, the pair’s restaurant and full-service bar makes one heckuva pitch. The menu is full of comfort cuisine. Take a peek, shall we? The chopped Ol’ Skool Steak ($9.95) has onions, bell peppers and gravy, and two sides, while the Big Country Rib-eye ($19.95) is enough for two. The appetizers mix in familiar Lowcountry main-

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Shrimp, gravy and grits at Nigel’s. relish ($6.50); and fried stays: fried okra ($5.50); deviled crab cakes, pan fried green tomatoes crowned and accompanied with corn with creamy grits, corn rel-

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make a pretty solid welcome mat for the three-month-old restaurant. So does the Meat & Three ($9.25), an entree of choice. Take your pick: fried chicken, stewed chicken, countryfried pork chops, smothered pork chops, barbecue ribs or turkey wings, each served with three sides. The fried chicken, at least, is a generously portioned bird. Not overly salted, it’s breaded lightly for an airy crust. Good stuff. As for the three in the Meat & Three, pick from leafy collard greens, grits, red rice, fried cabbage, thick okra soup, macaroni and cheese, lima beans (served in a cup akin to soup) and more. Other selections include Nigel’s award-winning

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oyster stew ($9.95), shrimp, gravy and grits ($12.95), the popular salmon BLT ($9.95), po’ boy sandwiches, pulledpork barbecue sandwiches and a rich dessert menu containing bread pudding, banana pudding and pecan pie. Indeed, Nigel’s does a swell job of living up to its slogan.

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Late-night bites

Holy Pies at 478 King St. now offers late-night bites after 10 p.m. They are open Wednesday-Saturday. Home of the “piebrid” stuffed dough. 793-7785, www.holycitypies.com.

Gullah home-style

Huger’s at 581 King St. is now offering a lunch buffet priced at $9.95. Lunch is served 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 5777855.

Bootleggers opens

Bootleggers outdoor bar is now open at Petticoats Restaurant. They are at 68 Queen St. 793-3994, www. petticoatscharleston.com.

Nested

The Roost has opened at 825 Savannah Highway. The chef is Stuart Kowal, formerly of Kiawah Island Golf Resort. Owners Ralph Capasso, Reay Roundtree and Dennis Schaffer planned to call it The Clubhouse. The community objected, so the owners ran a naming contest and the result is The Roost. The winners will have a cocktail named in their honor — it was a tie for naming rights.

Plan B

Halligan’s is now Plan B at 1750 Savannah Highway. At 10,400 square feet, it calls itself the largest bar in Charleston. It also includes a restaurant and dance area. Owner Ron Brandon had operated the Purple Tree Lounge on Market Street.

Bakehouse

Baked Charleston, which was purchased by Tracey Ditizio a year ago (the original Baked is in Brooklyn, N.Y.), has redesigned the space and renamed the business Bakehouse Charleston. The breakfast and lunch menu has been expanded as

The steak cheese at Holy Pies, 478 King St., one of downtown Charleston’s latest late-night spots for food. well as the wedding and custom-cake business. Charleston Coffee Roasters has developed a special blend for the bakery. Bakehouse Charleston is at 160 East Bay St. 577-2180, @BakeHouseChas.

Summerville Seasons

Southern Seasons Grill is open at 214 N. Cedar St. in Summerville. Owners are Chris and Tam Perrine. Chef Chris Perrine had worked at the Dog & Duck.

got the restaurant bug while at the College of Charleston and working at Sticky Fingers. He and his wife, Taylor, will bring this popular Chattanooga, Tenn., restauGrand Opening Page’s Okra Grill opened Ju- rant concept to Sullivan’s ly 5 at the new location at 302 Island next week. Taco Coleman Blvd. in the former Mamacita is at 2213 B Middle St. www.tacomamacita. Alex’s Restaurant spot. com, @tacomamacita. This casual restaurant and cafe serves BBQ and Southern favorites. Southern Seasons offers an outside bar and porches. 771-4801.

Taco Mamacita

Taco Mamacita plans to open the second week in July. Owner Mike Monen

Formerly Amalfi’s

Sweetgrass Gathering Place is open in the former

Amalfi’s spot at 250 Spring St. It opens at 4 p.m. with a menu of burgers, fries, wings and casual fare. 7220000, info@charlestonbestwestern.com.

Il Cortile del Re lunch

Il Cortile del Re has made changes in summer lunch service. It is serving lunch 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. ThursdaySunday. It will close the first week in August for a painting

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The mission of meals

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The Roti Rolls food truck serves locals at a recent event. Saturday’s family-friendly Food Truck Rodeo is coming to James Island for the first time.

Food on the go Saturday

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ot every occasion calls for a sit-down restaurant. Sometimes, we feel more like eating off a paper plate while casually mingling and listening to outdoor music. If that sounds more like your speed, visit this weekend’s Food Truck Rodeo at the Brick House on James Island. The Charleston Food Truck Federation is made up of a group of food trucks, which are basically restaurants on wheels. The trucks visit all parts of the Lowcountry to bring their own cuisine to different events. This is the fourth rodeo; others have been held downtown and in North

Charleston. “Most of the truck owners have similar personalities,” says Ambergre Sloane of the Diggity Doughnuts and the Little Blue Brunch Trucks. “We wanted to associate with all the cool events in the city, and we wanted to be our own bosses!” Sloane had been making homemade doughnuts for a few years when she started her doughnut truck. “I wanted to break the doughnut stereotype” she laughs. “They’re still a treat of course, but these are allnatural, made with whole grains.” Desmond Brown of the Geechee Island Truck uses time-tested family recipes to make his signature dishes. “We do a lot of stews, rice, grilled meats, and we try to keep the food very authentic,” he explains. “This is what our mothers and our grandmothers made. They’re family recipes that I

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Speaking of fresh produce, the rodeo will feature a key “local ingredient” that all WHAT: Food Truck Rothe trucks will work into deo. WHEN: 5-10 p.m. dinner their recipes. “People love these rodeos and dancing; 10 p.m.-2 since this is such a foodie a.m. after-party Saturtown,” says Lash. “I always day. see folks getting stuff from WHERE: Brick House Kitchen, 1575 Folly Road all the trucks and sharing it with friends.” on James Island. The James Island rodeo PRICE: Food prices vary; will begin at 5 p.m. Saturday free parking on site. at the Brick House Kitchen learned from growing up on on Folly Road. Other trucks participatJohn’s Island.” ing will include Roti Rolls, If there is one thing these Pot Kettle Black and Strada food trucks have in comCucina. mon, it’s the desire to proEnjoy entertainment by vide customers with tasty, organic fare made with local musicians Alan Price, Reid Johnson and Yellowknife or ingredients. “I work with local farmers bring instruments and join in the open jam. to get fruits for my syrup,” “We have the rest of the rosays Rena Lash, the owner of the Happy Camper Snow- deos for this year booked already, and we’re doing them balls truck. “The syrup I once a month,” says Sloane. have now, for instance, is “Basically, we’re making our made from fresh peaches and blueberries. Charleston way around town. That’s the is fortunate to have so much point of having the wheels. We can come to you!” fresh produce.”

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and commercial success in 2009. Needtobreathe will perform tonight at The Pour House, 1977 Maybank Hwy. with Ella Mae Brown. Doors open at 8 p.m., and the show starts at 9:30. Call 571-4343 or visit www.charlestonpourhouse.com.

BY MATTHEW GODBEY

Special to The Post and Courier

Jimbo Mathus and The Tri-State Coalition Saturday at The Pour House Although Jimbo Mathus may not be well-known for his solo work, the collaborations and recordings he has done with other artists is. That’s mainly because Mathus works with such high-profile artists as Elvis Costello, Buddy Guy and North Mississippi Allstars. It’s not because his solo work isn’t up to par. In fact, Mathus’ solo work is some of his grittiest and most provoking blues work yet. After building a name for himself with the Squirrel Jimbo Mathus and The Tri-State Coalition. Nut Zippers, Mathus went on to release several solo records in a style he calls Mississippi Music or Katfish Music, a collaboration of blues, soul, country and gospel. Jimbo Mathus and The Tri-State Coalition will perform Saturday at The Pour House, 1977 Maybank Hwy., with Guilt Ridden Troubadour. Tickets are $10 at the door or online at www.etix.com. Call 5714343 or visit www.charlestonpourhouse.com for more information.

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Carolina boys from Needtobreathe are taking time out

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Little Tybee is more than what you might first expect. From the name, one might conjure up images of a beach-themed surfer band playing shows strictly along the short shores of Tybee Island. In reality, Little Tybee is a folk-tinged indie group with PHOTOGRAPHS PROVIDED numbers fluctuating from five to as many as 10 at one time. Taking its name from Initiative. The band teamed up with Little Tybee Island and roots that sprawl from Savannah The Pour House for the to Atlanta, where the band is special show to help the currently based, Little Tybee local organization, which has become a leading band provides medical aid and to watch in the crowded Athealth care to unstable and lanta club scene. deprived areas throughout Little Tybee began a few the world. years ago when some of its Needtobreathe began nearly 10 years ago in Sen- members met while attending the Savannah College of eca after Bear Rinehart and drummer Joe Stillwell Art and Design. It now has developed into one of the asked Bear’s brother Bo most promising indie bands and bassist Seth Bolt to in the region. join the pair who had beLittle Tybee will pergun playing shows around form Tuesday at The VilClemson. lage Tavern, 1055 Johnnie After two successful records and touring spots with Dodds Blvd. with Do It To Julia. Call 388-7008 or visit Train and Collective Soul, www.charlestonvillagetavNeedtobreathe released its ern.com for more informalatest album, “The Outsidtion. ers,” to resounding critical

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Well, the accordion and people playing it are alive and well these days. It holds a respected position in the classics and the most modern of art forms, including jazz. In 1883, Tchaikovsky used four accordions in his “Second Suite for Symphonic Orchestra.” ave you heard the one about the frustrated accordion

Festival coming next week

REESE MOORE/JAZZ ARTISTS OF CHARLESTON

Charlton Singleton played the theme from “A Shot player? The Lowcountry is poised in the Dark” in January at the Charleston Music Hall. “I enjoyed CJO (Charleston Jazz Orchestra) members There was this accordion to receive hundreds of acplayer who was increasingly cordionists and fans from all shouting out, ‘Squeeze it!’ ” he said of the accordion. having trouble making a liv- over the world at the annual prominent American playFour jazz students taught ing on the much-maligned, Festival and Competition unconventional instrument. sponsored by the American by Charleston Jazz Orches- ers, graced the stage at JAC’s tra conductor Charlton Sin- Upstairs at McCrady’s series It was a source of great con- Accordionists’ Association gleton at the Leonard School a couple of weeks ago as a sternation for him because to be held July 13-17 at the member of a featured act, of Music on Montague he dearly loved playing the Charleston Airport SheraClay Ross’ Matuto. Avenue will participate in venerable box with keys and ton Hotel and Conference Singleton wowed the audithat concert. They are Anna buttons. Center. ence in January when he Kroninger, flute; Richard He auditioned for bands. A festival highlight will Kroninger, trombone; Ken- played the accordion with He applied for inclusion in be a performance by the orchestras. He tried sitting AAA Massed Band of “The drick Johnson, trumpet; and his 20-piece big band. It was a no-brainer for him. Xavier Wright, tenor sax. in on jam sessions. Charleston” at the U.S. “Of course there is a place Anna Kroninger said last Nothing worked. About Customhouse on East Bay for accordion in jazz,” he week, “Flutists like myself all he could muster was the Street. told me last week. “I have aren’t commonly seen in occasional old-school wed“Our event attracts acwitnessed it firsthand. The jazz bands, and neither are ding gig or a job at a circus cordionists and accordion or dance for a small-town music lovers from across the accordionists. I’m quite hon- accordion is, of course, a ored to be able to participate keyboard instrument. It has Oktoberfest. country and overseas bethe ability to not only play Out of desperation, he cause the instrument is sig- in the Youth Involvement lead lines, but accompanitried to sell his accordion so nificant to so many cultures Program of the American he could buy another instru- and music styles,” said AAA Accordionists’ Association. ment as well. I have seen people that were playing ment and take it up. That President Linda Soley Reed. I’m excited to see what the artists will bring to the won- some high-voltage bebop on didn’t work. He couldn’t “We are especially pleased the instrument and it was even give it away. to gather in Charleston this derful genre of jazz.” no joke! Ocotrillo, an award-winSo he decided to set it up year, a city with rich musical “Maybe it is not as popular ning young group from to be stolen, get it out of his history and family enterin the jazz community as an Phoenix will make its East life. He parked his car on tainment.” instrument of choice, but Coast debut with perfora busy street and left the Noted accordionists will it certainly can hang. Just mances on Thursday and instrument on the back seat perform in styles ranging recently, Wynton Marsalis with the windows open and from jazz to pop, polka, rock Friday together with jazz performed a series of shows greats Eddie Monteiro and doors unlocked. Then, he and world music. The feswith renowned accordionist Frank Petrilli. ran an errand, thinking it tival will include concerts, For more festival informa- Richard Galliano.” would be spotted by some workshops, master classes tion, visit www.ameraccord. Check out Marsalis at thief and taken by the time and competitions for all www.wyntonmarsalis. com. he got back. playing levels. org/2010/05/25/marsalisThe underappreciated inWhen he returned, what This year’s event is highstrument is no stranger here galliano-cd-dvd-billie-holihe found was three other lighted by a new Youth day-edith-piaf. year-round: accordions on the seat next Involvement Program that Nathan Koci, a foundto his. introduces the accordion ing board member of Jazz This old joke — and there to local young musicians Jack McCray, author of Artists of Charleston now are many — makes it easy to to create a jazz ensemble “Charleston Jazz” and foundbased in New York City, has ing board member of Jazz make fun of the Old World that will perform at 2 p.m. delighted audiences here for Artists of Charleston, can be instrument, seen by many July 16 during the festival’s as a cheesy throwback to the Award Concert in the hotel’s years. reached at jackjmccray@aol. Rob Curto, one of the most com. times of your grandparents. ballroom.


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The 3 Dudes play hard Young, up-and-coming local rockers defy Disney-pop expectations

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hey say you should write what you know, and Roger Ploch knows about playing rough. Like the time he attempted a backflip off a bike ramp. Or the time he accidentally brought down a zipline before his dad had a chance to tighten the cord. “It was like this: ‘Yeeeooowwwrrrr, PSSSSH!” says Roger, 12, drummer in the band The 3 Dudes. Mishaps like these were the inspiration for a song called “Bam Bam” that he plays with twin brother Jack and younger brother Sam, 10. The song echoes The Ramones’ “Blitzkrieg Bop” and Don Henley’s “Boys of Summer,” minus the adult yearning for simpler times: “Water fights till night,/ Bottle rockets when we’re done,/Mom yells, ‘Come inside,’/But we’re having too much fun.” The Dudes like their music loud. You can hear frontman Jack’s classicrock guitar solos from the driveway to their Sullivan’s Island home. Upstairs in the practice room, they hammer away at their songs five days a week, putting in more hours than most youths put into sports at their age. Their lyrics are personal and homemade. The song “Gotta Have Nerve,” for example, started at the dinner table. Bassist Sam was complaining about a girl who’d been picking on him at school, and one of his brothers told him he should stand up to her. “You’ve got to have nerve,” he said. That’s when their dad, Nelson Ploch, chimed in: “Tell me more.”

upcoming shows

JULY 13: 2 p.m. at St. Andrews Branch Library, 1735 N. Woodmere Drive. JULY 26: 10:30 a.m. at the Charleston County Main Library, 68 Calhoun St.

The conversation sparked that song as well as another, “I Don’t Know,” a lament with universal appeal for boys of every age. “I don’t know, I don’t know, I don’t know, I don’t know about girls,” Roger sings. “Hard to understand,/Might be hot or cold.” Dad helps out on the lyrics, and local artist Sadler Vaden works with the Dudes on the music. The lead guitarist and vocalist for Charleston rock band Leslie met Nelson Ploch at a show while Ploch was searching for a rock-’n’roll mentor of sorts for the boys. Their mother, Samantha Ploch, wasn’t too sure about the then-unshaven rocker when he first showed up in the practice room. “He came in looking like Grizzly Adams,” she says. “I was very cautious because I thought, ‘Who’s this guy coming into our home?’ ” Since then, Vaden has gotten a trim, and the partnership has been working. Vaden says he doesn’t want the Dudes to come across as a gimmick band, and he’s worked with them to build a sound reminiscent of the Offspring and White Stripes. The boys themselves aren’t certain how to categorize their music. “Is there such a thing as smooth rock or soft rock?” asks Sam, struggling to find

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The 3 Dudes’ new album is called “Bam Bam.” Find out more about the Charleston band at the3dudes.com. a category. “You guys are neither smooth nor soft rock,” Vaden assures him, leaning back in a computer chair in the practice room. They rock hard, in fact. Not fans of the Jonas Brothers’ sound, they’re liable to cover Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit,” Cream’s “Sunshine of Your Love” and Jimi Hendrix’s “Purple Haze” in live shows. Looking forward a few years, Jack says he’d like to do a nationwide tour, but he glances hesitantly at his mom to see what she thinks. She does not appear to disapprove. Sam has a simple goal: “We want to inspire people, make people feel good about themselves.”


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There’s always something to do in and around Charleston. Here are our picks for the hottest events this weekend. Visit charlestonscene.com to see more events, movie listings, dining options and everything else you need to plan your weekend. You also can post your own events at events.postandcourier.com.

Reggae Nights Concert Series

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Enjoy traditional old-school roots reggae with a new-school attitude in the beautiful outdoor setting of the county parks. Bring a chair or blanket and rock the night away to live reggae music. Food, beverages and souvenirs will be available for purchase. Outside alcohol and coolers are prohibited. No advance tickets will be sold. Bands are subject to change. Mystic Vibrations will perform Saturday. WHEN: 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Gates open at 7:30 p.m. WHERE: North Charleston Wannamaker County Park, 8888 University Blvd. PRICE: $8, ages 12 and under free. MORE INFO: 795-4386 or http://ccprc.com.

DREAMSTIME

Music on the Green at Freshfields Village Freshfields Village’s free, live music series is back for the summer. Music on the Green will take place Fridays from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Hear music from The Rum Punch Bandits on Friday. WHEN: 6-9 p.m. Friday. WHERE: Freshfields Village, 149 Village Green Lane. PRICE: Free. MORE INFO: 768-6491, http://freshfieldsvillage.com.

Second Sundays

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Shaggin’ on the Cooper

Roaring ’20s Hot Jazz Dance Club

Dance the night away under the stars at the Mount Pleasant Pier while enjoying live classic oldies and beach music. Beverages will be available for purchase on site. Only 800 tickets will be sold for this event. Advance purchase is recommended. WHEN: 7-11 p.m. Saturday. WHERE: Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park, Harry M. Hallman Jr. Blvd. PRICE: $10, $8 Charleston County residents. MORE INFO: 795-4386 or http://ccprc.com.

Swing dance lesson will be followed by open dancing to live music by the V-Tones. Includes snacks, water and access to the “Blues Room.” Beginners and singles welcome. WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Friday. WHERE: Spirit Moves Studio, 445 Savannah Hwy. PRICE: $10. MORE INFO: 557-7690 or http://roaringtwentieshotjazzdanceclub.com.

FILE/STAFF DREAMSTIME

The second Sunday of each month, King Street will close between Queen and Calhoun streets so pedestrians may enjoy shopping and dining in the middle of the street. Live entertainment is featured each month. WHEN: 1-5 p.m. every second Sunday of the month. WHERE: King Street, between Queen and Calhoun streets. PRICE: Free.

Champagne (v.) — for a cause

Join CFAC at the Pavilion Bar at the Market Pavilion Hotel on July 8. For each glass of champagne sold, $1 will be donated to the Lowcountry Food Bank. A surprise DJ will be spinning the tunes. WHEN: 7 p.m. Friday. WHERE: Market Pavilion Hotel, 225 East Bay St. MORE INFO: 203-524-3632

PROVIDED

Southern Soul Blues Concert

“Groove & Dance Edition” will feature Calvin Richardson and his band, Lacee and her band and new CD, Shirley Jones from The Jones Girls and Vic “The Wobble.” WHEN: 7 p.m.-midnight Saturday. WHERE: Sterrett Hall Auditorium, 1530 7th St., North Charleston. PRICE: General $25/VIP seating $40. MORE INFO: 310-770-0586 or http://ssbc3.eventbrite.com.


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BUT WAIT, THERE’S MORE: Do you know of another great local spot to get clothes? Find us on Facebook or Twitter (@chasscene) and leave us a message.

Looking for Lowcountry style Independent shops offer a mixture of classy, edgy and affordable wares BY REBEKAH BRADFORD

garde edge to Charleston, Worthwhile is one of the most unusual shopping experiences downtown. hen Travel & LeiThe slightly industrial space sure magazine features a well-edited mix of named Charleston handmade jewelry, children’s the No. 1 city for shopping toys and quirky gift ideas. last year in its annual reader’s The back area has labels such poll, it reinforced what we al- as Rick Owens, Gary Graham ready knew: that Charleston and Forme D’Expression. is a major shopping destina- Customer Rachel Murray calls tion and has been for years. the shop, “my favorite place And while the city has its for hard-to-find items like share of major retailers, it’s Baggu bags, Bensimon shoes actually the growing number and Orla Kiely wallets.”

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emerging talent. The store also plays a large role during Charleston Fashion Week and hosts trunk shows on a regular basis. Check the website for upcoming events.

Utopia 27 Broad St. HOURS: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. WEB: www.utopiacharleston. com. Celebrating 20 years on Broad Street in October, Utoof independent shops that pia was a pioneer of urban are changing the face of fash- Thera M contemporary fashion in ion here in the Holy City. 346 King St. Charleston when it opened. We’ve put together a list of HOURS: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon- The shop carries Cydwoq local stores that range from day-Saturday. sandals, Lilla P origami wraps, the venerable to the very new. WEB: www.shoptheram.com. which can be worn in wildly So whether you’re a tourist Like the original location creative ways, and dresses by looking for some Lowcounon Daniel Island, the King Dept. All the jewelry is locally try style or a local searching Street shop focuses on labels made. Also a gallery, Utopia for the latest, we’ve got you that are somehow both sofeatures original artwork by covered. phisticated and comfortable. owner Beki Crowell. DescribEverything in the store is ing local style, her sister, Downtown completely wearable, such Joanna Crowell, says, “I think Ben Silver as the Leona dresses, slouchy Charleston fashion is pretty 149 King St. Patterson J. Kincaid tops and cool. When people make an HOURS: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. MonAnlo jeans. “For summer, effort here, they look good.” day-Saturday. we’d recommend a cute WEB: www.bensilver.com. dress and wedges, which is House of Sage, A cross between habersomething you could dress 51 George St. dasheries of old and Lonup or down,” says owner Me- HOURS: 10:30 p.m.-7 p.m. don’s Savile Row, Ben Silver gan Berrard. Monday-Saturday, noon-5 is known for classic style with p.m. Sunday an exacting attention to de- Hampden Clothing WEB: www.houseofsage. tail. The custom blazer but314 King St. com. tons are world famous, but HOURS: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wedged in among eclectic the shop carries everything Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. eateries on George Street, from seersucker suits to silk Sunday. House of Sage brings a welrepp ties. There’s also a small WEB: www.hampdenclothcome shot of style to the selection of women’s clothing.com. neighborhood. Look for laing. Look for the vintage biSince opening a store on bels such as Yumi Kim, Seneca cycle with a basket out front. King Street, owner Stacy Rising, Topo Ranch and locally Smallwood has become made Sucker Jeans. Worthwhile an important part of the 268 King St. Charleston fashion landIndigo & Cotton HOURS: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon- scape. Carrying of-the-mo79 Cannon St. day-Saturday; noon-5 p.m. ment labels such as Opening HOURS: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. TuesSunday. Ceremony, Alexander Wang, day-Saturday, noon- 5 p.m. WEB: www.shopworthwhile. Rachel Comey and Yigal AzSunday. com. rouel, the shop offers a mix Bringing a little avantof established designers and Please see STYLE, Page 21E


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WEB: www.indigoand cotton.com. Owner Brett Carron has stocked well-made basics every man could use in this new Elliottborough neighborhood shop. The pareddown space is a perfect backdrop for labels such as Birdwell swim trunks, Gitman Brothers button-down shirts, Raleigh jeans, Mark McNairy dirty bucs and other heritage-like brands. “What I carry in the store is tailored, better-fitting. These are clas- Owner Brett Carron’s Indigo & Cotton is at 79 Cannon St. sic styles that won’t go out of and features well-made clothes for men. style. Anyone could walk in here and find something that compliments his own style,” Carron says.

Rogue Wave Surf Shop 69 Spring St. HOURS: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 14 p.m. Sunday. WEB: www.rogue wavesurfshop. com. “If Ernest Hemingway was a surfer ... that’s what we do,” owner Rhett Boyd says, describing the vision for his shop. A passionate advocate of function over form, he focuses on smaller quantities and higher-quality brands such as Sea Jive board shorts, Apolis Global, shirts by Riviera Club and W. Durable Goods, Billykirk and boards by Gato Heroi.

Biker jackets don’t have to be bulky. A slate leather, snap-closure jacket with zipper accents by Strenesse is available at Pearl, 453 W. Coleman Blvd. in Mount Pleasant.

Pearl 453 W. Coleman Blvd. Mount Pleasant HOURS: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. MonII Brunettes day-Saturday. 616 Long Point Road WEB: www.shoppearlonline. HOURS: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. com. Monday-Saturday. Shem Creek got a dose WEB: www.twobrunettes. of fashion when this shop com. opened in 2009. Carrying This boutique focuses on labels such as Jason Wu, “now” lines that you’ll regu- doo.ri, Megan Park, Thakoon larly see celebrities wearing. and Erdem, Pearl caters to a Labels such as Corey Lynn clientele that seeks a refined Calter, LnA, Mara Hoffman, yet edgy look. The hands-on Young Fabulous & Broke, Ra- customer service includes chel Pally and others. closet consulting, tailoring, If you’re from out of town, sending clothes on consignII Brunettes will ship items to ment, local delivery and priyour home to try on without vate shopping. an obligation to buy. And, best of all, there’s Teal something for almost every 1225 Belk Dr. (Towne Centre) budget.

Rogue Wave Surf Shop is at 69 Spring St. Shoppers can find high-quality brands of surf shirts and gear at the store.

HOURS: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-6 p.m. Sunday. WEB: www.tealaswanky boutique.com. Customers went of their way to shop at Teal when it was located only in Summerville. Since it opened at Mount Pleasant Towne Centre, patrons can get their fix of wellpriced items such as brightly colored tops and summer dresses without the major trek.

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i Heart 38 Windemere Blvd. HOURS: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. WEB: www.shopiheart.com. This small shop in South Windemere carries adorable dresses by Tibi, Judith March, Bianca Coletti and Chloe & Reese. Avondale resident Beth Hollis says, “I always pop into iheart whenever I have a wedding or party to go to because their dresses are so cute and different from what I see everywhere else.”

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PHOTOGRAPHS BY MARIE RODRIGUEZ

There was plenty to do at Summerville’s Red, White and Blue on the Green on July 3. To see more photos, visit the photo galleries on www.charlestonscene.com. The Robinson and Weslanski families.

Pat Britto with Braylen and Holly Waters.

Dorian and Carrie Casson.

Morgan Robinson plays one of the many children’s games.

Sedric and Eboni Webber with their daughters, Sophie and Cailyn.

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Danielle Soowal (from left), Alexandra Boineau, Stephanie Tipper, April Pennas, Jason Hall and Roxanne Burkett attended the opening of The Cocktail Club, 479 King St. For more photos, visit www.charlestonscene.com.

Angel Postell (left) and Caroline Nuttall.

Catherine Price (left) and Angharad Chester-Jones.

Mark Phelps (from left), Jane Euely, Mark Regalbuto, Mariana Regalbuto, Pete Etsay and Caroline Etsay. Kristina Kijanka (left) and Erika Zapecza.

Amy Hyatt (left) and Shelly Gardner.

Tommy Baker (from left), Chris Price and Paul Steadman.


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Today

Calvin Taylor

WHAT: Classic Motown, beach, shag, R&B and soul. WHEN: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. WHERE: Alluette’s Jazz Cafe, 137 Calhoun St. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 737-0090

Abe White

WHAT: Jazz. WHEN: 1-3 p.m. WHERE: Alluette’s Cafe, 80 Reid St. MORE INFO: 577-6926

Paul Mazzei and Dave Conner

WHEN: 5:30-7:30 p.m. WHERE: Kudu Coffee and Craft Beer, 4 Vanderhorst St. MORE INFO: 853-7186

Larry Ford

WHAT: Piano and saxophone. WHEN: 6-9 p.m. WHERE: Halls Chophouse, 434 King St.

Paul Jameson

WHAT: Acoustic covers. WHEN: 6 p.m. WHERE: Banana Cabana, 1130 Ocean Blvd. MORE INFO: 886-4361

Southern Flavor Bluegrass Band

WHEN: 6-9 p.m. WHERE: The Pour House, 1977 Maybank Highway PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 571-4343

Frank Duvall

WHAT: An acoustic jazz trio that plays covers and originals. WHEN: 6-10 p.m. WHERE: High Cotton, 199 E. Bay St. MORE INFO: 724-3815

Ann Caldwell with LooseFitt

WHAT: Classics performed by the local legend of jazz and blues vocals. WHEN: 6-10 p.m. WHERE: Mercato, 102 N. Market St. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 722-6393

Rene Russell

WHAT: Acoustic rock, pop and folk tunes. WHEN: 6:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. WHERE: Morgan Creek Grill, 80 41st Ave. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 886-8980

Elise Testone

WHAT: A rock/R&B/soul/funk/jazz

The deadline for Night Life items is Monday at 5 p.m. the week before the event or concert takes place. To get your event listed, visit events.postandcourier.com. Items submitted after the deadline will not be printed. For more information, call 937-5581. singer and musician. WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: Fish, 442 King St. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 722-3474

Abe White

WHAT: A jazz saxophonist. WHEN: 7-10 p.m. WHERE: Toast Restaurant, 155 Meeting St. MORE INFO: 534-0043

Quentin Baxter Ensemble

WHAT: A jazz ensemble led by percussionist/composer/arranger/producer Quentin Baxter. WHEN: 8 p.m. WHERE: Charleston Grill, 224 King St. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 577-4522

Folly Beach Bluegrass Society

WHAT: Bring your instrument and join in an open jam hoe-down. Bluegrass, folk, old-time, vintage country. WHEN: 8 p.m. WHERE: Locklear’s at the Folly Beach Pier, 101 E. Arctic Ave. MORE INFO: 588-6412

Steve Carroll and The Bograts

WHAT: Irish sing-alongs and pub songs. WHEN: 8:30 p.m. WHERE: Tommy Condon’s Irish Pub, 160 Church St. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 577-3818

Jami McNeill and Jon Hager

WHAT: All request band. WHEN: 8:30 p.m. WHERE: Ivory Moon, 1580 Old Trolley Road PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 843-71-1189

Island Reggae

WHEN: 8 p.m. WHERE: Fiery Ron’s Home Team BBQ, 2209 Middle St. PRICE: Free

Oscar Rivers Trio

WHAT: Jazz. WHEN: 9:30 p.m. WHERE: Alluette’s Jazz Cafe, 137 Calhoun St. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 737-0090

Under the Flood

WHAT: With Traverser, Affectation and Homicyde. WHEN: 10 p.m.

WHERE: Jimbo’s Rock Lounge, 1662 Savannah Highway

MORE INFO: facebook.com/ HUGchs

PlaneJane

David Bethany

WHAT: Five vocalists and three multi-instrumentalists play funk tunes from different eras. WHEN: 10:30 p.m. WHERE: Wild Wing Cafe, 644 Coleman Blvd. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 722-9464

Gary Pfaff and the Heartwells

WHAT: Acoustic rock. WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: Banana Cabana, 1130 Ocean Blvd. MORE INFO: 886-4361

Anthony Owens

WHAT: Rock/beach/pop. WHEN: 7-10:30 p.m. WHERE: Halls Chophouse, 434 King St.

Cotton Blue

WHAT: Americana/country/southern rock. WHEN: 10:30 p.m. WHERE: Wild Wing Cafe, 7618 Rivers Ave. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 818-9464

WHAT: A blues band from Edisto Island. WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: Aroma’s, 50 N. Market St. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 723-9588

Friday

The V-Tones

David Patterson Ensemble

WHAT: Solo keyboard from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., followed by acoustic jazz by local drummer David Patterson and company. WHEN: 6 p.m.-midnight WHERE: Mercato, 102 N. Market St. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 722-6393

Bill Howland

WHAT: A jazz pianist. WHEN: 6-9 p.m. WHERE: Swamp Fox Restaurant & Bar, 386 King St. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 724-8888

The Larry David Project

WHAT: Hits from ‘60s through ‘90s. WHEN: 6-9 p.m. WHERE: Daniel Island Grille, 259 Seven Farms Dr. MORE INFO: 377-8750

Jeff Liberty

WHAT: Acoustic blues, rock, jazz. WHEN: 6:30-10:30 p.m. WHERE: Morgan Creek Grill, 80 41st Ave. MORE INFO: 886-8980

James Slater Trio

WHAT: A jazz band. WHEN: 7-11 p.m. WHERE: High Cotton, 199 E. Bay St. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 724-3815

Cherry Bomb

WHAT: “HUG Chs” benefit for Crisis Ministries. WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: The Tattooed Moose, 1137 Morrison Drive PRICE: Free; donations accepted.

WHAT: Swing dance lesson, followed by open dancing to the V-Tones. Includes snacks, water and access to the “Blues Room.” Beginners and singles welcome. WHEN: 7:30 p.m. WHERE: Roaring ‘20s Hot Jazz Dance Club, Spirit Moves Studio, 445 Savannah Hwy. PRICE: $10 MORE INFO: 557-7690 or roaringtwentieshotjazzdanceclub.com

Steve Carroll and The Bograts

WHAT: Irish sing-alongs and pub songs. WHEN: 9 p.m. WHERE: Tommy Condon’s Irish Pub, 160 Church St. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 577-3818

WHEN: 10:30 p.m. WHERE: Wild Wing Cafe, 36 N. Market St. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 722-WING

Eddie Bush and the Mayhem

WHAT: Rock/acoustic. WHEN: 10:30 p.m. WHERE: Wild Wing Cafe, 644 Coleman Blvd. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 722-9464

Plane Jane

For What It’s Worth

WHEN: 10 p.m. WHERE: Jimbo’s Rock Lounge, 1662 Savannah Highway.

Soulfish

WHAT: Alternative/blues/rock.

Cherry Bomb

Hed Shop Boys

Hunter Hill

WHAT: Acoustic covers. WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: Banana Cabana, 1130 Ocean Blvd. MORE INFO: 843-886-4361

Keith Bruce

WHAT: Acoustic/Americana/ rock. WHEN: 5:30 p.m. WHERE: Buddy Roe’s Shrimp Shack, 1528 Ben Sawyer Blvd. MORE INFO: 388-5270

Lewis, Wiltrout and Gregory

Sunfire Grill and Bistro

Luke Mitchell

WHAT: Hits from ‘60s through ‘90s. WHEN: 9 p.m. WHERE: The Breakroom at Brickyard, Brickyard Plantation

Saturday

Sons of the South

WHAT: This acoustic guitarist plays covers and originals. WHERE: 82 Queen, 82 Queen St. MORE INFO: 723-7591

The Larry David Project

WHAT: Playing your favorite music from the ‘70s to today. WHEN: 9 p.m. WHERE: KC Mulligan’s, 8410 Rivers Ave. MORE INFO: 574-9400

Hed Shop Boys

WHEN: 9:30 p.m. WHERE: Wolf Track, 1807 Parsonage Road MORE INFO: 763-0853

WHAT: An acoustic jazz trio that plays covers and originals. WHEN: 7-11 p.m. WHERE: High Cotton, 199 E. Bay St. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 724-3815

WHAT: Funk/rap/regional Mexican. WHEN: 10:30 p.m. WHERE: Wild Wing Cafe, 7618 Rivers Ave. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 818-9464

WHAT: Keyboardist Gerald Gregory, saxophonist Robert Lewis and drummer Ron Wiltrout perform acoustic covers and originals. WHEN: 6 p.m.-midnight WHERE: Mercato, 102 N. Market St., downtown Charleston. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 722-6393

WHAT: Rock/classic rock. WHEN: 9:30 p.m. WHERE: Sand Dollar Social Club, 7 Center St. PRICE: Free

Frank Duvall

WHAT: Americana, originals, oldies. WHEN: 6:30-9:30 p.m. WHERE: Sunfire Grill and Bistro, 1090 Sam Rittenberg Blvd. MORE INFO: 766-0223

Justin Mackie

WHEN: 6:30-10:30 p.m. WHERE: Morgan Creek Grill, 80 41st Ave. MORE INFO: 886-8980

Adele and Bob Tobin

WHAT: Americana, original, oldies. WHEN: 6:30-9:30 p.m. WHERE: Sunfire Grill and Bistro, 1090 Sam Rittenberg Blvd. MORE INFO: 766-0223

WHAT: Rock/classic rock. WHEN: 9:30 p.m. WHERE: Sand Dollar Social Club, 7 Center St. PRICE: Free

2-Story Drop

WHAT: Metal. WHEN: 10 p.m. WHERE: Jimbo’s Rock Lounge, 1662 Savannah Highway

Under the Flood

WHAT: Alternative rock band’s CD launch party. WHEN: 10:30 p.m. WHERE: Wild Wing Cafe, 644 Coleman Blvd. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 722-9464

The Shane Clark Experience

WHAT: Country/funk/rock. WHEN: 10:30 p.m. WHERE: Wild Wing Cafe, 7618 Rivers Ave. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 818-9464

Maywater

WHAT: Rock. WHEN: 10:30 p.m. WHERE: Wild Wing Cafe, 36 N. Market St. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 722-WING

Sunday James Slater Duo

WHAT: A jazz band. WHEN: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. WHERE: High Cotton, 199 E. Bay St. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 724-3815

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MORE INFO: 577-4522

Dori Chitayat

Jefferson Coker

WHAT: A Spanish and Flamenco guitarist. WHEN: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. WHERE: Atlanticville Restaurant, 2063 Middle St. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 883-9452

Crystal Brown Gibson

WHEN: 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. WHERE: Halls Chophouse, 434 King St. MORE INFO: 727-0090

Abe White

WHAT: A jazz saxophonist. WHEN: 4-8 p.m. WHERE: Alluette’s Jazz Cafe, 137 Calhoun St. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 737-0090

Jordan Gravel

WHAT: Classics performed by a solo jazz keyboardist. WHEN: 6-9 p.m. WHERE: Mercato, 102 N. Market St. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 722-6393

David Higgins

WHAT: Acoustic/rock. WHEN: 6 p.m. WHERE: Banana Cabana, 1130 Ocean Blvd. MORE INFO: 886-4361

Ted McKee and Friends

WHAT: Acoustic. WHEN: 6-9 p.m. WHERE: D. D. Peckers Wing Shack, 1660 Savannah Highway MORE INFO: 402-4567

John Phillips Duo

WHAT: Jazz. WHEN: 6-10 p.m. WHERE: High Cotton, 199 E. Bay St. MORE INFO: 724-3815

Anthony Owens

WHAT: Rock/beach/pop. WHEN: 6:30-9:30 p.m. WHERE: Halls Chophouse, 434 King St. MORE INFO: 727-0090

Live Bait Duo

WHAT: Rock. WHERE: Wild Wing Cafe, 644 Coleman Blvd. MORE INFO: 722-9464

Bob Williams Duo

WHAT: This father/son duo performs classical, swing jazz, classic rock and modern arrangements. WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: Charleston Grill, 224 King St. PRICE: Free

WHAT: Blues, country, funk, Americana and jazz. WHEN: 8 p.m. WHERE: Thirsty Turtle II, 1158 College Park Road

Fried Rainbow Trout

WHAT: Irish acoustic and folk music. WHEN: 8:30 p.m. WHERE: Tommy Condon’s Irish Pub, 160 Church St. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 577-3818

Trickknee

WHAT: This pop/rock band does mostly modern covers and some originals. WHEN: 10:30 p.m. WHERE: Wild Wing Cafe, 7618 Rivers Ave. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 818-9464

PlaneJane

WHAT: Five vocalists and three multi-instrumentalists play funk tunes from different eras. WHEN: 10:30 p.m. WHERE: Wild Wing Cafe, 36 N. Market St. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 722-WING

Monday Margaret Coleman and Wayne Dawes

WHAT: Acoustic/folk/jazz music. WHEN: 6-10 p.m. WHERE: High Cotton, 199 E. Bay St. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 724-3815

Leah Suarez Trio

WHAT: This local vocalist performs jazz standards and Latin/Bossa Nova-influenced originals. WHEN: 6-10 p.m. WHERE: Mercato, 102 N. Market St. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 722-6393

Jeff Houts

WHAT: Acoustic classic rock and reggae. WHEN: 6 p.m. WHERE: Banana Cabana, 1130 Ocean Blvd. MORE INFO: 886-4361

Quentin Baxter Ensemble

WHAT: A jazz ensemble led by percussionist/composer/arranger/producer Quentin Baxter. WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: Charleston Grill, 224 King St. PRICE: Free

MORE INFO: 577-4522

Rotie

WHAT: An acoustic/pop/rock musician and singer who does covers and originals. WHEN: 7-10 p.m. WHERE: Wild Wing Cafe, 36 N. Market St. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 722-WING

David Landeo

WHAT: Acoustic/electric rock. WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: Red’s Ice House, 98 Church St. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 388-0003

DJ SLK T

WHAT: Acoustic. WHEN: 10:30 p.m. WHERE: Wild Wing Cafe, 7618 Rivers Ave. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 818-9464

Tuesday 54 Bicycles

WHERE: The Pour House, 1977 Maybank Highway PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 571-4343

Ted McKee

WHAT: Piano. WHEN: 5:30-8:30 p.m. WHERE: Sunfire Grill and Bistro, 1090 Sam Rittenberg Blvd. MORE INFO: 766-0223

James Slater Trio

WHAT: A jazz band. WHEN: 6-10 p.m. WHERE: High Cotton, 199 E. Bay St. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 724-3815

Jim and Whitt Algar

WHAT: This duo covers a wide spectrum of styles and genres, from Elvis to Eric Clapton to Johnny Cash. WHEN: 7-10 p.m. WHERE: Atlanticville Restaurant, 2063 Middle St. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 883-9452

61 Daze

WHAT: Acoustic. WHEN: 8:30 p.m.-midnight WHERE: The Strike Zone at Dorchester Lanes, 10015 Dorchester Road MORE INFO: 376-2200

Bret Mosely and Folkgrass

WHAT: Alternative/funk/roots music. WHEN: Doors, 9 p.m. WHERE: The Pour House, 1977 Maybank Highway PRICE: $6 MORE INFO: 571-4343

Chinese Fire Drill

WHAT: All request trio. WHEN: 9 p.m. WHERE: Aroma’s, 50 N. Market St. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 723-9588

Wednesday For the Faithful

WHAT: Acoustic. WHEN: Doors, 5 p.m. WHERE: The Pour House, 1977 Maybank Highway PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 571-4343

Ann Caldwell Trio

WHAT: Jazz and blues singer Ann Caldwell joins a jazz trio featuring vibraphone, bass and drums. WHEN: 6-10 p.m.

WHERE: High Cotton, 199 E. Bay St. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 724-3815

The Pulse Trio

WHAT: Acoustic jazz standards and popular tunes. WHEN: 6-10 p.m. WHERE: Mercato, 102 N. Market St. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 722-6393

Skip Sullins

WHAT: Acoustic covers. WHEN: 6 p.m. WHERE: Banana Cabana, 1130 Ocean Blvd. MORE INFO: 886-4361

Ted McKee

WHAT: Tropical rock and jazz. WHEN: 6:30-9:30 p.m. WHERE: Manny’s, 1680 Old Towne Rd. MORE INFO: 763-3908

Jordan Igoe

WHAT: With Aaron Firetag and Jessica Daisi. Acoustic/folk/rock. WHERE: Juanita Greenbergs, 439 King St. MORE INFO: 723-6224

The Diesel Brothers

WHAT: This country/Southern rock band does covers and originals. WHEN: 10 p.m. WHERE: Wild Wing Cafe, 36 N. Market St. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 722-WING

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WHAT: Country/Southern rock. WHEN: 10:30 p.m. WHERE: Wild Wing Cafe, 7618 Rivers Ave. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 818-9464

Dave Landeo

WHAT: Acoustic/electric rock. WHEN: 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. WHERE: Red’s Ice House, 1882 Andell Bluff Blvd. PRICE: Free

Keith Bruce

WHAT: An acoustic singer/guitarist. WHEN: 6:30-9:30 p.m. WHERE: Iacofano’s Italian Bar and Grill, 626 Coleman Blvd. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 881-2313

Lowcountry Blues Club

WHAT: This weekly, rotating lineup of blues musicians showcases a variety of styles and talent. WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: Fiery Ron’s Home Team BBQ, 1205 Ashley River Road PRICE: Free

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WHAT: Acoustic jazz standards and originals. WHEN: 6-10 p.m. WHERE: Mercato, 102 N. Market St. PRICE: Free MORE INFO: 722-6393

Hugh Price

WHAT: Blues, folk, ragtime, standards, vintage country and requests. WHEN: 6 p.m. WHERE: Banana Cabana, 1130 Ocean Blvd. MORE INFO: 886-4361

The Larry David Project

WHAT: Hits from ‘60s through ‘90s. WHEN: 7-10 p.m. WHERE: Rita’s Seaside Grille, 2 Center St.

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Today

Zumba Fitness Class

Window Exhibit

WHAT: Columbia-based artist Kathy Collier will display photographs of Eastern Tennessee near the Appalachian Trail in this exhibit titled “Visions of Southern Appalachia.” Viewing hours anytime. WHEN: Through Aug. 31. WHERE: The Meeting Place, 1077 E. Montague Ave. PRICE: Free admission and parking MORE INFO: 740-5854 or http:// bit.ly/culturalarts.

Finch & Bartone

WHAT: Alan Finch will present digital photography in his exhibition, “I Wish I Was a Camera.” The gallery also will feature paintings, etchings and lithographs by Curtis Bartone. Bartone’s works depict humans’ relationship to the environment. Free reception hosted by the artists 5-7 p.m. July 7. WHEN: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. through July 31. WHERE: Charleston Area Convention Center, 5001 Coliseum Drive. PRICE: Free admission/free parking MORE INFO: 740-5854 or http:// bit.ly/culturalarts.

Free Nature Movies

WHAT: The Sewee Center invites children ages 4 and up to enjoy a series of 30-minute nature movies each week. An activity will follow each film. A schedule of topics is listed below. Call the center to RSVP. TODAY: “Kids Discover Bats.” JULY 14: “Cara the Sea Turtle.” JULY 21: “Animal Builders.” JULY 28: “Forest Animals.” WHEN: 11 a.m. July 7, 14, 21 and 28. WHERE: Sewee Visitor and Environmental Education Center, 5821 U.S. Highway 17 PRICE: Free. MORE INFO: 928-3368 or http:// fws.gov/seweecenter.

WHAT: Sculpt and tone your body while working out to some of the hottest international beats. WHEN: 12:30-1:30 p.m. and 5:306:30 p.m. July 7, 14, 21, 28, Aug. 4, 11, 18, 25; 5:30 p.m. July 5, 12, 19, 26, Aug. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30. WHERE: Felix C. Davis Community Center, 4800 Park Circle. PRICE: $5 per class. MORE INFO: 745-1028 or http:// facebook.com/ZumbaKelly85.

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WHAT: Sex, Murder & Sin. The Wicked Charleston Debauchery Tour is an adults only walking tour that explores the unsavory side of Charleston history: prostitutes, murders, gangsters. An irreverent look behind the doors of Charleston’s blue blood closets that is based on the “Wicked Charleston” books by Mark Jones. Jones has been called the “encyclopedia of Charleston debauchery and crime.” WHEN: 8-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. WHERE: Market Hall, Daughters of Confederacy Museum, 188 Meeting St. PRICE: $17. MORE INFO: 843-571-6873 or http://blackcattours.com.

WHAT: Enjoy traditional old school roots reggae with a new school attitude in the outdoor setting of Charleston County parks. Bring a chair or blanket and rock the night away to live reggae music. Food, beverages and souvenirs will be available for purchase. Outside alcohol and coolers are prohibited. No advance tickets will be sold. Bands are subject to change. WHEN: Gates open at 7:30 p.m.; music begins at 8:30 p.m. July 9: Mystic Vibrations. Aug. 6: Selah Dub. WHERE: North Charleston Wannamaker County Park, 8888 University Blvd. PRICE: $8, ages 12 and under free. MORE INFO: 795-4386 or http:// ccprc.com.

Friday

WHAT: ”Groove & Dance Edition” will be held at Sterrett Hall Auditorium. Concert features Calvin Richardson and his band, Lacee and her band and new CD, Shirley Jones from The Jones Girls and Vic “The Wobble.” WHEN: 7 p.m.-midnight July 9. WHERE: Sterrett Hall Auditorium, 1530 7th St., old Naval Base. PRICE: General $25/VIP seating $40. MORE INFO: 310-770-0586 or http://ssbc3.eventbrite.com.

Music on the Green

WHAT: Freshfields Village’s free, live music series is back for the summer. Music on the Green will take place 6-9 p.m. Fridays through Labor Day. JULY 8: The Rum Punch Bandits. JULY 15: Plane Jane. JULY 22: Shrimp City Slim. JULY 29: The Coconut Groove Band. AUG. 5: Hot Sauce. AUG. 12: Men of Distinction. AUG. 19: Ocean Drive Party Band. AUG 26: Travis Allison Band. SEPT. 2: The David Archer Band. WHERE: 149 Village Green Lane. PRICE: Free. MORE INFO: 768-6491 or http:// freshfieldsvillage.com.

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the swing music of the Golden Age. Includes snacks, water and access to the “Blues Room.” Beginners and singles welcome. WHEN: 7:30 p.m. WHERE: Spirit Moves Studio, 445 Savannah Highway. PRICE: $10. MORE INFO: 557-7690 or http:// roaringtwentieshotjazzdanceclub.com.

WHAT: Champagne (v.) - for a cause will be held at the Pavilion Bar at the Market Pavilion Hotel; $1 for each glass of champagne sold will be donated to the Lowcountry Food Bank. A surprise DJ will be spinning the tunes. WHEN: 7 p.m. July 8. WHERE: Market Pavilion Hotel, 225 E. Bay St. MORE INFO: 203-524-3632 or http://facebook.com/pages/ Champagne-v-for-a-cause/ 159533460769236?sk=info.

Roaring ’20s Dance Club

WHAT: Lindy hop and jazz dance lesson, followed by open dancing to

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Shaggin’ on the Cooper

WHAT: Dance the night away under the stars at the Mount Pleasant Pier while enjoying live classic oldies and beach music. Beverages will be available for purchase on-site. Only 800 tickets will be sold for this event. Advance purchase is recommended. WHEN: 7-11 p.m. July 9, Aug. 6 and Sept. 10. WHERE: Harry M. Hallman Jr. Boulevard PRICE: $10, $8 Charleston County residents. MORE INFO: .795-4386 or http:// ccprc.com.

Sunday Second Sundays

WHAT: The second Sunday of each month, King Street will close between Queen and Calhoun streets so pedestrians may enjoy shopping and dining in the middle of the downtown street. Live entertain-

ment is featured each month. WHEN: 1-5 p.m. PRICE: Free.

Monday Freshfields Market

WHAT: The Farmers Market at Freshfields Village will include produce, packaged food, arts and crafts and prepared food vendors. Fields Farms will be selling certified organic produce. Food and beverage vendors will be available. Brad Henty (blues, jazz, Latin, Western and more) and Skip Sullins (Americana/folk) will provide live entertainment and will alternate each week. WHEN: 4 p.m.-8 p.m. July 11, 18, 25, Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29. WHERE: 149 Village Green Lane at the crossroads of Kiawah and Seabrook islands. PRICE: Free. MORE INFO: 768-6491 or http:// freshfieldsvillage.com/events/ view/farmer-s-market-1.

Shag lessons

WHEN: Juniors 6 p.m.; beginners 7 p.m.; advanced 7:30 p.m.; open dance 8-10 p.m. Mondays. WHERE: Summerville Country Club, 400 Country Club Blvd. PRICE: Free. MORE INFO: 214-0242 or http:// summervilleshaggers.com.

Summer Cruise Series

Price and Terrace Theater present the 5th Annual Family Film Series. Each Wednesday, the Terrace will show a family-friendly movie. A schedule of films is listed below. JULY 13: “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.” JULY 20: “E.T.” JULY 27: “Big.” AUG. 3: “Fly Away Home.” AUG. 10: “The Goonies.” AUG. 17: “National Velvet.” WHEN: 11 a.m. July 13, 20 and 27, Aug. 3, 10 and 17. WHERE: The Terrace Theater, 1956 Maybank Highway. PRICE: Free for children 10 and under, $4 ages 11 and up. MORE INFO: 762-9494.

‘The Forsyte Saga’

WHAT: The Charleston County Main Library presents “The Forsyte Saga,” a nine-part film series based on John Galsworthy’s novels about an English family. The series began June 22. WHEN: 2 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 24. WHERE: 68 Calhoun St., downtown. PRICE: Free.

Dodgeball

WHAT: The Isle of Palms Recreation Department will host a dodgeball pickup game. WHEN: 3:45-5 p.m. July 13 WHERE: 24 28th Ave.

The Chance Run 5K

WHAT: Cruise the Intracoastal Waterway with Capt. Lucas Smith aboard The Osprey, a 65-foot headboat, each Monday through Aug. 15. Music, food, beverages and the South Carolina sunset on the water. Cruise departs from the Isle of Palms Marina with boarding at 6:15 p.m. Cruise includes appetizers, followed by dinner featuring a Lowcountry boil. Beverages included. WHEN: 6:30-9 p.m. July 11, 18, 25, Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29. WHERE: 50 41st Ave. PRICE: $45 adults; $35 children under 12. MORE INFO: 886-9444 or http:// ccpsc.net/reservation.htm.

WHAT: This themed race gets runners off the pavement and onto the trails of scenic Wannamaker County Park. The Chance Run features a split in the course in which runners choose one of two routes. Hosted by Charleston Bicycle Company and Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission. Online registration ends July 12. On-site registration and packet pickup is available 4:30-6 p.m. on race day. Ages 10 and up. Runners ages 10-15 must have an adult chaperon. WHERE: 8888 University Blvd., North Charleston. PRICE: $20/$16 CCR discount. MORE INFO: 795-4386 or http:// ccprc.com.

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Tap dancing lessons

WHAT: Hungry Monks Music will offer tap lessons beginning June 21. The class is open to dancers in their teens and older. Participants may come early to stretch. Classes will not be held Aug. 16 or 23. WHEN: 6 p.m. Tuesdays. WHERE: Hungry Monk Music, 1948 Belgrade Ave. PRICE: $60 for six classes.

Wednesday Family Film Series

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‘Harry Potter’ Party

WHAT: The Hippodrome will present its Premiere Party for “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2.” There will be “Harry Potter” trivia, themed drinks and candy, a costume contest with a $200 first-place prize and a midnight showing of the new movie. WHEN: 10 p.m. July 14. WHERE: Hippodrome Widescreen Cinema, 360 Concord St., No. 100. PRICE: Party admission is free; movie tickets are $10. MORE INFO: 724-9132 or http:// hippodromewidescreen.com.

Friday, July 15 Children’s theater

WHAT: Flow Circus presents Paul Miller’s one-man variety show of juggling, mystifying magic and comedy. Flow Circus promotes active learning and play through the juggling arts. Fun for all ages. WHEN: 10-11 a.m. July 15 WHERE: North Charleston Cultural and Civic Center Complex (Sterett Hall), McMillan Ave. PRICE: Children $2, adults free. MORE INFO: .740-5854 or http:// bit.ly/culturalarts.

Moonlight Mixer

WHAT: Shag dance on the water and under the stars at the Folly Beach Fishing Pier. DJ Jim Bowers will play oldies and beach music classics. Beverages and food will be available for purchase at Locklear’s Beach City Grill and the Gangplank Gift Shop. Only 600 tickets will be sold. Advance purchase is recommended. WHEN: 7-11 p.m. July 15, Aug. 12, Sept. 2 and 23, and Oct. 7. WHERE: 101 E. Arctic Ave. PRICE: $10, $8 for Charleston County residents. MORE INFO: 795-4386 or http:// ccprc.com.

Saturday, July 16 54th Massachusetts

WHAT: Join National Park Ranger Donel Singleton and the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry at Fort Moultrie for a free living history program commemorating the regiment. The 54th was the first African-American regiment organized in the North following the January 1863 Emancipation Proclamation. They spearheaded the July 18, 1863, assault on Morris Island’s Battery Wagner and were the subject of the movie “Glory.” WHEN: 1 p.m. July 16. WHERE: 1214 Middle St., Sullivan’s Island. PRICE: Free. MORE INFO: 883-3123.

Reggae Nights

WHAT: Enjoy traditional old school roots reggae with a new school attitude in the outdoor setting of Charleston County parks. Bring a chair or blanket and rock the night away to live reggae music. Food, beverages and souvenirs will be available for purchase. Outside alcohol and coolers are prohibited. No advance tickets will be sold. Bands are subject to change. Gates open at 7:30 p.m.; music begins at 8:30 p.m. WHEN: 7:30 p.m. July 16, Aug. 20. WHERE: James Island County Park, 871 Riverland Drive. PRICE: $8, ages 12 and under free. MORE INFO: 795-4386 or http:// ccprc.com.


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Palette and Palate highlight next week Indiana, Robert Motherwell, Robert Rauschenberg, Roy Lichtenstein, Takashi Murakami and Tom Wesselmann. The gallery is at 2214 Middle St. Call 882-8005 or visit www.whitegalleryfineart. com.

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Local jewelry maker enjoys being her own boss BY VIKKI MATSIS

Special to The Post and Courier

M

eghan McKay traveled the world for 6½ years with the money she earned selling jewelry along the way. To avoid using her savings, McKay would set up a table and sell wherever she happened to be: the market, the beach, festival or concerts. In 2004, McKay began to work with silver, and while backpacking through Central and South America, she would teach workshops and sell her pieces. McKay incorporates macrame (a type of weaving with string), encrustations that involve laying stone in natural bases such as wood, metal wraps with stones, and invisible wax castings. Materials often include seeds, bone, shells, coral, leather, copper and silver for her one-of-a-kind pieces. Her materials and finished products all have a story behind them; McKay views her work as a timeline of her life and travels. McKay is now the curator for the Social Wine Bar Starving Artists Series that is held the first Wednesday of every month. “I do not miss the cubicle. I love being my own boss and doing something I love,” McKay said. “The next time you need to buy a present for yourself or a loved one, do not buy manufactured items. Buy something handmade by a local artist and support your community.” NEXT EVENTS: 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, Brick House

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Kitchen, 1575 Folly Road, free. Every Wednesday at the Pour House Starving Artists Market, 5-9 p.m., free. Sol Fest, July 29-30, Windjammer, 1008 Ocean Blvd., Mount Pleasant. FIRST THING I DO IN THE MORNING: Read my calendar quote of the day from Yogi Bhajan and do a small yoga set followed with a cup of tea and NPR. BEST MISTAKE I EVER MADE: Quit my office job and started traveling. I’M DAYDREAMING ABOUT: EPIC, Environmental Political Innovation Center. I AM MOST GRATEFUL FOR:

My family. MY WORST FEAR IS: That my children will lack the pleasure of life that I have enjoyed due to constant constraints and degradation of the environment. IF I HAD THREE WISHES, THEY WOULD BE: No nuclear, no mountaintop removal and equal education rights with more investments in education across the USA. MY FAMILY SAYS I AM: A gypsy. PRICE RANGE OF ARTWORK: $8-$70. WEBSITE: www.facebook. com/silverrosejewelry.

More games at postand courier. com/ games. In today’s deal from the Dyspeptics Club, South found himself declarer in a respectable spade slam. Following his usual principle of not giving any deal much thought until he needed to defend himself in the postmortem, he won the club lead, drew trump ending in dummy, then took the heart finesse. He wontheheartreturnandcrossed to hand with a club to try the Chinese finesse in diamonds by leading the queen. It was easy for West to cover this, and down went the contract. South apologized to his partner, claiming that all the cards were poorly placed, but North unsympathetically remarked that the only wrong thing about the hand was South’s thinking.

What South should have done? South should have won the opening lead, drawn two rounds of trump, and cashed all the clubs. At this point, rather than just relying on the heart finesse, he plays the diamond ace followed by a low diamond to put the defenders on lead. If it is West who has the diamond king, he will have no choice but to give a ruff-sluff or lead into the heart tenace. If East has the diamond king, he must lead a heart now, and declarer is noworseoffthanbefore,sincehe can take the heart finesse for the contract. This line of play turns a 50 percent contract into one that needs either red king properly positioned — in other words, a 75 percent chance. © United Feature Syndicate


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DOONESBURY By Garry Trudeau

B.C. By Mastroianni & Hart

SALLY FORTH By Francesco Marciuliano & Craig Macintosh

PEANUTS By Charles Schulz

JUMP START By Robb Armstrong

BLONDIE By Dean Young

DUSTIN By Steve Kelley & Jeff Parker

CURTIS By Ray Billingsley

GARFIELD By Jim Davis

WORD GAME

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

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NON SEQUITUR By Wiley Miller

BEETLE BAILEY By Mort, Greg & Brian Walker

MALLARD FILLMORE By Bruce Tinsley

JUDGE PARKER By Woody Wilson & Mike Manley

FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE By Lynn Johnston

ROSE IS ROSE By Pat Brady & Don Wimmer

MARY WORTH By Joe Giella & Karen Moy

PEARLS BEFORE SWINE By Stephan Pastis

HI AND LOIS By Brian & Greg Walker & Chris Browne

LUANN By Greg Evans


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THE WIZARD OF ID By Brant Parker

BABY BLUES By Jerry Scott & Rick Kirkman

DILBERT By Scott Adams

ANDY CAPP By Reg Smythe

HAGAR THE HORRIBLE By Chris Browne GET FUZZY By Darby Conley

ZITS By Jerry Scott & Jim Borgman

GRAND AVENUE By Steve Breen

TODAY’S HOROSCOPE ARIES (March 21-April 19): Emotional ups and downs can be expected. Keep situations as equal as possible. Your eagerness to please someone may work against you. TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Getting out, visiting new places or taking time to indulge yourself will help contribute to your emotional well-being. GEMINI (May 21June 20): Check out the fun things you can do. Consider activities that will challenge you and allow you to interact with others. CANCER (June 21July 22): A change at work may leave you in an emotional funk, but if you look at the big picture, the change will turn out to be to your benefit.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): A change will end up being to your advantage. Communication will help you at interviews or when trying to market an idea or service. VIRGO (Aug. 23Sept. 22): Don’t get angry; get moving. Don’t let problems at home influence your productivity or a decision you must make. LIBRA (SEPT. 23OCT. 22): A change in surroundings, lifestyle or philosophy is bound to turn your life upside down, but at the same time improve your health and well-being. SCORPIO (OCT. 23NOV. 21): Put some creative thought behind your living arrangements and you’ll come up with a way to make things more to your liking. Love is on the rise.

SAGITTARIUS (NOV. 22DEC. 21): Add to the fun and comfort of your home to entice friends to hang out at your place more often. Money will come to you from an unusual source. CAPRICORN (DEC. 22-JAN. 19): Stick close to home and protect your assets from anyone who may be in a position to do damage or take advantage of you. AQUARIUS (JAN. 20-FEB. 18): Keep things simple. A promise made will not pan out as planned. Don’t be disappointed or complain. PISCES (FEB. 19MARCH 20): You’ll be torn between what you want to do and what you have to do. Try to fit everything into your day.


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Proposal ceremony baffles

Fit for a princess

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BY REBEKAH BRADFORD

Special to The Post and Courier

This week Head2Head’s got royalty on the brain. There’s the visit to Canada by Prince William and his wife, Kate; what would have been Princess Diana’s 50th birthday; and the royal wedding in Monaco. It should be pretty easy to guess what this week’s trivia theme is going to be. Champ Seth Foster is taking on Helen Gillespie, an administrative assistant. Princess Diana supporter John Loughrey, 56, from London has “Diana 50” written on his face outside Kensington Palace in London on Friday, which would have been her 50th birthday.

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EAR ABBY: Has the marriage proposal become an invited ceremony like the wedding, or am I out of touch? A few months ago friends and family were invited to a beach near Seattle for the proposal. Our grandson and his live-in went for a short seaplane ride. The plane returned, beached and the couple got out. Then, surrounded by the throng on the sand, and videotaped, our grandson proposed on bended knee and she, of course, accepted. Because we did not attend, my daughter is still not speaking to us. The young couple will fly to Maui in a few months for the wedding. We are among the invited, but the trip is too much for us. Your comments, please. — BAFFLED IN BRUNS-

DEAR ABBY WICK, MAINE DEAR BAFFLED: I have heard of brides getting carried away and turning their wedding ceremony into the equivalent of a stage production, but this is the first time I have heard about a mother of the groom issuing a command performance for the proposal. Heaven only knows what she’s planning for the birth of their first child. Write Dear Abby at www. DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069.

QUESTIONS 1. Who’s the only monarch to rule longer than Elizabeth II? 2. How many times has the Queen visited Canada? 3. What year was the name Windsor adopted as the royal surname? 4. How many Queen Catherines have there been? 5. The 1701 Act of Settlement prohibited the monarch from doing what? 6. Whose royal wedding in 1960 was the first to be televised? 7. Who was Prince Albert II of Monaco’s mother? 8. What are people from Monaco called? 9. The new Princess of Monaco was an Olympic athlete in what sport? 10. The House of Grimaldi has ruled Monaco since when?

SETH’S ANSWERS 1. Victoria. 2. 16. 3. 1945. 4. Two. 5. Ruling without parliament? 6. The Queen’s daughter. 7. That actress who was in “Rear Window.” 8. Monacans. 9. Equestrian. 10. 1867.

CONCLUSION Head2Head trivia has an upset this week as Foster get trounced by newcomer Gillespie, even if it was a lowscoring competition. All that matters is that Gillespie is the new Head2Head trivia champion and will return in a week to take on a new opponent.

SHELLEY’S ANSWERS 1. Elizabeth the First. 2. 20. 3. 1900. 4. Six. 5. Choosing their own spouse. 6. Princess Margaret. 7. Grace Kelly. 8. Monacoans? 9. Swimming. 10. 17th century.

CORRECT ANSWERS 1. Queen Victoria. 5. Marrying a Roman 2. 22. Catholic. 3. 1917. 6. Princess Margaret. 4. Five: Catherine of Valois, 7. Grace Kelly. Catherine of Aragon, Cathe- 8. Monegasques. rine Howard, Katherine Parr 9. Swimming. and Catherine of Braganza. 10. 1297.

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