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E2: Thursday, october 4, 2012

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what’s inside

4 | get out

16-17 | arts

david Quick previews outdoor fitness options

a look at upcoming events

5 | dollar days

18-19 | weekend events

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

7-8 | movies

“Frankenweenie,” “pitch perfect”

9 | movie listings 11-13 | food + bev

p.i.e. bake shoppe, chew on this, J. paul’z

14-15 | music

24-25 | see and be scene 26-29 | calendar, nightlife, sudoku 30-34 | comics + tv grid

with horoscopes and crossword puzzle

35 | trivia, abby

cd reviews, upcoming shows

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thursday, october 4, 2012: E3


E4: Thursday, october 4, 2012

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yoga marathon turns 9

event raises funds and awareness for louie’s kids

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he obstacles facing this nation in regard to the childhood obesity epidemic and the resulting escalating health crisis are underscored by the work of locally based Louie’s Kids. first, the nonprofit, founded and led by Louis yuhasz of Sullivan’s island, raised money and sent children to relatively expensive, and intensive, camps to receive expert counseling. The approach, however, not only reached too few kids, but the follow-through, or lack thereof, at home often doomed them to return to overeating and inactivity. Then Louie’s Kids created fit Kids, modeled after the counseling at camps but offered in local schools using local professionals and staff in a multiweek after-school program. it worked for most while the students attended fit Kids but often couldn’t be sustained after the program was over. once again, it goes back to parents and the habits at home and of peers. many, unfortunately and unbelievably, aren’t willing to recognize the problem and do anything about it. Louie’s Kids then ushered in run Buddies, a mentoring program that sought local volunteers to work with kids in local schools by walking or running with them. as that program tried to fledge, the local and national headlines of molestation by Skip reVille and Jerry Sandusky scared off many would-be mentors and some parents. while yuhasz is frustrated and the nonprofit is basically throwing in the towel on its own programing efforts, he remains undaunted in his mission to find some sustainable way to help overweight and obese children. “i’m not giving up, and i’m not going anywhere,” said yuhasz, adding that parents must take obesity “as seriously as if their children had

cancer.” yuhasz, whose strength is keeping the issue in the public eye, and Louie’s Kids are redirecting efforts to help children and their parents via its website, continued awareness and funding partnerships between Louie’s Kids and like-minded causes for programming, such as an after-school fitness program.

yoga marathon

as with most worthy accomplishments in life, it takes cash to get things done. and one of Louie’s Kid’s signature fund- and awareness-raising events takes place this weekend. The ninth annual whole foods market yoga marathon will start at noon Saturday in marion Square and include local yoga teachers taking turns leading the crowd, typically 80 to 100 adults and kids, through 108 sun salutations. register to raise money via the yoga marathon or pay $20 to register at www. louieskids.org.

local surf flick

Locally based surfing film production company Thomas Brothers productions will debut its second film, “Look to the tropics,” at a free event 7 and 9 p.m. friday at the tides hotel on folly Beach. The film, which will be shown on a blow-up screen on the beach, features local surfers Kyle Busey and glenn tanner, among others. find out more at www. thomasbrothersblog.com.

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Francesca Dilling of Mount Pleasant was one of nearly 150 people who participated in a previous Yoga Marathon, which raised a record $25,000 for the locally based childhood obesity nonprofit Louie’s Kids.

iop connector run

it’s one of those “can you believe it’s been 20 years?” moments. The iop connector run has been held on the first Saturday in october ever since the isle of palms connector bridge, officially the clyde moultrie dangerfield highway, was finished. and while it’s gone through many incarnations, efforts are being made to make this year’s race, starting at 8 a.m. Saturday on palm Boulevard on the island, a celebration, with a complimentary beer garden and live music by planeJane. The event benefits child abuse prevention and other child-related programs. registration fee is $35. find out more at www.ioprun.com.

river otter relay

The 2nd annual river otter 10K trail relay will be at 9 a.m. Saturday at the awendaw passage of the palmetto trail in awendaw, starting at the kayak launch

at the end of rosa green road. But you’ll need a relay buddy to compete in the all-male, all-female or coed divisions. participants will run about a 5K, complete a task (explained at the start of the race) and run back to the start to tag your teammate. your teammate then will run the same route and complete a task as well. if someone doesn’t complete a task, the team will be disqualified. cost is $20 per person. a portion of the proceeds will benefit the river otters at the S.c. aquarium. for more info, go to eagleendurance.com.

strides for autism

The S.c. autism Society will hold its Lowcountry Strides for autism, a 5K fun walk, at 9 a.m. Saturday at mount pleasant memorial waterfront park. registration starts at 8 a.m. go to scautism.org/ strides.


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thursday, october 4, 2012: E5

start your halloween scare early, if you dare

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don’t know about you, but i’m am already thinking halloween thoughts. as a huge fan of the holiday, it’s hard not to get excited about my favorite time of year (decorations are out and my costume was purchased last month). fortunately, i’m not the only one who’s excited and getting a head start on celebrating. Boone hall’s fright nights and pumpkin patch File/ap are in full swing, having What is that lurking in the eerie darkness? Let’s go find started Sept. 28 and oct. 1, out. respectively. for some more great and extravaganza inexpensive festive fun, St. paul’s academy off check out these events: highway 165 in hollywood pumpkin patch will be offering their halloween extravaganza start& maze ing today (it runs oct. 6, 13, every weekend through 19 and 20). october, head out to Legare with gates opening at farms on Johns island for 6 p.m., enter if you dare the the numerous offerings. house of horrors and see pick out your pumpkin what’s waiting for you in the (everything from pie to haunted post office. take a carving pumpkins will be 40-minute hayride through available), take a hayride, the woods, but beware, there build your own scarecrow, are live actors waiting just mine for gems, ride a horse, around the next corner to visit and feed the barnyard scare you; rides begin at dark. File animals, and more. There’s also fun for the Are you ready to pick your younger kids, including a and instead of a corn maze, the farm has a myrtle pumpkin? petting zoo, games, country maze carved into their 10 store and more. and don’t sions will be available for acres of wax myrtles; a forget about the fun food, haunted maze will be offered purchase. such as candy apples, cotton hours for the pumpkin oct. 19-20. candy and funnel cakes. gate admission is $1 per patch & maze are 5-9 p.m. admission is $5; ages 5 and person (print out a coupon fridays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. under get in free. tickets for $1 off). after you get Saturdays and 1-6 p.m. are $10 each for the house in the gate, events range Sundays. of horrors and the haunted in price from free to $10; find out more by calling hayride; a combo package pumpkins cost up to $20 559-0788 or going to legare that includes admission, based on the size. concesfarms.com. the house of horrors and

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Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, is definitely the queen of Halloween. haunted hayride is available for $23. call 889-2702.

lowcountry nightmare Billing itself as the Lowcountry’s newest haunted attraction, see what this round o nightmare is all about. Starting at 7 p.m. on fridays and Saturdays, take a walk on a haunted trail that features different movie scenes. concessions will be available. tickets are $10. call 538-6795.

makeup seminar

for those who are looking to take their costume to the next level this year, head over to hokus pokus, 1015 St. andrews Blvd., on Saturday for a makeup seminar. gene flaherty of mehron Theatre makeup and Supplies out of new york will be the master makeup artist on hand at the Stage and Special effects Seminar. find out more by calling hokus pokus at 556-6607. find out more about mehron at www.mehron.com.


E6: Thursday, october 4, 2012

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films seek attention

latecomers to the oscars race jockey for position

By daVid germain Associated Press

tragic romance, starring Keira Knightley, Jude Law and aaron taylor-Johnson; and hollywood is in its usual “Silver Linings playbook,” hazy head space when it from director david o. ruscomes to the academy sell (“The fighter”), featuring awards race. Bradley cooper, Jennifer The dilemma: handicapLawrence and robert de ping the players when so niro in a comic drama about many of the potential fronttwo deeply troubled souls runners have yet to show finding romance. their game face. earlier independent releases films such as Ben affleck’s might creep into the bestpicture race, among them the “argo” and Joaquin phoenix youthful dramas “moonrise and philip Seymour hoffKingdom” and “Beasts of man’s “The master” are provthe weinstein co./ap the Southern wild.” But that en contenders through reactions from festival crowds or Joaquin Phoenix (left) and Philip Seymour Hoffman in a depends on the late-comers premiering over the next early theatrical audiences. a scene from “The Master.” three months. handful of summer releases season on that effort to make best-picture buzz among along with “Lincoln,” “Les have a shot at best-picture hollywood odds-makers. miserables,” “Zero dark slots, but that depends on the the oscars more relevant to mainstream moviegoers. even “avengers” director Thirty” and “The hobbit,” movies still to come. academy bosses cited the Joss whedon avoids thinking the lineup includes robert Late prospects include best-picture snub of 2008’s about awards possibilities. Zemeckis’ airline drama Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln” critical and commercial sen“it would be a lovely “flight” starring denzel with daniel day-Lewis as sation “The dark Knight” as thought, but i don’t go there washington; the alfred the 16th president; “The hitchcock tale “hitchcock” King’s Speech” director tom a key example for expanding in my mind,” said whedon, with anthony hopkins as the the category. who was floored when he hooper’s “Les miserables,” filmmaker, helen mirren as with reviews nearly as shared a screenplay oscar the musical adaptation of his wife and Scarlett Johansnomination for 1995’s “toy Victor hugo’s classic that fea- ecstatic as its predecessor’s, tures hugh Jackman, russell the Batman finale “The dark Story.” “when we got nomi- son as “psycho” co-star Janet Leigh; Quentin tarantino’s nated for ‘toy Story,’ it was crowe and anne hathaway; Knight rises” may have a civil war-era bounty-hunter better shot depending on the like, ‘what are you talking “The hurt Locker” director number of nominees, which about? is this a prank?’ any- saga, “django unchained,” Kathryn Bigelow’s “Zero featuring Jamie foxx and dark Thirty,” chronicling the will depend on voting among thing’s possible, but if you Leonardo dicaprio; and the nearly 6,000 members of start to go down that road, hunt for osama bin Laden; the shipwreck story “Life of and “The Lord of the rings” the academy of motion pic- you make yourself crazy.” pi” from director ang Lee ture arts and Sciences. a late-summer threesome creator peter Jackson’s “The (“Brokeback mountain”). or the film may fall victim of film festivals — Venice, hobbit: an unexpected contenders rarely talk to the academy’s distaste for toronto and telluride — Journey,” the first in his about their prospects, but fantastical tales. comic-book premiered many potential three-part “rings” prelude. they do welcome the fun of Jackson’s three “Lord of the adaptations have been money contenders for the oscars, magnets for hollywood, yet whose nominations come out the oscars and the attention rings” films earned bestthey bring to the films. no superhero saga has manJan. 10, with the ceremony picture nominations, and “i mean, you get to go in the finale won. “The Lord of aged a best-picture nomina- following feb. 24. a tuxedo and stuff. Blah tion so far. “you don’t get among festival prospects: the rings” is a heavyweight blah. and you know, if your “The master,” directed by drama of a fantasy compared into the business of making mother’s around, you can with the more playful “hob- these kinds of films with any paul Thomas anderson take your mother or somethought toward awards,” said (“There will Be Blood”), bit,” which could hurt the thing,” said Bill murray, a ponew trilogy’s chances among christopher nolan, director with phoenix as a combustential best-actor nominee as of the current Batman frantible world war ii veteran oscar voters, who usually franklin roosevelt in “hyde who falls under the sway of lean toward weightier stories. chise. “if that’s what’s of interest to you, then if you look a cult leader (hoffman); “ar- park on the hudson.” “But But since “Lord of the the cool thing is that people at the odds, you’re far better go,” with affleck starring in rings,” academy overseers off making a very different and directing a thriller about always say there’s oscar buzz, expanded the best-picture but oscar buzz only means the rescue of six americans category from five nominees kind of film.” people are talking about your The same may hold for who evaded the takeover of to as many as 10 to bring in movie. which means more this year’s biggest hit, the the u.S. embassy in tehran a broader range of films, inpeople go see your movie. superhero mash-up “The in 1979; “anna Karenina,” cluding action blockbusters avengers,” which also earned director Joe wright’s fanciful That’s all i care about. i just that often get overlooked. a big test plays out this terrific reviews but has little adaptation of Leo tolstoy’s want people to see it.”


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thursday, october 4, 2012: E7

‘frankenweenie’ revived to great effect for new film By roger moore MCT

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rankenweenie” is darned near an instant classic. tim Burton has taken the animated short that launched his career and expanded it into a vivid and moving essay on science and love: the love a budding middleschool scientist, Victor frankenstein, has for his dog, Sparky. That was the kernel of the original 1984 “frankenweenie,” back at the beginning of Burton’s career. Burton gives that genius concept full voice in a rich, delicately textured, 3-d jewel in the stop-motion animation style. Victor (voiced by charlie tahan) is a loner, a smart kid who spends hours in the attic, fiddling with science projects. he’s pretty much friendless, save for his beloved weenie dog, Sparky. mom (catherine o’hara) indulges him, but dad (martin Short) wants the boy to get out, make some friends and take up a sport. Victor just wants to come up with a project for the big science fair at school. dad suggests they “compromise,” and to dad, that means “nobody gets what they want,” so Victor finds himself at the plate, struggling to master baseball. miracle of miracles, he hits a home run. But a highlight of his young life is crushed when Sparky chases the home-run ball into the street and is killed. Victor, a morose, quiet kid, mourns in a morose, quiet way. mom’s reassurance that no one you ever love dies, “they just move into a special place in your heart,” isn’t enough. it’s only when Victor sits through a demented, inspired thunderstorm lesson by his eastern Bloc science

Sparky (left) and Victor in a scene from “Frankenweenie.”

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and appliances Victor repurposes for his project. But 1/2 (out of five stars) he ensures that there’s an anidirector: tim burton mated warmth to the boy’s cast: voices of charlie connection to this playful tahan, martin landau, wigoof of a mutt, who is pretty nona ryder, martin short much his old self once he’s reand catherine o’hara vived, save for the odd body rated: pg for thematic part that falls off. elements, scary images and There are rival students action (who look like extras from running time: 1 hour, 27 old universal horror films minutes of the ’30s) aiming to beat what did you think?: Victor at the science fair, Find this review at and a cute goth neighbor girl charlestonscene. (winona ryder, of course) com and offer with a poodle whom Sparky your opinion. sparks for. and there are big messages here, about what makes a child’s connecteacher (the always inspired tion to a dog so primal, and martin Landau) that he has death and about science. his answer. mr. rzykruski when the volatile mr. has made a dead frog’s mus- rzykruski is challenged cles twitch with electricity. by parents and the school Victor will dig up Sparky, board, he gives a tactless patch and stitch him up, at- rant that would rattle the tach a positive and negative “ignorant” and “stupid” lead on his neck (bolts, of corners of america to their course) and thunderstorm core. jolt his beloved dog back to “you do not understand life. science, so you are afraid Burton revels in the props of it!” thunders Landau (who

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won an oscar as Burton’s version of Bela Lugosi in “ed wood”). it’s no wonder that “your country does not make enough scientists.” godzilla gags and visual riffs on everything from “gremlins” to the rankinBass stop-motion animated tV specials (“rudolph the red-nosed reindeer”) of the 1960s and ’70s flesh out this cadaverously cute tale. But it is Burton’s ability to give heart to the weird, the unsympathetic and sometimes animated characters in his films that has been the hallmark of the director’s career. don’t be surprised if your eyes mist over for a silly dog of clay and the stick-boy who loves him. and parents, if you didn’t know, choose the words of comfort you say to a child mourning a lost pet carefully. with the inspiration of the right science teacher, “we’d bring him back if we could” might come back to bite you.


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‘pitch perfect’ a fun, on-key comedy By roger moore MCT

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ho knew there was this much fun left in glee clubs so long after “glee” jumped the shark? “pitch perfect” is a frothy, funny, dizzy and derivative farce set in the competitive world of college a cappella groups. it’s “glee” without the soap opera or the sex, but stuffed with comic caricatures, hilarious one-liners and blessed with a cast that’s up to a little song and dance. Sweet little anna Kendrick, usually cast as too-young/ in-over-her-head (“up in the air,” “what to expect when you’re expecting”) plays the cynical, rebellious would-be dJ and record producer who heads to Barden college at her dad’s insistence. That’s where she hooks up with the Barden Bellas, a hypercompetitive chorus that lives for the chance to take down a cappella’s national collegiate champs, the frat-boyish nerds of “treble makers.” The Bellas don sexy stewardess uniforms, circa 1966, and sing dated pop tunes in close harmony set to fetching choreography. imperious aubrey (anna camp) and perky chloe (Brittany Snow) run the skinny-girls-onparade show.

But this year’s version of The Bellas has a black lesbian belter (ester dean); an oversexed bombshell (alexis Knapp); a disturbed, whisper-voiced asian coed (comic hana mae Lee); and fat amy, a big, blowsy tasmanian devil with “an orthodox Jew pony-tail” rendered in broad, boisterous strokes by rebel wilson. Beca (Kendrick), borderline goth girl, fan of hip-hop and mistress of her own remixes, doesn’t exactly fit in with these misfits. There are auditions, rehearsals (done in goofy, wellcut montages), contests and a riff-off, where the various groups spontaneously tear through the modern pop catalog, from Kelly clarkson to Bruno mars. The “big contest” formula means that this is a lot like every recent music or dance film, from “drumline” to “you got Served.” and it’s so much like “glee” they even insert a “glee” joke or two, casting the bespectacled christopher mintz-plasse in a big cameo that’s plainly meant to remind us of the kid in the wheelchair from the tV show. But it’s not the plot or even the singing that sells “pitch perfect.” writer Kay cannon and her cast pepper this thing with zingers. it’s all “a

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 (out of five stars) director: Jason moore cast: anna kendrick, rebel wilson, brittany snow, skylar austin, John michael higgins, elizabeth banks rated: pg-13 for sexual material, language and drug references running time: 1 hour, 51 minutes what did you think?: Find this review at charlestonscene. com and offer your opinion. cappella” puns: “a ca-people” mixed up in “a cappolitics” where a girl could get “pitch slapped.” wilson of “Bridesmaids” and “Bachelorette” lands a laugh every time she opens her mouth. and the whispering Lee reveals, with convulsively funny results, the dark layers to her demure, ponytailed singer whose every soft-spoken word is disturbing. (“i set fires to feel joy.”) There’s even a broadcast team for the contests, an addon that produces double entendres and belly-yuks from John michael higgins and elizabeth Banks as two aged ex-gleeks with many a snarky take on today’s singers.

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The Bellas perform in a scene from “Pitch Perfect.” They pitched everything but the kitchen sink into “pitch perfect”: donald faison (“Scrubs”) shows up with an aged-out-of-college singing group that neither advances the story nor adds laughs. The romance side of things (Skyler astin plays Beca’s

love interest) is a nonstarter, and the love interest’s magician/“Star wars” freak roommate (Ben platt) is plainly an afterthought. The villainous singer Bumper (adam deVine) may get sued for ripping off Jack Black’s shtick and demeanor.

But Kendrick never lets Beca become a “rebel girl” cliche. and rebel wilson never lets “pitch perfect” go more than a few bars between laughs. as pieced-together-by-committee as this sometimes feels, “perfect” is never off-key.


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thursday, october 4, 2012: E9 score: Out of 5 stars g: General Audiences pg: Parental Guidance pg-13: Parents strongly cautioned, some content unsuitable for children under 13 nr: Not Rated r: Restricted

Note: Dates and times are subject to change. Call the theater to make sure times are correct.

Opening

Playing

Frankenweenie

2016: Obama’s America

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tim burton’s animated tale of young victor’s attempt to bring his beloved dog, sparky, back to life with the power of science.

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

pg

cinbarre: Fri: 4:35, 9:30; sat-sun: 11:20, 4:35, 9:30; mon-thurs oct. 11: 4:35, 9:30 cinebarre 3d: Fri-thurs oct. 11: 1:35, 7:15 citadel: Fri-thurs oct. 11: 2, 4, 7, 9:10 citadel imaX 3d: Fri-thurs oct. 11: 1, 3:05, 5:15, 7:25, 9:40 northwoods: Fri-thurs oct. 11: 12:55, 3, 7:15 northwoods 3d: Fri-thus oct. 11: 5:05, 9:25 terrace: Fri-thurs oct. 11: 2, 4, 7:40, 9:30 terrace 3d: Fri-thurs oct. 11: 12:20, 5:45

Pitch Perfect  pg-13

a menagerie of mean girls, sweet girls and weird girls make up a college a cappella group called the bellas, who find competition and forbidden romance. cinebarre: Fri: 1:05, 4:05, 7:20, 10; sat-sun: 10:25, 1:05, 4:05, 7:20, 10; mon-thurs oct. 11: 1:05, 4:05, 7:20, 10 citadel: Fri-thurs oct. 11: 1:25, 4:10, 7:05, 9:40 James island: Fri: 4:10, 7, 9:50; sat-sun: 1:20, 4:10, 7, 9:50; monthurs oct. 11: 4:10, 7, 9:50 northwoods: Fri-thurs oct. 11: 1:40, 4:05, 7:10, 9:40

Taken 2 pg-13

liam neeson returns as retired cia operative bryan mills, who once again must rescue his family. cinebarre: Fri: 1, 1:30, 4, 4:30, 7, 7:30, 9:20, 9:45; sat-sun: 10:35, 11:10, 1, 1:30, 4, 4:30, 7, 7:30, 9:20, 9:45; mon-thurs oct. 11: 1, 1:30, 4, 4:30, 7, 7:30, 9:20, 9:45 citadel: Fri-thurs oct. 11: 12:50, 1:30, 3, 3:30, 5:10, 5:40, 7:20, 8, 9:40 hwy 21: Fri-sun: 7:30 James island: Fri: 4, 6:50, 9:30; sat-sun: 1:25, 4, 6:50, 9:30; monthurs oct. 11: 4, 6:50, 9:30 northwoods: Fri-thurs oct. 11: 1, 2, 3:10, 4:10, 5:20, 7, 7:45, 9, 9:50

TheaTers

pg

citadel: today: 12:35, 2:45, 4:55, 7:05, 9:15

Arbitrage  r

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

citadel: today-thurs oct. 11: 12:55, 3:45, 7:20, 9:40 terrace: today: 1, 3, 5, 7, 9; Frithurs oct. 11: 1:20, 3:20, 7:30

Bachelorette 1/2 r

the night before the wedding, bridesmaids get more than they bargained for.

terrace: today: 1:30, 3:30, 5:15, 7:20, 9:10

The Bourne Legacy

cinebarre: today: 4:30, 10 cinebarre 3d : today: 1:30, 7:40 citadel: today: 2:50; Fri-thurs oct. 11: 12:40, 9:45 citadel 3d : today: 12:40, 5, 7:15, 9:30 northwoods: today: 2:50; Frithurs oct. 11: 1:35, 4:10, 7:10, 9:45 northwoods 3d : today: 12:40, 5, 7:20, 9:40

End of Watch 1/2 r

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

cinebarre: today: 1:10, 4:10, 7:35, 10:10; Fri: 1:15, 4:15, 7:45, 10:25; sat-sun: 10:40, 1:15, 4:15, 7:45, 10:25; mon-thurs oct. 11: 1:15, 4:15, 7:45, 10:25 citadel: today-thurs oct. 11: 1:20, 4:10, 7:10, 9:35 hwy 21: Fri-sun: 9:15 James island: today-Fri: 4:20, 7, 9:40; sat-sun: 1:35, 4:20, 7, 9:40; mon-thurs oct. 11: 4:20, 7, 9:40 northwoods: today-thurs oct. 11: 1:20, 3:55, 7:05, 9:30

The Expendables 2 1/2 r

action superstars are back in this mercenaries’ revenge sequel.

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northwoods: today: 1:10, 4:10, 7:10, 9:45

a new black ops field agent, aaron cross, escapes the cia’s attempts to execute him and sets out to expose their crimes.

Finding Nemo 3D

pg-13

cinebarre: today: 12:45, 3:45, 7:05, 9:55

The Campaign  r

will Ferrell and zach galifianakis play rival politicians.

cinebarre: today: 1:20, 4:20, 7:50, 10:20; Fri: 1:20, 4:20, 7:50, 10:15; sat-sun: 10:55, 1:20, 4:20, 7:50, 10:15; mon-thurs oct. 11: 1:20, 4:20, 7:50, 10:15 citadel: today: 10, 7:10, 9:40 James island: today: 6:50, 9:40 northwoods: today: 1:30, 4, 7:10, 9:40

Dredd  r

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

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marlin and dory search the great barrier reef for nemo, who was captured and dumped in a dentist office’s fish tank.

cinebarre: today: 1:15, 4:15, 7, 9:30 citadel: today-thurs oct. 11: 1, 3:50, 6:55, 9:15 James island: today-Fri: 4, 6:30, 9; sat-sun: 1:30, 4, 6:30, 9; monthurs oct. 11: 4, 6:30, 9 northwoods: today: 1:15, 3:55, 6:55, 9:15; Fri-thurs oct. 11: 1:15, 3:55

Hotel Transylvania  pg

animated tale of a human’s discovery of dracula’s hotel and his falling for dracula’s daughter.

cinebarre: today: 1:35, 4:35, 7:15; Fri: 4:25, 9:25; sat-sun: 11:05, 4:25, 9:25; mon-thurs oct. 11: 4:25, 9:25

cinebarre 3d : today: 9:35; Frithurs oct. 11: 1:25. 7:10 citadel: today: 12:40, 2:50, 7:10; Fri-thurs oct. 11: 12:40, 2:50, 5, 7:30, 9:40 citadel 3d : today: 5, 9:20; Frithurs oct. 11: 1:30, 4, 7, 9:10 James island: today: 4:15, 6:45, 9:15; Fri: 6:45; sat-sun: 1:45, 6:45; mon-thurs oct. 11: 6:45 James island 3d : today: 4:15; Fri-thurs oct. 11: 4:15, 9:15 northwoods: today: 12:50, 3, 7:20; Fri-thurs oct. 11: 12:50, 3, 5:10, 7:20, 9:30 northwoods 3d : today: 5:10, 9:30; Fri-thurs oct. 11: 2, 4:10, 6:50, 9

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a mother and daughter relocate to what they think is their dream town, but the house next door holds some chilling secrets. cinebarre: today: 1:25, 4:25, 7:45, 10:10 citadel: today-thurs oct. 11: 12:45, 3, 5:15, 7:30, 9:45 hwy 21: Fri-sun: 9:30 James island: today-Fri: 4:10, 6:45, 9:10; sat-sun: 1:45, 4:10, 6:45, 9:10; mon-thurs oct. 11: 4:10, 6:45, 9:10 northwoods: today-thurs oct. 11: 1:15, 4:05, 7:10, 9:40

10:20; sat-sun: 10:10, 12:55, 3:55, 7:30, 10:15; mon-thurs oct. 11: 12:55, 3:55, 7:30, 10:15 citadel: today-thurs oct. 11: 1:15, 4, 7, 9:35 James island: today-Fri: 4:05, 6:55, 9:45; sat-sun: 1:15, 4:05, 6:55, 9:45; mon-thurs oct. 11: 4:05, 6:55, 9:45 northwoods: today-thurs oct. 11: 1, 3:45, 7, 9:35

The Master  r

in post-wwii america, a young navy veteran becomes fascinated with the charismatic leader of a faith-based organization. cinebarre: Fri: 12:45, 3:45, 7:25, 10:30; sat-sun: 9:45, 12:45, 3:45, 7:25, 10:30; mon-thurs oct. 11: 12:45, 3:45, 7:25, 10:30 citadel: today-thurs oct. 11: 1, 3:50, 6:50, 9:40 terrace: today: 1:20, 4:15, 7:15, 9:35; Fri-thurs oct. 11: 1:10, 4, 7:05, 9:25

citadel: today: 1:15, 7:10

Lawless  r

the true story of the bondurant brothers, a prohibition-era bootlegging gang in virginia.

cinebarre: today: 1, 4, 7:10, 9:50; Fri-thurs oct. 11: 7:40, 10:15 citadel: today: 7:30 northwoods: today: 1:25, 4:10, 7:10, 9:40 terrace: Fri-thurs oct. 11: 5:15, 9:35

Looper 1/2

Resident Evil: Retribution 1/2 r

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

citadel: Fri-thurs oct. 11: 2:45, 5, 7:25 citadel imaX 3d: today: 12:30, 2:45, 5, 7:25, 9:45 northwoods: today: 12:40, 2:55, 5:10, 7:25, 9:40; Fri-thurs oct. 11: 4:05, 9:35

Sleepwalk With Me 1/2 nr

an aspiring comedian stresses over his girlfriend, his career and his sleepwalking disorder. citadel: today: 3:55, 9:30

Trouble With the Curve

seemingly unrelated romantic relationships weave together in this dramatic thriller and ultimately have international consequences.

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animated tale of a young ghoulwhisperer who takes on witches, zombies and grown-ups. citadel: today: 12:40, 2:50, 5 James island: today: 6:15 James island 3d: today: 8:45

The Possession

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an aging atlanta braves’ baseball scout begrudgingly allows his daughter to join him on a recruiting trip to north carolina.

cinebarre: today: 1:05, 4:05, 7:20, 9:55; Fri: 1:10, 4:10, 7:05, 9:40; sat-sun: 10:30, 1:10, 4:10, 7:05, 9:40; mon-thurs oct. 11: 1:10, 4:10, 7:05, 9:40 citadel: today-thurs oct. 11: 1:10, 4, 7, 9:30 hwy 21: Fri-sun: 7:30 James island: today-Fri: 4:15, 6:50, 9:25; sat-sun: 1:40, 4:15, 6:50, 9:25; mon-thurs oct. 11: 4:15, 6:50, 9:25 northwoods: today-thurs oct. 11: 1, 3:45, 7, 9:35

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Won’t Back Down

an antique box contains an ancient evil spirit that curses the young girl who bought it.

a teacher and a bartender, both mothers, fight the bureaucracy of their children’s failing innercity school.

pg-13

citadel: today: 12:35, 2:45, 4:55, 7:15, 9:35 northwoods: today: 12:40, 2:50, 5, 7:15, 9:30; Fri-thurs oct. 11: 7:15, 9:30

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quadrophenia

cinebarre: today: 12:55, 3:55, 7:30, 10:15; Fri: 12:55, 3:55, 7:35,

Film version of the who’s rock opera, based on the alienation of 1960s british working-class youth, the rivalry between two teenage gangs and the ultimate battle of

a time-traveling assassin becomes the target of his employers and must save his 55-year-old self from his 25-year-old self.

terrace: Fri: 11

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Last Ounce of Courage ParaNorman pg a grieving man is inspired by his grandson to stand up for faith, family and freedom in his town.

the cults on brighton beach, fueled by drugs and rock music.

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cinebarre: today: 12:50, 3:50, 7:25, 10:05; Fri: 12:50, 3:50; sat-sun: 10:05, 12:50, 3:50; mon-thurs oct. 11: 12:50, 3:50 citadel: today-thurs oct. 11: 1:05, 3:50, 6:50, 9:30 northwoods: today: 1:20, 4:05, 6:50, 9:35; Fri-thurs oct. 11: 1:20, 6:50 terrace: today: 12:30, 2:40, 4:50, 7:10, 9:20; Fri-thurs oct. 11: 1, 3:45, 7, 9:20

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


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photographs by rob young

The avocado and smoked Gouda sandwich from P.I.E. Bake Shoppe.

p.i.e. sweet on charm

By roB young Special to The Post and Courier

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ure, you can go for the fruit pops, the brownies or biscotti. But please, stay for the flatbread pizzas, the ham and chutney or even the grilled peanut butter and banana sandwiches. Though known for its desserts, p.i.e. Bake Shoppe serves up a collection of tasty lunchtime fare. to me, it might just be the perfect Saturday respite following a charleston farmers market stroll. paige young (no relation, at least that i’m aware) owns the small walk-up on warren Street; its initials stand for paige’s incredible edibles. it’s almost like she was born to bake, and as a graduate of the notter School of pastry arts, she can back the claim with credentials. The shop overflows with dessert bars, cookies, almond croissants, monster muffins, eclairs and scones — perfect for chocolate or pastry junkies. even p.i.e’s mascot — a blackbird clad in an apron,

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made with fruit chutneys like cherry, blueberry and what: p.i.e. bake shoppe pineapple. where: 5 warren st. The ham-blueberry seems hours: 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. particularly appealing, as it monday-Friday, 9 a.m.benefits from a spicy wasabi 2 p.m. saturday mustard and warm figs with for more info: 720goat cheese. 7467 or piecharleston.com The veggie sandwiches ($6.50) are impressive, too, like the avocado and smoked sneakers and chef’s hat — gouda on focaccia, served conjures up nursery rhyme with lettuce and a big slice of recollections of “four and tomato. twenty blackbirds, baked in plus, with freshly baked a pie.” breads and additional in keeping with its sweet treats like milkshakes and approach, p.i.e. dishes out soda floats, p.i.e’s charm a trio of ham sandwiches abounds.


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By deidre Schipani

Special to The Post and Courier

power of the growler

“Beer for Boobs” growler hour at Laura alberts, 891 island park drive, on daniel island will take place 5-9 p.m. wednesday. all proceeds from beer sales will benefit the hollings cancer center. Beers from Ballast point Brewing co. will be featured on tap. There will be live music and a full dinner menu. call 881-4711, email lauraalbertsinfo@ gmail.com or go to www. lauraalberts.com.

crawl for a cure

The rockers 4 Knockers pub crawl & rock the dock event as part of Breast cancer awareness month will take place oct. 14 at Shem creek. registration will be at red’s ice house and Vickery’s on Shem creek from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. participating restaurants are red’s ice house, Vickery’s, water’s edge, Shem creek Bar and grill, The Shelter and rB’s. The Susan g. Komen foundation will be the main beneficiary of the event, but integrative cancer care will receive some of the proceeds. tickets are $20 in advance, $25 the day of. participants will receive a commemorative t-shirt and be entered into a drawing for a chance to win prizes. go to www. rocker4knockers.com.

doing good

neighbor-to-neighbor is a yearlong initiative to partner with local nonprofits that positively influence the overall health and wellness of children in the charleston community. reV (revolutionary eating Ventures) selected five local nonprofits as beneficiaries, and each has a designated week where 5 percent of proceeds from food sales from monza, closed for Business, poe’s tavern and taco Boy will go to that organization. This month, the funds raised during the neighborto-neighbor campaign will be donated to the wingS organization, an after-school program for children that develops relationship skills,

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Check out two local events that are among the happenings in support of breast cancer awareness month. self-management, responsible decision making, and selfand social awareness. This is one of two opportunities in 2012 to take advantage of this campaign. The final week, dec. 12-19, will benefit the dee norton Lowcountry children’s center. for more information on reV and neighbor-to-neighbor, contact heather pruitt at hp@revfood.com. for more on the wingS program, go to www.wingsforkids.org.

west ashley at 1205 ashley river road. The person who suggests the winning name will receive a $25 gift card every week for a year and a nontransferable lifetime Vip card for free admission. Second place will get a $250 gift certificate, and third place will get a $150 gift certificate. call 225-7427.

food on film

Be sure to check out Slow food charleston and whole your vote counts foods market’s fall film Sez home team BBQ was ries, which will run through one of nine establishments nov. 8. nominated for esquire magaon oct. 11, “Jiro dreams zine’s most Life-changing of Sushi” will be screened at BBQ ribs contest, and they the american Theater, 456 need your vote to win. head King St. The film, which tells over to hometeambbq.com/ the story of a sushi bar in a vote-for-the-home-team to tokyo subway station, will support them. you can give begin at 6 p.m. The screening them a taste for yourself at is free. Beers from holy city one of their two locations will be available for a fee, and (1205 ashley river road in chef nico romo of fish reswest ashley and 2209 middle taurant will host a reception. St. on Sullivan’s island). The cost is $10. go to www. slowfoodcharleston.org. z home team BBQ recently learned that the name changes at bacco Bacco italian restaurant “painkiller” had been tradeat 976 houston northcutt marked, so they are asking Blvd. continues its changing for input for a new name for happy hour menu 4:30-7 p.m. their house cocktail. use the form at hometeambbq.com/ tuesday-friday. featured name-the-home-team-bbq- cocktails, beer, antipasti and pizza will change each week. frozen-drink-contest and call 884-6969, email info@ enter by oct. 12. winners baccocharleston.com or go to will be announced at their anniversary party nov. 17 in www.baccocharleston.com.

open in mt. pleasant

Southern Bar & grill has opened at 730 coleman Blvd. in mount pleasant. They are serving lunch and dinner. for more, call 849-0396.

flying in

michigan-based Jet’s pizza plans to open at 5325 park forest parkway in north charleston.

street food

fire Street food has opened at 293 King St. on the menu: a mostly asian-inspired collection, with burgers, wraps and sandwiches. call 641-0152.

still delayed

The craftsman Kitchen and tap house at 12 cumberland St. is hoping for an opening date by month’s end.

restaurant nation

upper King continues to flourish with new restaurants opening monthly. proposals are in the works for the following properties: 492 King St., 585 King St. and 513-515 King St.

farm to container

check out this new concept of tara derr webb at www.thefarmbar26.com. She plans a 2013 opening at 1600 meeting St. She has a farm in awendaw and brings a new level of meaning to farm-to-table eating.


J. paul’z

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Tapas, sushi and libations: Bullish on a trifecta of dining experiences By deidre Schipani Special to The Post and Courier

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ismet. fate. Karma. a rainedout riverdogs game. Soggy in the stands. call it what you will, but for robb and wendy walker, it was both love at first sight and love at first bite. That would be charleston and J.paul’z restaurant on James island. The walkers were looking to settle in this area, and a dinner at J. paul’z sealed the deal. The walkers purchased the popular James island restaurant and in 2012 expanded into mount pleasant on Ben Sawyer Boulevard. J. paul’z mount pleasant is the gateway to the beach, with patio dining, easy parking and a menu that spans the globe and the eating needs of most guests. The walkers hired monica farrell as executive chef. farrell, whose career includes a stint at the Kiawah island club, cassique and sous chef at halls chophouse, joined the J. paul’z operation in 2011. She set to work creating signature dishes, streamlining the menu and maintaining the small plates guests have come to love while being mindful that those who were not part of the cocktail crowd may very well want “dinner.” on this front, the restaurant offers three dining options. Sushi, under the direction of chef John Browder, provides an expansive menu of choices. The fish is fresh, and the offerings are familiar. aioli, avocado and cream cheese splash around easily with tobiko (flying fish roe), daikon and eel. and the sushi menu borrows freely from other cuisines. cream cheese frequently provides the mortar that is classically rice’s role: island roll ($9), philadelphia roll ($9) and crunchy lady ($12), for example. for those squeamish about raw fish, the raw is replaced by the cooked: tempura, crab and smoked salmon. rice is cooked with care, acidity is managed with balance and portions are generous. Budd’s island roll ($11) generously serves two and could sample four. it combines the crunch of tempura shrimp, the velvety goodness of salmon and a wasabi-seasoned aioli that we thought could use more heat. But the dish was attractive on the plate and easy on the palate. The tapas menu has nothing in common with Spain, and “small plates” is

a misnomer as portions are generous. it makes them good for sharing but too large if you plan to sail through a few choices in the tapas fashion. The trio of dips ($11) demonstrated farrell’s touch: The hummus is lentilbased, pimiento cheese acknowledges location and gouda cheese and caramelized onions kick it up a notch when it comes to queso dip. chicken satays ($11) with their moroccan seasonings and harissaseasoned crema steer away from their indonesian roots. The pan-roasted sea scallops ($12) on a pea and basil puree have been a mount pleasant favorite. The tuna tartar tostados ($10) layer paper-thin corn chips with avocado, diced lush tuna and a squirt of chipotle creme. The latter was a wonderful flavor foil for the meaty tuna. The chef mixes it up with ingredients and sauces: morocco and mexico intersect with italy and Japan. Southeast asia visits northeast america. farrell gilds the lily of mac and cheese ($7, $8, $11), toying with truffles and cheeses, adding to the basic and banal of pasta and white sauce. Salads ($7-$14) are scripted and garnished with a considered intent. But the dressing served with a shrimp BLt salad ($14) needed more tartness J. Paul’z Restaurant on Ben Sawyer Boulevard in Mount Pleasant. and seasoning. The shrimp and fried green tomatoes were nicely done. entrees bear farrell’s’ culinary education. Layers of flavors, considered cuisine: global ingredients, marriages of food and category: neighborhood Favorite sauce. But the kitchen faltered with location: 1405 ben sawyer blvd., mount pleasant garlic and parmesan fries ($6), whose phone: 884-2425 garlic bits were raw and the rosemaryhours: sunday brunch 11 a.m.-2 p.m., sunday-tuesday 4-10 p.m., seasoned aioli tasted neither of garlic wednesday-saturday 4 p.m.-2 a.m., happy hour monday-Friday 4-7 nor rosemary. Steamed mussels ($12) p.m. brunch at mount pleasant location only shared a similar fate. a seasoned food:  broth was topped with tepid mussels service:  and a hill of tomato chunks contribatmosphere:  uted nothing to the dish. Lacking salt price: $-$$$ and herbs, this cool garnish did nothcosts: tapas $6-$13, mac and cheese $7-$11, salads $7-$14, entrees ing for the mussels. and the toasted $16-$24, sushi $8-$12, asian salads $4-$5, specialty sushi $11-$17 bread was grilled on one side only. vegetarian options: yes entrees ($15-$24) are balanced and bar: Full-service bar, specialty cocktails, happy hour: 20 percent off feature colorado lamb burger ($16), sushi, tapas and mac and cheese menu available 4-7 p.m. mondaysalmon ($19) with gnocchi, and a wild Friday mushroom-sauced linguine ($15) that decibel level: varies, moderate at times of visit has hit a home run with pasta fans. wheelchair access: yes our server was well-informed about parking: lot the menu and the wines and created a other: catering, private events, Facebook, monday, sin 20 percent very pleasant dining experience. off bill; tuesday, 20 percent off sushi and sake specials; wednesday, The beach rush is over, and J.paul’z ladies night with specialty drink prices and half-off bottles of wine; and its kitchen can settle in to the saturday, steak and lobster $24; patio, daily specials, private events, task of fine-tuning a menu for all appetites. carry-out, www.jpaulz.com.

J. paul’z tapas, sushi and libations

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dave matthews band Away From the World/RCA

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after the untimely death of dave matthews Band saxophonist Leroi moore in 2008, the band released “Big whiskey and the groogrux King,” which was a deeply personal album that the band dedicated to its former member. Three years later, it appears that matthews and his remaining bandmates are ready to get back to doing what they do best: making fun, loose jam-based rock music. “away from the world” feels more like a classic dmB album than its predecessor.

producer Steve Lillywhite, who helmed classic dmB albums such as “under the table and dreaming” and “crash,” is back after a long absence. and from the album’s first track, “Broken Things,” it is evident that the band is in a better place now. The album is notable for having a pair of belly songs, the loose and playful “Belly Belly nice,” which features a mean brass riff and funky beat, as well as “Belly full,” which finds matthews alone with his guitar singing about unconditional love as only he can.

other standout tracks include the laid back “mercy” and the very catchy “rooftop.” “if only” may be my favorite track on the album, though, with matthews trying to get back a love that was the best thing he ever had. if you are a fan of dmB’s early albums, you’re going to want to give this one a chance.

the album’s gorgeous title track. for the follow-up album, The avett Brothers decided to stick with what worked, retaining rubin as producer and keeping the musical flavor much the same as before. The resulting album, “The carpenter,” definitely has its moments. “Live and die,” with its bouncy tempo and prominent banjo is lovely, as is the sedate “february Seven.” Surprisingly good and a bit unexpected is “paul newman vs. The demons,” which rocks out to the point of feedback.

overall, though, there is a feeling that this is not quite a fully realized body of work. Several of the songs still feel like demos, especially “i never Knew you” and “down with the Shine.” That isn’t to say that “The carpenter” isn’t worth a listen, but just don’t expect the beautiful perfection of “i and Love and you.”

to start with, they get things off on the right foot by getting other indie and punk bands to re-imagine the 11 songs on the original soundtrack. Those darlins do justice to the title track, originally performed by iggy pop, while amanda palmer & The grand Theft orchestra turn in an impressive and intense take on Suicidal tendencies’ “institutionalized.” Some big names also appear on the cd, including Black francis & Spanish for hitchhiking (“el clavo y La cruz”), mike watt & the Secondmen (“Let’s have a

war”) and matthew Sweet, whose voice is perfectly suited for “hombre Secreto,” the album’s Spanish version of “Secret agent man.” obviously, this album is going to appeal to only a certain segment of the music listening public, but if you’re looking to get back to your punk rock roots, this is an awfully fun way to do so.

key tracks: “broken things,” “belly belly nice,” “if only”

the avett brothers The Carpenter/Universal Republic

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The north carolina folk rock outfit The avett Brothers have always been content to fly below the music business radar. The band has amassed a large and loyal following thanks to its amazing live performances and good word of mouth in the americana music community. That semi-obscurity all but disappeared in 2009 when the band released “i and Love and you.” That breakthrough album, produced by music guru rick rubin, shot the band to new heights thanks to songs such as “head full of doubt/road full of promise” and

key tracks: “live and die,” “February seven,” “paul newman vs. the demons”

various artists

A Tribute to Repo Man/American Laundromat

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among the great cult films in cinematic history, “repo man” rightfully takes a place near the top of the list. The 1984 flick, about Los angeles car repossessors in search of a mysterious chevy malibu that might have aliens in the trunk, was known just as much for its soundtrack, which featured songs by punk legends like iggy pop, Black flag and fear. now, american Laundromat records, which knows a thing or two about compiling albums of cover songs, has seen fit to cover the “repo man” soundtrack.

key tracks: “repo man,” “el clavo y la cruz,” “institutionalized” — by devin grant


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By matthew godBey Special to The Post and Courier

for more information on the show, go to charleston pourhouse.com or call 5714343.

the whigs

There’s no doubt that athens, ga., has produced some great bands. of course there’s the inevitably mentioned r.e.m., along with of montreal, drive-By truckers and widespread panic, to name a few. So it should be of no surprise when yet another great band surfaces from the georgia rock mecca. garage-rock trio The whigs have proven to be one of athens’ most promising offspring in recent years. after keeping itself busy early in its career opening for such popular acts as franz ferdinand, maroon 5, the Killers, Barenaked Ladies and Jessica Simpson, The whigs released its sophomore album in 2008 before setting out on a north american tour with rock juggernauts Kings of Leon.

the delta saints

Dirty Dozen Brass Band

The Whigs The band recently released its latest album, “enjoy the company,” in September. The whigs will perform Saturday at The pour house, 1977 maybank highway, with ponderosa. tickets are $13 in advance, $15 the day of the show, and are available at the door or online at etix.

scene, and perhaps one of the most fascinating facts about it is that four of its nine current members are original players. Throughout its lifetime, ddBB has played with such acts as elvis costello, wideprovided spread panic and The Black crowes. The group has always recom. doors open at 9 p.m. mained slightly under the go to charlestonpour radar yet managed to mainhouse.com or call 571-4343 tain a cult-like status with for more about the show. hundreds of thousands of fans worldwide. dirty dozen brass band having spent the majorit’s been 35 years since the ity of their lives in new remarkable new orleans orleans, the members of funk/jazz group the dirty the band were especially afdozen Brass Band hit the fected by the devastation of

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hurricane Katrina. in 2006, the band set out to re-record marvin gaye’s 1971 classic “what’s going on,” not only to address the hurricane but also several other global and international tragedies, including 9/11, the wars in iraq and afghanistan, the tsunami disaster and more. The band released its 11th studio album, “twenty dozen,” earlier this year. The dirty dozen Brass Band will perform friday at The pour house, 1977 maybank highway. tickets are $15 and are available online at etix.com. doors open at 9 p.m.

nashville, tenn.-based quintet The delta Saints reins in its wide-ranging influences to weave a finely spun tapestry of genres that includes swampy blues, garage rock and “n’awlins” street funk. The final sound is loud, sweaty and as spiritual as a Bayou revival. The band recently released a feisty six-song album titled “a Bird called angola,” a short but powerful ep that has helped ensure the relative newcomers’ message is heard. The delta Saints will perform friday at The windjammer, 1008 ocean Blvd., on isle of palms. tickets are $5 and are available at the door. doors open at 9 p.m. go to the-windjammer. com or call 886-8596 for more information.


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popular art walk a perfect time to get outside hilarie Lambert said this of christophillis: “She covers a range of human emotion and seeks to understand through the work the complexities of what it means to be alive at this time.” Local singer/songwriter harrison ray will be performing during the reception. The gallery is at 54 Broad St. call 709-1279 or go to www. lambertgraygallery.com.

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t’s here, folks, probably the most popular art walk of the year. The weather, the art, the people — it’s all beautiful. almost all the galleries downtown, especially those in the french Quarter, will have opening receptions friday night. unless otherwise noted, these are all free and open to the public and take place 5-8 p.m. photographs provided it’s impossible to capture it all here, so put on some fun David Scheffler’s photo “Courtyard Gate” will be on disfall boots and go check it out play at the Charleston Artist Guild Gallery. in person. z Ann Long Fine Art: View works by guest artists Jonathan Koch and megan Lightell. gallery owner ann Long said, “The two represent polar approaches to realism: Koch, who follows strict classical instruction in his still life, and Lightell, who enjoys more imaginative freedom in her landscapes.” The reception will be 6-8 p.m. The gallery is at 54 Broad St. call 577-0447 or go to www.annlong fineart.com.

Duke Hagerty’s work will be on display at Corrigan Gallery. all.” Think that’s a lot to think about? check out the surreal paintings in “existential Jukebox.” The gallery is at 62 Queen St. call 7229868 or go to www.lese corrigan.com.

Village near hickory, n.c. Built in 1904, there are only 21 houses and a large mill store on the 72 acres of land. The tiny village housed the mill workers and their families. “The workers were paid in script, which they used to z Ellis-Nicholson Gallery: buy food and supplies at the gallery owner Jeannette mill store,” explained fisher. nicholson describes artist Back in those times, textiles Joan a. davis’ solo exhibi- and tobacco were the main tion, “windows of nature,” industries in the carolinas, as figures and landscapes and mills were an extremely z Charleston Artist Guild “all moving toward a jour- important part of it all. a Gallery: View the world ney into abstraction.” The super cool fact about this through david Scheffler’s artist herself said the chal- particular mill: This is where camera lens with his pholenge she found most excit- “The hunger games” was tography exhibit, “portals.” ing in these new works filmed! The gallery is at he seems to find inspiration was the use of arbitrary 124 church St. call 958Joan A. Davis’ “Mystic Light” will be on display at everywhere. “There seems color and diversity of 0010, www.gayesanders to be a never-ending stream Ellis-Nicholson Gallery. materials, making them fisher.com. of subjects. i find myself harmonious with the choz Corrigan Gallery: a spectrum of possibilities is making mental notes of sen composition. The galz Lambert Gray Gallery: longtime local favorite artist as vast and eclectic as the photo opportunities while lery is at 1½ Broad St. call fotini christophillis is all and surgeon, this will be a selections on a wurlitzer. ... 722-5353 or go to www. driving, biking or walking about emergence these days. solo show of duke hagerty’s insert your coin in the slot: so i can then return to the ellis-nicholsongallery. her oil paintings are colorscene to get the ideal shot,” work, this time with a focus your choice automatically com. fully bold, and her collecon existentialism. The artist drops in the groove. The mathe artist said. The gallery tion, “emerge,” is centered is at 160 east Bay St. call said, “The essential existen- chine plays our individual z Gaye Sanders Fisher on a theme of “emergence, 722-2425 or go to www. tial questions are as much selections, as if oblivious of Gallery: gaye Sanders fish- arrival, coming into oneself, charlestonartistguild. the sphere of the visual artist the transcendental cosmic er’s newest body of work was power and presence,” said com. as of the philosopher. ... The harmony that enwraps us inspired by henry river mill the artist. gallery co-owner

z M Gallery of Fine Art: Jeffrey d. hargreaves’ father died seven years ago. “after hargreaves inherited his father’s tools, he wanted to paint them as a series of stilllife paintings to commemorate and honor his father. as this body of work developed, hargreaves incorporated tools which also belonged to his father-in-law, grandfather and other objects that are meaningful to himself and his family,” explained gallery owner maggie Kruger. The gallery is at 11 and 43 Broad St. call 727-4343 or go to www.mgalleryof fineart.com. z Mary Martin Gallery of Fine Art: internationally known sculptor martin eichinger specializes in the gorgeous bronze statues he’s been doing for years. This friday, however, he’s unveiling his “first three completed sculptures done with a cutting edge new style of patina uniquely designed to express and represent a new way of approaching an idea. eichinger observes that the tides are shifting for humanity and we are in the process of discovering a new perspective and perhaps a new dance. his work creates an edgy effect symbolizing the concept of post-modern,” said his publicist, paul Krupin. The reception will take place 68 p.m. The gallery is at 103 Broad St. call 723-0303 or go to www.marymartinart. com. please see pool, page e17


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z Robert Lange Studios: “i had a job that was sucking the soul out of me,” said erik henry Johnson. “These paintings are metaphors tied to my own leap of faith.” many of the works in this exhibit, Johnson’s first solo show in charleston, are metaphors for people trapped in a corporate lifestyle. gallery owner megan Lange describes one of his paintings, “corporate culture,” as multiple gold fish trapped in tiny bowls stacked on top of each other. however, the painting the show was titled after, “Leap,” is just the opposite, as the fish is free. “There’s nothing else but that fish, nothing surrounds it. we don’t know where it came from or where it’s going. for me that represents where i am as an artist,” Johnson said. “There’s a grace associated with that picture.” The gallery is at 2 Queen St. call 805-8052 or go to www.robertlangestudios. com. z Sylvan Gallery: Local favorite rhett Thurman describes her work best: “as much as i would like to wax philosophical about red and the passionate life, the simple truth is that i just like the color. Seldom do i do a painting, or a dinner plate, that does not have at least a spot of red, and i’ve been thinking for a while about what fun it would be to pay homage to that. unlike many artists whom i respect and admire, i couldn’t stick to one subject matter if my life depended on it. dazzling light, what it does to color, and the intimate, fleeting moment will always be my theme. my paintings are my personal invitation to join me in that moment. maine, wyoming and home resound in this particular body of work.” The gallery is at 171 King St. call 722-2172 or go to www.thesylvan gallery.com. z Wells Gallery: Local writer amy mercer described Laurie meyer well when she said she “is best known for her effervescent landscapes and warm

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Rhett Thurman’s work will be on display at Sylvan Gallery. urban settings. She paints with rich, natural color, using broad strokes and a palette knife to express the distinctive and recognizable softness evoked in her work.” meyer’s new body of work, “one Light,” about 20 large oil paintings, is all about light. “whether the subject is a historic street in charleston or abroad, we are all under this ‘one light.’ in other words, the subject doesn’t really matter. i’ve always responded to the mood of light. The way it changes colors throughout the day and effects shadow color is magical to me,” said the artist. The gallery is at 125 meeting St. call 8533233 or go to www.wells gallery.com.

artists exhibition one of my favorite things about charleston is experiencing people working together. Throughout october, the north charleston city gallery will host its inaugural redux contemporary art center studio artists’ exhibition. This group show will have works by Xin Lu, Sarah Kalani, camela guevara, Savannah rusher and Jennifer ervin. “The diverse collection of works on display — ervin’s intimate photography, rusher’s nostalgic paintings, guevara’s delicate fiber works, Kalani’s vibrant figures and landscapes and Xin Lu’s introspective monoprints — are a wonderful representation of

the artistic innovation and creativity being fostered through redux’s studio program,” said arts coordinator anne trabue nelson. There will be a reception 5-7 tonight. The north charleston city gallery is inside the charleston area convention center, 5001 coliseum drive. call 7405854 or go to www. northcharleston.org.

‘the satire diaries’

if you love to laugh and are not easily offended, then “The Satire diaries: too Stupid to fail” is for you. This compilation of awardwinning sketches and songs making fun of today’s culture has been said to be “painfully funny.” “The Satire diaries” have been brought to charleston by Stan gill, the same guy who portrayed mark twain at piccolo Spoleto and is the creator of Sprouts children’s Theatre. The folks at Threshold repertory Theatre, where the show will be put on, said this about the show: “nothing is sacred in this hilarious satirical roast of movies, sex, dating, men and women, the arts, politics and much, much more!” The show will be at 8:15 p.m. friday and 7:15 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Saturday. it will have a second run at creative Spark, 757 Long point road, in mount pleasant on oct. 26-27 and nov. 2-3. tickets are $22; $19 for students, seniors and educators. call 881-3780 or go to www.creativespark. org for more.


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Charleston Oktoberfest is held at Blackbaud Stadium.

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the south carolina arms collectors association is returning to the area after nearly 30 years to present its gun show, which will feature gun, knife and militaria dealers and exhibitors from around the southeast. held 9 a.m.-5 p.m. saturday and 10 a.m.4 p.m. sunday at the charleston area convention center, 5001 coliseum drive, admission is $8; kids 12 and under get in free. the scaca, which holds nine other shows annually, gives out six scholarships every year and delivers grants to organizations such as the confederate museum, the s.c. state museum and the nra as a result of the gun shows. For more information, go to www. scaca.net or call 803-463-9377.

get a taste of germany on sunday at the ninth annual charleston oktoberfest, presented by warsteiner beer. enjoy oompah band roger gootman sauerkraut band, authentic german dancers, a variety of delicious oktoberfest food options and, of course, a wide selection of german beers. oktoberfest will include a 64-team corn hole tournament to benefit east cooper meals on wheels (register your team at eastcoastap.com) and numerous activities for kids, including jump castles, games, a mountain slide, soccer games and more. the 2012 bavarian challenge will run during the oktoberfest festivities with local teams competing in a variety of events, including tug-o-war, barrel races, three-legged races and bratwurst-eating competitions. the event will be noon-5 p.m. sunday at blackbaud stadium on daniel island, which will be transformed into a bavarian-style beer hall. the first 1,000 festival attendees will receive a free commemorative beer stein. tickets are $5 in advance, $8 the day of, with kids 12 and under getting in free. a portion of the proceeds will go to debi’s kids. For more information, call 971-4625 or go to www.charlestonbattery.com.

harvest tour of homes

benefiting the daniel island library, the harvest tour of homes showcases four homes on the island. at each home, a meet-andgreet with a popular local author will be held, they also will be signing and selling copies of their work. From 1-4 p.m. saturday, visit the homes in any order at your own pace. ticket are $20 in advance at island expressions or sun trust bank on daniel island, or zinnia in mount pleasant; tickets are $25 the day of and will be available at the daniel island library. For details, go to harvest hometour.com or call 278-1588.

Jack mccray tribute concert

scrumptious summerville kitchen tour

sunday should be a beautiful fall day for the scrumptious summerville kitchen tour, which lets participants tour some of the area’s most beautiful homes and gardens while sampling treats prepared by some of the lowcountry’s best chefs. this year, 10 homeowners along west carolina avenue are opening up their homes to attendees and businesses or chefs from more than 20 food and beverage distributors. the kitchen tour allows you to go at your own pace from 1:305:30 p.m. tickets are $50, and proceeds go to the dorchester children’s center. For more information about the tour or the two other events happening in coordination (the troy knight memorial golf tournament on Friday and the black-tie kitchen tour gala on saturday), go to www. scrumptioussummerville.com or call 875-1551.

take part in adaptive gardens’ third annual music event. From 1-5 p.m. sunday, head out to thornhill Farms, 10882 highway 17 north, for a day of live music, food and fun. dangermuffin will perform as attendees enjoy a lowcountry boil, farm tours, jump castles, a silent auction and more. tickets are $20, $50 for a family, $10 for kids 3-15; ages 2 and under get in free. For more, go to adaptivegardens.org.

the 29th annual moJa arts Festival, a celebration of africanamerican and caribbean arts, continues this week. promising a variety of events that include visual arts, theatre, music (classical, jazz, gospel, r&b), dance, poetry, storytelling and beyond, you’re sure to find something you’ll enjoy. one event you won’t want to miss is the r&b concert: maze featuring Frankie beverly and Joe. the show will be at 8 p.m. saturday (gates open at 7 p.m.) at Johnson hagood stadium, 68 hagood ave. tickets range from $30-$80. moJa wraps up sunday with the finale at hampton park, another don’t-miss event. nearly half of moJa’s events are free, with the remainder ranging from $5-$80. For a complete schedule of events, go to www.mojafestival.com.

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A member of the Buen Ache Dance Company performs at a past Latin American Festival.

latin american festival

wannamaker county park in north charleston will host the 21st latin american Festival on sunday. From noon-6 p.m., celebrate all things latin american, from culture to food, dance to music. while the festival is sure to entertain with dance presentations, demonstrations, and information and craft booths, the main event is performances by bachaco and orquesta mayor. this family-friendly event will also have children’s activities, including jump castles. Food and beverages from mexico, central and south america, and the caribbean will be available for purchase. no pets, outside food or beverages are permitted. tickets are $10, students and members of the military get in free with a valid id; gold pass holders and kids 12 and under get in free. For more information, call 795-4386 or go to www.ccprc.com/laf.

on sunday, join the Jazz artists of charleston and the charleston Jazz orchestra as they pay tribute to founding producer Jack mccray with a big band performance. From 4-7 p.m., memminger auditorium at 56 beaufain st. will be taken over by lovers of jazz and friends of Jack, a former columnist for charleston scene. enjoy an evening of good music (special guests are on tap) and good company as McCray mccray’s life and legacy are celebrated. tickets range from $25 (floor risers and the balcony) to $250 (table seating that includes premier seating, open bar and light hors d’oeuvres), and guests are encouraged to match their ticket price with a contribution to the Jack mccray memorial Fund, which benefits the missions of Jac, cJo, the charleston Jazz initiative and the Jack mccray literary Fund. For more information, call 641-0011 or go to jazzartistsof charleston.org.

treefest!

Rick Estrin & The Nightcats

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fall festival Freshfields village, at the crossroads of kiawah, seabrook and Johns islands, celebrates the arrival of fall with a threeday festival. sponsored in part by king street grille and anheuser-busch, this family-friendly event kicks off 6-9 p.m. Friday with a free concert by palmetto soul. the fun continues 11 a.m.-3 p.m. saturday with live music from the chris crosby duo; children’s activities, including jump castles, a climbing wall, face painting, golf games and more; and a special Farmer’s market. the Fall Festival concludes sunday with the seventh annual american music celebration. From 2-7 p.m., enjoy free performances by miss wanda Johnson and the upstate rhythm section, the travis “moonchild” haddix blues orchestra, and rick estrin & the nightcats. Folks are encouraged to bring a blanket and/or chair. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. For details, go to www.freshfieldsvillage.com.

chucktown after 5

this two-day outdoor reggae jam festival will be 4 p.m.2:30 a.m. Friday and 2 p.m.-2:30 a.m. saturday at the brick house kitchen, 1575 Folly road. note that this is not a camping event. with live music from treehouse!, ben Fagan & the holy city hooligans, sun-dried vibes, of good nature, lionz of zion, the resolvers, south street, tidal Jive, ras dave and more, you’re sure to get your fill of reggae. there also will be live art, body painting, fire dancing and free spinning. tickets are $10 for Friday and $15 for saturday, or you can buy a twoday ticket for $20. For more information, check out www. treehousetheband.com.

sugar and spice soiree

tonight at alhambra hall, 131 middle st., mount pleasant, Florence crittenton programs of south carolina will host an evening featuring live music by southern Flavor bluegrass, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres from Fork catering, and a live and silent auction. starting at 6:30 p.m., the night will be a celebration of the services provided to mothers and babies across the state for more than 115 years. tickets are $75, $125 per couple. all proceeds will benefit Florence crittenton programs. For more, call 722-7526, go to www.florencecrittentonsc.org or e-mail events@Florencecrittentonsc.org.

charleston’s latest happy hour concert series is asking people to party for a purpose Friday. From 5-9 p.m., the goal will be to raise money for nick collins, guitarist and vocalist for the band Fowler’s mustache. the musician was seriously injured in a car accident, and the funds raised at this event will go toward helping pay hospital bills and other expenses the family has incurred. Fowler’s mustache, as well as stop light observation, will perform, and a silent auction will be held to raise additional funds. pot kettle black food truck will be onsite. tickets are $5 for two people. chucktown after 5 is held at Fountain walk plaza (by the hippodrome). For more info, go to www.chucktownafter5.com.

to the nines

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dinner and gala

From 6-10 p.m. Friday, head over to alhambra hall, 131 middle st., in mount pleasant for an event benefiting the association for the blind. get your fill of beer, wine, appetizers, oysters, a pig roast, desserts and more. enjoy live music by the killer whales, and a live and silent auction. tickets are $35 per person and $60 for a couple in advance; $40 per person and $70 for a couple at the door. Find out more at www.aftbsc.org.

this gala fundraiser, hosted by the Feline Freedom coalition, will be 6-9 p.m. sunday aboard the carolina Queen paddleboat. guests will enjoy cocktails and food, music by the Joe clarke jazz quartet and dance performances by Fred astaire dancers. the highlight of the evening will be the live and silent auction, with proceeds to benefit the programs of the coalition, a nonprofit dedicated to providing proactive solutions for feral cats living in colonies throughout the charleston area. tickets start at $100. For more information, go to feline freedom2.givezooks.com/events/to-the-nines.

tonight, join charleston stage as it holds its 17th annual dinner and gala at memminger auditorium, 56 beaufain st. attendees will enjoy a black-tie evening that includes a three-course dinner, with wine pairings, prepared by the chefs at some of the area’s most noted restaurants, including rue de Jean, circa 1886 and tristan. the event will include a live and silent auction with packages such as the new york extravaganza, the exclusive cassique golf package and more. the event begins at 6:30 p.m. tickets start at $200. For more, go to www.charlestonstage.com.


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Cast members perform in a scene in “Rock of Ages.”

‘rock w of ages’

By Stratton Lawrence Special to The Post and Courier

the glam era of hair metal takes center stage

more than two decades later, most of that era’s most prominent rockers are remembered more for their hit songs than any ongoing musical influence. Still, when “here i go again” (whitesnake) or “Sister christian” (night ranger) comes on the radio, even those who were not alive for the heyday of those songs succumb to the urge to sing into their hairbrush microphone or hold an impromptu dance party. it’s glam metal’s enduring legacy that led to the creation and wild success of the Broadway musical “rock of ages,” coming to the north charleston performing arts center tonight and friday.

hen guys such as alice cooper, freddie mercury and david Bowie first painted their faces with makeup and teased their hair to impressive new heights, few could have imagined that the fringe “glitter rock” trend would end up becoming mainstream. By the ’80s, however, rock ’n’ roll was defined by excessive hair spray and tight leather pants. from Quiet riot to twisted Sister, the squealing electric guitars of these glamorous rockers served as the alternative to the growing electronic beats of please see rocK, page 21 mainstream ’80s pop radio.

if you go what: “rock of ages” when: 7:30 p.m. today and Friday where: north charleston performing arts center, 5001 coliseum drive price: $32-$62 for more info: www. northcharleston coliseumpac.com


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“i’m blown away that i’ve been doing this for a year now,” said dominique Scott, the actor and singer in the touring ensemble’s lead role of drew. “it’s interesting though; dom (himself) and drew are so similar. if someone were to write a show about dom, it would be ‘rock of ages.’ ” after earning a theater degree at Syracuse university, Scott moved to new york to pursue his dream. Between recording with his band, domin8trx, and bussing tables at a restaurant in times Square to make ends meet, Scott continued to act and audition for major roles. But his life changed when he landed the starring gig in the “rock of ages” national tour. Scott’s tale and the “rock of ages” plot line have close parallels. in the musical, set in 1987, drew Boley works at a hollywood club, the Bourbon room, as a busboy. he meets a girl, Sherrie christian, fresh off the bus from Kansas in search of fame as a singer. from there, the show uses songs such as “we’re not gonna take it” (twisted Sister) and “every rose has its Thorn” (poison) to spin the interweaving tale of the Bourbon room’s efforts to remain in business, under pressure from developers and city government, underscored by drew and Sherrie’s romance and quests for musical careers. at one point, drew submits to being in a boy band, while Sherrie takes a job as a stripper. although Scott never stooped to those levels, he has had to make sacrifices for his career. The touring production puts on eight shows each week, a challenge for even the most gifted and disciplined singers. “you learn to pace yourself,” Scott said. “i travel with two hu-

Drew (Dominique Scott, left) and Lonny (Justin Colombo) in “Rock of Ages.” midifiers to make sure my vocal cords are moist, and i’ve got my preferred lozenges. i generally don’t drink alcohol at all, and i can’t talk too loud after the show.” one might think that the guys in Judas priest or Quiet riot might smirk at that responsible retelling of their wild lifestyles, but many of the bands whose songs are featured have attended the musical and offered positive reviews. members of Styx, ratt, poison and Journey have made appearances at the Broadway show.

Broadway to Hollywood

“rock of ages” got another boost of attention when the musical was turned into a film with an all-star cast. released in June, the cast featured tom cruise as Stacee Jaxx, the moody, unpredictable rock-’n’-roll icon and singer of fictional rock band arsenal. in the film, like the musical, the actors sing their own vocals, including russell Brand, alec Baldwin, catherine Zeta-Jones and Julianne hough. attendees of the musical who have seen the film will be surprised by some of the dramatic, and a few subtle, differences

in the story line. although the soundtrack remains much the same, characters and key points in the film plot were altered significantly from the musical’s depiction. “i think the stage version is funnier and more charming,” Scott said. “ ‘rock of ages’ has never been known for its plot; essentially, it’s an excuse for a big rock concert. There’s the boy-falls-in-lovewith-girl, loses-girl, goes-after-girl plot, and a subplot where a german developer wants to kick rock ’n’ roll out off the Sunset Strip, but the focal point is the music.” The film and stage version include homosexual undertones between various characters, although the musical’s rendering is more subtle than the full-blown make-out session that erupts between Baldwin and Brand during “can’t fight This feeling” (reo Speedwagon) in the film. “when you see our Lonny and dennis do it (the Bourbon room characters who discover their hidden affections for one another), you’re seeing two straight guys have this bromance,” explains Scott. “They’re like the furthest away from what you’d ever think

of homosexuals being like; out of shape, hairy, beer drinking guys, and they’re having this super bromance. That’s where the comedy lies.” with the combined pressure of performing 300 shows each year and giving originality to a storyline many viewers may already have some familiarity with, thanks to the film, Scott said that the cast works to alter their performances each night. he compares the interaction between characters on stage to a game of tennis, where any shot could be straight down the middle or unpredictably off to the side. “you’re always fine-tuning and discovering new moments you can polish to make better,” he said. “with a movie, you’re going for the one perfect choice of how to play a character. with a theater, there are better choices, but not always a consistent best choice. in order to enjoy doing something night after night, you have to always go out with a fresh face and try something new.” at this stage in the tour, Scott said his favorite song to perform is “high enough” by Styx. “it’s by far the hardest song in

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the show, to sing in that upper range for an extended period of time,” Scott explains. “it can be a burden if your voice is hurting, but recently i’ve been on fire and loving singing that song.” The film and musical culminate with “don’t Stop Believin’,” the epic ballad by Journey, although the story’s conclusion and the circumstances behind the characters singing the song are dramatically different between the stage and screen. although Scott is contracted to perform with “rock of ages” through 2013, he said he’ll probably look for something outside of the glam rock genre for his next role. “i’ll listen to all of these songs again, but it might take 30 years,” he laughs. “But part of the reason that ‘rock of ages’ is so successful is because these songs are just so darn popular. i didn’t realize that until i was in the show, but now every time i’m in a Subway or a target, these songs seem to follow me around. ‘The final countdown’ (europe), ‘The Search is over’ (Survivor) and ‘to Be with you’ (mr. Big); these songs are everywhere.”


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Gregg allman shakes the blues By Stratton Lawrence Special to The Post and Courier

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regg allman may be 64, but he’s feeling younger than he has in decades. “i’ve got a new lease on life,” he exclaims, chatting on the phone from his home in richmond hill, ga. “i got a new liver, and i’ve been off all the drugs and alcohol for 18 years now, and i feel good every day. and man, i’m writing more and creating more stuff, and i just love it.” after our chat, allman said he planned to “take a nice little putt on one of my motorcycles,” adding, “i just have a good time, every day.” Some might argue that allman wrote the book on having a good time. as the de facto front man for the allman Brothers Band after the death of his brother, duane, in 1971, allman grew from a shy blond kid from daytona, fla., into the consummate rock star, complete with a heroin addiction and five children born from five different women (none of whom have Southern accents, he laments). The picture allman paints in his autobiography, “my cross to Bear,” which came out earlier this year, however, reveals the underlying pain that the incessant rambling caused him, emotionally and physically. contracting hepatitis c (likely from a dirty tattoo needle, he hypothesizes) led to tumors on his liver that required a transplant and a total of five surgeries in 2010 and 2011. although his doctors recom-

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what: gregg allman with special guest Jaimoe’s Jasssz band when: 7:30 p.m. tuesday where: north charleston performing arts center, 5001 coliseum drive price: $29.50-$59.50 for more info: www.north charlestoncoliseumpac.com mended that allman stay off the road, he’s continued to tour and play, both as a solo act and with the allman Brothers. “i pace myself and get lots of sleep. even on the road, i try to get at least 10 hours, every day, and after that, i’m good,” allman said. “i’m starting to heal up from all these ... surgeries.”

‘Low Country Blues’

allman went into his liver transplant knowing that he had a special album in his back pocket to help him along with his recovery. Before undergoing the surgery, he partnered with producer tBone Burnett to record an album of semi-obscure yet classic blues songs. Burnett pulled together a studio band that included dr. John on piano and doyle Bramhall ii on guitar. dubbing the album “Low country Blues,” allman let the disc, his first new solo recording since 1997, fuel his re-emergence as a new, healthy man. after that grammy-nominated effort, allman capitalized on the new attention with his book release, offering fans an intimate, honest portrait of his relation-

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Rock legend Gregg Allman ships with his brother, his third wife, cher, and former bandmate dickey Betts. during his spring book promotion appearances, he announced his engagement to Shannon williams. The 24-year-old will be his seventh wife, and he said it’s not unthinkable that a little allman with a Southern accent could come along one day. “if i’ve got any left in me, there’s a chance,” he laughs. “i could have

at the bottom, ‘all songs written by ...’ “Throughout my career, i haven’t really been considered by the public to be a singer/songwriter, even though i wrote probably 80 percent of the allman Brothers stuff. New material i haven’t fulfilled my whole writer new babies of the musical variety thing yet, so hopefully that’s going to happen But if not, the next order also may be on the horizon. of business will probably be the “i’ve been writing my butt off lately,” allman reveals. “i’ve always wanted to do a record where it says please see allman, page 23 another kid, even at this age, because with my other endeavors, i never got to spend much time with them when they were little puppies. when they’re babies, that’s when they’re the cutest.”


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allman from page 22 allman Brothers, because god knows they’re past due for an instudio record.” although the allman Brothers have continued to tour, including an annual string of shows at the Beacon Theatre in new york and their own wanee festival each spring in Live oak, fla., their last studio album was 2003’s “hittin’ the note.” in addition to allman, the band still includes original drummers Butch trucks and Jai Johanny “Jaimoe” Johanson. “By now, everybody’s standards are so high and they’re so picky that you know the next effort should be a real good one,” allman said. “i don’t see how it couldn’t be.”

Current tour

on his current run of six shows in october, bandmate Johanson joins allman on tour, leading his ensemble, Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band. The two groups even share a piano player, Bruce Katz. Back when the allman Brothers were still touring in a van out of macon, ga., the band would set up in the afternoons before a gig

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Jai Johanny “Jaimoe” Johanson in the park of whatever city they were playing in, putting on a free show just for the sake of playing. That same music for the sake of music motivation is evident in allman and Johanson. Just as allman can’t help but perform despite doctors’ recommendations otherwise, Johanson has put together his Jasssz Band solely for an excuse to jam when the allman Brothers weren’t on the road. he booked the group its first gig in 2006, offering to play for free as long as the club owner

didn’t mind if they repeated songs and used the stage as a practice space. That performance (again, the first ever) was ultimately released as an album, “Live at the double down grill.” “we just wanted a place to play and needed people to play to,” recalls Johanson, speaking from his adopted home in connecticut. “none of us had played together before, but the groove was on.” in late 2011, the Jasssz Band released its first studio album, “renaissance man.” The group’s most prominent member is guitarist and singer Junior mack, whose smooth vocals and soulful touch on the guitar are reminiscent of taj mahal on songs like “Leaving trunk.” opening track “dilemma,” on the other hand, takes cues from the allman Brothers, a la “Les Brers in a minor,” taking advantage of the band’s powerful horn section and Johanson’s intricate percussive touch to control the mood through several shifts in tempo and melody. “Jazz is about improvisation,” said Johanson, who toured with otis redding before joining the allman Brothers. “it was a word they stuck on black people back

in the day, but i don’t care if it’s hillbilly or what — all music is jazz. i used to watch hank williams Sr. on tV when i was a kid. (Johanson sings “Jambalaya” into the phone.) They say the allman Brothers invented Southern rock, but if hank ain’t Southern rock, i don’t know what is. and it’s jazz, man.” “renaissance man” includes a bossa nova arrangement of “melissa,” one of the first songs gregg allman ever wrote. Johanson said he considers allman to be family; in his book, allman states very clearly that Johanson is his favorite member of the allman Brothers. “we were tight, we were a brotherhood, and we all changed each other’s lives in a great way,” Johanson said. “That’s the kind of stuff that happens with families, and the allman Brothers were a real family.” on the phone, allman’s voice lit up when he talked about performing with Johanson. during a few shows together in January, the pair joined each other on stage, a possibility in charleston, “right up the street” from allman’s home outside Savannah.

The performance also marks allman’s third appearance in town in five years, almost to the date. he performed at the north charleston performing arts center in october 2007 with his solo band, returning in august 2011 with the Steve miller Band. reflecting on a long career, allman said he’s just happy to still be singing and performing, hinting that there’s plenty of new music left to come. on “Low country Blues,” allman sings the repeated chorus “i believe i’ll go back home, i believe i’ll go back home, acknowledge that i’ve done wrong.” with “my cross to Bear,” allman put those misgivings out on the table, but they don’t define the book. underneath it all, there’s a joy behind allman’s music that drove him and the band to continually reunite and record so many times since forming in 1969, remaining pioneers even in 2012. “There are a lot of sad memories in my life,” admitted allman. “Somehow though, when i think about the past, what always seems to come up is, well — i remember the happy stuff.”


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bubbly & brew photographs by marie rodriguez

bubbly & brew, the fourth annual benefit for my sister’s house, a shelter that serves domestic violence victims in berkeley, charleston and dorchester counties, was held Friday at harborside east. attendees enjoyed champagne, wine and beer from local brewers and dined on food selections from home team bbQ, high thyme cuisine, 39 rue de Jean, long island cafe, the glass onion, kudzu bakery and more. there was live music from party band love butter and a live and silent auction to cap off the night. For more photos from the event, check out charlestonscene.com.

Susana Butler, Karen Crawford and Valerie Chestnut

Kate Nevin and Tom Hodges

Lorrie Dixson and Robyn Lynn

Laura Lee and Tawnya Flora

Diane and Erica Juras

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Love Butter performs.

Angela Myers, Vickie Stuckey, Sheri Pearson and Gina Kansteiner

Cindy Schmidt, Tommye Priest and Donna Rosa

Yvette Jackson and quinteria Wilson


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Today Redux Exhibition

what: studio artists from redux contemporary art center will be exhibiting their work in a group show. Featured artists include Xin lu, sarah kalani, camela guevara, savannah rusher and Jennifer ervin. when: reception hosted by artists, 5-7 p.m. oct. 4; exhibit 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through oct. 29 where: north charleston city gallery, 5001 coliseum drive price: Free more info: 740-5854 or http:// bit.ly/culturalarts

MOJA Arts Reception

what: “the art of pyrography defined by heritage.” there will be an opening reception for the series by artists dewayne sykes and curtis stephens, who create their works of art through wood burning. when: 4-6 p.m. oct. 4; exhibit on display through oct. 30 where: art institute of charleston, 24 n. market st.

Sound of Charleston

what: experience the sounds that define charleston and its unique southern charm coming to life in sacred and historic spaces

during a 75-minute live concert. when: 7 p.m. oct. 4 where: circular congregational church, 150 meeting st. price: $28 adults, $25 seniors, $16 students, children 12 and under free more info: 270-4903 or www. soundofcharleston.com

Murder Mystery

what: live comic mystery whodunit. when: 7:30 p.m. oct. 4 where: the black Fedora comedy mystery theatre, 164 church st. price: $24 (thursday: half price with student id; sunday: $20 seniors/military)

‘Tell Me on a Sunday’

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

Friday Treefest! Reggae Jam

what: the lineup for treeFest, a two-day outdoor reggae Jam Festival, includes treehouse!, ben Fagan & the holy city hooligans, sun-dried vibes, of good nature, lionz of zion, the resolvers, south street, tidal Jive, ras dave and more. there will be live art, body paint, fire dancing and free spinning. note that this is not a camping event. when: 4 p.m.-2:30 a.m. oct. 5 and 2 p.m.-2:30 a.m. oct. 6. each day begins with a drum circle where: brick house kitchen, 1575 Folly road price: Friday $10, saturday $15, two-day pass $20. more info: 360-9815 or http:// treehousetheband.ticketleap. com/treefest

Nick Collins Fundraiser

what: this week’s event will raise funds for nick collins, a member of local band Fowler’s mustache who remains critically injured from a car accident. Fowler’s mustache and stop light observation will perform and there will be a silent auction. a food truck from pot kettle black will also be on site. when: 5-9 p.m. oct. 5 where: the charleston hippo-

drome, 360 concord st. price: $5

Oyster Roast, Auction

what: the association for the blind is holding an oyster roast, pig pickin’ and auction with special guest speaker mike veeck of the riverdogs and music by the killer whales. when: 6-10 p.m. oct. 5 where: alhambra hall, 131 middle st., mount pleasant price: advance $35 per person, $60 couple; at the door $40 per person, $70 couple more info: 723-6915 or www. aftbsc.org

History Mystery

what: hauntingly historical, hysterical whodunit. when: 7:30 p.m. oct. 5 where: the black Fedora comedy mystery theatre, 164 church st. price: $24 ($20 sundays, seniors, military)

‘The Satire Diaries’

what: nothing is sacred in this hilarious satirical roast of movies, sex, dating, men and women, the arts, politics and more. when: 8:15 p.m. oct. 5 where: threshold repertory theatre, 84 society st. price: $22 general admission or

$19 for students/seniors/educators more info: 881-3780 or www. creativespark.org

saturday IOP Connector Run

what: the isle of palms connector run is celebrating its 20th year and invites those with an interest in fitness, health, family and community to join. the race offers a 5k run, 5k walk and a 10k run. all funds raised go directly to local organizations for the prevention of child abuse in charleston. when: 8 a.m. oct. 6 where: isle of palms connector, palm boulevard price: $20-$35 more info: 886-8294 or http:// ioprun.com

Yoga Marathon

what: the annual whole Foods market yoga marathon to benefit louie’s kids is offering two plane tickets to the person who raises the most money. when: noon oct. 6 where: marion square park, calhoun and king streets price: $20 minimum registration more info: register at 724-9267 or www.louieskids.org/9thannual-yoga-marathon/

Daniel Island Tour

what: tour four daniel island homes, each featuring a local author. all proceeds benefit the daniel island library. when: 1-4 p.m. oct. 6 where: daniel island, 7 Farms drive price: $20 in advance; $25 day of event more info: 278-1588 or http:// harvesthometour.com

Bluegrass Festival

what: enjoy food, drinks and oldfashioned bluegrass music. bring lawn chairs, but pets, coolers and golf carts will not be allowed. when: 1-6 p.m. oct. 6 where: old santee canal park, 900 stony landing road price: $10 ages 12 and older more info: 899-5200 or www. oldsanteecanalpark.org

Extravaganza

what: st. paul’s academy is presenting its 33rd and final halloween extravaganza. enjoy the house of horrors, haunted hayride, kiddie hayride, kiddie haunted house, paintball, rock wall, kiddie games and more. look for godfather’s pizza, eat a

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the deadline for night life items is monday at 5p.m. the week before the event or concert takes place. items should be faxed to the newsroom at 937-5579 or e-mailed to clubs@postandcourier.com. items submitted after the deadline will not be printed. For more information, call 937-5582.

Today Tribal Raine

what: published and recorded artist will perform in conjunction with the moJa arts Festival’s poetry and storytelling series. when: 6-7 p.m. oct. 4 where: seven cafe, 2026 savannah highway price: Free more info: www.mojafestival. com

Dan Clamp

what: acoustic guitarist. when: 6-9 p.m. thursdays where: the grill on the edge, 41 center st.

Graham Whorley

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

Steve Carroll & The Bograts

does “blues & bbQ harbor cruise” with a buffet from Fiery ron’s home team bbQ. when: 5:30 p.m. boarding where: 10 wharfside st. price: $39.95 more info: 722-1112 or www. charlestonharbortours.com

Dee Dee Cumbee

what: country/bluegrass. when: 7 p.m. oct. 4 where: tru blues, 1039 Johnnie dodds blvd. price: $5 more info: 881-1858

Hardore Metal Concert

what: skeletonwitch, havok, early graves, hooded eagle, wolf lord and False light. when: 7 p.m. oct. 4 where: 50 yard line, 10150 dorchester road price: $10 advance, $12 day-ofshow more info: www.kapiro.com

Island Duo

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

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

Shrimp City Slim

Anniversary Gala

what: lowcountry blues quartet

what: the restaurant/bar will

celebrate its first year with a tribute party to the old days of vegas, including red carpet, photographers, absolut girls, a roulette wheel of prizes and live music by Joal rush and trickknee. when: 8 p.m. oct. 4 where: southside 17 bar & grill, 3632 savannah highway

Poetry & Jazz

what: local and regional poets will perform, accompanied by da’rell ravenell and company as the back-up band. when: 9-11 p.m. oct. 4 where: huger’s, 587 king st. price: $10 more info: www.mojafestival. com

Southwood Duo

what: roots rock duo will play. when: 9 p.m. oct. 4 where: trayce’s too neighborhood grille and pub, 2578 ashley river road price: Free more info: 556-best

Ras Bonghi

what: “island reggae night” with local reggae all-star band. when: oct. 4 where: Fiery ron’s home team bbQ, 2209 middle st. price: $5

more info: 883-3131

Fairy God Muthas

what: local punk/rock/soul band. when: 9 p.m.-midnight oct. 4 where: Fiery ron’s home team bbQ, 1205 ashley river road price: no cover. more info: 225-7427

Category 6

what: “live & local” with top 40 party rock covers from the ’80s to today. when: oct. 4 where: wild wing cafe, 7618 rivers ave.

The Dixie Dicks

Karaoke & Dance w/ DJ E

when: 10 p.m.-1 a.m. thursdays where: banana cabana, 1130 ocean blvd.

Plane Jane

what: 7-piece party band covers hip-hop, funk, shag and disco songs and rock and roll favorites from every era. when: thursdays where: wild wing cafe, 644 coleman blvd. more info: 971-9464

Friday Rene Russell Solo

what: country covers featuring luke cunningham and ryan bonner. when: oct. 4 where: wild wing cafe, 7618 rivers ave.

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

Dopapod

Town Mountain, Pierce Edens

what: experimental funk-rock band out of brooklyn, n.y. when: 9 p.m. doors oct. 4 where: the pour house, 1977 maybank highway price: $8 advance, $10 day-ofshow more info: 571-4343 or www. charlestonpourhouse.com

what: this special “Friday barn Jam” will host americana music from pierce edens and acoustic bluegrass from town mountain, both out of asheville, n.c. when: 6 p.m. doors, 7 p.m. music oct. 5 where: sewee outpost, 4853

highway 17. price: $10

Hank The Pirate

what: Folk rock/fusion/reggae. when: 6-10 p.m. oct. 5 where: blackbeard’s cove Family Fun park, 3255 highway 17 n.

Jesse Prichard

what: acoustic guitarist from sarah cole and the hawkes. when: 6-9 p.m. Fridays where: the grill on the edge, 41 center st.

Maximus Parthas

what: the poet will perform as part of the moJa arts Festival’s poetry and storytelling series. when: 6-7 p.m. oct. 5 where: seven cafe, 2026 savannah highway price: Free more info: www.mojafestival. com

Jeff Houts

what: acoustic/classic rock/reggae. when: 6-10 p.m. oct. 5 where: coosaw creek crab shack, 8486 dorchester road

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pita, yummy corral, fresh-spun cotton candy, fresh popcorn and Frank marvin’s famous pork skins. when: 6 p.m. oct. 6, 13, 19, 20 where: halloween extravaganza, 5139 gibson road, hollywood price: $5 admission; activities extra more info: 889-2702 or http:// halloweenextravaganza.org

Andrew Bird

what: indie/folk/pop from andrew bird out of chicago and indie rock from here we go magic out of brooklyn. when: 8 p.m. oct. 6 where: charleston music hall, 37 John st. price: $30 more info: 853-2252 or bit.ly/ huaxsx

‘Mozart Requiem’

what: the charleston symphony orchestra spiritual ensemble will open its season acknowledging african heritage in classical music with “mozart requiem: ode to le chevalier de saint-georges.” de saint-georges was an afro-French composer, violinist and conductor referred to by europeans as the “black mozart.” when: 8 p.m. oct. 6 where: st. philip’s episcopal church, 142 church st. price: $25 more info: 991-1035 or www.

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sunday Latin American Festival

what: celebrate the sights and sounds of the hispanic world. enjoy exciting and colorful folklore dances, food, salsa dancing and hispanic music. when: noon oct. 7 where: north charleston wannamaker county park, 8888 university blvd. price: adults $10; kids 12 and under free; gold pass members free more info: 795-4386 or www. ccprc.com

American Music

what: the “blues bash” will feature performances by rick estrin and the nightcats, travis moonchild haddix and his blues orchestra and wanda Johnson and the upstate rhythm section. when: 2-7 p.m. oct. 7 where: Freshfields village green, crossroads of Johns, seabrook and kiawah islands price: free more info: 762-9125 or www. bluesbsh.com/kiawah

Thursday, Oct. 11 Rotary Wheels Gala

what: the 2012 rotary wheels gala will benefit the endowment for the rotary club of charlestonbreakfast and musc’s children

hospital. when: 6-10:30 p.m. oct. 11 where: marriott charleston, 170 lockwood blvd. price: $100 more info: 608-1741 or www. rotarywheels.org

That Big Book Sale

what: books, dvds and cds will be available with prices starting at $1 for paperbacks and $3 for hardback books. items include mysteries, romances, classics, children’s books, local histories, cookbooks and a variety of nonfiction topics. when: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. oct. 12; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. oct. 13; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. oct. 14 where: omar shrine temple, 176 patriots point road, mount pleasant price: $1 more info: 805-6882 or www. charlestonlibraryfriends.org

Superhero Soiree

what: dress up like a superhero or bring your super power. the 2012 fall fundraiser is a chance to learn more about the organization. this event is for those over age 21 and will feature music from dJ united and food and cocktails from local restaurants. proceeds benefit the sustainability institute. when: 7-10:30 p.m. oct. 11 where: hibernian hall, 155 meeting st. price: $40-$75 more info: 529-3421 or www. sustainabilityinstiitutesc.org

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Ann Caldwell, Larry Ford

what: the duo will perform for “Jazz & wine night.” when: 7-10 p.m. Fridays where: gaslight art & wine, 1715 hollydale court price: Free more info: 559-8877 or www. gaslightartandwine.com

Tristina Miller

what: acoustic pop singer. when: 7 p.m. where: single smile cafe, 100-a main south main st., summerville price: Free more info: 875-7745 or www. summervilledream.org/single smilecafe

Bil Krauss

what: music and jokes on you on the upper deck. when: 7-10:30 p.m. where: morgan creek grill, 80 41st ave. price: Free

DJ Ellie

when: Friday where: the oasis bar &grill, 778 Folly road

V-Tones

what: self-described “post-modern ragtime/gypsy/jazz/swing/ jugband.” when: 8-11 p.m. oct. 5 where: seanachai, 3157 maybank highway price: Free

Carroll Brown w/ Sharon Cumbee

when: 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m. Fridays where: wasabi, 61 state st.

The Cool

what: rock. when: 9:30 p.m. oct. 5 where: sand dollar social club, 7 center st. price: Free

The Hungry Monks w/ Sarah Cole

what: acoustic/celtic/folk music from the hungry monks and special guest blues/rock/soul artist sarah cole. when: 9:30 p.m. oct. 5 where: trayce’s too neighborhood grille and pub, 2578 ashley river road price: Free more info: 556-best

Whiskey Diablo

what: rock/blues/rockabilly/ country/jazz band will have their cd release party. when: 10 p.m.-2 a.m. oct. 5 where: Fiery ron’s home team bbQ, 1205 ashley river road price: $5 more info: 225-7427

Jefferson Coker Band

what: americana/blues/roots rock/country. when: 10 p.m. oct. 5 where: wet willies, 209 e. bay st.

Hotbox

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

Plane Jane

what: irish folk, country, americana, blues and more. when: 8 p.m. oct. 5 where: tru blues, 1039 Johnnie dodds blvd. more info: 881-1858

what: 7-piece party band covers hip-hop, funk, shag and disco songs and rock and roll favorites from every era. when: Fridays where: wild wing cafe, 7618 rivers ave. more info: 818-9464

Comedy Show

Southwood

what: this weekend’s headliners will be viet huynh and mike haun. when: 8:30 p.m. Fridays and saturdays where: Firewater grille, 109 holiday drive price: Free more info: 261-2121 or www. thefirewatergrille.com

what: local roots rock band. when: Friday where: wild wing cafe, 36 n. market st. more info: 722-9464

‘Voodoo Panther’

what: v-tones will play the elliotborough block party, along with richus and royal tinfoil. when: 1 p.m. oct. 6 where: d’allesandro’s, 229 st. philip st. price: Free

what: blues/roots/rockabilly/trance from mississippi John doude out of milledgeville, ga. when: oct. 5 where: Fiery ron’s home team bbQ, 2209 middle st. price: $5 more info: 883-3131

Calhoun’s Calling

what: local party rock band. when: 9 p.m.-midnight Fridays where: Folly beach crab shack, 24 center st.

Trivia & Dance w/ DJ E

what: trivia at 9:30 p.m. dance party begins at 10 p.m.

saturday V-Tones

Poetry Open Mic

what: regional and local poets are welcome to perform as part of the moJa arts Festival’s poetry and storytelling series. when: 2:30-3:30 p.m. oct. 6 where: avery research center for african-american history and culture, 125 bull st. price: Free more info: www.mojafestival. com

Karaoke & Dance

when: 4-8 p.m. oct. 6 where: plan b nightclub & restaurant, 3025 ashley phosphate road

Rene Russell Trio

what: rene, gary and kris play acoustic tunes with 12-string guitar, bass and percussion. when: 7-10:30 p.m. oct. 6 where: morgan creek grill, 80 41st ave. price: Free

Big Band

what: instructor stephen duane teaches an intermediate and beginner swing dance lesson, followed by a dance party. when:7 p.m. intermediate, 8 p.m. beginner, 9 p.m. dance party saturdays. where: dancefx charleston, 635 rutledge ave. #103 price: $10 more info: 557-7690 or www. roaringtwentieshotjazzdanceclub.com

Live Local Music

what: local singers will rotate. when: 6-9 p.m. saturdays where: the grill on the edge, 41 center st.

MAZE feat. Frankie Beverly w/ JOE

what: r&b and a fusion of jazz and soul at this moJa arts Festival event. when: 8 p.m. oct. 6 where: Johnson hagood stadium, congress st. and hagood ave. price: $40-80 more info: (877) 938-8499 or www.mojafestival.com

Ocean Drive Party Band

what: beach, oldies, motown, country, classic rock, r&b. nonvFw members are welcome. when: 8 p.m. aug. 18 where: vFw post 3142, 3555 dorchester road price: $5 more info: 224-6206 or www. oceandrivepartyband.com

The Resolvers

what: this “big band reggae” group from south Florida has 10 members. when: 8 p.m. oct. 6 where: brick house kitchen, 1575 Folly road price: Free

Andrew Bird w/ Here We Go Magic

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what: indie/folk/pop from andrew bird out of chicago and indie rock from here we go magic out of brooklyn, n.y. when: 8 p.m. oct. 6 where: charleston music hall, 37 John st. price: $30 j more info: 853-2252 or www. etix.com or www.charleston musichall.com

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Amherst, Sheldon

what: hard rock and metal rock from local bands. when: 8 p.m. oct. 6 where: the oasis bar &grill, 778 Folly road

Matt Jordan

what: acoustic rock from the lead singer of trickknee. when: oct. 6 where: Folly beach crab shack, 24 center st.

The Whigs w/ Ponderosa

what: the athens, ga., rock band the whigs will be joined by psychedelic/soul/southern rock band ponderosa, also out of georgia. when: 9 p.m. doors oct. 6 where: the pour house, 1977 maybank highway price: $13 advance, $15 day-ofshow more info: 571-4343 or www. charlestonpourhouse.com

The Cool

what: rock. when: 9:30 p.m. oct. 6 where: sand dollar social club, 7 center st. price: Free

Karaoke & Dance

when: 10 p.m.-1 a.m. saturdays where: Finz bar and grill, 440 w. coleman blvd.

Soul Fish

what: Four-piece party rock band. when: oct. 6 where: wild wing cafe, 7618 rivers ave.

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ace’s on bridge

Today’s deal comes from a knockout match in a regional event where all the players not only were competent, but (as usual) had an appropriately high opinion of their own abilities. When one East-West pair came back to score up, their teammates called out “minus 50,” and the firstpairannouncedthattheyhad conceded420.Nothingmorewas said for a few seconds, then East made the mistake of asking how South had gone down. He was told that, against four hearts, West had led the club jack (denying a higher honor). Declarer won, cashed the heart ace and jack, and played a spade to dummy’s king and East’s ace. Can you see what the defense ought to do now?

Good Times Band

what: rock/country out of augusta, ga.

sunday Dori Chitayat

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

‘The Bill Show’

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

Carroll Brown

what: acoustic/country/folk. when: 8 p.m. oct. 7 where: dunleavy’s pub, 2213 middle st.

TrickKnee

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

Plane Jane

what: 7-piece party band covers hip-hop, funk, shag and disco songs and rock and roll favorites from every era. when: sundays where: wild wing cafe, 36 n. market st. more info: 722-9464

Monday Shrimp City Slim

what: lowcountry blues pianist/ singer. when: 7 p.m. mondays where: med bistro, 90 Folly road blvd. price: Free

Open Mic w/ Dave Grunstra

By BOBBY WOLFF

Inoneroom,Eastmadenomistake when he switched to the diamond queen. Just because East knew the contract would be cold if South covered didn’t mean that South knew it. Look at the problem from declarer’s perspective. If East has the Q-J-9, he would be right to duck the queen. Even if he had covered and West had guessed to win and play a low diamond back, declarer would have been likely to go wrong. When the unfortunate South retaliated by asking how the defense had gone in the other room, East (who had shifted to a low diamond at the critical moment) had little excuse but to say that the sun had got in his eyes as he was about to lead.

when: oct. 6 where: wild wing cafe, 36 n. market st.

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

Tuesday Acoustic Open Mic

what: enjoy live music while enjoying a homemade dessert, craft beer or specialty coffee. when: 5:30 p.m. tuesdays where: bakehouse charleston, 160 e. bay st. price: Free more info: 577-2180 or www. bakehousecharleston.com

Open Mic Night

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what: check in with keith miller or greg neff upon arrival to get on the performance schedule. when: 6 p.m. tuesdays where: single smile cafe, 100-a main south main st. price: Free more info: 875-7745 or www. summervilledream.com/single smilecafe

The Reckoning Duo

Noodle & Friends

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

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

The Algar Rhythms

Carroll Brown

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

Matt Jordan

what: acoustic rock from the lead singer of trickknee. when: 8 p.m. oct. 9 where: trayce’s too neighborhood grille and pub, 2578 ashley river road price: Free more info: 556-best

Mac Calhoun

what: local singer-songwriter. when: 9 p.m.-midnight tuesdays where: Folly beach crab shack, 24 center st.

Fire & Ice Karaoke

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

Dyrty Byrds

what: self-described “rocky mountain rock & roll.” when: 9 p.m.-midnight oct. 9 where: Fiery ron’s home team bbQ, 1205 ashley river road price: no cover. more info: 225-7427

Firewater

what: live blues. when: 9 p.m. tuesdays where: the oasis bar &grill, 778 Folly road price: Free

ultraviolet Hippo w/ COPE

what: ultraviolet hippopotamus is a progressive/psychedelic/ jam band from grand rapids, mich. and cope is an alternative/ experimental/jam band from tampa, Fla. when: 9 p.m. doors oct. 9 where: the pour house, 1977 maybank highway price: $7 advance, $8 day-ofshow more info: www.charlestonpourhouse.com

Wednesday Awendaw Green

what: live music from delmark goldfarb, daniel levi goans, moJo mcgee and Jefferson coker. when: 6-10 p.m. oct. 10 where: sewee outpost, 4853 highway 17 n. price: $5 requested donation more info: www.awendawgreen.com

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

Cotton Blue

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


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DOONESBuRY By Garry Trudeau

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B.C. By Mastroianni & Hart

SALLY FORTH By Francesco Marciuliano & Craig Macintosh

PEANuTS By Charles Schulz

JuMP START By Robb Armstrong

BLONDIE By Dean Young

DuSTIN By Steve Kelley & Jeff Parker

CuRTIS By Ray Billingsley

GARFIELD By Jim Davis

word game yesterday’s word: bruised

bide bier bird average mark 20 bred words time limit 35 minutes bride buried can you find 30 buries or more words in burse claret? bused the list will be published tomorrow. busied busier – united Feature syndicate 10/4 rebid

today’s word: claret

rebus ride rise rubies rude rued ruse used user ides side sire

sued suer surd sure debris dire drib dries drub druse dues

the rules -words must be four

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


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

MARMADuKE By Brad & Paul Anderson

BIZARRO By Dan Piraro

Yesterday’s Solution

ZIGGY By Tom Wilson

crossword puzzle

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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): discuss your plans for the future with someone influential or knowledgeable regarding future trends. personal change must be made for the right reason.

leo (July 23-aug. 22): choose your words carefully. it’s better to be silent than to have regrets. you will fall behind if you are too busy debating senseless topics.

sagittarius (nov. 22dec. 21): offer assistance and you will impress someone you want to work alongside. an interest in someone may run deeper than you are admitting.

taurus (april 20may 20): a partnership may make your job difficult if you cannot agree. don’t argue when it may be time to go your separate ways.

virgo (aug. 23-sept. 22): love is in the stars, but being honest about the way you feel and what you want will be necessary if you want to reach your personal goals.

capricorn (dec. 22-Jan. 19): don’t push your will on others. you are likely to meet with aggressive reactions. don’t let love cost you emotionally or financially.

gemini (may 21-June 20): don’t show your vulnerability. uncertainty will be a mark against you when it comes to your position or personal status.

libra (sept. 23-oct. 22): make alterations at home that will allow you greater freedom to expand an interest. investigate an idea you have.

aQuarius (Jan. 20-feb. 18): making changes at home that add to your comfort and happiness will also enhance a relationship that is important to you.

cancer (June 21-July 22): don’t overexaggerate. you will be appreciated for your good qualities if you present exactly who you are and what you believe in.

scorpio (oct. 23-nov. 21): reassess your personal and professional positions, and decide what you can do to add to a service you already offer.

pisces (feb. 19-march 20): Find a place to show your attributes. getting involved in social activities that put you in the limelight will help raise your profile.


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his week kicks off the start of Breast cancer awareness month (october), so if you see people wearing pink ribbons or the pink lids on yogurt containers, you’ll know why. in honor of what this month aims to do, we turn our attention to all things pink. current head2head champ meg Lawrence is going up against Jane gordon, who’s been traveling for the past three months.

Questions

1. what band was roger waters and syd barrett in? 2. Jon cryer played duckie in this ’80s film directed by John hughes. 3. what causes flamingos to be pink? 4. what is the French detective’s name in “the pink panther?” 5. name the 1968 debut album by the band. 6. a pink cadillac is a trademark of what cosmetic company? 7. what fashion designer popularized the color known as “shocking pink”? 8. when a person is laid off or fired, it’s known as getting what? 9. the title character in what disney movie accidentally became drunk and sees a parade of pink elephants? 10. the pink ladies is the name of a gang in what movie?

conclusion this week’s head2head trivia contest ended in a tie between our two opponents. it doesn’t happen very often, but next week meg and Jane will be back to compete against each other in round two.

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Do you know what causes flamingos to get their pink coloring?

meg’s answers

1. pink Floyd 2. oh, i love that movie. “pretty in pink.” 3. i’m not sure, but maybe it has to do with the kinds of food they eat. 4. it’s detective clouseau. 5. i know it’s something about “big pink.” 6. mary kay has the pink cadillacs. 7. i’m stumped on this one. 8. getting a pink slip, not something you want. 9. a disney character gets drunk? i’m shocked. 10. “grease.” another great movie.

Jane’s answers

1. pink Floyd 2. guessing a John hughes film like “sixteen candles.” 3. the color of their food. 4. clouseau 5. “music From big pink” 6. avon 7. christian dior 8. pink slip 9. dumbo 10. “grease”

correct answers 1. pink Floyd 2. “pretty in pink” 3. their diet 4. Jacques clouseau

5. “music From big pink” 6. mary kay 7. elsa schiaparelli

8. pink slip 9. dumbo 10. “grease”

ear aBBy: i had been single a long time when i married a wonderful man, “edgar,” who had custody of his two children. after we had dated awhile, he told me about his vasectomy. he said he and his wife had agreed not to have any more children. as our relationship progressed, edgar told me he would have the vasectomy reversed if i wanted children, which i said i definitely did. after two years of marriage, i finally brought up the subject. edgar then informed me he didn’t want to reverse the operation. he said he couldn’t handle another child. i am crushed. i thought edgar loved me enough to give me children out of our love. i love his children and wouldn’t favor our children over his. i would never consider leaving edgar over this, but i don’t know if i can ever forgive him for deceiving me and leading me on. my husband has denied me the children he knew i so desperately wanted. i urge couples to be honest with each other before they marry. — chiLdLeSS and heartBroKen DEAR HEARTBROKEN: Many churches and some states encourage couples who are considering marriage to go through prenuptial counseling to ensure

dear abby

compatibility. I’m all for it. If both parties are honest with each other, it could prevent a world of heartache down the line. You have my condolences for the children you and Edgar will never have together. While you would never leave him, his dishonesty is grounds for an annulment of the marriage. dear aBBy: my friend, “claire” has two daughters, 8 and 10. her younger daughter is the same age as mine and they are close. we spend a lot of time with them. after the last sleepover, my daughter said the sisters argue all the time and it’s not fun having them over anymore. She would like to invite only the younger daughter but we are afraid of hurting the older daughter’s feelings by not including her. i’m afraid it might hurt the mother’s feelings, too. any ideas? — SLeepoVer nightmare DEAR S.N.: Talk to Claire and explain what happened and your daughter’s reaction. The older girl should be interacting/socializing with friends of her own.


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