Josh Wolf at Charleston Music Hall
Comedian, actor, and writer Josh Wolf has become one of the most sought-after personalities in comedy today. From adding his quick-witted commentary on comedy round tables to becoming a New York Times Bestselling Author, writing on hit television shows, and headlining stand-up comedy tours across the nation, Wolf has proved time and time again he is one of the most dynamic and multi-faceted comedians in the entertainment business. Wolf is currently a regular round table guest and writer on the hit E! series “Chelsea Lately,” and recently appeared as a performer on the new E! series “After Lately.”
The Patti O’Furniture Drag Spectacular: St. Patti’s Day in Hollywood
Charleston Music Hall presents The Patti O'Furniture Drag Spectacular: St. Patti's Day in Hollywood, featuring celebrity illusions by Versage, Jamie Monroe, Kristin Collins, Emory Starr, and Symone N. O'Bishop. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m.
- Reduced capacity and implemented social distancing
- Face masks are required at all times
- Seating is pre-assigned and sold in groups of two and four
Edison & Tesla: The War of the Currents
In the late 19th century, inventors Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla and George Westinghouse battled over which electricity system – direct current (DC) or alternating current – would power the world’s entry into the 20th century. The stakes were monumental. The battle epic. The “dirty tricks” down right dirty. And Eric Vedeler will take the “mystery” out of electricity. Retired from NASA after a 26-year career at Langley Research Center as the head of the electromagnetics and sensors branch, Erik demonstrates a dramatic flair for unveiling the fun and mystery of electromagnetics. This virtual event is free and will feature audience Q&A. Register for the event at: https://tinyurl.com/y28dx3xu
Uptown Girl: A Musical Comedy
"Uptown Girl" is "Pretty in Pink" meets "Working Girl" in this charming musical-comedy from 34 West Theater. A Jersey girl must choose between her hometown sweetheart and a rich but sensitive executive. 80’s tunes abound in this epic rom-com featuring Becca Anderson with co-founders of 34 West Jeff Querin and Stephen Wayne.
Mystery Dinner Theatre
Happy Valley Church of the Redeemed has always been happy … well … until now. Dissention has penetrated the sacred walls and “love thy neighbor” has gone out the door! Who knows what might happen in this audience-interactive conundrum? Two performances on Valentine's Day, February 14, at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Dinner includes chicken cordon bleu with parmesan cream sauce, long-grain wild rice, cut green beans with pearl onions, flat bread brushed with olive oil and black sesame seeds, dessert, and sweet iced tea or water.
Black Hawk’s View of American History
Imagine sitting around a campfire with Black Hawk, war chief and leader of the Sauk tribe, listening to the stories of creation and legends of his grandfathers. The audience is drawn down the path through time to encounter Black Hawk's Band on the eve of battle. Storyteller, historian, and Cherokee descendant Brian "Fox" Ellis weaves true history with folklore to create a tapestry of symbolic language, drawing the audience into Black Hawk's world with traditional chants and drumming sounds to celebrate the First Nations of this land and to begin to see the world through Native eyes. Greenville Chautauqua and Spartanburg County Libraries present this free virtual show March 16 at 7:00pm. To register go to HistoryComesAlive.org or https://tinyurl.com/y5xqsxja.
Chautauqua: Gertie Legendre, SC Heiress, Explorer, Spy
Talk about your steel magnolias! Gertrude Sanford Legendre might be the most amazing South Carolina woman you’ve never heard of. An heiress, a flapper, a hunter, and a leader of scientific expeditions, Gertie was also the first American woman in uniform taken prisoner by the Nazis during World War II. Gertie’s experience as a WWII POW is profiled by Kathryn Smith, her biographer and author of “Gertie: The Fabulous Life of Gertrude Sanford Legendre, Heiress, Explorer, Socialite, Spy." A free virtual event presented via Zoom by Greenville Chautauqua and Spartanburg County Libraries. Registration required at https://tinyurl.com/y4vh89c7
Chautauqua: Banastre Tarleton, Butcher of Battle of Cowpens
On the anniversary of the Battle of Cowpens, the dastardly Banastre Tarleton, better known as Bloody Ban or The Butcher, returns to the scene of his crimes. History comes alive when Greenville Chautauqua and Spartanburg County Libraries present a free virtual show performed by Mark Schneider from Colonial Williamsburg. You can boo, hiss, and ask questions; Bloody Ban Tarleton will have to answer for his despicable deeds. Experience the Battle of Cowpens as told by the dashing British commander whose arrogance and ability defined the battle but could not defeat the Continental Army. Enrollment is limited. Registration required at https://tinyurl.com/y5c2legz
Greenville Chautauqua: Who Was Typhoid Mary?
Greenville Chautauqua and Spartanburg County Libraries present "Who Was Typhoid Mary?" online December 15th. Chautauqua Star Leslie Goddard (most recently seen in Chautauqua as Jackie Kennedy) returns to the Zoom arena with an illustrated Talk about the famous asymptomatic carrier of typhoid, twice forcibly quarantined by authorities for a total of nearly three decades, eventually dying in quarantine. This event is a free virtual performance. Audience Q/A will be featured. Registration required.
Call for Applications: SC Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities
The SC Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities is now accepting applications for summer programs and the tuition-free, residential high school. All South Carolina residents in grades 6-11 are eligible to apply online at SCGSAH.org for the 2021-2022 school year. Located in downtown Greenville, the Governor’s School offers pre-professional training in creative writing, dance, drama, music, and visual arts. Students attend from all over the state to learn from established, practicing artists in an environment that provides the resources needed to hone their artistic abilities including specialized arts studios, state-of-the-art performance halls, dedicated rehearsal spaces and a world-class library. Application deadlines vary by program. Apply by Nov. 30 to receive an application fee waiver.