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Arts & Entertainment

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By Staff Brunswick Beacon

Ongoing

Oak Island Art Guild exhibit, Oak Island Recreation Center, 3001 Oak Island Drive, 6:30 a.m. - 9 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Saturday. Exhibit renewed every 60 days. For more information call exhibit coordinator Miriam Pinkerton at 278-5562.

Ongoing through Aug. 3

Robert Delford Brown, “Meat, Maps and Militant Metaphysics,” Cameron Art Museum, Wilmington. This is the artist’s first solo museum exhibition. For more information, call 395-5999 or visit www.cameronartmuseum.com.

Ongoing through June 15

Art of Phyllis Arnold, Silver Coast Winery, Ocean Isle Beach. Arnold is a Sunset Beach resident. Her work has been displayed in England, Italy, Brazil and throughout the U.S.

Through June 15

Sculpture exhibitions, Brookgreen Gardens, Murrells Inlet, S.C. For more information, call (843) 235-6000 or visit www.brookgreen.org.

Every Wednesday

Free paint-ins, Waterway Art Association, Calabash Firehouse. Two Wednesdays each month will have live models. For more information, call Marilyn at 575-7981 or visit www.waterway.org.

Ongoing in May

"Art and Social Conscience: Holocaust," Cameron Art Museum, Wilmington. For more information, call 395-5999 or visit www.cameronartmuseum.com.

Through June 19

Members Show with featured painters Ann Thompson and Susan Sokolowski and featured potter Eileen Gordon. Franklin Square Gallery, Southport. For more information, call 457-5450.

May 22-26

Waterway Art Association’s 17th annual art exhibit and sale, Sunset River Studio, 271 Calabash Road, Calabash. For more information call 579-7208 or visit www.waterway art.org.

Every Monday

6:30 p.m., Bridge, Mahjong, Scrabble, Shallotte Senior Center, Main Street. For details, call 842-5297.

Every Monday

12:30-4 p.m., Mahjong, sponsored by the Golden Girls Society, for women 50 and older. For locations and other details, call 575-3642.

Every Tuesday

6:30 p.m., Elks charity bingo, Calabash Elks Lodge, 937 Carter Drive, Calabash. Doors and kitchen open at 5:15 p.m. Separate smoking and non-smoking rooms. For more information, call 579-4600.

Every Tuesday

6:30 p.m., cards, Mahjong, various locations; sponsored by the Golden Girls Society, for women 50 and older. For locations and other details, call 575-3642.

Every Tuesday

7 p.m., seniors’ bridge game, Shallotte Senior Center, Main Street. Members and new arrivals welcome. Reservations: Ruth Shupe, 575-4962 or Nancy Gibbs, 754-2216.

Every Friday

12:30 p.m., Bingo, Boiling Spring Lakes Community Center. For more information, call 845-3693 or e-mail bslcc@atmc.net

Every Friday

10 a.m., Duplicate Bridge, Sunset Beach. Call 754-9169 for details.

Every Friday

7 p.m. Bingo, Shallotte Moose Lodge, 253 Holden Beach Road (half-mile east of Wal-Mart.)ee^Doors open at 5:30 p.m. For details, call 754-4921.

Ongoing

10 a.m., Mahjong, Boiling Spring Lakes Community Center. For more information, call 845-3693 or e-mail bslcc@atmc.net.

Every Monday

7-9 p.m., Southporters Square Dance Club, Virginia Williamson Elementary School. For details, call Tanya or Ric Aguilar at 383-0721 or visit www.southporters.org.

Every Wednesday

7 p.m., beginner line dancing, Boiling Spring Lakes Community Center. $3 per person. For more information, call 845-3693 or e-mail bslcc@atmc.net

Every Friday

7-10 p.m., Shallotte Wheel and Dealers, western square dance club, Shallotte Middle School cafeteria. Call Tom and Susan Morgan at 842-9106 or Ilene Simmons at 754-4764.

Every Third Saturday

6:30-11 p.m., Coastal Shag Club meeting, Moose Lodge on N.C. 130, Shallotte. $8 for members; $5 for non-members. For more information, call 754-4024.

May 23

6:30 p.m., Society of Brunswick Shaggers, line dance instruction begins. Dance begins at 7 p.m., Moose Lodge on Long Beach Road, Oak Island. DJ Jerry Burrage. $2 for SOBS members and $5 for guests.

Ongoing

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre, House of Blues, North Myrtle Beach, S.C., every Friday and Saturday. For more information visit www.hob.com or call (843) 272-3000.

Ongoing

8 p.m., Monday through Saturday, Le Grande Cirque, The Palace Theatre, Myrtle Beach, S.C. Also 10 a.m. Wednesdays and 2 p.m. Thursdays. For more information, call (843) 448-9224 or visit www.palacetheatremyrtlebeach.com.

Ongoing

6 p.m., Monday through Saturday, “The Magical Spirit of Ireland,” The Palace Theatre, Myrtle Beach, S.C. For more information, call (843) 448-9224 or visit www.palacetheatremyrtlebeach.com.

May 17, 18

“Seussical” auditions, Brunswick Little Theatre, ages 15 and younger should arrive by 1 p.m., ages 16 and older should arrive by 2 p.m. For more information, call 269-1518 or visit www.brunswicklittletheatre.com.

Every Thursday

6:30-8 p.m., Boiling Spring Lakes Community Center. Family karaoke night. Children younger than 14 require supervision. For more information, call 845-3693 or e-mail bslcc@atmc.net

May 16

9 a.m.-5 p.m., animal welfare seminar and adoptions, New Hanover County Government Center, 1459 Sand Hill Road, Wilmington. $20, includes lunch. For more information, e-mail adoptionoptions@petfinder.com or visit http://www.petfinder.com/adoptionoptions/.

May 16-18

Noon-11 p.m., May 16, 17 and noon-8 p.m., May 18, 16th annual Greek festival, St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 608 S. College Road, Wilmington. Free parking at K-Mart with shuttle service. For more information, call 392-4444 or visit www.stnicholasgreekfest.com.

May 17

12:30 p.m., lunch and lecture by Pastor Elaine Brown, Whiteville Aglow, Vineland Steakhouse and Buffet Restaurant, N.C. 701 Bypass, Whiteville. For more information, call 640-1233 or 914-0390.

May 26

11 a.m., Memorial Day service, Old Baldy Lighthouse, Bald Head Island, free. Lighthouse opens at noon. $3 per person. For more information visit www.oldbaldy.org or call 457-5003.

June 14

Noon-5 p.m., 24th annual Lobster Festival, Church of the Servant, 4925 Oriole Drive, Willmington. Live lobsters, $18; cooked, $20. Packs and sides available. Advanced orders required by June 5. For more information, call 762-7499.

Every Friday, Saturday

10 a.m.-4 p.m., Museum of Coastal Carolina. Preschoolers morning out, 10:30 a.m. Seven themed galleries about the coastal region. Live animals include touch tank, live snakes and birds. Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for senior adults ages 60 and older, $6 for students K-12 and with college IDs, and $5 for preschool ages 3-5. Groups should call for reservations and instructions. For details, call 579-1016 or visit www.museumofcc.org.

Ongoing temporary exhibit

Cape Fear seashells, Cape Fear Museum of History and Science. Explore seashells found along the shores of the Cape Fear coast. Exhibit is free with museum admission. Admission is $6 for adults; $5 for students with valid ID and senior citizens; $5 special military rate with valid military ID; $3 for children 3-17; and free for children younger than 3. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. For more information, call 798-4350 or visit www.capefearmuseum.com.

Ongoing

Battleship North Carolina, open every day from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (Labor Day to Memorial Day weekend) and 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day). At the junction of NC 17/74/76/421 on the Cape Fear River across from historic downtown Wilmington. Ticket sales for the ship stop one hour before closing. For information, go to www.battleshipnc.com.or call 251-5797.

Ongoing

10:30 a.m., Friday mornings, preschooler crafts and a guided “I Spy” in the Museum of Coastal Carolina galleries. Free with museum admission or membership. Check www.museumofcc.org or call 579-1016 for further information.

Ongoing

Noon, Saturdays, help docents and staff feed the live sea stars, hermit crabs, fish, anemones, and urchins in the touch tank at the Museum of Coastal Carolina. Free with museum admission or membership. Self-guided activities include information and crafts about bottlenose dolphins. Check www.museumofcc.org or call 579-1016 for further information.

Ongoing

Ingram Planetarium, Sky Theater shows from 12:30-4 p.m. on Friday and Saturday afternoons from through May 24. At 1 p.m., $5 matinee of “A Visit to the Moon.” At 2 p.m., “Search for Life in the Universe,” a narrated, multimedia presentation about UFO’s and the search for life on other planets. At 3 p.m., “The Sky Above Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood.” At 4 p.m., “ The Sky Tonight at Sunset,” When weather permits, outdoor Solar telescope viewing is before the 4 p.m. dome show. Telescope viewing is free for 4 p.m. ticket holders and members. Admission per show is $8 adult, $6 senior adult age 60 and older, $6 students K-12 & college ID, and $4 for children ages 3-5. Groups should call for reservations and instructions. Call 575-0033 or visit www.ingramplanetarium.org for more information.

Ongoing through August

“The Fort Fisher Hermit: The Life and Death of Robert E. Harrill,” various days and times to watch the documentary at the Aquarium at Fort Fisher. Excursion and museum tour included for $18; $10 without museum admission. For more information, call 758-7468. Pre-registration required.

Ongoing

Various days and times, activities at the Aquarium at Fort Fisher, including “Children’s Discovery Time,” “Behind the Scenes Tour,” “Breakfast with the Fishes,” “Surf Fishing Workshop,” Daddy and Me,” “Salt Marsh Crabbing,” “Fort Fisher Hermit’s School of Common Sense,” “Dinner with the Fishes,” “Sand Painting,” “Mommy and Me,” “Aquarist Apprentice,” “Gyotaku,” “Nature Silhouettes,” “Stamp Painting and Tote Bags” and more. For more information, call 458-7468 or visit www.ncaquariums.com.

Ongoing

“Ocean: Explore, Discover,” Cape Fear Museum of History and Science. Exhibit is free with museum admission. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. Admission is $6 for adults; $5 for students with valid ID and senior citizens; $5 special military rate with valid military ID; $3 for children 3-17; and free for children younger than 3. For more information, call 798-4350 or visit www.capefearmuseum.com.

Ongoing

Various days and times, activities at Cape Fear Museum of History and Science including, “ Crops and Critters,” “Ocean Perspectives,” “Community Conversation: Colonial Experiences, Everyday Goods and the American Revolution,” Cape Fear Skies” and “Telescope Clinic.” Admission is $6 for adults; $5 for students with valid ID and senior citizens; $5 special military rate with valid military ID; $3 for children 3-17; and free for children younger than 3. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. For more information, call 798-4350 or visit www.capefearmuseum.com.

May 16

8:30 p.m., Battleship North Carolina’s Fantail Film Festival, “Notorious,” Wilmington. $1 per person. For more information, call 251-5795 or visit www.battleshipnc.com.

May 20

7 p.m., Andy Wood, “Fly Traps, Tree Frogs and Carolina Bays: The Many Wonders of Southeastern North Carolina,” sponsored by Security Savings Bank. North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport. Contact the museum for details and locations at 457-0003.

May 23

8:30 p.m., Battleship North Carolina’s Fantail Film Festival, “African Queen,” Wilmington. $1 per person. For more information, call 251-5795 or visit www.battleshipnc.com.

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