heck out the bison and other wildlife at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal Wildlife Refuge. Situated between downtown and DIA, this former chemicals weapons manufacturing center has made a stunning recovery and is now one of the country’s largest urban wildlife refuges.
Lowcountry Artists Gallery presents a new exhibition of photographs by Nicole Robinson for the month of June in a show entitled “Wave Therapy.” An opening reception will be held at Lowcountry Artists Gallery, 148 East Bay Street, on Friday, June 2, 2023 from 5-8 PM. Admission is free and all are welcome. Light refreshments will be served and the artist will be in attendance.
The exhibit showcases Nicole's latest collection of photographs that bring relaxation and happiness by the shore and beyond. Don’t miss the chance to immerse yourself in the beauty of nature captured through her unique perspective behind the lens. Join us to explore the sea and appreciate the wonders of our planet.
CMH Celebrates Tina Turner Tina Film Screening FREE Runtime: 1 hour 58 min | Rated: R The Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Tina Turner’s illustrious and decades-spanning career can quite simply be defined as legendary. Please join us as we celebrate her life with a *free* screening of Tina. CMH Celebrates is a way for our Charleston community to come together and memorialize the work and lives of some of the most iconic performers, who have entertained us for years. Each event will be completely free. Concessions will be available for purchase, so grab a friend and come take a walk down memory lane with us.
First Friday for June features live music from Brushfire Stankgrass and BBQ from Big Boned BBQ! BBQ fires up around 5 with tunes kicking off at 6! Brushfire Stankgrass is an Asheville-based bluegrass fusion group featuring brothers Ben & Will Saylor (banjo/guitar/vocals), Micah Thomas (drums) and Daniel Iannucci (bass.) The band, now in their tenth year with its current lineup, has released four studio albums to date, and has two more albums currently underway, tracked at Asheville’s famed Echo Mountain Studios. Exciting live shows and cutting edge studio material is at the forefront of their musical product. “The Rich Cache” was released in 2021 and is just that, a collection of buried tunes that the band has performed on stages great and small for over a decade, and finally, lovingly, self produced into a full length album. Featuring fan favorites like “Appalachian Snow “ and “The Party Suite” the album evokes a true sense of the group’s history and evolution, and is a celebration of some of their most unique and lasting creations. From traditional acoustic mastery to deep space synth vibes, their entire range is on full display. Tracked at Echo Mountain Studios in 2018, “City of a Thousand Hills” is the culmination of countless hours of practice and collaboration, consternation and celebration. It is a rueful love letter to their mountain home, as well as a fervent call to action, continuing the band’s urgent message of preservation and conservancy in “Pretty Ass Blue Ridge Mountain Shit” that began with 2013’s Microclimates. With contributions from much loved local talents and the engineering mastery of the good folks at Echo Mountain, the album represents the groups greatest achievement to date, both creatively and technologically.
Every Week-Daily Specials at The Watch Rooftop Kitchen and Spirits - Monday | Burger & Beer Night | 4pm to Close Sip on any bottled domestic beer with our Watch Burger for only $17. Tuesday | Tikis & Taco Night | 4pm to Close Luʻau on the rooftop with fresh zesty tacos and tiki drink specials every Tuesday.
Summertime Jazz Series feat. Zandrina: The Summertime Jazz Series at New Realm Brewing Co. on Daniel Island features a 3-course dinner and the best jazz Charleston has to offer. Enjoy an incredible performance, locally crafted, award-winning beer from Brewmasters Mitch Steele and Geoff Belcher, and a locally sourced menu from Chef Andy McLeod. Zandrina Dunning is an accomplished vocalist and producer who performs a range of music, from soul to jazz. She can be seen performing with the Charleston Jazz Orchestra or her own band and has performed at the legendary Ryman Auditorium in Nashville TN, the Lincoln Theater in NYC, and other venues throughout the US and internationally with concerts that include tribute shows to Janet Jackson, Aretha Franklin, Tina Turner, and more. Dunning was honored as Jazz Artist of the Year by the Charleston City Paper in 2020. “Zandrina Dunning effortlessly offers her soulful touch and captivates audiences with her high- energy, infectious personality and stage presence.” - SC Music Guide
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