Charleston Jewish Film Fest presents: Asia
In this intimate mother-daughter drama, a young woman named Vika (Shira Haas) must come to terms with her failing health and short life. The Golden Globe nominee is joined by Alena Yiv, as Vika’s mother, the titular Asia. Join the Charleston Jewish Federation in the movie presentation and a conversation afterward about the film’s impact.
Aug. 19. 7-8:30 p.m. $14/person. Terrace Theater. 1956 Maybank Hwy. James Island. jewishcharleston.org
Sunday Figure Drawing
If you’ve ever wanted to dive into the deep end of figure drawing, but were in need of a professional and academic environment to work alongside other like-minded artists, Redux has you covered. Artists aged 16 and up will work from a live nude model in a variety of media and poses ranging from 30 seconds to 30 minutes, facilitated by an instructor. All participants must register in advance and agree to the figure drawing class etiquette contract.
Aug. 22. 5-7 p.m. $15/members; $20/nonmembers. Redux Contemporary Art Center. 1056 King St. Downtown. reduxstudios.org
Charleston Blockade Rugby 101
Join the Charleston Blockade Rugby Football Club, Charleston’s gay and inclusive rugby club, for an event in partnership with Park Circle Pride. Potential new players can see what rugby is all about. No experience is needed, and the team will give potential recruits the opportunity to see them in action. An event party will be held right after.
Aug. 21. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Free to attend. Danny Jones Recreation Center. North Charleston. charlestonblockaderugby.org
North Charleston Farmers Market
The 2021 North Charleston Farmers Market offers fresh, locally grown produce, as well as arts-and-craft vendors, specialty foods and live music. The market features a different food truck each week, so drop by and grab yourself something unique to take home, or stay and enjoy the live music in the shade or by the water.
Aug. 19. 5-7 p.m. Free to attend. Felix Davis Community Circle. 4800 Park Circle. North Charleston. northcharleston.org
Comedy night with Costaki Economopoulus
A big name in comedy is coming to Park Circle. Costaki Economopoulus, a regular on the Bob and Tom Show, is doing three shows over two nights, so don’t miss out. Over the years, Economopoulus has performed in all 50 states, covering clubs, theaters, colleges and some of the worst bars in America.
Aug. 20, 7-9 p.m.; Aug. 21, 7-9 p.m., 9-11 p.m. $15/person. Southern Roots Smokehouse. 1083 E. Montague Ave. Park Circle. southernrootssmokehouse.com