Unbroken: Liv Antonecchia and Laura Dargan
Two artists who work in different mediums have come together for a dual exhibition opening this Saturday. Dargan’s dynamic, multi-layered paintings explore the continuous shape of the sphere; meanwhile, Antonecchia took to the potter’s wheel for her portion of Unbroken. Artist reception is open to the general public, and guests are asked to wear a mask if they are unvaccinated or high-risk.
Aug. 7. 1-4 p.m. Free to attend. Miller Gallery. 149 ½ E. Bay St. Downtown. millergallerychs.com
Summer Sweat Series with Mex 1
Mex 1 Coastal Cantina and the Barre Code have been offering a barre pop-up sweat series this summer with classes combining barre work and isometric movements with exciting high-energy playlists. Next Wednesday is the last class of the series, so you still have time to jump in with this 50-minute restorative class and 20-minute extended stretch and meditation. Attendees that have made it to all three sessions will have achance to win a five-class pack from the Barre Code. Grab a ticket early as space is limited to maintain safety for attendants during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aug. 11. 5:30-6:40 p.m. $15/ticket. Station 22. Sullivan’s Island. citypapertickets.com
Acoustic Nights on the Green
Join Freshfields Village every Thursday in August for a variety of local acoustic groups including Soul Fish and the Travis Allison Band. Guests are encouraged to bring beach chairs and blankets to help them get comfortable while they relax to some local sounds. This Thursday’s band is The Lost Remotes, an acoustic cover duo playing the best songs they can think of.
Aug. 5. 6-9 p.m. Free to attend. Freshfields Village. 165 Village Green Lane. Kiawah Island. freshfieldsvillage.com
Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week
Enjoy a number of Gullah/Geechee historical appreciation events, including a histo-musical presentation by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee nation and a book signing by Greg Estevez, author of the book, Edisto Island: The African-American Journey. The evening kicks off with a libation ceremony and ribbon cutting of a new walking trail followed by Queen Quet’s presentation. Register online.
Aug. 5. 6-8 p.m. Free to attend. Hutchinson House. 7666 Point of Pines Road. Edisto Island. edisto.org
UnWined with Watercolor
Take a day off work and let some of that stress off your shoulders with a little wine and a lot of watercolor. Watercolor artist Mia Loia will lead this workshop with watercolor tutorials allowing for creative expression for complete beginners and seasoned watercolor artists alike. Be sure to register in advance. One glass of wine provided free. BYOB after.
Aug. 10 6-8 a.m. $25/members; $30/nonmembers. Redux Contemporary Art Center. 1056 King St. Downtown. reduxstudios.org