Coastal Scene

12/27/2012

Coastal Scene, Dec. 27

EVENTS

Jan. 3 through Jan. 5

* The 37th Annual New Year's Bluegrass Festival will be at the Jekyll Island Convention Center, 75 North Beachview Drive, Jekyll Island. An adult three-day reserved ticket is $95, three-day general admission is $85, a daily reserved ticket is $40 and general admission is $35. A child three-day reserved ticket is $50, three-day general admission is $45, a daily reserved ticket is $25 and general admission is $20.

Jan. 4

* Golden Isles Arts and Humanities Association will have an opening reception from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Ritz Theatre, 1530 Newcastle St., Brunswick, for its exhibit entitled "International Vista: Left Bank at the Ritz." It will hang throughout the month of January. Details: 262-6934.

* Hattie's Books, 1531 Newcastle St., Brunswick, will have a book signing of the novel "CHOICES" by local John House during First Friday in downtown Brunswick, from 5 to 8 p.m.

Jan. 9

* The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island's film series will present "The Way" at 7 p.m. at the St. Simons Island Casino Theater, 530 Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island. A $3 donations is requested.

Jan. 10

* Golden Isles Arts and Humanities Association will show "Amarcord" in its Cinema Gourmet series at 6:30 p.m. at the Ritz Theatre, 1530 Newcastle St., Brunswick. It will include food from by Indigo Coastal Shanty, a film talk by Rob Nixon and a screening of the 1973 Fellini film. Tickets are $15 and must be purchased by 9 p.m Jan. 8. Details: 262-6934 or goldenislesarts.org.

Jan. 11

* The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island's "Coffee with the Author" series will present Michelle Gillespie, a Wake Forest University professor, at 10:30 a.m. in Room 108 of St. Simons Island Casino, 530 Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island. Gillespie will discuss the books "North Carolina Women: Their Lives and Times" and "Katharine and R.J. Reynolds: Partners of Fortune and the Making of the New South." It is free for members and $10 for guests. Reservations are recommended. Details: 289-7357 or litguildssi@gmail.com.

PERFORMANCES

Jan. 4 to 20

* The Island Players will present "Play On," a comedy by about a theater group struggling to put on a play. It will be at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays the Casino Theater, 530 Beachview Dr., St. Simons Island. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for college students and $5 for ages 18 and under. Details: 638-0338.

Jan. 15

* The Brunswick Community Concert Organization will present a violin and piano concert by Ann Fontanella at 7:30 p.m. at Glynn Academy Auditorium,1000 Mansfield St., Brunswick. Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for students. Details: 638-4111.

Jan. 27

* Golden Isles Arts and Humanities Association will present "Madame Butterfly" by the Peach State Opera at 3 p.m. at the Ritz Theatre, 1530 Newcastle St., Brunswick. Ticket prices of $5 to $25 vary depending on age, GIAHA member status and purchase date. Details: 262-6934.

Feb. 8 to 16

* CAPE Theater will present "Moonlight and Magnolias," a comedy about the making of "Gone with the Wind," at 6:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 1:30 p.m. Sundays at Old City Hall, 1229 Newcastle St., Brunswick. The $35 ticket price includes dinner and dessert. Reservations are required by contacting CAPE Theater at capetheater@gmail.com.

Feb. 12

* The Island Concert Association will present a piano concert by Yoonie Han at 7:30 p.m. at St. Simons Presbyterian Church, 205 Kings Way, St. Simons Island. Details: 638-2220.

Feb. 21

* College of Coastal Georgia will present jazz musician Russell Malone at 6:30 p.m. at the Southeast Georgia Conference Center on campus. Details: 279-4535.

SOCIAL DANCE

Thursdays

* The Golden Isles Shag Club meets for free lessons at 7 p.m. Thursdays at Ziggy Mahoney's, in Retreat Plaza, St. Simons Island. Shag dancing with DJ Wayne Bennett will follow the lessons.

* Golden Isles Ballroom and Social Dancers has beginners ballroom and Latin dance classes from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursdays at First United Methodist Church, 624 Ocean Blvd, St. Simons Island. Intermediate ballroom and Latin dance lessons are from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursdays at the church. Intermediate dance classes will be at 6:30 p.m.

Fridays

* Golden Isles Ballroom and Social Dancers has intermediate dance classes at 6:30 p.m. Fridays with advanced classes at 7:30 p.m. Fridays at the YWCA, 144 Scranton Road, Brunswick.

MUSIC

Thursday

Tony Adams, 8 p.m., Bennie's Red Barn, St. Simons Island.

Will and Jessica, 8 p.m., Village Inn and Pub, St. Simons Island.

Sundown, 9 p.m., Wee Pub, St. Marys.

Friday

Tony Adams, 6 p.m., Emerald Princess II, Gisco Point.

Michael Hulett, 6 p.m., Ocean Lodge, St. Simons Island.

Live music, 6:30 p.m., Captain Stan's, Woodbine.

Kellie Parr, 7:30 p.m., Fireside Cafe and Grill, St. Simons Island.

Defunk, 8 p.m., Gnat's Landing, St. Simons Island.

Three of Us, 8:30 p.m., Ziggy Mahoney's, St. Simons Island.

Brent Browning, 8:30 p.m., Village Inn and Pub, St. Simons Island.

The O'Reallys Family Band, 9 p.m., Loco's Grill and Pub, St. Simons Island.

The Traveling Riverside Band, 9 p.m., Tipsy McSway's, Brunswick.

DATM, 9:30 p.m., Mulligan's, Brunswick.

Keenan Carter and DJ Jess, 10 p.m., Ziggy Mahoney's, St. Simons Island.

Saturday

Leo Dean, 6 p.m., Emerald Princess II, Gisco Point.

Kellie Parr, 6 p.m., Ocean Lodge, St. Simons Island.

Live music, 6:30 p.m., Captain Stan's, Woodbine.

Soul Gravy, 7 p.m., Zachry's, Brunswick.

Keenan Carter, 8 p.m., Ziggy Mahoney's, St. Simons Island.

Brent Browning, 8:30 p.m., Village Inn and Pub, St. Simons Island.

Charlie Dennison, 9 p.m., Tipsy McSway's, Brunswick.

DATM, 9:30 p.m., Mulligan's, Brunswick.

Backbeat Boulevard, 10 p.m., Murphy's Tavern, St. Simons Island.

Solid Gold Thunder, 10:30 p.m., Gnat's Landing, St. Simons Island.

DJ Jess, 11 p.m., Ziggy Mahoney's, St. Simons Island.

Sunday

Tony Adams, 1 p.m., Emerald Princess II, Gisco Point.

Defunk, 8 p.m., Loco's Grill and Pub, St. Simons Island.

Monday

Ziggy and Friends and Travis Brown, 6 p.m., Ziggy Mahoney's, St. Simons Island.

Tony Adams, 6 p.m., Emerald Princess II, Gisco Point.

Anthony Stubelek hosts Open Mic Night, 8:30 p.m., Palm Coast, St. Simons Island.

Three of Us, 9 p.m., Village Inn and Pub, St. Simons Island.

Corn Eyed Trout, 9 p.m., Loco's Grill and Pub, St. Simons Island.

Ocean Lodge hosts New Year's Eve celebration, 9 p.m., Ocean Lodge, St. Simons Island.

Backbeat Boulevard, 9 p.m., Latitude 31, Jekyll Island.

DATM, 9:30 p.m., Mulligan's, Brunswick.

Mason Waters and the Groove Allstars, 10 p.m., Tipsy McSway's, Brunswick.

Tuesday

Live music and Bike Night, 7 p.m., Captain Stan's, Woodbine.

Pate Hall hosts trivia, 9 p.m., Loco's Grill and Pub, St. Simons Island.

Trivia, 9 p.m., Gnat's Landing, St. Simons Island.

Sundown, 9 p.m., Wee Pub, Brunswick.

Karaoke, 9:30 p.m., J's British Pub, St. Marys.

Wednesday

Trivia, 7 p.m., Tipsy McSway's, Brunswick.

Karaoke with DJ Reen, 8 p.m., Captain Stan's, Woodbine.

ART

* Glynn Art Association, 529 Beachview Dr., St. Simons Island, will feature a digital art exhibition at its gallery. Works may be viewed from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

* Glynn Art Association, 529 Beachview Dr., St. Simons Island, will showcase the exhibition "Got You Covered" in its main gallery. An opening reception will be from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Jan. 5. The gallery is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays.

* McIntosh County Art Association will spotlight artist Kathryn McClain during January at the Old McIntosh Jail Art Center, 404 Northway, Darien. The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays.

* Brunswick-Glynn County Library, 208 Gloucester St., Brunswick, will feature artist Jane Prescott in its gallery from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.