Originally created 03/27/06

The week ahead



TUESDAY

MOVIE DISCUSSION

The film Working Girl will be shown at 6:30 p.m. in the Penland Administration Building, Room 106, University of South Carolina Aiken, 471 University Parkway, as part of the American Democracy Project Film Series. Admission costs $1 for students and $2 for the public. For more information, call (803) 641-3526.

SCULPTURE CONTEST

The Southeastern Regional Sculpture Competition will run through April 23 at the Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry St. S.W. The museum is open from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For more information, call (803) 642-2015.

THURSDAY

PLAY AT PAINE COLLEGE

Charles Randolph Wright's Blue will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday in the Odeum at Paine College, 1235 15th St. Reservations are recommended for the free event, and seating is limited. For more information, call (706) 821-8263.

SALA ADENIKE

The musician will perform songs from her CD Same Direction, along with covers from her favorite artists, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Martial Arts and Dance Studio, Augusta Business Center, 118 Shartom Drive. A $5 donation is suggested. Call (706) 210-8033 for more information.

HONK!

The Aiken Community Playhouse will perform Honk! at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday at the Washington Center for the Performing Arts, 126 Newberry St., Aiken. Tickets cost $17 for adults, $15 for seniors 60 and older, $12 for students, and $6 for children 12 and younger. For more information, call (803) 648-1438.

ART EXHIBIT

An exhibit of works by Ray Davenport will end Thursday in the lower gallery of the Etherredge Center at the University of South Carolina Aiken, 471 University Parkway. Admission is free. The gallery is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. For information, call (803) 641-3305.

THE EMPEROR'S NEW CLOTHES

Storyland Theatre will present the musical at 9:30 and 10:45 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 3 p.m. Saturday at the Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St. Tickets for the weekday shows cost $4.50 per pupil and are free for teachers and class chaperones; home-school rates are available. Reservations are required. Tickets for the family matinee cost $5 and are free for active-duty military and their families. Reservations are not required, and seating is on a first come, first served basis. Call (706) 736-3455 or visit www.knology.net/storyland for more information.

COMEDY

Landford Wilson's comedy 5th of July will be performed at 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $7 for seniors and $5 for students. Students, faculty members and staffers with ASU ID will get in free. For more information, call (706) 737-1500.

FRIDAY

GUITARIST AT IMPERIAL

Canadian Jesse Cook will perform at 8 p.m. at the Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St. Tickets cost $17 to $40. For more information, call (706) 722-8341 or visit www.imperialtheatre.com.

HORSE SHOW

The 90th annual Aiken Horse Show will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, 9 a.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday in Hitchcock Woods. Parking costs $10 per car or $25 for all three days. Tickets for the Saturday luncheon cost $50. The show is free. Call (803) 642-0528 for more information.

SATURDAY

TRIPLE CROWN POLO

The third leg of the Aiken Triple Crown, the polo tournament, will be held at Powderhouse Field on Powderhouse Road. Gates will open at 11 a.m., and the match will start at 1:30 p.m. General admission parking costs $5; reserved front-row parking, which includes four tickets and a program, costs $100. Tickets for children cost $5. Adult tickets cost $8 in advance and $10 the day of the event. Children 6 and younger will get in free. For more information, call (803) 641-3486.

SUNDAY

GAMES AT MUSEUM

Gallery games will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Morris Museum of Art, 1 10th St. The museum's Teen Advisory Council will be on hand for games based on the museum's permanent collection. Admission is free. For more information, call (706) 724-7501.