Critics' Picks: The best arts events in town this week 

Events for the week of March 11-18

click to enlarge Head to Wando Mt. Pleasant library for this important discussion on changing the narrative of women of color in the media - PROVIDED
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  • Head to Wando Mt. Pleasant library for this important discussion on changing the narrative of women of color in the media
Wando Mt. Pleasant Library | Changing the Narrative: Women of Color in Media
Examine excerpts of films and tv shows that were successfully produced by women of color who were told their stories were not relatable to a mainstream audience.

Thurs. March 12, 11 a.m.-noon. Free to attend. Wando Mt. Pleasant Library, 1400 Carolina Park Blvd. Mt. Pleasant. ccpl.org

St. Philip’s Church | Men’s Chorus Spring Concert
click to enlarge Nothing like a concert to get ready for Spring - PROVIDED
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  • Nothing like a concert to get ready for Spring

Celebrate the coming of spring with angelic tunes from the iconic Charleston’s Men Chorus. This year’s spring concert will feature a variety of spiritual and folk Irish, Canadian, and American songs.

Sun. March 15, 4 p.m. $20. St. Philip’s Church, 142 Church St. Downtown. charlestonmenschorus.org

Middleton Place | “A Black Loyalist’s Liberty”
Based on research and documentation, this program traces the story of Lucy Banbury who escaped slavery by running away from one of Arthur Middleton’s plantations. During the American Revolution she became a Black Loyalist and eventually resettled in Nova Scotia after the war. She eventually migrated to West Africa after Freetown was established in Sierra Leone.

Mon. March 16, 10-10:45 a.m. $10/children, $29/adults. Middleton Place, 4300 Ashley River Road. West Ashley. middletonplace.org
click to enlarge Skip lunch and head to this free talk with Nestor Torres - PROVIDED
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  • Skip lunch and head to this free talk with Nestor Torres


Simons Center for the Arts | Latin Jazz 101
Charleston Jazz and the College of Charleston present Latin Jazz 101 with Nestor Torres. Spend your lunch break as a jazz break for a free Latin Jazz Conversation and Mini-Concert with Latin Jazz Grammy Award Winner Nestor Torres.

Fri. March 14 at 12:30 p.m. Free to attend. Simons Center for the Arts, 54 St. Philip St. Downtown

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