Freeloaders: Hold out for a busy Thursday


The week's best free events

Tuesday. The Charleston Argentine Tango Society has free beginner tango lessons every Tuesday from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the MUSC Harper Student Center.

Thursday. Charleston funnyman Jason Groce hosts the Loose Meat Party at the Tattooed Moose. The Meat Party will feature classic rockers Dante’s Camaro, a meatball-eating contest, and a meat raffle.

Boston College’s environmental economist and sociologist Juliet B. Schor will give an informational public lecture at the College of Charleston’s Beatty Center on her most recent book Plentitude: The New Economics of True Wealth. The book offers ideas on changing ecologically catastrophic consumption and using safer business practices that support economic security while protecting environmental resources.

As part of the Bluesphere Art Expo, Citizen Architect: Samuel Mockbee and the Spirit of the Rural Radio will be shown in Cannon Park. It is a documentary film about the late architect, artist, and educator Samuel Mockbee and the radical educational design/build program known as The Rural Studio.

Saturday. Starting at Ansonborough Field, CrossFit Across Town turns downtown Charleston into a personal gym for a morning of running, pull-ups, and squats using historic landmarks as a guide. Prizes will be awarded to the top finishers.

For the Freeloaders with a touch of vocal talent and a taste for 19th century tunes, Lance Hall hosts Sacred Harp Singing. Join other local singers for a regular monthly singing from a tune book first published in 1844 and still used throughout the South. Beginners are welcome and music provided.

Sunday. St. Michael’s Episcopal Church hosts Celebration Organ with Edward Norton playing a recital of pipe organ music. The performance will include classics from Bach to Rachmaninoff as well as modern selections.

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