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Pecha Kucha + Wine + Food
March 6 | 7:00 p.m. | $40
A recipe for success: take short presentations by 21 speakers (consisting of the movers and shakers of Charleston's foodie scene), add all-inclusive snacks and libations, stir in a pinch of philanthropy (a portion of the proceeds benefit both the Culinary Institute of Charleston and the Art Institute), and voila, you have Pecha Kucha 21, hosted by Charleston Creative Parliament.
Avers | ELEL
March 6 | 9:00 p.m. | $7 adv./$10 dos
It''s Savannah Stopover week, and, as usual, we're getting lucky with the overflow of national and upcoming artists touring through Charleston. This show at the Tin Roof is no exception, with Richmond, VA indie-rock supergroup Avers and eclectic Nashville indie collective ELEL.
Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires | Debbie and the Skanks
March 6 | 9:00 p.m. | $5
Alabama's soulful Southern rockers Lee Bains III and The Glory Fires are another band on the way to Savannah Stopover, but—lucky us—they decided to take a quick trip to the Holy City first. They will be sharing the bill with Columbia's Debbie and the Skanks. It's gonna be a high-energy rock 'n' roll party.
OFF/BEAT: Do You Italo?
March 6 | 9:30 p.m. | Free
Captain's Comic Expo
March 7–8 | Ticket Prices Vary
In its seventh year, Captain's Comic Expo is bigger and better than ever! This year, there will be over 100 tables of comics and other fun stuff for the whole familty to geek out on for the next 12 months, as well as a chance to meet R2-D2, costume contests, and panels of industry experts, including writer John Francis Moore of Marvel and The Flash. And no party is complete without food trucks and a jump castle.
Captain's Comic Expo: After-Hours
March 7 | 6:00 p.m. | $15 adv/$17 dos
Discussing topics like obscure comics books, secret levels on Mario 2, and that Greedo/Han debate can really work up a thirst! Captain's Comics and Redux understand, and they've got you covered with a full cash bar, as well as Boogie's Barbeque, a costume contest with prizes, and local music ranging from punk, hip-hop, electronica, and more.
March 7 | 9:00 p.m. | Free
If you need some experimental jams to get your weekend jumping, then Unnatural Ways is the show for you. This instrumental three piece from Brooklyn, NY is based around the intense guitar work of Ava Mendoza and incorporates avant-garde rock and jazz grooves.