Lauren Poster is a lifelong resident of the Grand Strand. Since Graduating from the College in Charleston in 2003 (where she majored in Literature and Creative Writing) she has contributed to numerous local publications. Her topics of interest have included everything from financial management and geriatric care to parasailing and squash (the vegetable kind, not the sport). In addition to her writing, she is a licensed massage therapist and world-class stamp collector. Okay, that stamp collecting thing is a big lie, but everything else is true.
NAS is playing the House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach this Friday. Once known by the moniker "Nasty Nas," the artist is a perpetrator of gritty rap and hip-hop tunes highly popular with the kids. His involvement in a public feud against rapper Jay-Z (aka Mr. Beyonce) spurred many rap-attacks on behalf of both artists, meaning that the Nasty One may perform songs in which… read more »
Check out one of the many things to do in Myrtle Beach this weekend.
The Carolina Improv Company presents “The Why Chromosome” tonight at Uptown in the Myrtle Beach Mall. The all-male show features riffs on the theme of men and their ridiculous, manly ways. Comedians respond to audience prompts to create a spontaneous comedy routine around the topic. Understandably, this… read more »
Sting, ‘stang, but don’t get stung this weekend. It’s Mustang Week in Myrtle Beach, with events running through Saturday. Drag races and burnouts provide a prelude to the weekend of exhibitions and prizes at Myrtle Beach Mall (located at the end of Hwy 22 and Hwy 17 just outside the city limits). Visit www.mustangweek.com to find out more.
Cool Summer Evenings continues… read more »
This weekend the onslaught of shows continues at the Palace Theatre in Myrtle Beach. In addition to the Man in the Mirror Michael Jackson tribute running through this weekend (show ends July 20th), Alice in Wonderland holds its final performance Saturday July 17th. The Summer Series continues with The Chronicles of Narnia, beginning Monday July 19th. This show, as well as… read more »
If you like Jack Johnson, then you’ll love his impostor fragrance Donovan Frankenreiter, playing at the famed North Myrtle Beach House of Blues this Friday.
Of course comparison is not fair, but longtime friend and former collaborator Frankenreiter does show some similarities to his predecessor, not the least of which is his self-proclaimed beach-bumminess. Despite the name,… read more »
You’ve never exercised your independence in a more flagrant way than by going to the House of Blues on Saturday. Forget the flaming fireworks of the Fourth, and check out Adam Lambert at the House of Blues. The former American Idol contestant and neo-glam rocker lands on the Strand July 3rd, and tickets are still on sale. Provided there hasn’t been a coup staged by… read more »
Sundown better take care and come fast, because the quicker it gets here, the closer I am to Gordon Lightfoot. The seasoned singer/songwriter performs at the Alabma Theatre Friday night. Perpetrator of the “Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald,” “If You Could Read My Mind,” and the hauntingly jangly love-gone-wrong tune “Sundown,” Lightfoot, now in his seventies, finally knows… read more »
This weekend, Conway’s Theater of the Republic continues its run of The Producers, Mel Brooks’ zany comedy about an uptight accountant and a down-and-out producer who team up to make big bucks--by producing the worst musical ever. This classic piece of theater is sponsored by Time Out! Bar and Nightlife, and features hilarious musical numbers nestled within a plot that… read more »
With the big, bad bike weeks behind us, the summer is getting downright nostalgic this weekend with the return of the the annual Sun Fun Festival, a time-honored event in Myrtle Beach since 1951. This is the longest-running event in area history, used to kick off the beginning of the summer tourist season in Myrtle Beach.
The Sun Fun Festival features a pageant (this year’s… read more »
Memorial Day Weekend has finally arrived, as late as it can possibly come. But the Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce is making it well worth the wait. This weekend marks the beginning of the traditionally high season here in Myrtle Beach, when the Strand is packed with visitors and beach business is booming. In line with recent efforts to pull away from the wild biker fests… read more »