“All the In Between: My Story of Agnes,” Laurie Brownell McIntosh’s exhibition, will open Friday at Gallery 80808. The show has a companion: A book of the same title published by Muddy Ford Press.
“All the In Between” details the story of McIntosh’s mother – and their relationship – through imagery. The exhibition is a compassionate eulogy.
The opening reception is 5-9 p.m. Friday, and there will be a book signing and reading from 3-5 p.m. Oct. 21. Gallery 80808 is at 808 Lady St.; (803) 252-6134
“Mark Rothko: The Decisive Decade 1940-1950” is a compelling exhibition, essentially a step-by-step account of how Rothko evolved from a figurative painter to an abstract expressionist leader. The Columbia Museum of Art is inviting art-goers to delve deeper into the monumental show through its multimedia experience. The TAP mobile tour of the show, which includes video, features an interview with Rothko’s son, Christopher Rothko, who happens to be a Rothko scholar. He gives insight into his father’s work. Devices will be provided for free use. The museum is at Main and Hampton streets; www.columbia museum.org
Clarinetist Alexander Fiterstein will be the guest soloist for USC Symphony Orchestra’s second performance of the season at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Koger Center. Fiterstein, an Avery Fisher Career Grant winner, will play a solo for Carl Nielsen’s Clarinet Concerto. Also on the program: Copland’s “Billy the Kid: Suite” and Chabrier’s “Espana.” The Koger Center is at 1051 Greene St. $8-$25; (803) 251-2222 or www.capitoltickets.com
The Cultural Council of Richland and Lexington Counties will honor the recipients of its annual arts awards at the Founders’ Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at The Palmetto Club at the Summit location. The awards are given in four categories: inspiration, 701 Center for Contemporary Art; education, Columbia City Jazz Dance Company; collaboration, Opera-tunity Foundation; and innovation, Pocket Productions. The club is at The Tower at 1301 Gervais Street, 20th floor. $125; (803) 799-3115