The Parker Quartet returns to USC Tuesday for a musical residency
THURSDAY (March 12)
Presented by Modern Exterminating and The Palladium Society, Renovation Rodeo is a visit to old homes in the Columbia area that have been refurbished and renovated while staying true to the roots and history of the site. Registration required.
6-7:30 p.m. Thursday. (803) 252-7742, www.historiccolumbia.org.
Point of View Film Series
This monthly series of cinema viewing and discussion rolls on with Martin Scorsese’s “Mean Streets.”
7-10 p.m. Thursday, Tapp’s Arts Center, 1644 Main St. www.tappsartscenter.com.
Friday (March 13)
“Sugar – Some Like It Hot”
Adopted from the screen classic, this musical comedy comes to the stage feautring Rob Sprankle as Joe/Jospehine, Frank Thompson as Jerry/Daphne and Abigail Smith Ludwig as Sugar Kane.
8 p.m. Friday, Town Theatre, 1012 Sumter St. www.towntheatre.com.
Dirty Dozen Brass Band
This group has changed the New Orleans brass band style by adding funk and bebop into the traditional style.
7:30 p.m. Friday, Sumter Opera House, 21 N. Main St., Sumter. (803) 436-2616.
Saturday (March 14)
“Spoon River Anthology”
A poetic story about the life and death in a small town. Featuring The Shandon Players. Free.
7:30 p.m. Saturday, Shandon Presbyterian, 607 Woodrow St. www.shandonpres.org.
SC Historic Aviation Open House
In observance of Women’s History Month, Irene Trowell-Harris will inspect the B-25 on display. There will also be a flight simulator and the chance to view the resoration of GF-2.
10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Hamilton-Owens Airport, 1400 Jim Hamilton Blvd. www.schistoricaviation.org.
Old Car Drop In
Hosted by the Columbia Classic Chevy Club, this drop-in will feature awards for best of Ford, GM, truck, street rod and more.
3-7 p.m. Saturday, Fuddruckers, 1801 Bush River Road. (803) 957-9737, www.clubs.hemmings.com.
Sunday (March 15)
On March 29, 2012, Spain experienced mass strikes that was caught on film by various perspectives. The film primarily comes from footage from the streets and mostly witout ambient sound, creating an alienating effect.
2-5 p.m. Sunday, Nickelodeon, 1607 Main St. www.nicelodeon.org.
Pat McNeely will discuss and sign copies of her book, “Shermans’s Flame and Blame Campaign Through Georgia and the Carolinas.”
3 p.m. Sunday, Richland Library Southeast, 7421 Garners Ferry Road. (803) 776-0855.
On the third Sunday of the month, Richland and Lexignton County residents are invited to take a guided tour of one of the historic house musuems for $1.
1-5 p.m. Sunday, 1616 Blanding St. www.historicolumbia.org.
Monday (March 16)
The Musician and Songwriters Guild of South Carolina hosts this event that features Laurence “Luckyman“ Beall, Susanne Kappler and Todd Coolidge. $5.
7-9:30 p.m. Monday, Conundrum Music Hall, 626 Meeting St. www.conundrum.us.
Rhythm of the Dance
An inspiring epic, reliving the journey of the Irish Celts. The richly costumed show marries the contemporary and the ancient.
3 and 8 p.m. Monday, Newberry Opera House, www.newberryoperahouse.com.
Tuesday (March 17)
Begin the morning with pastries and coffee sold a pop-up cafe by Drip before Columbia Museum of Art adjunct curator of music Peter Hoyt discusses the music popular at the 1893 Worlds Fair.
10:30 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Columbia Museum of Art, 1515 Main St. www.columbiamuseum.org.
The Grammy Award-winning Parker Quaret is world-renowned. They return to Columbia as the USC Quartet-in-Residence.
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, 1014 Green St, sc.edu.music/parker-residency
Wednesday (March 18)
Banff Mountain Film Festival
Journey to to exotic locations, paddle the wildest waters and climb the highest peaks in this exhilarating film series. Films come from the 39th Banff Mountain Film Festival.
7 p.m. Wednesday, Music Farm, 1022 Senate St. www.musicfarm.com.
Seeking the Ideal
With 58 Charles Courtney Curran masterpieces, Seeking the Ideal is the first-ever museum retrospective of this American Impressionist painter.
11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday, Columbia Museum of Art, 1515 main St. www.columbiamuseum.org.