Art Forms and Theatre Concepts Presents: Miss Dessa

Dates: Thursday, September 26, 8:00 pm; Friday, September 27, 8:00 pm; Saturday, September 28, 4:00 pm; Sunday, September 29, 6:00 pm
Venue: Dock Street Theatre
Address: 135 Church Street
Admission: $35 Adult, Senior/Student $30
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“Miss Dessa” is a delightful comedy telling the story of the Warnette family, and the challenges associated with shared inherited property. In “Miss Dessa”, one of the relatives schemes to outwit the relative wielding the power. This powerful and exciting comedy has lots of twists and turns that will have you chuckling out loud.

The production features Juanita B. Greene as Ardessa Warnette, the custodian of the properties and also the person chosen to care for young Gene Warnette, played by Joshua Tolbert, a Senior Theatre major at Charleston County School of the Arts.

Also featured are Jacqueline B. Odom-Mickle as Amanda Pace, the very religious older sister of the Warnette clan (who is totally into her church,) and Saralyn Ortiz, as Althea Long, who wants nothing to do with her or the church. Also included in the cast is Buddy Long, Althea’s husband, played by Domonique Henry and John Fordney, the handsome and athletic plant worker, played by Keith H. Alston who also brings to life Deacon Stamps.


Real Woman Blues

Dates:  September 27, 7:00 pm; September 28, 7:00 pm; September 29, 4:00 pm
Venue: Cannon Street Arts Center
Address: 134 Cannon Street
Admission: $30 Adult, $25 Senior/Student
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Based on a book of poetry, this choreo-drama production of Real Woman Blues explores issues that have plagued women through the centuries. Matters such as love, family, broken relationships, men, friendships, domestic violence, self-esteem and self-worth. This play takes you on a sisterhood journey of being a woman and all the ups and downs that come with life.

One Day Junior Tennis Tournament

Date: Saturday, September 28th
Time: 10am-2:30pm
Venue: Charleston Tennis Center
Address: 19 Farmfield Avenue
Admission: Free
Coordinators: Carl Campbell and Peggy Bohne

This one-day tournament showcases youth from the Inner City Youth “Courting Kids” Tennis Program and other area programs. Trophies and refreshments will be available for participants. Entry deadline is Wednesday, September 26th. For More information call Peggy Bohne at the Charleston Tennis Center at (843) 766-7401.

Heritage Day

Date: September 28
Time: 10:30am – 3:00pm
Location: Olde Towne Creek Park, 1400 Olde Towne Road
Admission: Free

Discover a great new park space, Olde Towne Creek Park in West Ashley, as MOJA presents a full day of activities celebrating African-American and Caribbean culture and heritage in the Lowcountry. Community cultural ambassadors will be on hand with a range of offerings and the mainstage will feature a talented lineup of local performers. Activities for children, youth performances, story-telling and workshops are all on offer at what promises to be a delightful day.

Women and Wonder: A Tribute to Stevie Wonder

Date: Saturday, September 28
Time: 8:00 pm; Doors at 7:00 pm
Venue: Charleston Music Hall
Address: 37 John Street
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The Music Hall’s most successful local concert series to date, the “Women & Series” is a fun way to celebrate some of the artists we all love while also celebrating and encouraging our local musicians. The Singers: Zandrina Dunning Christian Smalls Exavia Baxter Alva Anderson Hazel Ketchum Lindsay Holler The Band: Drums – Ron Wiltrout Bass – Corey Stephens Keys – Stephen Washington Guitar – Greg Loney Sax – Chris Williams