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Charleston Magazine Club Events

Jazz Elements: Earth, Wind and Fire

Oct 21

The CJO’s Maestro Charlton Singleton calls Earth, Wind and Fire the greatest band ever assembled. This American music group founded by the late Maurice White, has spanned the genres of R&B, soul, funk, jazz, disco, pop, rock, Latin and African. With hits like September, Shining Star, and After the Love has Gone, Earth, Wind and Fire is one of the most musically accomplished and critically acclaimed bands of the 20th century.

The Center for Birds of Prey's Wild at Wingswood Gala

Oct 21

Under a sky filled with stars and the sounds of owls in the night, the Wild at Wingswood fundraising gala offers guests an exclusive and intimate encounter with the Center’s resident collection of birds of prey from around the world. This special evening of exquisite food, expansive bar and exciting birds in flight will be sure to excite!

Exclusive Club Only After Hours Tour at the Halsey

Nov 1

Join other members of the Charleston Magazine Club at a private tour of the SEA CHANGE exhibit. SEA CHANGE is a series of exhibitions and programs presented to raise awareness of our enormous plastic waste problem and the detrimental effects on our planet. At this special tour, the curator will lead Club members on an informative walk through the two exhibits: Aurora Robson: The Tide is High and Chris Jordan: Midway. Aurora Robson is creating a large site-specific installation using plastic debris welded into new forms. A reception sponsored by Mellow Mushroom will precede and follow the private tour.
When: November 1 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Where: Halsey Institute located at 161 Calhoun Street, on the College of Charleston’s campus

Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance

Nov 4

This year's Car Club Showcase will feature Clubs from throughout the Southeast and beyond. Each Club selects the 10 cars that best represents their passion. One of The Motoring Festival returns to the sky to celebrate its 16th annual event. Vintage aircraft from the past as well as new and advanced aircraft will be on display. And don’t miss the exhibit of the boating lifestyle featuring some of the finest antique watercraft from throughout the United States.
Charleston magazine has a limited number of 2-day tickets available. These tickets offer general admission to the Car Club Showcase and access to the Aero Expo and Two Day Features and the Concours d’Elegance. All events are at the Port Royal Golf Club on Hilton Head Island.

Distinguished Lecture Series

Nov 9

Olivier Widmaier Picasso is not only an authority on Pablo Picasso, but also his grandson. The legendary artist, Widmaier Picasso was born to Pierre Widmaier, a Navy officer, and Maya Picasso, daughter of Pablo Picasso and Marie-Therese Walter. Olivier touts advanced degrees in business and tax law, he regularly produces television documentaries on contemporary art and opera, and profiles the major players in architecture, design, fashion, music, and photography. His 2013 biography, Picasso, Portrait intime, includes interviews and testimonies from people closest to the artist when he was alive as well as extensive archival materials and family photographs.
Location: College of Charleston Sottile Theatre, 44 George Street (No reserved seating; first come, first served seating)
Photograph by Lyon Heart Studio