Filmmakers are invited to submit independent short films for a juried competition, with chances to win some cold hard cash. The Arts Council of York County is hosting its annual Underexposed Film Festival in November. Taking place at the Community Performance Center in Rock Hill, the competition will be filled with high-quality, emergent, and talented filmmakers. Submissions should be professionally presented short films, in one of the following categories: Narrative, Documentary, Animation, or Experimental, with a runtime of 45 minutes or less.
Submission deadlines run April 19 through July 19, but the earlier you submit, the less costly the entry fee. Entry fees start at $20 and max out at $40. Awards include Best in Show (first place), In the Limelight (second place), Out of the Shadows (third place), and Everyone Loved It (fourth place), with prizes totaling $1,950. There will also be two new awards this year: the Woman to Watch, given to best female director and Best Student Film. The Arts Community Service Program of the Woman’s Club of Rock Hill and an affiliate of GFWC sponsor these two new awards.
$7 Special Summer Menu at Tony’s Downtown
Stop in and try our special $7 summer menu (tax and drink included!) at Tony’s Pizza & Italian Eatery, downtown Columbia. 1120 Washington St., Suite 2.
Make your own beer and wine!
Come get started on your “liquid hobby” and help us celebrate our 46th year in the Columbia area. Bet Mar Liquid Hobby Shop, 736 St. Andrews Road. Click to find out how!
The Castle Summer Camps
Clown Camp: Ages 7-12. Week of July 28 • Zombie Camp: Ages 10-15. Week of August 4. $125 per camp, discounts for siblings! 2076 Hwy Church Rd. 803-309-5586. TheEventCastle@yahoo.com
Trustus Theatre Presents Evil Dead, The Musical
This musical version of Sam Raimi’s cult classic films promises to serve up more humor than horror. You can read more and purchase your tickets here.
Happy Hour and Sushi Specials All Week
Red Bowl in Lexington now has great early bird and late night sushi specials 7 days a week, as well as 99-cent kids meals on Saturdays! Click here for special information and hours.
A Healthy Happy Hour
4-7 p.m at Good Life Cafe on Main St. Try our $4 local draft beers, $4 organic wine, 1/2 off select bottles of house wine and $5 handcrafted house cocktails with juices cold pressed and made daily. Click here for more info.
SEARCH FREE TIMES
Local restaurants serving locally grown food during Palmetto Tasty Tomato Restaurant Feast, July 11-18: