Look Book: Quashie and Boatwright lead the pack

Visual arts openings in Charleston this weekend

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It's a big week for the visual arts in Charleston, with openings from two of the city's most talented artists: David Boatwright and Colin Quashie. Both have openings on Fri. April 6 from 6-8 p.m., so you'll have to hustle if you want to hit up both.

But let's start with Thursday. Sk8 and Cre8, a fundraiser for Pour It Now, is happening at Hope and Union from 5:30-9 p.m.

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Colin Quashie's show, The Plantation (Plan-ta-shun), is at Redux. Not for the easily offended, the exhibit explores race relations in the South.

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Over at City Gallery, you'll find the biggest show of David Boatwright's long career, including older works as well as some new stuff.

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Head to Robert Lange to see the amazing things Kerry Brooks does with colored pencils. That's Friday from 5-8 p.m.

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And up the street at Corrigan Gallery, you'll find works by Gordon Nicholson at the same time.

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Take a peek at Rebekah Jacob's new space at 502 King Street on Friday from 5:30-8:30 p.m. The official grand opening is April 12.

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You can meet painter Linda Elksnin at the Real Estate Studio during Second Sunday on King Street from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

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There's lots more going on this weekend, so see all of our visual arts listings here.

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