Robert Earl Keen Ziggy’s; 170 W. 9th St., Winston-Salem; 336.722.5000; ziggyrock.net; Doors 8p.m.; Tickets $20 adv/$25 day of; 18 show Texas troubador Robert Earl Keen makes his first Triad appearance ofthe summer at the revamped downtown Ziggy’s. Look for classics from his catalog as well as new numbers from his 2011 release Ready for Confetti. Tickets also available at Boutique Hypnotica in Greensboro, Ear Shot Music in Winston-Salem and Smokes N Puffs in High Point.
Fashionistas The Pyrle Theater at Triad Stage; 232 S. Elm St., Greensboro; 336.272.0160; www.triadstage.org; 9:30 p.m.; $15 The show is a modern retelling of the Greek Myth of Narcissus and Echo set in the world of high-fashion. The House of Narcissus is gearing up for the fashion show of the season, but life on the runway can be treacherous. Plots to destroy the show, the supermodels can’t find their shoes, Echo is in love with Narcissus, and Narcissus is consumed by the one thing he can never obtain: himself. Mixed Tape Series presents: Gremlins The Carolina Theatre; 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro; 336.333.2605; www.carolinatheatre.com; 7:30 p.m.; $6 If by some strange chance you’ve never had the pleasure, definitely take the opportunity to see this 1984 classic film is about a young man who receives a strange creature called a Mogwai as a pet. There are three important rules to owning a Mogwai. When he breaks one he finds his little Mogwai spawning other creatures who transform into small, destructive, evil monsters. Fiddle & Bow presents Byron Hill and John Ford Coley Community Arts CafÃ©; 411 W. 4th St., Winston-Salem; 336.414.1699; www.fiddleandbow.org; 8 p.m.; $12/$10 F&B/CAC Members Winston-Salem native Byron Hill will return with songs which have made him a successful songwriter in Nashville since the late ’70s and returning with Byron this year is John Ford Coley of England Dan and John Ford Coley fame . Tickets are being sold only at the door. Ibrahim’s Ultra Fun Day Ziggy’s; 170 W. 9th St., Winston-Salem; 336.722.5000; www.ziggyrock.net; 5 p.m.; This year Ziggy’s will be hosting an all day rock show and art auction, and will be donating all the money collected at the door to Ibrahim to help offset the medical bills accrued from his recent hospital visits. Featuring tons of great local musicians. EMF: UNCG Chamber Series UNCG School of Music, Theatre, and Dance; 100 McIver St., Greensboro; 336.334.5789; www.easternmusicfestival.org; 8 p.m.; $25 Join violinist Jeffrey Multer, and pianists Diane Walsh and William Wolfram as they embark on such classic performances as Mozart’s Sonata for Violin and Piano in B-flat major, K. 454, Bartok’s Contrasts, and Schubert’s Piano Trio in B flat major, D. 898. Matisee and the Decorative Impulse Weatherspoon Art Museum; 500 Tate St., Greensboro; www.weatherspoon.uncg.edu; 10 a.m.; FREE Attracted to bold patterning throughout his career, Henri Matisse explored in both prints and paintings the decorative possibilities of simplified forms and areas of flat surface design mixed with volumetric representation. Following the French master’s precedent, the artists featured in this exhibition likewise examine the possibilities of robust design and the restorative contemplation of beauty. Susan Barrett & Andrew Goliszek Piedmont Craftsmen; 601 N. Trade St., Winston-Salem; 336.725.1516; www.piedmontcraftsmen.org; 10:30 a.m.; FREE Piedmont Craftsmen presents clay artist Susan Barrett and photographic artist Andrew Goliszak. Barrett returns to the basic elements of fire, earth, water and air. She is fascinated with and inspired by the pottery of the indigenous people of the Americas. Goliszek’s goal in photography is to create fine art black and white prints that evoke emotions and stimulate the observer into the scene.