BE There

by David McGee

Wed., Jan 6

WINE WEDNESDAY Village Tavern; 1903 Westridge Road; Greensboro; 336.282.3063;; 5 p.m.

After battling uphill to get over the irst half of the workweek, get some friends together and enjoy half-price wine by the glass or bottle all night. Add some quality food, perhaps a couple one-liners into the conversation and you’ve just made an evening of the dreaded Hump Day.

Thurs., Jan 7

PILATES CLASS The Yoga Gallery; 633 N. Trade St., Winston-Salem; 336.725.4119;; 5:30 p.m. ; $15 drop-in fee or use your class card If your labbiness, lack of deinition or lexibility are getting to you, try using Pilates to strengthen your core, tighten your buns and get rid of the pesky arm fat that’s been plaguing you. Using low-impact workouts to achieve results, this is great for people of all ages, shapes and sizes to get results at their own pace and progress.

Sat., Jan 9

FREE TAI CHI & QIGONG INTRODUCTION Golden Flower Tai Chi Center; 612 Trade St., Winston-Salem; 336.727.1131;; 12 p.m. ; FREE Are you totally stressed out and ready for a way to channel all that bad energy into something that can make the other aspects of your life better? It just so happens that there are people who have the knowledge and ability to guide you towards good energy and can help you access to your full mental and physical potential. Come ready to open your eyes and let the pros show you how.

Sun., Jan 10

WEDDING FAIR Embassy Suites; 204 Centreport Drive, Greensboro; 336.332.7433;; 12 p.m.- 4 p.m. ; $10 door, $5 online at website To all those who made proposals at the stroke of midnight — or got one — this is for you. Be the irst to see the newest fashions in gowns and tuxes of the year and get some ideas for the balloons, cakes, lowers and other accoutrement that some along with such a momen tous

occasion. Don’t forget the rice or birdseed we love throwing at you.

Mon., Jan 11

AUDITIONS FOR ALL SHOOK UP Twin City Stage; 610 Coliseum Drive, Winston- Salem; 336.748.0857 ext. 201; www.twincitystage. org; 11 a.m-7p.m. ; FREE So you think you can dance? Can you sing, too? Your chance to prove it to the world has arrived with this audition for a musical comedy directed by Rodney Luck that will perform in March 2010 to the delight of everyone. Bring a prepared song with sheet music and your dancing shoes. Well, the shoes are optional, but you get the idea.

Tues., Jan 12

CANAM PIANO DUO UNCSA, Watson Chamber Music Hall; 1533 S. Main St., Winston-Salem; 336.721.1945; www.uncsa. edu/performances; 7:30 p.m. ; $12 adults, $10 seniors and students Join Karen Beres and Christoper Hahn, together CanAm Piano duo, and percussionist Lance Drege as they premiere a new work composed by David Maslanka. Commissioned by the Kenan Institute for Arts LINKS Project the melodies will be joyous and expect your spirits to be lifted before you get out the door.

Wed., Jan 13

ART OF SKY, ART OF EARTH: MAYA COSMIC IMAGERY Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University; Winston-Salem; 336.758.5282; www.wfu. edu/moa; 10 a.m. ; FREE With the beginning of this year come some thoughts about those who preceded us and how they saw the world around them. In this exhibit that features pottery and other relics from the Mayan civilization that lourished from AD 250 to 900 you can get a glimpse into the lives of people who lived long ago in what is now Guatemala, Belize and parts of Mexico, Honduras and El Salvador.


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