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by David McGee

SATURDAY NITE JAZZ Studio B; 520 S. Elm St., Greensboro 336.253.6795 9 p.m. $10 advance

Letthe grooves pull you in and the cares fall away while you unwind andlisten to jazz pianist Reggie Buie and the Reggie Buie Trio. It’s onlya matter of time before the smooth melodies and splashy cymbals getyour feet tapping, so get your tickets early and make sure you haveplenty of scotch in your ice.

Wed., Jan 13

NEW WAYS TO SEARCH AND LAND A JOB Foothills Brewing; 638 W. 4 th St., Winston-Salem; 336.777.3348;; 6 p.m.; $3, members free Looking for a job? Want a new one? Come get the skills that could put you ahead of the competition at the W-S Jaycees’ Job Seeking Seminar where you can learn strategies for getting a position at your dream job or what it takes to get your career off the ground.

Thurs., Jan 14

HALF-PRICE MARTINI NIGHT W/ FREE APPETIZERS Christopher’s; 712 Brookstown Ave., Winston- Salem; 336.724.1395; www.; 5 p.m; FREE Wet your whistle on a delectable libation in a wonderful atmosphere. With prices that are sure to be in anyone’s price range and free apps off the new Bar Snack menu to assure you’re not crawling out, this is a nice spot to unwind after work and let the cares of the day slip away.

Fri., Jan 15

FIRST ANNUAL FLAT IRON OUT AUTISM FESTIVAL The Flat; 221 Summit Ave., Greensboro; 336.272.7774;; 6 p.m.; $TBA In an effort to combat autism and raise money to provide services to clients and families affected by the condition, 13 bands are coming together to in a three-day music orgy with hundreds of dollars in raffle prizes and chances to win every night. Put on by the non-profit Autism Society of North Carolina, there will be performances by Lance Elko, Cykotine Storm, Jim Avett, the Radicals and more.

Sun., Jan 17

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. HOLIDAY CONCERT Grace Presbyterian Church; 3901 Carver School Road, Winston- Salem; 336.767.4087; 4 p.m.; Freewill offering For any true music lover this experience has been on the calendar since last year. For the rest of us it will be a new favorite as the popular local male chorus Twin City Choristers fill the building with music and remind us of how far civil rights have come. Directed by Fred Tanner with Rochelle Joyner as accompanist, the general public is encouraged to join in this special event.

Mon., Jan 18

CLIFFORD APPEARANCE Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem; 390 S. Liberty St., Winston-Salem; 336.723.9111;; 11 a.m.; Free w/ PAID admission or membership This is what babysitters wish could happen every day and the kids have been dreaming about. Take advantage of this chance to meet the big, red dog in person and let the little ones runs around until their footsies are worn out in a safe and engaging environment. Watch out for the supersized doggie-doo.

Tues., Jan 19

JAMEY JOHNSON W/ MATT DYLAN (OPENING) The Millenium Center; 101 W. 5 th St., Winston-Salem; 336.7233700;; 7 p.m.; $20 advance, $25 door For every country music fan in the Triad, this one’s for you. Johnson will be rockin’ the doors off as he performs pieces from his new album and some off the old, including his new single “My Way to You” when he comes through the Twin City on the Country Throwdown Tour. With the way he’s climbing the Billboard, we’ll be seeing a lot more of Johnson in country music’s future.

Wed., Jan 20

WINTER MINIATURES SHOW The Gallery of the Arts; 411 W. 4 th St., Winston- Salem; 336.793.8000;www. gallery; 11 a.m.; FREE Featuring 100 works less than $100 and 100 square/ cubic inches, this exhibition will be presenting 2-D and 3-D miniatures created by artists from around the Triad. With beautiful pieces being produced so close to home, it’s no surprise the Community Arts Café and arts district abuzz with anticipation of what’s in store.

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