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by Erica Katz

‘­Sat., Apr 24

TASTE FAIR Deep Roots Market; 3728 Spring Garden St., Greensboro; 336.292.9216;

Don’t miss this free community celebration featuring live music, freshly prepared natural foods, samples of wellness products and activities for the family. Come learn more about holistic and organic products and local farmers and businesses. Get a chair massage by a local massage therapist of have your dog bathed at the dog wash. Kids can get their faces painted and learn about recycling and compost. John Doe and the Runners will perform Live. Deep Roots Market is Greensboro’s only community-owned grocery store, and is a source for local, narual, organic, and allergy-free foods in the triad.

‘­Wed., April 21 219TH ANNUAL EMPTY BOWLSMillennium Center; 101W. 5th St., Winston-Salem;336.723.3700;; 11 a.m.; $25 to $30 Presented by Texas Pete Sauces,it’s the 9th annual Empty Bowlslunch. Come out and feed yoursoul! For a donation of $25 inadavance or $30 at the door, guestswill enjoy a soup lunch, completewith salad, fresh bread, dessert anda drink, and get to choose a handcraftedpottery bowl designed byarea artists. This fundraising eventlasts until 2 p.m., so drop in at anytime. Live music provided by OneString Over. There will also be asilent auction. Proceeds supportthe Second Harvest Food Bank’sfood distruibution program andchildhood hunger programs. Formore information on the SecondHarvest Food Bank of NorthwestNC visit Thurs., April 22 EARTH DAYGreensboro Children’sMuseum; 220 N. Church St.,Greensboro; 336.574.2898;; 9 a.m.;$6 Today is Earth Day! From 9a.m. to 5 p.m. the GreensboroChildren’s Museum will hold fun,earth-friendly activities. Childrencan do crafts with recycled materials,enjoy story time about theEarth and plant their own seeds.In the afternoon children can bringtheir favorite tricycle or bicyclefor the Re”cycle”ing parade thatthey’ll decorate with recycledmaterials. At 4:30 p.m. Center CityPark will hold their own Earth Daycelebration emceed by WFMYmeteorologist Leigh Brock. Therewill be music, food, drinks, art,crafts and lots of fun. Earth Day isintended as an opportunity for allof Greensboro to come togetherand renew our commitment to creatinga sustainable future for ourcity. For more information go Fri., April 23 FAST LANERider’s in the Country; 5701Randleman Road, Randleman;336.674.5111;; 10 p.m.; $5 to $10 Fast Lane will be performing atRider’s in the Country tonight andSaturday. They are a five-memberband based in Southside, Va. thathas been around since 1989. Theyspecialize in Top 40 and currenthot hits, rock n’ roll and dance/funk, mixed with an occasionalcountry tune. Their ultimate goal isthat each member of the audienceenjoy themselves to the fullest.The show is $5 for members and$10 for non-members and guests.Make sure you check them outtonight, tomorrow or both! Sun., April 25 6TH ANNUAL CODE REDCenter City Park; 200 N. ElmSt., Greensboro; 336.272.1222;; 1:30p.m.; FREE Led by the NC A&T’s AlphaMu Chapter of Delta Sigma ThetaSorority, Inc., CODE RED is a daythat focuses on promoting healthylifestyles. There will be food,fun and games for children andadults to enjoy. This event is free!Information about health issuesthat affect the community willalso be provided to participantsthroughout the day. Other activitiesinclude performances by RankinMiddle and Smith High schoolstudents, the A&T Gospel Choir,the Couture Dance Team and otherGreek organizations from campus. Mon., April 26 MEN’S ONLY BEGINNERSALSA WORKSHOPFabio Camara Studios; 2007Yanceyville St., Greensboro;336.235.0767;; 7:30 p.m.;$18 to $25 Back by popular demand! It’sWorld Dance Exchange’s Men’sonly beginner salsa dancing workshop.This two-hour class willcover the core basics of salsa withan emphasis on leading techniquesto get you dancing better thanever. Space is limited for qualityinstruction so get your ticketsnow! $18 in advance and $25 atthe door. World Dance Exchangeis a nonprofi t organization that celebratesand promotes the diversityof dance and its origins within thecommunity. Tues., April 27 UNCSA PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCEUNC School of the Arts; 1533S. Main St., Winston-Salem;336.770.3399;;7:30 p.m. FREE John R. Beck will lead thestudent percussion ensembles ina one-night only performance inthe Watson Chamber Music Hallon the UNCSA campus. He is amember of the artist-faculty at theschool and a percussionist with theWinston-Salem and Greensborosymphony orchestra. You won’twant to miss this entertainingconcert of emerging artists since itwill be the last percussion ensembleconcert of the school year. Wed., April 28 ‘­PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILEBrown Building Theatre atUNCG; 402 Tate St., Greensboro;336.334.4849;; 7 p.m. $7 to $15 UNCG Theatre presents SteveMartin’s comedy Picasso at theLapin Agile. It’s a surrealist playfeaturing the characters of AlbertEinstein and Pablo Picasso whomeet at a bar called the LapinAgile (Nimble Rabbit) in Paris.Taking place in 1904, not longbefore Einstein publishes his theoryof relativity and Picasso paintsthe famous “Les Demoisellesd’Avingnon,” the two engage ina lengthy debate about the valueof genius and talent. This studentproduction includes Matt Palmeras “Einstein” & Thomas Mendoliaas “Picasso.