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jun 2

NOAM CHOMSKY DISCUSSION

Sullivan Science Building, Auditorium; UNCG; 1400 Spring Garden St., Greensboro; 336.334.5000; www.uncg.edu; 5:30 p.m.; $15 Join Noam Chomsky as he discusses the temultuous relationship between Israel and Palestine and concrete solutions towards peace in the region.

Wed., May 30

INEZ RUCHTE AND KIM VARNADOE: REVISE AND REVISIT Artworks Gallery; 564 N. Trade St., Winston- Salem; 336.723.5890; www.artworks-gallery. org; 11 a.m.; FREE

Ruchte’s work consists of her kaleidoscopic images and black and white photographs from France, Russia, Ireland, Norway, England and the American West. Varnadoe’s work of photographic intaglio prints draws on past imagery, revisiting each with new application and technique. She has worked with experimental photography techniques for more than 30 years with emphasis on photo-printmaking and Polaroid emulsion lifts, often combining the two mediums.

Thur., May 31

MIXED TAPE SERIES PRESENTS: POLTERGEIST The Carolina Theatre; 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro; 336.333.2605; www. carolinatheatre.com; 7:30 p.m.; $6

Be sure to catch the classic1982 American horror film, directed by Tobe Hooper and cowritten and produced by Steven Spielberg. Set in a California suburb, the plot focuses on a family whose home is invaded by malevolent ghosts that abduct the family’s youngest daughter.

Fri., June 1

FIDDLE & BOW PRESENTS GRANVILLE AUTOMATIC Community Arts Cafe; 411 W. 4th St., Winston- Salem; 336.414.1699; www.fiddleandbow. org; 8 p.m.; $12

Vanessa Olivarez and Elizabeth Elkins are Granville Automatic, a duo from Nashville and Atlanta touring in support of their debut CD Granville Automatic. They write songs “pulled from a love of history, horses and war.” Tickets sold only at the door.

Sun., June 3

MUSIC FOR A SUNDAY EVENING Blandwood Mansion; 447 W. Washington St., Greensboro; 336.373.2026; www. city-arts.org; 6 p.m.; FREE

The Music for a Sunday Evening in the Park (MUSEP) concert series kicks off its 33rd season on Sunday, June 3 at Blandwood Mansion. The concert will feature Martha & the Moodswingers at 6 p.m., followed by the Wally West Little Big Band at 7:15 p.m. Concerts will be held each Sunday evening, June 3 through Aug. 26 (except July 4) at various venues throughout the community.

Mon., June 4

INTERNATIONAL GIBBON CONFERENCE Natural Science Center of Greensboro; 4301 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro; 336.288.3769; www. natsci.org; 7 p.m.; $8

The Natural Science Center is hosting the first 1st International Gibbon Husbandry Conference- June 4-6. The conference will focus on captive gibbon husbandry and management practices, but will also encompass topics within gibbon conservation and biology relevant to the messages we want to share with visitors to zoos and conservation centers. The conference is open to all those directly involved with captive gibbon husbandry.

Tues., June 5

HIGH TEA AND FASHION SHOW: O BRAVE NEW WORLD! NCShakes Spirit Center; 807 W. Ward Ave., High Point; 336.841.2273; www. ncshakes.org; 4 p.m.; $50

An upcoming fundraiser for the North Carolina Shakespeare Festival will showcase a number of pieces from the company’s costume shop archives, focusing on the period of the Renaissance. Attendees will additionally enjoy a selection of teas served with miniature cucumber sandwiches, muffins, scones, cream puffs and other treats. The program features a look at clothing and accessories from the Renaissance period modeled by 12 community volunteers. Vintage clothing, jewelry and accessories from the NCShakes collection will also be available for sale.

Wed., June 6

THE 27 CLUB The Broach Theatre; 520 S. Elm St., Greensboro; www.flybynighttheatre.com; 8 p.m.; $10

The 27 Club is the story of Martin Rose, a burned-out rock singer on house arrest for his involvement in an accident that injured a young fan, and his last-grab attempt to secure everlasting fame by joining the 27 Club — the informal group of artists and musicians such as Jimi Hendrix, Kurt Cobain, Janis Joplin and Amy Winehouse, all who died at age 27.

Go to yesweekly.com for a full listing of happenings around the triad.

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