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JUNE 7

THE NATIONAL THEATRE (OF LONDON) PRESENTS FRANKENSTEIN

Hanesbrands Theatre; 209 N. Spruce St., Winston-Salem; 336.747.1414; www.hanesbrandstheatre.org; 7:30 p.m.; $18

Don’t miss this limited encore performance of Frankenstein; a new play by Nick Dear, based on the novel by Mary Shelley. Oscar winner Danny Boyle returned to the theatre to direct this visionary production featuring Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller alternating the roles of Victor Frankenstein and the Creature in two exciting broadcasts.

WED June 6 

EXPLORE THE RENAISSANCE – LINEAR PERSPECTIVE

ArtQuest; 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro. 373.333.7460; www. greenhillcenter.org; 12:30 p.m.; FREE

Step back in time to pick up some of the important trends of the period and have fun along the way. Visitors will get inventive with ArtQuest and experiment with a range of materials and techniques. There will also be ongoing short films about the Renaissance.

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FRI June 8 

RALPH STANLEY & THE CLINCH MT. BOYS

The Carolina Theatre; 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro; 336.333.2605; www. carolinatheatre.com; 8 p.m.; $26.50

Known in the world of music as Dr. Ralph Stanley, Stanley is an American bluegrass artist, celebrated for his distinctive singing and banjo playing. Touring with Stanley are his acclaimed band, the Clinch Mountain Boys. In memory of his friend and colleague, Ralph Stanley and His Clinch Mountain Boys will dedicate this performance to the memory of bluegrass legend Doc Watson.

SAT June 9 

EVALUATION EX TRAVAGANZA – TRA$H OR TREA$URE

High Point Museum; 1859 E. Lexington Ave., High Point; 336.885.1859; www. highpointmuseum.org; 9 a.m.; $5/members, $10/ non-members

The Evaluation Extravaganza provides an opportunity for community members to bring their valued treasures before expert evaluators who will briefly assess the item and provide a verbal approximation of value. So bring your family heirlooms or yard-sale wonders before the expert evaluators to learn more about the treasure you have.

SUN June 10 

THE ILLUSION

Triad Stage; 232 S. Elm St., Greensboro; 336.272.0160; www. triadstage.org; 7:30 p.m.; $10+

Enter the mysterious lair of the sorcerer Alcandre where Pridamant seeks to learn what has become of the son he banished years ago. As the mysterious scenes progress, passions ignite, allegiances shift and the unhoped-for comes to pass until Pridamant discovers the unexpected truth about his son. Take a comic trip into the world of wizardry where romance, wit, action and adventure come alive at every turn.

MON June 11 

BUILD IT WITH KEVA PLANKS! EXHIBIT

SciWorks; 400 W. Hanes Mill Road, Winston- Salem; 336.714.7100; www.sciworks.org; 10 a.m.; FREE

KEVA is a construction system that uses unique 4.5-inch wood planks that become surprisingly stable when stacked together. Using these planks, you can create bridges, towers, buildings, sculptures, and almost anything else you can think of. Utilize your creative or engineering prowess and visit this exhibit to build a structure that would make a Doozer blush.

TUES June 12 

MARVIN HAMLISCH PERFORMANCE

Dana Auditorium, Guilford College Campus; 5800 W. Friendly Ave., Greensboro; 336.272.0160; www. easternmusicfestival. org; 7 p.m.; $49

Eastern Music Festival, along with NewBridge Bank, welcome awardwinning composer Marvin Hamlisch. Hamlisch is a fourtime Emmy winner and has earned three Oscars, four Grammys, one Tony and three Golden Globe awards. NewBridge Bank and EMF are proud to present this special event in celebration of EMF’s 51st season.

WED June 13

THE JUNETEENTH LUNCHEON: IN CELEBRATION OF THE ABOLITION OF SLAVERY IN AMERICA

James A. Gray, Jr. Auditorium, Old Salem Visitor Center; 900 Old Salem Road, Winston- Salem; 800.441.5305; www.oldsalem.org; 12 p.m.; $20

This special luncheon is held in celebration of the country’s longestrunning observance of the abolition of slavery. Justice Henry E. Frye will be the guest speaker for this special luncheon. Admission includes special programming, lunch, and a tour of the St. Philips African Moravian Church, the oldest standing African- American Church in North Carolina.

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