EVERY DAY SOMETHING COOL
FRIDAY JUNE 15
CENTER CITY CINEMA PRESENTS GHOSTBUSTERS
Center City Park; 200 N. Elm St., Greensboro; www.centercitypark.org; 8:30 p.m.; FREE
Yep, It’s the Stay Puft marshmallow man! Don’t miss this 80’s classic starring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Sigourney Weaver among others, about three unemployed parapsychology professors who set up shop as a unique ghost removal service in the heart of New York City.
WED June 13
LONG PLAYING: TATTOO ART Tattoo Archive; 618 W. 4th St., Winston-Salem; 336.722.4422; www.tattooarchive.com; noon.; FREE
Just a few years ago, you could walk into a record store and many of the albums would’ve been displayed on walls very similar to the way that paintings are displayed in galleries. Bands would even commission established artists to create artwork for their albums that would be at home in most “galleries.” This exhibit showcases a few of the classic album covers from the 1940s to the 1980s containing tattooing or body painting.
THUR June 14
BETHABARA CONCERT BAND AND FAMILY EVENING Historic Bethabara Park; 2147 Bethabara Road, Winston-Salem; 336.924.8191; www. bethabarapark.org; 6 p.m.; FREE
Enjoy music from all eras, children’s games, hay wagon rides, Dino’s New York hot dogs, ice cream and more! Family activities begin at 6 p.m. and the concert starts at 7 p.m. And feel free to join in immediately following the concert for the sounds of Big Band and swing music.
SAT June 16
CAMEL CITY THRASHERS VS. KANNAPOLIS ROLLER GIRLS
Greensboro Sportsplex; 2400 16th St., Greensboro; www.thecamelcitythrashers.com; 6 p.m.; $7/advance; $10/door
Make sure to be on hand for this Roller Derby bout and Father’s Day Special.
There will be a live DJ and announcer, as well as half-time festivities for all of the fathers in the crowd. Ten percent of proceeds collected go to the SPCA of the Triad. Make sure to come to the new Clubhouse of Greensboro for the after party.
SUN June 17
SMALL PONDS & THE HOUSTON BROTHERS The Green Bean; 341 S. Elm St., Greensboro; 336.691.9990; www. greensborobean.com; 7 p.m.
Small Ponds’ Caitlin Cary and Matt Douglas stay busy creating delightful new music based around their combined talents and their penchants for clear-headed, clearspoken lyrics, precise, knowing arrangements, wide-ranging and emotionally packed songs. Brothers Justin and Matt Faircloth (Houston Brothers) have crafted wistfully textured vignettes that sound like seasons in the Carolinas should, and done it without the usual twangy signifiers.
MON June 18
PAINT THE JAMESTOWN LIBRARY AT WINE AND DESIGN Wine and Design; 121 E. Main St., Jamestown; 336.307.2161; www. wineanddesignus.com; 6 p.m.; $45
This is your chance to create a unique, custom made painting of the Jamestown library. With your $45 ticket, you’ll have all of the art supplies needed to make your own masterpiece, as well as refreshments, and an experience that you’ll definitely remember. Half of the proceeds go directly to the library, but space is limited. No experience is needed as you will be guided by a local artist.
TUE June 19
ALL HANDS ON DECK! The Barn Dinner Theatre; 120 Stage Coach Trail, Greensboro; 336.292.2211; www. barndinner.com; 1 p.m.; $40
Based on Bob Hope’s 1942 USO tour to the troops in the field, this new comedy musical revue featuring the songs, dances and laughs that America has loved since the ’40s. Step back into 1942 with this tremendous show.
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WED June 20
ZONE OF CONTENTION: THE US/MEXICO BORDER Weatherspoon Art Museum; 500 Tate St., Greensboro; 336.334.5770; www. weatherspoon.uncg. edu; 10 a.m.; FREE
This exhibition focuses on artists’ investigations of issues related to the US/Mexico border, a geographic area of much debate and contention. Through photography, sculpture, works on paper, video, and new media, subjects such as migrant labor, immigration law, national sovereignty, the Dream Act, and border control will be examined in terms of their current social and ideological impact.