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by Lindsay Craven

Thur., Aug., 6

A TasTe of The Blues

Millennium Center; 101 W. 5 th St., Winston-Salem; 336.397.5591; www. authoringaction.org; 5:30 p.m.; $50-75 Do you have a case of the work-week blues? Then go out and enjoy some live blues music tonight at the Millennium Center. There will also be Southern cuisine, North Carolina wine and beer and a presentation of the Tony Award-winning play Ain’t Nothing But the Blues as part of the National Black Theater Festival.

Fri., Aug., 7

Great White reunion Tour

N Club; 117 S. Elm St., Greensboro; 336.333.9300; www.nclub.com; 8 p.m.; $25 The 80s are coming back so it’s suiting that Great White is coming back around again. The band responsible for hits like “Once Bitten, Twice Shy” and have since been touring to support their latest release Rising.

Sat., Aug., 8

BAnds, Bikes & BABes rock fesTivAl

Plum Krazy’s; 106 College Road, Greensboro; 336.851.0133; www.myspace.com/plumkrazybar; 11 a.m.; $10 all day pass For those about to rock, we salute you. Spend your day rocking out to 17 bands on two stages. There will also be contests and giveaways. The festival’s headlining band Sok Monkee.

Sun., Aug., 9

AmericAn Art,

1900-1960: Shifting Directions Weatherspoon Art Museum, UNCG; 1000 Spring Garden St., Greensboro; 336.334.5770; weatherspoon.uncg.edu; 1p.m.; FREE Art is an ever-changing subject and the Weatherspoon Art Museum wants to introduce you to its survey of art from 1900 to 1960. Styles will include social realism, abstract expressionism and geometric abstraction. Artists featured include Willem de Kooning, Alexander Calder, Konrad Cramer, Elaine de Kooning and more.

Mon., Aug., 10

monty Python And the holy GrAil AT cArolinA TheATre

Carolina Theatre; 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro; 336.333.2600; www. carolinatheatre.com; 7:30 p.m.; $5 “It’s just a flesh wound!” Tonight will be full of laughs at the Carolina Theatre. The classic Monty Python film tells the story of King Arthur and his quest to find the Holy Grail as well as his encounters with characters like the Black Knight, peasants and God.

Tues., Aug., 11

smAsh & GrAB enTerTAinmenT TAlenT seArch JP Looney’s; 3793 Samet Drive, High Point; 336.882.9812; www.smashgrabnow.com; 8 p.m. So you could never make it onto “American Idol,” and “Star Search” is no more. How the heck do you get your name out there as an artist? Go be a part of Smash & Grab Entertainment’s Talent Search. This marketing, promotion and production company is looking for musicians, artists, spokenword poets, comedians and more. To register for tonight’s event go to the website and head out to show off your skills.

Wed., Aug., 12

hAppy hour WednesdAy

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill; 1215 Creekshire Way, Winston-Salem; 336.659.3973; www.firebirdrestaurants.com; 6 p.m.; FREE Spend some time recovering from the first half of the work week on the patio at Firebirds. There will be live music and drink specials available throughout the night and plenty of great food on the menu.

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