Be There

by Jordan Owens

Sat., Jul 9


Corner of Walker and Elam avenues, Greensboro;; 1-8 p.m.; FREE

The organizers of Tate Street Festival host the first annual WalkerFEST, a free street festival featuring live music, local businesses and original arts and crafts. Performers include the Brand New Life, the Bronzed Chorus, the Numbers and more. Walk or ride your bike to the event for a chance to win a gift certificate to an area restaurant!

Wed., Jul 6

Red, White or Blue

Associated Artists of Winston-Salem; 301 W. 4th St., Winston- Salem; 336.722.0340; 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; FREE

Wrap up your Independence Day celebrations with a visit to a fine art exhibition celebrating red white and blue hues. The members of Associated Artists have pulled a few season-appropriate color-themed works together to remain on view through July 8.

Thu., Jul 7


5ive & 40rty; 541-A Trade St., Winston- Salem; 336.724.2474;; 6-9 p.m.; FREE

Downtown Winston- Salem’s 5ive & 40rty Gallery introduces and welcomes some of the region’s most talented artists in tonight’s opening reception. Curated by local artist Lena Jones, (E)merging represents painting, print making and mixed media works from artists including Janie Ledford, Devon McKnight, Erin Poindexter and many others. The exhibit runs through July 31.

Fri., Jul 8

Strong Sun Pow Wow

Tanglewood Park; Hwy 158, Clemmons; 336.816.7747;; 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; small donation

It’s Native American Weekend in North Carolina, and Tanglewood and the Near River Dwellers are hosting an inter-tribal pow wow to celebrate the occasion. The pow wow will feature a concert of renowned Cherokee flutists and drummers, dancers in traditional regalia, and many other memorable events. Native American crafts and traditional pow wow foods will be available for purchase.

Sun., Jul 10

Super Mega Ibrahim Explosion

The Millennium Center; 101 W. 5 th St., Winston-Salem;; 3-11 p.m.; $7

Ibrahim Myers, a longtime fixture in the Winston-Salem scene, was recently injured in a bicycle accident and remains in serious condition. The proceeds from today’s fundraiser explosion will help offset his costly stay in the hospital. Party with food, beer and an exciting line-up of bands on two stages. There will also be a silent arts and crafts auction, a supermega raffle, kids’ activities and more.

Mon., Jul 11

Hitchcock Monday

Carolina Theatre; 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro; 336.333.2605;; 7:30 p.m.; $5

This year’s summer film festival kicks off with a double-feature of Alfred Hitchcock. The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956) starring James Stewart and Doris Day, is followed by Hitchcock’s early silent film, The Lodger (1926). The film festival continues through Aug. 18 with Hitchock Mondays, Comedy Tuesdays, Lost But Not Forgotten Wednesdays and Mixed Tape Thursdays.

Tues., Jul 12

Giselle in 3D

Grande Stadium 16; 3205 Northline Ave., Greensboro; 336.297.9440;; 12 p.m. and 7 p.m.; $15

The world’s first 3D ballet, pre-recorded at the historic Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, Russia, will show on the big screens today in over 160 select theaters nationwide. You’ll be able to experience the beauty of a multi-demensional world-class ballet performance right here in the Triad.

Wed., Jul 13

Silent Pictures

The Broach Theatre; 520 S. Elm St., Greensboro; 336.378.9300;; 8 p.m.; $10

Silent Pictures is a thrilling new multi-media musical set in 1920s Hollywood, Calif. It follows the story of Madrid, a young man who has fled heartbreak in Spain to discover success in American silent films. Produced by Greensboro’s own Fly-By-Night Theatre company, the play opens tonight and runs through July 17.