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Friends & Great Performers Series: Steinway Piano Gala “Debussy: Inspiration and Innovation” Dana Auditorium, Guilford College; 5800 W. Friendly Ave., Greensboro; 877.833.6753;; 8 p.m.; $25 EMF Piano Faculty Gideon Rubin, Mayron Tsong, Diane Walsh, and William Wolfram perform masterworks for piano including works by Debussy, Berg, Scriabin, Ravel and more. Sawtooth School Faculty Exhibition Sawtooth School for Visual Art; 226 N. Marshall St., Winston-Salem; 336.723.7396;; 10 a.m.; FREE Participating artists will be showing work in a wide variety of mediums indicative of the range and diversity of classes offered at Sawtooth School for Visual Art. Included in the show are examples of ceramic, fiber, glass, metals, photography, printmaking, wood and more. Mixed Tape Series presents: The Goonies The Carolina Theatre; 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro; 336.333.2605;; 7:30 p.m.; $6 Do the truffle shuffle while catching up on this 1985 classic about a band of pre-teens living in the “Goon Docks” neighborhood of Astoria, Ore. who try to save their homes from demolition, and in so doing, discover an old Spanish map that leads them on an adventure to unearth the long-lost fortune of One-Eyed Willie, a legendary 17th century pirate. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court Childrens’s Theatre of Winston-Salem; 610 Coliseum Drive, Winston-Salem; 336.748.0857, ext. 210; 2 p.m.; $10 In this adaptation of Mark Twain’s classic tale, Sir Boss, a computer whiz, is transported to the age of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table. After proving his “magic” is more powerful than Merlin’s, Sir Boss begins to modernize Camelot. All goes well until King Arthur and Sir Boss decide to travel disguised as peasants, so the King can see how the common people really live. Arts Splash 2012 Summer concert series Oak Hollow Festival Park; 1841 Eastchester Drive, High Point; 336.889.2787;; 6 p.m.; FREE This Sunday’s performing artist will be the Brand New Life, Afro-funk/jazz octet from North Carolina that fuses African traditions with jazz and modern techniques as well as any group today. Zumba Deep River Recreation Center; 1529 Skeet Club Road, High Point; 336.883.3407;; 7 p.m.; $5 Skip the workout and join the party! Dance away pounds and have fun while learning new moves. Don’t forget to bring a friend. Offered by High Point Parks and Recreation. Fighting the Fires of Hate Greensboro Historical Museum; 130 Summit Ave., Greensboro; 336.373.2043;; 10 a.m.; FREE The Greensboro Historical Museum is honored to present an exhibition from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC, Fighting the Fires of Hate: America and the Nazi Book Burnings. The exhibition provides a vivid look at the first steps the Nazis took to suppress freedom of expression, and the strong response that occurred in the United States both immediately and in the years thereafter.