Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

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May. 22. 6p.m. Urban Impressions in paint and clay reception- at Gateway Gallery. Show will feature paintings of downtown Winston- Salem by Steven W. Dunn and clay pots and plates by Janet Childress. Guitarist and vocalist Drake Duffer will perform during the reception. For more info call 336.777.0076 ext. 238. (1006 S. Marshall Street W-S)

June. 18. 5:30-7:30p.m. Opening Reception Theatre Art Galleries. High Point Fine Arts Guild, Silver Arts, High Point Glas Company, and Triad Area Elementary Schools. Visit for more information. (220 E. Commerce Ave HP)

Mondays. Acrylic painting classes for beginners to advanced, 3-5 pm. Learn, create and have fun! The Marshall Art Gallery is located at the Village at North Elm Shopping Center next to the Chop House Grille. $20 per twohour class. Tracey Marshall, 336.545.8268

Mondays: 7-9p.m. Painting classes (Watercolor, Oil, Acrylic) Red Door Studio/ Gallery Call for hours. 336.288.5415 (3631 Redfield Drive GSO)

Mondays & Thursdays. 6:30-9p.m. Oil and Acrylic Painting for Beginners to Intermediate. Six consecutive structured sessions to build skill in depicting 3D form in space and light. Work from still life and photographic references.  Classes taught by area artist Jack Stone ( at The Art House For schedules, supply list, fee and registration contact Jack at 336-375-7568 or (600 N. Church Street GSO)

Tuesdays: 9:30-noon and 6:30-9p.m. Painting classes (all media) Red Door Studio/ Gallery (3631 Redfield Drive GSO) www. Call for hours. 336.288.5415

Wednesdays — Watercolor classes for beginners to advanced, noon – 2p.m. or 3-5p.m. Learn, create and have fun. The Marshall Art Gallery is located at the Village at North Elm Shopping Center next to the Chop House Grille, $20 per two-hour class. Christine Seiler, 336.545.8268.

First Fridays — Lyndon Street Artworks and Artworks Collective Gallery 205 Lyndon St., Greensboro, 336.370.0025, Mon-Sat, 9-5 p.m. Featuring over forty local artists’ working studios that are open to the public. Go to for directions or for more information. Join us on the First Friday of every month from 6-9 p.m. during our extended hours, and keep an eye out for a variety of other special events going on at Lyndon Street Artworks.

Sundays. 1-6p.m. Mad Platter Sundays. Bring your entire family for discounts and lots of pottery painting fun. 336.540.9823 (2921-A Battleground Ave. GSO)

food & drink.

May. 27. 6-7:30p.m. Zinfandel Wine Tasting at Wine Merchants Gourmet. No reserva tions

required. Cost $10. For more info call 336. 765.8175 or visit (1901-B Mooney Street W-S)


May. 30. Noon-6p.m. 9th Annual North Carolina Wine Festival at Tanglewood Park. The largest wine festival in North Carolina, including tasting from over 30 wineries, arts and displays, local food vendors and The Chairman of the Board. For more info call Julie at 336.733.5836 or visit

May. 31. 2-5p.m. Come kick off the Summer at Our First Sunday Event! Sundays in the Park. Afternoon of activites w/the United Arts Council, and live music. For more information visit (200 N. Elm St GSO)

June. 21. 3p.m. Summer Solstice 2009! A family, friendly, community celebration. Yoga, face painting, butterfly release, dancers, drummers, & fire performance.For more info visit or call 336.339.1828


May. 22. 9p.m.-1a.m. Alan Neese and Scott Adair Jazz Project live at Walkers Bar. No cover charge. (2116 Walker Avebue GSO)

May. 25. 9p.m. Live Music at Hideout Bar with Donnaha Station Band. Band has opened for Bad Company and Molly Hatchet. Event is free! For more info call 336.722.0888 (864 W. Northwest Blvd W-S)

June. 13. 2-9p.m. Third annual Jazz Fest International performs at Festval Park. Tickets $10 in advance at Coffee at the Summit (623 Summit Avenue) & $15 at the door. Visit for more information.

June. 20. 8p.m. Absolute 80’s LIVE at the Millennium Center. Tickets are $10/advance, $12/door. All ages welcome. For more information visit

High Lonesome Strings Bluegrass Association has open bluegrass jams every Wednesday. The 1st, 3rd, & 5th Wednesday at the Cultural Arts Center (200 N.Davie St) in the rehearsal room from 7-10p.m. On the 2nd & 4th Wednesday at icoffee in Summerfield (intersection of 150 W & Lake Brandt Road) from 7-9p.m. For more information visit

Thursdays. 6-9:00p.m. Live acoustic music, featuring Keith Burkhat & Tom Rucker, at Salsarita’s. Beer specials, excellent margaritas and more. Free chips and salsa. For more info call 336.632.8877 (1602 Highwoods Blvd GSO)

Come out for Open Mic every Saturday from 9pm to 1am, and Karaoke every Tuesday from 9pm to 1am. Only at Ham’s at 201 N. Smyres Place, Greensboro. Call 336.272.6721 for more info.

Mondays. 7-9:30p.m. – Women ages 16 meet at First Presbyterian Church of Kernersville to enjoy a four-part acapella harmony as a part of the Golden Triad Chorus. For details call 336.996.3251 or visit Guests are always welcome!

Ham’s on High Point Road is boomin’! Karaoke twice a week, every Thursday and Sunday night, from 9p.m. to 1a.m. Full menu available! Ham’s, 3017 High Point Road, Greensboro. Call 336.854.5693 for more info.

Open Mic every Tuesday night in Downtown Greensboro at the Flatiron! Come on down and sing us a song or two! 221 Summit Ave, Greensboro. 336.272.7774.

This & every Wednesday come to Center City Park in Greensboro to enjoy local music presented by Grassroots Productions. Music will take place from 11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. For more information, visit www.

Wednesdays. Beginning Sept. 3 UNCG is offering weekly jazz to the community during the 2008-2009 academic year. Classes are offered from 5-6p.m. in the Collins Lecture Hall (Room 217) of the school of Music Building located at W. Market & McIver streets. For more information visit

FRIDAYS – Coffee at The Summit is looking for local talent for its Friday night open mic. If you have or know of someone who has talent ex. comedy, spoken word, musical talent, etc., please contact us at Coffee at The Summit. We can be reached at 336.275.0642 or 336.965.1548.


May. 23. 6-10p.m. Carolina First Annual Dance Crew Battle Preliminary Round. Hosted by B.I.C. Li, music by DJ Masta Rik, appearances by General Justice & Carlette Ewell. To enter email thecarolinamovement@gmail. com or call 336.575.0157 (849 Sharpe Rd BLG)

Mondays. 7-8p.m. – Belly Dance Technique. Lewis Recreation Center, 3110 Forest Lawn Drive, Greensboro. For all levels. Great for beginners, but also good for experienced dancers who want to polish up on basics and learn new steps and combinations. Use of props – veils and cymbals, graceful arms, shimmies and more. Performance opportunites for the more advance. $38 for 8 weeks. Ongoing. Also 8:15-9p.m. Choreography. Learn routines and the use of more props such as sword, cane, drum, candles, tambourine and more. Perform in a troupe for the public. $30 for 8 weeks. Ongoing. Call 336.379.1712 or 336.455.5977

Tuesday nights contra dance with Fiddle & Bow Country Dancers in the Dancers at the Vintage Theatre. Beginner lesson at 7:30p.m., dance from 8-10:30. no partner needed. Cost $7. For more information call 336.272.3245 (7 Vintage Avenue W-S)

Belly Dance classes FOUR nights a week, and occasional Saturdays at Studio 318 – your World Dance Oasis. Classes for beginning through intermediate levels as well as for advanced intermediates. Studio 318 (New location!) 4604 West Market Street, Suite 124, Greensboro. 336.547.9399.

Free Salsa Dance Lessons from 10-11 pm every Friday night with Instructor Raul. Mambo Latin Dance Party 3505 Tinsley Dr. #101 High

Point. (Wendover & 68) 336.882.0066 inside Azteca.

Mindful Flow Yoga. An invigorating yoga practice with postures that build strength and train flexibility. Mindful Flow cultivates precise alignment, steadiness and ease. Taught by Kirtan Coan, 9-10:30 a.m. Saturdays. 1223 W. Fourth St. 336.3655.7047,

The Piedmont Swing Dance Society holds two dances each month, on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month. On the 2nd Saturday we’re at the Vintage Theatre in Winston- Salem, and on the 4th Saturday we’re at the Oriental Shrine Club on High Point Road. We offer a free lesson at 7:30 and the dance starts at 8:30. Dance for $10 if you’re not a member, or $8 for members for students.

Thursdays. Brazilian samba dance classes 6:30 -7:30 p.m. at Wanek Medical Center, 6 North Pointe Court, Greensboro. Learn the basic steps of Brazilian samba dance. $35 per session of four classes or $10 per class. Call Sueli for more information 336.965.4572.

Tuesday. Belly dance class. 7-8 p.m. at Wanek Medical Center, 6 North Pointe Court, Greensboro. Let belly dance, a timeless dance, move you. Join us for a hip and fun introduction to this amazing dance while burning major calories. All fitness levels. $35 per session of four classes, $10 per class Call Sueli for more information at 336.965.4572

new age.

May. 23. 11a.m. – 6p.m. Tarot Readings by Kathe. See Sunday, May 3 for description. Tarot/ psychic readings at EBN start at $15 for 15 minutes. Longer sessions are available upon request. Advance reservations are suggested. Call EBN at (336) 373-0733 to make your reservation. Please note that individual channeling sessions are not available at EBN. For more info call Eclectic by Nature at 336.373.0733 (408 State Street GSO)

May. 24. 1–4p.m. Chakra Opening/Balancing Workshop. In this workshop you will learn techniques for opening and balancing the subtle energy centers of the body. Through the use of energy, color, sound, scent, crystals and angelic influence you will learn how to work with the chakra system. In addition, you will learn of the life situations that can lead to the imbalance of the chakras to begin with. This workshop will be facilitated by Michael Gyurica. As a shamanic Lightworker and certified Master of Crystology, Michael uses these techniques in his own practice and looks forward to sharing this information with you. Workshop fee is $22.For more info call Eclectic by Nature at 336.373.0733 (408 State Street GSO)

Every Wednesday. 2-6p.m. Community Healing Clinic at The Seed of Light Healing Center. Healing clinic offers most of our energy modalities at a reduced rate, for those in the community who want services but can’t afford the whole price. Pricing starts at $15 & is on a sliding scale basis. For more info call 336.833.6932 (305 N. Edgeworth St, Suite A GSO)


Improv Comedy at The Idiot Box. Cost $10