Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

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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.

Jan. 17. 2p.m. Wine & Food Pairing at Westbend Vineyards. Six wine & food pairings. Space is limited. $20 per person. 336.945.5032 (5394 Willaims Road LWV)

Jan. 31. 2-3p.m. Wine Education Course: Sangiovese & Vermentino. $20 per person. Make reservations now! 336.835.9463 Raffaldini Vineyards & Winery(450 Grace Road, Ronda)


Jan. 31. 2p.m. 10th Annual Chinese New Year Festival at Wake Forest University’s Reynolds Gym, Room 201. Celebration of the “Year of the Ox”. Free & open to the public. 336.758.5675


Jan. 16. 9:30p.m.-2a.m. Piedmont Old Time Society Kickoff at the Blind Tiger. POTS is a informal organization that exists to help network players, dancers & fans of Old Time music in the traid region. For more information 336.272.9888 or visit

Jan. 17. 8p.m. Jazz Maestro Freddy Cole brings his musical magic to the High Point Theatre. Tickets are $25 & can be obtained from the High Point Theatre box office at 336.887.3001 or (220 East Commerce Street H-P)

Jan. 27. 8p.m. Day Bender Live at The Garage. Admission $5. Call for more information 336.777.1127 (110 West 7th Street W-S)

Jan. 27. 7:30p.m. Evan Mack, composer & pianist – performs live at Greensboro College. Visit for details. (815 West Market Street GSO) – – Jan. 29. 6p.m. Jon Gamble Theater presents “On The Edge” New Modern Dance at the City Arts Studio Theatre. Tickets are $10 For more information 336.549.7431 (200 North Davie Street GSO)

Jan. 31. 7:30p.m Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis at the Kenneth R. Williams Auditorium. Tickets available at WSSU’s Ticket Office 336.750.3220 $55 Day of Show; $47 Advance. $12 WSSU Students w/I.D. For more information (601 Martin Luther W-S)

30th Anniversary Tour of Ain’t Misbehavin’ starring Ruben Studdard, at the War Memorial Auditorium in Greensboro. January 16 at 8p.m. January 17 at 2 & 8p.m. Ticket price range from $39.50-$55.50 www.Aint- (1921 West Lee Street GSO)

Feb. 7. 3p.m. The American Music of Spirituals, Gospel & Art at Salem Fine Arts Center. Music will highlight arrangements of spirituals & gospels by African-American composers. For more information 336.721.2636 or www. (601 South Church Street W-S)

Feb. 21. 6p.m. Winter Jam 2009 at the Greensboro Coliseum, with Toby Mac, Hawk Nelson, Brandon Heath, The Afters & Stephaine Smith. Admission is $10 at the door. 336.373.2632 (1921 West Lee Street 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.


Jan. 18. 1:15p.m. Auditions for Troupe Bellysima at the Cultural Arts Center. Annual audtions will be held for 10 month commitment to the troupe. ALL sizes are welcome, ages 6 & up. For more information 336.508.4417 or

Now – Feb. 9. 6:30p.m. Swing Dance Classes w/Coul Swing at Odd Fellows Lodge Hall (3rd Floor). Cost: $50/six week session. 336.923.4269 (422 1/2 Trade Street 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.

Monday nights, 7 – 8 pm. – 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 opportunities for the more advanced. $38 for 8 weeks. Ongoing. 336.379 .1712 or 336.404 . 0111

Yoga classes centrally located on West Market Street in Greensboro. Start with breathing meditation and warm-up to properly prepare for more demanding poses. Find your center, connect with your soul, work your body. Studio 318, (New location!) 4604 West Market Street, Suite 124, Greensboro. Classes taught by Allison Williams on Mondays at 5:30 p.m. and by Faun Finley on Wednesdays at 6p.m. Call 336.547.9399 or visit for more information.

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.

Belly Dance Classes and Performance Opportunities: YWCA downtown, 336273.3461. Call Linda at 336.379.1712 or 336.404.0111.

Tuesdays. Fiddle and Bow Country Dancers. Contras and Squares at the Vintage Theatre in Winston-Salem. 7 Vintage Ave. Live bands and callers. 8 ‘till 10p.m., $5 ‘till 10:30p.m. $6 beginners lesson at 7:30p.m. No partner necessary. Contact 336.272.3245.

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.

Reiki II Certification at Light Touch, 301-F State Street, Greensboro, N.C. 27408. Reiki II teaches you three sacred Reiki symbols for distance or conceptual healing, protection, deep emotional healing, and more. Prerequisite is Reiki I. Reiki II is a wonderful way to raise your vibration and consciousness, increase your connection with the universe, deepen your healing and ability to heal others! You will receive multiple attunements, a personal manual, and additional meditation techniques. This is a three week class. Wednesdays, December 3,10, & 17th from 6:30-8:30pm fee $100.00 for the certification for more information or to register: Holly Wheatly, Reiki Master Teacher 336.207.8773


Jan. 23- March. 22. 5:30-7:30p.m. Green Hill for North Carolina Art presents “If you can kill a snake with it, it aint art” is an exhibition by guest curator Tom Patterson. For more information 336.333.7460 or (200 North Davie Street GSO)

Jan. 31 & Feb. 2. 8p.m. The Informall Theater Company presents “Deadline” Two new plays- Signify by Douglas H. Boxley & 3 Ways by Todd Fisher at the City Arts Sudio Theatre. Cost $10 (200 North Davie Street GSO)