Eight Things To Do This Weekend

by Rebecca Harrelson

What: Free Screening: Ferguson, A Report From Occupied TerritoryWhen: Saturday, July 18- at 1:00pmWhere: International Civil Rights Center & MuseumFeaturing the film created by Katina Parker and Orlando De Guzman Join Us in the free screening and community conversation to follow! Honoring those in Ferguson and #MikeBrown as we move the movement! Brought to you by: Democracy North Carolina Beloved Community Center of Greensboro Black Lives Matter Greensboro, Greensboro Voters Alliance Working FilmsPlease invite and share widely! Donations accepted and welcome

What: TA Presents: tick tick BOOMWhen: July 15th- 19th Where: Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance1047 Northwest Boulevard, Winston-Salem NC Before Rent, there was Tick, Tick…Boom!. This autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larson, the Pulitzer Prize- and TONY Award-winning composer of Rent, is the story of a composer and the sacrifices he made to achieve his big break in theatre. Containing fourteen songs, ten characters, three actors, and a band, Tick, Tick…Boom! takes you on the playwright/composer’s journey that led to a Broadway blockbuster.His girlfriend wants to get married and move out of the city, his best friend is making big bucks on Madison Avenue, and yet Jon is still waiting on tables and trying to write the great American musical. Set in 1990, this compelling story of personal discovery is presented as a rock musical filled with instantly appealing melodies and a unique blend of musical theatre styles.What: Summertime BrewsfestWhen: Saturday July 18th Where: Greensboro Coliseum Complex-1921 W Lee St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27403Sample over 400 craft brews from NC and around the globe. Benefits Animal Rescue & Foster Program.Greensboro Coliseum Complex Special Events Center, VIP entry:2:30pm-4pm General for more info.

What: Dirty Bourbon River Show is back in GREENSBORO, NC!!When: Tuesday, July 21Where: The Blind Tiger- 1819 Spring Garden St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27403Live music. A wild and crazy show!What: The Life & Times of Charlie Wagner, TattooistWhere: Tattoo Archive-618 West 4th Street , Winston-Salem NCProf. Charlie Wagner lived through what is often thought of as the Golden Age of Tattooing (1900-1940s). During the early part of the 20th century, Wagner was one of the great names in American tattooing as an attraction, tattooist, supplier, black eye specialist and inventor. This exhibit will feature, photographs, business cards, patents and other items relating to Charlie Wagner.

What: “West Side Story”When: Starting July 17th Where: The Stained Glass Playhouse- 4401 Indiana Avenue , Winston Salem NCThe world’s greatest love story takes to the streets in this landmark Broadway musical that is one of the theater’s finest accomplishments. Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is transported to modern day New York City, as two young idealistic lovers find themselves caught between warring street gangs:: the “American” Jets and the Puerto Rican Sharks. Their struggle to survive in world of hate, violence and predjudice is one of the most innovative, heart-wrenching and relevant musical dramas of our time. Its’ exciting, sophisticated score by Bernstein and Sondheim is often considered Broadway’s finest, it’s songs part of the nation’s musical heritage. Musical numbers include “Maria”, “America”, “One Hand, One Heart”, “I Feel Pretty”, “Somewhere”, and “Tonight”

What: Sunset Flicks When: Sunset Flicks schedule is as follows: 7/19- Dirty Dancing; 8/16 – Mr Destiny; 9/20 – Raiders of the Lost Ark; 9/27 – Back to the Future; and 10/18 – Ghostbusters.Where: Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts- 251 North Spruce Street , Winston-Salem NCSunset Flicks, a free film and food festival, featuring classic movies, live music and a bevy of food trucks including Taqueria Luciano’s, Camel City Grill, Food Freaks, Mike and Mike’s Italian Ices, and Ds Cakes in a Cup. Sunset Flicks is in its second year and is expanding its offerings to include dancing, a costume/ photo booth and a scavenger hunt. In addition, attendees will receive a Sunset Flicks “passport.” Persons who attend all of the Sunset Flicks films and get their passports stamped will be put in a drawing for a framed Sunset Flicks poster, signed by the artist- Matthew Grady. What: Power, Dance and Fitness – ages 16+When: Saturday classes run June 6-August 1. $5 per person/per class.Where: Oakview Recreation Center- 503 James Road , High Point NCA dance-infused class that will provide you with an intense cardiovascular and aerobic workout. Using your own body weight as resistance, this complete workout will burn calories and tone muscles. Students are encouraged to bring a yoga mat or towel.