F o u n d O B J E C T S

by Keith Barber

A UNC School of the Arts alumni reunion leads off Found Objects this week. The UNCSA Grand Symphony Orchestra will perform at the Stevens Center on Friday at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for seniors and students. The orchestra will perform Yevgeniy Sharlat Nocturne for Violin and Orchestra, which will feature UNCSA alumna Angela Story. The orchestra will also perform Rachmaninov’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, featuring UNCSA concerto competition winner Hsin-I Huang performing on the piano. In addition, the orchestra will perform Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4. UNCSA alumnus, renowned flutist and orchestral conductor Ransom Wilson will conduct the concert. Call the UNCSA Box Office at 336.721.1945 for reservations or visit: to purchase tickets online. The Stevens Center is located at 405 West Fourth St. in downtown Winston-Salem. On Friday, the Little Theatre of Winston-Salem presents Leading Ladies by Ken Ludwig. A story of two unemployed Shakespearean actors who embark on a misguided get-richquick scheme, Leading Ladies will take the stage at 8 p.m. The Little Theatre is located at 610 Coliseum Drive. Tickets prices range from $14-$18. For further info, call Patricia at 336.748.0857, ext. 201, or e-mail: patricia@littletheatreonline. com. On Wednesday at 5:30 p.m., Reynolda House Museum presents its latest exhibition American Idyll: Yankee Artists in Giverny. Guest lecturer John Hallmark Neff, an art historian and former director of Reynolda House and the Terra Museum of American Art, will discuss the attraction of Giverny and the gardens that captivated so many American painters. Admission is $5 for the general public. Members and students get in for free. For further information, call 336.758.5150. On Thursday, a Greensboro artist and interior designer will join forces to present a night of art, design and wine at Laura Redd Interiors at 1175-12 Revolution Mill Drive in Greensboro from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Artist Katie Wall’s original oil paintings will be on display for the first time. The event is free to the public. For further information, visit: Face to Face, a Greensboro youth group tasked with the mission of raising community awareness and promoting positive change will hold the second event in its Word of Mouth series at 7:30 p.m. at Studio B located at 520 South Elm St. on Tuesday, May 26. The event welcomes culturally diverse and open-minded individuals of the Gate City. Face to Face is the brainchild of eight young Greensboroans designed to engage young people in a variety of activities from “friend-raising” to advocacy with the goal of giving the area’s young people a forum to express themselves. On May 27, Elsewhere Artist Collaborative in Greensboro officially unveils its Urban Green Project. Elsewhere will be hosting one of its Sustainable Greensboro’s Green Drinks events from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Green Drinks is a national program that brings together people who work in environmental fields. Artist Sarah Witt will present a short lecture on sustainability through the lens of her Polymorphic Plastic Parade, a project that centers on the construction of tips out of renewable and reusable materials. On May 29, Urban Green will have its official 2009 debut: The Bloom Under the Moon Garden Party beginning at 8 p.m. The Elsewhere Artist Collaborative is located at 606 & 608 South Elm St. In addition, Elsewhere will also continue its Saturday gardening workshops from 1 to 4 p.m. from March to through October. Finally, Gateway Gallery will open the exhibition Urban Impressions in Paint and Clay with a reception on Friday from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The 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. Call 336.777.0076, ext. 238 for further information.