by Jordan Green

Kicking off our week in the arts, the Elsewhere arts collaborative in Greensboro reopens on Wednesday with a tea and tour from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Visitors can explore the newly transformed StoryBank and Living Library space and hear about the 2013 season.

Artists Andrea Donnelly and Heather Lewis give a talk at Green Hill Center for NC Art on Thursday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The event is free with a cash bar.

The a capella groups Seraphim and UNCG Chariots perform at the Weatherspoon Art Museum in Greensboro on Thursday from 6 to 7 p.m.

Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, the Mistress and the Tangerine, a documentary film that follows the artist from 1993 to 2007, screens at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Arts, or SECCA, in Winston-Salem on Thursday at 7 p.m. A discussion follows.

Gregory Volk, a New York-based art critic and contributing editor for Art in America, discusses Diana Al-Hadid’s work in a guest lecture at the Weatherspoon on Friday from 4 to 5 p.m.

Al-Hadid’s architecturally inspired sculpture and drawing exhibit remains on display through May 5.

Andreas Nicolas Fischer’s Reflections and Tomory Dodge and Denyse Thomasos’ Directions to a Dirty Place exhibits open at SECCA on Friday at 7 p.m. The event is free with a cash bar and light refreshments. Music will be provided by DJ Ben Hovey. As a preview to the opening, Dodge gives a talk on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in Room 109 at Proctor Hall West at Greensboro College.

Artmongerz, Ambleside Gallery, Elements Gallery and Earthworks Gallery will be participating in a sidewalk sale on the 500 and 600 blocks of South Elm Street in Greensboro on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Theatre Art Galleries in High Point is sponsoring an invitational exhibit to correspond with the 2013 USA Cycling Professional Criterium National Championship. All entries must relate to bicycles and cycling. Prizes include $1,000 for first place, $500 for second and $250 for third. Edie Carpenter, director of curatorial and artists programs at Green Hill Center for NC Art in Greensboro, is judging entries. For more information, call Theatre Art Galleries at 336.887.2137.