by Jordan Green

A number of events this week in Greensboro celebrate the legacy of modernist architect Edward Lowenstein. Sandy Isenstadt and Cynthia deMiranda lecture on modernism at the Weatherspoon Art Museum on Thursday beginning at 7 p.m. Patrick Lee Lucas and Sally Shader bring a focus on Greensboro during their joint lecture at St. Matthews Church on Friday beginning at 11:30 a.m. And Karyn Reilly leads a walking tour of downtown Greensboro that departs from the Greensboro Historical Museum on Friday at 1:30 p.m.

Story of My Life, a multimedia documentary and exhibit following the lives of six developmentally disabled adults, opens at the Sawtooth School for Visual Art in Winston-Salem on Friday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Men of Action hosts a poetry open mic at Delta Arts Center in Winston- Salem on Friday from 7 to 11 p.m. Contact LaShun Huntley at 336.686.0680 for information and tickets.

Alexis Gideon gives a performance of his multimedia animated video opera Video Musics III: Floating Oceans at Elsewhere in Greensboro on Friday at 8:30 p.m.

The Artstock Artists Studio Tour runs Saturday and Sunday in Greensboro. Forty-five artists exhibit at 15 locations. Visit for a list of sites.

The Weatherspoon Art Museum in Greensboro opens a new exhibit of work by Los Angeles-based artist Annie Lapin on Saturday.

Uptown Artworks in Greensboro hosts an open house on Oct. 13 from 2 to 5 p.m.

The African American Atelier holds a reception in the Greensboro Cultural Center on Oct. 13 at 3 p.m. to kick off Lighting Pathways Home, a solo exhibit of work by Vandorn Hinnant.

ArtsGreensboro is accepting applications for the 2013-14 Regional Artists Grants program. The program is open to artists pursuing music, dance, visual arts, film, video, drama and literature. Visit or call 336.373.7523 ext. 245 for more information.

The Greensboro Parks & Recreation Department is putting out a call for artists and crafters for a Holiday Craft Fair on Nov. 23. Call Mary Alice Kurr- Murphy at 336.373.2731 or Barbara McKenzie at 336.373.2447 for information about registration and entry fees.