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Found OBJECTS

by Keith Barber

Leading off Found Objects this week is a 100minute documentary film about artist Louise Bourgeois, which will be screened in conjunction with the University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s Feminist Theory and Music Symposium on Thursday at 7 p.m. In 1982, Bourgeois was honored by the New York’s Museum of Modern Art with a retrospective. It was the first time any such accolade had been bestowed on a female artist. Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, the Mistress and the Tangerine is directed by Marion Cajori and Amei Wallach. The screening will be held at the Weatherspoon Art Museum. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.uncg.edu. On Saturday the North Carolina Shakespeare Festival will audition students ages 8 and older with strong gymnastic and/or acrobatic abilities for its High Point Theatre Main Stage production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream from 10 a.m. to noon at the company’s Spirit Center campus located at 807 West Ward Ave. in High Point. Also on Saturday, the Crosslove Theatre will hold its second musical revue fundraiser at Lindley Park Church, located at 4010 Walker Ave. in Greensboro at 7 p.m. Admission is free and donations are accepted. Singers and dancers that have performed in previous Crosslove productions will entertain the audience at its annual fundraiser. Speaking of fundraisers, Community Theatre of Greensboro will hold its Triad Idol Final Event at 3 p.m. on Sunday at the Carolina Theatre located at 310 S. Greene St. Grand prizewinners in three age groups (8-12, 13-18 and 19 ) can win $1,000 each. Winners will receive the presitigious title of Triad Idol. Family and friends are encouraged to support their favorite future pop stars and help support the Community Theatre of Greensboro in the process. For further information, visit www.triadidol.org. Also on Friday, Integrative Life Solutions, located at 2511 Neudorf Road in Clemmons, will present a seminar on yoga techniques that utilize the interaction of sound and movement within the chakras to create moments of tranquility and to achieve states of bliss. For further information, call 336.778.1950. On Saturday, the Surry Arts Council presents its production of Wedding Of The Siamese Twins at the Andy Griffith Playhouse, located at 218 Rockford St. in Mount Airy. Wedding represents one of several shows included in the playhouse’s 2009 summer series, the story of the romance of the original Siamese Twins during their lives in Surry County. Burton Cohens play follows the lives of Chang and Eng Bunker who lived, raised their families, and died just a few miles from the Andy Griffith Playhouse. Tickets are $10. For further information, call 800.286.6193 or visit surryarts@trificients.net. On the arts horizon, the Broach Theatre Company will present its production of Neil Simon’s Chapter Two June 17-21 and June 24-27. Chapter Two will be directed by Jim Fisher, head of the Theatre Department at UNCG. For further info, contact Camilla Millican Samuelson at 336.549.2985 or e-mail camilla.thebroach@gmail.com. The Broach Theatre is located at 520-C South Elm Street in downtown Greensboro. And finally, Community Theatre of Greensboro and Studio B present Dance the Night Away on June 11 at 11 p.m. Learn how to do the swing, cha-cha and salsa with the help of top-notch instructors. Cover charge is $10 with tickets available at the door or by phone at 336.333.7469.

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