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Found Objects: 3.14.07

by Amy Kingsley

It’s not quite springtime yet, but it’s not too early for the folks over at Mack ‘n’ Mack to start promoting the season’s upcoming nuptial styles. On Wednesday from 11a.m. to 7 p.m. they’ll host an event titled – rather self-evidently – “What to Wear to a Wedding.” Ultra-competent style mavens John and Robin Davis promise to spirit everyone from grandmothers to bridesmaids through the fashion side of the modern connubial experience.

The Heart of Living home gallery will host a trunk show on Thursday to benefit support groups for victims of multiple sclerosis. “Love the Pearls” will run from noon to 7 p.m.; all sales of art and pearls will benefit the North Carolina chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Mad Platter announced a whole slew of new weekly specials and the completion of this summer’s camp schedule, all of which will be available on their website: madplatterpottery.com. The two of you without internet access can call the Battleground Avenue location at 336.540.9823 and the Quaker Village shop at 336.294.1010 for more information.

Darkhawk Productions will be holding open auditions for the short film Nurse on Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Greensboro Cultural Center. Available roles include a comatose patient, his son, two talking heads – liberal and conservative – and a nurse. Except for the titular role, all the characters appear to be culled from the Terri Schiavo story that ruled headlines two summers ago.

Speaking of the news, local NPR station WFDD will be hosting sneak preview screenings of the “This American Life” television show produced by Showtime. The first will happen at the Garage in Winston-Salem on Wednesday and will be followed the next night by a screening at the Green Bean in downtown Greensboro. Both are free and open to the public.

Emily Morgan, an MFA candidate at UNCG, will be holding an “Open House” at the school’s dance theater on Friday and Saturday. Tickets cost $10 for members of the general public and $6 for students and audience members can enter at 7:53 p.m., 8:23 p.m. and 8:53 p.m. and stay as long as they want.

Artists from Lyndon Street will make a short trek from their home base to Solaris Tapas Restaurant and Bar on Saturday for an opening reception. Free food, beer, wine, music and, of course, art will be available from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Summit Avenue location.

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