Found Objects

by Amy Kingsley

The Greensboro Public Library cosponsors a production of Family Business at the Broach Theatre that opens Friday and previews on Wednesday and Thursday. The play, which was adapted by Touring Theatre’s Brenda Schleunes, is based on a series of short stories by North Carolina writers Jill McCorkle and Randall Kenan. A public discussion will follow each performance. Carolina Collaborations’ short film "Scripture Cake: A Southern Cuisine Movie" has been selected to screen at the inaugural film festival organized by Alabama’s Digital Arts Shoals. The organization is dedicated to helping the arts community in northwest Alabama grow. A traveling company of underage yogis stops in Winston-Salem on Friday for a performance at the Unity Church. The Yoga of Love features 50 young practitioners from across the United States. The performance starts at 7 p.m.; donations are encouraged. Greensboro’s Gallery 115 is exhibiting textiles and ceramic sculpture inside the lobby of the downtown Wachovia Tower for another month. The show, titled Threads of Evidence, features work by Mary Ellen Krantz, Adele Wayman, Carolyn Nelson and Tom Suomalainen. The exhibit is open to the public between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Elsewhere’s summer itinerary includes a presentation on Friday by Meng-Hsuan Wu, an artist from Taipei, Taiwan. On the weekend, the artists and volunteers continue their efforts to green the alleyway behind the building. Triad Stage continues general auditions on Friday and Tuesday, opening its doors to actors without Equity cards on both days. If you are interested, e-mail your info to Walk-ins will not be allowed to audition. Children’s Theatre of Winston-Salem will collaborate with NC School of the Arts’ Open Dream Ensemble to bring a multi-disciplinary theatre arts camp back to the Twin City in August. The weeklong, half-day camp will be held at the Children’s Museum Aug. 4-8. Call 336.725.4531 or e-mail for more information. If you’re looking for a road trip, consider hitting up Chatham County’s "Potluck in a Pasture" on Sunday at the Ayrshire Farm. Muralist Erick Davis and woodworker Diane Swan will be there along with a host of local bluegrass musicians. Visitors are asked to bring a potluck dish for eight that features at least one local ingredient. The event starts at 6 p.m.