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by Amy Kingsley

Meet Bernard andJacqueline – the wayward couple of Little Theatre of Winston-Salem’sseason-ending Don’t Dress for Dinner, a romantic farce by MarcCamoletti that opens this weekend. Their vacation takes a turn for thedisastrous when their lovers appear and make life miserable for theirnew cook. Tickets start at $10. On Saturday, Triad Stageartistic director and Bloody Blackbeard playwright Preston Lane hosts apublic reading of his latest creation in the new UpStage Cabaret. Theplay features the largest ensemble in the young theater’s history – 25actors and musicians. Call Triad Stage at 336.274.0067 for moreinformation. Spring is the season when the mind turns togardening, and if you’re Elsewhere, that means it’s time to launchanother project, The Urban-Green Campaign. If you’re interested inhelping out, you can attend the first community meet-up on Saturdayafternoon. Award winning set designer Ming Cho Lee delivers theuniversity commencement address at NC School of the Arts on Saturday.He will be preceded by sculptor Jesús Moroles, who will do the honorsat the high school ceremony. Filmmakers in their third andfourth years at the school will screen films on Thursday and Friday atthe Main and Babcock Theatres. Tickets are just $5. The finalactivity exploring the Green Hill Center’s Facing South exhibitionhappens Wednesday when sculptor James Barnhill leads a lunchtimediscussion of his work commemorating the Greensboro Four. You providethe lunch, he brings the knowledge. Here’s another lunchtimeactivity: A Press 53 chat room discussion with short story author SusanWoodring on Tuesday. You can read her story "Birds of Illinois" onlineat press53.com and login with your questions and reactions. RSVPCommunity Theatre in Asheboro holds auditions for an upcomingproduction of Gypsy on Saturday and Tuesday at the Moring Arts Center.Auditionees will be expected to sing and dance, so wear loose-fittingclothes and be prepared to belt. The Sanctuary hosts a screeningof Dalai Lama Renaissance on May 30. The documentary featurescommentary by 40 of the world’s leading thinkers who travel to India tomeet the exiled Dalai Lama. Tickets are $10, $7 for students, and willbe available the night of the screening. The Weatherspoon ArtMuseum cancelled a Jasper Johns exhibition scheduled for September.They have not announced a replacement yet, but we will continue to keepyou updated.

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