Found Objects

by Amy Kingsley

The Children’sTheatre of Winston-Salem wraps its season with a play entitled If YouGive a Pig a Party. This play, which is aimed at the early elementaryset, opens at 10 a.m. Thursday and will be performed by Charlotte’sTaradiddle Players. A new exhibition, New World Views: Giftsfrom Jean Crutchfield and Robert Hobbs, debuts at Reynolda HouseTuesday. The show includes 10 works dating from 1971 to 1996 andfeatures artists as diverse as Puerto Rican painter ArnaldoRoche-Rabell and outsider artist Thornton Dial. If you’re amember of the Weatherspoon Art Museum Association, you probably knowabout the meeting on Wednesday. It’s at 5:30 at the museum – just incase you forgot. The Weatherspoon’s curators culled thecollection to come up with a new exhibit opening Friday, TheFaraway/Nearby: Landscapes and Urban Views from the PermanentCollection. Fashion designer Gary Hung is bringing new designsto Greensboro’s Mack and Mack. Hung relocated his family from Hong Kongto join the Mack and Mack family and is already putting his stamp onthe inventory. Right now, the new designs are only available in theGreensboro showroom. The Art Shop sponsors roving artist LeonardWren for a visit this Thursday to benefit the United Arts Council ofGreater Greensboro. Wren, an oil painter who specializes in outdoorscenes, will start his day in Center City Park. Local artistsinterested in joining his trek across the city can dial a hotline -336.420.0098 – that will provide updates on his whereabouts. Storyfestreturns to Greensboro Saturday with a lineup featuring Laurelyn Dosset,Bump & Logie, David Holt and Cynthia Moore Brown. Individualtickets are $10, families get in for $25. Periphery, a playcommissioned by Greensboro’s Bicentennial Commission, begins itsfive-day run Wednesday at the Historical Museum. Students can see theplay, which covers the events of February 1, 1960, for free thanks tothe Lincoln Financial Foundation. Drink ‘n’ Draw brings itsparticular brand of boozy bonhomie to Krankie’s Tuesday. It starts at 7p.m. and is free and open to the public regardless of artistic talent. TheJ. Christian Blum House reopens in Old Salem this week after a longrenovation. Come see what all the fuss was about, and check out a newpermanent exhibit on printers and photographers. The ForsythCounty Historic Resources Commission publicly dedicates a historicmarker Sunday at the site of North Carolina’s first commercial airport,Maynard Field. It’s located near the intersection of Maynard Drive andCorbin Street. Studio 318, a dance school dedicated to zumba,yoga, belly dance and hula hoop, reopens Monday in its new space onWest Market Street in Greensboro.