Found Objects

by Amy Kingsley

This is a busy weekfolks, and at Mack and Mack, they’ll make sure you’re, uh, supportedthroughout. On Wednesday they’re hosting a bra-fitting by EssentialBodywear from 2 to 7 p.m. Call ahead to schedule an appointment336.275.6225×202. UNCG Theatre opens its latest production,Tales of the Lost Formicans on Wednesday in the Brown Building. Thecomedy concerns a group of aliens trying to understand the Americanfamily. It runs through this weekend and returns in rep at the end ofthe month. The Green Hill Center offers a free portrait workshopfor teens on Wednesday evening. The class will focus on collagetechniques employed by Romare Bearden. Artist Deborah Ascheimvisits the Weatherspoon Thursday for a memory-mapping class in theafternoon and an artist’s talk in the evening. Ascheim’s work drawsupon laboratory research. You must register for the class, which youcan do by calling 336.334.5770. The artist’s talk is free. Speakingof memories, the 63rd Winston-Salem Antiques Extravaganza returns tothe Joel Coliseum annex this weekend. Dealers from Florida to Bostonwill display their wares. Greensboro continues its bicentennialcelebration with the premiere of an original play by the TouringTheatre of North Carolina on Friday at the Historical Museum.Playwright Brenda Schleunes used archival material from newspapers,personal journals and interviews to recreate the city’s first 200 years. RobertDubac brings his one-man show, The Male Intellect: An Oxymoron?, to theCarolina Theatre on Friday. Tickets start at $22.50. The BelCanto company concludes its silver anniversary season this weekend withthe concert entitled Coming Home. The performance includes the worldpremiere of “Appalachian Echoes: Variants on Traditional Songs” bylocal composer Eddie Bass. Kids’ book author David Biedrzyckidrops by the Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem on Saturday morning.His reading is free with admission. An exhibition of student artopens Sunday at Greensboro College, inside the Irene Cullis and AnneGaylon Galleries. The reception starts at 2 p.m. The KenanWriters’ Encounters wrap up this week with a lecture and reading bypoet WS Merwin on Monday and Tuesday. The lecture takes place at NCSchool of the Arts, and the next day’s reading happens at ReynoldaHouse. Dancers at Greensboro College present their spring danceconcert on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Gail Brower Huggins PerformanceCenter. The concert is free and will include jazz, ballet, tap andmodern pieces.