Found Objects

by Amy Kingsley

Every so often, something slips by me. Usually I try to correct the error at the end of this column – that way it’s a little less conspicuous.

Not this time. Here is a list of events I should have mentioned last week. All of them are still showing, so go check them out before they close.

The Sawtooth Building in Winston-Salem is hosting Through Their Eyes, featuring the work of young patients in the Arts for Life program, which serves kids with serious illnesses.

The Theatre Art Galleries in High Point have several shows hanging this month, including Contemporary Cool, paintings by Eric McRay, and Fantasy Characters, masks by Martina Moore.

Paintings by James Lowdermilk and photography by Elizabeth Klaimon are on display at the Enrichment Center’s Gateway Gallery.

An exhibit of tattoo designs by Norman Rockwell is on display at Winston-Salem’s Tattoo Archive. The show closes in June.

Okay. Onto this week.

A couple of theater openings: Triad Stage officially opens Doubt on Thursday (see story), and the Children’s Theatre of Winston-Salem lifts the curtain on The Ugly Duckling, a musical version of the Hans Christian Anderson fave. Richmond’s Theater IV is performing the latter show, which combines elements of similar fables from cultures around the world.

The Weatherspoon is showing a movie this Thursday titled Edward Burtynsky: Manufactured Landscapes. The filmmaker followed the artist around China, where he documented the country’s industrial transformation with large-scale photographs.

Elsewhere ends its winter hibernation this week when they reopen their doors to the public on Saturday.

ArtQuest at the Green Hill Center announced the theme of its Spring Break camp – Greensboro’s bicentennial. Kids will recreate the 19th century through crafting and costume design. For more information, call 336.333.7460.

Valerie Boyd, the author of Wrapped in Rainbows: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston, is coming to Greensboro on Friday to deliver the keynote address for Bennett College’s Big Read program. This year’s book is Hurston’s masterpiece, Their Eyes Were Watching God.

On Saturday, Lyndon Street Artworks will be holding a special exhibition from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. featuring work by Christopher Lord, Julie Welch and Will Ammons. Lots of work will be available for purchase, as well as an interactive chalkboard that will be auctioned to the highest bidder to benefit Brenner Children’s Hospital.