Found Objects

by Amy Kingsley

This is a busy week folks, and at Mack and Mack, they’ll make sure you’re, uh, supported throughout. On Wednesday they’re hosting a bra-fitting by Essential Bodywear from 2 to 7 p.m. Call ahead to schedule an appointment 336.275.6225×202.

UNCG Theatre opens its latest production, Tales of the Lost Formicans on Wednesday in the Brown Building. The comedy concerns a group of aliens trying to understand the American family. It runs through this weekend and returns in rep at the end of the month.

The Green Hill Center offers a free portrait workshop for teens on Wednesday evening. The class will focus on collage techniques employed by Romare Bearden.

Artist Deborah Ascheim visits the Weatherspoon Thursday for a memory-mapping class in the afternoon and an artist’s talk in the evening. Ascheim’s work draws upon laboratory research. You must register for the class, which you can do by calling 336.334.5770. The artist’s talk is free.

Speaking of memories, the 63rd Winston-Salem Antiques Extravaganza returns to the Joel Coliseum annex this weekend. Dealers from Florida to Boston will display their wares.

Greensboro continues its bicentennial celebration with the premiere of an original play by the Touring Theatre 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.

Robert Dubac brings his one-man show, The Male Intellect: An Oxymoron?, to the Carolina Theatre on Friday. Tickets start at $22.50.

The Bel Canto company concludes its silver anniversary season this weekend with the concert entitled Coming Home. The performance includes the world premiere of “Appalachian Echoes: Variants on Traditional Songs” by local composer Eddie Bass.

Kids’ book author David Biedrzycki drops by the Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem on Saturday morning. His reading is free with admission.

An exhibition of student art opens Sunday at Greensboro College, inside the Irene Cullis and Anne Gaylon Galleries. The reception starts at 2 p.m.

The Kenan Writers’ Encounters wrap up this week with a lecture and reading by poet WS Merwin on Monday and Tuesday. The lecture takes place at NC School of the Arts, and the next day’s reading happens at Reynolda House.

Dancers at Greensboro College present their spring dance concert on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Gail Brower Huggins Performance Center. The concert is free and will include jazz, ballet, tap and modern pieces.