Found Objects

by Amy Kingsley

The Dixie Swim Club paddles ashore at the Broach Theatre in Greensboro on Wednesday. The show, about a group of Southern women who forged their friendship on a college swim team, plays this weekend and next.

A new initiative, the Summer Acting Collaborative, started in Winston-Salem last week. It works like this: Actors seeking a space to hone their craft register by Friday for class the following Tuesday. Professionals from universities and theaters in the Triad will conduct the classes. Write Amy da Luz at for more information.

Saturday is Free Comic Book Day. That means you can go to a participating store in the Triad to watch artists draw and assemble comic books for free. Empire Video Games and Comics and Salefish Comics in Winston-Salem will participate, as will Parts Unknown and ACME in Greensboro, Classic Comics in Clemmons and Silver Bullet in Kernersville.

Triad Stage opens From the Mississippi Delta Thursday. There will be celebration and snacking.

A new show, Modern-Abstract-Daring, takes its place on the walls of the Marshall Gallery in Greensboro on Thursday. The opening reception starts at 6 p.m.

The St. Petersburg Ballet performs Romeo and Juliet at UNCG on Thursday. Russian ballet companies don’t come to the Triad every day, so reserve tickets soon by calling the university box office.

Winston-Salem’s Press 53 celebrates the release of Susan Woodring’s short story collection Springtime on Mars on Saturday. The party starts at 3 p.m. at the Drexel, NC community center.

Krankies hosts a springtime crafts fair this weekend in Winston-Salem. Crafters from the Camel City will display their wares beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday.

Kat Lamp, Lawrence Holdsworth and Robbin Baker have an art show at Mary’s Of Course that opens Saturday. Music will be provided by DJ Ikowitz. Party starts around 7 p.m.

The Weatherspoon Art Museum in Greensboro screens After Life on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. It’s the final film in the Lining of Forgetting series and will be followed by a discussion.

Artmongerz in Greensboro opens its latest exhibit this Friday – which is First Friday. Stop by while you’re gallery hopping.

Here’s another one: Heart of Living Home Gallery unveils a new show by artist Derec Roach on Friday in their new location on South Elm Street.

Undergraduate dance students at UNCG cap their college careers with a thesis concert this Friday at the Dance Theatre. Art students will be doing the same – except with art – at the Gateway Gallery.

Gallery 115 in Greensboro changed its business hours last month to be open by appointment only on Saturdays. Please note this in your date book and take this number, 336.856.0815, to use in making that appointment.