Found Objects

by Amy Kingsley

The Children’s Theatre of Winston-Salem wraps its season with a play entitled If You Give a Pig a Party. This play, which is aimed at the early elementary set, opens at 10 a.m. Thursday and will be performed by Charlotte’s Taradiddle Players.

A new exhibition, New World Views: Gifts from Jean Crutchfield and Robert Hobbs, debuts at Reynolda House Tuesday. The show includes 10 works dating from 1971 to 1996 and features artists as diverse as Puerto Rican painter Arnaldo Roche-Rabell and outsider artist Thornton Dial.

If you’re a member of the Weatherspoon Art Museum Association, you probably know about the meeting on Wednesday. It’s at 5:30 at the museum – just in case you forgot.

The Weatherspoon’s curators culled the collection to come up with a new exhibit opening Friday, The Faraway/Nearby: Landscapes and Urban Views from the Permanent Collection.

Fashion designer Gary Hung is bringing new designs to Greensboro’s Mack and Mack. Hung relocated his family from Hong Kong to join the Mack and Mack family and is already putting his stamp on the inventory. Right now, the new designs are only available in the Greensboro showroom.

The Art Shop sponsors roving artist Leonard Wren for a visit this Thursday to benefit the United Arts Council of Greater Greensboro. Wren, an oil painter who specializes in outdoor scenes, will start his day in Center City Park. Local artists interested in joining his trek across the city can dial a hotline – 336.420.0098 – that will provide updates on his whereabouts.

Storyfest returns to Greensboro Saturday with a lineup featuring Laurelyn Dosset, Bump & Logie, David Holt and Cynthia Moore Brown. Individual tickets are $10, families get in for $25.

Periphery, a play commissioned by Greensboro’s Bicentennial Commission, begins its five-day run Wednesday at the Historical Museum. Students can see the play, which covers the events of February 1, 1960, for free thanks to the Lincoln Financial Foundation.

Drink ‘n’ Draw brings its particular brand of boozy bonhomie to Krankie’s Tuesday. It starts at 7 p.m. and is free and open to the public regardless of artistic talent.

The J. Christian Blum House reopens in Old Salem this week after a long renovation. Come see what all the fuss was about, and check out a new permanent exhibit on printers and photographers.

The Forsyth County Historic Resources Commission publicly dedicates a historic marker Sunday at the site of North Carolina’s first commercial airport, Maynard Field. It’s located near the intersection of Maynard Drive and Corbin Street.

Studio 318, a dance school dedicated to zumba, yoga, belly dance and hula hoop, reopens Monday in its new space on West Market Street in Greensboro.