Dec. 23, 2009 12:00

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REMASTERING THE MASTERS: THE CLASSICAL TRADITION

Weatherspoon Art Museum; 1000 Spring Garden St., Greensboro 336.334.5770, weatherspoon.uncg.edu, 1 p.m., FREE

Drawing pieces from their permanent collection, this exhibit looks at how works with influences from ancient Greece and Rome have made impressions on art through the ages. The exhibition has a multitude of styles and models to choose from and will offer artists of all ages some fresh ideas they can walk away with.


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Wed., Dec 23

VOICES OF CANTERBURY

Canterbury Restaurant; 1701 Westchester Drive, High Point; 336.991.0956; 7 p.m.; FREE In the spirit of the season there will be performances from artists talented with the spoken word such as poets and musicians. If that’s not for you perhaps the singers and dancers are more to your liking. No? Then go on up to the buffet and get yourself something delicious to munch on. You like eating, right?

Thurs., Dec 24

REGGAE XMAS EVE W/ PURE FIYAH

The Hideout Bar; 864 W. Northwest Blvd., Winston- Salem; 336.722.0888; www. hideoutbar.net; 10 p.m.; $5 With the weather getting a little frightful as of late, consider a change in your auditory pleasures and check out the sounds of Pure Fiyah. This reggae celebration of the season will warm your soul and enhance your mood as Santa is doing his lap around the world making all the children happy.

Fri., Dec 25

MERRY CHRISTMAS & HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

Well, the year is coming to a close, the New Year is upon us and today is a good time to count your blessings and be with those you care about. Find some friends and family to share stories with, make some hot cocoa, pass out gifts and let the wrapping paper fly.

Sat., Dec 26

POSSUM JENKINS & FRIENDS, WAFER THIN AND JOE THE FIREMAN

The Garage; 110 W. 7 th St., Winston-Salem; 336.727.1127; www.thegarage.ws; 8:30 p.m.; $7 As you recover from the feast and insanity that comes with coordinating the biggest holiday of the year, unwind and enjoy the festivities while you listen to some great music. Joe the Fireman will kick things off, followed by Wafer Thin. Once 10 p.m. rolls around, get ready for the Possum Boys to tear the stage up until closing.

Mon., Dec. 28

FRANK SPENCER HOLIDAY CLASSIC

LJVM Coliseum; 2825 University Pkwy., Winston- Salem; 336.725.5635; www. ljvm.com; 7 p.m.; $8 Building on one man’s dream to help raise money for North Carolina schools, this annual fundraiser for local high school basketball teams is a great chance to see some young and upcoming talent on the courts.

Also be ready to see some fierce competition as they vie for the top. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the action continues tomorrow.

Tues., Dec 29

FLUIDITY — ART OF FLUID

Maria’s; 2130 Lawndale Dr., Greensboro; 336.379.8646; 11 a.m.; FREE These ongoing original works by Robert Kernodle capture the wild and unpredictable nature of flowing fluids. Fluidism, a newish and always surprising art form takes the chaos of moving liquids and harnesses them into something beautiful. While you’re seeing some amazing art, get some amazing food to go.

Wed., Dec 30

HOW PEOPLE MAKE THINGS

Greensboro Children’s Museum; 220 N. Church St., Greensboro; 336.574.2898; www.gcmuseum.com; 9 a.m.; $6 Taking inspiration from the factory tour segments on “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” this handson traveling exhibit looks at how some everyday objects are manufactured using cutting, molding, deforming and assembly processes. The exhibit is movin’ on so this is your last chance to show the children how a die-cutter makes a horse, a mold forms a spoon out of wax and others you’ll just have to see for yourself.

Go to yesweekly.com for a full listing of happenings around the triad.

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