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by Erica Katz

Sat., Sept. 24 Darryl Worley, Club 64; 1560 E. Dixie Drive, Asheboro; 336.521.4181;; 7 p.m.; $20 to $25Wed., Sept. 22 Asheboro’s very own Club 64 is hosting Darryl Worley tonight! If you’re into country music then you’ve definitely heard of him. He’ll be performing hits from his latest album, Sounds Like Life, starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 the day of the show. For advance tickets call 336.521.4181. You can also visit to learn more about the ACM and CMA award nominated star.

Wed., Sept. 22 Smash.Wake Forest UniversityMainstage Theatre, ScalesFine Arts Center; 1834 WakeForest Road, Winston-Salem;336.758.5295;; 7:30 p.m.; $5 to $12Tonight at Wake ForestUniversity, catch Smash, a playbased on the George BernardShaw novel The UnsocialSocialist. The story, set in aBritish women’s college, involvesroller skates and unicycles,love triangles and economics.Performance dates are Sept.22-25 at 7:30 p.m. and Sept. 26at 2 p.m. Tickets are available atthe door or in advance by callingthe box office at the number listedabove. They are $5 for studentsand $12 for everybody else. Thur., Sept. 23 An Evening of Southern Discomfort.UpStage Cabaret, Triad Stage;232 S. Elm St., Greensboro;336.272.0160;; 8 p.m.; $18Tonight is YES! Weekly nightand an evening of SouthernDIScomfort at Triad Stage’sUpStage Cabaret. First up is “ForWhom the Southern Belle Tolls,”a spoof of The Glass Menagerie.The evening will continue with“Auto-da-Fé” by TennesseeWilliams. These hilarious one-actplays will keep you entertainedall night. Tickets are $18. Getthem in advance by calling thebox office at the number listedabove. Performances run throughOctober 9. Sat., Sept. 25 Tate Street Festival.Tate Street near UNCG; TateSt., Greensboro; 336.340.1988;12 p.m.;FREEIt’s that time of year again –the annual Tate Street Festival isback! From 12 to 6 p.m. today,drop by Tate Street (near UNCG)to check out local arts, crafts,jewelry, clothes, face painting,vendors and live music.Matty Sheets & theBlockheads, BenJensen JazzTrio, the BrandNew Life,Bruce Piephoffwith CaseyCranford &Sandy Blockerand Braco willperform throughoutthe day. Sun., Sept. 26 PBPS Blues Challenge.Zion Bar & Grill; 5601Roanne Way, Greensboro;336.222.5030;; 1 p.m.; $5 to $7Today at 1 p.m. is thePiedmont Blues PreservationSociety Blues Challenge’s bandcompetition. Local blues bandswill compete to represent thePBPS in the International BluesChallenge in Memphis and playat the 25th annual Carolina BluesFestival. Cash prizes will beawarded to the second and thirdplace winners. Admission to ZionBar & Grill for the band competitionis $7 and $5 for PBPS members.Don’t miss this opportunityto hear the up and coming bluestalent. Mon., Sept. 27 Rise Aiyiti.Studio B; 520 S. Elm St.,Greensboro; 336.965.0983;; 5 p.m.; $5Head over to Studio B inGreensboro tonight for aRISE Ayiti benefit.RISE Ayiti is a jointeffort betweencommunityleaders of Haitiand globalvolunteers tohelp the rebuildingof Haiti.A minimum $5donation gets you inthe door. Money raisedwill go towards the building of anorphanage in Jacmel, Haiti. Theevening will consist of a drumcircle, live music performances,free food and a dance party. to learn moreabout this cause. Tues., Sept. 28 Green Drinks.Noma’s; 321 W. 4th St., Winston-Salem; 336.310.5565;; 5:30 p.m.;FREEGreen Drinks is a networkinggroup that meets on the fourthTuesday of every month inWinston-Salem. They are madeup of environmentally consciousand “green” professionals. Ifyou fall into this category thentonight at 5:30 p.m. you’ll havea chance to relax and mingle atNoma’s with people that sharesome of the same interests asyou. For more information onthe event, e-mail, call 336.310.5565 orvisit Wed., Sept. 29 Scitech Lecture.Ardmore Auditorium, MainCampus Forsyth TechCommunity College; 2100Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem; 336.734.7205;; 4 p.m.; FREEPart of Forsyth TechCommunity College’s 50th anniversarycelebration is a lectureseries called SciTech. Today’sopening presentation will be givenby Dr. Frank Torti of Wake ForestUniversity’s Health ServicesComprehensive Cancer Center. Hewill discuss the topic of advancingcancer treatment through technologyinnovation. The lecture startsat 4 p.m. in Ardmore Auditorium.To reserve your seat contact MonaCofer at the number listed aboveor by e-mail at For a complete list of theCollege’s 50th Anniversary eventsvisit