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by Brian Clarey

Thurs., Oct. 28

‘­The Waiting Room

UNCG Brown Building Theatre, Greensboro; 336.334.4849;; 7:30p.m.; $15 ($12 students, $9 for groups of 10 and UNCG alumni,$7 current UNCG students)

Lisa Loomer’s play, directed by John Gulley is a dark comedy about three women from different centuries who meet in a doctor’s office waiting room in modern times suffering from bound feet, “hysteria” and painful breast implants. Tickets are sold one hour prior to performance, and the play runs through Oct.30.

Wed., Oct. 27’­


Guilford College Community Park, Greensboro;; 1p.m.; FREE Solarpalooza is a sustainability event on the campus of Guilford College featuring seasonal activities, cider, live music from the Tremors and the Southern Exposure Sustainable String Band and more.

Fri., Oct. 29

Forsyth BBQ and Boogie fundraiser

Winston Square Park and the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts,Winston-Salem; 336.727.2425;; 6 p.m.; $30 ($25 advance, $20 groups) The BBQ and Boogie fundraiser benefits Forsyth County Special Olympics, with food provided by Bib’s Downtown — barbecue, natch — and music by the Old School Players. There will also be beer, wine and a silent auction.

Sat., Oct. 30

Rhythm of the Dance

High Point Theatre; 220 E. Commerce Ave., High Point; 336.887.3001;; 8p.m.; $30 orchestra, $25 balcony The National Dance Company of Ireland presents this Riverdance-style extravaganza celebrating Celtic history, costumery and, of course, the dance. Since it debuted in 1999, more than 5million have seen this show.

Sun., Oct. 31


Mon., Nov. 1

Women’s basketball league registration

Greensboro Parks & Rec Athletics Office; 22401 Fairview St.;336.373.2946;; $40 Today is the first day to register for the Greensboro adult women’s basketball league. The 10-game season begins in December, and games will be held Mondays through Thursdays. Practices begin on Dec. 6.Ladies of all ages and skill levels needed.

Tues., Nov. 2

Election day

It’s Election Day all across the land. Go out and vote, why don’t ya? To find out who best represents your interests, check out our voting guide HERE.

Wed., Nov. 3

Bringing the Best You to the Interview

Goodwill Greensboro Resource Center; 1235S. Eugene St.; 336.275.9801 x305; 10 a.m. FREE Get a job! For real! This class includes a fashion show, interview tips and free makeovers for those who have had trouble finding work lately — which is about 20 percent of us. This is a free event, but registration is required.