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by Jordan Owens

JAN 21

AC Slater Artistika Nightclub; 523 South Elm St. Greensboro; 336.271.2686;; 9 p.m.; $10-$15

AC Slater is one of most in-demand DJs, remixers and producers in the world, and he’s performing for the first time ever in Greensboro tonight. Courtesy of WUAG, all UNCG students pay only $10 at the door. AC’s growing reputation is showing no signs of slowing down, so don’t miss your chance to catch him live at Artistika.

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Wed., Jan 19

College Night

Summit Station; 125 Summit Ave., Greensboro;; 9 p.m.; FREE

Every Wednesday is college night at Summit Station Eatery in Greensboro. They have great drink specials from $1.25 PBR pints to $4 apple martinis, which pair perfectly with their $2 latenight menu offerings from hot dogs to nachos. There’s also live music starting at 9 p.m. sharp.

Thurs., Jan 20

anxious hipster Party

The Flatiron; 221 Summit Ave., Greensboro; 336.272.7774; 6 p.m.; FREE

YES! Weekly’s own Brian Clarey will be at the Flatiron for the Greensboro launch of his new book, The Anxious Hipster and Other Barflies I’ve Known. It’ll be an entertaining evening with a soundtrack by Evan Olson.

Sat., Jan 22

Winston-Salem; www.uncsa. edu/performances; 7 p.m.; $8

Jonathan Demme’s 1984 film Stop Making Sense is the next Big Screen movie presented from the UNCSA Moving Image Archive. It shows footage of the seminal new-wave band Talking Heads on stage, edited into an immediate and cinematic experience that many now consider to be the definitive concert film. Tickets are available at the door, and all proceeds benefit UNCSA Film School Scholarships.

Sun., Jan 23

2011 US Figure Skating Championships Greensboro Coliseum Complex; 1921 W. Lee St., Greensboro; 919.678.1651;; 10 a.m.-9:20 p.m.; $10-$35 per session

The much-anticipated US Figure Skating Championships finally make their landing in Greensboro. Today marks the first official day of competition, with sessions repeating daily in lead-up to the Skating Spectacular final event on Jan. 30. Catch one of three sessions today at 10 a.m.,

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2:30 p.m. or 7:30 p.m., and find additional program scheduling for the rest of the week online.

Mon., Jan 24

Golden Gates Russian Dance Troupe

Weaver Academy; 301 S. Spring St., Greensboro; 336.272.0616;; 7 p.m.; $5

This lively performance is your chance to get a taste of genuine Russian folk traditions. An awardwinning children’s ensemble on tour in the US, Golden Gates will present authentic songs, instrumentals, dances, rituals, folk lore and games — all in a beautiful effort to preserve and share their culture. Tickets are available in advance from the Triad Stage box office or at

Tues., Jan 25

Community Meeting

Action Greensboro Offices; 317 S. Elm St., Greensboro; 336.387.8353;; noon-2 p.m. and 5-7 p.m.; FREE

Make your voice heard at the Downtown Greenway Public Art

Community Meeting. Attendees will have the chance to view and discuss the proposal for the public art collaboration, which involves the creative renovation of an abandoned underpass located between Spring Garden and Lee Street along Freeman Mill Road. The meetings are open to the public.

Wed., Jan 26

Winter Miniatures Show

Community Arts Café; 411 West 4 th St., Winston-Salem; 336.793.8000;; 5:30-8 p.m.; FREE

The second annual Winter Miniatures Show is back. It represents a big range of local artists and media, but each tiny work of art on display is smaller than six inches in any dimension. Clark Whittington, miniature art expert and founder of the Art-O-Mat, will be presenting awards during tonight’s reception. The show runs through March 13.

Stop Making Sense

UNC School of the Arts Main Theatre; 1533 S. Main St.,’