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by Jordan Owens

Fri., Sep 2

Lyndon Street Artworks Grand Re-Opening Lyndon Street Artworks; 205 Lyndon St., Greensboro;; 6-9 p.m.; FREE

This First Friday, Lyndon Street Artworks is reopening with an end-of-summer art bash. Come see what’s new in the gallery and mingle with resident artists in their studios. Visitors can also enjoy tasty frozen treats from The Ice Queen, have their tarot cards read by Mary Wall Johnston and enjoy live music from Louisiana roots, blues and jazz artist Andy Squint. (see story, page 37)

Wed., Aug 31

Business Luncheon

The Piedmont Club; 200 W. 2nd St., Winston-Salem; 336.478.2305;; 11:30 p.m.; $15- $20

Wharton Gladden, an investment banking firm, is hosting a luncheon at the Piedmont Club to address questions on the national and local economies. Managing director Algenon Cash will deliver a talk entitled “The US Economy: Trends and Future Outlook.” Hear Cash’s expert opinions and gain valuable insights on current economic trends and future prospects. Pre-registration is required.

Thu., Sep 1

College night

Ziggy’s; 170 W. 9 th St., Winston-Salem; 336.722.5000;; 9 p.m.

105.7 Now is presenting a new college night every Thursday at Ziggy’s. The first one kicks off at 9 p.m. tonight with a special appearance from the hit synthpop group Cobra Starship. Members Gabe and Ryland will be celebrating the recent release of their new album Night- Shades, mixing at a party you won’t want to miss.

Sat., Sep 3

Triad Music Fest

Newbridge Bank Park; 408 Bellemeade St., Greensboro; 336.268.2255;; 12-10 p.m.; $25

For the Love of Music Triad Festival aims to bring diverse performers (in pop, rock, hip hop and more) to North Carolina for a huge grand finale summer concert. Held in the Greensboro Grasshoppers Stadium, the one-day Triad Music Fest lineup includes Lupe Fiasco, Fuel and the Carolina Chocolate Drops. To see a full list of artists, get your tickets or learn more, visit

Sun., Sep 4

Dial “M” for Murder

Triad Stage at the Pyrle Theater; 232 S. Elm St., Greensboro; 336.272.0160;; 7:30 p.m.; $20

In this diabolical thriller, Tony Wendice thinks he has devised the perfect crime. When his scheme to kill his wife goes disastrously wrong, however, he finds himself in a suspenseful cat and mouse game to stay one step ahead of the police. In tonight’s special preview performance, you get to be a part of the process. Your response will help guide the artists as they prepare for opening night.

Mon., Sep 5

Pool Party

Bur-Mil Park Family Aquatic Center; 5834 Bur-Mil Club Rd., Greensboro; 336.373.2574;; 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; $5 adults, $4 children

Bid farewell to summer with one last poolside bash. Bring the family and spend Labor Day swimming, playing games and winning prizes at the Bur- Mil Park public pool. Everyone is invited to the party, but standard admission rates apply.

Tues., Sep 6

Rear Window

Tate Street Coffee House; 334 Tate St., Greensboro; 336.790.8717;; 7 p.m.; FREE

In Rear Window, a man stuck in a wheel chair observes what could be a coldblooded murder across the courtyard of his apartment complex. The suspenseful and beloved Hitchcock classic will be projected tonight at Tate Street Coffee House, followed by a lecture from expert Phoenix Mangus on the symbols, themes and details employed in the film.

Wed., Sep 7

Salsa Dancing

Rev’s Coffee House; 3793 Samet Dr., High Point; 336.339.9715;; 8:30 p.m.; $8

Meet new people, get some exercise and improve your skills on the dance floor in tonight’s introduction to Salsa class. The hour-long group class is for total beginners and dancers who want to work on their fundamental steps. No partner is required to give Salsa dancing a try.