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by Jordan Owens

Wed., Oct 12

Artist Talks

Green Hill Center for NC Art; 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro; 336.333.7460; www.; 5:30 p.m.; FREE

Juan Obando and Rosemary Winn, two artists featured in Green Hill Center’s current exhibition, ReLocations, will speak about their work. Obando will discuss his project Rock is Dead, created in Bogota, Columbia. Triangle artist Winn will speak about her new light box works inspired by the glittering grid of Los Angeles.

Thu., Oct 13

The Exorcist

Carolina Theatre; 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro; 336.333.2605; www.carolinatheatre. com; 7:30 p.m.; $5

The Mixed Tape Film Series presents a screening of the film commonly voted by film critics and horror film groups as the scariest movie of all time. The Exorcist tells the story of a teenager who is possessed by a mysterious entity and the two priests who try to save her. Kick off the Halloween season with this bonified horror classic on the big screen.

Fri., Oct 14

BBQ and Silent Auction

Emerywood Baptist Church; 1300 Country Club, High Point; 336.885.7240; www. emerywoodbaptist. com; 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; $10

The Rotary Club of High Point presents a day of food, fun and fellowship to benefit the Salvation Army. Enjoy pit cooked, hardwood smoked barbeque with the traditional fixings and sides. Live musicians offer entertainment while you eat. A silent auction will feature artwork, jewelry, sporting events tickets and more.

Sat., Oct 15


Elsewhere Artist Collaborative; 606 S. Elm St., Greensboro;

336.491.8268;; 8 p.m.; $25-$55

Elsewhere presents a revelrous evening of re-interpreted game show classics including “Wheel of Fortunes,” “The Price is Right On” and “Extended Family Feud.”

It’s a fabulous party, participatory performance and fundraising extravaganza to support Elswhere’s operations for 2012. Buy your limited-edition silkscreen tickets in advance at

Sun., Oct 16

A Doll House

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

Henrik Ibsen’s life-changing classic has been adapted and directed by Preston Lane for Triad Stage. This controversial play about love and marriage still shocks and thrills audiences a century after its lead character opened a door to freedom. At tonight’s preview performance, your responses will help guide the artists as they prepare for opening night.

Mon., Oct 17

Unknown Mortal Orchestra

Krankies; 211 E. 3 rd St., Winston-Salem; 336.722.3016; www.; 8 p.m.; $8-$10

Fresh off their appearance at Hopscotch Music Festival, Portland trio Unknown Mortal Orchestra returns to North Carolina, bringing its blend of fuzzy psychedelia, retro space rock and pop sensibilities to Krankies.

Local legends Love Craft and Triad fuzz pop indie rockers Estrangers open the show.

Tue., Oct 18

Gourd Fest

The Blind Tiger; 1819 Spring Garden St., Greensboro; 336.272.9888; www.; 9 p.m.; $5

Ring in autumn, drink dollar drafts and celebrate great music at night two of Gourd Fest, presented by the Blind Tiger and WUAG. Greensboro’s Drag Sounds and Winston-Salem’s Bolmangani open for Turbo Fruits, garage rockers from Nashville. Attend night one of Gourd Fest on Monday (featuring Maps and Atlases, the Bronzed Chorus, the Summer Pledge and Friend House) and get free admission for night two!

Wed., Oct 19

Emmy-Winning Make-up Artist

GTCC; 601 High Point Road, Jamestown; 336.334.4822 ext. 50065;; 12 p.m.; FREE

GTCC welcomes speaker Dean Jones to the auditorium of the Koury Hospitality Careers Center to speak about his career as a make-up artist. Jones, a North Carolina native, won two Emmys for his makeup effects on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.

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