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feb 19

New Music, Part 1: August Snow and Night Dance Triad Stage; 232 S. Elm St., Greensboro; 336.272.0160; www.triadstage. org; 1:30-4:30 p.m.; $10

Celebrate the life and work of one of the South’s greatest writers in this oncein-a-lifetime theatrical event. Return to a small town in eastern North Carolina and the Avery family that captivated audiences in Triad Stage’s second season.

Wed., Feb 15

Artist Talk with Heather Gordon

Green Hill Center for NC Art; 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro; 336.333.7460; www. greenhillcenter.org; 5:30-6:30 p.m.; FREE

Heather Gordon, a Durham artist is recognized statewide and on a national level. She has exhibited at SECCA, the Weatherspoon, the Cameron Art museum and the Barrett Art Center in Poughkeepsie, NY, where she was awarded an Honorable Mention by juror Nat Trotman, associate curator at the Guggenheim Museum of Art.

Thur., Feb 16

The Glasses

Pauline Theatre; Hayworth Fine Arts Center. HPU Campus; 833 Montlieu Ave., High Point; 336.841.4673; www.highpoint.edu; 7:30 p.m.; $10

It’s a delightful new comedy about an ambitious young real estate agent who acquires an unusual pair of glasses that gives him the ability to see the hidden flaws, fears and fantasies of the people around him.

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Fri., Feb 17

Learn How to Dance Bachata

Greensboro Cultural Center, Studio 305; 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro; 336.339.9715; www. greensborosalsadance.com

Come learn the art of bachata, a very sensual and romantic Latin dance that originated in Dominican Republic decades ago. Bachata is easy to learn and doesn’t require any dance experience to do it. Unlike salsa, bachata does not require many complex turns although the moves are very well used when the musicality is understood and interpreted correctly. Everyone is welcome

Sat., Feb 18

Amore

Revolution Mill Event Center; 1000 Revolution Mill Drive, Greensboro; 336.333.2220; www. belcantocompany. com; 6-9:30 p.m.; $75/ table $25/concert only

Hear Bel Canto Co. in an intimate and lively cabaret performance. Join in for a glass of wine from Wine Warehouse/ Rioja!, an elegant plated dinner provided by Pepper Moon Catering, a fabulous silent auction and raffle, and a great concert. Seating is limited so reserve your seat or an entire table today!

Mon., Feb 20

Laughter in the Dark Film Series presents: Trouble in Paradise

Greensboro School of Creativity; 900 16th St., Greensboro; 336.617.3328; www. greensboroschoolofcreativity.org; 6:30-9 p.m.; FREE

Budd Wilkins, staff critic for Slant Magazine, presents a new film series “Laughter in the Dark”, exploring the darker side of comedy. This weeks pick is Trouble in Paradise, the classic 1932 film starring Herbert Marshall and Miriam Hopkins about two thieves who fall in love while masquerading as nobility, and the misadventures that follow as they attempt a heist on a large perfume manufacturer.

Tues., Feb 21

Leonardo Live Hanesbrands Theatre; 209 N. Spruce St., Winston-Salem; 336.747.1414; www. hanesbrandstheatre. org; 7:30 p.m.; $7

Leonardo Live offers an unprecedented opportunity for audiences worldwide to experience these da Vinci works via filmed tour. Captured live on the eve of the exhibition opening in London (fall 2011), Leonardo Live will provide a highdefinition walk-through of the landmark exhibition, in-depth commentary about featured pieces in the exhibit and extra content.

Wed., Feb 22

The Mystery of Edwin Drood UNC School of the Arts Campus; 1533 S. Main St., Winston- Salem; 336.721.1945; www.uncsa.edu; 8 p.m.; $15

This wildly theatrical musical kicks off when the Music Hall Royale (a loony Victorian troupe) “puts on” its flamboyant rendition of an unfinished Dickens mystery. The playfulness of this playwithin-a-play draws the audience toward one of Drood’s most talkedabout features, which allows the audience to vote on the solution as prelude to its unusual and hilarious finale!

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