Archives

be there

April 26

Invisible Children: KONY 2012 Film Screening & Ugandan Guest Speaker

Krankie’s Coffee; 211 E. 3rd St., Winston-Salem. 951.236.4344; www. krankiescoffee.com; 8 p.m-9:30 p.m.; FREE An Invisible Children team will present their latest film KONY 2012. Agnes from Uganda will share her story about growing up in the brutal conflict. FREE local pizza provided by Mellow Mushroom and Burke St. while supplies last. Invisible Children uses film, creativity, & social action to end the use of child soldiers in Joseph Kony’s rebel war and restore LRA-affected communities in central Africa to peace and prosperity.

Wed., Apr. 25

Grimsley High School IB & AP Art Show Ambleside Gallery; 528 S. Elm St., Greensboro; 336.275.9844; www.amblesidearts. com; 6 p.m.-8 p.m.; FREE

The show will display one to two pieces of art from each student in the IB/AP Art Program(s). There will also be an orchestral quartet and pianist at the reception.

Go to yesweekly.com for a full listing of happenings around the triad.

Fri., Apr. 27

Hope For Agoldensummer and Crystal Bright and the Silver Hands CFBG Record and Art Co-op; 930 S Chapman St., Greensboro; 336.446.9194; www. cfbgs.com; 9 p.m.-12 p.m.; $5

Hope For Agoldensummer is super-excited to be back at CFBG. Haunting folk music of a sort, performed with singing saws, pennywhistles and an eclectic assortment of other instruments. North Carolina’s Crystal Bright and the Silver Hands combine an eclectic mix of influences and experience to create haunting gypsy tunes that verge on vaudeville at times, and at other times, sound like the soundtrack to a lost Tim Burton flick.

Sat., Apr. 28

Ain’t Misbehavin’: The “Fats” Waller Musical Show Triad Stage; 232 S. Elm St., Greensboro; 336.272.0160; www. triadstage.org; 2 p.m.- 4 p.m.; $10-$44

Harlem. The Cotton Club. Honky tonk dives, rent parties and sweet, sweet swing. The songs of “Fats” Waller explode in this celebration of some of the best American music ever written.

A Broadway blockbuster brimming with hot jazz and powerhouse performances, this Tony Award-winning revue is the perfect tribute to one of the most prolific musicians of the 20th century.

Sun., Apr. 29

Scout Day Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem; 390 S. Liberty St., Winston- Salem; 336.723.9111; www.childrensmuseumofws.org; 1 p.m.-5 p.m.; $3

Do you enjoy being a scout and serving your community? Great, and because you work so hard to earn your patches, come to the Children’s Museum and earn one more. Complete the self-guided scavenger hunt and earn a special CMWS scout patch. Each patch is $2.

Mon., Apr. 30

Mixed Tape Marvel Monday Film Series presents: Captain America: The First Avenger Carolina Theatre. 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro; 336.333.2605; www.carolinatheatre. com; 7 p.m.-9 p.m.; $6

The final of three in the Mixed Tape Film Series’ countdown to this year’s big-screen blockbuster The Avengers, it’s Captain America: The First Avenger! After being deemed unfit for military service, Steve Rogers volunteers for a top secret research project that turns him into Captain America, a superhero dedicated to defending the USA’s ideals.

Tues., May1

Wiz Khalifa, Juicy J, Chevy Woods, DJ Bonics Winston-Salem Entertainment Sports Complex. 2825 University Pkwy., Winston-Salem; 336.725.5635; www. ljvm.com; 8 p.m.; $39.70

Cameron Jibril Thomaz, better known by his stage name Wiz Khalifa, is an American rapper based in Pittsburgh, signed to Rostrum Records. He released his debut album, Deal or No Deal, in November of 2009, it reached No. 1 on the iTunes hip-hop chart, and then reached the top ten on iTunes’ overall album chart the week it was released. Come see why this young gun of hip hop has developed such a reputation for putting on amazing live shows.

Wed., May 2

Conversation: Primary Flight Elsewhere Artist Collaborative; 606 S Elm St., Greensboro; www. goelsewhere.org; 8:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.; FREE

A sidewalk conversation with Primary Flight, the Miami-based street art collective, held in Elsewhere’s Storefront window theater on their mural for the Spring Garden underpass section of the GSO downtown Greenway. Talks will be moderated by Stephanie Sherman (Elsewhere) and Barbara Peck (Downtown Greenway). For more info, visit www. goelsewhere.org

Share: