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mar 24

Greensboro Roller Derby Presents: Marzo Loco

Simkins Sports Pavilion at Barber Park; 1500 Dans Road, Greensboro; www.; 5 p.m. The first bout of the evening will be between two of Greensboro Roller Derby’s home teams, the Mad Dollies and the Elm Street Nightmares. The main event will be a bout between Greensboro Roller Derby’s travel team, the Gate City Roller Girls, and Richmond’s Star City Roller Girls.

Wed., Mar 21

Hell Purgatory Paradise: an artist’s journey African American Atelier, Greensboro Cultural Center; 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro; 336.333.6885; www.africanamericanatelier. org; 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; FREE

In Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise: An Artist’s Journey, Gale Fulton Ross utilizes a multifaceted approach to describe her journey from confusion and despair to self-forgiveness, enlightenment, and artistic freedom. Her firstperson visual narrative is loosely based on Dante’s Divine Comedy, an epic poem written in the 12th century.

Thur., Mar 22

Underground Jazz Jam Underground Theatre at the Community Arts Cafe; 411 W. 4th St., Winston-Salem; 336.462.8301; 7-10 p.m.; FREE

Come join the jazz community at the Underground Jazz Jam. Second and forth Thursdays of every month. Bring your axe and enjoy playing in a great sounding room, or come to listen. Food and drink available.

Fri., Mar 23

Ready, Aim…Look! Diggs Gallery, Winston-Salem State University; 601 S Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Winston-Salem;; 6-8 p.m.

See extraordinary imagery of replica firearms in Old Salem’s collection. High-speed videography and data visualization through computer graphics will illuminate ballistics as you have never seen before.

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Sun., Mar 25

Creative Center Sing-a-Long Series presents: Mary Poppins The Creative Center, Screening Room 213; 900 16th St., Greensboro; 336.312.0497; www.; 3-6 p.m.

The Creative Center announces it will present a series of musical films designed to encourage attendees to sing along! Costumes are encouraged and prizes will be given away. Up first in this festive film series is Mary Poppins, a tale about a magical English nanny who is blown by the East wind to Number Seventeen Cherry Tree Lane, London, and into the Banks’ household to care for their children. Encounters with chimney sweeps, shopkeepers and various adventures follow.

Mon., Mar 26

The National Theatre of London presents in HD: The Comedy of Errors Hanesbrands Theatre; 209 N. Spruce St., Winston-Salem; 336.747.1414; www. hanesbrandstheatre. org; 7:30-10:30 p.m.; $21.50

Two sets of twins separated at birth collide in the same city without meeting for one crazy day, as multiple mistaken identities lead to confusion on a grand scale.

And for no one more so than Antipholus of Syracuse and his servant Dromio who, in search of their brothers, arrive in a land entirely foreign to their distant home.

Tues., Mar 27

12th Annual Scrabble Challenge West Market United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall; 302 W. Market St., Greensboro; 336.230.2223;; 6-9 p.m.;

Are you a wordsmith?

Do you know your way around the English language? Prove your linguistic worth by attending this annual event where individuals and teams enjoy an evening of friendly competition, using the most popular word game in America to raise awareness about adult illiteracy in our own community.

Wed., Mar 28

26th Annual Carolina Blues Festival Announcement Party Summit Station Eatery; 125 Summit Ave., Greensboro; 336.580.2341; www.; 6- 11 p.m.; FREE

The 26th Annual Carolina Blues Festival, presented by YES!

Weekly and sponsored by the Piedmont Blues Preservation Society is having a festival line-up announcement party with live music, a Stonefield Cellars (NC) wine tasting, and an additional blues jam at 8 p.m.