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June. 18. 5:30-7:30p.m. Opening Reception Theatre Art Galleries. High Point Fine Arts Guild, Silver Arts, High Point Glas Company, and Triad Area Elementary Schools. Visit www.tagart.org for more information. (220 E. Commerce Ave HP)

June. 22- 26. Fashion Boot Camp at Studio B. A series of Project Runway “like” clinics to prepare aspiring designers for college and their career. The camp is intended for rising high schools students and college students. Fashion Illustration, Draping, Computer Aided Design, and Portfolio development are a few of the topics to be covered in the five day intensive. Life skills such as yoga, sustainability, empowerment, focus, and goal setting will be woven throughout the five days. The week will culminate with a fashion show produced by the designers. The participants will receive a bevy of supplies to include a sewing kit with shears, a 9 x 12 professional Portfolio, photos of camp work, sketch tools, t-shirt, shopping allowance, as well as lunch on the terrace each day. Enroll Today! 336.605.5800 or www.FashionBootCamp.info

How Japan influenced American Tattooing exhibit at Tattoo Archive, now until September 30. Artwork by Sailor Jerry Collins, D.E. Hardy, Kazuo Oguri, Masami Teraoka and others. Open Monday-Saturday noon until 8p.m. For more information call 336.722.4422 (618 West Fourth Street W-S)

Mondays. Acrylic painting classes for beginners to advanced, 3-5 pm. Learn, create and have fun! The Marshall Art Gallery is located at the Village at North Elm Shopping Center next to the Chop House Grille. $20 per two-hour class. Tracey Marshall, 336.545.8268

Mondays: 7-9p.m. Painting classes (Watercolor, Oil, Acrylic) Red Door Studio/Gallery www.nancybulluck.com. Call for hours. 336.288.5415 (3631 Redfield Drive GSO)

Mondays & Thursdays. 6:30-9p.m. Oil and Acrylic Painting for Beginners to Intermediate. Six consecutive structured sessions to build skill in depicting 3D form in space and light. Work from still life and photographic references. Classes taught by area artist Jack Stone (www.brushfirestudios.org) at The Art House For schedules, supply list, fee and registration contact Jack at 336-375-7568 or jack@brushfirestudios.org. (600 N. Church Street GSO)

Tuesdays: 9:30-noon and 6:30-9p.m. Painting classes (all media) Red Door Studio/Gallery (3631 Redfield Drive GSO) www.nancybulluck.com. Call for hours. 336.288.5415

Wednesdays — Watercolor classes for beginners to advanced, noon – 2p.m. or 3-5p.m. Learn, create and have fun. The Marshall Art Gallery is located at the Village at North Elm Shopping Center next to the Chop House Grille, $20 per two-hour class. Christine Seiler, 336.545.8268.

First Fridays — Lyndon Street Artworks and Artworks Collective Gallery 205 Lyndon St., Greensboro, 336.370.0025, Mon-Sat, 9-5 p.m. Featuring over forty local artists’ working studios that are open to the public. Go to lyndonstreet.com for directions or for more information. Join us on the First Friday of every month from 6-9 p.m. during our extended hours, and keep an eye out for a variety of other special events going on at Lyndon Street Artworks.

Sundays. 1-6p.m. Mad Platter Sundays. Bring your entire family for discounts and lots of pottery painting fun. 336.540.9823 (2921-A Battleground Ave. GSO)

food & drink

Farm Fresh Fridays at Laurel Gray Vineyards the 3rd Friday of every month until October. This is a reservations only event beginning at 5pm and lasting until 7pm. The cost is $15.00 per person. Each guest will receive a glass of Laurel Gray wine paired with appetizers made from fresh organically grown herbs and vegetables as well as other local products. In addition, a guided tour of the vineyards and herb gardens will be offered. Gourmet Growers will provide fresh produce grown at Laurel Gray Vineyards. Herbs and vegetables will be available to purchase. For more info call 336.468.9463 (5726 Old US Hwy 421 West – Hamptonville)

Aug. 18. 5:30-8:30p.m. 21st Annual Hospice Taste of Town fundraiser at Showplace in downtown High Point. Taste of the Town features approximately 50 area restaurants, caterers, and beverage vendors sampling their best, live musical entertainment, children’s area, and a large silent auction. Entry tickets are $5 (children 6 and under enter free) and food tickets are $1 each. Tickets will be available for advance purchase in mid-July. For more information, visit www.hospicetaste.com, email tasteofthetown@hospice-careconnection.org, or call 336.889.8446. (211 E. Commerce Ave., HP)

festivals

June. 20. 10a.m.-2p.m. Wingfest at Piedmont Triad Farmers Market.Local restaurants compete for Bragging Rights to the title of Best Wings in the Triad. Enjoy free entertainment with Warner Bros. recording artist Jason Jones,Katelyn Marks and Jeff Crawford. Participate in the “Lord of the Wings” amateur wing eating contest,Best Clucker,and Baby Chick Crawl.Free admission, food and beverage available for purchase. For more info call 336.800.0650 x230

June. 21. 3p.m. Summer Solstice 2009! A family, friendly, community celebration. Yoga, face painting, butterfly release, dancers, drummers, & fire performance.For more info visit www.greensborosummersolstice.com or call 336.339.1828

June. 25. 6p.m. Music at Twilight.Meet in the Town Hall Courtyard for an evening of summer fun featuring the music of variety group 6L6.“Summer Time’s Calling Me” will also feature an antique car display, performances by Kernersville Little Theatre and Kernersville Idols finalists.Free! Something for everyone.Bring your lawn chair or blankets and enjoy the sounds of summer! For more info call 336.993.4521

music

June. 19. 7:30p.m. 102 JAMZ will hold Superjam at Greensboro Coliseum. Tickets start at $10.00 and are on sale now at www.ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster outlets, charge-by-phone at 1.800.745.3000 and at the Greensboro Coliseum Box Office. Artists for this year’s annual SuperJam are to be announced. Previous SuperJam artists include T.I., Jay-Z, T-Pain, Young Jeezy, P. Diddy, The-Dream, Plies, Lil’ Kim, Shawty Lo, OutKast, Nas, Bow Wow, Ludacris, Busta Rhymes, Yung Joc, Sheek Louch, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Lloyd, LL Cool J,

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Lil’ Jon & The East Side Boyz, Ray-J, Three 6 Mafia, Trina, Cam’ Ron and many, many more. Tune to 102 JAMZ to find out which of the hottest artists in hip-hop will be coming to Greensboro on June 19! June. 20. 8p.m. Absolute 80’s LIVE at the Millennium Center. Tickets are $10/advance, $12/door. All ages welcome. For more information visit www.ziggyrock.net

High Lonesome Strings Bluegrass Association has open bluegrass jams every Wednesday. The 1st, 3rd, & 5th Wednesday at the Cultural Arts Center (200 N.Davie St) in the rehearsal room from 7-10p.m. On the 2nd & 4th Wednesday at icoffee in Summerfield (intersection of 150 W & Lake Brandt Road) from 7-9p.m. For more information visit www.highlonesomestrings.org Thursdays. 6-9:00p.m. Live acoustic music, featuring Keith Burkhat & Tom Rucker, at Salsarita’s. Beer specials, excellent margaritas and more. Free chips and salsa. For more info call 336.632.8877 (1602 Highwoods Blvd GSO)

Come out for Open Mic every Saturday from 9pm to 1am, and Karaoke every Tuesday from 9pm to 1am. Only at Ham’s at 201 N. Smyres Place, Greensboro. Call 336.272.6721 for more info.

Mondays. 7-9:30p.m. – Women ages 16 meet at First Presbyterian Church of Kernersville to enjoy a fourpart acapella harmony as a part of the Golden Triad Chorus. For details call 336.996.3251 or visit www. goldentriadchorus.org. Guests are always welcome!

Ham’s on High Point Road is boomin’! Karaoke twice a week, every Thursday and Sunday night, from 9p.m. to 1a.m. Full menu available! Ham’s, 3017 High Point Road, Greensboro. Call 336.854.5693 for more info.

Open Mic every Tuesday night in Downtown Greensboro at the Flatiron! Come on down and sing us a song or two! 221 Summit Ave, Greensboro. 336.272.7774.

This & every Wednesday come to Center City Park in Greensboro to enjoy local music presented by Grassroots Productions. Music will take place from 11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. For more information, visit www. aroundthepiedmonttriad.com/gsofestivals.

Wednesdays. Beginning Sept. 3 UNCG is offering weekly jazz to the community during the 2008-2009 academic year. Classes are offered from 5-6p.m. in the Collins Lecture Hall (Room 217) of the school of Music Building located at W. Market & McIver streets. For more information visit www.uncg.edu/mus

FRIDAYS – Coffee at The Summit is looking for local talent for its Friday night open mic. If you have or know of someone who has talent ex. comedy, spoken word, musical talent, etc., please contact us at Coffee at The Summit. We can be reached at 336.275.0642 or 336.965.1548.

dance

June. 19. 7:30p.m. West Coast Swing Lesson and Social Dance at Moose Lodge.Beginner lesson from 7:30- 8:15pm then rock till midnight $8 Admission includes beginner lesson.Wondering what west coast swing is? Check it out on www.youtube.com, seach for west coast swing.For more info call 336.451.4441 June. 22. Positive Image Performing Arts – Commu nity

Hip Hop Dance Audition and Workshop. Come learn all of the latest moves & audition for one of our traveling competitive & award winning hip hop teams. Beginners 6-6:45p.m. (ages 6-11) Intermediate 6:45- 7:30p.m. (ages 11-16) Elite Level 7:30-8:15p.m. (ahs 11-18) Cost: $3. For more info 336.917.3005 (722 North Liberty St W-S)

Mondays. 7-8p.m. – Belly Dance Technique. Lewis Recreation Center, 3110 Forest Lawn Drive, Greensboro. For all levels. Great for beginners, but also good for experienced dancers who want to polish up on basics and learn new steps and combinations. Use of props – veils and cymbals, graceful arms, shimmies and more. Performance opportunites for the more advance. $38 for 8 weeks. Ongoing. Also 8:15-9p.m. Choreography. Learn routines and the use of more props such as sword, cane, drum, candles, tambourine and more. Perform in a troupe for the public. $30 for 8 weeks. Ongoing. Call 336.379.1712 or 336.455.5977

Tuesdays. 6:30-7:30p.m. Highland Dance Class at the Curtural Arts Center. Come learn the ancient dance tradition of the Scottish Highlands. 6 weeks of summer classes, june 23- 28. $60 per student Ages 7-18 preferred. For more information call 440.477.4266

Tuesday nights contra dance with Fiddle & Bow Country Dancers in the Dancers at the Vintage Theatre. Beginner lesson at 7:30p.m., dance from 8-10:30. no partner needed. Cost $7. For more information call 336.272.3245 (7 Vintage Avenue W-S)

new age

June. 18. 7p.m.-8:30p.m.Eckhart Tolle Study Group at Eclectic By Nature. This group is a” practicing presence” group and follows the format recommended by the Eckhart Tolle website for conducting a group. We open the 1.5hr session with about 10 minutes of silent meditation, followed by watching Eckhart DVD’s of one of his retreat sessions. We then close with no discussion of what was seen. It is suggested that members will have read either of his two primary books-“The Power of Now” or “The New Earth”. We may occasionally watch another Eckhart DVD or listen to a CD of similar talks he has given. Anyone interested in discussing Eckhart’s teachings can do this in one-on-one meetings with individuals outside of the group meeting. Led by Randy Miles. The Group meets the first and third Thursdays of each month. For more information contact Randy at 336.255.0221 (c) or 336.852.5597 (h) For more information call 336.373.0733 (408 State St GSO)

Saturday. June. 20. 7-9:00p.m. New Moon Drum/Percussion Circle. Join us for an evening of allowing your spirit to speak through sound as you feel the connection with kindred spirits. Or join us to listen or dance to the primordial rhythms of the Earth’s heartbeat. All types of drums and percussion instruments are welcome. No experience necessary. Led by Michael Gyurica. Michael is a Shamanic Lightworker. While studying under a variety of indigenous spiritual leaders, he was introduced to the importance of drumming and drum circles and brings that energy to our circle. Advance reservations suggested. Held at Eclectic By Nature Too (406 State Street), right next door to EBN. Please call ahead to let us know you’re coming. (Love donations accepted)

Every Wednesday. 2-6p.m. Community Healing Clinic at The Seed of Light Healing Center. Healing clinic

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