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July 13-17. 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.

July 7-31. Molly Lithgo Making Marks: Paintings, Drawings and Pottery. The gallery is located in theSara Smith Self Gallery within the Moring Arts Center. The opening reception is on July 7th from 5:30-7:30pm. Molly is a Multimedia Artist and the exhibit displays her talents. The exhibit showcases 130 ceramic pieces and 35 wall pieces. The event is ocated in Ashetboro.

July 10. 6pm. “The Life I Meant to Live” by Filmmake Leander Sales. Hosted by the Diggs Gallery and the Winston Salem Parks and Recreation Deparment. The viewing will be held in the Dilard Auditorium in th Anderson Center at Winston Salem State University.

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

June 26-August 29. 200 N Davie St. 6 Raleigh Galleries setup camp at Geen Hill. The exhibition includes art from: Adam Cave Fine Art, Artspace, Bonded Llama Studios, The Design Box Gallery, Flanders Art Gallery and Visual Art Exchange. Call 336-333-7460 ext. 106 for more information or visit

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 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. at The Art House For schedules, supply list, fee and registration contact Jack at 336-375-7568 or (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) Call for hours. 336.288.5415

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 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. (July 3)

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)

June 26 – August 29th Gallery Nomads Exhibition Green Hill Center for NC Art 200 N. Davie Street, Greensboro Cultural Center “Six Raleigh Galleries Set up Camp at Green Hill” The first in a series of exhibitions focusing on regional art centers, Gallery Nomads will introduce Green Hill patrons to several of the most vibrant art venues in the Triangle and present works by over fifty artists. Participating galleries are Adam Cave Fine Art, Artspace, Design Box Gallery, Flanders Art Gallery & Visual Art Exchange. For more information visit or call 336-333-7460. Museum hours are Tuesday to Saturday 10 to 5 pm, Wednesday 10 to 7 pm, and Sunday 2 to 5 pm. A suggested donation of $5.00 is requested for admission into the gallery. Metered street parking and public parking lots with nominal fees are conveniently located adjacent to Green Hill

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 book it! email

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, email, or call 336.889.8446. (211 E. Commerce Ave., HP)


July. 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


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

July 9. Come Help for HIgh Water. This event will raise money for Historic Wafco Mills residents displaced by the flood. Live music by Joy Dogs and Dakota Joe From 6- 9pm in the Winstead Commnons, at the corner of Pisgah Church and Lawndale in Greensboro. Call 336-686-3334 for more information.

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 four-part acapella harmony as a part of the Golden Triad Chorus. For details call 336.996.3251 or visit 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.

Wednesdays. Tunes @ Noon. Bring your lunch to Center City Park Wednesdays from 12-1:30 and listen to these local musicians: Rhyme & Reason(7/01), Astanza Project(7/08), Bradford Reaves & Nancy Pitkin(7/22), and Wickerbach–formerly ABCND (7/29).

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

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.


July 10 at 8pm. Join us for Burlesk Magikal Tails! at Artiskika.

July 12 5-7:30 pm. Sunday Dance Join us at the Skateland West, 200 Stage Cach Trail for Sunday Dance in Greensboro. Call 336-852-0515 for more information.

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)

Belly Dance classes FOUR nights a week, and occasional Saturdays at Studio 318 – your World Dance