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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 Asheboro.

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 www.greenhillcentr.org.

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

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. (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 www.greenhillcenter.org 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

July 30 from 5:30-7:30 join us for Skirt! Birthday Soiree at Noma in Winston Salem. Call 336-727-73-87 for more information.

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

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

music

August 1 Join us for the Barnyard Bash from 11am-4pm. The event features 10 local bands and will be held at 299 book it! email calendar@yesweekly.com Prospectusors Trail Lexington, NC. Call Zach Koontz for more information at 336-250-4368

July 24 from 5:30-730 in the Corpening Plaza downtown Winston Salem. Join us for Downtown Jazz 2nd food drive Friday featuring att Marshack! Hosted by the Second Harvest Food Bank, Brink 2 or more canned goods!

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 four-part 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.

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 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

July 28 6:30p.m-8:00 p.m – Royal Expressions School of Dance Open House Reception. Give your child the dance training they deserve! We offer quality training focused on developing professional level dance technique and an appreciation for dance for ages five and older. The curriculum focuses heavily on Ballet, Contemporary/Modern, and Jazz and alternate classes will include Tap, Hip Hop, and Musical Theatre. Come meet the School Director, see the space, and eat! Those who attend will have their registration fee waived and entered into a drawing for half off the first year of tuition! Contact Princess at info@royalexpressions.org or visit www.royalexpressions.org for more information. 930-A S Chapman St in CFBG Building beside Music Barn.

July 27 at 7:30pm, join us for the Marth Graham/Alvin Ailey Technical Dance class. The class wil be held at 930-A S Chapman Street in Greensboro. Call 336-404-2999 for more informaion.

July 27, 7:30-9:00 p.m. – Former Martha Graham and Alvin Ailey company member, Duane Cyrus will be teaching a Contemporary Modern Technique class at Royal Expressions Contemporary Ballet. The cost is $15. Located at 930-A S Chapman St Greensboro, NC beside the Music Barn in the CFBG Building. 336-404-2999 * princess@royalexpressions.org * www.royalexpressions.org

June 1st until July 28 Mondays and Tuesdays – Royal Expressions School of Dance Summer Adult Dance Series. Come experience dance and all the benefits of it. Offering ballet, jazz, and modern dance classes for all skill levels. Cost $10 per class or 10 Class Pass is $70. Students with college ID receive 50% off. Visit www.royalexpressions.org/adults.aspx for the class schedule. Contact Princess at info@royalexpressions.org for more information. 930-A S Chapman St in CFBG Building beside Music Barn.

August 4 – August 12 Tuesdays and Wednesdays – Royal Expressions School of Dance Summer Adult Dance Series. Come experience dance and all the benefits of it. Offering ballet, jazz, and modern dance classes for all skill levels. Cost $10 per class or 10 Class Pass is $70. Students with college ID receive 50% off. Visit www.royalexpressions.org/adults.aspx for the class schedule. Contact Princess at info@royalexpressions.org for more information. 930-A S Chapman St in CFBG

Building beside Music Barn.

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

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