August 4-29th The Artworks Gallery in Greensboro present Nancy Hayes and Jody Wakler. This two-person exhibit of collages titles “Eartch Creature” by Nancy Hayes and fused glass pieces titles “Layers by Jody Walker. This exhibit will be part of the Gallery Hop. There will be an opening reception August 7th from 7-10pm.

August 16 starting at 3pm the Greensboro Cultural Center will be presenting “Celebrating Creative Teaching: Art by locals & area Professors & Teachers. There will be a Gallery Opening reception Starting at 3pm. The exhibit runs through September 26th.

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 ( 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

book it! email

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

Join us for Dinner and a Movie on August 26 at the Moose Cafe at the Triad Farmer’s Market. The event is in honor of the 90th anniversary of the addition of the 19th Constitutiona Amendment giving women the right to vote. The featured movie is One Woman, One Vote which is a documentary on women’s suffrage. Call Pat at 336-752- 2527 or Darlene at 336-508-9694. You can also email info@ for more information. Reservations are not required but would be greatly appreciated!

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 providefresh produce grown at Laurel Gray Vineyards. Herbs and vegetables willbe available to purchase. For more info call 336.468.9463 (5726 Old USHwy 421 West – Hamptonville)


Audition for Winnie-the-Pooh will be held by the Greensboro Children’s Theater on August 29th from 1-4pm. The auditions will be held at th Greensboro Cultural Center on 200 NDavie Street. Visit for more information.

August 20 Brew Nerds Battle of the Rock Bands. Bands of 3with a vocalist who are interested can register up until August 16th.Check in for bands starts at 7pm and the Battle will begin at 8pm. Theevent will take place at Brew Nerds Downown on the Corner of 4th andCherry St. Email for more information.

August 29 from 1-4pm Join us for Music in the Vineyard at the Raffaldini Vineyards in Winston Salem/Clemmons area. Call 336-834-9463 for more information.

Winston Salem Jaycees are holding their Annual Concert toBenefit Burn Victims on September 3rd at the Garage in Winston Salem.The Proceeds all go to the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center in ChapelHill. This is the 9th year the even will be held and we look forward toseeing you there! Call 336-761-0711 or email

High Lonesome Strings Bluegrass Association hasopen bluegrass jams every Wednesday. The 1st, 3rd, & 5th Wednesdayat the Cultural Arts Center (200 N.Davie St) in the rehearsal room from7-10p.m. On the 2nd & 4th Wednesday at icoffee in Summerfield(intersection of 150 W & Lake Brandt Road) from 7-9p.m. For moreinformation visit

Thursdays. 6-9:00p.m. Live acoustic music,featuring Keith Burkhat & Tom Rucker, at Salsarita’s. Beerspecials, excellent margaritas and more. Free chips and salsa. For moreinfo call 336.632.8877 (1602 Highwoods Blvd GSO)

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

Mondays. 7-9:30p.m. – Women ages 16 meet at First

PresbyterianChurch of Kernersville to enjoy a four-part acapella harmony as a partof the Golden Triad Chorus. For details call 336.996.3251 or visit www.goldentriadchorusorg. Guests are always welcome!

Ham’s on High Point Road is boomin’! Karaoke

twicea week, every Thursday and Sunday night, from 9p.m. to 1a.m. Full menuavailable! Ham’s, 3017 High Point Road, Greensboro. Call 336.854.5693for 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: Wickerbach–formerly ABCND (7/29). Clay and Benjy (8/5). Kris Ferris (8/12). Donna Hughes (8/26)

Wednesdays. Beginning Sept. 3 UNCG is offering weeklyjazz to the community during the 2008-2009 academic year. Classes areoffered from 5-6p.m. in the Collins Lecture Hall (Room 217) of theschool of Music Building located at W. Market & McIver streets. Formore information visit

FRIDAYS – Coffee at The Summit is looking for local

talentfor its Friday night open mic. If you have or know of someone who hastalent ex. comedy, spoken word, musical talent, etc., please contact usat Coffee at The Summit. We can be reached at 336.275.0642 or336.965.1548.


September11 starting ta 9pm join us at Artistika for Burlesk! Bak2skoo: CareerDaze. The event will be featuring dazzling disciplinary performances bywell-known local and traveling magicians, musicians, and burlesqueartists that are sure to teach you a thing or two! Call 336-271-2686for more information!

Mondays. 7-8p.m. – Belly Dance Technique. Lewis Recreation Center, 3110 Forest Lawn Drive, Greensboro.

Forall levels. Great for beginners, but also good for experienced dancerswho 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 propssuch as sword, cane, drum, candles, tambourine and more. Perform in atroupe for the public. $30 for 8 weeks. Ongoing. Call 336.379.1712 o 336.455.5977

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, andoccasional Saturdays at Studio 318 – your World Dance Oasis. Classesfor beginning through intermediate levels as well as for advancedintermediates. Studio 318 (New location!) 4604 West Market Street,Suite 124, Greensboro. 336.547.9399.

Free Salsa Dance Lessons from 10-11 pm every Friday night with Instructor Raul. Mambo Latin Dance Party 3505 Tinsley Dr. #101 High Point. (Wendover & 68) 336.882.0066 inside Azteca.

Mindful Flow Yoga. An invigorating yoga practice withpostures that build strength and train flexibility. Mindful Flowcultivates precise alignment, steadiness and ease. Taught by KirtanCoan, 9-10:30 a.m. Saturdays. 1223 W. Fourth St. 336.3655.7047, www.

The Piedmont Swing Dance Society holds two danceseach month, on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month. On the 2ndSaturday we’re at the Vintage Theatre in Winston- Salem, and on the 4thSaturday we’re at the Oriental Shrine Club on High Point Road. We offera free lesson at 7:30 and the dance starts at 8:30. Dance for $10 ifyou’re not a member, or $8 for members for students. Thursdays. Brazilian samba dance classes 6:30-7:30 p.m. at WanekMedical Center, 6 North Pointe Court, Greensboro. Learn the basic stepsof Brazilian samba dance. $35 per session of four classes or $10 perclass. Call Sueli for more information 336.965.4572.

Tuesday. Belly dance class. 7-8 p.m. at Wanek MedicalCenter, 6 North Pointe Court, Greensboro. Let belly dance, a timelessdance, move you. Join us for a hip and fun introduction to this amazingdance while burning major calories. All fitness levels. $35 per sessionof four classes, $10 per class Call Sueli for more information at336.965.4572

new age

Wednesday, August 5, 11:00am – 6:00pm – Intuitive Readingsby Vicki. Vicki Gabba is a gifted intuitive with a direct line toSpirit. She shares messages from Spirit, Angels, Spirit Guides andAncestors to assist you on your life’s path. She also works as a mediumby connecting to and receiving messages from passed on loved ones andlive spirits of those around you. Vicki is very sensitive to readingthe energy that objects hold as well. Her readings August includechanneling, clairvoyance and clairaudience. She makes it a point toonly share what she is given from Spirit, rather than her beliefsystems and opinions. Vicki will never tell you what to do, instead shewill share Spirit led suggestions to assist you in finding the trueanswer within yourself. Her readings include information about relationships of all kinds,career and soul purposes, finances and general life issues. Readingsare $30.00 for 20 minutes, $40.00 for 30 minutes and $80.00 for 60minutes. One hour sessions taped upon request. Call EBN (336) 373-0733to reserve your time with Vicki. Friday, August 7, 7:00pm – 10:00pm – Bardic Circle. A casual, relaxedand informal “Open Mike Night” in a place where everyone can feelcomfortable sharing their music, poetry, or stories. No advance signup, just show up. Held at EBN2 on the first Friday of every month. Nofees, donations encouraged. Contact Jennifer at with any questions. (Donation) For more information on other events visit Every Wednesday. 2-6p.m. Community Healing

Clinicat The Seed of Light Healing Center. Healing clinic offers most of ourenergy modalities at a reduced rate, for those in the community whowant services but can’t afford the whole price. Pricing starts at $15& is on a sliding scale basis. For more info call 336.833.6932 (305N. Edgeworth St, Suite A GSO)


Aug.24 from 7-9 pm Auditions will be held for an Evening of Short Plays #21(Guns & Alcohol). Held at the Greensboro Cultural Cewnter on 200 NDavie Street. Contact Stephen D Hyers, Drama Director for moreinformation at 336-335-6436. Also visit www.

Free Acting Classes! The Community Out-reach Center ofthe Arts (C.O.C.O.A) is holding Free Acting Classes at The WindsorRecreation Center. 1601 E. Lee Street, Greensboro, NC 27401. Classeswill be on a ongoing basis and will meet Saturday mornings (11:00AM -12:30PM) There is a $5 registration fee and scholarships are availablefor those in need. You may want to attend if God has gifted you in thearts, you are intersted in learning more about acting, dance, and somevocal, if you are intersted in perfoming live on stage, if you are anywhere in ages from 9 to 99, if you would like the meet and establishnew friends, or if you see the need to help volunteer in some capacity.Register @ the Windsor Recreation Center Today! For more information,contact Charlene Duncan @ 336.681.8980 (leave message) Seating isLimited!

kids & teens

August 28th from 4-8pm. Join us at the Winston Salem ChildrensMuseum for a “Free Night at the Museum” with a canned food donation!This canned food drive event will benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank.

August 30th Rock da World Back to School Teen Night. Hostedby Harvest Church thsi is a OneWay Youth Event. Admission is free.There will be live Music, Games, a Bonfire & Smores!!

leagues & clubs

Tuesdays – Thursdays. 7p.m.-2a.m. Series 7 Poker League at Zion. Lots of fun and great food. Call Zion bar & grill for more info 336. 834.1899 (5601 Roanne Way GSO) Every Tues. 6p.m. The Twin City Cribbage Club meets atPolo Recreation Center. Ages 10-100 welcome, free play, dues uponmembership, 9-games, tournament style & 2-player cribbage. For moreinformation 336.887.9704 or www. (1850 Polo Road W-S)


Mondays. From 6:30-7:30a.m. join us for Fitness bythe Fountain in Center City Part, Greensboro. Tai Chi with EricReiss(8/3, 8/31), African Dance with Wesley Williams(8/10), Hatha Yogawith Annie Fitz(8/17), and Zumba with the YMCA(8/24).

Saturdays and Sundays. Hiking, kayaking, and socializingwith the Piedmont Hiking and Outing Club. A volunteer nonprofit grouphaving a good time in the Triad area, since 1982. For more informationcheck out www.


All-a-flutter Butterfly Farm. 7850 Clinard Farms Rd., HighPoint. View monarch butterflies up close. Family Days Saturday 10 a.m.Tour includes a presentation and monarch butterfly viewing. Children$4, Adults $5. Questions 336.454.5651.

August 29th. Join us for Woofstock sponsored by Hideout Bar for the Forsyth Human Society’s new fundraiser.


August 23. The annual Wine and Cheese Extravaganze hostedby the Greater Greensboro Republican Women’s Club will be featuring USSenator Richard Burr, Howard Coble and Virginia Fox, with Burrheadlining the event. The even will take place at the Starmount ForestCountry Club. Visit www.ggrwc.orgor call Nancy Bishop at 336-372-4440 for more information! Two daysfollowing this event, US Congressman Howard Coble will be the guestspeaker at 10 AM at Starmount Forest Country Club, one Sam Snead Drive,Greensboro. The program is sponsored by the Greater GreensboroRepublican Women’s Club. Guests welcome, optional lunch. Contact CarlaHarper 643-5764.

Tuesdays and Thursdays. 12-1:00p.m. Water Aerobicsat West Forsyth Family YMCA. Come meet new friends, burn calories, andget in shape. For more information call 336.712.2000 (1150 South PeaceHavan Road CMS)

First and third Thursdays of each Month from 2-8pm at thePanera Bread on Lawndale Dr. in Greensboro (Target Shopping Center) thePFLAG Greensboro and GSAFE Invite you to join YouthSAFE YouthSAFE is asafe, welcoming, confidential social networking program for Lesbian,Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning youth in Guilford County.Teens, age 14 -18, gather on the first and third Thursday evening eachmonth to get to know and support each other, have fun and informallydiscuss topics of interest to LGBTQ youth.

World Heritage is seeking families, couples or single parentswho are adventurous, fun-loving, responsible, and most of all caring,who are interested in hosting a highschool-aged foreign exchangestudent for the 2009-2010 school year. Families need only provide a bedand meals, students come with their own spending money and insurance.By hosting a student from another country, your entire family willdiscover a world of fun and an enlightening adventure. Share your home with a student; enjoy a friendship for a lifetime!Families can host for as little as 2 months. Call Christina at1.866.475.2537 or visit