September 16-30. 12:00p.m.-8:00p.m. How Japan influenced American Tattooing exhibit at Tattoo Archive.

Artwork by Sailor Jerry Collins, D.E. Hardy, Kazuo Oguri, Masami Teraoka and others. For more information call 336.722.4422 (618 West Fourth Street W-S)

September 16. November 22. 3:00p.m. The Circle. Sweat your prayers, move, free your spirit, find your inner self, explore, play. Join us every other Sunday for a community Improvisational Movement session at Cameron Art Museum. (This is not a class.) Admission: $5, kids are free, (if you can’t afford it, come anyway). Basic rules: visit or

September 17. 5:00p.m. – Ukucwebezela: To Shine UNCG Gatewood Studio Arts Building * Exhibition Opening and U.S. Premier of documentary: Ukucwebezela:

To Shine. – FREE. 527 Highland Ave.. For more information: 336-334-5248 * * or more information: 336-748-4116

September 17. 7:30p.m. Kress Tower Elm. Street. – Face to Face rooftop FRIENDraising event. Capping the summer with a rooftop experience that invites you, your friends, your neighbors and some new people you will meet throughout the evening to enjoy good music, a cash bar and fresh conversation all while hovering above Elm Street. Email Ashley Watkins at for info.

September 18. Green Hill Center for NC Art. 5:30- 7:30p.m. Still Here, photographs of old houses by Elizabeth Matheson Opening Reception. free & open to the public. 336-333-2612.

September 19. 2:30p.m.- Central Library. African- American Book Discussion Group. Discussing PUSH by Saphire. This heartbreaking novel tells the story of an abused harlem teen. Call 373-2471 for more information.

September 20. 10:30a.m. Greensboro Eckankar Center.“ Standing on the Mountain of God”. Be inspired by spiritual talks, music, and personal stories. Enjoy

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refreshments and conversation after the hour long program. Call 358-8933 for more information.

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

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)

Saturdays in September. 2p.m. Central Library. Saturday Movie Matinee. Join us every saturday for our “Librarian’s choice” movie matinee. Call 373-2471 for more information.

food & drink

September 20. 8:30a.m. First Christian Church. Ride in Breakfast in Memory of Eddie Boggs. Ride will leave church at approximately 11:30a.m. and arrive at Wild Wing Cafe at 12:15p.m. Free cookout. Honorary auction at Ghost Riders. Live Band. 1130 N. Main Street.

Kernersville, NC 27284. 336-996-7388

September 21. 6:00p.m. -ADULT COOKING CLASS – COOK ONCE, EAT TWICE Young Chefs Academy of Winston-Salem * Adults Only: Come and learn how to “Cook Once, Eat Twice” and begin making your weekday life much easier and tastier! You’ll make and eat 4

great recipes your family will love for you to recreate at home! Enjoy lots of great tips from Personal Chef, Dianne Blancato! – $50 per adult. 1981 N. Peace Haven Road. For more information: 336-774-990 *


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: 7-9:30 p.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!

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.


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.orgThursdays: 6-9:00 p.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)

Thursdays: Brazilian samba dance classes . 6:30- 7:30 p.m. at Wanek Medical Center, 6 North Pointe Court, Greensboro. Learn the basic steps of Brazilian samba dance. $35 per session of four classes or $10 per class. Call Sueli for more information 336.965.4572.

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.

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.


September 18. 8:00p.m.-12:00a.m. George K’s. Piedmont triad singles end of summer dance/party Don’t put away your beach shoes yet. Come dance under the skylight to some summer beach, 70’s old time rock n’ roll, disco, a little country and some line dances by our DJ. Casual dress. Cash Bar, Ladies Choice Dances, $12, Door prizes, Website: www.piedmonttriadsingles.comemail

Mondays. 7-8 p.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

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 Oasis. Classes for beginning through intermediate levels as well as for advanced intermediates. Studio 318 (New location!) 4604 West Market Street, Suite 124, Greensboro. 336.547.9399.

The Piedmont Swing Dance Society holds two dances each month, on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month. On the 2nd Saturday we’re at the Vintage Theatre in Winston-Salem, and on the 4th Saturday we’re at the Oriental Shrine Club on High Point Road. We offer a free lesson at 7:30 and the dance starts at 8:30. Dance for $10 if you’re not a member, or $8 for members for students.

new age

Every Wednesday. 2-6 p.m. Community Healing Clinic at The Seed of Light Healing Center. Healing clinic offers most of our energy modalities at a reduced rate, for those in the community who want 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 (305 N. Edgeworth St, Suite A GSO)


September 6-27: Triad Stage presents Picnic. A summer romance written by William Inge, directed by Preston Lane. Performed at the Pyrle Theater. 232 South Elm Street, GSO. For tickets & showtimes, call 336-272-0160 or visit

Announcing Playhouse Acting Program for

Pre-K through 12 grade. The Children’s Theatre of Winston-Salem and Twin City Stage will be holding classes and shows. Fall session lasts Sept 14-Nov 6th, Winter Session will be Jan 11 – March 5, and Spring Session will be helpd March 8-April 23rd. For more information contact Jeana Whitaker at 336748-0857 x.204 or email

Free Acting Classes! The Community Out-reach Center of the Arts (C.O.C.O.A.) is holding Free Acting Classes at The Windsor Recreation Center. 1601 E. Lee Street, Greensboro, NC 27401. Classes will be on a ongoing basis and will meet Saturday mornings (11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.) There is a $5 registration fee and scholarships are available for those in need. You may want to attend if God has gifted you in the arts, you are intersted in learning more about acting, dance, and some vocal, if you are intersted in perfoming live on stage, if you are any where in ages from 9 to 99, if you would like the meet and establish new 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 is Limited!

kids & teens

September 17,24. 10:30a.m. Central Libary. Preschool Story Time.

Wednesdays. SciWorks. “Science Storybook.” Gather around as we read a popular children’s book and then make a craft based on the story. Science Storybook takes place each Wednesday at Sci- Works. Designed for preschoolers. We request that children be accompanied by adult guardian. Free with paid museum admission. 400 West Hanes Mill Road. For more information: 336.767.6730.

Third Thursdays. 7p.m.: YouthSAFE. YouthSAFE is a

safe, 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 each month to get to know and support each other, have fun and informally discuss topics of interest to LGBTIQ youth.

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 Tuesday: 6 p.m. The Twin City Cribbage Club meets at Polo Recreation Center. Ages 10-100 welcome, free play, dues upon membership, 9-games, tournament style & 2-player cribbage. For more information 336.887.9704 or Polo Road W-S)


September 11-December 11: The Greensboro Chinese Association will offer a Beginner Taiji Class. Classes meat on Fridays from 7:15-8:15pm at the Glenwood Recreation Centr on 2010 Coliseum Drive in Greensboro. Taiji Exercise is known to promote general health through proper breathing practice and relaxation. There is an $80 fee. For more information call Mei-Lin Yu at 336-288-8077.


September 1 – October 4. Celebrating Shakespeare, a mini exhibit of Shakespeare dolls, will be on display at the Doll & Miniature Museum of High Point, 101 West Green Drive. The exhibit includes William Shakespeare, Bottom, Hamlet, Othello and Falstaff. Hours are 10 a.m. – 4p.m. Tuesday-Saturdays, and 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Sundays. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for Seniors and students 16 and older, $2.50 for age 6-15, free for age 5 and under. 885-3655

Thursdays. 6:30 p.m. Eight documentary films exploring issues from coal mining in Appalachia to access to water supplies around the globe will be shown at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. All films will be shown Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Weatherspoon Art Museum and are free and open to the public. Complementary parking is available in the rear of the building. The film dates are as follows: 8/28, 9/25, 10/23, 11/13, 1/29, 2/26, 3/26, 4/23. A led discussion follows each film. For more information contact Sarah Dorsey at 336. 334.5610 or For information about sustainability at UNCG visit

Third Thursdays of each Month from 7-8 pm at the Green Bean on South Elm St. in downtown Greensboro PFLAG Greensboro and GSAFE invite you to join YouthSAFE. YouthSAFE is a safe, welcoming, confidential social networking program for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning youth in Guilford County. Teens, age 14 -18 have fun and informally discuss topics of interest to LGBTIQ youth