by EC Huey


November 3-25. The Randolph Arts Guild is proud to announce the opening reception of its upcoming Holiday Gift Show – A COOL YULE. This show will feature amazing work from local artists. For more information about the exhibition please call 336-629- 0399, or email

November 3-28. Reception November 6, 7. 7:00- 10:00 p.m. Mary Beth Blackwell-Chapman, Nelida Flatow exhibit. Artworks Gallery, Inc. 564 North Trade Street, Winston-Salem. A two-person exhibit of clay animal sculptures by Mary Beth Blackwell- Chapman, and drawings and paintings by Nelida Otero Flatow. For more information contact Alix Hitchcock at 998-2623.

November 15-January 23. THE MADNESS OF KINGS: PAINTINGS BY TONYA INGERSOL. Delta Arts Center. 2611 New Walkertown Rd., Winston- Salem. Like the Portuguese painter Paula Rego, Ms. Ingersol likes viewers to make up their own stories about her paintings. For more information call 336- 722-2625, e-mail or visit

November 27. 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. November 28. 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. November 29. 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. 36th Annual Craftsmen’s Christmas Classic Arts & Crafts Festival. Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center. More than 400 artists and craftsmen from across the country. Adults $7, Ages 6-12 $1. Admission Good All 3 Days with Free Return Pass. Details and discount coupons at or call 282-5550.

Now through December 6. Dike Blair: Now and Again – Falk Visiting Artist. Weatherspoon Art Museum. Corner of Spring Garden and Tate St., Greensboro. Blair’s exhibition at the Weatherspoon will be his first solo museum show and the catalogue will be the first devoted to his work. Free. For more information: (336) 334-5770, http://weatherspoon.

Mondays & Thursdays: 6:30-9:00 p.m. Oil and Acrylic. Join us in a 6-week adventure in learning to see your world in a deeper and more active way through painting. Please see details and schedule at www., or call Jack at 336-375-7568.

Mondays: 7-9p.m. Painting classes (Watercolor, Oil, Acrylic). Red Door Studio/Gallery Call for hours. 336.288.5415 (3631 Redfield Drive 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. 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: 1-6 p.m. Mad Platter Sundays. Bring your entire family for discounts and lots of pottery painting fun. 336.540.9823 (2921-A Battleground Ave. GSO)


November 25. 4:00 & 8:00 p.m. Trans-Siberian Orchestra in Concert. Greensboro Coliseum Arena. Ticket Prices: $25 – $58. For more information and to purchase tickets visit the Coliseum box office, www.,, Ticketmaster outlets or 800-745-3000.

November 27 & 28. Opening of The Aquarius Music Hall. 400 English Rd., High Point. Local talent on Friday and Donna the Buffalo on Saturday. For tickets and a calendar of artists to come go to www. For more information call 336-991-9935.

December 1. 7:30 p.m. Wind Ensemble Performance.

Aycock Auditorium, UNCG. $10 general / $6 seniors / $4 students / $3. For tickets call 334.4849. For more information call 334.3640.

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: 7:00-9:30 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 Jam Every Monday Night. 9:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m. Walker’s Bar. 2116 Walker Ave., Greensboro. Bring your own instruments, PA and drums provided. Hosts Chris Carroll and Mark Harrison. For more information call 336 420 7711.

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. book it! email

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

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

Thursdays: 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)

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.


First and Third Saturdays. 7:30p.m. The Clarion Hotel. Greensboro. “Let’s Dance”. We are striving to give our Dance Family/Community more Local Dance Opportunities. Our Dance Family is growing by Leaps and Bounds! For more information contact letsdancetriad@gmail .com 336-451-444.

Come experience dance and all the benefits of it. Offering ballet, jazz, and contemporary dance classes for all skill levels on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Cost $10 per class or 10 Class Pass is $70. Students receive 50% off. Contact Princess at for the class schedule. 930- A S Chapman St in CFBG Building beside Music Barn.

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

Free Salsa Dance Lessons from 10-11 p.m. 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. Taught by Kirtan Coan, 9-10:30 a.m. Saturdays. 1223 W. Fourth St. 336.3655.7047, The Reggie Buie Trio performs each Friday in October

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)

Tuesdays and Thursdays. 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Yoga for All. Center for Holistic Healing. High Point. For more information contact 336-841-4307 or visit

October 21, then every other Wednesday. 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Emotional Tranquility. Center for Holistic Healing. High Point. Cost $10..00 per session. For more information call 336-841-4307 or visit

Every Tuesday except week of Thanksgiving. 7:00- 8:00 p.m. Prenatal Yoga. Taught By: Catherine Greene at The Center for Holistic Healing. High Point. For more information please contact The Center for Holistic Healing at 336-841-4307 or visit


November 27-December 23. “Beautiful Star: An Appalachian Nativity”. Triad Stage. 232 South Elm St., Greensboro. Thisis a heartwarming and spiritual theatrical performance for the entirefamily. For performance dates and to purchase tickets call the TriadStage Box Office at 336.272.0160, toll-free at 866.579. TIXX (8499), orvisit

November29 & 30. 7:00-9:00 p.m. Auditions for “To Be Young, Gifted andBlack”. The Stained Glass Playhouse. 4401 Indiana Ave., Winston-Salem. The male roles may each be separated into two. For more information call the SGP office at 661-4949.

kids & teens

Now open through December 30. “How People Make Things” Exhibit at Greensboro Children’s Museum. 220 N Church St. Free with general admission/membership. Call 574-2898 for more information and for weekly Museum programs.

November 27. 6:00-7:30 p.m. Family Bingo Night. Greensboro Children’s Museum. 220 N Church St. Bringthe whole family for a fun night of family BINGO Bonanza! We’ll providethe card, the markers, and lots of fun prizes. Free withadmission/membership. Call 574-2898 for more information and for weeklyMuseum programs.

November28. 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. “Meet the Makers” series with Bob Muir.Woodcarving Demonstration. Children’s Museum. 220 N Church St. Theseries and traveling exhibit is targeted to ages 3 to 11 years.Activities are free with admission or membership. Call 574-2898 formore information and for weekly Museum programs.

Wednesdays. SciWorks. “Science Storybook.” Free with paid museum admission. 400 West Hanes Mill Road. For more information: 336.767.6730.

Third Thursdays. 7p.m. YouthSAFE. Teens,age 14 -18, gather on the first and third Thursday evening each monthto get to know and support each other, have fun and informally discusstopics of interest to LGBTIQ youth.

Starting October 8th and continuing for 6 weeks: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Children’s Yoga. Center for Holistic Healing. Yogaprovides children the opportunity for mindful movement, exploration andenergy release. Children will develop coordination, balance andawareness. For more information contact 336- 841-4307 or visit

leagues & clubs

Tuesdays – Thursdays: 7:00 p.m.- 2:00 a.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 atPolo Recreation Center. Ages 10-100 welcome, free play, dues uponmembership, 9-games, tournament style & 2-player cribbage. For moreinformation 336.887.9704 or (1850 PoloRoad W-S).


November 25. 3:00 p.m. Doors 2:00 p.m. Wake Forest Women vs. High Point. Joel Coliseum, Winston- Salem. Admission: Contact WFU at 758-3322.

November 28. 2:00 p.m. Door s 12:30 p.m. Wake Forest Men vs. William and Mary. Joel Coliseum, Winston-Salem. Contact WFU at 758-3322.

November 28. 4:00 p.m. UNCG Men’s Basketball vs. East Carolina. Greensboro Coliseum. Information on Spartan Club member season ticket packages can be obtained by calling (336) 334-5156 or online at

November 29. 2:00 p.m. Doors 1:00 p.m. Wake Forest Women vs. Presbyterian. Joel Coliseum, Winston-Salem. Admission: Contact WFU at 758- 3322.

Ticketsare on Sale for The Professional Bull Riders, Inc. Elite 2010 BuiltFord Tough Series at Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum,Winston-Salem on Friday, February 5 and Saturday, February 6. For more information on the Professional Bull Riders, please visit or contact Katharine Sherrer at 719 242 2800 ext. 3372 or katharine@

Join Out Burlington at the Country Club Lanes

Westand bowl the night away on Wednesday Nights. It’s GLBT Night Out.Starts at 6p.m. For more info call Eddie @ t 336.350.0240 or email usat: or call Country Club Lanes at 336.524.9990.

Saturdays and Sundays: Hiking, kayaking, and socializing with the Piedmont Hiking and Outing Club. For more information check out Sundays. 4:00p.m. Grimsley High School. Pick Up Tennis. Email to be added to the YP Tennis List Serve.


November 2-December 7. Send a “Touch of Home” to Service Members, Veterans and Family Members this Holiday Season! AmericanRed Cross and Pitney Bowes are teaming up to deliver holiday cards toservice members, their families and veterans, many of whom will be farfrom home this holiday season. Visit for afull list of recommended guidelines and best practices on the HolidayMail for Heroes program.

November 25. 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Introduction to the Internet Class. Greensboro Public Library, Central. 219 North Church St. Learn how to access and explore the Internet. For more information call 373-2471.

November 27 & 28. 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. November

29. 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Antiques Extravaganza.

Annex & Ed Building/Dixie Classic Fairground, Winston-Salem. $5.00 per day/$6.00 for weekend pass. For more information, call 924-4359, 924-8337 or visit

November 27. 1:00-5:00 p.m. Really Really Free Market on Buy Nothing Day. The Hive, 1214 Grove St., Greensboro. Ifyou have some stuff you want to get rid of, bring it. If you needstuff, come and get it. For more info, contact Kathy Clark at kathyvoxpop@ or 336.409.9195.

November 28. 9:30 a.m. (Sale). 12:00-5:00 p.m. (Show). East Coast Thanksgiving Extravaganza Boer Goat Sale and Show. Cattle Barn at the Winston-Salem Entertainment-Sports Complex. For more information call 725-5635.

November 28. 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., November 29. 1:00-4:00 p.m. Blacksmithing Demonstration in the Historical Park, High Point. Comewatch our costumed blacksmith in action as he crafts various ironpieces. All ages welcome. FREE. Drop-in. For more information call885-1859 or visit http://www.

December 2 & 3. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. ASIST (Applied

Suicide Intervention Skills Training) Program at Family Services, 1200 S. Broad Street, Winston- Salem. Thistwo-day program is designed for persons to improve their abilities tointervene with a person at risk of suicide until either the immediatedanger of suicide is reduced or until additional assistance, mobilecrisis services, medical help or other resources can be accessed. Formore information contact Andy Hagler at The Mental Health Associationin Forsyth County at (336) 768-3880 or Delaine Weddle at FamilyServices at (336) 778-7065.

December 5. 10:00 a.m. “Sister Soldier Packing Party”. Bethel AME Church, 200 Regan St., Greensboro. TheSister Soldier Project is a national initiative effort that has alreadyshipped thousands of care packages to the Sister Soldiers, Black femaleUS troops serving in the Middle East, totaling over 6 tons of goods.The Sister Soldier Project sends hair care packages and letters tofemale soldiers filled with specific ethnic hair care productsrequested by the Sister Soldiers, those difficult to obtain whiledeployed in the Middle East. For more information contact MyralineMorris Whitaker at 805-284-1337 or info@

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

Thursdays. 6:30 p.m. Eight documentary films exploringissues from coal mining in Appalachia to access to water suppliesaround the globe will be shown at The University of North Carolina atGreensboro. All films will be shown Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. in theauditorium of the Weatherspoon Art Museum and are free and open to thepublic. 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 fim. For more informationcontact Sarah Dorsey at 336. 334.5610 or For information about sustainability at UNCG visit

Third Thursdays of each Month from 7-8 pm atthe Green Bean on South Elm St. in downtown Greensboro PFLAG Greensboroand 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, gather on the first and third Thursday evening each month to getto know and support each other, have fun and informally discuss topicsof interest to LGBTIQ youth.


November 27. 7:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m. Help Homeless Animals All Day! The Green Bean, 341 South Elm St., Greensboro. 10%of all purchases will be donated to the Animal Rescue & FosterProgram that rescues abandoned puppies, kittens, cats and dogs. Formore information call the Green Bean at 336-691-9990 or the AnimalRescue & Foster Program at 336-323-0850 or visit