Now Through 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

Now Through January 15. Winter Show Viewing & Sale. Green Hill Center for NC Art. 200 N Davie St., Greensboro. Free to the public. The Winter Show exhibition brings together over 150 artists each year from across North Carolina and constitutes a comprehensive survey of the finest art and crafts being produced in the state. Gallery hours are Tuesday to Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Wednesday 10 a.m.-7 p.m., and Sunday 2-5 p.m.. A suggested donation of $5 is requested for admission into the gallery.

Now Through January 16. “Chrome & Stone”. Gateway

Gallery. 1006 S. Marshall St., Winston-Salem. The exhibition will feature digitally enhanced photographs of hotrods and muscle cars by Walker Lewis, Jr. and infrared film photographs taken by James C. Williams in England, Cornwall and South Wales.. For more information, call 777-0076, x238.

December 19. 3:00 p.m. Last Minute Shopping. Green Hill Center for NC Art. 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Green Hill staff will be on hand to direct you to unique hand-made works. Complimentary gift wrapping available. For more information visit www. or call 333-7460.

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. In progressive, ABC steps, you will learn basic skills in rendering objects, positioning them in space and light, and mixing correct descriptive and relational color. Please see details and schedule at, 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. 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.

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)


December 17. 7:00 p.m. Concert: Triad Chamber Music Society. Weatherspoon Art Museum. Corner of Spring Garden and Tate St., Greensboro. The Triad Chamber Music Society presents “Young Performers’ Showcase.” For more information, visit, http://weatherspoon.uncg. edu or call (336) 334-5770.

December 17. 7:30 p.m. Sealy/Fox 8 Holiday Concert featuring The Winston-Salem Symphony. Joel Coliseum, Winston-Salem. Admission: Free with canned food donation. Free Parking. For additional information, call the Joel Coliseum Box Office at 336.725.5635, ext. 350.

December 18. 7:00 p.m. A Very Merry Christmas Party. Gateway Gallery at the Enrichment Center, 1006 S. Marshall St., Winston-Salem. Come and Celebrate the Season in Style! For tickets contact 682- 3271 or 682-4510. Hosted by Vision Events Planning and Terrance “Bop” Matthews. For more information call 682-3271, e-mail or visit www.

December 19. 8:00 p.m. A Concert in Celebration

of Winter Solstice: “Awake the White Wintry Queen”. Carolina Theatre. 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro. One show only! Embark on a journey of emotions put forth in musical form to capture a story of the turning of the seasons. Admission: Adults – $20, Children – $5 (12 years and under), Seniors – $10, Students (with ID) – $12, Groups of 5 or More – $15 each. Tickets are on sale at the Carolina Theatre Box Office, by phone (336)333-2605 and online at www. For more information visit www.

Come out for Open Mic every Saturday from 9pmto 1am, and Karaoke every Tuesday from 9pm to1am. 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 abook it! email calendar@yesweekly.comfour-part acapella harmony as a part of the Golden Triad Chorus. For details call 336.996.3251 or visit

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 DowntownGreensboro at the Flatiron! Come on down andsing us a song or two! 221 Summit Ave, Greensboro.


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)

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. Please contact Coffee

at The Summit 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. $38 for 8 weeks. Ongoing. Also 8:15-9p.m. Choreography. 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. An invigorating yoga practice with postures that build strength and train flexibility. Mindful Flow cultivates precise alignment, steadiness and ease. Taught by Kirtan Coan, 9-10:30 a.m.

Saturdays. 1223 W. Fourth St. 336.3655.7047, lynn@ .The Reggie Buie Trio performs each Friday in October

new age

December 21 & 28. 5:45-7:45 p.m. Reiki I Certification

Class. Light Touch, 1515 W. Cornwallis Dr.

Suite 201 in The Center for Body Health, Greensboro. Learn how to use the Japanese Reiki touch therapy technique to nurture your body, mind, and spirit, improve health and wellness, and relieve stress! Fee $100. Read more at and call Christina Allen 336-420-2398 to register now.

Every Monday. 6:00-8:00 p.m. Meditation Techniques

and Contemplative Practices. Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, 501 S. Mendenhall Street, Greensboro. Classes are provided to the public and are free. For more info call Julie Lapham at 379.1000.

Every Wednesday. 2-6 p.m. Community Healing Clinic at The Seed of Light Healing Center. Healingclinic offers most of our energy modalities at a reduced rate, forthose in the community who want services but can’t afford the wholeprice. Pricing starts at $15 & is on a sliding scale basis. Formore 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. Thepractice of yoga benefits all people – regardless of age, size, orphysical fitness. For more information contact 336-841-4307 or visitwww.

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. This group provides support and new skills foranyone experiencing feelings of stress, worry, nervousness, ordifficulty with any changes going on in your life. For more informationcall 336-841-4307 or visit

EveryTuesday except week of Thanksgiving. 7:00-8:00 p.m. Prenatal Yoga.Taught By: Catherine Greene at The Center for Holistic Healing. HighPoint. The practice of yoga helps prepare a woman for labor, birthand motherhood. Yoga also provides relaxation and relief from thephysical, mental and emotional challenges of being pregnant. Open towoman in the 2nd and 3rd trimester. Doctor approval is required. Formore information please contact The Center for Holistic Healing at336-841-4307 or visit


December 17 & 18. 7:00 p.m. Auditions, The Battle Of Shallowford. Kernersville Elementary School. 512 W Mountain St. Menand women actors sought for play to be presented in late February andearly March 2010. For more information call 336-993-6556, e-mail or visit kltheatre. com.

Free Acting Classes! The Community Out-reach Center of the Arts (C.O.C.O.A.) isholding Free Acting Classes at The Windsor Recreation Center. 1601 E.Lee Street, Greensboro, NC 27401. Classes will be on a ongoing basisand will meet Saturday mornings (11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.) There is a $5registration fee and

scholarshipsare available for those in need. Register @ the Windsor RecreationCenter Today! For more information, contact Charlene Duncan @336.681.8980 (leave message) Seating is Limited!

Tickets on sale for BILL MAHER. Coming To The Progress Energy Center, Raleigh on February 12 (8:00 p.m.) & 13 (9:00 p.m.). $39.50& $59.50. Box To purchase tickets:,1-800-982-ARTS, or visit any Ticketmaster outlet. Groups: 919.857.4565or

kids & teens

Now open through December 30. “How People Make Things” Exhibit at Greensboro Children’s Museum. 220 N Church St. Inspiredby the factory tour segments from the Mister Rogers’ Neighborhoodtelevision series. Free with general admission/membership. Call574-2898 for more information and for weekly Museum programs.

December 17. 3:30 p.m. Special Hanukkah Simply Story Time. Greensboro Children’s Museum. 220 N. Church St. Free with admission/membership. For more information call 336-574-2898 or visit www.

December 19. 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Polar Express Train Day at Greensboro Children’s Museum. 220 N. Church St. Takea magical ride on the Polar Express! Children are invited to comedressed in their pj’s and enjoy special story time of the PolarExpress. Free with admission or membership. For more information call336-574-2898 or visit

December 19. 5:00-7:00 p.m. An Evening with Santa. Greensboro Children’s Museum. 220 N. Church St. Thisis a special after hours event featuring Santa and Mrs. Claus! Ticketcost for adults and children $10. Children under 2 are free andadmission scholarships are available. For more information call336-574-2898 or visit

December 20. All day. Gingerbread Houses in Creation

Station. Greensboro Children’s Museum. 220 N. Church St. Stopby Creation Station to make your very own Gingerbread House! Free withadmission/ membership. For more information call 336-574-2898 or visit

Wednesdays. SciWorks. “Science Storybook.” Gatheraround as we read a popular children’s book and then make a craft basedon the story. Science Storybook takes place each Wednesday at SciWorks.Free with paid museum admission. 400 West Hanes Mill Road. For moreinformation: 336.767.6730.

Third Thursdays. 7p.m. YouthSAFE. YouthSAFEis a safe, welcoming, confidential social networking program forLesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning youth in GuilfordCounty. Teens, age 14 -18, gather on the first and third Thursdayevening each month .

leagues & clubs

The American Cancer Society is now recruiting Relay Teams for the May 2010 High Point Relay For Life. Thisis a walking relay to raise money to find a cure for cancer.Organizations wishing to have a team and participate in this worthwhileevent may do so by contacting Rich Guilliouma, Team Recruitment, HighPoint Relay For Life at 336-905-7954 or rrichray@

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 Polo Road W-S).


December 18-January. The American Red Cross’ Annual Winter Days of Giving Blood Drive atthe Nussbaum Blood Center, 1501 Yanceyville Road in Greensboro and theWinston-Salem Blood Center, 650 Coliseum Drive. For the Nussbaum BloodCenter hours of operation call (336) 332-6940, and for the Winston-Salem Blood Center hours of operation call (800) 234-1646.

December 19. 2:00 p.m. Doors 1:00 p.m. Wake Forest

Women vs. Wofford. Joel Coliseum, Winston- Salem. Admission: Contact WFU at 758-3322.

December 20. 7:45 p.m. Doors 6:15 p.m. Hoops Room 5:45 p.m. Wake Forest Men vs. NC State. Joel Colisum, Winston-Salem. Admission: Contact WFU at 758-3322.

Join Out Burlington at the Country Club Lanes

Westand bowl the night away on Wed. Nights. It’s GLBT Night Out. Starts at6p.m. For more info call Eddie @ 336.350.0240 or email us at: outburlington@

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

Sundays. 4:00p.m. Grimsley High School. Pick Up Tennis. Email to be added to the YP Tennis List Serve.


December 16. 7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. H1N1 Flu Clinic. Education Building, Dixie Classic Fairgrounds, Winston-Salem. For more information, contact Cynthia Jefferies at 703-3103.

December18. 7:30 p.m. December 19. 2:00 & 7:30 p.m. December 20. 2:00 p.m.Community Theatre Of Greensboro Presents “Best Christmas Pageant”.Odeon Theater, Greensboro Coliseum. Admission: $20.00, $25.00. Forevent information, call the Greensboro Coliseum American Express EventHotline at (336) 373-7474, or visit December 18. 4:00 p.m. Doors 3:00 p.m. W-S State University Fall Commencement. Joel Coliseum, Winston-Salem. For more information call 336.725.5635, ext. 350.

December 19. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. December 20. 1-4 p.m. Candle Dipping in the Historical Park, High Point. Lightup your dark days of winter with a candle made in our historical park.Our costumed interpreters will show you how. All ages welcome. Cost: $1per candle. Free for members. Drop-in.

December 19. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. December 20. 1-4 p.m. Blacksmithing Demonstration in the Histori cal

Park, High Point. Come watch our costumed blacksmith in action as he crafts various iron pieces. All ages welcome. FREE. Drop-in.

December 21. 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. American Red Cross Blood Drive. Windsor Club/Joel Coliseum, Winston-Salem. For more information call 336.725.5635, ext. 350.

Goingon now! Santa for Seniors, an annual effort to gather and deliver giftsfor less-fortunate senior citizens in Guilford County. Gifts fromthe community are gathered at each of the 12 Harris Teeters in GuilfordCounty – and volunteer elves gather them, take them to a centralHoliday House and package the gifts in the bags that children havedecorated Volunteers will be needed to help out again this year. Formore information or to volunteer, please contact Joyce at 373-4816.

NowThrough December 22. Mon-Sat 10:00 a.m.- 7:00 p.m. and Sun 1:00-5:00p.m. KACG Christmas Store Is Open! 810 J North Main St., Kernersville. Handcraftedquality items by local artisans. Jewlery, wood crafts, sewn crafts,pottery, yard art, primitive, light bottles, soap, bows, crochet-knit,ceramics, baskets, quilts, baby-children, candles, photography,hand-painted, handbags, floral and more!

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)

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.

South Florida Island Retreat

Beautifulisland retreat located between Naples and Marco Island on KeewaydinIsland. 2.5 acres with 100 feet of beach front property on the Gulf ofMexico. Only accessible by boat. Beach house has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths.Lot goes from the gulf to the intercoastal waterway and includes adock. $1,000,000. Call 239-825-3000.