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 visit www.deltafinearts. org.

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. The exhibition will contrast the vanishing media of infrared film photography with the burgeoning field of digital photography, a media that threatens to replace film photography. For more information, call 777-0076, x238.

Now through February 7. Exhibition: Re- Mastering the Masters: The Classical Tradition. Weatherspoon Art Museum. Corner of Spring Garden and Tate St., Greensboro. Classical and Classicism are terms used in art history to describe a work’s style, motifs, or subject matter. The terms can refer specifically to the artistic traditions of ancient Greece and Rome or have broader connotations and denote the influence of these early civilizations on subsequent periods of art. It is this latter meaning which is explored in this focused exhibition drawn from the museum’s permanent collection. As visitors to the exhibition will see, the approach has offered an almost endless variety of models and ideas to artists of all ages. Free. For more information call 334-5770 or visit

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. These skills can then be applied to the painting of people, animals, landscape, etc. 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)

food & drink

December 31. 8:00 p.m. New Years Eve Champagne Dinner. Meridian Restaurant. 411 S.

Marshall St., Winston-Salem. The Five course dinner is $55 per person and will include 5 different types of bubbles from France, California and Italy. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and champagne toast at midnight.

Live music! For more information call 336-722-8889, e-mail or visit


December 31. 8:00 p.m. The Greensboro Symphony POPS with West End Mambo. War Memorial Auditorium, Greensboro. A fiery mix of salsa and Latin song from bolero to rumba! Concert sponsored by the Pratt Family Foundation And Joseph M. Bryan Foundation. Single tickets ($21-$36) are available by credit card phone order at the Symphony Box Office at (336) 335-5456 x224 or in person. Single tickets are also available at the Greensboro Coliseum Box Office. For further information, please call (336) 335-5456 x 224, visit or purchase online at Student tickets are available for $10 with Student ID.

Come out for Open Mic every Saturday from 9pm to 1am, and Karaoke every Tuesday from 9pm to

book it! email

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.


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 localtalent 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 Coffee at The Summit at 336.275.0642 or 336.965.1548.


December 26. 7:30 p.m. Contra dance at the Guilford Grange (Guilford School Rd.) in Greensboro with music by Nutbush Ramblers with Atlanta caller Rob Harper. Easy to learn, free introductory lesson at 7:30 p.m., then dance from 8:00 to 11:00. Contra dancing is easy to learn, with no fancy footwork; if you can count to eight you can dance just fine! Plenty of partners available. Admission only $7. Bring soft-soled, non-marking shoes to change into. For more information call 299-0587.

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. 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.

Free Salsa Dance Lessons from 10-11 p.m. every Fridaynight 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, lynn@ .The Reggie Buie Trio performs each Friday in October

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.

new age

December28. 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. Learnhow to use the Japanese Reiki touch therapy technique to nurture yourbody, mind, and spirit, improve health and wellness, and relievestress! Treat yourself, family, friends, and animals! This classincludes a Certification for Reiki I following Usui tradition,information about the history of Reiki, multiple attunements, chakrainformation, meditation techniques, and a personal manual for you tokeep! 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 information call Julie Lapham, PhD 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. Come experience the benefits of yoga – not only foryourbody – but also for your mind, heart and soul. For more informationcontact 336-841-4307 or visit www.

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


Tickets are on sale for Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall & Larry the Cable Guy Comedy Tour. RBC Center, Raleigh, March 12. Thesehilarious comics come together for one special night that is guaranteedto be filled with non-stop laughter. Tickets are $59.50 and anda areavailable at the RBC Center Box Office, all Ticketmaster Outlets,charge by phone (800) 745-3000 and online at

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, the Museum’s new traveling exhibit offers hands-oneducational activities using real factory tools and machines. Free withgeneral admission/ membership. Call 574-2898 for more information andfor weekly Museum programs.

December 30. 8:30-11:30 a.m. Big Bang Boom Rockstar Camp. Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N. Church St. Callingall future rock’n roll stars ages 6-9 years old! Call 336-574-2898 x308to register. Space limited to first 20 kids. $35 per child. For moreinformation call 574-2898 or visit www.gcmuseum. com.

December 30. 11:45 a.m. New Years Rockin’ Eve “Eve Party” with Big Bang Boom! Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N. Church St. Rompand stomp and boogie on this day with Big Bang Boom as we countdown to“Noon” Year’s Eve Eve! Kids can make noise makers in creation station,parade down GCM’s Main Street and rock out with the band! Don’t missthis last chance to party in ‘09 at the museum! Free with admission ormembership. For more information call 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.Designed for preschoolers. We request that children be accompanied byadult guardian. Free with paid museum admission. 400 West Hanes MillRoad. For more information: 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 to get to know and support each other, have fun andinformally discuss topics of interest to LGBTIQ youth.

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 PoloRoad W-S).


December 31. 7:30 p.m. Doors 6:00 p.m. Wake Forest Men’s Basketball vs. Richmond. Joel Coliseum, Winston-Salem. Admission: Contact WFU at 758-3322.

December 26. 7:30 p.m. WWE presents Smackdownand ECW Live. Greensboro Coliseum.

Tickets$15, $20, $39, $40 & $60. Event includes the Undertaker vs. Batista- World Heavyweight Championship Match. Plus more of your favoriteSmackdown & ECWSuperstars inlcuding Cm Punk, Matt Hardy, Kane, JohnMorrison, Christian, R Truth, Michelle Mccool, and many more! For eventinformation, call the Greensboro Coliseum American Express EventHotline at 373-7474, or visit

December 28. 7:00 p.m. UNCG Men’s Basketball vs. Wake Forest. Greensboro Coliseum. Tickets $5 and up. For event information, call the Greensboro Coliseum American Express Event Hotline at 373-7474, or visit

December 31. 6:00 p.m. UNCG Men’s Basketball vs. NC State. Greensboro Coliseum. Tickets $5 and up. For event information, call the Greensboro Coliseum American Express Event Hotline at 373-7474, or visit

Join Out Burlington at the Country Club Lanes West and 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 us at: or call Country Club Lanes at 336.524.9990.

Saturdays and Sundays: Hiking, kayaking, and socializing with the Piedmont Hiking and Outing Club. Avolunteer nonprofit group having a good time in the Triad area, since1982. 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.


December 18-January 3. 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 theWinston-Salem Blood Center hours of operation call (800) 234-1646.

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 GuilfordCountyFor more information or to volunteer, please contact Joyce at373-4816.

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. All films will be shown Thursdays at6:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Weatherspoon Art Museum and are freeand open to the public. For more information contact Sarah Dorsey at336. 334.5610 or For information about sustainability at UNCG visit

Thepublic is invited to a Celebration of the Life and Legacy of CrystalLee Sutton, the “Real Norma Rae”. 3-5 pm on Sat. Jan. 9, 2010 at theGlenwood Community Center, 2010 Coliseum Blvd. Crystal Lee was akey leader in the epic struggle to unionize J.P. Stevens in RoanokeRapids, the basis for the Academy Award winning movie “Norma Rae”. JohnWilhelm, President of UNITE-HERE International Union, will be thekeynote speaker, along with videos and comments by friends and family.The event is sponsored by NC Triad Jobs with Justice and the NC and SCAFL-CIO. For further information call Sandra at 336-272-2758.

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.