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January 5. 11:00 a.m. Carl Gericke Watercolors Exhibit.

Artworks Gallery, 564 N. Trade St., Winston- Salem. Come see the late Carl Gericke’s watercolors of landscapes and city scenes in NYC, Venice, and the NC coast, etc. Gallery hours are Tues.-Sat. 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. For more information call 336-723-5890, e-mail hitchcac@wfu.edu or visit Artworks-Gallery.org.

January 9. 4:00 p.m. First Works Cocktail. Green Hill Center for NC Art. 200 N Davie St., Greensboro. Collectors will discuss their passion and interest in collecting art.

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 delta2611@bellsouth.net or 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. 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. 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 http:// weatherspoon.uncg.edu.

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. brushfirestudios.org, or call Jack at 336-375-7568.

Mondays: 7-9p.m. Painting classes (Watercolor, Oil, Acrylic). Red Door Studio/Gallery www.nancybulluck.com.

Call for hours. 336.288.5415 (3631 Redfield Drive GSO).

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)

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 meridianrestaurant@gmail.com or visit Meridianws.com.

music

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 www.greensborosymphony.org or purchase online at www.ticketmaster.com. Student tickets are available for $10 with Student ID.

January 2. 8:00 p.m. The Wailers-40 Years of Fams Tour. Carolina Theatre, 310 South Greene St., Greensboro. Tickets are $34.50, $29.50 or $26.50. For more information and to purhcase tickets, call 333- 2605 or visit http://www.carolinatheatre.com/tickets. html or the Carolina Theatre Box Office.

January 9. 4:00-8:00 p.m. Triad Artist and Producer Showcase. Greene St. Club, 113 N. Greene St., Greensboro. A networking event for local artists and producers to gain exposure and valuable information about the music business. For more information call 404.449.3261, e-mail fsmteam.info@gmail.com or visit http://www.fsmonline.info/.

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Tickets are on sale for: the Black Eyed Peas “The E.N.D. World Tour 2010”. with special guests LMFAO. RBC Center, Raleigh, February 19. Eric Clapton & Roger Daltrey’s Tour. RBC Center, Raleigh, March 8. Tickets are available at the RBC Center Box Office, all Ticketmaster Outlets, charge by phone (800) 745-3000 and Ticketmaster.com.

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 www.goldentriadchorus.org. Guests 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. 336.272.7774.

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 www.uncg.edu/mus.

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 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 Coffee at The Summit at 336.275.0642 or 336.965.1548.

dance

First and Third Saturdays. 7:30p.m. The Clarion Hotel. Greensboro. “Let’s Dance”. For more information contact www.letsdancetriad.comletsdancetriad@ 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. Contact Princess at info@royalexpressions.org for the class schedule. 930-A S Chapman St in CFBG Building beside Music Barn. www.royalexpressions. org/336-404-2999.

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.

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

January 2. 10:00-11:00 a.m. Introduction to the Masala Bhangra Workout Master Class. Gateway YWCA, 1300 S. Main St, Winston-Salem. Led by Master Instructor Mickela Mallozzi of New York, NY. Cost $10. Pay online at www.fif-element.com, or cash only at the door. For more information call Cortney at 704-516-8268 or e-mail cortney@fif-element.com.

January 2, 9 & 16. 2:00-4:00 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. Fee $100. Read more at and call Christina Allen 336-420-2398 to register now.

January 3. 5:30 p.m. Kirtan! Coummunity Chanting-Mantras & Live Music. New Planet Yoga, 1150 Burke St., Winston-Salem. Kirtan is for everyone! $6.00. For more information call 336-922- 2955, e-mail info@newplanetyoga.com or visit www. newplanetyoga.com.

January 7, 14 & 21. 6:00-8:00 p.m. Reiki II Certification Class. Light Touch, 1515 W. Cornwallis Dr.

Suite 201 in The Center for Body Health, Greensboro. Protection, deep emotional healing, and more.

Fee $100. Read more at www.triadlighttouch.com and call Christina Allen 336-420-2398 to register now!

January 7, 14 &21. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Reiki Master- Teacher Certification Class. Light Touch, 1515 W. Cornwallis Dr. Suite 201 in The Center for Body Health, Greensboro. Fee $300. To register: Holly Wheatly 336-207-8773 or holly@triadlighttouch.com.

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

niques 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. 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 www.center4holistichealing.com.

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 www. center4holistichealing.com.

Every Tuesday. 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 www.center4holistichealing.com

stage

December 31. 9:30 p.m. Chris Wiles’ 6th Annual Happy Wheew Year Comedy Show. Odeon Theatre, Greensboro Coliseum. Tickets$25. The two-hour plus comedy show will feature headliner Wiles alongwith performances from national touring comic Jeremy Pierce and theChris Wiles Comedy All-Stars. Following the comedy show, ticketholderswill enjoy a dance party spun by DJ Emminate as well as a midnightbuffet. For more information visit www. chriswiles.net or www.greensborocoliseum.com or call 373-7474. Tickets are available at the Coliseum Box Office and www.ticketmaster.com. To charge by phone with American Express, or another credit card, call (800) 745-3000.

December 31. 7th annual Idiot Box’s New Years Eve Comedy Bash. Idiot Box 348 South Elm St., Greensboro. Cost$30 per person, includes light hors d’oeuvres; 21 and over please.Tickets can be purchased by calling (336) 274-2699. For moreinformation call 274-BOXX (2699) or visit www.idiotboxers.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. For more information, contactCharlene Duncan @ 336.681.8980 (leave mes sage)

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 Office is located at: Progress Energy Center for thePerforming Arts. 2 East South Street, Raleigh. Box Office Hours: Monday- Friday 9AM – 5:30 PM. Show or Ticket Information call Broadway SeriesSouth at 919.831.6060. To purchase tickets: Ticketmaster.com,1-800-982-ARTS, or visit any Ticketmaster outlet. Groups contact:919.857.4565 or marlene.leavell@ raleighconvention.com.

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.

December 30. 8:30-11:30 a.m. Big Bang Boom Rockstar Camp. Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N. Church St. Call 336-574-2898 x308 to register. Space limited to first 20 kids. $35 per child. For more info 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 www.gcmuseum.com.

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@ email.com.

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 at Polo Recreation Center. For more information 336.887.9704 or www.TwinCityCribbageClub.com (1850 Polo Road W-S).

sports

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 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 www.greensborocoliseum.com.

January 3. 1:00 p.m. UNCG Men’s Basketball vs. Maryland. Greensboro Coliseum. Tickets $5 and up. For event information, call the Greensboro Coliseum American Express Event Hotline at 373-7474, or visit www.greensborocoliseum.com.

January 3. 5:30 p.m. Doors 4:00 p.m. Wake Forest Men’s Basketball vs. Xavier. Joel Coliseum, Winston Salem. Admission: Contact WFU at 758-3322.

January 4. 7:00 p.m. Doors 6:00 p.m. Wake Forest Women’s Basketball vs. Richmond. Joel Coliseum, Winston-Salem. Admission: Contact WFU at 758- 3322.

January 7. 7:00 p.m. Doors 6:00 p.m. Wake Forest

Women’s Basketball vs. Virginia Tech. Joel Coliseum, Winston-Salem. Admission: Contact WFU at 758-3322.

January 7. 7:00 p.m. UNCG Men’s Basketball vs. Wofford. Greensboro Coliseum. Tickets $5 and up. For event information, call the Greensboro Coliseum American Express Event Hotline at 373-7474, or visit www.greensborocoliseum.com.

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 www.pbrnow.comkatharine@ pbrnow.com. or contact Katharine Sherrer at 719 242 2800 ext. 3372 or

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: outburlington@hotmail.com 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 piedmonthikingandoutingclub.com

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

etc.

January 2. 6:00 p.m. Hogmanay 2010 (Scottish New Year). Doubletree Hotel 3030 High Point Rd., Greensboro. $35.00per person. World Famous Keltic Kudzu from Atlanta, Ga. along withlocal pipers and musicians. Come enjoy parading of the Haggis, silentauction, dancing and sing-a-longs. Scottish dress suggested but notrequired. Contact Wayne Wright at 336-545-1292 for tickets andinformation.

Now through 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. Thousands of peopledonate blood in this area each year, and their generous gift has helpedsave countless lives. For the Nussbaum Blood Center hours of operationcall (336) 332-6940, and for the Winston-Salem Blood Center hours ofoperation call (800) 234-1646.

January3. 6:30 p.m. Good Night 2009 and Good Luck in 2010…A Grand Finale tothe New Year’s Celebration. Mama Mia’s, 1801 Westchester Dr., HighPoint. Tickets are $50 per person and can be ordered online at http://www.highpointmuseum.

org/store or by contacting Teresa Loflin at 883-3022 orteresa.loflin@highpointnc.gov.

January 7. 4:00-8:00 p.m. H1N1, Seasonal Flu Clinics

for GCS Staff, Students and Families. Northern, Smith & Southeast High Schools, Greensboro. Consentforms will be available at each clinic. For more information aboutthese clinics, call Guilford County Department of Public Health at641-7777.

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. The filmdates 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 information contact SarahDorsey at 336. 334.5610 or sbdorsey@uncg.edu. For information about sustainability visit http://sustain.uncg.edu.

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—a safe, welcoming, confidentialsocial networking program for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, andQuestioning youth in Guilford County. Teens, age 14 -18, gather on thefirst and third Thursday evening each month to get to know and supporteach other, have fun and informally discuss topics of interest toLGBTIQ youth.

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