February 13. 7:00-11:00 p.m. “Eros, an Erotic Art

Show.” Lyndon Street Artworks, 205 S. Lyndon St.,

Greensboro. “Eros” is a fun, cheeky, energetic event

incorporating art, music, and live performances. There

are also contests, raffles, and free giveaways! For this

show, we invite all local artists and aspiring artists to

submit artwork by February 10 at 5:00 p.m. Admission

to the general public will be $5 per guest at the door.

For more information contact charlotteart@hotmail.


Now through February 19. ‘2010 Exposure’ Photo

Biennial. Center for Visual Artists Gallery – Greensboro

Cultural Center – 2nd Floor. The CVA is presenting

‘2010 Exposure’ a juried photography exhibition

featuring works from emerging and established

photographers selected by Leah Sobsey, a Nationally

recognized artist and educator. For more information

call 333-7485 or visit

Now through February 28. Guilford College

Alumni Juried Art Exhibition. Art Gallery, Hege

Library, Guilford College. Includes pieces by artists

who have attended classes in the Guilford College

art department, and other Guilford alumni currently

working as professional artists. For more information,

contact Terry Hammond, Director and Curator of Guilford

College Art Gallery, at 316-2438, thammond@ or visit the college’s Web site at www.

Now through March 2. 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Water Colors Class with James Shuler .Theatre

Art Galleries, 220 E. Commerce Ave., High Point.

$90. For beginning and intermediate students, enjoy

a variety of painting demonstrations and visual aids

as you explore design, color theory and watercolor

application. All art materials are provided. For more

information visit or call 887-2137.

Now through March 20. “Surfacing” exhibition.

Gateway Gallery at The Enrichment Center, 1006

South Marshall St., Winston-Salem. The exhibition

will feature pottery by Valarie Williams, encaustic

paintings by Nadine Buckinger and oil and acrylic

paintings by Hilda Spain-Owen and Judy Stead.

For more information call 777.0076 or visit www.

food & drink

February 12. 6:30 a.m.-8:00 p.m. Twin City Kiwanis

Club’s 53rd annual Pancake Jamboree. This charity

event has become one of the most treasured fundraising

efforts in Winston-Salem , with its proceeds going

to support over 20 worthwhile youth programs across

our community. Tickets are $6 for adults and $3 for

children under 12. The meal includes Pepsi soft drinks,

coffee, milk and orange drink. Take out service will be

available. The morning shift from 6:00 am to 10:00 am

will be broadcast live on WSJS. Join the fun at noon

for the infamous “Celebrity Pancake Eating Contest.”

For more information contact Norman Ussery at

748-0857 x 202.

February 13. 4:00-8:00 p.m. Valentine’s Celebration.

Gallery Hall, 106 South Main St., Lexington. A

wine tasting & a wine jelly tasting, live romantic music,

and wonderful new artwork with a Love theme for

under $125.00. Come and bring that special someone.

Admission is free. For more information visit www. or call 248-2787.

February 14. 1:00-4:00 p.m. I Love You Lunch

Fundraiser. Historic Chatham Mills, Pittsboro.

Come celebrate love with local food and drink!

The gourmet three-course lunch will feature Greek

chicken soup, sweet potato muffins, roasted tomato

and goat cheese tarts, winter baby salad mix, beet

chiffon pie, and more! Tickets to the event are only

$10 in advance and $15 at the door (children under

12 are $8) and can be purchased online at http:// BYOB

or purchase a $3 drink ticket for Benjamin Vineyards

wine or Carolina Brewery beer. For more information

contact Carol Peppe Hewitt at iloveulunch@gmail.

com, or The Abundance Foundation at 533-5181.

February 17. 6:30 p.m. For the Love of Chocolate.

Salem Academy & College, 601 S. Church St.,

Winston-Salem. Indulge yourself in a chocolatetasting

extravaganza! Learn about the history and

production of chocolate, then sample and evaluate a

variety of delicious chocolates. This makes a wonderful

Valentine’s Day treat: gift certificates available.

$25; for two people, $40. For more information call

721-2855, e-mail or visit


February 12-28. Fridays & Saturdays. 8:00 p.m.

Sundays. 2:00 p.m. Forever Plaid. Theatre Alliance,

1047 Northwest Blvd., Winston-Salem. Theatre Alliance

will donate one dollar for every ticket purchased,

or every seat reserved with a Flexpass – between now

and opening night. All donations will go to Haitian

relief efforts. For tickets and showtimes visit http://

February 12. 7:30 p.m. Rhythms of Triumph featuring

Ledisi with special guest Confunkshun. War

Memorial Auditorium, Greensboro. Tickets are $20

and are available at the Coliseum box office, at www.

book it! e-mail and by phone 1-800-745-3000.

A community celebration of Black History Month

featuring national, regional and local artists. For more

information visit

February 12. 8:30 p.m. Female vocal trio Angel

Band brings its amazing vocal harmonies, mostly

original Americana-based songs and boisterous onstage

interplay to the Garage, 10 W. 7th St., Winston-

Salem. Tickets $10. For more information about the

show, call 777-1127 or visit the

February 14. 3:00 p.m. An Afternoon of Love

Songs and Arias. Brendle Hall, Wake Forest University,

Winston-Salem. Celebrate Valentine’s Day with

Piedmont Opera as it presents an afternoon filled with

some of the most romantic and enchanting music

ever written. From scenes from Romeo and Juliet to

the more contemporary sounds of Gershwin’s love

songs, there will be something that makes everyone’s

heart beat faster. The concert will be followed by a

wine and dessert reception hosted by Dewey’s Bakery.

Tickets are available at 724-3202 or piedmontopera.

org. Seating is extremely limited.

February 24. 7:30 p.m. New Garden Friends Meeting,

Greensboro. Renowned singer-songwriter

Carrie Newcomer will celebrate the release of her

latest album, “Before and After,” with a concert.

The event is free and open to the public. Donations

at the door will benefit New Garden Friends School

and the Friends Center at Guilford College. Newcomer

will spend a day with students at New Garden Friends

School and will conduct two workshops at Guilford

College. Please contact Deborah Shaw at316.2326

if you would like to attend. For more information

on Carrie Newcomer and her music, visit

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.

Win a Guitar & help He Cares Ministries! Krazy Dog

Music, located on the first floor of Oak Hollow Mall in

High Point, is selling 125 raffle tickets for a chance to win

a guitar. Stop by the store or call 885-4147 for details.

The drawing is February 8 at 6:00 p.m. at the store.


February 14. 5:00-7:30 p.m. Sunday Dance.

Skateland West, 200 Stage Coach Trail, Greensboro.

Ballroom, Latin, Swing music, huge dance floor,

free refreshments. Includes 45 min dance lesson by

a professional instructor. Admission $10, USA Dance

members only $7, students $5. For more information

call 852-0515, or visit www.

February 16. Registration opens for Dance it Off

Classes. Fif Element. Join fun-fitness expert Cortney

Wilson for 16-weeks of exciting cultural and club-style

dance workouts that will burn, tone and sculpt your

entire body, all through DANCE! Featured workouts

include Zumba, Zumba Toning, ClubKick and the new

Indian dance workout, the Masala Bhangra Workout!

Great for all fitness levels! Visit www.FiF-Element.

com for registration and class details! Email cortney@ for more information.

February 20. 7:30 p.m. Operation Smile “Dancing

with the Carolina Stars” Event. Revolution Mills

Studios, 1200 Revolution Mill Dr., Greensboro.

Local celebrities will compete to raise money and help

bring new smiles to children around the world. Some

of the local celebrities that will participate in the event

include, Jack Murphy from “Murphy in the Morning”

radio show on 107.5 KZL, Chris Kelly from WKRR,

Rock 92 “The Two Guys Named Chris” show, local City

Councilman, Zack Matheny, and country singer, Lisa

Dames. To purchase tickets and for more information,


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. This Dance Family is growing

by Leaps and Bounds! For more information contact letsdancetriad@gmail .com


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 info@ for the class schedule. 930-A S

Chapman St in CFBG Building beside Music Barn. For

more information visit or

call 336-404-2999.

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 8:15-9 p.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.

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

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

February 15. 6:30-8:30 p..m. Reiki I Certification

Class at 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!

Treat yourself, family, friends, and animals! This class

includes a Certification for Reiki I following Usui tradition,

information about the history of Reiki, multiple

attunements, chakra information, meditation techniques,

and a personal manual for you to keep! Fee

$100. Read more at and call

Christina Allen 336-420-2398 to register now!

Every Tuesday. 7:00-8:00 p.m. Prenatal Yoga.

Taught By: Catherine Greene at The Center for

Holistic Healing. High Point. The practice of yoga

helps prepare a woman for labor, birth and motherhood.

Yoga also provides relaxation and relief from the

physical, mental and emotional challenges of being

pregnant. Open to woman in the 2nd and 3rd trimester.

Doctor approval is required. For more information

please contact The Center for Holistic Healing at 336-

841-4307 or visit


Now through February 18. “Broken Embraces.”

Now through February 11. “A Single Man.” Now

through February 11. “Kunstler: Disturbing

the Universe.” Aperture Cinema, 311 West 4th St.,

Winston-Salem. For more information and show times

call 722-8148 or visit

Now through February 21. Fridays & Saturdays,

8:00 p.m. Sundays, 3:00 p.m. To Be Young, Gifted

and Black. Stained Glass Playhouse, 4401 Indiana

Ave., Winston-Salem. Autobiographical play with

music about the life of Lorraine Hansberry, author of

“A Raisin In The Sun.” $12.00 Adults, $10.00 Seniors/

Students. For more information call 661-4949, e-mail or visit stainedglassplayhouse.


February 13. 8:00-10:00 p.m. Guilford College

Black History Month Program, “The Revolution.”

Dana Auditorium, Guilford College, 5800 W.

Friendly Ave., Greensboro. A performance mixing

music, spoken-word poetry and dance will highlight

Guilford College’s series of events celebrating Black

History Month, with events continuing through

February. For more information contact Sara Butner

at 316-2335.

Now through February 14. The 8th Annual

Greensboro Fringe Festival in Downtown Greensboro.The

festival will present over 25 new works

for the stage showcasing all local artists. For more

information about shows, show times, and tickets go

to or call 549-7431.

February 16. 7:00 p.m. Auditions for “The Waverly

Gallery.” Art Council Theatre, 610 Coliseum Dr.,

Winston-Salem. The cast calls for three men and two

women. The women are mother and daughter and

will appear to be about 80 and 50 years old. The men

are roughly aged 20, 30 and 50. The play deals warmly

and humorously with several family issues of aging

including Alzheimer’s disease. Performances will be

April 9 – 11. For any further questions please call Norman

at 748-0857 Ext 202.

First Thursday of every month. 7:00 p.m. The

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SEC-

CA) and Krankies Coffee are partnering to present a

film series called “Art Grind.” Krankies Werehouse, 211

East Third St., Winston-Salem. For more information

about the series, call Ellen Wallace at397.2107 or visit or

kids & teens

February 12. 10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m. February 13.

11:00 a.m. The Velveteen Rabbit. The Children’s

Theatre of Winston-Salem, 610 Coliseum Dr. The

power of play and childhood fancy, the pure light of

unconditional love -these timeless forces illuminate

TheatreIV’s faithful rendering of Margery Williams’ tale

of friendship and the passing of time. For more information

contact Jeana Whitaker at 748-0857 x 204.

February 12. 11:00 a.m. Ringling Brothers Barnum

& Bailey Circus Clowns will be at the Greensboro

Children’s Museum, 220 N. Church St. For more

information call 574-2898 or visit

February 13. 10:30 a.m. Brain Minders Puppet

Show. Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N.

Church St. Meet Brain Minder Buddies, Gerald Giraffe,

Penny Panda, and Martin Monkey as they explore

how to “Play Safe and Play Smart”! Created by the Pilot

International Club, this interactive puppet show will

show you how to protect your brain! For more information

call 574-2898 or visit

February 13. 1:00-4:00 p.m. Handmade Hearts

Class. Theatre Art Galleries at the High Point Theatre,

220 East Commerce Ave. Ages 7 and up. $25.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day in your own unique style

with theme creations that are ready to wear. Design

an assortment of handmade jewelry, using paper

pulp, embossing foil and clay. For more information

call 887-2137.

February 14. Valentine’s Day at the Greensboro

Children’s Museum, 220 N. Church St. Make “lovely”

cards & crafts for your sweethearts! For more information

call 574-2898 or visit

Month of February. “Forget Me Not’s Cutest Kid

Contest.” Forget Me Not Photography, 1300

Battleground Ave, Greensboro. The purpose of this

contest is to raise money for a really great local charity,

the Family Support Network of Central Carolina. For

more information visit

photographer.html or

Tuesdays. 3:30 p.m. Culture of Color Program – Soil

Stories. Greensboro Children’s Museum. 220 N.

Church St. Explore the richness of African American

Culture through indoor garden activities. Make crafts

with cotton, okra, and other vegetables, read stories,

and design your own garden. For more information

call 574-2898 or visit

Wednesdays. 3:30 p.m. Wee Little Kids on the Ball

Program (ages 3-5 yrs). Greensboro Children’s

Museum. 220 N. Church St. Get your kids moving

in a fun way using kid-sized exercise balls! Activities

and games focus on a variety of fitness disciplines

including balance, coordination, strength, cardio, and

flexibility. No pre-registration necessary. For more

information call 574-2898 or visit www.gcmuseum.


Thursdays. 3:30 p.m. Simply Story Time. Greensboro

Children’s Museum. 220 N. Church St. Enjoy

special story time in the Theater. For more information

call 574-2898 or visit

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

SciWorks. 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

The American Red Cross is accepting monetary

donations to support earthquake relief efforts

in Haiti. You can help the victims by making a

financial gift to the American Red Cross International

Response Fund, which will provide immediate relief

and long-term support through supplies, technical

assistance and other support to help those in need.

The American Red Cross honors donor intent. Donations

can be sent to the American Red Cross, P.O. Box

37243, Washington, D.C. 20013, or made by phone

at 1-800-REDCROSS or 1-800-257-7575 (Spanish) or

online at

The American Cancer Society is now recruiting

Relay Teams for the May 2010 High Point Relay

For Life. This is a walking relay to raise money to find a

cure for cancer. Organizations wishing to have a team

and participate in this worthwhile event may do so

by contacting Rich Guilliouma, Team Recruitment,

High Point Relay For Life at 336-905-7954 or rrichray@

Fridays. 7:45-9:00 a.m. Professional Women’s Network

(PWN) Meetings. 3150 N. Elm St. (upstairs in

the BBT/REMAX building), Greensboro. For more

information visit or contact

Ann Hardee at 327-8440 or

Fourth Tuesday of every month. Greater

Greensboro Republican Women’s Club meetings.

Starmount Forest Country Club, 1 Sam Snead Dr.,

Greensboro. For more information contact Libby

Kendrick at 643-3066.

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. Ages 10-100

welcome, free play, dues upon membership, 9-games,

tournament style & 2-player cribbage. For more information

336.887.9704 or www.TwinCityCribbageClub.

com (1850 Polo Road W-S).


February 11. 7:00 p.m. Doors 6:00 p.m. Wake

Forest Women’s Basketball vs. Maryland. Joel

Coliseum, Winston-Salem. Admission: Contact WFU

at 758-3322.

February 13. 8:00 p.m. Doors 6:30 p.m. Wake

Forest Men’s Basketball vs. Georgia Tech. Joel

Coliseum, Winston-Salem. Admission: Contact WFU

at 758-3322.

February 15. 7:00 p.m. UNCG Men’s Basketball vs.

Western Carolina. Greensboro Coliseum. Tickets

$5 and up. For more information visit http://www.

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


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.


February 11. 6:30 p.m. Monthly Environmental

Movie Night & Discussion. The Blessings Project

Foundation, 823 Reynolda Rd., Winston-Salem.

“Addicted to Plastic.” A documentary filmed around

the world, including the “plastic island” in the middle

of the Pacific Ocean, where plastic debris accumulates.

All are welcome . Refreshments provided. Free Admission.

For more information, please call 642-4361.

February 13. 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Chinese New

Year Festival. Greensboro Cultural Center, 200

N. Davie St. Free festival admission. Tickets required

for cultural shows, $1 per person. Come check out

chinese food, dancing, martial arts, performances and

various booths. For more information call 509-5907.

February 13. 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. February 14.

1:00-4:00 p.m. Blacksmithing Demonstration

in the Historical Park, High Point. Come watch a

costumed blacksmith in action as he crafts various

iron pieces. All ages welcome. Free, drop-in. For more

information call 885-1859 or visit

February 15. 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. American Red

Cross Blood Drive. Deacon Rooms, Joel Coliseum,

Winston-Salem. For additional information, contact

Vickie Dickson at 725.4346.

February 18. 10:00-11:30 a.m. Free Heart Seminar

and Refreshments. American Red Cross Greensboro

Chapter, 1501 Yanceyville St., Greensboro.

Seating is limited. Please RSVP your attendance to Door prizes! Networking

opportunities! And much more! For more information

call 333-2111.

Tuesdays & Thursdays, Now through April 15. 9:30

a.m.-4:00 p.m. February 12, 19 & 26. 12:30-4:00

p.m. AARP Tax-Aide Program (for low & middle

income taxpayers, especially those 60 and over).

Central Library, 219 N. Church St., Greensboro. No appointment

necessary; first come, first served. For more

information about free tax help at the Greensboro

Libraries, contact Frank Barefoot at 373-2715.

Now through May 14. 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. The

English Language & Stitching Exchange. Caldcleugh

Multicultural Arts Center, 1700 Orchard St.,

Greensboro. A creative way to improve converstational

English skills. All levels of language proficiency

and handstitching skill welcome. $1.00 per day. For

more information call 373-2026.


February 10-14. Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey

Circus. Greensboro Coliseum. Tickets $14 and up.

Tickets can be purchased at the box office, by phone

1-800-745-3000 or online at

For more information visit

February 13. 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Purses for Pups

and Purrs. Sedgefield Presbyterian Church, 4216

Wayne Rd., Greensboro. Gently used and new

purses, pocketbooks, handbags, backpacks and

wallets will be on sale to help homeless puppies and

kittens in 2010! Hundreds of animals are abandoned

each year in our community. Call 547-9600 for more

details or go to

February 13 & 14. Clifford visits the Greensboro

Children’s Museum, 220 N. Church St. Clifford

the dog will be hear making special appearances

throughout the day! For more information call 574-

2898 or visit