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February 17. 5:30-7:00 p.m. Artist talk with Cort Savage and Margaret Yaukey. February 25. 12:30- 1:30 p.m. Curator’s Tour. Now through March 26. Embodiment exhibition. Green Hill Center for NC Art, in the Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St. Through arresting multimedia installations, photographs, and sculptural works in clay, fiber and metal, visitors will be able to explore changing conceptions of the body, and how a sensorial experience informs a psychological state. Free and open to the public. For more information visit www.greenhillcenter.org.

February 20. 4th Alumni Art Exchange. Guilford College, 5800 W. Friendly Ave., Greensboro. Alumni who have established successful careers in the arts will return to campus to share their experiences in a day-long symposium of panel discussions and workshops on topics ranging from graduate school opportunities, art education, careers in art-related businesses and prospering as practicing artists. For more information, contact Terry Hammond at 316- 2438 or thammond@guilford.edu, or visit the college’s Web site at www.guilford.edu/artgallery.

food & drink

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 betty.telford@salem.edu or visit www.salem.edu.

February 20. 7:30-11:30 a.m. Pancake Breakfast and Wee Care Art Show. Kernersville Wesleyan Church Family Life Center, 930 N. Main St. $5/ adult; $3 children age 3 – 12; under 3 are free. The Wee Care Art Show features art entries from Kernersville preschool and elementary school students. The Pancake Breakfast benefits Crisis Control Ministry, Kernersville office. For additional information visit www.crisiscontrol.org.

music

February 19. Black Eyed Peas “The E.N.D. World Tour 2010”. with special guests LMFAO. RBC Center, Raleigh. Tickets are available at the RBC Center Box Office, all Ticketmaster Outlets, charge by phone (800) 745-3000 and Ticketmaster.com.

February 19. 8:00 p.m. Fiddle & Bow Show Featuring Iona. Blessings, 823 Reynolda Rd., Winston-Salem.

Great Celtic band from the Washington, D.C. area.

Tickets $12/$10 F&B members. For more information call 414-1699, e-mail sothom@aol.com or visit www. fiddleandbow.org/.

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. Limited seating is available. Please contact Deborah Shaw at 316-2326 if you would like to attend. For more information on Carrie Newcomer and her music, visit http://carrienewcomer.com/.

dance

February 19. 8:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m. Piedmont Triad Valentine’s Singles Dance/Party. Come dance “under the stars” in the Sky Room at George Ks, 2108 Cedar Fork Rd. (corner of High Point & Holden Rd), Greensboro. DJ playing 70’s/80’s oldies, beach music, line dances. Cash Bar with speical drink prices door prizes, dress to impress ladies choice dances, $10 admission. Email peggy15311@yahoo.com.Singles have met their soul mates at the Piedmont Triad Singles dance. Come meet yours.

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

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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, visit www.operationsmile.org/dancing.

February 20. 8:00 p.m. Ballet Folklórico de México. Carolina Theatre, 310 South Greene St., Greensboro. In 1952, Amalia Hernández founded the Ballet Folklórico of México on a quest to rescue the dancing traditions of Mexico. Tickets are available by calling the Theatre Box Office at 333-2605 or at www. CarolinaTheatre.com.

stage

February 18-20 & 24-27. 8:00 p.m. February 21 & 27. 2:00 p.m. . Two Gentlemen of Verona, A Rock Musical. Thrust Theatre in Performance Place., Winston-Salem. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students and seniors and may be purchased at the UNCSA Box Office, 721-1945, or online at http:// purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?organ_ val=21800&schedule=list.

February 18-20. 8:00 p.m. Edward Albee’s “The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?” Sternberger Auditorium, located in Founders Hall, Guilford College, Greensboro. A story that forces the audience to question why our society accepts some behaviors and not others. For information and reservations, please call 316-2414.

Now through February 18. “Broken Embraces.” Now through February 18. “La Danse.” Now through February 28. “A Single Man.” February 19-25. “Wesley.” Aperture Cinema, 311 West 4th St., Winston-Salem. For more information and show times call 722-8148 or visit aperturecinema.com.

February 19. 8:00 p.m. February 20. 3:00 & 8:00 p.m. Tyler Perry’s “Madea’s Big Happy Family” starring Tyler Perry. Joel Coliseum Theatre, Winston-Salem. For tickets and more information visit www.ljvm.com.

February 19. 8:00 p.m. February 20. 2:00 & 8:00 p.m. Triad Best of Broadway Series presents “The Rat Pack is Back”. War Memorial Auditorium, Greensboro. Tickets $39.50-$56.50 and are available at the Coliseum box office, ticketmaster.com and by phone, 1-800-745-3000.. For more information visit http://www.bobnc.com.

February 23. 7:00-9:00 p.m. Community Theatre of Greensboro’s 60 Years of Broadway (Revue) Auditions. CTG Studio Theatre, 4th Floor, Greensboro

Cultural Center, 200 North Davie St. Adults and teens. There will be opportunities for soloists, group numbers, scene work and narration. For details on the auditions please visit www.ctgso.org. Much of the material will be chosen to fit the talents of those who audition.

kids & teens

February 18. 5:00-7:00 p.m. Making Connections “Autism Night”. Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N. Church St. All families affected by autism are invited to play and enjoy the Museum’s exhibits after hours. Free admission. For more information call 574.2898 or visit www.gcmuseum.com.

February 19. 6:30 p.m. American Heart Association

Program. Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N. Church St. Heart healthy activities. No pre-registration necessary. For more information call 574.2898 or visit www.gcmuseum.com.

February 20. Culture of Color Program. Greensboro

Children’s Museum, 220 N. Church St.

Celebrate the traditions, history, and art of African- American culture with special stories, activities, and programs! For more information call 574.2898 or visit www.gcmuseum.com.

February 22. 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. & 5:00-7:00 p.m. Kickoff to Kindergarten: Parent Days. Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N. Church St. Calling all parents of pre-schoolers! For more information call 574.2898 or visit www.gcmuseum.com.

leagues & clubs

February 18, March 4 & 18, April 1. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Körner’s Folly Paranormal Book Club” will conduct its first session on A Paranormal Casebook: Ghost Hunting in the New Millennium by Loyd Auerbach, a long-standing researcher in the field. 413 S Main St., Kernersville. Participants can register online at www. kornersfolly.org. Additional information is available by emailing IrisinNC@aol.com or calling 996-7922.

February 20. 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Annual White Breakfast. Sheraton Greensboro Hotel, Four Seasons. The Greensboro Chapter of the Bennett College National Alumnae Association (BCNAA) will honor 14 women. Admission is $40 per person. To purchase a ticket or for more information, contact Audrey Franklin at 517-2247.

sports

February 16. 1:00 p.m. A news conference to

discuss the upcoming Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Basketball tournament. Joel Coliseum atrium, 2825 University Parkway, Winston-Salem. For more information contact Chuck Webster at 774-8871.

February 18. 7:00 p.m. Doors 6:00 p.m. Wake Forest Women’s Basketball vs. UNC. Joel Coliseum, Winston-Salem. Admission: Contact WFU at 758- 3322. February 22. 7:00 p.m. Doors 6:00 p.m. Wake Forest Women’s Basketball vs. NC Central. Joel Coliseum, Winston-Salem. Admission: Contact WFU at 758-3322.

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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 royall@usa.redcross.org. Door prizes! Networking opportunities! And much more! For more information call 333-2111.

February 19. 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Plant Propagation Class. Guilford County Agriculture Center,

3309 Burlington Rd., Greensboro. Dr. Marihelen Glass, from NC A&T University will be presenting a seminar that will answer all our questions concerning this subject. Cost is $10.00 per person. Space is limited so please e-mail 1jflower@centurylink.net or call 375- 5876 to reserve your seat.

February 19-21. Graylyn Murder Mystery Weekend.

1900 Reynolda Rd., Winston-Salem. Graylyn offers you a unique and unforgettable experience that will put you smack dab in the middle of a homicide investigation. The cost for the weekend is $359.00 per person and includes accommodations, food and cocktail receptions. For more information or to make a reservation call 758-2425.

February 20. 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. February 21. 1:00-4:00 p.m. Candle Dipping in the Historical Park, High Point. Light up your dark days of winter with a candle made in the historical park. Costumed interpreters will show you how. All ages welcome. Cost: $1 per candle. Free for members. Drop-in. For more information call 885-1859 or visit www.highpointmusuem.org. February 20. 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Edit Your Space & Accessorize. Bricolage, 716 W. Market St.,

Greensboro. Bulging bookcases and tired tabletops got you down? For more information call 271.4004, e-mail bricolagemail@gmail.com or visit www. bricolagearts.org.

February 20 & 27. 12:30-2:00 p.m. “Who Are You and What Does She Want?” Two Part Women’s Workshop. Winston Salem Central Library Auditorium, 660 W. 5th St. Seating is limited. RSVP by sending an email to: IAmandSheWants@SistahParty. com. Include your name, mailing address and phone number.

February 20. 7:00 p.m. Pink Floyd the Wall, part of “The Big Screen: Treasures from the UNCSA Moving Image Archive.” Main Theatre, ACE Exhibition Complex on the UNCSA campus, Winston-Salem. For more information visit www.uncsa.edu.

February 20. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Purple Reign Fashion Show. The Loft at Union Square, 410 English Rd., downtown High Point. Tickets are on sale now. For information on how to get yours please contact Margret at 347-346-0193 or bcafashioncommittee@ gmail.com. If you are interested in experiencing a collaboration of fashion, music and ultimate diversity, be sure to contact Jasmine Paul at paulj08@highpoint.edu or 302.399.6851.

February 21. 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Autofest. Pavilion at the Greensboro Coliseum. Tickets $15, on sale at the door. Children under 10 are free. This event was originally scheduled for January but rescheduled due to weather. For more information visit http://www. autofestnc.com/.

February 21. 7:30 p.m. Program on Viewing Mars. Joseph M. Bryan Jr. Auditorium, Guilford College, Greensboro. A short presentation using the all-dome projector explaining how to best observe Mars this February, when it will be at its most prominent. The presentation will also feature other celestial objects, among the constellations of winter. It will be followed by a tour of the observatory and, weather permitting, viewing through the main telescope. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 316- 2193 or visit www.guilford.edu/observatory.

February 22. 2:00 p.m. John Wesley College names new President. John Wesley College Chapel, 2314 North Centennial St., High Point. For more information (or to schedule an interview with the new president) please contact Anne Wear at 884-8700.

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