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February 25. 12:30-1:30 p.m. Curator’s Tour. March 5. 6:00-9:00 p.m. First Friday featuring alternative gypsy folk band Crystal Bright and the Silver Hands and baroque rock band Silver Hill Mine. 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 25. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Opening Reception. Theatre Arts Gallery, 220 East Commerce Ave., High Point. Several artists will provide gallery talks and will be available to answer questions about their work. Now through April 8. “Sports Exhibited” Show. For more information call 887.2137.

February 25. 6:30-8:00 p.m. Art After Dark with Todd Drake – Sculpture: Found Inspiration. Weatherspoon Art Museum, corner of Spring Garden and Tate Streets, Greensboro. A new hands-on program for adults aimed at inspiring creativity. Each workshop explores a different creative process and uses the Existed: Leonardo Drew exhibition as a departure point. Participate in one or all three workshops. No experience is necessary. For details and to reserve a space, email weatherspoon@uncg.edu or call 336.334.5770.

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 www.tagart.org 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.enrichmentarc.org.

Now through May 9. Exhibition: Existed, Leonardo

Drew. Artist talk and opening reception on February 5, 6:00-9:00 p.m. Weatherspoon Art Museum at UNCG. Corner of Spring Garden and Tate Streets. This major mid-career survey exhibition examines the artist’s ongoing mediation of minimalism and African-American history through fourteen major sculptures, eight works on paper, and a special on-site installation in the Weatherspoon’s atrium. For more information call 334.5770 or visit weatherspoon@uncg.edu.

music

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. The first, “Transforming Stories,” is scheduled for 2:30 to 4:00 p.m.

February 24 in King 126. The second, “That’s My Job,” a discussion about how what you love can lead to a vocation, is scheduled for 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. February 25 at Guilford’s Frank Family Science Center. 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/.

February 26. 8:00 p.m. Dailey & Vincent. Carolina Theatre, 310 South Greene St., Greensboro. The band’s true strength lies in the uncanny harmony of their vocal trios and quartets. Combine that with Dailey & Vincent’s impeccable arrangements and flawless performance and what you get is bluegrass gold! Tickets are $24.50, or $22.50 for students, seniors and military. Tickets are available by calling the box office at 333-2605, in person Monday through Friday, or online at www.CarolinaTheatre.com.

February 27. 8:00 p.m..-1:00 a.m. “Harlem Nights A Celebration of The Harlem Renaissance” on The Hidden Beach Family. Studio B at the Broach, 520 S. Elm St., Greensboro. Come see and hear the sounds of Billie Holliday, Lena Horne, Ella Fitzgerald and the music of Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong. Admission is $20 in advance and that includes food from The Vine Catering. There will be a cash bar. Tickets are available at The African American Art Store.(located 1st floor Four Seasons Mall across from Sprint Store). For more information call 373-0811.

Now through February 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

book it! e-mail calendar@yesweekly.com

a Flexpass – between now and opening night. All donations will go to Haitian relief efforts. For tickets and showtimes visit http://www.brownpapertickets. com/event/90186.

February 28. 7:00 p.m. JAY-Z in concert. Greensboro

Coliseum. Tickets $29-$99, available at the

Coliseum box office, ticketmaster.com and by phone, 1-800-745-3000. For more information visit www.livenation.com.

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.

new age

Every Monday. 6:00-8:00 p.m. Meditation Techniques and Contemplative Practices. Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, 501 S. Mendenhall, Greensboro. Park opposite the church. For details call 379.1000.

stage

February 24-27. 8:00 p.m. February 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 25. 9:45 & 11:45 a.m. “Freedom Train” Student Play. War Memorial Auditorium, Greensboro. Tickets are available at the Greensboro Coliseum box office, ticketmaster.com and by phone at 1-800-745-3000. For more information visit http:// www.classicproductions.org/.

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

February 25-28. Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Friday, 9:30 a.m. & 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, 3:00 p.m. La Revue Negra: The Josephine Baker Story Featuring Ms. Ashanti White. Greensboro Historical Museum, 130 Summit Ave. Cost: $5 at the door. For more information contact Donald Miller at dhmiller@yahoo.com.

February 26 & 27. 7:00 p.m. February 28. 3:00 p.m. “As Far As We Can Remember, A Collective Memory of Black Greensboro” Caldcleugh Multicultural Arts Center, 1700 Orchard St., Greensboro.

Tickets $5.00 for adults, $1.00 for children. For more information call 373-5881 or e-mail caldcleugh@ greensboro-nc.gov.

February 26. 8:00 p.m. Royal Comedy Tour with Sommore, Bruce Bruce, Don D.C.Curry and Turae. War Memorial Auditorium, Greensboro. One of the most highly anticipated comedy tours of 2010. Tickets 42.50-$49.50 and are available at the Coliseum box office, ticketmaster.com and by phone, 1-800-745-3000. For more information visit www.royalcomedytour.com.

February 27. 7:00 p.m. Comedian Rodney Carrington. War Memorial Auditorium, Greensboro.

Tickets $39.75 and are available at the Greensboro Coliseum box office, ticketmaster.com and by phone at 1-800-745-3000. Rodney Carrington has built a cult following with his no-holds barred stand-up that includes comedy and music about the funny side of redneck lifestyles, women at bars and men acting like men. For more information visit www.rodneycarrington.com.

February 27 & 28. 7:00-9:00 p.m. Auditions for “Mass Appeal” (a Comedy with a Twist). The Stained Glass Playhouse, 4401 Indiana Ave., Winston-Salem. Cast requires: Two men, one late teens through twenties and one 40 . Performance dates May 7-23. For additional info or audition conflicts call 661-4949

March 1 & 2. Community Theatre of Greensboro Auditions for “60 Years of Broadway” Revue. CTG Studio Theatre, 4th Floor, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 North Davie St. March 1: Children ages 8-12 from 6:30-8:00 p.m.; Adult & teens (13 and older) from 8:00-10:00 p. m. March 2: Children ages 8-12 from 6:30-9:00 p.m. For more information visit www.ctgso.org.

March 3-7. “Menopause The Musical.” Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro. The all-female cast makes fun of their woeful hot flashes, forgetfulness, mood swings, wrinkles, night sweats and chocolate binges. For all show dates, times and ticket info, please visit www.carolinatheatre.com. To learn more about the production and group discounts visit www.menopausethemusical.com.

March 6. 2:00-5:00 p.m. March 14. 3:00-5:00 p.m. Snow Camp Outdoor Drama announces auditions for it’s 37th season! “The Sword of Peace and Pathway to Freedom.” Shoffner Building, 301

Drama Rd., Snow Camp, NC. Bring head-shot and prepared material if desired. For more information call 376-6948, e-mail snowcampot@aol.com or visit www.snowcampdrama.com.

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. This free series will present documentary and independent films that reflect upon the nature of art, music, creativity, ingenuity and the human spirit. For more information about the series, call Ellen Wallace at397.2107 or visit www.secca.org or www.krankiescoffee.com.

kids & teens

February 25. 10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m. Special Black History Month Presentation of “Harriet Tubman & the Underground Railroad. Children’s Theatre of Winston-Salem, 610 Coliseum Dr. This stirring drama with music is a classic tribute to the great American who freed herself and hundreds of her people from the bonds of slavery. Her courage helped to change the world. Recommended for Pre- K – 5th Grade. For more information call 725.4531 or e-mail karen@childrenstheatrews.org.

February 27. 1:00-4:00 p.m. All Star Art Sports Class. Theatre Art Galleries in the High Point Theatre, 220 East Commerce Ave., High Point. Ages 9 and up. Cost $25. Enjoy a gallery tour of All Start Art Sports to spark your imagination for creating your own work of art. Warm up with gesture drawings and then design and finish a piece in your choice of drawing media. Call 887-2137 for more information and gallery hours.

February 27. 2:00 p.m. “The Snowy Day & A Whistle for Willie.” Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N. Church St. Children from Caldcleugh Multicultural Arts Center will present the play. For more information call 574-2898 or visit www. gcmuseum.com.

sports

February 25. 7:00 p.m. Doors 6:00 p.m. Wake Forest Women’s Basketball vs. NC State. Joel Coliseum, Winston-Salem. Admission: contact WFU at 758-3322.

February 26. 9:00 a.m. February 27. 8:30 a.m. NCHSAA State Wrestling Championships. Greensboro Coliseum. Two day pass $18; One day pass $12. Championship round (2/27-6:00 p.m.) only

$7. Tickets are available at the Greensboro Coliseum box office, ticketmaster.com and by phone at 1-800- 745-3000.

February 27. 2:00 p.m. Doors 12:30 p.m. Wake Forest Men’s Basketball vs. UNC. Joel Coliseum, Winston-Salem. Admission: contact WFU at 758- 3322.

March 1. 7:00 p.m. UNCG Men’s Basketball vs. Georgia Southern. Greensboro Coliseum. Tickets $5 and up. For more information visit http://www. uncgspartans.com/.

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February 26. 12:00-9:00 p.m. February 27. 10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. February 28. 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Liquidation Expo. Special Events Center at the Greensboro Coliseum. Tickets: adults $8.00; children under 12 free. are available at the Coliseum box office, ticketmaster.com and by phone, 1-800- 745-3000. For more information visit http://www. bluestarshows.com/.

February 26. 6:00-8:00 p.m. Rock N Roll Mix and Mingle. Embassy Suites, Greensboro. Open to the public. February 27. 7:00 p.m. Carolina International Pageant 2010. Southwest Guilford High School. The ladies will compete in fitness wear, evening gown, high fashion and on stage interview competitions to a Rock N Roll theme. Competing for the titles of Teen, Miss and Mrs. North and South Carolina International 2010 will prove to be thrilling and demanding for each of the ladies! For more information visit www.carolinainternationalpageant.com. February 27. 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. February 28. 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Super Flea Market. Pavilion at the Greensboro Coliseum. Free admission. New & used merchandise, collectibles, antiques, crafts, vintage-costume-antique-and new jewelry, primitives, home décor, glassware, clothing, furniture, steins, upscale and just plain stuff. For more information visit http://www.superflea.com/.

February 27. 9:00 a.m. February 28. 12:00 p.m. Imprints Cares About Literacy Used Book Sale. 502 N. Broad St., Winston-Salem. Will include an array of books for the old and young alike. Prices will range from $0.50 to $5. Proceeds will supplement the Before & After School Care Scholarship Fund. For more information call 722-6296 x206, e-mail bwest@imprintsforfamilies.org or visit www. imprintsforfamilies.org.

February 27. 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. February 28.

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 www. highpointmusuem.org.

February 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 27. 1:00 p.m. JayJon Com/Ent Group present Kiss & Tell Book Signing & Authors Discussion Tour. Summit Station Eatery, 125 Summit Ave., Greensboro. Free and open to the public. The tour features Christian Romance Author: Amazon #1 Best Seller & Nationally Acclaimed Author of “The Lady Preacher” Kt Richey, Greensboro own WQMG”S Love Matters Relationship Radio Talk Show Host & Author of “The Man’s Guide To Finding The Perfect Date” Latherio Boyd, along with South Carolina’s spoken word artist, Intellectual Beauty. Limited quanties of books and products will be available for purchase at special book tour price. For more information contact Sonjy Bambi Allen 336.324.4572 or jjheritagegroup@yahoo.com or visit www.wix.com/jayjon/kissandtellbooktour.

February 27. 8:30 p.m. 6th Annual Venetian Masked Castle Carnevale, “The Mardi Gras of the Carolinas” at Castle McCulloch in Jamestown. $20 advance, $25 at the door, $10 college students with ID, $60 nobility feast. 21 and over. Aerialists, fire dancers, bodypainting, burlesque, pirates, illusionists, stilt walkers and hoopers. For more information and to purchase tickets call 887-5413 or visit www. castlemcculloch.com.

February 27 & 28. 2010 Scholastic Chess Championship. Koury Convention Center, Greensboro.

This public event will bring together approximately 500 of North Carolina’s top scholastic chess players to compete for the championship as well as for trophies and a scholarship opportunity. For more information about the tournament or to register as a participant, contact DeArmey at TASCAChess@ Yahoo.com or visit the event’s registration site at http://www.rsvpbook.com/event.php?486238.

Tuesdays & Thursdays, Now through April 15. 9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. February 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. Now through April 10. 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA). Central Library, 219 N. Church St., Greensboro. Not available

April 3. No appointment necessary; first come, first served. For more information about free tax help at the Greensboro Libraries, contact Frank Barefoot at 373-2715.

Animals

February 24-28. Ringling Bros. And Barnum & Bailey Presents Zing Zang Zoom. RBC Center, Raleigh. A mind-blowing circus spectacular. Tickets are $15 and up. For tickets and more information: www.Ringling.com, Ticketmaster (1-800-745-3000) or the RBC Center box office.

February 27. 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Cupids and Canines: Dog Adopt-a-Thon. Camp BowWow Day Care, 6207 Chimney Center Blvd. off Chimney Rock Rd., Greensboro. You can meet adoptable dogs or just come for fun and donate unopened wet or dry dog food, dog bedding or blankets, leashes, collars, dog dishes or money to benefit rescued dogs. Donations benefit Animal Rescue Groups of North Carolina and the Humane Society of the Piedmont. For more info, go to www.campbowwow.com/Greensboro, www.RuffLoveRescue.com or call 880-5431.

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