April 6-23. Juried Student Art & Design Exhibition. Center for Visual Arts, 2nd Floor of the Cultural Arts Center in Downtown Greensboro. A reception will be held on April 9, 6:00-9:00 p.m. Open to the public. For more information contact Gallery Curator, Kristy Thomas at 333-7485 or at cvagreensboro@

April 8. 6:30-8:00 p.m. Art After Dark Workshop with Lynn Book–”Movement: Embodied Acts.” Weatherspoon Art Museum, Corner of Spring Garden & Tate St., Greensboro. No experience is necessary. For details and to reserve a space, e-mail or call 334-5770.

Now through May 1. Season passes are being sold for the 2010 Summer Art Series. Surry Arts Council. 218 Rockford St., Mount Airy. Passes are for events held at the Blackmon Amphitheatre and the Downtown Cinema Theatre from May 1 through September 19. Cost $100, $125 after May 1. Children 12 and under are free for these events. Call 786-7998 or visit

Now through May 8. “Interpretations: Rams Create, the 18th Annual Senior Art Show.” Winston-Salem State University’s Diggs Gallery. Free and open to the public. For more information call 750-2458 or visit www.wssu. edu/diggs.

Now through May 9. Exhibition: Existed, Leonardo Drew. Weatherspoon Art Museum at UNCG. Corner of Spring Garden and Tate Streets. For more information call 334- 5770 or visit

Now through June 27. “William Christenberry:

Photographs, 1961–2005.” Reynolda House Museum of American Art, 2250 Reynolda Rd., Winston-Salem. For more information call 758-5150.

First Thursday of every month. 7:00 p.m. Film Series, “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 call Ellen Wallace at 397-2107 or visit www.secca. org and

Now enrolling for the University of North Carolina School of the Arts’ (UNCSA) Summer Session, which runs June 20-July 23.

For more information, contact Admissions,

UNCSA, 1533 S. Main St., Winston-Salem, NC 27127; e-mail; or visit the school’s website at summersession. The telephone number is 770-3290.

Mondays: 7:00-9:00 p.m. Tuesdays: 9:30noon and 6:30-9:00 p.m. Painting classes.

Red Door Studio/Gallery. 3631 Redfield Dr., Greensboro. For more information visit www. or call 288-5415.

First Friday of the month. 6:00-9:00 p.m. Lyndon Street Artworks. 205 Lyndon St., Greensboro. Featuring over forty local artists’ working studios that are open to the public. For more information call 370-0025 or visit

Friday April 2nd, 7pm-10pm. First Friday

Gallery Hop (on view thru May 1st). Urban

Artware, 207 W 6th Street, in the heart of W-S

Downtown Arts District Photography Show

new work by Millicent Greason Millicent

Greason — her first photography exhibition titled ‘Millicent’s World’. Info: Millicent Greason, 336-722-2345 or

food & drink

April 9. 3:00 p.m. Growing Small Fruits in the Landscape Class. Clemmons Branch Library, 2554 Clemmons Rd. Learn how to prepare and amend the soil for planting as well as how to prune and harvest small fruits. Free. For more information call 703-2850, e-mail or visit www.

April 9. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Senior Wheels Medical Transportation program’s Eighth Annual Spaghetti Dinner. Christ United Methodist Church, 410 N. Holden Rd., Greensboro. Tickets $7 adults, $3 children. UNC-Greensboro Spartones will perform. Door prizes. For tickets or more information, please contact Sarah Beth Wynne at 373-4816, ext. 248.

April 17. 5:00 p.m. Boy Scout Troop 109’s Annual Spaghettie Dinner & Silent Auction. Guilford College United Methodist Church, 1205 Fleming Rd., Greensboro. Tickets are $6 for adults and $3 for children 6 and under; tickets for the raffle are $5 each. For more information, please visit or call 337-5245.

May 29. 11:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. 10th Annual North Carolina Wine Festival. Tanglewood Park, Clemmons. 40 wineries, arts, crafts, food and music featuring the Chairmen of the

book it! e-mail

Board. For tickets and more information visit or call 733-5846.


April 1. 7:30 p.m. Buddy Greene Concert. 614 S. Elm St., Greensboro. Hors d’oeuvres, wine, cheese & concert. Cost $20. Limit 50 people. Call 253-4254 for reservations.

April 1. 8:00-11:00 p.m. Piedmont Old TIme Society Jam hosted by Milltown. Flatiron, 221 Summit Ave., Greensboro. Call 706- 2595 for more information. Free. Bring your banjos and fiddles and don’t fret this is not an April fools joke.

April 2. 8:00 p.m. Greensboro Blues Festival (Rescheduled from February 5). Greensboro Coliseum. Entertainers include J. Blackfoot, Mel Waiters, Roy C, Sir Charles Jones, Theodis Ealey, Shirly Brown and Calvin Richardson Tickets $39.50-$49.50 and are available at the Coliseum box office, and by phone at 1-800-745-3000.

April 2. 9:00 p.m. Benyaro and Possum Jenkins.

The Garage, Winston-Salem. Tickets $6.

For more information visit www.the-garage. ws or

April 4. 8:00 p.m. TARTUFI Spring Album Release Tour w/ Antartic & the Bronzed Chorus. Studio B, 520 S. Elm St., Greensboro. Tickets $5. For more information call 373-0811.

April 7. Doors 7:00 p.m. Show 9:00 p.m. An evening with Ween. Millennium Center, Winston-Salem. Tickets $26 advance, $30 day of show. Tickets are available online at www., by phone at 919-967-9053 or at the Record Exchange in Winston-Salem, Cat’s Cradle & CD Ally in Chapel Hill and Schoolkids in Raleigh.

April 9 & 11. 8:00 p.m. April 13. 7:30 p.m. Piedmont Opera’s “Turnadot.” The Stevens Center at UNCSA, Winston-Salem. Tickets $15 to $85 and may be purchased online at or from the Piedmont Opera Box Office either in person or by phone at 724-3202.

April 17. 7:30 p.m. Bach, Beethoven & Brubeck, An Evening of Music. Christ United Methodist Church, 410 N. Holden Rd., Greensboro. Free, donations accepted. Donations benefit Blood & Marrow Transplant and Leukemia & Hematology Research at WFU School of Medicine. For more information call 286-4930 or visit

Mondays. 9:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m. Open Jam. 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 420-7711.

Wednesdays. 7:00-9:00 p.m. High Lonesome

Strings Bluegrass Association Open Bluegrass Jams. First, third & fifth Wednesdays at the Cultural Arts Center, 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro in the rehearsal room. Second & forth Wednesdays at icoffee in Summerfield, intersection of 150 W. & Lake Brandt Rd. For more information visit Thursdays. Youth Music Lessons. Old-Time Music Heritage Hall, 218 Rockford St., Mount Airy. Free Fiddle, Guitar and Banjo Lessons for kids. Master musician Jim Vipperman of Vip’s Violins teaches fiddle at 5:30 p.m., and guitar and banjo at 6:15 p.m. No sign-up is required and instruments are available for use during the lessons. For more information call 786-7998.

Thursdays. 6:00-9:00 p.m. Live acoustic music featuring Keith Burkhat & Tom Rucker. Salsarita’s, 1602 Highwoods Blvd., Greensboro. Beer specials, excellent margaritas and more. Free chips and salsa. For more info call 632-8877.

Thursdays. 7:00-10:00 p.m. Weekly Jam Sessions. Old-Time Music Heritage Hall, 218 Rockford St., Mount Airy. Free, all ages welcome. Also held every Saturday from 9:00- 11:00 a.m. at the Downtown Cinema Theatre, 142 N. Main St., Mount Airy, followed by a live WPAQ radio broadcast of the Merry-Go-Round program. For information contact the Surry Arts Council at 786-7998.


April 3. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Old Time Dance with the Slate Mountain Ramblers & Clogging Workshop. Old Time Music Hall, below the Andy Griffith Museum, 218 Rockford St., Mount Airy. Admission $5. For more information contact the Surry Arts Council at 786-7998 or visit

April 10. 7:00 p.m. Fred Astaire Dance Studios

presents a Benefit Showcase. T. Austin Finch Auditorium, 406 Unity St., Thomasville. This event will help Kristina Tokic, a 23 year old who was recently diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. For tickets and more information call 299-4977 or 766-9233.

Now through April 22. 7:30 p.m. World

Dance Exchange presents Intro into Latin Dance. Greensboro Cultural Center, Studio 317, 200 N Davie St. 4/1-Latin Fusion, 4/8-Salsa, 4/15- Merengue, 4/22 Cumbia. No partner necessary. All 5 for only $24 or 1 class for $7.50. For information call 456-4149 or

Mondays. 7:00-8:00 p.m. Belly Dance Class. Lewis Recreation Center, 3110 Forest Lawn Dr., Greensboro. $38 for 8 weeks. Ongoing. For more information call 379-1712 or 455-5977.

Tuesdays. 7:30-10:30 p.m. Fiddle & Bow Country Dance. Vintage Theatre, 7 Vintage Ave., Winston-Salem. No partner needed. Cost $7. For more information call 272-3245.

Tuesdays & Wednesdays. Dance Classes. Royal Exprssions, 930-A S. Chapman St., Greensboro. Cost $10 per class or 10 class pass is $70. Students receive 50% off. Contact Princess at for the class schedule. For more information visit or call 404-2999.

Wednesdays. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Belly Dancing Class. The Center For Holistic Healing, 623 York Ave Suite 103, High Point. Cost: $10.00 per class. For more information call 841-4307 or visit

Wednesdays. 8:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m. Latin Night at the Millennium Center, Winston- Salem. DJ Nick Peluso and DJ Paco. There will also be dance lessons by instructors Sonsera and her partner Hemant. The bar will be open. Entry $8. For more information call 723-3700 or visit

First & Third Saturdays. 7:30 p.m. “Let’s Dance.” The Clarion Hotel, Greensboro. For more information visit www.letsdancetriad. com, e-mail letsdancetriad@gmail .com or call 451-4441.

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.

Tuesdays and Thursdays. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Yoga for All. Center for Holistic Healing, High Point. The practice of yoga benefits all people–regardless of age, size, or physical fitness. For more information and other class schedules call 841-4307 or visit


Now through April 1. “Fish Tank.” Going on now. “The White Ribbon” & “Cloe.” Beginning April 2. “North Face” & “Terribly Happy.” Aperture Cinema, 311 West 4th St., Winston-Salem. For more information and show times call 722-8148 or visit April 2-3 & 8-10. 8:00 p.m. Sam Shepard’s “Curse of the Starving Class.” Sternberger Auditorium, in Founders Hall at Guilford College. Tickets are $1 for members of the Guilford College community and $5 for all others. For information and reservations, please call 316-2414. Seating is limited.

April 3. 2:00 & 7:30 p.m. The “World Famous” Lipizzaner Stallions–Dancing with Horses. Greensboro Coliseum. Tickets $19.50, $24.50 & $29.50 and are available at the Coliseum box office, and by phone at 1-800-745-3000. For more information visit

April 9 & 10. 7:30 p.m. April 11. 3:00 p.m. “Gideon.” Andy Griffith Playhouse, 218 Rockford St., Mount Airy. Admission $10. For more information contact the Surry Arts Council at 786-7998 or visit

Saturdays. 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free Acting Classes! Windsor Recreation Center, 1601 E. Lee St., Greensboro. $5 registration fee and scholarships are available for those in need. For more information, contact Charlene Duncan at 681-8980. Seating is limited!

kids & teens

April 1. 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Spring Break Camp: Picture This! Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N. Church St. This half day camp will introduce children to the exciting world of digital photography! Ages 6-9 years, $35 members, $40 non-members. Bring a lunch. For more information call 574-2898.

April 2. 4:00 & 7:00 p.m. Disney Live! Mickey’s Rockin’ Road Show. War Memorial Auditorium at the Greensboro Coliseum. Tickets $15 and up and are available at the Coliseum box office, and by phone at 1-800-745-3000. For more information visit

April 3. 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. City of W-S Parks & Recreation Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Fairgrounds at Joel Coliseum, Winston-Salem. Children admitted free. For more information, call Kim Young at 659-4305.

Now through April 3. Visit the Easter Bunny and get your photo taken. Oak Hollow Mall, High Point. Mon.-Sat. 10:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. Sundays 12;00-6:00 p.m. For more information visit

April 11. 3:00-5:00 p.m. “North African Mosaics.” Community Arts Sundays at ArtQuest, Green Hill Center, 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Families will create their own paper mosaic. Admission: $2.50/adult; $2.50/ child; Green Hill members free. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by adults. For more information call 333-7460.

Now through April 15. Registration for the Children’s Theatre of Winston-Salem’s 2010 Playhouse Summer Theatre Camp, “A Summer Of Castles And Dreams.” Arts Council Theatre, 610 Coliseum Dr. Register before April 15 to take advantage of the Early Bird discount. Space is limited! Please call Jeana Whitaker at 748-0857, ext. 204 before registering to check camp availability.

Mondays-Fridays. 2:30-6:00 p.m. After School Arts. 1700 Orchard St., Greensboro. Students in grades K-6 have an hour of study time and then learn about the artistic cultures of the world through projects and daily activities. $35/week. For more information call 373-5881 or e-mail 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 www.

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! No pre-registration necessary. For more information call 574-2898 or visit

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

Third Thursdays. 7:00 p.m. YouthSAFE Meeting. Green Bean, South Elm St., Greensboro. Teens, age 14 -18, gather each

month to get to know and support each other, have fun and informally discuss topics of interest to LGBTIQ youth. For more information e-mail

leagues & clubs

April 1. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Körner’s Folly Paranormal Book Club.” 413 S. Main St., Kernersville. A Paranormal Casebook: “Ghost Hunting in the New Millennium” by Loyd Auerbach. $40 (does not include the book). Participants can register online at www. Additional information is available by emailing or calling 996-7922.

Fourth Tuesday of every month. 11:00 a.m. Greater Greensboro Republican Women’s Club meetings. Starmount Forest Country Club, 1 Sam Snead Dr., Greensboro. Guests welcome. Optional lunch. For more information contact Libby Kendrick at 643-3066.

Tuesdays, Now through April 20. Dinner 5:30-6:00 p.m. Workshops 6:00-8:00 p.m. Win-Win Resolutions, Inc. Family C.R.E.W. Program. Temple Memorial Baptist Church, 1458 Cedrow Dr., High Point. Win-Win Resolutions is a non-profit organization dedicated to violence prevention. For more information contact Debra Vigliano at 230-1232.

Tuesdays. 7:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m. Series 7 Poker

League at Zion Bar & Grille, 5601 Roanne

Way, Greensboro. Lots of fun and great food.

Call 834-1899 for more information.

Fourth Tuesday of every month. Herbal Thyme Guild Meetings. Guilford County Agricultural Center, 3309 Burlington Rd., Greensboro. Visitors welcome. For more information call 685-9135 or visit %u2029

Thursdays. 1:30-4:30 p.m. The Mah Jongg Gamers. Leonard Recreation Center, Greensboro. Play, refresh your skills or learn Mah Jongg, American Style, using the National Mah Jongg League card. For details, call Ellen Muratori at 292 3754 or email First & Third Thursdays. 7:15-8:45 p.m. Sanctioned meetings by Eckhart Teachings. 406 State St., Greensboro. Meeting format: silent meditation and watching Eckhart Tolle DVD’s of talks and retreats. Cost: voluntary donations. For more information call the meeting facilitator, Randy, at 255-0221.

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 annhardee@remax. net.

Third Thursday of every month. 7:00 p.m. Photography Club. Downstairs classroom of the Andy Griffith Playhouse, 218 Rockford St., Mount Airy. Please call or e-mail to be placed on the e-mail list for meeting information and topics: Robert Merritt at or Hobart Jones at, 710-0139.

The American Red Cross is accepting monetary

donations to support earthquake relief efforts in Haiti. 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 905- 7954 or


Now through April 2. Lifeguard Training Classes. The Club, Oak Branch, 21-A Oak Branch Dr., Greensboro. Looking for something fun and rewarding to do this summer? Become a Red Cross trained and certified lifeguard! Cost $215. To register for the course, please call 333-2111.


March 31. 7:30 p.m. Guilford College International Film Series, “Super Amigos.” Joseph Bryan Jr. Auditorium in the Frank Family Science Center, Guilford College, Greensboro. All screenings are free and open to the public. For more information contact Hiroko Hirakawa at 316-2413 or hhirakaw@

April 1. 7:30 p.m .Adult Self Defense Course. Karate International of Lewisville, 5723 Country Club Rd. $99 includes uniform. Learn to recognize potentially dangerous situations and escape from the most common attacks. For more information call

945-5063, e-mail GGallagher@KiLewisville. com or visit

Now through April 2. Seven Degrees of Change Book Drive Campaign at the High Point Public Library. A month-long effort to raise 100,000 books for needy schools and libraries in the Philippines. For more information, visit

April 3. 10:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. American Red Cross Blood Drive. The Heart Center, 4915 Piedmont Pkwy., Ste. 106, Greensboro. Blood Drive by appointment or walk-in. Make your appointment, volunteer or ask questions by emailing or call 314-5652.

April 3. 7:00 p.m. UNCSA Film Series, “A Face in the Crowd.” Main Theatre, ACE Exhibition Complex, UNCSA campus, 1533 South Main St., Winston-Salem. Ticket are $8 for general admission and $2 for UNCSA students with ID. Tickets will be sold at the door only, beginning one hour before screening time. For more information visit

April 3. Doors 9:00 p.m. Show 10:00 p.m. “Local LaMode Fashion Show.” Greene Street Club, Greensboro. This is a fundraiser for the United Arts Council of Greater Greensboro. Tickets $7 advance at www., $10 day of show. For more information visit

April 6. 1:30 & 7:30 p.m. Carolina Classic Movie “Top Hat.” Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro. Starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. Tickets $5 and are available by calling the Theatre Box Office at

333-2605 or at Additional

show details are also available online.

April 6. 7:30-9:00 p.m. Drug Discovery on Tap Lecture. The Green Bean, 321 S. Elm St., Greensboro. Learn more about how researchers are seeking drug leads from natural products. For more information, visit, e-mail or call 334-4623.

April 6 & 7. 8:30 p.m. Beyond the Prom Community Meeting. Central Library, 660 W. Fifth St., Winston- Salem. A community meeting led by youth which will address the temptations of underage drinking and what adults can do to address the issue from the perspectives of teenagers. Call 759-7500 or visit for more information.

April 7. 12:00-4:30 p.m. Triad Careers Job Fair. Special Events Center at the Greensboro Coliseum. Free admission.

April 8. 4:00-6:00 p.m. Book signing and public talk, “Picking Cotton” by Jennifer Thompson-Cannino. UNCG Alumni House, Virginia Dare Room. For more information call 334-4314 or visit

April 8. 7:00 p.m. Environmental Movie Night, “No Impact Man.” Temple Emanuel, 201 Oakwood Dr., Winston-Salem. Free. All are welcome. Refreshments provided. For more information call Cynthia Silber at

642-4361 or Gayle Tuch at 766-2767.

April 10. 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. April 11. 1:00-4:00 p.m. Blacksmithing Demonstration. 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

April 10. Pre-event 7:00 p.m. Showtime 8:00 p.m. Lunafest. Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, 501 S. Mendenhall St., Greensboro. Short films by, for and about women. Tickets $15 general, $10 students. To reserve tickets call 549-8367. For more information e-mail or visit www.

Tuesdays & Thursdays, Now through April 15. 9:30 a.m.-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. Now through April 10. 9:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program. No class April 3. For more information call Frank Barefoot at 373-2715.

April 23. 6:30 p.m. Documentary films exploring issues from coal mining in Appalachia to access to water supplies around the globe will be shown at the Weatherspoon Art Museum, corner of Spring Garden & Tate St., Greensboro. Free and open to the public. For

more information contact Sarah Dorsey at 334-5610 or

Registration is open for the Scene in Winston-Salem Scavenger Hunt that will be held on April 24. To register go to and the $20 fee includes a gift bag filled with coupons/advertisements from sponsors as well as admission to the after-party which includes free food and drinks. For more information visit

Registration is open for the 11th Annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure fundraising walk/run. It will be held on May 1 at Salem Academy and College. Visit to register. Donations may also be made online.

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. Native and non native English speakers incorporate knitting, crocheting, and embroidery into their English lesson to inspire conversation and introduce new vocabulary. $1.00 per day. For more information call 373-2026.

FaithAction is now offering new Beginning and Intermediate courses in foreign languages. FaithAction International House, 705 N. Greene St., Greensboro. Cost $65. For more information or to sign up for any of these language programs, please contact Ryan Nilsen at 379-0037 ext. 1 or by e-mail at Register online at

Party on the Plank is accepting applications now from those who would like to participate in a premier summer cultural event in High Point. Seeking musicians, artists, restaurants, retailers, churches and interested volunteers who would like to exhibit their talent or business. Artists, vendors and their work must be from High Point, Jamestown, Archdale, Trinity, Thomasville or Wallburg. The event runs every Thursday night June 3 through July 8, 2010 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. in the High Point Library Parking Lot and on Elm St. Visit the event website at

Month of April. Classes, computer classes, book clubs, discussions, business and career services, story times, after school enrichment, children’s puppet shows and movies, family fun and arts & crafts are offered at the Greensboro Public Libraries (all branches). For information on these events call 373-2471 or visit


Month of April. “Party for Paws,” a fundraising effort to raise awareness of the Forsyth Humane Society and support its programs for animals in need. To become a “Party for Paws” host call Karen Braswell at 721 1303, ext. 105 and invitations and materials will be mailed to you. Help make April a great month for the animals.