by Erica Katz


April 29. 5:00 p.m. Leonardo Drew Exhibition Tour with Xandra Eden & Belinda Tate. Weatherspoon Art Museum, corner of spring Garden & Tate st., Greensboro. For details visit or call 334-5770.

April 30. Registration 10:30 a.m. UNCSA Spring Open House for prospective students and their families. 1533 south main st., Winston-salem. Registration required. Fill out the form at htm and e-mail as a PDF or Word attachment to For more information visit www.uncsa.

edu/admissions or call 770-3290.

Now until April 30. The Writers Group of the Triad in central North Carolina: 2010 biennial awards contest for Poetry and Short Fiction. Prizes are $250 1st, $150 2nd, and $100 3rd in both categories. entry fee $15, additional submissions $5. For complete guidelines go to www.

April 30-May 9. ArtBeat Greensboro. To get precise times, dates, ticket information and descriptions on all that is ArtBeat Greensboro, visit or call 369-0085.

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 7. Guilford College Senior Thesis Art Exhibition. Founders Hall Gallery & Commons. Admission to the exhibition is free, and Founders Hall is open to the public daily. For more information, contact the art department at 316-2228.

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 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 May 14. Exhibition: “Richard Ritter: 40 Years of Glass.” Green Hill Center for NC Art, 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Also on exhibit: “Private collections.” For more information call 333-7460 or visit www.

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food & drink

May 6. 7:00-10:00 p.m. Second Annual Wine-Dine with Win-Win Silent Auction Gala to benefit our Youth Violence Prevention Programs. studio B at the Broach Theatre, 520 s. elm st., Greensboro. A fusion of extraordinary food, fine wine, live jazz, a silent auction, and a few surprises. For tickets visit

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

June 4. Arts d’Vine. Mountain & Main St., Historic Downtown Kernersville. The event will feature artists displaying their works, musicians entertaining and a variety of local wineries offering samples and sales throughout the entire evening. open to the public. Free except for wine ($5). For more information visit, www. or call 996-2225.

June 14. 5:30-9:00 p.m. Taste: a Culinary Sampling & Silent Auction. Embassy Suites, Greensboro. over 25 food & beverage booths from area restaurants, hotels, caterers and distributors. live music. Tickets $35 through June 11. For tickets and more information visit www.


April 30. 7:00 p.m. My Morning Jacket w/ Preservation Hall Jazz Band. Booth Amphitheatre, Cary. Tickets $35/ General Admission Pit, lawn & Table seats. For tickets and complete concert information go to or call 919-462-2025.

April 30. 7:30 p.m. Martina McBride with special guests Blake Shelton & Luke Bryan (rescheduled from December 10). Greensboro coliseum. Tickets $29.75, $45.75, $59.75 and are available at the box office, and by phone at 1-800-745-3000. For more information visit

May 1. 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. May 2. 1:00-3:00 p.m. Triad Idol 2010: First-Round Auditions. Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N Davie st. cTG’s annual fundraiser and talent/ singing search competition for the Triad and beyond. Visit for current information.

May 1. 3:00 p.m. 2010 Benefit Concert for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Show: cheap Trick w/ Georgia satellites, Atlanta Rhythm section & White sox All-star Band. Booth Amphitheatre, cary. Tickets $40/lawn, $55/Reserved, $85/ Gold circle. For tickets and complete concert information go to or call 919-462-2025.

May 2. 1:00-5:00 p.m. Arts on Sunday Festival: Blues-

A-Palooza. 6 th & Trade St., Winston-Salem.

live music with Matt Walsh and other guests,

kids crafts and local artists and craftsmen. For more information visit www.theafasgroup. com. May 5. 7:00 p.m. Eatern Music Festival Jazz & Blues Presents Professor Jazz. The Undercurrent, 327 Battleground Ave., Greensboro. Admission is free with dinner reservations. Reserve your table early as this event has sold out in previous years. For reservations call 370-1266 or visit www.


April 30. 7:00-10:00 p.m. World Dance Exchange International Dance Social: Viva Brasil! Greensboro Cultural Center, 200. N. Davie st. Complimentary Dance class 7:00- 7:30 p.m. Free shows, dancing and refreshments. For more information, visit www.

May 2. 3:30-5:30 p.m. First Sunday Tea Dance. Guilford Grange, 4909 Guilford School Rd, Greensboro. Join host Tim saunders and dance to your favorite ballroom dances. $7. For more information call 324- 1924.

new age

April 29. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Reiki Gathering & Share. Light Touch, 1515 W. Cornwallis Dr., Greensboro. Gather together to share Reiki with each other on provided massage tables and chairs and build a strong community through friendships and networking. To learn more visit or call Christina Allen at 420-2398.


April 29 & 30. 8:00 p.m. May 1. 2:00 & 8:00 p.m. “Nunsense.” New Hope Presbyterian Church, 2570 Harper Rd., Clemmons.

Tickets $12 adults, $10 students/seniors and $8 for groups of 20 or more. For additional information or to make group reservations, call 293-8447.

April 28 & May 1. 7:00 p.m. Steve Martin’s comedy, “Picasso at the Lapin Agile.” Brown Building Theatre, 402 Tate St., Greensboro. Picasso and einstein meet in a small Parisian bar. Tickets are $15 for adults; $12 for seniors, students, children; $9 for groups of 10 or more and UNCG alumni; $7 for UNCG students. Call 334-4849 or visit to purchase tickets.

April 30. 5:00 p.m. Jimmy Santiago Baca

Poetry. Central Library, 219 N. Church St., Greensboro. Free. For more information visit

April 30. 8:00 p.m. Mo’Nique’s Spread the Love Tour. Special Events Center at the Greensboro Coliseum. Tickets $39.50 & $59.50 and are available at the box office, and by phone at 1-800- 745-3000. For more information visit www.

Now through May 2. “Ethel Waters: His Eye Is On the Sparrow.” Triad Stage, 232 S. Elm St., Greensboro. $10-$42. For showtimes, tickets and more information visit or call 272-0160 and 866-579-TIXX.

May 5. 8:00 p.m. May 7. 2:00 & 8:00 p.m. An English opera in three acts, “Albert Herring.” Agnes de Mille Theatre on the UNCsA campus, 1533 south Main st., Winston-salem. Tickets $12 adults, $10 students and seniors. Call the UNCsA Box Office at 721-1945 for reservations, or to purchase tickets online, 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!


April 30. 7:30 p.m. “Mountain Heart.” Blackmon Amphitheatre (weather permitting), across from the Andy Griffith Playhouse, 218 Rockford st., Mount Airy. Tickets are $10 or free with surry Arts Council season Pass. For more information contact the surry Arts Council786-7998 or visit

May 4. 1:30 & 7:30 p.m. Carolina Classic Movie “Gone With the Wind.” Carolina Theatre. 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro. Tickets $5 and are available by calling the Theatre Box Office at 333-2605, in person or online at

Now showing. Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St., Durham. “Greenberg,” “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” “Videodrome” and “Terror Vision.” For showtimes and tickets visit

April 30-May 6. A Prophet,” “The Art of the Steal” & “The Secret of Kells.” Aperture Cinema, 311 West 4th St., Winston-Salem. “ For more information and show times call 722-8148 or visit

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

kids & teens

April 30. 3:30-4:45 p.m. Kid Krafters Club Workshops: Repurposed fabric tote bags and wallets. Green Hill Center, 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Ages 7 and up. $3.00/members, $5.00/non-members. Class size limited/ Registration required. Contact Jaymie Meyer Phone at 333-7460 ext. 109 or e-mail jaymie.

May 1. 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Picture This! Photography Camp. Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N. Church St. Introducing children to the exciting world of digital photography. Cameras and a morning snack will be provided. Call 574-2898 x318 to register. 20 children limit. $35 Members/$40 Non-members.

May 2. 3:00 p.m. Our Musical Town. Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N. Church St. UNCG school of Music students will lead children on a musical journey through Our Town exploring musical instruments, rhythms and different types of musical genres. Call 574- 2898 or visit for more information.

May 2. 3:00-5:00 p.m. “Caribbean.” Community Arts Sundays at ArtQuest, Green Hill Center, 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Create your own stuffed paper fish using the style and colors of the Caribbean islands. 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.

leagues & clubs

April 28. 6:00 p.m. Business and Professional Women of the Triad Monthly Meeting.

Moose Cafe, Piedmont Triad Farmers Market, sandy Ridge Rd. & I-40. Celebrate equal Pay Day. Dinner and good conversation. For more information call 752-2527, e-mail info@ or visit

April 30. 9:00 a.m. Senior Resources of Guilford’s ROMEO Club (Retired Older Men Eating Out). Biscuitville Restaurant, 3029 High

Point Rd., Greensboro. A social group for men 55 and older that meets the last Friday of each month. Discuss ways to make your money last after retirement. Food will be provided to the first 15 men who sign up. Call 373-4816.

May 1-2. Winston-Salem HOG Chapter’s Freedom Wall Celebration. Mayor will speak, music, reading of the names on the wall. For more information call 782-4120.

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. 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. 7:00 p.m. Herbal Thyme Guild Meetings. Benjamin Branch Library, 1530 Benjamin Pkwy., Greensboro. Topic: Garlic. Visitors welcome. For more information call 685-9135 or visit

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


April 30. Registration 11:30 a.m. Start 12:30 p.m. 2nd Annual Jamestown Soccer Club Golf Tournament and Fundraiser. Jamestown Park. This golf tournament is open to all members of JYl. entry fee is $65.00 per player or $250 per team (includes Banquet/dinner tickets). For more information contact sy Creed at 210-0135 or

May 1. 8:00 p.m. Gates 6:00 p.m. NASCAR Weekly Racing Series. Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem. Adults $10, ladies $1, children $1, children under 6 free. Free parking. For more information, call 679-8118.

May 3. Golf legend Arnold Palmer will lend some extra star power to the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association’s 51st Annual Awards Banquet at salisbury’s Historic Train Depot. For more information, go to, or call 704- 633-4275.

Greensboro Grasshoppers Baseball. New- Bridge Bank Park. For game times, tickets and more information visit www.gsohoppers. com.


April 29. 9:30 a.m. City Holds Fair Housing Program to Discuss Challenges Faced by Greensboro’s Immigrant Population. Greensboro Historical Museum’s auditorium, 130 summit Ave. For more information call 373-2038. Also, learn more about housing rights at April 29. 10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. May 1. 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Book Sale to Fight Hunger. St. Francis Episcopal Church, 3506 lawndale Dr., Greensboro. Most books are $4 or less, with a fill-a-bag bargain blowout on May 1.

April 29. 11:45 a.m. Student Awards Luncheon. Special Events Center at the Greensboro Coliseum. Awarding students who have made “great leaps” in reading, prepared to transition from high school to post-secondary education, record of perfect attendance, demonstrated improvement in school, overcome extraordinary challenges to stay in school, and have been exceptional in every phase of school life.

April 29. 8:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m. 3 rd Eye

Thursday. Coffee at the Summit, 623 Summit Ave., Greensboro. Move to conscious contemporary music, express positive creative thoughts to others, or just relax and enjoy the vibe! Cover $5.

April 30. 6:00-11:00 p.m. May 1. 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. BirdFest Party and Art Auction. Habitat for Humanity of Forsyth county Warehouse, 339 Witt st., Winston-salem. money raised during BirdFest goes toward building a Habitat house for a local family. Admission is $25 at the door, online at, or by calling 765- 8854, ext. 115.

May 1. 11 th Annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

fundraising walk/run. Salem Academy and College. Visit to register.

May 1. Home Show. Heart of Living Home Gallery, 3508 Bromley Woods Ln., Greensboro. many of the area’s best artists will be presenting their work. For more information call 662-0023 or visit

May 1. 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Annual Sunset Hills Neighborhood Yard Sale. Sunset Hills, Greensboro. multiple locations all thru the neighborhood.

May 1. 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Bestselling author Jeffery Deaver to speak. High Point Museum, 1859 E. Lexing ton

Ave. For more information call 883-3022 phone or visit

May 1. 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. IRC Car Wash and Cookout. Interactive Resource Center, 407 East Washington St., Greensboro. Get your car washed for free! Donations requested, but not required. cookout. The money will be used to go towards the new location. For volunteer oppurtunities contact Tiffany Dumas at 332-0824.

May 1. 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. 5 th Annual Cinco de Mayo

Lowrider Car Show. Lee Street Parking Lot at the Greensboro Coliseum. Tickets $13 at the gate, under 12 free; $30.00 car entry/$25 pre-registration, $20.00 per lowrider bike/$15.00 pre-registration.

May 1. 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. 2 nd Annual PEACE Festival

(Positive Education Always Corrects Errors) at Barber Park, 1500 Dans R., Greensboro. This festival is a positive day of free fun, food and entertainment in the park to encourage children and families to “build peace by piece”. For more information call 965-5310 or e-mail

May 1. 4:30-7:00 p.m. Derby Day at Blandwood Carriage House, 447 W. Washington St., Greensboro. Hors d’oeuvres, music, fashion show, hat contest and maypole dance. enjoy your evening and the kentucky Derby while benefiting Horsepower Therapeutic learning center. Tickets $25 in adv., $30 day of event can be purchased at

May 1. 8:00 p.m. Quest for Hope 5K Run/1 Mile Walk. Dynamic Quest, 4821 Koger Blvd., Greensboro. Proceeds will benefit Friends for an earlier Breast cancer Test. $25 5k Run; $10 1 mile Walk. For more information call 370-0555, e-mail or visit

May 6. 7:30 p.m. Face to Face. Triad Stage’s UpStage Cabaret, 232 South Elm St., Greensboro. DJ and cash bar. Attendees will engage in casual and open discussions learning about people and issues concerning the political, environmental and social atmosphere of Greensboro and other topics of interest on local, national and global levels.

May 6-8. 9:00 a.m. Shepherd’s Center Used Book Sale. Ed Building at Joel Coliseum, Winston-Salem. Admission free. contact the shepherd’s center of Greater Winston-salem at 748-0522 for more information.


May 1. 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Kopper Top Derby Day. 6657 Kimesville Rd., Liberty. Free admissions, donations accepted. All proceeds help fund scholarships for therapy services and camp Freespirit. chicken-n-dumplings, $5 horse rides, hayrides, face painting, music, items for sale and much more! For more info visit

May 2. Zerbini Family Circus returns to Climax, NC! The circus will be held at 1218 Hwy 62 East. sponsored by Bethlehem methodist church.