by Erica Katz


Now through May 12. Art a la Carte Online Bidding. Green Hill Center for NC Art. Art a la Carte Event May 13. 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Dinner and live auction. For more information 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 info call 333-7460 or

May 16. 1:00-5:00 p.m. Arts on Sunday Festival: Rhythm of Art. 6th & Trade St., Winston-Salem. Artimus Pyle of lynyrd skynyrd drum clinic. live music, arts, crafts, kid’s corner. For more information visit

May 20. 6:30-7:30 p.m. New Art/New Audiences. Weatherspoon Art Museum, corner of spring Garden & Tate st., Greensboro. For details visit or call 334-5770.

May 20. 7:00-9:00 p.m. The Enrichment Center, 4265 Brownsboro Rd., Winston-Salem. May 22. 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Krankie’s, 211 e. Third st., Winston-salem. “People’s Biennial” Programs. Free. For additional information contact endia Beal, seccA programs assistant, at 397-2109 or by e-mail at

May 21-June 12. Art Exhibition: Blue Ridge Inspiration–William Mangum’s Tribute to the Parkway’s 75th Anniversary. William Mangum Fine Art Gallery, 2166 lawndale Dr., Greensboro. Free admission. For more information visit Now through June 11. “Size Matters.” Center for Visual Arts, 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Featuring work under 1 foot or over 5 feet. exhibition and guest exhibitions by John charles Gibbs & Dustin merkamp. For more information call 333-7485 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.

Now through June 30. “Beautiful Forms-Exhibition by Orlando Silva.” Studio B, 520 S. Elm St., Greensboro. exhibition will be shown by appointment only. For more info call 373-0752 ext. 123 or visit

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 The telephone number is 770-3290.

Now through September 19. 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. cost $125. children 12 and under are free for these events. call 786-7998 or visit

Mondays: 7:00-9:00 p.m. Tuesdays: 9:30-noon and 6:30- 9:00 p.m. Painting classes. Red Door Studio/Gallery. 3631 Redfield Dr., Greensboro. For more information visit 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

food & drink

May 15. 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Chicken Bar-b-que. Marvin United Methodist Church, 4401 Indiana Ave., Winston-Salem. Individual plates $8.00. Proceeds from

book it! e-mail

this fund-raising event will support the ministries of marvin United methodist church. For more infon call 661-4949.

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” Culinary Event. Greensboro Embassy Suites. All proceeds will benefit the miracle league of High Point, an organization that provides a baseball team program for physically and mentally challenged youth. Advance tickets through June 11 $35 each.

call 378-6465 or visit

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 info visit

Tuesdays. 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Krankies Farmers’ Market. Krankies Coffee, Patterson Ave., Winston-Salem.

may 18. strawberries grown without pesticides at Rail Fence Farm in Belews creek will be available for sale. Features locally and sustainably grown foods. call 723-7189..


May 12. 7:00 p.m. The Delaware State University Tour Choir Concert. Metropolitan United Methodist Church, 1701 e. market st., Greensboro. Free.

May 13-June 24, Thursdays. 5:30-8:30 p.m. BB&T Beach Music Concert Series. Festival Park, Downtown Greensboro. support the children’s Home society in their mission of “promoting the right of every child to a permanent, safe, and loving home.” limited free tastings of food. Tickets $7 for adults at the gate or by calling 274-1538, ext. 556.

May 15. 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. May 16. 1:00-3:00 p.m. CTG presents Triad Idol (quarterfinals). Odeon Theatre at the Greensboro coliseum. Tickets $5 and are on sale at the door. seating is general admission. For more information visit

May 19. 6:30 p.m. Guitar Clinic. Asheville Music & Art, Asheville. May 22. 4:00 & 8:00 p.m. Community Arts Cafe, Winston-Salem. $25 per session. Guitar clinics and a music jam to be given by legendary Uk Guitarist, steve Rothery! Tickets may be purchased through paypal (to or at the door.

May 20. 7:30 p.m. May 22. 8:00 p.m. Masterworks. War Memorial Auditorium, 1921 W. Lee St., Greensboro. may 21. 8:00 p.m. chamber. UNcG school of music, Recital Hall. may 23. 4:00 p.m. Greensboro symphony Youth orchestra spring concert. Greensboro college, odell Auditorium. 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. more info 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.


May 12. 8:00-9:45 p.m. Capoiera Workshop. Studio 305, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St. $14 advance/$16 at the door. For more information visit or call 456-4159.

Now through May 13. Belly Dance Classes (all levels), Arobics, and Yoga. Twisted Dance Studios, 315 South Greene St., Ste. 200, Greensboro. Rates $10 or less Call 303- 7892 or for more info.

May 16. 5:00-7:30 p.m. Sunday Dance. Skateland West, 200 Stage Coach Tr., Greensboro. Ballroom, latin, swing music, huge dance floor, free refreshments. Includes 45 min dance lesson by professional instructor. Admission $10, UsA Dance members only $7, students $5. Call 852-0515, e-mail chashafer@ or visit

Now through May 27. 7:30 p.m. Intro to Brasilian Dance, Thursdays in May. Studio 317, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie st. Four classes $24 or $7.50 at door. samba on Thursdays in May 8:30-9:30 p.m. studio 317. $26 for 4 or $8 at door. For more information visit 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.

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

First & Third Saturdays. 7:30 p.m. “Let’s Dance.” The Clarion Hotel, Greensboro. For more info visit, 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

Ongoing. Classes. Triad Light Touch, 1515 W. Cornwallis Dr., Suite 201 in The Center for Body Health, Greensboro. For more information call 420-2398 or visit


May 14. 8:00 p.m. May 15. 2:00 & 8:00 p.m. Triad Best of Broadway Series presents “Avenue Q.” War Memorial Auditorium at the Greensboro Coliseum. Tickets $39.50-$56.50 and are available at the box office, and 1-800-745-3000. For more information visit

May 14-15, 21-22. 8:00 p.m. May 16, 23. 3:00 p.m. “Mass Appeal.” The Stained Glass Playhouse, 4401 Indiana Ave., Winston salem. Tickets $12 adults, $10 seniors & students. For ticket reservations call 499-1010. For more information call 661-4949.

May 13. 7:00 p.m. Jerry Seinfeld standup comedian in concert. War Memorial Auditorium at the Greensboro Coliseum. Tickets $45, $60 & $75 and are available at the box office, or by phone at 1-800-745-3000.

May 13-15. 7:30 p.m. May 16. 2:00 p.m. “Nunsense.” High Point Community Theatre, 305 North Main St., Suite 322. Faced with the necessity of raising money to pay for the burials of their deceased sisters, the nuns decide to mount a musical variety show to cover the costs. For more information call 882-542 or e-mail 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!


May 12. 6:30 p.m. Environmental Movie Night: “Hungry for Green: Feeding the World Sustainably.” Temple Emanuel, 201 Oakwood Dr., Winston-salem. All are welcome,

refreshments provided, free admission. For more information call 642-4361.

Now through May 20. “Babies,” “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.” Aperture Cinema, 311 West 4th St., Winston-Salem. For more information and show times call 722-8148 or visit

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

First Thursday of every month. 7:00 p.m. Film Series, “Art Grind.” Krankies Werehouse, 211 East Third St., Winston-Salem.

May 6. “The Fearless Freaks.” 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 and www.

kids & teens

May 15. Culture of Color. Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N. Church St. learn about traditional weaving, food, and gardening from the Montagnard people of your community. For more information call 574-2898 or visit

May 14. 3:30-4:45 p.m. Kid Krafters Club Workshops: Funky T’s. Green Hill Center, 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Ages 7 and up, $3.00/members, $5.00/non-members. Class size limited/Registration required. Call Jaymie Meyer at 333-7460, ext. 109 or e-mail jaymie.

Now through May 14. 8:30-11:30 a.m. EOC Monitors Needed at Braxton-Craven Middle School and Achdale-Trinity Middle School. Parents, grandparents and friends of students who want to monitor/proxie eOC tests at the middle schools should contact Ginger Crites at 431-4078 and Cindy schofield at 431-8072.

May 15 & 16. 11:00 a.m., 2:00 & 5:00 p.m. Storytime Live! Progress Energy Center, 2 East South St., Raleigh. Preschoolers and their parents can see their favorite Nick Jr. characters come to life in one action-packed on-stage adventure. Tickets: Progress energy Box Office, Ticketmaster outlets or by calling 1-800-745-3000. Visit

May 16. 3:00-5:00 p.m. “Central America” Community Arts Sundays at ArtQuest, Green Hill Center, 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Mexican Artist Mariana Rodriguez

Pardy will begin the creation of a clay Tree of life. Admission: $2.50/adult; $2.50/child; Green Hill members free. Children 12 & under accompanied by adults. For more information call 333-7460.

May 20-23. Sesame Street Live: When Elmo Grows Up. Greensboro Coliseum. Tickets $14 and up and are available at the box office, and 1-800-745-3000. For more information visit

Mondays. 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Red Yellow and Blue Mondays. Green Hill Center, 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Art making fun for the little ones. $5 per adult, $5 per child. Green Hill members free. For more information 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! 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

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 summerellen@

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.

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 www. or contact Ann Hardee at 327-8440 or

Fridays. 9:00 p.m. Women’s Final Friday for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community and its supporters. studio B, 520 s. elm st., Greensboro. live DJ, $5 entry fee for non-members and $4 for members. For more information visit www.

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


May 15. North Wilkesboro Speedway. cruise-in car

event, tractor pull exhibition, legendary Flathead Ford race, matt Dylan concert, world premier of the movie “Red Dirt Rising,” concessions, autograph signing. Tickets are available in advance at For more information join the fan site on facebook or www.

May 15. 8:00 a.m. Senior Resources of Guilford’s Foster Grandparent Program: Second Annual Golf Tournament. Monroeton Golf Club, 213 monroeton Golf course Rd., Reidsville. corporate teams (four golfers) $200, indi vidual

golfers $55 and mulligans $5. After may 5, the cost is $55. For more information and to register call Debra stokes 373-4816,

May 15. 8:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m. May 16. 8:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Mid-Atlantic Power League Volleyball. Special Events Center at the Greensboro coliseum. Tickets $5 per day, $8 weekend.

May 15. 8:00 p.m. Gates 6:00 p.m. NASCAR Weekly Racing Series, Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem. Adults $10, children $1, children under 6 free. Free parking. 100-lap modified race. Fan’s prizes: Two scanner headset combo packs from For more information call 679-8118.

Greensboro Grasshoppers Baseball. NewBridge Bank Park. For game times, tickets and more information visit

July 12-17. Mountain High Running Camp, Mars Hill. middle and high school cross country camp featuring great trails, free running shoes and a staff of elite Us and kenyan runners and coaches. Info and application at or contact scott simmons at coach@ or 704-688-2814.


May 13. 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Senior Job Fair. Central Library, 219 North Church St., Greensboro. Representatives from area companies will be available to talk with senior citizens about employment and volunteer opportunities. For more information on library programs and resources visit

May 14 & 15. 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. North Carolina State Button Societ’s Annual Show. Wyndham Suites, 6426 Burnt Poplar Rd., Greensboro. serious button collectors and those new to the hobby will be overwhelmed by the variety of buttons on display in the exhibit room and in the vendor’s market. For more information visit 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.

May 14. 2:00 p.m. May 15. 10:00 a.m. Foothills Hayride. Jomeokee Park, 1140 Paces Pl., Pinnacle. Volunteers will help with drink sales, admission, clean-up, & set-up, 4 hour shifts. For more information call 593-8159, 983-0734, or e-mail

May 15. 9:00 a.m. Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walk. Center City Park, Downtown Greensboro. Provides fun way for greensboro residents to raise critically needed funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. For more information call 285-5920, 1-800-272-3900 or visit www.

May 15. 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Car wash to help Walkertown lung transplant patient. Pizza Hut, 593 S. Stratford Rd., Winston-Salem. Along with a donation of any amount, cars will be washed for $5 and trucks and vans will be washed for $10. For more information, contact Temeka Gaither, or 528-2956.

May 16. 1:00-6:00 p.m. Life to Downtown Liberty: Grand Opening Celebration for Masten’s Music and Art and Woosley Photography. live music, face painting, tye-dying, hula hooping, Down to earth herbals, local merchants open. Ballons, popcorn, hot dogs, drinks, bouncehouse, community mural! Free. call 622-3121 or e-mail

Now through May 16. GYC Carnival. Greensboro Coliseum. Tickets: adult $4.00, youth ages 6-17 $2.00, under 5 years free, seniors 55 $2.00. Tickets on sale at the gate. For a complete schedule visit

May 20. 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Piedmont Triad Business Showcase. Special Events Center at the Greensboro Coliseum. Tickets $10 at the door. Advance tickets available through Greensboro chamber of commerce. Power your business forward. Reserve your space as an exhibitor and kick 2010 into high gear!

May 20. 11:30 a.m. Sean Tuohy to Speak at A Place to Call Home Fundraiser. Children’s Home Society, 604 Meadow St., Greensboro. sean Tuohy, adoptive father of michael oher whose life story is featured in The Blind side, will share his family’s story. For more information call 1-800- 632-1400 or visit

Going on now. Hair collection to help with the Gulf of Mexico oil spill clean-up. If interested call martha Ruskai at UNcsA: 770-3337. Also visit story/story.php?storyId=126536482&sc=fb&cc=fp for more information.

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

Month of May. 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


May 15. 1:00-10:30 p.m. Forsyth Humane Society’s Woofstock music festival. Tanglewood Park’s Amphitheater Stage area. Attend as a vendor and/or support through sponsorship. Visit for more information.