by Erica Katz


May 20. 6:30-7:30 p.m. New Art/New Audiences. Weatherspoon Art Museum, corner of spring Garden & Tate st., Greensboro. may 25. 5:30 p.m. Annual Benefactors’ choice. 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 May 23. 1:00-5:00 p.m. Arts on Sunday Festival: Rhythm of Art. 6th & Trade St., Winston-Salem. Art and entertainment by local schools and students. live music, arts, crafts, kid’s corner. For more information visit www.

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 information 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 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.

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

may 25: Bike to market Day. cyclists will enjoy free valet parking for bikes and refreshments. The Farmer’s market features locally and sustainably grown and/or produced foods. call 723-7189. for more information.


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 May 21. 7:30 p.m. UNCSA Symphony Orchestra. Stevens Center, 405 West Fourth St., Winston-Salem. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for seniors and students. For reservations, call the UNcsA Box office at 721-1945, or order tickets online at

May 21. 8:30 p.m. Spring Fest. Joel Coliseum Annex, Winston-Salem. Featuring Travis Porter, oJ Da Juiceman, Party Boyz, Bone, state House and JBar. Tickets $28.50 in advance, $33.50 at the door. For more information call Anthony Richmond at 682-0188.

May 22. 3:00-5:00 p.m. Mary Johnson Rockers Performance. Guilford College, 5800 W. Friendly Ave., Greensboro. Part of the college’s Reunion and Alumni Awards Weekend. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the office of Alumni Relations at 316-2321.

May 23. 4:00 p.m. Music Program “Men Singing Their Faith -V.” Guilford Park Presbyterian, 2100 Fernwood Dr., Greensboro. Four Greensboro churches’ men’s choirs

The community is cordially invited to be present for the spirited singing .

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 19. 8:00-9:45 p.m. Men’s only Salsa Workshop. Studio 305, 3rd floor, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St. $16 in advance/$20 at door. This is an intensive, high quality training season that focuses on leading technique. open to beginners and improvers. For more information call 456-4159 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

May 28. 7:00-9:45 p.m. Middle-Eastern Themed Dance Social. Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro. complimentary dance and percussion class. Free performances, refreshments and social dancing to latin & world music. Adult only event, childcare provided by The club. call 851-1890, ext: 1102 or visit 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 info 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

First & Third Saturdays. 7:30 p.m. “Let’s Dance.” The Clarion Hotel, Greensboro. For more information 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 20-22. 8:00 p.m. May 23. 2:00 p.m. “The Odd Couple” (Female Version). City Arts Studio Theatre in the Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie st. The livestock Players will present the hilarious classic with a twist. Tickets are $10 and available online at

May 20. 8:00 p.m. May 22. 4:00 & 8:00 p.m. May 23. 2:00 & 6:00 p.m. “Hank Williams: Lost Highway.” Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance, 1047 W. Northwest Blvd. Musical biography of the legendary singer-songwriter. For tickets visit

May 21-22. 8:00 p.m. May 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 23 & 24. 7:00-9:00 p.m. Auditions for “Evita.” The Stained Glass Playhouse, 4401 Indiana Ave., Winston-Salem. Cast requires one principal woman, one featured woman, three principal men and a large singing and dancing ensemble. Performance dates July 23, 24, 25, 30, 31, August 1, 6, 7. For additional information or audition conflicts call 661-4949.

June 24-August 28. Snow Camp Outdoor Drama’s 37th Season. “The sword of Peace & Pathway to Freedom,” “The Wiz,” The Wonderful Adventures of Brer Rabbit & Pinocchio.”

Tickets $7 to $15. season tickets $45. special family pricing available. For tickets and more information call 376-6948, 800-726-5115 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!


Now through May 20. “Babies,” “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.” Aperture Cinema, 311 West 4th St., Winston-Salem. May 21-22. “Blood into Wine.” For more information and show times call 722-8148 or visit May 21. 8:00 p.m. Center City Cinema. Center City Park, Downtown Greensboro. Join the Humane society for a free family friendly movie “Beethoven” in the park! Come early and bring a blanket, a picnic and some spare change to purchase popcorn and candy. For more information visit May 24. 6:30-8:15 p.m. Screening of the documentary “Dying to Get In: Undocumented Immigration at the US/Mexico Border.” New Creation Community Presbyterian Church, 617 N. elm st., Greensboro.

Coffee & discussion. For more information call 379-0037, ext. 1 or visit dying-to-get-in/trailer.php or www.justcoffee. org.

Now showing. Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St., Durham. “Seven Samurai”, “Babies.” For showtimes and tickets visit beta.

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 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

May 21-22. Edible Schoolyard Grand Opening. Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N.

Church St. The Green Acres Gala and Running of the Green 5k. For more information call

574-2898 or visit

May 21. 3:30-4:45 p.m. Kid Krafters Club Workshops: Summer Journals. 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

May 23. 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.

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

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

May 27. 1:00-2:30 p.m. Free Seminar. Senior Center, 301 E. Washington St., Greensboro. How senior citizens can protect themselves against scams and identity theft. Drawing for a free paper shredder and refreshments will be available. For additional information and to sign up contact lindsey Poe at 373-4816.

Fourth Tuesday of every month. 7:00 p.m. Herbal Thyme Guild Meetings. Guilford County Agricultural Center, 3309 Burlington Rd., Greensboro. May 25. spring picnic and tour of the legacy Garden. Visitors welcome. For more information call 685-9135 or visit

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. Contact libby kendrick at 643-3066. May 25. speakers Mayor Bill knight and City Council members Danny Thompson, Mary Rakestraw and Trudy Wade.

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.

Wednesdays, Saturdays & Sundays. Piedmont Hiking and Outing Club. Hiking, biking, kayaking and/or social outings. since 1982. For more information, 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 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.

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 19. 6:30 p.m. Ride of Silence Bike Rally. VF/Wrangler parking lot, 400 N. Elm St., Greensboro. cyclists will take to the roads in a silent protest of the carnage taking place on the streets. Free. For more information visit www. and

May 22. 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. UsG modified 50; chain Race (two-car teams chained together). For more information call 679-8118.

May 25. 5:30 p.m. Hearts Criterium Bike Race. Midway at the Joel Coliseum, Winston-Salem. For more information call ken Putnam at 817-1329.

May 26-30. ACC Baseball Championship. NewBridge Bank Park, Downtown Greensboro. Tickets: full tourna ment

passes (13 games) $130 per person. single-game tickets (1 game each) reserved seats: $10 adult/$5 child (5-12), general admission: $8 adult/$4 child (5-12). Prices increase for championship game. For tickets visit www.

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 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

May 20. 8:00 p.m. Third 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! $5. Become a fan on Facebook.

May 21. Bike to Work Day, Greensboro. Bike refueling stations will be set-up at various locations throughout the city during the morning commute. Activities will be held throughout the month to inform residents about the benefits of bicycling on their health and the environment. For more information visit PART will allow anyone who rides a bike to the PART bus stop a free ride.

May 21 & 22, then every Saturday & Sunday through October. All-A-Flutter Butterfly Farm Family Days. 7850 B Clinard Farms Rd., High Point. Visit a real working butterfly farm! Adults $6, children & seniors $5. No appointment necessary. cash & checks only. For information call 454-5651or visit

May 21. 7:30 p.m. Penn Griffin School Auditorium, High Point. May 22. 11:45 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Cultural Center, Downtown Greensboro. 6th Annual Storytelling Festival. story telling, story sharing, stories to warm your heart, music to stir your soul. Rain or shine. Free entertainment for all ages. For more information visit www.ncstoryfest. org.

May 22. 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Fourth Annual Evaluation

Extravaganza. High Point Museum, 1859 E. Lexington Ave. The evaluation extravaganza can provide details about the objects you treasure. Free and open to the public. evaluations are $5 for museum members and $10 for non-members. Three item limit and firearms and large furniture is excluded.

May 22. 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Giant Car Wash, Bake Sale & Gardening Day. 407 E. Washington St., Greensboro. The Interactive Resource center’s last fundraising event before construction begins on the new building. To learn more about the IRc go to

May 23. Last Sunday Brunch. Mary’s Of Course, 301 Brookstown Ave., Winston-Salem. It’s a Pajama Brunch and everyone has to wear PJ’s (or you can’t eat)! Help put mary’s to bed after their 10 year run. The new restaraunt at 723 Trade street will have a big Grand opening on June 4th. For more information call 725-5764.

May 23. 1:00 p.m. Perfect Wedding Guide Bridal Show. Embassy Suites Hotel, 460 N. Cherry St., Winston- Salem. You can find all the wedding products and services you need from bridal fashions to honeymoons. $5 in advance/$7 at the door. For more information call 676-9631, e-mail or visit

May 25-26. 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Spring Fling and Ageing

Conference: Celebrating Health & Wellness. Joel Coliseum lobby, concourse and Windsor club, Winstonsalem. contact Dottie lyvers at 761-1111, ext. 4130 for additional information.

May 26. 5:00-10:00 p.m. Hundred Dollar Hen House Hoot’nanny. Iron Hen Cafe, 908 Cridland Rd., Greensboro. Benefiting the Als Association of Nc. $100 per ticket.

Food, drinks, live music, activities for the kids. Bliss & co. Day spa will be giving discounted haircuts, massages & mini manis between 12:00 & 4:00 p.m. call 617-7105 for more information.

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.

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 22. 9:00 a.m. Winston-Salem Jaycees to Host Wag and Walk. Washington Park, 1490 Broad St. Project to benefit Forsyth Humane society. $20 per person. Registration and check in begins at 8:15 a.m. at shelter # 1. onemile walk and silent auction. Pre-register at wagnwalk. For more information contact katherine Taylor at