by Erica Katz


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 info 333-7485 or

June 11-13. Summer Pottery Sale. Center for Visual Artists Gallery, 2nd Floor, 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro. All the pottery in the sale was created by local artists/potters of all ages that participate in the cVA’s Pottery Program. All proceeds support the cVA Pottery Program & ceramics outreach Programs. For more info visit

Now through 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 www.williammangum. com/blue-ridge-parkway/.

June 18. 7:00-9:00 p.m. 7 th Annual Weatherspoon

Summer Solstice “Big Shot” Party.

corner of spring Garden and Tate streets, Greensboro. Disco balls, photo booth, Warhol fright wigs, polyester! Food, beverages, and live music by Rough Hands. open to the public. “Big shot” Package at Proximity Hotel $189. For reservations call 379-8200.

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 www.

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.

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: 9:30noon 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

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food & drink

June 10-13. Texas Pete Twin City Rib Fest. Dixie Classic Fairgrounds, Winston-Salem. Thursday 5:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m., Friday 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (Free Admission) & 3:00 p.m.- 12:00 a.m., saturday 11:00 a.m.-midnight, sunday Noon-7:00 p.m. $5 advance. $6 at the gate. Parking $3. music & ribs. For more information visit or call 707-9188.

June 12. Paddle the Haw River Wine Dinner. enjoy a leisure paddle down the upper Haw River along side Nature guides narrating the scenic river banks; then return to Grove for a 5 course Wine Dinner. A wonderful way to spend a saturday. For more details visit www.

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 or $300 for a package of 10 . call 378-6465 or visit

Tuesdays. 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Krankies Farmers’ Market. Krankies Coffee, Patterson Ave., Winston-Salem. June 15: Raw Foods Demo: Tricia Willard will give a rawfoods demonstration and share the health benefits of eating raw foods. The Farmer’s market features locally and sustainably grown and/or produced foods. call 723-7189. for more information.


June 9. 6:00 p.m. Styx & Foreigner with Kansas. June 11. 7:30 p.m. Phoenix Concert. Booth Amphitheatre at Regency Park, cary. Tickets can be purchased at Booth Amphitheatre, any Ticketmaster outlet, or charge-by-phone at 1-800-745-3000. For more information go to www.boothamphitheatre. com or call 919-462-2025.

June 11-13. Charlie Poole Music Festival. Weekend pass $25, 6 for $100. cut-off date: June 1. Weekend pass for the festival, morning outing, guided historical and scenic tour, and lunch voucher: $50 per person. Visit www. or call 623-1043 for more information.

June 12. 8:00 p.m. Triad Acoustic Stage. Mack and Mack Design Studio, 220 South Elm St., Greensboro. Richard shindell is a songwriter’s songwriter, weaving words, music and imagination together in a tapestry that you will always remember! Tickets are $18 in advance and $23 at the door. Visit www. seating is limited.

Now through August. Summer Music Series. Downtown Winston-Salem. Alive After Five, Downtown Jazz and summer on Trade. street festivals that bring live music to downtown ever Thursday, Friday and saturday. For more information 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.

Thursdays. 5:30-8:30 p.m. BB&T Beach Music Concert Series. Festival Park, Downtown Greensboro. Now through June 24. 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.

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.

Sundays. Music for a Sunday Evening in the Park (MUSEP). Country Park, 3905 Nathanael Green Dr., Greensboro. For the entire summer schedule visit the official mUseP website at


Now through June 23. 8:00-9:00 p.m. Latin Dance Classes. Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St., Studio 305. $26 (in advance)/$28 at door or $8 per class. Partner recommended, not necessary. Now through June 24. World Belly Dance. Now through June 19. World Dance Jam. Visit for more information on all classes.

Now through June 30. The Royal Expressions School of Dance is now offering Summer Dance Intensive Workshops. 930-A s.

Chapman st., Greensboro. Classes are offered

for ages 5-adult and tuition ranges from $75- 125 per week. To enroll visit or call 404-2999.

June. Belly dance (all levels), African Dance, and Yoga at Twisted Dance Studios, 315 South Greene St., ste 200, Greensboro. Rates $10 or less. For more information call 303- 7892 or 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.

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

Second & Fourth Wednesdays. Tribal Improv Belly Dance. Eclectic by Nature, 402 State St., Greensboro. $10/class. Call eBN at 373-0733 to reserve a spot! Visit for more information.

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

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


June 9-12 & 16-19. 8:00 p.m. June 13. 2:00 & 7:30 p.m. June 20. 2:00 p.m. “Kimberly Akimbo.” Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance, 1047 Northwest Blvd. Tickets $18 general admission and $15 seniors and students. Tickets for the June 9 preview $10. For tickets and more information call 721-1310 or visit www.

June 10-12. 8.00 p.m. Rodgers and Hammerstein’s, “Cinderella.” Shallowford Square, 6550 Shallowford Rd., Lewisville. Free to the public. Concessions available. For more information visit June 11. 7:30 p.m. June 12. 2:00 & 4:30 p.m. June 13. 2:00 p.m. “Cinderella & the Glass Slipper “ A Musical. Weaver Academy Theatre, 300 s. spring st., Greensboro. Tickets are on sale at or by calling the Triad stage Box Office at 272-0160.

Now through June 12. 8:00 p.m. “The Star-Spangled Girl.” Broach Theatre, 520 S. Elm St., Greensboro. Tickets $18. A hilarious comedy by Neil simon. For tickets and more information call 378-9300 or visit 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

Now through July 4. “Providence Gap.” Triad Stage, 232 South Elm St., Greensboro. The World Premiere of an Appalachian saga. For tickets call 272-0160, 866-579-TIXX 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!


June 11-17. “City Island,” “The Secret in

Their Eyes.“ Aperture Cinema, 311 West 4th St., Winston-Salem. For more information and show times call 722-8148 or visit June 10. 6:30 p.m. “Factory People.” Weatherspoon Art Museum, corner of Spring Garden and Tate Street, Greensboro. Factory People tells the story of the 60’s silver Factory that Andy Warhol founded in 1964 in an abandoned hat factory on east 47th street in New York City. For more information visit

June 10. 7:00 p.m. Environmental Movie Night: “Erin Brockovich.” Temple Emanuel, 201 Oakwood Dr., Winston-Salem. she brought a small town to its feet and a corporation to its knees. All are welcome. Refreshments provided. Free Admission, contributions appreciated. For more information call 642-4361.

Now showing. Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St., Durham. “The Secret in Their Eyes”, “Survival of the Dead,” “The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers.” 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.

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

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. Greensboro Children’s Museum. 220 N. Church St. 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

Saturdays & Sundays. All-A-Flutter Butterfly Farm Family Days. 7850-B Clinard Farms Rd., High Point. Adults $6, children and seniors $5. No appt. necessary. Cash and checks only. Call 454-5651 or visit for more information.

leagues & clubs

June 9. synerG On Tap. REFS, 3404 Whitehurst Rd., Greensboro. An informal social and professional networking opportunity. Free and open to all young professionals. For more information visit

June. Support Group Meetings. The Mental Health Association in Forsyth County, Inc., 1509 S. Hawthorne Rd., Winston-Salem. For a complete schedule of meetings call 768- 3880 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.

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


June 12. 8:00 p.m. Gates 6:00 p.m. NASCAR Weekly Racing Series, Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem. stadium stock 50. Adults $10, children $1, children under 6 free. Free parking. Fan prizes. For more information call 679-8118.

June 12. 1:00 p.m. Sixteenth Annual Ameri can

Society for Quality Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament. Olde Homeplace Golf Club, 4295 Wallburg Rd., Winston-salem. $60 per individual ($240 per foursome). To register contact Gary kollm at or 471-0504. For more information visit www.

June 13. 5:00 p.m. WWE presents RAW World Tour. Greensboro Coliseum. Tickets $15 and up and are available at the box office, and by phone at 1-800-745- 3000. Your favorite RAW superstars in action! For more info

June 15. 7:00-9:00 p.m. Young Professional’s Bowling. AMF All Star Lanes, 910 South Holden Rd., Greensboro. Prizes. $7.50 to play (2 hours of bowling & shoes), drink specials: $2 off pitchers & $1 draft beers. For more information visit

Greensboro Grasshoppers Baseball. New-

Bridge Bank Park. For game times, tickets and more inforvisit

Ongoing. Greensboro REI Store Classes & Events. 3334 West Friendly Ave., Ste. 140. June 12. 10:00 a.m. Garage sale. For more information call 323-3117. For a list of events 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 or 704-688-2814.