by Erica Katz


June 16. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Artist Talk by Jan- Ru Wan. Green Hill Center Gallery, 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Wan will speak about her mixed media process and the message imbedded within her forms influenced by the blending of eastern and western cultures. For more information visit www.greenhillcenter. org. June 17. 5:30 p.m. Annual meeting.

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

food & drink

June 18. 6:00-9:30 p.m. Wine & Song Free Concert Series. Grove Winery, 7360 Brooks Bridge Rd., Gibsonville. live performance by the Decatur street Beat Dixieland Band (New orleans jazz band from Durham), food by

concessions Galore and award-winning wine. For details visit

June 19. 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Wingfest ‘10. Piedmont Triad Farmers Market, 2914 Sandy Ridge Rd., Colfax. Free live music by Tammie Davis & the Ross coppley Band. Benefitting The Arc of High Point, a non-profit organization supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities & their families. For more information visit www.

Tuesdays. 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Krankies Farmers’ Market. Krankies Coffee, Patterson Ave., Winston-Salem. June 22:

mingleWood Flowers’ margie Imus will demonstrate flower arranging with flowers from your backyard and garden. The Farmer’s market features locally and sustainably grown and/or produced foods. call 723-7189. for more information.


June 17. 8:00 p.m. The Eagles in Concert. RBC Center, Raleigh. Tickets are available at, all Ticketmaster outlets, or charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000. For more information visit or

June 18. 8:00 p.m. Claire Lynch Band. Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, 501 S.

Mendenhall St., Greensboro. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Reservations may be made by purchasing online at www. seating is limited. Past concerts have sold out.

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June 19. 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Juneteenth Celebration. The International Civil Rights Center & Museum, 134 s. elm st., Greensboro. The special all day programming will commemorate Juneteenth and honor Black music month. Admission for the event is $6. For more information visit June 19. 6:00 & 9:00 p.m. Harlem Nights. Studio B, 520 S. Elm St., Greensboro. limited seating, cash bar. Tickets $20 advance, $25 day of show, includes hors d’oeuvres. Benefit for Delta sigma Theta. For more information visit

June 25. 7:30 p.m. Superjam. Greensboro Coliseum. Tickets $10-$30 and are available at the coliseum box office, and by phone at 1-800-745-3000.

ludacris, Waka Flocka Flame, B.o.b., Plies, Roscoe Dash, Party Boyz, sean Garrett and cali swag District. For more information visit


June 19. 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. June 20. 1:00-4:00 p.m. Early American Dancing & Courting Rituals in the Historical Park, High Point. come try out some popular country dances of the late 18th and early 19th century. No experience necessary! You’ll also learn about courting rituals of the time. All ages welcome. Free, drop-in.

June 20. 7:00-9:30 p.m. Oldies & Ballroom Benefit Dance. Guilford Grange, 4909 Guilford School Rd., Greensboro. Profits to Greensboro Urban ministries. music from

1930’s to 1980’s. $5, e-mail or call 852-0515 for more information.

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.


June 16-19. 8:00 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

June 17-18, 22-25, 29-July 2. 10:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. June 19, 26 & July 3. 1:00 p.m. “Koko Karate & the Kung Fu Kittens.” Brown Building Theatre, 402 Tate st., Greensboro. one hour musical comedy. Tickets are $7 for adults; $6 for children, seniors, and students; and $5 for groups of 10 or more. call 334-4392 or 272-0160 or visit

June 17-19, 24-26 & July 1-3. 10:15 p.m. “The Actor’s Nightmare” & Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You.” Upstage cabaret at Triad stage, 232 s. elm st., Greensboro. Tickets are $15. Not appropriate for children or the easily offended. call 272-0160 or 334-4392 or visit

June 18. Ron White in Concert. War Memorial Auditorium at the Greensboro Coliseum. Best known as the cigar smoking, scotch drinking funnyman from the “Blue collar comedy” tour. Tickets $39.75 and are available at the coliseum box office, www. and by phone at 1-800- 745-3000. For more information visit www.

June 19. 10-11 AM Koko Karate and Kung Fu Kittens, Borders Highpoint Rd. Greensboro. meet the performers of this original family musical, brought to you by Triad stage and UNcG, during a special children’s story and activity time. For more details call 218-0662.

June 24-August 28. Snow Camp Outdoor Drama’s 37 th

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 June 17. “City Island,” “The Secret in Their Eyes.“ Aperture Cinema, 311 West 4th St., Winston-Sa lem.

June 18-July 1. “Please Give.” June 19. A/kids presents “spirited Away.” June 20. “crude.” For more information and show times call 722-8148 or visit

June 23. 6:30 p.m. “Goodbye Solo.” Orientation Room, 2nd floor Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St. Bahrani presents the unlikely friendship between William (Red West) and a senegalese taxi driver (souleymane sy savan’) to whom he offers one thousand dollars for a one-way ride to the top of a nearby mountain. Visit www.

kids & teens

June 17. 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Summer Fun Day. Ben- Phil’s Childrens Clothier, Stratford Pl., 147 S. Stratford Rd., Winston-Salem. Buy “Tristan, The maine coon cat”, a great cat book by michele manderine, and get a free summer toy. For more information call 777-0508 or 778- 1290. June 19. 8:00 a.m. cafe Roche coffee House, 1316 s. Hawthorne Rd.


June 19. 8:00 p.m. Gates 6:00 p.m. NASCAR Weekly Racing Series, Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem. $1 ladies’ Night. Adults $10, children $1, children under 6 free. Free parking. Fan prize: $1000 jewelry shopping spree. 100lap modified race; Demolition Derby. For more information call 679-8118.

June 26. 8:00 a.m. 31 st Annual Sickle Cell Golf Tournament.

Bryan Park Golf Course, Greensboro. To help provide support services to clients with sickle cell and sickle cell trait by Piedmont Health services and sickle cell Agency. Registration deadline June 19. entry fee is $65.00. Team entry fee is $325. For more information call 202-4984 or 382-6968.

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

Ongoing. Greensboro REI Store Classes & Events. 3334 West Friendly Ave., Ste. 140. 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 coach@ or 704-688-2814.


June 16. 8:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. “The Next Step: Building Job Networks in Faith Communities.” Temple Emanuel, 1129 Jefferson Rd., Greensboro. Reservations are required at 292-1911. The workshop’s program is $35 for the workbook and lunch. call for more information.

June 18-20. 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. June 20. 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. 2010 Camel City Rod Run. Dixie Classic Fairgrounds, Winston-salem. Pre 1972 cars and trucks. Rain or shine. $7 general admission, children 12 and under free. For more info visit

June 19. 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Victory Junction Day. Furniture Junction, 1300 North Main St., High Point. All proceeds from the sale will benefit Victory Junction and help provide life changing experiences for chronically ill children. For more information call 855-5391.

June 19. 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Community Recycling Day. Goodwill Regional Operations Center, 2760 Peters

creek Pkwy., Winston-salem. Bring televisions, computers and related equipment, small appliances, electronic toys, cans, glass bottles, plastic bottles, paper and cardboard. For more information call 714-3039 or e-mail jeichorn@

June 19. 5:00-8:00 p.m. Mosaic Festival. Festival Park, Downtown Greensboro. World Refugee Day. live music and dance performances by local refugee and American artists, ethnic crafts, food and drinks from around the world and fun for the whole family! For more information e-mail, call 209-8187 or visit

June 20. 3:00-9:00 p.m. Sixth Annual Summer Solstice. Greensboro Arboretum/Lindley Park, Corner of Holden & W. Market. Free celebration marking the first day of summer. Vendors, dress up, eclectic music and dance performances, face painting, acrobatics, and a fabulous fire finale. For more information visit June 21-24. 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Seminar. Bennett College, 900 E. Washington St., Greensboro. “Healthy mind, Healthy life: How to Use Your mental, emotional, and spiritual Power to create the life You Want” with Iyanla Vanzant.

Register by June 18. call 517-1834 or visit www.bennett. edu. Proceeds fund scholarship opportunities.

June 22. Lobby Day for Voter-Owned Elections at the General Assembly in Raleigh. sign up for free transportation. lunch and refreshments. leave Winston-salem at 7:00 a.m., stop for pick-ups in Greensboro at 7:45 a.m., and return by 5:00 p.m. To reserve your seat contact sean maxwell or Ray Robinson at 725-1124 or visit www.

June 25. 4:30 p.m. Take America Back Picnic. Bur-Mil Park, 5834 Bur-Mil Club Rd., Greensboro. Hosted by conservatives for Guilford county. c4gc will be organizing you by precincts and introducing you to your conservative neighbors. For more information visit or call 508 5610. Reserve your place by June 20.


June 18. 5:00-8:00 p.m. “It’s Raining Cats & Dogs” Art Exhibition Opening. Circa Gallery, 150 Sunset Ave., Asheboro. Bring your furry friend to the show. Treats will be available. For more information call 736-8015.

June 19. 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Pet Adoption Fair. Humane Society of the Piedmont, 4527 W. Wendover Ave., Greensboro. come meet your new best friend! Hot dog sale, bake sale. Bring a bag of pet food to donate to the Fill the Food Bowl campaign. For more information visit

June 19 & 20. 12:00-5:00 p.m. Adoption Fair. Gander Mountain, 2223 Vanstory St., Greensboro. come find a new best friend at Ruff love Dog Rescues adoption fair. For more information go to or call 880-543l.