by Erica Katz

Now through August. Summer Music Series. Downtown


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

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June 25-July1. “Mother & Child,” “Please Give.“ Aperture Cinema, 311 West 4th St., Winston-Salem. June 27. “Erin Brockovich.” 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

June 26. 7:00 p.m. “Doctor Zhivago.” Main Theatre, ACE Exhibition Complex, UNCSA campus, 1533 S. Main St., Winston-Salem. UNCSA School of Filmmaking Film Series. Tickets $8 for general admission and $2 for UNCSA students with ID. Tickets will be sold at the door only, one hour before screening time. Visit www.uncsa. edu for more information.

July 12-August 18, Summer Film Fest. Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro. MON: HITCHCOCK: July 12 – Dial M for Murder, July 19 – The Birds, July 26 – Psycho, Aug 2 – Strangers on a Train, Aug 9 – To Catch a Thief, Aug 16 – Rear Window; TUES: JAMES BOND: July 13 – Goldfinger, July 20 – Thunderball, July 27 – You Only Live Twice; WED: CLASSIC HORROR: July 14 – The Day the Earth Stood Still, July 21 – Invasion of the Body Snatchers, July 28 – Night of the Living Dead; Wednesdays: STAR TREK: Aug 4 – Star Trek II – The Wrath of Khan, Aug 11 – Star Trek VIII – First Contact, Aug 18 – Star Trek XI; THURS: WOODY ALLEN SERIES: July 15 – Manhattan, July 22 – Annie Hall, July 29 – Play it Again, Sam; THURS: JOHN HUGHES SERIES: Aug 5 – The Breakfast Club, Aug 12 – Sixteen Candles, Aug 19 – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

First Thursday of every month. 7:00 p.m. Film Series, “Art Grind.” Krankies Werehouse, 211 East Third St., Winston-Salem. . For more information call Ellen Wallace at 397-2107 or visit and

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.

Wednesdays. 7:00-9:00 p.m. High Lonesome Strings Bluegrass Association Open Bluegrass Jams. First, third & fifth Wednesdays at the Cultural Arts Center, 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro in the rehearsal room. Second & forth Wednesdays at icoffee in Summerfield, intersection of 150 W. & Lake Brandt Rd. For more information visit

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. 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. For more information call 786-7998.

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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.

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

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

kids & teens

June 26. 11:30 a.m.-12;30 p.m. Kids World Dance Jam. Studio 305, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St. Fun and energetic world dance for KIDS! Ages 5 and up. $8. For more information visit www.

June 30. 6:30-8:00 p.m. Summer Fun. Ben & Jerry’s, 151 Vinegar Hill Rd., Harper Hill Commons Shopping Center, Country Club Rd., Winston-Salem. Hear children’s book author Michele Manderine read from her book, “Tristan, The Maine Coon Cat”. For more info 768-0511.

leagues & clubs

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.

Fourth Tuesday of every month. 7:00 p.m. Herbal Thyme Guild Meetings. Guilford County Agricultural Center, 3309 Burlington Rd., Greensboro.

Visitors welcome. For more information call 685-9135 or visit

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.pwngreensboro. org or contact Ann Hardee at 327-8440 or


June 26 & 27. Football Tournament & Free Camp. Eastern Guilford High School, Gibsonville. Torry Holt (New england Patriots) and Terrence Holt (former NFl player) will host. eight area high school varsity teams will play in the invitation only 7 on 7 football tournament on saturday while the noncontact football camp on sunday is open to Gibsonville elementary and middle school students (boys & girls) ages 6-13. For more information contact Rohena miller at 502- 645-5476 or

June 26. 8:00 a.m. 31st 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. entry fee is $65.00. Team entry fee is $325. For more information call 202-4984 or 382-6968.

June 26. 8:00 a.m. Fun Fourth 10K Freedom Run & 2-Mile Red, White & Blue Fun Run & Walk. start/Finish Greensboro marriott Downtown, 301 N. Greene st. Run or walk in honor of our military Personnel & Veterans. Deck yourself out in a patriotic costume and show off your American spirit! Registration 6:30 a.m. Pre-registration at

June 26. 8:00 p.m. Gates 6:00 p.m. NASCAR Weekly Racing Series, Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem. 60-lap sportsman race. special Forces Parachute Team. Adults $10, children $1, children under 6 free. Free parking. For more info call 679-8118.

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

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 or 704-688-2814.


June 24. 7:00-8:30 p.m. City Meeting. Greensboro Coliseum’s Special Events Center, 1921 W. Lee St. The city of Greensboro is beginning a national search for a director of the newly merged Planning Department and Housing & community Development Department. open to the public. Resident input is requested. For more information call 373-cITY.

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 25. 2:30 p.m. June 26. 3:00 p.m.

MoSoul Poetry Festival. Festival Park, 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Featuring 10 poets from across the state. This event is free and open to everyone. Visit June 25. mosoul at midnight.

Greensboro cultural Arts center, 200 N. Davie st. Tickets $10: events.htm.

June 26. 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. IRS Open House. 320 Federal Place, Greensboro. To help small businesses and individuals solve tax problems involving notices and payments, return preparation, audits and a variety of other issues. For more information visit

June 26. 11:00 a.m. Natural Atlantic Coast Bodybuilding Championship. High Point Theatre, 220 e. commerce Ave. Tickets $16- $21 and are available at the door. men and women. For more info visit

June 26. 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. June 27. 1:00-4:00 p.m. Blacksmithing Demonstration. Historical Park, High Point. come watch a costumed blacksmith in action as he crafts various iron pieces. All ages welcome. Free, drop-in. For more information call 885- 1859 or visit

June 26. 1:00-7:00 p.m. Small Business Showcase. Gabriel’s Catering and Banquet Facility, 4312 Big Tree Way, Greensboro.

speakers, fashion show and information on how to build business through social networking. For more information call 862-6491 or visit

June 28-29. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Suicide Intervention Training. Wesley Long Community Hospital, elam Ave., Greensboro. For more information, or to register for AsIsT, call the mental Health Association in Greensboro at 373-1402, ext. 207 or e-mail jstephens@ $100-$150. space is very limited.

Going on now. The Winston-Salem Police Department is accepting applications for the fall session of the citizens’ Police Academy, which will start september 2. classes will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday evenings at the Public safety center. If interested call for an application at 773-7788, or complete an application online at

Month of June. 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 www.