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GREENSBORO/S. ELM STREET

Fincastles Diner; 215 S. Elm St.; 336.272.8968; www.fincastles.com. “Throw Me Somethin’ Mister” — Enjoy the music from the poppin’ juke box while feasting on the 4 th Annual Mardi Gras menu. View oil paintings while enjoying crawfish po’boy’s to white chocolate pecan bread pudding.

Gate City Yarns; 231 S. Elm St.; 336.370.1233; www.gatecityyarns.com. See fiber arts displayed and being created alongside a showcase of captivating metal sculptural work by artist Lawrence Feir.

City Arts, Greensboro Cultural Arts Center; 200 N. Davie St.; 336.373.2026; www.

greensboro-nc.gov. Latino visual artist Edwin Gil will bring his “Flag of Hope” to promote North Carolina’s diverse communities. Gil will collect handprints on a giant canvas to become the world’s largest diversity flag. Sponsored by City Arts encouraging audiences to Listen, Learn & Perform!

Green Hill Center for Art, Greensboro Cultural Center; 200 N. Davie St.; www. greensboro-nc.gov. The “Dance Project” will present a Dance Collage — six dances, performed throughout the gallery space in quick succession at the Green Hill Center Gallery. Curated by Jan Van Dyke with participating

dancers Erin Casanega, Lauren Drake, Amanda Di-orio, Lauren Kearns, Madeleine Reber, Megan Wilson Stern, and Jan Van Dyke. Free and open to the public. Also, the Green Hill Center Gallery is currently exhibiting Fatimah Tuggar, Dream Team, Works from 1995 to 2011. The shop will be opened until 8 p.m.

Greensboro Ballet; 200 N. Davie St., Suite 302; 336.333.7480; www.greensboroballet. com. A ballet company of professional dancers who share the love of expressing human thought and emotion through the international language of ballet performance, the Greensboro Ballet will perform the “Grand Pas De Quatre” and “Sleeping Beauty Jewel Fairies Variations.” 7 p.m. Free.

Lyndon Street Artworks; 205 S. Elm St.; 336-340-8543; On stage, writer (and YES! Weekly Editor) Brian Clarey reads from his book, The Anxious Hipster and Other Barflies I’ve Known, with special guests performing! It all starts at 6 p.m!

Bin 33; 324 S. Elm St.; 336.609.1833; www.facebook.com/bin33. First Friday in March the band the Sons of Isnon will be performing on our second floor at Bin 33 starting at 9 p.m. Band members include Dave Fox, piano; Chronis de Vasili, bouzouki; Jom-marc Rdale, drums; and Chip Newton, guitar. The band is considered ethnic jazz fusion. Cover charge only $5.

WINSTON-SALEM/TRADE STREET

Artworks Gallery; 564 N. Trade St.; 336.723.5890; artworks-gallery.org Artworks Gallery presents a two-person exhibit entitled Private Space with wood sculpture by Don Green and oil paintings by Jeremiah Miller. Don Green’s wood sculpture is stained with earth colors and has an anthropormorphic feel alluding to people or icons with an Egyptian feel. His art has always been inspired by nature — land, rocks, woods, water; and the ongoing processes in nature — erosion, wear, insect damage and decay. Visit his website at: www.dongreenart.com Jeremiah Miller’s paintings depict friends, family and familiar surroundings. Visit his website at www.jeremiahmiller.com

Fiber Company; 600 N. Trade St.; 336.725.5277; www.facebook.com/pages/ Fiber-Company Fiber Company is a partnership with members Carolyn Glazener, B. Jane Doub, Kay Tuttle, Dee Conner, Olivia Camden Mackie and Kathryn Gauldin. A working weaving studio, fiber artists create hand-woven clothing and accessories and carry local artist works on consignment from jewelers, potters, woodworkers and photographers.

Piedmont Craftsmen Gallery; 601 N.

Trade St; 336.725.1516; www.piedmontcraftsmen.org New members exhibition, featuring work by 21 new artists juried in to Piedmont Craftsmen.

Urban Artware: 207 W. 6 th St.; 336.722.2345; www.urbanartware.com/ uap.htm We are here… aliens, UFOs, and otherwise quirky visitors. New work by Leanne Pizio & Paige Cox. Come and experience a colorful utopian fantasy about aliens and their landscape. Paige Cox and Leanne Pizio present to you their interpretation of our friends from outer space.

Woodland Moth Visual and Performing Artists at Atelier Studios: 619 N. Trade St. Dedicated to music, visual artwork, craft work created or originating out of North Carolina. Featured artists include Gene Hege’s “BRIGHTLIFE” print, Frank Holder’s “Metal Menagerie: Welding Sculpture,” Rick Jones’ “Wachovial Watercolors,” the book arts and music of Marilyn Ingram.

Studio 625@ TradeStreet; Muralist Marianne DiNapoli Mylet and Photographer Alan G. Miller.

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