first friday calendar

by Jordan Owens

GREENSBORO/ S. ELM STREET Ambelside Gallery; 528 S. Elm St.; 336.275.9844 Presenting new works by Morgan Samuel Price, Carol Meetze-Moates and Dino Paravano..

Center City Park; 200 N. Elm St.; Friday Night Live performances from Expresso Brazil and The Lizzy Ross Band.

Elements Gallery; 526 S. Elm St.; Exhibition of works by featured artists Maggie Fickett (watercolors), Karen Lewit (pottery and glass) and Meg Smither (fiber).

First Friday Indie Market, corner of S. Elm St. and MLK; firstfridayindiemarkets. An open-air market featuring handmade and vintage items.

Gate City Yarns; 231 S. Elm St.; 336.370.1233; A demonstration on tatting, a technique for handcrafting a durable lace for doilies, collars and decorative pieces.

Interactive Resource Center; 407 E. Washington St.; 336.332.0824 Feauturing the launch of a collaborative sculpture project entitled What Money Can’t Buy.

International Civil Rights Museum; 134 S. Elm St.; 336. 274.9199; www.sitinmovement. org A live performance from the acappella quintet, Gospel Sensations.

Just Be; 352 S. Elm St.; 336.274.2212 Greensboro artists, Charlotte and Erik Strom will be doing live painting demonstrations and signing copies of their children’s book Wishful Thinking.

Lyndon Street Artworks; 205 Lyndon St. Celebrating the grand re-opening of Lyndon Street Artworks. Artists at work in their studios, tarot card readings and a performance from blues and jazz artist Andy Squint.

Mack and Mack; 220 S. Elm St.; A purely improvised performance from the F-Art Ensemble.

The Sweet Shop; 631 A S. Elm St.; 336.790.0242; Jewelry and knit display from Brandon Lee Tankard as well as music by local pianist Roger Gladney and country singer Olivia Albertson.


Artworks Gallery; 564 N. Trade St.; 336.723.5890; Presenting Come Closer, a two-person exhibit of photo-based images by Kim Varnardoe and woodcut and intaglio prints by Mona Wu.

Inter_Section Gallery and Art Space; 629 N. Trade St.; 336.817.1248; Opening of the Arts for Life Menagerie exhibit, featuring work from patients at Brenner Children’s Hospital.

Piedmont Craftsmen Gallery; 601 N. Trade St; 336.725.1516; Presenting Out of Proportion, a multi-media group exhibit.

Winston-Salem Shuffle Speed Art Contest; 207 W. 6 th St.; 336.745.6660; Artists will have 15 minutes to paint/ draw/sculpt/ modify a board and the audience will choose a winner.

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