first friday calendar

GREENSBORO/ S. ELM STREET African American Atelier – 200 N. Davie Street (Greensboro Cultural Center) The African American Atelier will feature extended hours (10am-9pm), for visitors to come and view our: “21st Annual Founding Members Invitational Exhibition”! Our featured artist is Elisa Fox, and the exhibit also showcases the work of several Founding Member artists, local and regional talent.

Artmongerz- 610 S. Elm Street First Friday reception on February 3rd 6:00-9:00 complete with intriguing art, refreshments, A LIVING SCULPTURE to be performed by EL CAMBIO ( and LIVE MAGIC BY GUITAR GENIUS PHIL COMSTOCK.

Center for Visual Artists – 200 N. Davie Street (Greensboro Cultural Center) SPECTACLE is a juried photography exhibition featuring work from CVA Exhibiting Members. Opening reception will feature live music and cash prizes will be awarded at 7:30pm.

Elements Gallery – 526 S. Elm Street Stop by and enjoy the artwork of Lisa Kellner (clay), Judy Meyler (painting), Michael Thompson (wood), Enjoy refreshments and live music.

Green Hill Center for NC Art – 200 N. Davie Street (Greensboro Cultural Center) This exhibition presents four artists (Vicki Essig, Heather Gordon, Paul Rousso and Merrill Shatzman) whose work investigates relationships between printed texts and our contemporary visual environment.

Greensboro Fringe Festival (City Arts Studio Theatre) – 200 N. Davie Street (Greensboro Cultural Center) Celebrating ten years of live art, the Fringe Festival is a local theatre festival that focuses on premiering new works by local artists.

International Civil Rights Museum – 134 S. Elm Street Begin your celebration of Black History Month at the International Civil Rights Center & Museum as students from James B. Dudley High School showcase their exceptional talents through song, dance, stepping and spoken word. Come out and support our youth.

Just Be – 352 S. Elm Street Come take a walk through the illustrative life of Edgar and Suzanne Cabrera. The couple behind the local blog, an open sketchbook, is introducing their prints this Friday at Just Be. Refreshments will be served.

JMR Sculptures – 620 S. Elm Street Enjoy light refreshments and the music of Ann Marie Morris. Everyone who stops by and signs our guest book will be entered in a drawing to win a free metal sculptured entitled “Fragrance Of Love” retail value of $100.00.

Mack and Mack – 220 S. Elm Street Mack and Mack, Downtown’s fashion design studio, will have an open house with refreshments and featuring music by The F-Art Ensemble. These remarkable musicians perform pure improvisation,and the results are amazing and unusual. Come early of plants. or come late, there will be music unlike anything you Associated Artists of Winston-Salem Gallery – have ever heard. 301 West 4th Street The Honeybun Boutique – 219 Summit Avenue The AAWS Gallery will be open until 9 pm! Be sure Enjoy a mixture of neo-soul, jazz, R&B, & hip hop by to stop by on your way to Gallery Hop! Margaret our live band, Agape Muzic. Shop our shoe event & Harrison will be demonstrating painting and collage enjoy wine & refreshments. in the gallery.

The Studio and Gallery – 109 Cedar Street Community Arts Cafe – 411 West 4th Street This month featuring: “Heart Ache,” the exploration Twilite Broadcasters – Duo from Asheville area doing of the dark side of love, through art and design. old-time country “brother style” harmonies. Cover: Refreshments by Fat Radish. $10.00/8.00.

Inter_Section Gallery and Art Space – 629 WINSTON-SALEM/TRADE STREET . NorthTrade Street Downtown Arts District; Sixth Trade & Liberty Are you Between? Come and find out February 3 as we Streets open for Gallery Hop and a show of Chris Flory’s work.

Evenings are cooler now- a great time to come out Liberty Arts Center – 521 & 526 North Liberty Street and meet artists and show some love for the local art Join us for Gallery and Artist Receptions, performances and artists! Plan to stop in galleries for artist recep- and more! Streets are closed for a safe and festive tions, visit studios and enjoy a lovely evening in the atmosphere. for more info visit Downtown Art District- Where Art Lives! Streets are Piedmont Craftsmen Gallery – 601 North Trade closed with parking available in surrounding parking Street lots. Artist Receptions, artist demonstrations, live Wood artist Bayley Wharton & fiber artist Sandy Adair. music, dancing, entertainment and more!

Artworks Gallery – 564 North Trade Street E-mail to be included in Artworks Gallery presents a two-person exhibit by the monthly First Friday calendar .

Don Green and Lea Lackey-Zachmann. Mr. Green is showing wood sculptures plus paintings on paper inspired by themes from Nature. Ms. Zachmann is showing large oil paintings and digital and Trade streets. images based on microscopic images