found objects

by Keith Barber

Greensboro has Carousel luxury Cinemas, Chapel Hill has the Varsity Theater and soon, Winston-salem will have its own art house cinema. Aperture Cinema will feature independent, foreign and art house films in two 80-seat theaters in the Chatham Building, located at 311 W. 4th st. in downtown Winston-salem, said theater owner Lawren Desai in a press release. The theater will focus on awardwinning films with the majority of them being first-run films, said Desai. Aperture will share 8,000 square feet of space with the RiverRun International Film Festival, which plans to operate its new year-round headquarters in the Chatham Building. On Thursday, Theatre Art Galleries in High Point will host an opening reception from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 220 e. Commerce Ave. The exhibition includes local artists Greg Shellnut, Matt Micca, Will Taylor and Katie Clairborne. Admission is free. On Sunday, the High Point Community Theatre will present an encore performance of Smoke on the Mountain at West Market street United Methodist Church, located at 302 W. Market st. in Greensboro. showtime is 2 p.m. On Aug. 18, Snow Camp Outdoor Theatre will premierie Andrew lloyd Weber’s Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. show time is 8p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults, $7 for children and $13 for seniors. The show will run through Aug. 22. On Sunday, EM Gallery in Winstonsalem will hold an opening reception for artists Lori Beth Russell and Kendall E. Doub from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Russell’s exhibit Organica and Doub’s Synthetica will be on display at the gallery — located at 211 e. 3rd st. — through sept. 6. On Friday, Circa Gallery, located at 130 s. Church st. in Asheboro, opens its exhibit entitled Infinite Possibilities featuring artwork from Greensboro artists Michael Kim Burroughs and Frank Russell. The opening reception will run from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. On Wednesday, the Carolina Theatre in downtown Greensboro presents the 1996 classic Fargo as part of its 2nd Annual Summer Film Festival. show time is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5. And finally, on Thursday, Reynolda House Museum of American Art presents Figures in Bronze beginning at 12 noon. Managing curator Allison Slaby will lead a tour through sculptures from the museum’s permanent collection.