found objects

by Keith Barber

found objects

Leading off this week’s edition of Found Objects, the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art series Inside/Out: Artists in the Community II takes Winston-Salem by storm. On Thursday, SECCA presents a screening of the film Style Wars, a 1983 documentary by Tony Silver and Henry Chalfant about hip-hop culture in New York City. The film will screen at Krankies Werehouse at 7 p.m. Admission is free. On Friday, SECCA will present a screening of Next: A Primer On Urban Painting, a documentary about graffiti, at Krankies at 7 p.m. The Inside/Out series continues on Saturday with a 7 p.m. screening of the documentary film, Roadsworth: Crossing the Line, at Diggs Gallery on the campus of Winston-Salem State University. A post-screening questionand-answer session with renowned street artist Roadsworth will follow.

In partnership with Winston-Salem State and Diggs Gallery, the NC Department of Transportation and the city of Winston-Salem, Roadsworth will be creating new work across the campus of WSSU and on two crosswalks that run though campus on Martin Luther King Drive. On Sunday, SECCA presents Community Day at Winston-Salem State, featuring artmaking projects, live performances and break dancing.

The United Arts Council of Greater Greensboro is now accepting applications for the O. Henry Award which honors those who have exhibited a lifelong achievement and commitment to the arts in the Greensboro. Nominations must be received by 5 p.m. on Dec. 11.

On Friday, approximately 30 businesses in the downtown Kernersville will host Witches’ Crawl — A Celebration of Art, Wine and Music. Eight wineries, 25 artists and 10 musicians will perform and display their wares. Also on Friday, the Best of Broadway presents The Wedding Singer at the Greensboro Coliseum with a show time of 8 p.m. The Wedding Singer will also hold a performance on Saturday at 8 p.m.

Finally, Triad Stage at the Pyrle Theater presents David Mamet’s Oleanna with a special preview performance this Friday at 8 p.m. Tickets are $16.