found objects

by Keith Barber

found objects

Leading off Found Objects is First Friday Gallery Hop. In Winston- Salem it’s atradition sponsored by the Downtown Arts District Association or DADA, and the festivities begin at 7 p.m. at the intersection of Trade, 6th and Liberty streets. Streets will be closed for a safe and festive atmosphere with ample parking available.

In Greensboro, First Friday takes over Elm Street, particularly the stretch of South Elm that’s becoming known as the Arts & Antiques District. It’s fun for the whole family.

On Wednesday, the UNC School of the Arts presents Fences, the story of a former baseball player who attempts to shield his son from traveling the same hard road. Performances will be held at Catawba Theatre at Performance Place with an 8 p.m. start time. Tickets are $12 for adults; $10 for seniors and students.

On Friday, Wake Forest University presents Jose Rivera’s Sonnets for an Old Century at the MainStage Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Directed by Cindy Gendrich, the play features Christina Tsoules Soriano performing Rivera’s lyrical monologues from characters given a final chance to tell their stories. Tickets are $12 for adults; $10 for seniors and $5 for students. For further info call 336.758.5295.

On Friday, the Broach Theatre Company — located at 520 S. Elm St. in Greensboro — presents the world premiere of “Life After Death,” a one-act play by Sybil Rosen with a show time of 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults; $18 for seniors, $15 for students and $5 for children.

Also on Friday, Twin City Stage presents Smoke on the Mountain Homecoming at its performance space located at 610 Coliseum Drive in Winston-Salem. Show time is 8 p.m. Additional performances will be held Nov. 7-8, 12-15, and 19-22. Tickets range from $18 to $22. And finally, Triad Stage’s Focus In Film series presents The Spanish Prisoner at 9 p.m. on Friday night. Tickets are $7.