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by Keith Barber

It’s good to be back! After spending two weeks in the wilds of Utah at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, I must give a shout out to my editor, Brian “Who Dat” Clarey, for taking over this column. Thanks, Brian and congrats to the Saints! It was one for the ages!

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and there’s no shortage of activities in the Triad. On Saturday, the Community Arts Café hosts a Singles Mingle from 7:30 p.m to 10 p.m. at the Gallery of the Arts, located at 411 W. 4th St. in Winston- Salem. The event is for age 30 plus singles and features live music and activities. Cost is $25 in advance and $30 at the door. For further info, call 336.793.8000.

On Saturday, the Millennium Center will host a Valentine Sweetheart’s Dinner Dance beginning at 7 p.m. The dinner is by reservation only and will run from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Cost is $100 per couple or $60 for singles. Tickets can be purchased at the Millennium Center box office or by calling 336.723.3700.

Lyndon Street Artworks in Greensboro presents its Eros 6 Art Show beginning at 7 p.m. on Saturday. Eros 6 features art, entertainment, contests, raffles and free giveaways. Admission is $5 and all guests must be at least 18 years of age. For further info, call 336.340.8543.

Rana Loca, located at 411 W. 4th St. in Winston-Salem, presents its Cocktails & Kisses Valentine’s Social on Saturday at 7 p.m. Advance tickets are $17. A/perture Cinema presents director Paul Thomas Anderson’s 2002 film Punch Drunk Love at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 14. Anderson won the Best Director prize at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival for his story about the unpredictable nature of amor.

Finally, Reasons 2 Rhyme, a poetry series at Guilford College, will open its second series on Saturday at 8 p.m. at Dana Auditorium. The program, entitled Revolution, marks the sixth annual black history program written and produced by creator and host Josephus III.