found objects

by Keith Barber

Old Salem’s Heirloom Puppet Productions presents The Night the Portraits Spoke on Wednesday. Performances will be held at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., and 1 p.m. Admission is $4. Pre-registration required by calling 1.800.441.5305.

Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art continues its exhibit entitled Embodiment at 200 N. Davie St. in downtown Greensboro. The exhibit, described as “nine artists investigating the body as a site of transformative identity and meditation,” runs through March 26.

Reynolda House Museum will present a screening of William A. Christenberry, Jr. at 12 noon on Thursday. The film chronicles the journey of artist William Christenberry to his Alabama hometown. Admission is free for members and students.

The University of North Carolina School of the Arts presents its Winter Dance at the Stevens Center, located at 405 W. 4th St. in Winston- Salem, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday night. The program includes “Les Patineurs” by Sir Frederick Ashton, “Little Improvisations” by Anthony Tudor, “Gloria” by Mark Morris and a worldpremiere work by UNCSA faculty member Brenda Daniels.

Salem College presents The Vagina Monologues Friday night at 7:30 p.m. at the Drama Workshop. Admission is $7. For further info, call 336.917.5493.

Wake Forest University presents The Threepenny Opera at its MainStage Theatre Friday night at 7:30 p.m. John Friedenberg will direct the play penned by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill. Admission is $12 for adults; $10 for seniors; and $5 for students. Also on Friday, Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Big Happy Family comes to the Joel Coliseum. Show time is 8 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the coliseum box office and at all TicketMaster centers. For further info, call 336.725.5635, ext. 411.

Finally, Weatherspoon Art Museum will screen the documentary FUEL Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free.