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by Keith Barber

This week’s edition of Found Objects kicks off with two events sponsored by UNCG’s dance department. On Friday and Saturday, MFA student Tricia Zweier presents her thesis concert at 8 p.m. at the UNCG Dance Theater, located at 1000 Spring Garden Street. On April 14, UNCG presents the Moscow Festival Ballet performing “Coppelia,” the story of a life-size doll that captures a village’s imagination at 8 p.m. at Aycock Auditorium on the UNCG campus. Tickets range from $28 to $35. Come out and enjoy the classical elements of Russian ballet with a top-notch dance performance.

On April 15, Community Theatre of Greensboro presents a preview of “60 Years of Broadway,” a musical revue of stage classics like Gypsy, West Side Story, Wizard, Fiddler on the Roof, The Music Man, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Smokey Joe’s Caf’, Anything Goes, Beauty and the Beast, A Chorus Line, Annie and Funny Girl. Show time is 7:30 p.m. at the Carolina Theatre, located at 310 South Greene Street, in downtown Greensboro. Preview night tickets are $10. Additional performances will be held April 16-17 with tickets ranging from $11.50 to $30 For further information, call 336.333.2605 or visit www.carolinatheatre.com.

Associated Artists, located at 301 West 4th St. in Winston-Salem, holds an opening reception for its “Dimensions” national juried exhibition Thursday at 5 p.m.

Wake Forest University presents Moonchildren Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the Scales Fine Arts Center. Tickets are $5 for students; $10 for seniors; and $12 for adults. For further information, call 336.758.5295. UNC School of the Arts presents Turandot Friday night at 8 p.m. at the Stevens Center, located at 405 West 4th St. in downtown Winston-Salem. A Chinese fairy tale, Turandot tells the story of “a coldhearted Mandarin princess who declares that she will marry the man who can answer three riddles. Drawn to her incomparable beauty, countless suitors vie for her hand, despite the fact that those who fail are mercilessly beheaded,” according to a press release. Tickets range from $15 to $70.

And finally, local playwright Frank Levering has adapted writer James Agee and photographer Walker Evans’ work, Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, into a play to be performed Saturday at 2 p.m. at Reynolda House Museum in Winston- Salem. Tickets range from $8 to $12.

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