found objects

by Keith Barber

This week’s edition of Found Objects kicks off with an event at Spare Room in downtown Greensboro on Friday night. Two Rooms: The People’s Art Sale features affordable art with pieces going for as little as $10. The event kicks off at 7:30 p.m. at Spare Room, located at 230A S. Elm St., next to Triad Stage.

The third annual Carolina Theatre Film Festival continues this week with the 1951 science fiction thriller The Day the Earth Stood Still, screening Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. and Woody Allen’s 1979 masterpiece, Manhattan, screening at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday. Also on Thursday, the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art will hold its grand reopening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 7 p.m. The center has been closed for the past 18 months for renovations. The reopening extravaganza includes two new exhibitions, GlassWear and Look Again, a guest reception with the artists, live entertainment and a number of surprises. SECCA is located at 750 Marguerite Drive in Winston-Salem. For further info, call 336.725.1904.

The City Arts Drama Center presents its production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! July 16-18 at the Weaver Academy Theatre on Spring Street in Greensboro. Show times are 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $10. For further info, call Triad Stage Box Office at 336.272.0160.

First in Flight Entertainment presents Dr. Seuss Theatre Camp July 19-23 from 2:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Students learn acting, choreography, directing, basic vocal projection and other dramatic skills while acting out Dr. Seuss’ stories. For further info, call 336.924.7028. First in Flight is located at 4681 Yadkinville Road in Pfafftown.

Artworks Gallery presents New Bearings, a dual exhibit by Mary Blackwell- Chapman and Mona Wu. New Bearings runs through July 31. Artworks Gallery is located at 564 N. Trade St. in Winston-Salem. For further info, call 336.723.5890.

On the arts horizon, the International Civil Rights Center and Museum will screen S. Pearl Sharp’s award-winning documentary The Healing Passage/Voices from the Water on Friday, July 23 at 6:30 p.m. Sharp will be on hand for a questionand-answer session after the screening.

The museum is located at 134 S. Elm St. in downtown Greensboro.