found objects

by Keith Barber

Leading off this week’s edition of Found Objects is a screening of an Academy Award-winning film at the Glenwood Branch Public Library in Greensboro on Sunday afternoon. Departures by acclaimed director Yojiro Takita won Best Foreign Language Film at the 2009 Oscars. The screening, sponsored by the Funeral Consumers Alliance of the Piedmont, begins at 2:30 p.m. For further info, call 336.297.5000.

Speaking of classic films, 6th & Vine in Winston-Salem continues its “Movies Under the Stars” series on Sept. 29 with Francis Ford Coppola’s 1983 film The Outsiders. With an incredible ensemble cast that includes Patrick Swayze, Tom Cruise, Matt Dillon, Emilio Estevez, Rob Lowe, Ralph Macchio, C. Thomas Howell, Leif Garrett and Diane Lane. Showtime is 9 p.m.

A/perture Cinema (311 W. 4th St., Winston-Salem) boasts an impressive lineup of films this week, including Winnebago Man, a documentary about Jack Rebney — the man who gained instant fame for his funny, obscenity-laden outbursts during the making of a Winnebago sales video in 1988. A/ perture also presents director Tamra Davis’s documentary Jean-Michel Basquiat — The Radiant Child, a fantastic documentary about the iconoclast artist who died young, and Get Low, the story of a 1930s hermit, played by Robert Duvall, who decides to attend his own funeral. In addition, Cairo Time, a story of a romantic adventure in Egypt’s exotic city, plays this week. For show times and further info, visit:

On Saturday, UNC School of the Arts presents Open Dream Ensemble: Peril on the Red Planet at Thrust Theatre at Performance Place on campus. Peril on the Red Planet tells the story of 13-yearold Diana who strives to end a famine on Mars. Admission is free. Show time is 2 p.m.

Gateway Gallery, located at 1006 S. Marshall St. in Winston-Salem, opens its I’m an Artist exhibit on Friday with a reception at 6 p.m. The exhibition will feature pottery and paintings by Raymond Mariani and sculpture by Don Green. The exhibition will be on display through Nov. 20.