found objects

by Keith Barber

This week’s installment of Found Objects kicks off with a series of outstanding events on the campus of UNCG. On Thursday, artist Todd Drake will present his lecture entitled “Art After Dark” at Weatherspoon Art Museum from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 and free to Weatherspoon members. Weatherspoon will also host a reading by author Erika Meitner on Friday from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Author of Inventory at the All- Night Drugstore and Ideal Cities. Meitner will sign copies of her books following the reading. For further info, call 336.334.5459.

On Saturday, the UNCG Theatre Department will present Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland at Taylor Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Described as “an urban techno original adaptation from the classic children’s novel,” Alice in Wonderland runs through Nov. 19. Tickets are $15 for adults; $12 for seniors, students and children; $9 for groups of 10 or more and UNCG alumni; and $7 for UNCG students.

On Wednesday, Nov. 17 at 6:30 p.m., UNCG presents the documentary film Very Young Girls, a riveting portrait of teenage prostitution in New York City. The screening will be held in Ferguson Building, Room 100.

On Nov. 17, Out of Our Minds Animation Studios will hold an open house at 864 W. 4 th St. from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. as part of Associated Artists “6 Days in November” celebration in Winston-Salem. One of the many events associated with the “6 Days in November” celebration is Wake Forest University’s documentary screening of A Sh’Mal World. The story of a social worker who reunites with his estranged son, A Sh’Mal World will screen at the Annenberg Forum at Carswell Hall on the Wake Forest campus on Nov. 16 at 7 p.m.

Krankies Coffeehouse presents the Winston-Salem Shuffle on Saturday beginning at 7 p.m. Similar to a poetry slam, the event will include musical, dance and spoken word performances. Entry fee is $5; tickets are $3. The winner will take home 50 percent of the door, less expenses. For further info, visit:

And finally, the No Rules Theatre Company presents You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown with a premiere performance on Friday, Nov. 12 at 8 p.m. at the Hanesbrands Theatre located at 209 W. Spruce St. in downtown Winston-Salem. The musical runs through Nov. 28.