found objects

by Keith Barber

This week’s installment of Found Objects kicks off with a focus on storytellers. The Greensboro Children’s Museum has announced the its Storytime series has moved in to stay at the new Blooming Tales Book Store along Main Street in Our Town. The Children’s Museum is located at 220 N. Church St. On Wednesday, Guilford Courthouse National Military Park continues its Revolutionary War lecture series as Gerald Carbone delivers his lecture entitled, “Washington, Lessons in Leadership,” at 7 p.m. Admission is free. For further info, call 336.288.1776. Also on Wednesday, the Jamestown Public Library presents storyteller David Novak at 6:30 p.m. The library is located at 200 W. Main St. Admission is free. For further info, call 336.454.4815.

Salem College presents, Stories We Need: An Evening with Lori Ostlund. Ostlund’s first collection of stories, The Bigness of the World, captured the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction, the California Book Award for First Fiction and the Edmund White Debut Fiction Award. Ostlund will perform at Shirley Recital Hall at 7 p.m. on Thursday. For further info, call 336.917.5313. On Thursday, the Garage in Winston-Salem presents an evening with poet, translator, novelist and filmmaker Julian Semilian. A teacher of film editing at the UNC School of the Arts, Semilian’s most recent translation is Paul Celan’s Romanian Poems. Semilian will be showcasing his new work at the Garage beginning at 8 p.m. Admission is free.

Greensboro’s Center for Visual Artists will offer weaving classes on Thursday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Students will be instructed in the basics of a four-harness loom as they turn yarn into a finished piece of fabric. Students may also work on a portable frame loom to continue their weaving experience outside of the classroom. For further info, call 336.333.7475.

Community Arts Café presents My Story with Cindy Holby on Thursday at 7 p.m. at 411 W. 4 th St. in Winston-Salem. An author of more than 16 books, Holby will discuss For further info, call 336.473.8777. Finally, Salem College continues its exhibition of Between Time and Space, which features works by Scott Hazard, Shelly Hehenberger and Karen Niemczyk and addresses the differences between the minds we inhabit and the world outside. The exhibit runs through March 18. For further info, call 336.721.2739.