This week’s installment of Found Objects kicks off with a dash of American humor as Paula Poundstone takes the stage at the Carolina Theatre on Friday at 8 p.m. Named by Comedy Central as one of the greatest 100 stand-up comedians of all time, Poundstone is an Emmy winner, an author, and a panelist on the NPR show, “Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me.” Tickets range from $24.50 to $34.50 and can be purchased at the Carolina Theatre at 310 S. Greene St. in downtown Greensboro. For further info, call 336.333.2605.
On Wednesday, the Old Winston Social Club will hold its monthly songwriter’s showcase. The show begins at 9 p.m. at the club, which is located at 1131 Burke St. in Winston-Salem. Admission is free, but tips are appreciated. If you are a songwriter interested in performing, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Also on Wednesday, the Greensboro School of Creativity presents Adult Art Class with Tracey J. Marshall. Art lovers of all ages are invited to come create their own masterpiece. The School of Creativity is located at 900 16 th Street in downtown Greensboro. Wake Forest’s Art Department continues its exhibit of professor projects this week at the Charlotte and Philip Hanes Art Gallery at 1834 Wake Forest Road in Winston-Salem. Every two years, Wake students get the opportunity to view the creativity of the school’s faculty and staff in this outstanding exhibit, which runs through March 22.
For further info, call 336.758.5795. Also this week, the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art presents Oscar Munoz: Imprints of a Fleeting Memorial at its gallery on Marguerite Drive The exhibit showcases the work of Colombian artist Oscar Munoz. The show runs through June 5.
Piedmont Craftsmen’s exhibit featuring the work of its newest members is in its final days. Art lovers are encouraged to visit the gallery located at 601 N. Trade St. in the Winston-Salem Arts District to see the work of the finest artisans in the area. For further info, call 336.725.1516.
And finally, on Wednesday, Wake Forest presents the latest installment of its Dillon Johnston Writers Reading Series with a reading by poet Jane Mead. A former poet-in-residence at Wake Forest, Mead has won a number of accolades for her poetry, including a Guggenheim fellowship. Mead will begin reading at 7 p.m. at the DeTamble Auditorium in Tribble Hall. For further info, call 336.758.5383.