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by Keith Barber

This week’s edition of Found Objects kicks off with the Reynolda House Museum of American Art’s summer film series, Cinema Under the Rock Stars, and the screening of the Maysles Brothers classic documentary film, Gimme Shelter on Friday at 8 p.m. The 1970 documentary tells the story of the free concert staged at the Altamont Raceway in northern California a few short months after Woodstock. The Rolling Stones are the featured act, but things go bad after the band hires the Hells Angels to provide security at the event. The sixth annual series co-sponsored by the school of filmmaking of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Cinema Under the Rock Stars is held on Reynolda House’s front lawn. Admission is $5. For further info, call 336.758.5524.

Piedmont Craftsmen presents the work of glass artist Ronnie Hughes and fiber artist Chery Cratty in downtown Winston- Salem through Aug. 27. For further info, call 336.725.1516.

The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art presents the work of Brooklyn-based artist Alex Hubbard, who is best known for creating short films about his experimental art making process. A series of Hubbard’s videos appear a commissioned performance by SECCA in a unique exhibition of mixed media. The exhibit runs through Sept. 18. SECCA also presents American Gothic, an exhibition of the work of Aaron Spangler and Alison Elizabeth Taylor. The exhibit runs through Aug. 21. For further info, call 336.725.1904.

Winston-Salem Delta Fine Arts presents Releasing the Spirit: Faces of Theatre, a black-and-white photography exhibit of the work of Carmen de Jesus. African- American actors and actresses provide the subject matter for the 27 portraits. The exhibit runs through Sept. 3. For further info, call 336.722.2625.

The Yadkin Arts Council presents Arts on Main on Friday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. For further info, call 336.679.2941.

And finally, the Hanesbrands Theatre in Winston-Salem presents Ballet in Cinema — Don Quixote, on Saturday, Aug. 20 at 8 p.m. at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts. The Moscow Bolshoi Ballet will perform on the big screen inside the black box theatre. Tickets are $15; $10 for students. For further info, call 336.747.1414.

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