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by Keith Barber

This week’s installment of Found Objects kicks off with a book launch event at the Jamestown Public Library on Aug. 30. Author Joann Moretz will give a talk and perform a reading from Mama’s Wreaths, a book she co-authored with Julia Taylor Ebel. Moretz will also conduct a wreath-making demonstration from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free. For further info, call 336.454.4815.

The Greensboro School of Creativity presents Zentangle 3 — White on Black, its latest adventure in teaching innovative artwork that uses white ink and white charcoal pencil on black Zentangle tiles. Registration is $45 and includes a new mini-kit for work with eight tangle tiles. The class will be held Aug. 30 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

The Hanesbrands Theatre presents the documentary film Rejoice and Shout: A Jubilant Journey Through Gospel Music History Aug. 25-27 at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts in downtown Winston- Salem. Directed by Don McGlynn, Rejoice and Shout chronicles the 200-year musical history of African-American gospel music and its evolution from spirituals to hip-hop. Showtime is 8 p.m. Tickets are $10. For further info, call 336.747.1414.

The Sawtooth School for Visual Art presents an exhibit of student artwork through Sept. 17 in the Davis Gallery at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts. Admission is free. For further info, call 336.723.7396.

The Hemphill Branch of the Greensboro Public Library presents a book discussion of The Help by Kathryn Stockett on Wednesday, Aug. 24 from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. For further info, call 336.373.2925. Also on Wednesday, Hemphill presents Art Discovery from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The Winston-Salem Festival Ballet is currently offering dance classes in ballet, pointe, partnering, jazz, tap, hip-hop, African and contemporary styles for ages 3 and up at 205P S.Stratford Road. For further info, call 336.724.9977.

Finally, Aperture Cinema and Carousel Luxury Cinemas boast a strong lineup of independent films this week, including director Errol Morris’s latest documentary, Tabloid, and The 5th Quarter, which was shot on location in the Piedmont Triad. For showtimes, visit: aperturecinema.com & carouselbattleground.com.

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