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June. 18. 5:30-7:30p.m. Opening Reception Theatre Art Galleries. High Point Fine Arts Guild, Silver Arts, High Point Glas Company, and Triad Area Elementary Schools. Visit www.tagart.org for more information. (220 E. Commerce Ave HP)
June. 22- 26. Fashion Boot Camp at Studio B. A series of Project Runway “like” clinics to prepare aspiring designers for college and their career. The camp is intended for rising high schools students and college students. Fashion Illustration, Draping, Computer Aided Design, and Portfolio development are a few of the topics to be covered in the five day intensive. Life skills such as yoga, sustainability, empowerment, focus, and goal setting will be woven throughout the five days. The week will culminate with a fashion show produced by the designers. The participants will receive a bevy of supplies to include a sewing kit with shears, a 9 x 12 professional Portfolio, photos of camp work, sketch tools, t-shirt, shopping allowance, as well as lunch on the terrace each day. Enroll Today! 336.605.5800 or www.FashionBootCamp.info
Mondays. Acrylic painting classes for beginners to advanced, 3-5 pm. Learn, create and have fun! The Marshall Art Gallery is located at the Village at North Elm Shopping Center next to the Chop House Grille. $20 per two-hour class. Tracey Marshall, 336.545.8268
Mondays: 7-9p.m. Painting classes (Watercolor, Oil, Acrylic) Red Door Studio/ Gallery www.nancybulluck.com. Call for hours. 336.288.5415 (3631 Redfield Drive GSO)
Mondays & Thursdays. 6:30-9p.m. Oil and Acrylic Painting for Beginners to Intermediate. Six consecutive structured sessions to build skill in depicting 3D form in space and light. Work from still life and photographic references. Classes taught by area artist Jack Stone (www.brushfirestudios.org) at The Art House For schedules, supply list, fee and registration contact Jack at 336-375-7568 or firstname.lastname@example.org. (600 N. Church Street GSO)
Tuesdays: 9:30-noon and 6:30-9p.m. Painting classes (all media) Red Door Studio/ Gallery (3631 Redfield Drive GSO) www. nancybulluck.com. Call for hours. 336.288.5415
Wednesdays — Watercolor classes for beginners to advanced, noon – 2p.m. or 3-5p.m. Learn, create and have fun. The Marshall Art Gallery is located at the Village at North Elm Shopping Center next to the Chop House Grille, $20 per two-hour class. Christine Seiler, 336.545.8268.
First Fridays — Lyndon Street Artworks and Artworks Collective Gallery 205 Lyndon St., Greensboro, 336.370.0025, Mon-Sat, 9-5 p.m. Featuring over forty local artists’ working studios that are open to the public. Go to lyndonstreet.com for directions or for more information. Join us on the First Friday of every month from 6-9 p.m. during our extended hours, and keep an eye out for a variety of other special events going on at Lyndon Street Artworks.
Sundays. 1-6p.m. Mad Platter Sundays. Bring your entire family for discounts and lots of pottery painting fun. 336.540.9823 (2921-A Battleground Ave. GSO)
Farm Fresh Fridays at Laurel Gray Vineyards the 3rd Friday of every month until October. This is a reservations only event beginning at 5pm and lasting until 7pm. The cost is $15.00 per person. Each guest will receive a glass of Laurel Gray wine paired with appetizers made from fresh organically grown herbs and vegetables as well as other local products. In addition, a guided tour of the vineyards and herb gardens will be offered. Gourmet Growers will provide fresh produce grown at Laurel Gray Vineyards. Herbs and vegetables will be available to purchase. For more info call 336.468.9463 (5726 Old US Hwy 421 West – Hamptonville)
Aug. 18. 5:30-8:30p.m. 21st Annual Hospice Taste of Town fundraiser at Showplace in downtown High Point. Taste of the Town features approximately 50 area restaurants, caterers, and beverage vendors sampling their best, live musical entertainment, children’s area, and a large silent auction. Entry tickets are $5 (children 6 and under enter free) and food tickets are $1 each. Tickets will be available for advance purchase in mid- July. For more information, visit www.hospicetaste. com, email tasteofthetown@hospice-careconnection. org, or call 336.889.8446. (211 E. Commerce Ave., HP)
June. 6. 1-5p.m. Funtastic Family Celebration at Dixie Classic Fairgrounds. Rides, games, food, fun, health screening, live performances and more. $3 for adults 16 and over, kids 15 and under free with paying adult, cash only. (421West 27th St W-S)
June. 21. 3p.m. Summer Solstice 2009! A family, friendly, community celebration. Yoga, face painting, butterfly release, dancers, drummers, & fire performance.For more info visit www.greensborosummersolstice.com or call 336.339.1828
June. 5. 6p.m. Susan Fancher will be celebrating the release of her new CD, “In Two Words” at Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art. Gallery will be open until 10p.m. Light refreshments and cash bar available. For more info call 336.333.7460 (200 N. Davie St GSO)
June. 13. 2-9p.m. Third annual Jazz Fest International performs at Festval Park. Tickets $10 in advance at Coffee at the Summit (623 Summit Avenue) & $15 at the door. Visit www.triadyouthjazzsociety.com for more information.
June. 19. 7:30p.m. 102 JAMZ will hold Superjam at Greensboro Coliseum. Tickets start at $10.00 and are on sale now at www.ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster outlets, charge-by-phone at 1.800.745.3000 and at the Greensboro Colise um Box Office. Artists for this year’s annual SuperJam are to be announced. Previous SuperJam artists include T.I., Jay-Z, T-Pain, Young Jeezy, P. Diddy, The-Dream, Plies, Lil’ Kim, Shawty Lo, OutKast, Nas, Bow Wow, Ludacris, Busta Rhymes, Yung Joc, Sheek Louch, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Lloyd, LL Cool J, Lil’ Jon & The East Side Boyz, Ray- J, Three 6 Mafia, Trina, Cam’ Ron and many, many more. Tune to 102 JAMZ to find out which of the hottest artists in hip-hop will be coming to Greensboro on June 19!
June. 20. 8p.m. Absolute 80’s LIVE at the Millennium Center. Tickets are $10/advance, $12/door. All ages welcome. For more information visit www.ziggyrock.net
High Lonesome Strings Bluegrass Association has open bluegrass jams every Wednesday. The 1st, 3rd, & 5th Wednesday at the Cultural Arts Center (200 N.Davie St) in the rehearsal room from 7-10p.m. On the 2nd & 4th Wednesday at icoffee in Summerfield (intersection of 150 W & Lake Brandt Road) from 7-9p.m. For more information visit www.highlonesomestrings.org
Thursdays. 6-9:00p.m. Live acoustic music, featuring Keith Burkhat & Tom Rucker, at Salsarita’s. Beer specials, excellent margaritas and more. Free chips and salsa. For more info call 336.632.8877 (1602 Highwoods Blvd GSO)
Come out for Open Mic every Saturday from 9pm to 1am, and Karaoke every Tuesday from 9pm to 1am. Only at Ham’s at 201 N. Smyres Place, Greensboro. Call 336.272.6721 for more info.
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Mondays. 7-9:30p.m. – Women ages 16 meet at First Presbyterian Church of Kernersville to enjoy a four-part acapella harmony as a part of the Golden Triad Chorus. For details call 336.996.3251 or visit www. goldentriadchorus.org. Guests are always welcome!
Ham’s on High Point Road is boomin’! Karaoke twice a week, every Thursday and Sunday night, from 9p.m. to 1a.m. Full menu available! Ham’s, 3017 High Point Road, Greensboro. Call 336.854.5693 for more info.
Open Mic every Tuesday night in Downtown Greensboro at the Flatiron! Come on down and sing us a song or two! 221 Summit Ave, Greensboro. 336.272.7774.
This & every Wednesday come to Center City Park in Greensboro to enjoy local music presented by Grassroots Productions. Music will take place from 11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. For more information, visit www.aroundthepiedmonttriad.com/gsofestivals.
Wednesdays. Beginning Sept. 3 UNCG is offering weekly jazz to the community during the 2008-2009 academic year. Classes are offered from 5-6p.m. in the Collins Lecture Hall (Room 217) of the school of Music Building located at W. Market & McIver streets. For more information visit www.uncg.edu/mus
FRIDAYS – Coffee at The Summit is looking for local talent for its Friday night open mic. If you have or know of someone who has talent ex. comedy, spoken word, musical talent, etc., please contact us at Coffee at The Summit. We can be reached at 336.275.0642 or 336.965.1548.
Mondays. 7-8p.m. – Belly Dance Technique. Lewis Recreation Center, 3110 Forest Lawn Drive, Greensboro. For all levels. Great for beginners, but also good for experienced dancers who want to polish up on basics and learn new steps and combinations. Use of props – veils and cymbals, graceful arms, shimmies and more. Performance opportunites for the more advance. $38 for 8 weeks. Ongoing. Also 8:15-9p.m. Choreography. Learn routines and the use of more props such as sword, cane, drum, candles, tambourine and more. Perform in a troupe for the public. $30 for 8 weeks. Ongoing. Call 336.379.1712 or 336.455.5977
Tuesday nights contra dance with Fiddle & Bow Country Dancers in the Dancers at the Vintage Theatre. Beginner lesson at 7:30p.m., dance from 8-10:30. no partner needed. Cost $7. For more information call 336.272.3245 (7 Vintage Avenue W-S)
Belly Dance classes FOUR nights a week, and occasional Saturdays at Studio 318 – your World Dance Oasis. Classes for beginning through intermediate levels as well as for advanced intermediates. Studio 318 (New location!) 4604 West Market Street, Suite 124, Greensboro. 336.547.9399. www.studio318.biz
Free Salsa Dance Lessons from 10-11 pm every Friday night with Instructor Raul. Mambo Latin Dance Party 3505 Tinsley Dr. #101 High Point. (Wendover & 68) 336.882.0066 inside Azteca.
Mindful Flow Yoga. An invigorating yoga practice with postures that build strength and train flexibility. Mindful Flow cultivates precise alignment, steadiness and ease. Taught by Kirtan Coan, 9-10:30 a.m. Saturdays. 1223 W. Fourth St. 336.3655.7047, firstname.lastname@example.org www.artsofyoga.com
The Piedmont Swing Dance Society holds two dances each month, on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month. On the 2nd Saturday we’re at the Vintage Theatre in
Winston-Salem, and on the 4th Saturday we’re at the Oriental Shrine Club on High Point Road. We offer a free lesson at 7:30 and the dance starts at 8:30. Dance for $10 if you’re not a member, or $8 for members for students.
Thursdays. Brazilian samba dance classes 6:30 -7:30 p.m. at Wanek Medical Center, 6 North Pointe Court, Greensboro. Learn the basic steps of Brazilian samba dance. $35 per session of four classes or $10 per class. Call Sueli for more information 336.965.4572.
Tuesday. Belly dance class. 7-8 p.m. at Wanek Medical Center, 6 North Pointe Court, Greensboro. Let belly dance, a timeless dance, move you. Join us for a hip and fun introduction to this amazing dance while burning major calories. All fitness levels. $35 per session of four classes, $10 per class Call Sueli for more information at 336.965.4572
Every Wednesday. 2-6p.m. Community Healing Clinic at The Seed of Light Healing Center. Healing clinic offers most of our energy modalities at a reduced rate, for those in the community who want services but can’t afford the whole price. Pricing starts at $15 & is on a sliding scale basis. For more info call 336.833.6932 (305 N. Edgeworth St, Suite A GSO)
June. 18. 5:30p.m. – 7:30p.m. Opening Reception at Theatre Art Galleries. High Point Fine Arts Guild, High Point Class Company, Silver Arts, Triad Elementary Schools. For more information www.tagart.org
July. 6-17. Actors workshop at the Broach Theatre in downtown Greensboro. A training ground for actors will be holding their 15th exciting season of Summer Theatre Cam for ages 8-12. For more information or to register call 336.294.9902 or 336.707.7394
Free Acting Classes! The Community Out-reach Center of the Arts (C.O.C.O.A) is holding Free Acting Classes at The Windsor Recreation Center. 1601 E. Lee Street, Greensboro, NC 27401. Classes will be on a ongoing basis and will meet Saturday mornings (11:00AM