Eight great things to do in the Triad: July 20-22
- From July 19-21 in Winston-Salem, A/perture Cinema will be holding a “Film Feast.” According to its website, “The vision for the Film Feast is to establish Winston-Salem as a center for food culture, foodways, and awareness surrounding food insecurity, sustainability and the intersection of the arts. Through creative arts and cinema experience, Film Feast aims to raise awareness around issues of hunger, sustainable farming, global food insecurity and shared culinary culture.” On July 20, “Lunch Line” will be showing at 1 p.m. and “The Garden” will be showing at 4 p.m. On July 21, “Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story” will be showing at 1 p.m. All films are free and open to the public. Donations of goods or funds for New Communion Mobile Pantry is encouraged but not required for admission.
- On July 20 in Winston-Salem, join Monstercade, located at 204 W. Acadia Ave., for a night of karaoke and whining with Whinefest 2018. Whinefest 2018 is a themed-karaoke night featuring music from The Cure and The Smiths. The “Cure-eoke vs. Morriss-eoke” will begin at 8 p.m. and go on until 11 p.m. Costumes are highly recommended and get extra points. The top two contestants with the most points will duel it out and at the end, one will be crowned “Sultan of Sulk.” For more information, visit the Facebook event page.
- On July 20 in Greensboro, don’t miss Dance From Above Presents: DJ Aakmael at The Mill Entertainment Complex, located at 816 S. Elm St., from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Joining DJ Aakmael is Fifty Foot Shadows, thefacesblur, Niervash, Rahl and special guest B.L.E.W. with a live art installation. According to the Facebook event, DJ Aakmael’s discography spans over a decade and across numerous and respectable music labels. “Expect a hot mix of Deep House and our trademark joyful come-one-and-all blend of dance music late into the summer night brought to your shuffling feet via our house DJ’s.” The event is open to all and donations are encouraged to help cover expenses and make future events possible. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.
- On July 20 in Greensboro, I.C. Shows present: The GG3P Release Concert at Shiners, located at 435 Mapeleaf Dr. “The Guerilla Grind 3P” is Ed E. Ruger’s latest EP which he will be performing and collaborating with PHILLIE PHR3SH. There will also be performances by JOE BIZZ, TY BRU & TENACIOUS, INDO DA DIVA, G-$ANTANA, PLATINUM MAZERATII, JONES MCSHINE, G’D UP CASS, VO-KAL and MAGGDOGG. Presale tickets are $8 and $10 on the day-of. There is a surcharge of $5 for anyone under 21. For 18 years and up, you must have a valid I.D. Doors open at 8 p.m. and the show starts at 9 p.m.
- On July 20 in Greensboro, professional racer Shea Holbrook will be at Revolution Mill and Natty Greene’s Kitchen + Market from 5:30 to 8 p.m. for an exclusive preview for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship taking place at VIRginia International Raceway. According to a press release, VIR and Michelin are hosting a VIP party at Natty Greene’s, located at 2003 Yanceyville St. There will be craft beer samples, tasty eats, and exotic cars on display at the preview party. Holbrook will be appearing at the party to take pictures, give autographs and answer racing questions. The championship weekend takes place Aug. 17-19 at the VIRginia International Raceway, Alton, Virginia, and features top racing professionals in the “most technologically advanced race cars” from Lamborghinis to Corvettes to BMWs. It is encouraged for people to park across Buffalo Creek. For more information, visit the website.
- On July 20 in Greensboro, The Crooked Tail Cat Cafe, located at 604 S. Elm St., will be holding a “Mewvie Night” featuring a screening of Black Panther from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 through the website or by walk-in (when available). Popcorn and drinks will be “purrvided with ticket purrchase.” Pajamas and costumes are encouraged. The best costume will win a mystery prize. The screening is for ages 5 and up. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.
- On July 21 in Greensboro, the Bearded Goat, located at 116 E. Lewis St., is holding a pop-up summer art market on its patio from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. The vendors that will be at the market include Revision Vintage, Headfirst! Records, Art By JOMO!, Local A$$hole Company, Art by Jody Merriman, Black Pine Confectionery (Vegan upscale baked goods), The Free Pizza Podcast, Hudson Hill, Jewelry and Art by Caity W., Art by Joey Oldaugh, Boomerang Book Bus and Art by Riley Till. According to the event page, Art By JOMO will be taking donations for the loss of Joey Deweese. All proceeds go directly to the Deweese family to help with costs.
- On July 21 in High Point, join historian Phyllis Bridges for a historical tour of Oakwood Municipal Cemetery, located at 512 Steele St., from 10 until 11:30 a.m. According to the Facebook event, “Rediscover stories that have gone unearthed for decades of High Point’s early black settlers. Learn more about former slaves, free people of color, businessmen & women of the past.” This tour is free and open to the public. Use the Steele Street entrance and look for directional signs.