Eight great things to do in the Triad: March 8-10
1. From March 8-10 in Greensboro, the Community Theatre of Greensboro presents: “Clue The Musical!” With showtimes at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. on Sunday, watch the Community Theatre of Greensboro bring the “world’s best-known suspects to life,” and invite the audience “to help solve the mystery: who killed Mr. Boddy, in what room, and with what weapon.” For more information, visit the Facebook event page.
2. From March 8- 10 in Winston-Salem, “Stanley & Alice- A Comedy” opens at the ARTC Theatre, 110 W. 7th St. (in the former Garage building). With showtimes at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. on Sunday, come see a “hilarious day-in-the-life of a couple that has been married for over 30 years.” The play was written by Greensboro playwright Cindy Argiento and stars David Piner, Leigh Somerville, Linda Minney, Sandy Scott, Carrie Barton, Ben Nowak, and Ted Burcaw. “Stanley & Alice- A Comedy” was directed by Marsha McNeely Hierl, stage managed by Nancy Bruce, and produced by Gill Thornton and Walter Boyd. “This is a feel-good show that you don’t want to miss,” the Facebook event page states. Tickets range from $12-$15, for more information, visit the website.
3. On March 8 in Greensboro, Bryan Toney will be performing his new album Cone of Uncertainty at Leveneleven Brewing, 1111 Coliseum Blvd., from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. This free event celebrates the release of Cone of Uncertainty and CDs will be available for purchase. The band Farewell Friend will accompany Toney with Tom Troyer (electric guitar), Aaron Cummings (drums) and Logan Butler (bass). According to the Facebook event page, “Bryan Toney is an alternative folk rock singer-songwriter based in Greensboro with a distinctive sound that combines simultaneously sweet and energetic vocals with hard-driving, toe-tapping guitar riffs evoking a wide range of influences from the ’60s and ’70s pop/rock/folk to more recent Americana.” For more information, visit the Facebook event page.
4. On March 8 in Greensboro, join the guys from MultiPOPtural podcast for NC Brews and Game Reviews at Gate City Growlers, 1724 Battleground Ave. The hosts of MultiPOPtural will be reviewing and sampling North Carolina craft brews, movies, albums, videogames, and more. According to the Facebook event page, there will be a live stream with Carolina Craft Legal from 6 to 7 p.m. and then from 7 to 8 p.m., there will be virtual reality gaming set up by Wicked Reality Gaming for all those in attendance. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.
5. On March 8 in Greensboro, it’s Puddles Pity Party from 8 to 10 p.m. at the Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St. “The ‘Sad Clown with the Golden Voice’ is here with his heartfelt anthems and a suitcase full of Kleenex! This Pity Party is not all sadness and longing. The show is peppered with a brilliant sense of the absurd, mixing lots of humor with the awkward, tender moments,” states the Facebook event page. Tickets range from $40 to $55 and can be purchased online.
6. On March 8 in Winston-Salem, celebrate International Women’s Day from 5 to 10 p.m. at Wise Man Brewing, 826 Angelo Brothers Ave. with Wise Man Supports Wise Women. According to the Facebook event page, Wise Man Brewing will be donating $1 of every pint and sale of Outraged Daughters Irish Red and of the new Wise Woman T-shirt to Annie’s Hope Center for Growing and Healing.”International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. A balanced world is a better world,” the event page states. “Annie’s Hope Center will be a safe house for women and their children where they will learn skills to help them heal, grow and prosper moving toward positive well-being.” For more information, visit the Facebook event page.
7. On March 9 in Winston-Salem, head to A/perture Cinema at 9:30 a.m. for a Looking at Art Cinema session called “The Actress” hosted by actor/director Ben Baker, and a screening of Mildred Pierce (1945) starring Joan Crawford. According to the Facebook event page, “In an effort to initiate public dialogue in the City of Arts and Innovation, about cinema as art, the greatest of all the arts nonetheless, a/perture cinema introduced a new screening and discussion series in 2015. This series centers on the notion of “looking at art cinema.” Together, the community and selected speakers will discuss a curated list of films. Some of these films you have seen and some you may have not, but either way we hope the discussions will allow you to see them anew. Looking @ Art Cinema 2019 has been generously underwritten by an anonymous donor.” For more information, visit the Facebook event page.
8. On March 10 in Greensboro, from 1 to 4 p.m. Sip, Stroll, and Sample on Sunday Funday at Kress Terrace, 212 S. Elm St. Suite 300. According to the Facebook event page, “The rooftop and indoor Kress Venues in downtown Greensboro are OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FOR ONE DAY! Free catered appetizer stations, mimosa and full cash bars, music, vendors and tour these stunning venues for your next special event!” For more information, visit the event page.