Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point, and Boone/High Country Community Events
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 -11:30am to 1:15pmHanesbrands Theatre, Winston-SalemJoin 88.5 WFDD and The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County as we team up to present Triad Arts Live! Come out to the Hanesbrands Theatre on Tuesday, February 23rd, for a live concert by Spirit System, a North Carolina-based psychwave/shoegaze band.
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 -6:00pm to 8:30pmSciWorks - The Science Center and Environmental Park of Forsyth County, Winston-Salem
Join us for another fun WFDD Listening Party! This time, we're partnering with SciWorks -- we'll listen to three episodes of SciWorks Radio and then have a fun conversation with SciWorks Radio host Shawn Fitzmaurice and the scientists featured in each episode.
Thursday, February 25, 2016 -4:00pm to 5:00pmZSR Library Auditorium 404, Winston-Salem
WFDD is turning 70 this fall! We started in 1946 as a pirate radio station in the boy's dormitory of the old Wake Forest campus. WFDD's Molly Davis and Sara Chisesi Gladding will share some of the history and facts about the station through a fun trivia game.
Open to everyone!
Saturday, February 13, 2016
- (All day)GreenhillGreenhill presents It’s All About the Hue, an exhibition with four artists who explore color and gesture in works that utilize variations of hue to ravish the eye. Whether through building up transparent layers or creating saturated zones of pigment, these artists investigate the evocative power of color in works that include still life paintings, textile compositions, wall reliefs and abstract cartographies. Participating artists include Donald Martiny, Carolyn Nelson, Margie Stewart and James Williams.
Love Your Local French Toast Brunch8:00am to 11:30amGreensboro Farmers Curb MarketThe Greensboro Farmers Curb Market will host a Valentine’s French Toast Brunch on Saturday February 13, 2016, 8 am - 11:30 am in the market's Harvest Room which will be transformed into a French cafe. Start the morning with the one you love as local chefs, Mary Lacklen and Lynn Wells, will be serving French Toast made with locally baked bread and farm fresh eggs all of which can be found at the Greensboro Farmers Curb Market. A variety of toppings with be available to choose from.
Pop-Up Jewelry Artists in The Shop at GreenHill10:00am to 5:00pmGreenHillJust in time for Valentine’s Day! Visit The Shop at GreenHill and get your special someone the unexpected gift of original art. Enjoy unique works by pop-up artists Ashley Buchanan, Geoffrey D. Giles and Matthew Smith. The Shop offers a range of prices, starting at $50 up to $500. You can view and shop online, too, at GreenHillNC.org/The-Shop.
New Winston Museum Presents: Strange Bedfellows - The Romance of Winston and Salem2:00pm to 4:00pmOld Salem Museums and Gardens, Gray AuditoriumFrom the founding of Winston in 1849 until the eventual merger with Salem in 1913, the two towns were engaged in a tumultuous relationship. New Winston Museum’s Curator of Education, Chris Jordan, will present a lighthearted look at the love-hate relationship that made Winston-Salem. This program is in partnership with Old Salem Museums and Gardens’ 250th Anniversary Celebration.
CTG's Production of The Diary of Anne Frank2:00pm to 4:00pmCTG's Starr Theatre
Dr. John & the Nite Trippers7:00pmSchaefer Center for the Performing ArtsDelivering unique and authentic New Orleans, boogie-woogie jazz performances, Dr. John is praised for his funky, bluesy influence on rock.
Persona in Love7:00pm to 9:30pmThe Stage Door at the Blumenthal Performing Arts CenterThis Valentines Day weekend Persona Bell will be bringing a passion-filled solo concert to The Stage Door. This night will be filled with love music ranging from the cry of broken hearts to the sensation of a true love fulfilled.
Franco-Belgian7:30pmWatson HallThe great Franco-Belgian school of violin playing reflects magnificent French and Belgian works that explore the colors and modalities made possible by this approach to the instrument. In this program, violinist Kevin Lawrence joins pianist Dmitri Shteinberg for treasures from this repertoire by Messiaen, Saint-Saëns, Ysaÿe and Franck.
Sounds of the Mountains Concert Series w/ The Harris Brothers7:30pm to 10:30pmAshe County Civic CenterBrothers Reggie and Ryan Harris were born and raised in Western North Carolina. Their expansive live repertoire consists of traditional roots music, rock 'n' roll, blues, Appalachian Mountain Music, vintage country, and bluegrass. Their live shows effortlessly shift from tunes to the duo's own arrangements of songs from all sides of the Americana music spectrum. .
CTG's Production of The Diary of Anne Frank7:30pm to 9:30pmCTG's Starr Theatre
Sounds of the Mountains Featring the Harris Brothers7:30pm to 9:30pmAshe Civic CenterReggie and Ryan Harris are a brother duo born and raised in Western North Carolina. The brothers started playing string music as young children and are part of a musical family that still plays together. Reggie sings and plays guitar, banjo and kick-drum suitcase for percussion, Ryan sings and plays bass. Their repertoire consists of any number of musical styles including traditional roots music, blues, mountain music, vintage country and a little rock and roll.
She Kills Monsters8:00pmTaylor Theatre @ UNCGShe Kills Monsters By Qui Nguyen Taylor Theatre | Directed by Jim Wren A comedic romp into the world of fantasy role-playing games, She Kills Monsters tells the story of Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following the death of her teenage sister, Tilly. When Agnes finds Tilly's Dungeons & Dragons notebook, however, she stumbles into a journey of discovery and action-packed adventure in the imaginary world that was Tilly's refuge. In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90s pop culture, acclaimed young playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek and warrior within us all.
The Tanger Outlets POPS Series: Broadway, Our Way!8:00pmWestover ChurchHailed by the Wall Street Journal as being “blessed with strong voices and leading man looks”, classically trained vocalists Will & Anthony Nunziata have won acclaim throughout the country bringing their fresh take on Broadway, contemporary, and classic Italian Music.
Neil Simon's PROPOSALS8:00pm to 10:30pmArts Council TheatreA warm summer day in 1953 finds the Hines family – Burt, daughter Josie, and housekeeper Clemma – awaiting the arrival of Burt’s ex-wife for a visit to their cottage in the Poconos. When Josie’s old boyfriend and Clemma’s estranged husband show up at the same time, romantic entanglements ensue for one delightfully funny and poignant afternoon. “The story speeds along, and Simon’s craftily written dialogue keeps us laughing the whole way.” (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
August Wilson's "The Piano Lesson"8:00pmThe Stained Glass PlayhouseIt is 1936 and Boy Willie arrives in Pittsburgh from the South in a battered truck loaded with watermelons to sell. He has an opportunity to buy some land down home, but he has to come up with the money right quick. He wants to sell an old piano that has been in his family for generations, but he shares ownership with his sister and it sits in her living room. She has already rejected several offers because the antique piano is covered with incredible carvings detailing the family's rise from slavery.
She Kills Monsters8:00pmTaylor TheatreUNCG Theatre presents SHE KILLS MONSTERS by Qui Nguyen and directed by Jim Wren. A comedic romp into the world of fantasy role-playing games, She Kills Monsters tells the story of Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following the death of her teenage sister, Tilly. When Agnes finds Tilly’s Dungeons & Dragons notebook, however, she stumbles into a journey of discovery and action-packed adventure in the imaginary world that was Tilly’s refuge.
Sunday, February 14, 2016
It’s All About the Hue(All day)Greenhill
She Kills Monsters2:00pmTaylor Theatre @ UNCG
Neil Simon's PROPOSALS2:00pm to 4:30pmArts Council Theatre
The Waiting Room2:00pmMainstage Theatre, Scales Fine Arts Center, Wake Forest UniversityThe Waiting Room by Lisa Loomer directed by J.E.R. Friedenberg February 12-13 & 18-20, 2016 at 7:30 PM February 14 & 21, 2016 at 2:00 PM In this outrageous comic approach to beauty and medicine, three women from different times and cultures meet in a doctor’s waiting room. While the women struggle to meet society’s patriarchal construct of beauty and eroticism through body modification, the medical professionals attempt to rationalize the ethics of the business for their own gain.
CTG's Production of The Diary of Anne Frank2:00pm to 4:00pmCTG's Starr Theatre
Pop-Up Jewelry Artists in The Shop at GreenHill2:00pm to 5:00pmGreenHill
Fiddle & Bow Presents Little Windows2:00pm to 4:30pmMuddy Creek Music HallSpecial extra concert day and time featuring Little Windows. They create a beautiful blend of Irish and Appalachian music and traditionally-based originals with a special focus on unaccompanied ballads. Duo Julee Glaub Weems and Mark Weems tour together nationally and abroad with a focus on the art of the pure voice with tight harmonies in traditional songs, providing instrumentation that includes guitar, fiddle, banjo, flute, piano, and bodhrán (Irish frame drum).
She Kills Monsters2:00pmTaylor Theatre
UNCSA Wind Ensemble3:00pmStevens CenterDiscover music with roots in the traditional band world as well as new works that will take you to thrilling sonic worlds.
Franc D'Ambrosio's Broadway3:00pmHigh Point TheatreFranc D'Ambrosio is best known as the Phantom in Andrew Lloyd Webber's long-running Tony Award winning Musical The Phantom of The Opera. His amazing talent so impressed the late Luciano Pavarotti that, during his first Broadway role, an invitation was extended - which was quickly accepted - for him to study with the legendary tenor at his home in Italy. In celebration of Valentine's Day, don't miss the critically acclaimed one man show, Franc D'Ambrosio's Broadway!
August Wilson's "The Piano Lesson"3:00pmThe Stained Glass Playhouse
Greensboro Big Band - Sweet Sounds Concert6:00pm to 8:00pmCanterbury School, Berry HallCome enjoy the Greensboro Big Band, "Sweet Sounds" - part of the popular Opus Concert Series, showcasing outstanding musical entertainment at exciting venues throughout our community and presented by City Arts Music Center of the Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department. It'll be a night of dancing and music - perfect for Valentine's Day!
Monday, February 15, 2016
18th Century Cooking at the Wilkes Heritage Museum10:00am to 3:00pmWilkes Heritage MuseumMake and bake your own 18th Century cookie and bring home the recipe! The Wilkes Heritage Museum will host a special 18th Century cooking demonstration that will allow visitors to make and bake their own cookie in the the museum's Captain Robert Cleveland Log Home with Mary Bohlen. After creating your culinary delight, the Wilkes County Stamp Club will help you make your own recipe card to take home.
ArtVenture Winter Day Camp11:00am to 11:30amChildren's Museum of Winston-SalemGet ready to be hands-on along this art adventure! Bring your imagination to life and experiment with the messiest of art supplies to create your own stunning works of art. http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=zd7btqbab&oeidk=a07...