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!
Sunday, February 14, 2016
- (All day)Greenhill
She Kills Monsters2:00pmTaylor 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.
Neil Simon's PROPOSALS2:00pm to 4:30pmArts 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)
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 TheatreNews Release — Community Theatre of Greensboro (CTG) Program: Community Theatre of Greensboro The Diary of Anne Frank by Wendy Kesselman Show Dates: February 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20 at 7:30PM February 13, 14, 20, 21 at 2PM Tickets: Prices range from $10-$30 (plus $2 restoration fee and NC sales tax) Purchase tickets from our box office: Tuesday – Friday 12-4PM. Call 336-333-7469(SHOW.) Our box office opens 45 minutes before each performance.
Pop-Up Jewelry Artists in The Shop at GreenHill2:00pm 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.
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 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.
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 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.
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 Museum
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...
NAMI Peer to Peer3:00pmHillsdale Baptist ChurchNAMI Peer to Peer is a free, recovery-based educational course for those who have been diagnosed with a mental illness. Topics include symptoms, medications, effective communication with health care providers and family members, preventing relapse, problem solving, fighting stigma, and developing confidence. Enrollment is now open for the 2016 session of this course, which will be taught on consecutive Mondays and Thursdays beginning February 1 and ending March 3, 2016, from 3 pm-5 pm. Classes will meet at Hillsdale Baptist Church in Advance, NC. Preregistration is required.
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
It’s All About the Hue(All day)Greenhill
18th Century Cooking at the Wilkes Heritage Museum10:00amWilkes Heritage Museum
18th Century Cooking at the Wilkes Heritage Museum3:00pmWilkes Heritage Museum
Beginner's Genealogy Classes6:00pm to 8:00pmMount Airy Museum of Regional HistoryThis course, taught by local genealogist Esther Johnson, will be a five-part series designed for the individual who is interested in researching his/her family tree. Classes will take place in various locations depending on the date: 2/9 and 2/16: Museum’s 2nd floor Classroom 2/23: Surry County Register of Deeds Office in Dobson 3/1: The Carlos Surratt Genealogy Room at Surry Community College in Dobson 3/8: Museum Classroom
Choral Therapy7:00pm to 8:00pmThe Music Academy of North CarolinaImprove your emotional and physical well-being by singing with others! Healthy singing comes from good mental and physical exertion that improves the quality and experience of making music. Ever wonder why the choir members of your place of worship or school always seemed to be happy during and after singing? Find out how you can improve your emotional and physical well-being by developing your innate singing voice in an ensemble setting. Come express your inner singer with new friends. It feels good to sing your heart out, and it's good for your heart too!
Basics of Investing7:00pm to 8:00pmReynolda Manor Branch LibraryThis program will the following topics: - How to get started in the stock market - Setting realistic expectations - Investment strategies - Customizing your portfolio - Investing for the long haul Presented by Glenn Kirk from Summit Credit Union.
Contra Dance - Light and Gold (Laura Light and Roger Gold) with Chuck Abell of Rochester, NY calling8:00pm to 10:30pmClemmons Civic ClubNo partner needed! Come join the dance lines and have fun! There will always be a lesson for beginners at 7:30, so don't hesitate to join us if you or someone you bring is new to contra dancing. It's a good idea to bring a bottle of drinking water. Plan to change into your soft-soled dancing shoes after you enter the dance hall. Contra dancing is a social dance and is great for all ages!
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
It’s All About the Hue(All day)Greenhill
Chrysalis Chamber Music Festival: Concert 12:00pmWatson HallTraditional and contemporary chamber music works celebrating the student talents of the UNCSA School of Music. FREE
Artist Talks - Carolyn Nelson & Margie Stewart5:30pm to 7:30pmGreenhillIt’s All About the Hue artists Carolyn Nelson and Margie Stewart will each discuss the role of color in their work in back-to-back 20 minute presentations followed by questions. Carolyn Nelson recently retired as Director of Design at Elon University and now works full-time on her art. As a textile artist, Nelson uses a “shibori resist technique,” hand-dying or painting most of her pieces. Nelson’s work often appears to capture the energy of place—fields, marshes, deserts, clouds, oceans.
She Kills Monsters7:30pmTaylor Theatre @ UNCG
CTG's Production of The Diary of Anne Frank7:30pm to 9:30pmCTG's Starr Theatre
Thursday, February 18, 2016
It’s All About the Hue(All day)Greenhill
TEDxGreensboro Livestream of TED2016: DREAM8:00amBennett CollegeTEDxGreensboro is livestreaming a day of TED2016 from Vancouver – DREAM. Dreams matter. And TED2016 will be dedicated to the greatest dreams we are capable of dreaming. We will provide a full day of the TED2016 event at Bennett College’s beautiful Global Learning Center on February 18, 2016 at 507-509 Gorrell Street, Greensboro NC 27406.
Welcome Home Veteran's Coffee8:30amOutback SteakhouseVeteran’s Coffee get together FREE Coffee and Pastries for Veterans, provided by Sheetz Thursday morning, March 19, 8:30AM till 10:30AM Outback Steakhouse, Winston-Salem (The Third Thursday of Each Month) Questions: Don Timmons 336 331-1309