January 6. 6-10pm. R.J. Reynolds Art Collection Sale. Liberty Arts Center. 526 N Liberty St., Winston-Salem. The Liberty Arts Center will feature original paintings, prints and framed photographic artworks. An eclectic selection of paintings and prints are on exhibit in the Main Gallery with approximately 20 framed photo images on display up on the Mezzanine covering a wide variety of subjects, moods and styles ranging from seascapes and architectural to candid and surreal. For more info, call 336.747.1412
January 6. 6-10pm. Black and White and shades of Gray. The Studio and Gallery. 109 N Cedar St., Greensboro. This show features a collection of artwork and home decor featuring the influence of Black/White/Gray. For more info, visit www.thestudioandgallery.vpweb.com
January 11. 5-7pm. Esse Quam Videri: Self Portraits by Bahraini Muslims Opening Reception. Guilford College Art Gallery. 5800 W Friendly Ave., Greensboro. An exhibition featuring 24 portraits collaboratively created by Muslims living in Bahrain and artist Todd Drake, and resulting from a Fulbright-Hayes Grant and support from the U.S. State Department. For more info, call 336.316.2438
January 21. 8pm. Winston-Salem Shuffle. Krankie’s Coffee. 211 E 3rd St., Winston-Salem. Monthly multimedia talent contest of original composition or public domain material. Admission is $5 and winner gets half the gate, minus expenses. For more info and rules, visit www.ws-shuffle.org or call 336.745.6660
Now through January 8. Tom Burckhardt: Falk Visiting Art. Weatherspoon Art Museum. 500 Tate St., Greensboro. Tom Burckhardt investigates the artistic process, particularly the dilemma of the contemporary painter, in his innovative and humorous works. His exhibition includes Elements of a Painting, a large-scale wall installation that destabilizes the grand tradition of painting through the use of old book pages as a surface. For more info, call 336.334.5770 or visit www.weatherspoon.uncg.edu
Now through Jan. 29. Lilly McElroy exhibition. SECCA. 750 Marguerite Dr., Winston-Salem. Lilly McElroy is a young, Arizona-born artist who playfully, but poignantly moves between poles of aggression and intimacy in video performances. Ms. McElroy stops people on the street to see how people react to one another. Among the art works displayed is a series of photographic stills called “I Throw Myself at Men.” For more info, visit www.secca.org
Now through February 12. Altered States & Visions. Weatherspoon Art Museum. 500 Tate St., Greensboro. The term “altered states” describes intense mental and/or psychological changes that cause the person to lose his/ her normal sensory perceptions. The works of art on display
in this exhibition not only feature figures experiencing such mind expansions and visions, but also depict the products of such mental conditions. For more info, call 336.334.5770 or visit www.weatherspoon.uncg.edu
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January 6. 6pm. Swing Dance Lesson. International Civil Rights Center & Museum. 134 S Elm St., Greensboro. Come meet PSDS members, have fun, and learn about the role of swing dancing in our nation’s rich cultural history. No pre-registration, partner, or experience necessary. For more info, call 336.508.9998 or visit www.piedmontswingdance.org
January 14. 7:30-11:30pm. PSDS Swing Dance. Vintage Theatre. 7 Vintage Ave., Winston-Salem. No partner necessary. Beginner’s lesson w/ paid admission at 7:30. Featuring music by The Wally West Little Big Band. For more info visit www.piedmontswingdance.org
February 11. 7pm. “Belly and the Beats.” Carolina Theatre. 310 S Greene St., Greensboro. Daliana’s Troupe Bellysima bring you this Belly Dance Spectacular. Performances also by Daliana’s Troupe Paprika. For more info, visit www.carolinatheatre.com or call 336.856.2551
Ongoing. Adult dance & fitness at Royal Expressions
School of Dance. 1220-E Battleground Ave., Greensboro. Classes range from $5-$10 each. For more info and class schedules call 336.944.6146 or visit www.royalexpressions.org
Ongoing. Daliana Dance, 702 A Guilford College Rd, Greensboro.Adult Classes 6 days a week offering Ballet/ Jazz, Belly Dance, African with Wesley Williams Jr, Afro Modern Fusion, Belly Dance Fitness, and more! Youth classes available. 336-856-2551. dalianadance.com
Mondays. 7:00-8:00 p.m. Belly Dance Class. Lewis Recreation Center, 3110 Forest Lawn Dr., Greensboro. $38 for 8 weeks. Ongoing. For more information call 379-1712 or 455-5977.
Tuesdays. 7:30-10:30 p.m. Fiddle & Bow Country Dance.
Vintage Theatre, 7 Vintage Ave., Winston-Salem. No partner
needed. Cost $7. For more information call 272-3245.
Wednesdays. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Belly Dancing Class. The Center For Holistic Healing, 623 York Ave Suite 103, High Point. Cost: $10.00 per class. For more information call 841-4307 or visit www.chhtree.com.
Second & Fourth Wednesdays. Tribal Improv Belly Dance. Eclectic by Nature, 402 State St., Greensboro. $10/class. Call EBN at 373-0733 to reserve a spot! Visit www.eclecticbynature.com for more information.
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