every day something cool.
New Music, Part 1: August Snow and Night Dance Triad Stage; 232 S. Elm St., Greensboro; 336.272.0160; www.triadstage. org; 1:30-4:30 p.m.; $10+
Celebrate the life and work of one of the South’s greatest writers in this oncein-a-lifetime theatrical event. Return to a small town in eastern North Carolina and the Avery family that captivated audiences in Triad Stage’s second season.
Wed., Feb 15
Artist Talk with Heather Gordon
Green Hill Center for NC Art; 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro; 336.333.7460; www. greenhillcenter.org; 5:30-6:30 p.m.; FREE
Gordon, a Durham artist is recognized statewide and on a national
level. She has exhibited at SECCA, the Weatherspoon, the Cameron Art
museum and the Barrett Art Center in Poughkeepsie, NY, where she was
awarded an Honorable Mention by juror Nat Trotman, associate curator at
the Guggenheim Museum of Art.
Thur., Feb 16
Pauline Theatre; Hayworth Fine Arts Center. HPU Campus; 833 Montlieu Ave., High Point; 336.841.4673; www.highpoint.edu; 7:30 p.m.; $10
a delightful new comedy about an ambitious young real estate agent who
acquires an unusual pair of glasses that gives him the ability to see
the hidden flaws, fears and fantasies of the people around him.
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Fri., Feb 17
Learn How to Dance Bachata
Greensboro Cultural Center, Studio 305; 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro; 336.339.9715; www. greensborosalsadance.com
learn the art of bachata, a very sensual and romantic Latin dance that
originated in Dominican Republic decades ago. Bachata is easy to learn
and doesn’t require any dance experience to do it. Unlike salsa, bachata
does not require many complex turns although the moves are very well
used when the musicality is understood and interpreted correctly.
Everyone is welcome
Sat., Feb 18
Mill Event Center; 1000 Revolution Mill Drive, Greensboro; 336.333.2220;
www. belcantocompany. com; 6-9:30 p.m.; $75/ table $25/concert only
Bel Canto Co. in an intimate and lively cabaret performance. Join in
for a glass of wine from Wine Warehouse/ Rioja!, an elegant plated
dinner provided by Pepper Moon Catering, a fabulous silent auction and
raffle, and a great concert. Seating is limited so reserve your seat or
an entire table today!
Mon., Feb 20
Laughter in the Dark Film Series presents: Trouble in Paradise
School of Creativity; 900 16th St., Greensboro; 336.617.3328; www.
greensboroschoolofcreativity.org; 6:30-9 p.m.; FREE
Budd Wilkins, staff critic for Slant Magazine, presents a new film series “Laughter in the Dark”, exploring the darker side of comedy. This weeks pick is Trouble in Paradise, the
classic 1932 film starring Herbert Marshall and Miriam Hopkins about
two thieves who fall in love while masquerading as nobility, and the
misadventures that follow as they attempt a heist on a large perfume
Tues., Feb 21
Leonardo Live Hanesbrands Theatre; 209 N. Spruce St., Winston-Salem; 336.747.1414; www. hanesbrandstheatre. org; 7:30 p.m.; $7
Live offers an unprecedented opportunity for audiences worldwide to
experience these da Vinci works via filmed tour. Captured live on the
eve of the exhibition opening in London (fall 2011), Leonardo Live will
provide a highdefinition walk-through of the landmark exhibition,
in-depth commentary about featured pieces in the exhibit and extra
Wed., Feb 22
The Mystery of Edwin Drood UNC School of the Arts Campus; 1533 S. Main St., Winston- Salem; 336.721.1945; www.uncsa.edu; 8 p.m.; $15
This wildly theatrical musical kicks off when the Music Hall Royale (a loony Victorian troupe) “puts on” its flamboyant rendition of an unfinished Dickens mystery. The playfulness of this playwithin-a-play draws the audience toward one of Drood’s most talkedabout features, which allows the audience to vote on the solution as prelude to its unusual and hilarious finale!