May 26. 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
June 2. 9am-3pm. Art Fest at The Coffee Mill. 6275 Shallowford Rd., Lewisville. A Collaborative effort with several local craft guilds and The Coffee Mill. Local crafts make excellent gifts for Father’s Day, teacher, graduations, and weddings. At the event, you can also have a pet or family portrait done for as little as $20. For more info, call 336.946.2407
June 2. 12-5pm. GenFest. High Point Museum. 1859 E Lexington Ave., High Point. The Heritage Research Center’s annual family- and local-history and culture festival will be held on the first floor of the High Point Public Library. For more info, call 336.885.1859 or visit www.highpointmuseum.org
Now through May 25. Silent Treatment. Inter_section Gallery and Art Space. 629 N Trade St., Winston- Salem. This series of collages evolved from these documentations and memoirs, and were enlarged in a digital format. Each piece revolves around a significant person in Griffin’s life and the incidents, recollections, and associations generated from that relationship. For more info, visit www.intersectiongallery.com
Now through May 27. Woman on the Run. SECCA. 750 Margeurite Dr., Winston-Salem. In Woman on the Run, Tracey Snelling evokes a world of black and white Hollywood crime thrillers where the lines between good and evil becomes tantalizingly blurred. For more info, visit www.secca.org
Now through June 2. ELDA –Paintings by Eleanor Layfield Davis. Eleanor & Egbert Davis Gallery, Sawtooth School for Visual Art. 251 N Spruce St., Winston-Salem. At age forty-seven, when her four children were in their teens, Eleanor Davis began painting, and she did so prolifically for the rest of her life. For more info, visit www.sawtooth.org
Happening now. CoLAB: A New Media Program. Elsewhere Artist Collaborative. 606 S Elm St., Greensboro. Elsewhere is launching CoLAB, a platform for interactive media and learning. Participants will learn how to edit and make small films, record and mix music, broadcast live on the radio and conduct interviews with local community members. For more info, visit www.elsewhere.org
Happening now. The Living Library. Elsewhere Artist Collaborative. 606 S Elm St., Greensboro. This project will be a collaborative gathering space and public studio for storytelling, book arts, screen printing, experimental publishing, reading, and live radio broadcasts. For more info, visit www.goelsewhere.org
Going on now. Developing “Finer Womanhood.” High Point Museum. 1859 E Lexington Ave., High Point. The photos, from the Mary McLeod Bethune (African American) YWCA, depict various activities sponsored by the YWCA in its ongoing efforts to improve the lives of women in its community during the 1950s and 1960s. For more info, call 336. 885.1859 or visit www.highpointmuseum.org
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May 26. 8:30-11:30pm. Mike Day Swing Machine. Oriental Shrine Club. 5010 High Point Rd., Greensboro. The Piedmont Swing Dance Society, Inc. presents The Mike Day Swing Machine in this special swing dance performance. For more info, visit www. piedmontswingdance.org or call 336.508.9998
Now through May 31. Exhibition of Artwork by Artists at Friendship Adult Day Services. Hemphill Library. 2301 W Vandalia Rd., Greensboro.
Now through May 31. Exhibition of Artwork by Leigh Rodenbough. The Creative Center. 900 Sixteenth St., Greensboro.
Now through May 31. Exhibition of Artwork by Tina Bell Midgett and William Scherbak. Greensboro Cultural Arts Center. Orientation Room, 200 N Davie St., Greensboro.
Now through June 1. Invisible Man / Maurice Moore. Center for Visual Artists. 200 N Davie St., Greensboro. INVISIBLE MAN showcases recent works by the 2011 All Member Juried Exhibition winner, artist Maurice Moore, in his first solo gallery exhibition. Fueled by observation and personal experiences, Moore says, “Drawing for me is discovering a way to make oneself visible. For more info, visit www.greensboroart.org
June 3. 3:30-5:30pm. First Sunday Tea Dance. Guilford Grange. 4909 Guilford School Rd., Greensboro. Join host Tim Saunders and enjoy your favorite ballroom dances. For more info, call 336.324.1924
Ongoing. Open level classes in ballet, contemporary, jazz, hip hop, tap, and Zumba all year long. Royal Expressions School of Dance, Adult Dance & Fitness. 1220-E Battleground Ave., Greensboro. Visit www.royalexpressions.org/schoolofdance.aspx for the full schedule. Contact 336-944-6146 or email info@ royalexpressions.org for more information.
Ongoing Dance Classes at Daliana Dance.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 also available ages 3 and up! visit www.dalianadance.com or call 336-856-2551
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