Entertainment calendar (Jan. 2-8, 2014)

Dec. 31, 2013 @ 10:46 AM

Dance

“FAIRY TALE SERIES” will be performed at 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Saturday at Hanesbrands Theatre, 209 N. Spruce St., Winston-Salem. Performances are by Winston-Salem Festival Ballet, the sister organization of High Point Ballet. The one-act production is designed for children, and it includes a parade of characters and themed activities before each performance at which audience members can meet dancers, get autographs and have photos taken. The performance is based on three fairy tales: “Goldilocks and the Three Bears,” “The Three Billy Goats Gruff” and “Henny Penny.” $15 for general admission, $50 for a family four-pack, $30 for a combo ticket that includes this production and the upcoming “Beatrix Potter,”  747-1414, www.rhodesartscenter.tix.com  

Music

JAY Z brings his “Magna Carter World Tour” to the Greensboro Coliseum, 1921 W. Lee St., at 8 p.m. Sunday. $43.70, $141.35, Ticketmaster

Festival

WINTERFEST continues through Feb. 1 outdoors adjacent to the Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St. Features include an ice skating rink open 4-9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 4-10 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturdays and noon-7 p.m. Sundays. During school holidays the rink will be open 10 a.m.-10 p.m. daily. Other features include an ice roller coaster, an ice gazebo, a light carousel. Admission to the rink, including skates and an ice saucer, is $10 per person for 2 hours of skating and ice sliding. The $10 price includes unlimited trips down the ice roller coaster during the two-hour time frame. Groups of 15 or more can skate for $8 per person. Special mid-week $8 discount nights are available. Private rink rental times are also available for parties and corporate events before or after public skating hours. The full schedule and additional programming details are online at www.piedmontwinterfest.com.

Exhibits

“MERRY MOOR WINNETT: A Photographic Personal Perspective,” reopens Monday and continues through Feb. 27 at Sechrest Art Gallery, Hayworth Fine Arts Center, High Point University, 833 Montlieu Ave. It recently was on exhibit at the gallery and will return because of popularity. Winnett (1951-1994) was known in the late 1970s as the queen of experimental photography, and she used infrared, hand-painted, toned, stitched and composite-printed images. The retrospective exhibit covers Winnett’s lifetime of work. Featured works include 45 vintage surreal photographs from a variety of series and collections, with themes of mythology, fantasy and popular culture. Winnett’s work is in the permanent collection of Smithsonian Museum of American Art, and it also is  at Guilford College, University of South Florida, Reynolds Collection, Greenhill Center for Art and New York’s Floating Foundation of Photography. Gallery hours are 1-5 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays. 841-4680

“OLD WAYS in Mind: Historical American Pottery and Contemporary N.C. Potters” continues through March 10 at N.C. Pottery Center, 233 East Ave., Seagrove. The exhibit features works by N.C. potters influenced by historic American pottery. Exhibit hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. 873-8430, www.ncpotterycenter.org

“WINTER SHOW” continues through Jan. 12 at Greenhill Center for North Carolina Art, 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro. It features more than 500 works in a variety of media by 130 artists from throughout the state. www.greenhillnc.org

“QUILTS and Crafts of the Lakota” continues through Jan. 26 at Delta Arts Center, 2611 New Walkertown Road, Winston-Salem. It is in conjunction with the Museum of Anthropology at Wake Forest University. The exhibit is composed of two related exhibits: “Quilts of the Lakota” organized by The Heritage Center at Red Cloud Indian School, Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota, and “Contemporary Creations: Arts and Crafts by Lakota Artists” by C-H Jacobson Produktion AB of Stockholm, Sweden. www.deltaartscenter.org

“THE WAR AT HOME: Exploring Winston and Salem During the Civil War” continues through June at New Winston Museum, 713 Marshall St. South, Winston-Salem. Designed to present the war from the perspective of the communities of Winston and Salem, the exhibit has three components: “A Divided Community,” “The War Effort” and “Life and Legacies.” Museum hours are noon-5 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. Free, www.newwinston.org, 724-2842

“PARTISANS: Social Realism in American Art” continues through March 16 at Reynolda House Museum of American Art, 2250 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem. It is designed to explore art as a form of protest against social injustice. It is a Reynolda rotating exhibit, and it includes works not regularly on view, such as “Bootleggers” by Thomas Hart Benton and “Spring Turning” by Grant Wood. www.reynoldahouse.org