Entertainment Calendar, High Points This Week (Jan. 9-15, 2014)

Jan. 08, 2014 @ 10:26 AM

In concert

TINSLEY ELLIS is in concert at 8 p.m. Saturday at the High Point Theatre, 220 E. Commerce Ave., as part of the theater’s 2013-14 “Passport to Entertainment” professional artist series. Ellis is known for his hard-rocking blues guitar work and vocals, in the Southern blues style of Duane Allman, Freddie King, Derek Trucks and Warren Haynes. He entered the national music scene in 1988, and he has toured and released albums since. His most recent album is “Moment of Truth” released in 2007. Tickets are $20-$25, and they are available online at www.highpointtheatre.com or by calling 887-3001.

History

“A BEGINNER’S GUIDE to Jumping the Pond, Part 2” will be given 6:30-7:45 p.m. Monday in Morgan Room at High Point Neal F. Austin Public Library, 901 N. Main St. The program by Larry Cates is the second part of an introduction to English records. The focus will be on 17th-century sources for Southerners with immigrant ancestors who arrived during that period. Free, no registration required.

For kids

“WINTER STORYTIME” will be held Today at Archdale Public Library, 10433 S. Main St. Times are 10 a.m. for toddlers and  10:30 a.m. for pre-schoolers. Activities include puppet play, musical instruments, feltboards and stories. Free

Dance

PENN-GRIFFIN School for the Arts students give dance concerts at 7 tonight and Tuesday night in Burford Auditorium at the school, 825 Washington St.