Entertainment calendar (March 28-April 3, 2013)

Mar. 28, 2013 @ 12:15 AM

Easter

“EASTER IN OLD SALEM” will be held 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday throughout the Old Salem historic district of Winston-Salem. Events include an Easter egg hunt (10:30-11:30 a.m.), natural egg dyeing, egg painting, an afternoon vesper (2-4 p.m. and the reading of John Hutton’s “Easter Maus.” Admission is included with an all-in-one ticket, which are $21 for adults, $10 for age 6-16, free for children younger than 6. 721-7300, www.oldsalem.org

“REQUIEM IN D MINOR” by Anton Bruckner will be performed by the Chancel Choir and Orchestra at noon Friday at West Market Street United Methodist Church, 302 W. Market St., Greensboro.

Comedy

IMPROVISATIONAL comedy by the Winston-Salem group Nekkid Feet will be performed 7:30-9 p.m. Friday at North Carolina Shakespeare Festival’s Spirit Center, 807 W. Ward Ave. The group performs stand-up based on audience suggestions. Admission is for those age 18 and older. Beer, wine and other refreshments will be for sale. $10

Music

ALICIA KEYS is in concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Greensboro Coliseum, 1921 W. Lee St. She is on her “Set the World on Fire Tour.” Miguel, and rhythm and blues singer who was nominated for five Grammy Awards, opens. $50.90-$115.65, Ticketmaster

UNC School of the Arts, 1533 S. Main St., Winston-Salem, sponsors the following performances, on campus unless otherwise listed:
• “Britten and the Sea” by the UNCSA Symphony Orchestra — The Stevens Center, 405 W. 4th St.; $15 for adults, $13 for students and senior citizens, 721-1945, www.uncsa.edu/performances;
• UNCSA Percussion Ensembles — 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; Watson Hall; Free.

For kids

“HANDS-ON SCIENCE” will be held at 3 and 4:30 p.m. today at the Asheboro Public Library, 201 Worth St. Children in grades two-six may learn about water wheels, and materials for making a water wheel to take home will be provided. Free, registration required (318-6804)

“CHARLOTTE’S WEB” will be performed at 7 tonight at R. Alton Cox Learning Resources Center, Randolph Community College, 629 Industrial Park Ave. The production is by North Carolina Theatre for Young People at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Free, reservations required (www.randolph.edu, Cultural Arts link)

“CHEROKEE TALES,” magical and mystical tales of the Cherokee, will be performed by Heirloom Puppet Theatre through Sunday at Frank L. Horton Museum, 924 S. Main St., Winston-Salem. $2, or with an all-in-one pass to Old Salem, www.oldsalem.org, 721-7300

Drama

“THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES” will be performed at 11 a.m. today and April 4, 7 p.m. April 5 and 3 p.m. April 6 in Gee Auditorium at Davidson County Community College, Thomasville. The multi-award-winning play is a celebration of female sexuality. Free

“OTHELLO” will be performed in Patrons Theatre, UNC School of the Arts, 1533 S. Main St., Winston-Salem. Performances by Studio 4 students are at 8 p.m. today-Saturday and Wednesday through April 6 and at 2 p.m. Saturday and April 6. The production is for mature audiences. $15 for adults, $13 for students and senior citizens, 721-1945, www.uncsa.edu/performances

Film

REYNOLDA FILM Festival will be held Monday through April 5 at Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem. Screenings include four feature films and films in the narrative, animation, experimental and documentary categories. Industry leaders who will speak are: Curt Beech, 7-8 p.m. Monday in Annenberg Forum; Ed Burns, 7-8 p.m. Tuesday at Brendle Recital Hall; Josh Olson, 5-6 p.m, Wednesday in Annenberg Forum. All events are free and open to the public. A complete schedule is online at www.reynoldafilmfestival.com.  

Clubs

THE GARAGE, 110 W. 7th St., Winston-Salem, features the following: 
• A Light Divided, Vanishger, Madrone, Intertwyned — 8:30 tonight, $5;
• Dale’s Picks — 9 p.m. Friday, $7;
• Martha Bassett, Doug Davis and the Solid Citizens — 9 p.m. Saturday, $7.
777-1127, www.the-garage.ws

Dance

A CONTRA dance sponsored by Fiddle and Bow Country Dancers will be held 8-10:30 p.m. Tuesday at Bryant Hall Gym, Salem College, Winston-Salem. Lessons for newcomers are at 7:30 p.m. No partner is necessary. Boom Chuck from Asheville will provide live music. $8, $5 for full-time students, $3 for Salem students, 272-3245

Exhibits

“BIG SOUTH Undergraduate Research Symposium Exhibit” continues through April 6 at Sechrest Art Gallery, Hayworth Fine Arts Center, High Point University, 833 Montlieu Ave. The intercollegiate juried exhibit features pieces in varied media, including 2-D and 3-D. Participating schools are: HPU, Appalachian State University, Campbell University, Coastal Carolina University, Davidson College, Guilford College, Liberty University, Longwood University, Presbyterian College, Radford University, Salem College, UNC-Asheville, UNC-Chapel Hill, UNC Greensboro, Virginia Military Institute and Winthrop University. 841-4685 

THEATRE ART GALLERIES, 220 E. Commerce Ave., sponsors the following exhibits through April 11:
•  “Pushing Color to the Limit,” paintings by Catherine C. Martin of Apex — Main Gallery. Martin began painting at age of 10, and she now uses vibrant color and extremes designed to create dramatic paintings with confident brush strokes. Her studio in Apex is The Red Canvas.
• “Shared Passages,” works by Scott Michael Raynor and R. Bruce Shores— Gallery B and Hallway Gallery. Both men are professors of art at High Point University. Raynor’s work consists mostly of painting, prints and drawings created to explore the complex relationships between visual observation and his personal history. Shores’ paintings are recent excursions into an ongoing exploration of the possibilities of painting.
• Elementary  School Art Exhibit featuring art by the students from Wiley, Foust, Union Hill, Shadybrook and Southwest elementary schools, Wesleyan Christian Academy, Westchester Country Day School, Immaculate Heart of Mary— Kaleidoscope Youth Gallery.
Gallery hours are noon-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and Saturdays by appointment. www.tagart.org

“THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF LEWIS HINE: Exposing Child Labor in North Carolina, 1908-1915” continues through June 1 at the High Point Museum, 1859 E. Lexington Ave. On loan from the N.C. Museum of History, it features 40 images from the Library of Congress that highlight Hine’s work in photographing children employed in textile mills, including those in North Carolina. 

NORTHWEST RANDOLPH Arts Council sponsors exhibits of paintings that continue through Monday in Archdale. High Point Artist Judith Glazier exhibits her work at Ed Price Realty, 118 Trindale Road. Gayle Lambeth exhibits at Sechrest Funeral Home, 120 Trindale Road.

“STAR POWER: Edward Steichen’s Glamour Photography” continues through May 19 at Reynolda House Museum of American Art, 2250 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem. Steichen was a painter and photographer, when, in 1923, he became chief photographer for Vogue and Vanity Fair magazines. The more than 100 photographs in the exhibit bring together Steichen’s portraits of luminaries from the worlds of politics, literature, government, journalism, dance theater, music and fashion. The exhibit also includes dresses, hats, shoes and jewelry from the same period that are in the Reynolda collection. General admission is $10 for adults and free for members and students. Related events are online at www.reynoldahouse.org.  

“DIANA AL-HADID,” a solo exhibit, continues through May 5 at Weatherspoon Art Museum, Spring Garden and Tate streets, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Al-Hadid was born in Syria and grew up in Ohio. She creates large-scale sculptures, small bronzes and drawings inspired by, among other things. Italian and northern Renaissance paintings. Works are designed to explores art historical references. A list of related events is online at www.weatherspoon.uncg.edu.

“TEA TIME: Series II Functional and Conceptual” continues through April 27 at the North Carolina Pottery Center, 233 East Ave., Seagrove. It features functional and conceptual North Carolina teapots and cups, handmade by more than 60 N.C. potters. Exhibit hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. 873-8430, www.ncpotterycenter.org

“CELEBRATING 50 YEARS of the Museum of Anthropology” continues through Oct. 26 at the museum at Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem. The retrospective exhibit curated by students includes photos from the archives and artifacts from around the world. Museum hours are 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Free

“GUILFORD COLLEGE Art Faculty  Biennial Exhibition” continues through May 17 in the Main Gallery, Hege Library, Guilford College, 5800 W. Friendly Ave., Greensboro. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays and 2-5 p.m. Sundays. 316-2438, www.guilford.edu/artgallery

THE ARMORY Show: One Hundred Years Later” continues through June 23 at Reynolda House Museum of American Art, 2250 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem. The exhibit celebrates the 100th anniversary of the original “The Armory Show” in 1913 in New York. The ground-breaking exhibit showcased progressive American artists (George Bellows, Robert Henri, John Sloan) and works by European artists (Cezanne, Duchamp, Picasso, Gauguin) that shocked Americans. The Reynolda exhibit includes works from the museum’s collection and private collections. www.reynoldahouse.org, 758-5150

“REAL TO REEL: The Making of ‘Gone With the Wind’ ” continues through April 14 at the N. C. Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. The exhibit is designed to tell the story of how the book by Margaret Mitchell became a record-breaking, historic film. It includes authentic memorabilia: costumes, scripts, screen tests, scene props and Vivien Leigh’s Academy Award. Admission is free. www.ncmuseumofhistory.org, (919) 807-7900