Entertainment calendar (April 25-May 1-2013)

Apr. 25, 2013 @ 01:34 AM

Rhythm

“STOMP” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in War Memorial Auditorium at the Greensboro Coliseum, 1921 W. Lee St. The long-running show that began as street performance in the United Kingdom mixes percussion and movement. $54.05-$64.85, Ticketmaster

Music

BILL GAITHER & Gaither Homecoming Tour will be performed at 7 p.m. Friday at Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 2825 University Parkway, Winston-Salem. Performers are the Gaither Vocal Band, The Isaacs, The Nelons, Karen Peck & New River, Charlotte Ritchie, Gene McDonald and guitarist Kevin Williams. $24-$75, Ticketmaster

TRIAD COLLEGE Music Festival featuring Kendrick Lamar and Bridget Kelly will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Special Events Center, Greensboro Coliseum, 1921 W. Lee St. $29.50, Ticketmaster

JOHN MAUCERI conducts the UNC School of the Arts Symphony Orchestra for his final time at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Stevens Center, 405 W. 4th St., Winston-Salem. Mauceri is retiring and ending his seven-year term as UNCSA chancellor. The focal point of the program is “Symphonic Dances,” and it also includes works by Debussy, Borodin and Ravel. $13-$15, 721-1945

GUITARIST James Reynolds of Reidsville gives his senior recital at 3 p.m. Sunday at Royce Reynolds Family Life Center, Greensboro College, 1015 W. Market St. Free

Drama

“TOP GIRLS” will be performed by UNCG Theatre at 7:30 tonight, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Brown Building Theatre, 402 Tate St., Greensboro. The witty play is set in 1980 in England. A businesswoman hosts a dinner party to celebrate her promotion, and her guests are powerful women from myth and history. It is not recommended for children. $18 for adults; $15 for children, students and seniors; $7 for UNCG students, 334-4849, www.boxoffice.undg.edu  

History

BLACKSMITHING will be demonstrated 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Historical Park at the High Point Museum, 1859 E. Lexington Ave. Free

Film

SENIOR FILMS will be screened Friday through May 2 at Geeksboro Coffeehouse Cinema, 2134 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro. Films are by seniors, present and past, at UNC School of the Arts School of Filmmaking. Daily screenings of films by current seniors are at noon, 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. UNCSA Classics will be shown at 4 p.m. daily and at 9:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Wednesday and Thursday. Tickets are $10 per screening, with proceeds benefitting the annual senior trip to Los Angeles. www.geeksboro.com

“GIULIO CESARE” will be shown at noon Saturday at Hanesbrands Theatre, 209 N. Spruce St., Winston-Salem, as part of the series, “The Met: Live in HD.” The production by David McVicar features countertenor David Daniels singing the title role opposite Natalie Dessay as Cleopatra. $22, $15 for students, 747-1414, www.hanesbrandstheatre.org

Dance

WFU DANCE Company gives its “Spring Student Choreography Concert” at 7 p.m. today through Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday at Mainstage Theatre, Scales Fine Arts Center, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem. Performances feature the choreography of 13 WFU juniors and seniors in a variety of styles. $10 for adults, $5 for students, seniors and children, 758-5295, college.wfu.edu/theatre 

A SINGLES dance will be held 8 p.m.-midnight Saturday at The Elks Lodge, 2201 W. Cornwallis Drive, Greensboro. $12

A CONTRA dance sponsored by Fiddle and Bow Country Dancers will be held 8-10:30 p.m. Tuesday at Clemmons Civic Club, 2870 Middlebrook Drive, Clemmons. Lessons for newcomers are at 7:30 p.m. No partner is necessary. Reel Shady will provide live music, and Andrea Nettleton will call dances. $8, $5 for full-time students, $3 for Salem students, 272-3245

Clubs

THE GARAGE, 110 W. 7th St., Winston-Salem, features the following: 
• Wilde Bloos — 9 p.m. Friday; $7
• Wafer Thin, Karon Click & the Hot Licks— 9 p.m. Saturday; $7;
• Swimm, Bosnian Pyramids — 9 p.m. Sunday, $6.
777-1127, www.the-garage.ws

Community day

“KINGS AND QUEENS of the Silver Queen,” a community day celebration, will be held noon-3 p.m. Saturday at Reynolda House Museum of American Art, 2250 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem. Events include music, performances and art activities inspired by Hollywood during the 1920s and 1930s. Visitors may view the exhibit “Star Power: Edward Steichen’s Glamour Photography,” at the museum. Free

Exhibits

“ANIMALS IN OUR CARE” exhibit will be held 5-7 p.m. Friday with a reception and fundraising sale at Center for Creative Leadership, One Leadership Place, Greensboro. Artists are Tucker Bailey, Kathy Brusnighan, Addren Doss, Elaine O’Neil, Rose Rosely, Jean Smith and Marie Van Vuuren. Canine artist is Netop the Painting Dog, who will give a painting demonstration at 6 p.m. Friday. A portion of every sale goes to Red Dog Farm Animal Rescue Network.

A MASTER OF FINE ARTS thesis exhibit opens Saturday and continues through June 2 at Weatherspoon Art Museum at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. An opening reception will be held 3-5 p.m. Sunday, with an artist talk at 2 p.m. www.weatherspoon.uncg.edu

A FACULTY ART exhibit continues through Wednesday in Gerrald Hall at Guilford Technical Community College, 601 High Point Road, Jamestown. It features works by 12 faculty members, and it was organized by members of the advertising and graphic design department. It features 25 works in a variety of mediums, including photography, mixed media, graphite and pottery. 

“VISIONS OF PEACE: Our Sustainable Future” continues through Tuesday at The Creative Center Gallery, 900 Sixteenth St., Greensboro. The exhibit is composed of landscape paintings, multicultural banners and ceramic art created by 16 local artists. 686-4806, www.realvisionsofpeace.org

ELLEN GREER and Bill Donnan exhibit their works through Tuesday at Randolph Arts Guild, 123 Sunset Ave., Asheboro. The local artists are husband and wife, Greer creates colorful oil pastel abstracts, and Donnan creates sculpture, primary bronze abstracts. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays.

“INDEPENDENTS, Paintings by Brett Baker, Mark Brown, Ashlynn Browning, Philip Lopez and Bonnie Melton” continues through June 2 at Green Hill Center for N.C. Art, 220 N. Davie St., Greensboro. It examines the recent work of five abstract painters from the Triangle.  A list of related events is online at www.greenhillcenter.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. 

“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.

“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