Entertainment calendar (Feb. 21-27, 2013)

Feb. 21, 2013 @ 02:51 AM


HERITAGE FESTIVAL will be held 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday at Old Salem Museum and Gardens, 600 S. Main St., Winston-Salem. Titled “Our Shared History: African American and Native American Roots and Connections,” the festival includes dance, crafts, music, games, food, demonstrations and displays. Admission is included in an all-in-one ticket, which is $21 for adults, $10 for children age 6-16. (800) 441-5305, www.oldsalem.org


BILL COSBY gives a stand-up comedy show at 8 p.m. Friday in War Memorial Auditorium at the Greensboro Coliseum, 1921 W. Lee St. $54.05-$86.40, .Ticketmaster


“ANIMALS THAT SLITHER, Slide, Run & Hide” will be held 1-5 p.m. Sunday at Chestnut Ridge Camp and Retreat Center, 4300 Camp Chestnut Ridge Road, Efland. Events focus on herpetology, the story of reptiles and amphibians, the environment, conservation and science. Free, www.theherpproject.uncg.edu


SHAWN COLVIN and Mary Chapin Carpenter are in concert at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro. The singer-songwriters will perform as a duo music that spans their respective careers. $29.50, $44.50, $49.50, plus a $2.50 per-ticket fee and $3.50 per-ticket internet fee, 333-2605

KID ROCK is in concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Greensboro Coliseum, 1921 W. Lee St. He will be backed by his Twisted Brown Trucker band, and Buckcherry and Hellbound Glory open. $40-$104.85, Ticketmaster

PIANISTS Anne Epperson and Allison Gagnon perform at UNC School of the Arts, 1533 S. Main St., Winston-Salem. They give a master class with chamber music groups 3:45-5:45 p.m. today in Watson Hall and a conversation on professional topics 3:45-5:15 p.m. Friday in Crawford Hall. Epperson teaches at the University of Texas at Austin. Gagnon teaches at UNCSA. Free, open to the public

POCO and Pure Prairie League are in concert at 8 p.m. Friday at the Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro. Both groups were popular in the 1970s for their country-rock music. $24.50, $32.50, $37.50, plus a $2.50 per-ticket fee and $3.50 per-ticket internet fee, 333-2605

BOSTON POPS Esplanade Orchestra and conductor Keith Lockhart are in concert at 7 p.m. Monday at Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 2825 University Parkway, Winston-Salem. The concert features a tribute to “The Barbra Streisand Songbook” by vocalist Ann Hampton Callaway. $45.60-$139.15, Ticketmaster

UNC School of the Arts, 1533 S. Main St., Winston-Salem, sponsors the following performances:
• Baroque Winds, woodwind faculty concert — 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Watson Hall;
• “Composers Abroad,” by piano faculty artist Dmitri Shteinberg — 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Watson Hall.
$15 for adults, $13 for students and seniors, 721-1945, www.uncsa.edu/performances


RECORD AND CD collector shows will be held 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at the Clarion hotel, 415 Swing Road, Greensboro and Sunday at the Holiday Inn, I-440 Beltline and Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh. Admission is free. A portion of proceeds benefits Alzheimer’s research.


“DRINKING HABITS” will be performed by Kernersville Little Theatre at Kernersville Elementary Scbhool, 512 W. Mountain St. Performances are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and March 1 and 2 and at 2 p.m. Sunday and March 3. The comedy is about mistaken identities and romance at a convent. $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and students, www.kltheatre.com

“THE CHERRY ORCHARD” will be performed at 8 p.m. today-Saturday and at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Performance Place, Catawba Theatre, UNC School of the Arts, 1533 S. Main St., Winston-Salem. The production is by The School of Drama and the School of Design and Production. It is directed by Russian émigré and drama faculty member Tanya Belov, a comic actor will known in Russia before she came to the United States in 1981. The classic Chekhov play describes the tragic failings of an aristocratic Russian woman and her family as they return to the family’s estate, which is in foreclosure. $15 for adults, $13 for students and seniors, 721-1945, www.uncsa.edu/performances

“33 VARIATIONS” will be performed through Sunday at Hanesbrands Theatre, 209 N. Spruce St., Winston-Salem. The production is by Festival Stage of Winston-Salem, a sister company of the North Carolina Shakespeare Festival, and Wake Forest University’s department of theater and dance. The play by Moises Kauman is a music-filled psychological drama about a musicologist obsessed with uncovering a mystery behind Beethoven’s “Diabelli Variations.” It is suitable for teens and adults. $12-$35, package for two seats at a private table and a bottle of wine for $60, www.hanesbrandstheatre.org, 747-1414

“ROMEO AND JULIET” will be performed by UNCG Theatre in Taylor Theatre, 406 Tate St., Greensboro. Performances are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 9 a.m. today and Friday; 7:30 p.m. today. The non-traditional production is contemporary and is set in the futuristic world of high fashion. $18 for adults, $15 for children, students and seniors, 334-4849, boxoffice.uncg.edu   

For kids

“CHEROKEE TALES,” magical and mystical tales of the Cherokee, will be performed by Heirloom Puppet Theatre Saturday through March 31 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

“CHARLOTTE’S WEB” will be performed by North Carolina Theatre for Young People in Taylor Theatre, 406 Tate St., Greensboro. Performances are at 9:30 a.m. and noon Tuesday-Feb. 28 and March 1 and at 2 p.m. March 2 and 3. Based on the E.B. White novel, the play tells the story of Wilbur, a little pig who becomes famous with the help of his clever friend Charlotte. $18 for adults; $15 for children, students, seniors; $7 for UNCG students, 334-4849, www.boxoffice.uncg.edu


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. Contra Culture will provide live music, and Eileen Thorsos will call dances. $8, $5 for full-time students, $3 for Salem students, 272-3245

UNC School of the Arts, 1533 S. Main St., Winston-Salem, sponsors the following performances:
• Winter Dance Concert, including a world premiere by School of Dance alumna Emery LaCrone and a special presentation by the Forsythe Project — 7:30 p.m. today-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at The Stevens Center, 405 W. 4th St.;
• Festival of North Carolina Dance performance by student groups from throughout the state — 6:30 p.m. Sunday at The Stevens Center.
$15 for adults, $13 for students and seniors, 721-1945, www.uncsa.edu/performances


THE GARAGE, 110 W. 7th St., Winston-Salem, features the following: 
• Cash Bash with Sarah Shook and the Devil, Andy Vaughn and the Driveline, The Straight 8s, boStevens, John Howie Jr. and the Rosewood Bluff, Michael Rank and Stag, Hearts and Daggers — 7 p.m. Friday; $10;
• Cash Bash with Hanging Thread, Danny Kay and the Night Lifers, Phatlynx, Jem Crossland and the Hypertonics, The Gojira Experiment, Rev. D. Ray and the Shockers, Sean K. Preston — 7 p.m. Saturday, $10;
• Day Joy, Casual Curious — 9 p.m. Tuesday, $7;
• Mobley — 9 p.m. Wednesday, $7.
777-1127, www.the-garage.ws


“STAR POWER: Edward Steichen’s Glamour Photography” opens Saturday and 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.
Opening weekend includes a concert, talk at 2 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $18, $8 for members and students, which includes the exhibit. Cost for the talk, at 3 p.m., is $5, free for members and students. For advance purchase call 758-5150.
Other 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

“MURPHY TO MANTEO – An Artist’s Scenic” continues through Tuesday at Randolph Arts Guild, 123 Sunset Ave., Asheboro. It is composed of works by North Carolina painter J. Chris Wilson exhibited to document his 40 years of creating art. It features large-scale oil paintings of landscapes and studies inspired by views along the U.S. 64 corridor, a 563-mile stretch from the mountains to the sea. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. 629-0399

“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 (closed for spring break March 16-24) 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

“TWENTY-FIVE for Twenty-Five” continues through Feb. 28 in the Photography Imaging Center at Randolph Community College, 629 Industrial Park Ave., Asheboro. The retrospective photo exhibit is by Jerry Wolford, a 1986 graduate of RCC’s photographic technology department.  July 2012 marked his 25th year as a photojournalist working at the News & Record in Greensboro. The exhibit actually goes back 29 years to his days as a photographer for Randleman High School’s newspaper.

“COMINGS AND GOINGS: Gestures, Gestations and Stations of the Crossed” continues through Feb. 28 in Irene Cullis Gallery, Cowan Humanities Building, Greensboro College, 815 W. Market St. It is by current and former art faculty members at Greensboro College. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays.

“THE DEVIL is in the Details: Old Scratch” continues through Monday in Anne Rudd Galyon Gallery, Cowan Humanities Building, Greensboro College,  815 W. Market St. The exhibit of fine-art photography is by Ross Holt and Becky VanderVeen. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays.

“HILLSBOROUGH Gallery of Arts” continues through March 27 at Center for Creative Leadership, 1 Leadership Place, Greensboro. The exhibit of fine art and craft is by 21 artists who work together and exhibit art at the locally owned and operated artist cooperative in Hillsborough. To view the exhibit during office hours, call 510-0975 for an appointment.

“WINTER ART EXHIBIT” continues through Sunday at Theatre Art Galleries, 220 E. Commerce Ave. Exhibit are:
• “Surfacing Connections” in the Main Gallery and Gallery B. Featuring artists are: Kiki Farish of Raleigh (graphite on board), Sarah West of Raleigh (jewelry and sculpture), Jerry Jackson of Penland (sculpture), Jane Wells Harrison of Lenoir (encaustic collage) and Jill Eberle of New Bern (paintings).
• “Forgotten Faces: Portraits from the High Point Museum” in the Hallway Gallery. The exhibit of approximately a dozen portraits are from the museum’s collection, but they have not been on view for a long time. Most were created in the 1930s and 1940s, and many portray High Point’s founding fathers. 
• “TAG’s Annual Middle School Art Exhibit” in Kaleidoscope Youth Gallery. Works are by young artists from Southwest Guilford Middle School, Wesleyan Christian Academy, High Point Christian Academy, High Point Friends School, Westchester Country Day School, Welborn Middle School and Archdale-Trinity Middle School.  
Gallery hours are noon-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and Saturdays by appointment only. www.tagart.org, 887-2137.

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

“KAOLIN TO CLAYMOUNT: Demystifying James River Valley Stoneware” continues through March 31 at Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts, 924 S. Main St., Winston-Salem. The exhibit is composed of boldly decorated stoneware and recovered archeological fragments from the area of the James River near Richmond and Petersburg, Va., where potteries thrived in the early 19th century. Free, www.mesda.org

“SCHOOL OF ART and Design Faculty: Past, Present and Future Exhibition” continues through Feb. 28 in Sechrest Art Gallery, Hayworth Fine Arts Center, High Point University , 833 Montlieu Ave. It is designed to highlight the lineage of HPU’s faculty through works from past decades to the present. Works include paintings, mixed media pieces, furniture designs, photography and prints. Gallery hours are 1-5 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays; the gallery is closed for Thanksgiving and Christmas. 803-1815

“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