Entertainment calendar (Feb. 28-March 6, 2013)
POLITICAL COLLECTIBLES show will be held 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday at Hotel @ Greensboro Airport, 6426 Burnt Poplar Road, Greensboro. Advertising, sports, Civil War, postcards and historical Americana items also will be for sale. $3, free for students
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
THE STRAY BIRDS performs at 8 p.m. Friday at Fiddle & Bow Folk Music Society, 411 W. 4th St., Winston-Salem. The group’s self-titled debut album was named one of the top 10 folk and Americana albums of 2012. $15, $13 for Fiddle and Bow members, www.fiddleandbow.org
VIENNA BOYS CHOIR is in concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro. The group is composed boy boys age 10-14 who perform throughout the world. $29.50, $44.50, $49.50, plus a $2.50 per ticket restoration fee and a $3.50 per ticket internet fee, 333-2650
RHIANNON GIDDENS performs at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in Memorial Auditorium at Centenary United Methodist Church, 646 W. 5th St., Winston-Salem. She is a member of Carolina Chocolate Drops, and she and friends will perform African-American and Celtic string band music. Free
UNCSA JAZZ Ensemble performs at 7:30 tonight at Thrust Theatre, School of the Arts, 1533 S. Main St., Winston-Salem. The program includes big band, swing, Latin, fusion and contemporary music. $15 for adults, $13 for students and seniors, 721-1945, www.uncsa.edu/performances
“THE LONG CHRISTMAS Ride Home” and “Hot ’N’ Throbbing” will be performed by UNCG Theatre at Brown Building Theatre, 02 Tate St., Greensboro. Performances of the two plays by Martha Vogel are at 7:30 tonight, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. “The Long Christmas Ride Home” is about a road trip by two parents and their three young children to visit grandparents at Christmas. “Hot ’N’ Throbbing” includes domestic violence and is for mature audiences. $5, 334-4849, boxoffice.uncg.edu
“GOD OF CARNAGE” by Yasmina Reza will be performed in a staged-reading format at 8 p.m. Friday at Theatre Alliance, 1047 Northwest Blvd., Winston-Salem. In the play, an altercation between 11-year-old boys brings together their Brooklyn parents. A reception will be held at 7 p.m. Free; reserve a seat online at www.wstheatrealliance.org.
“DRINKING HABITS” will be performed by Kernersville Little Theatre at Kernersville Elementary School, 512 W. Mountain St. Performances are at 8 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Sunday. The comedy is about mistaken identities and romance at a convent. $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and students, www.kltheatre.com
“YOU’RE A GOOD MAN, Charlie Brown” will be performed at 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Community Theatre of Greensboro, 520 S. Elm St. The popular story follows Charlie Brown’s efforts to win the affections of the Little Red-Haired Girl. $10-$20, www.ctgso.org, 333-7469
“CHEROKEE TALES,” magical and mystical tales of the Cherokee, will be performed by Heirloom Puppet Theatre 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 today and Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 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
THE GARAGE, 110 W. 7th St., Winston-Salem, features the following:
• Caleb Caudle, Haley Dreis, Tyler Nail and Jonathan Loos— 9 p.m. Friday; $10 at the door, $8 in advance;
• Over the Earth, Motorist — 8 p.m. Saturday, $5.
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. Rhiannon Giddens-Laffan, Michael Laffan and Matt Olwell will provide live music, and Connie Carringer will call dances. $8, $5 for full-time students, $3 for Salem students, 272-3245
“PARSIFAL” will be shown at 12:55 p.m. Saturday at Hanesbrands Theatre, 209 N. Spruce St., Winston-Salem, as part of the series, “The Met: Live in HD.” Jonas Kaufmann stars in the title role of the innocent who finds wisdom. $22, $15 for students, 747-1414, www.hanesbrandstheatre.org
“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 (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
“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.
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
“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
• Darius Rucker, Justin Moore, Jana Kramer — May 30 at White Oak Amphitheatre, Greensboro Coliseum.