Entertainment calendar (March 7-13, 2013)

Mar. 07, 2013 @ 01:21 AM


CHRIS STAMEY is in concert at 7 p.m. Saturday at Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, 750 Marguerite Drive. The concert is the premiere of Stamey’s new album, “Lovesick Blues.” Stamey, a founding member of the dB’s, will be joined by a 20-member chamber orchestra and rock band called The Fellow Travellers. Members include Kernersville-based producer Mitch Easter (Let’s Active); Django Haskins, Mark Simonsen and Jeff Crawford of the Old Ceremony; Skylar Gudasz of Spooky Woods; Mark Daumen from Lost in the Trees; New York pianist Charles Cleaver; Brett Harris; Matt McMichaels from Mayflies USA; and local string musicians Katie Wyatt, Leah Gibson and Leah Peroutka. Vincent Pouvazsay will conduct. $30 for VIP, $25 for SECCA members and reserved seating, $25 general admission, $15 for students, www.secca.org, 725-1904.
Ryan Gustafson Dead Tongues performs after the concert, at approximately 10 p.m., at Krankie’s Coffee, 211 E. 3rd St., Winston-Salem. Admission is $5, or with a ticket from the SECCA concert.

“PEARL” excerpts will be performed at 8 p.m. Friday in the Recital Hall of Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St. Soprano Elena DeAngelis and composer Amy Scurria perform excerpts from Scurria’s adaptation of the Hawthorne novel, “The Scarlet Letter.” It is written from the perspective of Pearl, Hester Prynne’s daughter. A discussion by Scurria and a question-answer session follows. $10-$20 suggested donation


“CABARET” will be performed by Community Theatre of Greensboro beginning this weekend at 520 S. Elm St. Greensboro. Performances of the popular musical set in the Kit Kat Klub in Berlin are at 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday and March 14-16, 21-23; and at 2 p.m. Sunday and March 17 and 24. $10-$30, 333-7469, www.ctgso.org


ROYAL Comedy Tour comes to War Memorial Auditorium at the Greensboro Coliseum, 1921 W. Lee St., at 7 p.m. Friday. It stars Queen B of Comedy Sommore, Mark Curry, Bruce Bruce, Earthquake and Tony Rock. $42.50, $49.50, plus fees, Ticketmaster


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

For kids

“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


IVERIA, a Georgian instrumental, singing and dancing ensemble, performs at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Western Guilford High School, 409 Friendway Road, Greensboro. The group from St. Petersburg performs songs and dances from almost all regions of Georgia. It won first place during the 300th anniversary celebration of St. Petersburg. The performance is a fundraiser for Doris Henderson Newcomers School that serves recently arrived immigrant and refugee students in grades 3-12. $5 for students, $8 for adults, $20 for families, 854-0109

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. Corachee from Philadelphia will provide live music, and Joe DePaolo will call dances. $8, $5 for full-time students, $3 for Salem students, 272-3245


THE GARAGE, 110 W. 7th St., Winston-Salem, features the following: 
• Possum Jenkins, Throttle Kings — 9 p.m. Friday; $8;
• Plonk, Harlot’s Web — 9 p.m. Saturday, $7.
777-1127, www.the-garage.ws


“MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO” by Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki will be shown at 7:30 tonight at the Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St. Greensboro. $6, www.carolinatheatre.com

“MISSREPRESENTATION” will be shown at 12:30 p.m. Monday in Reich Auditorium at Davidson County Community College in Thomasville.


“BIG SOUTH Undergraduate Research Symposium Exhibit” opens Monday and 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 

“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 April 1 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 (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


SINBAD — April 6 at War Memorial Auditorium at the Greensboro Coliseum, www.greensborocoliseum.com