Entertainment calendar (Aug. 8-14, 2013)

Aug. 08, 2013 @ 12:51 AM

Music

CAROLINA SUMMER Music Festival opens today and continues through Aug. 23 at locations in Winston-Salem. During the festival, Triad musicians give 10 concerts featuring jazz, classical and contemporary chamber music. The schedule is:
•  “Camel City Cookout,” a family event featuring the Camel City Jazz Orchestra — 6:30 p.m. today, Millennium Center; $25 for adults, $12 for students and age 12 and younger, includes cookout:
• “Apartment House: An Evening of Dance and Music” featuring dancers Abby Yager and Ming Yang and string musicians Jacqui Carrasco, Karen Collins, Wooram Kown, Grace Lin Anderson — 7:30 p.m. Friday at Reynolda House Museum of American Art; free, reservations requested;
• “Dvořák and Mozart Serenades” — 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Old Salem Visitor Center’s Gray Auditorium; $18 for adults, $5 for students;
• “Pops Picnic with the Giannini Brass” — 7 p.m. Wednesday, outdoors at Old Salem Square; participants may bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnics; in case of rain, concert will move to Old Salem Visitor Center’s Gray Auditorium; free;
• “Old Timey Radio Show,” a family concert that includes Moravian chorales, gospel, blues and jazz — 11 a.m. Aug. 17,  Old Salem Visitor Center;  $10 for adults, $5 for students and age 12 and younger;
• “Over the Rainbow:  Jazz Tribute to Harold Arlen” — 3 and 7:30 p.m. Aug. 17; $18 for adults, $5 for students and age 12 and younger;
• “A Bouquet of Music,” in conjunction with “Things Wondrous & Humble: American Still Life” exhibit at Reynolda House —  3 p.m. Aug. 18, Reynolda House Museum of American Art; $18 for adults, $12 for students, age 12 and younger and Reynolda House members;
• “Featured Solo Artist: Dmitri Shteinberg, piano” — 7:30 p.m. Aug. 21; $18 for adults, $5 for students and age 12 and younger;
• “Dinner Concert at Graylyn with Melva Houston and the Matt Kendrick Trio” —7:30 p.m. Aug. 21, Graylyn International Conference Center;  $55 for adults, includes hors d’oeuvres, dinner and wine; 758-2600.
• “A Musical Paprikash,” performed by Jacqui Carrasco, Elizabeth Anderson and James Douglass — 7:30 p.m. Aug. 23, Community Arts Café;  $18 for adults, $5 for students and age 12 and under.
www CarolinaSummerMusicFestival.org

SUGAR RAY, Smash Mouth, Gin Blossoms, Vertical Horizons and Fastball  perform in the “Under the Sun 2013 Tour” at 6:30 tonight at White Oak Amphitheatre, Greensboro Coliseum, 1921 W. Lee St. $27.35-$64.35, Ticketmaster

AFRICAN CHILDREN’S Choir performs at 11 a.m. Sunday at Genesis Baptist Church, 2812 E. Bessemer Ave., Greensboro. The program features children’s songs, traditional spirituals and gospel favorites. Donations will be accepted for Music for Life Institute, for which the choir regularly performs.

RIDERS IN THE SKY performs at noon and 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Tweetsie Railroad, U.S. 321 between Boone and Blowing Rock. The multi-Grammy Award-winning quartet performs songs and tells stories in its program, “The Cowboy Way.” Free with park admission of $37 for adults, $23 for children age 3-12, free for age 2 and younger. www.tweetsie.com

“MUSIC FOR A SUNDAY Evening in the Park” series continues Sunday at Hester Park, 3615 Deutzia St., Greensboro. The Radials with Lisa Dames perform contemporary country music at 6 p.m. Warren, Bodle & Allen perform folk at 7:15 p.m.  Free, donations accepted.

Drama

“ALL ABOUT FAITH” will be performed at 7:30 tonight and Friday night; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Community Theatre of Greensboro, 520 S. Elm St., Greensboro. The new drama by Kernersville-based playwright Bill Cissna is the story of a young woman in the Tennessee Prison for Women. She mainly communicates using Bible verses, and a psychologist assigned to her case finds inspiration through her case. $21, $11 for tonight’s preview, available at the door or online at www.ctgso.org, phone 333-7469

For kids

“ANIMAL GROSSOLOGY” continues through Sept. 2 at Discovery Place, 301 N. Tryon St., Charlotte. The interactive exhibit is based on the “Grossology” children’s book series. Animatronics, interactive learning games and animated characters offer a look at some of the more disgusting things animals do and how blood, vomit, pellets and similar animal products can be fun. Museum hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays, noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Free with museum admission of $12 for age 14-59, $10 for age 60 and older, $9 for age 2-13, free for younger than 2, www.discoveryplace.org

Film

SUMMER FILM FESTIVAL at the Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro, features the following, all at 7:30 p.m., unless otherwise listed:
• “Mars Attacks” — today;
• “Marnie” — Monday;
• “Raging Bull” — Tuesday;
• “Cinema Paradiso” — Wednesday.
$6; $5 for students, seniors, military; 333-2605

Clubs

THE GARAGE, 110 W. 7th St., Winston-Salem, features the following:
• Mandolin Orange, Jonathan Loos & Co.— 9 p.m. Friday, $8;
• The Darnell Woodies, Corsair, Sharkopath — 9 p.m. Saturday; $7.
777-1127, www.the-garage.ws

Exhibits

“FOODWARES: Pottery for Storage and Preparation of Food” opens Friday and continues through Oct. 26 at the North Carolina Pottery Center, 233 East Ave., Seagrove. Wares on exhibit are both historical and contemporary. An opening reception will be held 6-8 p.m. Friday. Exhibit hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Admission is $2 for adults, $1 for students in grades 9-12, free for younger students. 873-8430, www.ncpotterycenter.org 

SARAH POWERS of Raleigh is the featured artist through Aug. 30 at Randolph Arts Guild, 123 Sunset Ave., Asheboro. In advance of the show, she will create on-site installations that combine her works on paper, photography and paintings.

SERENDIPITY School of Art artists exhibit their works through Sept. 30 at Ed Price and Associates, 118 Trindale Road, Archdale. The five artists are Barbara Lingerfelt, Roger Rollman, Karen Povey, Marina Martelli and Sue Weston.

THEATRE ART GALLERIES, 220 E. Commerce Ave., sponsors the following exhibits through Sept. 22:
• “The Bicycle: Art Meets Form,” in the Main Gallery and Hallway Gallery, featuring original art with bicycles as the theme by local and regional artists with the bicycle as the theme.
• “Five Leading Lights … Of Custom Frame Building” in Gallery B. Examples of current leading bicycle frame builders — Peter Weigle, Mark DiNucci, Dario Pegoretti, Nick Crumpton and Dave Wages — will be on display.
Gallery hours are noon-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays. 887-2137, www.tagart.org

DURHAM ARTS Council sponsors the following exhibits at its galleries at 120 Morris St.:
• “William Beatty: Roadscapes & Bluescapes” — Allenton Gallery through Sept. 8;
• “Stacy Crabill: Big Sugar” — Seaman Gallery through Sept. 8;
• “Nadjib Adebola Assani: Legends of Onile” — Ella Fountain Pratt Legacy Gallery through Jan. 6.
www.durhamarts.org

JEANETTE SHEEHAN’S paintings in watercolors and oils are on exhibit through Sept. 4 by appointment only in the Community and Wellness Center at Pennybyrn at Maryfield, 109 Penny Road, Jamestown. Her paintings are inspired by her travels to Great Britain, New Mexico, Italy, France, Spain and the Bahamas. She has a studio in her home in Pinehurst. To schedule an appointment, call 821-4000.

“SPEAKING IN SPECIES: A North Carolina Perspective” continues through Aug. 18 at Green Hill Center for N.C. Art, 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro. The exhibit is composed of works by 27 artists who work in wood. www.greenhillcenter.org

MORTON W. HUBER of High Point shows his photography in the exhibit, “Descendants of the Maya,” through Aug. 30 at the Museum of Anthropology at Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem. Initially trained as a biochemist, Huber has created paintings and taken photographs throughout his career. Some of his art training was at Maryland Institute College of Art and New York-Phoenix School of Design, where he was chairman of the department of art. Locally, he has taught at High Point University and Salem College. He has published three books, all illustrated with is art and photography. He has traveled extensively, and the WFU exhibit is composed of 29 photos taken during a trip to Guatemala in 1965.

“MEMORY - Nature and Nurture” continues through Sept. 7 at Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St., Salisbury. The exhibit is composed of works by four female artists who examine memory and its role in nature and nurture in shaping cultural norms for women. They are: Diana Greene of Winston-Salem (photography), Allison Luce of Mooresville (sculpture), Kristi Ryba of St. John’s Island, S.C., (painting) and Kathy Sosa (portraits).  www.waterworks.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

Upcoming

• Hillsong United fall tour — Nov. 18; Greensboro Coliseum