Entertainment calendar (Aug. 15-21, 2013)

Aug. 14, 2013 @ 11:40 PM

Festival

UNSIGNED HIP HOP Music Festival will be held 8-11 p.m. Saturday outdoors in the area of the Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St. It is hosted by MC. Lyte, herself a hip-hop artist. The lineup includes 336 boys of High Point. $19.95 in advance, $24.95 at the gate, $59.95 for all access, www.ticketriver.com, www.unsignedhiphopmusicfestival.com

Music

ERIC BENET is in concert at 8 p.m. Friday at the Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro. He was nominated for a 2012 Grammy Award for Best Traditional R&B Performance for his song “Sometimes I Cry.” $69.50, $59.50, $49.50, $39.50, plus a $2.50 per ticket fee, 333-2605

SALEM BAND plays traditional concert band favorites at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Salem Square at Old Salem in Winston-Salem. Concertgoers may bring lawn chairs, blankets, picnics. The concert will be canceled in the event of rain. Free

CAROLINA SUMMER Music Festival continues through Aug. 23 at locations in Winston-Salem. During the festival, Triad musicians give concerts featuring jazz, classical and contemporary chamber music. The schedule is:
• “Old Timey Radio Show,” a family concert that includes Moravian chorales, gospel, blues and jazz — 11 a.m. Saturday,  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. Saturday; $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. Sunday, 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. Wednesday; $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. Wednesday, 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

“MUSIC FOR A SUNDAY Evening in the Park” series continues Sunday at Lindley Park, Starmount Drive, Greensboro. Doby performs funk and soul music at 6 p.m. Rob Massengale Band performs variety and rock music at 7:15 p.m.  Free, donations accepted.

Drama

“NUNSET BOULEVARD” will be performed Friday through Sept. 1 at Theatre Alliance, 1047 Northwest Blvd., Winston-Salem. Performances are at 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. In the comedy, the Little Sisters of Hoboken are invited to perform at the Hollywood Bowl. $16 for adults, $14 for seniors and students, $14/$12 on opening night, www.wstheatrealliance.org, (800) 838-3006

Film

“CINEMA UNDER THE STARS” series opens Friday at Reynolda House Museum of American Art, 2250 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem, with “Annie Hall” at 9 p.m. Gates open at 8 p.m., and visitors may bring a picnic. Wine and beer will be available for purchase. In the event of rain, films will be shown inside. $5, cash only, 758-5150 

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

Clubs

THE GARAGE, 110 W. 7th St., Winston-Salem, features the following:
• Thomas Wynn and the Believers, Joe Blevins— 9 p.m. Friday, $7;
• Billsfault and Friends — 9 p.m. Saturday; $7;
• Lo-fi sci-fi, Bosnian Pyramids — 9 p.m. Sunday; $5;
• “An Evening of Big Star” by Roadkill Ghost Choir — Wednesday, following a 7:30 p.m. showing of the Big Star documentary, “Nothing Can Hurt Me,” at a/perture cinema.
777-1127, www.the-garage.ws

Exhibits

“COMPLEX CONVERSATIONS: Willie Cole Sculptures and Wall Works” continues through Dec. 15 at Weatherspoon Art Museum, 500 Tate St., Greensboro. The exhibit encompasses more than 30 years in the career of Cole, including three-dimensional sculpture, drawing and printmaking. Cole, from Newark, N.J., and he considers himself an urban archaeologist. Museum hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursdays; 1-5 p.m. weekends. Free, 334-5770, www.weatherspoon@uncg.edu

“JUST AROUND THE BEND” continues through Nov. 22 at Center for Creative Leadership, One Leadership Place, Greensboro. The exhibit of landscape paintings is by members of Piedmont Outdoor Painters. An opening reception will be held 5-7 p.m. Friday. The exhibit is on view during office hours. To schedule an appointment, call 510-0975.

“FOODWARES: Pottery for Storage and Preparation of Food” continues through Oct. 26 at the North Carolina Pottery Center, 233 East Ave., Seagrove. Wares on exhibit are both historical and contemporary. 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.

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