Entertainment calendar (June 13-19, 2013)
TRIAD JUNETEENTH Africana Festival will be held 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum Annex, 2825 University Parkway, Winston-Salem. This year’s theme is “At the Crossroads of Freedom and Equality: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington,” to mark the 150th and 50th, respectively, of each. Events include drumming and dancing demonstrations; musical performances; a farmers’ market; historical displays; a children’s area, a bake-off; interactive quilting demonstrations; art exhibits; vendors and an “I Have a Dream” speech competition for students. Free, www.triadculturalarts.org, 757-8556
GUILFORD MILITIA encampment will be staged by Revolutionary Militia Reenactment group 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the High Point Museum, 1859 E. Lexington Ave. Free
MUSIC ACADEMY of the American South festival will be held Friday-Sunday at UNC School of the Arts and Old Salem Museums & Gardens in Winston-Salem.
It is sponsored by UNC School of the Arts.
The festival is designed to celebrate the music of the American South through performances and workshops. A focus of this year’s festival is the interactions of American roots music (bluegrass, blues, folks, gospel and Moravian music) with each other and with other genres.
All events take place at UNCSA, 1533 S. Main St., unless otherwise noted.
The schedule is:
• Friday — “The Household Muse: Salem Composers of the 19th Century,” 7:30 p.m. at Home Moravian Church in Old Salem; featuring Hannah Carter, Mary Siebert, Glenn Siebert, Jason McKinney, Susan Foster and Barbara Lister-Sink. $10 for students, $13 for adults;
• Saturday — Master class with The Kruger Brothers at 11 a.m.; picnic lunch and bluegrass jam session at 12:30 p.m.; performance, “British Ballads and their American Cousins” by Molly Andrews at 2 p.m.; screening of Muscle Shoals film documentary at 3:30 p.m.; discussion about the music of Muscle Shoals hosted by Jim Lauderdale with Muscle Shoals musicians Spooner Oldham, Dan Penn and David Hood at 5:15 p.m.;
Concert by The Kruger Brothers, Jim Lauderdale and The Amigos Band with guests from Muscle Shoals at 7:30 p.m.; $20 for students and $25 for adults;
• Sunday — Master class by David Holt at 1:30 p.m.; Blues Summit with an interview and performance hosted by Logie Meachum with Big Ron Hunter and Boo Hanks at 3 p.m.; collaborative jam/recording session at 4 p.m., followed by an informal jam session and picnic at St. Philips Heritage Center in Old Salem;
Performances by David Holt, The Branchettes, Laurelyn Dossett at 7:30 p.m. at St. Philips Heritage Center, Old Salem Museums & Gardens; $18 for students; $20 for adults.
Workshops and master classes are free and open to the public. Tickets to concerts are available at the Stevens Center, 721-1945, or online at uncsa.edu/maas.
TRIAD PRIDE Men’s Chorus performs at 8 p.m. Saturday in Watson Hall at UNC School of the Arts, 1533 S. Main St., Winston-Salem. The program, “The Big Gay Sing,” features songs including “Single Ladies,” “Like a Prayer,” “Born This Way” and “Dancing Queen.” $15 in advance (www.triadpridemenschorus.org, 589-6267), $20 at the door
THE COLLABATIVE sponsors its debut concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Mack and Mack, 220 S. Elm St., Greensboro. Performers are Channing & Quinn from Nashville and Dave Fox and Draves from Meldavia of Greensboro. $10, plus a $1.54 fee, thecollabative.eventbrite.com
“JAZZ IN JUNE” series continues with a performance at noon Tuesday at West Market Street United Methodist Church, 302 W. Market St., Greensboro. The free concerts feature Mark Freundt Trio and the church chancel choir.
“MUSIC FOR A SUNDAY Evening in the Park” series continues Sunday at Barber Park, 1500 Dan’s Road, Greensboro. Philharmonia of Greensboro performs at 6:30 p.m. Free, donations accepted
“BEACH MUSIC in the Park” series continues with a performance by Eric and the Chill Tones 5:30-8:30 tonight at Festival Park, 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro. It benefits Children’s Home Society. $7
SALEM BAND summer concert series continues at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Salem Square, Old Salem, Winston-Salem. The program, “Movies & Musicals,” includes tunes from “The Wizard of Oz.” Food sales and performances by quartets begin at 6:30 p.m. Audience members may bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnics. If it is raining at 6:45 p.m., the concert will be canceled.
“GOD OF CARNAGE” will be performed at 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays through June 29 at Brown Building Theatre, 402 Tate St., Greensboro. The production is by Theatre 232, a joint project of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro and Triad Stage. The contemporary comedy is about two sets of parents meeting to discuss an altercation involving both their sons. As the meeting progresses, the parents become increasingly childish. $10, 272-0160, www.triadstage.org
“TENNESSEE PLAYBOY” will be performed through June 30 at Triad Stage, Pryle Theater, 232 S. Elm St., Greensboro. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays; 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. Adapted from J.M. Synge’s “The Playboy of the Western World,” the play is set in a 24-hour truck stop in east Tennessee. A stranger staggers in with a shocking tale of murder; he claims to have killed his father. $10-$48, 272-0160, www.triadstage.org
“THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES” will be performed Friday through June 30 at Theatre Alliance, 1047 Northwest Blvd., Winston-Salem. The action in the musical takes place at the 1958 Springfield High School prom, where the four Wonderettes have big dreams to match their crinoline skirts. $16 for adults, $14 for students and seniors, www.wstheatrealliance.org, 723-7777
LIMERICKS are the focus of a Literary Night program at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Lumina Wine & Beer, 152 Sunset Ave., Asheboro. The program, for age 21 and older, is sponsored by Randolph Arts Guild. Participants may share their favorite limerick during an open mic session. Free
“NOODLE DOODLE BOX” will be performed at Brown Building Theatre, 402 Tate St., Greensboro. The production is by Theatre 232, a joint project of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro and Triad Stage. Performances are at 2 p.m. Saturday and June 22 and 29; at 10 a.m. June 20, 21, 27 and 28; at noon June 27. The play for age 4-8 years offers lessons about learning to share and live together, and it features clowns Pepper and Zacharias. $10 for adults, $7 for children, students, seniors, 334-4392, www.triadstage.org
“THE GREENEST GREEN,” a puppet show by Heirloom Puppet Theater, will be performed Wednesday through Aug. 2 at Frank L. Horton Museum, 924 S. Main St., Winston-Salem. Show times are 10:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 1 p.m. The show is about a special Salem visitor and the blue dyer’s dilemma in fulfilling his request. $2, or with an all-in-one ticket for Old Salem, 721-7300, www.oldsalem.org
TAKE-IT-EASY Tuesdays series continues Tuesday at the Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro. The series includes stage games, a movie and concessions. Doors open at 11 a.m. Stage games, a raffle and cartoons run 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. The movie of the week, “Shrek” this week, starts at 12:15 p.m. Admission of $5, includes movie, small soda and popcorn/chips. Lunch and more concessions are available for an additional cost.
“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
THE GARAGE, 110 W. 7th St., Winston-Salem, features the following:
• A Mad Affair, Sourwood Sweet — 9 tonight; $7;
• Estrangers, The Human Eyes, Body Games— 9 p.m. Friday; $7
• The Broadcast, Sumilan — 9 p.m. Saturday; $7;
• All Them Witches — 9 p.m. Tuesday, $5;
• New Madrid, Cakes ov Light —9 p.m. Wednesday, $7.
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. Floorplay will provide live music. Jean Gibson-Gorrindo will call dances. $8, $5 for full-time students, $3 for Salem students, 272-3245
OLD TIME Square Dance will be held 7-10 p.m. Saturday at Denton Civic Center, W. Salisbury Street. Dances also include waltzes, two-step, flat-footing and clogging. Dancers may not wear taps. Live music will be provided by The Oak Tree Boys with fiddler Max Lanning. Dances will be called by Ethan Hedrick. $5 for adults, free for age 12 and younger, 472-2802, www.dentondance.net
“SPEAKING IN SPECIES: A North Carolina Perspective” opens Friday and 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. A members and sponsors preview will be given 5:30-7:30 tonight, and guest curator Brent Skidmore will give a walk-through tour 6-6:30 p.m. www.greenhillcenter.org
VICTORIA CHRISTIE, a 10-year-old visual artist, displays her work through June at High Point Neal F. Austin Public Library, 901 N. Main St. Victoria creates drawings and paintings using patterns, geometrical designs and vibrant colors designed to convey emotions. She moved to High Point two years ago with her family, and she previously lived in Louisiana and Iowa.
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.
NORTHWESTERN RANDOLPH County Arts Council sponsors exhibits through July 1 in Archdale. Works by Helen Mendenhall and her students will be on exhibit at Ed Price and Associates, 118 Trindale Road. Works by Cara Bevan will be on exhibit at Sechrest Funeral Service, 120 Trindale Road.
“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
THEATRE ART GALLERIES, 220 E. Commerce Ave., sponsors the following exhibits through July 11:
• Main Gallery — “Soul Searchings: Kim Varnadoe and Terri Dowell-Dennis.” Varnadoe, associate professor of art and chairwoman of the art department at Salem College, works with Polaroid instant film to implement alternative techniques. Dowell-Dennis bases her multi-media works on Southern and Appalachian craft traditions, traditional women’s roles, religious texts and beliefs.
• Gallery B — “Three Brushes: Watercolors by Alexis Lavine, JoAnn Pippin and Nell Kline.” The artists all work in watercolors. Lavine paints outdoor scenes. Pippin draws inspiration from travel. Kline creates realistic depictions of nature.
• Hallway Gallery — “Arc Art: Work from the Creative Studio of the Arc of High Point.” The Arc serves people with intellectual and developmental disabilities who may have other abilities, such as creating art.
• Kaleidoscope Youth Gallery — “Sharing the Passion: Artists That Teach,” original art by 14 art teachers in Guilford County Schools.
Gallery hours are noon-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and Saturdays by appointment. 887-2137, www.tagart.org
“PLEASE CALL ME By My True Names” continues through June 28 at the Photography Imaging Center, Administration/Education Center, Randolph Community College, 629 Industrial Park Ave., Asheboro. It features portraits of women living with HIV. Kelly is an award-winning photojournalist who worked as a freelance photographer in Argentina, where she focused on social themes and documentary projects, including “Women Living with AIDS,” which originally was exhibited during the International AIDS Conference in Washington, D.C., in July 2012. Exhibit hours are 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays and 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays.
“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
“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
• “Disney Junior Live on Tour! Pirate and Princess Adventure” — 3 and 6 p.m. Aug. 3, Greensboro Coliseum, www.greensborocoliseum.com