Entertainment calendar (March 14-20, 2013)

Mar. 14, 2013 @ 01:01 AM

Tech week

FORD MUSTANGS from the 1960s to the present will be featured during Teen Tech Week (March 10-16) 6:30-8 p.m. today at the Asheboro Public Library, 201 Worth St. Gil Goldstein, owner of G&G Automotive Enterprises, will bring the cars and talk about the advent and progression of automotive technology. Free


BUNNY DAY will be held 10 a.m.-4 p.m.Saturday at Greensboro Science Center, formerly the Natural Science Center, 4301 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro. Participants may see and pet what’s billed as “the largest collection of bunnies in the Triad.” Events include face painting, crafts, stories and special appearances and photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny. Professional zoo staff and breeders will be available to answer questions. Free with general admission of $8 for adults, $7 for age 3-13 and seniors, free for children 2 and younger and members, www.greensboroscience.org


“THE BARBER of Seville” will be performed by Piedmont Opera at 8 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Sunday and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at The Stevens Center, 405 W. 4th St., Winston-Salem. Rossini’s comedic opera features baritone Markus Beam as Figaro, mezzo-soprano Leah Wool as Rosina and tenor Victor Ryan Robertson as Count Almaviva. $15-$80, 725-7101, www.piedmontdopera.org

“CONCERT FOR COMMUNITY” will be performed at 3 p.m. Saturday in Wait Chapel at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem. It will be performed by the Winston-Salem Symphony and its Youth Symphony. The combined symphonies total 150 musicians. Free, reservations suggested (www.wssymphony.org/4community)
From 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Red Hot and Blue, 613 Deacon Blvd., will donate a portion of sales to the symphonies if diners mention the symphonies.

JULIAN SCHWARZ, a cellist, is in concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Christ United Methodist Church, 410 Holden Road, Greensboro. The 21-year-old performs throughout the country, and he made his debut at age 11 performing with the Seattle Symphony with his father, Gerard Schwarz, music director of the Eastern Music Festival. $18, 638-7624, www.musicforagreatspace.org

UNC School of the Arts, 1533 S. Main St., Winston-Salem, features the following performances:
• Violinist Janet Orenstein and pianist Allison Gagnon performing Brahms, Bloch and Vorigliano — 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Watson Hall; $15 for adults, $13 for students and seniors;
• Trombone ensembles and soloists — 2 p.m. Sunday, Watson Hall, free;
• Student Chamber Music Festival concerts — 2 p.m. Wednesday in Crawford Hall, 7:30 p.m. March 26 in Watson Hall, 2 p.m. March 27 in Crawford Hall, free.
721-1945, www.uncsa.edu/performances


“STAND BY YOUR MAN: The Tammy Wynette Story” will be performed through March 24 at Theatre Alliance, 1047 Northwest Blvd., Winston-Salem. It features music by Wynette and others performed by local vocalists Mary Lea Williams as Wynette and Gray Smith as George Jones. $16 for adults, $14 for students and seniors, $12 for student rush tickets 5 minutes before showtime, $14 and $12 for opening night, www.wstheatrealliance.org, 723-7777

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

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


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


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 Ken Beck. $5 for adults, free for age 12 and younger, 472-2802, www.dentondance.net

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. Avant Gardeners will provide live music, and Dean Snipes will call dances. $8, $5 for full-time students, $3 for Salem students, 272-3245


“SPIRITED AWAY” 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

“FRANCESDA DA RIMINI” will be shown at noon Saturday at Hanesbrands Theatre, 209 N. Spruce St., Winston-Salem, as part of the series, “The Met: Live in HD.” Inspired by Dante’s “Inferno,” it features soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek and tenor Marcello Giordani. $22, $15 for students, 747-1414, www.hanesbrandstheatre.org


THE GARAGE, 110 W. 7th St., Winston-Salem, features the following: 
• Bosnian Pyramids, Cactus Black — 9 p.m. Friday; $7;
• Songs by Susan, Be the Moon, The Spencers — 8 p.m. Wednesday, $5.
777-1127, www.the-garage.ws


“BIG SOUTH Undergraduate Research Symposium Exhibit” 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 

THEATRE ART GALLERIES, 220 E. Commerce Ave., sponsors the following exhibits through April 11:
•  “Pushing Color to the Limit,” paintings by Catherine C. Martin of Apex — Main Gallery. Martin began painting at age of 10, and she now uses vibrant color and extremes designed to create dramatic paintings with confident brush strokes. Her studio in Apex is The Red Canvas.
• “Shared Passages,” works by Scott Michael Raynor and R. Bruce Shores— Gallery B and Hallway Gallery. Both men are professors of art at High Point University. Raynor’s work consists mostly of painting, prints and drawings created to explore the complex relationships between visual observation and his personal history. This series of paintings portrays mostly studio interiors as an avenue to explore harmonies of color and relationships. Shores’ paintings are recent excursions into an ongoing exploration of the possibilities of painting. They are created to be visual inquiries into a subject.
• Elementary  School Art Exhibit featuring art by the students from Wiley, Foust, Union Hill, Shadybrook and Southwest elementary schools, Wesleyan Christian Academy, Westchester Country Day School, Immaculate Heart of Mary— Kaleidoscope Youth Gallery.
Gallery hours are noon-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and Saturdays by appointment. www.tagart.org

“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