Weekend guide: Friday-Sunday, Feb. 21-23, 2014

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Banish the thought that there’s nothing to do in the Triad. Here’s the rundown of events for Friday, Feb. 21 through Sunday, Feb. 23. From enlivening discussion to awesome local music and art, there’s something for everyone

 

Friday

 

• Associated Artists of Winston-Salem hold an opening reception for their new show, ArtFelt, at the Womble Carlyle Gallery in the Milton Rhodes Arts Center in Winston-Salem from 5 to 7 p.m.

• Vincent Harding, a peer of Martin Luther King Jr. gives a talk on “hope and history” at Kulynych Auditorium in the Byrum Welcome Center at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem at 5:30 p.m. Steve Boyd facilitates.

• Seven designers re-craft items found in Triad stores for Goodwill Rock the Runway. The festivities go down at the Elm Street Center in Greensboro at 6 p.m.

• The Enrichment Center holds a benefit Mardi Gras gala with New Orleans food, music by Bull City Syndicate and Shades of Blue Duo at the Donald J. Reaves Student Activity Center on the campus of Winston-Salem State University at 6:30 p.m.

• Triad Acoustic Stage presents alt-country singer-songwriter Jim Lauderdale at Mack and Mack in Greensboro at 7 p.m. It’s going to be a scramble: The last few tickets are available at the door.

• Andrew Blauvelt, curator of architecture and design at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, lectures at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art in Winston-Salem.

• Triad Stage presents Anna Christie at the Pyrle Theatre in Greensboro and Red at Hanesbrands Theatre in Greensboro. Both productions start at 8 p.m.

• The Stained Glass Playhouse, located at 4401 Indiana Ave. in Winston-Salem, presents North Star at 8 p.m.

• Montana Skies, plays Community Arts Café, located at 411 W. 4th St. in Winston-Salem, at 8 p.m.

• Delurk Gallery, located at 207 W. 6th St. in Winston-Salem, presents Future Nature and Volunteer at 9 p.m.

• The Raving Knaves, the Grand Ole Uproar and Brandon Wise & the Scorchin’ Sons play Bleachers Sports Bar, located at 3021 Spring Garden St. in Greensboro, at 9:35 p.m. Free show.

 

Saturday

 

• The Southern Entrepreneurship in the Arts Conference, an artist-led conference offering entrepreneurial strategies and resources, kicks off at Elliott University Center on the campus of UNCG at 8 a.m. and runs through 6 p.m. Featured guests include WFMY weekend anchor Carol Andrews and GreenHill executive director and CEO Laura Way.

• Veteran Triad journalists discuss the evolution of diversity in the newsroom in an panel forum presented by the Triad Association of Black Journalists at the Ritz Theatre, located at 709 E. Washington St. in High Point, at 11 a.m. Panelists include former Winston-Salem Journal reporter Phoebe Zerwick, retired WFMY-News anchor Sandra Hughes, News & Record editorial editor Allen Johnson and retired WSOC-TV reporter Don Griffin. WGHP evening anchor Neill McNeill moderates.

• On the S&M tip, burlesque maven Peaches de Vine throws a party at Castle McCulloch, located at 3925 Kivett Drive in Jamestown. Emceed by Cabell Wilkinson, the event bills StageSlave Gavin, Pandora Von Kit, Sasha von Shtupp, Dominus Drackonus and Peaches herself on the “spankers” list, McSpankys Floggers on the “floggers” list and Ravenharte Reborne n the department of “Qadishtu Care & Safety.” The fun begins at 6 p.m.

• Tony Low plays Beans Boro, located at 2604-A Horse Pen Creek Road in Greensboro, at 7 p.m.

• Triad Stage presents Anna Christie at the Pyrle Theatre in Greensboro at 8 p.m.

• The Stained Glass Playhouse, located at 4401 Indiana Ave. in Winston-Salem, presents North Star at 8 p.m.

 

Sunday

 

• The Stained Glass Playhouse, located at 4401 Indiana Ave. in Winston-Salem, presents North Star at 3 p.m.

• Dollar Signs, Radio Reds, Wolves & Wolves and Trouble play the Greenleaf Coffee Co-op on the campus of Guilford College in Greensboro at 8:30 p.m.