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  • The 39 Steps is Triad Stage‘s version of the 1995 adaptation of the 1935 Hitchcock film, itself adapted from the 1915 novel by John Buchan. Everybody got it? It runs through Sept. 28. (GSO)



  • The Hispanic League holds its free street festival, Fiesta 2014, on 4th Street in Winston-Salem today beginning at 1 a.m., with food, music, salsa dancing and a running of the bulls featuring memebers of the Camel City Thrashers in papier-mache bullhorns. (W-S)
  • Groove Jam takes over Doodad Farm with the Sinai Mountain Ramblers, House of Dues, the Fairlaines, Rich Lerner & the Groove and more. (GSO)
  • High Point University opens the walled garden for its Fall Festival, kicking off the university’s Year of the Arts. Look for “more than 30 exhibitors of quilters, painters, photographers, jewelers, bookbinders, engineers with robots and more.” (HP)
  • Must be the Holy Ghost plays a free set at Earshot at 4 p.m. (W-S)
  • Cheryl Lipstreau paints bodies. Watch her do it live at the Crown and Cork tonight as part of the Cirque du Bodypaint, which will also feature bellydance, spinning and ballet.,  (W-S)


  • An early show at the Blind Tiger, 6 p.m., Spreading Musical Wings features Whisky Christy & the Half-Pint Orchestra, the Bo-Stevens, the Bonnie Allyn Band, food trucks, a raffle, balloon animals, an instrument drive and more. (GSO)

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