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Theater
“Wonder of the World” Catawba College ó 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7-9, Hedrick Little Theatre. $10 adults, $8 non-Catawba students and seniors. Group rates available. 704-637-4481.
“The Foreigner” Little Theatre of Winston-Salem ó 8 p.m. Feb. 7,8,9; 2 p.m. Feb. 10. Arts Council Theatre, 610 Coliseum Dr., Winston-Salem. $18 adults, $16 seniors, $14 students. 8 p.m. Jan. 31-sneak preview performance, open seating $10. 336-725-4001. www.little theatreonline.com.
The Children’s Theatre of Winston-Salem presents “Waiting for Martin” ó 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Feb. 12; 10 a.m. and noon Feb. 13. 610 Coliseum Dr., Winston-Salem. performed by The Walltown Children’s Theatre of Durham. $8 general admission, $12 for reserved seats. 336-725-4531. www.childrens theatrews.org.
Music and moreRichie Havens ó 8 p.m. Feb. 8. McGlohon Theatre, Charlotte. $20-$27.50. 704-372-1000. www. CarolinaTix.org.
Charlotte Folk Society Gathering Concert ó 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8. Featuring naturalist, storyteller and harmonica champion Doug Elliott with “Groundhogology: Whistlepigs and Politics.” Sloan-Morgan Building, CPCC, 1220 Elizabeth Ave., Charlotte. Free. 704-563-7080. www.folksociety.org. “East to West” jazz concert ó 8 p.m., Feb. 8, Reynolda House Museum, Winston-Salem. Featuring bassist Matt Kendrick, pianist Keith Byrd, percussionist John Wilson. 336-758-5150. www.reynolda house.org. 70’s Soul Jam ó 8 p.m., Feb. 9. Ovens Auditorium, Charlotte. www.ticketmaster.com.
Farmer Jason concert for kids ó 2 p.m., Feb. 10. The Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem, 390 S. Liberty St. $5. Tickets available at door only. www.farmerjason.com. www.childrensmuseumofws.org. Three Mo’ Divas ó 7 p.m., Feb. 10. Belk Theater, Charlotte. $15-$59. www.blumenthalcenter.org.The Pink Floyd Experience ó 8 p.m. Feb. 13 and 14. p.m. Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St., Charlotte. $19-$49. 704-372-1000. www. blumenthalcenter.org.
15th annual Kinston Winter Bluegrass Festival ó Feb. 15 and 16. Lenoir Community College Gym, Kinston. Advance tickets: two-day $50, Friday $25, Saturday $30; at the door: two-day $70, Friday $35, Saturday $40. 252-233-6865. www.kinston winterbluegrass.com.
KEM ó 8 p.m., Feb. 16. Ovens Auditorium, Charlotte. $41-$49.50. 704-335-3100. www.ticketmaster. com.
“STOMP” ó Feb. 26-March 2. Belk Theater, Blumenthal performing Arts Center, 130 N. Tryon St. 704-372-1000. www.blumenthal center.org.Darrell Scott ó 8 p.m. Feb. 17. McGlohon Theatre, Charlotte. $17.50-$22.50. 704-372-1000. www.CarolinaTix.org.
Cellist Lynn Harrell with the Charlotte Symphony ó 8 p.m. Feb. 22 and 23. Belk Theater, Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, 130 N. Tryon St. 704-972-2000. www. charlottesymphony.org.
Dance
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater ó Feb. 15-17. Belk Theater, Blumenthal Center, Charlotte. $15-$59. 704-372-1000. www. blumenthalcenter.org.Hermitage Ballet presents Stars of the St. Petersburg Ballet ó 7 p.m., Feb. 18. Ovens Auditorium, Charlotte. $46-$66. www.ticket master.com.Comedy
Ron White ó 7:30 p.m., Feb. 15. Ovens Auditorium, Charlotte. $44.75. 704-335-3100. www. ticketmaster.com.
Classes Basics of Spinning ó Feb. 16. Choose from two sessions- 9 a.m.-noon, or 1-4 p.m. Latta Plantation, Huntersville. Learn carding, using a drop-spindle, spinning on a wheel. $35 includes wool. Call before Feb. 12-704-875-2312. www.latta plantation.org.Hands-On art classes for children ó Mixed medium for ages 10-14: 4:30-6:30 p.m. Fridays. Drawing for ages 6-9: 3:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Both classes taught by Shelli Zulli. Depot Fine Arts Gallery, 103 W. Center Ave., Mooresville. Call Zulli for details: 704-660-9420.Cartoon drawing class for 6th-8th graders ó 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays. $15. Depot Fine Arts Gallery, 103 W. Center Ave., Mooresville. 706-218-6939.Art classes at Original Art, 21 Union St. S., Concord ó Private lessons and classes for all ages. 704-784-1549. dianelovesart@vnet.net.Clogging classes ó 5:45 p.m. Wednesdays, ongoing. Salisbury Civic Center. Open to all levels and all ages. $20 every two months. City residents receive discount.
Speakers and forums
Rowan Public Library “Let’s Talk About It” series ó 7 p.m. Feb. 14: “The Known World” by Edward P. Jones. Other book discussions will follow every other Thursday. 704-216-7732. www.rowanpublic library.org.Davie County Public Library “Let’s Talk About It” series ó Programs begin 7 p.m. with presentation by visiting scholar, followed by discussion and refreshments. Feb. 14: “Raisin in the Sun” by Lorraine Hansberry and “The Glass Menagerie” by Tennessee Williams. 371 N. Main St., Mocksville. 336-753-6030.
This & That Carolina Sophisticats Hearts a’Fire All-Breed Cat Show ó Feb. 9 and 10, Cabarrus County Arena, 4751 NC Hwy. 49 North, Concord. 704-920-3976. www.carolinasophisticats.org.Big Band Dances ó 7-10 p.m. first and third Saturdays of each month. Hurley YMCA. Music by The Hi-Liters. Bring a snack to share. $5. 704-636-0111.East Coast World Championship Rodeo ó Feb. 8-10. Cricket Arena, Charlotte. www.cricketarenacharlotte.com.Carolina Alpaca Celebration óFeb. 16-17. Free. Cabarrus County Arena, 4751 NC Hwy. 49 North, Concord. 704-920-3976. www.carolinaalpacafarms.org.United We Shag ó 7 p.m.-1 a.m. Feb. 16.Salisbury Elks Lodge, South Main St. Sponsored by Salisbury Shag Club. Seven deejays, cash bar, snacks, raffles. $8. 704-209-1125. www.keeponshagging. com.Stamp and postcard show ó 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 16, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 17. Char-Meck Senior Center, 2225 Tyvola Road, Charlotte. Free admission. 828-274-3804. www.richardsstampshop.com.Cruzin’ Round Spencer ó 4-9 p.m. second Saturday of each month. Classic vehicles, entertainment, food. 704-633-7178. wadd7877@bellsouth.net.
Night life Alli’s All American Grille & Ale, 1504 W. Jake Alexander Blvd. ó Karaoke 8 p.m.-midnight Fridays and Saturdays. 704-637-7160. www.myspace.com/funatallis.The Blue Vine, 209 S. Main St. ó 9-11:30 p.m. Friday: blues singer Robin Rogers; 9-11:30 Saturday: Ian Thomas. Tuesday: wine tasting, $12.50. 704-797-0093. www.the bluevine.com.Escape the Daily Grind, 316 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer ó 8-10 p.m. Feb. 8: jazz with the PCS Trio; 8-10 p.m. Feb. 9: M.L. Caldwell-jazz fusion. 704-636-0160.High Rock Boat & Ski Club, 257 Boat Club Lane ó Private club for members and guests, memberships available. Dinner 5:30-10 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. Thursdays: karaoke; Fridays: shagging and deejay; Saturday: Top 40, country mix. 704-633-0251.
The Inn, 1012 Mooresville Hwy 150 ó 7 p.m.-midnight Saturdays. This week: open mic night. Free refreshments, air hockey, foosball, pool. Public invited to jam or schedule their group to perform. 704-213-1467. www.inntheloop.blogspot.com.Jokers Bar and Grill, 2168 Statesville Blvd. ó Saturday: Joe Davis Band, $5 cover. Pool tournament 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays; Sundays watch sports on big screen TV; 704-636-2583.Three Fifteen, 315 E. Council St. ó 9 p.m. Feb. 9: extreme metal with Salisbury’s Dark Autumn (www.darkautumn.org), and Anagnorisis (from Louisville, Ky.), $5 cover, 18+ show. 704-633-1315. www.threefifteen. com.WINSTON-SALEM
The Garage, 110 W. 7th St. ó 9 p.m. Feb. 8: Boonie Bishop, Kristie Kruger, Joe Rathbone, $7; 9 p.m. Feb. 9: Jason Ringenberg, Two Dollar Pistols, $10; American Music Showcase-Mando Saenz with local host Martha Bassett. 336-777-1127. www.the-garage.ws.SinglesPiedmont Singles ó 7:15 p.m. Fridays, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 1908 Statesville Blvd. Feb. 8: Bingo with Jim Holshouser calling. Covered Dish. No joining fee, donations appreciated. Contact Frances Ward 704-637-3241.Highlighters Dance Club ó First and third Fridays. Doors open 7 p.m., free line dance class 7:15 p.m. Open to singles 40 and over. Dress code. Heavy hors d’oeuvres served 8 p.m. BYOB. $10 members; $12 guests. Join for $20 and get in free the first night of joining. Non-smoking, dressy casual. American Legion Post 380, 4235 W. Tyvola Rd., Charlotte. 704-548-9212. ssendecki@aol.com.Tri-City Singles Dance ó 8 p.m.-midnight, Feb. 8. Valentine’s Dance, Sky Room at George Ks, corner of High Point and Holden Roads, Greensboro. Deejay plays music of 70’s and 80’s, beach music, top 40, swing music. Cash bar, door prizes, dress to impress. Ladies choice dances, $12. peggy15311@bellsouth.net.Charlotte Zodiac Club ó Feb. 8: Looks EZ. Second and fourth Fridays. Doors open 7 p.m., food served 8 p.m. 7:15 p.m.-line dance lessons with Chuck and Joy. Open to 45 and over. Hors d’oeuvres, soft drinks provided. $10 members, $12 guests. Dress code, no blue jeans or shorts. American Legion Post 380, 4235 West Tyvola Rd. 704-853-0490. www. charlottezodiacdanceclub.com.Call for artistsPERFORMING ARTS
“The Struggle’s Over” contest ó Artsist may submit two songs to talkofnccom@gmail.com for $25. Songs will remain on Website for a month for people to listen to and comment on. Selecting 10 songs of the month to receive 20-minute spotlight on online radio show, record label submission, chance to perform live, inclusion on “The Struggle’s Over” CD. The #1 song gets free music video. www.TalkofNC.com.VISUAL ARTMiniatures show, Fine Frame Gallery, 105 S. Main St. ó Reception for show “Give a Little Art With Some Love” 5-7 p.m. Feb. 14. Artists are invited to drop off one piece, 5″x7″ or smaller, between 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 11. 704-647-0340.
AuditionsSalisbury Symphony singer auditions for April 26 pops concert ó Auditions 1-4 p.m. Feb. 9 at Varick Auditorium, Livingstone College. Accompanist will be available, singers bring own music. Interested singers send e mail to Music Director David Hagy to schedule an audition time: dhagy@wfu.edu.
Circle in the Square Theatre School ó Auditions for professional actor training program beginning March 3-7, May 6-9, and ending June 3-6 for professional two year workshops (both acting and musical) and their seven-week summer workshops. Write to Admissions, Circle in the Square Theatre School, 1633 Broadway, New York, N.Y. 10019-6795, call 212-307-0388 or e mail circleinthesquare@att.net. Downloadable application at www.circlesquare.org.ArtWaterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St. ó Free. Gallery open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Groups may arrange guided tour. 704-636-1882. www.waterworks.org.Fine Frame Gallery, 105 S. Main St. ó “Give a Little Art With Some Love” miniatures show. Reception 5-7 p.m. Feb. 14. 704-647-0340.Green Goat Gallery, 516 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer ó Featuring collection of kaleidoscopes by Sue Davis. 704-639-0606. www.greengoatgallery.com.Cabarrus Arts Council Galleries, 65 Union Street, Concord ó Collections of photographs by Phil Moody and Chad Mitchell; “Fiber Group Invitational” featuring 12 members of the Piedmont Craftsman artist guild. Free gallery talk by Chad Mitchell-Feb. 21. Gallery hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays. 704-920-ARTS. www.cabarrusartscouncil.org. Creative Art Exchange, Cornelius ó Invitational art exhibition runs through Feb. 28. Features art by James Donaldson and other professional artists. 704-892-7323.Court Street Gallery, 134 Court St., Statesville ó Exhibit of folk art by Addie James, through Feb. 29. Free. Gallery open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. www.iredell museums.org.Grace and Cameron West Art Gallery, Pfeiffer University, Misenheimer ó Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. 704-463-3160. joshua.cross@pfeiffer.edu.Arts United Gallery, 220 S. Main St., Lexington ó 5-7 p.m. Feb. 12: opening reception for the gallery’s sixth annual NC Quilt Exhibit. Free. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. www.co.davidson.nc.us/ arts.Davidson County Community College, Mendenhall Building, Lexington ó “Reality and Myth” featuring 11 North Carolina artists, through May 18. Free. Open during regular college operating hours. 336-249-8186.Merrill-Jennings Galleries, 463 S. Main St., Davidson ó Black History art show and sale, through March 31. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. 704-895-1213.Mint Museum of Art, 2730 Randolph Road, Charlotte ó “Made in China” exhibit of fine porcelain through April 20. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission $6 adults, $5 seniors and students, $3 ages 6 to 17, free for members and children 5 and younger. Admission also valid for Museum of Craft and Design on the same day. 704-337-2000. www.mint museum.org.
Mint Museum of Craft + Design, 220 N. Tryon St., Charlotte ó Fiberart International 2007 (through Feb. 24); “White Light: Glass Compositions” by Daniel Clayman (through May 25). Admission $6 adults, $5 seniors and students, $3 ages 6 to 17, free for members and children 5 and younger. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. 704-337-2000.McColl Center for Visual Art, 721 N. Tryon St., Charlotte ó 6-9 p.m. Feb. 8: opening reception for”Phantasmagoria: Specters of Absence” through April 26. 704-332-5535. www.mccollcenter.org.Reynolda House, Museum of American Art, Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem ó “Ancestry and Innovation: African American Art from the American Folk Art Museum; “Wordplay: Text and Modern Art,” through May 4. Open 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday. $10 adults, $9 seniors, students with ID and children free. 336-725-5150 or www.reynoldahouse.org.Parks
Dan Nicholas Park, 6800 Bringle Ferry Rd. ó 704-216-7800. www.dannicholas.net.
Ellis Park, 3541 Old Mocksville Road ó 704-216-7783.
Gold Hill Mines Historic Park 735 St. Stephens Church Road, Gold Hill ó Information about tours: 704-267-9439; rentals: 704-279-5777. www.HistoricGoldHill.com.Sloan Park, 550 Sloan Rd. ó   www.co.rowan.nc.us/parks/sloanMuseumsN.C. Transportation Museum, Spencer ó February hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 1-4 p.m. Sunday; closed Monday. Train rides Saturday only, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. $6 adults, $5 children ages 3-12 and seniors ages 60 and up. Roundhouse Turntable rides at $1. Group rates available with advance notice. 704-636-2889 or 877-NCTMFUN. www.nctrans.org.Rowan Museum, 202 N. Main St. ó Museum is 1854 courthouse that survived Stoneman’s raid. Displays and interpretive exhibits reflect life and history of Rowan County. 1-4 p.m. Thursday-Sunday. $3 adults, $1.50 students, free museum members. 704-633-5946.
Dr. Josephus Hall House, 226 S. Jackson St. ó 1820 house museum features furniture and decoratives from Hall family and others. Costumed docents provide tours. $3 adults, $1.50 students, free to members of Historic Salisbury Foundation. For group tours, call HSF office, 704-636-0103.Old Stone House, Granite Quarry ó Stately home built by German immigrant Michael Braun in 1766. Furnished with period pieces including local, North Carolina and Pennsylvania furnishings. 704-633-5946.
Historic Rockwell Museum ó 2-4 p.m. Sundays. Free. For a tour call Jean Puckett: 704-279-4979 or Ann Teague: 704-279-5783.
China Grove Roller Mill Museum ó Guided tours 2-4 p.m. second Sunday of each month. Museum is operated by Historical Society of South Rowan. For special tours call 704-433-3912. www.hist-society-srowan.com.Mill Village Museum, Old No. 14 Church St., Cooleemee ó 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. Large groups by appointment. Operated by Cooleemee Historical Association. 336-284-6040.Davidson County Historical Museum, 2 South Main St., Lexington ó “Marking the Trail of Our Civil War History,” focuses on the six North Carolina Civil War Trail markers in Davidson County and the events they commemorate. 336-242-2035. www.co.davidson. nc.us/museum. Charlotte Museum of History, 3500 Shamrock Dr., Charlotte ó $6 adults, $5 students and seniors, $3 children 6-12, 5 and under free. Free admission Sundays. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 1-5 p.m. Sunday. 704-568-1774. www.charlottemuseum.org. Historic Latta Plantation, Sample Road, Huntersville ó 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 9: “Back of the Big House.” Museum hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. $6 adults, $5 seniors and students, free for children under 5. www.lattaplantation.org. 704-875-2312.
Historic Rosedale Plantation, 3427 N. Tryon St., Charlotte ó National Register Federal house built circa 1815, excellent example of backcountry NC federal period architecture. Originally part of a 911-acre plantation. $5 adults, $4 students and seniors. Groups of 10 or more $4 per. Guided tours 1, 2 and 3 p.m. Thursday-Sunday. 704-335-0325. www.historicrosedale.org.Charlotte Nature Museum, 1658 Sterling Road ó Focus on activities for ages 8 and younger. $5. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday. 704-337-2671. Discovery Place, Charlotte ó Norman Rockwell exhibit, free with museum admission. “The Dinosaurs.” IMAX Theater: “Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs.” $8 adults, $7 children, $7 seniors 60+. “Sea Monsters: a Prehistoric Adventure.” Both movies run through April 17. Museum open 9 a.m-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 1-6 p.m. Sunday. 704-372-6261 or www.discoveryplace.org.Old Salem, Winston-Salem ó 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 12:30-5 p.m. Sunday. $21 adults, $10 children. 336-721-7300 or www.oldsalem.org.The North Carolina Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh ó “Bearing Witness: Civil Rights Photographs of Alexander Rivera.” “Pleasing to the Eye: the Decorative Arts of NC” includes Cherokee basket exhibit through March 16. Free. 919-807-7943. www.ncmuseumofhistory.org.The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, 11 W. Jones St., Raleigh ó Dinosaur exhibit through March 2.: $8 adults, $5 children. Museum admission is free. 919-733-7450. www.naturalsciences. org.
N.C. Museum of Life and Science, 433 Murray Ave., Durham ó Museum is science-technology center of lifelong learning for people of all ages. $8.50 adult, $6 children age 3-12; $7.50 seniors 65 plus or active/retired military; free for children age two and younger. 919-220-5429, www.ncmls.org.Roundabout is updated throughout the week on our Web site, www.salisburypost.com. Look under “Lifestyle.”

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