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ReCycle-ReUse-ReNew- Group Art Exhibit
June 7 – 29 – Marshall Art Gallery – Greensboro
This group art exhibit features unique way “ReCycle “discarded materials. Metal, glass, wood, paper, fabric and more are “ReUsed” to create “ReNewed” art. Participating artist include: Dawn Ashby, Jerry Cartwright, Dian Felder, Lawrence Fier, Ray Martin and Betty Trotter. Join us for the opening reception on Sunday, June 7th from 1-4PM. This exhibit will run through Monday, June 29th.
OUT at the Movies presents Pedro
June 13 at 8 pm – UNC School of the Arts – Winston-Salem
OUT at the Movies, Winston-Salem and the Triad’s GLBT Film Series will screen “Pedro” on June 13th at 8:00 PM. “Pedro”, written by Dustin Lance Black (“Milk”) celebrates the life of Pedro Zamora, who found out he was HIV + at the age of 17, became an AIDS activist/educator and starred in MTV’s “The Real World”. All of the proceeds benefit the Adam Foundation and UNCSA’s School of Filmmaking.
My Voice – My Vision 3 Day Residential Teen Girls Summit
June 17-20 – Girls Incorporated of Guilford County – Greensboro
For rising middle through high school girls. Teen Girls will take part in a project where girls explore “points of view”. Girls have the opportunity to address many of the issues that we face today and get answers that will help us make good choices in our lives. If you love creating, we will be expressing our views using journaling, poetry, posters, photography and video. Project will end with presentations and a luncheon on Saturday June 20th with Mayor Yvonne Johnson as our guest speaker. Commuters are welcome on Saturday.
Greensboro 48 Hour Film Project
June 19-June 21, 2009
The 48 Hour Film Project is coming to Greensboro! In a wild, sleepless weekend, you and a team will make a movie–write, shoot, edit and score it. From scratch. In 48 hours. On Friday, June 19, you’ll get a character, a prop, a line of dialogue and a genre, all to include in your movie. By Sunday, June 21, the movie must be complete. It will show at the Carousel Cinema at a screening in the next week.
“Our Subject is You” Exhibition Opening + 6th Annual Summer Solstice Party
June 19, 2009 – Weatherspoon Art Museum – Greensboro
“Our Subject is You” is the first exhibition organized by the Weatherspoon Art Museum to focus on participatory art. The artists in the exhibition rely on the involvement of the public in order for their work to be realized. They form avenues for meaningful engagement within the context of the gallery, inviting museum visitors to contribute to the creation of artwork through social interaction, collaboration, and/or performativity. Artists included in the show are Tonico Lemos Auad (Brazil/UK), Harrell Fletcher (USA), Nina Katchadourian (USA), San Keller (Switzerland), Steve Lambert (USA), Darren O’Donnell (Canada), Sherri Lynn Wood (USA) and Erwin Wurm (Austria). In the exhibition, museum visitors will take part in the formation of artwork and through special live participatory events at the June 19th opening.
June 20 – 12pm – Winston Lake Park 3535 Winston Lake Road – Winston Salem
The Triad Juneteenth Festival will be held Saturday, June 20, at Winston Lake Park from noon – 7:00 pm. Juneteenth is the celebration of the end of slavery in the United States. African American Heritage will come alive through live music, dancing, and drama. Festival highlights include: an opening ceremony, performances, youth activities, history, books artifacts, art gallery, food and merchandise vendors. The festival is free and open to the public.