Thursday, January 17, 2013
10 Minute Play Contest (Performing Arts)
Time: 12:00 AM to 11:55 PM
Contest ends Jan. 31, 2013. Winning plays will be performed at the annual Staged Reading on April 27. Entries will be judged by Michael Huie, Outreach and Education Director of the N.C. Shakespeare Festival, and Woodrow Hood, Associate Professor of Theatre and Dance at Wake Forest University. For complete contest details, see website.
Art of Faiths - Religions of the World: Tolerance and Diversity (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Waterworks Visual Arts Center
Expressing religious beliefs through art has been evident throughout mankind from Paleolithic cave art to architectural masterpieces of cathedrals, mosques, & temples around the world. Through an assemblage of photographs, paintings, & mixed media works, artists express their personal relationships to their faiths. Syed Ahmad creates contemplative works in glass inspired by ancient Islamic calligraphy. Quilted paintings of personal faith define Alice Levinson’s art, using biblical text & Hebrew poetry. Robert Radin features poignant photographs showcasing cultures around the world, cast in faith. Photographer Shireen Alborno tears down the stereotype attached to her religion & lifestyle as a Muslim. G. Carol Bomer juxtaposes text & image to create connections that are not predictable. Spirituality is an important part of the creative journey of Robert Crum. Professed to the Order of Secular Franciscans, spirituality is evident in Betti Pettinati-Longinotti’s inspired work.
Celebrating 50 Years of the Museum of Anthropology (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
As the MOA commemorates its 50th year, this student-curated retrospective exhibit showcases the Museum’s history through a detailed timeline featuring photographs from the institutional archives and artifacts from around the world. Open Tuesday to Saturday. Admission is free.
Vibha Galhotra: Metropia (Exhibit)
Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Galhotra's works serve as a critique of urbanization and an examination of her own place in the world.
"1912: A PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION THAT CHANGED AMERICA"=0 (Lecture)
Time: 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: Greensboro Historical Museum, 130 Summit Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27401
A talk by Matt Young, Assistant Director, Greensboro Historical Museum Through a historical inquiry guided by Matt Young, explore the challenges and victories of U.S. presidential candidates Woodrow Wilson, Theodore Roosevelt, and William H. Taft that took place during the 1912 race to the Oval Office. No reservations required. Free admission. Open seating.