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Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Hope du Jour (Community Event)
Time: 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Location: Participating Restaurants in Forsyth County

Participating restaurants donate 10% of their sales on May 6th, 2014 to Crisis Control Ministry to support its mission to assist people in crisis to meet essential life needs and to become self-sufficient. Crisis Control Ministry is Forsyth County’s largest emergency assistance provider. For a complete list of participating restaurants, go to www.hopedujour.org. For continuing updates, follow on Facebook at www.facebook.com/hopedujour. Price is the cost of your meal.

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African American Genealogy Roadblocks (Lecture)
Location: Forsyth County Public Library -Central, W. 5th St, Winston-Salem, NC

James E. Gist, a Winston-Salem native, retired from the US Air Force and Lockheed Martin Aerospace. His interest in genealogy began almost 30 years ago when he found an old family Bible and wanted to "fill in the blanks" with his grandmother's help. His family database has grown to over 2400 names. He is looked to as a family historian by the Gists of Chester Co., SC. He recently developed and presented a class in African American Genealogy at United Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church, where he is chair of the Computer Lab Ministry.The meeting is free and open to the public.

American Moderns, 1910-1960 : From O'Keeffe to Rockwell Exhibition Opening (Museums)
Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House Museum of American Art

Ranging widely in subject matter and style, the fifty-three paintings and four sculptures featured in this exhibition from the Brooklyn Museum were produced by the most well-known artists from 1910-1960 including Georgia O'Keeffe, Marsden Hartley, Stuart Davis, Arthur Dove, Grandma Moses, Joseph Stella, Elie Nadelman, and Norman Rockwell. Significant works by these and other artists in the exhibition exemplify their unique contributions to modern culture.Between 1910 and 1960, both American society and art underwent tumultuous and far-reaching transformations. Many artists rejected or reformulated artistic traditions, seeking new ways to make their work relevant in a contemporary context. The exhibition is organized in interpretive groupings by themes such as the city, the body, landscape, still life, and Americana, all of which explore the myriad ways in which American artists engaged with modernity.

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Reynolda Sketch (Museums)
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House Museum of American Art

Saturdays, February 8, 15; March 15, 22; May 17, 24, 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.Reynolda Sketch is a series of workshops for art students in 7th through 12th grades who are interested in improving their artistic skills. Each 2 1/2-hour session focuses on a different aspect of art-making, to encourage developing artists to gain a mastery of fundamentals while further exploring their own personal work styles. Participants begin with sketching exercises in the Museum galleries, and continue in the studio to work with a variety of drawing and painting media. All materials provided each session.

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The Yup'ik Way of Life: An Alaskan People in Transition (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

This student-curated exhibit features photographs of Alaska’s Yup’ik people, their environment, and resources by Greensboro native John Rucker. Taken between 1979 and 1987, the photographs document a lifestyle that has largely disappeared with the arrival of modern influences such as telephones, fast food, and television in the intervening years. The images are integrated with objects made by Yup’ik artisans and collected by early Moravian missionaries with connections to Winston-Salem. The objects provide a link to the past and further document the cultural transitions of the Yup’ik since European contact. Admission is free.

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Life Circles (Exhibit)
Time: 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Location: Gateway Gallery at The Enrichment Center

The exhibition "Life Circles" features paintings and photographs that combine floral and agricultural images "observed from up close to far above" by the Artists of Gateway Studios and their guests Lynne Brown and Joseph Bircher. The exhbition will remain on display through May 9. For more information call 837-6832. Hours are Tuesday-Friday, 12:30-4:30pm. Gateway Gallery is located at 1006 S. Marshall Street in Winston-Salem.

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Winston-Salem Dash Baseball (Sports Event)
Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Location: BB&T Ballpark; 951 Ballpark Way, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

The Winston-Salem Dash host the Myrtle Beach Pelicans (High-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers) on Tuesday, May 6 at 7:00 p.m. at BB&T Ballpark. For more information and to purchase tickets, call (336) 714-2287 or visit wsdash.com.

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