Traveling Art Show across Downtown Greensboro - Jump on the Traveling Art Show this First Friday in Downtown Greensboro from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Enjoy different art programming while walking Downtown Greensboro! Here is the list of events:
6:00 p.m.: Hooping with Tammy in LeBauer Park
6:30 p.m.: Fire Performance with Scott Hinzman & Michelle Van Horn with Sacred 8 Studio behind Vintage to Vogue boutique
7:00 p.m.: Interactive Art Piece with Center for Visual Artists at Urban Grinders
7:30 p.m.: Opera with Elm Street Opera Group behind Chakras Spa
8:00 p.m.: Bluegrass at Hamburger Square
8:30 p.m.: Contemporary Street Dance performance by The BBoy Ballet
9:00 p.m.: Alternative swing dance by Jacob and Rebecca Felder and 80's Dance Party at Gibb's Hundred Brewing Company
beerthirty, 505 N Greene Street - beerthirty will be showcasing ReCaps artist Mike Valle. Mike repurposes bottle caps into works of art. All Triad drafts will be $4 and the Camel City Grill Food Truck will be on site for dinner service.
Casa Azul of Greensboro at the Greensboro Public Library and LeBauer Park - Casa Azul will celebrate its sixth annual Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Event and Ofrenda Exhibition that will take place on Friday, November 4th and Saturday, November 5th, 2016 at the Greensboro Public Library – Central Branch (219 N. Church St.) and LeBauer Park. Casa Azul invites the community to take part in the opening reception and performance events as well as viewing the featured ofrendas as part of the traditional celebration from Mexico and other Latin American countries. All events are free and open to the general public. The festivities will begin on the evening of Friday, November 4th with a reception from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm at the Greensboro Public Central Library, which is located at 219 N Church St. The reception will feature a unique performance by the Paperhand Puppet Intervention; a delightful performance from Ballet Folklórico Mexican Tradition de Julio Ruiz as well as a traditional exhibition by Los Viejitos Dance Company who’s traditional “Old Men Dance” was once used ceremoniously by the Aztecs to bring a good harvest. The performances will take place at LeBauer Park.
GreenHill, 200 N Davie Street - View the current exhibit, Insistent Objects, and listen to music by Abigail Dowd Musician.
International Civil Rights Center & Museum, 134 S Elm Street - "Mass Incarceration" Movie Night! As a precursor for the next temporary exhibit on Mass Incarceration, there will be a showing of "Slavery by Another Name " at 6:30pm, followed by Ava DuVernay's "13th", at 8pm. Free & Open to the Public! Refreshments available.
Design Archives, 342 S Elm Street - 80 artists makers and collectors well their wares in one location. Shop Local, and Shop Unique!
Community Theatre of Greensboro, 520 S Elm Street - CTG presents SISTER ACT! A woman hiding in a convent helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she rediscovers her own. This feel-good comedy smash is based on the hit film. Sister Act is the feel-good musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film that has audiences jumping to their feet! Filled with powerful gospel music, outrageous dancing and a truly moving story, Sister Act will leave audiences breathless.
The Urban Gardener, 117 East Lewis Street - Do you miss the old Indy Market at First Friday? Well, come on down to The Urban Gardener. We will be offering vendors of handcrafted goods, interactive art, live music , free beer, wine and hot cocoa, fire pit seating for enjoying the music, conversation and complimentary beverages, tents with fair trade goods for sale, and lots more! so come on down to walk the meandering paths of the ever whimsical Urban Gardener and prepare to be enchanted!
Ambleside Gallery, 528 S Elm Street - One Woman Art Show by Agnes Preston-Brame Recent paintings featuring a unique homage to fine antiques, and the 10 years she was co-owner of Jules Antiques & Fine Art in downtown Greensboro.
Elsewhere, 606 S Elm Street - Meet the October artists-in-residence and explore what they've been up to in this culminated group opening for November First Friday.