Arts & Entertainment Calendar
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FRIDAY-SUNDAY, MAY 19-21
*May 19 and 20, 10 a.m.- 10 p.m., and May 21, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m., annual Greek Festival, 435 Keating Drive, Winston-Salem. Authentic Greek food, dancing, tours and more. Tickets: $2 for adults, under 12 free. Take out available. For more information, go to www.wsgreekfestival.com.
*May 19, 7 – 10 p.m., ArtsCrush, downtown Arts District. Come stroll the Arts District, visit the many galleries, businesses and restaurants, enjoy musical performances and fun. For more details, visit https://www.facebook.com/artsdistrictwsnc.
*May 19, 8 p.m., May 20, 8 p.m., and May 21, 2 p.m. Theatre Alliance presents “The Color Purple,” the musical adaptation of the book by Alice Walker. Theatre Alliance is located at 650 W. Sixth Street. For more information and to purchase tickets, go to www.theatrealliance.ws.
*May 20, LeBauer Park, Greensboro. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Piedmont Blues Preservation Society present the 37th annual Piedmont Blues Festival. For festival lineup and ticket information, go to www.piedmontblues.org.
*May 20, 7:30 p.m. and May 21 at 3 p.m. at Stevens Center of the UNCSA, 405 W. Fourth Street, the Winston-Salem Symphony and Winston-Salem Chorus, music director candidate Michelle Merrill leads an enormous season finale featuring two British blockbusters: Gustav Holst’s “The Planets” and Walton’s epic cantata, “Belshazzar’s Feast.” For tickets, go to www.wssymphony.org.
*May 20, noon, piano and violin concert by Jonathan Williams at St. Philips Moravian Church in the Old Salem historic district. Williams will present a program of African American and Afro-Moravian music from the American South. The concert is included in the purchase of a ticket to Old Salem on that day. For more information or to purchase tickets, go to www.oldsalem.org and click on Plan My Visit.
*May 21, 3 p.m., Freedom Day Celebration, St. Philips Church, 911 S. Church St., in the Old Salem historic district. A program including spoken word, drumming, dancing and music will begin at 3 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
*May 21, 2 p.m., Tanglewood Park, Clemmons, the West End Mambo will perform as part of the Winston-Salem and Forsyth County Arts Council and Forsyth County government’s Parks Concerts. Vendors, food trucks and beverages will be available for purchase. Attadeees are encourage to bring a blanket or chair and may bring a picnic. This marks the 8th season of the Parks Concerts Series which are free and take place once a month between May and October.
TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY, MAY 22-23
*May 22, 7:30 p.m., Joymongers Barrell Hall, 480 West End Blvd., Trivia Night hosted by Forsyth County Historic Resources Commission celebrating Historic Preservation Month and the 75th anniversary of the commission. How well do you know Winston-Salem history? Come out and test your knowledge for great prizes!
*May 23, 7:30 p.m., Salem Square, The Salem Band will present music from the ‘80s with their season opening concert. Guest vocalist Michael Martinez. Preconcert music at 6:45 p.m. by The Salem Band Flute Ensemble. Bring a chair or blanket, food vendors on site. Free and family friendly.
SATURDAY-SUNDAY, MAY 27-28
*May 27, 8 p.m. & May 28, 2 p.m;, Theatre Alliance presents “The Color Purple,” the musical adaptation of the book by Alice Walker. Theatre Alliance is located at 650 W. Sixth Street. For more information and to purchase tickets, go to www.theatrealliance.ws.