Concert at St. Timothy’s to benefit Second Harvest
The third annual concerts to benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest N.C. will be at 3 p.m. today, Aug. 18, at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 2575 Parkway Drive, Winston-Salem; and 7:30 p.m. Aug. 23 at West Market Street United Methodist Church, 302 W. Market St., Greensboro.
Besides serving the food bank, the concerts will introduce Chamber Musaic, “a musical mosaic bridging cultural divides through music.”
Lee Richey is the artistic director, cellist and conductor. The concert will feature Teresa Radomski and Mary Mendenhall, sopranos; with guest artists Elizabeth Leddy Ochoa, piano, and Caroline Mendenhall, vocalist.
Admission is free. Donations of money and canned foods for Second Harvest will be accepted.
Pipe organ series concert
to feature ‘The Teacher’
The Sounds of the Summer Pipe Organ Series will present “The Teacher,” the final in its six concerts at 7 p.m. Aug. 19 in the Hanes Auditorium, Elberson Fine Arts Center, Salem College, 500 E. Salem Ave., Winston-Salem.
Students from UNC School of rhe Ats and Salem College will perform on the recently restored Holtkamp Organ at Salem College. Known for its clear tones, the Holtkamp is known as “The Teacher” because players of this organ cannot hide mistakes under murky sounds.
Admission is free, and donations will be accepted. For more information, visit Soundsof SummerWS on Facebook, call 743-223-1568 or email dreama firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pianist, opera to close
out 2019 SummerFest
Music Carolina SummerFest will complete its 12th season this week with three events. Joe Mount and Matt Kendrick are co-artistic directors.
Tickets are at www.music carolina.org.
- 7:30 p.m. Aug. 20: Piano Recital with Dmitri Shteinberg. Acclaimed Russian pianist and artist faculty at the UNC School of the Arts, Shteinberg performs Mozart Sonata KV 280 in F Major, Brahms Three Intermezzi Op. 117, Chopin Ballade No. 4, and Schumann, Symphonic Etudes Op. 13. Piedmont Music Center, 212 N. Broad St. $24, $8 for students.
- 10:30 a.m. Aug. 20: Latte and Learn @ Bookmarks, James Allbritten, Piedmont Opera. Bookmarks, 634 W. Fourth St. Free.
- 7 p.m. Aug. 24: Piedmont Opera presents “Sacred and Profane,” sacred music of great bel canto opera composers including Donizetti, Bellini, Verdi, and Puccini. Calvary Moravian Church, 600 Holly Ave. $24, $8 for students.
Spring Theatre to hold
Spring Theatre will present “Duet: A Fundraiser to Benefit Spring Theatre” at 7 p.m. Aug. 20 and 21 at the newly renovated Reynolds Place Theatre in the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts, 251 N. Spruce St., Winston-Salem.
Doors open at 6:15 p.m. A reception will follow the performance.
Erinn Dearth, Spring Theatre’s founder and executive director, and Dan Beckmann, artistic director, will explore the long and varied history of the musical theater duet. The evening will end with the announcement of Spring Theatre’s 2020 season.
Dearth, a Winston-Salem native, tours nationally and internationally with “Letters From Home,” her USO-inspired performance group that honors veterans, active military and their families.
New York-based Dan Beckmann has performed in more than 40 states and 50 countries.
A youth-oriented theater company, Spring Theatre aims to help established and aspiring theater artists reach their potential through mentoring, main stage productions, theater camps, workshops and master classes.
‘Wild Women of Winedale’
coming to ARTC Theatre
ARTC Theatre will present “The Wild Women of Winedale” at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 23 and 24, and 3 p.m. Aug. 25 at 110 W. Seventh St., in the Downtown Arts District, Winston-Salem. Doors open 30 minutes before the show.
The show stars Jean Wentz, Carrie Tisher Barton, Marlyn Beckman Wilson, Julia Rushing and Courtney Yates Wells. Marsha McNeely Hierl directs.
The three Wild women, sisters Fanny and Willa, and sister-in-law Johnny Faye, find themselves together again after 30 years. It’s almost like high school all over, except they are middle-aged women trying to survive widowhood and divorce.
Dating after 50 just isn’t quite what it was at 18. Twists and turns in the lives of these golden girls, as they search for the profound event that will shape their lives, enable the audience to see themselves and their friends or relatives in this comedy. The show runs about two hours, with one 15-minute intermission.
Fiddlin’ Fish Brewing Co. will celebrate its second anniversary noon to midnight Aug. 24 at 772 N. Trade St.
CycleBar will host a group ride at 11 a.m. Tickets are on the Fiddlin’ Fish Facebook page.
Stepping Stones Canine Rescue will host an adoption fair noon-4 p.m. The Slanted Shed will serve noon-5 p.m.
Blue Dogs will be the headline band. Wristband will play in the afternoon.
Fiddlin’ Fish will release new beers and bring back some old favorites. Mojito Mobile Kitchen and Goodtimes BBQ will serve 5-9 p.m.
Admission is free. For information, visit Fiddlinfish.com
Yadkin Arts Council
to present ‘Greater Tuna’
The Yadkin Arts Council will present “Greater Tuna,” the original Tuna, Texas, satire about Southern living, on Aug. 24 and 25 at the Willingham Theater, 226 E. Main St., Yadkinville.
Actors Luke Miller and Zach Freeman will play dozens of denizens of Tuna, Texas’ third smallest town. The townsfolk flaunt their quirks, costumes and personal lives across the stage, while trying to learn a little about what makes us all tick.
The Center Bistro will host dinner-and-a-show option on Aug. 24 with a Tex-Mex menu at 5:30 p.m. and show at 7:30 p.m. Show-only tickets will also be available. The show will be at 3 p.m. only on Aug. 25.
“Tuna, Texas,” was written by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears and Ed Howard. Jessie Grant is directing.
Motown band to headline
concert at Tanglewood
Charlie, the Motown and beach music band, will perform at 5 p.m. Aug. 25, at Tanglewood Park in Clemmons. Gates open at 4 p.m.
This versatile, Durham-based, six-piece band features male and female vocalists, a keyboard player, guitar, bass and drums. Charlie performs in the Motown tradition of tuxedos and coordinated dance steps mixed with Southern beach music.
Busta Brown, a columnist for The Chronicle, will be the guest emcee.
The event is family friendly, and children’s activities are provided by Art Nouveau, 40-and-under arts advocates affiliated with The Arts Council; and Aperture Cinema.
Non-profit partner for the Charlie concert is the Salvation Army, and attendees are encouraged to bring school supplies for the Salvation Army’s “Fill the Bus” campaign.
Picnicking is permitted and concert-goers are encouraged to bring blankets or lawn chairs. Food trucks and beverage vendors will be on site. No outside alcohol is permitted.
Charlie is the last concert of the season in the Summer Parks Series presented by Forsyth County in collaboration with The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County.
Admission and parking are free.
Charles Johnson to perform
at The Recital Hall
Salem Music and the Forsyth Association of Rock Musicians (FARM) will present an evening with Charles Johnson 7-9 p.m. Aug. 25 in The Recital Hall at 601 S. Broad St.
Mac Walker will also perform.
Tickets are $10 at 336-727-3884 or at the door. Seating is limited and reservations are recommended.