Just Bust-er Moon (If you want it, you got it)
IYKYK and if you don't, it’s about time you see the ever-optimistic koala take the stage. Friday Flicks at LeBauer Park brings the best of the uber-realistic singing animal trope with a free showing of Sing 2. Opens for seating at 5 p.m., Friday, July 22.
More sculpted than Chris Hemsworth
Weatherspoon welcomes you to a discussion of the curating process behind its sculpture exhibit, "Ostensibly So." Take a crack at — but please don’t break — uncovering the hidden humor and wit inherent in each creation at 12 p.m., Thursday, July 21.
Madder than the Hatter
Disney’s timeless classic miiight have been inspired by some questionable psychedelic experiences, but Kathleen Clay Edwards Branch Library’s Alice in Wonderland Tea Party is sure to have you smiling wider than the Cheshire Cat, shrooms aside. Experience the insani-tea, 2–3 p.m., Saturday, July 23.
Bullet journal with butterfly wings
An entry a day supposedly keeps the doctor away, but even journalists don’t know how to organize our ricocheting thoughts. Take pen to paper while learning from pro Tristin Miller at 1 p.m., Monday, July 25, at Art Alliance's Basics in Bullet Journaling.
What teachers really want to say
Know someone whose kid-friendly filter has them entrapped in a nasally "teacher voice" octave? Call for a sub and free them of their duties at 8 p.m., Friday, July 22, for Eddie B’s hysterically uncensored Teachers Only Comedy Tour at the Tanger Center.
The rest is still unwritten
This is where your book begins! Put an end to your writer's block and join other aspiring authors for Glenn McNairy Branch Library’s Creative Writing Workshop at 2 p.m., Saturday, July 23.
It's your civil
Commemorate the 1960 Woolworth’s desegregation with the Civil Rights Museum's 2022 Gala, 6 p.m., Monday, July 25. Recognize trailblazing figures and activists alike as the year's Honorees are named — even VP Kamala D. Harris intends to show the Boro’ some love.
Turn a page
If you missed the summer reading issue of O.Henry, we’ve got an issue with you. JK . . . but maybe it’s time to trade in the hours scrolling Instagram Reels for some quality time getting lit — as in literature — at Scuppernong Books.
- Give your go-to karaoke song a break and drop the mic with an original piece of writing for NCWN Greater Greensboro’s Open Mic night, 6–7 p.m., Thursday, July 21.
- Cult classic? Maybe. Read A Master of Djinn by P. Djèlí Clark, about a secret brotherhood dedicated to the most famous men in history and join the Science Fiction Book Club discussion, 6 p.m., Thursday, July 21.
- The philosophical memoir, The Tao of Hoop by Ann Humphreys, will have you hoopin’ and hollerin’ about the transformational nature of the humble hula-hoop. Explore a circular discussion, 4 p.m., Saturday, July 23.
- Hey, Quizmeisters! Stop yelling at your TV screen when Jeopardy! comes on and take your trivia skills elsewhere — like to Scuppernong’s Trivia Night with Jordan Hart at 2 p.m. every 4th Sunday.
- We’re done feeling embarrassed by our Harlequin book covers. To thine own shelf be true— and join other hopeless-romantics at Scuppernong’s Romance Book Club as they dive into the first of many steamy reads at 7 p.m., Monday, July 25.
All we need is music
Tune in, Greensboro, because we're dropping live music happenings below:
- We don't complain — we wine. Enjoy the soothing sounds of Dave Fox and Jessica Mashburn while sipping vino at Lewis & Elm, 7 p.m., Thursday, July 21.
- Run for Ranford Almond in the Crown at the Carolina Theatre, 8 p.m., Friday, July 22. This young singer-songwriter is full of soul, no nuts about it.
- Blues and brews are the perfect combo, and Little Brother Brewing is bringing you both with a live performance from Banjo Earth, 8:30 p.m., Friday, July 22. They come from Appalachia with a banjo on their knee.
- The artist formerly known as "Young" Jeezy — we feel ya, old Jeezy — hits the Tanger Center with K. Michelle and Lloyd at 8 p.m., Saturday, July 23. Hip-hop on over.
- Bianca Jade's star is rising faster than our homemade sourdough loaf. Catch this Miami native in the Crown at the Carolina Theatre at 9:30 p.m., Saturday, July 23.