These Guilford County students will represent Greensboro in this week's international youth poetry competition in Philadelphia. They'll leave Monday for the Brave New Voices International Poetry Slam Festival and spend six days in workshops, seminars as well as compete against 50 other teams from around the world.
As part of their community outreach program, musicians from the Eastern Music Festival visited the Vance H. Chavis Branch Library to the delight of the children. After the presentation, musicians shared their instruments with the children who plucked away with delight.
(WARNING: Contains violence and intense situations) Brash adventurer Peter Quill finds himself the object of an unrelenting bounty hunt after stealing a mysterious orb coveted by Ronan, a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the entire universe. To evade the ever-persistent Ronan, Quill is forced into an uneasy truce with a quartet of disparate misfits — Rocket, a gun-toting raccoon, Groot, a tree-like humanoid, the deadly and enigmatic Gamora and the revenge-driven Drax the Destroyer. But when Quill discovers the true power of the orb and the menace it poses to the cosmos, he must do his best to rally his ragtag rivals for a last, desperate stand — with the galaxy's fate in the balance.
Following the completion of the John Coltrane Jazz Workshop, the students and faculty will present a free jazz concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 31, at Penn-Griffin School for the Arts on East Washington Drive in High Point.
The Greensboro Playwrights’ Forum is hosting its 16th annual Dramatists’ Playground on Saturday, August 2 at the Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St. This annual workshop offers a unique challenge to actors and the audience. Actors, directors, and playwrights are challenged to write a play, rehearse it, and perform it in less than one day.
Certain attractions which would normally cost North Carolina Zoo visitors an extra $11 through individual tickets will be free on Sunday during Visitor Appreciation Day at the N.C. Zoo, 4401 Zoo Parkway in Asheboro.