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Friday, February 24, 2017

Go Red For Women Fireman Fashion Sho (Fund Raising Event)
Time: 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Location: Forsyth Court Retirement Community 2945 Reynolda Rd Winston Salem NC 27106

2017 Go Red For Women Charitable Fashion ShowIt’s official: February 2017, and Some will celebrate the month by giving candy, flowers, and much more, but this year, volunteer firemen from the Winston Salem Fire Department are playing CUPID and giving straight from the heart! Join us as Winston Salem’s Firefighters touch the hearts of so many seniors!The Go RED for Women Charitable Fashion Show will be held on Friday February 24, 2017 from 6 - 8 pm at Forsyth Court Holiday Retirement, 2945 Reynolda Rd., Winston Salem, NC. Live entertainment, drinks, refreshments, prizes and surprises await you. Ignite YOUR passion to PROTECT A HEART AND SAVE A HEART! Your donation of $5 and presence will not only help to support our goal to raise funds for the American Heart Association but can add happiness to a day that may have otherwise been lonely for many.

Playing with Spirits: Pokémon and Shintoism (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The video game franchise Pokémon is one of the most popular cultural products to ever come out of Japan. Now more than 20 years old, it is still enjoyed by children and adults throughout the world. Much older is Shintoism, the Japanese religion that inspired Pokémon. This mini-exhibit features objects related to Shinto practices and the cultural underpinnings of Pokémon, including the miniature art of netsuke—the original “pocket monsters.” Admission is free.

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Professor Deacon's Cultural Cabinet (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

What does a culture look like? Are the ideals, behaviors, symbols, and celebrations that comprise a culture truly unique, or do they share things in common with other cultures? A professor posed these questions to a group of WFU students, who then sought out the answers right here on campus. Objects representing the “Wake Forest University Culture” are on display alongside ethnographic objects from the Museum’s collection, allowing visitors to see for themselves how cultural traits might be both unique to a certain community and common to societies the world over. Admission is free.

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Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

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Visions of Home: A Celebration of Gullah Art & Culture (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Home has personal significance and meaning. Home may be a place, landscape, object, journey, or relationship. Through contemporary art and ethnographic artifacts, home is envisioned as a patchwork of places, histories, and identities by the Gullah people of the southeastern Atlantic coast. This exhibit features original works on this theme by Sea Islands artists from the Red Piano Too Gallery, as well as works by Wake Forest University Professor Katharine Ziff, and objects from the Museum of Anthropology's collection. Admission is free.

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Hispanic League Beating Hearts Zumbathon® Charity Event (Dance)
Time: 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Location: Village Inn Event Center, 6205 Ramada Dr, Clemmons, NC 27012

February is American Heart Month and hearts will be pumping at the 7th Annual Hispanic League Zumbathon®. The Hispanic League and American Heart Association have teamed up to raise money for the Hispanic League’s Scholarship Program and help you love your heart. Fourteen instructors from different parts of the Triad will come together at the Village Inn Event Center on Friday, February 24th from 6:00-9:30p.m. for the Hispanic League’s Annual Beating Hearts Zumbathon®.

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Rockin' Road To Dublin (Dance)
Time: 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Location: Carolina Theatre

Following sell-out shows in the Northeast, Rockin' Road To Dublin is coming to Greensboro on their 2017 national tour! Come see the show that Irish Dancing Magazine called " WORLD CLASS... a one-two punch of style and mastery...they made some magic here."Rockin' Road to Dublin is the new sensation that combines the art of an Irish dance show, the power of a Rock-N-Roll concert, all with the finish of a Broadway theatrical production.Starring World Champion Irish dancers Scott Doherty and Ashley Smith, the cast includes 14 dancers, 8 musicians and two vocalists.Performance starts at 7:30PM on Friday, February 24. Tickets can be purchase at Box Office, by phone 336-333-2605 or CAROLINATHEATRE.COM. For more information go to ROCKINROADTODUBLIN.COM or check out our facebook page. Hope to see you there!

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UNDERGROUND (Performing Arts)
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:45 PM



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