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Tuesday, February 28, 2017

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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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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High Point CVB hosts Mardi Gras Event (Community Event)
Time: 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: High Point Convention and Visitors Bureau

The High Point Convention & Visitors Bureau (HPCVB) will celebrate Mardi Gras during the up-coming Prime Time On Main event Tuesday, February 28, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Regional Visitors Center. Participants can engage with the 21 galleries through a scavenger hunt. Beads can be won by searching for specific galleries and photos then submitting photos to so-cial media. “This is a fun and creative way to encourage the local community to tour the Regional Visitors Center while engaging others through social media at the same time”, says Kimberly Mozingo, group services coordinator at the HPCVB. Attendees can network while enjoying complimentary refreshments and music, includ-ing beer and wine provided by The Brewer’s Kettle, light snacks from PepperMill Café, and lo-cal band EyeCon, playing soft rock music.

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Zumba (Health/Exercise)
Time: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Location: 456 Knollwood Street

Fun Zumba class! Love to dance?Love Beach music? Love to burn 800 to 1000 calories? Come join us! Shimmie w Jimmy!!! $2 plus canned good for 2nd Harvest Food Bank!!!!Free smoothie 1st visit!

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