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Around Town :: February 26 – 28, 2016

 A few handpicked happenings that might be under your radar (until now).

Friday, February 26th

@ The Olio 
>> Hot Salon Series : The final Friday of the month is here, folks. And do you know what that means? It’s time for Hot Salon night at The Olio. The Olio’s Hot Salon Series includes monthly glassblowing demonstrations highlighting different regions of the world, including food, music and other cultural and historical facts. This month’s focus is on the glass and the (delicious, vibrant, rich) culture of Mexico. Bring a themed dish to share Potluck-style and BYOB. Vamonos!
(6p-8p, FREE!)
In case you missed it, check out our conversation with The Olio’s founder Rebeccah Byer


@ The Garage
>> CashBash2016: The 13th annual CashBash kicks off tonight! This 2-night tribute to the Man in Black features twelve bands, loads of good music and will be a definite good time.
(8pm / find the full scoop here.)


@ Krankies
>> Tyler Nail w/ Coldwater Company : Over at Krankies tonight is where you’ll find Tyler Nail performing …and for the first time in their new renovated space. Expect a “Killer show. Killer people. Killer venue. Killer killer killer.” Colton Kayser will open the show, followed by Cold Weather Company. Tyler will wrap it up with Johnathan Loos, Quique Rodriguez-Pastor, Josh Ling and Daniel Faust. Don’t miss Molly Grace popping in on their set with a few tunes from their new collaboration, Grace & Nails.
(9pm / details)



Saturday, February 27th

@ The Chatham Building (305 West Fourth Street)
>> Cobblestone Farmers Market – Winter edition : Winston-Salem’s favorite market has headed indoors for the Winter and will be in The Chatham Building Saturdays through March 19th. Expect local produce, live plants, baked goods, cheeses, a range of happy meats plus much more. Check their Facebook page for the latest updates.
(9am – 11am)
Did you know? The Cobblestone Farmers Market is one of North Carolina’s very few completely vetted, sustainable, producer-only farmers markets offering customers the guarantee that all vendors meet the sustainable, naturally grown, and humane practices required by the market. All beef, lamb, and pork products are certified Animal Welfare Approved, which has the most rigorous standards for animal welfare in the U.S.


Foothills Brewing Tasting Room
>> Bend n Brew: Enjoy a 60-minute all levels yoga class that is all about connecting your movement with your breath through a variety of asanas (poses) amidst repurposed barrels, rows of kegs + glistening fermenters. The potpourri of hops + sweet malt fills the air. Afterwards enjoy a pint of one of the 28 locally crafted beers on tap at Foothills Brewing Tasting Room. Enjoy it all for a modest five bucks.
(11:00a // $5)

@ Various Local Restos in Downtown Winston-Salem
>> Last Call for Restaurant Week Specials (brought to you by Downtown Winston-Salem Partnership): Featuring serious steals on signature dishes from local favorites like Mozelle’s, Willow’s Bistro, Springhouse Restaurant & Bar, Mooney’s Mediterranean Cafe, Mission Pizza, The Porch, Sweet Potatoes and  more. Take a peek at the prix fix special menus, by eatery, here!
(happening all weekend // details here)

@ Mountcastle Forum at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts
>> Ruby Slipper Fringe: This interactive festival provides independent female artists representing a wide range of demographics with a platform to be seen, heard, and introduced to a wider community of audiences. Here artists will present new and in-process works that speak to a wide range of experiences, artistic styles and genres while shining a light on the lack of women’s voices represented in the worlds of playwriting, dance, filmmaking, literary arts, music, visual arts and more. Groups of artists will present in 90 minute slots and followed by Q&As where artists will look for feedback from the audience on their work. Read more over on Triad City Beat and find the entire weekend schedule at
(Friday: 7pm // FREE)


Sunday, February 28th

@ The Gerald Freedman Theatre at UNC School of the Arts
>> The Women: Set among Manhattan socialites during the height of the Great Depression, Luce’s dark comedy tells the story of Mary Haines, a well-mannered wife who learns that her wealthy husband, Stephen, is having an affair with Crystal Allen, a distinctly less well-behaved sales clerk. Mary’s relationships with her friends, her mother and her young daughter are developed through acid-tongued dialogue set in locations such as beauty parlors and women’s clothing stores. Learn more about the costume design for the cast, which includes more than 600 pieces here.
(Sunday: 2p // full weekend schedule & ticket info)

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