UNCG Campus Weekly

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Coming up at UNCG’s GPS downtown

From film, to Tibetan paintings, to songwriting, the Greensboro Project Space on Lewis St. hosts a wide variety of interesting exhibits and events. Here are some events to look forward to in the coming weeks:

  • “Somebody In Your Corner: A short film” by Jagmeet Singh Mac about a mother who lost her daughter to homicide, and a friendship that grows in the aftermath. The film will be at the GPS Terminal from January 7th-31st.
  • Traditional Nepali Thangka Paintings: Artist Madhu Krishna Chitrakar. The artist will travel from Nepal to Greensboro to exhibit his Thangka paintings and interact with the community. Chitrakar is a renowned Thangka painter, from a long line of traditional artists whose work is used for a variety of religious practices. The exhibit will run January 14th-February 18th. Opening is February 1st, from 6-8 p.m.. On January 25th, at 6 p.m., anthropologist Ana Lopes will give a lecture on Tibetan Buddhist art.
  • Gate City Songwriters: A biweekly gathering of songwriters, open to all genres and levels of experience. Occurs the first and third Sunday of every month, 7-9 p.m.
  • Upstairs at GPS: A monthly guided conversation about current issues in the arts. Hosted by UNCG faculty Andrew Wasserman, Francis Bottenberg, and Mariam Stephan. Welcome to all. The discussion is 8-10 p.m., January 24th, February 21st, March 21st, and April 18th.
  • Grateful Dead Documentary Series Parts Three and Four: The second screening of the six-part Grateful Dead Documentary series will focus on the band’s fans, “Dead Heads”, with the episodes “Let’s Go Get in the Band” and “Dead Heads.” Dr. Rebecca Adams will lead a discussion. The event is February 8th, 6:30 p.m.