GREENSBORO BOUND LITERARY FESTIVAL | MAY 18-20, 2018
The inaugural Greensboro Bound Literary Festival will feature over 70 authors in all genres, including Dan Pink, Naima Coster, Stacy McAnulty, Carmen Maria Machado, Kevin Powers, Beth Macy, Nikki Giovanni, and John T. Edge. There will be panel discussions by Muslim, Latinx, LGBTQ, Transgender, and Undocumented writers. They’ll have events for children and teens featuring Picture Book, Middle Grade, and Young Adult authors. There will be craft workshops in a variety of genres, music events, performance poetry, a photography exhibit at Greensboro Project Space, and an exhibit of typewriters used by famous authors at the Greensboro History Museum. There’s an opera! A Puppet Show! Yoga! Llamas! And every event is Free.
Greensboro Cultural Center
The Greensboro Cultural Center, located at 200 N. Davie St., is a Greensboro Parks and Recreation facility. The facility provides four levels of galleries, studios, classrooms, and rehearsal spaces designed to stimulate the mind and excite the senses. The Cultural Center is located in the heart of the Cultural District in downtown Greensboro.
Greensboro Historical museum
Rich history served fresh daily! The Greensboro Historical Museum shares local culture and the city’s significant role in American history, from the Battle of Guilford Courthouse in 1781, to the 1960 Greensboro Sit-Ins, the unforgettable events of September 11, 2001. Twelve galleries also feature an award-winning Voices of a City exhibition, Civil War firearms, First lady Dolley Madison collection, and textile manufacturing. Hands-on interactive and audiovisuals. Museum Shop.
Greensboro public library
Library customers have access to more than 100 computers with Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Internet access. The computers are available on a first-come, first-served basis for two-hour time slots. There is also a computer lab with 12 workstations and free computer training.
On the first floor, you will find a large and inviting space for children and our Popular Library offering fiction, audio books, music CDs and DVDs. The second floor houses nonfiction, the North Carolina Collection, the Business Collection, past issues of magazines, and an information desk staffed by professional librarians.
Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts
The Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts will be a 3,000-seat facility — with a facade of limestone and glass — and feature a grand lobby, a rooftop terrace that will overlook the new LeBauer Park, unparalleled sight lines of the stage and a sound system designed to accommodate a vast range of performing arts productions. Nationally renowned architects who specialize in these facilities have just completed the designs for the exterior and lobby and are putting the finishing touches on the design of other areas in the building, including the auditorium. The plans are the direct result, in large part, of input received in 2012 from the community. look forward to making these designs public later this fall. In addition to important public input, an unprecedented $35 million has been raised so far in private support for the project – the most money ever raised from private hands for a single project in Greensboro’s history.