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It wasn’t until after she graduated from NC A&T University and was working as a nurse that Stacey Toben realized it was her calling. She initially planned to pursue a doctorate in anthropology, but fell in love with the dynamic atmosphere and the chance to learn something new every day.
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Join designers Adrian Boggs and Adam Gregory to see what they’ve created from countless dives into the dumpsters of North Carolina’s furniture industry. Also check out the original paintings supplementing this display from Greensboro artists Erik and Charlotte Ström.
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Hopefully if you’re employed, you receive My final year at college, my roommates and some vacation time around the end of the year. I threw a huge Harry Potter-themed party at Students certainly do, leaving the city in droves the outset of winter. Our Yule Ball, taken from for nearly a month while others return.
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A Greensboro staffing agency executive whose opulent lifestyle once included the adornments of luxurious homes, a yacht and the financing of movies and nightclubs has been reduced to answering charges of tax evasion in federal court with the assistance of a public defender.
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Winston-Salem police executed a search warrant on a house on Redbud Lane in early November based on the findings of a joint investigation with the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office, the US Homeland Security Department and NC Alcohol Law Enforcement. During the raid, police seized 45.
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“The Womble and Carmichael families have been close over the years and this is an extremely trying time for both families,” Parmon stated. “We would also like to thank the paramedics who responded so swiftly as well as the doctors, nurses, emergency room and hospital staff who have cared for Rep.
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The difference is that the Division of Employment Security is looking at changes from September to October 2011, while Quinterno is tracking changes from October 2010 through October 2011. The state press release notes that “employment estimates are subject to large seasonal patterns and therefore it is advisable to focus on the over-theyear changes.
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Welcome to this week’s YES! Weekly Pop Quiz, in which we ask elected officials about their jobs. This week’s questions are directed at members of the Greensboro City Council. The rules are simple: No research, no callbacks..
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On Monday, Hanes Park in Winston- Salem’s West End Historic District displayed a weathered sign that stated, “No weapons or fireworks.” Under a new state law that went into effect Dec. 1, people with carry-concealed permits can now bring handguns into certain parts of the park.
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Supporters of Senate Bill 9 call it a rewriting of the Racial Justice Act. Passed by the NC General Assembly in 2009, the Racial Justice Act sought to ensure that “no person shall be subject to or given a sentence of death or shall be executed pursuant to any judgment that was sought or obtained on the basis of race.
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Not a day goes by that we don’t hear about an American gone missing overseas, or having been imprisoned, beaten, or even killed in a foreign land. According to CBS News, more than 2,000 Americans go missing abroad every year. Take for instance, 22-year-old Austin Brice, an exchange student from San Diego State University who was living in Spain.
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Have you noticed how often government takes sides against the little guy?
Street vending has been a path out of poverty for Americans. And like other such paths (say, driving a taxi), this one is increasingly difficult to navigate.
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This past year, I started writing a health and fitness column through Creators.com, titled “C- Force.” It is no surprise that in researching for that column, I’ve discovered repeat offenses of food and beverage tampering by the federal government. But arsenic in apple juice?.
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Just in time for the newest unemployment figures — the country is down, but we’re up to 9.7 percent in North Carolina, compared to 9.4 percent this time last year — the price of everything is going up, including one of the driving forces in our overall employment picture.
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The Cone Health Family Medicine Center on North Church Street in Greensboro might seem an unlikely place for a revolt to stir, but that’s exactly what was happening as Health Care for All NC gathered for its annual meeting on a recent Saturday afternoon.
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Comedian Brian Regan, known for his observational humor and clean jokes about life’s stupidities, answers a few questions before his appearance Friday at the Greensboro Coliseum’s War Memorial Auditorium, as part of his national theater tour..
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At the top of a fairly abbreviated week of music is Occupy Music at the Blind Tiger,.
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Ranking great guitarists is a fogey’s game these days, but Band of Horses’ Tyler Ramsey is deserving of consideration. On The Valley Wind, Ramsey doesn’t shoot for an utterly distinctive sound. Instead, he strips their arena sound down to its bare bones while still playing the hell out of it.
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I’m kind of a purist and stick to a vinyl format with real turntables..
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Visit yesweekly.com and click on the calendar to list your event weeks ahead of time online..
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Casual Curious will perform with Burn Doordoordoor and the Old One-Two at Artistika on Dec. 12..
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Running 12 years strong, Joe G’s Cover Band Explosion has been a chance to get to know local musicians a little better via interpretations of some of their favorite music. The irrepressible charm of it lays with the unconventionality of the bands chosen to be covered.
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Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC) dur.
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Brewski’s Tavern (G), Cooper’s Ale House (G), Corner Pocket Billards (M), Gatsby’s Pub (W-S), Green’s Supper Club (G), Grey’s Tavern (G), Ham’s (G, K, HP), JP Looney’s, (HP), Karondas Sports Bar & Grill (G), Liberty Steakhouse (HP), McGee Street Boiler Room (G), Sidelines Sports Grill (HP), Soups Pho & Grill (W-S), Tee Time SportsHP & Karaoke (W-S).
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Page 32 - no comments - 97 views Apocalypse now and again: Take Shelter, Lars Von Trier’s Melancholia
Given that his own mother (Kathy Baker) was diagnosed with schizophrenia years before, Curtis worries that the affliction may be hereditary. Yet as the visions intensify, Curtis becomes consumed by doubt. Is he losing his mind, or is he actually seeing the future?.
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The story shifts back and forth through time, as Oliver reflects back on Hal’s life. Once widowed, Hal came out of the closet and spent his last years content in his identity, even after being stricken with terminal cancer.
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leaves off, Climate Refugees looks at how climate change has become a national security risk and the term climate wars is being talked about in war-room like environments in Washington D.C. Directed by Michael Nash, 2010. For more info, call 336.334.5770 or visit www.
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This week’s installment of Found Objects begins on a festive note as Artworks Gallery.
Page 37 - no comments - 121 views The Nutcracker a proud tradition for school of arts
The Nutcracker, an annual production of the UNC School of the Arts, premieres Saturday at the Stevens Center in Winston-Salem. Directed by Ethan Stiefel and supervised by Douglas Gawriljuk, the 2011 Nutcracker will debut with a 2 p.m. matinee followed by a 7:30 p.
Page 37 - no comments - 102 views Gimme Shelter: Talking the apocalypse with filmmaker Jeff Nichols
When actor Michael Shannon attended the 2011 RiverRun International Film Festival in April to receive the Emerging Master Award, he was accompanied by award-winning filmmaker and UNCSA School of Filmmaking graduate Jeff Nichols, who made his feature debut with the critically acclaimed Shotgun Stories (2007), in which Shannon starred.
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Tuesdays at 10 a.m., Thursdays at 12 p.m. and Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. Zumba Fitness Class. The School of Greensboro Ballet. Cultural Arts Center, 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro..
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“I think it’s a good fit for [Open Space],” Nierle said. “[Meglin] wanted to see how it would work in a more intimate setting since he had done a larger-stage production in Brooklyn..
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Christmas-mania is steadily climbing this week, and alongside the holiday songs blar- ing over department store intercoms are local theatres putting on their own seasonal pro- ductions. Wednesday,.
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A performance from the National Theatre of London broadcast in HD. For tickets or more information, call 336.747.1414 or visit hanesbrandstheatre.org..
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Starting off this week’s Served column is an announcement: Meatballs are the new bacon. This comes straight from my friend the Dick, who, come to think of it, is actually built like a meatball.
Page 43 - no comments - 158 views Encore American Bistro opens in Winston-Salem
The signs next to the offerings abound, including a high ceilings, brighter lights, and ryover from Rana Loca, patrons kitchen and on a hallway mouth-watering description of the exaggerated backs to the booth seats. commented on how different the door still read, “Rana crispy haystack calamari and the Think classic American diner booths space looked.
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The Winston-Salem Symphony will perform a concert of holiday favorites, including The Grinch Who Stole Christmas, a selection of songs from beloved holiday movies, selections from Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker, Sleigh Ride, a carol sing-along and much more.
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Don’t be rushed into wrapping up that workplace problem. Consider leaving it until after the holidays. This way you’ll have the facts you need to reach the right resolution. BORN THIS WEEK: You have a flair for seeing things as you’d like them to be, as well as a gift for turning your perceptions into reality.
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Was Moammar Gadhafi the last of the “buffoon dictators,” asked BBC News in October. His legend was earned not merely with his now-famous, dirty-old-man scrapbook of Condoleezza Rice photos. Wrote a BBC reporter, “One day [Gadhafi] was a Motown [backup] vocalist with wet-look permed hair and tight pants.
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She couldn’t afford to travel, so I paid for her flight. She stayed with me for two wonderful, passionate months, and then we vacationed together in February. I paid for her flight, rental car, hotel and meals. Again, it was very passionate. Last month, we vacationed together again, funded by me.
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Dillon drove a Chevy Silverado with No. 3 on its sides to the championship of the Camping World Truck Series. Three, of course, is the number indelibly associated with Earnhardt, and Dillon will carry it with him when he competes next year in the Nationwide Series.
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Big Time in New Orleans
I’ll start in the bar at Tujague’s, as good a place as any in a weekend loaded with lede-worthy scenes.
The bar has anchored this corner in the French Quarter of New Orleans for more than 150 years, and very little has changed — no neon, no Jagermeister machine, not a naked-lady-shaped novelty cup or set of plastic beads in sight. Though it’s still morning, time was when I would belly up to this old, cypress bar — there has never been a barstool in Tujague’s, ever — set my foot on the bowed brass rail and begun the day’s chase.
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