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The project has since grown from a chance side-project, formed in 2003, into what is now widely considered to be one of New Orleans’ most prestigious modern funk ensembles. An offspring with a direct lineage to their fathers in the Meters and the Neville Brothers, Dumpstaphunk is a recipe for creating a new standard for an entire genre.
Page 6 - no comments - 240 views 10 best things about the NC gubernatorial election
Triad — McCrory is from Jamestown — is a real candidate, a professional politician with access to the kind of money it takes to win the seat. On Monday Joines said he wouldn’t be running, but remember the old adage: Never believe anything until it has been officially denied.
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A man discovered human remains while walking in the woods near Winston Lake on Jan. 25. Winston-Salem police followed up and located two human skulls and other items that suggested “a ceremonial event.
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Though the auditorium will continue to be used until events can no longer be booked or until it is unsafe or unsanitary, Coliseum Director Matt Brown and others agree it’s time to build a new performing arts center from scratch. Yet the two primary questions remain: How much will it cost, and where should it be located?.
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The commission adopted a policy last year to ban video presentations during the speakers from the floor portion of its meeting and is considering an additional policy to created an agenda review committee headed by the board chair to preview and approve video presentations during agenda items.
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Goodwill Industries of Northwest NC is encouraging residents who earn less than $49,078 to find out if they qualify for the earned income tax credit. Those who are eligible may receive up to $5,751 in tax credits from the Internal Revenue Service. The agency invites taxpayers to visit three locations to determine if they are eligible.
Page 9 - no comments - 158 views Downtown Winston-Salem contends with growing pains
It’s the kind of problem Mayor Allen Joines likes to have. He said the drive to revise the ordinance comes out of a recognition that sidewalk dining is a full-on reality and a desire to relieve residents whose sleep is disturbed by the clanking of bottles getting dumped into recycling bins outside restaurants and bars in the middle of the night.
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“Bill’s tough, defiant Greensboro Daily News editorials during the civil rights era earned him a burning cross in his yard and a brick through his front window. He hired very, very good people, including Ed Yoder, Jonathan Yardley, John Alexander and editorial cartoonist Hugh Haynie.
Page 11 - no comments - 185 views The Challenger
Forsyth County School Board, was suffering from a cold that night and losing her voice. She acknowledged her rasp as she addressed the roughly 30 supporters who gathered inside the Pellet’s home in the Buena Vista section of Winston-Salem.
Page 13 - no comments - 151 views Perdue is disingenuous to the end
I know it’s bad form to say, “I told you so,” but for years now I’ve written about Gov. Bev Perdue’s abuses of power, called for her resignation and predicted that she would not run for re-election. Now, amidst waning popularity and with Pat McCrory breathing down her neck, Bev finally did the right thing and announced she would not seek another term.
Page 16 - no comments - 162 views The real State of the Union
Has Barack Obama learned nothing in three years? During his State of the Union address, he promised “a blueprint for an economy.” But economies are crushed by blueprints. An economy is really nothing more than people participating in an unfathomably complex spontaneous network of exchanges aimed at improving their material circumstances.
Page 16 - no comments - 157 views Proof voters are smarter than media and Washington elite
The MSM are working double-time to get us to forget about the unprecedented results of the South Carolina primary, but they are a sign of what could be in Florida, Nevada and beyond. They are also proof that American citizens will not be outwitted by the political shenanigans of the powers that be.
Page 16 - no comments - 144 views Recognizing class privilege
As an angry high school student, I argued frequently with my parents about politics, and I was transfixed on money. Sometimes my critiques were broad political arguments about the inherent inequalities of our capitalist economic system and other times they were stingingly personal.
Page 17 - no comments - 179 views The Trader Joe’s seduction
So essential is access to a decent grocery store to residents’ quality of life that both the current and former representatives of District 2 in northeast Greensboro launched their political careers attempting to court a new tenant after Winn-Dixie pulled out of the Bessemer Shopping Center nearly 15 years ago.
Page 17 - no comments - 175 views The passion of the Whites
As much as she might have liked the room to believe her, such expectations were more or less foolish. The tragicomic tale of the offspring of D. Ray and Bertie Mae White was appallingly detailed in the 2009 documentary The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia,.
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“The Voice” runner-up Dia Frampton.
Page 22 - no comments - 222 views No wave like home
It’s conventional wisdom that the best sights at a concert belongs to the people who buy the tickets. The closer you are, the better the perspective. It’s just an accepted, seldom argued point. Then there’s the case of Future Islands’ vocalist Samuel T. Herring, and spending a moment in his shoes would shoot holes all through that belief.
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Visit yesweekly.com and click on the calendar to list your event weeks ahead of time online..
Page 24 - no comments - 203 views DJ AUSTIN SCOTT
I’m currently at Arizona Pete’s, and I’ve DJed hundreds of private parties and weddings on the side. I also competed against DJs from all over the world in a DJ competition at Disney World..
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Economy of both music and words abound in Mebane duo Be the Moon’s debut release, creating an absorbing, if somewhat uneven blanket of warm, familiar Americana to wrap up in.
Page 26 - no comments - 184 views ryan’s forecast
Buried amidst Sebastian Bach’s discography of mostly aboveaverage radio metal and aborted prog, there’s one album that very nearly never saw the light of day, but nonetheless stands apart in its own weird way.
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1965 Blackface Fender Pro Reverb Amp. Fine Condition – sounds great. All original components/transformers except for 1980’s Groove Tubes, and Celestian ‘Vintage 30’ speaker (great speaker). Includes original footswitch. Has that classic Fender blackface sound – and is a rare collectable amp.
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Polkadot Cadaver, The Agonist, Nysiis, The Ages Within Ham’s Lakeside (G):.
Page 28 - no comments - 205 views Acting is tops in Albert Nobbs, Man on a Ledge goes over the edge
(Elizabeth Banks), whose last jumper did just that. But it soon transpires that Nick’s desperate action is merely a diversion, for across the street, Nick’s younger brother Joey (Jamie Bell) and girlfriend Angie (Genesis Rodriguez, in her screen...
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Director Ishiro Honda’s original 1954 version is a somber, tragic treatise on the consequences of atomic power — a subject painfully familiar to Japan, it being less than 10 years since the end of World War II — with the title terror aroused from prehistoric slumber by atomic testing in the Pacific.
Page 30 - no comments - 178 views ( triad movie times )
7, 9:20. Fri and Sat noon, 2:20, 4:40, 7, 9:20, 11:40. Sun to Wed noon, 2:20, 4:40, 7, 9:20. Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close.
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Don Green and Lea Lackey-Zachmann. Mr. Green is showing wood sculptures plus paintings on paper inspired by themes from Nature. Ms. Zachmann is showing large oil paintings and digital and Trade streets. images based on microscopic images.
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Join the United Arts Council of Greater Greensboro as they commemorate 50 years of service and support to the arts at a special downtown celebration, recognizing many who have contributed to the success of the organization and Greensboro’s vibrant arts community.
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Continuing through Saturday, We Are One Artistic Collective.
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production of August Strindberg’s ground-breaking battle of the sexes, the daughter of a count toys with a servant’s affections, but a simple flirtation turns into a dangerous game of cat and mouse. For more info, call 336.272.7102 (ext 398) or visit www.
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Page 36 - no comments - 169 views Fueling up at the Burger Stop
I´ve got the feeling I’ve been here before, this little restaurant on North Battleground Avenue tucked into the retail space adjacent to the Exxon station — because, of course, I have.
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Seriously: I got nothing this week except for the opening of the Greensboro Zaxby’s.
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February 4. 5pm. The International Civil Rights Center & Museum Gala and Banquet. Joseph S. Koury Convention Center. Imperial Ballroom. Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons. 3121 High Point Rd., Greensboro..
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You might feel that you need to prove how much you can do. But be careful not to take on more than you can handle, or you risk being bogged down. An Aries has a message for you. BORN THIS WEEK: Like your fellow Aquarian Abraham Lincoln, you have a way of handling the most difficult situations with grace and conviction.
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REAL ESTATE 20 ACRES to live on ONLY $99/ month, $0 Down. No credit checks, Money Back Guarantee, Owner Financing. Near growing El Paso, Texas. Beautiful mountain views! Free Color Brochure..
Page 43 - no comments - 150 views the advice goddess
I asked my wife of five years, who played bass at my church, to join me. She became angry at this suggestion and said I should do my own thing on Christmas and she’d do hers. She then announced that she’d be spending Christmas Eve with her (single, lonely) ex-boyfriend, staying the night at his place and hiking with him on Christmas Day.
Page 44 - no comments - 138 views news of the weird
Traditional bridge replacement on as prominent a highway as Interstate 15 in Mesquite, Nev. has generally required rerouting traffic for as long as a year, but the new “accelerated” technology in January necessitated detours for less than a week.
Page 45 - no comments - 159 views The king and his court
CHARLOTTE — Richard Petty is, of course, the King of Stock Car Racing, just as Roy Acuff was considered the King of Country Music and Elvis Presley of rock ‘n’ roll. Petty, who won nearly twice as many races (200) as anyone else in NASCAR history, remains a vibrant part of the Sprint Cup scene today.
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The winter of my content
I let it go longer than any other beard I have ever worn, long enough that the spaces at the parentheses on either side of my mouth, the bald patches on my jawline filled in somewhat. My mustache of rusted wheat grew long enough to curl over my upper lip.
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