FEB. 29-MAR. 6, 2012
People born on Feb. 29 are known as “leaplings” or, less poetically, “Leap Year babies,” and in societies where rights and privileges are granted according to age, they are problematic. A leapling going by the letter of the law would not be able to vote until he had been on the planet for 72 years.
24 local & live
29 musicians’ exchange
35 art & dance
08 While the NOISE ORDINANCE is designed to cover the entire city, the discussion has gravitated towards downtown, which has been the source of some conflict between residents and nightclubs and patrons.
17 Inmar committed to hiring 212 new workers for salaried positions of nearly $73,000, but council members said Inmar was just one of SEVERAL COMPANIES struggling to fill available slots with qualified workers outside of the local labor pool.
17 Yes, Piedmont Triad Sustainable Communities Planning Project — it’s AN UNWIELDY NAME, and it’s so difficult for me to commit it to
memory that I typically have to do a Google search or two to recall it.
arts, entertainment & dining
22 By the time their support slot for Dawes came last August, they had completed tracking for the album, but had also made the decision to simply call themselves the Bayonets.
31 That George begins parrying with Seth for Linda’s attentions is hardly a surprise, but Rudd and Theroux bring GOOD LAUGHS to their onscreen competition, although it’s predictable how it all turns out in the end.
33 It’s hard to say whether the greenish light gives it a noir-ish or extraterrestrial effect, but the two ADULT FORMS intertwined on a jungle gym are blurred, almost ephemeral.
36 Avenue Q gives a shout out to any parent, older sibling or babysitter who has been FORCED TO WATCH the fantasy worlds in children’s programming.
38 The choices run all the way from your basic mustard-and-kraut, Carolina and chili-cheese dogs to combinations that turn hot dogs into HAUTE DOGS.
crashing the gate
47 They chewed sandwiches and brownies as they remembered her in life: her giving spirit, her POWERFUL SENSE OF FAMILY, her love of her community.