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Simkins Sports Pavilion at Barber Park; 1500 Dans Road, Greensboro; www. greensbororollerderby.com; 5 p.m. The first bout of the evening will be between two of Greensboro Roller Derby’s home teams, the Mad Dollies and the Elm Street Nightmares.
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The Vietnamese sandwich shop on High Point Road is well set up for a After two trips to el Salvador, I take my pupusas and horchata seri- quick order, though there is plenty of available seating for those who wish ously. El Tamarindo on High Point Road serves pupusas for less than $2 to dine in.
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Greensboro police have arrested nine suspects in a string of robberies of internet sweepstakes businesses. Zebedee Brown, 25, Gary Lamont Smith, 19, and Tamarquis Tashea Merritt, 19, have been charged with robbery with a firearm and other dangerous weapons in the Sept.
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The rumors are true: Developer Roy Carroll pushed for the city to come down on Greene Street Club at the end of last year, sparking a process that ultimately resulted in Greensboro City Council considering a far stricter citywide noise ordinance at Mayor Robbie Perkins’ request.
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“One of the purposes of what we’re trying to do is create this central entertainment district that would have several uses,” said Hank Perkins, a developer who lives amidst a cluster of entertainment venues that includes Ziggy’s, the Garage and the District Roof Top Bar & Grille.
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Unemployment dropped slightly in the Greensboro-High Point and Winston-Salem metro areas from January 2011 to January 2012, according to the latest number released by the NC Department of Commerce on Tuesday. Unemployment in Greensboro-High Point remains the highest among the state’s three major urban areas, at 10.
Page 9 - no comments - 208 views Three Democrats vie to replace veteran in NC Senate District 32
Sen. Bob Rucho, the Republican chairman of the Senate redistricting committee, said in an open letter last June that he recommended “that the current white incumbent” not be included in the new district so that African Americans would have a better opportunity to elect a candidate of choice.
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Listeners in the Triad received a rude awakening last week, as WZTK-FM Talk 101.1 announced it was switching formats to Latino radio programming, moving some of its syndicated and local shows to the Winston-Salem-based WSJS 600 AM radio.
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www.greensborosummercamps. com for a complete listing of summer camps throughout the Triad!.
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What the hell was I thinking? The games in the Greensboro Coliseum won’t start until tomorrow. I’m here to pick up my media credentials, find my seat on Press Row and watch some of the competing teams take practice on the floor.
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Last week a 38-year-old soldier reportedly left his barracks in the middle of the night, walked about a mile to a nearby village and opened fire, killing 16 Afghan civilians, including nine children. Afterward the soldier set many of the bodies on fire.
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many rules that legal specialists can’t keep up. Criminal lawyers call the rules “incomprehen- sible.” They are. They are also “uncountable.” Congress has created so many criminal of- fenses that the American Bar Association says it would be futile to even attempt to estimate the total.
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In the last week, two aspiring lawyers told me about their fears of being trapped in jobs that will prevent them from traveling or experiencing other things, or could lead them to change their values, being initially motivated to help people but ultimately focusing on money and job preservation.
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Ever seen a washboard set on fire? Want to? Rev. Peyton’s Big Damn Band will be happy to oblige. The hillbilly blues trio is way larger in the literal sense rather than the numerical, and they’re frying up something greasy at the Blind Tiger with the Bo Stevens on Wednesday.
Page 25 - no comments - 247 views Beautiful music for beautiful people
Anne Buchanan’s face is almost perfectly square, accented by plump lips and long, swept brown hair. She holds it stock still, but not in a tense way at all, so that it’s almost as if you’re looking into a still frame. Sure enough, that idea is defeated the moment a tear rolls out of her unblinking eye.
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SkinKage, Dreaming in Color, Skylines Always Fall, My Own Corruption, Shattered Vanity, Perfect Illusion Thirsty’s 2 (G):.
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Of all of Bruce Springsteen’s ineradicable contributions to the pop-and-rock canon, his keynote address at South by Southwest last week could ultimately be among his most important. For 50 minutes, the Boss poured out shots from his private stock, gushing about James Brown, about Charlie Rich, about Roy Orbison.
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Given Colin Stetson’s inspiration to take up sax was Men at Work’s “Who Can It Be Now?” it makes his ascension to the top of the avant garde jazz world seem all that much more unlikely. The Arcade Fire and Bon Iver sideman has nonetheless earned his place in the world of other-than-ordinary.
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Mike Dean, Woody Weatherman, Reed Mullin. It’s been 27 years since the album credits on a Corrosion of Conformity record were so simple. The Raleigh thrash meal outfit’s turnstile lineup has made a handful of classics over the years, all depending on who you ask.
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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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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 Sports (HP).
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Page 32 - no comments - 208 views Silent House should’ve stayed silent, October Baby is a big-screen soaper
It’s not long before Sarah begins hearing strange things. Then Sarah begins seeing strange things. And then’s Sarah’s in terror, a state she basically remains in for the rest of the film. There’s very much a mechanical tone to the proceedings, and even the most eager horror fan will likely find Silent House.
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Having recently fled from a cult, Martha (Olsen) calls her estranged sister Lucy (Sarah Paulson), pleading to stay with her. Lucy and her husband Ted (Hugh Dancy) are surprised by Martha’s unexpected reappearance, and even more surprised by the irrational behavior she exhibits.
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film written and directed by Werner Herzog which portrays would-be rubber baron Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald, an Irishman known as Fitzcarraldo in Peru, who has to pull a steamship over a steep hill in order to access a rich rubber territory. For more info, visit www.
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12:05, 12:30, 1, 1:30, 2:15, 2:40, 3:05, 3:30, 4:10, 4:35, 5:20, 5:50, 6:05, 6:30, 7:15, 7:45, 8:30, 8:55, 9:05, 9:30, 10:20, 11, 11:35, midnight. Sun to Wed 12:05, 12:30, 1, 1:30, 2:15, 2:40, 3:05, 3:30, 4:10, 4:35, 5:20, 5:50, 6:05, 6:30, 7:15, 7:45, 8:30, 8:55, 9:05, 9:30, 10:20.
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Art can function beyond decorating highend real estate. It can be about intellectual stimulation, as evidenced by three discussions this week. And it can be about film and spoken word. Most but not all events are free, so it makes sense to call ahead before you go.
Page 37 - no comments - 266 views Multimedia exhibit explores representations of tough and sexy women
The post-World War II milieu of Snelling’s imagination is an altogether more insecure place fraught with betrayal, seemingly on the verge of violent explosion and animated by desperate social striving. And it’s a parched and gritty landscape seething with instability, not the patrician East of strictly defined class relationships that Hanes knew.
Page 37 - no comments - 249 views RiverRun Film Festival revs up, Reynolda Film Festival opens
There’s very much a UNCSA flavor to the proceedings this year, with a number of featurelength and short films made by current students and graduates, many expected to be in attendance during the festival. In addition, the Emerging Master Award will be presented to actor Paul Schneider, a UNCSA graduate who made his first two films, George Washington.
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Ongoing. Open level classes in ballet, contemporary, jazz, hip hop, tap, and Zumba all year long. Royal Expressions School of Dance, Adult Dance & Fitness. 1220-E Battleground Ave., Greensboro..
Page 39 - no comments - 194 views The Vagina Monologues scream ‘No’ to domestic abuse
“This is activist theater,” said Devon Currie, organizer. Currie herself is a survivor of an abusive relationship and took the movement to heart after hearing about it from a college professor. “It’s really important to me to make women feel empowered and to create a space where women feel safe to talk about their experiences,” Currie said.
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Also on Friday, Theatre Alliance gives its opening night performance of Violet, which runs through Sunday, and then again March 28-April 1. Set during the Civil Rights Movement, the powerful and energetic play follows the emotional and physical journey of a young, scarred woman traveling from North Carolina to Oklahoma.
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March 23, 24 (8pm), & 25 (2pm). V-Day Greensboro 2012 present: The Vagina Monologues. Glenwood Coffee and Books. 1310 Glenwood Ave., Greensboro..
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ages 1-4 at 11 am; ages 5-7 at 12 noon; and ages 8-10 at 1 pm. Children are asked to bring their own baskets. The Easter Bunny will be on hand for pictures! For more info, call 336.274.3470.
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Be careful about doing someone a favor when you don’t know the full story behind the request. Don’t rely on someone’s unsubstantiated assurances. Insist on all the facts before you act. BORN THIS WEEK: You enjoy doing new things and staying ahead of the crowd.
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impressed with or inspired to see again. A Advice Goddess girlfriend sent me a New York Times op-ed by a historian named Stephanie Coontz, who said that highly educated women can find a man if they drop “the cultural ideal of hypergamy — that women must marry up.
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In Northern Vietnam, much rides on a man’s phallic aim An annual spring fertility festival in Vietnam’s Phu Tho province is capped by a symbolic X-rated ceremony rendered G-rated by wooden stand-ins.
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2. In 2011, Atlanta’s Brian McCann became the second person in major-league history to have a pinch-hit, game-tying homer in the ninth and followed with a game-winning home run. Who was the first? 3. Who was the last coach of the Houston Oilers before Jeff Fisher took over in 1994 and the team eventually moved to Tennessee? 4.
Page 52 - no comments - 244 views Biffle’s destiny
“The most significant [change] was this car, the car we have now, and no testing,” he said. “That changed our entire sport. It changed it completely, and it will never be the same. Before, we weren’t spending all the time back at the shop with the engineers and seven-post machine and all the engineering-based models.
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Diggy makes Unexpected Arrival in Greensboro
But here he is now: Diggy Simmons, the teenage hiphop phenom, son of the Rev. Run, nephew to kingmaker Russell, introduced to the world in the reality show “Run’s House” and now a star in his own right, after breaking with a mixtape in 2009, The First Flight,.
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