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NewBridge Bank Park; 408 Bellemeade St., Greensboro; 336.268.2255; www. gsohoppers.com; 4-7 p.m.; $6+ It’s that time of year again. Nights are getting warmer, and the smells of hot dogs and peanuts fill the air. Start the season early and attend this initial series opening night run while the Grasshoppers take on the Lexington Legends.
Page 6 - no comments - 285 views 10 BEST Moments on the Forsyth Campaign Trail
Take Dr. Bruce Peller, a Pfafftown dentist who is locked in primary contest with Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School Board member Elisabeth Motsinger for the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican incumbent Virginia Foxx for the 5th Congressional District seat.
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A victim of undisclosed identity and gender was in the back of an apartment on Sails Way in Greensboro early in the afternoon of March 28. When the victim entered the living room a black boy was seen trying to remove electrical equipment. The victim confronted the intruder, and he fled the area.
Page 8 - 1 comment - 192 views Forums collect feedback on performing arts center
The Greensboro Performing Arts Center task force held its first of two public forums last week to collect public input and generate a discussion about the proposed downtown performing arts center.
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The Winston-Salem City Council voted unanimously on Monday to approve a site plan and final development plan for an apartment complex across the street from BB&T Ballpark. The approval allows Brookstown Development Partners, a company owned by Billy Prim, to build upwards of 200 units on a 1.
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Some black Democrats have kept quiet about an amendment on the primary ballot that would change North Carolina’s constitution to say only marriages between a man and a woman are recognized, stuck in an awkward spot between constituents’ conservative social values and a political initiative advanced by Republican rivals.
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But what’s most interesting about Hammer’s recent column about Greene Street is that it’s the first time, as far as I can tell, that his newspaper has written anything about the proposed amendment to the noise ordinance.
Page 13 - no comments - 210 views Spring & Summer music festival guide
There`s something about North Carolina in the spring: the fresh air, the sunshine, the smell of grass and flowers. It make us want to get outside, drink beer and listen to music. There are hundreds of festivals in the Old North State, but everyone can agree that the best ones happen in the spring and summer.
Page 14 - no comments - 199 views Womble leaves big shoes to fill
The other is NC Rep. Larry Womble who has held elected office for over 30 years. Last month, however, Womble’s long political career came to an abrupt end when he announced that he would not seek a 10th term as representative from the 71st District.
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Since this current post-recession job recovery is the slowest in 80 years, you’d think that even know-it-all politicians would want to sweep away the labyrinth of government regulations that hinders job creation.
Page 18 - no comments - 157 views Three perilous previews of Obamacare
It is no coincidence that the Congressional Budget Office recently released updated figures revealing how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, will cost twice as much as the original price tag, from $900 billion to $1.76 trillion between now and 2022.
Page 18 - no comments - 152 views Who are they to judge?
The US Supreme Court heard final arguments on the healthcare law last week. At issue is a key provision of the law that requires all Americans to purchase health insurance. The court is expected to make a ruling some time in June — though a decision could come at any time now.
Page 19 - no comments - 160 views A priceless resource for youth
When I was younger, every year, my family would visit my grandmother for Christmas in her small Ohio town, and my cousins who lived nearby would join us. Under her mantle, covered in Santa Claus figurines, and a real tree decked with decades-old ornaments sat a mountain of presents, with an equal number of boxes for us all.
Page 19 - no comments - 156 views Phuzz Phest performers pick Phuzz Phest acts
Few festivals experience nearly 250 percent growth from the first year to the second, and even fewer do so while starting deep in the red. That Phuzz Phest has managed to grow from 18 bands to 45, from being hosted in two venues to spread over five, is a testament to the power of community.
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It’s the first week of April and there’s already a reason to look forward to the last. Ahmir Khalib Thompson, better known as ?uestlove of the Roots, will grace the Blind Tiger on 4-29 with a record collection bigger than his ‘fro. Until then, shout out to one of the best live shows you’ll ever see, Of Montreal at the Cat’s Cradle on Wednesday night.
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Pooh, Swayze Jones, Veteran Assassins, Sir Plus, DJ Lone “Ham’s Brassfield (G)“:.
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(Marty) Kotis, III, Christina Larson and the NC Restaurant & Lodging Association hosted a dinner to honor Sen. Phil Berger, president pro tempore of the NC Senate Monday night. The event was held at Kotis’ restaurant, Darryl’s Wood-Fired Grill in Greensboro.
Page 29 - no comments - 159 views taking a listen
There’s little doubt that we live in a distinguished time for acoustic and bluegrass music. Twenty-five years ago, the great young pickers of our day would have been teasing their hair out and stuffing themselves into leather pants in preparation to play awful music specifically geared for picking up high school girls.
Page 30 - no comments - 174 views ryan’s forecast
It’s an odd set of circumstances when one has to ask what to expect of a hip-hop group following a drastic lineup overhaul. It’s a trope normally accredited to turnstile rock bands like the Beach Boys, Badfinger, the Revolting Cocks, Thin Lizzy, et al.
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Check out the Calendar on our website, yesweekly.com.
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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).
Page 32 - no comments - 157 views By the Gods, Titans is much more fun the second time around
Sam Worthington encores as Perseus, the son of Zeus (Liam Neeson, the actor who never says no), who saved the world by defeating the monstrous Kraken. Now widowed and raising his son Helius (John Bell) alone, Perseus wants nothing more than to live out his days as a simple fisherman.
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Corman’s place in Hollywood history would be assured as much for his classic films (including Masque of the Red Death, Pit and the Pendulum, The Intruder and the original Little Shop of Horrors, to name a few) as for the legion of talent he fostered...
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3:15, 3:45, 4:15, 4:45, 6:30, 7:15, 7:45, 8:15, 9:15, 9:45, 10:15. Thu 12:30, 1:15, 1:40, 2:30, 3:15, 3:45, 4:15, 4:45, 7:15, 7:45, 8:15, 9:15, 10:15. Fri to Wed 12:30, 1:15, 1:40, 3:15, 3:45, 4:15, 4:45, 6:30, 7:15, 7:45, 8:15, 9:45, 10:15. Jeff, Who Lives at Home.
Page 35 - no comments - 176 views first friday calendar
With 30 studio spaces housing artists in all arenas, meet the painters, sculptors, metal smiths, wood workers, writers, actors, photographers, music producers, film makers, graphic designers, potters, jewelry makers, stone workers that call 205 Collaborative home.
Page 37 - no comments - 202 views New gallery picks up where inspiring forerunner left off
“Millie was the first person to show [my work],” says Harris, who grew up in Statesville under the influence of an art-teacher mother. “I fell in love with [Winston-Salem]. I moved to the city because of the art scene. I love the city and love the people.
Page 37 - no comments - 182 views Rasing the dead for Grateful fans on April 19 at Greensboro Theaters
The closest I ever came to seeing them perform live was at beautiful Veterans Stadium (ha!) in Philadelphia, but we only got as far as the parking lot. With no tickets in sight and drenched in rain (a “Box of Rain,” you might say), we returned home — but not before picking up a couple of sixpacks and some cheesesteaks.
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African American Artists, Music Professionals, Visual Art Professionals,and the Hummanities profession. We will take a beautiful evening to say thank you to North Carolina’s finest in these industries. For more info and tickets, visit www.eventbrite.com.
Page 39 - no comments - 174 views Peter Pan… a horror story?
Dark shadows, ominous whisperings and blood dripping from the walls are not the typical images that Peter Pan resurrects in one’s mind. But with a little creativity and a lot of childlike imagination, No Rules Theatre Company managed to turn the classic childhood fantasy into a nightmare.
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No Rules Theatre Company’s production of Peter Pan: The Boy Who Hated Mothers, a dark rendition, at Hanesbrands Theatre. Last performance Saturday. See review to left. For the responsible and organized, tickets are already on sale for Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker, which will return to the War Memorial Auditorium Dec 21 for.
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April 13(10am, 12noon) & 14(11am). The House at Pooh Corner. Children’s Theatre of Winston-Salem. 610 Coliseum Dr., Winston-Salem..
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Okay, so maybe High Point isn’t getting a Trader Joe’s — though after reporting about it in our annual April Fools Issue, we did have at least one notable Greensboro citizen convinced, however briefly, that our fake report was real.
Page 43 - no comments - 243 views Corn-tastic creation pops out of Archdale
At the online store, customers can create their own flavors and mix and match whatever they like for a custom order treat. Chad also said he loves hearing from people who have tried his popcorn with their comments and suggestions on new flavors and ways to improve.
Page 43 - no comments - 156 views the photo album
Photo Copyright Kathryn Reynolds Photography Inc..
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First and Third Tuesdays. 7:30 pm. Songwriters Open Mic Night. The Underground Theatre in the lower level of the Community Arts Café, 411 W. Fourth St., Winston-Salem..
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The Lamb loves to be surrounded by flocks of admirers. But be careful that someone doesn’t take his or her admiration too far. Use your persuasive skills to let him or her down easily. BORN THIS WEEK: Your leadership qualities are enhanced by a practical sense of purpose that keeps you focused on your goals.
Page 49 - no comments - 161 views news of the weird
In a world of advancing technology and declining map-reading skills, some GPS navigator users blindly over-rely on the devices, and News of the Weird has reported enough of their predicaments to mark the category “no longer weird.
Page 51 - no comments - 174 views the advice goddess
to have sex. I’m Advice Goddess not interested in casual sex, but I have a healthy libido. If I’m really attracted to a man, I’ll be dealing with some powerful mixed (internal) signals regarding how long to wait.
Page 52 - no comments - 202 views Clint’s for certain
Bowyer, 32, made his name at Richard Childress Racing, where he won five races since joining the Cup ranks full-time in 2006. Twice he won at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, in 2007 and 2010, and at Talladega Superspeedway, in 2010 and 2011. He also won at Richmond, in 2008.
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In the strip club with Vince Neil
By the time I get to the strip club Vince Neil is already there, plushed out in the VIP section. He’s tucked into a banquette against the wall, surrounded by the kind of women guys like Vince Neil seem always to be surrounded by: leggy, buxom, mostly naked.
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