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Hope For Agoldensummer is super-excited to be back at CFBG. Haunting folk music of a sort, performed with singing saws, pennywhistles and an eclectic assortment of other instruments.
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Ten best things I am looking forward to this summer.
Page 7 - no comments - 171 views Commissioner and radio personality challenge veteran lawmaker in the 6 th District
Republican Rep. Howard Coble is used to serving the 6th Congressional District — he has since 1985 — but this primary he will face longtime Guilford County Commissioner Billy Yow and radio personality Bill Flynn in a redrawn district that adds eight counties and drops some that Coble is used to serving.
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The best and worst of Triad police blotters, as compiled by Eric Ginsburg.
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The aborted bond package included a $16.5 million city match to pay for the initial phase of a streetcar system, along with $34.
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Gov. Bev Perdue announced on April 20 that Ashley Furniture will locate a new manufacturing and distribution facility in Davie County. The company is expected to create 550 new jobs over the next five years and invest $80 million in land, buildings, machinery and equipment.
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Everette Witherspoon, a 34-yearold Forsyth County commissioner announced he was running for a seat in the NC General Assembly the day Larry Womble announced he wasn’t. The senior member of the Forsyth County delegation, Womble had planned to run for NC Senate District 32 after Republican-controlled redistricting exiled the seat’s current occupant.
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Conservative local blogger Joe Guarino announced he would stop maintaining his personal blog after seven years of regular commentary, in part because he said there is less of a need for his voice with the advent of Conservatives for Guilford County.
Page 11 - no comments - 175 views A tough, evenly matched contest among three Dems in House 72
Three political newcomers are fi ghting a tough and evenly matched contest in the Democratic primary to replace Earline Parmon in NC House District 72, which straddles US Highway 72 across the northern section of Winston-Salem. Parmon is vacating the House District 72 seat to seek election to the NC Senate.
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The yellow fliers caused murmurs of disapproval among the dozens of candidates and campaign volunteers stationed outside the Forsyth County Building. They plied voters with campaign literature on the first two days of early voting for the primary election last week.
Page 14 - no comments - 354 views The economy needs no conductor
The collapse of the housing bubble gave politicians a license to do what they wanted to do all along: spend. The usual checks on extravagance, weak as they are, were washed away. Budgets? We’ll worry about that later. Inflation? We’ll worry about that later.
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Last week Kernersville man was shot and killed by a fellow hunter who mistook him for a turkey. I know. It sounds absurd. But such incidents are not isolated and, in fact, are on the rise. According to the International Hunter Education Association, more than 1,000 hunters are shot every year resulting in more than 100 deaths.
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For many, the term “sheriff” conjures up images of the old West. A few may consider a sheriff to have some form of outdated and obsolete political office. But for me and countless other patriots across our nation, a sheriff is the epitome of good and necessary county law enforcement.
Page 18 - no comments - 140 views Flushing money down the drain
I pride myself on being a good tour guide, an ambassador and booster for Greensboro — I try to convince every-one to move here. But as I walk past empty storefronts, or notice the absence of certain cultural offerings and well-paying jobs, I wonder if even the affordability can’t compete.
Page 19 - no comments - 182 views A primer for the primary
And like all elections, they matter. A lot. Primary elections matter because, in a lot of cases in our gerrymandered state, the primary serves as the actual election. In an overly Republican district, like, for example, the 6th US Congressional District, where Rep.
Page 19 - no comments - 171 views Crazy from the heat: Van Halen’s odd detour
“Panama” didn’t come until the very end of Van Halen’s set Saturday night at the Greensboro Coliseum, but judging from the temperature inside the building, its ambiance was a long time in the making.
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Perpetual Groove brings the definitive lineup to the Blind Tiger on Thursday. Bluespop duo Sirsy visit the Garage, while all the Rack City chicks come out for Tyga at Ziggy’s with AutoTune revivalist Lil Twist. At the Green Bean, Myrtle Beach (read that with Stevie Janowski’s voice) crustafarians Jah Harvest get irie with Travis Griggs & Friends.
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MerleFest bills itself — with good reason — as a homecoming. For a quarter century now, the festival that honors the memory of guitarist Merle Watson has been the magnet that lures fans of a broad amalgam of acoustic-based music from all over the globe to Wilkes Community College.
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McGee, Jeff Autry, Walter Holton, Nathan Scott, Ron Wilson, Megan Marquette, Martha Bassett, McKenzie Little, Brenda Morie Greene St (G):.
Page 27 - no comments - 198 views !!! are sicksicksick
Literally, there’s no universally agreed-upon pronunciation for the California dance machine !!!. chk chk chk is commonly accepted, as is bop bop bop and pow pow pow or any other visceral, onomatopoeic grunt that flows from the qualia of the self repeated three times.
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On one hand, the ability to create coherency out of the joining of numbers and letters is soundly rooted in cognitive psychological theory. You see the word “towers” regardless of the substitution of numbers for letters. Shapes are what matter most.
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MerleFest hits a milestone this weekend, but don’t go making a big fuss about it or anything, and certainly don’t bring a gift.
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Summit Station Eatery, The (G):.
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Page 32 - no comments - 178 views A trio of trouble in The Three Stooges, award-winning Kid is alright
First and foremost — or thrice and foremost, as the case may be — there’s the amazing and respectful personification of Moe, Larry and Curly by Chris Diamantopolous, Sean Hayes and Will Sasso, respectively, all of whom do a remarkable job of emulating the physical mannerisms and comic timing of their predecessors.
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A rich and robust example of historical fiction, this 1976 BBC miniseries adaptation of Robert Graves’ best-seller dramatizes the internal intrigue of ancient Rome in highly theatrical fashion, with wit, style and dollops of black comedy and sly camp.
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the Monday blues away with darkly funny films you may have never seen before. For more info and film schedule, call 336.617.3328 or visit www.greensboroschoolofcreativity.org.
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3:20, 4, 4:40, 5:20, 5:55, 6:40, 7:20, 8, 8:40, 9:20, 10, 10:30. Fri and Sat noon, 12:30, 1:20, 2, 2:40, 3:20, 4, 4:40, 5:20, 6:05, 6:40, 7:20, 8, 8:40, 9:20, 10, 10:30, 11:10, midnight. Sun to Wed noon, 12:30, 1:20, 2, 2:40, 3:20, 4, 4:40, 5:20, 6:05, 6:40, 7:20, 8, 8:40, 9:20, 10, 10:30.
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“A lot of street art is a product of the industrial revolution,” Chris Oh said while sharing an early-after- noon meal at Biscuitville with his cohorts from the Primary Flight art group. “It sprung up in New York and Philadelphia in these areas where you had a lot of factories and railroads.
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Elsewhere Collaborative hosts a zine-making workshop at the Weatherspoon Art Museum in Greensboro that explores the integration of image and text based on the example of artist Trenton Doyle Hancock. The workshop takes place on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m.
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Post-Space asks philosophers, writers, artists, museum professionals, archivists, digital sociologists, ecologists, and other academics and para-academics to consider what happens after the classical, modern, and postmodern concepts of “space” are exhausted—in art, in architecture, in our daily lives.
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Wednesday at 7 p.m., GTCC’s Jamestown campus presents its first-ever Dramathon, a newly created event by the school’s Drama Club. More than 30 students will contribute monologues, scenes and songs from well-known plays and musicals at the Fine Arts Theatre in the Koury Hospitality Careers Center.
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815 W. Market St. Greensboro College Main Building Greensboro theatre.greensborocollege.edu Arts Council Theatre.
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April 27. 7:30pm. iWrite.iShow. presents: Cindy Argiento. American Express Auditorium. Greensboro International Civil Rights Center & Museum. 134 S Elm St., Greensboro..
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On Wednesday, UNCG hosts a Local Foods Forum at 6 p.m. at the Elliot University Center’s Cone Ballroom. “Hear from farmers who focus on sustainable agriculture practices, restaurateurs, and others involved in the local foods market,” sayeth the press release.
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My steak, too, was commendable. Sirloin is one of the more flavorful cuts of beef, but in the wrong hands it can become tough as leather. Mine was tender as a ribeye — in fact, I checked underneath the butter sauce to make sure they hadn’t substituted in a ribeye cut.
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April 28. 7:30pm. Music for Mary: A Concert of Beautiful Music In Remembrance of a Beautiful Person, Mary D.B.T. Semans. Stevens Center, UNCSA. 405 W 4th St., Winston-Salem..
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Your resolute determination to stick by a position might make some people uncomfortable. But if you’re proved right (as I expect you to be), a lot of changes will tilt in your favor. BORN THIS WEEK: You have a fine business sense and a love of the arts.
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Fast-food culture shock: Since December, the White Castle restaurant in Lafayette, Ind. has provided diners with a stylish experience that includes table service and a wine selection to go with its iconic “slider” hamburgers.
Page 51 - no comments - 172 views the advice goddess
with your partner, Advice Goddess and I got a little worried. We sometimes bicker about what to watch on TV, but one of us quickly gives in, and that’s it. It does bug me that he’s chronically late and his car is filled with dirty cups, random CDs, empty wrappers, etc.
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Martin isn’t competing full-time this year. He’s the primary driver of Michael Waltrip Racing’s No. 55 Aaron’s Toyota, but has competed in only five of the seven Sprint Cup races to date. Nonetheless, he is a respectable 20th in the point standings.
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Art vs. history in Washington DC
Though he is often given props for it, Doubleday never actually invented the game of baseball, but he did patent the San Francisco cable car and earned his berth at Arlington after commanding Union troops at Fort Sumter, where he is credited with...
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