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Seventeen graduate students in architecture at VA Tech took an intense look at Winston-Salem’s emerging downtown Theater District. They choose locations and developed individual designs they believe would enhance the area around the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts by adding entertainment, cultural and arts-based venues.
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If passed, it would be added to Article XIV, labeled “Miscellaneous,” under newly added Section 6. It has nothing to do with the First Amendment of the US Constitution, the right of free speech. This is but one of the many confusing things about this ballot initiative.
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Greensboro police report that a motorist suspected of committing fraud at a State Employees’ Credit Union died after losing control of her vehicle while fleeing the police around noon on April 24. A credit union employee called the police at 12:17 p.m.
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You can believe the hype from both major political parties: This year’s election is the most pivotal in decades, both nationally and in North Carolina. It will determine whether Obama holds the White House or the conservative backlash of 2009 gains traction.
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• Noted: The presumptive frontrunner at this governor of Massachusetts, but can be expected point, Romney has spent much of the campaign to tack back to the center now that he’s all but thus far running away from his liberal record as governor of Massachusetts, but can be expected to tack back to the center now that he’s all but sewn up the primary.
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A: You may early vote through May 5, or go to the current precinct to be transferred to a new precinct on May 8. If you’re not registered or your registration is out of date you can register and vote at the same time Q: Do I need to present picture ID to vote? A: No, you only need to state your name.
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In retrospect it may seem obvious: Molly McGinn was right. But a month ago when Laurelyn Dossett was trying to figure out what to do about the state marriage amendment, releasing a song and video was just one of the options on the table.
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Tony Wilkins is a great person for the job of county commissioner District 6. I have had the pleasure of serving with Tony on the War Memorial Commission and have watched Tony hold comunity leadership positions with integrity and respect. Tony studies the issues in order to make informed decisions and comes to meetings on time and prepared.
Page 23 - no comments - 188 views Candidates for top two spots speak out
Such lack of awareness results in large numbers of eligible voters making uneducated guesses when it comes time to mark their ballots. And so, over the past two weeks, “Triad Today” and Truliant Federal Credit Union teamed up to present voter-education programs, including one that focused on the race for lt.
Page 24 - no comments - 146 views Trying to build peace in Bosnia
Jasarevic, who was 8 when she left Bosnia, is headed to med school at PCOM-Georgia in the fall, but first, she is returning to her homeland. Her parents still talk about better days, but people in Bosnia, she said, hardly acknowledge their recent history and the tens of thousands who were wiped out in the war.
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That was the tone at last week’s Downtown Greensboro Inc. rally for the cause, a marketing campaign branded as “Talk it up!” which amounts to little more than an effort to manufacture “grassroots” support — not for the proposed $50 million project itself, but for the idea that the DPAC needs to be in downtown Greensboro.
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Venues… changing hands (say that in your best Ric Flair)! The Garage goes under new ownership tonight with the Dirty Names and Graham Wilkinson on to start the party. A reunited Kind of Like Spitting coming to Krankies on Wednesday during their first tour in six years is also kind of a big deal.
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With drummer Matt Lynch, the group is the brainchild of Brand New Life saxophonist Walter Fancourt and Between the Buried and Me bassist Dan Biggs, born from a larkish mutual affection of fusion pioneers Mahavishnu Orchestra.
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Page 29 - no comments - 207 views MerleFest 25: Who’s gonna fill their seats?
Chris Thile put his hand to his brow and gazed out past the reserved seats at the MerleFest Watson Stage to acknowledge the thousands out of view who came out for the Punch Brothers’ Saturday night pre-headlining set.
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The marriage of jazz aesthetics and heavy metal restraint (or lack thereof) has historically favored scorched-earth finality that values visceral effect over pure composition, so it’s not surprising that that corner of fusion has long occupied the margins.
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I’ve never met Lee Wallace. Well, at least I don’t think I have. He’s one of those fellows who seems to have graced the presence of every soul who’s ever stepped foot in every live music venue in town, and the chance that our paths have crossed over the last four years is simply too great.
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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).
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Roots’ drummer and “Late Night” bandleader ?uestlove spun deep cuts and talked Greensboro roots at the Blind Tiger on Sunday night. (photo by Ryan Snyder).
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Two young women have been brutally slain in New York City, and a massive manhunt yields but one suspect: Lewis Humes (Gene Woodbury), a black teenager whose “confession” was clearly the result of police coercion. An open and shut case? Kojak knows better, and puts his career in jeopardy to both prove Lewis’ innocence and track down the actual killer.
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Four Decades, the first major survey of the work of Roy Nydorf constitutes a mid-career retrospective of this Greensboro artist whose works figure in the collections of the Hirshhorn Museum, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Honolulu Academy and the Weatherspoon Art Museum among others.
Page 38 - no comments - 207 views Books as artifacts, curated at Elsewhere
The books share the space at Elsewhere with the rest of Sylvia’s collection, an incredible hodgepodge of clothing, musical instruments, toys, appliances, gadgetry and assorted gear and whatnottery that made up the inventory of her thrift store that existed in this space until her death in 1997.
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“It’s truly one of the funniest plays ever written,” said director Mark Pirolo, who will direct the musical for his third time. “It’s a brilliant farce that just also happens to be a musical comedy. It’s got an amazing pedigree in terms of its writers. It’s just got a great, fun script.
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Wednesday through Thursday, Community Theatre of Greensboro continues Les Miserables School Edition at the Broach Theatre. Recounting the struggle against adversity in 19th century France, the story follows a petty thief who is released from his 19-year term and despite his parole becomes an adoptive father, as well as an honest mayor.
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May 4-13. Varying times. A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum. Arts Council Theatre. 610 Coliseum Dr., Winston-Salem..
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The big culinary news this week is Cinco de Mayo, which happens on Saturday. Celebrate at your favorite taquería, why don’t you? Or you can always go to Moe’s, they of the Seinfeldian burritos. This year, all eight Triad Moe’s locations will be giving away free “Cinco de Moe’s” T-shirts to the first 100 customers.
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We all eat Chinese food, whether it be take-out or buffet, with tapioca pearls in fruit flavors and a traditional style as well as prepared tableside or served up family-style in a restau- smoothies and flavored teas. rant. What was once considered exotic fare in the US has I order a plate of walnut chicken and brace myself.
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Grammy Award winner India Arie performs at NC A&T State University’s Harrison Auditorium on April 25. (photos by Quentin L Richardson).
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May 6. 2-5pm. Downtown Greenway Morehead Park Section Opening & Celebration. Between Lee St. and Spring Garden St. at Freeman Mill Rd., Greensboro..
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It’s time for the bold and beautiful Bovine to shake off the dust of the past and shape up with new ideas for the future. This could surprise some folks, but they’ll soon adjust. BORN THIS WEEK: You can find beauty where many cannot. And you enjoy sharing your discovery with others.
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In April, a research ship will begin surveying the Atlantic Ocean floor off of Nova Scotia as the first step to building, by 2013, a $300 million private fiber-optic line connecting New York and London financial markets so as to speed up current transmission times — by about five milliseconds.
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by how cold and calculating it all sounds: Advice Goddess Women evolved to marry money and power; men look for eye candy to parade around on their arms. As a man who doesn’t bring money or power to the table, what do I have to give up? Why can’t you just fall in love like you got hit by a ton of bricks and have that be enough? — Male Romantic.
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Hamlin won the STP 400 at Kansas Speedway in one of the Gibbs Toyotas. The victory was Hamlin’s 19th . One of Michael Waltrip Racing’s drivers, Martin Truex Jr., is second in the Sprint Cup standings. He dominated the race but had to settle for second..
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A bar story
The bar was in the Lower Garden District — still is, in fact — on St. Charles Avenue at Jackson Street, right on the streetcar line near a batch of hotels that assured us a steady stream of tourists to mingle with the waiters, bartenders, cab drivers, strippers, college kids and burnt-out locals that comprised our regular clientele.
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