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Artists Po-Wen Liu, Joyce Teta and Benita VanWinkle bring you “refuge.” Po-Wen creates ceramic vessels that provide an interior space of spiritual refuge, Joyce explores the fabricated safety of story lines in ink and Benita shows us photographic stills indicating the silent refuge of movie theaters.
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After knowing my friend for less than two weeks and only having gone out once together, my old band mate showed up at her house uninvited to “surprise” her. She was indeed surprised, but not as much as when he told her on the phone that he missed her. When she didn’t respond, he coaxed her: “Tell me you miss me.
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While President Barack Obama is running unopposed in the Democratic primary for North Carolina, more than 20 percent of voters who selected a Democratic ballot voted “no preference” in the state, while the number was closer to 12 percent in Guilford County.
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Winston-Salem police cited rapper Wiz Khalifa — Cameron Jibril Thomas — and “other members of the band and his staff” with simple possession of marijuana before his May 1 concert in Winston-Salem, though the police report is dated roughly an hour after the concert ended.
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Public hearings on economic incentives for Ralph Lauren Corp. are scheduled for Thursday before the Guilford County Commission and May 14 before High Point City Council. Ralph Lauren Media received a combined package of $3.5 million from the state of North Carolina, the city of High Point and Guilford County in 2006 to support its Polo.
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On the eve of a statewide referendum on a proposed amendment to the state constitution that would make marriage between a man and woman the only domestic legal union recognized under state law, the Winston-Salem City Council passed a resolution in opposition to the ballot initiative.
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What has come to be known as Amendment 1, the movement to make marriage between one man and one woman as the only recognized domestic legal union in the state, carried by a margin of more than 20 percent last night. The law is now enshrined in our constitution under Article XIV, Section 6 under “Miscellaneous.
Page 10 - no comments - 202 views Parmon prevails in state Senate contest
Parmon won her race by a margin of 24.4 percent, polling heavily in predominantly African-American precincts that she has represented in the House over the past decade, along with a southeast Winston-Salem precincts in the Southeast Ward that Taylor represents on city council.
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Former senator and presidential hopeful John Edwards leaves federal court in Greensboro on Monday afternoon. Edwards is accused of using campaign funds to hide an affair with mistress Rielle Hunter. (photo by Quentin L Richardson).
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In the final days before the voters of North Carolina rendered a decision on whether to write a ban on same-sex marriage and civil unions into the state’s constitution, the News & Record was taking some pretty serious flak for its coverage of the issue.
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They’ve done it before and they’ll do it again: Greensboro city council members passed a resolution to try and keep the Four Seasons Mall post office open and to restore the extended operating hours, similar to a failed attempt to keep the Banking Street location off Battleground open.
Page 12 - no comments - 182 views Stories of motherhood
Motherhood means an array of things, but it’s not something any of our writers can pretend to know about first hand — most of us don’t even have kids.
Page 14 - no comments - 246 views Paige Cox, artist and designer
After more than a decade staying at home and working out of her studio there, Paige Cox began working fulltime in October as the in-house artist for Anthropologie in Greensboro designing the store’s visual displays.
Page 15 - no comments - 245 views Susan Pauly, president, Salem Academy and College
Susan Pauly has raised $70 million towards a $75 million capital goal for Salem Academy and College since becoming president of the 240-year-old institution in 2006. Aside from leading the oldest educational institution for women in the nation, she is also active with the Winston-Salem Chamber, the Winston- Salem Alliance and United Way.
Page 16 - no comments - 434 views Marva Reid, community leader, East Winston
“She had these pastel mints — yellow, pink and green,” Reid recalled. “I had to put the mints on one side of the tray and the peanuts on the other side. Then I put the little spoons all around. Winston-Salem was a tobacco town, of course, so I had to put out the ashtrays.
Page 16 - no comments - 222 views Becky Smothers, High Point mayor
When Beth, her youngest child, was in third grade, Becky Smothers ran for High Point city council, and since then public service has been an integral part of her life. She used to tell her kids, who rebelled to an extent like most teenagers, that if they were ever in too much trouble it would hit the papers because of her position on council.
Page 17 - no comments - 404 views Orfilia Sagastume-Reyes, mother in limbo
Yet even though he is doing well in school and has such solid support, Fredi is worried about his future, and his mother’s too. His concern is well founded — after fleeing the Guatemalan Civil War, his mother has lived in the United States for decades but now faces deportation.
Page 18 - 1 comment - 430 views Shark Boy in dangerous waters
In October 2009, America sat spellbound as we watched CNN’s wall-to-wall coverage of a runaway hot air balloon carrying six year old Falcon Henne. The only was that Falcon wasn’t in the balloon.
Page 19 - no comments - 230 views How Romney and our republic can win (Part 2)
Last week, I showed how the Republican Party likely would lose the presidential election in November if it were to use conventional campaign tactics. However, I also explained an unconventional strategy that could usher in victory for the GOP and our republic — a tactic used by President Abraham Lincoln.
Page 19 - no comments - 201 views Keeping nature exactly as is... forever
The human brain is torn between simple intuition and the more complex hard work of figuring out the unintended consequences of any policy. Who doesn’t like thinking about trees and greenery and happy animals? Who doesn’t want to see steps taken to protect those things, all else being equal? But all else is not equal.
Page 19 - no comments - 181 views Why we’re not covering the Edwards trial
We know we’re missing the story, but we have our reasons. Still, we’re whores for fame like any other person who packs a notebook into a courtroom or council chamber, like any videographer eager to capture the zeitgeist and retail it to the masses.
Page 20 - no comments - 220 views Patience and endurance part of the runner’s (and writer’s) discipline
It clears the clutter out of your brain, sweeps the ephemera of phone numbers, deadlines, story lines and angles aside as all mental focus pours into the body’s performance and interaction with the terrain. I think it also appeals to us because we need to practice endurance and patience in our craft, and running gives us another form to express that.
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Dear Editor, I’ve just moved back to the Triad. Most recently I lived in the Detroit area, where I regularly read the Metro Times..
Page 22 - no comments - 196 views Estrangers continuing on the lo-fi road
The first record was made in a really quick amount of time. We recorded the first song in June 2011 and recorded the rest from July to September. We kind of wrote a lot of it pretty quickly. Even by the time it came out in November, they had been done for a few weeks.
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Marijuana Wolf frontwoman and independent living activist Teresa Staley has been a tireless advocate for others with disabilities, but right now, she needs some help. Her trusty van of 25 years is on the fritz, but the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association is giving one away this month.
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Pint Orchestra, Dalton Village, Laura Jane Vincent, The Slowdrivers Greene St (G):.
Page 26 - no comments - 215 views Wiz Khalifa caught green-handed
11.39 grams. That’s all the weed that Forsyth County Sheriff’s Deputies turned up when they turned over Wiz Khalifa’s tour bus before his May 1 show at the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Annex.
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Whatever happened to good Winston- Salem power-pop? The Camel City’s exports of simple, well-executed riffs used to rival that of tobacco, but once hardcore became the prevailing musical pursuit in the late ’80s, the hook-y rock that dominated most of the previous two decades quietly declined.
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If Damian Marley has to put his dreadlocks into a backpack when he plays soccer, does that mean that Shadows Fall singer Brian Fair stiffens his floor-length dreads upwards when he plays basketball? A rhetorical question, of course he does. You can’t teach that kind of shot-blocking ability.
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Summit Station Eatery, The (G):.
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Page 32 - no comments - 205 views Summer’s off to a kick-ass start with The Avengers
This adaptation of the all-star Marvel Comics series, which unites the various superheroes from the Marvel universe, will undoubtedly please its worldwide legion of fans, which in turn will please Marvel, as the film is positioned to become one of the top-grossing films of the year.
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This award-winning, inspirational 1956 biographical drama tells the story of Douglas Bader, a real-life pilot who lost both his legs in a flying accident, then triumphed over adversity by learning not only to walk again, but to fly again — and with great distinction during World War II.
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Digital CinemaFri to Sun 1:15, 4:05, 7:35, 10:25. Digital CinemaMon to Wed 1:15, 4:05, 7:35. Digital Cinema This American Life LIVE! Things You Can’t Do On the Radio.
Page 35 - no comments - 153 views Rediscovering the art of the printing press
It`s hard to fully appreciate how much work goes into each print Ben Saperstein makes without witnessing the process. Operating a lever with one hand and a pedal with his foot, Saperstein was standing poised to snatch a greeting card out of the press with his other hand.
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With the uneasy marriage of art and politics in mind, the first order of business for Greensboro residents should be to attend the advisory committee and economic impact committee meetings of the Greensboro Performing Arts Center process at the Center for Creative Leadership on Thursday from 8 a.
Page 37 - no comments - 240 views Another 48 hours ... Greensboro film competition commences June 22
The theme of this year’s competition is “From Dream to Screen,” and this year a record 114 cities worldwide will be participating in the event. This event has grown in popularity over the years, and North Carolina is one of the few states to have two cities in the running: Greensboro and Asheville.
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Now through May 19. Salem College Senior Thesis Exhibit. Mary Davis Holt, North Corridor and June Porter Galleries, Salem Fine Arts Center. 601 S Church St., Winston-Salem..
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The City Arts Drama Center Livestock Players will present Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prizewinning play, Our Town, May 17-20 at the City Arts Studio Theatre in the Greensboro Cultural Center. Performances are Thursday- Saturday at 8:05 p.m. and Sunday at 2:05 p.
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Twin City Stage finishes its 77th season with A Funny Thing Happened on The Way to the Forum, a fast-paced and witty farce from Broadway. The musical, running Thursday through Saturday, tells the story of a crafty slave who tries to gain his freedom by helping his master win the hand of a beautiful, but slow-witted courtesan.
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Now through May 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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A great way to start is with Guilford County Go Red for Women Educational Expo and Luncheon on Wednesday. The Fresh Market on Lawndale Drive in Greensboro is teaming up with the American Heart Association to launch the event. Starting at 9 a.m.
Page 43 - no comments - 211 views Roadside Mexican fits the bill
On my way to work, I’ve passed a humble shack advertising chicken and honey on 5th Street in East Winston. Thinking it might be the inspiration for the haute Beasley’s Chicken & Honey in Raleigh I decided to venture over for lunch on a recent Wednesday.
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Every Monday. 6:00-8:00 p.m. Meditation Techniques and Contemplative Practices. Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, 501 S. Mendenhall, Greensboro..
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A relationship seems to be stuck in the same place. Now it’s up to you, dear Bovine, to decide how far you want it to go and how intense you want it to be. Choose well and choose soon. BORN THIS WEEK: You have a romantic nature that allows you to find the best in people.
Page 48 - no comments - 260 views the advice goddess
ried and divorced Advice Goddess and then engaged, and now that has ended. She always has another man on the side. (She did even when married and engaged.) She frequently mentions my husband — how he likes animated films and so does she (they’re not my thing) and offers to accompany him to them.
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Condo developer Larry Hall is already one-quarter sold out of the upscale doomsday units he is building in an abandoned underground Cold War-era Atlas-F missile silo near Salina, Kan.
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1. Kansas City’s Steve Busby and Texas’ Jim Bibby. 2. Glavine did it five times; each of the others did it three times. 3. Wilkinson needed 111 games to do it; Meyer did it in 118 games. 4. Randy Smith, with 12,735 points. 5. It was 1969. 6. Nigel Mansell won 14 poles in 1992.
Page 52 - no comments - 186 views Kyle’s Awesome Win
“In evaluating our program, we’ve definitely had some ups and downs,” Busch said. “We haven’t run to the competitiveness we want to. We’re not out there leading all the laps, and running up front, and doing what (point leader Greg) Biffle has been able to do or Martin Truex has been able to do, or some of those guys.
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Two skilled public speakers, only one candidate
Barack Obama cheats to his right. He’s up there at the podium doing it right now, this slight quarter turn to the right, laying a sincere gaze upon the assembled faithful at the War Memorial Auditorium, sometimes pivoting 180 degrees.
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