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The “Original” 12th annual North Carolina Wine Festival offers the opportunity to meet wine makers, vineyard owners, taste and compare offerings from over 30 North Carolina Wineries, all in the same place and on the same day in one festive summertime atmosphere.
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randomly compiled by Brian Clarey.
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Orlando Davis II and Aaron Brown were at Shannon Hills Park in Greensboro filming a music video sometime before 9 p.m. on May 16 when a 170-pound black man with dreadlocks wearing all black clothing started brandishing a handgun and demanding their money and property.
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The office sits down a winding road in a relatively rural part of northeast Greensboro on a residential street. Manager Caitlin Daly admits it’s an awkward place for the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of the Triad, or SPCA, to be located for the last 12 years, but the organization is in no position to move to a better location.
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The Uptowne Market, an outdoor bazaar purveying produce, jewelry and crafts, has returned to High Point for the warm season, according to a recent newsletter published by City Project. The market takes place every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Main Street Square parking lot at the intersection of Montlieu Avenue and Main Street through Oct.
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Parks Director Michael Anderson said the $5 gate fee has not been sufficient to cover the $10,000 cost of the event in recent years, and county officials felt that without corporate sponsorships they could not justify the event when the county is projecting a reduction in tax revenues in coming years.
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Among significant contributions, Earline Parmon and Evelyn Terry, who respectively won the Democratic nomination in Senate District 32 and House District 71, received $4,000 from Lillian’s List, a Raleigh pro-choice group.
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• Billionaire Warren Buffett bought 63 Media General Inc. properties last week, including the Winston-Salem Journal and a handful of other papers throughout the state. Buffett, the chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, said in a statement that local newspapers are the most important institution for places with a strong sense of community.
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Gloria Felder, 58, was commuting back and forth from Greensboro to Salisbury four-and-a-half years ago to take her grandson, Jevon Lewis, to school. She had been helping her son because he and his wife and gone through a divorce. But newly widowed in late 2007, Felder was worn out from the trips.
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Most people call him Bill. Kevin Costner calls him Pax. I call him Billy Blockbuster. That’s because Bill Paxton has a talent for appearing in hugely successful and ground projects. His big screen films include The Terminator, Aliens, Twister, Apollo 13.
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We are imprinted to prefer a world that is “fair.” Our close relatives the chimpanzees freak out when one chimp gets more than his fair share, so zookeepers are careful about food portions. Chimps are hardwired to get angry when they think they’ve been cheated — and so are we.
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Here’s how it works. Illegal immigrants cannot qualify for legitimate Social Security numbers, which would entitle them to work legally in the US and file income tax returns, but the Internal Revenue Service allows them to apply for nine-digit...
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It’s more than a sports story — though it is, indeed, a sports story. The ’Hoppers, a Class A Florida marlins affiliate, won the South Atlantic League championship last year in a dramatic series with the Savannah Sand Gnats.
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You can’t bring your cell phones or much of anything into the visitation area, so I left my things in the car except for my license and key. Without any distractions in the large waiting room, most of the friends and relatives stared off blankly and listened to the hum of the lights.
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Thank you for your participation in our 3rd Annual Triad CW 20 Party on the Plank. Our final Friday night finished with a bang to the music of Part Time Party Time Band. More than 650 people came out to listen and dance the night away to their favorite beach classics.
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The hoopla of the 10th anniversary is through, and it’s back to business as usual for the East’s biggest summer music festival. In a way, that’s a good thing.
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Beres Hammond had a little bit of trouble getting into the country, so the Lover’s Rocking he had planned for this Saturday night at Ziggy’s has been postponed until later this summer. Not the case for acoustic folklorists Dana and Susan Robinson, who will provide the narrative to Tunes at Noon on Wednesday.
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THE AIR I BREATHE (Metal / Screamo / Hardcore) w/ My Ticket Home, Hand Like Houses, Palisades, Patterns Doors Open at 5:00PM $10 admission in advance / $12 the day of the event.
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Summit Station Eatery, The (G):.
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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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It’s tempting to turn a space talking about something called Lil’ John’s Mountain Music Festival into a printed call-and-response of WHATs and OKAYs, but the only grills at this one have pigs spinning on top and the only purple drank to be found is made in a bathtub.
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Man Forever will perform Pansophical Cataract in its entirety at Krankies this Wednesday with Mark Shue, Jay Dunbar and Ryan Pritts..
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Page 32 - no comments - 144 views The Dictator reigns supreme Madonna’s W.E. is fashionably D.O.A.
On a “good will” tour of New York City, where he is greeted with disdain and outright hostility — none of which fazes him in the least — Aladeen is kidnapped, shorn of his trademark beard and stripped of his identity. Now, he must fend for himself on the streets of New York while his dimwit double, Efawadh (also Cohen), stands in for him.
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Having scored with John Boorman’s Point Blank the year before, MGM rolled the dice a second time with this 1968 adaptation of a novel by the same author, Richard Stark (AKA Donald Westlake), and even imported another director from the UK (Gordon Flemyng).
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could go back to the good old days and see your favorite childhood films on the big screen again? Films featured will include The Great Muppet Caper, Girls Just Want to Have Fun, Willy Wonka, Labrynth, and Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure. For more info, tickets, and a full schedule, call 336.
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12:15, 1, 1:45, 2, 2:45, 3:30, 4:15, 4:45, 5:15, 6:15, 6:45, 7:15, 7:45, 8:45, 9:15, 9:45, 10:15, 11:15, 11:45, 12:10. Sun to Wed 11:30, 12:15, 1, 1:45, 2, 2:45, 3:30, 4:15, 4:45, 5:15, 6:15, 6:45, 7:15, 7:45, 8:45, 9:15, 9:45, 10:15. Men in Black 3 in 3D.
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The United Arts Council’s approach to fundraising just got turned on its head. Normally donors give money to the umbrella group and it is distributed to projects throughout Guilford County.
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Mount Holyoke College professor Christopher Benfey interviews artist Roy Nydorf about his work, influences and other insights at the Green Hill Gallery for NC Arts in Greensboro on Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Nydorf’s Four Decades exhibit is on display at the gallery through June 10.
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Broadcast live from the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts in New York City, this big-screen blowout features host Ira Glass and such popular contributors to the radio show as David Rakoff, Tig Notaro and Glynn Washington as they present stories and sketches.
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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..
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Before listing off this week’s meager number of events, let me first correct an oversight that I made last week. In last week’s Playbill I included Roundabout Theatre Company’s production of Anything Goes at the Durham Performing Arts Center. I did not, however, include the actual production date, which isn’t until March 19-24, 2013.
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815 W. Market St. Greensboro College Main Building Greensboro theatre.greensborocollege.edu Arts Council Theatre.
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May 31 & June 1. 7pm. Drama Club Play Production: Curse of the Werewolf. Mendenhall Middle School. 205 Willoughby Blvd., Greensboro..
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Saturday is the Great American Cookout at the Greensboro Farmers Curb Market, featuring Chef john Smith of Harper’s Restaurant, who will be grilling chicken, rabbit, London broil, ground beef, tongue, brats, pork bellies and beef and pork ribs. Coals get lit at 9 a.
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Inlaying stones on a castle wall, local artist Tania McClelland, carefully crafts her creation. Whether building a medieval world or painting the soft waves of the sea, McClelland takes painstaking effort to make her creations look as real — and taste as delicious — as possible.
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June 7. 3:45pm. The Piedmont Triad Chapter of the International Facility Management Association Meeting & Tour. Greensboro Aquatic Center. 1921 W Lee St., Greensboro..
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A slight setback in plans is nothing to worry about. Use this delay to deal with a number of matters you might have ignored for too long. Expect news from someone in your past..
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details). I published Advice Goddess it on a popular blog and linked to it on Facebook. We’re back together, and things are great; however, she saw the story and was humiliated. I explained that what I wrote was beautiful and vulnerable and true, and many people were moved by it.
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NOTE: From time to time, News of the Weird reminds readers that bizarre human adventures repeat themselves again and again. Here are some choice selections of previous themes recently coming around again (plus a couple of updates on earlier stories):.
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1. Snuffy Stirnweiss (1944) and Alfonso Soriano (2002). 2. None. 3. Oregon’s Chip Kelly, in 2009. 4. Moses Malone had 32 points and 38 rebounds in a game in 1982. 5. Rick Martin had 52 goals in the 1973-74 season. 6. It was 1996, when Justin Huish won gold. 7. Lee Trevino (1968) and Lee Janzen (1993).
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Now he is among the nation’s leaders as a car dealer and second all-time as a NASCAR owner. Jimmie Johnson’s victory in the Southern 500 was the 200th for Hendrick Motorsports. In NASCAR annals, only Petty Enterprises has won more. Its total of 268 victories was achieved mostly due to Richard and Lee Petty.
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A suspect cut loose
Perhaps the camera would have panned to Deb Moy, shrinking back into the corner of her apartment as the killer came near, a POV shot that faded to black as her screams rose then fell. Cut to a shot outside the castle on Summit Avenue, where the flames would become visible through the apartment windows before licking at the eaves.
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