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Ruchte’s work consists of her kaleidoscopic images and black and white photographs from France, Russia, Ireland, Norway, England and the American West. Varnadoe’s work of photographic intaglio prints draws on past imagery, revisiting each with new application and technique.
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We were supposed to clean out the closets on Saturday, but my wife gave me the task of assembling a new CD/DVD rack. That task led to wiping CDs and cassettes with a wet cloth and scrubbing down the baseboard. Naturally, I had to alphabetize the whole collection.
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Greensboro police reported a spat of rim and tire thefts from six different area locations. In the most recent incident, the suspects cut a hole in the perimeter fence of the property and stole $16,000 worth of goods. The thefts date back several months including one from Transcourse for 48 wheels and tires in late March.
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Recent publicity about a political action committee whose poll workers used deceptive and illegal tactics to promote a slate of candidates has caused the state Board of Elections to give renewed attention to a complaint against the campaign of Susan Frye, who was elected Forsyth County clerk of superior court in 2010.
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City Manager Lee Garritty is proposing an 8 percent increase in property taxes in Winston- Salem. As a result taxes would increase from 47.5 cents to 51.7 cents per $100 of assessed value. In comparison, Greensboro property owners pay 41.5 cents per $100 of assessed value.
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Counties in the western part of the region continued to fare better, with rural Davie County boasting 8.1 percent compared to 8.5 percent in urban Forsyth County, 8.4 percent in Yadkin County and 8.7 percent in Stokes County. Surry County, home to Mount Airy, was the outlier of the western counties, with 9.
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The fact that longtime US Rep. Howard Coble easily won his reelection bid May 8 despite significant redistricting didn’t surprise many experienced observers.
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We can’t help but be fascinated with how others see us — particularly in Greensboro, where we live with the public black eye of Nov. 3, 1979, a signature episode of intolerance.
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David W. Moore, the Democratic nominee for NC House District 74 in Forsyth County, says he is back in the race. He acknowledged in an interview on Memorial Day that a Facebook update two days earlier had made it sound like he was bowing out: He said at the time he was “ending all campaign activities.
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It should be no surprise then, that even though she knew she was supposed to get pay stubs at a more recent job, Roberto didn’t see the point in filing a complaint with the NC Dept. of Labor.
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Last week a study in disturbing symmetry (note to religious zealots, “symmetry” is not the place where you bury people). First, in our state, there was the viral video of a sermon delivered by pastor Charles Worley of Providence Road Baptist Church in Maiden.
Page 16 - no comments - 104 views Keeping business honest
It took me too long to understand that business’s desire for profit is a good thing. To get our money, businesses — if they can’t look to the government for favors — need to give us what we want. Then they must make continuous improvements and do it better than the competition does.
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On May 23, President Barack Obama told more than 1,000 jubilant, uniformprepped-and-polished graduates of the US Air Force Academy that the world has a “new feeling about America.” He declared: “I see it everywhere I go, from London and Prague to Tokyo and Seoul to Rio and Jakarta.
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Before Rep. Larry Womble (D-Forsyth) turned himself in to the Forsyth County Magistrate’s office last week — he was charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle and released on his own recognizance — he made one last political maneuver in the interest of the public good.
Page 17 - no comments - 92 views An easier way to raise them
Those findings resonate closely with the family stories I documented in last week’s cover story about grandparents raising grandchildren (“Standing in the breach”). The heroic efforts of grandparents, who are often disabled and on limited income, to raise grandchildren deserves our undying gratitude.
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Sam Frazier plays a few for the lunchtime crowd on a (hopefully) sunny Tunes at Noon in Center City Park On Wednesday, while groove-rock combo the Walking Streets make their Blind Tiger debut with post-rockers Lower Cases and Capitals and Ben Vangel..
Page 22 - no comments - 109 views Kairaba! is born out of the sounds of Senegal
Cissokho, who emigrated around two years ago after marrying Hilary Stewart while the Pittsboro native was studying abroad, calls Kairaba! a “happy accident.” The 29-year-old kora master and griot (storyteller) Cissokho hails from a celebrated, centuries-old lineage of kora players — if asked, he’ll say he comes from.
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Taking the stage to Pink Floyd’s “Welcome to the Machine” suggested the band’s creative intentions with it, as the leadoff number “Underground” was an arena-sized production complete with a pair of bondage babes in varying states of undress within the auditorium’s theatrical confines.
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Away, Destins Tide, Beacons, Live Forever, Radio Reds, Without a Fight, Justin Beaver, Someone Somewhere, FLS, Audiostrobelight, Times Roman Numeral, On My Honor Bucked Up Super Saloon (K):.
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Summit Station Eatery, The (G):.
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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), McGee Street Boiler Room (G), Sidelines Sports Grill (HP), Soups Pho & Grill (W-S), Tee Time SportsHP & Karaoke (W-S).
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Thanks to the Great GoogaMooga in Brooklyn, music festivals in the next 10 years might take on a dual identity as foodies who happen to love music look to stimulate both of their fancies. This Saturday from 12 to 8 p.m.
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The timelessness of William Shakespeare is fully evident in this forceful, fiery, award-winning rendition, which marks a first-rate directorial debut for leading man Ralph Fiennes and a first-rate effort by screenwriter John Logan to streamline the narrative without losing any resonance.
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So went the final installment of the spring season of Arts on Sunday, a street fair with a heavy emphasis on art, or an arts exposition with the additional draws of music and food. Either way, it’s a family-friendly event designed to promote arts and community and get people involved as vendors and customers.
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Indie Market; Corner of S. Elm Street & Martin Luther King Boulevard.
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The film explores a transformative “placebased” science and environmental education curriculum and the importance of preserving and supporting the environment. During an informal post-screening discussion local partnerships and organizations will be lauded for making a positive impact on the local environment.
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Now through May 31. Exhibition of Artwork by Tina Bell Midgett and William Scherbak. Greensboro Cultural Arts Center. Orientation Room, 200 N Davie St., Greensboro..
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Friday Theatre Alliance will host a free one-night-only staged reading of Bleacher Bums, a cheerful comedy about the sideline drama of die hard Chicago Cub fans who only occasionally watch their team at Wrigley Field. The fan club includes a rabid cheerleader, a blind man who follows the game by transistor radio, a bathing beauty and a nerd.
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When I was tabulation the results of YES! Weekly’s readers’ poll last month, I was surprised to learn that longtime Greensboro institution Ghassan’s had won for Best Subs. When I think of Ghassan’s, I think of Greek food: gyro, souvlaki, kabob, hummus, falafel.
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This week in the food world, Taco Bell introduces a “new” — if somewhat lazy — breakfast beverage. Dubbed “Mountain Dew AM,” the drink is made with NASCAR’s favorite soft drink mixed in equal parts with orange juice, and is only available at some locations until 11 a.
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June 2. 12pm. Mosaic Festival: International Food and Music in Downtown Greensboro. Church World Service. 620 S Elm St., Suite 315, Greensboro..
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Keep your thoughts focused on the positive as you deal with an unexpected turn of events in a personal or professional relationship. This could be the start of a welcome change. BORN THIS WEEK: Your keen interest in pursuing global events could lead you into a career as a politician or reporter.
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calls and follow- Advice Goddess ing through with dates. (He seems to ditch me if something better comes along.) He also doesn’t treat me very well around others. Recently, he got really drunk at a party and was hitting on my friend all night, though she ignored him.
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Dr. Oliver Di Pietro of Bay Harbor Islands, Fla. is a leading prescriber of the “K-E diet” that offers desperate people drastic short-term weight loss by threading a feeding tube through the nose to the stomach and dripping in a protein-fat solution, as clients’ only “meals,” for 10 straight days.
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CONCORD, NC — By almost every measure, Dale Earnhardt Jr. is having an impressive year. There’s this little matter of victories, though. Earnhardt’s most recent win occurred at Michigan International Speedway in June 2008. It was the 18th of his career..
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Diving with the manchild
My oldest son has joined the swim team, a decision that was mostly his idea, though I admit I made the initial suggestion. If he wasn’t interested, I told myself, I was not going to push it — few things are sadder than a kid whose father is forcing him to play sports.
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