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His definition of the creative class not only includes the usual suspects of artists, musicians, actors, dancers, sculptors, writers, designers and chefs, but also scientists, educators, architects, engineers and healthcare providers. - 28.
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Don’t miss this limited encore performance of Frankenstein; a new play by Nick Dear, based on the novel by Mary Shelley. Oscar winner Danny Boyle returned to the theatre to direct this visionary production featuring Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller alternating the roles of Victor Frankenstein and the Creature in two exciting broadcasts.
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Crystal Bright & the Silverhands brought their European-carnival sound to the Greensboro Mosaic Festival Saturday afternoon. In her act, ethnomusicologist Bright utilized a piano and an accordion, ran a bow over a wood saw and plucked an adungu, a Ugandan harp.
Page 7 - no comments - 185 views TRIAD HIGHLAND GAMES ANNOUNCES AWARD
Harold Proctor’s continued leadership and commitment to the Triad Highland Games is an example to all associated with the Triad Games,” said Billie Bean, president of the Triad Highland Games. “It was decided by the membership that the inaugural Volunteer of the Year award be named in honor of Harold Proctor.
Page 8 - no comments - 294 views TEN best
The law of house parties states that someone must knock something over or break something, that someone must raid the host’s refrigerator and that someone must relieve themselves in the bushes. The best house parties involve costumes and terrible group sing-a-longs, though I’ve seen some with trampolines, water sports and live music.
Page 8 - no comments - 203 views STYLEZ N KARDO
Few local artists can claim to have opened for international stars like Shaggy and Sean Paul. Winston-Salem duo Stylez N Kardo can, Described as opposite personalities, they decided to combine two different cultures and music styles as well.
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The Guilford County Sheriff’s Office announced on May 31 that deputies arrested 32-year-old Miguel Nolasco- Melo of Greensboro in the homicidal death of Glenda Carolina Magana- Jiron, a 25-year-old resident of Hickory.
Page 10 - no comments - 191 views Retired FBI agent: Kalvin Michael Smith deserves new trial
The latest chapter in the ongoing saga surrounding the brutal 1995 beating of Silk Plant Forest store clerk Jill Marker has culminated with a respected retired FBI assistant director calling for a new trial for Kalvin Michael Smith, the man convicted of the crime almost 15 years ago.
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GrandSouth Bank, based in Greenville, SC, acknowledged in a court filing last week with the NC Business Court that it entered into factoring, or lending, agreements with licensees of Global Labor, a company set up by Harrison, that it sent out...
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ECS Carolinas is expected to begin an evaluation of subsurface conditions for the future Cone Boulevard Extension-Nealtown Connector in mid-July, City Engineer Ted Partrick wrote in a May 31 memo to Greensboro interim City Manager Denise T.
Page 11 - no comments - 207 views Restaurants want to be paid for catering NC Senate candidate’s fundraiser
You know you’ve got trouble when someone in the food service industry takes to social media to publicize that you owe them hundreds of dollars. After all, restaurateurs typically enjoy loyalty, name recognition and street-level respect that most politicians would kill for.
Page 12 - no comments - 197 views Occupy Greensboro hunkers down
It may not be as flashy as a protest or as visible as an encampment, but Occupy Greensboro is hunkering down to fight a prolonged struggle.
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• The Winston-Salem City Council’s finance committee will hold a public workshop concerning the recommended budget and property tax rate on June 11 at 4 p.m. and June 12 from 4 to 6 p.m. Both workshops will be held in Committee Room 239 in City Hall, located at 101 N.
Page 15 - no comments - 204 views Leading ladies lend a hand(bag) to help hospice
Thanks to TMZ, 24 hour cable news and the internet, celebrities are only assured publicity if they go into rehab, get arrested or have an affair. If they do all three at once, they can be in the spotlight for weeks on end.
Page 16 - no comments - 211 views President Bill Clinton vs. Gov. Scott Walker and me
In the short 18 months in which Walker has held his gubernatorial position, his bold reforms have helped eliminate Wisconsin’s $3.6 billion deficit without raising taxes — there are lower property taxes for a medianvalued home — and create more than 23,000 jobs.
Page 16 - no comments - 172 views Improving life for workers
“Collective bargaining” sounds good. Collective bargaining “rights” even better. Employers are more sophisticated about job negotiations than individual employees, so why shouldn’t workers be able to join together to bargain?.
Page 16 - no comments - 143 views A true mosaic
The day saw cuisine from 14 countries, including South Korea, Bhutan, the Congo and Iran. Entertainment came from the cultures of Senegal, Vietnam, India, Nepal, Mexico and Spain, to name a few. There were talking drums, dancing children, colorful costumes, native crafts.
Page 17 - no comments - 217 views Sander Hicks and the quest for 9/11 truth
I remember sleeping on the floor of his East 3rd Street apartment after a party and then waking up to go shoot hoops in the park down the street at 8 a.m., at Sander’s suggestion. He spotted an egg and cheese sandwich wrapped in butcher paper lying atop a garbage can.
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The real issue isn’t about Smith’s appeals or whether he should get a new trial. The issue to me, a citizen of Winston- Salem, is why our entrenched politicians have fought so hard to ignore the truth of the Silk Plant Forest case, a truth that has been evident for nine years.
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“Legislators are back in town for their summer session, mixing business with pleasure. During the day, they debate bills and, behind the scenes, listen to lobbyists vying for their attention.
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• Maureen Raymond, 49, said her roadside DUI test administered in January was unfair. According to records cited by Scripps Media, she told a deputy in Port St. Lucie, Fla. that she couldn’t walk a straight line “with her big boobies,” which she said makes “balancing” difficult.
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First and Third Tuesdays. 7:30 pm. Songwriters Open Mic Night. The Underground Theatre in the lower level of the Community Arts Café, 411 W. Fourth St., Winston-Salem..
Page 26 - no comments - 172 views The rise and fall and rise of the creative class
In the mid-part of the first decade of the new century Richard Florida was a rock star. The toast of every town in which he was invited to appear — and there were many — he was feted and treated, wined and dined, lauded and applauded. His 2002 book The Rise of the Creative Class.
Page 28 - no comments - 246 views School’s in: Alice Cooper defiling a new generation
“I was doing the last album in Nashville and there were two guys on the airplane with me, two kids. They were talking about all the bands at Bonnaroo and bands I’ve never heard of. Then the guy says, ‘I like the old blind black guy.’ And I’m going, ‘Who’s that?’ And the guy says, ‘Stevie.
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TONEz is brother to hip-hop legends Special K and T La Rock, and will headline the Twin City Rib Fest on Friday. SWET is on life support, and metalheads the Devil’s Roundhouse et al give it a shot of adrenaline to open a two-night benefit. Hephystus swings a mighty hammer at Greene Street Club with Vanisher.
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Open, Hellblock 13, Saint Hooligan, Neither Seen Nor Heard, Time Machine Drive-By, Spririt Slave Tailgators (W-S):.
Page 33 - no comments - 209 views McCoury, Pres. Hall open Music Academy of the American South
Poindexter was on his way to a New York City gig one afternoon, schlepping a Fender Deluxe Reverb amp, a Telecaster and lap steel by himself through the subway when a group of boarding mariachis led him to a sublime realization.
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It’s not been a good year for bluegrass and old-time music. In only the last two months, it’s lost arguably its two most powerful influences with the passing of Earl Scruggs and Doc Watson, leaving only Ralph Stanley and Mac Wiseman to carry the banner for the olden greats.
Page 36 - no comments - 187 views ALBUM review
You can tell a lot about someone by what’s in their record collection. There’s an authentic sense of kinship that comes from sharing musical tastes, but what that someone plays for you out of their collection is more revealing.
Page 36 - no comments - 148 views [MUSICIAN’S EXCHANGE]
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July 15: Toby Keith, Brantley Gilbert July 22: Kiss, Motley Crue July 25: 311, Slightly Stoopid, The Aggrolites July 27: Jason Aldean, Rachel Farley, DJ Silver July 26: Chicago, The Doobie Brothers July 30: Nickelback, Bush, My Darkest Days Aug 4: The Allman Brothers, Lynryd Skynyr Aug 19: Jason Mraz, Christina Perry.
Page 38 - no comments - 173 views Arts workshops encourage adults to be kids again
The Church of the Covenant, a 1914 Neoclassical Revival structure designed by Greensboro architect Harry Barton — also responsible for nearby Aycock Auditorium on the campus of UNCG — still has a Presbyterian congregation on Sundays, but during the...
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• The Central Library, located at 660 W. 5th St. in Winston-Salem, invites all artists to bring two pieces of twodimensional art to the library on June 30 from 1 to 4 p.m. The work will be on exhibit through the month of July. For more information, call Rob Norwood at 336.
Page 40 - no comments - 195 views Home-grown Elephant Sighs makes its home bow next week
Multi-Emmy Award-winner Ed Asner stars as Leo, the unofficial ringleader of the group, with David Wells, Jack Kehler and John Cariani as the other “regulars.” Mark Fite plays a newcomer to town and to the group, who’s not quite sure why he was invited — and isn’t quite sure why he sticks around, either.
Page 41 - no comments - 238 views Living room, playroom… or showroom?
Sitting in a colorfully cluttered corner room, Marianne and Debby play amongst their dozens of puppets. There are stacks of plastic containers filled with puppets, clothes and accessories. Glittering bling and other arts and crafts are scattered across the table.
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North Carolina Shakespeare Festival is hosting a free community day Saturday from 2-5 p.m. at the Spirit Center on Wade Avenue. The familyfun event includes free frozen treats from Bruster’s Real Ice Cream, a petting zoo, tours of the NCShakes costume and set shops, live local music, a costume play area for children and other games and activities.
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Happening Now. Drama Center Spring Classes. Greensboro Cultural Center, 1st Level. 200 N Davie St., Greensboro..
Page 44 - no comments - 231 views SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN AN OVERLONG RETELLING OF THE CLASSIC TALE
Having been imprisoned by her new stepmother immediately after she killed Snow White’s father, the young heroine (Raffey Cassidy) languishes in a remote tower for years (at which point Stewart takes over the role), until the opportunity to escape presents itself.
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Set in Depression-era Chicago, the story follows con artists Henry Gondorff (Newman) and Johnny Hooker (Redford) as they pull an elaborate scam on nasty crime boss Doyle Lonnegan (Robert Shaw) — all of it set to Marvin Hamlisch’s immortal, Oscar-winning score, which spurred new interest in Scott Joplin’s ragtime music.
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Tavo has finally opened in the Kress Building in downtown Greensboro, featuring a menu rich with “American southern cuisine and select seafood, chicken, pork, beef and vegetarian entrees,” according to a press release. Five Guys is adding a franchise in Burlington, at 105 Huffman Mill Road.
Page 47 - no comments - 295 views The dos and don’ts of the Chinese buffet
But the new noodle place near my office hadn’t opened yet and the next one was way down the road. So when I passed the China Wok en route, I did what a lot of other customers at Chinese super buffets undoubtedly do: shrugged my shoulders and said, “What the hell.
Page 47 - no comments - 201 views the photo album
SEE MORE AT FACEBOOK.COM/YESWEEKLY | PHOTOS BY RYAN SNYDER & LISA DELUCA MCCARVILLE.
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[TAURUS] (April 20 to May 20) You’re moving into a more active cycle. So put your ideas back on the table, where they’ll be given the attention they deserve. Expect a favorable change in your love life. BORN THIS WEEK: You love to see new places and meet new people.
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I asked my boyfriend for his e-mail password so I could look at a message he’d mentioned. He grabbed my laptop and said he’d log in and forward it to me. He is a good guy and has never given me reason to distrust him, but if you aren’t hiding anything, why would you.
Page 51 - no comments - 171 views [SPORTS TRIVIA]
1. It was 2000-01. 2. Minnesota’s Ron Perranoski (34 in 1970), Sparky Lyle of the New York Yankees (35 in ‘72), and Detroit’s John Hiller (38 in ‘73). 3. Florida’s Tim Tebow (2007) and Nevada’s Colin Kaepernick (2010). 4. Willie Naulls had a seven-game stretch in 1962.
Page 52 - no comments - 162 views [THIS WEEK IN NASCAR]
Kahne, 32, won his third Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Memorial Day weekend, meaning that four of his 13 career victories at the Sprint Cup level have occurred at the 1.5-mile track., where he also won the Sprint All-Star Race in 2008..
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Cotton rolls on
Today she called to say goodbye. I met Cotton three years ago in a hobo camp by the train tracks, where she lived in a tent made from blue tarp and bedsheets, subsisted on Mountain Dew and handmade cigarettes, rolled through town in a wheelchair to which she’d been confined nine years earlier after a beating in the basement of a Texas jailhouse.
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