Reading between the lines!
Lionel Ritchie and Kenny Rogers performing at Bonnaroo in Manchester, Tenn., by Ryan Snyder. See more Bonnaroo coverage beginning on page 32
“We’re here to protest the fact that Novant, despite having non-profit status, is running their nonprofit like a for-profit company…. Their [executives] are receiving millions of dollars in salaries and perks.” —Tony Ndege of Occupy Winston-Salem. See story on page 12.
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Wayne Kramer, former guitarist for the legendary militant political rock and roll band the MC5 and current activist, addresses the annual Association of Alternative Newsmedia in his hometown of Detroit, calling for prison reform. See more at yesweeklyblog. blogspot.com
A picture in last week’s YES! List incorrectly identified a dancer as “Middle Eastern.” The dancer was Bhutanese.
YES! Weekly music writer Ryan Snyder takes in Bonnaroo.
Owen Wilson’s personal chef Carmen Vaquera makes him a turkey roulade with lemongrass, sautéed spinach, artichoke hearts and roasted oyster mushrooms while he’s in town filming You Are Here with Zach Galifianakis. See the story on page 47.
Since the demise of the arcade, most pinball machines are now located in bars, which means that the majority of teenagers and young adults have never played the game. See more on pages 28.
The edge goes to Forsyth County, which outplays Guilford County in terms of the arts. Forsyth arts activity generates $136.6 million annually and 4,769 full-time jobs, while Guilford, with a larger population and land mass, generates just $118.1 million and 4,269 full-time jobs in the arts. See more on page 13.