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The Lost Ark in Greensboro is a trove of pinball tables, both new and retro. Alongside old-school favorites like Indiana Jones and Banzai Run, which features a vertical playing board on its backglass, stand brand-new tables like the AC/DC machine and an Iron Man game, both made by Stern.
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Yep, It’s the Stay Puft marshmallow man! Don’t miss this 80’s classic starring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Sigourney Weaver among others, about three unemployed parapsychology professors who set up shop as a unique ghost removal service in the heart of New York City.
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Guitar wasn’t the first instrument Joshua Shelton picked up as a kid — with two parents who were music teachers there were always instruments laying around, and he started with trombone and a drum set. Next he moved on to the baritone ukelele, which is strung similarly to a guitar, before picking up a six-string.
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North Carolinians love their fast food — we spend between $500-$700 per person annually, one of the highest averages in the nation. And no wonder. Turns out we have a history of fast food, with Hardee’s the biggest purveyor to come out of North Carolina.
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“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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Guilford County sheriffs are looking for information about a horse larceny between April 28 and May 8. Four horses, worth a total of $28,000, were stolen from behind a secure fence on the 500 block of East Steeple Chase Road.
Page 10 - no comments - 202 views Tough Winston-Salem budget preserves nonprofit funding
Vickie Kelley was one of two brave citizens who turned out for the Winston-Salem City Council’s budget hearing at City Hall last week to plead against a proposed property tax hike amidst a dozen or so nonprofit executive directors and board members...
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The economic impact study completed by Americans for the Arts for the NC Department of Cultural Resources made a splash in the Triad. The report was released on Monday at the Milton Rhodes Arts Center in Winston-Salem, and the arts councils in Forsyth and Guilford County both trumpeted their numbers with county-level breakout reports.
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Guilford County Commission Chairman Skip Alston called the event bittersweet, and said it was “a day I had hoped the county would never celebrate.” While lauding the over 20 percent MWBE participation in the project, Alston said the county needed alternatives to incarceration.
Page 11 - no comments - 166 views Occupy Winston-Salem protests Novant Health layoffs
“Their [executives] are receiving millions of dollars in salaries and perks,” he continued. “It’s pretty ridiculous that they’re not taking cuts in their pay. They’re making bad business decisions and investments, and they’re showing their employees to the door.
Page 12 - no comments - 200 views Greensboro performing arts center taking shape
Council voted 6-3 to lower the proposed bond from $30 million to $20 million and move forward with the project, with District 5 Councilwoman Trudy Wade, District 1 Councilwoman Dianne Bellamy-Small and at-large Councilwoman Marikay Abuzuaiter voting against it.
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• Occupy Greensboro’s collective access/anti-oppression working group meets at Glenwood Coffee and Books, located at 1310 Glenwood Ave., on Friday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The group is committed to making Occupy Greensboro as inclusive and welcoming as possible.
Page 15 - no comments - 166 views Duffy does ‘Dallas’ (again)
After eight seasons as Bobby Ewing, Patrick Duffy decided to leave “Dallas,” so his alter ego was killed off. One year later, though, a miracle happened when Bobby appeared in his wife’s shower, signaling that the previous season had all just been a bad dream.
Page 16 - no comments - 310 views Who is more powerful than the president?
Ed Cole is called the “Father of the Christian Men’s Movement” because he influenced millions of men worldwide, including many leaders who lead the movement today.
Page 16 - no comments - 155 views The summer suckers
Staggering across the rocks, most of them half a foot under water and others coated in a film of slippery mud, I held onto Max’s shoulders as we made our way to the middle of the river. It was difficult to see any stars from the banks, between the canopy and the curling smoke from our campfire, so this seemed like our best option.
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Our airport has been in the news lately because of delays in the construction of a new tower, which we’re told will finally come to fruition in seven years, its increasingly invasive security measures and the increasingly tenuous state of the FedEx hub, which has not been immune to the economic downturn.
Page 17 - no comments - 175 views Uncertainty paralysis
President Obama would do us all a big favor if he’d ask himself this: “Would I start or expand a business without knowing what regulations or taxes government will impose next year?” If he’d just stop and ask that, he’d have a sense of what’s wrong with the economy.
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Radio talk show hosts Brad Krantz and Britt Whitmire are moving to Charlotte. The duo will leave Greensboro — where they hosted a morning show since 2004 — for WBT’s nationally broadcast afternoon drive from 3 to 6 p.m. starting July 2.
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• Dr. Jason Burke rolled out his “Hangover Heaven” medical bus fleet in Las Vegas in April, offering revelers a faster, clinically proper recovery from their night of excess drinking for a $90 to $150 fee.
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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..
Page 26 - no comments - 206 views The Silver Ball
The AC/DC Limited Edition Let There Be Rock pinball table has two side ramps that trigger specials and jackpots. The left ramp has a diverter that loads a cannon, which rotates to take aim at the AC/DC drop targets along the left bank. The TNT drop targets on the center have a slam target behind them, that thunders when activated.
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Caitlin Cary and Skillet Gilmore were in Whiskeytown and all they got were these damn T-shirts, and a pretty good quartet called Small Ponds, who will play the Garage on Thursday with new Chocolate Lab signees the Houston Brothers and a solo set by Caleb Caudle.
Page 32 - no comments - 218 views Good times, great oldies:
There are myriad lessons that one can take away from a weekend at Bonnaroo. Walking the gargantuan Tennessee festival for four days in June is a physically humbling endeavor; a lot of people who pony up for the ticket don’t necessarily possess the...
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Get Rude, Naomi Wise, The Devils Roundhouse, If Stars Should Fall, Shattered Vanity “Ham’s (K)“:.
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Personnel upheaval in the world of Greensboro groove-rock staples the Mantras aside, the band has put together an excellent lineup for the return installment of their once-annual throwdown MantraBash, happening the weekend of June 21–23 at the High Country Motorcycle Campgroung in Ferguson.
Page 36 - no comments - 219 views [MUSICIAN’S EXCHANGE]
Experienced guitarist and fiddler are looking to complete their band for gigs and performances. Dependable acoustic rhythm guitar and bass player needed to play hot and sweet gypsy jazz. Serious inquiries only – call 336.312.1730 or e-mail django1@.
Page 37 - no comments - 193 views KARAOKE
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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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:...
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Summit Station Eatery, The (G):.
Page 38 - no comments - 179 views Art rises from the ruins in Detroit
Choppers rumble through canyons of vacant high-rises on Friday nights. Twentysomethings in the uniform of the city’s annual Downtown Hoedown — crushed cowboy hats, boots and blue-jean cutoffs for the ladies — throng an empty parking lot for a techno party hosted by an Irish bar in Greektown; such are the cultural adaptations of a shrinking city.
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Paper artist Johannes VanDerBeek completed a residency at Ronald Reagan High School in Pfafftown through SECCA’s Intersections Project. Van- DerBeek worked with Jennifer Rice’s art classes over three days to create a piece of artwork for the school’s media center that used compressed and sanded magazines for a mural.
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June 20. 8pm. Comedy Potluck presents Greg Hall. Community Arts Cafe Underground Theatre. 411 W Fourth St., Winston-Salem..
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Now through June 22. Guilford County Minority High School Exhibition. African American Atelier. 200 N Davie St., Greensboro..
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Gail Brower Huggins Performance Center 336.217.7220 815 W. Market St. Greensboro College Odell Building Greensboro theatre.greensborocollege.edu GTCC Fine Arts Theatre 336.334.4822 ext. 2496 601 High Point Road Joseph S. Koury Hospitality Careers Center Jamestown www.
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Next Wednesday marks the first showing of one of Broach Theatre’s ever-popular Tuna performances. Red, White and Tuna.
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Molly came east from her native Dodge City, Kan. by way of Wisconsin to study at Elon College in 1992, earning a degree in creative writing with a minor in art. While there she joined her first band, the Alan Smithee Band, and recorded her first album.
Page 44 - no comments - 194 views Ridley Scott returns to the Alien universe with Prometheus
The title of the film refers both to the character in Greek mythology but more directly to the vessel that carries a team of scientists to a distant planet on a mission whose outcome could have major consequences on determining the origins of humanity on Earth.
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They play Alex, David and Julia, best friends and flatmates whose relationship inexorably comes undone after their new roommate, Hugo (Keith Allen), promptly overdoses and dies, leaving behind a stash of cash.
Page 46 - no comments - 203 views Triad’s chef to the stars takes the cake
I usually skip dessert — it’s my delusional way of pretending that I’m eating healthily. There are, of course, always things I’m willing to make exceptions for, but the most worthwhile of all come out of the kitchen at Table 16. There, Winston-Salem native Carmen Vaquera assembles her exceptional bread pudding and mouthwatering tamarind cheesecake.
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Saturday has Wingfest at the Piedmont Triad Farmers Market beginning at 10 a.m. The Dixie Classic Farmers Market has a cooking demo by Chef Jeff of 6th & Vine at 10 a.m. And the second annual Cake Tasting Tour winds through downtown Greensboro with four stops at area business to — you guessed it — taste cake.
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[CANCER] (June 21 to July 22) Fast action can correct a seemingly minor problem that has taken on some unexpectedly difficult aspects. Stay with it until it’s resolved. News on a more positive note is due soon..
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I just turned 26, and I’m ready to be married. My previous two boyfriends dragged their feet and then said the blood-boiling line: “I will marry you ... someday.” I met a guy online, and we initiated a relationship on the basis that he was ready for marriage.
Page 51 - no comments - 151 views [SPORTS TRIVIA]
1. Nineteen seasons. 2. The Dodgers’ Duke Snider (1952, 1955). 3. Wide receiver Ron Shanklin, in 1970. 4. Indiana’s Steve Alford (1987), Oklahoma’s Dave Sieger (1988) and Kentucky’s Tony Delk (1996) all hit seven in a championship game. 5. Philadelphia’s Ron Hextall and New Jersey’s Martin Brodeur.
Page 52 - no comments - 190 views [THIS WEEK IN NASCAR]
Maybe it’s just one more unexpected check to be cashed in the price of being big-time. Maybe NASCAR wanted to be a mainstream sport but didn’t know how to manage it. Maybe NASCAR just sold its soul to the devil, as if it ever resided with anyone else. Maybe the time for the inevitable payback had to come sometime.
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This week’s cover story brought me back. Researching the story on pinball, “The Silver Ball” (page 28), required lots of studying on the game, hours of actual pinball play — sweet! — and a trip through my memories that was as comforting as a big plate of warm meatloaf and mashed potatoes with gravy, with a side of mac and cheese.
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