JUNE 13-19, 2012
The Lost Ark
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.
10 All TAXPAYER FUNDS earmarked for community agencies equal 0.4 cents in the tax increase. In other words, were all grants to be eliminated, the city would still have to raise taxes by 3.8 cent to maintain essential services and make up the revenue shortfall.
16 Letters & columns.
17 We like that we can park within walking distance of the check-in counter, rarely having to rely on shuttles from the outer lots. And picking up ARRIVING PASSENGERS is a breeze.
arts, entertainment & dining
32 First came the Roots’ own KIRK DOUGLAS, James Poyser and Frank Knuckles. Then Prince’s sax player Eric Leeds joined. Next came Pino Palladino — the bassist of record for the Who, Adele and Simon & Garfunkel — followed by Jesse Johnson, original guitarist for the Time. Then came one of those “Shit, damn, motherfucker” moments.
40 To VISIT DETROIT is to peer into the strange and disturbing future of American cities – to glimpse a reality of fragmentation and pauperization that is the inevitable result of decades of rising inequality, capital flight and cultural polarization.
44 It is fair to say that over the last decade and a half, TRIAD MUSICIANS have not had a better friend than Chris Roulhac.
45 There are some fascinating science-fiction concepts introduced here, only a few of which are satisfactorily explored. In many ways, PROMETHEUS represents the best and worst of Ridley Scott: It’s extremely well made and visually spectacular.
47 She started out as a LINE COOK almost three years ago while she was still working on her culinary degree at GTCC, moving up to pastry chef while maintaining different bartending gigs.
crashing the gate
54 Years later, when I worked the graveyard shift at Igor’s, I’d spend the mornings taking the MONSTER BASH MACHINE to task with Scottish Bryan, beginning at the end of my shift at 10 a.m. and sometimes working the flippers until sundown.
33 local & live
37 musicians’ exchange
42 art & dance