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Page 4 - no comments - 151 views WED June 27
Participating artists will be showing work in a wide variety of mediums indicative of the range and diversity of classes offered at Sawtooth School for Visual Art. Included in the show are examples of ceramic, fiber, glass, metals, photography, printmaking, wood and more.
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Many of Brianna Hodges’ family members work for USPS, and after two years working for the postal service, she became a mail carrier five months ago. She attended GTCC
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Wearing Crocs Can I be honest with you for a minute? You are starting to drive me a little nuts — not because of who you are. I love you, man! No, it’s because the little annoying things you do are starting to accumulate, and I’m getting to the point where I just can’t take it anymore.
Page 8 - no comments - 119 views [YES! LIST]
[THE QUOTE:“The people who are coming to see us, they know we’re not going to get up there and play ‘She Talks to Angels.’ I’m not that kind of artist. I’m not going to put a band together to go and play the same songs I’ve been playing for 28 years.
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And council members want to find a way to introduce Sunday bus service and improve the city’s public transit system in a time when federal stimulus funds have run out and tax revenues are down. The brutal budgeting process in recent months has city leaders anxious to find cost savings that won’t have a detrimental impact on services.
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Randal Bryant Abee died in the early morning hours of June 22 after crashing his moped into a parked vehicle on the 4700 block of Pennoak Road in Greensboro almost a month earlier. Abee died at Moses Cone Hospital from his injuries. His is the 10th motor vehicle fatality in Greensboro this year.
Page 10 - no comments - 127 views [BIDNESS]
Unemployment rates rose in all but one metro area in May, according to a report released by the state’s Labor and Economic Analysis Division, while over-the-year changes in unemployment continue to trend downwards in almost all of North Carolina’s cities.
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The Greensboro City Council voted to hire Denise Turner Roth as city manager at its June 19 meeting. Roth has served as interim city manager since the departure in December of City Manager Rashad Young, who left to lead the city of Alexandria, Va. Roth was hired as an assistant city manager in 2008 by Young’s predecessor, Mitch Johnson.
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Officers contribute 6 percent of their annual income to the retirement fund, not counting the 6 percent contribution they make to the state system. After investment returns or losses factored in, it’s up to the city to make up the difference to meet its obligations to pay out benefits every year.
Page 12 - no comments - 140 views [AGENDA]
• The Beloved Community Center, located at 417 Arlington St. in Greensboro, hosts a forum on civil liberties, including concerns about preemptive prosecution, entrapment and indefinite detention, on Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m.
Page 15 - no comments - 138 views Wage theft part two
It’s been a few weeks since my cover story on wage theft came out [“Wage theft: Is the boss’ hand in your wallet?”; May 30, 2012], and the calls have continued to pour in from friends and strangers. I am more than willing to share what I learned from researching the article, but it usually isn’t much help.
Page 17 - no comments - 129 views Tabled until spring
Greensboro’s proposed downtown performing arts center is a juggernaut that will not be stopped — not by possible financial shortfalls, not by questions as to whether this is indeed a good investment for the city and certainly not by citizen pushback...
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Jim Longworth’s article, “Bibles, nuts and gays” [May 30, 2012] really hits the mark concerning one of the main causes of prejudice feelings toward any human being, whether they be black, gay, female, hispanic, you name it. The Bible bullies, who think they know it all, should just ask themselves.
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This week has seen a flurry of changes in the local media world. Jack Murphy, the 20-year host of “Murphy in the Morning” on WKZL 107.5 FM was fired. Murphy has already been offered a new job in the market, but was unable to take it because of a noncompete clause with WKZL.
Page 20 - no comments - 175 views [POP QUIZ]
1. True or false: The budget passed by both houses of the General Assembly and presented to the governor includes funding for compensation to eugenics victims..
Page 20 - no comments - 135 views [NEWS OF THE WEIRD]
Chinese media reported that on May 4, at the Xiaogan Middle School in Hubei province, high school students studying for the allimportant national college entrance exam worked through the evening while hooked up to intravenous drips of amino acids to fight fatigue.
Page 22 - no comments - 116 views CLASSIFIEDS
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Page 24 - no comments - 113 views PLACING AN AD
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Page 24 - no comments - 110 views Calendar [MUSIC]
June 29. 8pm. Tannenbaum-Sternberger Young Artists Orchestra Series. Dana Auditorium, Guilford College. 5800 W Friendly Ave., Greensboro..
Page 26 - no comments - 147 views CRIMES OF THE ARTS
Ira Glass, host of the weekly public radio show This American Life, has a saying about creative work. Paraphrased, it goes something like this: All of us who do creative work get into it because we have good taste: But there’s a gap: At fi rst we aren’t that good.
Page 28 - no comments - 145 views Brothers in arms
“With all the trials and tribulations of the Black Crowes, there’s the tongue in cheek part of it, but then there’s the cult part of it, like its our cult,” Robinson said in an interview the eve of the album’s June 5 release. “I think we found ourselves into a brotherhood.
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The roots-rock focus continues into the weekend with country rockers the New Familiars pairing up at the Blind Tiger with speed-pickers Cabinet, while the Deluge release their new album with the Heritage at the Garage.
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Knuckle Black Out, Wake of Redemption, The Feral, Cytokine Storm Tate Street Coffee (G):.
Page 33 - no comments - 169 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).
Page 33 - no comments - 119 views Ghosts of metal past: Maiden, Cooper’s opening night a scary good time
rotating arsenal of bewitched backdrops, each with a glaring, skeletal Eddie staring maliciously down on the audience. Later, the sword wielding, quasi-animatronic mascot of the band appeared during “The Trooper,” heralding the unveiling of the flame-spewing monolith during “The Number of the Beast.
Page 34 - no comments - 130 views [TRIAD DJ PROFILE]
Andy Hudges are on the top of my list. As a breaks DJ, I would have to say DJ Icey, too..
Page 35 - no comments - 137 views SONS OF BILL— Sirens
Sons of Bill will play the Blind Tiger on Saturday..
Page 36 - no comments - 321 views [RYAN’S FORECAST]
On one hand, this year’s 102 JAMZ Superjam — happening Friday at the Greensboro Coliseum — has arguably its best lineup since Bone Thugs-n-Harmony and Outkast performed in its inaugural year way back in 1997.
Page 36 - no comments - 131 views [MUSICIAN’S EXCHANGE]
E-mail your info to our musicians’ friend firstname.lastname@example.org Listings are printed as submitted. We are not responsible for typos
Page 38 - no comments - 106 views Specials
S.I.N. Night $4.50 So Co & Lime Shots $9.50 Domestic Buckets (5 Beers) (Bud/Bud Light/Bud Select/ Miller/Coors Light) $2.75 Miller Lite 18oz **All drink prices include tax**.
Page 39 - no comments - 131 views Zones of Contention highlights border
Iused to be the kind of person that went to art galleries and didn’t read the captions. Who cared, right? If it looked good I liked it, and if it didn’t catch my attention then I didn’t care where the artist was born or what their statement of purpose was.
Page 40 - no comments - 150 views [FOUND OBJECTS]
Elsewhere in Greensboro hosts a library cataloging party on Wednesday from 8 to 10 p.m. Amanda Fonorow, a graduate of UNCG’s library science program, will teach library skills and share free software as part of a project to catalogue the collaborative’s library.
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Now through June 30. Randolph Arts Guild 30th Annual Juried Arts Show. Sara Smith Self Gallery at Moring Arts Center. 123 Sunset Ave., Asheboro..
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Saturday, NCShakes presents an improvisation workshop for ages 18 and up at their Spirit Center in High Point. The workshop is designed for beginners and advanced actors not trained in the Spolin acting technique. Cost is $35 and pre-registration is required.
Page 43 - no comments - 128 views [THEATRE LISTINGS]
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.
Page 43 - no comments - 120 views [MAKING A SCENE]
Soulful country vocalist Lacy Green was an automatic for inclusion in the list of creative class members for this series, but had to be moved up the list because she almost didn’t fit the Triad residency requirement. As of last Saturday, her new address is Nashville, but area fans still claim her.
Page 44 - no comments - 239 views Rock of Ages rolls on and on, good vibrations in Hysteria
city of Los Angeles, much of the film’s action revolves around the Bourbon Room, a rock club not unlike (and clearly inspired by) LA’s own Whiskey A-Go-Go, where girls drink for free, the music’s always loud and the attitude is pure rock ‘n’ roll —...
Page 45 - no comments - 148 views DVD PICK OF THE WEEK: THE THREE STOOGES ULTIMATE COLLECTION
In the beginning, there were vaudeville veterans Moe Howard, Larry Fine and Moe’s brother Curly, who found screen stardom in a series of slap-happy slapstick comedy shorts from Columbia Pictures. The lovable trio was instantly popular with audiences, particularly children.
Page 46 - no comments - 237 views THE ARTIST(Sony
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 2012 MASTERS TOURNA- MENT.
Page 46 - no comments - 164 views Taco truck takes tactical territory
In the gravelly parking lot of Krankies Coffee at midday, a queue forms at a repurposed short bus: businessmen in slacks and starched shirts, strollerpushing hipster parents, retirees with big sunglasses, night people out for their first meal of the day.
Page 47 - no comments - 155 views [SERVED]
The Fourth of July is the first big bang-up of the summer — which technically begins at the solstice on June 21. But the holiday falls on a Wednesday this year, mucking up the plans for long-weekenders and holiday grillmasters.
Page 47 - no comments - 149 views [SALOME’S STARS]
[CANCER] (June 21 to July 22) Your aspect indicates some uncertainty about one of your goals. Use this period of shifting attitudes to reassess what you really want and what you’re ready to do to get it. BORN THIS WEEK: You love to travel and be with people.
Page 50 - no comments - 145 views [THE ADVICE GODDESS]
She plays a game with girls I date, which I call “the 20 questions of doom.” Her questions start out normal, but by question 10, she’ll ask stuff like “Have you ever seen my son in the nude, and if not, do you have plans to?” She’ll also say very negative things about me.
Page 51 - no comments - 121 views [SPORTS TRIVIA]
4. Who is the only player to lead Division I men’s college basketball in scoring and win the NCAA championship in the same year?.
Page 52 - no comments - 111 views [THIS WEEK IN NASCAR]
Who knew? On race morning at Michigan International Speedway on June 15, it rained as if an ark, not a stockcar race, was being launched. The rain washed away the rubber that drivers seem to consider as crucial to the quality of a race as that same rubber when it’s still on the tires and, by extension, the cars.
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[CRASHING THE GATE]
Over the years I became acclimated to summer in New Orleans, the oppressive heat that in the essays I wrote at the time I likened to an obese lover, the thickness in the air and the haze hanging over the river, the hot breeze that would sometimes burn the back of your throat.
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