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Video Vault – Sep 20, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT PICK OF THE WEEK RE-ANIMATOR (Arrow Video/MVD Entertainment Group): With his 1985 feature debut, filmmaker Stuart Gordon scored an instant cult classic with this giddy, gory, surprisingly witty, and award-winning adaptation ...
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UNCSA’s “magnificent seven”

On Sept.22, the University of North Carolina School of the Arts School of Filmmaking will present a special selection of its best and brightest student films in the ACE Exhibition Complex in Winston-Salem. Given that ...
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Review of “May It Last: A Portrait of The Avett ...

By: Carole Perkins It may come as no surprise to fans of North Carolina’s Avett Brothers that their recently released documentary, May It Last: A Portrait of The Avett Brothers, landed on Rolling Stones Magazines’ ...
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A&T Theatre Guest Artist Johnnie Mae welcomed for Mississippi Born ...

Mississippi Born and Bred confronts the struggles of a 14 year old black girl during the 1960’s in Clarksdale Mississippi Set in Clarksdale, Mississippi in 1966, Mississippi Born and Bred written and directed by Dr. ...
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Wreak Havoc Film Festival: Fear, fright and fun

Wreak Havoc Productions is getting the jump on the Halloween season, as the independent,  Triad-based film consortium presents its third Wreak Havoc Horror Fest, designed to raise hell – in a good way – and ...
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Hairy spiders, forgiveness, and mortality: Talking with poet Stuart Dischell

Stuart Dischell’s “Days of Me” has one of my favorite beginnings in modern poetry: When people say they miss me, I think how much I miss me too Rather than mentioning that, I ask what ...
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Greensboro Comicon has historical team-up with International Civil Rights ...

This weekend, North Carolina’s officially-designated “Comic Book City” will see a team-up of heroic proportions. On Sept. 16 and 17, the Elm Street Center will be the site of the first annual Greensboro Comicon. This ...
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Video Vault – Sep 13, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK THE BIG KNIFE (Arrow Academy/MVD Entertainment Group): Producer/director Robert Aldrich levels a cynical barb at Tinseltown in this award-winning 1955 melodrama based on Clifford Odets’ 1949 ...
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Leigh Rodenbough’s work is back in Greensboro at Ambleside Gallery

By: David Willard On Sept. 21, 2014, Leigh Rodenbough passed away in his home located in Madison, North Carolina. In his lifetime, Rodenbough was a veteran of World War II. He was a lawyer. He ...
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Wine Down Wednesday: Winston-Salem hair salon owners drink wine and ...

By: Jessica Clifford Wine, women, videos and hair—a combination that has become the essence of the Winston-Salem-based salon, Do or Dye. Since the salon’s conception on April 1, co-owners Kristen McIntosh and Sierra Johnson have ...