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Video Vault – Jan 18, 2017

DVD PICK OF THE WEEK BAD DAY AT BLACK ROCK (Warner Archive): Director John Sturges’ classic 1955 drama, adapted from Howard Breslin’s short story Bad Time at Honda, is a taut, intelligent and still-timely – ...
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Greensboro Fringe Festival tells our artists’ stories

Ten years ago, when more than 30 souls were slain on the campus of Virginia Tech, an artist took notice of their untold story. “But it soon became clear that incident didn’t want to be ...
Bryan Stevenson is the founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, based in Alabama, and a professor at NYU Law School.
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Looking for Mercy in an Age of Rage

A Review of Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption, Bryan Stevenson (Speigel & Grau, $16.00). Bryan Stevenson’s Just Mercy was first published in 2014, but it probably was his 2012 TED Talk “We ...
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Red Dog Wood Works owner gets national exposure following chance ...

Bill Hier, owner of Red Dog Wood Works, is in the business of highlighting imperfections. He creates practical wooden items like custom-sized boxes and vases. But even the simplest pieces feature elegant lines and an ...
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The 15th annual Greensboro Fringe Festival is finally here and featuring an array of new shows, from a dance performance that explores the concept of healing, to a play about spies, serial killers and saints. ...
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A/perture makes an adjustment to non-profit status

As Winston-Salem’s a/perture cinemas shines a light toward its eighth anniversary, the three-screen independent multiplex has made an organizational transition in which it will now function as a non-profit and philanthropically supported entity. What does ...
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Wednesday and Thursday, Community Theatre of Greensboro is hosting auditions for its production of Grease. Visit ctgso.org for more information. Next up for CTG will be the The Laramie Project, a heart-wrenching play opening Jan. ...
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Artrageous! performance group paints, dances and sings on stage

Have you ever been curious about the process of creativity? How is a masterpiece created by a painter? How does a dancer channel emotions into movement? And how can music amplify a visual performance? This ...
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Video Vault – Jan 11, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK HELL OR HIGH WATER (CBS Films/LionsGate): There’s a distinct Western flavor to director David Mackenzie’s award-winning action drama, set deep in the heart of Texas – ...
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Abigail Dowd and the Divine Art of Music Making

When Abigail Dowd decided to become a singer-songwriter, she left her known world and moved all the way to Maine. She moved to New England from Southern Pines. She had no job waiting. She knew ...