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Video Vault – Apr 26, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK TALES FROM THE HOOD (Scream Factory/Shout! Factory): Under the auspices of executive producer Spike Lee, writer/director Rusty Cundieff scored with this 1994 horror anthology that offers ...
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From WWII to the clubs

Greensboro College presents world premiere of new dance-theatre piece, which takes audiences from WWII through 1990. A tribute to the recordings of The Manhattan Transfer, a new dance-theatre performance comes to the Triad as part ...
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Video Vault – Apr 19, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK THE HANDMAID’S TALE (Shout! Factory): Before last year’s mini-series, Margaret Atwood’s controversial, award-winning 1985 best-seller was adapted into an underrated 1990 film boasting the talents of ...
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A French connection, an Emmy nomination, and a brainy broadcast

As part of the UNCG Campus Moviefest competition, sophomore Brendan Moore wrote and directed the film short Foodie in a week’s time. Foodie would go on to win the Audience Award, Silver Tripod Award for ...
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Picasso and African myth unite in NC A&T’s production of ...

Part family drama, part African fable and part Picasso, In the Red and Brown Water is a dynamic thought-provoking piece that challenges both its audience and its actors. And the students of North Carolina A&T ...
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The Dangerous Dance of Friendship

A Review of Swing Time, by Zadie Smith (Penguin Press, 2016. $27.00) We are stuck in an age of dichotomy. So easily the haves are separated from the have nots; the black from white; the ...
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Actions and Objectives continues this week at Triad Stage

This is the last week of Triad Stage’s original production, Actions and Objectives, by Preston Lane. Set in a small town, the play highlights the community’s struggles, from Reconstruction to Black Lives Matter, while a ...
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Ssalefish Plans to Stand Out in Greensboro’s Crowded Comics Market

I bought The Uncanny X-Men #133, the issue in which the previously annoying supporting character Wolverine took on the Hellfire Club all by himself and suddenly became awesome, new at Sutton’s Drugs on Franklin Street ...
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Video Vault – Apr 12, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK BLOW-UP (The Criterion Collection): One of the premier art-house smashes of its time, Michelangelo Antonioni’s ground-breaking exercise in style and suspense cemented his reputation as a ...
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Actions and Objectives continues this week at Triad Stage

Continuing this week is Triad Stage’s original production by Preston Lane, Actions and Objectives, set in the same town as its original predecessor Common Enemy.  When a new small-town theater company plans a production to ...