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Jackie, Oh!

By: Matt Brunson The primary poster for The Foreigner (two and a half stars) shows Jackie Chan standing alone in a scene of carnage, with the tagline intoning that one should “Never Push A Good ...
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Greensboro College Opera Workshop Presents “The Gondoliers” Nov. 3-4 

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro College’s Opera Workshop presents Gilbert & Sullivan’s comic opera “The Gondoliers,” 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 3-4, in Gail Brower Huggins Performance Center in Odell Building on campus. Admission is free, ...
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What did Cat say when Bat popped the question?

Some local comic book fans are frustrated because they can’t yet read Catwoman’s answer to Batman’s recent marriage proposal. The Dark Knight first met his feline frenemy in June 1940. The third of the four ...
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Spider Bags play Pine State Holiday Music Festival

Rock ‘n’ roll can save your soul. If it’s not a religion, it’s at least a viable organizing principle or a mode of being. Dan McGee, the singer and songwriter and frontman behind Chapel Hill’s ...
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Video Vault – Oct 11, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT PICK OF THE WEEK TOPPER (VCI Entertainment): For vintage charm, Cary Grant and Constance Bennett are the ghosts with the most in this delightful 1937 screwball romp based on the Thorne ...
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Art with a pulse

Art takes many forms in Greensboro and can make anyone feel a certain type of way. One medium that is unique to this area reaches out and touches you… literally. Unbeknownst to many, the Triad ...
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[Business Spotlight] Piedmont Opera

By: Jessica Clifford Celebration is in the air at the Piedmont Opera, with their 40th anniversary season opening to Kevin Puts and Mark Campbell’s modern opera, Silent Night. The Winston-Salem-based venue is the smallest opera ...
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Savoring the sounds and legacy of John Coltrane

The RiverRun International Film Festival’s ongoing “Films With Class” program has teamed with ITVS’s “Indie Lens Pop-Up” for a special screening of the documentary feature Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary on Oct. 26 at ...
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Anne Bancroft: An actor for all seasons

ANNE BANCROFT: A LIFE by Douglass K. Daniel. Published by University Press of Kentucky. 400 pages. $34.95 retail. Anne Bancroft (1931-2005) was unquestionably one of the most acclaimed actors of her time, winning an Academy ...
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Eight great things to do in the Triad: Oct. 6-8

From Oct. 6-8 in Greensboro, the 2017 Aggie FanFest takes place at the historic War Memorial Stadium at the corner of Yanceyville and Lindsay streets. The Fanfest Hours on Friday are from 4 p.m. to ...