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Video Vault – May 17, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK STREETS OF FIRE (Shout! Factory): Billed as “A Rock & Roll Fable,” Walter Hill’s sleek, stylish, award-winning 1984 shoot-’em-up – a Western by any other name ...
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Reynolda House Museum of American Art Presents ‘Georgia O’Keeffe: Living ...

Reynolda House Museum of American Art will present Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern, a landmark exhibition organized by the Brooklyn Museum that examines the artist’s self-crafted persona through her art, her dress, and her progressive, independent ...
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The many faces of Ethan

by Chella McClelland The Ethan I Was Before is a story of family, friendship, heartbreak, and growth. Ultimately, it is an exploration into the way life changes you in the aftermath of a tragedy. Twelve-year-old ...
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New Gene Kelly biography makes all the right moves

HE’S GOT RHYTHM: THE LIFE AND CAREER OF GENE KELLY by Cynthia Brideson and Sara Brideson. Published by University Press of Kentucky. 560 pages. $39.95 retail.   The name Gene Kelly (1912-94) instantly conjures images ...
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Video Vault – May 10, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK RED DAWN (Shout! Factory):  Writer/director John Milius’ 1984 sleeper – the first film ever to receive the PG-13 rating – captured the Reagan-era Cold War zeitgeist ...
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CARS 3 PROMO ROLLS INTO GREENSBORO

Among the summer blockbuster hopefuls roaring into multiplexes this summer, Disney/Pixar aims to reap a fair share of box-office bucks from Cars 3, the third (thus far) in the popular big-screen trilogy, and the studio ...
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Video Vault – May 3, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK THE VAMPIRE BAT (The Film Detective/UCLA Film & Television Archive): Hot on the heels of Universal’s back-to-back 1931 blockbusters Dracula and Frankenstein, low-budget Majestic Pictures jumped ...
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Extractions: Sallie White’s Solo Exhibition Comes to CVA Gallery

“I begin most paintings with a sense of unknowing, so my process is something like a wrestling match,” said Sallie White. “I don’t have a formula and I never take the easy way out. I ...
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South and West: Undiscovered Landscapes with Joan Didion

I grew up with Joan Didion, you could say. I am saying. I don’t know her, I never met her, but she came along at a time in my life when she was completely necessary ...
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Student selections screened at UNCSA

The UNCSA School of Filmmaking’s spring semester is drawing to a close, and that means a fresh selection of student films has been completed. Now, you’re invited to see the filmmakers of tomorrow at work ...