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Video Vault – Mar 22, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK S.O.B. (Warner Archive): Blake Edwards delivered this poison-pen letter to Hollywood with this blistering 1981 satire that remains one of his most divisive (and overlooked) films, ...
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Deep Dish Comedy turns dancing on its head

Everyone likes showing off. A mere glance at social media and it’s clear that people love coming off as prettier, smarter and simply better than their peers. Don’t worry; it’s not shameful. It’s natural. It’s ...
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Theatre Alliance examines the Lost Highway with Hank Williams

If you’re looking for dinner and a show…and a game of bingo, check out Barn Dinner Theatre’s production of Bingo, The Winning Musical, which highlights three best friends and bingo fanatics. The audience will even ...
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The History of Madness in North Carolina

Reviews of: Game Changers: Dean Smith, Charlie Scott, and the Era That Transformed a Southern College Town, by Art Chansky (UNC Press, 2017) The Road to Madness: How the 1973-1974 Season Transformed College Basketball, by ...
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Helen Simoneau Danse Presents Life in Color for 7th Company ...

From Medieval European danses macabres, to the jump-dancers of the maasai tribe to the graceful ballerinas of Russia, dancers have been adapting to their culture’s needs and tastes for centuries, and today is no exception. This ...
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Video Vault – Mar 15, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK FIRESTARTER (Scream Factory/Shout! Factory): Critics weren’t kind to this 1984 adaptation of Stephen King’s best-seller – nor, for that matter, was Stephen King – but the ...
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Revolution Mill Creates Residency for Local Artists

The current political climate seems sure to bring about some amazing protest art, but in Greensboro, local artists will have the revolution brought to them. The new Artist In Residency Revolution (AirRev) program at Revolution ...
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Sammie soars into Geeksboro for special screening

Sammie Cassell isn’t a superhero, but sometimes he dresses like one. And if heroism is determined by generosity and kindness he might very well qualify as a hero. Cassell, fondly known as Sammie the Comic ...
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This Monday tickets go on sale for the first production of The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem under its new name, or rather old name. LTWS has now reverted to its original name opposed to its ...
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Video Vault – Mar 8, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK THE KLANSMAN (Olive Films): What could – and should – have been a powerful portrayal of racial hatred is totally botched in this jaw-dropping 1974 adaptation ...