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They Don’t Dance Much: Greensboro’s Forgotten Classic by James Ross

A Review of They Don’t Dance Much, by James Ross Mysterious Press, $14.99 It’s tempting. The past, that is. It’s tempting to think of the past as a better time, a simpler time, a kinder ...
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Movies and Original Programming available on Netflix and Amazon Prime ...

Ian’s Netflix picks: Fauda. Imagine The Wire set in Ramallah. Israeli cop series praised for its portrayal of Palestinian daily life, with the London Times saying it “may make Israelis like Hamas.” Co-lead Hisham Suleiman ...
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Video Vault – Dec 14, 2016

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK BLACK CHRISTMAS (Scream Factory/Shout! Factory): Almost a decade before making the yuletide classic A Christmas Story, filmmaker Bob Clark made a very different kind of holiday ...
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Mac & Cheese Ministry: How Greensboro’s Mac God Feeds the ...

By Mia Osborn Rashelle Brooks goes by several noodly names. To those who buy up her signature dish at markets around the Triad, she’s known as the Mac God. The local homeless community calls her ...
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The magic of Mezco

For the person who has everything, holiday shopping can be a real chore, but for the movie maven in your life, Mezco Toyz offers an eclectic line of licensed collectibles you simply can’t find anywhere ...
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Loving marks another screen triumph for UNCSA graduate

A Loving story ***½ Writer/director Jeff Nichols’ fact-based Loving marks another screen triumph for the talented UNCSA School of Filmmaking graduate – a potent dramatization of intolerance and integrity, as experienced by the Virginia couple ...
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Grace and Power: The Nutcracker returns to Winston-Salem

Since the 18th century launching of the first ballet school, the Imperial School of Ballet in St. Petersburg, Russia has laid claim to the art, making it a strict and revered profession—and rightfully so. And ...
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New and traditional productions highlight Christmastime at area theatres

Mid-December is always a busy time of year—usually filled with last-minute holiday shopping and rushing to finish any deadlines before the end of the year. But it’s also an important time to take a break, ...
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Video Vault – Dec 7, 2016

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK DEAD RINGERS (Scream Factory/Shout! Factory): David Cronenberg’s chilling, fact-based 1988 psychological thriller is not a horror film by definition (although audiences expected as much) but a ...
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Culinary Carolina

There’s a spate of books this year about food, proving the diversity of food choices in our state and providing the adventurous with all the information they need for a North Carolina food expedition, whether ...