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In Search of Lost Films
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Quest for film

A few months back, a front-page article in the Sunday New York Times Arts & Leisure section about film preservation and restoration noted that the days of “garage finds” are fast coming to a close. ...
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Women of WWII celebrated in Veteran’s Day production

No icon better represents the power of women more than Rosie Riveter, proclaiming, “We can do it!” And this Veteran’s Day, The Touring Theatre of North Carolina screams “Yes, they did!” in its production about ...
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Video Vault – Nov 2, 2016

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK McCABE & MRS. MILLER (The Criterion Collection): Robert Altman’s 1971 Western, starring real-life couple Warren Beatty and Julie Christie, is truly a Western like no other ...
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RIVERRUN HOSTS CELEBRITY EVENT WITH SPECIAL GUEST MILLIE PERKINS

The RiverRun International Film Festival will inaugurate a series of special screenings called “RiverRun Retro,” and the first event takes place this Friday at Hanesbrands Theatre in Winston-Salem. The self-explanatory “RiverRun Retro: An Evening with ...
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Despite the season, the Ice Queen expands her realm

As anyone who’s seen the long lines for her ice cream “sammiches” knows, Christine Catania is the (Ice) Queen of the Triad’s renaissance in vehicular cuisine. Now she’s expanding her realm of frosty treats. Before ...
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Resisting Arrest: Poems to Stretch the Sky event comes to ...

Guilford College Theatre continues its haunting drama this week, Thursday through Sunday. Woyzeck, an adaptation, follows the life of a common soldier who begins to see apocalyptic visions after a medical experiment. Performances are in ...
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Twin City Stage travels to 18th century for love story

Sense and Sensibility coming to the Triad After a holiday of scares and ghouls, Twin City Stage is livening the mood with a classic love story. Anyone who is a fan of the famed Pride ...
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Jack Reacher: Never Go Back is on par with its ...

Reacher feature **½ As sequels go, Jack Reacher: Never Go Back is essentially on par with its 2012 precursor, which didn’t exactly set a particularly high standard. Once again, producer/star Tom Cruise takes center stage ...
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The Sideshow is the Story: A review of Beth Macy’s ...

A Review of Truevine, by Beth Macy Little, Brown, 2016. $28.00 Editor’s note: Beth Macy will speak at Scuppernong Books at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27. For many non-fiction writers, the story they’ve been ...
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Video Vault – Oct 26, 2016

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK THE RETURN OF DRACULA (Olive Films): Although overshadowed by Hammer Films’ Horror of Dracula in 1958, this nifty combination of Bram Stoker’s immortal vampire and Alfred ...