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A SHIFT in Gaming: Greensboro’s Only Virtual Reality Arcade

                On July 1 two business partners opened the arcade of the future in Greensboro. Shift is a virtual reality arcade, complete with safely padded booths and equipped ...
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Video Vault – July 26, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT PICK OF THE WEEK STORMY MONDAY  (Arrow Video/MVD Entertainment Group): Writer/director Mike Figgis’ award-winning 1988 debut is as steeped in the distinctive Newcastle milieu in which British-born was raised as latter-day ...
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‘Little Girl Blue’ Returns for the National Black Theatre Festival

The National Black Theatre Festival is a historic event that “illuminates the powerful theatrical spirit and extraordinary talent of performers, designers, directors, producers and technicians from across the country and abroad.” During the six “life-impacting” ...
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Talented Trio Receives Kenan Kudos

Three incoming freshmen at University of North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem are the 2017 Kenan Excellence Scholars, named for William R. Kenan Jr. (1872-1965), the esteemed business mogul and philanthropist born in ...
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Roger Waters Shakes Up Greensboro Coliseum with Politically Charged, Beloved ...

The Greensboro Coliseum Complex hosted Roger Waters’s “Us + Them Tour” on July 18, after almost two months and 23 shows on the road across the United States. Waters’ band included Lucius vocalists Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig, saxophonist Ian ...
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Spring Theatre Showcases Local Teen Playwrights

The Spring Theatre will present the world premiere of a pair one-act plays on July 28 and July 29 at the Mountcastle Theatre in downtown Winston-Salem. What makes this presentation even more special is that ...
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Video Vault – July 19, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK 8 MILLION WAYS TO DIE (Kino Lorber Studio Classics): Acclaimed filmmaker Hal Ashby suffered through a string of failures toward the end of his career, including ...
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Video Vault – July 12, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT PICK OF THE WEEK THE BIRD WITH THE CRYSTAL PLUMAGE (Arrow Video/MVD Entertainment Group): Dario Argento’s 1970 solo directorial debut (originally titled L’uccello dalle piume di cristallo) – which won a ...
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The ‘food Truck of Books’ Makes Its Rounds

“When you sell a man a book you don’t sell just 12 ounces of paper and ink and glue – you sell him a whole new life. Love and friendship and humor and ships at ...