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North Carolina A&T State University celebrates Black History month this week with an inspiring concert on the life and experiences of forgotten African-American composers, including music from the Antebellum Period through the Civil Rights Movement ...
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Mix it up at After Hours Dance Camp in Winston-Salem

By Chesley Polk It’s 2017 and the world is still imperfectly awesome. Winston-Salem clearly aims to add to the awesome. The city is filled with creative minds that offer reminders of self-expression and fun. For ...
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Video Vault – Feb 15, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK THE EDGE OF SEVENTEEN (Universal Pictures Home Entertainment): Writer Kelly Fremon Craig’s feature debut as producer/director earned acclaim – including a Golden Globe nomination for Hailee ...
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Home of the Brave: A Review of The Blood of ...

A Review of The Blood of Emmett Till, by Timothy Tyson (Simon & Schuster, 2017. $27.00) The sensational response to Timothy Tyson’s new history of the 1955 Emmett Till murder, The Blood of Emmett Till, ...
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Famed violinist tells the story of forgotten composers for Black ...

When Tami Lee Hughes picked up her first violin at the age of four, she had no idea that 20 years later she would be the instrumental voice for forgotten African-American composers. But that’s exactly ...
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If you’re looking for a thought-provoking production this week, you’re in luck. There are several performances that ask their audiences to immerse themselves in a story and contemplate the message within. For starters, Triad Stage ...
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Video Vault – Feb 8, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK ROGER CORMAN’S DEATH RACE 2050 (Universal Pictures Home Entertainment): Never one to resist revisiting previous territory, the indefatigable Roger Corman (90 years old and still going ...
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Triad Stage evaluates cost of living in The Price

When it comes to the true cost of living—the consequences of our actions—singer Janice Joplin said it best, “You’re only as much as you settle for.” There’s a fine line between responsibility and self-sacrifice, resentment ...
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A Conversation with Fred Chappell

PHOTOS BY TODD TURNER Fred Chappell may be Greensboro’s most distinguished poet, short story writer, essayist and novelist, having won the Aiken Taylor Award for Modern American Poetry, the Prix de Meilleur des Livres Etrangers, ...
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Continuing its 2017 kickoff production is Triad Stage with Arthur Miller’s The Price , which thoughtfully discusses the price of our actions and how we choose to live our lives. In the intimate story, two ...