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Video Vault – Jan 25, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK PHANTASM (Well Go USA Entertainment): Filmmaker Don Coscarelli scored an instant cult classic with this inspired 1979 shocker that remains one of the era’s best-loved excursions ...
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Spinning Yarns with Ann Tilley Handmade

From her backyard studio in Julian, Ann Tilley is stitching the fabric of a ladylike revolution. The textile artist and seamstress uses traditionally feminine mediums of fabric and yarn to create irreverent artwork celebrating women ...
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Continuing this weekend is the 15th annual Greensboro Fringe Festival with original performances this week through Feb. 6 in the Greensboro Cultural Center. Thursday’s line-up includes For Love of Country, by JOYMOVEMENT dance company, which ...
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Game on for Artistic Connection’s “Game Set” event

At the Artistic Connection, they’re not playing games, but they are hosting a special seminar and networking event that delves into the billion-dollar gaming industry. “Game Set” will take place Tuesday at Altair Casting & ...
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Triad Comic Shop Staffers Recommend Books for Newbies

Three years ago when I was being treated for leukemia, monthly comic books were the only reading matter I enjoyed, as my chemo-blasted brain couldn’t handle anything longer than thirty pages. Now recovered, I remain ...
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Video Vault – Jan 18, 2017

DVD PICK OF THE WEEK BAD DAY AT BLACK ROCK (Warner Archive): Director John Sturges’ classic 1955 drama, adapted from Howard Breslin’s short story Bad Time at Honda, is a taut, intelligent and still-timely – ...
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Greensboro Fringe Festival tells our artists’ stories

Ten years ago, when more than 30 souls were slain on the campus of Virginia Tech, an artist took notice of their untold story. “But it soon became clear that incident didn’t want to be ...
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Looking for Mercy in an Age of Rage

A Review of Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption, Bryan Stevenson (Speigel & Grau, $16.00). Bryan Stevenson’s Just Mercy was first published in 2014, but it probably was his 2012 TED Talk “We ...
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Red Dog Wood Works owner gets national exposure following chance ...

Bill Hier, owner of Red Dog Wood Works, is in the business of highlighting imperfections. He creates practical wooden items like custom-sized boxes and vases. But even the simplest pieces feature elegant lines and an ...
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The 15th annual Greensboro Fringe Festival is finally here and featuring an array of new shows, from a dance performance that explores the concept of healing, to a play about spies, serial killers and saints. ...