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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 ...
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Rules Don’t Apply may be a one man show

Hollywood Babble *½ The primary audience for Rules Don’t Apply may very well be the man who made it: Warren Beatty. The film represents the culmination of Beatty’s four-decade fascination with Howard Hughes and marks ...
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The Santaland Diaries continues at Open Space Cafe Theatre

If you’re looking for a high-energy retelling of the nativity story for the holiday season, there are two spirited productions ongoing this week. Now through Dec. 13 Barn Dinner Theatre is performing Black Nativity, a ...
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Artistic Connection rings in the holidays with annual “Potluck Picture ...

Throughout the year, the Artistic Connection hosts special screenings, panel discussions and regular meetings at Altair Casting Services in Winston-Salem in an effort to bring together the region’s artistic contingent as a way to promote ...
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Holiday production by CTG honors the late Broach Theatre co-founders

Community Theatre of Greensboro didn’t perform A Christmas Carol for its holiday show, but it did resurrect a ghost from Christmas past last weekend when it performed a throwback performance to Broach Theatre’s annual classic, ...
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Diggs Gallery exhibit asks simple but provocative question

In Ralph Ellison’s novel “Invisible Man,” the narrator speaks of being “a man of substance, of flesh and bone,” but navigating a world in which people don’t see him. The artists in the latest exhibition ...
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Video Vault – Nov. 30, 2016

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK C.H.U.D. (Arrow Video/MVD Entertainment Group): The title is an anagram: “Contamination Hazard Urban Disposal.” It also has a second: “Cannibalistic Humanoid Underground Dwellers.” The first causes ...
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Triad Stage performs 10th anniversary production of Beautiful Star: An ...

One of the most repeated stories in history is that of the birth of Jesus. The Biblical nativity story traditionally depicts the Virgin Mary and her husband Joseph seeking shelter for the night, and the ...
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Barn Dinner Theatre’s Black Nativity continues this week

The holidays are upon us and so are several winter productions that celebrate family, friends, Christ and Christmas. Continuing this week through Dec. 13 is Barn Dinner Theatre’s Black Nativity, a vibrant retelling of the ...
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Shining a spotlight on short films – and those who ...

Let no one say that the independent film movement in North Carolina is dying. Sure, it’s taken a few hits – the replacement of tax incentives with a grant program, a significant migration of filmmakers ...