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Tower Heist: King property loses its value

By: Matt Brunson The long-in-the-making movie The Dark Tower runs 95 minutes yet is based on the Stephen King book series that ran over the course of eight novels. Such a condensation may not be quite ...
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Remembering Larry Leon Hamlin, founder of the National Black ...

I first spoke to Larry Leon Hamlin in April 1989 when Hamlin’s magnificent creation, the National Black Theatre Festival had yet to launch and he was known as “the Dreamer”. Then, much to everyone’s amazement, ...
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Smooth like Chae Buttuh

Chae “Chae Buttuh” Young is the self-proclaimed “20-something, DIY/underground princess” of Greensboro who has her eyes set on raising queer and femme voices in hip-hop. “There definitely needs to be queer voices in hip-hop,” Young ...
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Bonnie and Clyde back in theaters to celebrate 50th birthday

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the release of Bonnie and Clyde (1967), one of the most popular and controversial films of its time – if not all time. The fact-based saga of Depression-era ...
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Your friendly neighborhood comic book store

John Hitchcock has owned Parts Unknown: the Comic Book Store at 906 Spring Garden Street for the last two decades. August has already seen several big comics related events in Greensboro with more coming when ...
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Floyd Fest Photo Gallery

All photos by and courtesy of Olivia Jewell Photography.
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Video Vault – Aug 2, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK BRAIN DAMAGE (Arrow Video/MVD Entertainment Group): Independent filmmaker Frank Henenlotter will always be remembered for his cult-classic 1982 breakthrough Basket Case, but his 1988 follow-up benefits ...
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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” ...