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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 ...
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Greensboro’s Reconsidered Goods Saves Artists Money while Saving the Environment

At first glance, Reconsidered Goods on Patterson Street could be mistaken for an oddly welcoming thrift store, but a closer look will reveal there’s something different about the place. Unlike most thrift stores, there are ...
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Spend the night with stand-up guys

The “2GNC Comedy All Stars” will again be shining brightly, as the “2 Guys Named Chris” radio show’s popular stand-up comedy event plays the Cone Denim Entertainment Center in Greensboro on Friday and the UNCSA ...
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New on Netflix and Amazon Prime for February

Considering Netflix’s lousy selection of older films, it’s gratifying that four from the late silent and early sound era debut this month. All are from Kino Lorber’s Pioneers of African-American Cinema boxed set that came ...
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Video Vault – Feb 1, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK SCAVENGER HUNT (Kino Lorber Studio Classics): An all-star cast enlivens this silly, juvenile, self-explanatory 1979 comedy that ranks as a guilty pleasure. When mega-buck toy manufacturer ...
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Head-bang to Theatre Alliance’s Rock of Ages rock musical

From jumping on the bed, screaming, “Love is a battlefield” into your hairbrush, to tracing your eyes with dramatic black eyeliner, the 80s rocked; they rocked hard. It was the time for big hair, lots ...
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Greensboro Fringe Festival continues through Feb. 6

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 ...