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Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival Begins Today

PITTSBORO, N.C.- Four days, 4 stages, and over 50 bands come together in the beautiful, lush Chatham County for the annual festival of music, art, and community. Today kicks off the Fall Festival featuring the ...
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Video Vault – Oct 4, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK MESSAGE FROM SPACE (Shout! Factory): In the wake of Star Wars‘ phenomenal success came a slew of knock-offs, few loopier and wackier than this 1978 Japanese ...
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The legend of the Little Red Man

By: Jennifer Bean Bower Over 200 years ago, a young man named Andreas Kremser lost his life in the Moravian town of Salem. After his death, a local ghost story emerged and he has never ...
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Vintage To Vogue and beyond: Not your average vintage shop

On North Davie Street in downtown Greensboro, there is a little shop on the corner. Vintage to Vogue is immediately recognizable by the vertical mural on the adjacent building of a woman in a sundress, ...
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The song remains the same: Two period films prove to ...

By: Matt Brunson In 1973, tennis stars Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs squared off in a televised match that was known as the “Battle of the Sexes.” That historic event — and the hoopla ...
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Winston-Salem’s Estrangers release a new record

“What’s the use in heirlooms if they only gather dust?” Philip Pledger, the singer and songwriter for the Winston-Salem band Estrangers, asks on “The Champ,” off of Gilded Palms, the group’s second full-length record, which ...
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Video Vault – Sep 27, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK THE HERO (LionsGate): UNCSA School of Filmmaking graduate Brett Haley scores big with this warm, witty comedy/drama that affords leading man Sam Elliott a career-capping role ...
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Spyfall: Sequal bungles its assignment

By: Matthew Brunson, Creative Loafing in Charlotte, North Carolina If Kingsman: The Secret Service turned out to be the biggest cinematic surprise of 2015, then Kingsman: The Golden Circle () might turn out to be ...
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For Halloween, a pair of scares — with yours truly ...

A/perture Cinema’s ongoing “Looking @ Art Cinema” screening series takes on a darker, more fearful hue next month, with a pair of big-screen chillers most appropriate for the Halloween season. The two-film series, “Looking at ...
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Greensboro public artist paints the Triad

By: Jessica Clifford Sometimes we do not realize our passion until we are later on in life. For public and commission artist, Gina Franco, that is exactly what happened. Franco, the artist who just painted ...