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Despite the season, the Ice Queen expands her realm

As anyone who’s seen the long lines for her ice cream “sammiches” knows, Christine Catania is the (Ice) Queen of the Triad’s renaissance in vehicular cuisine. Now she’s expanding her realm of frosty treats. Before ...
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Resisting Arrest: Poems to Stretch the Sky event comes to ...

Guilford College Theatre continues its haunting drama this week, Thursday through Sunday. Woyzeck, an adaptation, follows the life of a common soldier who begins to see apocalyptic visions after a medical experiment. Performances are in ...
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Twin City Stage travels to 18th century for love story

Sense and Sensibility coming to the Triad After a holiday of scares and ghouls, Twin City Stage is livening the mood with a classic love story. Anyone who is a fan of the famed Pride ...
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Jack Reacher: Never Go Back is on par with its ...

Reacher feature **½ As sequels go, Jack Reacher: Never Go Back is essentially on par with its 2012 precursor, which didn’t exactly set a particularly high standard. Once again, producer/star Tom Cruise takes center stage ...
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The Sideshow is the Story: A review of Beth Macy’s ...

A Review of Truevine, by Beth Macy Little, Brown, 2016. $28.00 Editor’s note: Beth Macy will speak at Scuppernong Books at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27. For many non-fiction writers, the story they’ve been ...
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Video Vault – Oct 26, 2016

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK THE RETURN OF DRACULA (Olive Films): Although overshadowed by Hammer Films’ Horror of Dracula in 1958, this nifty combination of Bram Stoker’s immortal vampire and Alfred ...
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Woods of Terror celebrates 25 years of chills

During the Great Depression, poverty, hunger and anger took the souls of many and left their spirits to wander the town of Greensboro, causing fear and disruption. Thankfully, a priest bound the spirits to a ...
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Theatre Alliance preps production of Silence! The Musical

If you’d like to celebrate the upcoming haunted holiday, but aren’t interested in carving out pumpkin guts or eating sugar, then check out Theatre Alliance’s production of Silence! The Musical. The parody based on Hannibal ...
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UNCSA graduate’s Little Sister plays a/perture

    Like so many graduates of the UNCSA School of Filmmaking, Zach Clark (’04) has been making his name and reputation in the independent spectrum. His 2013 feature White Reindeer was a hot ticket ...
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Hong Kong House Cookbook a Surprise Bestseller

Neither Amelia Leung nor Karen McClamrock ever expected to have their names on an Amazon Bestseller, but that’s what happened. Shortly after it was published in August, their Hong Kong House Cookbook (subtitled “Recipes by ...