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Actions and Objectives continues this week at Triad Stage

Continuing this week is Triad Stage’s original production by Preston Lane, Actions and Objectives, set in the same town as its original predecessor Common Enemy.  When a new small-town theater company plans a production to ...
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Theatre Alliance director steps from behind the scenes and onto ...

Loyal Theatre Alliance fans will be excited to hear that their very own director, Jamie Lawson, will make a semi-rare appearance on the stage later this month when he dual directs and stars in Flames ...
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RiverRun wraps, and films reap

The 19th annual RiverRun International Film Festival wrapped for 2017 Sunday night, following the presentation of jury and audience choice awards. Joachim Lafosse’s After Love, a French domestic drama about the end of a 15-year ...
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Greensboro Permaculture Guild Grows Next Generation of Farmers

There’s a good chance you’ve seen the work of the Greensboro Permaculture Guild, but you may not have known it. The group of sustainable design enthusiasts cultivates small landscapes and gardens tucked around the city. ...
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Grand Dame: Jane Alexander honored as Master of Cinema                                    

Jane Alexander is unquestionably one of America’s great actresses. In a distinguished career that spans over 50 years, the range of roles she’s played – whether on stage, screen or television – is testament to ...
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Video Vault – Apr 5, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK THE VALLEY OF GWANGI (Warner Archive): Ray Harryhausen’s legendary “Dynamation” stop-motion animation effects highlight this entertainingly cartoonish 1969 fantasy about the discovery of a prehistoric Allosaurus ...
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Triad Stage walks in the footsteps of the Trail of ...

Caught between two worlds, playwright and actress Delanna Studi, of the Cherokee Nation, embarked on a journey in search of her identity. As she followed her roots back to her great-great grandparents, she traced their ...
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The Politics of Crime

When Six Four by Hideo Yokoyama (translated by Jonathan Lloyd-Davies, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $28.00) opens, Yoshinobu Mikami and his wife Minako have traveled to another prefecture on the grisly mission of viewing the body of a ...
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If you’re looking for a thought-provoking drama with a few interwoven laughs, there’s still time to check out Open Space Café Theatre’s production Stop Kiss, in which two women kiss in a public park and ...
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The Man Who “Invented” Zombies

The zombie myth, a metaphor for slavery, wasn’t created by a white guy. But William Seabrook’s 1929 bestseller The Magic Island was the vector that transmitted it from Afro-Caribbean folklore to American popular culture. Now ...