Editor’s picks

Top picks by Yes Weekly editor.

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Young Guitarist Nathan Pope Plays Blues Festival

A lifelong obsession with the instrument started when he was a toddler Nathan Pope has been carrying around a guitar since about the time he ...
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High Point fashion designer and immigrant Florence Wallace shares her ...

  When Florence Wallace was a little girl growing up across Liberia, Nigeria and Ghana, she thought America looked like paradise, all except for New ...
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Friday Night Music Club Shakes up Winston-Salem

Friday Night Music Club (FNMC) hit the Winston-Salem music scene in early 2017, and it’s quickly grown from one man’s passion project into a team ...
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Beloved Bookstore’s Final Chapter

I recently spoke with poet and fiction writer Fred Chappell about Ben Matthews and his Greensboro institution. “All bookstores should be eccentric,” said Fred, “and ...
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Let ’em ride: Celebrating Bike Month in Greensboro

Imagine driving up to an intersection where you want to turn left. Imagine, as is often the case in Greensboro, the left turn signal is ...
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Yarn’s Roots Country Connects New York And North Carolina

Singer/songwriter Blake Christiana and his four-piece make a virtue of constant motion Place looms large in American music. Being from California or New York can ...
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THE SHIFTING DEMOGRAPHIC OF RACE

  “When I was in sixth grade, I went to Tweetsie Railroad with a friend and his family. They were white. Back then, you got ...
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A French connection, an Emmy nomination, and a brainy broadcast

As part of the UNCG Campus Moviefest competition, sophomore Brendan Moore wrote and directed the film short Foodie in a week’s time. Foodie would go ...
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Picasso and African myth unite in NC A&T’s production of ...

Part family drama, part African fable and part Picasso, In the Red and Brown Water is a dynamic thought-provoking piece that challenges both its audience ...
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The Once and Future of Glenwood

By Charles Wood The railroad tracks that run along Oakland Avenue once separated UNCG’s campus and downtown Greensboro from the Glenwood neighborhood. It can be ...