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Life on high with a view of Route 22

For those who remember, the early 1980s were a time of economic hardship, with a recession hanging over the country like a dark cloud. For those who remember, the late 1970s and early 1980s marked ...
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Yestival to kick off in Greensboro

On Aug. 4 the White Oak Amphitheatre at the Greensboro Coliseum will be screaming “yes!” as the progressive rock legends and 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Yes take the stage, and kick ...
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Business Spotlight: My Bagels and More

Greensboro’s newest bagel shop owner Steven Maschi wants the people of Greensboro and surrounding areas to know one thing above all else about My Bagels and More located on 5705 Inman Rd. “We are a ...
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The smart, sophisticated pulp fiction of Jane Rice

“I like corn on the cob, men’s pajamas, zoos and ghost stories, and I dislike galoshes, mathematics, people who put burnt matches back into the box, surrealism and stewed tomatoes.” So Jane Dixon Rice told ...
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This weekend brings two big events to “Comic Book City”

Greensboro has become an important stop for comic book writers and artists promoting their work. This Friday and Saturday, the creators of two ballyhooed titles from competing publishers will be at two different comic book ...
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Pyrotechnic, avant-folk provocateur Eugene Chadbourne plays On Pop of the ...

Eugene Chadbourne’s first gig in Greensboro didn’t go so well. “The very first night we played in North Carolina,” Chadbourne said. “We got thrown out of the place immediately.” This was at a club called ...
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Wampus Cats, panthers and cougars, oh my!

When I was a boy, my grandfather told me about the huge Wampus Cat he claimed to have seen one dark Guilford County night during Prohibition. Later, while writing a freshman paper on North Carolina’s ...
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‘Little Girl Blue’ returns for The National Black Theatre Festival

The National Black Theatre Festival is a historic event that “illuminates the powerful theatrical spirit and extraordinary talent of performers, designers, directors, producers and technicians from across the country and abroad.” During the six “life-impacting” ...
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Talented trio receives Kenan kudos

Three incoming freshmen at University of North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem are the 2017 Kenan Excellence Scholars, named for William R. Kenan Jr. (1872-1965), the esteemed business mogul and philanthropist born in ...
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Roger Waters shakes up Greensboro Coliseum with politically charged, beloved ...

The Greensboro Coliseum Complex hosted Roger Waters’s “Us + Them Tour” on July 18, after almost two months and 23 shows on the road across the United States. Waters’ band included Lucius vocalists Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig, saxophonist Ian ...