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“Step” lively: Documentary makes all the right moves

By: Matt Brunson The new documentary Step (three out of five stars) focuses on the members of an inner-city Baltimore high school step team, but what’s most surprising about the film is how comparatively little ...
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Tower Heist: King property loses its value

By: Matt Brunson The long-in-the-making movie The Dark Tower runs 95 minutes yet is based on the Stephen King book series that ran over the course of eight novels. Such a condensation may not be quite ...
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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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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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UNCSA graduate, filmmaker Brett Haley talks ‘The Hero’

In The Hero, actor Sam Elliott enjoys one of the best roles of his career as Lee Hayden, the faded star of T.V. Westerns, now relegated to commercials voiceovers, a mostly-fruitless search for acting work ...