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I’m too cool for Warped Tour.

Aug 13th, 2013 | By

ShareTweetFirst thoughts: this is boring. The heat doesn’t bother me so much as the list of bands I’ve either never heard of or haven’t heard since middle school. For a moment I realize half the kids here were born after 2000, and for that brief moment, I allow myself to have my first “I’m getting
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Radio Reds album fundraiser @ CFBG’s

Feb 19th, 2013 | By

ShareTweetThe Radio Reds, who some of you may know as “friends of the show,” are putting on a show this Friday (February 22) at CFBG’s to get some funds for their new record. They will be recording the album next month at Legitimate Business, a local recording studio and former venue familiar to many musicians
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Staying Behind, or, Why I’m Choosing to Remain in Greensboro.

Feb 15th, 2013 | By

ShareTweetI have changed a lot in the past three years. When I was fifteen, I looked at anyone who stayed in their hometown for college as lazy, or thought they would never go anywhere. I told myself I would be a failure to stay in Greensboro for college. I had dreams of going to art
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Lunch at Food Truck Boulevard

Oct 24th, 2012 | By
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ShareTweet  On Monday, October 22, a team of Avant Greensboro writers & friends visited downtown Greensboro’s food trucks, which are allowed to operate four trucks at a time on Commerce Place. They’re taking part in a pilot program, a taste-test if you will, to collect data for the City Council’s reevaluation of its current ordinance,
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Last Minute Halloween Costumes

Oct 16th, 2012 | By

ShareTweetAlright, y’all. Halloween is coming up on us fast, and whether or not you have plans for a party (Chapman garage, anyone?) or just greeting some trick or treaters, you need to have a costume. Unfortunately, it’s not very economical to pay upwards of $40 for a store-bought costume – and also not as rewarding
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Greensborofest Preview!

Sep 27th, 2012 | By

ShareTweetSo, in case you haven’t noticed – the leaves have started to change from green to red and the weather’s starting to get chilly. You know what that means? Fall. And you know what fall means? Greensborofest. Greensborofest is an annual festival that brings together local bands and venues. This year is Greensborofest’s 11th year running,
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Triad Shows and Events 8/16 – 8/23

Aug 16th, 2012 | By

ShareTweetTHURSDAY AUGUST 16th –Avant On Air on WUAG.net/103.1fm, 7-9pm –Mixed Tape Film Series presents David Lynch’s Blue Velvet on 35mm at The Carolina Theatre . 7:30pm   FRIDAY AUGUST 17th –Archimedes’ Revenge, Understory, Surgical Onslaught, and Space Mega Force at the  Somewhere Else Tavern, 8pm –City Time Machine at Elsewhere, 7pm –Global Fusion/Zumba Nightlife at
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Triad Shows and Events 8/10- 8/16

Aug 9th, 2012 | By

ShareTweetFriday, August 10 -Open Mic Night at Tate Street Coffee, 7:30pm -The Dangerous Summer, From Indian Lakes, and more at Greene Street Club, 8pm -The Sea Demon, Britches, and Atlas at CFBG, 8pm –Jenny Besetzt, Lilac Shadows, and White Laces at Glenwood Coffee and Books. 8pm -After The Math and TBA at The Blind Tiger, 10pm -Emily Stewart and the
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Events : Aug 2 – 9

Aug 2nd, 2012 | By

ShareTweetTHUR AUG 2 -Avant on Air @ WUAG.net//103.1fm, 7-9pm -Mixed Tape Productions present Super Mario Bros in 35mm @ The Carolina Theater, 7:30pm -Mixed Tape Productions present Super Mario Bros tournament @ Lost Ark Video Games, 9:30pm -Boykiller and Organos @ The Green Bean, 8pm -Actual Proof and The Fritz @ The Blind Tiger, 8pm
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Events : July 26 – Aug 2

Jul 26th, 2012 | By

ShareTweetTHURS JULY 26 -Avant on Air @ WUAG.net/103.1FM, 7-9pm -Invisible presents The New Obsolete @ The Weatherspoon, 6pm -ElisaRay, The Hill and Wood, and Rebekah Todd @ the Green Bean, 8pm -Singer Songwriter Night @ Sessions, 8pm FRI JULY 27 -MNWA//Barrow//Slothrust//Cinder & Smoke @ The Karate Dungeon, 6pm -Now You See Them and Emily Stewart
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