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Greensboro Dance Doesn’t Get Any Better Than This

May 26th, 2015 | By

ShareTweetGrowing up in a town without any dance classes, I still dreamed of becoming a ballerina, despite the fact that I can barely walk in a straight line, routinely open cabinets into my face, and am about as graceful as Big Bird after a few martinis. I was absolutely convinced that I’d marry Mikhail Baryshnikov
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Interview With Valerie Nieman

Mar 25th, 2015 | By
Valerie Nieman

ShareTweetWriter Valerie Nieman will be teaching a fiction workshop at UNCG on April 18th as part of the North Carolina Writer’s Network’s Spring conference. With a new collection of poetry out (Hotel Worthy), we thought it was the perfect time to speak to her. 1. Can you tell us a little about yourself both in
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Let’s Dance! The Kearns Dance Project

Sep 30th, 2014 | By
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ShareTweetLauren Kearns, choreographer and artistic director of The Kearns Dance Project, a North Carolina based modern dance company founded in 2012, will teach a two hour technique and repertory class October 18, 12:00-2:00 at the Dance Project, the school at city arts, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 North Davie Street, Greensboro, NC 27401. Register for the
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Celery And Shoelaces: An Interview With Mike Duggins

Mar 25th, 2014 | By

ShareTweetMike Duggins is one of those people that would be a good walk-on spot for anything starring Harry Dean Stanton, other than Pretty In Pink. He’s a local artist who is as funny and polite as he is talented, not some overconfidant windbag who does nothing but tell you how amazing he is. A friend
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The Baker And The Bean: Pure Awesomeness

Mar 14th, 2014 | By
The Baker And The Bean

ShareTweetAnyone who knows me knows that I am a serious cake fanatic. I could work an entire vacation around cake pit stops, and I’ll happily forego proper food in place of cake. Imagine the happiness that I felt upon learning that the lady who made the cake for a friend’s wedding, the cake that I
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Interview with Greensboro Native Tom Kealey, Author of Thieves I’ve Known

Oct 3rd, 2013 | By
Tom Kealey

ShareTweetTom Kealey is the author of Thieves I’ve Known, winner of the 2012 Flannery O’Connor Award. He is also the author of The Creative Writing MFA Handbook, and his work has appeared in Best American Nonrequired Reading, Glimmer Train, The Rumpus, and many other places. Tom has taught creative writing at Stanford University since 2003.
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Warning: Cool Kids’ Camp Opportunity Now Approaching

Jun 26th, 2013 | By
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ShareTweetIf there’s one big complaint that I have about Greensboro, it’s that there’s no good way to stay informed about all the amazingly cool things that are going on, especially when it involves the most awesome thing ever, which is… Keeping your kids out of your hair during the summer. Update: both kids agreed that
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F-Art: A F-un Interview With Doug Baker

Mar 14th, 2013 | By
Doug Baker

ShareTweetIf you’ve ever been downtown at a First Friday, chances are you’ve seen Doug Baker playing with the F-Art Ensemble of Greensboro. Maybe you’ve seen him play with the Zinc Kings at Tate Street Coffee House. Maybe you’ve heard your son or daughter talk about their awesome music teacher substitute, Mr. Baker. Maybe you were
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An Interview With Miriam Herin, Greensboro Author

Jan 10th, 2013 | By
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ShareTweetIt’s not everyday you realize that your new neighbor is a published author. As a person who’s happiest when totally overwhelmed by fantastic books that you simply can’t put down, this knowledge made me positively giddy a few years back when Miriam Herin and her husband Tom moved into a house just down the block
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Jeff SanGeorge In All His Gluten-Free Glory

Jun 28th, 2012 | By
Jeff SanGeorge

ShareTweetAs someone who’s been a vegetarian for 20 years and has backyard chickens and is thus subject to being made fun of endlessly, I confess that I’ve never paid much attention to the gluten-free diet, mainly because I’ve never had to. However, I’m interested in any different form of sustenance, especially one whose devotees describe
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