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8 Points. Busking Is Not Panhandling/ Let ‘Em Play

Jan 14th, 2013 | By

ShareTweetThe City Council will be modifying the ordinance concerning busking (playing music, performing, dancing, etc for tips on the sidewalk- but not blocking the sidewalk) downtown.  Before you get all riled up, everyone wants this to happen.  It is a great thing for our city, as well as the arts and music scene. In my
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Avant On Air: Tonight on the Radio Program 11/15/12

Nov 15th, 2012 | By

ShareTweetTune in to WUAG 103.1 FM from 7-9pm every Thursday night. (Or stream online at wuag.net) Hello Listenership! On tonight’s program we will be doing a short interview with Laurelyn Dossett via the telephone (it’s like an old fashioned smart phone, using wires) about her upcoming show The Gathering at the Triad Stage. The one and only Randy
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Avant On Air: Tonight on the Radio Program 11/08/12

Nov 8th, 2012 | By
The Old One-Two

ShareTweetTune in to WUAG 103.1 FM from 7-9pm every Thursday night. (Or stream online at wuag.net) Hello Listenership! Tonight we have a full lineup on the radio program. Dave McLean of the Raving Knaves (friend of the show) will join us.  The Raving Knaves will be playing Avant Greensboro’s One Year Anniversary Local Explosion  (#AG1) this Saturday at the
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11/1 On Air: Tonight’s Radio Program

Nov 1st, 2012 | By
Irata

ShareTweetTune in to WUAG 103.1 FM from 7-9pm every Thursday night. (Or stream online at wuag.net) Hello Listenership! Tonight on the radio program we have the illustrious band Irata, tradition rock – mathy prog metal hybrids.  We’ll be talking with them about their upcoming show at the Blind Tiger and, hopefully, hearing some face melting
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Lunch at Food Truck Boulevard

Oct 24th, 2012 | By
Great Escape Spicy Noodles

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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Podcast: Avant On Air 6/28 Music, Food, and Moonshine

Jul 23rd, 2012 | By

ShareTweet 6/28 Music, Food, and Moonshine. We were awarded WUAG’s DJs of the Week! Thanks to everyone at WUAG, our lovely guests, and our listener-ship. On this show we heard from Wayne Reich of There Is No Creature Music and Swing Triade. Wayne talks music, gets deep, and plays us some beautiful violin. Great Escape
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Podcast: Avant On Air 6/21/12 Stick Tuned

Jul 17th, 2012 | By

ShareTweetHello there, Listenership!  We’ll be posting more podcasts this week.  Here’s the one from 6/21: Tristan Yonce, musician, artist, comes on the radio program to talk to us about holograms and music.  He plays us a song live in the studio on his guitar too. Then Katei Cranford coins the term “Stick Tuned” and it sticks.
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Events for the Week: 7/12- 7/18

Jul 12th, 2012 | By
House of Fools

ShareTweetTONIGHT 7/12 Mixed Tape Presents Made in the Cackalack Film Festival 7:30pm “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” (dir. Steve Baron, 1990) – The Turtles’ first film features them befriending reporter April O’Neil (Judith Hoag) and battling their nemesis The Shredder. A massive hit in its day, “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” is a bit darker than the cartoon
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Podcast: Avant on Air 6/14 Artsy Fartsy

Jun 22nd, 2012 | By

ShareTweetArtsy Fartsy.  Here’s our show from 6/14 with:  Mo Kessler of Glenwood Coffee and Books talking about her interesting take on art, and working with Al Brilliant at Glenwood Cofffee.   Jessica Pennell, a.k.a. Little P, talking about art and music and school and Suzanne Stafford, and playing live for us in the studio.  Crystal
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Podcast: Avant On Air 6/7/2012 Raining Snaps

Jun 19th, 2012 | By

ShareTweet 6/7/2012 Raining Snaps with Laura Boswell, Stephen Kent of the Radio Reds, Brian of the Nondenoms, Jack Bonney, Corporate Fandango, Budd Wilkins. http://www.mediafire.com/?pd7u3vi9pb17h03