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Vote Against Amendment One on May 8th

Apr 10th, 2012 | By
Amendment One

ShareTweetFriends and neighbors here in Greensboro are coming together against Amendment One.  Here’s a video from Harvey Robinson, Laurelyn Dossett, Molly McGinn, Sam Frazier, Logie Meachum, Ben Singer, and many more. Spread the word and don’t forget to vote on May 8th!

Lazy Cat Arts Benefit Show March 29th at the Flatiron

Mar 27th, 2012 | By

ShareTweet The Greensboro community has come together countless times in the past to help those of us in need.  Musicians, artists, organizers, and supporters have come out to help so many times, it would be crazy to try and list them all.  One that sticks in my mind was five or six years ago when
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10 Tips for Open Mic Performers.

Feb 10th, 2012 | By
Matty Sheets hosts Open Mic

ShareTweetHere’s just a few things that may or may not help your next open mic performance.  I’m no expert, by any means, but I have hosted an open mic here in Greensboro for almost 10 years.  I’ve seen the best and the worst performances from the best and the worst performers, and I loved them all.
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Divided We Stand, United With Power

Feb 7th, 2012 | By

ShareTweetPeople are standing up all over the world.  We are not satisfied.  We have a commonality in that.   Other commonalities?  Well, a lot of us would like to see world peace, we all like food, we want to be loved, and a lot of us would like to be able to go see a
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First of all, I know smoking is stupid.

Jan 30th, 2012 | By
Greensboro cigarette

ShareTweet  You don’t have to tell me. It’s stupid. Probably the most stupid thing I’ve ever done. Most stupid? Stupidest? Both. Now that everyone knows how stupid smoking is, and the only place us stupid smokers can still light up is outside, I have some grievances. First of all, smoking outside makes me lie a
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The Blue Door presents: Geeks & Azwholez and The Blockheads, 11/26

Nov 21st, 2011 | By

ShareTweet  I love it when new places to play pop up in Greensboro, from the impressive new Blind Tiger to the place we will be performing this Saturday night – The Blue Door.  There’s just something cool about playing a small, intimate house show. Geeks & Azwholez will perform their “future of hip hop” stylings, and The
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Monkeywhale On A Reel

Nov 16th, 2011 | By

ShareTweetGreensboro houses many talented artists.  There are countless original bands, photographers, visual artists, and film makers.  One of these film makers, Harvey K. Robinson, has a message to go along with his films: Save the Monkeywhale. I first met Harvey when he was a bartender at the Flatiron, a local downtown dive.  I was drinking.
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Letters From the Future: Part 1

Nov 2nd, 2011 | By
1900's piano

ShareTweetA series of letters were discovered recently in a very big, very old building in downtown Greensboro, North Carolina. They have been sealed and stamped, but with no postmark. The paper seems new, although the piano the letters were found in was not moved since it was placed, sometime in the early 1900’s. From the
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