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 Bassoons of Chernobyl

Mar 13th, 2014 | By

ShareTweet  As a rule, the bassoon seldom gets love.  This largest of woodwinds is often relegated to the vague middle ground of a full orchestra, but any note of obscurity failed to deter Tom Dempster in his Alumni Concert at UNCG on Feb. 27.  “This is the last piece I composed as a student here,”
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40 Acres of Havoc: How Woods of Terror Became a Local Halloween Tradition

Oct 19th, 2013 | By
Greensboro Woods of Terror

ShareTweet In the spirit of fall and Halloween, I decided I would take the short drive down Church street to visit Woods of Terror, a local haunted house. Immediately feeling the anxiety of my previous attempts of making my way through haunted trails, I was relieved when the owner, Eddie McLaurin, came to greet the
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Greensboro House Tour Goes Back to the Future

Oct 7th, 2013 | By
Hyman Residence

ShareTweetMidcentury modern design has undeniably seen a resurgence in interest recently. Just look at Mad Men. It just so happens that the same cool design aesthetic found in that show is present in several Greensboro homes, largely due to the work of one architect: Edward Loewenstein. Hailing from Chicago, Loewenstein moved to Greensboro after marrying
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Win/Win: Bar Ethos

Sep 6th, 2013 | By
Greensboro Orgy

ShareTweetby Taylor Bays When a band plays at your bar, you are going to make a really decent sum of money. Band plays music. People come to see the music. People drink while they watch the music. The band gets exposure. The bar makes money. This is the standard dynamic. Bars are a business and
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Build Each Other Up: CFBG Sessions a Testament to Venue/Artist Dynamic

Aug 25th, 2013 | By
CFBG Sessions

ShareTweetAs the fable goes, you cannot stop an idea whose time has come; inevitably, CFBG’s latest manifestation as Greensboro’s trendiest and most current representation of the local arts is welcome. What is CFBG Sessions all about, you may ask? It’s a little awkward to describe, so in lieu of interpretive dance, take my word that
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I’m too cool for Warped Tour.

Aug 13th, 2013 | By
The Used

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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Indie Rock Psychonauts: Eros and the Eschaton

Jul 19th, 2013 | By

ShareTweetThe band Eros and the Eschaton, made up of Kate Perdoni and Adam Hawkins, got their name from the titular lecture by famed writer, philosopher, and psychonaut Terence McKenna. McKenna was an articulate advocate and expert on topics such as psychotropic drugs, shamanism, human consciousness, and metaphysics. His influence over Eros and the Eschaton’s debut
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Days Ahead: an Interview with J-Memory

Jun 15th, 2013 | By

ShareTweet J-Memory has been playing music since he found a guitar in his parents’ closet as kid.  He started playing in indie bands around Greensboro when he was 15 before moving to Raleigh in 2007. “I didn’t know a lot of people in Raleigh,” said J-Memory, “but I was lucky enough to meet a couple of
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Ain’t In It For My Health – A Film About Levon Helm

Jun 10th, 2013 | By

ShareTweetReview by Derrick Kirkman The Legend: On the off-chance that some reader somewhere doesn’t already know, Levon Helm was the drummer for The Band. He was a headliner at Woodstock. He appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show and the cover of Time magazine. He stars in what is usually considered the best concert film ever
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