Jonah Parzen-Johnson’s Gonna Take Over New York Pizza This Weekend

Jun 15th, 2015 | By

ShareTweetArmed with little more than his baritone saxophone and analogue synthesizer2, Brooklyn based musician Jonah Parzen-Johnson is poised to take over Greensboro when he performs at New York Pizza this Friday, June 19.  Parzen-Johnsons first full album, Remember When Things Were Better Tomorrow, debuted on June 2.  You can catch the official video for the single
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Metacontext MFA concert

Mar 27th, 2015 | By

ShareTweetBy John Sanford Friedrich As counterintuitive as it sounds, on certain occasions it makes solid fashion sense to clash. The Dance Department offered two MFA theses which were as different as night and day but combined to make an emotionally satisfying evening. Raina Cephas led off the evening on a comparatively traditional note. movement I
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Othello across the Pacific — “Theatre Gigante”

Oct 20th, 2014 | By

ShareTweetBy John Sanford Friedrich A certain surrealism makes it possible to be both sparse and dense in the same moment. “My Dear Othello” debuted at UNCG’s dance theater last weekend, an ambitious production by Milwaukie-based Theatre Gigante. Co-created by Slovenian-trained Isabelle Kralj and Mark Anderson, this rather unclassifiable work of “dance-theatre” took on two of
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Let’s Dance! The Kearns Dance Project

Sep 30th, 2014 | By

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 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

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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