I’m too cool for Warped Tour.

Aug 13th, 2013 | By

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 and anticonvulsant drugs, shamanism, human consciousness, and metaphysics. His influence over Eros and the
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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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In the Eye of Cytokine Storm

May 28th, 2013 | By

ShareTweet Cytokine Storm: A potentially fatal immune reaction consisting of a positive feedback loop between cytokines and immune cells with highly levels of various cytokines. It was raining so hard I practically had to swim to their practice space, a storage unit off of Wendover. The unit was filled to the brim with music equipment. The
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Roaming Art Installation to Spark Tree Ordinance Conversation

May 12th, 2013 | By
Brittany Sondberg Locket

ShareTweet The people of Greensboro are enduringly ardent on the subject of tree & tree limb removal at the hands of Duke Energy. Ardently opposed, that is. Neighborhoods like Westerwood and Southside, who bear the brunt of Duke’s actions thus far, reached out to the community and have unified over their losses, creating the Greensboro
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Colorful Chaos: Graffiti in Greensboro

May 3rd, 2013 | By

ShareTweetWheat paste and sweat, stencils and cigarette burns. You can find them in train yards, risking their lives and toes for a prime tagging spot. Others can be found in back alleys, side streets, and behind dingy bars. Greensboro may not have the biggest graffiti scene in the world, or even in North Carolina, but
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Drunken Prayer at the Green Bean

Apr 23rd, 2013 | By

ShareTweetDrunken Prayer came highly recommended to me by the cream of the crop live music lovers and musicians that I respect.  So, when they came through Greensboro a couple of weeks ago, I went to see them play the Green Bean.  Listening to Drunken Prayer live, they felt familiar and I could almost put my
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Circles of Life Wrap Up Fringe Festival

Feb 5th, 2013 | By
Fringe Dance

ShareTweetWhile no means oppressed, heterosexual men are a minority in the world of Modern Dance.  A collaborative work between the recently married team of dancer Amanda Diorio and stage actor Michael Drains melded dance and the spoken word, from a man’s perspective.  “As I breathe I cannot seem to let it go,” began Drains as
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Fringe Dance Warms the Greensboro Arts Scene

Feb 4th, 2013 | By
Fringe dance

ShareTweetThe Triad is not quite the Triangle, but with every passing year our arts scene makes its presence felt more deeply.  Eleven years have come and gone since the first Greensboro Fringe Festival started, a broad showcase for performance art stretching across two weeks and often multiple venues.  Based on the Edinburgh Fringe Festival of
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