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48 Hour Film Project Returns in June

May 2nd, 2012 | By
48 Hour Film Festival

ShareTweet Calling all filmmakers, actors, sound techs, crew members! The 48 Hour Film Project comes to Greensboro on the weekend of June 22 – 24, 2012. Filmmakers from all over the Greensboro area (and beyond) will compete to see who can make the best short film in only 48 hours. The winning film will go
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A Look Back With Matt Northrup As He Says ‘Wassup!’ To Summer and Charlottesville

Apr 27th, 2012 | By
Matt Northrup

ShareTweetThis week I had a correspondence with current WUAG music director and Full Spectrum Records artist Matt Northrup. He touched on a number of things from his bands (Casual Curious, Hidden Lake Park, Ruler, and Mutant League), solo work, and his upcoming move to Charlottesville. He also shared a wonderful retrospective of his time in
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Casual Curious at Blind Tiger

Apr 24th, 2012 | By

ShareTweet  “Greensboro bad boys, Casual Curious hit it one more time at the Blind Tiger. Joining them will be Banned Books, bringing noise pop from the nor’east, along with Greensboro’s brightest young indie power trio, Black Santa. Also, the Three Brained Robot is going to pick at your brain before the rock n’ roll.” –
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D-Day at New York Pizza: Dumpster, DickWolf, Dread Fabrik

Apr 24th, 2012 | By

ShareTweet De Äter Sin Egen Gud (or “They Eat Their Own God” on most days), from Columbia, SC opened the show (Russ from Dread Fabrik filled-in on bass.) Then came a two-shot round of a dynamic duo bands: Dumpster and Dickwolf. This couple of couples are two Greensboro bands in my top 5 acts YOU
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CFBG Record Store Day: SwitchBlade 85

Apr 24th, 2012 | By

ShareTweet Fun Fact on Record Store Day: bands can play as cover-band versions of themselves. Switchblade 85 brought 1,000 cc’s of hard rain on CFBG for Record Store Day. …excuse me, I mean “Kool and the Switchlade” or “HalenBlade 85” or whatever moniker to celebrate the fact that  Kool and the Gang and Van Halen were literally two
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Record Store Day Train Rolls into CFBG!

Apr 19th, 2012 | By
Record Store Day at CFB Flyer

ShareTweetCFBG is proud to bring Record Store Day to their digs at 930 S. Chapman St., exclusive records, live djs, and several bands will rock the block at Chapman and Spring Garden on Saturday from 11am until 9pm. The record shop will add hundreds of exclusive Record Store Day releases to their 8,000+ LPs inventory
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Revealing Parts Unknown

Apr 18th, 2012 | By

ShareTweetI bought my first comic when I was five during a family vacation to Ocracoke Island. We were at a drug store buying toiletries and I saw The Punisher War Journal staring at me from the comic stands near the magazines. It was love at first sight. When I moved to Greensboro, I became a
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My First Tattoo and The Two That Will Carry Each Other

Apr 17th, 2012 | By
Paula Enscore tattoos

ShareTweetOn March 27, 2012, I got my first tattoo.  My friend Keith Warther asked me why a woman of my age would want to do such a thing.  “I mean,” he said, “for someone of my generation, it’s just something we do, but. . .” On March, 27, 2011, my mother, Doris, died.  The journey from then
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Two Rather Beautiful Nights with The Magnetic Fields

Apr 13th, 2012 | By

ShareTweetNote: Avant Greensboro is not turning into Avant Carrboro! Also, most of these photos are from Flickr and are not from the shows I went to. Credit is given where deserved. I have been listening to The Magnetic Fields for about thirteen or fourteen years. I remember driving home from school with my parents in
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The Return of Come Hell or High Water

Apr 13th, 2012 | By
Come Hell or High Water

ShareTweetCome Hell or High Water have been on hiatus for almost a year, and are now finally reemerging. This is something I’m very excited about, and I was even more excited when Keith and I pulled up to interview the band. The five-piece is comprised of Suzanne Stafford (vocals and guitar), Matty Sheets (slide guitar),
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