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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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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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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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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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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Black Friday Alternatives Offer Local Color

Nov 19th, 2012 | By

ShareTweetShopping at major chains on Black Friday has a higher incidence of death than marijuana. It’s true. The risk of physical harm to your person aside, shopping locally helps our small businesses and craftsmen. Keep your holiday shopping local, and you kill two gifts with one stone.   The Really Really Free Market Glenwood Coffee
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Vandalism Studios and BethAnn Russell

Jul 17th, 2012 | By

ShareTweetBethAnn Russell, owner of Vandalism Studios at The Creative Center, is a unique artist. As all artists like to think of themselves as unique, and the previous statement seems obvious, I’ll elaborate. BethAnn is young, extremely talented in oil and acrylic painting, jewelry making, drawing, and public speaking. And BethAnn has schizophrenia that onset during
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