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Random Acts of Art by Kang

Jul 2nd, 2012 | By
Kang feather tree

ShareTweetArt has breathed new life into a rather dead-looking tree in Fisher Park. In Magnolia Court, an already picturesque corner of the historic neighborhood, Mexico City-based artist Kang Seung Lee, borrowed a lift from Partymakers in order to make art happen here. Using hundreds of white feathers, Kang ornamented the tree in a way that
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Greensboro Girl Unveils New Dance Company

Jun 4th, 2012 | By
Terranova Dance Theatre

ShareTweet“This is like – what do they call it in sports? Yeah, our first ‘home game!’” Jen Guy Metcalf is a graduate of the UNCG Dance Department, and currently the founder and director of the Terranova Dance Theatre. At the City Arts Center in downtown Greensboro, our chickens finally came to roost last week after
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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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Coffee, Beads, and Magick, Oh My!

Apr 5th, 2012 | By
Terra Blue

ShareTweetI’ve been friends with Whitney McDavid since she turned 21 a few years ago. We bonded over our love of cheap cigarettes and cheaper beer. Shortly after befriending her I found out her dad, Allan McDavid, and her step mom, Sarah McDavid, own Terra Blue which is a coffee/new age shop a block down from
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Rolling Thunder: The Mustache Diaries Volume One

Mar 15th, 2012 | By
Elizabeth Grubbs Mustache Party

ShareTweetThis was supposed to be about mustaches. It still is, just not about the ones I had in mind. Originally, I was tasked with writing an article about the Beard and Mustache Competition that was held at The Blind Tiger on March 10th. I was going to write it from the perspective of my mustache
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The Passion of Joan of Arc

Mar 10th, 2012 | By
Silent Film Joan of Arc poster

ShareTweet Lacking sound might be the new vinyl. As “The Artist” swept the Oscars, Greensboro can claim to be one of the early communities to jump on the bandwagon of a resurgence of silent film, though in actuality Aycock Theater on Tate Street was anything but silent. A unique mash up of choral and orchestral
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The Creative Center: Greensboro’s Best-Kept Arts Secret

Mar 5th, 2012 | By
The Creative Center

ShareTweet There’s a thriving arts community on 900 Sixteenth Street that many people in Greensboro have never heard of called The Creative Center. Originally called The Sanctuary, and then The Greensboro School of Creativity, it was founded in December, 2005 by Chip Bristol. Bristol’s goal was to provide a place of safety for people, and
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Altered States and Visions at the Weatherspoon

Feb 9th, 2012 | By
Jerome Witkin art at the Weatherspoon

ShareTweetThis past weekend I went to the local Weatherspoon Art Museum to check out the “Altered States and Visions” exhibition there. The last time I had been there was in college during a time in my life when I honestly could have been one of the pieces of the exhibition. I could have sat naked
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Looking to Escape the City?

Jan 30th, 2012 | By

ShareTweetLooking to Escape the City? Lose Yourself on the Chinqua Penn Walking Trail   Greensboro is chock full of various trails, entertaining everyone from the everyday walker to the distance runner. However, running these trails regularly can cause them to become rather boring. If this is the case for you, then a simple thirty minute
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