Champions of Greensboro Homelessness Welcome Olympian

Oct 2nd, 2012 | By
Joey Cheek

ShareTweetOne of Greensboro’s non-profits, an open door to the homeless of our city, is opening its door to Olympic champion and hometown hero Joey Cheek. The Interactive Resource Center helps an estimated 200 new clients experiencing homelessness every month and tirelessly strives to provide more options for the impoverished and economically disadvantaged in our community.
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Greensborofest Preview!

Sep 27th, 2012 | By

ShareTweetSo, in case you haven’t noticed – the leaves have started to change from green to red and the weather’s starting to get chilly. You know what that means? Fall. And you know what fall means? Greensborofest. Greensborofest is an annual festival that brings together local bands and venues.┬áThis year is Greensborofest’s 11th year running,
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The Humble Chuckwagon: Why Such a Stir?

Sep 21st, 2012 | By
Ice Queen food truck

ShareTweetby Julie Welch Back in 1866, a popular cattle herder and rancher in Texas realized that there was a niche (and need) for convenient, road-ready food for his fellow wranglers who often spent months at a time on the road, corralling wild Texas longhorns. Fast-forward 140 years, and replace the hungry herdsman with modern working
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Another Sunny Day with Evan Olson

Sep 14th, 2012 | By

ShareTweetEvan Olson is one of Greensboro’s musical pride & joy’s. We’re very lucky to have such accomplished talent right here in our own city! His extensive career includes playing with Ben Folds, movie soundtracks, everything inbetween and more. This fall, be sure to check out Diary of a Wimpy Kid 3 to hear one of
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Brand Spanking New Events Calendar

Aug 23rd, 2012 | By
Avant Greensboro events calendar

ShareTweet  As you might have noticed, our menu bar looks a little different today. What’s this “calendar” tab all about, you ask? For a while, Avant Greensboro has wanted to curate an Events calendar that proves “Greensboring” is just a state of mind. It’s new, but not perfect yet. More about that later. We joyfully
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Purrrlesque: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Burlesque

Aug 6th, 2012 | By

ShareTweetI was nursing a PBR on the patio outside NYP trying to figure out what I wanted to do for my next Avant Greensboro article when a tall, lanky man dressed in a t-shirt and skirt starting passing around flyers for his troupe, Purrrlesque. He introduced himself as Stage Slave Gavin as he handed me
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Mice Among Dinosaurs: Invisible’s “The New Obsolete”

Jul 12th, 2012 | By
Mark and Elsewhere's Roof

ShareTweetby Matty Sheets & Rae Alton You’ve heard it before – everybody plays guitar. While it’s true that Greensboro does not suffer a shortage of guitarists, not everybody can play a drum machine made of dripping water or a piano controlled by a typewriter. Where rain and language and heartbeats collide melodiously, complimented by theatrics
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Jeff SanGeorge In All His Gluten-Free Glory

Jun 28th, 2012 | By
Jeff SanGeorge

ShareTweetAs someone who’s been a vegetarian for 20 years and has backyard chickens and is thus subject to being made fun of endlessly, I confess that I’ve never paid much attention to the gluten-free diet, mainly because I’ve never had to. However, I’m interested in any different form of sustenance, especially one whose devotees describe
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Zen Cat Bakery Moves To Glenwood

Jun 20th, 2012 | By
Zen Cat

ShareTweetThis is a guest post by local gluten-free fan Jeff SanGeorge, who will soon be interviewed here, so stay tuned. Zen Cat Gluten-Free bakery is growing into a new facility in the historic Glenwood neighborhood of Greensboro, North Carolina. Zen Cat is a three-year-old gluten free and vegan bakery that offers baked goods sold to
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Happy Juneteenth, Greensboro!

Jun 18th, 2012 | By

ShareTweetSome know about Juneteenth, but for those who aren’t quite sure, Juneteenth is a nationwide celebration on June 19th that acknowledges the ending of slavery in 1865. It is also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day but in my personal opinion, Juneteenth sounds better. There are 41 states that recognize the day as either
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