How to Take a Staycation in Greensboro

Jun 15th, 2012 | By
Greensboro swag at Civic Threads

ShareTweetWe all want to travel the world, but sometimes those vacation days catch up on you. Whether time or money (or both) prohibit you from traversing the big, wide world, don’t despair. Greensboro is a big, wide city, too. It’s all about making yourself feel like a foreigner in your hometown, and here’s how. DON’T
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Performing Arts Center: A Stagehand’s Plea

Jun 8th, 2012 | By
Greensboro Performing Arts Center

ShareTweetI am a stagehand. I have worked backstage since the age of 16, and being 41 now, I believe I have a perspective that is both useful and educated concerning the Performing Arts Center debate that is currently brewing in the halls of City Council. And being a stagehand, what I have to say may
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The Great Escape Dinner and a Beer Extravaganza

Jun 6th, 2012 | By

ShareTweetChances are, if you’ve been on Facebook or Twitter in the past couple of weeks, you’ve caught wind of an awesome new catering project called The Great Escape. Last week on Avant on Air, we had the two chefs at The Great Escape come talk and tell us what they were all about. The Great
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The Lost Art of Removing Clothes

May 31st, 2012 | By
Miss Porcelain

ShareTweetMy burlesque virginity was lost at Club Orion. Chances are you are still innocent when it comes to this darkly illuminated little art, that of “The Burlesque.” Originally a genre of British variety show, in the dance halls of an age before television and suburbs American burlesque steadily moved away from novelties and into an
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How To Watch Baseball

May 22nd, 2012 | By
See how much fun we're having??

ShareTweetThere are at least six ways to watch a baseball game in Greensboro. I know because I’ve tried them all. And over the course of the summer, I’ll probably do them all again. Every single one is fun. Every home stand is another opportunity. So if you are new to baseball watching, try these tips.
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The Raving Knaves – Atom Age

May 21st, 2012 | By

ShareTweetI’ve been friends and a fan of the Raving Knaves nearly since they first formed, and I’ve begged and pleaded for this first CD, Atom Age, for every holiday until it finally was released.  The Raving Knaves practice almost weekly in our garage, and we’ve been treated to our own private concerts many times.  To
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What The Heck Is A Brand Agent?

May 17th, 2012 | By
Tye Fussell

ShareTweet   I’m quite fascinated by branding since it’s a big part of what I do for a living. However, I’d still never actually heard the term “brand agent” until I asked my friend Tye Fussell what he did for a living. I’m also very interested in forming business relationships with people in Greensboro, so
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May 11th, 2012 | By

ShareTweet   AvantGreensboro took over the airwaves for their first (of many) shows which run on WUAG 103.1FM every Thursday from 7pm until 9pm. We’ll have special guests, great tunes, funny stories, and so much more. You can also livestream around the world via or follow on twitter at #avantonair.

Urban Foraging for the Modern Hunter-Gatherer

May 7th, 2012 | By
Greensboro berry picking

ShareTweetAn increasing weight is being thrown behind local foods, and for good reason: monster corporations control the majority of the human food supply, including patented seeds. We’re at the top of the food chain and it’s about time we reclaimed control, responsibly and with compassion, with an emphasis on organics and the local terroir. All
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N’DangR Species – A Kind of Their Own

May 4th, 2012 | By
N'dangR Species

ShareTweetI’m going to admit right now that I know very little about hip hop. I know when I like a group, though, and N’DangR Species is one of those groups. For this week’s interview feature, we sat down with the Greensboro Fest veterans and chatted with them about hip hop, producers, and more. Check it out. Where
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