Local Haunts: Lydia’s Bridge

Dec 19th, 2011 | By

ShareTweetI’m rehearsing a show, Dead, and we were performing an acting exercise in the graveyard. Welcome to the world of theater, where nothing is too weird. No need for specifics, just six people amongst the tired resting souls of Greensboro. Walking through the rich history and crunching the leaves underfoot. While most people cringe at the
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The Tao of Matt Beard

Dec 19th, 2011 | By
The logo for Neurosisnine Films

ShareTweetMatt Williams is a Greensboro native and film maker.  I was lucky enough to interview him after he returned from this years Emmy Awards.   What is Neurosisnine and how did it get started? Neurosisnine Films is a small company that Will Milosky and I started back in 2003 or 2004.  It actually started very
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Northern wins 3-A Championship: Great Game, Bad Puns

Dec 10th, 2011 | By

ShareTweetOkay. time for me to fess up. I watched Northern play Page in early October. To say that I was underwhelmed by Northern would be kind.  This Past Friday the Northern Nighthawks pasted Crest High School to take the 3-A North Carolina High School championship. And they did it with surprising ease. Let it sink
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Foxy Roxie: Allergic Reactions & Preventive Care

Dec 9th, 2011 | By
Roxie Sleeping

ShareTweetPoor Roxie seemed to have had an allergic reaction this week. Despite our trip to the vet on Monday, it was unclear as to what could have caused it. She had a small red spot on her chest and one on her leg; she’s also been itchy but thank God she doesn’t have fleas. Another
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Northern beats Wilson Hunt, I get to eat again

Dec 1st, 2011 | By

ShareTweetNorthern continued it’s quest to rule the North Carolina High School football landscape for one more year on Friday night when they squared off against Wilson Hunt.  This was one to remember. Not for the X’s and O’s, the spirited crowd or heroics of a the players involved. Nope. None of that “thrill of victory
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The Amazing Pete Schroth: Mixing Art And Giving

Nov 30th, 2011 | By

ShareTweetI’d like to preface this interview by saying that I’m quite focused on sustainable giving, and when I was thinking about a person to interview, Pete Schroth came to mind specifically because of his son Otto’s haircut party a few months back. Generally speaking, if you see a child doing something awesome, it’s because they’re
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Hot Pink Jaysen

Nov 29th, 2011 | By

ShareTweetSelf-described actor, writer, director, producer, musician, drummer, model, and artist Jaysen Buterin burst onto the Greensboro film scene in 2006 when he and co-conspirators James Evan Wade and Jennie Prince founded Mad Ones Films so they could compete in that year’s 48 Hour Film Project. The result of their collaboration was the gory and sweet
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Separation Anxiety

Nov 26th, 2011 | By
Roxie Sleeping

ShareTweetThe Humane Society of the United States says that “Dogs with separation anxiety exhibit distress and behavior problems when they’re left alone.” (Note: here’s more on how to help your dog overcome noise phobia.) Well, I don’t think Roxie has separation anxiety but I feel like I do! Earlier this month I spent my first
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Northern vs Douglas Byrd – A Valley Girl’s Perspective

Nov 22nd, 2011 | By
nothern high school vs doublas byrd

ShareTweetDue to circumstances beyond my control (I had a bitchin’ hangnail) I could not attend the championship game between northern and Douglas Byrd in Fayetteville NC this Friday. Fortunately, my daughter, a high school student at Northern, made the trip for me. In an effort to be more inclusive and appease folks of other backgrounds
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Social Vs. Lifestyle Anarchism: An Interview with Dr. Daniel Rhodes

Nov 21st, 2011 | By
Dr. Daniel Rhodes of Greensboro

ShareTweet  Daniel Rhodes completed his Ph.D. in Cultural Studies with a graduate certificate in Women and Gender Studies from UNC-Greenboro in 2008. He completed his Masters in Social Work from UNC-Chapel Hill in 1996. During his career Daniel has served in different community based organizations working directly with various groups such as immigrants and refugees;
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