Carolina Beard and Moustache Competition

Mar 8th, 2012 | By
Carolina Beard and Moustache Competition

ShareTweetThis weekend the Blind Tiger, as well as the larger Greensboro area, will be beset on all sides by the hairy, the moustached, and the bearded. Like a sea of sasquatches, the hairy ones will descend upon our humble town for one reason and one reason only, the first annual Carolina Beard and Moustache Competition!
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Mayoral Musings: @KateiforMayor

Mar 2nd, 2012 | By

ShareTweetHave you heard? @KateiForMayor!!! The slogan-turned-twitter page has been popping up on social networks and shouted at shows all over Greensboro in 2012. A product of spit-fire facebookin’, Sheets-style wisdom, and Obama-inspired art, @KateiForMayor began in January as a response to the wide-spread altercation  between an opinionated green-haired girl and a wizardly fellow on Tate Street; the first “katei
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Divided We Stand, United With Power

Feb 7th, 2012 | By

ShareTweetPeople are standing up all over the world.  We are not satisfied.  We have a commonality in that.   Other commonalities?  Well, a lot of us would like to see world peace, we all like food, we want to be loved, and a lot of us would like to be able to go see a
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First of all, I know smoking is stupid.

Jan 30th, 2012 | By
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ShareTweet  You don’t have to tell me. It’s stupid. Probably the most stupid thing I’ve ever done. Most stupid? Stupidest? Both. Now that everyone knows how stupid smoking is, and the only place us stupid smokers can still light up is outside, I have some grievances. First of all, smoking outside makes me lie a
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CFBG’s: Record Co-Op Grand Opening

Jan 20th, 2012 | By

ShareTweetGreensboro has been desperately in want of a record store, and that need has recently been filled. CFBG (Campaign For a Better Greensboro) has recently given us just that. Their record co-op has over 8,000 new and old records, along with CDs by local artists and listening stations.  Some of you may recognize one of
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The Music of 2011: Highlights and Disappointments

Jan 11th, 2012 | By
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ShareTweet2011 was a big year for music. Mainstream rock and Hip-Hop had huge releases, while Indie Rock and Indie Hip-Hop also had some notable releases. Every year there is good music coming out, and 2011 is no exception. I don’t claim to be an expert, but I do claim to have an opinion, so thanks
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Occupy Greensboro: Unemployment March

Dec 12th, 2011 | By

ShareTweetOn Saturday, December 10, shouts of Occupy Greensboro members could be heard downtown. Chants like “banks got sold out, we got bailed out!” and “money for jobs and education, not for war and occupation!” were exclaimed in time to drums, provided by Cakalak Thunder.  Though the numbers of the October 15 solidarity march could not
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Google Places Reviews – The Greensboro Guessing Game

Dec 3rd, 2011 | By
Google Places Reviews for Greensboro

ShareTweet  How well do you know this town? Are you sure about that? The excerpts below were taken from 10 different Google Places reviews from Greensboro businesses, selected somewhat by epic-ness. There are two ways to play: read the excerpt and then try to match it to one of the local businesses listed below. Or,
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The Blue Door: Matty Sheets and the Blockheads

Dec 2nd, 2011 | By

ShareTweetLaila Nur is one of the coolest, genuinely nicest people I’ve met. I had the opportunity of playing a show with her in July and she is an extremely talented folk musician. She also donates her house as a performance space called the Blue Door. It is a cozy, comfortable basement with Christmas lights and
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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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