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In New Picture Book Tina Turner Reflects on her Life

December 16, 2020

At 81, Tina Turner quietly reflects on her “imperfections and all” in a telling new pictorial autobiography where she explores her fashion and artistic expressions. In “That’s My Life,” the Queen of Rock n’ Roll reflects on growing up in Nutbush, Tennessee, and how her hometown became an escape from the harsh realities of her […]


Santa Claus is coming to town!

December 16, 2020

The Greensboro Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and The Historic Magnolia House will host Santa Claus for families to visit with on December 19 and 20. Admission is free but reservations are required at www.santagso.com, which outlines a COVID-19 compliant method for families to reserve a time to […]


Holidays Programs In Greensboro

December 11, 2020

The City of Greensboro hosts a wide range of programs and events all winter. There are creative programs, special events, performances, giving and shopping opportunities – plus a chance to get a letter from Santa. All activities are free unless otherwise noted and COVID-19 health and safety guidelines will be followed for all in-person activities. […]


Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

December 2, 2020

Who’s the Mother of the Blues? Better say Ma Rainey! 1927. It’s a steamy Chicago summer, just like the rest. Hot. Humid. Even the streets are sweating. Ma (Viola Davis) comes up from Georgia to Chi-town to make an album. Her quartet arrives before she does, practicing in a cramped recording studio rehearsal room. Cutler […]


Celebrate the Holidays with the City of Greensboro

November 27, 2020

The City of Greensboro hosts a wide range of programs and events for all the winter holidays from Thanksgiving to New Year’s. There are creative programs, special events, performances, giving and shopping opportunities – plus a chance to get a letter from Santa. All activities are free unless otherwise noted and COVID-19 health and safety […]


On Netflix: The Life Ahead

November 20, 2020

Upon hearing the premise of this film, involving an 86-year-old Jewish Holocaust survivor and a 12-year-old Senegalese immigrant, you might think you’re in for 94 minutes of sentimental drama. In some ways, maybe so. In others not. But out of an abundance of caution, keep a box of tissues handy. The origin of this story […]


UNCG School of Theatre presents Skeleton Crew: Blue Collar and White Collar Collide in Detroit

October 29, 2020

The Fall 2020 UNCG School of Theatre season continues with a production of Skeleton Crew by Dominique Morisseau. The play follows a group of working-class people fighting against the establishment as they face opposition, economic inequality and gun violence. Skeleton Crew is the third play in a group of Morisseau’s works dubbed The Detroit Projects, […]


Movie Review: The Trial of the Chicago 7

October 23, 2020

Fiery rhetoric. Conflicting politics. Angry activists. Heated demonstrations. Violent police clashes. Government subterfuge. Duplicitous judges… The anti-war uproar of the late ‘60s is so relevant today. One particular incident pulls all those volatile elements under one roof, into one courtroom: The historic Trial of the Chicago 7. Writer/director Aaron Sorkin won a Best Writing, Adapted […]


Celebrate Halloween with the City of Greensboro

October 16, 2020

Enjoy the Halloween season with these City of Greensboro-sponsored events, including a reverse parade-style festival, DIY costume demos, kids activities, spooky radio plays, ghost stories, a Halloween drive-in movie, costume contest and more. All events and activities are free unless otherwise noted. Trick-or-Treating The City of Greensboro does not regulate trick-or-treating activities. Due to the […]


Movie Review: The Forty-Year-Old Version

October 16, 2020

Forty. Something about that age puts people on a precipice. Too old to be young. Too young to be old. And if your career hasn’t taken off by that age…well. Will it ever? This is the space where The Forty-Year-Old Version resides. A crossroads. Radha Blank, a Harlem-based writer, is known for her NEA Award-winning […]


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