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2023 North Carolina Folk Festival
September 15, 2023

Greensboro’s international celebration — North Carolina Folk Festival — dominated three days downtown with scores of music, dance, song, food trucks galore, diverse artisans, all embracing a colorful and joyful blend of disparate cultures and traditions. Music resonated from four main stages, throughout the downtown streets and at Center City Park. The Folk Fest attracted […]

North Carolina Folk Festival
September 8, 2023

The North Carolina Folk Festival announced the performers who will appear on its stages in downtown Greensboro this weekend, September 8, 9, and 10. A large-scale, free-admission, outdoor event, the N.C. Folk Fest celebrates the rich diversity of America’s roots and heritage, as well as North Carolina’s regional traditions. The performers announced hail from and […]

Arts Council of Greater Greensboro announces Artist Support Grants
August 24, 2023

Arts Council of Greater Greensboro Artist Support Grant applications opened August 21. Artist Support Grants intend to support a broad range of talented artists in visual arts, performing arts, literary arts, music composition, choreography and interdisciplinary arts. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to spending a significant portion of their time on their work as artists. […]

Movie Review: Talk to Me
August 18, 2023

Every time they hold the hand and say: “Talk to Me,” something wicked their way comes. So, you’d think they’d stop. Right? No! Hell hath no fury like teenagers left alone in a room with time on their hands. They’ll find trouble where there is none. That’s the premise of this mostly engrossing horror film. […]

At the Weatherspoon : Pioneering African American Artists
August 11, 2023

Throughout his distinguished career at UNCG, Dr. Frank Woods Jr. worked tirelessly to redeem the memories of African American creatives who had long faded from our nation’s cultural memory. His desire to illuminate their significant contributions to art, film, and music and to advance their legacy is the impetus behind this exhibition. In his artist […]

Movie Review: Oppenheimer
August 4, 2023

“I feel like I have blood on my hands.” That admission is uttered by J. Robert Oppenheimer, the theoretical physicist who was the “father of the atomic bomb.” As director of the Los Alamos Laboratory from 1943-45, he was a key figure in the Manhattan Project. A think tank and research/development group that created and […]

At The Weatherspoon: Making More Room!
July 29, 2023

Celebrate with the Weatherspoon Art Museum on Thursday, July 27, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for an outdoor, fun-filled, community pop-up event. Have a family-friendly evening of great music, table-top and trivia games, drinks, Borough Coffee, and the Coolin Out Ice Cream truck. Making Room: Familiar Art, New Stories is now on display at the […]

‘SOULiloquies: Stories of Underground Legends’ Featuring the Late Logie Meachum
July 21, 2023

Creative Greensboro will host “SOULiloquies: Stories of Underground Legends,” curated by local artist Terence Walker, as part of its Residency at the Hyers program. There will be workshops and performances spanning from July 22 to August 13 at the Stephen D. Hyers Theatre in the Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N Davie St. “SOULiloquies” is an […]

Music for a Sunday Evening in the Park
July 7, 2023

Under the direction of Maestro Kiyoshi Carter, the Greensboro Concert Band delighted hundreds of music lovers at Music for a Sunday Evening in the Park (MUSEP) at LeBauer Park on June 25. The band performed tunes from The Beatles, the theme from Star Wars, a medley of Disney movie tunes, and concluded with John Philip […]

Juneteenth 2023
June 23, 2023

Juneteenth celebrations of freedom blossomed throughout the Greater Greensboro area over a colorful three-day, high-energy weekend of prayers, music, food and fun. Three of the many citywide events included the Uptown Greensboro Arts & Crafts Festival, the Black Food Truck Festival and the Black Pearls Society’s Jam with rhythm and blues singer/record producer Stokley. Happy […]

Once on This Island
June 16, 2023

Creative Greensboro and Community Theater of Greensboro present the Tony award-winning musical “Once on This Island” by Lynn Aherns and Stephen Flaherty, directed by Todd Fisher and Rozalynn Fulton. Performances are June 22-25 at the Virginia Sutton Sommerville Theatre at Well- Spring, 4100 Well Spring in Greensboro. For show times and to purchase tickets, visit […]

Remembering when N.C. Black radio stations boycotted Tina Turner
June 2, 2023

  Editor’s note – The reporter of this story was once the program director and a disc jockey for 570WLLE -AM in Raleigh during the 1980s, and was a first-hand participant in this story. This is his personal account.   Last week at the age of 83, the world lost one of the most iconic […]

Movie Review: Unfinished Business
May 26, 2023

A winner! That would describe this very reflective look at women’s professional basketball. From the OG players to today’s socially conscious, media-savvy Gen Zers. For the past year, the face of the WNBA has been Brittany Griner. The 6’9″ athlete was accused of carrying hashish oil at an airport near Moscow. She was detained, imprisoned […]

N.C. Black Film Festival features work of A&T Theatre Arts Alumna
May 19, 2023

N.C. native Lorey Hayes will have her short film, The Dragonfly Tale, featured at the North Carolina Black Film Festival in Wilmington. The festival will take place May 18-21 with a screening of A Dragonfly Tale on May 20. The festival will also honor legendary actress and N.C native, Pam Grier. The Dragonfly Tale is […]

Arts Across Guilford Conclave

Grammy Award winning musical singer Anthony Hamilton participated in the inaugural Arts Across Guilford conclave when Arts Greensboro officially announced its new name, Arts Council of Greater Greensboro. “This celebration is the first event of this size where artists and arts leaders will be able to network and connect with members of the Guilford County […]

The Genius of Little Richard Explored in New Film
May 12, 2023

To many, Little Richard lived a complicated life, from his outwardly gay and hypersexual ways to his brilliant but amazingly disrespected career. Putting aside his personal and flamboyant lifestyle, one could find it hard to argue with Richard’s statement in “Little Richard: I Am Everything,” a new documentary by award-winning filmmaker Lisa Cortés. “Michael Jackson […]

2023 Korean Festival
April 28, 2023

The colorful, tasty, entertaining and fun Korean Festival filled Greensboro’s Central City Park. Attracting thousands of people, the half-day cultural event presented an attractive range of familiar foods — Korean corndogs, kimchi — merchandise, martial arts, singing, games and people watching.

Emmy award winner Sheryl Lee Ralph joins N.C. A&T for town & gown celebration
April 27, 2023

Emmy Award-winning star of ABC’s “Abbott Elementary,” singer, producer and activist Sheryl Lee Ralph will join North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and community friends for their second Town & Gown celebration Friday, April 28. Students will have the opportunity to spend an Evening with Sheryl Lee Ralph as she discusses her life, career […]

Movie Review: John Wick 4
April 14, 2023

Artistic, balletic and acrobatic violence separates the John Wick franchise from other action/crime/thrillers. That ritual continues as the hitman’s hitman discovers friends can be foes and foes can be friends. John Wick (Keanu Reeves) is a badass, hired killer. He works under the mandates of a clandestine council, “The High Table.” The group of 12 […]

Movie Review: 65
March 24, 2023

It wasn’t enough! Whatever they paid Adam Driver for holding this feeble movie together, it wasn’t enough. Screenwriters turned directors Scott Beck & Bryan Woods created a winning formula as the writers of A Quiet Place. Build a family atmosphere, then put the wretches in constant peril. It worked once, so why not now? For […]


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