by Anthony Harrison The best bands form organically. As a happy consequence, a band’s sound, or lack thereof, also springs naturally. Both 1970s Film Stock and Horizontal Hold,…
• Winston-Salem City Council holds a special meeting to forge its state legislative agenda in the Public Works Conference Room o the third floor of City Hall, located at 101 N. Main St., at 8 a.m.
• Paul Foley, a member of the State Board of Elections, speaks at the conservative lunch at the Golden Corral at Hanes Mall in Winston-Salem at noon. Read More
Kevin Sylvester and Wilner Baptiste, better known as Black Violin, drew a rapturous response from a sold-out crowd at High Point Theatre for their fusion of classical and hip-hop last night. Sylvester and Baptiste plucked and bowed their instruments on this improvised freestyle piece, while DJ SPS worked the turntables and Nat Stokes got down on the drums. Read More
The Fringe Festival begins this weekend in Greensboro as the Triad Music Festival kicks off in Winston-Salem. Next week the Triad Jewish Film Festival begins. Which of the three do you prefer?
The cold doesn’t bother me anyway.
In this week’s cover story, Senior Editor Jordan Green explores the hellish experience of heroin addiction through the lives of four users, documenting a scourge that has focused particular wrath on High Point and Greensboro.
• High Point Journal: Kivett scion and business owners oppose MLK street renaming
• Editorial: We can’t rewrite history
• It Just Might Work: Electric car charging stations
• Fresh Eyes: Free speech over cultural sensitivity
• Editor’s Notebook: Coast to coast
• Exile on Jones Street: Social conservatives facing the end times
• Citizen Green: The importance of not forgetting
• All She Wrote: Muscle cars and hogs, beavers and muscadine wine
• Barstool: Wise Man Brewing
• Stage & Screen: A simple film gets traction in High Point
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by Jordan Green There are different doors, different introductions to the drug, different reasons people make the acquaintance of heroin. Personal trauma, mental illness, physical pain or simply…
by Joshua Deaton Jean Cabut (known as Cabu) was one of the cartoonists for Charlie Hebdo recently murdered by radical Islamists for depicting caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad….