Daily Beat: Aug. 11, 2014

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North_by_Northwest_movie_trailer_screenshot_(28)Today:

• David Singletary, a Republican candidate for Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School Board, speaks to the conservative lunch group at the Golden Corral at Hanes Mall at noon.

• The finance committee of Winston-Salem City Council meets in Committee Room 239 in City Hall, located at 101 N. Main St., at 4:30 p.m. Check out this article for details.

Tonight:

• The High Point Parks & Recreation Commission meets at Parks & Recreation Administrative Offices, located at 503 James Road, at 5:30 p.m.

• The public safety committee of Winston-Salem City Council meets in Committee Room 239 at City Hall, located at 101 N. Main St., at 6 p.m. Check out this article for details.

• Film critic Budd Wilkins introduces Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest at the Carolina Theatre, located at 310 S. Greene St. in Greensboro, at 7 p.m. Here’s a teaser of Budd’s spiel: “The working title was The Man In Lincoln’s Nose. Which is awesome. Cary Grant as… the man in Lincoln’s nose. Suave movie star as presidential booger.”

• The Camel City Jazz Orchestra rehearses at Krankie’s Coffee, located at 211 E. Third St. in Winston-Salem, working out classics, brand-new works by young lions and original arrangements by band members.

• Prez Parks, DJ Bonzani and Fifty Foot Shadows spin soul, funk, hip-hop and electronic vinyl at the Westerwood Tavern, located at 508 Guilford Ave. in Greensboro, at 10 p.m. It’s called the Gate City Get Down. In the egalitarian, participatory spirit of the event, the invitation reads, “Bring some vinyl, talk about some vinyl, and if the mood hits you, play some vinyl with us!” I love this, too: “Diva Dogs on the grills of steel for your dining needs.”

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