Daily Beat: Aug. 18, 2014

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Today:

• Triad real-estate investor and politico Algenon Cash speaks to the conservative lunch crowd at the Golden Corral at Hanes Mall in Winston-Salem about energy policy at noon.

• The full High Point City Council meets as the finance committee in the City Manager’s Conference Room, located in Suite 320 of the Municipal Building, located at 211 S. Hamilton St., at 4:30 p.m. (Keep reading for information about the official council meeting, including a link to the agenda.)

Tonight:

• High Point City Council meets in Council Chambers on the third floor of the Municipal Building, located at 211 S. Hamilton St., at 5:30 p.m. The agenda includes approval of a contractual agreement for executive search for the city manager position, a report by interim City Manager Randy McCaslin on the duties of the Core City administrator and consideration of a policy on public art.

• Eat for a Cause is billed as “a true farm-to-fork experience” featuring chefs from top restaurants in the Triad who use local ingredients. The event takes place at the Milton Rhodes Art Center in Winston-Salem at 6 p.m. Proceeds go to Dates Make a Difference and Triad Community Kitchen. Which top chefs will make the scene? (Drumroll) Kevin Reddick of Artisan Restaurant… Tim Grandinetti of Spring House Restaurant, Kitchen & Bar… Jeff Bacon of Triad Community Kitchen and Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwestern NC… Chris Blackburn of Josephine’s Bistro & Bar and Lindley Park Filling Station… and Tim Thompson of Marisol Restaurant.

• Artist Paul Bright produces sound collages for the Traversing dance concert bringing together choreographers Amy Love Beasley, Cara Hagan, Kristen Osbourne Lucas, Christina Tsoules Soriano; dancers Rebekah Downing, Sam Shapiro, Brianna Taylor, Ashlee Ramsey, Breanne Horne, Nicole Ramsey, Christopher Gonzalez La Corte and Marcia Johnson; and musicians Jacqui Carrasco, Matt Kendrick, Rex McGee and John Wilson at West End Mill Works, located at 918 Bridge St. in Winston-Salem, from 7 to 9 p.m. Tickets are free but limited.

• This guy is like clockwork, every Monday at 7 p.m. Local movie critic Budd Wilkins introduces Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window and moderates a discussion on the film at the Crown at the Carolina Theatre.

• Winston-Salem City Council meets in the Council Chamber of City Hall, located at 101 N. Main St., at 7 p.m. Agenda here.

• Prez Parks and company return to the Westerwood Tavern, located at 508 Guilford Ave. in Greensboro, for another spin through their collection of vinyl, playing soul, funk, hip-hop and electronic music when the Gate City Get Down starts at 10 p.m.

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