Daily Beat: Aug. 25, 2014

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hands up don't shootToday:

• High Point City Council meets with Developmental Associates LLC to discuss the search for a new city manager at 8:30 a.m. The meeting takes place in Council Chambers at the Municipal Building, located at 211 S. Hamilton St. The public notice for the meeting takes care to note that no time will be set aside for public comment at this meeting. The company tasked with leading the search for the new city manager holds a “community focus group for public input” at 2:30 p.m. in Council Chambers.

• Greensboro Mayor Nancy Vaughan and Partners Ending Homeless hold a faith community meeting focused on homelessness at the ACC Hall of Champions Board Room, located at 1921 W. Lee St., from 9:30 to 11 a.m.

• The Urban Street Grill food truck serves Korean barbecue at Center City Park in downtown Greensboro from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

• Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School Board candidate Dana Caudill Jones speaks at the conservative luncheon hosted by Triad City Beat supporter Pam Lofland at the Golden Corral at Hanes Mall at noon.

• The board of trustees of Winston-Salem State University meets via teleconference at 4 p.m. Following the roll call, the board will go in to closed session, presumably to discuss the search for a new chancellor.

Tonight:

• On Friday, Artemus “Poppa” Peterson of Team Bam organized a “Don’t shoot” rally in solidarity with Michael Brown on the sidewalk near East Winston Shopping Center. Tonight, at 5 p.m., Tony Ndege and Wooten Gough follow suit with a “Stand with Ferguson” rally in the same location. Someone introduce these guys to each other.

• A practice run for the Sept. 6 Run 4 the Greenway leaves Center City Park in downtown Greensboro at 6:15 p.m.

• Triad actors read from the script of Bill Cissna’s new play, “Reunions,” at Forsyth County Public Library, located at 660 W. Fifth St., at 6:30 p.m., with a feedback session following.

• The Crown at the Carolina Theatre, located at 310 S. Greene St. in Greensboro, screens Alfred Hitchcock’s The Trouble With Harry at 7 p.m., with an introduction and remarks by film critic Budd Wilkins.

Camel City Jazz Orchestra plays its standing gig at Krankies Coffee, located at 211 E. Third St. in Winston-Salem, from 7 to 9:30 p.m.

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