Daily Beat: August 7, 2014



WFDD’s Rock Radio Camp — something I truly wish I participated in as a kid — is hosting guest speakers and a live lunchtime concert today at the Garage in Winston-Salem. Details here.

The Winston-Salem Zoning Board of Adjustment has its regular meeting at 2 p.m. today in the Stuart Municipal Building (on the 5th floor).

Moral Freedom Summer & The Bayard Rustin Center at Guilford College are hosting a Transgender Voter ID webinar at the college at 3 p.m. Today. Here’s what you need to know.


The grand opening for the High Point Convention & Visitor’s Bureau’s new visitors center runs from  5:30 — 9 p.m.

There’s a practice 4-mile run today to prepare for the Run 4 the Greenway event at the Bryan YMCA in Greensboro at 6:15 p.m.

Outgoing Congressman Howard Coble will be on hand for the NC Poultry Federation’s annual meeting today at 6:30, which is being held at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro.

At the same time, the city of Greensboro’s monthly Human Relations Committee meets at the central library to discuss “police-community relations and youth incentives.”

The Amigos are playing with the Blue Eyed Bettys and the Peppercorn Players tonight, but for some reason there is no time or location listed on the release we got. Here’s what we have, and we did ask for those details. Update: Smitty’s Notes does say that the event is at 7:30 p.m. and is part of the Carolina Summer Music Festival in Winston-Salem, but still no location.

The Beloved Community Center hosts a police accountability meeting tonight at 7 p.m. at Genesis Baptist Church in light of Chief Ken Miller’s retirement. Details here.

My pick: Outstanding local poets Fred Chappell and Sarah Lindsay are doing a joint reading at Scuppernong Books in Greensboro tonight at 7 p.m. Click on their names to read more about them!