Daily Beat: Dec. 1, 2014

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Today:

• The first annual Million March Against Police Brutality goes down in cities across the United States, including Greensboro. The Facebook invitation for the event, scheduled for 9 a.m. in front of the Greensboro Police Department, calls for police review boards with independent oversight powers and for all local law enforcement officers to wear body cameras, among other reforms.

• The Forsyth County Board of Elections holds a preliminary hearing for an election protest filed by Democratic school board candidate Kathie Fansler at the Forsyth County Government Center, located at 201 N. Chestnut St., at 10 a.m. Backstory here.

Tonight:

Winston-Salem City Council meets at City Hall, located at 101 N. Main St., at 7 p.m. Here’s the agenda.

• There’s no High Point City Council tonight. The next scheduled meeting is Dec. 8, when the new mayor and council will be seated.

• Jon Kirby, a contributor to the Carolina Soul website, and Chris Moore wax rhapsodic about overlooked currents in the North Carolina music scene from 1950 to 1980 at Hoots Roller Bar, located at West End Mill Works in Winston-Salem, at 7 p.m.

Bil Lepp, Kim Weitkamp and Andy Offutt Irwin usher in the holiday season with stories at Greensboro Historical Museum, located at 130 Summit Ave., at 7 p.m.

The Artist Bloc, located at 1020 W. Lee St. in Greensboro, screens 25 to Life at 7:30 p.m. Check the website for ticket information.

• Quintron and Miss Pussycat have canceled as headliners at the Crown in Greensboro due to mechanical trouble with their van, but supporting acts T0W3RS and Wahyas can no doubt carry the load. T0W3RS, possesses a velvety voice and performance aesthetic that rests atop a perfected, pre-recorded grooves. Wahyas, comprised of former one-man band Josh Johnson (aka Pinche Gringo), Lindsey Sprague of Daddy Issues and Hawke Kelley of the Old One-Two, have been making similar inroads via an altogether different route — gritty, infectious garage rock and roll. The show starts at 9 p.m.