Daily Beat: July 14, 2014



• Richard Gottlieb, a candidate for Forsyth County Superior Court, speaks at the conservative lunch hosted by Pam Lofland, at Golden Corral at Hanes Mall in Winston-Salem at noon.

• The finance committee of the Winston-Salem City Council meets in Committee Room 239 of City Hall, located at 101 N. Main St. at 4:30 p.m. The committee will consider a number of items, including bond orders for streets and sidewalks ($42.4 million), public safety facilities ($31 million), parks and recreation ($30.9 million), housing ($10 million) and economic development ($25 million); and a request for an extension of a favorable loan (5.5 percent interest) from the city to Winston-Salem Dash owner Billy Prim for the sale of the old armory building on Brookstown Avenue for a mixed-used development project


• The High Point Parks & Recreation Commission meets at the Oak Hollow Marina Conference Room, located at 3431 N. Centennial St., at 5:30 p.m.

• The public safety committee of the Winston-Salem City Council meets in Committee Rom 239 of City Hall, located at 101 N. Main St., at 6 p.m. As part of its agenda, the committee will receive an update on the Nitty Gritty Soul Café, a source of trouble to neighbors in the past because of episodes of violence.

• The Carolina Theatre is screening my favorite Alfred Hitchcock movie, the noir-ish Strangers on a Train, at 7 p.m. Film critic Budd Wilkins provides a backgrounder with fun facts. The Carolina is located at 310 S. Greene St. in Greensboro.

Dinner with a Side of Culture takes place at the Pit, located at 100 W. High St. in High Point, at 7 p.m. The dinner will be provided for free by Visions Catering, providing an opportunity for diners to talk about revitalization of High Point.

• The Oakview Citizens Council meets at the Oakview Recreation Center, located at 503 James Road in High Point, at 7 p.m.

• The RiverRun Film Festival Cineclub screens the documentary DamNation at a/perture, located at 311 W. Fourth St. in Winston-Salem, at 8 p.m.