Daily Beat: Sept. 4, 2014

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Today:

Today at noon, there is a closing ceremony for War Memorial Auditorium at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex. The building is being torn down and will eventually be replaced by the downtown performing arts center. From the press release: “The ceremony will pay tribute to the veterans of Guilford County who are memorialized on the plaques in the Auditorium lobby.”

The UNCG Board of Trustees meets today and tomorrow, starting at 1 p.m. today in the Maple Room of the Elliott University Center.

Tonight:

The Festival of Books & Authors begins with a keynote from James Patterson at 6 p.m. at Reynolds Auditorium (301 N. Hawthorne Rd.) in Winston-Salem. At the same time, the Greensboro Youth Council holds its orientation and council meeting at the GYC Office (501 Yanceyville St.).

My pick: the National Geographic Radical Reels Tour comes to the Hanesbrands Theatre in Winston-Salem at 7 p.m. Details here.

Also at 7 p.m., Las Rosas, Scully and Greensboro band Daddy Issues play at Reanimator in Winston-Salem. Details here. And, Libby Hill hosts the September Piedmont Old Time Society Jam. Details here.

39 Steps is at Triad Stage (in Greensboro) tonight again at 7:30 p.m.

The Redemption Show, including local performer Emily Stewart, takes over the Blind Tiger in Greensboro at 8:30 p.m. tonight.