Daily Beat: Tuesday, April 8, 2014



Inequality10The Downtown Winston-Salem Business Improvement District Advisory Committee meets in the public works conference room on the third floor of City Hall, located at 101 N. Main St., at 9:30 a.m.

The Weatherspoon Art Museum, located at the corner of Spring Garden and Tate streets in Greensboro, holds a free docent tour of its Inequality and Social Justice in a Changing World exhibit at noon.

Greensboro City Council holds a special work session in the plaza-level conference room in the Melvin Municipal Building, located at 300 W. Washington St., from 1:30 to 5 p.m.

The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Historic Resources Commission Education Committee — now that’s a mouthful! — meets in the planning department’s large conference room on the second floor of the Bryce A. Stuart Municipal Building, located at 100 E. First St., at 2 p.m.


Kerry Graves, a candidate for state House, holds a meet-and-greet at Tavo Restaurant and Tavern, located at 212 S. Elm St., at 6:30 p.m. The seat is open with Rep. Alma Adams’ bid for Congress. Judging by the list of heavy-hitters sponsoring the event, including Reps. Rodney Moore, Duane Hall, Ed Hanes Jr., Yvonne Holey and Joe Sam Queen, Graves is the candidate Democratic establishment’s candidate of choice.

Christy Jordan signs copies of her cookbook, entitled Come Home for Supper, down the street at Scuppernong Books, also at 6:30.

The Central Library, located at 219 N. Church St. in downtown Greensboro, hosts a program for teen girls called — love it! — “Whatever!” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Roy Zimmerman, whose music is said to appeal to “progressive-thinking lover[s] of humorous singer-songwriters,” takes his stand at Green Street United Methodist Church, located at 639 Green St. in Winston-Salem, at 7 p.m.

Kevin Cherry, deputy secretary of the state Department of Archives and History, speaks on the topic of “Textiles, Teachers and Troops: Greensboro 1881-1945” at the Greensboro Historical Museum, located at 130 Summit Ave., from 7 to 8 p.m.

MANG, a tribute to Ween, plays the Blind Tiger, located at 1819 Spring Garden St. in Greensboro, at 8 p.m. The next night they turn up at the Garage in Winston-Salem, undermining our campaign for regional integration in the Triad. How will we persuade anyone to make the trek up and down Business 40 when you don’t have to leave town to see a Ween tribute band?

Matty Sheets holds his regular open mic at New York Pizza, located at 337 Tate St. in Greensboro, at 9:30 p.m. I fell for his April Fool’s joke when he posted last week that the event was canceled. Silly me.