Triad City Beat This Week: Sept. 9, 2015

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The National Folk Festival begins opens in Greensboro on Friday in the first iteration of a three-year run in the city. This week’s Triad City Beat cover story explains the vision of the festival, which reflects the mosaic of American traditional and immigrant cultures. Our editors suggest their strategies for making the most of the festival on Friday, Saturday afternoon, Saturday evening and Sunday. As a bonus, there’s a feature story about festival performer Dale Watson.

NEWS

Dramatic changes underway for Downtown Greensboro Inc.

Roads not taken in Winston-Salem’s quest for affordable housing

• High Point Journal: City pays for home repairs

 

 

OPINION

Dan Bayer 2• Editorial: Duckling on the wall

• It Just Might Work: A cure for pre-season NFL

• Fresh Eyes: School days

• Editor’s Notebook: Everybody I know

 

COLUMNS

FullSizeRender• Citizen Green: Celebrating Labor Day — by working

• Good Sport: September crapshoot

• All She Wrote: Facts about trim

 

 

CULTURE

Lalah Hathaway credit Jordan Green• Food: Burrito blues? Try this ‘choripollo’ special

• Barstool: Corks, Caps & Taps

• Art: Gallery hop showcases tight-knit artist community

• Music: Artists wrestle with Coltrane legacy at festival

 

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