Jessica Mashburn exemplifies what it means to make a living in the gig economy — or maybe, more to the point, musicians are the ultimate entrepreneurs, as Editor-in-Chief Brian Clarey shows in this week’s Triad City Beat cover story.

NEWS

Social media campaign against violence turns into mayor run

Complaint: Outling should be sanctioned for United Healthcare matter

Generation gap drives clashing imperatives in District 2

OPINION

• Editorial: Sen. Thom Tillis takes a stand

• Unsolicited Endorsement: Cone Health

• Unpopular opinion: ‘Chewing Gum’ Is a hidden gem

• Editor’s Notebook: Kevin Coon was made of gold

COLUMNS

clement-mallory-kids-poetry-basketball• Citizen Green: Why Charlottesville matters

• Sportsball: Poetry basketball assists kids through haikus and hoops

• Triaditude: My practical, attainable bucket list

CULTURE

• Food: Creperie planned for Reynolda Village

• Barstool: Clowns rule at Gatsby’s Pub

• Music: After success, Lucinda Williams keeps getting better

• Art: McCarthy method jumps from classroom to gallery

Triad City Beat This Week comes out every Thursday with links to stories in that week’s paper.

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