Hip hop is folk folk music and Grandmaster Flash is a founding father of the genre. This, and more in Triad City Beat‘s guide to the National Folk Festival, which jumps off in Greensboro this weekend.
• Editorial: Insane clown posse
• It Just Might Work: Marty Kotis’ big switch
• Editor’s Notebook: A labor of love
• Citizen Green: The soul of the movement fills the civil rights museum
• Fun & Games: Guilford College football’s blowout
• All She Wrote: Mother’s finest — revisited
Triad City Beat This Week comes out every Wednesday with links to stories in that week’s paper.