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Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 - 17:26:23

I Know Why They Don't Want the Caged Bird to Sing

A good excuse to revisit a classic. Maybe it'll make for a handy excuse to throw a book banning question to Palin tomorrow.

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Tuesday, September 30, 2008 - 17:05:12


MC Frontalot. We're still a couple days away from the release of the line-up for this year's Hot Springs Documentary Film Fest (Oct. 17-26), but I have tidbits.

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Tuesday, September 30, 2008 - 17:00:24

Ben Nichols solo

Gravel-throated singer/songwriter Ben Nichols will release “The Last Pale Light in the West,” a seven-song mini-album, in early 2009.

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Tuesday, September 30, 2008 - 16:30:40

David Gordon Green gets animated

Even if his career, until recently, said otherwise, LR native David Gordon Green's never been all that invested in indie cinema.

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Tuesday, September 30, 2008 - 15:51:18

Tuesday: American Aquarium.

American Aquarium. Tonight, Raleigh-based alt-country act American Aquarium returns to White Water Tavern.

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Tuesday, September 30, 2008 - 09:24:15

Woo pig! Cabernet!

So this is interesting. Razorback Wine Works “Hog Red” Cabernet Sauvignon has hit the shelves just in time football season.

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Monday, September 29, 2008

Monday, September 29, 2008 - 17:36:28

Harvest Fest in review

  Korto's head is a globe of light.

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Monday, September 29, 2008 - 11:29:41

Monday To-Do: The Heartless Bastards

HEARTLESS BASTARDS9 p.m., Sticky Fingerz.Her voice has been compared to Janis Joplin's and PJ Harvey's, neither of which sound right to these ears, though each vocalist summons deep bursts of feeling by swinging between quiet and howling.

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Today's headlines: Mike Pence and invited guests

Monday, September 29, 2008 - 11:23:11

Monday To-Do: Gaslight Anthem

  The Gaslight Anthem- 59 Sound GASLIGHT ANTHEM6:30 p.m., Vino's.

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Friday, September 26, 2008

Friday, September 26, 2008 - 13:54:09


Korto! HARVEST FEST1:00 p.m., Hillcrest.

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Friday, September 26, 2008 - 13:31:55

The Weekend: Worldfest, David Kimbrough Jr., the Derailers and more

The Derailers. FRIDAY 9/26Earlier this morn, the two-day Worldfest started celebrating global diversity through food, music, dance, art, crafts, culture and education on the grounds of the Clinton Library, 9 a.m., free.

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Friday, September 26, 2008 - 13:27:16

Friday To-Do: 'The Pillowman'

‘THE PILLOWMAN'7:30 p.m., Weekend Theater. $10-$14.A terrifically dark fable, Martin McDonagh's Tony and Drama Critics Circle award-winning play focuses on surely the most universally abhorred member of modern society — the child predator.

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Thursday, September 25, 2008

Thursday, September 25, 2008 - 13:18:31

The To-Do List Podcast

CORRECTION: The fashion show at Hillcrest Harvest Fest starts at 7 p.m. Kyoto Boom starts at 8 p.m.

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Thursday, September 25, 2008 - 11:22:25

Thursday: Western Meds, Eclipse Glasses, Kyoto Boom, the Gettys and more

Dreamland Ballroom. THURSDAY 9/25The new, largely instrumental act Eclipse Glasses joins experimental stalwarts the Western Meds to perform a benefit to restore the Dreamland Ballroom at the Flag and Banner Building.

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Thursday, September 25, 2008 - 10:50:37

Thursday To-Do: Chuck D

CHUCK D6 p.m., M.L. Harris Auditorium, Philander Smith. Free.When he speaks to what is sure to be a standing-room only crowd at Philander Smith's M.L. Harris Auditorium, Chuck D won't lack for material.

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Thursday, September 25, 2008 - 10:42:05

Thursday To-Do: Kevin Gordon

Kevin Gordon. KEVIN GORDON10 p.m., White Water Tavern.

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Thursday, September 25, 2008 - 10:38:02

Thursday To-Do: Dead Confederate / Wax Fang

Dead Confederate. DEAD CONFEDERATE/ WAX FANG10 p.m., Sticky Fingerz.

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Thursday, September 25, 2008 - 10:12:27

Thursday To-Do: Paul Thorn

PAUL THORN8 p.m., Revolution. $15 adv., $18 d.o.s.Paul Thorn's bio is the stuff of PR flaks' dreams.

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Thursday, September 25, 2008 - 09:40:24

Taziki's opens today

Taziki’s, an upscale Greek restaurant, today brings grilled meats, hummus, stuffed grape leaves, grilled fish and many other touchstones of Greek cuisine (including the yogurt dip from which the restaurant’s name derives) to an expensively remade slot in the strip center at 8200 Cantrell Road.The first franchise outlet of a Birmingham, Ala., restaurant, it’s overseen by restaurant veteran and former state legislator Jim Keet and his sons, Tommy and Jake.

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