Greensboro Stories http://wunc.org en End In Sight For Triad's Contentious GOP Runoff http://wunc.org/post/end-sight-triads-contentious-gop-runoff <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13px;">Voters in the Triad will decide today between&nbsp;Republicans Phil Berger Jr. and Mark Walker in a primary runoff election.&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:55:00 +0000 Will Michaels & Frank Stasio 38968 at http://wunc.org End In Sight For Triad's Contentious GOP Runoff A Fresh Tune For West Africa http://wunc.org/post/fresh-tune-west-africa <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="color:black">Grounded in West African tradition and propelled by the funk and jazz of today, <a href="http://africaunplugged.wordpress.com/about/">Africa Unplugged</a> blends its own genre of music . </span></p><p><span style="color:black">The Greensboro group explores new ways to formulate West African music on their new self-titled album. </span></p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:30:00 +0000 Will Michaels & Frank Stasio & Charlie Shelton 38623 at http://wunc.org A Fresh Tune For West Africa Community Musicians http://wunc.org/post/community-musicians <p><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt"><font face="Tahoma,sans-serif" size="3"><span style="font-size:12pt">Composed of artists, nurses, farmers and students, <a href="http://www.thecollectionband.com/">The Collection</a> is as much a community as a band. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 14:01:50 +0000 Meghan Modafferi & Frank Stasio 37422 at http://wunc.org Community Musicians Why Duke Energy Wanted To Add Chemicals To Trees, And Why They Won't http://wunc.org/post/why-duke-energy-wanted-add-chemicals-trees-and-why-they-wont <p></p><div><p></p>Officials with Duke Energy have decided to hold off on a program that would have used a chemical product, Cambistat, to slow the growth of trees near power lines. The utility planned to inject the application into the soil around trees. &nbsp;The application would slow growth, reduce how often trees near power lines needed to be trimmed, and save money. But residents questioned the risks, and complained that they were being forced into the program.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 21:28:14 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 33540 at http://wunc.org Why Duke Energy Wanted To Add Chemicals To Trees, And Why They Won't Civil Rights Museum Lifts Tour Guide Requirement http://wunc.org/post/civil-rights-museum-lifts-tour-guide-requirement <p><span style="font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">Members of the Greensboro City Council will get an update Tuesday afternoon about the downtown Civil Rights Museum. &nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">Leaders in Greensboro were upset to learn late last week that part of a loan they approved was paid out before a written agreement went into place. Mon, 17 Feb 2014 23:33:05 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 30720 at http://wunc.org Civil Rights Museum Lifts Tour Guide Requirement Triad Update http://wunc.org/post/triad-update-1 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">Franklin McCain, civil rights activist and one of the Greensboro Four, died this month.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 15:08:09 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 29262 at http://wunc.org Triad Update Acclaimed Conductor/Musician On The State Of Things Tuesday http://wunc.org/post/acclaimed-conductormusician-state-things-tuesday <p>The State of Things will be Live at Triad Stage in Greensboro on January 21.</p><p>Frank Stasio will have a number of guests including the Azerbaijani violinist who has led the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra for more than a decade.</p><p>Musician, arranger and conductor Dmitry Sitkovetsky has performed across the globe: from Azerbaijan to Moscow and Los Angeles to New York.</p><p>For the last decade, he has served as music director of the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra.</p><p>Sikovetsky will perform live on the Triad Stage.</p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Carol Jackson 29131 at http://wunc.org Acclaimed Conductor/Musician On The State Of Things Tuesday The Singing Waiter Takes On Greensboro http://wunc.org/post/singing-waiter-takes-greensboro <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">You may have seen him at Fincastles in downtown Greensboro. He’s dubbed “the singing waiter” for his profession and his passion. <a href="http://www.soulcentralband.com/">Bobby “Jaybird” Williams and the Soul Central band </a>bring the funk, as well as the R &amp; B and soul, to the Triad. Host Frank Stasio talks to them, and they play live at the Triad Stage in Greensboro.&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 20:56:52 +0000 Alex Granados & Frank Stasio 27568 at http://wunc.org The Singing Waiter Takes On Greensboro Potential Successors To Congressman Coble Step Forward http://wunc.org/post/potential-successors-congressman-coble-step-forward <p></p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 15:02:54 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 26482 at http://wunc.org Potential Successors To Congressman Coble Step Forward Greensboro Performing Arts Center On Schedule http://wunc.org/post/greensboro-performing-arts-center-schedule <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Organizers behind a downtown performing arts center in Greensboro announced this week that the project is on schedule to break ground next fall. &nbsp;The arts center will cost an estimated $65 million, with $30 million in funding from the city and $35 million in private donations from the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro (CFGG).</p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 02:49:39 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 26093 at http://wunc.org Greensboro Performing Arts Center On Schedule