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Steve Gillespie
Thu, 13 Aug 2015 21:00:00 +0000

Hailing from Minneapolis, where after receiving a degree in something or other Steve became really bored and started telling jokes into a microphone. He first began honing his craft at the Acme Comedy Club, and has quickly emerged as a fast-rising talent in one of the strongest and most competitive comedy scenes in the country. Metromix magazine named Steve one of the top comedians in the Twin Cities.

Steve has been on the road non-stop for the past 6 years, appearing in some of the best comedy clubs in the country, including opening appearances for Kyle Kinnane, Rory Scovel, Dave Attel, Tom Green, Harland Williams, Jim Breuer, Gilbert Gottfried, and Doug Benson.

In 2010 he performed at the Laugh Your Asheville Off Comedy Festival and in 2011 he appeared in the prestigious Boston Comedy Festival. In 2012, Steve was named a finalist in CMT's Next Big Comic Award. His first comedy albumStever Fever, produced by Rooftop Records, came out in 2013 and was named one of the top ten albums of 2013 by Comedy-Reviews.com. He was also named runner-up for Best of the Midwest at Gilda's Laughfest 2013. This year he will be appearing at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival in Portland, OR.

When: Aug 13, 2015 9:00:00 PM in Winston Salem, North Carolina

WorkNet Job Club
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 09:30:00 +0000

Attention Career Seekers! The WorkNet Job Club is a motivational, inspirational, informative, and interactive workshop! We have set aside the perfect location for you to network with your peers, business professionals, and employer/recruiters on-site at the NCWorks Career Center! Each session starts with an interactive ice-breaker, then you will: be motivated and provided information on employment opportunities in the hidden market, practice your 30-second commercial with your peers, find out about online employment secrets, and more! Attend the WorkNet Job Club because sometimes it's not what you know, it's who you know! 

(Pre-requisite: NCWorks Online registration, NC Identification, and one-on-one interview is required. You must arrive at least one hour prior to the event to get registered. Early registration is highly recommended.) Greensboro residents can attend  the 12 pm event in Greensboro, NC.

When: Jul 30, 2015 9:30:00 AM to Jul 30, 2015 11:00:00 AMin High Point, North Carolina

Bascom in Bloom Festival
Thu, 13 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0000

The galleries of The Bascom will be full of artful floral arrangements inspired by works in multiple exhibitions. Floral designers from throughout the country will participate in this eagerly awaited event, including world renowned René van Rems. There will be workshops, lectures and demonstrations inspired by the art exhibits and large sculpture exhibition juried by local artist, Wesley Wofford. Bascom in Bloom culminates with a popular benefactor dinner, complete with live band and dancing featuring the TAMS on Sunday, August 16.

When: Aug 13, 2015 12:00:00 AM to Aug 16, 2015 12:00:00 AMin Highlands, North Carolina

“Merchants of Doubt” documentary screening
Thu, 13 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0000

By the creator of "Food, Inc.", an important new documentary on climate change and its deniers' political agenda to discredit the inarguable facts.

Created and directed by Academy Award nominee and creator of the film, “Food, Inc,” Robert Kenner, the film Merchants of Doubt is a look at how the “climate change denier” industry has found such success.

The documentary, based on the book by Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway, is an inside look at how public opinion is formed in this country, how spin doctors and media manipulators get people to ignore science at their own peril.

In his film, Kenner posits that it all goes back to the tobacco industry and the battle over the hazards of cigarettes to health. As the corporate-backed pseudo scientists and PR reps working for the tobacco industry once argued that, “No one knows for sure if tobacco causes cancer” now these same tatcics are used to discredit scientific studies on human caused climate change.

The film was an official selection at the Toronto, New York, and Telluride film festival. Its important message, told in an entertaining and captivating style, will spark audiences to take action and continue this vital conversation.

“Provocative and improbably entertaining.” -JOE MORGENSTERN WALL STREET JOURNAL

“An enthralling film. As fascinating as it is horrifying.” – KENNETH TURAN LOS ANGELES TIMES

“Fascinating and troubling.” – A.O. SCOTT NEW YORK TIMES

When: Aug 13, 2015 12:00:00 AM in Asheville, North Carolina
Cost: $5 suggested donation for MountainTrue and Sierra Club of WNC

Tapas: Small Bites of Southern Delights
Thu, 13 Aug 2015 18:00:00 +0000

The Women of Weymouth invite you to spend a summer evening at Weymouth enjoying fine Southern cuisine and wine pairings. Space is limited so be sure to make your reservations soon! Ticket - $45.00

When: Aug 13, 2015 6:00:00 PM in Southern Pines, North Carolina
Cost: $45.00

PBIS Module 2
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 09:00:00 +0000

REGISTRATION FEE: $50 ea. or $200 team of 5     Description:   If attending as a team register ALL members of the team at one time. (Enter 5 for the number of tickets needed whe registering)     PBIS Module 2 is designed for school teams that have completed Module 1 and demonstrate high-fidelity implementation of school-wide PBIS.    Module 2 includes information about implementation in the classroom and with other small groups that require additional support.  Team time is incorporated in both days.  Learner Outcomes- At the end of the two days teams will have a working knowledge of PBIS and how to implement secondary PBIS practices and systems.  The team will leave with strategies to support secondary implementation.    Instructor(s):  Behavior Support Consultants   Questions: Content of this training, contact Laua Winter at laura.winter@dpi.nc.gov or 919-807-3984   Registration, contact Shelby Snead at shelby.snead@dpi.nc.gov or 919-807-3999

When: Jul 30, 2015 9:00:00 AM in Greensboro, North Carolina

iCloud Photos
Thu, 13 Aug 2015 09:30:00 +0000

2nd & 4th Thursday: 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM. Learn how to Synchronize and Share Photos between devices using iCloud. Learn the difference between: "My Photostream" Benefits and Limitations "Shared Photo Streams" Invitations Public Web Sites Comments & Likes "iCloud Photo Library" Your Entire Photo Library in the Cloud Organize and Edit once and for all New features in iOS 8 and Mac OS 10.10 will be discussed. (The teacher will be using iOS 8 for iPad and iPhone, and OS X 10.10 Yosemite on the Mac).

When: Aug 13, 2015 9:30:00 AM in Asheville, North Carolina

A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:45:00 +0000

Like his previous features SONGS FROM THE SECOND FLOOR and YOU, THE LIVING, master Swedish director Roy Andersson takes up the theme of "being a human being" with this meticulously crafted, dreamlike black comedy. Sam and Jonathan, a pair of hapless novelty salesman, take us on a kaleidoscopic tour of the human condition in reality and fantasy, unfolding in absurdist episodes: a sing-along at a 1940s beer hall, a randy flamenco teacher, a thirsty King Charles XII of Sweden en route to battle, and a diabolical metaphor for the horrors inflicted by European colonialism. It is a journey that unveils the beauty of single moments, the pettiness of others, life's grandeur, and the humor and tragedy hidden within us all.

When: Jul 30, 2015 6:45:00 PM in Winston Salem, North Carolina

Cartel Land
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:30:00 +0000

With unprecedented access, CARTEL LAND is a riveting, on-the-ground look at the journeys of two modern-day vigilante groups and their shared enemy - the murderous Mexican drugels. In the Mexican state of Michoacán, Dr. Jose Mireles, a small-town physician known as "El Doctor," leads the Autodefensas, a citizen uprising against the violent Knights Templar drugel that has wreaked havoc on the region for years. Meanwhile, in Arizona's Altar Valley - a narrow, 52-mile-long desert corridor known as Cocaine Alley - Tim "Nailer" Foley, an American veteran, heads a small paramilitary group called Arizona Border Recon, whose goal is to stop Mexico's drug wars from seeping across our border. Filmmaker Matthew Heineman embeds himself in the heart of darkness as Nailer, El Doctor, and theel each vie to bring their own brand of justice to a society where institutions have failed. From executive producer Kathryn Bigelow (THE HURT LOCKER, ZERO DARK THIRTY), CARTEL LAND is a chilling, visceral meditation on the breakdown of order and the blurry line between good and evil. At the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, Heineman received both the Directing Award and Special Jury Award for Cinematography in the U.S. Documentary competition.

When: Jul 30, 2015 6:30:00 PM in Winston Salem, North Carolina

"Amy" Film Screening
Sat, 25 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0000

Despite just two albums to her name Amy Winehouse is one of the biggest music icons in British history. With a voice oft described as a combination of Billy Holiday, Dinah Washington and Sarah Vaughan, Amy Winehouse was a pop star with soul; a once in two generational musical talent whose appeal crossed cultural and demographic boundaries. But while her music made her a star, her chaotic personal life stole headlines.

When: Jul 25, 2015 12:00:00 AM to Jul 30, 2015 12:00:00 AMin Durham, North Carolina
Cost: $10 | $8 student/senior/military