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    The Goings-On About Chapel Hill

    By: Julia Long, Landis Urquart, and Vivian Scimone READ The following events will occur at Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill. David Levithan and debut author Will Walton discuss their YA novels, “Another Day” and “Anything Could Happen” 10/07/2015 7:00 p.m. Flyleaf Second Thursday Poetry Reading and Open Mic, featuring the winners of the Flyleaf Poetry Contest 10/08/2015 7:00 p.m. Sheila Turnage discusses her newest novel, “The Odds of Getting Even,” at Chapel Hill Public Library 10/09/2015 4:00 p.m. Bland Simpson discusses his new book “Little Rivers and Waterway Tales” 10/10/2015 4:30 p.m. Jenny Milchman discusses her new novel, “As Night Falls” 10/11/2015 2:00 p.m. YA Panel: Alexandra Duncan, Amy Reed,…

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    Staff Picks: Emma Brodey recommends old favorites

    By Emma Brodey The months in-between winter break and spring break can be monotonous, to say the least. Days off of school are few and far between, and no end is in sight. Fear not, however. Dark winter days can be brightened by excellent books, movies, and music. Sports and Online editor Emma Brodey shares some of her favorite entertaining alternatives to cat videos on YouTube. Book: “Anne of Green Gables” by Lucy Maude Montgomery “Anne of Green Gables” is one of the funniest, sweetest, and most beautifully written books you will ever read. Set in rural Canada in the early 1900s, it is the story of a charming, charismatic…

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    East Band Concert: “One Band, One Sound”

    By Sam Killenberg East held it’s first band concert on Oct. 18. East’s Concert and Symphonic Bands both performed in front of a full audience of students, parents and teachers. The evening opened with the Concert Band, made up of freshmen band students. The band performed three songs: Ed Huckleby’s “Acclamations”, Frank Erickson’s “Balladair”, and Steven Reinke’s “River of Life”. The freshmen demonstrated surprising maturity in all of their selections, showing competence in a wide range of styles from the slow and mellow “Balladair” to the more driven sections of “Acclamations” and “River of Life”. The upperclassmen were on stage next. The Symphonic Band performed “His Honor March” by Henry…

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    Aging rockers hit the road, studio

      By Sam Killenberg On Nov. 28, 1975, English rock band The Who stopped in Greensboro, North Carolina on a tour promoting their album “The Who By Numbers”. The legendary band returned to the Greensboro Coliseum on Nov. 9, almost 40 years later, on the tour “‘Quadrophenia’ and More”. Vanguards of the 1960s British Invasion, The Who has been performing consistently since the mid-90s, despite several breakups and the deaths of two original members, drummer Keith Moon in 1978 and bassist John Entwistle in 2002. The remaining duo of singer Roger Daltrey (now 68)  and guitarist Pete Townshend (67) will perform its 1973 rock opera “Quadrophenia”, along with other hits,…