Movie Night – Issue 74

BICYCLE THIEVES (LADRI DI BICICLETTE)- (1949) Perhaps one of the best films to come out of Italy and no doubt one of the most acclaimed . It was awarded a special Academy Award for “most outstanding foreign film” seven years before the category officially existed. Written by neorealist Cesare Zavattini and directed by Vittorio DeSica, Bicycle Thieves is a uncomplicated film that highlights the life of Antonio (played by Lamberto Maggiorani) and the circumstances around his bicycle which gets stolen on the first day of a new job. He employs…

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Four Saints Brewing Company Welcomes Fourth Art Wall Project Artist, Michael Messer

The fourth of five selected visual artists begins his creative journey as part of the Four Saints Brewing Company’s Art Wall Project.  The inaugural visual art installation series spans almost two years.  The project provides five regional artists each the resources to produce a three-month art installation across a 12 foot interior taproom wall.  The mission of the All Wall Project is to foster artful discourse among the local community.  Greensboro-based visual artist, Michael Messer is the fourth featured artist.  Michael will hold a public work session in the F.S.B.C.…

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First Time Home Buyers

The real estate industry has seen the greatest amount of sales in the past year since the market crash in 2008. This tremendous economic change has Americans believing the “dream” of home ownership is attainable again. In fact, Bankrate.com stated “59 million Americans are looking to buy a house in the year of 2017.”  With the National Association of Realtors reporting that 6 million homes were sold in 2016 nationwide, a similar outlook for 2017 would mean 59 million, or 1 in 4 adults, are competing for a chance to…

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