February 24, 2017

In the age of social media, people can sometimes be in touch constantly without ever really connecting.

East Carolina University student Keerthana Velappan, founder and president of the ECU chapter of She’s the First, said it’s an increasingly common problem among people in her…

Front Row at the Movies

February 24, 2017

“Rock Dog” is cartoon repeat

Do you remember that 1980 movie about a Botswana bushman who comes upon a glass Coca-Cola bottle that has been thrown from an airplane? Turns out, this “message from the gods” is transforming for Xi in the South African comedy titled “The…

Brought down, but rising up

February 24, 2017

If anything belongs on Greenville’s Town Common, many people say it is a tribute to a church and the black community it represents, both of which were wiped clean from the city’s map a half century ago.

The story of Sycamore Hill Missionary Baptist Church is not widely known beyond a…

Movie Capsules Feb. 24

February 24, 2017

Capsules of movies playing locally. New releases are indicated with an asterisk.

*COLLIDE — An American backpacker gets involved with a ring of drug smugglers as their driver, though he winds up on the run from his employers across Cologne high-speed Autobahn. (1 hour, 39 minutes)…