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Winston-Salem Writers Announce 2015 Flying South Winners

By Staff Winston-Salem Writers have  announced the winners of the fifth annual Flying South literary competion. Winston-Salem Writers is an organization of writers who write fiction, non-fiction, plays and poetry, and who “care about the art and craft of writing”. They offer programs, workshops, critique groups, open mic nights, web-based writing, writers’ […]

by · July 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Literature
This Week at a/perture cinema

This Week at a/perture cinema

OPENING THIS FRIDAY: MR HOLMES (rated PG, 105mins.) In 1947, an aging Sherlock Holmes returns from a journey to Japan, where, in search of a rare plant with powerful restorative qualities, he has witnessed the devastation of nuclear warfare. Now, in his remote seaside farmhouse, Holmes faces the end of […]

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BookMarks Brings in the Big Names for 2015

By Staff   Bookmarks has announced their full author lineup for the 2015 Festival of Books and Authors to be held from September 10 – 12. The list of authors have published a combined 300 New York Times bestsellers and received many accolades including national and international prizes. The free […]

by · July 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Literature
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Forsyth Tech Small Business Center Promotes Success Through Roundtables

By Allan Younger Regardless of the type of business, we are much more likely to be successful when we align ourselves with others who are committed to similar objectives. We must learn to create and maintain partnerships that contribute to our success. This will enhance our ability to meet our […]

by · July 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
CCD Sunday Stories – “Exercise” by Clay Howard

CCD Sunday Stories – “Exercise” by Clay Howard

By Clay Howard   “Twenty-five years is long enough. ” The last time I exercised – “on purpose,” as I like to joke, was as a college freshman, twenty-five+ years ago. Hip-Hop had yet to take over as the popular form of “music,” stereos were still accepted as pieces of […]

by · July 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Literature
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Local Filmmakers Blow the Doors off with Short Film “Reverie”

By Staff   In the summer of 2014, with the incentives that drive the North Carolina film industry locked up in a nasty, partisan political battle a group of film craftspeople from Winston-Salem shot a gorgeous and inspiring short. “Reverie” is a meditation on imagination and joy that shows just […]

by · July 12, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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88.5 WFDD Receives National Award

By Staff 88.5 WFDD, the public radio station licensed to Wake Forest University, has won another national award for excellence in broadcasting. The station received a first place award for Best Spot News in a Small Newsroom from Public Radio News Directors Incorporated (PRNDI), an organization committed to the highest […]

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Salvation Army Academy of Music and Arts Presents Midsummer Concert

By Staff The Salvation Army Academy of Music and Arts Summer Conservatory in Partnership with the Winston-Salem Symphony  will present its Midsummer concert Friday, July 10, at 6PM at the Washington Park Corps at 1411 S. Broad St. Admission is free and the public is invited. The summer conservatory is […]

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Flywheel Partners with Startup Factory of Durham for Unique Bootcamps

By Staff Flywheel is teaming with serial entrepreneurs, investors and The Startup Factory co-founders Chris Heivly and Dave Neal to create a center of gravity for entrepreneurship in Winston Salem. Beginning this summer, TSF will operate one week Startup Boot Camps around the state starting in Winston Salem, which will […]

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RiverRun Receives National & Regional Grants Totaling $148,000

By Staff The RiverRun International Film Festival is pleased to announce it has recently received $148,400 in operating and project grants. These funds were contributed by six different foundations, both national and regional, and include the National Endowment for the Arts, The Millennium Fund, the James G. Hanes Foundation, City […]