Arts & Innovation


Piedmont Advantage CU member wins $10k Grand Prize in “Save to Win” Raffle

By Staff   James Tucker, a member of Piedmont Advantage Credit Union, Monday was presented a $10,000 grand prize in the North Carolina Save to Win prize-linked savings program. Tucker is one of more than 1,900 participating credit union members who have saved more than $3.8 million at seven (7) […]

by · February 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation

r/view- Opening Friday – Girlhood & Mr. Turner

By Marshall Shaffer Girlhood Writer/director Céline Sciamma’s third feature bears the title “Bande de Filles” in its native French tongue, which translates roughly to band (or group) of girls. Yet the English release of the film gives it this name: “Girlhood.” The title seems not only ill-fitting but also begging […]

by · February 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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The Black AIDS Institute in Partnership with Novant Health to Bring Health Screenings to HBCU students at CIAA

By Staff   “No matter how you look at it, through the lens of gender, age, sexual orientation, education, socio-economic status or region of the country where you live, Black people bear the brunt of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in America today. Black youth are particularly disproportionately impacted by the disease,” […]

by · February 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
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Twin City Stage Presents Mary Poppins

By Staff   Twin City Stage will present Mary Poppins, opening on Friday, March 27, at the Arts Council Theatre and there’s only one word for it—“Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!” Jack-of-all trades, Bert, introduces us to England in 1910 and the troubled Banks family. Young Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny […]

by · February 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Live Performances
REVIEW: Fifty Shades of Grey

REVIEW: Fifty Shades of Grey

By Marshall Shaffer “Fifty Shades of Grey” boasts a killer soundtrack of catchy pop tunes from some top artists – Beyoncé, Ellie Goulding, Sia – to spruce up what might otherwise be boring, forgettable montages. But while I watched the dominant sadomasochist Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan) attempt to lure the […]

by · February 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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Arts Council Welcomes Public Library Program to Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts

By Staff   You might compare it to the difference between shopping at one large grocery store, like Harris Teeter or Fresh Market, or stocking the larder each week by visiting Ronnie’s Country Store, the city’s two farmer’s markets, a local bakery, Trader Joe’s and a shop that specializes in […]

by · February 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Galleries

r/view: Timbuktu & Still Alice

By Marshall Shaffer   Timbukto Abderrahmane Sissako’s “Timbuktu” shows the consequences of radical Jihadist rule in a small north African village to gripping effect. No one goes untouched by their moralistic scourge as the fundamentalists clamp down on basic liberties and freedoms. The violent authorities tolerate no view or action […]

by · February 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Events, Film
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a/perture, Piedmont Triad Film Commission, & New Winston Museum Present “Made in Winston-Salem” Film Series

By Staff   Collaborative partners a/perture Cinema, New Winston Museum and Piedmont Triad Film Commission have announced the arrival of the “Made in Winston-Salem” film and exhibit series premiering March 12th, 2015. “Made in Winston-Salem” will include screenings of films and exhibits featuring information about films created in Winston-Salem/Forsyth County […]

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Reynolda House Breaks Attendance Record with ‘George Catlin’s American Buffalo’ Opening Weekend

By Staff   Reynolda House Museum of American Art set a new museum attendance record for an exhibition opening weekend with its debut of “George Catlin’s American Buffalo”. The museum welcomed more than 450 visitors over the Saturday and Sunday of last weekend. The previous record was 408 visitors for […]

by · February 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Galleries, Museums

Ribbon Cut on WinstonNet Lab with Free Ultra-High Speed Internet Access

By Staff   City of Winston-Salem officials for the city and AT&T held a ribbon-cutting Jan. 15 to celebrate the availability of AT&T’s ultra-high-speed internet connection at the Carl H. Russell Sr. Recreation Center’s WinstonNet Lab. The center is the first public site in Winston-Salem to receive free ultra-high-speed service […]

by · February 16, 2015 · 1 comment · Business, Innovation