Arts & Innovation

Micro-Doc- Surviving Faith Assembly- A Former Cult Member’s Story

Micro-Doc- Surviving Faith Assembly- A Former Cult Member’s Story

By Jack Pennington   Josh Wilson grew up as a member of “Faith Assembly”, an extreme fundamentalist Christian sect run by Hobart Freeman. Freeman encouraged the members of Faith Assembly to “walk by faith”, to trust God for everything.           Director/editor Jack Pennington is originally from […]

by · November 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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Bill Cosby & The Betrayal of Celebrity

By Michael Wiseman In two short weeks, Cliff Huxtable has become taboo. A man once revered for promoting better race relations, tackling parenthood through humor, and bridging education with entertainment, has been brought to his knees by a series of damning sexual assault allegations that span over 20 years. Not […]

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Winston-Salem’s Sweet Potatoes Restaurant in the New York Times

By Seth Austin   As the cold brings us indoors and our tastebuds help to grieve the loss of summer we find downtown Winston-Salem a home for a now nationally recognized dish. The sweet potato cornbread at Sweet Potatoes Restaurant on Trade St. was recently named by The New York […]

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Theater Alliance Presents “White Christmas”

By Staff   Theatre Alliance is well known for pushing the envelope on edgy and “adult” shows such as the recent “Carrie: the Musical” and audience favorites “Avenue Q” and The “Rocky Horror Show”. With “White Christmas”, they have a unique opportunity to bring some families back to their cozy […]

by · November 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Live Performances
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RiverRun Receives Another Academy Awards® Distinction

By Staff In a press release Wednesday afternoon RiverRun International Film Festival announced that they has been accepted as a qualifying festival for the Oscars® in the Short Film competition. The news was received late Monday from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. This new designation means that […]

by · November 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts & Innovation, Film
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Winston-Salem Ranked As #1 Digital City For 2014

By Staff   After more than a decade on the board in the top ten, Winston-Salem has been named the most digitally savvy city of its size in America by the e.Republic Center for Digital Government. Winston-Salem was ranked No. 1 in the center’s 2014 Digital Cities Survey of cities […]

by · November 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
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Three Winston-Salem Arts & Cultural Orgs Present “Art for the Holidays”

By Staff   Three Winston-Salem arts and cultural organizations have joined forces this year under the banner, “Art for the Holidays,” to promote books, arts and crafts as unique, affordable holiday gifts. Bookmarks, Associated Artists, and Sawtooth School for Visual Art are collaborating on “Art for the Holidays” that begins […]

by · November 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Galleries, Museums
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RiverRun to Screen Spike Lee Produced “Evolution of a Criminal” at WFU – Daryl Hunt to Speak

By Staff   On Wednesday, November 19th the RiverRun International Film Festival continues their “Film with Class” series with a screening of Darius Clark Monroe’s groundbreaking documentary, “Evolution of a Criminal”. The screening will be followed by a panel with Daryl Hunt, professor Kami Simmons, and professor Mark Rabil (Hunt’s […]

by · November 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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r/view: Laggies

By Marshall Shaffer Two years ago, I placed my money on Lynn Shelton to lead the charge of bringing the mumblecore movement to the mainstream. After seeing “Laggies,” however, I may want to switch my bet to Joe Swanberg. That is not to imply Shelton’s latest feature indicates a decline […]

by · November 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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CD Review – Who’s the Arrow & Who’s the Bow?

Jeffery Dean Foster’s “The Arrow”   By Chad Nance Aging gracefully is something that we all want to do. We long to find the way to beat the sword into a plow and figure out what life is really all about while at the same time hanging on to that fire […]

by · November 16, 2014 · 1 comment · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Music