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“Size Matters” Fundraiser will Permit Renovation of Theatre Alliance Performance Space

By Staff   Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance’s Board of Directors has launched a $60,000 fundraising campaign named “Size Matters,” to renovate the theatre company’s performance space. Since moving to its own home at 1047 W. Northwest Boulevard in 2008, Theatre Alliance has worked within the confines of an 86-seat performance space. […]

This Week at a/perture cinema

This Week at a/perture cinema

OPENING THIS FRIDAY: FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD (rated PG-13, 119mins.) In Victorian England, the independent and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene (Carey Mulligan) attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak, a sheep farmer; Frank Troy, a reckless Sergeant; and William Boldwood, a prosperous and mature bachelor. THE APU TRILOGY – APARAJITO […]

Innovative Partnership Between Wake Forest and Forsyth Tech Yields New Technology

Innovative Partnership Between Wake Forest and Forsyth Tech Yields New Technology

By Michael A. Wiseman Innovation has become the foundation upon which Winston-Salem has found herself rebuilding. It’s not just the name of a section of downtown, or catchy city-wide tagline, but more a pervasive mindset that is changing the way things happen around town. And it’s what brought Forsyth Tech and […]


A Walk in the Art

By Staff Photos by Doug Rice Photography   From the towering red “smokestacks” that intermittently release clouds of water vapor (lighted at night) to the “artist performance shelter” that’s sculpted from silvery steel bands, downtown Winston-Salem’s latest attraction, dubbed ARTivity on the Green, is an innovative and dynamic new breed […]

by · May 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Museums

CCD Sunday Poetry- Works by Donna Wallace

Barista Beat perk or press, drip, espress hot or cold, bright or bold spray your tongue, be among cuppers, sippers, caffeine trippers morning mud in your blood get that vital morning buzz our local roast, we can boast no finer grind to clear the mind let it loose with jitter […]

by · May 17, 2015 · 1 comment · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Literature
Twin City Stage Presents “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike”

Twin City Stage Presents “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike”

By Staff Twin City Stage will present Christopher Durang’s comedy, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, opening Friday, May 29, at the Arts Council Theatre, 610 Coliseum Drive in Winston-Salem. Middle-aged siblings Vanya and Sonia have never left the confines of their childhood home in Bucks County, PA, while […]


CCD Review- Triad Stage’s Production of “Abundance”

By Chad Nance “There is no forgiveness. For women. A man may lose his honor and regain it again. But a woman cannot. She cannot.” ― Cormac McCarthy, All the Pretty Horses   Landscape is normally the domain of the painter, the photographer, or the filmmaker. Theater is often a […]

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Camel City Sunday Short Fiction – “Boys in the Photograph” by Carol Roan

By Carol Roan Louisa lingered at the Hadrosaurus foulkii skeleton, happy to find something, anything to delay walking down the hall toward the gala opening of the Museum’s Spring Valley room. Michael’s Spring Valley room, really. His photography. Why did I tell Michael I’d come? She hated openings, hated the […]

by · May 10, 2015 · 1 comment · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Literature
Action Columns #1: Why So Serious?

Action Columns #1: Why So Serious?

By Michael A. Wiseman Internet fanboyz: you know, the basement-dwelling, internet-blogging, stay-at-home, “but Peter Parker on Earth One uses web cartridges!” type. They’re a nuisance… they’ve run amok. And their latest series of blunders – empowered, no doubt, by a flattering portrayal on TV’s number one comedy ‘The Big Bang […]

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Album Review- Who The Hell is Clay Howard?

By Chad Nance “No autotune was utilized on this record. Any pitch imperfections are happily displayed for all to hear.” – liner notes for “Who The Hell is Clay Howard?” Remember that summer, y’all? 1983 or 84 playing backgammon at the local swimming pool while a boom box vibrated out […]