Arts & Innovation


Author & Illustrator to Lead Family Book Event at Twin City Hive Saturday

By Staff On Saturday Twin City Hive will host a very special meet and greet with the local author and illustrator of the recently released family book, “The Ella Zoo”, an illustrated book of children’s poetry. This afternoon event will feature poetry readings by the author, a creative hands-on activity […]

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RAI Expects Lorillard Merger to be Completed in First Half of 2015

By Staff   On Wednesday an important step was taken by Reynolds American Inc. toward the merger between Winston-Salem’s legacy tobacco company and Greensboro’s when RAI announced that at a special shareholders meeting, Reynolds American shareholders approved two proposals related to the company’s proposed acquisition of Lorillard, Inc. RAI shareholders […]

by · January 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
Patrick Meehan (Darcy) and Johanna Beach (Elizabeth)

Twin City Stage Presents Pride and Prejudice Opening February 6

by Staff Twin City Stage will present Pride and Prejudice, a stage adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic novel, as a part of their 80th season “Be a part of the story” lineup. Opening night is February 6th, followed by performances February 7-8 and 12-15. Finding a husband is hardly Elizabeth […]

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Winston-Salem Symphony Announces 2015-2016 Season

By Staff On Sunday the Winston-Salem Symphony, Robert Moody, Music Director, announced its 2015-2016 season. A season that looks to be eclectic and accessible to all audiences.  The upcoming season includes a memorable selection of Classics concerts, Plugged-In Pops concerts, and Discovery Concerts for Kids that includes a live recreation […]

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r/view- Two Days, One Night

By Marshall Shaffer   In 1999, Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne arrived on the world stage of cinema in a big way with “Rosetta,” a film that won them the Palme d’Or at Cannes as well as global renown. That story, which they both wrote and directed, followed its eponymous 17-year-old protagonist […]

by · January 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
UNCSA School of Filmmaking Alum May Take on “Aquaman”

UNCSA School of Filmmaking Alum May Take on “Aquaman”

By Staff University of North Carolina School of the Arts alum Jeff Nichols could be about to make the move from the world of independently produced films like “Take Shelter” and “Mud” into the mega-budget world of big time super-hero flick movie making. A small part of the recent North […]

by · January 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Events, Film
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Brave New Films Release Koch Documentary on Citizens United Anniversary – Full Length Video

By Staff Citizens United v. FEC, the controversial Supreme Court decision that opened American politics up to unlimited amounts of corporate cash (and many believe putting the US Government up for sale) was decided on January 21, 2010. Today, on the anniversary, Brave New Films has released their documentary “Koch Brothers […]

by · January 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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Jason McKinney Returns To Winston-Salem as Paul Robeson for One Night Only

By Staff “Paul Robeson”, a play based on the life of 20th Century Paul Robeson is a provocative two act musical featuring the rich baritone of Jason McKinney as the man himself and Christopher Bagley as Robeson’s accompanist. The play ran sucessfully in January of 2014 at the Hanesbrands Theater […]

by · January 21, 2015 · 1 comment · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Live Performances
danny mcbride (UNCSA '99) as kenny powers

No North Carolina Films Currently in Production

By Staff   Has the North Carolina legislatures jihad against the NC Film incentives killed the state’s film industry?  According to a new story by WRAL’s Laura Leslie,  Guy Gaster, executive director of the North Carolina Film Office, confirmed that there are no movies currently in pre-production, production, or even […]

by · January 21, 2015 · 8 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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Crash Override Pushes Back Against #Gamergate Trolls

By Michael A. Wiseman   And the fight back against #GamerGate has begun… Last week, former online doxing target Zoe Quinn and fellow video game producer Alex Lifschitz went public with their new “online harassment task force,” the apt-named Crash Override. Their goal is to provide “resources, outreach, and support […]

by · January 20, 2015 · 5 comments · Business, Innovation