Arts & Innovation

Good News! 200 Jobs coming to Forsyth County with United Furniture Industries Expansion

Good News! 200 Jobs coming to Forsyth County with United Furniture Industries Expansion

By Staff   North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that United Furniture Industries NC, LLC is expanding operations in Forsyth County. The company plans to create 200 new jobs and invest $5.2 million over the next three years in Winston-Salem. United Furniture Industries is based in Mississippi and […]

by · August 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
Theatre Alliance Brings La Cage aux Folles to Winston-Salem

Theatre Alliance Brings La Cage aux Folles to Winston-Salem

By Staff   On September 12th the Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance will bring Harvey Fierstein and Jerry Herman’s classic “La Cage aux Folles” to Camel City. The musical will run through the September 28th. The production is directed by Jamie Lawson and musically directed by Charlie Klutz. The cast features Chuck […]

by · August 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Live Performances
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School of the Arts Film Alum Having Script Produced by Elijah Wood’s New Shingle

Brandon Maurice Williams, a member of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts first film making class is having his latest script produced by actor Elijah Wood’s (Lord of the Rings, The Faculty, Sin City) horror shingle SpectreVision.  “Curse the Darkness” an “anthropological zombie film,” and will take […]

by · August 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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CCD Book Review- Scream if You Wanna Go Faster

By Chad Nance   If you’re having a conversation with someone and they say something to you like: “I wish there was a real literary scene here in Winston.” Or: “There are writers here, but it is just old grannies or vanity projects.” Or even: “Our local writers are just […]

by · August 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Literature
CCD’s- 200 Must See Documentaries

CCD’s- 200 Must See Documentaries

By Angel Uriel Perales The last 15 years have seen an explosion and proliferation of the documentary film medium. Perhaps because of the relative ease of digital editing or perhaps because film festivals and film critics are finally giving documentaries their artistic due, the golden age of documentaries has blossomed […]

by · August 24, 2014 · 5 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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Locals Only – Short Stories on CCD- A Dying Breath by Clay Howard

Editor’s Note:  This is the first short story of many that CCD hopes to post in the coming months.  If you have a short story you would like to submit (please keep it under 5,000 words) please send the submission, a brief bio, and a photo to editor [at] camelcitydispatch […]

by · August 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Literature
CCDWebTV- Corks, Caps, & Taps Episode 3

CCDWebTV- Corks, Caps, & Taps Episode 3

  This week on Corks, Caps, & Taps, & Caps Mark introduces Chad to the Shelton Vineyard’s Riesling and the Mama’s Little Pills from Oskar Blues Brewery.     “Cork, Caps, & Taps” features CCD editor-in-chief Chad Nance and the proprietor of downtown Winston-Salem’s Corks, Caps, & Taps” bar.  On the show you […]

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Center for Design Innovation Names New Director

The Center for Design Innovation (CDI) has announced that Dr. Pamela L. Jennings has been named director of the center, effective October 1. The CDI is a multi-campus center of the UNC system that has a partnership with Winston-Salem State University (WSSU), the University of North Carolina School of the […]

by · August 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
Hispanic Arts Initiative to Sponsor Third Annual Art Exhibit at the Delta Arts Center

Hispanic Arts Initiative to Sponsor Third Annual Art Exhibit at the Delta Arts Center

By Staff The Hispanic Arts Initiative, which creates awareness and appreciation of Latino culture through the use of arts and education, will sponsor its third annual art exhibit beginning September 5. Titled Punto de Vista, Latino Perspectives III, it will be held at Delta Arts Center, 2611 New Walkertown Road, […]

by · August 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Museums
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Twin City Stage to Host a Behind the Scenes Community Open House & Announces New Staff for 80th Anniversary

By Staff   Kicking off its 80th Season, Twin City Stage will host a Community Open House on Sunday, September 7 from 1-5 pm at the Arts Council Theatre, 610 Coliseum Drive in Winston-Salem. North Carolina’s oldest community theater has also announced that Justin Glinn has been hired as the […]

by · August 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Live Performances