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Coming Soon – 29th Annual Shepherd’s Center Used Book Sale

By Staff The Shepherd’s Center of Greater Winston-Salem will hold its 29th Annual Used Book Sale on Thursday, May 5 and Friday, May 6 from 9 am to 9 pm, and on Saturday, May 7 from 8am to 2pm. Parking and Admission will be free. The sale will be held […]

by · April 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Literature
Protest at Piedmont Leaf Tobacco Company, 1946. Police chief, John Gold, is at right. Striking worker Margaret DeGraffenreid is being forced into police car. Courtesy of Forsyth County Public Library Photograph Collection

New Winston Museum to Host Salon on Civil Rights Activism in Winston-Salem

By Staff The New Winston Museum’s 2nd quarter 2016 Salon Series theme is “Civil Rights Activism in Winston-Salem.” On April 28th the NWM will host a panel discussion featuring Dr. Robert Korstad (author of Civil Rights Unionism) and other local experts on Local 22 of the FTA-CIO, who will discuss the […]

by · April 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events, Museums
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UNCSA Presents Inaugural Collage Concert on April 30 in the Stevens Center

“Something for everyone” concert showcases nearly every discipline in School of Music, plus collaborations with Dance, Drama and Film By Staff The audience for the University of North Carolina School of the Arts’ inaugural Collage Concert will be surrounded – literally – with virtuoso performances by nearly every discipline in […]

Max MacLean as Mufasa

Arts Based School 8th Graders Perform the Lion King Jr.

 Winston-Salem’s first production of Disney’s The Lion King is playing at the Hanesbrands Theatre on Wednesday, April 20th at both 6:00 and at 7:30, and on April 21st at both 6:00 and at 7:30.    The 60-minute musical, designed for middle-school aged performers, is based on the Broadway production directed by Julie Taymor and the 1994 Disney film. The entire 8th grade of […]

by · April 19, 2016 · 0 comments · Arts, Live Performances
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RiverRun’s 2016 Winners & Awards

By Staff North Carolina – The 2016 RiverRun International Film Festival has come to an end and they have  announced the Audience and Jury Awards for the festival. The 18th annual Festival ran April 7-17 and presented 166 films, representing 44 countries. “The films showcased at our Festival this year reflected […]

by · April 18, 2016 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film

Review: Twin City Stage Energizes Wizard of Oz

By Chad Nance Winter won’t quite let you go and the smiles haven’t been pouring in like they used to? Are you already loving the vibrant greens, purples, reds, and yellows of our Carolina Spring and think you’re in the mood for something a little psychedelic and joyous? Twin City […]

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RiverRun Six Ways

by Cyndi Briggs The second full weekend of the RiverRun International Film Festival  is about to get cranking, and there’s no wrong way to enjoy it. What kind of fan are you? Here are six ways to dive into the festival. 1) The Newbie: First time at RiverRun? It can […]

by · April 13, 2016 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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Winston-Salem Light Project Illuminates Urban Landscape for Eighth Annual Art Installation

By Staff In their eighth year of illuminating Winston-Salem’s urban landscape, the Winston-Salem Light Project have turned their attention to a little-known and seldom-used tunnel under Cherry Street from the Marriott to Embassy Suites hotels. “Alluvio,” the 2016 project, runs from sunset until 10pm nightly beginning Tuesday, April 12, through […]

The Art of Disruption: First Days at RiverRun International Film Festival

The Art of Disruption: First Days at RiverRun International Film Festival

By Staff As I write these words, at 12:16 on a Saturday afternoon, my bed lies unmade. Typically, I’m a compulsive bed maker. Drilled into me early by my tidy mother, my day can’t truly begin until the sheets are smooth, the comforter tucked into place, the pillows re-fluffed. But […]

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RiverRun Review: The Missing Ingredient

By Timothy Beeman II I was given the opportunity to screen and review a film for the RiverRun International Film Festival. You may ask yourself, why am I reading a movie review on a food blog? Well, it’s because the film is about food, sort of. It’s about two restaurants […]