Arts & Innovation

batteryvampire

Buy Local – BatteryVampire Treats itself to Kickstarter This Halloween

By Staff   Designer, Inventor, Educator and Entrepreneur David E. Smith is turning to the Internet to raise funds for his latest breakthrough technology, BatteryVampire – that extends the usable life of a battery by tapping into the remaining energy left in a ‘spent’ battery. At 5pm EST on Halloween […]

by · October 31, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
Philip Leslie Hale (1865-1931), The Crimson Rambler, ca. 1908, Oil on canvas; 25 1/4 x 30 3/16 in., Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Joseph E. Temple Fund, 1909.12 Photo: PAFA/Barbara Katus & Brian van Camerik

Reynolda House Museum of American Art Announces 2015 Exhibitions: George Catlin, American Impressionism

By Staff Reynolda House Museum of American Art will host two major exhibitions in 2015, one featuring 40 paintings of the American West by the artist George Catlin and another that tells the story of American Impressionist artists and the growing popularity of gardening at the turn of the 20th […]

by · October 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Galleries, Museums
The Winston-Salem Symphony Celebrates Broadway with Plugged-In Pops Broadway Tonight!

The Winston-Salem Symphony Celebrates Broadway with Plugged-In Pops Broadway Tonight!

By Staff Celebrate the best of modern Broadway hits from the 1970s to today with the Winston-Salem Symphony at its Plugged-In Pops! concert on Saturday, November 1, 2014. The performance will take place at 7:30 p.m. at Reynolds Auditorium, 301 N. Hawthorne Road in Winston-Salem. Tickets range from $15– $67 […]

by · October 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Live Performances
Jane Lynch

RiverRun Announces Free Screenings Trailblazing Women Series

By Staff The RiverRun International Film Festival announced  that its Films with Class program has again partnered with ITVS’s Community Cinema to present a series of powerful and insightful documentary films to Winston-Salem before they have their broadcast premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens series. These screenings are made up of […]

college follies

Local Funny Book Creator Finds Success Going Digital

By Staff College Follies has gone from an unknown comic book series with a single issue printed in 2000 to a digital comic distributed worldwide- all thanks to changing technology. College Follies, touted as an “An epic parody of life itself,” was created by winston-Salem comic artist and journalist, Todd […]

by · October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Literature
entrepreneur

What Skills do 21st Century Entrepreneurs Need?

By Allan younger At the Forsyth Tech Small business Center we recently announced the opening of our new facility in Wake Forest Innovation Quarter. This move not only represents an address change. it reflects a change in what is needed to be successful. We are often asked what it takes to […]

by · October 27, 2014 · 7 comments · Business, Innovation
CCD Review- There is Still Only One Crüe

CCD Review- There is Still Only One Crüe

By Eugene B. Sims   The weekend can happen any day or any time when Motley Crue comes to town. That is exactly what happened when they pulled into the Greensboro Coliseum on their farewell tour. Beer was going down, hair was teased, the skirts were short, and denim was […]

CCD Review – Carrie: The Musical at Theater Alliance

CCD Review – Carrie: The Musical at Theater Alliance

By Michael A. Wiseman     “A bloody good reminder why high school sucks” My guess is that most people don’t know ‘Carrie’ was Stephen King’s first published novel. I’d also bet Stephen King never imagined his horrifying tale of religion, telekinesis, and revenge would be transformed into an entertaining […]

by · October 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Live Performances
a time to kill

Twin City Stage Presents “A Time to Kill”

By Staff Twin City Stage will present “A Time to Kill”,opening on Friday, November 7, at the Arts Council Theatre. Featuring Derrick Parker as Carl Lee Hailey and Brian joyce as Jake Brigance, this will be the first time this stage adaptation of John Grishim’s popular novel will be performed […]

by · October 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Live Performances
webster

Evening the Odds- WFU Faculty Finds Technology to Help Blind Student See Math Clearly

By Staff Kathryn Webster listens to her computer spit out a rapid-fire stream of numbers and symbols in a metallic voice.  To the average person, the computer is speaking robotic gibberish. To Webster, an aspiring mathematician who also happens to be blind, the computer is describing a statistics problem.  Despite […]

by · October 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation