Arts

Piedmont Wind Symphony and Judy Barnes Band to Perform for Arts Council’s Summer Parks Series Final Concerts

Piedmont Wind Symphony and Judy Barnes Band to Perform for Arts Council’s Summer Parks Series Final Concerts

Free Patriot Pops concerts in July will feature local rock band Judy Barnes by staff The Summer Parks Series will conclude its six-performance inaugural season with free “Patriotic Pops” concerts at Triad Park at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday July 3 and Tanglewood Park at 6:00 p.m. Sunday July 13. “The […]

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Writers, Artist and Jazz Musicians Combine for a Ekphrastic Night at the Museum

By Staff Winston-Salem Writers and New Winston Museum are partnering for an Ekphrastic Night at the Museum on Friday, June 24, from 6 – 9 pm. (Ekphrastic: a device in which one medium of art tries to connect to another medium by defining and describing it in an effort to […]

by · June 20, 2016 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Museums
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Theatre Alliance to Present Disney’s The Little Mermaid

By Staff In a magical kingdom fathoms below, we meet Ariel, the little mermaid who is tired of flipping her fins and longs to be part of the fascinating world on dry land. Joining her are Sebastian, Ariel’s crabby sidekick; Ursula, the evil sea witch; Triton, King of the Sea; […]

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CCD Father’s Day Poetry – Sam Barbee

The Crab Killer After church and fried chicken, we went fishing most every Sunday. Seldom missed incoming tide. In his folding chair, webbing frayed and green, Daddy smoked those Camels. I chased my beach ball, primary colors spinning down the hard sand. I scrawled words and pictures into the gray […]

by · June 19, 2016 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Literature
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r/view – The Family Fang

By Katy Shick When Baxter Fang, the grown son of performance artists, Caleb and Camille Fang, finally finds the nerve to confront his father about the damaging effects of being used as raw material for his father’s artistic vision, Caleb responds, “So I screwed you up. My parents screwed me […]

by · June 16, 2016 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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Album Review- “Echo Reverse”, The Near Strangers Invite Us to Come on Down

By Chad Nance ”They hid the deepest answers just above my head But the knowledge I expected was not there They must have changed the alphabet while I was gone.” – “Wayward Moon”, Susan Terry “Echo Reverse”, the newest album by Winston-Salem’s “The Near Strangers” features a grand, cinematic vision […]

by · June 14, 2016 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Music
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Year 2 for Bookmarks Summer Reading Program

By Staff Bookmarks Summer Reading Program, now in its second year, helps students, parents, and teachers prepare for the annual Bookmarks Festival of Books and Authors, which will take place September 8th –10th. K-12 students across North Carolina are invited to participate in the Summer Reading Program. Participants will have […]

UNCSA Alumnus Paul Tazewell Wins Tony Award

UNCSA Alumnus Paul Tazewell Wins Tony Award

By Staff University of North Carolina School of the Arts alumnus Paul Tazewell has won a Tony Award. Tazewell, a 1986 graduate of UNCSA’s School of Design and Production, won for best costume design of a musical for the groundbreaking Hamilton, which won 11 awards of a record 16 nominations. […]

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CCD Sunday Short Fiction- My Late Night Rhapsody- Catching Up with Pancho Villa at the Motel 6

By William C. Crawford Jimmy Pro delivered; he always does. He promised clean, cheap lodging. But no gurantees of peaceful, uninterrupted sleep. We could save some big bucks booking by the week, the length of our West Texas photo shoot. Hard by the interstate, nestled in by the sprawling railroad […]

by · June 12, 2016 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Literature
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Surry Arts Council Presents Art & Nature Festival June 11

By Staff The Surry Arts Council, Minglewood Nature Preserve, and the Mount Airy Photography Club are joining to provide free art and nature experiences for all ages on Saturday and Sunday June 11th. Headlining the festival will be award winning nature photographer Bill Lea. Photographing in the Smokies since 1975 […]