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Twin City Stage Announces Auditions for Swingtime Canteen

By Staff   Twin City Stage will hold auditions for the musical comedy, Swingtime Canteen, on Monday, August 31 at 7 pm at the Arts Council Theatre, 610 Coliseum Drive, Winston-Salem. No appointment is necessary. It’s 1944 and movie legend Marian Ames and her gal pals from the Hollywood Canteen […]

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City Parks to Host “Neighborhood Suites” Concerts

By Staff   Five city parks will host free concerts by the Camel City Jazz Orchestra on Sundays in August. The orchestra’s “Neighborhood Suites” series combines original big-band jazz with narratives about historic neighborhoods in Winston-Salem. The narratives were provided by the New Winston Museum, which collaborated with the orchestra […]

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Winston-Salem Writers Announce 2015 Flying South Winners

By Staff Winston-Salem Writers have  announced the winners of the fifth annual Flying South literary competion. Winston-Salem Writers is an organization of writers who write fiction, non-fiction, plays and poetry, and who “care about the art and craft of writing”. They offer programs, workshops, critique groups, open mic nights, web-based writing, writers’ […]

by · July 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Literature
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BookMarks Brings in the Big Names for 2015

By Staff   Bookmarks has announced their full author lineup for the 2015 Festival of Books and Authors to be held from September 10 – 12. The list of authors have published a combined 300 New York Times bestsellers and received many accolades including national and international prizes. The free […]

by · July 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Literature
CCD Sunday Stories – “Exercise” by Clay Howard

CCD Sunday Stories – “Exercise” by Clay Howard

By Clay Howard   “Twenty-five years is long enough. ” The last time I exercised – “on purpose,” as I like to joke, was as a college freshman, twenty-five+ years ago. Hip-Hop had yet to take over as the popular form of “music,” stereos were still accepted as pieces of […]

by · July 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Literature
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Local Filmmakers Blow the Doors off with Short Film “Reverie”

By Staff   In the summer of 2014, with the incentives that drive the North Carolina film industry locked up in a nasty, partisan political battle a group of film craftspeople from Winston-Salem shot a gorgeous and inspiring short. “Reverie” is a meditation on imagination and joy that shows just […]

by · July 12, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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88.5 WFDD Receives National Award

By Staff 88.5 WFDD, the public radio station licensed to Wake Forest University, has won another national award for excellence in broadcasting. The station received a first place award for Best Spot News in a Small Newsroom from Public Radio News Directors Incorporated (PRNDI), an organization committed to the highest […]

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Salvation Army Academy of Music and Arts Presents Midsummer Concert

By Staff The Salvation Army Academy of Music and Arts Summer Conservatory in Partnership with the Winston-Salem Symphony  will present its Midsummer concert Friday, July 10, at 6PM at the Washington Park Corps at 1411 S. Broad St. Admission is free and the public is invited. The summer conservatory is […]

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RiverRun Receives National & Regional Grants Totaling $148,000

By Staff The RiverRun International Film Festival is pleased to announce it has recently received $148,400 in operating and project grants. These funds were contributed by six different foundations, both national and regional, and include the National Endowment for the Arts, The Millennium Fund, the James G. Hanes Foundation, City […]

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CCD Sunday Poetry – Works by John Haugh

Internet prayer There is a woman I have not met, an economist with a written voice like fine silver bells, grappling with node biopsies and bilateral mastectomy – seven hours of surgery. Coworkers’ keyboards tack-chack away as I weep at my desk for a woman whose voice grew toward friendship […]