Arts

UNCSA School of Filmmaking Alum May Take on “Aquaman”

UNCSA School of Filmmaking Alum May Take on “Aquaman”

By Staff University of North Carolina School of the Arts alum Jeff Nichols could be about to make the move from the world of independently produced films like “Take Shelter” and “Mud” into the mega-budget world of big time super-hero flick movie making. A small part of the recent North […]

by · January 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Events, Film
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Brave New Films Release Koch Documentary on Citizens United Anniversary – Full Length Video

By Staff Citizens United v. FEC, the controversial Supreme Court decision that opened American politics up to unlimited amounts of corporate cash (and many believe putting the US Government up for sale) was decided on January 21, 2010. Today, on the anniversary, Brave New Films has released their documentary “Koch Brothers […]

by · January 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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Jason McKinney Returns To Winston-Salem as Paul Robeson for One Night Only

By Staff “Paul Robeson”, a play based on the life of 20th Century Paul Robeson is a provocative two act musical featuring the rich baritone of Jason McKinney as the man himself and Christopher Bagley as Robeson’s accompanist. The play ran sucessfully in January of 2014 at the Hanesbrands Theater […]

by · January 21, 2015 · 1 comment · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Live Performances
danny mcbride (UNCSA '99) as kenny powers

No North Carolina Films Currently in Production

By Staff   Has the North Carolina legislatures jihad against the NC Film incentives killed the state’s film industry?  According to a new story by WRAL’s Laura Leslie,  Guy Gaster, executive director of the North Carolina Film Office, confirmed that there are no movies currently in pre-production, production, or even […]

by · January 21, 2015 · 8 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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Collective Actions Exhibition Opens January 21, 2015 with Reception

By Staff The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art will present a new exhibit, “Collective Actions”, from January 21 through March 22, 2015. “Collective Actions” imagines and activates new forms of collectivity through arts and community action. An opening reception launches the show’s ongoing community participation with a performance by international […]

by · January 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Galleries
r/view- Two Oscar Nominated Films Open Friday in Camel City

r/view- Two Oscar Nominated Films Open Friday in Camel City

By Marshall Shaffer   Editor’s Note: On Thursday morning “Whiplash” received Academy Award  nominations for Best Picture, Best Director, Writing (Adapted Screenplay), Editing, Sound Mixing, and Best Supporting Actor (JK Simmons).  “Foxcatcher” received nominations for Best Director, Writing, Make-up, Best Supporting Actor (Mark Ruffalo) and Best Actor (Steve Carell).  Friday […]

by · January 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
Je Suis Charlie: The Staying Power of Editorial Cartooning

Je Suis Charlie: The Staying Power of Editorial Cartooning

By Andrew David Cox   “All cartoonists are linked together in the world – it’s our language, one we can communicate in.” –Liza Donelly   I would be thrilled to earn a living doing what I am passionate about: commenting on the day’s news in pictures. Why do I continue […]

by · January 14, 2015 · 1 comment · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment
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New Winston Museum Salon Series- “Tobacco from Jamestown to Winston-Salem”

By Staff   Kicking off New Winston Museum’s 2015 Salon Series will be three events that take a look at “A Town Built on Tobacco” The first event, “Tobacco from Jamestown to Winston-Salem,” will take place on January 22nd at 12:00pm Elizabeth Chew, the Betsy Main Babcock Director of the […]

by · January 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Museums
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NC’s New Poet Laureate Coming to Winston-Salem to Launch Locally Published Book

By Staff Shelby Stephenson, North Carolina’s next Poet Laureate, will visit Winston-Salem for a launch party and reading for the reissue of “Fiddledeedee”, a long poem first published with a limited-edition run in 2001 by Bunny & Crocodile Press of Washington, D.C. The new edition was published by Winston-Salem’s own […]

by · January 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Literature
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Listful Thinking- Most Anticipated Films of 2015

By Marshall Shaffer Well, time to usher in 2015. It certainly looks to be another good year of movies with plenty of great actors and directors gearing up with compelling new projects. And, if you’re a franchise lover, this year ought to be nirvana. So, here’s a year-beginning top 10 […]

by · January 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film