CCD Sunday Poetry- Works by Donna Wallace

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by · May 17, 2015 · 1 comment · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Literature
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Camel City Sunday Short Fiction – “Boys in the Photograph” by Carol Roan

By Carol Roan Louisa lingered at the Hadrosaurus foulkii skeleton, happy to find something, anything to delay walking down the hall toward the gala opening of the Museum’s Spring Valley room. Michael’s Spring Valley room, really. His photography. Why did I tell Michael I’d come? She hated openings, hated the […]

by · May 10, 2015 · 1 comment · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Literature
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CCD Sunday Poetry – Works by Becky Gould Gibson

PIT-COOKED “Read the Bible. Jesus saves you from hell.” – Hand-held sign at the entrance to the Barbecue Competition next to a closed-down furniture factory, Lexington, NC, April 2011 for Melanie They brought their own fire, heretic half-rounds Of hickory stacked against evening, drawn down To embers in metal oil […]

by · May 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Literature

Camel City Sunday Short Story – The Yellow Dress

By Jan Wharton   Anna pushed herself back beside the grandfather clock in the front hallway until she felt the coolness of the stone wall against her back. Two of the older servant boys ran past her, carrying large planks they had harvested from the floor of an upstairs bedroom. […]

by · April 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Literature

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
chad nance

“Shape I’m In: The Camel City Dispatches” to be Released at Arts for the Holidays Downtown Friday Night

By Staff   “The Shape I’m In:The Camel City Dispatches” is now on the streets.  The first copies off of the (local) presses will be available and signed for purchase Friday evening at Arts for the Holidays, an event being held at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Performing Arts.  CCD […]

by · December 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Literature
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Locals Only- Short Stories on CCD – Stinson Beach

by Clay Howard Just a walk on the beach… Pretty easy, once I got here. At least it’s a beautiful day- no clouds, no rain, no…well at least it’s a pretty day. Not sure where I will go, I just know that I’ll go there-here, at Stinson Beach. It was […]

by · November 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Literature

Bookmarks Becomes Newest Funded Partner of the Arts Council

By Staff Bookmarks was named the Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County’s newest funded partner on October 16, 2014 with a grant of $10,000. Jim Sparrow, Arts Council president and chief executive, and Dara Silver, director of member services and grants, announced the awards in a news conference at […]

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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

Bookmarks & Summit School Present a Book Release Celebration Featuring Charlie Lovett

By Staff   Bookmarks and Summit School will hold a Book Release Celebration for Charlie Lovett’s newest nove l”First Impressions: A Novel of Old Books, Unexpected Love, and Jane Austen” on Thursday, October 16 at 7 pm in the Loma Hopkins Theatre at Summit School at 2100 Reynolda Road in […]

by · October 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Literature