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CCD Ticket Contest Winners for this Week!

    CCD is happy to announce the winners of this week’s ticket giveaway contest. Milind Dongre and Katlin Tucker have won sets of two tickets for their choice of events this weekend. They will be choosing from attending Reynolda Houses’ Friday night Cinema Under the Stars screening of the legendary […]

CCD’s Ticket Giveaway Contest – August 2014

CCD’s Ticket Giveaway Contest – August 2014

CCD has partnered up with Reynolda House and the Blue Ridge Music Center to give our readers the opportunity to win tickets! Each week on Thursday, two names will be drawn from contest entrants- one will win 2 tickets to Reynolda House’s Cinema Under the Stars and the other will win […]

A former inmate at Dora-Mittelbau points out a Nazi guard. Credit: WW2 Database

Piecing Together the Story, Unraveling the Mystery

By Cyndi Briggs   I knew my grandaddy John by these things: the bright, open, and immediate smile that was never far from his face. The smell of aftershave and pipe tobacco. The roughness of his cheek as he hugged me hello and goodbye. I knew him through soft drinks […]

by · July 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Columns, Guests, Museums
Where Jaws Led, Others Stumbled – Win Tickets to Cinema Under the Stars

Where Jaws Led, Others Stumbled – Win Tickets to Cinema Under the Stars

By Michael A. Wiseman     You’ve seen the poster. You know the iconic bass theme. You might even still be afraid to go into the water (that is, if three dwindling, gimmick-fueled sequels didn’t ruin Hollywood’s most iconic white shark for you). But did you know that, despite being […]

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Steven Spielberg’s Jaws & the Great American Novel

By Chad Nance   “Consider the subtleness of the sea; how its most dreaded creatures glide under water, unapparent for the most part, and treacherously hidden beneath the loveliest tints of azure. Consider also the devilish brilliance and beauty of many of its most remorseless tribes, as the dainty embellished […]

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Review – Neil Goldberg’s “Anthology” at SECCA – Micro Moments Out of Time

By Chad Nance Opening on Friday July 18th, Neil Goldberg’s “Anthology” is one of the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art’s most engaging installations in a while. Shows like “Graphic Design” and “Eric Fertman: A Comic Turn” were intellectual and aesthetic achievements, yet neither really spoke to the heart in the […]

by · July 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Galleries, Museums
the war at home

New Winston Museum to Present “War at Home” Event Today

By Staff New Winston Museum will host a presentation titled, “A Doctor Writes of Suffering: The Letters of Civil War Surgeon John F. Shaffner” on Tuesday, June 10, at noon. Mr. Johnnie Pearson, a Civil War scholar and author living in Hickory, will present selections from his current project, the […]

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Reynolda House Wins ‘People’s Choice Award’ for Best of the Web at International Museum Conference

By Staff Reynolda House Museum of American Art’s new website, reynoldahouse.org, was honored recently with the “People’s Choice” Award at the Museums and the Web 2014 conference in Baltimore. Museum professionals from around the world voted for the Reynolda House site among 59 nominated sites eligible for the award. Voting […]

Reynolda House Competes Against Museums in Dance Competition

Reynolda House Competes Against Museums in Dance Competition

By Staff Reynolda House Museum of American Art is one of 22 museums from around the world competing in an online competition called Museum Dance-off. The competition, organized by a blog called “When You Work at a Museum,” began May 26. Reynolda House will compete against Indiana State Museum on […]

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Reynolda House Kicks Off a Summer Full of Events

by Staff Reynolda House Museum of American Art will celebrate the start of summer with its annual “Summertime Social: Backyard Barbecue and Brews,” an outdoor, after-hours event, June 5 from 6 to 9 pm. Sarah Siskind, one of today’s most respected and covered songwriters and a stand-out independent artist who […]