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r/view – It Follows

By Marshall Shaffer   In his soon-to-be classic modern horror film “It Follows,” David Robert Mitchell can even make a pronoun terrifying. The word “it,” when standing alone in American slang, has referred to an appealing aura of sexuality dating back to Clara Bow’s 1927 romantic comedy “It,” which popularized […]

by · March 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
W-S Musician Clay Howard Releases Lyrics Video to Preview His New Album

W-S Musician Clay Howard Releases Lyrics Video to Preview His New Album

Winston-Salem  musician and author, Clay Howard has debuted a second lyrics video to preview his upcoming release, “Who The Hell is Clay Howard?”, coming April 17 on Rocksteady Records. “We all seem to be moving our communication to these devices, these ever present smartphones, “Clay said. “So what better way to […]

by · March 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Music
Electric Camel Pod(cast) – Cults, Crowd Funding, and Getting a Documentary Film Off of the Ground

Electric Camel Pod(cast) – Cults, Crowd Funding, and Getting a Documentary Film Off of the Ground

The boys welcome their “Listener” and local filmmaker, Jack Pennington to discuss his upcoming documentary film about the survivors of a Christian sect called “Faith Assembly”.  At least 100 people are thought to have died in this faith healing cult whose leader, Hobart Freeman, preached a doctrine that seeking professional […]

by · March 26, 2015 · 1 comment · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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r/view: Leviathan

By Marshall Shaffer In the past few years, both the Coen Brothers in “A Serious Man” and Terence Malick in “The Tree of Life” have explored the perpetually head-scratcher of a Biblical story that is Job. The perceived human disparity between is and ought as well as the unfathomable question […]

by · March 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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RiverRun Announces the 2015 Lineup

By Staff   The RiverRun International Film Festival today announced the full lineup of films for the 17th annual Festival, which has expanded from 10 to 11 days, running April 16-26, 2015. This year RiverRun will screen more films than ever before: a total of 165 films, including 74 features […]

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r/view – Gett- The Trial of Viviane Amsalem & Ballet 422

By Marshall Shaffer   Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem The protagonist and heroine of “Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem” may have her name in the title, but that could very well be the only advantage she possesses in the film. Take the first scene, for example. As Viviane […]

by · March 12, 2015 · 1 comment · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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Triad Stage Announces their 15th Season Lineup

By Staff   Over the course of two evenings in Greensboro and Winston-Salem, Triad Stage, the Triad’s premier regional theater announced its 2015-2016 Season – the 15th Anniversary Season for the company, featuring nine original productions mounted in Greensboro and Winston-Salem. “The 2015-2016 season is fill with plays we love,” said […]

by · March 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Entertainment, Events, Live Performances
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RiverRun Announces 2015 Films with Class Lineup

By Staff   The RiverRun International Film Festival today announced three films to be showcased during the upcoming Festival (April 16-26, 2015). These films, part of RiverRun’s ‘Films with Class’ educational outreach program, will be privately screened by Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School students as well as shown to the general public […]

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Hispanic Arts Initiative and Carter G. Woodson School Collaborate on Cross-cultural Learning

By Staff   The Hispanic Arts Initiative and Carter G. Woodson Charter School will collaborate on a cross-cultural learning program that will emphasize the shared cultural heritage between the Latino and African-American communities. “Four years ago, the school transitioned from an almost 100 percent African-American student body to one that […]

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r/view- Opening Friday – Girlhood & Mr. Turner

By Marshall Shaffer Girlhood Writer/director Céline Sciamma’s third feature bears the title “Bande de Filles” in its native French tongue, which translates roughly to band (or group) of girls. Yet the English release of the film gives it this name: “Girlhood.” The title seems not only ill-fitting but also begging […]

by · February 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film