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CCD’s Top Ten Christmas Tunes

CCD’s Top Ten Christmas Tunes

  10.  Weird Al Yankovic- “The Night Santa Went Crazy” Weird Al simply remains a saint, a gentleman, and can always be counted on for a smile.   9. Carrie Fischer sings Princess Leia’s Life Day Song on the infamous “Star Wars Holdiay Special”… There are not words…   8. Alice Cooper […]

by · December 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Music
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r/view – Wild

By Marshall Shaffer   On the page, Cheryl Strayed’s memoir “Wild” is nothing particularly noteworthy. While she tells her story of hiking the Pacific Crest Trail with raw honesty, the book is often little more than a hybrid of “Eat Pray Love” and “Into the Wild” that insists on its […]

by · December 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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Celebrate New Year’s Eve with the Winston-Salem Symphony & Brubeck Jazz

By Staff   Ring out the old and swing in the new with the Winston-Salem Symphony, Robert Moody Music Director, at its Plugged-In Pops! “New Year’s Eve: Brubeck Jazz” concert, which features the Brubeck Brothers Quartet performing timeless music of their father, jazz legend, Dave Brubeck. The concert will take […]

Hark! The Herald Chipmunks Sing a Christmas Boogie

Hark! The Herald Chipmunks Sing a Christmas Boogie

by Miles Bumgardner   Everybody has a favorite Christmas time memory. Some remember receiving that special gift from someone special. Some people remember the marvelous feasts prepared for the day, and some remember the time they drank a little too much eggnog before sitting on Santa’s lap in the mall […]

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3rd Shift – Goodbye Eddie Rouse

By Chad Nance   Eddie Rouse was an extraordinary human being. He was a man of big dreams and visions who had the kind of personal grit and integrity that it took to see those through. There are plenty of people crawling this planet who have dreams, ideas, and desires… […]

by · December 9, 2014 · 2 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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Wake Forest University Film Festival Joins RiverRun

By Staff   The RiverRun International Film Festival has announced a new collaboration with Wake Forest University to craft a distinctive joint film program in partnership with Wake Forest’s Reynolda Film Festival. For the past eight years, the student-run Reynolda Film Festival has offered film screenings, panel discussions and keynote […]

by · December 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Events, Film
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r/view- The Theory of Everything

By Marshall shaffer ‘Tis the season when phenomenal performances occur in decently passable films, and “The Theory of Everything” has arrived to fit that bill. The movie is little more than a stage for a stunning physical transformation by Eddie Redmayne and a formidable emotional turn by Felicity Jones. Their […]

by · December 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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WrestleCade: Steeped in Tradition, While Creating Its Own

Words & Photos By Michael A. Wiseman   Fewer things mean more to the South than sweet tea, Jesus, stock car races, and barbecue. Historically, that list included professional wrestling. And while the attraction of spandex-clad titans battling over pride, women, and golden title belts has fallen out of mainstream […]

by · December 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Events
Micro-Doc- Surviving Faith Assembly- A Former Cult Member’s Story

Micro-Doc- Surviving Faith Assembly- A Former Cult Member’s Story

By Jack Pennington   Josh Wilson grew up as a member of “Faith Assembly”, an extreme fundamentalist Christian sect run by Hobart Freeman. Freeman encouraged the members of Faith Assembly to “walk by faith”, to trust God for everything.           Director/editor Jack Pennington is originally from […]

by · November 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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RiverRun Receives Another Academy Awards® Distinction

By Staff In a press release Wednesday afternoon RiverRun International Film Festival announced that they has been accepted as a qualifying festival for the Oscars® in the Short Film competition. The news was received late Monday from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. This new designation means that […]

by · November 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts & Innovation, Film