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r/view: Birdman

By Marshall Shaffer   I hardly think it counts as a spoiler anymore to say that “Birdman” (sometimes also credited with the title “The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance”) is edited to make the majority of the film appears as if there are not edits. This does not, however, mean the […]

by · October 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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Americana Metal – CCD Sits Down With Bask

By Asia Shepphard Bask is an Asheville, NC band and their new LP, American Hollow, is a must listen. It is captivating, at times dark and addicting. I was lucky enough to catch up with Scott Middleton, the drummer, of Bask. CCD: Who and what is BASK? Bask: Bask is […]

by · October 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Music
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Micro-Doc – Why Not? – Asking Kevin Smith to Star in My Short Film

By Jack Pennington Remember daydreaming about meeting your heroes? Maybe in the middle of math class sophomore year, your mind would drift off to the fantasy about running into the lead singer of your favorite rock band, favorite actor, or something like that. Did the fantasy ever run away with […]

by · October 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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Arts Council, a/perture, and Coffee Park Team Up to Present Sunset Flicks

By Staff   The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County in collaboration with a/perture cinema and Coffee Park will host “Sunset Flicks” on three Sundays in October – a free event at Winston-Square Park featuring movies, live music and food. “We want to continue building vibrancy in downtown Winston-Salem […]

by · October 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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Under the Big Ass Fan – All Them Witches: Rock & Roll Revenants

By Jack Pennington Here was an entire industry to help the next Beatles, Stones, Prince, Hendrix, to prop them up and support them every step of the way. There are still record companies, and it does apply to pop, rap, and country to an extent. But for performers who are […]

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Film r/eview- The Skeleton Twins

By Marshall Shaffer   Casting Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader, two recent products churned out by the “Saturday Night Live” star-making factory, definitely leads to a certain set of expectations about what antics should follow. So when “The Skeleton Twins” begins with two very serious suicide attempts by its leads, […]

by · October 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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Phuzz Phest Founder Receives 2014 R. Philip Hanes, Jr. Young Leader Award

By Staff   The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County held its 65th Annual Meeting today and honored Philip Pledger, Founder and Director of Phuzz Phest music festival, with its coveted R. Philip Hanes Young Leader Award. The Young Leader Award recognizes a person 40 years of age or […]

by · September 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Music
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Winston-Salem Comic-Con- The Comic-Geek Common Core

By Michael A. Wiseman Photos by Edie joines, Emmy Doom, and Eliot Joines   Comic book fans have an unbridled passion for education. For proof, look no further than Winston-Salem Comic Con. This year, over a thousand estimated attendees come together at the Dixie Classic Fair Grounds to talk, debate, […]

by · September 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Events
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Yadkin River Keeper Brings Nation’s Largest Environmental Film Festival to Winston-Salem

By Staff Yadkin Riverkeeper’s First Annual Clean Water Weekend is going to bring the nation’s largest environmental film festival of its kind, The Wild & Scenic Film Festival on Tour, to Winston-Salem from September 26 to 28. The weekend, presented by Indera Mills, features 31 films that will be shown […]

by · September 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Events, Film, Museums
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Steep Canyon Rangers Coming to the Blue Ridge Music Center October 11th

By Staff Two-Time Grammy Award Winners (both for Best Bluegrass Album – 2012′s “Rare Bird Alert” (w/Steve Martin) & 2013′s “Noboby Knows You”) and Blue Ridge Parkway supporters are scheduled to perform a concert at The Blue Ridge Music Center on on Saturday, October 11th at 4pm. Located at Milepost […]