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Under the Big Ass Fan: MOTHERS

By Jack Pennington It’s a bitter wind that blows at 7th and Trade tonight. Snowpocalypse is once again impending upon our humble Triad. My fingers burn with a painful numbness that’s only matched by the dull tingles in my toes. I really should trade my green Chucks for a pair […]

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Local Rocker Clay Howard’s Newest Music Video

By Staff Long Time North Carolina musician and author, Clay Howard has debuted a new music video for the song, “This Time,” from, “Who The Hell is Clay Howard?” The video is the third music video from the 10 song collection which was produced and recorded with Minneapolis producer/musician, Brynn […]

by · January 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Music
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r/view – Mustang

By Katy Shick One of the great delights of watching a foreign film is getting an opportunity to live in another country for just a few hours. While visiting this culture, we, the viewers can witness what life is like—where people live and shop, how they drive, and how they […]

by · January 21, 2016 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
Micro-Doc – Back to the Rock – The Next Generation of Americana

Micro-Doc – Back to the Rock – The Next Generation of Americana

  In this CCD micro-doc you meet Stokes County’s Mason Via, a young man with thoughtful insight and a craftsman’s skill at song writing that is surprising given his tender age of 18.  

by · January 19, 2016 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Music
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Chef Stephanie Tyson to Headline Soul Food Week Dinner in Chicago

By Staff Stephanie Tyson,/chef and co-owner of Sweet Potatoes in Winston-Salem’s Arts District, will headline the Soul Food Week Dinner at Chicago’s award-winning Big Jones Restaurant on January 20. Chef Paul Fehribach of Big Jones will be offering diners “a soul food family dinner” prepared from recipes in Chef Stephanie’s […]

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RiverRun’s Andrew Rodgers to Head Denver Film Society

By Staff After successfully leading the RiverRun International Film Festival for more than a decade, Andrew Rodgers announced he will step down from his position as Executive Director effective March 8, 2016. He and his family will be moving to Colorado this spring, where he will take over the reins […]

by · January 7, 2016 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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r/eview – The Danish Girl

By Katy Shick   Tom Hooper’s new film, “The Danish Girl”, chronicles the struggle of a man in the late 1920s to become the woman he knows himself to be. Based on the novel by David Ebershoff, “The Danish” Girl is the fictionalized account of Einar Wegener, a Danish landscape […]

by · December 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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2015 National Film Registry: “Ghostbusters” Gets The Call

By Staff Acting Librarian of Congress David Mao announced Wednesday the annual selection of 25 motion pictures to be named to the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress. These films, which epitomize the diversity and richness of the nation’s cinematic heritage, have been identified as motion pictures that […]

by · December 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
r/view- Spotlight

r/view- Spotlight

By Marshall Schaffer Many a procedural, be it “Zodiac” or “Zero Dark Thirty,” has created suspense by following a straight, chronological line towards its ultimate result or finding. Tom McCarthy’s “Spotlight,” a story of the Boston Globe‘s uncovering of widespread sexual abuse within the Catholic Church, takes a slightly different […]

by · December 8, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
CCD Micro-Doc Culinary Co-Opetition, Winston-Salem’s Food Truck Community

CCD Micro-Doc Culinary Co-Opetition, Winston-Salem’s Food Truck Community

  Documentary filmmaker Arley Wolber takes us behind the scenes and introduces us to Winston-Salem’s vibrant and diverse food truck community  in Winston-Salem.