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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 […]

Micro-Doc – Wieners and Losers- Resurrecting the Games that Inspired a Generation

Micro-Doc – Wieners and Losers- Resurrecting the Games that Inspired a Generation

By Jack Pennington   For sixteen years, Scott Leftwich has been rescuing and refurbishing dying arcade cabinets, and now he’s ready to share them with the world. You can read more about Wieners & losers HERE and check them out yourself HERE.     Director/editor Jack Pennington is originally from Georgia […]

by · September 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
CCD Editorial Cartoon- Ending of Incentive program to Kill NC Film Industry

CCD Editorial Cartoon- Ending of Incentive program to Kill NC Film Industry

By Andrew David Cox           Andrew David Cox, from Pfafftown, is a cartoonist, painter and illustrator who specializes in editorial cartoons and political art. Cox drew editorial cartoons for The Appalachian, the student newspaper of Appalachian State, from August of 2012 to May of 2014. His […]

by · August 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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School of the Arts Film Alum Having Script Produced by Elijah Wood’s New Shingle

Brandon Maurice Williams, a member of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts first film making class is having his latest script produced by actor Elijah Wood’s (Lord of the Rings, The Faculty, Sin City) horror shingle SpectreVision.  “Curse the Darkness” an “anthropological zombie film,” and will take […]

by · August 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
CCD’s- 200 Must See Documentaries

CCD’s- 200 Must See Documentaries

By Angel Uriel Perales The last 15 years have seen an explosion and proliferation of the documentary film medium. Perhaps because of the relative ease of digital editing or perhaps because film festivals and film critics are finally giving documentaries their artistic due, the golden age of documentaries has blossomed […]

by · August 24, 2014 · 5 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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Robin Williams- I Just Woke Up in a World Without Christmas

By Jack Pennington   He never failed to make me smile. 2006. I’m working the most disappointing job I ever accepted. I’m jockeying a register at a video rental place on the outskirts of Atlanta. What should be a dream for me turns out to be just another job. Lousy […]

Micro-Doc – The Partridge Family of Metal

Micro-Doc – The Partridge Family of Metal

  CCD’s filmmaker in residence Jack Pennington catches up with the “Partridge Family of Metal” and learns that a family who rocks together stays together. Director/editor Jack Pennington is originally from Georgia and now finds himself transplanted and happily living in Winston-Salem, NC. Jack is a director, cinematographer, editor, and […]

by · August 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Music