Events

Stand Against HB2 to Feature Over 30 Bands and Musicians

Stand Against HB2 to Feature Over 30 Bands and Musicians

by staff Sunday, June 26 will find over 30 North Carolina bands and musicians taking the stage in the Millennium Center to “Stand Against HB2″. The fundraiser concert is the second such event in North Carolina, the first of which was a sold out concert at the Haw River Ballroom […]

Piedmont Wind Symphony and Judy Barnes Band to Perform for Arts Council’s Summer Parks Series Final Concerts

Piedmont Wind Symphony and Judy Barnes Band to Perform for Arts Council’s Summer Parks Series Final Concerts

Free Patriot Pops concerts in July will feature local rock band Judy Barnes by staff The Summer Parks Series will conclude its six-performance inaugural season with free “Patriotic Pops” concerts at Triad Park at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday July 3 and Tanglewood Park at 6:00 p.m. Sunday July 13. “The […]

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Year 2 for Bookmarks Summer Reading Program

By Staff Bookmarks Summer Reading Program, now in its second year, helps students, parents, and teachers prepare for the annual Bookmarks Festival of Books and Authors, which will take place September 8th –10th. K-12 students across North Carolina are invited to participate in the Summer Reading Program. Participants will have […]

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Surry Arts Council Presents Art & Nature Festival June 11

By Staff The Surry Arts Council, Minglewood Nature Preserve, and the Mount Airy Photography Club are joining to provide free art and nature experiences for all ages on Saturday and Sunday June 11th. Headlining the festival will be award winning nature photographer Bill Lea. Photographing in the Smokies since 1975 […]

(First Row, Left to Right) Bridget Orengo (Sowing Seeds Children’s Festival), Maysun Marshall (student, Thomas Jefferson Middleschool), Katherine Foster (New Winston Museum), Barbara Campbell (Lewisville Spring Arts Festival), Jacqueline Henry (Insight Human Services), Daphne Holmes-Johnson (Delta Arts Center), Amatullah Saleem (Mami Wata Cultural Arts Collective)
 
(Second Row, Left to Right)  Owens Daniels (photographer/New Winston Museum), Lori Prescott (Winston-Salem Youth Chorus), Marlin Wilkins (The Basement Tattoo and Beauty Studio), Jen Brown (The Engaging Educator), Rebecca Bryant (Mami Wata Cultural Arts Collective), Olivia Sledge

Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County Announces 13 Mini-Grant Recipients

Grants create access to the arts through non-traditional partnerships by staff The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County has announced its second round of 2016 grants made through its Community Enrichment Mini-Grant initiative. These awards provide community groups and individuals with grants up to $500 to infuse the arts […]

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Kernersville Little Theater to Present “Leap of Faith”

by staff Kernersville Little Theatre (KLT) concludes its 39th season with a journey to a small town with big love and big dreams as they perform Leap of Faith. The New York Post calls Leap of Faith “High-energy entertainment! Ridiculously fun!” Sure to have audiences dancing in the aisles, Leap […]

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Blue Ridge Music Center to Celebrate Young Musicians with JAM & Family Day on May 21

by staff The Blue Ridge Music Center is partnering with Junior Appalachian Musicians Inc. (JAM) to present a free day of activities and musical workshops on Saturday, May 21, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. JAM is a regional program that offers children the chance to experience community through the […]

The Art of Disruption: First Days at RiverRun International Film Festival

The Art of Disruption: First Days at RiverRun International Film Festival

By Staff As I write these words, at 12:16 on a Saturday afternoon, my bed lies unmade. Typically, I’m a compulsive bed maker. Drilled into me early by my tidy mother, my day can’t truly begin until the sheets are smooth, the comforter tucked into place, the pillows re-fluffed. But […]

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RiverRun Review: The Missing Ingredient

By Timothy Beeman II I was given the opportunity to screen and review a film for the RiverRun International Film Festival. You may ask yourself, why am I reading a movie review on a food blog? Well, it’s because the film is about food, sort of. It’s about two restaurants […]

Why We love RiverRun, A Conversation

Why We love RiverRun, A Conversation

By Cyndi Briggs This week I sat down with friend and fellow writer Caresse Hightower to geek out about why we love the RiverRun International Festival so much. She is a dedicated RiverRun volunteer and festival supporter. Cyndi Briggs: Tell me about how you first heard about RiverRun. What drew […]