Author & Illustrator to Lead Family Book Event at Twin City Hive Saturday

By Staff On Saturday Twin City Hive will host a very special meet and greet with the local author and illustrator of the recently released family book, “The Ella Zoo”, an illustrated book of children’s poetry. This afternoon event will feature poetry readings by the author, a creative hands-on activity […]

UNCSA School of Filmmaking Alum May Take on “Aquaman”

UNCSA School of Filmmaking Alum May Take on “Aquaman”

By Staff University of North Carolina School of the Arts alum Jeff Nichols could be about to make the move from the world of independently produced films like “Take Shelter” and “Mud” into the mega-budget world of big time super-hero flick movie making. A small part of the recent North […]

by · January 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Events, Film
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Friends & Family Plan Memorial Event for Eddie Rouse

By Staff   According to a press release, House on the Hill will present a memorial celebration for actor Eddie Rouse, who had deep ties in Winston-Salem. The tribute will take place December 27th from 7pm-10pm at Authoring Action, 624 West 6th Street. Master of Ceremonies will be LeShea Agnew […]

by · December 22, 2014 · 1 comment · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Events, Film

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

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
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RiverRun Announces Free Screenings Trailblazing Women Series

By Staff The RiverRun International Film Festival announced  that its Films with Class program has again partnered with ITVS’s Community Cinema to present a series of powerful and insightful documentary films to Winston-Salem before they have their broadcast premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens series. These screenings are made up of […]

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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

Close Encounters – The Truth is Still Out There

By Michael A. Wiseman   It’s a known fact that art imitates life. Terrifying sometimes, and impossible to believe at others, but many of the things we read, watch, listen to, and generally ingest for entertainment-value have a real world origin. Wait, you thought that Richard Gere’s cult-classic THE MOTHMAN […]

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CCD’s Ticket Giveaway Contest – August 2014

CCD has partnered up with Carolina Sky Music Festival and the Blue Ridge Music Center to give our readers the opportunity to win tickets! Each week on Thursday, two names will be drawn from contest entrants- one will win 2 tickets to Reynolda House’s Cinema Under the Stars and the other will […]