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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 […]

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RiverRun Film Festival Celebrates Autism Awareness Month

By Staff The RiverRun International Film Festival has announced that during the upcoming Festival, April 7-17, 2016, in celebration of April as Autism Awareness & Acceptance Month, included in its 166-film lineup, a variety of films featuring autism, Asperger’s syndrome and other neurodiversity issues will be screened, as well as […]

RiverRun’s 2016 Line-Up has Been Announced

RiverRun’s 2016 Line-Up has Been Announced

By Staff The RiverRun International Film Festival today announced the full lineup of films for the 18th annual Festival, running April 7-17, 2016. This year RiverRun will screen 166 films, including 76 features and 90 shorts from 44 countries. “For the last 11 years, I’ve had the honor and privilege […]

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a/perture & Scalawag Magazine to Screen “American Made” Documentary

By Staff Winston-Salem’s a/perture Cinema along with Southern politics & culture magazine, Scalawag, will be screening the documentary “American Made Movie”. This documentary is informed by certain crucial and disturbing concepts and facts- America has the world’s worst trade balance; 56,000 factories in the U.S. have shut down since 2001. […]

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a/perture cinema To Host First South Asian Film Festival

By Staff a/perture cinema and Sukhada Gokhale Productions announce the first annual 2015 “Winston-Salem South Asian Film Festival – W-S/SAFF”, featuring films made by South Asian filmmakers. This mini film festival will take place from October 9, 2015 through October 11, 2015, and will include feature-length films and a short […]

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Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour Returns to Winston-Salem as Part Of Yadkin Riverkeeper’s Clean Water Weekend

By Staff   Yadkin Riverkeeper’s Second Annual Clean Water Weekend will witness the return of the nation’s largest environmental film festival of its kind – The Wild & Scenic Film Festival on Tour. The weekend is a celebration of clean water that benefits Yadkin Riverkeeper’s work to preserve North Carolina’s […]

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Second Sundays on Fourth in Downtown Winston-Salem are Back!

By Michael A. Wiseman The inaugural Second Sundays on 4th event returns this Sunday to downtown Winston-Salem. This free family-friendly outdoor event series, every second Sunday of the month from May to October from 3-6 pm, is presented by Flow Automotive and supported by a number of other local sponsors. Each event includes […]