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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
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 […]

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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 […]

Robin Williams- 1951-2014

Robin Williams- 1951-2014

By Andrew David Cox  

by · August 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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Ninja Turtles- Before They Were Bayformed

By Michael A. Wiseman Let’s take a trip in the wayback machine to 1980. The comic book industry is in a boom period, and speculators keep driving prices (and variant exclusives) higher. Daredevil isn’t doing so hot – Marvel is in talks to cancel the series. Likewise, Batman is only […]

by · August 8, 2014 · 2 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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Cabaret- A Tale of Two Anthems

By Randy Gillis   “Start by admitting, from cradle to tomb, it isn’t that long a stay.”   “Life is a Cabaret”. That statement is amazingly flexible in subtext. It sounds quite different when belted out by a desperate, young, hedonistic, sexually free woman in the wink before the rise […]