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  • November 12, 2020
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Ribbon Cutting for Pedestrian Bridges Over Salem Parkway Nov 14

Creative Corridors Coalition to Celebrate Opening of Pedestrian Bridges Over Salem Parkway Open House and Neighborhood Stroll Highlight Openings ofGreen Street Pedestrian Bridge and Strollway Pedestrian Bridge WINSTON-SALEM, NC (NOVEMBER 12, 2020)—Creative Corridors Coalition invites the public to“BridgingWS”—an open house-style event celebrating the opening of the Green Street and Strollway Pedestrian Bridges on Saturday, November 14 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Construction on the Salem Parkway began in the fall of 2018. However. the Creative Corridors Coalition kicked off its preliminary work in 2007 and was founded as a nonprofit in 2010. Creative Corridors volunteers initiatedand participated in hundreds
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  • October 27, 2020
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Arts Council Names Chase Law to be New President and CEO

Charlotte non-profit executive will assume position on December 1, 2020 Winston-Salem, NC (October 27, 2020) – The Arts Council of Winston-Salem & Forsyth County has named Chase Law, currently Vice President of Development at Charlotte-based Blumenthal Performing Arts, as its new President and CEO.  She will assume her duties on December 1.   Ms. Law will succeed retired Winston-Salem attorney Randy Eaddy, who has been serving on an interim basis since August 2018. The search for the new CEO was led by Rick Moss, currently chair of the Arts Council’s Finance Committee and a former Chair of the Board. “We cast our
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  • October 23, 2020
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The Winston-Salem Symphony Presents London Calling

The first concert of the 2020–21 Season Reimagined, October 24 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (October 12, 2020) – The Winston-Salem Symphony has returned to the stage this fall and while a lot has changed, its commitment to bringing music to life has not. The Winston-Salem Symphony kicked off its season on October 8 and 9 with two outdoor in-person concerts for audiences of 50 attendees. On October 24, Music Director Timothy Redmond and Symphony musicians will take the stage at the Stevens Center of UNCSA for its first Classics concert of the season, London Calling. This and other concerts this fall have been curated
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  • September 24, 2020
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SAM & Eggs to Take Place Virtually on September 30

WINSTON-SALEM, NC (SEPTEMBER 24, 2020)—Samaritan Ministries will hold its annual SAM & Eggs fundraising breakfast on September 30 beginning at 8 a.m.  The event is open to the public and will be virtual this year at samaritanforysth.org.  Samaritan Ministries has a goal of raising $167,000 from SAM & Eggs. “SAM & Eggs is a great way to begin your day on a positive note, this year from the leisure of your own home or office,” Samaritan Ministries Executive Director Jan Kelly said.  “Our program will last only about 30 minutes and is a wonderful way to hear more about our work
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  • September 22, 2020
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Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. Announces Appointment

Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. has named Terri Cummings as Vice President of Talent and Workforce. In this role, Terri will serve on the organization’s leadership team and advance efforts to promote education and workforce alignment throughout Winston-Salem and Forsyth County. Working closely with industry partners, higher education institutions, and Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools, Terri will draw together stakeholders throughout the community to implement talent development initiatives including internships, apprenticeships, career-readiness training, and more.  “Internships and apprenticeships provide meaningful and quality learning opportunities to students and employers. There is a significant value for students to gain applied knowledge, as well as the opportunity
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  • August 26, 2020
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Alzheimer’s Association Adds New Topics in Sept. for Virtual Program Lineup

CHARLOTTE, N.C. August 26, 2020 – While the on-going coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic still threatens the health of millions in this country and around the world, it continues to create additional challenges for people living with Alzheimer’s and all dementia, their families and caregivers, including 180,000 in North Carolina and their estimated 479,000 caregivers. The Alzheimer’s Association, Western Carolina Chapter and the Alzheimer’s Association, Eastern North Carolina Chapter are continuing to offer free virtual education programs and online support groups to help all North Carolina caregivers and their families. Launched in May in response to the impact COVID-19 was having on those affected by dementia, the Alzheimer’s Association now offers a
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  • June 17, 2020
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Old Salem Museums & Gardens and the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts Announce Exciting New Online Lifelong Learning Series

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (June 17, 2020) –Old Salem Museums & Gardens and the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA) will premiere Old Salem Presents: Stories from the American South, a new, interactive, online series for adult lifelong learners, on July 7, 2020. The new series will feature members of our curatorial and research teams and colleagues sharing engaging and unexpected stories about early Southern people, places, and things. “We’re not just researchers, we’re storytellers,” said Gary Albert, Director of MESDA Research.  “Old Salem Presents is a chance to tell some of the more interesting and important stories we discover every day at
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  • May 22, 2020
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RIVERRUN ANNOUNCES 2020 JURY AWARD WINNERS

Jurors Convened Virtually to Decide This Year’s Award Recipients WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina (May 22, 2020) – The RiverRun International Film Festival has announced its 2020 Jury Award Winners, which were held virtually this year in light of COVID-19 and the cancellation of the festival.  Eighteen jurors made up the main film juries and three jurors participated in the Pitch Fest competition. The jurors represented all aspects of the film industry and are leaders in their respective fields in film. “One of the first things we decided after we wrapped our heads around not having a festival this year was that we should
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  • May 7, 2020
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RIVERRUN ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF VIRTUAL PITCH FEST

Six North Carolina Schools Participated in 2020 Competition WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina (May 7, 2020) – The RiverRun International Film Festival has announced the winners of its 2020 Pitch Fest competition, which was held virtually this year in light of COVID-19 and the cancellation of the festival.  Pitch Fest invites student filmmakers, to pitch their ideas for new documentaries to a panel of expert judges in the hopes of being awarded a cash prize and recognition within the industry.  Six schools from North Carolina participated: University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Elon University, High Point University, Wake Forest University, UNC Wilmington
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  • April 24, 2020
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Arts Council and Forsyth County Bringing Five Concerts to County Parks this Summer

Arts Council and Forsyth County Bringing Five Concerts to County Parks this Summer All events free and family friendly Winston-Salem, NC (April 23, 2020) —  The Arts Council of Winston-Salem & Forsyth County has announced the lineup for the 2020  Summer Parks Concert Series with three  performances  at Tanglewood Park and two at Triad Park.   West End Mambo, the popular, high-energy classic salsa and Latin jazz band, will kick off the series Sunday, June 21, at Tanglewood.  All events and parking are free and family-friendly. This is the fifth season for the Parks Concert Series , which is a collaborative presentation
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