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  • April 1, 2021
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Arts Council Will Continue to Provide Music for Forsyth County Health Department Vaccination Site

20 local musicians have performed Winston-Salem, NC (April 1, 2021)  —   For weeks, Forsyth County residents arriving at the Fairgrounds COVID vaccination site have been greeted by welcoming and efficient volunteers and medical professionals and, thanks, to The Arts Council of Winston-Salem & Forsyth County, music.  It’s been a pleasant surprise for many people with appointments during morning hours, lowering stress levels and helping time pass as they are processed through. At the request of the Forsyth County Health Department, The Arts Council of Winston-Salem & Forsyth County will be extending the performances at the Fairgrounds until the end of
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  • March 22, 2021
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Arts Council to Celebrate Its 2021 Annual Community Fund for the Arts

SECCA will host gathering of arts community to boost campaign Winston-Salem, NC  (March 20, 2021) —  The Arts Council of Winston-Salem & Forsyth County, local arts organizations and arts advocates will gather at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 30, at SECCA to celebrate its 2021 Annual Community Fund for the Arts.  It will be a high energy event with entertainment and artist performances. “Many long-time arts supporters were eager to gather and show their support for the campaign, and we felt that we could safely do that now following COVID-19 protocols,” said Chase Law, Arts Council President and CEO.  The event will
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  • March 5, 2021
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The Winston-Salem Symphony Presents “CenterStage”

Streaming On Demand Beginning March 13 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (MARCH 4, 2021) – The Winston-Salem Symphony will present “CenterStage,” on demand for 30 days beginning March 13 at 7:30 p.m. Music blossoms in this early spring concert featuring Winston-Salem Symphony principal musicians Kathryn Levy (flute) and Brooks Whitehouse (cello) front-and-center in concertos by Lukas Foss and Edward Elgar. George Gershwin’s Cuban Overture, considered perhaps to be a “spicier” version of his famed American in Paris, opens the concert. “CenterStage” will stream on demand both on the Symphony’s Stage Pass and on Artarie, the world’s newest streaming platform for arts and culture. Artarie is available at artarie.com and
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  • February 24, 2021
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RJR A Cappella Jams Their 15th Year

Helping Food Insecure Children in W-S February 24, 2021 – HOPE of Winston-Salem is excited to be part of RJR A Cappella Jam on February 27th, a Virtual Experience for viewers to enjoy an evening of talented A Cappella Aficionados.  Each year RJRAC supports nonprofit efforts in the community. This year they will be helping HOPE drive nutritious, filling, healthy meals weekly to children and produce to parents in food deserts (right here in W-S). Last year, RJR raised over $7,000 for Kaleideum, a local learning and science center. Although this Saturday 2/27 will be a virtual event, we look forward to people tuning in from home and those
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  • February 24, 2021
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Men Who Cook Fundraiser

Reimagined for 2021 to Benefit SECU Family House winston-Salem, NC (February 24, 2021) – A new version of the SECU Family House’s signature Men Who Cook fundraising event, presented by Wake Forest Baptist Health, is being served up this year to benefit families to travel to our area for medical care. An alternative to a hospital waiting room or an expensive hotel, the Family House provides affordable accommodations for adult patients and caregivers who have been referred by one of three local organizations – Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center and Trellis Supportive Care. Typically, Men Who
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  • February 2, 2021
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The Winston-Salem Symphony Presents “Mixtape”

A Perfect Concert for Valentine’s Day Stage Pass Available for Just $45 from Feb. 1–14 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (FEBRUARY 2, 2021) – The Winston-Salem Symphony will present “Mixtape,” just in time for Valentine’s Day. “Mixtape,” which will present a romantic blend of orchestral favorites from Mozart to Puccini and beyond, will be available on demand beginning Saturday, February 13 at 7:30 p.m. This concert will be available to Spring Stage Pass members or can be purchased for $20 per stream (concerts will be available on demand until March 13. For two weeks only, from February 1 through February 14, the Symphony is
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  • December 15, 2020
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RIVERRUN HOLDING LINCOLN SMARTPHONE SHORT FILM CONTEST

Longtime festival supporter Parkway Lincoln to sponsor contest WINSTON-SALEM, NC (DECEMBER 15, 2020)–RiverRun International Film Festival has announced a new fun contest for budding filmmakers, the Lincoln Smartphone Short Film Contest, sponsored by longtime festival supporter Parkway Lincoln. Those wishing to enter the contest should create—entirely on a smartphone—a 1-to-5 minute short film that must somehow be centered around a Lincoln vehicle.  Submissions are due via YouTube or Vimeo by 5 p.m. on Saturday, December 19 to tiffany@riverrunfilm.com. Full contest rules are available on the RiverRun website HERE. “We’re looking forward to seeing what creative short films folks will come up with
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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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