Sometimes we just need some extra pair of hands or paws or something to help get stuff done,” Allison Layton, a wife and mother of twins, said about her family’s everyday life.
YES! Weekly recently spoke to Lauren Reihl, Executive Director of Red Dog Farm, while Riehl was delivering two new rescues to the 21-acre intake facility her organization recently opened off Highway 65 in Stokesdale.
Pets love unconditionally no matter the circumstances, and Doggos wanted to celebrate them, and their owners, with its first three-day Pride event. The business, located at 1214 Battleground Ave., has teamed up with local organizations and businesses to show owners and pets how much they are…
“Father’s Day is a holiday that has historically been overlooked,” said Lovelle McMichael, co-organizer of Uniting Men for Change.
When The Revolution Comes - June 17, 2021 - The Arts Council of Winston-Salem & Forsyth County will host a social justice themed exhibition this summer. Artist and photographer Owens Daniels will present “When the Revolution Comes” and Triad Cultural Arts will present “Black Culture Pop-…
Less than a year in the Triad, Ben’s Boyz, a family-run comfort food truck, opened a restaurant in the Friendly Center in early June after quick success.
When Andrea Santolim Geller graduated from UNCG last month, she bought a mobile office and studio that she also intends to live in. It’s a 40-foot-long classic yellow Thomas Built school bus with a Cummins engine, and she’s named it Bailey. As the mobile headquarters of LemonThyme Studios, G…
Sweet-hearted songbird Laura Jane Vincent and teenaged-rapper TK Free are two Triad artists following in their father’s musical footsteps while blazing their own trail of tunes along the way.
Lucha Libre is a known term in Mexico representing professional wrestlers and was introduced in Mexico in the early 20th century. It’s characterized by colorful masks and is considered a fast-paced sport that combines many maneuvers and holds.
A former police officer who accused Forsyth County Commissioner Tonya McDaniel of fraud claims to have documents contradicting McDaniel’s version of events.
Record nerds rejoice as Record Store Day (RSD) officially returns to independent record stores across the country on June 12, with a second drop on July 17, 2021.
Bookmarks’ 9th annual Movable Feast and Parapalooza will be held at Hanesbrands Theatre in downtown Winston-Salem. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, June 12 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, June 13, 2021, at 3 p.m. Tickets are $30 per person, whether joining in-person or streaming.
After 42 years based in Raleigh, the Miss North Carolina Organization is moving all its pageants to High Point Theatre in High Point this June. The move comes after a year hiatus due to COVID-19.
While defending a bill she describes as intended to protect infants born alive after failed abortions, North Carolina State Senator Joyce Krawiec (R -District 31) has repeatedly described an incident in which “a baby was left to die in a soiled linen closet.” Each time she has told the story…
This week the nation stopped and took a moment to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921. The tragic event left at least 300 dead, many more scarred, traumatized and homeless, and a city on fire.
“When the biggest employer in the area is paying poverty wages, it hurts all of us and our economy,” said Casey Thomas at a Wednesday rally held by Guilford for All in front of the Guilford County Detention Center on Edgeworth Street in downtown Greensboro.
Residents of the Dunleath Historic District invite folks to their lawns for the fifth annual “Dunleath Porchfest” on June 12, 2021.
“I’ve always felt that food is one of the best ways to build bridges and bring people together from different backgrounds,” said Shereen Gomaa.
1. Wet ‘N Wild Emerald Pointe - May 29, 2021 - Wet’n Wild Emerald Pointe will open its gates to visitors at 10 a.m. on Saturday. Greensboro-based waterpark, located at 3910 S. Holden Road, Wet’n Wild Emerald Pointe, features over 38 slides and attractions. Featuring over 3 million gallons of…
GREENSBORO, NC – The International Downtown Association (IDA) has recognized Downtown Greensboro Inc. (DGI) with an Award of Excellence for its 2030 Strategic Vision Plan within the Planning, Design and Infrastructure category. This category features unique organizational approaches and pro…
Within the Triad, music communities work as avenues of connection between themselves and fans. And to honor the winners of the 2021 YES! Weekly Triad’s Best reader poll for music, we connect the dots, highlighting and celebrating the close connections and communities we share.
Since the beginning of the year, local creatives conceived, wrote, and rehearsed a one-act multimedia theatrical event about the importance of similarities and differences in humanity that is now coming to the Reynolds Place Theatre at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts in mid-June.
The upcoming election was a matter of importance on the agenda for the Greensboro City Council May 18, 2021 meeting listed under Item 36, Resolution to Publish a Notice of Election for the November 2, 2021 Election.
The 22nd annual RiverRun International Film Festival didn’t happen last year. The 23rd festival, which concluded May 16th, did happen this year – and it went off without a hitch.
Even on those rainy days, a local collaboration is giving people the chance to add some sunshine to their morning coffee tradition while supporting foster care and adoption.
Six friends who wanted to give back to their community came together to create Etc. As a collective of artists themselves, they envisioned a lifeline for the DIY community and a safe space for them to bring art, expression, and connections to 1333 Grove St.
The date to remember is May 5, 2021. The occasion is the baseball game between Ragsdale and Grimsley high schools. The reason it is important: on that date, during that event, Ragsdale senior Mark Winfield Scott pitched a perfect game.
The Jamestown Town Council has discussed how to enforce the Town’s code ordinances for several months. Interim Town Manager David Treme suggested an outside firm be hired to do a ride-through of the town to check for violations and the Council approved two parts of his suggestion during thei…
More than 6,000 miles away, a man in Gaza live streams a view of Wendover Avenue, where hundreds of protestors are crying out for the freedom of his people.
The Willingham Story Slam at Muse Winston-Salem - May 20, 2021 - The Willingham Story Slam at MUSE Winston Salem is a participatory storytelling event. This month’s featured storyteller is Donovan Livingston and will be emceed by Larry Barron, aka LB the Poet. This month’s theme is “The Mama…
With history as deep as the roots of its front-yard namesake, the green and white late 40s style home on the corner of Gorrell Street and Murrow Boulevard that has bloomed into the Historic Magnolia House will return to its roots.
An independent bookstore is doing its part to drive the discussion of race for all ages in Winston-Salem.
The Greensboro Science Center has announced their new addition to the zoological park - Revolution Ridge. This 15.5 million dollar expansion project will open to the public on June 4, 2021, with a members-only preview on June 3.
The Willingham Story Slam @ MUSE Winston-Salem” will host a virtual storytelling event on Thursday, May 20, 2021, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., with the theme “The Mamas and the Papas.”
When you first walk into Moji Coffee, you’re greeted by brightly colored decor and upbeat music. It’s indicative of the coffee shop’s mission and its definition of moji - “the jolt of joy you get when you make others happy.”
The Media + Emerging Technology Lab (METL) has received a $25,000 Grants for Arts Projects award from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) in support of its Immersive Storytelling Residency. METL Director Ryan Schmaltz announced the grant as UNCSA launches the second year of the residen…
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 13, 2021– A classroom inside the Stout School of Education was recently dedicated in honor of Nancy Shelton, Professor Emeritus, and member of High Point University’s class of 1956.
GREENSBORO, NC (May 12, 2021) – The Downtown Greenway is pleased to invite the community to celebrate two milestones in the history of the Downtown Greenway. On Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 11:00 am, a new major work of public art will be dedicated and the ceremonial groundbreaking for the Fin…
They were frontline workers— individuals who woke up at the break of dawn to keep a community afloat within its darkest days. They were fathers and mothers in loving families, sisters and brothers, congregation members, and community leaders. Now, their names have turned into slogans, the vi…
“Is this out of the box thinking or in the box?” Casey Raymer and the rest of the Kaleideum staff jokingly wonder as they finish organizing the party-in-a-box Kaleidoscope Ball scheduled for the end of this month.
The 35th annual 2021 Carolina Blues Festival kicked off this Sunday with a virtual screening of the Emmy Award winning film Charlie’s Place on Sunday hosted by the Piedmont Blues Preservation Society.
Baseball diamonds in the Triad were left empty in the Spring and Summer of 2020, but that didn’t stop local baseball teams from finding a way to contribute to their respective communities.
The Winston-Salem arts community mourns the passing of a young music matriarch, Bryn Hermansen: FemFest founder, advocate for survivors, and champion of underdogs (and all dogs in general.)
Lime green rental scooters disappeared from Greensboro in February and were replaced by a different vendor and color on April 1, as per a new contract signed between the city and the San Antonio-based micro-mobility company Blue Duck Express.
Greensboro, N.C. – The Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts and Broadway partners Nederlander and Professional Facilities Management (PFM) today announced that the national tour of HAMILTON will make its Triad premiere April 6-24, 2022 on the brand new Tanger Center stage.
Last year, the bad news was that the 22nd annual RiverRun International Film Festival was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The good news this year is that the 23rd annual RiverRun Film Festival will go on as scheduled, offering a combination of safety-distanced, in-person outdoor or dr…
A proposed policy on technology use by the Guilford County Board of Education may require its members to explicitly state their social media posts reflect only their personal views and not those of the board.