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The University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) suffered a personal loss a couple weeks ago when Gerald Freedman, emeritus dean of the School of Drama, died at age 92. He'd served as dean for over two decades, from 1991-2012, and when I used to cover theater for the Winston-Salem…

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To this day, Marcel Marceau (1923-2007) is regarded as the greatest mime ever. He may well be the only performer to have attained superstar status in that realm of performance art. Yet before reaching fame on an international scale, he distinguished himself as a hero in the French Resistance…

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Each year, the High Point Arts Council sponsors Arts Awards for Individual Support of the Arts, Corporate Support of the Arts, and Teacher of the Arts to recognize those that have demonstrated excellence and commitment in supporting the arts in the High Point area.

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*Editor’s note: The subject’s last name and location have been omitted from this article to protect their privacy and safety.

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In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, creatives are spreading cheer and goodwill in ways often unseen outside the holiday season. Today, things are tough and confusing, but artists are pulling together while staying physically apart, to live-stream, and weave artistic endeavors into sources …

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My favorite place to take my partner on a date is a/perture cinema. But since COVID-19 shut down the city, I brought a/perture cinema to my date, instead. On April 3, I saw on a/perture’s website that the movie Extra Ordinary had opened, and since the poster looked cute, I clicked on it. I w…

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Greensboro’s Dance Project: The School of City Arts quickly sprung into action by offering virtual “Dance at A Distance” live-stream classes via Zoom on March 30, right after Gov. Cooper’s stay-at-home executive order. Dance Project studios are temporarily closed to all on-site dance classes…

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The North Carolina Writers' Network is proud to present its first-ever entirely online Cabin Fever Conference, April 16-18, 2020. This event offers 630 minutes of high-quality, socially-distant instruction in the craft and business of writing.

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GREENSBORO, NC (April 2, 2020) – Creative Greensboro, the City’s office of arts and culture, and nonprofit ArtsGreensboro, are working together to promote streaming programs, virtual tours, and other interactive online activities that local artists, creative professionals, and arts and cultu…

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1. From April 3-5, don't even get out of bed or move off the couch, because a/perture cinema has added three  new movies to its virtual cinema! According to the newsletter, some of the titles include: Extra Ordinary ("Rose, a mostly sweet and lonely Irish driving instructor, must use her sup…

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*Editor's note: After this article was published, Project Mask WS released an updated count of the masks that have been made and delivered. That number was double their original count, and has been updated in the online version of this article. 

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The Carolina Theatre is helping the show go on by launching their “Open Mic Night: A Virtual Series,” a weekly streaming-event to air Thursdays at 8 p.m., starting April 2.

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With social distancing and lost work, self-employed Triad artists are facing unexpected challenges to survive. Artist, musician and instructor Tim Fogarty is one of many in the community navigating these uncharted waters. Fogarty lost all his income streams (at least through April) due to CO…

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After a lot of careful thought, research and discussion, Johnny, William and the Rooster Walk board of directors have made the very difficult decision to postpone RW12 until Memorial Day weekend of next year (May 27-30, 2021).

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 1. From March 27-28, stay inside and shop local from the Greensboro Farmers Curb Market's new Virtual Marketplace! According to the Facebook event page, "area farmers are keeping us fed, even in these uncertain times. The Market is offering a virtual marketplace where you can SAFELY shop fo…

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In the spirit of keeping art alive during the postponed/canceled community events due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), ArtsGreensboro’s Artist Emergency Relief Fund is providing much-needed support to Greensboro’s working artists in visual art, theatre, dance, music, film, pottery and more acr…

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Tune in Tues., Mar. 24, at 7:00 p.m. for Sidetrack Sessions at the Station! Even though you can’t visit the Centennial Station Arts Center at this time, you don’t have to be present to enjoy live music. Each Tuesday the High Point Arts Council will feature a local artist on it’s Facebook page. We will […]

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(Greensboro, N.C.) ArtsGreensboro launches a Greensboro Artist Emergency Relief Fund directed toward working artists in the Greater Greensboro area who have lost fees, commissions, sales, and other incoming generating activities. The creative community is a critical part of our local economy and helps drive the vibrancy we want to have in the city in which […]

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Winston-Salem, NC — In order to help limit the spread of COVID-19 in North Carolina, and in accordance with the closing of public sites by the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, SECCA’s buildings, galleries, and grounds have closed until further notice. All SECCA events, programs, and tours have been canceled during this time. […]

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GREENSBORO, NC (March 18, 2020) – On March 13, 2020, the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra (GSO) announced that many upcoming Symphony events and concerts would be rescheduled. This decision was made following Gov. Roy Cooper’s recommendation in reference to reducing the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). The GSO is proud to announce the first of many […]

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After taking some time to socially distance during this COVID-19 pandemic, Greensboro painter Sarah McClintock invites art-lovers to come see her 70 paintings, now on exhibit at The Executive Forum at 1400 Battleground Ave. in Greensboro. The building houses two floors of a variety of businesses managed by The Range. McClintock said she had hung […]

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These are trying times for our world, for our nation, and for our community. As the COVID-19 situation develops hourly, the changes that affect our day-to-day lives follow suit. With all of that in mind, I want to announce some changes Theatre Alliance’s upcoming scheduled events. We are postponing “Evita.” This sweeping Andrew Lloyd Webber […]

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To join with the broader community in responding appropriately to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Arts Council of Winston-Salem & Forsyth County will temporarily close, to public access, the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts (“Rhodes Center”) and the Hanesbrands Theatre, beginning Tuesday, March 17, until further notice.  All previously scheduled performances, exhibitions and other events at […]

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A married couple of cosmetologists/estheticians have started an esthetics school in Kernersville that caters to students’ financial needs as well as offers low-cost spa services to the public. Corey and Julie Barham are both cosmetologists, instructors, salon co-owners and the co-owners of t…

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Calling all wizards, muggles and pranksters! Kaleideum North, located at 400 W. Hanes Mill Rd., will host Harry Potter Night with fun activities for the whole family. According to the press release, this “magical night with an April Fool’s twist” is happening on Saturday, March 28, from 6 to…

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With the 2020 RiverRun International Film Festival on the horizon, another local film organization – the Triad Film Collective – will also be celebrating cinema, as it presents its second annual short film showcase on March 12 at Marketplace Cinemas in Winston-Salem.

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Everyone in the Triad is invited to attend a free, kid-friendly and spring-themed event at The Silo Entertainment Complex, located at 816 S. Elm St. in Greensboro. Enjoy food, mimosas (ages 21+) and network with local vendors on March 15 from noon-5 p.m. The “Local Pop-Up Shop” is a free, bi…

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Greensboro College Department of Theatre presents two musical-theatre performances, 7:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, March 28-29, in Hannah Brown Finch Memorial Chapel on campus. Admission is free, and the public is invited. Free parking is available in the lot behind the college’s Admissions Welcome Center at West Market Street and College Place. The […]

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Acclaimed dance duo and brothers MAKS & VAL CHMERKOVSKIY have announced their third nationwide tour MAKS & VAL LIVE 2020: MOTION PICTURES TOUR featuring special guests, spouses and celebrated dancers JENNA JOHNSON and PETA MURGATROYD. Take a trip through the most memorable movie moments through the eyes of Maks and Val. The foursome will reimagine […]

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This Brilliant Darkness with Photographer & Journalist Jeff Sharlet Tuesday, March 17  | 7:00 pm at Bookmarks Known for immersion journalism that is more immersed than most people are willing to go, and for a prose style that is somehow both fierce and soulful, Jeff Sharlet dives deep into the darkness around us and awaiting […]

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BOONE, NC —The Schaefer Center Presents series, presented by Appalachian State University’s Office of Arts and Cultural Programs,is proud to feature L.A. Theatre Works: SEVENonTues., Mar. 24 at 7pm. A documentary-style radio play, SEVEN is based on the lives of seven extraordinary women from around the world: women who faced life-threatening obstacles to bring about affirmative and […]

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Join us Tuesday March 10th at 6PM for a night of music, art, food, and drink! Music from Rich Lerner and the Groove with Floyd Crayne opening for them! Great food from thePacific Rim Food Truck will be on location to serve delicious Korean food. Dairy Deputy, Nos77, and Jenna Rice Art will also be […]

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GREENSBORO, NC (February 26, 2020) – The Drama Center Children’s Theatre presents “The Rainbow Fish,” a lively musical by Austin Zumbro based on the popular children’s book by Marcus Pfister. Shows will be held at 7:30 pm, Fri., Mar. 13; 11 am and 2 pm, Sat., Mar. 14; and 2 pm, Sun., Mar. 15, at the […]

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Greensboro, NC — The Historic Dunleath Neighborhood is seeking performers for its 4th annual Dunleath Porchfest scheduled for Sat., June 13. Solo or ensemble, singing or playing, dancing or storytelling — the more genres the better. We’re also looking for young student performers to be part of the “Kids Track” of performances. At Dunleath Porchfest, […]

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High Point, NC–Vital Theatre Company’s hit family production Angelina Ballerina™The Musicalwill be presented at the High Point Theatre for a single live performance as part of its Passport to Entertainment series. The show, with book and lyrics by Susan DiLallo, music by Ben Morss, and direction and choreography by Sam Viverito, is based on the famous dancing […]

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GREENSBORO, NC — This year’s UNC Greensboro Concert and Lecture Series invites you to a conversation with one of Hollywood’s most respected actors – an Academy Award winner whose roles have become cultural landmarks; a night of dance with a troupe known for its bold and visceral choreography rooted in Cuban tradition; an evening with one of the […]