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iO Tillet Wright to speak in Winston-Salem

The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) will host artist and activist iO Tillet-Wright as part of the exhibit Dispatches – Live News Through Art ...
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A Conversation with Fred Chappell

PHOTOS BY TODD TURNER Fred Chappell may be Greensboro’s most distinguished poet, short story writer, essayist and novelist, having won the Aiken Taylor Award for ...
Keller Williams
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Keller Williams And Leo Kottke Play Greensboro

Stepping away from loops and effects gives Williams a chance to spotlight his raw acoustic guitar skills Keller Williams never really needed all of those ...
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Kaleideum to be the Name of the Combined Children’s Museum ...

The Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem and SciWorks, which merged on July 1, 2016, today announced Kaleideum as the new name for the combined entity. While ...
Lonnie Holley
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Artist and Musician Lonnie Holley to play Winston-Salem’s SECCA

The Atlanta-based artist gathers scraps and junk for his work, but his music is a meditation on America Lonnie Holley’s life story is, in many ...
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Luxuriant Sedans Plan Release Show for Double Parked

Second Album by Triad-Area Blues-Rock Excavators The band Luxuriant Sedans aren’t out to rescue the blues exactly. The blues, of course, is a venerable, now ...
Doha Altalki at the press conference.
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Community leaders respond to Trump’s immigration orders

by Eric Wallace A series of Greensboro residents, faith groups and pro-refugee organizations gathered last week in Downtown Greensboro to voice their opposition to President ...
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Piedmont Opera receives $100,000 anonymous donation

It looks like the greatest operatic hero in the Triad this season comes armed with a checkbook! General Director and Principal Conductor James Allbritten announced ...
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Editor's picksThe Arts

Teen Theatre Ensemble chooses poetry over attitude

Whereas many teenagers are slamming doors, blasting music or “giving lip” at the height of their pubescent angst, these young adults are writing poetry to ...
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Vaughan reflects on first year as head of Guilford Green ...

  Since Greensboro Mayor Nancy Vaughan became the Guilford Green Foundation’s executive director in Feb. 2016, she and the nonprofit have seen many ups and ...