Art & Artists

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Winston-Salem’s Theater Scene Headlines Spring

On numerous stages in multiple venues, an actor or audience, donor or director, is contributing to Camel City’s decades-deep identity as an arts hub. Here was born the nation’s first arts council and the state’s only arts conservatory; here a fledgling group of thespians spawned many more; here a local film fest became nationally recognized. At every level, Winston acts up.
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Finding Writer’s Solitude at Weymouth Center

How writers find scene and setting in self-imposed solitude.

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Wood-Carver Tom Wolfe Turns Pine Into Characters

Many wood-carvers steer clear of our state tree as a medium, but Tom Wolfe has always seen faces in the pine.

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American Tobacco Factory Revitalized

After falling into a state of disrepair, American Tobacco Factory has been revitalized as American Tobacco Campus, a center of culture in Durham.
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African American Quilt Circle Stitches Narratives

Members of a Durham quilting circle know that preserving the act of quilting is as important as preserving the quilts themselves.

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Imperial Tobacco Company Repurposed

A space that once housed Imperial Tobacco Company has transformed into a cultural center while still keeping many of its beautiful, original features.
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Passion Means Patience to Bakersville Glassblower

Richard Ritter, a glassblower in Bakersville, is a true talent and one of only 19 individuals to hold the honor as a North Carolina Living Treasure.

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JJ Jiang Brings Artistic Vision to Cary

A Chinese-American artist finds inspiration where the waters converge.
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Homes for Bluebirds

Eastern bluebirds, once almost vanished from our state, thrive with the help of friendly (human) neighbors.
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Art Inspires Community at Cedar Creek Gallery

A community of artists finds a home, and a family, at a gallery near Creedmoor.

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