The first 50 years of the 20th century were tumultuous.
Lonnie Holley’s art may be heavy in content — charred crosses, swords through masks, caged eagles — but it’s often humorous in execution.
UNC School of the Arts’ ability to stage both classic and contemporary dance forms benefits both its students and audiences.
Festival planning 22nd annual event
Strictly Social will host a party at 10 tonight, Feb. 15, at the Blu Velvet Lounge, 915 Brookstown Ave.
Doug Rice got his first camera, a point-and-shoot known as a Kodak Brownie, when he was 8 years old.
AMSTERDAM — For the first time, and likely the last, the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is showing off most of its works by Rembrandt van Rijn in a single exhibition.
So far in its 35th season, the Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance has bounced across the decades, giving audiences productions based on such nostalgic fare as “Miracle on 34th St.,” the early days of rock and roll in “Million Dollar Quartet,” and “Happy Days: The Musical.”
Margaret Vardell Sandresky, 97, lives a musical life.
What “Hamilton” did that is so phenomenal was to wrestle musical theater from the clutches of the traditional elitists and make it relevant again.
In six decades in music, Herbie Hancock has transitioned from young hotshot in one of Miles Davis’ great quintets to guiding light for a new generation of music innovators including Kamasi Washington and Flying Lotus.
UNC School of the Arts opens its production of “The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls and Other Fantastical Comic Tales” Thursday in the Hanesbrands Theatre downtown. It offers two 10-minute plays and the longer “The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls,” in which all roles are played by female actors.
Solo exhibitions are evidently in season this winter, to judge by offerings at three of the city’s main contemporary-art venues.
The annual NC State Poetry Contest is a free literary competition open to all North Carolina residents, including out-of-state and international students who are enrolled in North Carolina universities.
Fresh off a European tour and a holiday break, Between the Buried and Me looked forward to a hometown show at The Ramkat this weekend.
Daniel Sage, 27, has spent much of his life as a wanderer, both in his music and personal life. After years of travel, he has rooted himself in his hometown of Winston-Salem. He released his third album, “Triad,” in 2018.
The Grammy Awards are about music, yes, but they are also about the music business, and gift bags with goodies — swag — for the attending celebrities are a big part of the behind-the-scenes party.
For musicians who continually learn and grow, the line between education and performance is blurry.
The School of Drama and the School of Design & Production at the UNC School of the Arts (UNCSA) will present “The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls and Other Fantastical Comic Tales,” an empowering fairy tale for the #MeToo age, beginning Feb. 14 in Hanesbrands Theatre, 209 N. Spruce St.
A performance of “Union: The Musical,” set for at 8 p.m. Feb. 8 in the Stevens Center, is sold out, but organizers have made arrangements for overflow audience, up to 900 people, to watch a live stream of the event at First Presbyterian Church, 300 N. Cherry St.
Becky Gould Gibson wins poetry honor
Some of George Hamilton IV’s last recordings were recently released on CPC Records.
USA Today has named RiverRun International Film Festival as one of the “10 amazing film festivals worth traveling for,” and the 2019 festival will screen a restored version of “Dr. No,” the first James Bond film.
The 27th annual installment of the Outsider Art Fair, which wrapped up its four-day run in New York on Jan. 20, left no doubt about the endurance of this curious branch of the art world alternately known as visionary, vernacular, self-taught and contemporary folk art, as well as the French t…
For years, Ben Towle relied on the tools of the trade — dip pen, India ink and Bristol board — to make his beautiful illustrations.
“The Sorrows of Young Werther” turned its author, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, into an instant celebrity in 1774. The woeful tale of mostly unrequited love is still able to touch a nerve in anyone who has had a broken heart.
Cabell Wilkinson has been cracking people up since she was a young child, starting with her imitations of Ronald Reagan.
Over the last few months, writer Larry Barron, who performs under the moniker LB the Poet, has shared his love of spoken word poetry with students at the Winston-Salem Street School.
An upgraded building has propelled two local theater organizations into downtown Winston-Salem’s theater district, just a two-minute walk from where they perform.