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Winston-Salem on Fox and Beggar Theater Troupe Tour...

Winston-Salem on Fox and Beggar Theater Troupe Tour

  Triad Performance Boosts Downtown Theater District Offerings Winston-Salem, NC (July 15, 2016) —  Fox and Beggar Theater, the innovative Asheville-based fusion performance troupe, has included Winston-Salem on its upcoming four-state, six-city southeast tour of TAROCCO, A Soldier’s Story.  Jim Sparrow, President and CEO of The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County said the July 30 performance at the Stevens Center offers local theater enthusiasts a unique entertainment experience that includes circus arts, puppetry, dance, aerial acrobats, moving backdrops with intricate animation, ballet and original music.   “When Fox and Beggar Director Nat Allister — also the creator of TAROCCO — contacted us about a performance here and...

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Winston-Salem on Fox and Beggar Theater Troupe Tour...

Winston-Salem on Fox and Beggar Theater Troupe Tour

  Triad Performance Boosts Downtown Theater District Offerings Winston-Salem, NC (July 15, 2016) —  Fox and Beggar Theater, the innovative Asheville-based fusion performance troupe, has included Winston-Salem on its upcoming four-state, six-city southeast tour of TAROCCO, A Soldier’s Story.  Jim Sparrow, President and CEO of The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County said the July 30 performance at the Stevens Center offers local theater enthusiasts a unique entertainment experience that includes circus arts, puppetry, dance, aerial acrobats, moving backdrops with intricate animation, ballet and original music.   “When Fox and Beggar Director Nat Allister — also the creator of TAROCCO — contacted us about a performance here and...

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Winston-Salem on Fox and Beggar Theater Troupe Tour...

Winston-Salem on Fox and Beggar Theater Troupe Tour

  Triad Performance Boosts Downtown Theater District Offerings Winston-Salem, NC (July 15, 2016) —  Fox and Beggar Theater, the innovative Asheville-based fusion performance troupe, has included Winston-Salem on its upcoming four-state, six-city southeast tour of TAROCCO, A Soldier’s Story.  Jim Sparrow, President and CEO of The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County said the July 30 performance at the Stevens Center offers local theater enthusiasts a unique entertainment experience that includes circus arts, puppetry, dance, aerial acrobats, moving backdrops with intricate animation, ballet and original music.   “When Fox and Beggar Director Nat Allister — also the creator of TAROCCO — contacted us about a performance here and...

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Winston-Salem on Fox and Beggar Theater Troupe Tour

Winston-Salem on Fox and Beggar Theater Troupe Tour...

posted on:Jul 19, 2016

  Triad Performance Boosts Downtown Theater District Offerings Winston-Salem, NC (July 15, 2016) —  Fox and Beggar Theater, the innovative Asheville-based fusion performance troupe, has included Winston-Salem on its upcoming four-state, six-city southeast tour of TAROCCO, A Soldier’s Story.  Jim Sparrow, President and CEO of The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County said the July 30 performance at the Stevens Center offers local theater enthusiasts a unique entertainment experience that includes circus arts, puppetry, dance, aerial acrobats, moving backdrops with intricate animation, ballet and original music.   “When Fox and Beggar Director Nat Allister — also the creator of TAROCCO — contacted us about a performance here and explained this extraordinary creative production, it sounded like an...

Arts Council’s Summer Parks Series to End on High Note

Arts Council’s Summer Parks Series to End on High Note...

posted on:Jun 16, 2016

 Piedmont Wind Symphony and Judy Barnes Band to Perform at Triad Park July 3 and Tanglewood Park July 10  Arts Council, Forsyth County and Lowes Foods will sponsor  ***Update as of 7/3:. The July 3rd event will be held at Triad Park as originally scheduled **** Winston-Salem, NC (June 15, 2016) — The Summer Parks Series sponsored by The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County, the County of Forsyth and Lowes Foods will conclude its six-performance inaugural season with “Patriotic Pops” concerts at Triad Park at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday July 3 and Tanglewood Park at 6:00 p.m. Sunday July 10.   “The Piedmont Wind Symphony under the direction of Maestro Matthew Troy consistently brings audiences to...

Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County Announces 13 Mini-Grant Recipients

Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County Announces 13 Mini-Grant Recipients...

posted on:Jun 1, 2016

Grants create access to the arts through non-traditional partnerships     Winston-Salem, NC (May 31, 2016) — The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County has announced its second  round of 2016 grants made through its Community Enrichment Mini-Grant initiative.  These awards provide community groups and individuals with grants up to $500 to infuse the arts into all segments of the community, promote creativity, provide greater access to the arts and bring people together.  This program is sponsored by Wells Fargo.   “These summer mini-grants will provide free cultural neighborhood programming and support many youth opportunities to engage with the arts and reach from Lewisville to Kernersville” said Dara Silver, Grant Program Manager for The Arts Council.  “We...

Carroll Leggett, Public Relations Consultant...

posted on:May 6, 2016

This is the fourth interview in our continued dinner conversations with the stars of our 2016 Campaign Film “#Jointhetable” What do you do for a living?  Public Relations/Public Affairs Where are you from?  Buies Creek, NC What did you study in college?  English undergrad.  Law. Were either of your parents artists?  No Why do you donate to the arts?  The arts are so very important to quality of life and are a great force for bringing people together and creating community. When you have guests in town, where do you take them?  Reynolda House, Old Salem, walking tour of Fourth Street and the Arts District , my favorite restaurants, best scheduled performances. Describe your most transcendent art experience.  Organ...

Engaging with the Arts

Engaging with the Arts

posted on: Apr 7, 2016

Burke Street Food Truck Festival- Informaton

Volunteer Parking pass Map for Volunteers Parking will be available for Volunteers at the Kilpatrick Townsend Parking Lot (1001 W 4th St, Winston-Salem, NC 27101) Parking is limited so carpool if you can. After parking, please come to the Information Booth at the corner of Brookstown and Burke. That is where you will check in and receive your t-shirt and koozie. The friendly folks at Airtype will provide a bathroom for you to change into your volunteer t-shirt. A long-sleeved, undershirt might be needed as the temps may be a bit cooler on Saturday. We will have sun! For those of you volunteering during the VIP hour, we will get you a wristband so you will be able to grab a bite to eat from one of the trucks. If you are working later in the day, come to the information booth at Brookstown and Burke between 1pm and 2pm and we will get you a VIP wristband, too. It’s our way of thanking you for your...

posted on: Mar 28, 2016

Student Artists of the Month: March 2016

  In partnership with Forsyth County high schools, The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is proud to present the Student Artist of the Month. All Forsyth County high schools (private, public, and charter) that have arts programming were invited to participate in the Student Artist of the Month program. Arts educators and administrators from each school will select one student each month for recognition based on academic rigor and artistic merit. A variety of arts disciplines will be recognized over the course of the school year. September 2015 Winners October 2015 Winners November 2015 Winners December 2015 Winners January 2016 Winners February 2016 Winners     Tyra Penn Atkins High School Principal: Joe Childers Nominating Teacher: Janet Blakely Arts Discipline: Visual Art Grade: 11 GPA/QPA: 4.2   What is your favorite part of the arts genre in which you were selected? My favorite is Collage. Where would you most like to attend college and what might be your major? I would like to attend Duke University and...

posted on: Feb 26, 2016

Student Artists of the Month- February 2016

  In partnership with Forsyth County high schools, The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is proud to present the Student Artist of the Month. All Forsyth County high schools (private, public, and charter) that have arts programming were invited to participate in the Student Artist of the Month program. Arts educators and administrators from each school will select one student each month for recognition based on academic rigor and artistic merit. A variety of arts disciplines will be recognized over the course of the school year.l September 2015 Winners October 2015 Winners November 2015 Winners December 2015 Winners January 2016 Winners   Olivia Forish Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School Interim Principal: Tracy Shaw Nominating Teacher: Martha Garrett Arts Discipline: Visual Art Grade: 11 GPA/QPA: 4.6   What is your favorite part of the arts genre in which you were selected? I like being able to get creative with what I make. Using paint or colored pencil is my favorite. Where would you most like to attend college...

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