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FUm and exhibit series
A/perture Cinema, Piedmont Triad Film Commission
and New Winston Museum present "Made in Winston
Salem" Film and exhibit series premiering today
(Thursday, March 12). "Made in Winston-Salem" will
include screenings of films and exhibits featuring infor
mation about films created in Winston-Salem/Forsyth
County and will highlight the artistic and economic
impact of local film productions on the community. This
series facilitates dialogue between the community and the
filmmakers, as well as encourages a renewed interest in
the city/county as a setting for future film endeavors.
Screenings in the series will occur on the dates indicated
below at 7:30 p.m. at A/perture Cinema, 311 West Fourth
St. Winston-Salem. Admission is free.
"Made in Winston-Salem" will include the following
?March 12 - THE TRIALS OF DARRYL HUNT
? April 19 - RiverRun International Film Festival NC
?May 14 - GEORGE WASHINGTON (2000)
?June 11 - JUNEBUG (2005)
?July 9 - GOODBYE SOLO (2008)
?July 19 - MR. DESTINY(1990) ?presented in con
junction with Sunset Flicks at Winston Square Park.
Double bill special
The North Carolina Black Repertory Company Inc.
will present two plays in honor of Women's History
Month for the price of one. On March 13-15, at the Arts
Council Theatre, 610 Coliseum Drive, the company will
feature "Excelsior", written by Samm-Art Williams and
directed by Mabel Robinson, and "Sojourner Truth, A
Legacy," written and performed by Sandra Jones and
directed by Mabel Robinson. Times are Friday at 8 p.m.,
Saturday at 3 pjn. and 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. All^
tickets are $16, with group rates at $12. Visit
www.ncblackrep.org or call 336-723-2266 for tickets.
The Mandela Society is hosting a concert from 6:30 -
7:30 p.m. Saturday. March 14 at Parkland Magnet High
School auditorium. Featured will be the KUUMBA
singers from Harvard University and various art-related
acts to educate on black history and express the essence of
black culture. Price is $5 for adults; $3 for college and
high school students (student IDs needed).
Portable planetarium show
Students at Brunson Elementary School, 155
Hawthorne Road NW, will experience a virtual night sky
in a planets portable planetarium on Wednesday, March
18,9-9:50 a.m., 10-10:50 a.m., 11-11:50 a.m., 12:30-1:30
p.m. In the multimedia planetarium show "Solar System
Odyssey," students follow astronaut Jack Larson on a mis
sion to discover a new home for humans to colonize. This
character-driven adventure is set in the future, in a time
when humans have depleted the resources of their home
Black Chamber mixer
The Winston Salem Black Chamber of Commerce
(WSBCC) will have its first mixer of 2015 on Thursday,.
March 19, 2015 starting at 6:30 p.m. at Carolina
Vineyards & Hops, 1111 S. Marshall St. We will recog
nize the Founders and Charter members of the WSBCC,
which began January 15,
2002. This event is open to
business and non-business
owners, members and non
members. For additional
Randon Pender 336-575
OP Fashion House
In the spirit of the of its
founders, the Brown Alumni
Chapter will be having an
Ol' Fashion House Party in
observance of its Founders' Day, Friday, March 20, at 6
p.m., Forsyth Technical Community College/Mazie
Woodruff Center, 4905 Lansing Dr. The theme for this
year is; "Food, Fellowship, Fun And Fund Night." Funds
raised from this event will be used for scholarships to high
school seniors planning to attend WSSU Fall 2015.
Tickets are available in advance for $25 person. For more
information contact , Vera Hillian, fundraiser committee
chair or Randon Pender, president at 336-757-8894 or
The '5' Royales proclamation
The *5' Royales, Winston-Salem's homegrown band
that helped defined R&B in the late 1940s, will he hon
ored with a proclamation from the city at noon on March
19 at the Hanesbrand Theatre, 209 N. Spruce St. Winston
Salem Mayor Allen Joines will recognize the ground
breaking group and proclaim that day in their honor. The
*5' Royales will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of
Fame in Cleveland, Ohio on April 18. All of the original
members are dead, but many of their family members will
anend the March 19 proclamation. A reception will follow
with light refreshments. Advance ticket sides will be avail
able for the 'Sock-Hop' dance, a fundraiser that will be
held in early April. For more information, contact Bobby
Ray Wilson at 336-406-5138;
firstname.lastname@example.org; or Kim Bell at 336-354-9836
Young adult authors program
Salem Academy and College and Bookmarks will
present a program with four bestselling and award-win
ning young adult authors on Monday, March 16, at 7 p.m.
at the Drama Workshop in Elberson Fine Arts Center, 500
East Salem Ave., on the Salem Academy and College
campus. This program is free and open to the public.
Books will be available for purchase from Bookmarks,
with proceeds benefitting their Authors in Schools pro
gram. A book signing will follow the presentation.
Featured authors will be: Kami Garcia, Stephanie
Perkins, Brendan Reichs and Carrie Ryan. Guests will
hear these authors speak and answer questions about their
novels, series, vyriting process and film adaptation. For
additional information about the program, call 336-747
1471, email email@example.com or visit bookmark
Garden mentoring session
Forsyth County Cooperative Extension will feature a
Community Garden Mentor session 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Saturday, March 21 and March 24, at 1450 Fairchild
Road, Alison Duncan, Community Gardening
Coordinator will speak. Community Garden Mentors play
a critical role in supporting community gardens in Forsyth
County. Participants in the program are trained in commu
nity organizing skills and basic horticultural practices so
that they can effectively set up and sustain community
gardens. This is a free two-part training with lunch and
snacks provided. To register, call 336-703-2850.
. American Watercolor Society Exhibit
Ambleside Gallery will host the American Watercolor
Society annual traveling exhibition from March 13 to
April 24,2015. Reception and exhibition will open Friday,
March 13 from 6 pm. to 9 pm. Each year the Society
holds a juried watercolor exhibition by artists from
throughout the world at the society's headquarters in New
York City. It is widely recognized as the most prestigious
annual watercolor event in the country. Upon completion
of its New York show, the exhibition travels around the
country to be hosted by select museums and art galleries.
This will be the first time in the society's 149 year history
that the show has come to Greensboro. Ambleside Gallery
is located at 528 S. Elm St. in Greensboro. For further
information, contact Jackson Mayshark at 336-275-9844.
MESDA and Old Salem present furniture seminar
The Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts
(MESDA) at Old Salem Museums & Gardens will present
its annual Furniture Seminar, "Southern Sophistication:
Furniture of the Coastal South, 1730-1830" on March 20
21. The seminar will be in the James A. Gray, Jr.
Auditorium in the Old Salem Visitor Center located at 900
Old Salem Road. The program will begin at 1:30 p.m. on
Friday, March 20, and conclude at 4 p.m. on March 21.
Registration is $295 and $270 for Friends of MESDA or
Old Salem, and includes all sessions, materials, lunches,
and dinners, and admission to Old Salem and MESDA.
Registration is limited. To register, please call 336-721
7360 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit
mesda.org for more information.
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NCDOT TO HOLD A PUBUC MEETING TO
PROVIDE UPDATE ON THE
SALEM CREEK CONNECTOR PROJECT
IN WINSTON-SALEM, FORSYTH COUNTY
TIP Project No. U-2925
The N.C. Department of Transportation will hold an informal project update
meeting regarding the ongoing Salem Creek Connector Project in Winston-Salem.
The project is currently under construction.
The meeting will take place on March 12 from 4 until 7 p.m. at die Morning Star
Missionary Baptist Church - Fellowship Hall, 144 Fitch Street, Winston-Salem.
The purpose of this meeting is to update the community on the progress of the
Salem Creek Connector Project and to explain what to expect in the future.
Citizens may stop by at their convenience; there will not be a formal presentation.
Maps will be available to review and NCDOT representatives will be available to
answer questions and receive comments. Written comments or questions can also
be submitted at the meeting or later by March 26th.
NCDOT is constructing a new 1.1-mile, four-lane road with a median from Martin
Luther King Jr. Drive south ofWinskn-Salem Stale IMventty to Rams Drive (fcrmeriy
Stadium Drive) at the Wdee Forest Innovation Quarter. A new diverging diamond
interchange will be built at US. 52, and the current interchange at Rams Drive will be
removed. A roundabout will be buih at Salem Avenue and Cky Yard Drive and nine
bridges mainly ower ports of Salem Creek and US 52 wil be budL The nearly $69 mdbon
project started in December 2013 and should be completed by summer of 2016.
Project information is also available online at
For additional information, contact Jeremy Guy, Resident Engineer, 1151N.
Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Winston-Salem, NC 27101, by phone at 336-747-7950
or by e-mail at jmguy&ncdotgov.
NCDOT will provide auxiliary aids and services under the Americans with
Disabilities Act for disabled persons who want to participate in this meeting.
Anyone requiring special services should contact Anamika Laad at alaad#ncdoL
gov or 919-707-6072 as early as possible so that arrangements can be made.
NCDOT wifl provide Interpretive services upon request for persons who do not
speak English, or have a limited ability to read, speak or understand English.
Kindly request it prior to the meeting by calling 1 -800-481 -6494,