Featured Local Artist: John Raines at Fourth and Trade

  Featured Local Artist: John Raines at Fourth and Trade After 40 years as a commercial advertising photographer, John Raines with his wife Suzanne opened Fourth and Trade as a venue for his photography, painting and sculpture efforts as well as offering a retail outlet for other artists. The newest of Fourth and Trade’s original product line is the “steam punk” musical instrument lamps and cell phone acoustic amplifiers.  These are whimsical and one of a kind objects! Their hand-made reclaimed furniture is a specialty of theirs and can be made to any scale. From large spaces to more intimate
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RiverRun International Film Festival March 30 – April 9, 2017

RiverRun International Film Festival March 30 – April 9, 2017 Winston-Salem is the proud home of one of the fastest-growing film festivals in the South. Now in its 19th year, RiverRun International Film Festival brings critically-acclaimed, cutting-edge films and talents to the Camel City. Enjoy more than 150 groundbreaking narrative, documentary, animated, and archival films from around the world in 11 days. Find your passion on screen; whether it’s activism, history, music, travel, North Carolina films or the absurd, RiverRun has something for everyone. Academy Awards® Accreditation See films as they compete for Oscar® consideration! RiverRun is an Academy Awards-qualifying
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Local Artists – Monarch and For-Get-Me-Not Gift Shop

Monarch and For-Get-Me-Not Gift Shop Adults with Creativity Helping Dreams Take Flight Monarch, located at 651 North Highland Ave., Winston-Salem, provides adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities opportunities to express their creativity. Programs include music, art, photography, technology, dance, and pottery. Monarch is a not-for-profit organization that provides support statewide to thousands of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental illness, and substance abuse disorders.  There are several Monarch programs, homes, and behavioral health offices throughout the Triad area. Julia Augustoni, Director of Program Operations for Transition, is in the process of creating community centers at Monarch’s various day site
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Local Artist: from the palette of Phillip Philbeck

from the palette of Phillip Philbeck Born in 1968, Philbeck grew up in rural Cleveland County, North Carolina. He now resides just across the line in the foothills of Rutherford County. There hasn’t been a time when he didn’t paint. The surroundings in which he grew up are frequent subjects for his paintings. Among his favorites are grand mountain landscapes and views with farms, streams, ponds, coastal scenes or anything with which he feels an emotional attachment. Though he’s known for the skill with which he carries out all aspects of his work, he is particularly noted for the profusion of
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