RiverRun International Film Festival 20th anniversary

RiverRun International Film Festival 20th anniversary Cinema takes center stage in the Triad when the RiverRun International Film Festival hits screens April 19-29 featuring more than 160 films from over 40 countries.  Screenings will take place in Winston-Salem and Greensboro. Additionally, there are special events, educational panels and a variety of free activities sure to please Triad audiences! This year, even more than in years past, the Festival includes a superb selection of free kid-and family-friendly films and activities including the very popular Saturday Morning Cartoons, Family Fun Night at Bailey Park, and its ever-expanding Films with Class programming. These films and activities headline
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Tapped into Craft Libations and Victuals: Dogwood Oktoberfest/Marzen Beer

Dogwood Oktoberfest/Marzen Beer By Austin Ridge, co–owner of Dogwood Hops & Crops (Downtown Winston-Salem) My favorite season for beer is fall and my favorite beer is Oktoberfest/Märzen. What is Oktoberfest/Märzen? Way before refrigeration, it was hard to brew beer in the summer due to hot weather and bacterial infections. Brewing typically ended in the beginning of spring and began again in the fall. Most beers were brewed in March (Märzen). These brews were kept in cold storage through the warmer months, to be ready to drink for fall. Oktoberfest/Märzen is a full-bodied, toasty, rich beer with mild hops and a
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Take A Seat For Chairity: Benefiting Next Step Ministries

Take A Seat For Chairity: Benefiting Next Step Ministries For the third year, the Chairity fundraiser is looking for artists to make or up-cycle old chairs and create “Art Chairs” to be auctioned to benefit Next Step Ministries on September 30, 2017. “We want to help Next Step Ministries while creating an event that involves the Arts and the whole community. Over the years, we have had the support and donations of an amazing group of artists.” said organizer and Eclection owner, Chris Federico. Artist sign up ends August 31st and the “Art Chairs” are due September 21st. From September
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Meridian Celebrates Seafood 10 Years and Counting

Meridian Celebrates Seafood 10 Years and Counting In 2007, Mark Grohman looked around the area his restaurant, Meridian Restaurant, was located and realized there was something missing. What this town needed was a food festival. How about a seafood festival? There was nothing like that around. Before the food truck extravaganza on Burke Street, before the hot sauce culinary showcase, there was the Meridian Seafood Festival. The event, which is the 10th Annual, coincides with this year being Meridian’s tenth year in business and will be held on Saturday, August 12, 2017, from noon until 10 pm. In addition to
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