Sights and Insights Celebrates Smile Day at Gallery Hop

EVA ANDREWS KRISTEN MAIKOO PHOTOS BY ARIEL BECKER Staff from Salem’s yearbook, Sights and Insights, set up a table at Artworks Gallery on Trade St. during Gallery Hop on Oct. 7 in honor of World Smile Day and National Yearbook Week. Staff members and volunteers handed out disposable cameras. Art professor Kim Varnadoe is the […]

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Captivating illustrations illuminate poems in ‘Uhaul’

SHEA BOVE ILLUSTRATION BY SARA TOLBERT “Uhaul: A Collection of Lesbian Love Poems,” written by Emily Ramser and illustrated by Sara Tolbert embraces the idea of capturing written words through forms of illustration. With the twelve poems that make up this chapbook, only five illustrations accompany certain poems. As I read through the twelve poems, […]

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Gallery Hop: Feed Your Starving Artist

By Kadia King Photos by Waceline Cius On the first Friday of each month, Gallery Hop sets Winston-Salem’s art district alight in a blaze of creativity.  At Delurk Gallery, impassioned poets recite their creations to an earnest audience.  Eccentric art pieces dot the walls, giving the gallery an air of inspiration and innovation.  The B […]

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Former Salem Professor Releases Book

By Shea Bove Sheryl Monks, a former professor and alumni of Salem College, will release her book titled “Monsters in Appalachia: Stories” on Nov. 1, 2016. The book will be published through Vandalia Press, a part of West Virginia University Press.    Composed of 15 stories, Monks’ book portrays various characters who battle all that […]

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Student Illustrates Poetry Chapbook

By Eva Andrews     This semester, Sara Tolbert has illustrated a poetry chapbook, Uhaul: A Collection of Lesbian Love Poems, written by Emily Ramser. The chapbook was inspired by Ramser’s experiences with Tinder last summer and her relationships with women. Ramser reached out to Tolbert to illustrate the book during the fall semester. The two worked […]

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Students Showcase Art Downtown

By Alex Benson     At last month’s board meeting for Associated Artists, Professor Cynthia Marvin proposed that the arts organization allow their exhibition space to be used for a show led by her Museums & Galleries class. After receiving approval from the board, Marvin was able to design a unique final project for her students.     The […]

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RiverRun Returns!

By Alexandra Benson The eighteenth annual RiverRun International Film Festival is returning to the city from April 7-17. This ten-day long festival showcases films from independent, international, and student filmmakers. Screenings of this year’s films will take place in downtown Winston-Salem, UNC School of the Arts, and the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA).    […]

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Local Events to Check Out in January

Jan Term is a great opportunity to take fun classes, get some experience with an internship, or do some independent studying. If you’re on campus this Jan Term, don’t be stuck in your dorm for the whole month. Avoid cabin fever this January by checking out one or more of these fun events in the […]

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Student Creates Art Blog for Winston-Salem

By Claire Smithers Photo by Claire Smithers     Surrounded by many talented and artistic friends, sophomore Alex Benson grew up with an appreciation for the arts. Upon entering Salem College and being in the “city of arts and innovation,” Benson became even more involved with the fine arts. As a result of her interactions with her […]

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Proud at Pride

By Claire Smithers    The pride parade and festival is hosted by Pride Winston-Salem, one of the fastest-growing groups of its kind in the region. Several residents of Winston-Salem and surrounding areas look forward to the event where they can freely express their identities and true selves without judgment. This year’s event was themed after “We […]

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