In addition to our other programs, New Winston Museum presents a free monthly Salon Series featuring a broad range of local historians, artists, writers, musicians, crafts-folk and other specialists. Speakers discuss aspects of their work and their process to find interpersonal connections with their work and the broader community. Light refreshments are provided, and guests are welcome to bring brown bag lunches or dinners to the presentations. Unless otherwise noted, NWM programs are free of charge. Donations are encouraged. ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨
TSTC Program – Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 7:00pm *location: UNCSA’s Freedman Theatre
“Revisiting A Passionate Preference“
This School, This City: Celebrating 50 Years of UNC School of the Arts in Winston-Salem (TSTC) will host “Revisiting A Passionate Preference,” an event featuring author Leslie Banner and oral historian Douglas Zinn, Assistant Executive Director of the William R. Kenan Jr. Charitable Trust, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 4, at the Freedman Theatre on the UNCSA campus, 1533 South Main St.
TSTC Program – Tuesday, November 17, 2014, 7:00pm
“What Does It Mean to be Southern?”
A reading and discussion with local writers including:
•Joseph Mills, Susan Burress Wall Distinguished Professor in the Humanities, University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Mills newest volume of poetry, his fifth with Press 53, is “This Miraculous Turning” (2014)
•Ed Southern, Winston-Salem native, writer of nonfiction and fiction, and executive director of North Carolina Writers’ Network. His first work of fiction, a collection of short stories set in the North Carolina Piedmont region, is “Parlous Angels” (Press 53, 2009).
•Cheryl Harry, Director of African American Programming, Old Salem Museum and Gardens; founder, Triad Cultural Arts, Inc. and author of “Winston-Salem’s African American Legacy” (Arcadia, 2013).
TSTC Program – Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 7:00pm *location: UNCSA’s Freedman Theatre
“Two Chancellors on a Stage”
A public dialogue between current UNCSA Chancellor M. Lindsay Bierman and former Chancellor Alex Ewing on leading an arts conservatory in Winston-Salem.
TSTC Student-Artists in the Museum Series (dates t.b.d.)
“Zero to Fifty”: An original piece of historical theater in honor of UNCSA’s 50th Anniversary. Written and performed as a one-man show by UNCSA School of Drama Studio IV actor Andrew Manning, under the supervision of Dean Carl Forsman.
“Strings of Connection”: Guitar performance and historical reflection about five decades of the UNCSA Guitar Program and its relationship with greater Winston-Salem’s guitar culture. Featuring student guitarists from the studio of Joe Pecoraro and guitar program alumni.
“Composing the City”: An evening highlighted by a new music composition for saxophone inspired by this school and this city. Composed by Kenneth M. Florence, a 4th-year UNCSA School of Music composer, performed by the UNCSA Saxophone Ensemble under the direction of School of Music faculty member Taimur Sullivan. Discussion to follow.
. . . More events to be announced soon.