Saturday, July 27th: Show Closing Events at Delurk and Ember Gallery!

  Come out to the Arts District this Saturday, for two amazing show closings at Delurk and Ember Galleries! Beginning at 5pm, there are two show closings in the arts district with special hours. At Delurk; a last chance to meet many of the participating artists from the “Community” show featuring the artists of Randolph Arts Guild. Also featured will be work by Delurk collective artists. Ember Gallery is hosting a last looks reception for “Beyond the Veil,” the latest collection of works by Delurk artist Dane Walters. Attend both closings and you will be eligible for specials at other Continue reading

CYCLING CLASSIC COMING UP

Busy, busy weekend ahead!!¬† Trade Street denizens need to be aware of the street closings: http://www.camelcitydispatch.com/weekend-downtown-road-closures-for-cycling-classic MAP COURTESY OF CAMEL CITY DISPATCH. FREE LIVE MUSIC PLUS< The Cycling Classic has scheduled a FREE CONCERT for Saturday evening, from 5 – 10 PM. The stage will be located at the Cherry St. end of the 200 block of 6th Street. One of our favorite local bands, the Bo-Stevens, gets the music ball rolling at 5:30 PM, to be followed by The Connells and Delta Rae. SHOPS AND GALLERIES WILL BE OPEN ALL DAY SATURDAY Don’t let all those street barricades fool Continue reading

SUMMER ON TRADE Music series for 2013

The Downtown WS Partnership just released the bands scheduled to play at the 2013 edition of Summer On Trade music series. This is hands-down one of the best events to be found in downtown WS—-and thanks to the generosity of a number of corporate sponsors, IT’S ALL FREE. Just bring your own chair and dancing shoes. Beer and wine will be available for purchase and may be consumed within the street barricades which include the 500 and 600 blocks of Trade Street, and the adjacent blocks of 6th Street. Many of the shops and galleries stay open late, some providing Continue reading

Blue Moon Gallery Hop is Friday May 10th

Why Blue Moon Gallery Hop? It has nothing to do with the lunar cycle. DADA holds a Gallery Hop on the First Friday of every month, all year ’round. We had a great hop last week during Habitat for Humanity’s BirdFest. The upcoming weekend is the Centennial Celebration in honor of the merging of the towns Winston and Salem to form Winston-Salem. The Celebration planners wanted to hold a special Gallery Hop on Friday during the celebration weekend (May 9-12). Which makes 2 Gallery Hops in one month, which happens once in a Blue Moon. So now you get it. Continue reading

WS Journal editorial via Piedmont Triad Film Commission

(1) Facebook Editorial: Film industry is a natural fit for Winston-Salem http://www.journalnow.com/opinion/editorials/article_601efe74-8068-11e2-9810-0019bb30f31a.html Trade Street was one of the location sites used during the 2012 filming of Hallmark Channel’s “The Confession,” directed by Michael Landon, Jr. Willy Nilly is transformed into a New York jewelry store for “The Confession.” Camera equipment is set up along Trade Street for filming of “The Confession.”