Capitan Hosts the 66th Annual Smokey Bear Stampede | Culture & Leisure

captain July 1-4 Stampede of the Smoked Bear The 66th Annual Smokey Bear Stampede is held at the Rodeo Grounds, 100 Fifth St., with nightly open rodeos, daily ranch rodeos, team roping, riding performances and nightly dances in the building Fletcher Hall. Rodeo tickets will be available at the door only. The Village of Capitan … Read more

Arts Briefs: Organic Art, a Marching Band and a Day for Dogs | Arts & Theater

New exhibition Artworks Gallery will present a new exhibition, “Organic Impressions,” June 26-July 30 at 564 N. Trade St., Winston-Salem, featuring works by Seth Moskowitz and Mona Wu. The exhibit will be part of the upcoming Gallery Hop from 7-9pm on July 1. An artists’ reception will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on … Read more

Column: Joys of sharing, challenges of podcasting | local entertainment

In a few episodes of my podcast, “Euripides, Eumenides: A Theater History Podcast,” I talk about the “Burned-Over District” of upstate New York in the first half of the 1800s. This refers to the fact that virtually everyone in this region had made a strong commitment to a religious institution. So anyone trying to recruit … Read more

Albuquerque Juneteenth celebration scheduled for June 18-19 | Culture & Leisure

Albuquerque June 18 and 19 June 16 party New Mexico Juneteenth and the Albuquerque Office of Black Community Engagement present Juneteenth 2022. The location is at Albuquerque Civic Plaza and includes speeches, music, art, vendors, workshops, a children’s corner and the food. According to its Facebook event page, this year organizers are focusing on education … Read more

Arts Briefs: West End Mambo launches Summer Parks concert series | Entertainment

Concert West End Mambo will kick off the Summer Parks Concert Series at 5pm on June 5 at Tanglewood Park, 4061 Clemmons Road, Clemmons. Food and beverages from local vendors and food trucks will be available for purchase. Additionally, community members and arts organizations will have booths in the parks, and all six concerts will … Read more

Arts Briefs: Rocking Music — and More | Entertainment

Symphony Winston-Salem Symphony has announced its 2022-23 concert season. As the symphony seeks a new conductor, the concert series will serve as a trial run for the six finalist candidates. Each finalist will conduct two Classic Series concerts. The finalists are: Andrew Grams, Paul Haas, Vladimir Kulenovic, Stilian Kirov, Vinay Parameswaran and Michelle Merrill. Classics … Read more

Arts Briefs: Rocking Music — and More | Entertainment

Symphony Winston-Salem Symphony has announced its 2022-23 concert season. As the symphony seeks a new conductor, the concert series will serve as a trial run for the six finalist candidates. Each finalist will conduct two Classic Series concerts. The finalists are: Andrew Grams, Paul Haas, Vladimir Kulenovic, Stilian Kirov, Vinay Parameswaran and Michelle Merrill. Classics … Read more

Ellen DeGeneres begins her “career break” in Africa | Culture & Leisure

Country united states of americaUS Virgin IslandsU.S. Minor Outlying IslandsCanadaMexico, United Mexican StatesBahamas, Commonwealth ofCuba, Republic ofDominican RepublicHaiti, Republic ofJamaicaAfghanistanAlbania, People’s Socialist Republic ofAlgeria, People’s Democratic Republic ofAmerican SamoaAndorra, Principality ofAngola, Republic ofAnguillaAntarctica (the territory south of 60 degrees S)Antigua and BarbudaArgentina, Argentine RepublicArmeniaArubaAustralia, Commonwealth ofAustria, Republic ofAzerbaijan, Republic ofBahrain, Kingdom ofBangladesh, People’s Republic ofBarbadosBelarusBelgium, … Read more

Sullivan Gardens Public Library saved from closure | Culture & Leisure

BLOUNTVILLE — The Sullivan County Commission has firmly denied a request to close the Sullivan Gardens branch of the Sullivan County Public Library. The library, located adjacent to Sullivan Middle School (formerly Sullivan West High School) and Sullivan Elementary School, has served the Sullivan Gardens community since 1974. The request to close the branch came … Read more

Tyler’s Fritz Hager III eliminated from ‘American Idol’ | Culture & Leisure

Fritz Hager III’s journey on “American Idol” has come to an end after he was eliminated on Sunday night’s live episode. Hager and Nicolina Bozzo were both eliminated as Noah Thompson, Huntergirl and Leah Marlene advanced to the finals to compete for the winning title. Hager described his journey on “Idol” in one word: “growth.” … Read more