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

Age-old passionate game returns after pandemic hiatus | Culture & Leisure

OBERAMMERGAU, Germany (AP) — Nearly 400 years ago, the Catholic residents of a small Bavarian village swore to perform a play of “the suffering, death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ” every 10 years, if only God would spare them further losses from the plague known as the Black Death. Legend has it that … Read more

Michelle Huneven’s ‘Search’ Offers Spiritual Wisdom—and Cookies | Culture & Leisure

I never thought I would review – and love – a novel that includes recipes. But Michelle Huneven’s “Search” and her Midmorning Glory Muffins made me believe. Which is appropriate because “Search” is a story about the evolutionary nature of belief. Others, however, may be skeptical about going into this explicitly religious novel. After all, … Read more