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Media Mischief with Senate Debates a Failure of NC Republican Party Leadership

It was all too predictable. We saw all kinds of mischief and manipulation on the part of the mainstream media with both of the U.S. Senate debates this week. It seems they couldn’t restrain themselves. Even a cursory review of the Carolina Plott Hound and Daily Haymaker websites reveals some…


The Global E-Commerce Revolution

The Global E-Commerce Summit will be held in Barcelona in June: Retail is going through its next revolution and it is the customers who are dictating its pace. Seeking instant satisfaction, connected shoppers switch devices, maintain presence on multiple channels simultaneously and are ready to buy in any country. Retailers need to get ready to […]

Stokesdale veteran rescues war dog in Afghanistan, hopes to save more

STOKESDALE, N.C. — Explosives-detection dog Ody was only weeks away from being put-down at his kennel in Afghanistan.
“The kennel master gave me two options with the dog. Either find someone to adopt him or he will be euthanized,” explained Brian Friddle.
Friddle was working as a dog handler in Kabul when he came across Ody, a Belgian Malinois. The American service dog was…

Forsyth Tech to Hold 2nd Annual Fine Arts Showcase

Tuesday, April 29, 6 – 8 pm
Forsyth Tech Fine Arts student Michael Burke ably took on the persona of schizophrenic Robert in a scene from “Proof” during Forsyth Tech’s first-ever Fine Arts Showcase in the spring of 2013. The public is invited to attend the college’s second Fine Arts Showcase on Tuesday, April 29, from 6 – 8 pm at the college’s West Campus auditorium, 1300 Bolton St. in Winston-Salem. The event is free.
Forsyth Tech will hold its second annual Fine Arts Showcase on Tuesday, April 29, from 6 – 8 pm at the college’s West Campus auditorium, 1300 Bolton Street, Winston-Salem.

The Showcase will feature artwork and performances by students enrolled in Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Acting, and Chorus classes at the college.

The performances will include scene showings from several contemporary plays, an improvisational piece based on the Italian Commedia dell’Arte, and a selection of modern choral compositions.

“The Showcase is a chance to celebrate and enjoy the artistic achievements of those who come to Forsyth Tech to learn more about the arts,” says Marshall Botvinick, program coordinator for the Fine Arts program. “Our program is only in its second year, and we already have 65 students enrolled.”

Botvinick, who has been acting since he was eight years old, has an undergraduate degree in Theater Studies from Duke University and a Master in Fine Arts from the A.R.T. Institute at Harvard University.

The Showcase is free and open to the public. “

A Press Release