Lynn Felder, Winston-SalemJournal

Lynn Felder


Winston-Salem, NC, United States

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Past articles by Lynn:

Ayad Akhtar's `fever dream' of a fallen America

× Thanks for reading! Log in to continue. Enjoy more articles by logging in or creating a free account. No credit card required. An elegy is a mournful poem expressing regret for something lost. Ayad Akhtar's brilliant new novel, "Homeland Elegies," mourns an America that has lost its way in the half century since it welcomed his parents' generation of Muslim immigrants from Pakistan. It's a… → Read More

Art Briefs

Author Jelani M. Favors, a Winston-Salem native and associate professor of history at Clayton State University near Atlanta, has received a number of awards for his first book. "Shelter in a Time of Storm: How Black Colleges Fostered Generations of Leadership and Activism" was published in 2019 by the University of North Carolina Press. In May, "Shelter in a Time of Storm" received the Lillian… → Read More

Art of the Brand: Winston-Salem artrepreneur makes T-shirts for HBCUs and more

Quentin Jackson has a backwards business story. → Read More

Art Briefs: CD 'Christmas With Beethoven' planned

CD 'Christmas With Beethoven' planned Winston-Salem concert pianist Pamela Howland has produced a Christmas CD, "Christmas With Beethoven," with nine Beethoven-inspired Christmas carol arrangements, including "O Tannenbaum," "We Three Kings," "Silent Night" and "Deck The Halls," plus a bonus recording of the slow movement to Beethoven’s "Moonlight” Sonata. The CD comes in time for Beethoven’s… → Read More

Top 10 arts events in September and October

Here we still are ... in one piece, mostly. → Read More

Art Briefs

UNC School of the Arts School of Filmmaking is on MovieMaker magazine's list of Best Film Schools in the U.S. & Canada 2020. The list is not ranked. UNCSA was among the schools in the U.S. Southeast cited for "outstanding creative producing training." UNCSA’s Creative Producing MFA specializes in the logistics of moviemaking without sacrificing artistic instincts, the magazine article said.… → Read More

Artists make bus stops brighter in Winston-Salem

Bus stops can be landmarks on our journeys. Some serve as starting points. Others take us to the end of the line. → Read More

Best Bets in arts and entertainment this week

The Olio offering subscription box The Olio, a community of entrepreneurs, mentors and artists who work in hand-blown glass, is offering a subscription box in mailings of every three to six months. Each box features a new social entrepreneur, a new business, or a new product. Customers who buy multiple boxes will not receive the same featured artist multiple times. Each Olio box, $75, comes with… → Read More

Art Briefs: Bids sought for art wall repair

Bids sought for art wall repair The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Public Art Commission is requesting bids from artists or teams of artists to repair and restore the “Memory Wall of Peace and Love” on Trade Street behind the Clark Campbell Transportation Center. Artist Gregory Warmack, aka “Mr. Imagination,” created the wall in 1999 by covering most of the wall’s surface with cement and embedding… → Read More

Best Bets

Artworks Gallery to share members’ work Artworks Gallery is mounting its second Window Exhibition to share the members’ work with the Winston-Salem community. The Artworks Window Exhibition is visible from the sidewalk and can be viewed online on the Artworks Gallery website after Aug. 7. Both 2D and 3D art by member artists are on display, showcasing the variety, quality and availability of… → Read More

Life in the pit is a bowl of cherries for musicians

The house goes dark. The music begins. → Read More

Theatre Alliance's outdoor performances continue

The show is going on - at least through Sept. 20. → Read More

Art is calling: Even COVID-19 can't keep creativity down

Even before the world as we know it got body-slammed by the novel coronavirus pandemic, the folks at the Kenan Institute’s Creative Catalyst Initiative had decided to make their second → Read More

Best Bets

Vote launch party planned online Joe Troop, a Winston-Salem native, and Shana Tucker will host performances by The Hamiltones, Tatiana Hargreaves and Reed Stutz, Los Guanajatenses, Shirlette Ammons, Alexis Raeana Jones, and Javier Montano 6:30-7:30 p.m. today at The digital Launch Party is presented by Down Home NC, Equality NC, Mijente, Poder NC, and… → Read More

Art Briefs: Artists may apply for grants

Artists in all disciplines may apply for grants to support their professional and artistic development through a partnership of the North Carolina Arts Council, Caswell Council for the Arts, Rockingham County Arts Council, Surry Arts Council, Stokes County Arts Council, and Yadkin Arts Council. Artist Support Grants will be distributed to eligible applicants by the Yadkin Arts Council in the… → Read More

Art Briefs

The Piedmont Opera Open, a golf tournament to benefit the company, will be Aug. 26 at Bermuda Run West. The tourney will adhere to social distancing and other COVID-19 safety protocols and make many puns and jokes on the event’s initials — “POO.” A breakfast from The Young Cardinal Cafe will precede the morning of golf. For details, email or call 336-725-7101. Nikki… → Read More

Best Bets

Reading of ‘Fifty-Dollar Breakup’ Spring Theatre’s SPARK will present a reading of “Fifty-Dollar Breakup,” by Debkanya Mitra, at 7 p.m. today on its YouTube channel. Mitra’s play won the SPARK 10-Minute Playwriting Competition. Grace Reasoner directs. “Fifty-Dollar Breakup” tells the story of a band whose bonds are tested by the COVID-19 crisis. The band’s desperate attempts at “Stayin’ Alive”… → Read More

Groups restart some in-person concerts. Music continues online, too.

What a difference a couple of days make. → Read More

Kernersville chorus records song for July 4

A choral group in Kernersville has created a virtual event just in time for Fourth of July. → Read More

Found in Space: Music, dance, film, place combine in 'Quiet City'

Two months of planning, two days of filming, 32 hours of video footage, 900 audio tracks, a month of editing and boundless collaboration has yielded “Quiet City,” the first project → Read More