Intersections + Conversations Spring Together!
6:00 PM18:00

Intersections + Conversations Spring Together!

Organized out of the Winston Salem Creative Innovation Lab, Coffee Park Arts, Delta Arts and Authoring Action joined together to create opportunities for collaboration and discussion through a variety of artistic mediums.

Join your neighbors and community members to explore issues of race, class, and power through a variety of artistic expression and mediums. One act plays, music, spoken word, visual art and discussions.

INTERSECTIONS + CONVERSATIONS: The People’s Gallery at Delta Arts Center will feature works by Fayetteville State University Art Professor and Detroit native Dwight Smith, from his series of drawings and other works titled, “Legacy of the Creative Spirits” and will feature a “Conversation Zone” for patrons to sound off on their experiences with the Arts in Winston-Salem. The Simona Atkins Allen Gallery will feature 16 North Carolina artists’ works exhibited together for the annual Invitational 2018 @ Delta.

Our intention is to provide a platform for arts activists looking to create awareness around complex issues in the community, in particular, the issues of race, class, power, gender and privilege. Performances by LB the Poet and W.O.R.D Society, Eric Glenn and the Poetic Soundclash, Authoring Action! Teen Authors, Bob Moyer and his One Act Plays, with additional performers to be announced. Food and beverages available for purchase from author and local entrepreneur Barry Moody’s Spice Delight Mobile Cafe and Coffee Park ARTS.

Food truck/beer/wine/coffee ticket includes 1 beverage.

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to Aug 11

2018 Summer Intensive Program

The summer intensive program is the beginning of our authors' experience with the creative writing process, and Authoring Action engagement process. The program culminates in a performance at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA).

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Just Us Fall/Winter Graduation
11:00 AM11:00

Just Us Fall/Winter Graduation

“Just Us” is an intensive program developed by Authoring Action at the request of the Forsyth County Juvenile Justice Council.  In its fourth year, “Just Us” serves court-ordered/referred, at-risk youth throughout 3 intensive sessions – Summer Intensive, Fall Intensive, and Winter-Spring Intensive.

At the "Just Us" graduation, program participants will show their original films, followed by a Q&A session with the teens and faculty.  

The graduation is open to the public. Please register here.

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to Mar 23

Know Her Truths Conference 2018

Authors will engage at the Know Her Truths Conference at Wake Forest University


The Anna Julia Cooper Center of Wake Forest University is hosting the second bi-annual Know Her Truths national conference addressing the lives of women and girls of color. Know Her Truths 2018 will take place March 22 and 23 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina on the campus of Wake Forest University and will be a two-day exploration of three truths central to the lives of women and girls of color. Truth 1: She Survives Systems Truth 2: She Transcends Binaries Truth 3: She Lead and Liberates Truth 4: She Questions and Reveals Conference participants will explore each truth in three ways (1) a panel of local or national experts offering insight and engaging with the conference participants; (2) a “nothing about us without us” session where an action agenda is offered by stakeholders most affected by an issue area and (3) a conversation between nationally recognized thought leaders on these issues. Know Her Truths 2018 will also have embedded opportunities for artistic expression, direct civic/political action, and participatory journalism.

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