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9:51 am
Mon April 15, 2013

Poetry's Social Edge

Candide Jones embraces the powerful impact of poetry.
Credit Ken Bennett / WFU

April is National Poetry Month. For years, this art form has shaped the life and work of Candide Jones. She is the assistant director of Wake Forest University Press, the major publisher of Irish poetry in North America. In this segment of WFDD's Real People, Real Stories, Jones describes how poetry also shapes our view of social events.

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Arts
6:17 am
Mon April 15, 2013

High Point Arts Market: Establishing a Tradition

High Point Theater Director (and the driving force behind the High Point Arts Market) David Briggs
Credit photo by Steve Biddle - WFDD

If David Briggs' idea comes to complete fruition, High Point is just beginning to establish a future arts tradition.

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News
8:30 pm
Sun April 14, 2013

Winston-Salem Church Prepares for Protests Over Same-Sex Marriage Stance

Community volunteers stand outside of Green Street United Methodist Church in Winston-Salem to show their support for the church's stance on same-sex marriage.
Keri Brown

This weekend, members and supporters of Green Street United Methodist Church in Winston-Salem met to plan their response to individuals who have been protesting the church's stance on same-sex marriage.

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2:28 pm
Sun April 14, 2013

UNCSA Growing Pains

Dr. Joseph Mills (left) and Dr. Richard Miller (right) teach at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.
Credit StoryLine / StoryLine

In 1972, Dr. Richard Miller began teaching philosophy and the history of ideas at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. He recently retired as Dean of the Undergraduate Academic and Graduate Programs. In this StoryLine segment, Dr. Miller describes to friend and colleague Dr. Joseph Mills the sometimes painful evolution of building this unique school. 

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2:11 pm
Fri April 12, 2013

You're Invited to a Winston-Salem Tax Prep Slumber Party

Liberty Tax Service on Jonestown Road in Winston-Salem will be open around the clock until April 15 at midnight. Tyler Keener says he enjoys wearing the Liberty costume.
Kathryn Mobley WFDD

April 15, the deadline to file state and federal taxes, comes around every year. But still some people procrastinate. So Reed Prevatte has found a way to help them, “Come in in the middle of the night and we’ll do your taxes for you.” Prevatte owns four Liberty Tax Services; two in Winston-Salem, one in Clemmons and one in King. Friday at his Jonestown Road office in Winston-Salem, he’s hosting an around-the-clock tax prep slumber party. “Some people work third shift and coming in at 5:00 a.m. makes sense to them,” Prevatte explains.

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