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Weekend Roundup September 5-8, 2013

Bookmarks Festival

Our Top Bookworm Pick this Weekend is the Bookmarks Festival of Books. The majority of festivities take place on Saturday, September 7, from 10am-5pm in the Downtown Arts District. More than 30 regional and national authors, illustrators and chefs converge on our city to talk about their books and offer readings, signings, workshops and performances. There will also be live entertainment and food vendors on hand. Best selling authors in attendance for this event include Debbie Macomber, James McPherson, Rachel Renee Russell, Bill Harley and more. Attendance is FREE. Check out all the other fun events going on this weekend in Winston-Salem…

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Who’s Who of Winston-Salem: Artist Anne Kesler Shields

Artist Anne Kesler Shields

A Winston-Salem icon, artist, and trailblazer for women artists in the South, Anne Kesler Shields, lost her battle with cancer October 6, 2012. She was born January 27, 1932, in Winston-Salem and was a lifelong resident. She received a classical art education at Hollins College, and pursued advanced art studies at the Skowhegan School of Painting …

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