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Art-o-mat 20th anniversary exhibit at SECCA

What Can You Do With Old Cigarette Machines?

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[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] 20 Years of Art-o-mat: From Cigarettes to Creations of Art The town Of Winston-Salem was built on tobacco. A lot of people made a good living (some of them a really great living) from working at RJReynolds but that was when smoking wasn’t a socially punishable crime. Back in the…


13 Reasons Why… Not. According to a 20-Year-Old

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A note from Kristen:  I had the opportunity to get a sneak preview of the now insanely popular Netflix show, 13 Reasons Why and while I found it to be a great show with a lot of talking points for parents to have with their teens, the show has not been without criticism. Some parents feel that it sensationalizes suicide, while…

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What Do You Say – Happy Holidays or Merry Christmas

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I’m not here to argue the politics of religion (or dancing for that matter) but more the phrases people use this time of year. The topic always pops up in December.. do you say “Happy Holidays” or “Merry Christmas”? If you don’t celebrate Christmas, does it really offend you if someone doesn’t use “Happy Holidays”? In my 30+ years (I’m…

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November 1st – AKA OMG What Happened to 2014??

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It’s National Blog Posting Month!! It’s November 1st. Most of us are sitting here in a sugar-crashed coma from either too much candy or too much booze from last night’s festivities of Halloween. If you live in NC, you’re lucky and thanks to the rainy, cold front that’s crept in last night, you’ll be able to use that as an…