Author Archives: Felicia Shaw

Poetry Out Loud District Competition

Poetry Out Loud District Competition Join Stokes Arts for the 2018 Poetry Out Loud District Competition, featuring students from Stokes Early College, South Stokes and West Stokes High Schools.  Competition will be held at the Arts Place of Stokes, 502 N. Main St., Danbury on Friday, January 19th, 6-8pm. Poetry Out Loud encourages students to

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“Amen: The Life and Music of Jester Hairston” – Film Screening at The Arts Place

“Amen: The Life and Music of Jester Hairston” Learn more about the life of Jester Hairston, who was born at Belews Creek. He brought his grandparents’ spirituals to the world stage, elevating the music from Stokes County for all to hear. The film screening will begin at 2 pm on Sunday, January 14th, 2018 at

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