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Capturing stories

“Songs of Hope,” which chronicles the lives of a group of homeless women, will screen at RiverRun International Film Festival on April 11 at the Hanesbrands Theatre.

Concert Choir Dublin Photo


Fifty-two concert choir members, across multiple majors and years, gave four performances during the department of music’s eight-day tour of Ireland over spring break.


Hitting the right note

The 37th Giles-Harris Competitions in Musical Performance have grown into a major event for Wake Forest’s pianists, singers, and instrumentalists.

Happy Chinese New Year

A different animal represents each year in the Chinese zodiac calendar, and 2014 is the year of the horse. Wake Forest hosted a Chinese New Year celebration at The Barn for students, faculty, staff and the Winston-Salem community.


Student Storyteller: A ticket to Prague

One theatre class led Johanna Beach (’15) on an amazing journey to Prague. Now assistant director of “Embers and Stars,” she is sharing the story of Petr Ginz, who was a young teen during the Holocaust.

Wake Forest sophomore Tim Lee ('16) demonstrates the robot arm that he has programmed to paint pictures, in Huffman Residence Hall on Friday, January 24, 2014.

Painting robot lends surgeons a hand

Would you let an artist perform life-saving surgery on you? You might someday, if the artist is a painting robot. Timothy Lee (’16) built a robotic painting arm that could one day lend doctors a hand in practicing complex, robot-assisted surgeries without having to step foot in an operating room.


Theatre major to designer

In the five years since she graduated, Lauren Gaston has taken her acting, directing, designing and drawing skills — combined them with her love of travel — and become a rising star in the world of costume design.

Filmmakers Steve James, Peter Gilbert and Frederick Marx. 
Photo credit: Sundance Film Festival.

‘Hoop Dreams:’ 20th anniversary

Hoop Dreams won numerous awards, but as Peter Gilbert explains, it was the story that made Hoop Dreams live on, not the technology.


Spring is the air

Take a glance at the variety of world-class theatrical and musical performances, gallery exhibitions and visiting artists series that students, faculty and staff can anticipate this spring at the Forest.

Students, faculty, staff, alums and friends of the University gathered to celebrate the 49th annual Lovefeast.

Lovefeast: A unifying tradition

Christmas decorations, music, and the smell of sweet coffee filled Wait Chapel as more than 2,000 students, faculty, staff, alums and friends of the University gathered to celebrate the 49th annual Lovefeast.