about since our business opened four years ago. We’ve been very fortunate that so many talented artists have been willing to submit their film-related artwork for this series, and can’t wait to share both their favorite films and their amazing creativity with Winston-Salem,” commented a/perture curator Lawren Desai. Fellow Screen Club artist Les Caison, III also expressed his enthusiasm for the series: “Props to a/perture for presenting the community a compelling opportunity to enjoy culture. Screen Club provides the public, local businesses, and local artists a way to connect with each other and internationally known movies. This is a great way to celebrate five years as one of Winston-Salem’s artful jewels.” a/perture cinema is an independent, locally-owned movie theater in the heart of downtown Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Screening a mix of independent, foreign, documentary, local, and festival films in two 80-seat theaters and one 45-seat theater, a/perture has evening screenings seven days a week with additional matinees on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. In addition to the traditional freshly popped popcorn, candy, and coca-cola beverages, a/perture
also offers a wide selection of beer and wine, healthy snacks and special treats made by local bakeries. Plenty of parking is available in the surrounding downtown area, both on street and in the Cherry/Marshall parking deck adjacent to the cinema. a/perture brings back the intimate movie-going experience of yesteryear and serves as a modern, unique alternative to giant chain cineplexes. For more information, please visit http://www.aperturecinema.com. Les Caison II is a North Carolina visual artist currently residing in Asheboro, NC. He has participated in over 70 visual art exhibitions, 20 of them solo efforts. He primarily paints in oil and illustrates with graphite pencil, often combining the two. Recent exhibitions include the Visual Art Exchange’s “Contemporary South” exhibition in Raleigh, and Greensboro’s “2013 Greenhill Center’s Winter Show Invitational”. Upcoming shows include a solo exhibition beginning in December 2014 at the Turchin Center for Visual Arts located in Boone, NC. Les is a current featured artist with the Guilford County School’s “Artist-In-Schools” program. He serves as the program director for Asheboro’s Randolph Arts Guild. Les occasionally enjoys doughnuts and tacos for creative fuel.
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