Join Experiment in Self-Reliance (ESR) Sunday, Feb, 18, 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Innovation Quarter, downtown Winston-Salem for ESR's Winter Wonderland fundraiser event! The event will feature entertainment from Envision, great food, a silent auction, and a ceremony honoring Louise G. Wilson Legacy Society members. For more information on this event, or to find out more about the Louise G.

February American Heart Month: Tips for Success

Feb 1, 2018



February is American Heart Month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. The risks of getting those diseases are even higher for African-Americans.

 Dr. Cynthia Williams Brown, chair of the Department of Health Physical Education and Sport Studies (HPSS) at Winston-Salem State University, offers these tips.

Educate Yourself

Veteran broadcaster named GM for WSNC 90.5 FM

Feb 1, 2018


  After a lengthy and extensive search, veteran broadcaster Brian Anthony has been named the new general manager for Winston-Salem State University radio station WSNC 90.5 FM, effective Feb. 1, 2018. 

A native of East St. Louis, Illinois, Anthony has more than 35 years of communications/media experience, the majority in the radio industry.

Valentine's Day: Big Bands Are For Lovers!

Feb 1, 2018


Join Camel City Jazz Orchestra for an evening of fine dining and dancing to the classic sounds of big band music. Admission ($75/person) includes passed hors d’oeuvres, a glass of sparkling wine, and a plated three-course dinner with table service. Suggested wine pairings and selections from a full bar will be available for purchase. Choose a cozy two-top, join a community table, or reserve a larger private table for your group.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 6:30 PM
The Millennium Center
101 W. Fifth Street
Winston-Salem, NC

"Daddy's Girl, from Broken to Freedom"

Jan 31, 2018

The Inspirational Play, Daddy's Girl - from Broken to Freedom will be performed at The Enterprise Conference and Banquet Center,  Saturday, February 3, at 4:00pm -  Doors open at 3:00pm.  Come out and enjoy!

Winston-Salem Urban League CEO James Perry visits Morning Jazz with Jim Steele at 7:30 a.m., Friday, January 26 to update listeners on upcoming events. LISTEN @!

2018 is your year! So start off with your foot in the door...literally. Attend the Home of My Own, 1st 

 Forsyth Free Tax, a program of Experiment in Self-Reliance (ESR), is a part of the VolunteerIncome Tax Assistance (VITA) program in which qualified volunteers prepare taxes for free for individuals whose income is $54,000 a year or less. Forsyth Free Tax also offers online taxservices at to individuals making less than $66,000 who want to self-prepare their taxes.

RiverRun's Next Retro Films, January 13 & 14

Jan 12, 2018

Rob Davis, Executive Director of the RiverRun International Film Festival visits Afternoon Jazz with Jim Steele TODAY at 4:30 p.m. with writer Foster Hirsch, author of 16 film and theatre books. Hirsch will serve as moderator for classic motion pictures featured in RiverRun's next Retro Film Programs coming up January 13 and 14.

Breathing Access 501c3 has been in operation since 2013 bringing yoga, wellness and arts programming to underserved schools in Winston Salem, NC.  We currently serve Petree and Cook Elementary – both schools are in low income household areas.  Our newest program is at Cook Elementary which had the highest illiteracy rate in NC for 6 consecutive years.  We want to help change that!"