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8:18 am
Wed July 31, 2013

Meet the Artist: UNCSA's Dean of the School of Dance Susan Jaffe

UNCSA Dean of the School of Dance Susan Jaffe.
Rosalie O'Connor

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For more than forty-six years The University of North Carolina School of the Arts’ acclaimed Nutcracker production has been one of the Triad’s most eagerly anticipated events of the holiday season. Last year, guest artists Veronika Part (Principal, American Ballet Theatre) and Charles Askegard (Principal, New York City Ballet) danced the roles of the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier Prince at the performances in the Stevens Center. The UNCSA Nutcracker Orchestra accompanied the performances under the baton of Charles Barker, Principal Conductor of American Ballet Theatre. It was the first production of The Nutcracker under the leadership of UNCSA’s new Dean of the School of Dance Susan Jaffe.  Susan was the principal dancer with American Ballet Theatre for 20 years. She spoke with David Ford about her career.

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Traffic & Weather
6:22 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Flooding Damages More Than 400 Properties in Catawba County

N.C. Transportation officials say some roads and bridges will remain closed until further notice due to last weekend's flooding.
Credit By marnanel via flickr

The cleanup continues in after last weekend's flash floods. Parts of Catawba, Lincoln and Cleveland received up to a foot of rain Saturday.

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Sports
11:18 am
Tue July 30, 2013

The Trouble with PJ

Credit mvongrue via flickr Creative Commons

Athletes in trouble.  It's a frequent theme in the sports pages and in sports commentaries.  And in his sports commentary this week, Dave Goren examines the story of a triad athlete whose name has been a mainstay of the headlines over the last couple of months.

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Arts
8:38 am
Tue July 30, 2013

Meet the Artist: Asheville-Based Bluegrass Trio Red June

The members of Asheville-based trio Red June (left to right) are John Cloyd Miller, Will Straughan, and Natalya Weinstein.
Bobby Amoroso

Triad Arts as Broadcast at 8:35am and 5:44pm
Last July the Asheville-based trio Red June visited the Triad for a special outdoor CD release party and concert. The bluegrass, beer and BBQ event took place at Reynolda House Museum of American Art in Winston-Salem, and it featured John Cloyd Miller on guitar, mandolin and vocals, Natalya Weinstein on fiddle and vocals, and  Winston-Salem native Will Straughan on guitar and vocals. Will played for years in the Emma Gibbs Band before moving to the mountains. Red June’s new CD is Beauty Will Come, and the tune we've sampled today is a hauntingly beautiful one from the album that Will wrote. It’s called "Soul’s Repair".

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News
7:34 am
Tue July 30, 2013

10 Things to Know for Tuesday July 30, 2013

Mostly Sunny... High near 86

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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