Bethany Chafin

Associate Producer/Web Editor

Bethany joined the staff of WFDD in the fall of 2012.  She received her B.A. and M.A. in English Literature from Wake Forest University and focused on Anglo-Irish writing.  Between undergraduate studies and graduate school, Bethany served as the intern to Talk of the Nation at NPR in DC, participating in live NPR Election Night Coverage, Presidential debate broadcasts, regular Talk of the Nation shows, and helping to plan the inaugural broadcast of ‘Talk of the World.’  She enjoys engaging her interests in books, politics, and art in the interdisciplinary world of public radio.  Originally from Jacksonville, Florida, Bethany enjoys calling the Piedmont home.   

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1:05 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

Roots Revival, the Hispanic Arts Initiative, Relevents Wind Quintet, and Music at Muddy Creek Cafe

The Amigos Band will perfom with Roots Revival Stage.
Roots Revival

Triad Arts Weekend: January 10, 2014

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1:10 pm
Fri January 3, 2014

The Genuine, Magnolia Baroque Players, and the Bo-Stevens Band Live in Studio A

Billie Feather and Richard Boyd Live in Studio A.
WFDD

Triad Arts Weekend: January 3, 2014

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6:41 pm
Sun December 29, 2013

Triad Arts Holiday Celebration Part Two

  Every year around this time there’s an enormous variety of artful holiday traditions going on here in the Triad. Dance, music, theatre, art, you’ll find it all, and frankly, there just aren’t enough hours in the day to attend every event. But today on Triad Arts Holiday Celebration, gonna have our fruit cake and eat it too. First off, we’ll hear lots of outstanding music—holiday favorites, plus some completely original sounds of the season. We’ve also got poems, short stories and essays that explore this magical time of year. The best part is, for the next hour everything you'll hear will be performed by a group of incredibly talented musicians, poets and writers who each call the Piedmont home. It’s a Triad Arts Holiday Celebration Part II.

Part II of the Triad Arts Holiday Celebration.  The show features the following groups/artist in order of their appearance on the show:

Mary Siebert and her family: O Mary Rock

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8:35 am
Fri December 27, 2013

Jews and Catholics 'Civilized' Concert

Civilized LP Jews and Catholics
Jews and Catholics

The Winston-Salem based band Jews and Catholics released their new album Civilized  in August.

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8:25 am
Tue December 24, 2013

S2dio Supplies Takes off with VanGo

Bibi Coyne of S2dio Supplies and her VanGo.
Steve Childs

Triad Arts as Broadcast at 8:35am and 5:44pm.
Bibi Coyne set out on an entrepreneurial adventure when she applied for Winston-Salem’s small business competition, earlier this year.   When Coyne and her family moved back to Winston-Salem, North Carolina two years ago, the graphic designer and marketing consultant was surprised by the lack of local art stores.  As the “city of arts and innovation” with a thriving arts district and numerous academic art programs, Coyne saw an opportunity to address a need.  Her concept for a mobile arts supply store in the Triad won the small business competition, and as a result – her business S2dio Supplies has taken off. Her idea has  taken off – on wheels in fact.  Bibi recently purchased a bus to house her business – a goal she’s had since applying for the competition.  She’ll fill it with art supplies to travel around the city serving selling and delivering to local artists.  Bibi spoke to me about the nuance and inspiration of an artist’s tools.

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