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.   


5:03 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Quaker Pastor and Best-Selling Author Philip Gulley to Visit First Friends Meeting in Greensboro

Quaker Books

Philip Gulley is a Quaker pastor and author of 18 books.  His most recent book is Living the Quaker Way: Timeless Wisdom for a Better Life Today.  Gulley will visit the First Friends Meeting in Greensboro this weekend for  Quaker Quest, a two day series of sessions and storytelling on the Quaker Way. 

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1:24 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

A Tribute to Copey Hanes, the Jia String Quartet, Arts for Life, and the Art of Letterforming

Helen Copenhaver Hanes
University of North Carolina School of the Arts


Triad Arts Weekend January 17, 2014


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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.

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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