Triad Arts

Weekdays at 8:35am & 5:44pm

Join 88.5 WFDD's David Ford every weekday for interviews and insight into the Piedmont Triad's rich artistic community.

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8:31 am
Wed April 23, 2014

Twin City Stage Offers Summer Acting Camps for Kids

Twin City Stage

Twin City Stage Education Director Cheri Van Loon has been teaching acting classes for theatre since 1998. This summer she and her Twin City Stage colleagues will be busy with summer camps for kids ages 4 to 18. Cheri’s celebrating her second year in the post. She stopped by to applaud her team of professional directors, choreographers, musical directors, councilors, assistants, set designers and more, and to share this season’s summer camp offerings.

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8:22 am
Tue April 22, 2014

The Kerner Chorale Presents Music Sublime and Spirited

The Kerner Chorale.
Jason A. Wright

This weekend The Kerner Chorale presents Music Sublime and Spirited featuring Mezzo-soprano Levone Tobin-Scott, spirituals and music by French composer Gabriel Faure. Artistic Director Jason A. Wright spoke with David Ford about the program.

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9:47 am
Mon April 21, 2014

Local Artist Laura Lashley Collaborates with Arts Based School on Science-Inspired Mural

Laura Lashley

Triad Arts as Broadcast at 8:35 am and 5:44pm

If you've ever stopped to check out the bright and mesmerizing mural at 7th and Trade Streets in Winston-Salem or roamed through the jungle of the tiger maze at the Children's Museum, you've experienced the work of local visual artist Laura Lashley.  Her acrylic paintings are characterized by vivid color, pattern, movement, and inspiration from nature.  Laura is currently working on an ArtSTEM mural project with the 6th graders at the Arts Based School.  Their project aims to represent the STEM subjects of science, technology, engineering and mathematics through visual art.  Laura stopped by WFDD to talk about her personal work and some of her community projects.

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10:09 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Gershwin and Ravel Together at Last in W-S Symphony Finale

Renowned piano soloist Tamir Hendelman will perform Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue with Bob Moody and the Winston-Salem Symphony.
Credit wssymphony.org

Coming up in May it’s the exciting final concert of the Winston-Salem Symphony’s Classics Series.

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8:30 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance Presents "Chess"

Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance

The ancient game of chess, super power politics, romantic rivalries, international intrigue and…ABBA? That’s right Chess with book by Richard Nelson and music by Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Anderson comes to Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance opening Friday April 25th. Theatre Alliance actors Jaye Pierce and Troy Hurst spoke with David Ford about this unusual rock opera.

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