Triad Arts

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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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7:48 am
Wed April 16, 2014

Meet the Artist: Singer/Songwriter Tyler Barham

Singer/Songwriter Tyler Barham.
www.tylerbarham.com

Singer/songwriter Tyler Barham was named one of Country Music Association’s “Who New To Watch for 2013” and he followed that up this year by being named one of Billboard’s 10 Country Artists to Watch in 2014”. He’ll be performing in Stokesdale, NC on April 18th and in Sanford  the following evening. Tyler’s most recent independent release “Don’t Cage This Heart” debuted at 19 on the Billboard Heatseeker Albums Chart for All genres of music and #56 on Billboard’s Country Albums Chart.

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7:46 am
Tue April 15, 2014

Greenhill Gallery Highlights the Work of Romare Bearden

Art © Bearden Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY, Romare Bearden, The Family, 1975, aquatint, image 19 ¾ x 26 inches

He was "one of America's pre-eminent artists" and "the nation's foremost collagist", according to the New York Times obituary for Charlotte native Romare Bearden. This week at Greenhill visitors to the gallery can view dozens of Bearden prints and more, and even bring some home. It’s the Select Collection Prints of Romare Bearden which opened yesterday and will remain on view through June 22nd. On April 26th Greenhill will host a daylong educational program that’s open to the public.

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8:53 am
Mon April 14, 2014

Music Academy of North Carolina Increases Access to Music Education

Music Academy of NC

The Music Academy of North Carolina increases access to music education in our community through school collaborations, festivals and competitions, and they’ve been doing it for 32 years. What began as music educator Ivan Battle’s vision and five teachers has since grown to an organization of 35 faculty instructing 1,000 students each week.

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