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.

Triad Arts Weekend brings you a full hour of arts -- Fridays at 1 p.m. and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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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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8:35 am
Thu December 26, 2013

Living in the Overlap

Lennie Gerber and Pearl Berlin
Triad Equality Alliance

Lennie Gerber and Pearl Berlin have shared a passion for social justice and for each other for 47 years. Today, the indelible spark of their love and commitment inspires many others particularly in the LGBT community as they continue to fight for their right to marry in North Carolina.

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8:35 am
Wed December 25, 2013

Winston-Salem Youth Chorus

Winston-Salem Youth Chorus
Paul Garber

  Over the past 20 years, children in and around Forsyth County have thoroughly enjoyed their experiences rehearsing with and performing in the Winston-Salem Youth Chorus, under the direction of Founder, Artistic & Executive Director Barbara Beattie. Last month they celebrated their big 20th anniversary concert with a well-attended concert in the Stevens Center.

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8:35 am
Mon December 23, 2013

Meet the Artist: Laurie Anderson

Performance artist Laurie Anderson.
Lucy Jansch

Since his recent death, there’s been a lot of media attention surrounding groundbreaking singer, guitarist, and principal songwriter for the Velvet Underground Lou Reed. His widow is performance artist Laurie Anderson. The two began dating in 1992, were married in 2008, and remained together until Reed’s passing on October 27th. Laurie Anderson has chosen the roads less traveled for more than four decades. Her groundbreaking original works seamlessly blend the worlds of art, theatre, storytelling and experimental music.

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8:35 am
Fri December 20, 2013

Composer and Conductor Lee Holdridge Joins Greensboro Symphony Pops to Celebrate John Denver

Composer Lee Holdridge.
Lee Holdridge

Triad Arts as broadcast at 8:35am and 5:44pm.
New Year’s Eve, the Greensboro Symphony Pops presents a truly unique, feel good way to ring in 2014. The symphony along with Grammy award-winning arranger, composer and conductor Lee Holdridge will celebrate what would have been John Denver’s 70th birthday with the return of tribute artist Jim Curry. Jim has performed Denver’s songs in sold out shows all across the country, and he’s quickly become today’s top interpreter of Denver’s enormous legacy of multi-platinum hits. In addition to his long list of concert works performed and recorded by major orchestras and opera orchestras, award-winning T.V., and film hits, Lee Holdridge has worked with a veritable Who’s Who list of major recording artists including Barabara Streisand, Neil Diamond, Stevie Wonder, and John Denver.

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