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12:45 am
Fri June 21, 2013

Meet the Artist: Barbara Lister-Sink, Pianist and Educator

Educator and Pianist Barbara Lister-Sink.
www.salem.edu

Renowned pianist and educator, Barbara Lister-Sink is a world leader in teaching injury preventive-technique. She has taught at Duke University, the Eastman School of Music, and Salem College. Currently, she is the Director of the School of Music, Artist in Residence, and Professor of Piano at Salem College.  For many years, Barbara was the keyboardist for the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam. Barbara spoke with David about her memories from playing with this group.

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9:47 am
Thu June 20, 2013

Estrangers Release New Album

Estrangers
Matt Groce

Winston-Salem based band Estrangers has just recorded a new album, and they did it old-school, to analog tape with Ryan Pritz at El Guapo Recorders on the Southside of Winston.  Season of 1000 Colors was released Friday, June 14th.  Triad Arts Weekend's own Technical Producer and guitarist, vocalist, songwriter Eddie Garcia caught up with Estrangers' vocalist and guitarist Philip Pledger and drummer Drew Braeden.      

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Arts
9:03 am
Wed June 19, 2013

Percussionist Bill Smith Provides "Gong Meditation Sound Immersion"

Percussionist Bill Smith in Studio A.
Bethany Chafin

Today we take a sonic journey with percussionist Bill Smith.
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Arts
10:56 am
Tue June 18, 2013

Notion Music and Performance Software Redefining Music Notation

Composer, educator, and inventor Jack Jarrett.
ASCAP

Today on the show, you can listen to Shanendoah performed by London Symphony violinist Nigel Broadbent. 
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Arts
8:04 am
Mon June 17, 2013

Kernersville Little Theatre Presents The Drowsy Chaperone

Kernersville Little Theatre presents The Drowsy Chaperone.
Kernersville Little Theatre

It all begins when a die-hard musical-theater fan plays his favorite cast album on his turntable. The musical literally bursts to life in his living room, telling the rambunctious tale of a brazen Broadway starlet trying to find, and keep, her true love.
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12:42 pm
Fri June 14, 2013

Estrangers Release New Album Tonight at The Garage

Estrangers
Matt Groce

Winston-Salem based band Estrangers has just recorded a new album, and they did it old-school, to analog tape with Ryan Pritz at El Guapo Recorders on the Southside of Winston.  Season of 1000 Colors will be released tonight, Friday, June 14th at The Garage.  The show starts at 9:00pm, and Estrangers will be joined by The Human Eyes and Body Games.  Tickets are just $7.

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8:35 am
Thu June 13, 2013

Siren Mountain Jam Celebrates the Art and Music of Women

Me'Shell Ndegeocello
Charlie Gross

Summer is a time to savor the arts and few parts of the country have as many festivals in which to do so than North Carolina.

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Arts
8:36 am
Wed June 12, 2013

Crosslove Theatre in Greensboro Provides Community Theatre With Religious Themes

Crosslove Director Mike Gilbert.
Crosslove Theatre

Crosslove Theatre, housed at Lindley Park Church in Greensboro, is a Christian-based community theatre company that promotes professional-quality productions promoting religious themes.

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9:14 am
Tue June 11, 2013

19th Annual Wayne C. Henderson Music Festival and Guitar Concert Takes Place This Saturday

Guitarist and luthier Wayne Henderson.

Guitarist and luthier Wayne Henderson is one of today’s leading guitarists with 3 national tours with Masters of the Steel String Guitar, a National Heritage Award, Carnegie Hall and Prairie Home Companion concerts under his belt just to name a few highlights.

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12:15 am
Mon June 10, 2013

UNCSA's Music Academy of the American South Begins This Friday

Big Ron Hunter in Studio A at WFDD.
Rebecca McNeely

The Piedmont has had and continues to have a huge impact on American music in practically every musical style imaginable, so why not celebrate it?

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8:30 am
Fri June 7, 2013

The Art of Yoga Comes to the Triad

Co-yoga instructors and Exuro Entertainment artists Jacob Feldman and Kara Chambers
Exuro

You can participate in the art of Yoga Two-gether and Partner Balancing. 

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Arts
1:02 am
Thu June 6, 2013

Blue Ridge Music Center Hosts Roseanne Cash, John Leventhal, and Wayne Henderson Concert

Blue Ridge Music Center manager, fiddle performer, and instructor Erynn Marshall.
Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation

Did you know that The Blue Ridge Parkway is one of the most biologically diverse places in the world with more species of trees than are found in all of Europe? 

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9:25 am
Wed June 5, 2013

American Singers' Opera Project at Wake Forest University

Barbara Caprilli
Barbara Caprilli

The American Singers’ Opera Project (ASOP) is underway on the campus of Wake Forest University, and fans can get a local taste of what’s going on there on Saturday, June 8th, at 7:00 pm at Arbor Acres Retirement Community during ASOP’s first Aria Evening.

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8:20 am
Tue June 4, 2013

St. Paul's Friends of Music Series Hosts Organist David Briggs

Organist David Briggs at St. Sulpice.
David Briggs

Audio Pending...
Audio Pending...

You’ve got a friend of music here in the Triad. 

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8:44 am
Mon June 3, 2013

Our State Celebrates 80th Anniversary

How to build the perfect smore.
Our State

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11:42 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

Playing in the Street with Second Sundays on Fourth

The Dan River Girls (from left to right: Jessie, Ellie, and Fiona Burdette).
The Burdettes

Are you ready for a party? Camino Bakery owner Cary Clifford sure is.
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12:11 am
Thu May 30, 2013

The Marvelous Wonderettes Sing Audiences Back to the 50's

The Marvelous Wonderettes.
Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance

The Marvelous Wonderettes is a musical comedy by Roger Bean that salutes the high school Songleader squads of the 1950s using pop songs from that era to tell the tale.

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Arts
9:09 am
Wed May 29, 2013

New Spring Theatre Highlights the Adventure of Performance

Srping Theatre Logo.
First in Flight Entertainment.

There’s a new Triad destination for theatre goers.

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Arts
9:14 am
Tue May 28, 2013

International Intrigue in Charlie Lovett's The Bookman's Tale

Charlie Lovett, author of The Bookman's Tale.
Superieur Photographics

Charlie Lovett is a former antiquarian book seller, current book collector, and published author.

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8:19 am
Mon May 27, 2013

Bringing Back Jazz: Matt Kendrick and Company

Composer and double bassist Matt Kendrick.
MattKendrick.com

Over the last century, North Carolina produced some of the most influential artists in American jazz. 

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9:22 am
Fri May 24, 2013

Asolare Fine Arts Foundation Assists Developing Artists

A picture from Asolare's end of the year picnic from 2012.
John Chapman Asolare

The asolare fine arts academy has been developing artists since 1997. The not-for-profit community service arts organization offers residencies, instruction, performances, mentoring and perhaps most importantly venues for emerging artists. Some of those exhibition spaces are right here in the Triad in some locations that might surprise you. One of those locations can be found in the heart of downtown Winston-Salem’s business district at the former Wachovia Center, now the Park Building at 101 N Cherry St., and it was there that David Ford met with Asolare executive director and artist John Chapman for a gallery tour. 

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8:30 am
Thu May 23, 2013

Singing for the "Tone Deaf"

1931 magazine feature describing hearing tests done at the University of Iowa Child Welfare Reseach Station. Found in the magazine Popular Science.
JaJa&Chucky

Carol Roan is an Indiana University graduate where she also earned a Master’s degree in Vocal performance.

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8:45 am
Wed May 22, 2013

Forecast Music and Their Innovative American Tunes

Forecastmusic.com

Forecast music is an adventurous new music group founded in Brooklyn, NY in 2001. 

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9:37 am
Tue May 21, 2013

Singer/Songwriter Martha Bassett Performs Around Winston-Salem

Singer/Songwriter Martha Bassett
marthabassett.com

The great singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Martha Bassett is just as in demand as a performer as ever this summer.
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8:00 am
Mon May 20, 2013

Artist John Nygren Captures Nature in the Beauty of Glass

Glass artist John Nygren.
John Nygren

If you’d like to see a love of nature expressed in artistic excellence by a true American Master, you need look no further than the glass studio of North Carolina blower John Nygren. John’s glass works range from landscape vessels, and classic vase forms with delicately wrought natural elements, to whimsical frogs. And they’ve been shown in more than 350 exhibitions throughout the world. John is a Senior member of the North Carolina glass art community and a renowned American master.

 

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Arts
11:08 pm
Thu May 16, 2013

Rob Frazier Brings an Evening of Bach to Centenary United Methodist Church

Rob Frazier, Director of Music and Arts at Centenary United Methodist Church.
Credit Rick Gibons

Centenary United Methodist Church in Winston-Salem has championed the arts for decades and recently appointed Director of Music and the Arts Dr. Robert Frazier carries that tradition forward, with an ambitious all Bach program this Sunday night, May 19th at 7:30 pm in the UMC Sanctuary. 

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7:56 am
Thu May 16, 2013

Authoring Action Engages through the Power of Voice

Tony Jenkins (left) and Hunter Mcintosh (right) of Authoring Action.
Credit Michelle Motter

Today we take a look at Authoring Action, a Winston-Salem based non-profit harnessing the power of storytelling and engaging young people ages 12 to 18.
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5:50 pm
Wed May 15, 2013

David Hagy Conducts and Performs with the Salisbury Symphony

David Hagy, Salisbury Symphony and Wake Forest University Orchestra Conductor.

 David Hagy is a true double threat. As a conductor he leads the Wake Forest University Orchestra and Salisbury Symphony, but he’s also a violinist.
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11:28 am
Tue May 14, 2013

Greensboro Youth Chorus Celebrates 25th Anniversary Concert

Nana Wolfe-Hall directs the Greensboro Youth Chorus
Mark Manring

For more than 30 years UNC Greensboro graduate Ann Doyle has been serving North Carolina schools, churches and community groups as a master teacher, mentor, collaborative performer and adjudicator.

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8:26 am
Mon May 13, 2013

Helen Simoneau Danse Begins International Tour

Helen Simoneau.
Steve Davis

Dancer Helen Simoneau was born and raised in a small village of 1,000 people in Quebec, and somehow made her way to Winston-Salem, North Carolina via the UNC School of the Arts as a High School student.

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