Triad Arts

Weekdays at 8:45am & 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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8:51 am
Thu August 7, 2014

Meet the Arts Organization: Winston-Salem Youth Chorus

Winston-Salem Youth Chorus
Paul Garber

Choral singing provides young people with an exciting entree into the world of music, and a lifetime of arts appreciation. 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 and Artistic Director Barbara Beattie. The Executive Director is Lori Prescott.  In November 2013, they celebrated their big 20th anniversary concert in the Stevens Center.

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8:26 am
Wed August 6, 2014

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art Presents "Neil Goldberg: Anthology"

A photo from "Ten-and-a-Half Years of To-Dos".
Neil Goldberg

Neil Goldberg’s video, photo and mixed media work has been exhibited at venues throughout Europe and across the country including The Museum of Modern Art’s permanent collection in New York. In 2013 his video, Surfacing appeared simultaneously on multiple digital signs in Times Square in New York City. In it dozens of people are filmed as they emerge from the NY subway system.

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8:35 am
Tue August 5, 2014

Reanimator Presents Bob Log III

Bob Log III
Eddie Garcia

Reanimator Records in downtown Winston-Salem  shook up the usual lunch hour routine last Thursday, by inviting Bob Log III for a 12:30 pm concert.

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8:27 am
Mon August 4, 2014

Winston-Salem and Greensboro Symphony Principal Trumpeter Anita Cirba Joins Salem Band as Soloist

Anita Cirba
Deric Cook Photography

One of our nation’s oldest community bands is set to perform another free public concert this week. The Salem Band formed back in 1771 performs outdoors in the beautiful, shaded confines of Salem Square. They’re led by Music Director, and Winston-Salem Symphony Bass Clarinetist, Eileen Young. On Friday she’ll be joined by longtime respected Triad band leader and educator Charles Murph, and guest soloist Winston-Salem and Greensboro Symphony principal trumpeter Anita Cirba

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8:36 am
Fri August 1, 2014

Outta the Bag Tradition Returns to Downtown: Lunchtime Has Never Been More Fun

The Senior Cheerleaders.

Outta the Bag is an hour of lunchtime entertainment in downtown Winston-Salem’s Winston Square Park every Tuesday at noon. It’s an intimate, shaded venue where local writers, performers and artists share their family-friendly work with live audience members who take an hour to kick back, enjoy their packed lunches and some good, free outdoor performances. Lynn Byrd is a published author who sits on the Winston-Salem Writers board.

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