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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8:42 am
Mon August 26, 2013

New River Blues Festival 2013 Takes Place This Weekend

New River Blues Festival

Triad Arts as Broadcast at 8:35am and 5:44pm
Got any holiday weekend plans yet? How does dancing in a mountain meadow by a sparkling river to world-class blues sound? 

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8:34 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Winston-Salem-Based Jews and Catholics Release 'Civilized' New Album

Jews and Catholics' new record.
Eddie Garcia.

Triad Arts as Broadcast at 8:35am and 5:44pm
Listen to and download the title track off of the new album, "Civilized.'
Jews and Catholics are back, and badder than ever! Coming up at the Garage in Winston-Salem on Saturday night, August 24th at 9:30pm it’s the band’s record release party! 

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8:30 am
Wed August 21, 2013

Behind the Scenes: Hoots Roller Bar and Beer Company

Owners (from left to right) Ralph Pritts, Eric Swaim, and Eric Weyer.
Eric Swaim


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

West End Millworks is a newly developed incubator for entrepreneurial adventures and DIY culture for the creative benefit of the Triad. Dedicated to arts, crafts, and creative manufacturing, West End Millworks sits along the edge of Winston-Salem's historic West End neighborhood.

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8:49 am
Tue August 20, 2013

UNCSA and Cirque Du Soleil Collaboration Sparks New Performances

Paper Crane.

Triad Arts as Broadcast at 8:35am and 5:44pm.
For years the UNC School of the Arts Department of Design and Production has enjoyed a relationship with Cirque Du Soleil. Cirque visits the campus regularly and it currently employs dozens of highly skilled UNCSA alumni. Today, through sponsorship by the Kenan Institute, UNCSA and Cirque, that relationship is extending to virtually the entire school through a fascinating new collaboration project.  

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8:18 am
Mon August 19, 2013

Caleb Caudle and Haley Dreis: Songs of Tobacco Town

Caleb Caudle and David Ford in Studio A.
WFDD Staff

Blurt Magazine says Winston-Salem singer/songwriter Caleb Caudle’s new album Tobacco Town is filled with, “…jaw-droppingly fine songs”. Caleb’s sparse roots-rock arrangements include fiddle and background vocal harmonies of singer-songwriter Haley Dreis, and full band. All of the songs on Tobacco Town were written or co-written by Caleb.

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