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.

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10:01 am
Mon August 12, 2013

The "Expressions of Joy" on Piano

Pianist Joy Brit Reavis.
Zumwalt Photography

Joy Brit Reavis began playing piano when she was 6 years old and just four years later she put pen to paper on the first of what would be many childhood compositions. After getting married, Joy put her composing on hold until her children were grown, and now she’s back with a vengeance. She’s already released two CDs of solo piano music—Expressions of Joy, a set of originals and her Christmas album Tidings of Joy—and she’s currently working on her third titled Joy of Nature.

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7:58 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Writer Lolis Eric Elie and Treme: Stories and Recipes from the Heart of New Orleans

Writer, journalist, food historian Lolis Eric Elie.
Lolis Eric Elie.

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New Orleans native Lolis Eric Elie is a writer, journalist, documentary filmmaker, and food historian who may be best known for his work as staff writer for the HBO drama set in post Katrina New Orleans Treme. His new book, Treme: Stories and Recipes from the Heart of New Orleans carries the same name, but it stands firmly on its own with a unique mix of New Orleans’ history, and a celebration of the eclectic and inventive culinary spirit that continues to thrive and evolve post Katrina, with 100 heritage and contemporary recipes. 

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10:11 am
Thu August 8, 2013

Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County Continues Funding the Local Arts

The Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts in downtown Winston-Salem.
Arts Council of Winston-Salem

The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is in the final stretch for their 2013 campaign. So far they’ve reached 83% of their 2.5 million dollar goal to provide funds for the local artists and arts organizations that make the City of Arts and Innovation so unique.

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10:20 am
Wed August 7, 2013

Mount Airy Museum of Regional History Presents "The Luthier's Craft"

A photo from the Mt. Airy Museum of Regional History's exhibit - The Luthier's Craft.
Mt. Airy Museum of Regional History

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The Mount Airy Museum of Regional History is currently showing the exhibit: “The Luthier’s Craft: Instrument Making Traditions of the Blue Ridge.”  In collaborating with renowned regional luthiers such as Wayne Henderson, Audrey Hash Ham, Chris Testerman, and Johnny Gentry, the current exhibit focuses on the history of building three instruments: guitar, banjo, and fiddle.  You can check out the exhibit during the Museum’s regular hours, Monday through Saturday, 10 am to 5pm.
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8:02 am
Tue August 6, 2013

New Still Life Exhibit Opens at The Reynolda House Museum of American Art

A still life by William Harnett featured in the new exhibit.
Reynolda House Museum of American Art

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Listen to David Ford's complete interview with Reynolda House Director of Public Programs Phil Archer.

Coming up August 10–December 8, in the Mary and Charlie Babcock Wing Gallery, Reynolda House Museum of American Art presents "Things Wondrous & Humble: American Still Life". The exhibition features some of the finest examples of still life—both traditional and some unexpected approaches—from collections across North Carolina. It’s a bountiful exploration of one of art's most popular genres, and how the everyday objects depicted within it continue to capture our imagination. David Ford spoke with Director of Public Programs Phil Archer.

 

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