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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10:07 am
Wed May 1, 2013

Stained Glass Playhouse Presents "Private Lives"

Michael Ackerman (Elyot), Rene Walek (Amanda), and director Mike Burke from Stained Glass Playhouse.
Credit David Ford / WFDD Staff

The Noel Coward classic Private Lives turns 83 this year, but it’s just as funny, witty, entertaining and relevant today as it was back in 1930. Much of that is thanks to Coward’s amazing writing and the onstage chemistry in a perpetually stormy relationship between Amanda and Elyot.

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8:51 am
Tue April 30, 2013

Sculptor Patrick Dougherty Installs Branch Masterpieces Around North Carolina and the World

One of sculptor Patrick Dougherty's pieces at Guilford College.
Theresa N. (Terry) Hammond, Founding Director & Curator, Guilford College Art Gallery Guilford College

Triad Arts as Broadcast at 8:35am and 5:44pm
Internationally acclaimed Chapel Hill based artist Patrick Dougherty is a sculptor who weaves branches into whirling, animated shapes that take on natural forms like tumbleweeds, wasp nests, or gusts of wind. 
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10:56 am
Mon April 29, 2013

Author Jo Maeder Talks About Her First Memoir and New Release "Opposite Attacks"

The cover of Jo Maeder's When I Married My Mother.
Jo Maeder

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Jo Maeder is the Greensboro-based author of the Kindle Memoir Bestseller When I Married My Mother: A Daughter’s Search for What Really Matters—and How She Found It Caring for Mama Jo.

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9:16 am
Fri April 26, 2013

Once Upon a Blue Ridge Presents "Mr. Lincoln's Office"

Peter Holland plays Abraham Lincoln in Once Upon A Blue Ridge's Mr. Lincoln's Office.
Credit Mike Foley

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Once Upon a Blue Ridge actor Peter Holland brings his original production “Mr. Lincoln’s Office” to the Greensboro Historical Museum on Saturday, April 27 at 2:00 and 7:00 PM.

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10:25 am
Thu April 25, 2013

Spring is Here with John Newman Garden Design

Christine Rucker Photography

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Early spring is still in the air, and for acclaimed garden designer John Newman that means Cornus, Hamamelis , and Thymelaeaceae…that is: dazzling dogwoods, wonderful witch-hazel, and exciting edgeworthia.

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