Triad Arts

Weekdays at 8:35am & 5:44pm

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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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8:35 am
Thu February 27, 2014

Pianist Pamela Howland and Artist Wendell Myers Celebrate Chopin's Birthday

Night Music will feature pianist Pamela Howland and artist Wendell Myers.
Natalia Tuchina

Pamela Howland is a pianist, her husband Wendell Myers is a painter. This week they’ll combine artistic forces to celebrate Chopin Birthday Festival from Warsaw to Winston-Salem, bringing the year’s old tradition from Chopin’s homeland to the Triad. On Friday it’s Night Music Part 2, a unique concert with Pam playing selections from her new CD of  Frederick Chopin’s Nocturnes 11 through 19, and a painting exhibition of Wendell’s 8 nocturne-inspired works.

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8:35 am
Wed February 26, 2014

Paper Lantern Presents "Gruesome Playground Injuries"

Brian Mullins and Emily Mark.
Paper Lantern Theatre Company

What do you get when you cross an accident-prone daredevil and a corrosive masochist? Gruesome Playground Injuries. The play by Rajiv Joseph with “as much humor as horror” according to Variety magazine covers the 30 year long relationship between Doug and Kayleen from an elementary school nurse’s office to the funeral home.

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10:07 am
Tue February 25, 2014

Carolina Film and Video Festival Kicks Off This Week

Austin Taylor is the director of "Death and the Robot".
Chase Dubose

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

The 2014 Carolina Film and Video Festival, which is the state's longest running film festival,  kicks off this Wednesday, Februrary 26th on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. This four day event features plenty of films of the live action and animated variety, and provides attendees with the opportunity for some one-on-one time with visiting & local filmmakers. Eddie Garcia's guests today are Austin Taylor, the director of the stop motion animated film “Death and The Robot” and Carolina Film and Video Festival Director Keith Barber.

8:39 am
Mon February 24, 2014

The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra to Play with Violin Soloist Ryu Goto for Secrest Series

Ryu's debut at Carnegie Hall in 2010.

For the past 40 years The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra has been creating internationally renowned music and forcing us to rethink musical collaboration. The musicians perform without a conductor, rehearse and organize democratically, and along the way they’ve made more than 70 albums noted by critics for having unparalleled energy. Orpheus frequently collaborates with some of today’s leading soloists and this week’s concert as part of the Secrest Performance Series at Wake Forest University is no exception.

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10:52 am
Fri February 21, 2014

Lorena Guillen Tango Duo Performs at Green Hill Art Gallery

Lorena Guillen
WFDD Staff

Lorena Guillen Tango Duo is Buenos Aires natives singer Lorena Guillen and her husband pianist/composer Alejandro Rutty. In addition to being excellent performers of authentic Argentine Tango, the two UNCG professors are also accomplished scholars.

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