Triad Arts Weekend

Fridays at 1pm & Sundays at 4pm

Triad Arts Weekend host David Ford explores the creative process behind an infectious melody, moving drama, evocative poem and much more with the local and visiting artists who enrich our lives here in the Piedmont Triad.

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9:00 am
Fri June 28, 2013

Triad Arts Weekend: June 28th, 2013

Josephus III
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Triad Arts Weekend: June 28th, 2013

Today  it’s a Triad Arts Weekend poetry and spoken word slam like you’ve never heard before. Featuring Ed Wilson,  Kwame Dawes,  Rhett Iseman Trull,  Joe Mills,  Josephus III, Fred Chapell, Kianga Ford,  A.C. Hardy, Helen Losse and Terri Kirby Erickson.  To top it off, Peter Kairoff will help us understand the beauty of Brahms. 

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11:26 am
Fri June 21, 2013

Triad Arts Weekend: June 21, 2013

Jay Gonzalez, Patterson Hood, Mike Cooley, Brad Morgan, and Matt Patton of the Drive-By Truckers.
Drive-By Truckers

Today we delve into a great hour of summer music.  First up: the unique sound that is the Darnell Woodies.  Their fusion of bluegrass, punk, rock, jazz, and more comes to Studio A.  Then it's Durham-based MC Taylor and Hiss Golden Messenger.  MC is one of the finest songwriters in America today. David Bowie described MC's latest LP Poor Moon as, "...mystical country, like an eerie yellowing photograph."  And then, it's the Grammy Award winning Athens, Georgia based singer/songwriter, producer and front man for the Drive-By Truckers, Patterson Hood.

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1:09 pm
Fri June 14, 2013

Triad Arts Weekend: June 14, 2013

The cover of Estrangers' new album, Season of 1000 Colors.
Estrangers

Triad Arts Weekend: June 14, 2013

For music lovers in the Triad, this time of year when we all rejoice: the Eastern Music Festival in Greensboro, Appalachian State’s "An Appalachian Summer Festival"…the list of well-known live music listening opportunities goes on and on each summer. 

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12:52 pm
Fri June 7, 2013

Triad Arts Weekend: June 7, 2013

Big Ron Hunter

Triad Arts Weekend: June 7, 2013

Today it’s all music all the time and for some good causes too: Roseanne Cash is raising funds for the Blue Ridge Music Center. Singer/songwriter Beth McKee is teaming up with the folks at Beta Verde to help stamp out hunger. The Dan River Girls are all set to keep Winston-Salem’s downtown area just as hip as it wants to be during Second Sundays on 4th. They’re here Live in Studio A with a concert preview. And speaking of Live in Studio A, how about master blues man Big Ron Hunter and award-winning singer/songwriter Laurelyn Dossett together at last! 

Blue Ridge Music Center

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12:58 pm
Fri May 31, 2013

Triad Arts Weekend: May 31, 2013

Charlie Lovett, author of The Bookman's Tale.
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Triad Arts Weekend: May 31, 2013

Live Your Art Producing Artistic Director Hilda Willis has been coaching performers on their artistic development and the business of showbiz for decades. 

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