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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Triad Arts
12:25 pm
Tue February 5, 2013

Music for a Great Space presents The Red Clay Saxophone Quartet

The Red Clay Saxophone Quartet is (left to right) Mark Engebretson, Robert Faub, Susan Fancher and Steven Stusek.
Credit Red Clay Saxophone Quartet & Music for a Great Space

The saxophone was invented by Adolph Sax in the mid-1800s and since then the soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophones have played huge roles in wind ensembles, military bands, and in jazz concert halls. 

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Triad Arts
9:17 am
Fri February 1, 2013

Triad Arts Weekend: February 1, 2013

Festival Stage performs regularly in Hanesbrands Theatre in downtown Winston-Salem.
Credit Hanesbrands Theatre in downtown Winston-Salem. / Hanesbrands Theatre

Imagine being able to develop a unique performance from the ground up with the mentorship of an internationally acclaimed performance artist. That’s exactly what a group of 17 Wake Forest University students will enjoy over a three-week residency with Tim Miller and their production of VOX. The student ensemble work is based on their own personal stories, experiences, and memories.

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6:16 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

Triad Arts Weekend: January 25, 2013

Doug Davis and the Solid Citizens rocking out in WFDD's Studio A!
Credit Bethany Chafin


On Triad Arts Weekend (1:00 p.m.):

When world-famous tenor Tito Morelli arrives for a fundraiser at the Cleveland Grand Opera Company, a chain-reaction of mistaken identity, plot twists and double entendres creates one of the funniest farces of the American stage.

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Triad Arts
5:59 pm
Thu January 17, 2013

Triad Arts Weekend: January 18, 2013

“…a gentle and extraordinarily beautiful new play”. That’s what the New York Times had to say about the latest from 31 year old playwright Annie Baker. It’s called The Aliens, and it takes place in a back alley behind a small town New England coffee shop. In the play two 30-something slackers discuss music, philosophy and Bukowski. While riding the high of shroom laced tea and acoustic guitar riffs they write novels and music that the world will never see.

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Triad Arts
4:17 pm
Wed January 16, 2013

Triad Arts Weekend: January 11, 2013

You’ve seen it at bookstores and newsstands everywhere, but you probably didn’t know that more than 800,000 people in every state in the union and 42 countries worldwide enjoy this incredible periodical that just happens to be entirely devoted to North Carolina people, places, history and travel. It’s Our State magazine, celebrating 80 years of awe-inspiring photographs and fantastic stories.

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