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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10:49 am
Wed December 4, 2013

The Art of Sharing, A Dozen Dresses, Photography of Fred Stein, Edward Steichen and More

Triad Arts Weekend: November 29, 2013

Today on the show it’s all about film, and sharing. So we’ll peak into the minds of those talented artists behind the camera lens, and find out what makes them tick. As is so often the case with great artists, there’s a whole lot of fascinating stuff going on in there, and the time, planning and effort that goes into capturing the perfect image, telling a compelling story, and changing the world, one image at a time. Artist, filmmaker Joel Tauber is on a one man mission to shed light on the act of sharing. Why do we share? Why should we share, and why should we care? Joel’s got some ideas for you to kick around. Performance artist, photographer, Diana Greene is here to share the stories behind A Dozen Dresses, and she’s got a few doozies. Filmmaker Peter Stein has made blockbuster horror film classics like Friday the 13th Part 2, but he’s all about the beauty of the simple black and white image as captured by his father, renowned photographer Fred Stein. When it comes to glamour photography, they don’t come more renowned than Edward Steichen, and they don’t come better informed than Reynolda House curator Allison Slaby.

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1:10 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

UNCSA Fall Dance Concert, Behind the Scenes With Mary Dalton, Typography, and She Loves Me

Kimberly Bartosik.

Triad Arts Weekend: November 22, 2013

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1:16 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

NC A&T Jazz, Angus MacLachlan on Film, Immigrant Stories, and Cantus

David Ford with the NC A&T Jazz Ensemble All Stars
David Ford

Triad Arts Weekend: November 15, 2013
North Carolina A&T Jazz 
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1:25 pm
Fri November 8, 2013

Kripplekrunk, a Czech Folk Tale, and Joel Fan Gives Concert at the Music Academy of NC

Kripplekrunk is Rex McGee's band.

Triad Arts Weekend: Nov. 8, 2013

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2:48 pm
Fri November 1, 2013

Low and Lower Live in Studio A, Winston-Salem Youth Chorus, and DaDa Poetry on Triad Arts Weekend

Lynn Book (top right photo - left) and Amy Catanzano (top right photo - right) joined David Ford to talk about the poem Ursonata.
Lynn Book and Amy Catanzano

Triad Arts Weekend: November 1, 2013

Get ready for some zany musical fun, a hearty tribute to Dada, and kids saying the darnedest things today on the show. Virtuoso cellist Brooks Whitehouse and virtuoso bassist Paul Sharpe let their inner theatrical selves shine right on through with Low & Lower Live in Studio A. And conductor Matthew Troy from the Winston-Salem Symphony is here to help us Discover their many talents. Then, well it’s performance art and poetry like you’ve never experienced before with Lynn Book and Amy Catanzano. They’re truly devoted to Dada, and if you don’t know what that means—stick around and get set to be the life of your next party. Then, nothing puts it all in perspective like a young person. The wonderful young singers in the Winston-Salem Youth Chorus are here to show us the importance of art in our lives. They’ll also be singing the praises of their fearless leader Ms. Barbara Beattie. 20 years of great choral directing and she’s still rockin’ it as hard as ever.

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