12:28 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

Tony Abbott Discusses the Work of Anne Lamott

Author Tony Abbott.
Davidson College

Centenary United Methodist Church in Winston-Salem is presents poet, author, and longtime Davidson College Professor of English Dr. Tony Abbott. Beginning next week, he’ll lead The Music and the Arts Ministry in a series of four fascinating lectures. This year Tony will be focusing on writer Anne Lamott and her incredible faith journey.

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8:40 am
Thu March 6, 2014

Author Clifford Garstang is Recipient of the Library of Virginia Literary Award for Fiction

Clifford Garstang is the author of "What the Zhang Boys Know" and "In An Uncharted Country".
Clifford Garstang


Clifford Garstang has volunteered with the Peace Corps in South Korea, practiced international law in Singapore, Chicago, and Los Angeles, and worked with the World Bank in Washington D.C. as Senior Counsel for East Asia.   

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10:41 am
Wed March 5, 2014

Triad Arts Weekend Theme Music - Who's that Artist?

You know the catchy intro music on Triad Arts Weekend?  Have you ever wondered who performs it?

The theme song for our weekly arts show is "BT", composed by Edgar Meyer.  The piece features performances by Joshua Bell, Edgar Meyer, Mark O'Connor, Mike Marshall, and Sam Bush.  The song is from the CD Heartland: An Appalachian Anthology

We hope you enjoy it as much as we do!

8:43 am
Wed March 5, 2014

Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn to Perform at Crossroads at SECCA

Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn will perform at Crossroads.
Lilly Abbott.

He’s been nominated in more musical categories than any other musician in the history of the Grammy Awards. She’s been called “a modern classic” by the Boston Globe, and “a daring, defiant talent” by the Wall Street Journal. This weekend they’ll share their amazing artistry with Triad audiences at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art.

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8:36 am
Tue March 4, 2014

Gong Meditation and Sound Immersion with Triad Percussionist Bill Smith

Bill Smith Live in Studio A.
WFDD Staff

Triad percussionist Bill Smith takes listeners on amazing sonic journeys with a unique collection of instruments. Years of experimentations and improvisations with gongs, singing bowls and other metal percussion led to the recording of Bill’s first solo CD in 2011. It’s entitled "Music for Gongs, Bells and Singing Bowls”. David Ford spoke with Bill in Studio A sitting on the floor in front of dozens of hanging percussion instruments from around the world.

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