Arts

Arts
9:26 am
Mon February 17, 2014

Carolina Winter Music Festival Presents "Brass Under the Big Top"

Brass Under the Big Top is February 22nd.
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Triad Arts as Broadcast at 8:35am and 5:44pm

The Carolina Winter Music Festival presents “Brass Under the Big Top”, music and magic of the circus for the whole family this Saturday morning, February 22, at 11:00 AM in the Milton Rhodes Center. The unique performance features the acclaimed Giannini Brass with Special Guest Dikki Ellis, from New York's Big Apple Circus. Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg called Dikki’s performance “terrific”, and the N.Y. Post’s Clive Barnes said: "One also had to admire the actual circus feats of a very deft Dikki Ellis...".

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10:22 am
Sat February 15, 2014

For the Love of Art, A Valentine's Triad Arts Weekend

Triad Arts Weekend: February 14, 2014

At an age when David Ford's big obsession was where to find the next wiffle ball game, Petr Ginz was inventing secret codes, making watercolors, and writing novels—five of them by the age of 14! Petr was murdered by the Nazis two years later, but his amazing life and the many lives he touched in and out of the concentration camps are remembered and celebrated in the Wake Forest University production of Embers and Stars: The Story of Petr Ginz. It’s Valentine’s Day, and film scholar Mary Dalton takes us Behind the Scenes to answer that nagging question: what exactly makes a movie Romantic. Winston-Salem Forsyth County Arts Council President and CEO Jim Sparrow’s got an artistic vision that’ll rock—jazz, classical and folk—your world. And then we’re off to the dance at High Point University. Cara Hagan is here with a choreographer’s keen eye for storytelling. We wrap things up with Touring Theatre of NC actor Camilla Millican and a Valentine’s Day Card that’ll take you Over the Edge.

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12:52 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

WFU Theatre Presents Embers and Stars: The Story of Petr Ginz

Embers and Stars comes to the Ring Theatre this weekend.
Credit WFU Department of Theatre

  

Listen to Triad Arts as broadcast at 8:35 AM and 5:44 PM.

Petr Ginz was a boy genius. He grew up in Prague in the 1930s. Before his 15th birthday he had already written and illustrated five novels, taught himself new languages, and established a periodical magazine.    

Still as a child Petr immersed himself in sociology, literature, painting, geography and various technical fields as well. Sadly, many of these pursuits took place in the Terezin concentration camp. Petr was eventually assigned to one of the last trains to Auschwitz where he died in the gas chambers in 1944.

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Arts
9:37 am
Thu February 13, 2014

High Point University Presents Spring Dance Concert

Benita Vanwinkle

For the past two years High Point University professor of dance Cara Hagan has been  growing High Point’s nascent dance program in meaningful ways, and this weekend she’ll present the fruits of her labors during the University’s 3rd formal dance concert with two original choreographies by Cara performed by a group of talented dance students.

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8:39 am
Wed February 12, 2014

Touring Theatre of North Carolina Presents Chamber Series

Touring Theatre of North Carolina

  

The Touring Theatre of North Carolina’s Chamber Series continues with Over the Edge, a collection of short stories by award-winning Triad authors Quinn Dalton, Michael Parker and Pamela Duncan. The stories are adapted for the stage and performed by Touring Theatre’s core artists: John Kernodle, Kay Thomas and actor, director, producer Camilla Millican. Camilla spoke with me about the two Quinn Dalton short stories she’ll be performing as part of Over the Edge.

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