An Appalachian Summer Festival 2013 kicks off July 5th and runs through August 1st on the Appalachian State campus in Boone with an exciting and diverse mix of music, dance, theatre, visual arts and film. For nearly a decade, the festival has been named one of the "Top Twenty Events in the Southeast" by the Southeast Tourism Society.
Triad Arts as broadcast at 8:35 a.m. and 5:44 p.m.
Diana Greene makes multimedia stories that explore our sense of identity, place and memory. Chip Bristol is a Chaplain at Prodigals Community looking for ways to blend the creative with the spiritual in the context of twelve-step living, his writing, and painting. The traveling exhibit Finding Home: Portraits of Courage brought them together to empower the men recovering from addiction at Prodigals Community to share their decisions to live clean and sober lives.
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.
The Forget-Me-Nots are young fiddlers Willa and Ledah Finck, and Maura Shawn Scanlin. Amazingly the three teenagers have been performing together for more than a decade. They began in 2002 as a trio of Suzuki all stars at the ages of 6, 7 and 8 years old, and today the Boone natives are national competition winners with three CDs under their belts. They dropped by WFDD shortly after the release of their CD “Blooming.” It features all original material and we’ll be sampling from it today.