Arts

Arts
11:38 am
Wed July 31, 2013

Domenico Scarlatti

Pianist and WFU professor, Peter Kairoff, explores the life and music of Domenico Scarlatti. 

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Arts
8:18 am
Wed July 31, 2013

Meet the Artist: UNCSA's Dean of the School of Dance Susan Jaffe

UNCSA Dean of the School of Dance Susan Jaffe.
Rosalie O'Connor

Triad Arts as Broadcast at 8:35am and 5:44pm

For more than forty-six years The University of North Carolina School of the Arts’ acclaimed Nutcracker production has been one of the Triad’s most eagerly anticipated events of the holiday season. Last year, guest artists Veronika Part (Principal, American Ballet Theatre) and Charles Askegard (Principal, New York City Ballet) danced the roles of the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier Prince at the performances in the Stevens Center. The UNCSA Nutcracker Orchestra accompanied the performances under the baton of Charles Barker, Principal Conductor of American Ballet Theatre. It was the first production of The Nutcracker under the leadership of UNCSA’s new Dean of the School of Dance Susan Jaffe.  Susan was the principal dancer with American Ballet Theatre for 20 years. She spoke with David Ford about her career.

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Arts
8:38 am
Tue July 30, 2013

Meet the Artist: Asheville-Based Bluegrass Trio Red June

The members of Asheville-based trio Red June (left to right) are John Cloyd Miller, Will Straughan, and Natalya Weinstein.
Bobby Amoroso

Triad Arts as Broadcast at 8:35am and 5:44pm
Last July the Asheville-based trio Red June visited the Triad for a special outdoor CD release party and concert. The bluegrass, beer and BBQ event took place at Reynolda House Museum of American Art in Winston-Salem, and it featured John Cloyd Miller on guitar, mandolin and vocals, Natalya Weinstein on fiddle and vocals, and  Winston-Salem native Will Straughan on guitar and vocals. Will played for years in the Emma Gibbs Band before moving to the mountains. Red June’s new CD is Beauty Will Come, and the tune we've sampled today is a hauntingly beautiful one from the album that Will wrote. It’s called "Soul’s Repair".

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Arts
3:18 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Stephen Mayer: Comic Expert

Radio Camper Nikki Brooks interviews comic book writer Stephen Mayer

Comic books continue to be popular across the country. Comic-con in San Diego, presents conventions and events celebrating the ongoing contribution of comics to art and culture. The number of new summer block busters based on comic book characters is growing each year, and that enthusiasm for comics is alive and well here in the Triad.

Radio camper Nikki Brooks recently met with Greensboro’s Stephen Mayers. He’s the comic writer and manager of Acme comics.  

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Radio Camp
2:53 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Meet the Artist: Dancer Lydia McRae

Radio Camper Libby Philion interviews Professional Dancer Lydia McRae

Many people don't associate ballet with hip-hop, but this Kernersville ballerina wishes she could do both. WFDD Radio Camper Libby Philion had a chance to sit down and talk with aspiring dancer Lydia McRae.

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