Triad Arts

Arts
8:07 am
Wed April 9, 2014

Filmmaker David Gordon Green Screens New Film "Joe" at RiverRun International Film Festival

RiverRun's Andrew Rogers, Spark Award honoree Tye Sheridan, and David Gordon Green.
Traci Arney Photography

David Gordon Green burst onto the film scene with his critically acclaimed film George Washington, which was shot in Forsyth County. He went on to make films in a variety of genres, from serious fare like All The Real Girls & Undertow, to comedies like Pineapple Express, and the HBO series Eastbound and Down.

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Arts
8:36 am
Tue April 8, 2014

Meet the Artist: Jazz Trumpeter Arturo Sandoval

Arturo Sandoval (left) collaborates with a member of the Piedmont Wind Symphony.
Piedmont Wind Symphony

On April 3rd the Piedmont Wind Symphony kicked off the baseball season opener for the Winston-Salem Dash. The adult wind ensemble serving the Piedmont Triad area was founded under the direction of Robert Simon back in 1989 with seed money from the Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County. Their goal is to further adult music education and provide performance opportunities for post-college-age musicians. Along the way the Piedmont Wind Symphony has been expanding the musical experiences available to Triad audiences of all ages.

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Arts
8:38 am
Mon April 7, 2014

Douglas Butler on New Book - North Carolina Civil War Monuments: An Illustrated History

Author Douglas Butler.
Douglas Butler

In researching his new book North Carolina Civil War monuments: An Illustrated History, author, photographer, Douglas Butler uncovered lots of competing interests immediately following the war as different groups sought to advance their own version of what the war had been about and what it had accomplished.

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Arts
8:48 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Jessica Lea Mayfield Plays Phuzz Phest and Anticipates Release of New Album

Jessica Lea Mayfield.
Jessica Lea Mayfield

Jessica Lea Mayfield has a distinct, unforgettable voice, and this weekend she’s bringing that voice to the Triad for Phuzz Phest.

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Arts
8:44 am
Thu April 3, 2014

The Love Language Returns to Local Roots at this Weekend's Phuzz Phest

Ruby Red album cover.
Merge Records

The Love Language started out in a Winston-Salem apartment as a lo-fi love letter, and has developed into a panoramic indie pop pastiche, bringing elements of music’s past, present, and future together -  a wall of sound approach that harkens back to the days of Phil Spector and his recordings with the Crystals & The Ronnettes. But beyond the strings, the horns, the glockenspiel, and the healthy dose of reverb, there’s the great songs of singer, songwriter, guitarist Stuart McLamb.

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