Triad Arts

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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Arts
8:33 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Phuzz Phest Features LA-Based Band No Age

The band No Age.
Sub Pop Records

The Los Angeles, California based band No Age has been redefining the lines between melody and noise since the band formed in 2005. Drummer/vocalist Dean Spunt and guitarist Randy Randall formed the band initially as a change of pace from the hardcore punk bands they had been playing in. Embracing an experimental collage approach, and supported by a strong DIY community (in the form of the underground art & music space known as “The Smell,”) No Age quickly developed a following and critical praise.

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