Triad Arts

Arts
8:30 am
Tue April 1, 2014

Must Be the Holy Ghost to Perform at Phuzz Phest 2014

Jared Draughon is Must Be the Holy Ghost.
Beth Mandel for triangle.com

Winston-Salem based Jared Draughon  has been traveling the sonic seas since high school, playing in all sorts of bands in North Carolina and Brooklyn, New York. His latest musical project finds him playing in a band of one – but lest you think he’s lonely, have no fear – he’s surrounded himself with a wall of amplifiers, a sea of layered vocals, and an army of looping guitars – and he calls it Must Be The Holy Ghost.

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Arts
8:25 am
Mon March 31, 2014

NC Shakespeare Festival Offers Theatrical Training Camps

Teen Theatre Performance.
NC Shakes

SummerStage 2014 is the North Carolina Shakespeare Festival’s line up of theatrical training camps. This June and July students from 5 to 17 will learn a wide range of acting skills from dedicated NC Shakes faculty and guest clinicians and then share what they’ve learned during summer showcases. Outreach and Education Director Sherri Raeford interned and studied at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London. She’s joined by NCShakes Teen Theatre participant, Guilford county student Chris Holland.

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Arts
7:47 am
Fri March 28, 2014

2nd Annual Winston-Salem Songwriter Sessions Features Tyler Nail, Johnathan Loos, and Colin Allured

Tyler Nail.
Tyler Nail.

Songwriter sessions are typically a chance to be a fly on the wall as musicians perform their original songs and then share their thoughts, feelings, and opinions on the craft of songwriting. This Saturday night, April 29th, those four walls will be the Community Arts Café.

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Arts
8:15 am
Thu March 27, 2014

This Weekend the 5th Annual Surry Old Time Fiddlers Convention Takes Place

Back-Step is Michael Motley-banjo, Chester McMillian-guitar, Nick McMillian-fiddle, Buck Buckner-Bass.
Judy Buckner

The 5th annual Surry Old Time Fiddlers Convention rounds out the month of March with award-winning musicians, free workshops, great food, and lots of dance. There’ll also be luthier displays, band competitions, and great live performances by Mountain Park Old Time Band, Slate Mountain Ramblers and Back-Step. Back-Step members bassist Buck Buckner and fiddler Nick McMillian are co-organizers.

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Arts
8:25 am
Wed March 26, 2014

Dark in the Song, A Contemporary Bassoon Collective Premiers New Music by Michael Gordon

The members of Dark in the Song.

It’s not every day you get the chance to hear five bassoonists performing together, much less five of the most innovative and accomplished bassoonists in the world. Dark in the Song, a contemporary bassoon collective formed in 2010 is that dream team bassoon ensemble: University of NC School of the Arts instructor Saxton Rose, Rachel Elliot, Michael Harley, Lynn Hileman and Peter Kolkay.

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