Triad Arts

Triad Arts
9:11 am
Fri February 15, 2013

Overmountain Men Tell It Like It Is

Overmountain Men keeping it real.
Credit Mike Hammer / Mike Hammer

There are certain bands that could only exist at this moment in time, and Overmountain Men is one of them. 

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Arts
11:42 am
Thu February 14, 2013

Sonja Sepulveda Gets to the Heart of a Compelling Performance

Salem College Director of Choral Activities and Theory Sonja Sepulveda.

In just three short years Salem College Director of Choral Activities and Theory Sonja Sepulveda has shaped the vision and sounds of her choirs into award-winning ensembles traveling the world and spreading the Gospel literally.

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Arts
7:43 am
Wed February 13, 2013

Artist Wendell Myers Showcases Work at SaxArt

Wendell Myer's painting titled "Fire Within."

SaxArt is a Contemporary Fine Art Gallery that was founded with simple goals - to showcase "local" and "regional" artists, and in the process, highlight Saxapahaw, North Carolina as a positive, growing, creative cultural community.

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Arts
10:18 am
Fri February 8, 2013

Casa Azul presents Noche de Arte y Tango

High Point University Professor and Casa Azul board member Claudia Femenias

The Hispanic arts movement is bursting with excitement and creativity in the Triad. In 2010 a group of Latino professionals and artists in Greensboro formed Casa Azul to promote Latin American art and culture and to create a bridge between communities in Guilford County. On Saturday night, February 9 at 7:00pm Casa Azul of Greensboro will partner with the recently remodeled gallery and studios of 205 Collaborative at 205 Lyndon Street in downtown Greensboro for Noche de Arte y Tango.

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Arts
8:40 am
Thu February 7, 2013

A Dynamic Season with High Point Theatre

High Point Theatre
Credit High Point Theatre

High Point Theatre has a dynamic new season in store with jazz, comedy, Celtic, Broadway, magic and much more.

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Arts
12:00 am
Wed February 6, 2013

Yadkin County opens new Willingham Theatre

Willingham Theatre in Yadkin County
Credit Yadkin Arts Council

Yadkin County is the proud home of a new 10,000 square foot arts center which opened in 2010. In December of 2012 the center added the Willingham Theatre.

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Triad Arts
12:25 pm
Tue February 5, 2013

Music for a Great Space presents The Red Clay Saxophone Quartet

The Red Clay Saxophone Quartet is (left to right) Mark Engebretson, Robert Faub, Susan Fancher and Steven Stusek.
Credit Red Clay Saxophone Quartet & Music for a Great Space

The saxophone was invented by Adolph Sax in the mid-1800s and since then the soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophones have played huge roles in wind ensembles, military bands, and in jazz concert halls. 

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Triad Arts
12:12 pm
Fri February 1, 2013

The Performing Arts Series Continues at Appalachian State University

New York Polyphony will perform at Appalachian State University on February 8, 2013.
Credit Chris Owyoung / Chris Owyoung

Every academic year some of the world’s most exciting and highly renowned artists make Appalachian State University their destination. 

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Triad Arts
9:04 am
Thu January 31, 2013

Festival Stage and Wake Forest University present 33 Variations

Festival Stage performs frequently in Hanesbrands Theatre.
Credit Festival Stage of Winston-Salem

Theatre is a highly collaborative art form in general, but Festival Stage’s new production of 33 Variations by Moises Kaufman takes it to a whole new level.

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Triad Arts
2:05 pm
Wed January 30, 2013

Centenary United Methodist Church presents Faith in Films

Faith in Films with free screenings and discussion every Sunday in February beginning at 2:00pm kicks off Sunday, February 3 at Centenary United Methodist Church in Winston-Salem.
Credit Centenary United Methodist Church / Centenary United Methodist Church

Emmie Wilson Birkas or “Butter” as she’s best known loves film, and for the past five years she’s brought her passion for cinema to a fascinating series at Centenary United Methodist Church in Winston-Salem. 

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Arts
6:16 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

Triad Arts Weekend: January 25, 2013

Doug Davis and the Solid Citizens rocking out in WFDD's Studio A!
Credit Bethany Chafin

 

On Triad Arts Weekend (1:00 p.m.):

When world-famous tenor Tito Morelli arrives for a fundraiser at the Cleveland Grand Opera Company, a chain-reaction of mistaken identity, plot twists and double entendres creates one of the funniest farces of the American stage.

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Triad Arts
3:20 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

Stained Glass Playhouse presents Fences

Stained Glass Playhouse celebrates Black History Month.
Credit Stained Glass Playhouse / Stained Glass Playhouse

August Wilson’s play Fences weaves together the obstacles of a black man’s past and the opportunities of his present. With his artful use of language and believable characters that leap off the page, Wilson aroused feelings of love, anger, grief, and forgiveness in a way that only he could.

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Triad Arts
1:32 pm
Wed January 23, 2013

Twin City Stage presents Lend Me a Tenor

Twin City Stage actors Rene-Lynn Walek and Michael Ackerman are joined by director Stan Bernstein (far right) and TA host/producer David Ford (far left).
Credit Associate Producer Bethany Chafin / 88.5 WFDD

When world-famous tenor Tito Morelli arrives for a fundraiser at the Cleveland Grand Opera Company, a chain-reaction of mistaken identity, plot twists and double entendres creates one of the funniest farces of the American stage.

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Triad Arts
9:08 pm
Tue January 22, 2013

Doug Davis and The Solid Citizens

Doug Davis belts it out for Triad Arts Weekend.
Credit Molly Davis / 88.5 WFDD

 

The band Doug Davis and the Solid Citizens has a new CD out. It’s titled A Pageant of GoldA Pageant of Gold was produced, engineered, and mixed by Doug Davis for Flytrap Productions.

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Triad Arts
8:49 am
Fri January 11, 2013

Our State Magazine Turns 80

Our State magazine's January issue is packed with great NC stories and jaw-dropping photography.
Credit Matt Hulsman / Our State

You’ve seen it at bookstores and newsstands everywhere, but you probably didn’t know that more than 800,000 people in every state in the union and 42 countries worldwide enjoy this incredible periodical that just happens to be entirely devoted to North Carolina people, places, history and travel. 

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Triad Arts
2:32 pm
Wed January 9, 2013

Violist Sheila Browne Has Lots to Say and Plenty to Play on Triad Arts!

Sheila Browne shares the viola in her life.
Credit Bethany Chafin / WFDD staff

Q: How is lightning like a viola player’s fingers? A: Neither one strikes the same place twice. And that’s one of the kinder gentler viola jokes out there! 

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Triad Arts
4:45 pm
Mon January 7, 2013

Smitty's Notes Turns 15

Jeffrey
Credit J. Sinclair / J. Sinclair Photography

Smitty’s Notes does more to spread the word about goings on in the Triad and to bring people together than just about any other single source in our community.

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Triad Arts
2:08 pm
Fri January 4, 2013

Children's Theatre of Winston-Salem

Children's Theatre of Winston-Salem
Credit Children's Theatre of Winston-Salem

If you’re a parent or grandparent looking for good quality, wholesome entertainment options for children The Children’s Theatre of Winston-Salem is a great place to start.

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Triad Arts
1:09 pm
Tue December 18, 2012

Trumpeter Judith Saxton

University of North Carolina School of the Arts School of Music Trumpet Artist, faculty member and Brass Coordinator Judith Saxton.
Credit UNCSA / UNCSA

It’s a bugler’s holiday for University of North Carolina School of the Arts School of Music Trumpet Artist, Faculty member and Brass Coordinator Judith Saxton.
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Triad Arts
12:58 pm
Mon December 17, 2012

St. Paul's Episcopal Church Presents A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

St. Paul's Organist and Choirmaster Dr. John Cummins
Credit Rick Gibbons / Divine Designs

On Sunday afternoon, December 23 at 5:30pm, St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Winston-Salem will celebrate a Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols in the nave. 

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Arts
4:31 pm
Wed December 12, 2012

Yadkin Cultural Arts Center presents Exquisite Miniatures

Miniature artists Wes and Rachelle Siegrist
Credit Susan Lyons, Co-Director Yadkin Arts Council / Yadkin Arts Council

Imagine a painting of the entire U.S. capitol building the size of your thumb. 

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Triad Arts
12:01 pm
Wed December 12, 2012

The Forget-Me-Nots

The Forget-Me-Nots are young fiddlers Willa and Ledah Finck and Maura Shawn Scanlin. 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 tender ages of 6, 7 and 8 years old respectively, and today the Boone natives are national competition winners with three CDs under their belts.

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Triad Arts
7:00 am
Fri November 30, 2012

Carolina Winter Music Festival presents Swingle Bells 2012!

Swingle Bells!: A Very Jazzy Christmas concert will be Tuesday, December 4, at 3 p.m. and 7:30 pm in the James A. Gray Auditorium in the Old Salem Visitor Center with the mighty Giannini Brass, singer Martha Bassett, and the Christmas Jazz All Stars with bassist Matt Kendrick and friends.

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Triad Arts
4:15 pm
Thu November 29, 2012

NC Shakespeare Festival presents A Christmas Carol

The NC Shakespeare Festival is gearing up for its 2012 presentation of the Charles Dickens classic A Christmas Carol. The performance includes professional, local and child actors. This year’s production will also touch thousands of students with nearly a dozen SchoolFest matinees planned for school groups across the Triad.

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Triad Arts
4:08 pm
Wed November 28, 2012

UNCSA School Of Dance Presents The Nutcracker

Credit AbhijeetRane

For over 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. This year, guest artists Veronika Part (Principal, American Ballet Theatre) and Charles Askegard (Principal, New York City Ballet) will dance the roles of the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier Prince at the performances on Thursday night, December 13, at 7:30 p.m., and Friday night December 14, at 7:30 p.m.

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Triad Arts
4:11 pm
Tue November 27, 2012

Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance presents Sordid Lives

There are somewhere in the neighborhood of 40 professional, community/volunteer and collegiate theatre organizations going on in the Triad, and each of them have their own unique strengths. When it comes to plays that fall into the "edgy" and "excellent" categories, The Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance has certainly found its niche.

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Triad Arts
4:23 pm
Mon November 26, 2012

Black Nativity Returns to the North Carolina Black Repertory Company

Credit Anosmia

Black Theatre is for Everyone! That’s what The North Carolina Black Repertory Company believes, and with a thirty-three-year track record of exposing diverse audiences to Black classics, developing new works, and sustaining Black theatre internationally, who are we to disagree?

NCBRC’s 12th annual production of Black Nativity by Langston Hughes is December 7-9 at the Arts Council Theatre in Winston-Salem, 610 Coliseum Drive, with evening shows at 8:00pm and matinees at 3:00pm.

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Triad Arts
4:25 pm
Fri November 23, 2012

Secrest Artists Series presents Danu and Christmas in Ireland

Ever wonder what a Christmas in Ireland would be like? Well, on Wednesday, November 28, at 7:30 p.m. in Wait Chapel on the WFU campus, you can find out. The SECREST Artists Series is bringing Danu to the Triad. The award-winning traditional Irish band brings you all of the energy and beauty of the Emerald Isle with flute, tin whistle, fiddle, button accordion, and bouzouki.

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Triad Arts
4:28 pm
Thu November 22, 2012

The Art of the Poem with Terri Kirby Erickson

"More than a poet, Terri Kirby Erickson is the best friend you always wanted, the kind you can count on both to tell you the truth, and to help you bear it."

Triad Arts
11:40 am
Fri November 16, 2012

Winston-Salem Symphony Presents Choral Classics

Do you like choral music? Well, there’s so-so choral music, and then there’s truly awesome choral music. Today on Triad Arts, Winston-Salem Symphony Music Director Robert Moody is here with the good stuff.

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