The Clemens and Margaret Sandresky Artist Faculty Series presents Flentrop Organ Restoration Celebration—Inaugural Concert Featuring Organist Timothy Olsen on Friday, September 27, at 7:30 p.m. It’ll be in Shirley Recital Hall, inside Elberson Fine Arts Center on the Salem College campus. As the school and the wider regional organ community celebrate the restoration and renovation of the 1965 Flentrop organ in Shirley Recital Hall, Salem’s Associate Professor of organ, Timothy Olsen, kicks off a series of events featuring the magnificent Flentrop organ in a solo recital.
Listen to David Ford's complete interview with actors from Paper Lantern's production of "Time Stands Still."
A regional premiere of Time Stands Still, the Tony nominated play by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Donald Margulies comes to the Triad this month courtesy of Paper Lantern Theatre Company. "The play’s two hours fly by as if you’ve barely taken a breath”, so says Variety magazine. Time Stands Still kicks off Paper Lantern’s 6th season and its first season as the official resident theatre company for the Triad Stage UpStage Cabaret.
Click here to listen to David Ford's complete interview with Duane Cyrus.
Dance Gala Greensboro: The Vital Grace Project is Friday, September 20th at 7:00 pm in Aycock Auditorium. It’s the opening night of the 17 Days Festival. Vital Grace Project director and University of NC at Greensboro Associate Professor Duane Cyrus danced with Martha Graham and Alvin Ailey before beginning Cyrus Art Production and choreographing his own works. In Dance Gala Greensboro, Duane hopes to engage a range of communities with works by Graham, Charles Moore and others. Images from his book Vital Grace: The Black Male Dancer will be projected on a large screen behind the dancers during the performance.
David Ford's complete interview with cast members and director of The Laramie Project.
In October of 1997, Matthew Shepard, a gay student attending the University of Wyoming was beaten and left to die tied to a fence post in Laramie, Wyoming. In the murder’s aftermath Techtonic Theatre Project traveled to Laramie to talk with townspeople. The interviews they conducted forms the basis of "The Laramie Project", a moving and insightful piece of theatre by Moises Kaufman. It’s coming to the Mainstage Theatre on the campus of Wake Forest University September 20-29th with evening performances at 7:30 pm and a weekend matinee at 2:00 pm. The Laramie Project is directed by Department of Theatre and Dance Associate Professor Brook Davis. She was joined at WFDD by actors Ali Buckman and Mike Dempsey.