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8:57 am
Thu May 1, 2014

This Sunday is Groovin' in the Garden - Jazz at Gateway Gardens

Gateway Gardens

Picture a world-class jazz concert, engaging arts activities for kids, and fun for the whole family all taking place outdoors in a beautiful Triad-area garden. It’s Groovin’ in the Garden—Jazz at Gateway Gardens in Greensboro this Sunday. Event coordinator, Greensboro Beautiful’s Mebane Ham says it’s the Gate City’s newest and most beautiful garden adorned with lots of regional and local artworks, a gorgeous fountain, great children’s area and more.

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8:47 am
Wed April 30, 2014

UNCSA Presents First Annual High School Chamber Brass Competition

UNCSA Brass and Percussion Chair Judith Saxton

This weekend the University of NC School of the Arts will present their First Annual High School Chamber BRASS Competition Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 12:30 – 7:00 pm in Watson Chamber Music Hall.

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8:37 am
Tue April 29, 2014

Remembering the Artist: American Composer, Educator Robert Ward

Robert Ward
NPR

Of the many famous American novels and plays that have been converted into operas The Crucible based on the Tony Award-winning play of the same name by Arthur Miller tops that list. The opera composer was Robert Ward who passed away in April of last year at the age of 95. The Crucible premiered in 1961 and the following year it won both the Pulitzer Prize and the New York Music Critics Circle Citation.

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8:31 am
Mon April 28, 2014

The Art of Nancy Rubins at the Weatherspoon Art Museum

Work by American artist Nancy Rubins.
Weatherspoon Art Museum

American artist Nancy Rubins is best known for her enormous sculptures which have been commissioned and exhibited all across the country. They’re made out of things like boats, airplane parts, and hot water heaters. But Rubins transforms these materials into elegant and even delicate-looking objects of incredible beauty. You’ll find them on display alongside her captivating graphite drawings at the Weatherspoon Art Museum in Greensboro.

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8:35 am
Fri April 25, 2014

9th Annual Piedmont Environmental Earth Day is this Saturday

Unitarian Universalist Church of Greensboro

This weekend the celebration of Mother Earth continues in the Triad at the 9th annual Piedmont Earth Day Fair at the Dixie Classic Fairgrounds on Saturday from 10-5 with live music, demonstrations, fun for kids, and some great healthy local food options. On Saturday night it’s a performance of Paul Winter’s Missa Gaia at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Greensboro on Saturday. Piedmont Environmental Alliance Executive Director Kristin Wiggins spoke with David Ford about the Fair.

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