The State of Things - Live from the UpStage Cabaret in Greensboro.
Triad News Update: Host Frank Stasio talks with WUNC Greensboro Bureau Chief Jeff Tiberii about the latest news in the Triad.
Romare Bearden's Work Returns Home: Romare Bearden is recognized as one of America's most important 20th century artists, known for his collages, paintings and prints depicting various aspects of African American life. Although he spent most of his life in New York, Bearden was born in Charlotte, and his Southern roots are visible throughout his work. Greensboro's Greenhill gallery brings 87 of his pieces back to North Carolina in an exhibition through June 22nd. Host Frank Stasio talks about the life and work of Romare Bearden with Laura Way, executive director of Greenhill; Alison Fleming, associate professor of art history at Winston-Salem State University; and Patrick Diamond, an avid Bearden collector.
Good Vs. Evil In the Blue Ridge Mountains: Beowulf is a story that has been told and retold in many ways. But in 2006, a team in Greensboro designed a surprising twist on the age-old tale: a musical set in Appalachia. The show made its world premiere at the Triad Stage eight years ago, and it is now on stage again through May 25 with a new cast, set and design. Host Frank Stasio talks with Preston Lane, writer and director of Brother Wolf and artistic director of Triad Stage. Actors Laurelyn Dossett and Riley Baugus perform live.