Midday Interview with Jemila Ericson

Tues-Fri 12:06-12:15

During our Classical block on Tuesdays through Fridays at 12:06, Jemila Ericson and other staff members host a celebration of the arts and culture of the Lower Cape Fear. They interview artists, actors, dancers, writers and creators of community events--all the inspiring movers and shakers who enrich our lives.

 

Upcoming guests: 

Friday, July 25  Gina Gambony discusses Opera Wilmington.

Tuesday, July 29  Director Ray Kennedy and singer/actor Nygel Robinson tell us all about Opera House Theatre Company's production of Kiss Me, Kate!

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Midday Interview - July 10, 2012
2:00 pm
Tue July 10, 2012

TheatreNOW

Today I spoke with Alisa Harris about the grand opening of TheatreNOW at the corner of 10th and Dock on Friday, July 20.

Midday Interview - July 6, 2012
1:57 pm
Fri July 6, 2012

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Amy Feath, Crisis Intervention Services Director for Rape Crisis Center, talks about all the services available, and about an event coming up in September that is recruiting participants.  It’s called Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: A Men’s March Against Rape and Gender Violence.”   More info: afeath@coastalhorizons.org

Midday Interview - July 5, 2012
11:27 am
Fri July 6, 2012

Cape Fear Community Photo Shoot

Our guests today are Steve Spain of Wilmington Interfaith Hospitality Network and fashion designer Lucille Bruno.  Lucille and friends are creating the Cape Fear Community Photo Shoot on Sunday from 5 to 9 at The Brik House, 208 Market Street.  Amateur and upcoming professional photographers can come and shoot pictures of a fashion show staffed by professional models, set designers, lighting designers, hair & makeup artists, and mentoring pro photographers.  There will also be a full bar, dancing, a silent auction, and the garments and accessories modeled will be available for purchase.

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Midday Interview - July 3, 2012
3:01 pm
Tue July 3, 2012

A Chorus Line

Carson Rudisill Capps plays Cassie in A Chorus Line, the latest musical presented by Opera House Theatre Company.  The show opens tomorrow night at 8, running Wed-Sat at 8 and Sun at 3 on the mainstage of Thalian Hall.  Two more weekends follow with shows on Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 3.  Tickets: 632-2285.

Midday Interview - June 26, 2012
5:11 pm
Tue June 26, 2012

Kelly House Fundraiser

 

Guests: Mary Kelly & Katherine Crowley

Mary Kelly is the founder of Kelly House, which provides housing & counseling & recovery to women who have children and are struggling with alcohol and/or substance abuse.  A fundraiser is coming up Friday at 6pm at Northeast Regional Library.  Guest speaker will be author, educator and consultant Katherine Crowley, presenting the topic Take This Job and Love It.  Tickets are $25, available at the door, or by calling 910-859-0990.  

Midday Interview - June 15, 2012
2:12 pm
Fri June 15, 2012

Images of America: Carolina Beach

Lois Carol Wheatley tells us about her book, Images of America: Carolina Beach.  She will be at Carolina Beach Farmers’ Market tomorrow from 8 to 1, selling and signing books.

Midday Interview - June 14, 2012
1:00 pm
Thu June 14, 2012

Two Singers, Two Concerts

Heather (left), Julie (right)

Julie Smith and Heather Bobeck are rising seniors in Vocal Performance at UNCW.  They are giving two concerts together:  Saturday, June 16 at 7:30pm at Little Chapel on the Boardwalk…and Saturday, June 23 at 7:30pm at Fifth Avenue United Methodist Church.  They will gratefully receive donations at the door to further their studies.  Both young sopranos are dreaming of a career in opera.

 

Midday Interview - June 13, 2012
2:47 pm
Wed June 13, 2012

Bloomsday 2012

Gwenyfar Rohler of Old Books on Front Street, spoke with me about Bloomsday, a celebration on Saturday from 4:30 to 6:30 (or so), in honor of James Joyce’s masterpiece Ulysses.  A staged reading of the play within the book is being presented.    OldBooksOnFrontSt.com

Midday Interview - June 12, 2012
2:22 pm
Tue June 12, 2012

Spread the Word to End the Word

My guests were Ben and Amy Wright, parents of four children, two of whom have Down Syndrome.  Amy has written a song to be used by the campaign Spread the Word to End the Word, which encourages people to stop using the words "retard" or "retarded," and speak of intellectual disability instead. 

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Midday Interview - June 8, 2012
2:12 pm
Fri June 8, 2012

Philip Gerard, author of The Patron Saint of Dreams

www.philipgerard.com

Philip Gerard talks about The Patron Saint of Dreams, a book of true essays which just won the National Gold Medal for non-fiction essays in the Independent Publisher Awards in NYC.  He’ll be our guest for Prologue Monday night at 7 here in the MC Erny Gallery.

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