Events

News about upcoming WHQR sponsored events.

Monday-Friday, September 14-18, 7 pm Wednesday, September 16, 4 pm The Ruth & Bucky Stein Theatre The End of the Tour tells the story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter and novelist David Lipsky (Jesse Eisenberg) and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace (Jason Segel), which took place right after the 1996 publication of Wallace's groundbreaking epic novel, Infinite Jest . Brilliantly performed and smartly unconventional, The End of the Tour pays fitting tribute to...

Monday-Wednesday, September 7-9, 7 pm Wednesday, September 9, 4 pm Thalian Hall Main stage Ian McKellen stars as an aged, retired Sherlock Holmes looking back on his life, and grappling with an unsolved case in this new twist on the world's most famous detective. In 1947, he returns from a journey to Japan, where, in search of a rare plant with powerful restorative qualities, he witnessed the devastation of nuclear warfare. Now, in his remote seaside farmhouse, Holmes faces the end of his...

Monday-Friday, August 31-September 4, 7 pm Wednesday, September 2, 4 pm The Ruth & Bucky Stein Theatre With unprecedented access, Cartel Land is a riveting, on-the-ground documentary that looks at the journeys of two modern-day vigilante groups and their shared enemy- the murderous Mexican drug cartels. In the Mexican state of Michoacán, Dr. Jose Mireles, a small-town physician known as "El Doctor," leads the Autodefensas, a citizen uprising against the violent Knights Templar drug cartel...

Monday-Wednesday, August 24-26, 7 pm Thalian Hall Main Stage Wednesday, August 26, 4 pm Ruth & Bucky Stein Theatre From award-winning director Asif Kapadia ( Senna ), Amy tells the incredible story of six-time Grammy-winner Amy Winehouse - in her own words. Featuring extensive unseen archive footage and previously unheard tracks, this strikingly modern, moving, and vital film shines a light on this amazing artist. Amy Winehouse was a pop star with soul; a once in two generational musical...

On Sunday, July 26th staff, friends, and family of WHQR met up at Liberty Tavern on 7976 Market Street for great food and drinks. Everyone had such a great time that we will be planning another meetup very soon! If you keep hearing about our meetups it's time to come check one out! Be on the look out for the next one!

On Friday, July 24th "Faces and Places" Work By Larry Hovis and Anne Van Blarcom Kurowski opened in our MC Erny Gallery . You can read more about them here . Thanks to all who came to the opening of "Faces and Places"! If you missed this opening there is no need to worry. "Faces and Places" will be up in our MC Erny Gallery until September 11th and we will host a closing for the this show on Friday, August 24th from 6-9 pm. Regular MC Erny Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday, 10 am - 4 pm

Please join Ben Steelman of the StarNews on Monday, August 10th at 7 pm in the MC Erny Gallery for a discussion with New York Times bestselling author Daniel Ray Norris about his new thriller Cape Fear Blackwater Deep . Monday, August 10th, 7 pm MC Erny Gallery at WHQR, 254 N. Front Street About the author: Daniel Ray Norris has authored two books about the good ol ' days at Carolina Beach and as President of SlapDash Publishing, designs, writes and publishes local history and fiction. He is...

Thursday, August 13th, 4 pm & 7 pm Thalian Hall Main Stage You loved "The 100-Year-Old Man..." so much that we are brining it back for one night only! Based on the internationally best-selling novel by Jonas Jonasson, The 100-Year-Old-Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared is the unlikely story of a 100-year-old man who decides its not too late to start over. After living a long and colorful life, Allan Karlsson finds himself stuck in a Swedish nursing home. On his 100th birthday...

Monday- Wednesday, August 17-19, 7 pm Wednesday, August 19, 4pm Thalian Hall Main Stage After a struggle with bipolar disorder forces Cameron (Mark Ruffalo) to leave his family and move into a halfway house, he attempts to rebuild a relationship with his two daughters, and win back the trust of his wife Maggie (Zoe Saldana) in writer-director Maya Frobes' gently comic autobiographical tale. (Rated R, 1 hour 30 minutes) https://youtu.be/d1pCQS1H2Z0 "The film boasts two of the best child...

Carol Reed’s classic masterpiece film n oir based on the novel of the same name by Graham Greene has been beautifully re-released in a complete 4K ultra HD version for theaters (cut) in honor of the 100th birthday of iconic film icon Orson Welles. Aside from Citizen Kane , the The Third Man is considered to be Welles' best and most well-known films. This re-mastered version stars Welles as a black market trader playing his part in an increasingly tangled and confused maze of deception,...

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