Midday Interviews

Midday Interview -4/9/2014
3:39 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

Midday Interview: Bob Rankin on Wilmington Art Association’s Spring Juried Show

Studio 1 at WHQR
Staff

Artist and educator Bob Rankin, the judge of Wilmington Art Association’s 32nd Annual Juried Spring Art Show and Sale, was my guest.  The show runs Friday and Saturday from 10 to 5 and Sunday from 10 to 4 at the Hannah Block Historic USO.  WilmingtonArt.org

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Midday Interview -4/8/14
1:56 pm
Tue April 8, 2014

Midday Interview: Rebecca Philpott and Susan Taylor Block on the 2014 Azalea Garden Tour

Philpott and Block at WHQR
WHQR Staff

Rebecca Philpott and Susan Taylor Block tell us all about the Cape Fear Garden Club’s 2014 Azalea Garden Tour. Tickets and information at CapeFearGardenClub.org  

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Midday Interview -4/3/14
4:02 pm
Fri April 4, 2014

Midday Interview: Director Ed Wagenseller on the Play "Ubu Rex"

Studio 1 @ WHQR
Staff

Ed Wagenseller is directing the absurdist play Ubu Rex for UNCW Department of Theatre.  It opens tonight and runs for two weekends: Thursday-Saturday at 8 and Sunday at 2 on the Mainstage of the Cultural Arts Building.  Tickets available through the Kenan Box Office: 962-3500.

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Midday Interview - 4/2/14
1:28 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Midday Interview: Jude Eden and Peggy Pancoe Rosoff on the Wilmington Jewish Film Festival

Studio 1 @ WHQR
Staff

 Jude Eden and Peggy Pancoe Rosoff stopped by to speak with us about the Wilmington Jewish Film Festival being held this Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at Thalian Hall.  Full details available on their Facebook Page.

 

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Midday Interview -3/19/14
2:05 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

Midday Interview: Author Anne Clinard Barnhill

Ericson (left) and Barnhill in studio 1 @ WHQR
Staff

Anne Clinard Barnhill has written several books; her latest is Queen Elizabeth’s Daughter. She will be at Old Books on Front Street on Sunday afternoon at 3:00, dressed in Tudor clothing, to read from and sign copies of her book. Listen to the interview with WHQR's Jemila Ericson. 

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Midday Interview -3/12/14
2:32 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Midday Interview: Dancers Art Bridgman and Myrna Packer

Gina Gambony (center) Face #1

"What is real, and what is not real?" -Art Bridgman

WHQR host Gina Gambony interviews accomplished dancers and artists Art Bridgman and Myrna Packer about their upcoming UNCW performances. Listen to the fascinating interview and consider seeing the show on Friday or Saturday night. Click here for more information, including ticketing info. 

March 14th and 18th @ 8PM
Main Stage Theater, UNCW Cultural Arts Building

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Midday Interview -3/11/14
2:21 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Midday Interview: Broadway Star Ben Wright and Steven Errante on Upcoming Symphony Pops Event

Studio 1 at WHQR
Jason Hess

"We're just trying to do everything we can to make our personal and professional lives as authentic as possible." -Ben Wright

Guest Midday Interview host Bob Workmon spoke with artistic director of The Wilmington Symphony Orchestra Steven Errante and Broadway star Ben Wright about Broadway Then & Now. Listen to the interview to get all of the vital details on the event. The evening will feature Ben and Amy Wright. More information available here.

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Midday Interview -3/7/14
3:37 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

Midday Interview: Charlon Turner on The 13th Annual NC Black Film Festival

NC Black Film Fest

  Charlon Turner of the Black Arts Alliance spoke to us about The 13th Annual North Carolina Black Film Festival.

The festival runs March 13th-16th in Wilmington. For a full schedule and for more information visit this wesbsite. 

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Midday Interview -3/5/14
11:35 am
Fri March 7, 2014

Midday Interview: Kevin Green on the Play "For Colored Girls...."

Studio 1 at WHQR
Staff

Kevin Lee-Y Green is the founder and artistic director of Techmoja Theatre and Dance Company.  He is directing and choreographing the show For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf.  The three performances are Friday and Saturday at 8, and Sunday at 3 at the Red Barn Studio Theatre, 1122 South Third. 

Tickets are $15, available by calling 910-341-7860.

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Midday Interview -3/4/14
11:19 am
Wed March 5, 2014

Midday Interview: Clyde Edgerton on Wilmington Art Council's Upcoming "Book SmArts"

Gina and Clyde in Studio 1 @WHQR
Jason Hess

Board Chair for Wilmington Arts Council, writer , and professor Clyde Edgerton spoke with guest host Gina Gambony about an upcoming literary event.  

Edgerton will interview the accomplished writers Jill McCorkle, Lee Smith, and Randall Kenan on Saturday, March 8, at 3pm in UNCW’s Lumina Theater. The inverview will touch on craft, process, and how these accomplished writers have built their writing lives. Patrons are encouraged to purchase the $25 tickets in advance by calling 910-343-0998 or online via the below link. Proceeds go to the Wilmington Arts Council. 

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